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October 2, 2014

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Weekend best bets: Kathy Griffin, Nick Waterhouse and World Hip-Hop Dance Championships
Thursday, August 7, 2014
There’s good reason to step out and enjoy the mild August weather this weekend, with a colorful variety of music offerings and more highlighting the days ahead. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets.
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How well do you know the casino signs of Las Vegas? Here’s a test
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
No city does signage like Las Vegas. Signs are part of our DNA, to the point we have a museum dedicated to preserving our neon heritage. So how well do you know the casinos of Las Vegas? See if you can identify these signs using only ...
Photo: Shawn Stockman of Boyz II Men performs on opening
Boyz II Men’s Shawn Stockman: Our job is to test the limits of how bright our spirits can shine
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Guest Columnist:
We live in a brave new world where old-fashioned customs are being challenged with fresh perspective. The world is created and driven by individuals who aren’t afraid to uncover a new route to get to the same destination — or a previously unimagined destination.
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Chef Michael LaPlaca: From punk rock to pasta for Portofino’s culinary king
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Guest Columnist:
This is Michael LaPlaca, executive chef at Portofino in the Mirage. When I was younger, I dreamed of becoming a professional skateboarder or joining a punk-rock band. I watched “The Warped Tour” on MTV and thought chain wallets made you cool.
Photo: Styx rocks Pearl at the Palms on Sunday, Jan. 19,
Weekend best bets: Styx, ‘The Voice’ and Summer Santa Rampage
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Dust off your Santa suit and grab your air guitar: The weekend ahead is packed with entertainment options sure to please just about anyone, whether you’re a bar crawl enthusiast, a classic rock fan or just looking for a few laughs.
Photo: Siegfried Fischbacher holds a white lion cub at Si
Photos: Siegfried & Roy welcome three white lion cubs to Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat at Mirage
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Siegfried Fischbacher, Roy Horn and Franz Kallao, VP of hotel operations at the Mirage, presented the three brothers to VIPs and media this morning. The 14-week-old cubs were born in South Africa on April 14 and transported to the Strip last month.
Photo: Jenny McCarthy, with boyfriend Donnie Wahlberg, ho
Celebrity preview: Jenny McCarthy, NKOTB, MKTO, Crystal Hefner, Mike Posner, Wendy Williams
Friday, July 11, 2014
it’s a mixed and varied bag this weekend, from Jenny McCarthy hosting a pool party to Wendy Williams kicking off the all-female standup-comedy series Lipshtick to New Kids on the Block performing concerts through Sunday.
Photo: Seth Gold of TruTVs Hardcore Pawn.
Seth Gold of ‘Hardcore Pawn’: ‘If pawnshops didn’t exist, there’d be very big problems’
Friday, July 11, 2014
Q+A:
Seth Gold, at the 2014 Pawn Expo of the National Pawnbrokers Association at the Mirage from Tuesday through Thursday, talks “Pawn Stars,” lessons learned and the best and worst aspects of being a pawnbroker.
Photo: Caesars Palace headliner Shania Twain attends Roun
Strip Scribbles: Shania performs in Calgary; LeBron + Dwyane; Harley raffle; Penn dines at Guy Fieri’s
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Like fellow country superstar Garth Brooks before her, it didn’t take a lot of persuasion to get Caesars Palace headliner Shania Twain to depart the bright lights of the Strip for the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth up north.
Photo: Terry Fator and Winston the Impersonating Turtle a
Terry Fator: Recent highlights include DVD, rewriting show and trip to London
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Guest Columnist:
My birthday, the Fourth of July and writing a column for Robin Leach — all much-anticipated annual events. So for this year’s guest column, let me fill you in first on what didn’t happen since my last column.
Photo: Ben Harris and his wife Natalia at the Mirage.
Terry Fator opening act Ben Harris: My firsts and perks in Las Vegas and a ‘Reason to Smile’
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Guest Columnist:
It’s an honor to fill in for Robin Leach and Vegas Deluxe. I met Robin backstage at the Mirage, and he’s a very cool guy. One of the perks of working in this town is you get to meet great people like Robin and my boss, Terry Fator.
Photo: Kim Kardashian, center, with sisters Khloe Kardash
Celebrity preview: Khloe Kardashian, Papa Roach, Queen, Pauly D, Nick Cannon, Thunder
Friday, July 4, 2014
Today’s packed excitement is just the start of the three-day holiday weekend with plenty of fun set for Saturday and Sunday. Even Khloe Kardashian is in town to celebrate her 30th birthday at Tao in the Venetian.
Photo: Melody Sweets, Ross Mollison, The Gazillionaire an
Strip Scribbles: Melody Sweets’ new show; ‘Pawn Stars’ expo; ‘Viva Veracruz’
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Another Strip star has created another new show. Sexy Melody Sweets, who is the burlesque queen dazzling as the Green Fairy in the wild and wacky “Absinthe” at Caesars Palace, will premiere her “Wild Wild West Burlesque Show” on July 22.
Photo: Best-picture winners George Clooney, Grant Heslov
Will George Clooney’s wedding create hiccup during annual Italian vacation?
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Oscar-winning actor and heartthrob is planning to marry his British lawyer fiancee Amal Alamuddin at his Lake Como home, but this week new regulations were enforced to punish paparazzi and gawkers getting near his luxurious villa.
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Bill Burr’s latest Las Vegas comedy stop is the Mirage
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Bill Burr remembers those days 15, 16 years ago when he was a young comic performing at comedy clubs on the Strip. Not fondly, in every instance. But he does remember. “I had a horrific run at the Comedy Stop at the Trop, just horrific,” says Burr. ...

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