Q+A: Legendary Tony Hawk to present skate demo at Gumball 3000

Tony Hawk arrives in Ibiza.

Petta Mustonen

Tony Hawk arrives in Ibiza.

MGM Resorts Village:
Friday, May 29, 2015 @ 2 a.m.
Skateboarding legend, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Hawk is among the participants in this year’s Gumball 3000 celebration of adventure, luxury and high-speed vehicles, music and partying. But Gumball 3000 isn’t all about fun.
Shania Twain and Robin Leach on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Caesars Palace.

Shania Twain finishes two weeks of rehearsals in L.V. ahead of final tour

Music:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 5:04 p.m.
After two weeks of rehearsals here in Las Vegas, pop and country superstar Shania Twain is about to set off on her final road tour of 67 dates starting next Friday, June 5, and ending in Toronto in October.
Cage the Elephant at Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan on Thursday, April 26, 2012.

Tonight in L.V.: Gipsy Kings, Robert Plant, Cage the Elephant, Juice Standard

Entertainment:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 4:08 p.m.
The legendary Gipsy Kings and their flamenco rhythms mix their blistering guitar traditions from the South of France and Spanish vocals at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel.
A gold cake created by Kailava of Las Vegas for Mother’s Day for Caesars Palace headliner Mariah Carey.

Two buzzed-about L.V. businesses: Kailava’s cakes, Cobra Culture’s ‘second skin’ dresses

Photos:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 3:05 p.m.
Two new local businesses are creating buzz with their overnight success stories. Cake-baker Kailava moved her extreme sugar sculptures and cakes here from Utah just last month.
Jay Ohrberg and his famous pink limousine.

World’s longest limo with lap pool, helipad to be built in Las Vegas

Automobiles:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 2:04 p.m.
Every episode of my TV series “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous” started with a remarkable shot of an even more remarkable car — a record-setting 100-foot limousine.
Gumball 3000 heads to homestretch in Death Valley and ends in Las Vegas
Gumball 3000 heads to homestretch in Death Valley and ends in Las Vegas
MGM Resorts Village:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 12:57 p.m.
More than 100 vehicles valued at more than $200 million are en route to Las Vegas as the seven-day Gumball 3000 road rally nears the end of an exhausting journey that began last Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden.
Billy Currington.
Q+A: Billy Currington toasts 10th No. 1, headlines at Boulevard Pool
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 10 a.m.
Billy Currington’s new single “Drinkin’ Town With a Football Problem” ships to country radio Monday, sixth studio album “Summer Forever” drops Tuesday, and “Shotgun Rider Tour” with Tim McGraw kicks off June 5 in Little Rock, Ark.
Fresh tofu with scallions, grated ginger and bonito flakes
Ben Vaughn shares five ways to expand summer grilling horizons
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 1 a.m.
As summer beams right around the corner, outdoor cooking becomes more prevalent. We love our grills, pits and smokers. Why? Maybe it’s a fascination with open flames.
Deana Martin and her father, Dean Martin.
Q+A: Deana Martin talks Dean Martin, Old Vegas, The Rat Pack, big-band show
South Point:
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ 11:57 p.m.
It’s just days away now for when Deana Martin returns to Las Vegas and all the memories of being here as a youngster with her dad, Dean Martin, and his The Rat Pack friends Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. will come flooding back.
Gumball 3000 is noted for its high-end vehicles.
Gumball 3000, with Tony Hawk, Diplo, Skrillex, arrives in L.V. on Friday
MGM Resorts Village:
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ 7:09 p.m.
It’s a large feat: More than $200 million in precious cars are being airlifted on an 11-hour flight from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Reno for the final drive of the Gumball 3000 rally into Las Vegas.
Le Cirque at Bellagio offers this surf and turf special for $325.
Surf-and-turf special at Le Cirque in Bellagio — for $325
Dining:
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ 6:03 p.m.
Created by executive chef Wilfried Bergerhausen, it is a Japanese Kobe steak wrapped in truffle perigourdine sauce topped with foie gras and shaved truffles paired with 2-pound butter poached Maine lobster tail topped with lobster caviar sauce and edible 24-karat gold leaf.
Rodrigo Alves.
Strip Scribbles: Human Ken doll Rodrigo Alves undergoes 30 plastic surgeries
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ 5:34 p.m.
It’s taken Rodrigo Alves 30 body-changing operations including four rhinoplasties, liposuction and six-pack implants over 10 years to look like Barbie’s mate, a human Ken doll.
Martin Jacobson, 27, of Sweden stands with cash after beating Felix Stephensen of Norway to win the $10 million first-place prize during the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at the Rio.
$200 million to be awarded in 46th Annual World Series of Poker at Rio
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ 4:24 p.m.
Fifty days of around-the-clock, high-stakes action is underway for the prestigious 46th Annual World Series of Poker, which began with cards in the air at noon today at the Rio.
Jeff Ehret, president of Penta Building Group, signs the final steel beam during a topping-off ceremony for the Las Vegas Arena on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Las Vegas. Representatives from MGM Resorts International and AEG, contractors Hunt-Penta and elected officials were on hand to celebrate the installation of the arena's final steel beam. The $375 million arena is scheduled to open in Spring 2016.
Photos: MGM Resorts, AEG commemorate topping off at new arena
Construction:
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ 2:56 p.m.
More than 300 construction workers and ironworkers celebrated with MGM Resorts International officials this morning as a giant crane lifted into place the last of some 7,000 steel beams weighing a total of 7,100 tons.
Andrea Bocelli is flanked by soprano Maria Aleida and music conductor Eugene Kohn at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014.
Party in Italy with Andrea Bocelli and showbiz friends for $200,000
Travel:
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ 1:58 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.