Review + photos: Extraordinary ‘Baz’ shines bright at Light in Mandalay Bay

Opening night of “For the Record: Baz” at Light on Friday, June 26, 2015, in Mandalay Bay.

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Opening night of “For the Record: Baz” at Light on Friday, June 26, 2015, in Mandalay Bay.

Entertainment:
Monday, June 29, 2015 @ 2:34 p.m.
It’s the best spectacular you might ever sit two hours for to watch. Call it the ultimate cabaret-style musical. Call it the party before the nightclub-DJ parties. The music, dancing and energy are frenzied — a pulsing and throbbing high-speed locomotive.
Robin Leach interviews 10 of the original “Le Reve — The Dream” cast members at Le Reve Theater on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas.

‘Le Reve’ 10th anniversary, Part 3: The aquatic spectacular’s secrets, obstacles and required skills

Wynn Las Vegas:
Sunday, June 28, 2015 @ 2 a.m.
The astounding athletic performers of the aquatic spectacular “Le Reve — The Dream” at Wynn Las Vegas are celebrating a decade of thrilling global audiences with their daring dives, synchronized swimming and fabulous feats of skill on the Strip.
Robin Leach interviews 10 of the original “Le Reve — The Dream” cast members at Le Reve Theater on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas. The show now has more than 50 cast members. Front row, from left: Ludivine Perrin-Stsepaniuk and Genevieve Garneau. Back row: Benoit Beaufils and Alberto del Campo.

‘Le Reve’ 10th anniversary, Part 2: The most magical moments of 10 successful years

Wynn Las Vegas:
Saturday, June 27, 2015 @ 2 a.m.
For 10 years, the amazing athletic performers of the aquatic spectacular “Le Reve — The Dream” at Wynn Las Vegas have thrilled audiences from around the world with their daring dives, synchronized swimming and fabulous feats of skill in, out of and under the water.
International Model Search contestants at The D Las Vegas and Fremont Street Experience on Thursday, June 25, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.

Celebrity preview: Shaq, Model Search, Marlon Wayans, Jay Mohr, Smash Mouth and Toad

Las Vegas:
Friday, June 26, 2015 @ 6 p.m.
It’s a quieter than normal weekend in the Entertainment Capital of the World, so it’s perfect timing for “For the Record: Baz” to premiere at Light in Mandalay Bay.
“Le Reve — The Dream” at Le Reve Theater in Wynn Las Vegas.

‘Le Reve’ 10th anniversary, Part 1: Ten remarkable performers from Day 1

Wynn Las Vegas:
Friday, June 26, 2015 @ 2 a.m.
They are the nightly warriors of the water: fearless, brave and filled with unique courage. For 10 years, the stars of Steve Wynn’s aquatic masterpiece “Le Reve — The Dream” have thrilled more than 5.2 million people from around the world.
The 2015 Hooters Swimsuit Pageant at the Joint on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in the Hard Rock Hotel. The winner of Miss Hooters International was Meagan Pastorchik (#69) from Charleston, S.C.
Photos: 2015 Miss Hooters International crowns two winners at Hard Rock
Pageants:
Thursday, June 25, 2015 @ 8:03 p.m.
The winner of the 2015 Miss Hooters World was Lydia Hipkiss (#34) from England in a blue bikini, and the victor of the 2015 Miss Hooters International title was Meagan Pastorchik (#69) from Charleston, S.C.
Jonathan Scott, left, celebrates winning HGTV's “Brother vs. Brother” Season 3 on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, over twin brother Drew Scott, with girlfriend Linda Phan.
Strip Scribbles: L.V. stars on TV, Playboy, Last Call, Lipshtick, Tyga, NHL stars
Las Vegas:
Thursday, June 25, 2015 @ 6:29 p.m.
Millions of viewers saw Motley Crue frontman and Las Vegas resident Vince Neil and his makeup artist girlfriend Rain Hannah in tears at the end of ABC’s “Celebrity Wife Swap” when he presented her with a diamond-laden eternity ring.
“The Supernaturalists” by Criss Angel.
Criss Angel rescues ‘Supernaturalists’ star in near drowning, postpones opening
Illusions:
Thursday, June 25, 2015 @ 4:33 p.m.
Las Vegas headliner magician Criss Angel has postponed tonight’s planned opening of his show “The Supernaturalists” after a water-escape illusion went horribly wrong in the final dress rehearsal. The incident nearly ended with Spencer Horsman in “a watery grave.”
Steve Angello performs in 2014.
Steve Angello is newest resident DJ at Omnia in Caesars Palace
Nightlife:
Thursday, June 25, 2015 @ 2 p.m.
New Las Vegas mega-club hotspot Omnia at Caesars Palace announced this morning the addition of Grammy Award-nominated and multiplatinum-selling artist Steve Angello to its list of highly acclaimed and superstar-DJ roster.
Thomas Keller.
Q+A: ‘Old man on the block’ Thomas Keller launches spring, summer menus at Bouchon
The Venetian:
Thursday, June 25, 2015 @ 2 a.m.
Thomas Keller is celebrating 11 years of his Bouchon at the Venetian. Bouncing off the success of his French Laundry and Per Se again being named to the World’s Top 50 Restaurants, the kitchen king came to town to launch his spring and summer menus at Bouchon.
“The Supernaturalists” by Criss Angel.
Q+A: Criss Angel premieres third magic show ‘The Supernaturalists’
Illusions:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 @ 11:59 p.m.
“This is my creation, and my DNA is all over this, so if you’re a fan of Criss Angel, it is really an experience you have to have because you can see me all over it, yet you can see these individual artists and their unique qualities that they bring to the table.”
Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli perform “The Prayer“ during the 2015 Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love” gala Saturday, June 13, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Strip Scribbles: Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion, ‘American Ninja Warrior,’ Helene Neville
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 @ 6 p.m.
Italian tenor superstar Andrea Bocelli helped sell 12 tours of Italy and a concert at his estate in northern Tuscany that drew $2.4 million for our Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at the recent “Power of Love” gala at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
A preview of Rock in Rio USA on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Las Vegas. Andrea Wynn, Steve Wynn and Roberto Medina, Rock in Rio founder, are pictured here.
Steve Wynn flips Bel Air mansion, now on market for $17.45 million
Real Estate:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 @ 4:59 p.m.
Less than six months after buying a $16.25 million mansion in Bel Air, Calif., casino mogul Steve Wynn has put it back up for sale in a flip for $17.45 million — and he might have never even spent a night there.
Holly Madison, Claire Sinclair, Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris backstage at Crazy Horse Paris at MGM Grand on Oct. 21, 2010.
War of words escalates between Hugh Hefner and Holly Madison
Entertainment:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 @ 3:58 p.m.
The war of words between our Electric Daisy Carnival queen Holly Madison and her ex-boyfriend Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner has escalated harshly. Hef on Monday blasted Holly’s new memoir.
Daughtry, with frontman Chris Daughtry, performs at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Thursday, May 24, 2012.
Tonight in L.V.: NHL Awards, Daughtry, Thomas Keller and Made L.V.
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 @ 2:58 p.m.
Daughtry is in concert at MGM Grand after appearing at the 2015 NHL Awards hosted by Rob Riggle and broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena. It’s the sixth time that the NHL has honored the world’s best hockey players in Las Vegas.