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May 6, 2015

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Russell Westbrook at Encore Beach Club on Friday, May 1, 2015, in Las Vegas.
Fight Weekend party photos: Bradley Cooper, Russell Westbrook at EBC
Encore Las Vegas:
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Oscar-nominated actor Bradley Cooper (“American Sniper,” “Silver Linings Playbook”) partied Saturday at Encore Beach Club in Steve Wynn’s Encore at a DJ set by global superstar David Guetta.
Beyonce and Jay Z at the 2014 Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Mayweather Jr., Pacquiao, Jay Z, Bieber, Diddy, Foxx, Ludacris, NKOTB and more
Fight Weekend Celebrity Preview:
Friday, May 1, 2015
Star-hosted parties are on the timetable the entire weekend and dominate the entertainment scene before and after The Big Fight. Expect to pay sky-high prices to rub shoulders with royal rappers at their nightclub parties.
Journey at the Joint on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Strip Scribbles: Journey at the Joint; Helene Neville’s journey; expensive ice cream
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
There was a wild and enthusiastic packed crowd for Journey’s debut of a nine-show mini-residency at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Wednesday night, and contributing photographer Tom Donoghue was onsite for his great photo gallery.
Chef Theo Schoenegger at Sinatra inside Encore on Feb. 12, 2015.
Sinatra offers special menu for legendary entertainer’s 100th birthday
Thursday, April 30, 2015
To mark what would have been superstar entertainer Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday in December, Steve Wynn’s executive chef Theo Schoenegger at Sinatra in Encore has compiled a number of “The King of Swing’s” favorite dishes into a five-course menu experience.
Resident DJ Kaskade on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Encore Beach Club.
Photos: DJ Kaskade kicks off Encore Beach Club’s 2015 pool season
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
On the heels of Coachella, where he broke attendance records, Kaskade — who gave a shout-out to Coachella during his Saturday afternoon set — made his return to the award-winning dayclub after five years, spinning to a capacity crowd.
The watery entrance of Wynn Macau.
Macau pressures place hit on Wynn’s first-quarter earnings
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
CEO Steve Wynn used much of a conference call with analysts today to reiterate the tough conditions in China that have weighed down his company’s performance. His message was clear: A government-led crackdown on corruption that began last year …
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Elaine Wynn loses fight to stay on board of Wynn Resorts
Friday, April 24, 2015
Elaine Wynn lost her fierce campaign to keep her seat on the board of Wynn Resorts today after stockholders voted in favor of two candidates endorsed by the company. Stockholders gathered this morning ...
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
In Wynn vs. Wynn, Elaine faces two company-backed rivals for board seat
Thursday, April 23, 2015
On Friday, stockholders will decide the outcome of Elaine Wynn’s heated campaign to stay on the board of Wynn Resorts by determining whether they prefer her or ...
Cirque du Soleil’s “One Night for One Drop” blue carpet Friday, March 20, 2015, at 1 OAK in the Mirage.
Strip Scribbles: Cirque du Soleil, Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, ‘Paul Blart, Mall Cop 2’
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Cirque du Soleil’s “One Night for One Drop” spectacular staged at the Mirage on March 20 will get big-screen premiere treatment nationwide in movie theaters June 10.The news was revealed by Fathom Events execs at CinemaCon.
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.
Steve Wynn and choreographer Marguerite Derricks attend the press conference for “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Steve Wynn revives ‘Li’l Abner’ in ‘Showstoppers’ moment at concierge gala
Monday, April 20, 2015
The Kats Report Bureau was earlier positioned at the Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s 25th Anniversary Celebration and Concierge Choice Awards.
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Elaine Wynn wins advisory backing in board battle
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Elaine Wynn has secured a third-party advisory endorsement in her contentious campaign for re-election to the board of Wynn Resorts making her tied with her opponents as the public fight approaches ...
Fountains Brunch at Jasmine in Bellagio.
Four decadent and fabulous brunches on the Strip
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Brunch, usually reserved for Sundays, runs the gamut on and off the Las Vegas Strip, and our colleagues at Las Vegas Weekly produced the ultimate Las Vegas brunch guide last Thursday.
Elaine Wynn, ex-wife of billionaire Steve Wynn, filed suit to lift divorce-related restrictions on the sale of her stock in Wynn Resorts. Fellow board members voted against nominating her for another term.
Another advisory firm frowns on Elaine Wynn’s re-election
Wynn Resorts:
Monday, April 13, 2015
Elaine Wynn has encountered a setback in her fight to stay on the board of Wynn Resorts due to an advisory firm’s recommendation that shareholders not support ...
Elaine Wynn, ex-wife of billionaire Steve Wynn, filed suit to lift divorce-related restrictions on the sale of her stock in Wynn Resorts. Fellow board members voted against nominating her for another term.
Inside the boardroom of Wynn Resorts is a power struggle being fought publicly
Monday, April 13, 2015
It has all the trappings of an intense political campaign, with contentious allegations, appeals to voters, a sleek candidate’s website and, of course, a high-stakes election. But the battle ...
Jeremy Sumpter and Christopher McDonald star in “The Squeeze.”
Q+A: Actor Jeremy Sumpter puts ‘The Squeeze’ on the Wynn
Sunday, April 12, 2015
It’s been 12 years since P.J. Hogan’s big-budget “Peter Pan” hit movie theaters with actor Jeremy Sumpter in the lead role usually portrayed by actresses. Sumpter is now 26, 6-foot-2 and an avid golfer.
An exterior view of the NV Energy building in Las Vegas Monday Oct. 20, 2014.
Several big resort companies are working to sever ties with NV Energy
Friday, April 10, 2015
Several Las Vegas resort companies and a prominent tech business are seeking approval to obtain their electricity outside of NV Energy, a move that poses questions about ...
Chef Alex Stratta.
Q+A, Part 1: Strip culinary king Alex Stratta surprises with suburban tapas bar
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Ever since two-star celebrity chef Alessandro Stratta was brought to Las Vegas by Steve Wynn to open Renoir at the Mirage, Alex, as he is better known, has been the Las Vegas chef to watch.
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Advisory firm: Don’t vote for Elaine Wynn, other Wynn Resorts nominees
Monday, April 6, 2015
An advisory firm has recommended shareholders show their dissatisfaction with the state of affairs at Wynn Resorts in an upcoming election of board members ...
XS' sixth anniversary with DJ Avicii, right, with XS Managing Partner Jesse Waits, on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Encore.
Photos: DJ Avicii leads sixth-anniversary celebration at XS
Encore Las Vegas:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
XS at Steve Wynn’s Encore celebrated its sixth anniversary Saturday night as one of the country and world’s top nightclubs with the launch of DJ Avicii’s exclusive 2015 Wynn and Encore residency.
Hakkasan celebrates resident DJ Tiesto’s Grammy Award win Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at MGM Grand.
Nightclub & Bar preview: Nelly, Nick Cannon, Avicii, Tiesto, Jell-O shot maker
Monday, March 30, 2015
The show features more than 700 nightlife suppliers, thousands of products spanning more than 100,000 square feet of exhibits and more than 80 sessions and workshops.
XS recently received a $10 million lighting design makeover.
Monday By the Numbers: XS grows up and out; marshmallows fly at Blue Man Group
Monday, March 30, 2015
Jesse Waits and the sixth anniversary of XS at Encore Las Vegas top this week’s Mondays By the Numbers purging of data. The event was celebrated Saturday night with a splashy poolside extravaganza hosted by DJ Avicii.
Liaison at Bally’s.
Even without a gay bar, LGBT tourists have options on Strip
Monday, March 30, 2015
The fate of Liaison, the Strip’s first gay nightclub inside a casino, exemplifies how difficult it is for a gay venue to become a hit on Las Vegas Boulevard. Liaison closed after less than a year. But that doesn’t mean the Strip has given up catering to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender tourists. In fact, Strip resorts long have found success with events geared toward the LGBT market ...
DJ Avicii performs for a record-size crowd at XS on Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Encore.
Celebrity preview: XS’ 6th with Avicii, ‘Vanderpump Rules,’ Warren G, Widespread Panic, Andre Rochat
Las Vegas:
Friday, March 27, 2015
The Strip will go dark this weekend. The lights will go out. The neon signs will switch off. Las Vegas won’t look the same even if you can see some of it in its lights-out state. It’s Earth Hour on Saturday night.
Managing Partner Jesse Waits and DJ Kaskade celebrate the fifth anniversary of XS on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Encore.
Q+A: Jesse Waits — Las Vegas nightlife ‘getting stronger every year in every way’
Wynn and Encore:
Thursday, March 26, 2015
For Jesse Waits, XS managing partner and co-owner who presides over the $100 million mega-club, it’s a majestic milestone, but he’s got his eye on even more success as he heads toward a decade of glory.
Ice Cube hosts and performs at Surrender on Friday, March 20, 2015, in Encore.
Photos: Actor-rapper Ice Cube hosts and performs at Surrender in Encore
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Ice Cube got on the mic to pump up the crowd as he walked to the stage. He kicked out with his former group Westside Connections Gangsta Nation. He performed 11 songs, including “Friday,” “You Can Do It,” “We Be Clubbin,’ ” “Check Yo Self” and “Good Day.”
Elaine Wynn waits to be introduced during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon at the Rio Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Elaine Wynn says she knew nothing about nephew’s land deal
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Elaine Wynn, maintaining her fight to stay on the board of Wynn Resorts, said today that the company’s latest accusations against her are a factually baseless ploy to instigate tension between her and stockholders. In an attempt to “set the record ...

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