Silvano Alves of Brazil won the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center from Oct. 22-26, 2014, at UNLV. He also was crowned world champion for the third time and received a $1 million bonus for the season-ending title.
PBR World Finals and top bull riders, bulls to return to town in 2015
Thomas & Mack:
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Tickets for the “toughest sport on dirt” are on sale now for next year’s 22nd consecutive PBR World Finals, from Oct. 21-25. The Top 35 bull riders in the world will fight the angry, stomping and snorting animals to compete for a $2.2 million purse.
A view of 3535 lounge and the casino area during a tour of the Linq Hotel and Casino (formerly Imperial Palace and the Quad) on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. The casino is in the first phase of a $223 million renovation project.
Imperial Palace gets $230 million makeover to become the Quad — no, the Linq Hotel
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
For more than 30 years, it reigned on the Strip as Imperial Palace and was known far more for being one of the world’s Top 10 car museums with one of the largest collections of motor vehicles anywhere than it was for its corridor carpeting and rooms.
Britney Spears hosts her “Britney: Piece of Me” cast at Buca di Beppo on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Britney Spears plays waitress, hosts her cast at Buca di Beppo
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
In advance of her huge “Britney Day” celebration Nov. 5, pop princess Britney Spears celebrated privately with the cast of her residency show “Britney: Piece of Me” at Axis at Planet Hollywood.
Google executive Alan Eustache parachutes to Earth from space.
Strip Scribbles: Voyage to the edge of space; Grand Canyon bucket-list trip; ‘Ink Master’
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Days ago, courageous Internet executive Alan Eustache, who works for Google, made a record-breaking 135,908-foot dive from the edge of space over New Mexico. It made headlines around the world.
Rock in Rio CEO Luis Justo speaks during a Rock in Rio news conference Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. The event was held to unveil a mock-up of Rock Street, one of three thematic streets that will be featured inside the City of Rock. The music festival venue at Las Vegas Boulevard South and Sahara Avenue will open in May 2015.
Rock in Rio USA: 100 acts, 300,000 fans, 47-acre City of Rock, Bruno Mars
The Strip:
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Bruno Mars, Joss Stone and Ed Sheeran were announced Monday as the newest performers to join already-set Taylor Swift, Metallica, Linkin Park, John Legend and The Deftones. More concert artists will be revealed in December and January.
Silvano Alves of Brazil won the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center from Oct. 22-26, 2014, at UNLV. He also was crowned world champion for the third time and received a $1 million bonus for the season-ending title.
PBR World Finals Round 5: Silvano Alves wins event and world titles, $1 million
Thomas & Mack:
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The 26-year-old from Pilar do Sul, Brazil, who lives in Decatur, Texas, went an incredible 6-for-6 beating back all of his bulls at the 2014 PBR BFTS World Finals for the first time in his career to win the event with 502 points.
Selena Gomez and her Stars Dance tour stop Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Star Surveillance: Selena Gomez minus Justin Bieber; Joey Fatone; Von Miller; Warren Sapp
Las Vegas:
Monday, October 27, 2014
Fright Dome at Circus Circus owner Jason Egan escorted Ozzy Osborne and Sharon Osbourne through the haunted attraction. No word if Ozzy scared the ghosts! Kerry King of Slayer dined at La Cave in the Wynn.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman is flanked by Chippendale dancers Jace Crispin and Gavin McHale during the annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run in downtown Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
Strip Scribbles: It’s on! Robin Leach vs. Carolyn Goodman at Slotzilla
Great Santa Run:
Monday, October 27, 2014
I’m donating $5,000 to our beloved charity Opportunity Village because I challenged Madame Mayor to the race, and she accepted so that Opportunity Village gets the money. She’s incredible!
Season 4 of Lavo Champagne Brunch on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Palazzo.
Lavo Champagne Brunch: Ladies who lunch — in lacy lingerie
Palazzo:
Monday, October 27, 2014
The glamour girls turned out in the scantiest of skivvies, the naughtiest of negligees, the barest of bras and the sexiest of stockings to make the four-hour, high-energy party brunch Saturday the sizzling event of the season.
“Wicked,” starring Kim Zimmer as Madame Morrible, is at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts from Oct. 8-Nov. 9, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.
Time warp! ‘Wicked’ cast has double duty with ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’
Charity:
Monday, October 27, 2014
Welcome to the one-night-only “The Wicked Rocky Horror Show” with soap-opera legend Kim Zimmer shedding her Madame Morrible character for the night to be the MC of this benefit performance for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Kim Kardashian West, Khloe Kardashian, Stephanie Sheppard, Malika Haqq and Khadijah Haqq celebrate Kim’s 34th birthday at Tao on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the Venetian.
Kim Kardashian West toasts her 34th birthday at Tao
The Venetian:
Monday, October 27, 2014
The group, which also included Kris Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Malika and Khadijah Haqq, Robin Antin, Jonathan Cheban and Simon Huck, watched Kanye’s performance at LIB downtown before heading to the birthday celebration on the Strip.
Emily Moheganrooney helps Caesars Entertainment PR intern Sha’Mell Henry with a sandwich order at Fulton Street Food Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at Harrah’s.
Casual dining is elevated at Fulton Street Food Hall
Harrah’s:
Monday, October 27, 2014
The former space of Ming’s and the 24-hour cafe features sit-down breakfast from 6 to 11 a.m. (other sections are open 24/7); late-night and gourmet pizzas; soup station; create-your-own salad bar; sandwich station; sushi bar; and noodle bar.
Martorano’s grand opening Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Paris Las Vegas.
Steve Martorano opens Martorano’s at Paris, previews new book
Dining:
Sunday, October 26, 2014
It’s a truly remarkable story: A journey from tough times on the Mob streets of Philly to finding a career to save himself from jail or death. Tattooed tough guy Steve Martorano has accomplished his biggest dream.
Five Finger Death Punch at The Joint on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.
Review: Five Finger Death Punch returns home with co-headliner Volbeat
The Joint:
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Last but certainly not least, Five Finger Death Punch made their Las Vegas return evident with lead singer Ivan Moody wearing a UNLV jersey and making the proclamation, “It’s good to be home.”
Buddy Valastro and Daniel Boulud attend the grand opening of DB Brasserie by chef Boulud on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the Venetian.
Daniel Boulud, Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger, $16,000 Cognac, Crave
Counter Intelligence:
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Can-can girls and French fanfare will be on the menu at DB Brasserie in the Venetian when star chef Daniel Boulud arrives for a weekend Nov. 14-16 inspired by the spirit of the French.