Lance Burton and Gabriella Versace arrive on the red carpet for Burton’s “Billy Topit: Master Magician” on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, at the Palms.
Photos: Five years in the making, Lance Burton’s ‘Billy Topit’ premieres at Palms
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
“Billy Topit: Master Magician” is an adorable double tale of how a kids’ party magician uses his skills to thwart a team of bumbling bad guys cheating cards in a poker game and simultaneously win the girl of his dreams who winds up as his magic assistant.
Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, making history as the first pontiff to do so. Listening behind the pope are Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio.
Strip Scribbles: Pope Francis, Frank Marino, Barrett-Jackson, ‘Solo Strips,’ Biff Tannen
Las Vegas:
Monday, September 28, 2015
Pope Francis crossed paths with Las Vegas VIPs during his East Coast visit that ended in Philadelphia. Much of the responsibility of feeding the Pope rested on the shoulders of Lidia Bastianich, proud Mom and partner of Joe Bastianich and star chef Mario Batali.
Buddy Valastro and Daniel Boulud attend the grand opening of DB Brasserie by chef Boulud on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the Venetian.
2015 G2E with Buddy Valastro, Daniel Boulud, GameCo, TournEvent
Global Gaming Expo:
Monday, September 28, 2015
G2E is not solely about slot machines and video and table games this year. An “Integrated Resort Experience” has been introduced, and I’ll join star chefs Buddy Valastro and Daniel Boulud as a judge for two of the next three days of a Culinary Challenge at the Venetian.
Chris Brown performs during the 2015 iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Caesars Palace.
Chris Brown to extend Drai’s run? New home for ‘Baz’? Tiesto at Hakkasan on NYE
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Monday, September 28, 2015
We have Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors galore this Monday: Nevada Ballet Theater has set Jan. 23 at Wynn Las Vegas for its 32nd annual Black & White Ball, which will honor Flamingo headliner singer-songwriter Olivia Newton-John.
Pia Zadora and Rich Little on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, at Tropicana.
Photos: Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Stewart remain two of Rich Little’s favorite voices
Monday, September 28, 2015
Legendary impressionist Rich Little, who told me that he’s still working on a Donald Trump impression, showed all the stars he impersonates in a series of charcoal sketches, which just like his many voices are right on target, at Laugh Factory in Tropicana.
A.J. Lambert, Charles Pignone and Amanda Erlinger attend the “Sinatra 100” book-release dinner at Sinatra on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, in Encore. Pignone wrote the new book, and Lambert and Erlinger are granddaughters of Frank Sinatra.
‘Sinatra 100’ celebrates Ol’ Blue Eyes: ‘He has never left us — and never will’
Monday, September 28, 2015
Ol’ Blue Eyes Frank Sinatra gained legendary icon status, and nobody ever came along to knock him from his regal throne. Las Vegas became “his kind of town” even though he sang about Chicago and “I Love New York.”
Jennifer Lopez hosts at Chateau on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Paris Las Vegas.
Photos: Jennifer Lopez hosts party at Chateau Nightclub on the Strip
Paris Las Vegas:
Monday, September 28, 2015
On the arrivals carpet, J.Lo sported a white Michael Costello — yes, the same Michael Costello who competed on “Project Runway” and dressed Beyonce at the Grammy Awards a few years ago — suit with deep-cut neckline, strappy beige Top Shop heels and braids.
The Weeknd performs at Drai’s on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, atop the Cromwell.
Photos: The Weeknd celebrates rare Hot 100 feat at Drai’s
The Cromwell:
Monday, September 28, 2015
Drai’s was at capacity in anticipation of The Weeknd. Partygoers screamed the moment the lights dimmed as The Weeknd walked onstage. Singing hit after hit, his performance included a captivating rendition of Beyonce and Jay-Z’s “Drunk in Love.”
Crystal Hefner spins at Rehab on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.
Photos: Crystal Hefner and Charli XCX perform at Rehab
Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas:
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Playboy Playmate turned Mrs. Hugh Hefner turned DJ Crystal Hefner led the daytime-party revelry dressed in a black Playboy Bunny costume complete with headphone bunny ears, bunny tail and smile.
Fetty Wap hosts and performs at his album-release party Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at Foxtail Nightclub in SLS Las Vegas.
Photos: Fetty Wap celebrates album release at Foxtail Nightclub
SLS Las Vegas:
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Record-setting Fetty Wap’s late-night performance at Foxtail celebrated the release of his self-titled debut album. The rapper and singer arrived at the nightclub with his crew, The Remy Boyz, after his surprise performance with Fall Out Boy.
David Guetta, joined here by Ed Sheeran at left, spins at XS in Encore on Saturday, May 16, 2015, the night before his performance with Nicki Minaj at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand.
Celebrity preview: David Guetta, Brody Jenner, ‘Book of Mormon,’ Daniel Tosh, Frank Caliendo
Las Vegas:
Friday, September 25, 2015
The four-day Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction festival of four-wheel fantasies started Thursday, and for 96 hours, thousands of the world’s most coveted, unique and valuable autos will cross the auction block for a global TV audience of millions.
The Judds — mother Naomi Judd and daughter Wynonna Judd.
Wynonna Judd says Venetian residency is mother Naomi Judd’s ‘last twirl’
Friday, September 25, 2015
The mother-and-daughter country music act of Naomi and Wynonna Judd are calling it quits, and their last performances on tour together will be at the Venetian with their “Girls Night Out” nine-show run starting Oct. 7.
Steve Wynn address attendees at the “Sinatra 100” book-release dinner at Sinatra on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, in Encore.
Photos: Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga prepare to salute Frank Sinatra’s 100th
Encore Las Vegas:
Thursday, September 24, 2015
The spirit of Frank Sinatra was very much alive Wednesday night in the restaurant named after “The Chairman of the Board” at Steve Wynn’s Encore. Sinatra will be even more so Dec. 12, “Ol’ Blue Eyes’ ” birthday, when CBS airs a two-hour special.
Vocalists Kerry O’Malley, Lindsay Roginski, Nicole Kaplan, David Burnham, Randal Keith and Andrew Ragone flank Steve Wynn during the press conference for “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: New star in ‘Showstoppers’; ‘Solo Strips’ on Monday; ‘Pin Up’
Las Vegas:
Thursday, September 24, 2015
I can confirm that English musical star, actress and singer Rachel Taylor has been selected by Steve Wynn as the new leading lady of his hit production “Showstoppers” at Encore Theater in Wynn Las Vegas.
“Undiscovered: Haiti with Jose Andres.”
Photos: Jose Andres takes Bill Clinton and Mario Batali on tour of Haiti
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Star chef Jose Andres will debut a one-hour special on PBS this Sunday. The author, TV host and philanthropist explores Haiti with fellow star chef Mario Batali and former President Bill Clinton for the National Geographic special.