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Photo: Comedienne Paula Poundstone.
Q+A: Paula Poundstone talks lonely life on the road, ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ Brad Pitt and drooling
Friday, May 30, 2014
Paula Poundstone is a proud mom of three kids and is currently taking dance lessons. She tries to keep her comedy gigs to weekend dates so that she’s home during the week, and that’s her schedule tonight and Saturday at Orleans Showroom.
Photo: Carey Hart
Motocross pioneer Carey Hart started in Las Vegas deserts, ready for induction into local hall of fame
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Carey Hart would rush home from school, grab gas money off the kitchen counter for his motorcycle and head to the desert near Vo-Tech High School ...
Photo: LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian celebrate at Hakkasa
Photos: LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian dine and party at Hakkasan
Sunday, May 11, 2014
In town for two performances at Orleans Showroom, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter LeAnn Rimes and her husband, actor Eddie Cibrian, enjoyed an evening out at Hakkasan Restaurant & Nightclub on Saturday night at MGM Grand.
Photo: Eddie Cibrian and LeAnn Rimes arrive at the 2013 A
Singer LeAnn Rimes: ‘I’m restructuring my whole life, which is terrifying and exciting’
Thursday, May 8, 2014
You’ve got to hand it to award-winning country singer LeAnn Rimes because she doesn’t flinch, steer away from controversy and sweep the dirt under the carpet. You have to admire her for that honesty; I certainly do. Truth be told, LeAnn faces it head on.
Photo: The 2014 Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender from
Photos: ‘Pin Up’ starlet Claire Sinclair heats up Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender at Orleans
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Claire Sinclair, star of “Pin Up” at the Stratosphere and 2011 Playboy Playmate of the Year, drew big lines at her comic book signing. Four issues of her adventures as a debt-laden college student who gains superpowers were on sale.
Photo: The Killers open the new Joint.
Strip Scribbles: The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel turns 5; Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman proclaimed today as “The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel Day” to mark the fifth anniversary of the entertainment venue. The showroom opened April 17, 2009, with five sold-out shows over two opening weekends.
Photo: Chef Bruce Bromberg poses at the Brooklyn Bowl in
Strip Scribbles: ‘Resort Recon,’ Brooklyn Bowl, free beer, Yusho, Giada and Gonzaga
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Utah hospitality consultant Shane Green, who works with the Venetian, the Cosmopolitan and MGM Resorts International as a cultural consultant, has won a 13-episode deal for giving troubled resorts across the country an action plan for improvements.
Photo: John Bonner Elementary School students attend the
Photos: Four weekend St. Baldrick’s head-shaving events raise more than $519,000
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Paul Catania, principal at John Bonner Elementary School, brought 26 students — including one girl — who braved the shave. Monte Carlo headliners Blue Man Group turned up to shave the head of Shadi Omeish, the resort’s VP of hotel operations.
Photo: Madonna and Miley Cyrus perform on MTV on Tuesday,
Celebrity preview: Miley Cyrus, St. Baldrick’s, Siegfried & Roy, ‘Zarkana,’ ‘Iron Chef America’
Friday, February 28, 2014
Miley Cyrus and her dancers will wear as little as possible when her “Bangerz Tour” lands at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night. The movie superstars may love Valentino and Balmain, but Miley and crew go for furry animal see-through suits and skimpy underwear.
Photo: The St. Baldrick's Foundation head-shaving fundrai
St. Baldrick’s Foundation’s head-shaving events Saturday help combat childhood cancer
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
McMullan’s Irish Pub near the Orleans, Ri Ra Irish Pub at Mandalay Bay, Nine Fine Irishmen at New York-New York and Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel will host hundreds of residents going bald this weekend during the fundraising events.
Wranglers’ search for a new home in Las Vegas ends at the Plaza
Wranglers’ search for a new home in Las Vegas ends at the Plaza
Friday, February 14, 2014
Wranglers President Billy Johnson said today that Las Vegas’ entrant in the ECHL has reached an agreement with owners of the downtown Plaza to play home games in a leased facility to be built on that property for five years beginning with the 2014-15 season in October.
Photo: Daughtry.
Celebrity preview: Bruno Mars, Daughtry, The Eagles, Meat Loaf, Crystal Gayle, Dion, Helen Reddy
Friday, February 14, 2014
This Valentine’s Day weekend, there can be no excuses for not taking out the love of your life for a big-time entertainment treat. There’s music for young and old alike. Think Helen Reddy and Dion. Think Crystal Gayle and Daughtry and Bruno Mars.
Photo: Gordon Ramsay, Francois Payard, Guy Savoy and Mich
Strip Scribbles: Vegas Uncork’d sells out; Helen Reddy returns to L.V.; Motley Crue’s farewell tour
Monday, January 27, 2014
My Twitter spies alerted me: Have casino rivals Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn joined forces to form “LV2016” with prominent Republicans to explore the GOP Convention being held here? Did a blackjack player really turn a $200 investment into a $1.2 million win?
Photo: Dolly Parton performs the song
Celebrity preview: Dolly Parton, Calvin Harris, Smash Mouth, USA Sevens Rugby, Florence Henderson
Friday, January 24, 2014
Rugby players from 16 nations have been here this week for the 2014 USA Sevens International Tournament, which kicks off three days of matches at Sam Boyd Stadium beginning today. It’s a tough sport that I tried to skip in school because we didn’t play regular soccer.
Photo: Curling instructor Nick Kitinski shows his curling
All about curling: International athletes brush up on their skills on road to Olympics
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Sports:
Dozens of Olympic athletes are in Las Vegas this week to compete in the World Financial Group Continental Cup at the Orleans Arena, the last major curling competition until next month’s Winter Olympics in Russia. “The best curlers in the world are going head-to-head here, and the next time they’ll see each other will be in Sochi in competition for Olympic medals,” said event co-manager Jon Killoran, CEO of the Reno-Tahoe Winter Games Coalition.

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