Strip Scribbles: Historic designation for Liberace Mansion? Westgate sportsbook, Shelby giveaway

British businessman Martyn J. Ravenhill hosts an open house and book signing at the Liberace house Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Ravenhill purchased Liberace's former residence for $500,000 in August. He also recently published a book titled "The Social Stockmarket."

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British businessman Martyn J. Ravenhill hosts an open house and book signing at the Liberace house Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Ravenhill purchased Liberace's former residence for $500,000 in August. He also recently published a book titled "The Social Stockmarket."

Las Vegas:
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 @ 3:27 p.m.
Clark County commissioners will meet next Wednesday to read and hear petitions for the Liberace Mansion to receive a historic designation. British businessman Martyn J. Ravenhill purchased the home and has spent a small fortune restoring it.
Donny and Marie Osmond flank their Madame Tussauds wax figures as they are unveiled during their headliner show Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at Flamingo Las Vegas. The figures will be permanently on display at Madame Tussauds at the Venetian.

Photos: Donny and Marie Osmond unveil wax figures at Flamingo en route to Madame Tussauds

Entertainment:
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 @ 2:24 p.m.
Headliner siblings Donny and Marie Osmond gasped when their wax-figure doubles were unveiled Tuesday night at their Flamingo showroom. They came face-to-face for the first time with their Madame Tussauds creations.
There's a reason why Tony Abou-Ganim is one of world’s leading bar professionals.

Tonight in L.V.: ‘For the Love of Cocktails,’ Dam Short Film Festival, Alder & Birch, DJ Eric D-Lux

Las Vegas:
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 @ 12:34 p.m.
The three-day “For the Love of Cocktails” party gets underway with Tony Abou-Ganim and Francesco Lafranconi at Salvatore Calabrese’s bar Bound in the Cromwell. DJ Eric D-Lux spins at Light in Mandalay Bay. Alder & Birch Steakhouse opens at the Orleans.
Jennifer Lopez, DJ Shift and Casper Smart at Omnia on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Caesars Palace.

Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart party at Omnia

Caesars Palace:
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 @ 11:36 a.m.
Wrapping up her first run of performances of her new resident show “All I Have” at Axis at Planet Hollywood, superstar singer, dancer and actress Jennifer Lopez celebrated Tuesday night partying at Omnia in Caesars Palace.
Curtis Stone, Matt Erickson, Jose Andres and Rob Floyd attend Dine-N-Dash on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in the Foundry at SLS Las Vegas.

Jose Andres hosts Dine-N-Dash with Curtis Stone, talks marriage of Chinese, Mexican cuisine

Q+A:
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 @ 2 a.m.
It was a double whammy when celebrity chef Jose Andres stormed into town for his first-ever Dine-N-Dash dinner crawl. Only this rambunctious and enthusiastic culinary king could turn a dine-around into an extraordinary eating extravaganza at SLS Las Vegas.
Bullet For My Valentine headlines the Joint on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Photos: Bullet For My Valentine is right on target at the Joint
Hard Rock Hotel:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 @ 11:34 p.m.
If Welsh heavy metal band Bullet For My Valentine’s goal was for the U.S. to become more acquainted with Bullet and British rock music, the band surely woke the demon to a welcomed succession of future visits.
Method Man and Redman perform during the grand opening weekend of the Foundry on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at SLS Las Vegas.
Lil Wayne dazzles full house at the Foundry grand opening
SLS Las Vegas:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 @ 6:58 p.m.
Wearing a black hoodie that hid his signature dreadlocks, Lil Wayne performed for just under a half hour ripping off classics like “I’m Goin’ In,” “A Milli,” “Go DJ,” “Lollipop” and “Mrs. Officer” to a full house.
UFC 197 fighters Holly Holm and Miesha Tate are faced-off by UFC President Dana White during a news conference also featuring Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at MGM Grand.
UFC donates $1M to KMA; Diane Keaton’s wine; ‘Love’ reimagining; L.T.’s 57th at Sapphire
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 @ 6:02 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.
Las Vegas twins Emily and Haley Ferguson are back to work at Marquee in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas after competing in Season 16 of ABC’s “The Bachelor.”
Strip Scribbles: Two new L.V. shows lose investors; ‘The Bachelor’; Chinese New Year
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 @ 5:04 p.m.
“Angels” who finance Broadway shows and Strip productions can be unreliable. Executive producers who fund Hollywood movies also earn notoriety for their inability to come up with money on deadline.
Dr. Alex Schiller at home in Naples, Italy.
‘Never Sleep Alone’ enthusiastic sexual evangelism in ‘Absinthe’ tent revival
Caesars Palace:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 @ 3:57 p.m.
You know mischief and monkey business are afoot when you’re handed an envelope with a mask, condom and three very personal sex questions along with your first glass of champagne. Love Dr. Alex Schiller wastes no time in getting to the point.
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 @ 2:33 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 California. 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.