Max Tappeiner of Las Vegas Business Academy: Molding L.V.’s best, brightest future leaders

Guest columnist Max Tappeiner, right, is the president of the Las Vegas Business Academy.

Guest columnist Max Tappeiner, right, is the president of the Las Vegas Business Academy.

Guest Columnist:
Thursday, August 27, 2015 @ 10:34 a.m.
Joining Las Vegas Business Academy and becoming president of the board has allowed me to work alongside some of Las Vegas’ brightest business leaders in our quest to provide an unparalleled education for our scholarship students.
Antioco Carrillo and Theo Small are the first in Clark County to receive a same-sex marriage certificate at the Marriage License Bureau on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.

AFAN’s Antioco Carrillo: Our goal has always been to make true change in our community

Guest Columnist:
Thursday, August 27, 2015 @ 9:58 a.m.
As we get ready for the 29th Annual Black & White Party on Saturday night at the Joint, it’s amazing to think of its humble beginnings as a small gathering (about 25 attendees) in a Green Valley apartment backyard on a hot August night.
Valrhona Grand Cru Milk Chocolate Pancakes at Pantry in the Mirage.

Mirage executive chef Christian Schmidt: My heritage and classical training are indelible

Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 @ 10:06 p.m.
Growing up in Germany, I was fascinated by classic Western movies starring American heroes like Clint Eastwood, John Wayne and Gene Hackman. I viewed the United States as a place that truly epitomized the land of opportunity.
Ryan Stuart, Jaymes Vaughan, Ross Mathews, James Davis and Sami Eskelin at Chippendales in the Rio.

Red carpet king Ross Mathews previews AFAN’s Black & White Party

Hard Rock Hotel:
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 @ 8:34 p.m.
“This is my first time with AFAN, so I’ve been doing my research,” the host of Ryan Seacrest’s new show “Knock, Knock” told me. “It’s the 29th anniversary on Saturday, and, even in black and white, we’ll still make a splash.”
Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli perform during the 2015 Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love” gala Saturday, June 13, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

What to expect in Celine Dion’s return to Caesars Palace

The Colosseum:
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 @ 6:34 p.m.
Insiders reveal that the show will be more contemporary in feel. Yves Acoin, production designer, explained: “The bones are still the same. We changed the recipe — more uplifting, more uptempo.”
Celine Dion.
Celine Dion: ‘Rene wants me to be here; I’m excited to get back to perform for my fans’
Caesars Palace:
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 @ 6 p.m.
As of today, Celine Dion told her management team that it would be a last-minute decision if Rene Angelil would be strong enough to travel from their Lake Las Vegas estate to watch Thursday’s premiere. “It’s so fragile. It’s really day by day,” she explained.
Bardot’s brunch menu demands deep exploration.
Ben Vaughn: My Top Five favorite brunch spots in Las Vegas
Contributing Columnist:
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 @ 11:58 p.m.
From braised meats, champagne, cheeses from all over the globe and seafood towers tall enough to pave a path to the top of the Stratosphere, every restaurant has its own variety of sinful, over-the-top brunch choices.
“Jersey Boys” at Paris Las Vegas cast members Buck Hujabre, Lauren Tartaglia, Jason Martinez and Douglas Crawford arrive at Mark Shunock’s “Mondays Dark” at Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.
Buck Hujabre of ‘Jersey Boys’: Pursuing commercial real estate and showbiz
Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 @ 11:06 p.m.
I’ve been very lucky in my career; I found a way to get paid for a hobby. I am doing something for a living that I would still do for free if I had decided to become a doctor.
Bathhouse Spa at Delano Las Vegas.
Jane Cox of Bathhouse Spa at Delano Las Vegas: Trends, most popular male treatments
Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 @ 10:02 p.m.
New trends and unique treatments are paving the path at Spa Mandalay Bay and Bathhouse Spa at Delano Las Vegas as guests continue to seek a little R&R after a long day traveling or a night out on the town.
The 2015 Carnival of Cuisine hosted by Mario Batali on Friday, June 5, 2015, at Palazzo.
Television: ‘Las Vegas D.A.,’ ‘My Fab 40th,’ ‘Thrill Factor,’ Mario Batali
Las Vegas:
Monday, August 24, 2015 @ 11:57 p.m.
Las Vegas continues to be a powerful magnet for TV producers and cable networks, and more of our residents are becoming reality-TV regulars.
Kid Rock at Boulevard Pool on Friday, June 6, 2014, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Hacking conference, Kid Rock, ‘Bath Boy,’ Helene Neville
Las Vegas:
Monday, August 24, 2015 @ 11:03 p.m.
It turns out that the recent cheaters website Ashley Madison hacking is nowhere near as serious as the fact that hackers can now control car systems remotely.
Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe Award for courage at the ESPY Awards at Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.
Transgender leader Jeremy Wallace: Three questions I’m asked on a regular basis
Guest Columnist:
Monday, August 24, 2015 @ 10:08 p.m.
After the big Caitlyn Jenner reveal, conversations about transgender issues are reaching an all-time high. While this journey is challenging and difficult, every transgender person I know of says that it has been worth every moment to finally be able to live authentically.
Blac Chyna wears Angel Brinks to her 27th birthday celebration at Ace of Diamonds on Monday, May 11, 2015, in West Hollywood, Calif.
L.V. fashion designer Angel Brinks: Customers should embrace inner star quality
Guest Columnist:
Monday, August 24, 2015 @ 9:04 p.m.
Women come in all shapes and sizes, and the female body is truly a beautiful work of art. I strive to create designs that accentuate a woman’s curves and highlight our favorite features.
Rene Angelil and Celine Dion arrive at the "Veronic Voices" premiere at Bally's on Friday, June 28, 2013.
Celine Dion on husband Rene Angelil: He wants to die in my arms; we don’t know how long he has
Caesars Palace:
Monday, August 24, 2015 @ 3:28 p.m.
In a highly emotional and teary interview before her return to a new residency at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace, superstar Celine Dion has revealed that her cancer-stricken husband, Rene Angelil, and she have worked out the details of his funeral.
Robin Leach attends the concert tour stop of Shania Twain on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, in San Diego.
Photos: Shania Twain hopes to return to Las Vegas, extends ‘Rock This Country Tour’
Monday, August 24, 2015 @ 12:02 p.m.
“The tour is tiring, but I’m loving it. It’s become far more meaningful than I thought it would be. So many young people are turning out. We are getting an interesting cross-section of people in our audiences that makes it really great,” Shania Twain told me.