"Le Reve -- The Dream" unveils its $3 million show element Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Wynn Theater.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy of ‘DWTS’: ‘Le Reve’s’ new $3 million sequence is ‘historic’
Wynn Las Vegas:
Monday, November 24, 2014
Former “Dancing With the Stars” heartthrob Maksim Chmerkovskiy, who choreographed the sequence, is in awe of the 16 fire shooters and 172 high-powered water fountains firing more than 100 feet into the air lit by 120 individual, colored LED lighting spots.
Eddie Shaw, 76, and Gloria Durling, 68, re-created Rocky and Adrian for a calendar that will benefit Keep Memory Alive.
Reimagining the classics: Keep Memory Alive patients, caregivers create calendar as a fundraiser
Monday, November 24, 2014
Patients and caregivers at our downtown Keep Memory Alive center, some in their 80s and 90s, have transformed into movie stars in a fundraising effort that at the same time has helped improve their brain health.
The USS Riverboat Tour of Laughlin on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.
Get a taste of what Las Vegas used to be — in Laughlin
Weekend Getaway:
Monday, November 24, 2014
When I arrived, the town charmed me with its Strip-like Casino Drive along the Colorado River — except Laughlin’s main drag takes about seven minutes to drive from one end to the other. On the Strip, you’re lucky if you can get back to your car in seven minutes.
Usher performs during the 2012 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 20, 2012.
Celebrity preview: Usher, Jane’s Addiction, Steve Angello, Scott Disick, Miss Nevada
Las Vegas:
Friday, November 21, 2014
Is anybody skating on thin ice this pre-Thanksgiving Weekend? Perhaps so! Macau is far away, but beloved boxer Manny Pacquiao is expected to have a tough fight against Chris Algieri, who has been training the past month here at the Venetian.
San Diego chef Ricardo Heredia wins the overall title at the 2014 World Food Championships on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.
World Food Championships winner Ricardo Heredia is a rising star
Guest Columnist Ben Vaughn:
Friday, November 21, 2014
This year’s top honors went to San Diego chef Ricardo Heredia. A two-time finalist at the event, when Ricardo is asked about how he got into the business of food, he likes to say he “hustled” his way into the kitchen.
2014 Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez is crowned 2014 Miss USA at the 2014 Miss USA Pageant at Baton Rouge River Center on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La. Runner-up 2014 Miss North Dakota Audra Mari is at center and 2013 Miss USA Erin Brady is at right.
Miss Nevada (and Miss USA) Nia Sanchez crowns successor Sunday at UNLV
Pageant:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Nia Sanchez never thought that she would win the Miss Nevada USA Pageant a year ago, but then she went on to become the first Nevada delegate in history to win the ultimate crown of Miss USA.
Singer and actress Pia Zadora performs during a guest stint in "Million Dollar Quartet" on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Harrah’s.
Strip Scribbles: Pia Zadora, Rick Moonen, Burt Reynolds, Vegas Rocks! Awards
Las Vegas:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
It’s not quite a performance from a hospital bed, but pretty darn close. Feisty singer Pia Zadora has a miracle return to her cabaret shows at Piero’s this weekend a few months after serious injuries sustained when her golf cart overturned.
Jane's Addiction at Brooklyn Bowl on Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the Linq.
Weekend best bets: Jane’s Addiction, David Sedaris and Anjelah Johnson
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Before the holidays hit, get in one last weekend of fall festivities with entertainment options ranging from top-notch comedy and concerts to homegrown Las Vegas talent.
People stroll through Opportunity Village's Magical Forest Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.
Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest opens Friday; official tree lighting Nov. 28
Holidays:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman will flip the switch to reveal a brilliantly lit forest announcing the official start to the holiday season in Las Vegas. Mirage headliners Boyz II Men, Venetian headliners Human Nature, yours truly and many more will join Madame Mayor.
The Quad headliner comedy juggler Jeff Civillico performs at the closing-night party for IPW 2013 at Garden of the Gods pool at Caesars Palace on June 12, 2013.
Jeff Civillico’s fundraising Headliners Bash takes over Penn & Teller Theater
Philanthropy:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Our Strip showbiz stars have big and generous hearts, and Linq Hotel headliner comedy juggler Jeff Civillico on Friday brings them all together at Penn & Teller Theater in the Rio for his annual Headliners Bash.
President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014.
Obama’s immigration speech to cut into 2014 Latin Grammys on Univision
Television:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
President Barack Obama’s immigration speech will officially cut into as many as 40 minutes of today’s live Univision telecast of the 2014 Latin Grammy Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Santa Claus, Jace Crispin of Chippendales at the Rio, Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Gavin McHale attend the 2013 Great Santa Run on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in downtown Las Vegas.
Great Santa Run: Hostess Holly Madison, mayor’s $10K challenge, grand marshals Chippendales
Opportunity Village:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Along with marking 10 years of the Great Santa Run, Opportunity Village is commemorating its 60th anniversary. The beloved nonprofit provides unparalleled opportunities, enrichment and support to nearly 3,000 valley residents with disabilities and their families.
Wolfgang Puck.
Q+A: Wolfgang Puck’s 22 years on the Strip and first suburban bistro
Dining:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
This week, Wolfgang Puck came to town to officially open his Bar & Grill and sign copies of his cookbook “Wolfgang Puck Makes It Healthy: Light, Delicious Recipes and Easy Exercises for a Better Life” for fans.
Billy Hufsey’s “Celebrity Idols” at Sin City Theater in Planet Hollywood.
Preview: Billy Hufsey’s exuberant ‘Celebrity Idols’ at Planet Hollywood
Theater:
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Billy Hufsey’s “Celebrity Idols” is a wild, exuberant, frenzied and furious party with more than 30 musical numbers and 50 flashy, super-sexy costume changes celebrating movies and music and their stars who became celebrity idols.
Ashley Monroe, Angaleena Presley, Miranda Lambert, Shania Twain, Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill and Reba McEntire backstage after Twain's "Still the One" at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace on Saturday, April 6, 2013.
Strip Scribbles: Reba McEntire at Caesars? Derek Jeter, Jessica Alba, Mac King
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Former Las Vegas builder and developer Ron Pratte built up one of the world’s greatest collections of automobilia and collector cars over the past two decades. Now he’s selling more than 1,500 pieces and 140 cars.