Strip Scribbles: MSA Awareness Month for Kerry Simon; ‘Duck Dynasty’; ‘Shark Tank’

Kerry Simon and Bill Murray attend the Simon Says Fight MSA benefit at Keep Memory Alive event center Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.

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Kerry Simon and Bill Murray attend the Simon Says Fight MSA benefit at Keep Memory Alive event center Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.

Las Vegas:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 @ 4:59 p.m.
To mark the first anniversary of our initial chef Kerry Simon fundraiser for his continuing battle of Multiple System Atrophy, this is MSA Awareness Month at our Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in downtown’s Symphony Park.
The Gazillionaire and Penny Pibbets of “Absinthe” celebrates its third anniversary Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Caesars Palace.

Preview: ‘Absinthe’ at Caesars Palace toasts 2,000 shows, four years

The Strip:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 @ 3:01 p.m.
Melody Sweets, as The Green Fairy, has used 4.2 miles of top-stick tape to keep her pasties in place, and The Frat Pack has consumed 900 bottles of Jack Daniels while going across the high wire.
Mandalay Bay President and COO Chuck Bowling is flanked by Magic! members drummer Alex Tanas, guitarist Mark Pellizzer, singer Nasri Atweh and bassist Ben Spivak at the Delano Las Vegas grand opening Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, on the Strip.

Hotel chiefs line up to bring presidential debate to L.V. in 2016

Politics:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 @ 1:57 p.m.
Hotel honchos include Charles Bowling, president and COO, Mandalay Bay; George Markantonis, president and COO, Venetian, Palazzo and Sands Expo & Convention Center; Keith Smith, president and CEO, Boyd Gaming; and Maurice Wooden, president, Wynn and Encore.
Scott Disick, with Scott Sartiano, hosts at 1 OAK on Friday, March 27, 2015, in the Mirage.

Photos: Scott Disick hosts at 1 OAK in the Mirage post-rehab

Television:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 @ 2:29 a.m.
There was no filming, no family members (including baby mama Kourtney Kardashian) were in attendance, and Scott Disick, looking more casual than normal in a black button-down shirt, denim and brown boots but fresh faced, stuck with water.
Tom Sandoval and Jax Taylor of "Vanderpump Rules" host and party at House of Blues Foundation Room on Saturday, March 29, 2015, in Mandalay Bay.

Photos: Jax Taylor, Tom Sandoval of ‘Vanderpump Rules’ host at Mandalay Bay

Television:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 @ 1:31 a.m.
Tom Sandoval and Jax Taylor partied with fans and, as in any good rivalry, the fellow bartenders went head-to-head with a Brugal Cocktail contest that evening, although, unlike the show, the guys kept their shirts on while working.
XS' sixth anniversary with DJ Avicii, right, with XS Managing Partner Jesse Waits, on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Encore.
Photos: DJ Avicii leads sixth-anniversary celebration at XS
Encore Las Vegas:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 @ 1:02 a.m.
XS at Steve Wynn’s Encore celebrated its sixth anniversary Saturday night as one of the country and world’s top nightclubs with the launch of DJ Avicii’s exclusive 2015 Wynn and Encore residency.
Diana Ross.
Diana Ross: ‘All my songs are really about love’
The Venetian:
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 @ 11:59 p.m.
Diva songbird Diana Ross doesn’t do red carpets or media interviews. She prefers to let her fans hear her songs for themselves. Her music of love dominates the new show at the Venetian titled “The Essential Diana Ross: Some Memories Never Fade.”
Chris McKenna, with The D Las Vegas owner Derek Stevens, hosts the Date-A-Thon on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.
Strip Scribbles: Derek Stevens’ $20,000 bet on Michigan State would equal $1 million win
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 @ 6:32 p.m.
It’s an underdog wager, but now Derek Stevens, owner and CEO of the downtown D Las Vegas and Golden Gate, could win $1 million for a $20,000 bet he placed at the rival Golden Nugget. Derek wagered big Dec. 5 at 50-1 odds.
The Las Vegas Outlaws take on the San Jose Sabercats during the Outlaws' first Arena Football League game Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Photos: Las Vegas Outlaws show heart in 59-41 debut loss
Arena Football League:
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 @ 4:30 p.m.
For a first-time outing, it looked as if disaster was about to fell the new Arena Football League expansion franchise team the Las Vegas Outlaws. But the players came roaring back to show a lot of heart and in the second half went from scoreless to within two touchdowns.
Tony Dovolani and Suzanne Somers perform during Week 3 of Season 20 of “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday, March 30, 2015, on ABC.
‘DWTS’ photos: High praise, low scores for Suzanne Somers; Charlotte McKinney exits
Television:
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 @ 1:27 p.m.
Suzanne Somers, with pro partner Tony Dovolani, scored 25 points, putting her ahead of singer Patti LaBelle with just 22 for her cha-cha and football star Michael Sam, who scored 24 with his salsa.
Aerial views of the Las Vegas Strip on Friday, March 27, 2015, including, pictured here, the Rock in Rio USA site, MGM Arena behind New York-New York and Monte Carlo and Pawn Mall.
Photos: New construction on the Strip alters Las Vegas cityscape
Monday, March 30, 2015 @ 8 p.m.
Progress on construction of the new MGM Arena behind New York-New York and Monte Carlo and the Rock in Rio USA site at the other end of the Strip is changing the Las Vegas skyline.
Suzanne Somers officially announces her new show “Suzanne Sizzles” on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Westgate Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Suzanne Somers on ‘DWTS’; Garth Brooks; Victor Drai; ‘Pawn Stars’
Las Vegas:
Monday, March 30, 2015 @ 7 p.m.
It’s Latin Night on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” and the shirts come off — so expect to see a bare-chested Tony Dovolani dancing with sexy Suzanne Somers, our new Westgate Las Vegas resident headliner.
Vince Neil owns new Arena Football League team the Las Vegas Outlaws.
Preview: Las Vegas Outlaws debut tonight with Vince Neil, Carrot Top, Zowie Bowie, ‘Sexxy’
Thomas & Mack Center:
Monday, March 30, 2015 @ 6 p.m.
“It’s great entertainment, a real running, high-scoring game,” Vince Neil told me Sunday. “When people leave after 2 1/2 hours of excitement, energy and entertainment, they are going to say wow! This is a case of going for it all the time.”
Celine Dion's post-show news conference at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on March 15, 2011.
Happy Birthday wishes to Caesars Palace songbird Celine Dion
Music:
Monday, March 30, 2015 @ 5:02 p.m.
I’m told that it will be a quiet family affair as she continues caring for her husband and former manager Rene Angelil, who is battling throat cancer. Their sons, Rene-Charles, 12, and 3-year-old twins Nelson and Eddy will be at her side.
Hakkasan celebrates resident DJ Tiesto’s Grammy Award win Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at MGM Grand.
Nightclub & Bar preview: Nelly, Nick Cannon, Avicii, Tiesto, Jell-O shot maker
Conventions:
Monday, March 30, 2015 @ 3:03 p.m.
The show features more than 700 nightlife suppliers, thousands of products spanning more than 100,000 square feet of exhibits and more than 80 sessions and workshops.