Celebrity preview: Iggy Azalea, Chris Paul, Calvin Harris, Sky Blu, Boston, Cheap Trick, Styx

Charli XCX and Iggy Azalea perform during the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas.

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Charli XCX and Iggy Azalea perform during the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Friday, July 25, 2014 @ 6 p.m.
“Fancy” Aussie singer Iggy Azalea has “99 Problems” with Arianna Grande, but it’s no problem offering our weekly Weekend Celebrity Preview in Las Vegas. Music takes center stage in the Entertainment Capital of the World this weekend.
Styx rocks Pearl at the Palms on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Weekend best bets: Styx, ‘The Voice’ and Summer Santa Rampage

Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 6:01 p.m.
Dust off your Santa suit and grab your air guitar: The weekend ahead is packed with entertainment options sure to please just about anyone, whether you’re a bar crawl enthusiast, a classic rock fan or just looking for a few laughs.
Jason Kappus, second from right, portrays "Bob Gaudio" in "Jersey Boys" at Paris Las Vegas.

‘Jersey Boys’ star Jason Kappus: ‘I’ve got the wife, a kid, the dog, and the house is on its way’

Guest Columnist:
Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 6 p.m.
We are all about having a dream and making it happen. That shiny ideal that dawns on you as an 8-year-old or a high schooler or in the midst of a mid-life crisis. But what if you have two dreams?
“Jersey Boys” at Paris Las Vegas cast members Buck Hujabre, Lauren Tartaglia, Jason Martinez and Douglas Crawford arrive at Mark Shunock’s “Mondays Dark” at Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.

‘Jersey Boys’ star Lauren Tartaglia: ‘This city is great — it is unique and special and insane and amazing’

Guest Columnist:
Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 4 p.m.
Hi, my name is Lauren Tartaglia, and I am an actress in “Jersey Boys” at Paris Las Vegas. “Jersey Boys” is my whole world. Obviously. To everyone else, though, we performers might seem a bit odd.
“Jersey Boys” actor and yoga instructor John Salvatore.

‘Jersey Boys’ star John Salvatore wears his physical and mental battle scars with pride

Guest Columnist:
Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 2 p.m.
As a performer in “Jersey Boys” for six-plus years, maintaining freshness and spontaneity doing eight shows a week is always a challenge. One of the main tools I use for keeping mentally focused and present onstage is my daily yoga practice.
Opening night of Britney Spears’ “Britney: Piece of Me” on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at The Axis in Planet Hollywood.
Planet Hollywood headliner Britney Spears gets intimate … with apparel
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 @ 9:34 p.m.
Pop princess Britney Spears is launching a sleepwear-apparel line, the Intimate Britney Spears, with retail partner Change Lingerie, a company with more than 180 stores worldwide. Intimate Britney Spears debuts Sept. 9 with an event in New York City.
The Food Network star Ben Vaughn.
Chef Ben Vaughn: Asada Taco is my new food crush in downtown Las Vegas
Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 @ 6 p.m.
Downtown Las Vegas is certainly thought-provoking. It’s an area of town that has craved consideration for some time, and it is finally getting the attention it deserves. I will admit, I’m a little confused by sections of downtown Las Vegas.
Cory Harwell, right, counts extra money that Nicholas Fortin has collected during the St. Baldrick’s Day head-shaving fundraiser for cancer Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McMullan’s Irish Pub.
Carson Kitchen’s Cory Harwell: Opening downtown restaurant ‘a whirlwind of excitement’
Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 @ 4:55 p.m.
I met my dear friend Kerry Simon back when he was a regular customer at my Cana Tapas Kitchen & Bar in Town Square, and our mutual interests and passions quickly built the potential for a solid business partnership.
Actress and singer Pia Zadora and her husband, Michael Jeffries, on the red carpet after attending a performance of "Pawn Shop Live!" on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at the Golden Nugget.
Singer Pia Zadora: I’m ready to fire on all cylinders again with ‘Pia Reloaded’
Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 @ 3:57 p.m.
What is wrong with this picture — Robin is on vacation, and I’m doing his work?! But for him, anything! When I asked Robin what I could write about while he was away, he said, “Anything you want; it’s your column for the day.”
Amy Newmark's granddog Riley, a rescued Pug.
Amy Newmark: Add a little ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ by adopting a pet
Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 @ 9 p.m.
I’m so excited to be coming to your fair city this week for SuperZoo 2014, a national pet retail conference at Mandalay Bay! Besides having fun, my focus will be to help promote dog and cat adoptions in Las Vegas through your local organization the Animal Foundation.
Tracey Gittins in the new-look “Fantasy” at the Luxor.
‘Fantasy’ star Tracey Gittins: ‘This is the sexiest time of the year in Sin City’
Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 @ 8:06 p.m.
I have lived in Las Vegas for more than eight years and have worked and played up and down the Strip as a dancer in “Fantasy” and as an instructor in Las Vegas’ hottest burlesque and pole-dancing class Night School 4 Girls.
Sean E. Cooper attends the 2014 “Fantasy” calendar-release party on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at Luxor.
‘Fantasy’ comedian Sean E. Cooper: Why I have the best job on the Las Vegas Strip
Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 @ 6:57 p.m.
There’s an abundance of cool jobs here in sunny Las Vegas, but none quite as awesome as mine. As the sole male in the topless show “Fantasy” at the Luxor — don’t worry, I leave the topless part to the ladies — I easily have the best job on the Strip.
Brody Jenner makes his DJ debut Friday, July 18, 2014, at Hyde Bellagio.
Brody Jenner, with girlfriend Kaitlynn Carter, debuts as DJ at Hyde Bellagio
Monday, July 21, 2014 @ 11:52 p.m.
Reality-TV heartthrob Brody Jenner (“The Hills,” “Bromance,” “Keeping Up With the Kardashians”) made his debut as DJ on Friday night at Hyde Bellagio and was a sharp-dressed man in a blue suit, black T-shirt, trucker hat and sneakers.
Sir Elton John and David Furnish attend the official grand opening of Fizz on Friday, March 28, 2014, at Caesars Palace.
David Furnish: Our new lounge Fizz is all about champagne wishes and caviar dreams
Guest Columnist:
Monday, July 21, 2014 @ 9:56 p.m.
It’s only fitting now that I fill in for my friend Robin Leach while he is on vacation because with my gorgeous new champagne lounge, Fizz at Caesars Palace, we are fulfilling champagne wishes and caviar dreams every day.
Alison Ewing, Christine Sherril and Mary Callanan in "Mamma Mia!" at the Tropicana in May.
‘Mamma Mia!’ star Alison Ewing: ‘I had gotten the bug … I was born to do this!’
Guest Columnist:
Monday, July 21, 2014 @ 9:02 p.m.
Ever since I was a little girl, I can remember charging a ticket price for my performances. It was 5 cents for a show in my living room, me dancing around in my sister’s old, oversized dance-recital costumes while lip syncing to a worn-down record.