Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday at KMA gala May 21 to be star-studded benefit

Tony Bennett performs during “Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert” on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas.

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Tony Bennett performs during “Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert” on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas.

MGM Grand:
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 @ 12:54 p.m.
The list of incredible live-auction items and stars at the May 21 Keep Memory Alive 20th annual “Power of Love” gala continues to grow. Its mission is to raise funds and awareness in support of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
Stratosphere headliner Frankie Moreno performs during the Nevada Sesquicentennial All-Star Concert on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Las Vegas.

Tonight in L.V.: Frankie Moreno, Billy Idol, San Gennaro Feast, Dillon Francis

Las Vegas:
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 @ 12:04 p.m.
Hometown hero singer-songwriter and musician Frankie Moreno celebrates the official opening-night premiere of his new show “Under the Influence” at Planet Hollywood with “Dancing With the Stars” choreographer and pro dancer Lacey Schwimmer.
Celine Dion returns to the Colosseum on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at Caesars Palace.

Celine Dion to receive 2016 Billboard Music Icon Award

Music:
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 @ 9:33 a.m.
Celine Dion, who has a residency at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace, will be honored with the Icon Award during the ABC telecast. She also will perform Queen’s “The Show Must Go On” after she accepts the award.
Jessa Hinton hosts at Crazy Horse III on Friday, May 25, 2012.

Las Vegas model Jessa Hinton hosts ‘Sexy de Mayo’ at Tacos & Tequila

Luxor:
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 @ 2 a.m.
Since I’ve had the delight of knowing Las Vegas model Jessa Hinton for several years, I asked her about the Mexican holiday that is cause for a bigger celebration here on the Strip than it is in Acapulco.
The Mike Hammer Celebrity Go-Kart Race benefiting Serving Hope Las Vegas on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, at Gene Woods Race Center. Flavor Flav and Chris Phillips are pictured here.

Strip Scribbles: Zowie Bowie, ‘One Night,’ Wanya Morris, dance crews, tourism

Las Vegas:
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 @ 5:25 p.m.
More on that quick hit in Monday’s Strip Scribbles about Zowie Bowie (Chris Phillips) landing a seven-month residency starting May 13 at the 35,000-square-foot pool deck Citrus at Downtown Grand.
A massing model showing the general layout of a new project by Wynn Resorts that would include a 38-acre lagoon, 1,000-room hotel tower, small casino, restaurants, nightlife and meeting space.
Steve Wynn plans ‘fantasy island’ in Crystal Lagoons beachfront paradise
Las Vegas Strip:
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 @ 3:56 p.m.
“Robin, you and I will go waterskiing or parasailing. The lagoon will be about the size of almost 100 Olympic-sized swimming pools or 30 football fields,” laughed Steve Wynn to me.
Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood, Charlie Watts, Darryl Jones and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones perform at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, May 11, 2013.
Are The Rolling Stones headed to Las Vegas after ‘Desert Trip’ in Indio?
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 @ 3:04 p.m.
New rumors about a possible The Rolling Stones appearance in Las Vegas this fall were triggered today by news of the band’s confirmed appearance at a new classic rock weekend from Oct. 7-9 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif.
Alex Goude and his “Twisted Vegas” cast arrive Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Westgate Las Vegas.
‘Twisted Vegas’ closes at Westgate Las Vegas, might return in fall
Theater:
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 @ 1:59 p.m.
French-TV personality Alex Goude has confirmed that he’s brought his variety show “Twisted Vegas” to an end after 70 performances at Westgate Las Vegas. It officially premiered here Feb. 18.
"Reba and Brooks & Dunn: Together in Vegas" grand opening night Friday, June 19, 2015, at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace.
Tonight in L.V.: Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn, Paul Zerdin, ‘Mythical Kabuki Lion’
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 @ 12:58 p.m.
The three musketeers of country music are back at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace: Reba McEntire, Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn resume their hit residency “Together in Vegas” through May 14.
Gary Selesner, Caesars Palace regional president, with celebrated chefs Gordon Ramsay and Guy Savoy at the new Monte Cristo Cigar Bar in Caesars Palace.
2016 VUBBA photos: Guy Savoy, Rao’s, Salvatore Calabrese, Francesco Lafranconi on final Day 4
Dining:
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 @ 2 a.m.
It had finally come to the last day, and in what’s become a Vegas Uncork’d tradition, the festival wrapped Sunday morning with “Little Italy from City to Strip” at Rao’s at Caesars Palace.
Giada De Laurentiis, a guest and Tyra Banks attend brunch at Giada on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Cromwell.
2016 VUBBA photos: Brunch with Giada, Chefs of the Gods with Gordon Ramsay on Day 3
Dining:
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 @ 1:02 a.m.
Hosted by “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro’s operating partners, Las Vegas husband-and-wife team chef Kim Canteenwalla and restaurateur Elizabeth Blau, the epic-style brunch at Buddy V’s Ristorante at the Venetian featured classic brunch favorites.
Chefs from Caesars Entertainment properties appear on the red carpet before the Vegas Uncork'd Grand Tasting Friday, April 29, 2016, at Caesars Palace. From left are Julien Asseo, Marc Sherry, Giada De Laurentiis, Guy Savoy, Daniel Boulud, Gordon Ramsay, Nobu Matsuhisa, Susan Feniger, Greg Sherry and Mary Sue Milliken.
2016 VUBBA photos: Grand Tasting, ‘Dine in the Dark,’ Daniel Boulud on Day 2
Dining:
Monday, May 2, 2016 @ 11:57 p.m.
As we whooped into the second 24-hour blitzkrieg of food and wine, Day 2 introduced one new event, one fan favorite and the premier event of the entire weekend: the Grand Tasting at Garden of the Gods pool oasis at Caesars Palace.
The $1,000 omakase dinner by chef Nobu Matsuhisa at Nobu on Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Caesars Palace.
2016 VUBBA photos: Nobu’s $1K dinner, Palazzo, Guy Savoy, Mr. Chow on Day 1
Dining:
Monday, May 2, 2016 @ 10:58 p.m.
The 10th anniversary of Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit was a star-studded affair Thursday through Sunday with 24 culinary events hosted by many of the world’s top chefs and mixologists.
Frank Sinatra greets his son Frank Sinatra Jr. backstage at Driftwood Lounge after Sinatra Jr.’s performance with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra on Aug. 8, 1963, at the Flamingo in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Flamingo’s $100M-plus makeover for 75th anniversary
Las Vegas:
Monday, May 2, 2016 @ 6 p.m.
The oldest resort still in operation today on the Strip is set to get a $100-million-plus makeover in time to celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2021. I’ve learned exclusively that work on the renovation of the Flamingo starts in December.
Britney Spears arrives at Planet Hollywood on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.
Confirmed! Britney Spears to perform at 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena
Music:
Monday, May 2, 2016 @ 3:57 p.m.
The Planet Hollywood headliner, who revolutionized the pop-music scene on the Strip leading the charge for Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull and most recently Lionel Richie with her hit residency “Britney: Piece of Me,” also will be honored with the Millennium Award.