Weekend Best Bets: Boulder City Beer Fest, Symphonic Spectacular and Cirque du Soleil 5k

Participants pose for a photo with Cirque du Soleil performers at the Run Away with Cirque du Soleil 5K Run and One-Mile Fun Walk at the Springs Preserve on Saturday, March 15, 2014.

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Participants pose for a photo with Cirque du Soleil performers at the Run Away with Cirque du Soleil 5K Run and One-Mile Fun Walk at the Springs Preserve on Saturday, March 15, 2014.

Las Vegas:
Thursday, March 26, 2015 @ 6 p.m.
The weekend ahead is laid back and locals-friendly, with a number of concerts, food and drink fests and outdoor events to keep the entire family entertained. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, delivers the keynote address at Colliers International Annual Seminar at the Boston Convention Center on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Wynn says his $1.6 billion resort on the waterfront across Boston will offer the largest hotel rooms outside Las Vegas.

Steve Wynn tries his hand as commentator on conservative talk radio

Thursday, March 26, 2015 @ 5:02 p.m.
Hotel tycoon Steve Wynn is about to become a radio star. The casino chief has joined “Morning in America” as of today on Salem Radio Network. You can hear Steve’s debut broadcast at BillBennett.com.
Claire Sinclair (Nice in white) and Sabina Kelley (Naughty in red) rehearse for "Pin Up" on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in the Stratosphere.

Photos: Sabina Kelley + Claire Sinclair = Naughty + Nice in ‘Pin Up’

Thursday, March 26, 2015 @ 4:27 p.m.
Put two glamorous and gorgeous sexy girls together under the spotlight, and you would think there would be backstabbing, jealousy and a sharpened nails catfight. No so, if you believe Claire Sinclair.
Charlie Ebersol and Britney Spears.

Are Britney Spears and Charlie Ebersol engaged?

Thursday, March 26, 2015 @ 3:57 p.m.
Gossips spotted a new and dazzling diamond ring on the fourth finger of Britney Spear’s left hand as she strolled the beach there today with beau producer Charlie Ebersol and her sons Sean Preston, 9, and Jayden James, 8.
Managing Partner Jesse Waits and DJ Kaskade celebrate the fifth anniversary of XS on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Encore.

Q+A: Jesse Waits — Las Vegas nightlife ‘getting stronger every year in every way’

Wynn and Encore:
Thursday, March 26, 2015 @ 2 a.m.
For Jesse Waits, XS managing partner and co-owner who presides over the $100 million mega-club, it’s a majestic milestone, but he’s got his eye on even more success as he heads toward a decade of glory.
Ice Cube hosts and performs at Surrender on Friday, March 20, 2015, in Encore.
Photos: Actor-rapper Ice Cube hosts and performs at Surrender in Encore
Thursday, March 26, 2015 @ 1:30 a.m.
Ice Cube got on the mic to pump up the crowd as he walked to the stage. He kicked out with his former group Westside Connections Gangsta Nation. He performed 11 songs, including “Friday,” “You Can Do It,” “We Be Clubbin,’ ” “Check Yo Self” and “Good Day.”
Salt-N-Pepa host "1 OAK Rewind" at 1 OAK on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in the Mirage.
Photos: Push it! Salt-N-Pepa kick off ‘1 OAK Rewind’ Tuesdays
The Mirage:
Thursday, March 26, 2015 @ 1 a.m.
Bringing back Old School cool, Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton arrived on the red carpet outside the hotspot at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday wearing custom T-shirts sporting their logos.
An order of McDonald's Chicken McNuggets is displayed for a photo in Olmsted Falls, Ohio, Wednesday, March 4, 2015.
Ben Vaughn: Looking to the stars — chefs read one-star Yelp reviews
Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 @ 11:30 p.m.
I like Yelp. However, I just don’t like the way it’s being used. When Yelp started as an online aggregate of opinions where consumers could share their experiences with the world, that was pretty cool.
The Gazillionaire, Melody Sweets and Joy Jenkins of “Absinthe” at Caesars Palace arrive at Cirque du Soleil’s “One Night for One Drop” blue carpet Friday, March 20, 2015, at 1 OAK in the Mirage.
Q+A: The Gazillionaire celebrates four outrageous years of ‘Absinthe’
Caesars Palace:
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 @ 3:47 p.m.
“Absinthe” host The Gazillionaire remains an enigma. His crass and vulgar language, his unsophisticated wardrobe, and his treatment of audience members and hapless assistants all brought about by his untold millions.
Danica Patrick, Britney Spears and Rachel Rupert at Axis at Planet Holllywood on Friday, March 6, 2015.
Strip Scribbles: Britney Spears’ fairy-tale life, Diana Ross, L.V. Outlaws, Michael Boychuck
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 @ 1:34 p.m.
Pop princess Britney Spears says that “life has never been better” in a new People magazine at-home cover story to be distributed Friday. “I’m the happiest I’ve ever been,” she says.
Rene Angelil and Celine Dion arrive at the "Veronic Voices" premiere at Bally's on Friday, June 28, 2013.
Celine Dion returns to Caesars on Aug. 27 with 40 shows through Jan. 17
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 @ 11:34 a.m.
A tearful Celine Dion confirmed on this morning’s “Good Morning America” on ABC and on her fan sites Vegas DeLuxe stories that a limited run of her shows will resume at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace on Aug. 27.
Miley Cyrus with DJ Questlove at Heart of Omnia on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Caesars Palace.
Photos: Miley Cyrus dines at Hakkasan, hosts at Omnia, stays at Nobu
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 @ 11:59 p.m.
Singer-songwriter and actress Miley Cyrus hosted at the exclusive ultra-lounge Heart of Omnia in the new $107 million Omnia nightclub in Caesars Palace on Saturday night.
Kourtney Kardashian, center, hosts Marquee Dayclub on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Photos: Kourtney Kardashian hosts Marquee Dayclub, says Scott Disick is ‘doing well’ in rehab
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas:
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 @ 11:02 p.m.
Australian singer-songwriter Sia joined the festivities at Marquee Dayclub in support of Whole World Water. Sia showcased one of her face-obscuring headpieces and wore a red Whole World Water bracelet.
Brody Jenner, William Lifestyle and Jerry Rice at Tao on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in the Venetian.
Star Surveillance: Dakota Fanning, Sia, Bradley Cooper, Jerry Rice, Shaun White, Warren Moon
The Strip:
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 @ 10:02 p.m.
Actress Dakota Fanning (“Twilight,” “War of the Worlds”) made a belated 21st birthday trip to Las Vegas and celebrated by watching Mirage ventriloquism impressionist headliner Terry Fator with her parents Thursday night.
Rick Harrison with NFL rings inside his World Famous Gold and Silver Pawn Shop on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.
‘Pawn Stars’ star’s Pawn Plaza in Las Vegas announces first three tenants
Downtown Las Vegas:
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 @ 8:33 p.m.
In anticipation of a summer grand opening, Rick Harrison, star of “Pawn Stars” and owner of Pawn Plaza, has revealed his first three tenants: Rick’s Rollin’ Smoke BBQ and Tavern, Poutine Vegas of Ontario’s Smoke’s Poutinerie and Rita’s Italian Ice.