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June 25, 2016

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CityCenter\'s Aria Makes Debut

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CityCenter's Aria makes it long awaited debut to the public.

Dan Havens of Fireworks by Grucci packs loading-lift charges for the “Sky Etching Countdown” on Saturday, June 11, 2016, as the Riviera’s Monaco Tower is readied for implosion Tuesday morning. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority purchased the Riviera as part of its expansion plans.
Tonight in L.V.: Riviera implosion, GTA, RL Grime, Las Vegas 51s vs. Reno Aces
Las Vegas:
Monday, June 13, 2016
The new nightclub Jewel at Aria kicks off its first EDC Week with the DJ duo GTA behind the wheels of steel. DJ RL Grime spins for EDC Week’s start at XS in Steve Wynn’s Encore.
Iggy Azalea performs during CBS Radio’s SPF 16 at Boulevard Pool on Sunday, May 15, 2016, at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Iggy Azalea at Jewel in July and August; Kesha at Intrigue in June and July
Nightlife:
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Who dat? Who dat? Only weeks after celebrating its grand-opening weekend at Aria with Jamie Foxx, Drake, The Chainsmokers and Lil Jon, Jewel at Aria announced today that “Fancy” Australian rapper Iggy Azalea will headline the nightclub in July and August.
Hosts Terrence J and Julianne Hough arrive at the 2016 Miss USA Pageant at T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, June 5, 2016, on the Las Vegas Strip.
Another nightclub shakeup? Plus, Julianne Hough’s wedding dresses, Forplay
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
“Dancing With the Stars” pro dancer and judge Julianne Hough, who hosted Sunday’s 2016 Miss USA Pageant at T-Mobile Arena alongside Terrence J (“106 & Park”) on Fox, let slip that she has purchased two dresses for her wedding to Toronto Maple Leafs star Brooks Laich.
Opening night of Jennifer Lopez’s “All I Have” on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at Axis at Planet Hollywood.
2016 MDW preview: J.Lo, Rob Kardashian + Blac Chyna, Joe Jonas, Puff Daddy, Pauly D
Las Vegas Strip:
Thursday, May 26, 2016
When you put Jennifer Lopez into the mix with her debut “Carnival del Sol” rooftop poolside party at Drai’s and such stars as Joe Jonas, Travis Barker and Puff Daddy competing on the Strip, you know that this is no ordinary weekend of turntable techniques.
Ruby Lewis in “For the Record: Baz.” Constantine Rousouli is at lower right.
Ruby Lewis and Atherton twins, formerly of L.V., win raves in Cirque’s ‘Paramour’ on Broadway
Theater:
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Hard-boiled, often savage theater critics on Broadway warmed and gave rave reviews this morning to singer and actress Ruby Lewis, who made her Great White Way debut with Wednesday night’s premiere of “Paramour,” Cirque du Soleil’s entry into musical theater.
Aria President Bobby Baldwin, Hakkasan Group President Nick McCabe and Infinity World Development Corp. President Bill Grounds attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Jewel on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Aria.
At Aria, poker ace Bobby Baldwin hits the club at Jewel
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Bobby Baldwin has long been a master at turning a profit at 2 p.m. Now he’s focused on 2 a.m. ...
Tony Bennett toasts his early 90th birthday for Keep Memory Alive on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Brooklyn Bridge outside New York-New York.
Celebrity preview: Billboard Music Awards, Tony Bennett, Jewel, Ludacris, 50 Cent, James Maslow
Las Vegas:
Friday, May 20, 2016
Our superstar-studded weekend actually kicked off Thursday night with the start of three days of celebration for Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday, and on Saturday the Las Vegas Strip will be renamed in his honor for the day.
Aria President Bobby Baldwin, Hakkasan Group President Nick McCabe and Infinity World Development Corp. President Bill Grounds attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Jewel on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Aria.
Jamie Foxx christens Jewel at Aria; diamond sold for $58 million
Luxury:
Thursday, May 19, 2016
How appropriate the good timing of the nightclub Jewel’s grand opening at Aria tonight with Oscar winner Jamie Foxx, after a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 6:30 p.m., the same day that the Oppenheimer Blue diamond was purchased for more than $58 million.
Jamie Foxx sings the national anthem before Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao's title fight Saturday, May 2, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Tonight in L.V.: Tony Bennett, Jamie Foxx, The Cure, The Cult, Sun Standout Awards, ‘Tupperware’
Las Vegas:
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Tony Bennett gets a 21-champagne magnum salute on the Brooklyn Bridge outside New York-New York as marquees on the Strip switch from regular neon lighting to a portrait of the superstar entertainer whose career began 70 years ago.
A rendering of Hakkasan Group’s nightclub Jewel, which is going in the former space of Haze at Aria and opens May 19, 2016.
Preview: Jewel is set to become Aria’s gem with grand opening
Nightlife:
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By definition, it is a precious stone that hypnotizes and is used to decorate a valuable object. The new nightclub Jewel is that and more at CityCenter’s crown glory Aria: It’s rare, multifaceted, brilliant and polished to perfection.
The Chainsmokers.
Win a Bkstg date with The Chainsmokers for Jewel’s grand opening
Aria:
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall, who join Oscar winner Jamie Foxx, a surprise guest and Lil Jon in christening the new nightclub Jewel from Hakkasan Group its first week of operation, have partnered with Bkstg to offer fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Frank Sinatra greets his son Frank Sinatra Jr. backstage at Driftwood Lounge after Sinatra Jr.’s performance with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra on Aug. 8, 1963, at the Flamingo in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Flamingo’s $100M-plus makeover for 75th anniversary
Las Vegas:
Monday, May 2, 2016
The oldest resort still in operation today on the Strip is set to get a $100-million-plus makeover in time to celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2021. I’ve learned exclusively that work on the renovation of the Flamingo starts in December.
Soccer star David Beckham attends a meeting of the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at UNLV.
Strip Scribbles: David Beckham, Miss USA, Elaine Wynn and Brian Malarkey
Las Vegas:
Monday, May 2, 2016
David Beckham did turn up, as I predicted, for Thursday’s news conference promoting the Sheldon Adelson-sponsored Las Vegas Dome stadium he wants to build as a 60,000-seat attraction to lure the Oakland Raiders here.
Hakkasan Group brings Jewel Nightclub to Aria in May.
Intrigue, Jewel delivering some extreme club makeover
Friday, April 29, 2016
I visited Jewel at Aria on Tuesday, which was just a hard-hat tour amid a skyscape of LED lights, but it does represent a club experience. ...
James Algate, vice president of music at Hakkasan Group; Nick McCabe, president, Hakkasan Group; Shawn Sullivan, partner and studio manager, Rockwell Group (the designer of new nightclub Jewel at Aria); and Derek Silberstein, executive vice president of operations at Hakkasan Group take part in a panel discussion Tuesday, April 26, 2016, outside Jewel.
New Jewel nightclub at Aria ‘will deliver unparalleled experience’
Nightlife:
Friday, April 29, 2016
The main takeaway from the hard-hat tour Tuesday of the new nightclub Jewel, the latest nightlife offering by Hakkasan Group scheduled to open May 19 at Aria, is that the venue will be intimate.