UFC donates $1M to KMA; Diane Keaton’s wine; ‘Love’ reimagining; L.T.’s 57th at Sapphire

UFC 197 fighters Holly Holm and Miesha Tate are faced-off by UFC President Dana White during a press conference also featuring Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos at the MGM Grand on Wednesday, January 20, 2016.

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UFC 197 fighters Holly Holm and Miesha Tate are faced-off by UFC President Dana White during a press conference also featuring Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos at the MGM Grand on Wednesday, January 20, 2016.

Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 @ 2:01 p.m.
In advance of the Tony Bennett 90th birthday salute planned as a benefit for Keep Memory Alive on May 21, I’m hearing that UFC led by Dana White has made a $1 million donation to kick-start fundraising for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
Opening night of Jennifer Lopez’s “All I Have” on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at Axis at Planet Hollywood.

Tonight in L.V.: J.Lo, Westgate Superbook, Donny & Marie in wax, ‘Twisted Vegas’

Las Vegas:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 @ 1:02 p.m.
Time-share titan David Siegel has flown in from his Florida home for today’s unveiling of his newly renovated Race & Sports Superbook at Westgate Las Vegas. He’ll handle this afternoon’s ribbon cutting and champagne toast.
Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis arrives during the VIP grand opening of Giada, the first Giada De Laurentiis restaurant, on Monday, June 2, 2014, in the Cromwell.

Strip Scribbles: $1K Nobu dinner; Giada; Chinese New Year; $2.3M Broncos win; ‘Jason Bourne’

Las Vegas:
Monday, February 8, 2016 @ 7:34 p.m.
We have the scoop on highlights of this year’s 10th anniversary Vegas Uncork’d festivities here April 28-May 1. For the first time, Uncork’d will go off-Strip, so expect chefs, foodies and restaurateurs checking out our downtown dining scene.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrive at the world premiere of her new film "Maleficent" at El Capitan Theater on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Angelina Jolie to produce film about Celine Dion? NASCAR, Wynn, Tropicana, ‘Top Chef’

Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Monday, February 8, 2016 @ 6:27 p.m.
Would Angelina Jolie’s husband, fellow Oscar winner Brad Pitt, star as impresario showman Rene Angelil, who guided Celine and his rags-to-riches journey to global stardom? Rene died last month here at age 73.
A couple sits on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River as the full moon rises in the distance Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo.

Moon-themed hotel, once eyed for L.V., lands in Coachella Valley

Hospitality:
Monday, February 8, 2016 @ 6 p.m.
The $4 billion, 4,000 all-suite, five-star lunar-themed Moon World Resorts that once looked for space in Las Vegas has landed in Coachella Valley in Indio, Calif. My sources advise that the official announcement will be made Tuesday for the venture.
Wolfgang Puck and Eric Klein on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, in Downtown Summerlin.
Tonight in L.V.: Wolfgang Puck’s Monday Night Flights, Cook E Jarr, Justin Credible, Kelly Clinton
Las Vegas:
Monday, February 8, 2016 @ 4:58 p.m.
SKAM artist DJ Justin Credible spins at Marquee in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. DJ Technicolor is at nearby Bond. Lounge lizard Cook E Jarr entertains at Napoleon’s in Paris Las Vegas. Kelly Clinton Holmes hosts her weekly Open Mic Cabaret at Bootlegger Bistro.
Dr. Alex Schiller of “Never Sleep Alone” at “Absinthe” on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, outside Caesars Palace.
Dr. Alex Schiller: People are still hoping for Cinderella dream in Tinder world
Caesars Palace:
Monday, February 8, 2016 @ 12:57 p.m.
It’s appropriate for the week leading to Valentine’s Day that love Dr. Alex Schiller premieres her controversial, immersive-theatrical production “Never Sleep Alone” under the “Absinthe” tent at Caesars Palace.
Beyonce, Coldplay singer Chris Martin and Bruno Mars perform during halftime of Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif.
Super Bowl 50 halftime a sky full of stars Coldplay, Beyonce, Bruno Mars
Music:
Sunday, February 7, 2016 @ 6:58 p.m.
The Pepsi Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., was billed as a musical presentation of the past, present and feature. The headliners: Coldplay, Beyonce and popular Las Vegas headliner Bruno Mars.
In this April 17, 2015 photo, Angus Young of AC/DC performs at the 2015 Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif.
Celebrity preview: AC/DC, Awolnation, Lil Wayne, Tyga, Ne-Yo, Curtis Stone, Jose Andres
Las Vegas:
Friday, February 5, 2016 @ 6 p.m.
It’s a culinary weekend, as award-winning chef Jose Andres is joined by Australian hunk star chef Curtis Stone for Dine-N-Dash at SLS Las Vegas. The dynamic duo guide seven SLS restaurants, just like a pub crawl, then it’s two theatrical presentations.
Emily King.
Q+A: Brooklyn Bowl headliner Emily King talks tour, ‘The Switch,’ videos
Linq Promenade:
Friday, February 5, 2016 @ 5 p.m.
After serving as opening act for several entertainers, including Alicia Keys, Nas and most recently Sara Bareilles and Maroon 5, Grammy-nominated singer Emily King is finally embarking on her first headlining tour.
Rene-Charles Angelil, Celine Dion, Patrick Angelil, Andre Angelil, Jean-Pierre Angelil and Anne-Marie Angelil attend the “Celebration of Life” for Rene Angelil, the husband and manager of Dion, at the Colosseum on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Caesars Palace.
Rene Angelil’s ‘Celebration of Life’: ‘He went through life wanting everybody to smile’
Celine Dion:
Friday, February 5, 2016 @ 2 a.m.
Caesars Palace superstar Celine Dion said of her late husband and manager, “Rene always surrounded me with the best people. Rene never, ever hated anyone or had a bad opinion of someone. He loved life so very much, and life loved him.”
A composite image of Kylie Jenner, Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna.
Strip Scribbles: Rob Kardashian + Blac Chyna, Ian Ziering, Dennis Rodman
Las Vegas:
Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ 6:02 p.m.
Let’s hope that new romantic duo Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna won’t be dancing the light fantastic this Super Bowl 50 Weekend here. She’s the ex-fiancee and mother of rapper Tyga’s 3-year-old son, King Cairo, and he’s appearing at Drai’s on Friday.
Alex Goude and his “Twisted Vegas” cast arrive Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Westgate Las Vegas.
Photos: ‘Twisted Vegas’ cast arrives at Westgate Las Vegas
Theater:
Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ 5:06 p.m.
It wasn’t the most luxurious of arrivals, but it certainly was unique — maybe even a little “Twisted”! It was a U-Haul truck that brought the cast of the new show “Twisted Vegas” to Westgate Las Vegas valet Wednesday morning.
George Shunock, Robin Leach and Mark Shunock.
Mark Shunock’s post-‘Rock of Ages’ plans: New L.V. nightlife role, ‘Mondays Dark’ expansion
Q+A:
Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ 4:34 p.m.
In addition to expanding the reach of his amazing, monthly “Mondays Dark” charity efforts to Los Angeles and Nashville, Mark Shunock has created an entertainment company that will provide a new performance show for a major Strip nightlife destination.
Entertainer Clint Holmes attends the 19th annual Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love” gala for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health honoring Andrea Bocelli and wife Veronica Bocelli on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Tonight in L.V.: Clint Holmes, Domenick Allen, Las Vegas Music Summit, ‘ROA’
Las Vegas:
Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ 3:23 p.m.
Clint Holmes and Domenick Allen start a three-night run of their show “What a Wonderful World” at Cabaret Jazz in the Smith Center. The annual Las Vegas Music Summit gets underway with two days of conferences, followed by rocking fun at Backstage Bar & Billiards.