Celebrity preview: iHeartRadio Pool Party, Gumball 3000, Billy Currington, The Script, Thompson Square, Twisted Sister

Tony Hawk, Maximillion Cooper, Deadmau5 and Bun B.

Esteven Oriol

Tony Hawk, Maximillion Cooper, Deadmau5 and Bun B.

Friday, May 29, 2015 @ 1 p.m.
We start this weekly Weekend Celebrity Preview and Royal Robin Rundown with breaking entertainment news: the Gumball 3000 rally and celebration at MGM Resorts Village tonight and Saturday is now only tonight.
Tony Hawk arrives in Ibiza.

Q+A: Legendary Tony Hawk to present skate demo at Gumball 3000

MGM Resorts Village:
Friday, May 29, 2015 @ 2 a.m.
Skateboarding legend, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Hawk is among the participants in this year’s Gumball 3000 celebration of adventure, luxury and high-speed vehicles, music and partying. But Gumball 3000 isn’t all about fun.
Frog legs and alligator meatballs at Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House in MGM Grand.

Strip Scribbles: Emeril’s seafood fest, Twizzlers, Rubio, Franco and Grimm

Las Vegas:
Friday, May 29, 2015 @ 1 a.m.
To the uninitiated, the thought of fried Florida frog legs might be off-putting, but not when Emeril Lagasse’s chef Heath Cicerelli at Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House in MGM Grand uses buttermilk to cook them with spicy Creole tomato glaze.
Gumball 3000 heads to homestretch in Death Valley and ends in Las Vegas

Gumball 3000 heads to homestretch in Death Valley and ends in Las Vegas

MGM Resorts Village:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 5:57 p.m.
More than 100 vehicles valued at more than $200 million are en route to Las Vegas as the seven-day Gumball 3000 road rally nears the end of an exhausting journey that began last Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden.
Shania Twain and Robin Leach on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Caesars Palace.

Shania Twain finishes two weeks of rehearsals in L.V. ahead of final tour

Music:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 5:04 p.m.
After two weeks of rehearsals here in Las Vegas, pop and country superstar Shania Twain is about to set off on her final road tour of 67 dates starting next Friday, June 5, and ending in Toronto in October.
Cage the Elephant at Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan on Thursday, April 26, 2012.
Tonight in L.V.: Gipsy Kings, Robert Plant, Cage the Elephant, Juice Standard
Entertainment:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 4:08 p.m.
The legendary Gipsy Kings and their flamenco rhythms mix their blistering guitar traditions from the South of France and Spanish vocals at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel.
A gold cake created by Kailava of Las Vegas for Mother’s Day for Caesars Palace headliner Mariah Carey.
Two buzzed-about L.V. businesses: Kailava’s cakes, Cobra Culture’s ‘second skin’ dresses
Photos:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 3:05 p.m.
Two new local businesses are creating buzz with their overnight success stories. Cake-baker Kailava moved her extreme sugar sculptures and cakes here from Utah just last month.
Jay Ohrberg and his famous pink limousine.
World’s longest limo with lap pool, helipad to be built in Las Vegas
Automobiles:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 2:04 p.m.
Every episode of my TV series “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous” started with a remarkable shot of an even more remarkable car — a record-setting 100-foot limousine.
Billy Currington.
Q+A: Billy Currington toasts 10th No. 1, headlines at Boulevard Pool
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 2 a.m.
Billy Currington’s new single “Drinkin’ Town With a Football Problem” ships to country radio Monday, sixth studio album “Summer Forever” drops Tuesday, and “Shotgun Rider Tour” with Tim McGraw kicks off June 5 in Little Rock, Ark.
Fresh tofu with scallions, grated ginger and bonito flakes
Ben Vaughn shares five ways to expand summer grilling horizons
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 1 a.m.
As summer beams right around the corner, outdoor cooking becomes more prevalent. We love our grills, pits and smokers. Why? Maybe it’s a fascination with open flames.
Deana Martin and her father, Dean Martin.
Q+A: Deana Martin talks Dean Martin, Old Vegas, The Rat Pack, big-band show
South Point:
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ 11:57 p.m.
It’s just days away now for when Deana Martin returns to Las Vegas and all the memories of being here as a youngster with her dad, Dean Martin, and his The Rat Pack friends Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. will come flooding back.
Gumball 3000 is noted for its high-end vehicles.
Gumball 3000, with Tony Hawk, Diplo, Skrillex, arrives in L.V. on Friday
MGM Resorts Village:
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ 7:09 p.m.
It’s a large feat: More than $200 million in precious cars are being airlifted on an 11-hour flight from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Reno for the final drive of the Gumball 3000 rally into Las Vegas.
Le Cirque at Bellagio offers this surf and turf special for $325.
Surf-and-turf special at Le Cirque in Bellagio — for $325
Dining:
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ 6:03 p.m.
Created by executive chef Wilfried Bergerhausen, it is a Japanese Kobe steak wrapped in truffle perigourdine sauce topped with foie gras and shaved truffles paired with 2-pound butter poached Maine lobster tail topped with lobster caviar sauce and edible 24-karat gold leaf.
Rodrigo Alves.
Strip Scribbles: Human Ken doll Rodrigo Alves undergoes 30 plastic surgeries
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ 5:34 p.m.
It’s taken Rodrigo Alves 30 body-changing operations including four rhinoplasties, liposuction and six-pack implants over 10 years to look like Barbie’s mate, a human Ken doll.
Martin Jacobson, 27, of Sweden stands with cash after beating Felix Stephensen of Norway to win the $10 million first-place prize during the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at the Rio.
$200 million to be awarded in 46th Annual World Series of Poker at Rio
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ 4:24 p.m.
Fifty days of around-the-clock, high-stakes action is underway for the prestigious 46th Annual World Series of Poker, which began with cards in the air at noon today at the Rio.