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May 27, 2015

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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
Music:
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 ...
Brody Jenner, William Lifestyle and Jerry Rice at Tao on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in the Venetian.
Star Surveillance: Dakota Fanning, Sia, Bradley Cooper, Jerry Rice, Shaun White, Warren Moon
The Strip:
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Actress Dakota Fanning (“Twilight,” “War of the Worlds”) made a belated 21st birthday trip to Las Vegas and celebrated by watching Mirage ventriloquism impressionist headliner Terry Fator with her parents Thursday night.
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon at the Rio Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Wynn Resorts goes after Elaine Wynn over land deal, stock sale
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Wynn Resorts made fresh accusations against Elaine Wynn’s track record today as part of the company’s ongoing effort to defeat her campaign to stay on its ...
Wynn Resorts tells Elaine Wynn to stop using logo on her website
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Elaine Wynn shares her name with Wynn Resorts Ltd. but she can't use its Wynn signature-style logo on her personal website urging shareholders to re-elect her to ...
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Elaine Wynn continues fight to stay on Wynn Resorts board
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Advancing her ongoing fight to remain on the board of Wynn Resorts, Elaine Wynn today further laid out her case for why stockholders should reject ...
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Wynn Resorts battle to oust Elaine Wynn intensifies
Monday, March 16, 2015
Wynn Resorts today shed more light on its board’s decision to remove Elaine Wynn from its ranks, while she continued campaigning to keep her seat. In a proxy statement ...
Vanna White and Pat Sajak.
Strip Scribbles: ‘Wheel of Fortune’ rolls into L.V.; ‘Wizard Wars’; Elaine Wynn
Las Vegas:
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The “Wheel of Fortune” Wheelmobile will be in town for two days this weekend, and the long-running game show is looking for energetic, enthusiastic, fun and good game players.
Chris Brown performs during the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013.
Celebrity preview: Chris Brown, Steve Aoki, Brody Jenner, J. Cole, Rascal Flatts, NASCAR, Baldrick’s
Las Vegas:
Friday, March 6, 2015
It’s a weekend of hair-raising excitement with two big NASCAR races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and hair-razing to raise funds for the children’s cancer-fighting charity St. Baldrick’s Foundation across the valley.
Jon Taffer of Spike TV's “Bar Rescue.”
Jon Taffer of ‘Bar Rescue’: I see owner confidence, growth, new concepts, investments
Q+A:
Friday, March 6, 2015
Economically, I see some positive shifts. Confidence of the operators to open and remodel is much, much higher than it was. Robin, it’s a whole new field than it was two years ago, the entire marketplace.
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Elaine Wynn moves to renominate herself to Wynn Resorts board
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Elaine Wynn pushed back at a decision to remove her from the board of her ex-husband’s resort company today, filing preliminary ...
The Chandelier Bar at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Friday, Dec. 10, 2010.
Jon Taffer of ‘Bar Rescue’ to open bar in Las Vegas, talks dining scene, pub vs. bar
Q+A:
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Las Vegas is famous for some of the greatest nightclubs in the world, you know that, but we’re not famous for the best bars in the world. Think about it. Las Vegas isn’t known for great bars; we’re known for great nightclubs and restaurants.
Jon Taffer.
Jon Taffer of ‘Bar Rescue’ talks Nightclub & Bar, past year in L.V. and what’s ahead
Q+A:
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
“Bar Rescue” reality-TV star Jon Taffer perhaps more than anybody else knows the nightclub and bar business inside out. For 30 years, he’s helmed the annual Nightclub & Bar Show and presided over its business, expansion and growth.
Abel Tesfaye, aka The Weeknd, performs at Drai's Nightclub on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, atop The Cromwell.
Hakkasan, Drai’s, XS, DJ Vice, Echo & Rig win Nightclub & Bar Show Awards
The Strip:
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
“Bar Rescue” star Jon Taffer announced today the Las Vegas winners of the 2015 Nightclub & Bar Show Awards on March 30. “The winners are visionaries who are instrumental in setting trends and forging the way for other hospitality venues,” said Jon.
Britney Spears with Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation kids on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Zappos.com in downtown Las Vegas.
Photos: Britney Spears + Steven Tyler; with boyfriend, sons at Mirage, Wynn
Music:
Monday, March 2, 2015
The pop princess and Planet Hollywood headliner also launched her Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation charity partnership downtown at the Zappos.com campus with its chief, Tony Hsieh.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, center, parties at Surrender on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Encore.
Photos: Rob Gronkowski gets his gronk on at Surrender in Encore
Nightlife:
Monday, March 2, 2015
Rob Gronkowski, tight end for Super Bowl champions the New England Patriots, partied like a 25-year-old Super Bowl winner Saturday night at Surrender Nightclub in Steve Wynn’s Encore.
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon at the Rio Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Wynn Resorts wants Steve Wynn’s ex-wife off board
Monday, March 2, 2015
Wynn Resorts Ltd.'s board of directors says it want Steve Wynn's ex-wife off the panel. In a financial filing Friday, the board said it would not re-nominate Elaine Wynn because of conflict-of-interest concerns and a legal complaint she has pending against her ex-husband and the company's CEO, Steve Wynn. The board says Elaine Wynn sent it a letter saying she will ...
No stranger to Broadway or Hollywood, choreographer Marguerite Derricks' most recent work can be seen in Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers.
From ‘Austin Powers’ to Gap ads and ‘ShowStoppers,’ choreographer Marguerite Derricks has done it all
Weekly Q&A:
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The choreographer extraordinaire talks working on Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers, researching for Showgirls and teaching Tom Cruise to spank some air booty in Tropic Thunder.
Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, delivers the keynote address at Colliers International Annual Seminar at the Boston Convention Center on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Wynn says his $1.6 billion resort on the waterfront across Boston will offer the largest hotel rooms outside Las Vegas.
New PBS doc features Meryl Streep, Steve Wynn’s collection of Monet
Art:
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
TV viewers will get an intimate look at Steve Wynn’s extraordinary art collection when PBS has its national pledge campaign this spring. The ”Monet’s Palate” documentary features hotel mogul Steve with its opening narration by actress Meryl Streep.
Director Philip William McKinley, Andrea Wynn, 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.
A ‘proponent of spectacle,’ director Philip William McKinley goes organic in ‘Showstoppers’
Monday, February 23, 2015
The vast majority of audience members who file out of Encore Theater say that they would recommend “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” to their family and friends, and the recommendation here, too, is to check out this talent-laden effort.
Wok-roasted Manila clams, with Chinese sausage and oat noodles, for 2015 Chinese New Year on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at China Poblano in the Cosmopolitan.
Three decadent Chinese New Year meals: Andrea’s, Hakkasan and China Poblano
Dining:
Monday, February 23, 2015
Three of the best restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip — Andrea’s, China Poblano and Hakkasan — are celebrating Chinese New Year — and the Year of the Ram/Goat/Sheep —with elegant, luxurious and decadent meals.
Tera Patrick, third from right, and her lingerie-clad friends.
Modeling agency for porn stars; ‘Puppetry of the Penis’; and ‘Sex Tips for Straight Women’
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Monday, February 16, 2015
Dancing beauty Laura Diane, a former Las Vegas Pussycat Dolls at Pure in Caesars Palace, and partner Jay Rebholz have opened Pink Lotus Adult Modeling, a Las Vegas modeling agency for adult entertainers.
Andrea Wynn, Steve Wynn and Paris Hilton at the grand-opening party for Mizumi at the Wynn on Thursday, June 7, 2012.
Strip Scribbles: Pamela Anderson divorces again; L.V. hotels, restaurants win awards
Las Vegas:
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Las Vegas hotels and restaurants have scored incredibly well in the new Forbes Travel Guide rankings. Eight of Steve Wynn’s restaurants at Wynn and Encore were awarded four stars as part of the 60 total stars bestowed on the two hotel towers, spas and dining.
The Jeff Koons statue of Popeye the Sailor Man, which stands at the entrance of the executive offices at Wynn Las Vegas in the hotel's Esplanade retail promenade, is headed to Wynn's new resort in Everett, Mass., in late 2017. Wynn paid $28.2 million for the piece last spring.
Did Steve Wynn turn down $60 million for Popeye sculpture?
Art:
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
To keep Jeff Koons’ Popeye the Sailor Man immaculate, hotel tycoon Steve Wynn flies in two cleaning specialists from Germany twice a year for a daylong detailing, which costs him $15,000 for each man, plus travel and hotel expenses.
Scott Disick hosts at Sapphire Pool & Dayclub in Las Vegas on Saturday, July 6, 2013. Kourtney Kardashian surprised him at the new adult hotspot.
Strip Scribbles: Jack Colton bringing L.V. to San Diego; Mardi Gras at Country Club; Powerball
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Next Monday should be interesting in nearby San Diego when Las Vegas nightlife entertainment folks take over the California coastal city to bring a slice of Sin City to the Mexico-California border town sometimes called Silicon Beach.

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