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"Believe" by Criss Angel and Cirque du Soleil at the Luxor photographed in January 2013.

Criss Angel hits 6th anniversary at Luxor, expands empire with ‘The Supernaturalists’
Sat, Nov 1, 2014 (7:20 p.m.)
Criss Angel navigates his career in the same way he rides the Skeleton or Insanity or any of the custom motorcycles lining the entrance of his show at Luxor. He’s full-throttle, focused on the road ...
Criss Angel, with Maestro and Nathan Burton, celebrates the fifth anniversary of his Cirque du Soleil show “Believe” at the Luxor on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at a party at Rx Boiler Room in Mandalay Place.
Criss Angel to launch third production, aims for six in next four years
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Juggling three shows will take magic powers as Criss Angel continues with his 10-year-deal for “Believe” on the Strip. He premieres “Mindfreak Live” at Foxwoods in Connecticut next month and again in January with a two-week East Coast tour.
Vince Neil and his Las Vegas Outlaws announcement with friends, including Robin Leach, Mayor Carolyn Goodman, Derek Stevens and Carrot Top, on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Vince Neil, Las Vegas Outlaws, Criss Angel, Houdini, ‘Ink Master’
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The rivalry is on between Motley Crue and hometown rocker Vince Neil and his new Arena Football League team the Las Vegas Outlaws and the L.A. Kiss owned by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS.
Tom Green and Criss Angel arrive at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Criss Angel, Miss USA Nia Sanchez and Route 91 Harvest
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
It was supposed to be a quiet and anonymous donation, but whispers slipped out that “Believe” at the Luxor headliner magician Criss Angel donated $25,000 to kids with cancer.
The Los Angeles Kings and the Stanley Cup at Beacher’s Madhouse on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at MGM Grand. Paris Hilton and Jeff Beacher are pictured here.
Strip Scribbles: Jeff Beacher, Sabina Kelley, Criss Angel, Barbra Streisand, Rick Harrison
Las Vegas:
Monday, October 6, 2014
Showman Jeff Beacher is deliberately keeping his Beacher’s Madhouse at MGM Grand open only Fridays while he is in L.A. recuperating from a stomach operation. He’ll switch to a Tuesday, Friday and Saturday schedule as of Oct. 21.
Andy Samberg, center, and two friends outside The Sayers Club on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in SLS Las Vegas.
Andy Samberg, Jesse McCartney, Criss Angel, Erick Morillo at SLS Las Vegas
The Strip:
Sunday, September 28, 2014
At Life on Saturday night, singer and actor Jesse McCartney with a a group of friends, and Cirque du Soleil’s “Believe” at the Luxor headliner magician Criss Angel, as Erick Morillo’s nonstop mixes kept the party going.
Honoree Robin Leach speaks during the 19th annual Nevada Broadcasters Hall of Fame gala Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at the Four Seasons Las Vegas.
Robin Leach’s ALS ice-bucket challenge substitutes water with champagne
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Set designer and Emmy winner Andy Walmsley took on the role of secret agent James Bond for his desert-produced ice-bucket challenge and then called on Strip entertainers singer-musician Chris Phillips of Zowie Bowie and hypnotist Anthony Cools to do better.
Tom Green and Criss Angel arrive at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Criss Angel to premiere ‘Mindfreak Live’ on Nov. 13 in Dubai
Thursday, July 3, 2014
The Cirque du Soleil headliner at “Believe” has created “Mindfreak Live” that will debut in the 15,000-seat Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Sports Complex in Dubai on Nov. 13. It’s based on his successful TV magic show seen in more than 90 countries.
Criss Angel, with fiancee Sandra Gonzalez, celebrates the fifth anniversary of his Cirque du Soleil show “Believe” at the Luxor on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at a party at Rx Boiler Room in Mandalay Place.
Criss Angel, recovered from shoulder surgery, returns to ‘Believe’; ‘Magic Jam’ to continue
Monday, April 14, 2014
Cirque du Soleil’s “Believe” went on hiatus for 10 weeks while Criss recuperated from January shoulder surgery in L.A. for torn muscles that separated during a Times Square hanging escape stunt for his Spike TV series also titled “Believe.”
Wolfgang Puck, third from right, receives the UNLVino Dom Perignon Award of Excellence during Sip & Savor at his restaurant Spago on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.
Strip Scribbles: Floyd Mayweather Jr., Jerry Lewis, Wolfgang Puck and Criss Angel
Thursday, April 10, 2014
I’ll be filming today a version of my old show “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous” touring unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s three Las Vegas homes and his extraordinary collections of cars and jewelry.
Elise Hansen, Criss Angel, Robin Leach and Claire Sinclair at Aureole on Friday, March 21, 2014, at Mandalay Bay.
Strip Scribbles: Gloria Estefan, Criss Angel, Robosaurus, Carlo’s Bakery, ‘Pawn Stars,’ gay dayclub Xposed!
Monday, March 24, 2014
More headline names are being added to the Keep Memory Alive tribute to Gloria Estefan, but I’ve learned exclusively that Carole King, Jordin Sparks, Rita Moreno, Fantine, Ricky Martin and Jon Secada will all perform duets with Gloria at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Criss Angel’s "Magic Jam" at Luxor.
Surgery doesn’t put Criss Angel in straitjacket; Terry Fator returns to Letterman in media blitz
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Criss Angel’s shoulder surgery has shelved “Believe” at the Luxor, but a clip of the operation is now in “Magic Jam” in the same theater. After undergoing the major procedure Jan. 9, Angel was told to take it easy for six months.
Criss Angel’s "Magic Jam" at Luxor.
Q+A: Despite surgery and rehab, Criss Angel presents ‘Magic Jam,’ reveals ‘Believe’ illusion
Friday, February 14, 2014
Magician Criss Angel was told that if he didn’t undergo shoulder surgery, he might be eventually forced to give up performing magic. The Luxor headliner and global and TV superstar knew that he had no choice but to go under the knife.
Randy Couture and Rick Harrison at The D Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Penn vs. Florence Henderson; Criss Angel debuts ‘Magic Jam’; Randy Couture, Rick Harrison at D Las Vegas
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Rio magician headliner Penn Jillette was voted safe on Monday night’s fifth episode of “Rachael vs. Guy” on the Food Network. Now he goes into next week’s finals with fellow team member Florence Henderson to see which one wins the $50,000 prize for charity.
Criss Angel post-surgery on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.
Criss Angel reveals secrets and surprises of ‘Magic Jam’ debuting next week at Luxor
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Despite still being in recovery and rehab from intensive 3-hour-plus shoulder surgery, magician Criss Angel vows that his new show “Magic Jam” will premiere on schedule one week from tonight.

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