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April 18, 2015

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Abel Tesfaye, aka The Weeknd, performs at Drai's Nightclub on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, atop The Cromwell.
Hakkasan, Drai’s, XS, DJ Vice, Echo & Rig win Nightclub & Bar Show Awards
March 3, 2015
“Bar Rescue” star Jon Taffer announced today the Las Vegas winners of the 2015 Nightclub & Bar Show Awards on March 30. “The winners are visionaries who are instrumental in setting trends and forging the way for other hospitality venues,” said Jon.
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett wave to a standing-ovation audience at the Chelsea in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at the end of their performance.
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga return to Las Vegas from April 10-11
March 3, 2015
“Cheek to Cheek” marks Lady Gaga’s third consecutive No. 1 album release in three years and makes her one of only two female artists this decade to have three No. 1 albums. The Axis performances will be accompanied by a big band.
Pentatonix at the Chelsea on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Photos: Pentatonix make a cappella cool at sold-out Chelsea concert
March 2, 2015
Pentatonix, the Grammy Award-winning a cappella group and Season 3 winners of NBC’s “The Sing-Off,” have recently performed everywhere from the tree-lighting ceremony at Rockefeller Center to the Kennedy Center Honors.
Liberace, the piano virtuoso who became known as "Mr. Showmanship," is shown with Elvis Presley at the Riviera in Las Vegas in November 1956.
Celebrity preview: Liberace, Shania Twain, Chumlee, Pentatonix, Roseanne, Jay Leno
Feb. 27, 2015
The glitz and glamour of Liberace is reborn this weekend — along with his famed mirror-decorated and rhinestone-covered pianos — with a gala to benefit Opera Las Vegas as his mansion is reopened. It’s 28 years to the month that Wladziu Valentino Liberace died.
Runners are shown at a dust party after the first Color Run on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, in downtown Las Vegas. About 5,000 participants ran a 5K event that benefits Three Square food bank.
Weekend Best Bets: Rascal Flatts, Pentatonix and the Color Run
Feb. 26, 2015
There’s good reason to step out and enjoy the brisk weather this weekend, with a colorful variety of musical offerings and benefit runs highlighting the days ahead. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
Billy Idol performs at The Chelsea on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Photos: Billy Idol puts the sin in Sin City at the Cosmopolitan
Feb. 23, 2015
In true Las Vegas fashion, rocker Billy Idol went to the center of the stage, turned his back and gave the Chelsea audience a mini striptease by removing his jacket and shirt.
Wok-roasted Manila clams, with Chinese sausage and oat noodles, for 2015 Chinese New Year on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at China Poblano in the Cosmopolitan.
Three decadent Chinese New Year meals: Andrea’s, Hakkasan and China Poblano
Feb. 23, 2015
Three of the best restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip — Andrea’s, China Poblano and Hakkasan — are celebrating Chinese New Year — and the Year of the Ram/Goat/Sheep —with elegant, luxurious and decadent meals.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend arrive at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Celebrity preview: John Legend, OneRepublic, Billy Idol, Joey Fatone, Donny Osmond, Bob Seger
Feb. 20, 2015
All eyes will turn this weekend to the glamour and glitz of a man called Oscar: It’s Academy Awards weekend in Tinseltown. But Las Vegas has its own salute to the coveted gold statuette with three events.
Kindergarten and fifth-grade students from the Meadows School in front of the 22-foot-long LED dragon before starting their traditional Chinese New Year dragon parade through the Forum Shops on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, in Caesars Palace.
Chinese New Year in L.V.: Dragon dances, parades, floral displays, feasts
Feb. 19, 2015
Our valley-wide hotels all have dynamic dragon dances and traditional parades planned to mark the turning of the Chinese calendar for the Year of the Yang honoring goats, sheep and rams.
Billy Idol at The Pearl in the Palms on Aug. 21, 2010.
Weekend Best Bets: Billy Idol, Bob Seger, Ana Gasteyer and Trailer Park Boys
Feb. 19, 2015
It’s still February, but the weather’s warming up, and there’s plenty to do this weekend, whether you’re looking for great music or live comedy — or something with a little mix of each.
An exterior view of the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino in Las Vegas.
Cosmopolitan’s new owner, Culinary signal strife is over
Feb. 18, 2015
It was perhaps a bit early for champagne, but reps from both the Cosmopolitan and Culinary Union Local 226 raised a toast in hopes of ...
Imagine Dragons headline Night 1 of 2014 Holiday Havoc at the Joint on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Review: ‘Smoke + Mirrors,’ Imagine Dragons’ sophomore effort, is a clear reflection of their talent
Feb. 17, 2015
Upon arriving at the Cosmopolitan to a private listening event for fans, Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds looked out at the crowd and said, “We feel so grateful for you. We wouldn’t be here without you.”
Stratosphere headliner Frankie Moreno performs during the Nevada Sesquicentennial All-Star Concert on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Las Vegas.
Frankie Moreno sets dates at Cabaret Jazz; Coastal Luxury still wants to run Rose. Rabbit. Lie.
Feb. 12, 2015
Coming off a quickie tour of Paris and Zurich, in which he was promoting the city on behalf of the LVCVA, Frankie Moreno has found a temporary venue. Well, it’s actually a permanent venue, but temporary for him as ...
Yoko Ono and her son, Sean Lennon, chat aboard a bus on the way to visit fracking sites Jan. 17, 2013, in Pennsylvania.
Photos: The Cosmopolitan features digital work by Yoko Ono, Sarah Rara
Feb. 10, 2015
“Imagine Peace” is associated with Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower in Reykjavik, Iceland, an outdoor tower of light emanating wisdom, peace and joy. The words “Imagine Peace” are inscribed on the well of the tower in 24 languages.
DJ Avicii performs for a record-size crowd at XS on Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Encore.
Seven of Top 10 U.S. nightclubs are in Las Vegas; XS is No. 1 again
Feb. 9, 2015
For the fifth consecutive year, XS at Steve Wynn’s Encore Las Vegas has been ranked as the top-grossing nightclub in the country based on $100 million-plus annual revenue in Nightclub & Bar’s new Top 100 list for 2015.