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June 3, 2015

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DJ Diplo spins at Surrender on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Encore. Katy Perry was among the nighttime revelers.
Gumball 3000 to feature Tony Hawk, Diplo, Deadmau5 and car show
MGM Resorts Village:
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The two-day festival lineup at MGM Resorts Village across from the Luxor from May 29-30 includes Deadmau5, Diplo, Eve, Bun B, The Alchemist, Cypress Hill’s DJ Muggs and Tony Hawk.
Iggy Azalea hosts and performs at Drai’s on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, atop the Cromwell.
Britney Spears, Iggy Azalea prep big ‘surprise’ at Billboard Awards; Britney gay wedding
Music:
Monday, April 27, 2015
Pop princess Britney Spears and rap royal Iggy Azalea are working on a “super surprise” for their performance of “Pretty Girls” at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on ABC on Sunday, May 17, from MGM Grand Garden Arena.
"Fantasy Fridays" at LAX in the Luxor on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, with new "Fantasy" lead singer Jaime Lynch, center.
Strip Scribbles: ‘Fantasy’ at fight; hot dog eating winners; L.V. Outlaws’ first loss
Las Vegas:
Monday, April 27, 2015
The Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest has occurred each July 4 in Coney Island, N.Y., since 1916, the year Nathan Handwerker opened his legendary restaurant.
Real estate investment trusts could become a popular trend among local casino companies if MGM Resorts International, which owns MGM Grand (above), forms one. Already, Caesars Entertainment has asked a bankruptcy judge to allow the company to adopt the structure, and Penn National Gaming formed one for many of its properties, including the M Resort.
Should MGM branch out into real estate?
Investment firm sees big potential in converting part of casino company into a REIT
Monday, April 27, 2015
Investment firm Land and Buildings is pushing MGM Resorts to adopt a proposal the investors say could skyrocket shares as high as ...
Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao attend a news conference Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Los Angeles. The two are scheduled to fight in Las Vegas on May 2.
Win seat next to Evander Holyfield at Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao bout May 2
Boxing:
Monday, April 27, 2015
Yes, tickets to the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao “Fight of the Year/Decade/Century” at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 2 sold out in mere seconds, so seeing the fight in person is going to be nearly impossible.
Hakkasan celebrates resident DJ Tiesto’s Grammy Award win Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at MGM Grand.
Are you America’s — or the world’s — next top DJ?
Music:
Monday, April 27, 2015
After a successful run in Australia, the national DJ competition Your Shot USA has headed Stateside and teamed up with global superstar DJ Tiesto and 7-Up — and launched last Friday.
George Strait and Miranda Lambert perform during the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.
ACM Awards returns in 2016; MGM Resorts Festival Grounds to join party
Sunday, April 26, 2015
After spending its 50th anniversary in spacious AT&T Stadium, the Academy of Country Music Awards is back in Las Vegas for 2016, and three country stars are already booked.
Dutch DJ duo Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano at Hakkasan in MGM Grand.
Q+A: Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano bring ‘Sexy by Nature’ to Hakkasan
Music:
Friday, April 24, 2015
Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano worked with each other in a sports shop; years later, the Dutch DJ duo work with each other leading parties in nightclubs across the globe.
Nobu Matsuhisa, Frank Pellegrino Jr., Marc Sherry, Guy Savoy, Giada De Laurentiis, Francois Payard and Greg Sherry arrive at the Grand Tasting of 2014 Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit on Friday, May 9, 2014, at Garden of the Gods in Caesars Palace.
Preview: Vegas Uncork’d returns to Caesars, Bellagio, MGM Grand, Aria
Food:
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Now known as America’s No.1 food-and-wine festival, Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit kicks off Thursday with four days and nights of feasting on the Strip.
Iggy Azalea hosts and performs at Drai's on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, atop the Cromwell.
Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea in ‘epic’ duet at Billboard Music Awards
MGM Grand:
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The 2015 Billboard Music Awards producers confirmed this morning that our Planet Hollywood headliner Britney Spears will duet with Australian rapper Iggy Azalea on “Pretty Girls” during the May 17 ABC broadcast from MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Manny Pacquiao, right, takes a photo with actor Mario Lopez as he celebrates his unanimous decision over WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley during their title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Bradley was previously undefeated.
$10 tickets for Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao bout May 2 at MGM Grand?
Boxing:
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The hype is really starting to build, to say the least, for the boxing match between Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao on May 2 at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy, center, choreographs a new scene in “Le Reve — The Dream” on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Wynn Las Vegas.
‘Le Reve’ is named ‘Best Production Show’ for fifth consecutive year
Concierge Choice Awards:
Monday, April 20, 2015
Additionally at the 25th Anniversary Concierge Choice Awards, SNHCA presented its first-ever Lifetime Award to Steve Wynn, who was a surprise guest at the awards with wife Andrea, for his support of the Las Vegas concierge community.
Actor David Hasselhoff speaks to a reporter as WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. works out at Mayweather Boxing Club on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Chinatown. Mayweather Jr. will face WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in a unification bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 2.
Monday By the Numbers: 1 dominates Pacquiao conference call; 0 prevails at Mayweather-Pacquiao ticket office
Monday, April 20, 2015
This week, Monday By the Numbers collects statistics from AFAN’s AIDS Walk, “Marvel Universe Live!” at the Thomas & Mack Center and the sale of Cirque du Soleil.
Christina Aguilera and fiance Matthew Rutler at Hakkasan on Friday, April 17, 2015, in MGM Grand.
Photos: Christina Aguilera, fiance Matthew Rutler party at Hakkasan
MGM Grand:
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, TV personality and actress Christina Aguilera, fiance Matthew Rutler and friends partied at Hakkasan in MGM Grand on Friday during the five-level restaurant and nightclub’s second-anniversary weekend.
Calvin Harris spins at Hakkasan on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in MGM Grand.
Strip Scribbles: Hakkasan’s second anniversary; Jordin Sparks; Weird Al; Foxtail’s 18-and-older party
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The four-day celebration weekend to mark the second anniversary of Hakkasan at MGM Grand begins tonight and runs through Sunday with performances by global superstar DJs Tiesto, Hardwell and Steve Aoki, plus Kyroman, the part-man, part-machine phenomenon.
Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion.
Celine Dion, Andrea Bocelli to reunite at Keep Memory Alive gala
Music:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Las Vegas will see Celine Dion ahead of her headliner return to Caesars Palace on Aug. 27 when she reunites with Italian opera superstar Andrea Bocelli at this year’s 19th Annual Power of Love gala for Keep Memory Alive at MGM Grand on June 13.
Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao face off during a news conference at Nokia Theater on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Los Angeles. The welterweights are scheduled to fight Saturday, May 2, at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao + $400 million; Teller’s ‘Play Dead’ to return to L.V.; Mariah’s arrival
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
New York magician and self-proclaimed carnival huckster Todd Robbins co-wrote “Play Dead” with our silent magician Teller, who headlines with partner Penn Jillette at the Rio.
Fleetwood Mac performs Saturday, April 11, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Photos: Full lineup of Fleetwood Mac takes MGM Grand Garden Arena stage
Music:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Reunited — and it feels so good. The full lineup of Fleetwood Mac — Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, John McVie and Christine McVie — performed Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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