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Cirque du Soleil brings Elvis back to the Strip with "Viva ELVIS" at Aria in CityCenter.

The Sky Villas at Aria in CityCenter are some of the largest suites among the MGM Resorts International properties.
Shannon McCallum of Aria: We have redefined the concept of resort destination in L.V.
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, August 13, 2015
As executive director of hotel operations at Aria, I have the pleasure of overseeing 20 departments that encompass key parts of a guest’s experience at the resort. It is my job to ensure that we are always thinking one step ahead.
Sarah Jessica Parker launches SJP Pop-Up with Zappos Couture in the Shops at Crystals on Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Aria.
Sarah Jessica Parker talks stilettos, ‘Sex and the City’ and ‘Divorce’
The Shops at Crystals:
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Gorgeous actress and fashionista Sarah Jessica Parker, who propelled the mega-sales of stilettos with her wardrobe on HBO’s “Sex and the City,” surprisingly doesn’t consider herself much of a shopper.
Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis at the 2010 ShoWest Awards at the Paris on March 18, 2010.
Shopping with Sarah Jessica Parker at Crystals in CityCenter
Fashion:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
“Sex and the City” with Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis was a Sunday night TV-viewing phenomenon on HBO that began in 1998 and ended in 2004.
The 2015 Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational red carpet on Friday, March 13, 2015, in Aria.
Photos: Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament red carpet at Aria
Sports:
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
MLB star Derek Jeter’s first Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament at our prestigious Shadow Creek Gold Course for his Turn 2 Foundation brought out a slew of stars last week and over the weekend.
Michael Mina at the All-Star Feast on Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the Buffet at Aria.
Q+A: Star chef Michael Mina toasts opening of Bardot Brasserie at Aria
Dining:
Thursday, January 15, 2015
“It was time to change it up,” explained Michael. “This is my 26th restaurant, but I’ve never done a truly Parisian one. I have RN 74 in San Francisco, which is a salute to the Burgundy countryside, but that’s modern interpretations of regional French cuisine. I wanted the real deal.”
Chef Todd English and Le Cordon Bleu student Todd Huelsman compete during 2013 Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appetit's Bellagio Block Party on Saturday, May 11, 2013.
Chef Todd English charged with intoxicated driving
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants across the country — including at Bellagio and CityCenter — and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said. ...
Barry Williams, Florence Henderson and Christopher Knight attend Nevada Ballet Theater’s 30th anniversary Black & White Ball honoring Henderson on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Aria.
Florence Henderson splashes color over NBT’s Black & White Ball
Monday, January 27, 2014
Florence Henderson joked about Viagra, dusted off a joke about George Burns and sang a cappella at Saturday's NBT fundraising gala at Aria.
Barry Williams, Florence Henderson and Christopher Knight attend Nevada Ballet Theater’s 30th anniversary Black & White Ball honoring Henderson on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Aria.
Photos: Florence Henderson honored as NBT Woman of the Year; Elaine Wynn donates $1 million
Sunday, January 26, 2014
It was a glittering 30th anniversary celebration, a night of glamorous legends topped off with a $1 million donation from our leading lady Elaine Wynn. The annual Black & White Ball for our Nevada Ballet Theater at Aria sparkled from start to finish.
Corky Ballas and Florence Henderson rehearse for Season 11 of ABC's Dancing With the Stars.
Q+A: Florence Henderson, Nevada Ballet Theater’s Woman of the Year — her lifelong love of dance
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Growing up in a small Midwest town, poverty prevented actress Florence Henderson from fulfilling her dream to become a dancer. On Saturday, she will be honored as Woman of the Year by Nevada Ballet Theater celebrating the 30th anniversary of its glittering Black & White Ball.
Ryan Lochte, right, with an unidentified guest, DJ Twisted, Ed Moses and Cullen Jones, hosts at SHe by Morton’s on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in Crystals at CityCenter.
2013 New Year’s Eve photos: Olympic champion Ryan Lochte hosts at SHe
Friday, January 3, 2014
The Olympic swimming champion and heartthrob, who stayed at the D Las Vegas while in town, donned a gray suit jacket, a T-shirt and kicks and partied with Olympic swimming pals Cullen Jones and Ed Moses and two other friends.
Tiffany Masters and friends.
Strip Scribbles: ‘Innocent’ pre-Thanksgiving parties rankle Native Americans
Monday, November 25, 2013
It’s the latest absurdity of political correctness overstepping reality and trying to squash the fun of Las Vegas. A group of Native Americans is protesting plans by Las Vegas nightclubs over themed Thanksgiving parties where guests will dress as Pilgrims and Indians.
George Kotsiopoulos of "Fashion Police" on E! Entertainment.
Preview: Fashion and philanthropy at Crystals with George Kotsiopoulos
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Fashion never looked smarter and sexier, and giving never looked so good. On Thursday, George Kotsiopoulos of E! Entertainment’s “Fashion Police” hosts the collision of fashion and philanthropy at Crystals in CityCenter.
Jim Murren, CEO and chairman of MGM Resorts International, and Frank Furlan, president of Swatch Group U.S., cut the ribbon at the Tourbillon grand opening on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at Crystals in CityCenter.
Q+A: Jim Murren — ‘We came through the worst recession that ever hit Las Vegas’
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The head honcho of MGM Resorts International says the Las Vegas landscape has changed as a result of the economic downturn that began in 2007. “Gaming revenues will never be the same again.”
"Zarkana" by Cirque du Soleil.
‘Zarkana’ at Aria to close temporarily as Cirque refreshes show for 2014
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
I’ve learned that characters will be added along with new music and a new acrobatic act. “What was dark and mysterious and enthralled audiences in New York and Russia will give way to a lighter and more comedic show for Las Vegas audiences,” I was reliably told.
The Wheel of Death act is performed during Cirque du Soleil's "Zarkana."
‘Zarkana’ artist injured after slipping from ‘Wheel of Death’ in Aria show
Saturday, November 2, 2013
The "Wheel of Death" in "Zarkana" is, as its name indicates, one of Cirque du Soleil’s riskier acts. The injuries do not seem serious, and Cirque says “Wheel of Death” is to return to the show.
CityCenter in Las Vegas.
Loyal reward programs by Las Vegas hotels are important and here to stay
Monday, August 26, 2013
Loyal husband Eric Wiebusch of Seattle became an overnight celebrity, earning big points with his wife after redeeming 1 million points that he earned from playing MyVegas to create a memorable 60th birthday for her at Bellagio.
Ryan Lochte hosts at Azure Luxury Pool in the Palazzo on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.
Photos: Ryan Lochte toasts 29th birthday at Tao, Lavo, SHe, Azure, Andiamo and Hakkasan
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Olympic champion swimmer and heartthrob Ryan Lochte’s 29th birthday motto over the weekend was carpe diem, as he hit not one, not two, not three, but at least six hotspots while in Las Vegas — and these are just the ones we know about at this writing.
The James Turrell installation of light at Crystals in CityCenter.
New levels of luxury astound at Crystals as retail rises and gaming revenue slides
Friday, August 9, 2013
Crystals at CityCenter has become the Strip’s premiere retail destination and this month will see even more evidence of its success with a slew of store openings. Demand from visitors around the world is at an all-time high because our prices are oftentimes less than theirs at home.
Sean Lowe at Liquid Pool Lounge in Aria on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013.
Photos: ‘Bachelor’ star Sean Lowe, fiancee Catherine Giudici’s L.V. whirlwind includes 1OAK, Liquid and Kumi
Monday, August 5, 2013
ABC’s “The Bachelor” Season 17 star Sean Lowe and his fiancee, Catherine Giudici, partied like hit reality TV stars in Las Vegas over the weekend, making stops at the Mirage, Aria and Mandalay Bay during their whirlwind trip.
The 12-ounce filet and mini bakers at SHe by Morton's at Crystals in CityCenter.
Erick Stecher, executive chef of SHe by Morton’s: There’s nothing traditional about this steakhouse at Crystals
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
At SHe by Morton’s, there is never a dull moment. Being an executive chef at any restaurant is exciting, but SHe is the restaurant I am most proud ...