Celine Dion: Rene has made certain that the best people surround me

Celine Dion performs at the Colosseum on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Caesars Palace.

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Celine Dion performs at the Colosseum on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Caesars Palace.

Q+A:
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 @ 11:56 p.m.
“Rene (Angelil) is passing along his strength to me. He doesn’t stop amazing me. We have talked about things. It’s time for him to be heard. When he talks to me, I take notes. This is his time, this is his way, and it’s going to be the way he wants it to be.”
Rich Johnson, Sin City Brewing Co. master brewer.

Rich Johnson, Sin City Brewing Co. master brewer: The wheat beers of summer

Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 @ 10:58 p.m.
For me, summer is a time to take a break from the immensely popular hop-centric beers that go so well with cooler weather. Especially here in blistering Las Vegas, summer brings out a change in our beer preferences.
Vegas Indoor Skydiving.

Dave McMahan of Vegas Indoor Skydiving: Lifelong passion for flight, fun and thrills

Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 @ 9:58 p.m.
Born and raised here, I’ve seen this city change over and over. When I was a kid, Las Vegas didn’t go very much past Rainbow Boulevard, and Wet & Wild on the Strip was the weekend shenanigan headquarters during the summer.
Ariana Grande performs at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Las Vegas.

Review + photos: Pop tart Ariana Grande’s super-sweet show at Mandalay Bay

Music:
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 @ 5:02 p.m.
There’s no denying, ex-boyfriend Big Sean and doughnut shop scandals aside, that pop tart (it’s a compliment, sincerely) Ariana Grande is a talented singer and dancer, and she proved it in spades during her “The Honeymoon Tour” stop at Mandalay Bay.
The D Las Vegas owner Derek Stevens attends the unveiling of the Manneken Pis Las Vegas statue at The D Las Vegas on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.

Photos: What a relief! The D Las Vegas unveils downtown attraction

Art:
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 @ 1:30 p.m.
A replica of one of the world’s most iconic — and amusing — statues is set to become the newest tourist attraction downtown. Derek Stevens, owner of The D Las Vegas, has signed a 100-year contract, the longest in Las Vegas history, for Manneken Pis.
Guest columnist Daniel Robert Sullivan, star of “Jersey Boys” at Paris Las Vegas.
Daniel Robert Sullivan of ‘Jersey Boys’: A tour of Paris Las Vegas musical’s store
Guest Columnist:
Monday, August 31, 2015 @ 11:33 p.m.
The “Jersey Boys” store is more mini-museum than T-shirt shop. As one of the stars of “Jersey Boys,” I speak with some semblance of authority when proclaiming that these are the coolest things the store has to offer.
D’Angelo and The Vanguard perform at the Chelsea on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Review + photos: D’Angelo is at the top of his game at the Chelsea
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas:
Monday, August 31, 2015 @ 10:34 p.m.
D’Angelo is not your typical neo-soul performer. Since the release of his comeback album “Black Messiah” last year, D’Angelo has completely revamped himself — from his sound to stage presence and his overall image.
Communities in Schools site coordinator Kalah Washington cheers students as they make their way to lunch Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at Bridger Middle School.
Diane Fearon of Communities in Schools: Education never takes a vacation
Guest Columnist:
Monday, August 31, 2015 @ 5:33 p.m.
In Nevada, 94 students drop out of school every day during the school year. Those dropout moments can happen at any grade level and for a variety of reasons — constant hunger, loss of hope or need to help support family financially.
Kevin Klein competes in the Season 7 finals of “American Ninja Warrior” in Las Vegas and airing on NBC.
Photos: ‘American Ninja Warrior’ finals in L.V. begin airing on NBC; ‘West Texas Investors Club’
Television:
Monday, August 31, 2015 @ 4:36 p.m.
Two Las Vegas heroes are among the crazy contestants taking on television’s toughest challenge of all on the Season 7 finals of “American Ninja Warrior” to be seen starting tonight for the next three Monday broadcasts on NBC.
Panic! At the Disco, with frontman Brendon Urie, right, at Boulevard Pool in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.
Panic! At the Disco, 50 Cent + G-Unit, Sublime With Rome to headline Wine Amplified Oct. 9-10
MGM Resorts Village:
Monday, August 31, 2015 @ 3:31 p.m.
Wine Amplified begins at 5 p.m. both days and features Panic! At the Disco, Passion Pit, Sublime with Rome, 50 Cent featuring G-Unit, Fitz and The Tantrums, Cold War Kids, Robert DeLong, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, The Sheepdogs and more.
The Chandelier Bar at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Friday, Dec. 10, 2010.
Cosmopolitan seeks new lounge experience with avant-garde Clique
The Strip:
Monday, August 31, 2015 @ 12:32 p.m.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and newly formed Clique Hospitality founded by Andy Masi have partnered to bring Clique, an avant-garde lounge concept, to the Strip casino resort this winter.
Celine Dion performs at the Colosseum on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Caesars Palace.
Celine Dion’s return to Caesars: Rundown from start to finish
The Colosseum:
Monday, August 31, 2015 @ 2 a.m.
Said Celine Dion: “I’m not on top of anything. It happens every second around the world. A lot of people go through what we’re going through. But I’m staying as grounded as possible. I want to show my children that this is part of life, and I’ve got their backs.”
Guest columnist Jim Rees of Hash House a Go Go. The Tractor Driver Combo is pictured here.
Jim Rees on Hash House a Go Go: What is it — a Las Vegas strip club or newest dispensary?
Guest Columnist:
Sunday, August 30, 2015 @ 11:54 p.m.
Would you believe 800,000 pounds of potatoes, 7 tons of bacon, 2 million eggs and 3 tons of rosemary are being served every year? Add to that 240,000 pounds of Certified Angus Beef, 350,000 pounds of chicken breast and more.
Paul Monahan, aka Sailor Jerry, national brand ambassador for Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum.
Paul Monahan of Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum: Local watering holes offer true immersion of culture
Guest Columnist:
Sunday, August 30, 2015 @ 11:03 p.m.
It wasn’t until the past four years traveling here for work as national brand ambassador for Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, or finding an excuse for work, did I truly start to appreciate the grit, sincerity and hustle of everything off the Strip.
XS' sixth anniversary with DJ Avicii, right, with XS Managing Partner Jesse Waits, on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Encore.
Jesse Waits confirms move to Alon opening on the Strip in 2018
Nightlife:
Sunday, August 30, 2015 @ 9:58 p.m.
Nightlife guru Jesse Waits has joined Alon Leisure Management, the new hospitality company with a focus on developing one-of-a-kind luxury resorts. Jesse will work with Andrew Pascal, James Packer and Rob Oseland on the company’s first project, Alon Las Vegas.