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May 22, 2015

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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.
Sebastian Ingrosso at Daylight Beach Club in Mandalay Bay.
Tao taking over Light? Changes at Cosmo? From Chargers to L.V. Outlaws?
Feb. 2, 2015
Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte and supermarket mogul Ron Burkle have reportedly initiated discussions with The Tao Group to take over management responsibilities of Light Nightclub and Daylight Beach Club at Mandalay Bay.
Leonardo DiCaprio arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.
Strip Scribbles: DiCaprio, De Niro, Scorsese paid $60M to shoot video?
Jan. 26, 2015
When you hire superstars Leonardo DiCaprio and Oscar winners Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese for a promo video for your new hotel, you must know that it’s going to cost a pretty penny.
Eric Church brings his “The Outsiders World Tour” to the Chelsea on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Church takes the stage Saturday, as well, in a second sold-out show.
Star Surveillance: Steven Seagal, Eric Church, Chauncey Billups, Lance Bass
Jan. 25, 2015
Action-film star Steven Seagal dined at Barry S. Dakake’s N9NE Steakhouse in the Palms in a party of 25. He stuck to seafood, though, with a shellfish platter that included oysters, lobster bisque and mahi mahi.
Eric Church brings his “The Outsiders World Tour” to the Chelsea on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Church takes the stage Saturday, as well, in a second sold-out show.
Review: Take me to church — Eric Church — at the Cosmopolitan
Jan. 17, 2015
On Friday evening, Eric Church’s “The Outsiders World Tour” stop was an enjoyably loose, fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants, jam-band performance with one of country’s more charismatic and baddest boys (he’s back at the Chelsea tonight, as well).
Eric Church performs at the Chelsea on Saturday, April 26, 2014, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Celebrity preview: Eric Church, Elton John, Mary Wilson, Styx, Brody Jenner and Scott Disick
Jan. 16, 2015
The excitement in the past few days has been all about Mariah Carey’s addition to the Caesars Palace lineup, but we mustn’t forget that Sir Elton John is still the “Rocket Man,” and Britain’s musical lord is back at the Colosseum from Friday through Jan. 24.
Miss Nevada USA turned Miss USA Nia Sanchez of Henderson preps for the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant in Miami this week.
Strip Scribbles: Miss USA at Miss Universe; Rio turns 25; Justin Timberlake with gum
Jan. 15, 2015
Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez of Henderson, who went on to become our first Miss USA, has been on a whirlwind schedule with her 87 Miss Universe Pageant rivals in Florida.
Drake hosts and performs at Marquee on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Photos: Drake at Marquee, Snoop Dogg at Tao, DJ Khaled at Lavo
Jan. 11, 2015
Hip-hop ruled Tao Group’s sold-out venues in Las Vegas as thousands of partygoers ushered in 2015 with Drake at Marquee in the Cosmopolitan, Snoop Dogg at Tao in the Venetian and DJ Khaled at Lavo in Palazzo.