Rene Angelil’s ‘Celebration of Life’: ‘He went through life wanting everybody to smile’

Rene-Charles Angelil, Celine Dion, Patrick Angelil, Andre Angelil, Jean-Pierre Angelil and Anne-Marie Angelil attend the “Celebration of Life” for Rene Angelil, the husband and manager of Dion, at the Colosseum on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Caesars Palace.

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Rene-Charles Angelil, Celine Dion, Patrick Angelil, Andre Angelil, Jean-Pierre Angelil and Anne-Marie Angelil attend the “Celebration of Life” for Rene Angelil, the husband and manager of Dion, at the Colosseum on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Caesars Palace.

Celine Dion:
Friday, February 5, 2016 @ 2 a.m.
Celine Dion said of her late husband and manager, “Rene always surrounded me with the best people. Rene never, ever hated anyone or had a bad opinion of someone. He loved life so very much, and life loved him.”
A composite image of Kylie Jenner, Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna.

Strip Scribbles: Rob Kardashian + Blac Chyna, Ian Ziering, Dennis Rodman

Las Vegas:
Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ 6:02 p.m.
Let’s hope that new romantic duo Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna won’t be dancing the light fantastic this Super Bowl 50 Weekend here. She’s the ex-fiancee and mother of rapper Tyga’s 3-year-old son, King Cairo, and he’s appearing at Drai’s on Friday.
Alex Goude and his “Twisted Vegas” cast arrive Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Westgate Las Vegas.

Photos: ‘Twisted Vegas’ cast arrives at Westgate Las Vegas

Theater:
Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ 5:06 p.m.
It wasn’t the most luxurious of arrivals, but it certainly was unique — maybe even a little “Twisted”! It was a U-Haul truck that brought the cast of the new show “Twisted Vegas” to Westgate Las Vegas valet Wednesday morning.
George Shunock, Robin Leach and Mark Shunock.

Mark Shunock’s post-‘Rock of Ages’ plans: New L.V. nightlife role, ‘Mondays Dark’ expansion

Q+A:
Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ 4:34 p.m.
In addition to expanding the reach of his amazing, monthly “Mondays Dark” charity efforts to Los Angeles and Nashville, Mark Shunock has created an entertainment company that will provide a new performance show for a major Strip nightlife destination.
Entertainer Clint Holmes attends the 19th annual Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love” gala for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health honoring Andrea Bocelli and wife Veronica Bocelli on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Tonight in L.V.: Clint Holmes, Domenick Allen, Las Vegas Music Summit, ‘ROA’

Las Vegas:
Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ 3:23 p.m.
Clint Holmes and Domenick Allen start a three-night run of their show “What a Wonderful World” at Cabaret Jazz in the Smith Center. The annual Las Vegas Music Summit gets underway with two days of conferences, followed by rocking fun at Backstage Bar & Billiards.
Bullet For My Valentine.
Q+A: Matt Tuck of Bullet For My Valentine talks Las Vegas heat, touring, Lemmy
Hard Rock Hotel:
Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ 2 a.m.
“We’re going to be playing at least an hour and a half, everything from the EP right through to ‘Venom,’ ” said Bullet For My Valentine frontman Matt Tuck. “We’re doing a setup, which we’ve never used before. We’re bringing a little bit of pyro and some toys!”
Joey Fatone, lower left, and the cast of “Rock of Ages” at “Mondays Dark” in Vinyl at the Hard Rock Hotel. Guest columnist Dane Biren is third from right.
Strip Scribbles: More ‘Rock of Ages’ departures, Comic-Con in Las Vegas
Entertainment:
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 @ 6:04 p.m.
Five or six additional performers from “Rock of Ages” during its three-year run at the Venetian also will depart the hit musical, now relocated to the Rio, by the end of February, following lead star Mark Shunock, as we reported Tuesday.
Donny Osmond and Marie Osmond celebrate the renaming of their showroom to Donny & Marie Showroom at Flamingo Las Vegas on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.
Donny and Marie Osmond to unveil Madame Tussauds wax figures
Las Vegas Strip:
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 @ 5:02 p.m.
Next Tuesday, popular Flamingo headliners Donny and Marie Osmond will unveil their Madame Tussauds wax figures onstage at Donny & Marie Showroom instead of at the museum in the Venetian.
Guns N' Roses' "An Evening of Destruction: No Trickery!" at the Joint on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas. Nicolas Cage, pictured here, introduces the band.
Las Vegas veteran aims to pitch film to Nicolas Cage
Military:
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 @ 4:04 p.m.
Purple Heart recipient and U.S. Army Vietnam veteran Chuck N. Baker hopes to sign up Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage to turn his documentary about veterans into a larger dramatic project.
Joan Collins, Evie Bricusse and Leslie Bricusse at the Vanity Fair Oscars Party in 2011.
Longtime friend Leslie Bricusse toasts 85th birthday in Las Vegas
Entertainment:
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 @ 3:06 p.m.
Legendary and award-winning songwriter and show creator Leslie Bricusse celebrated his 85th birthday on the Las Vegas Strip as a guest of Sir Elton John and after a series of other reunions may well be a part of our future entertainment scene.
Celine Dion hugs her husband, Rene Angelil.
Celine Dion to pay tribute to late husband Rene Angelil tonight at Caesars Palace
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 @ 2 a.m.
A casting of Rene Angelil’s hand will remain under the spotlight during the “Celebration of Life” event at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace that has been organized by Celine Dion at tonight’s tribute to her late husband and manager. Last Nov. 18, I reported it as the most loving and romantic story I’d heard in ...
Gordon Ramsay, Nobu Matsuhisa and Guy Savoy arrive at the Grand Tasting of 2014 Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit on Friday, May 9, 2014, at Garden of the Gods in Caesars Palace.
Gordon Ramsay receives Michelin star; Herbs & Rye award; Alex Stratta; Sushi Samba
Counter Intelligence:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 @ 10:32 p.m.
Las Vegas celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay became the first English chef to win his first star from the Michelin Guide for his restaurant Le Pressoir d’Argent in Paris, France, a nearly impossible achievement knowing the culinary rivalry between the two countries.
The new Davidoff of Geneva cigar bar at Fashion Show.
Champagne wishes and caviar dreams — now add cigar pleasures
Davidoff of Geneva:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 @ 6:58 p.m.
Champagne wishes and caviar dreams became my TV slogan at the end of every episode of “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous.” Now I can add “cigar pleasures” for the hat trick thanks to last week’s arrival of the first Davidoff of Geneva cigar bar on the Strip.
A star for Elvis Presley in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Elvis Presley star, KMA, Mariah Carey, Mark Shunock, Big Boi
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 @ 6:03 p.m.
The late Elvis Presley received new recognition on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars this morning when the Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley Fan Club installed a new star for the King of Rock and Roll outside Mon Ami Gabi at Paris Las Vegas.
Claire Sinclair (Nice in white) and Sabina Kelley (Naughty in red) rehearse for "Pin Up" on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in the Stratosphere.
Sabina Kelley + beau Nixx 383; Rod Stewart; Soolin of ‘Fantasy’ in Playboy
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 @ 4:27 p.m.
Gorgeous international pinup model and Oxygen’s “Best Ink” judge Sabina Kelley is enjoying a 7,400-mile long-distance relationship commuting between her Las Vegas home and the Surfer’s Paradise area of Australia’s Gold Coast.