Party in Italy with Andrea Bocelli and showbiz friends for $200,000

Andrea Bocelli is flanked by soprano Maria Aleida and music conductor Eugene Kohn at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014.

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Andrea Bocelli is flanked by soprano Maria Aleida and music conductor Eugene Kohn at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ 12:58 p.m.
The winning bidder and a guest will fly on a private 767 jet donated by “Shark Tank” star and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban with celebrities including new Caesars Palace headliner Reba McEntire, The Band Perry, David Foster and others.
Suzanne Somers’ “Suzanne Sizzles” premieres Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Westgate Las Vegas.

Review: ‘Suzanne Sizzles’ is glitz, glamour and grand fun at Westgate

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 @ 11:57 p.m.
“It’s one of the happiest nights of my life — magical,” said an enthusiastic Suzanne Somers reveling in the incredible applause at Westgate Las Vegas.
Guest MC Tyson Beckford, third from left, and his Chippendales at the Rio cast mates at Flowrider on Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Planet Hollywood.

Photos: Chris Brown feuds with Tyson Beckford; Khloe Kardashian + Rick Fox?

Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 @ 9:01 p.m.
Handsome hunk, model, actor and Chippendales at the Rio guest MC Tyson Beckford wrapped his four-week run Sunday night enmeshed in a web of weird headlines.
50 Cent, Derek Stevens, his wife Nicole Parthum and Akon at DLVEC on Friday, May 22, 2015, for boxing.

2015 MDW photos: 50 Cent, Akon attend boxing at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 @ 8:02 p.m.
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Akon sat ringside Friday night with The D owner Derek Stevens and his wife, Nicole Parthum, flanked by the two music stars at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.
Method Man and Redman host and perform Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Foxtail in SLS Las Vegas.

2015 MDW photos: Method Man and Redman host at Foxtail in SLS

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 @ 6:58 p.m.
Legendary hip-hop icons Method Man and Redman delivered an epic performance at Foxtail Nightclub in SLS Las Vegas on Thursday night to kick off Memorial Day Weekend.
Adele with the award for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture for "Skyfall" backstage at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Strip Scribbles: Adele residency in L.V.? Plus, Elvis mystery, Shania returns, Outlaws lose
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 @ 6 p.m.
Rumors ran rampant over the weekend, as actress, singer and author Suzanne Somers opened her “Suzanne Sizzles” at Westgate Las Vegas, that the nearby “Elvis: The Experience” and Elvis Exhibition would close imminently.
“Annie” is at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts from Tuesday, May 26, through Sunday, May 31, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.
Preview: ‘Annie,’ one of Broadway’s best tour offerings, is at Smith Center
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 @ 3:58 p.m.
Tonight, Annie, with curly redheaded Issie Swickle, lands at the Smith Center with no controversy and great touring reviews. “One of the best offerings that Broadway has put on tour. … The same magic and the same heart are still there.”
2015 Rock in Rio USA Day 4 featured Bruno Mars, John Legend, pictured here, Empire of the Sun, Joss Stone and more Saturday, May 16, 2015, at MGM Resorts Festival Grounds.
Rock in Rio USA’s Roberta Medina: ‘We’re excited for what’s to come’
Monday, May 25, 2015 @ 2 a.m.
With 172,000 people from 47 states and 32 countries, Rock in Rio’s Roberta Medina, daughter of founder Roberto Medina, is thrilled that their debut music festival on the Strip, Rock in Rio USA, was successful.
P. Diddy and Sports Illustrated swimsuit models host Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Foxtail Pool Club in SLS Las Vegas.
Celebrity preview: DJs galore, Bette, Diddy, T-Pain, The Eagles, Khloe, Kevin Hart, Ke$ha, Joe Jonas, UFC 187
2015 Memorial Day Weekend:
Friday, May 22, 2015 @ 6 p.m.
To say this four-day Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas is jam-packed would be a big understatement. Music and parties — all the top global DJs are in town — top the agenda this weekend. If you want music, the list is long and varied and includes the Divine Miss M herself.
Bryan Adams performs during his “30th Anniversary Reckless Tour” stop Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Review: Bryan Adams, at Mandalay Bay, still wants to rock at 55 — and does
Friday, May 22, 2015 @ 11 a.m.
It’s been three decades since Bryan Adams’ hit album “Reckless” was released and spawned unforgettable 1980s hits including “Heaven,” “Run to You,” “Summer of ’69” and “Somebody.”
Kim Canteenwalla, Robin Leach and Sammy DeMarco at Made L.V. on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Tivoli Village.
Robuchon vs. Del Frisco’s; Therapy downtown; Made L.V.; STK’s new items
Counter Intelligence:
Friday, May 22, 2015 @ 10 a.m.
Bravo to Cucina Italiano, the sister restaurant to Brio in Las Vegas, which has set May 28 for its opening in Henderson promising all cooking done in full view of guests.
Iggy Azalea hosts and performs at Drai's on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, atop the Cromwell.
Iggy Azalea’s blackjack run; Bobby Flay’s divorce battle; Letterman in L.V.?
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Thursday, May 21, 2015 @ 6:31 p.m.
My notebook fills up at high speed with the oddest of gossip from striding the Strip on a nightly basis, and today is a bonanza, from Iggy Azalea and Bobby Flay to David Letterman at Caesars Palace.
Blake Fryer and Ava Wagner kiss each other during the Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival on Saturday, May 24, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.
Weekend Best Bets: Punk Rock Bowling, Craig Ferguson and B.B. King tribute
Las Vegas:
Thursday, May 21, 2015 @ 6 p.m.
Memorial Day Weekend is here, and there’s no shortage of festivals, shows and other events to complement your backyard barbecues and pool parties. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
B.B. King performs at Veil Pavilion at Silverton Casino Lodge on Nov. 25, 2011.
Strip Scribbles: B.B. King salute at Brooklyn Bowl; BMG; Vegas PBS; free ice cream; Flowrider
Las Vegas:
Thursday, May 21, 2015 @ 4:04 p.m.
The family of the late, loved B.B. King, legendary king of the blues who died here a week ago, plans to celebrate his life and musical talent at a free event in Brooklyn Bowl at the Linq Promenade on Friday night.
The fifth-annual Epicurean Affair on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Palazzo.
Tonight: Radius rooftop pool at Stratosphere; Epicurean Affair; Method Man and Redman
Las Vegas:
Thursday, May 21, 2015 @ 2:01 p.m.
Stratosphere officially opens its new day-and-night Radius rooftop pool on the 25th floor 300 feet above the Strip. Swim to the infinity edge, and you get panoramic views of the valley under the sun or moon.