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August 4, 2015

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Michael Monge.
Singer Michael Monge: I’m grateful for the little things that have made me feel at home here
Guest Columnist:
Monday, August 3, 2015
I’m not much of a writer. When someone asks me to talk about myself, I typically break into song. “For Once in My Life,” “My Way” or “I’ve Got the World on a String” would be likely numbers.
The Steamie Weenie opened at 1500 N. Green Valley Parkway, Suite 130, in Henderson in July.
Henderson restaurant a little ‘steamie’; medical district welcomes new tenant
Openings & Closings:
Monday, August 3, 2015
The valley welcomes two restaurants, and an imaging location moves into the Las Vegas Medical District. A restaurant and lounge are added to one hotel, while another ...
Vocalists Kerry O’Malley, Lindsay Roginski, Nicole Kaplan, David Burnham, Randal Keith and Andrew Ragone flank Steve Wynn during the press conference for “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Steve Wynn looking for a ‘belter’ to fill void left by ‘Showstoppers’ singer
Saturday, August 1, 2015
“Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” auditions are continuing for a principal female singer in the production at Encore Theater in Wynn Las Vegas. The departing cast member is Kerry O’Malley ...
The watery entrance of Wynn Macau.
Beaten again by Macau, Wynn Resorts profits drop 72 percent in second quarter
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Revenue from Wynn’s Macau operations was $617 million, down 35.8 percent compared with the second quarter of 2014. CEO Steve Wynn said that Macau “continues to be more of a question than ...
Chef Paul Bartolotta of Ristorante di Mare at Wynn Las Vegas adds the finishing touches to his fritto misto di mare during the James Beard Foundation's Taste America: "Local Flavor From Coast to Coast" dine-around at the Mirage Pool on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.
Mark LoRusso to replace Paul Bartolotta at Wynn; two new chefs at Aureole; Shibuya chef departs
Counter Intelligence:
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Mark LoRusso has a long history with Wynn Las Vegas, most recently with Botero at Encore. Before Botero, LoRusso was executive chef of Tableau at Wynn Las Vegas’ Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Tower Suites.
Christina Jones talks about her experience as an Olympic synchronized swimmer and being a true athlete during “ENTSpeaks” at Inspire Theater on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.
Christina Jones: The road to the world championships by way of Las Vegas
Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
I look down, and I am naked. I look up, and I am standing in front of thousands of people, flashing cameras and panels of judges in a massive arena. The music starts, and I plunge into the chilly pool. Frantically, I try to remember the choreography.
Bo Brownstein in his spare office Monday, May 11, 2015, in Denver. Brownstein is staging the first Fantasy Sports Combine in Las Vegas.
Fantasy Sports Combine founder Bo Brownstein: FSC delivers premium live experience
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, July 16, 2015
As one might expect, fantasy football leads the way in popularity; however, there are millions playing others sports ranging from baseball and basketball to golf, NASCAR and MMA.
Melissa Nguyen, Level II sake sommelier, at Andrea’s in Encore Las Vegas.
Melissa Nguyen, Level II sake sommelier: Delivering guest experiences the ‘Wynn way’
Guest Columnist:
Monday, July 13, 2015
Over the years, I have witnessed sake gain in popularity and pique the public’s interest more and more. It’s a very exciting time to be a part of the fascinating world of sake.
In this Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 file photo Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, delivers the keynote address at Colliers International Annual Seminar at the Boston Convention Center, in Boston.
Boston says Wynn Resorts reps knew of mob ties to land
Monday, July 13, 2015
Recently discovered interviews with at least five people suggest Wynn Resorts knew a mob associate with felony convictions would profit from his stake in the waterfront land where ...
Jesse Waits inside XS nightclub on March 24, 2015.
Wynn nightclub exec Jesse Waits resigns
Sunday, July 12, 2015
After a six-year run as the managing partner of XS and Tryst nightclubs, Jesse Waits has resigned from the Wynn. "Both XS and Tryst will continue under the current Wynn management teams, who have made the clubs extraordinarily successful. There will be no additional changes in our nightclub operations or programming," a statement from Wynn marketing said ...
Michael Morton.
Michael Morton: It’s just a great big party — that’s what we do best in L.V.
Guest Columnist:
Monday, July 6, 2015
Hard to believe, but, 20 years ago this month, Las Vegas had little to no real nightlife as we know it today. Yes, there were a couple of locals spots like the Shark Bar, but not one hotel on the strip had a nightclub.
Robin Leach interviews 10 of the original “Le Reve — The Dream” cast members at Le Reve Theater on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas.
‘Le Reve’ 10th anniversary, Part 3: The aquatic spectacular’s secrets, obstacles and required skills
Wynn Las Vegas:
Sunday, June 28, 2015
The astounding athletic performers of the aquatic spectacular “Le Reve — The Dream” at Wynn Las Vegas are celebrating a decade of thrilling global audiences with their daring dives, synchronized swimming and fabulous feats of skill on the Strip.
Robin Leach interviews 10 of the original “Le Reve — The Dream” cast members at Le Reve Theater on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas. The show now has more than 50 cast members. Front row, from left: Ludivine Perrin-Stsepaniuk and Genevieve Garneau. Back row: Benoit Beaufils and Alberto del Campo.
‘Le Reve’ 10th anniversary, Part 2: The most magical moments of 10 successful years
Wynn Las Vegas:
Saturday, June 27, 2015
For 10 years, the amazing athletic performers of the aquatic spectacular “Le Reve — The Dream” at Wynn Las Vegas have thrilled audiences from around the world with their daring dives, synchronized swimming and fabulous feats of skill in, out of and under the water.
“Le Reve — The Dream” at Le Reve Theater in Wynn Las Vegas.
‘Le Reve’ 10th anniversary, Part 1: Ten remarkable performers from Day 1
Wynn Las Vegas:
Friday, June 26, 2015
They are the nightly warriors of the water: fearless, brave and filled with unique courage. For 10 years, the stars of Steve Wynn’s aquatic masterpiece “Le Reve — The Dream” have thrilled more than 5.2 million people from around the world.
Jonathan Scott, left, celebrates winning HGTV's “Brother vs. Brother” Season 3 on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, over twin brother Drew Scott, with girlfriend Linda Phan.
Strip Scribbles: L.V. stars on TV, Playboy, Last Call, Lipshtick, Tyga, NHL stars
Las Vegas:
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Millions of viewers saw Motley Crue frontman and Las Vegas resident Vince Neil and his makeup artist girlfriend Rain Hannah in tears at the end of ABC’s “Celebrity Wife Swap” when he presented her with a diamond-laden eternity ring.
A preview of Rock in Rio USA on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Las Vegas. Andrea Wynn, Steve Wynn and Roberto Medina, Rock in Rio founder, are pictured here.
Steve Wynn flips Bel Air mansion, now on market for $17.45 million
Real Estate:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Less than six months after buying a $16.25 million mansion in Bel Air, Calif., casino mogul Steve Wynn has put it back up for sale in a flip for $17.45 million — and he might have never even spent a night there.
Afrojack arrives at Night 1 of the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival on Friday, June 19, 2015, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Tonight in L.V.: Restaurant Week, ‘Baz,’ Afrojack, Aoki, Diplo, Skrillex, Mo5aic
Entertainment:
Monday, June 22, 2015
Las Vegas Restaurant Week continues into its second week through Friday night with more than 140 restaurants taking part in the citywide prix-fixe menus benefitting our Three Square food bank.
Sinatra executive chef Theo Schoenegger and Frank Sinatra’s granddaughter A.J. Lambert lead an interactive cooking class at Sinatra on Friday, June 5, 2015, in Encore Las Vegas.
Photos: Cooking at Sinatra in Encore with Theo Schoenegger, A.J. Lambert
Food:
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Nobody dares question that Frank Sinatra was one of the best singers of all time. Those who knew him well also say he was a great Italian chef who really knew his way around the kitchen.
Macklemore crowd surfs during Surrender and Encore Beach Club’s fourth-anniversary celebration early Thursday, June 5, 2014, in Encore Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Surrender, EBC fifth anniversary; KMA ‘Power of Love’ gala; Santana
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Sean Christie has been named one of “the 50 Most Powerful People in Dance Music” and was named by Billboard Magazine as one of “Dance Music’s Most Influential Executives.”
Calvin Harris arrives at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas.
Tonight in L.V.: Calvin Harris at Wet at Night; ‘Skin Wars’; Ministry; Skrillex
Entertainment:
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
“Skin Wars” judge and producer Robin Slonina premieres the first episode of Season 2 on the Game Show Network at Inspire Theater on Fremont Street with a screening party with a living red carpet, body-painted models, photo booth and temporary tattoos.
Sean Christie and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis attend Surrender and Encore Beach Club’s fourth-anniversary celebration early Thursday, June 5, 2014, in Encore Las Vegas.
Encore guru Sean Christie: ‘We continue to get better and learn from experience’
Surrender Nightclub + Encore Beach Club:
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
In the ultra-competitive and one-upmanship industry of Las Vegas nightlife, it hasn’t been without foresight, thought, ingenuity and, frankly, a lot of money that Surrender Nightclub and Encore Beach Club at Steve Wynn’s Encore Las Vegas are celebrating five years.
“Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” at Encore Theater in Wynn Las Vegas.
Review: Revamped ‘Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers’ is showbiz wow, razzmatazz at its finest
Theater:
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
How do you add 12 minutes of new songs and music to a show and in making it longer also seem faster? Only the magic of hotel mogul Steve Wynn could pull off that feat, but he’s accomplished the impossible with his “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers.”
Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra are reunited at the Oakland Coliseum during their 29-city tour March 14, 1988, in Oakland, Calif.
Steve Wynn to celebrate 100th birthday of the late Frank Sinatra in Las Vegas
Music:
Monday, June 8, 2015
Hotel tycoon Steve Wynn is lining up an all-star entertainment cast for his planned, ambitious 100th birthday salute to the late Frank Sinatra this winter.
Vocalists Kerry O’Malley, Lindsay Roginski, Nicole Kaplan, David Burnham, Randal Keith and Andrew Ragone flank Steve Wynn during the press conference for “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Steve Wynn’s $10 million ‘Showstoppers’ bet paying off; show expands, adds songs
Encore Theater:
Thursday, June 4, 2015
When Steve Wynn launched his musical spectacular “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” last December, he admitted that it was a risky bet. Despite it being a beautiful and brilliant production, naysayers said Broadway razzle-dazzle was no longer a Strip attraction.
A baccarat gaming table on the opening day of Sheraton Macao Hotel at the Sands Cotai Central in Macau.
Casino execs: Expect the unexpected in Macau
Monday, June 1, 2015
Macau once was a reliable cash cow for Las Vegas casino companies. But for almost a year, the Chinese gambling hub has been a source of trouble. A government-led crackdown on corruption in China has ...
The watery entrance of Wynn Macau.
Ratings firm leaves grades unchanged for Wynn, Sands and MGM
Friday, May 29, 2015
Fitch Ratings analysts say they aren't changing ratings for Wynn Resorts Ltd., Las Vegas Sands Corp. and MGM Resorts International despite a worse than expected situation in ...
David Guetta spins at XS in Encore on Saturday, May 16, 2015, the night before his performance with Nicki Minaj at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand. Pictured here: Louis Tomlinson, second from left, and Niall Horan, right, of One Direction and friends.
Photos: One Direction, Sheeran, Dobrev, Magic! at XS for David Guetta
Encore Las Vegas:
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
On the eve of the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, Guetta led the party at XS, and the partygoers included Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson of One Direction (insert screeching girls here), Ed Sheeran, Nina Dobrev and Nasri of Magic!

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