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Photo: The grand opening of Yardbird on Saturday, Jan. 24
Photos: ‘Frank: The Man, The Music,’ Yardbird celebrate at Venetian-Palazzo
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The Strip:
It was as if “The Chairman of the Board” Frank Sinatra was still alive and in fine voice. It’s truly uncanny how Bob Anderson can sound and look just like Ol’ Blue Eyes, the leader of The Rat Pack.
Photo: Kazu Tsuji works on the makeup for Bob Anderson, w
Bob Anderson comes face-to-face with his idol in ‘Frank: The Man, The Music’
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Bob Anderson is a wonderful vocal impressionist and an expert conveyor of art by any estimation. But here, he is the tableau for another artist, makeup master Kazu Tsuji, one of the highest-regarded individuals practicing this craft in the world.
Photo: Vocalists Kerry OMalley, Lindsay Roginski, Nicole
Monday By the Numbers: NBT’s live-music outlay; ticket targets for ‘Showstoppers’ and ‘Frank’
Monday, January 26, 2015
The latest data culled from our scrambling around the scene. This week’s Monday By the Numbers column touches on ballet and a helicopter. Enjoy this stat parade:
Photo: Sylvester Stallone and California Gov. Arnold Schw
NHL team in L.V. nearing reality? Phylicia Rashad at NBT gala? Plus, Britney, Celine, ‘Rambo V’
Monday, January 12, 2015
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Is there about to be a major shock Strip entertainment shakeup? I’m hearing serious rumblings that one show is about to get bounced out of its hotel property.
Photo: Drake hosts and performs at Marquee on Wednesday,
Photos: Drake at Marquee, Snoop Dogg at Tao, DJ Khaled at Lavo
Sunday, January 11, 2015
2014 NYE:
Hip-hop ruled Tao Group’s sold-out venues in Las Vegas as thousands of partygoers ushered in 2015 with Drake at Marquee in the Cosmopolitan, Snoop Dogg at Tao in the Venetian and DJ Khaled at Lavo in Palazzo.
Photo: Nick Jonas, accompanied by girlfriend Olivia Culpo
Star Surveillance: Nick Jonas, Nick Cannon, Nicolas Cage and Nicole Murphy
Friday, January 9, 2015
Celebrities:
To celebrate his 51st birthday, Academy Award-winning actor and Las Vegas resident Nicolas Cage and his wife, Alice Kim, watched the late performance of “Jubilee” at Bally’s on Wednesday night.
Photo: Ricky Martin arrives at the 2014 Billboard Music A
Strip shows for Diana Ross, Janet Jackson, Lionel Richie and Ricky Martin?
Monday, January 5, 2015
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Global-superstar singers Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Janet Jackson and Ricky Martin may all be getting mini-residencies on the Strip early this spring if plans work out.
Photo: Robin Leach and Robin Williams.
Strip Scribbles: Remembering Robin Williams; plus, Steve Wynn, ‘Panda!’ and Jeff Beacher
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Las Vegas:
The lists that are compiled as newspapers, magazines and TV shows look back at the year made me reflect on the sad losses of 2014. We lost many greats, but nobody funnier than comedian and movie superstar Robin Williams.
Photo: Grand marshal and Caesars Palace headliner Shania
Celebrity preview: Shania, Smashing Pumpkins, Bush, Jeff Foxworthy, Brody Jenner, NFR
Friday, December 12, 2014
Las Vegas:
Is country entertainment taking an ever-bigger role in the Las Vegas headliner scene? Tickets go on sale today for Kenny Chesney’s two-night stand at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel in April. We’ve loved having the cowboys and cowgirls in town for the rodeo.
Photo: Sheldon Adelson, chairman of the board and CEO of
Why Iranian hackers targeted Sheldon Adelson’s Sands Corp.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Earlier this year, Iranian hackers targeted the Sands Corp., which includes the Venetian and the Palazzo casinos, after Sheldon Adelson publicly denounced the government in October 2013, prompting Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah to fire back with a statement of his own. While it is unknown if the cyberattack was done by "hackivists" or by the government, it's likely that Iranian officials knew about it, according to Bloomberg Businessweek ...
Photo: 2014 Salute Our Troops at the Venetian on Wednesda
Photos: Troops receive salute, all-expense-paid trip to L.V. by Venetian
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Military:
‘Tis the season of giving! Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Dr. Miriam Adelson, joined their hotel team members in a partnership with Southwest Airlines and Omaha Steaks for the ninth Salute Our Troops with the Armed Forces Foundation.
Photo: Suzanne Somers.
Dr. John Salerno at Anti-Aging conference: Eternal youth, living to 120
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Health:
More than 25,000 physicians and scientists from 120 countries who believe in alternative medicine for anti-aging solutions and regenerative medical cures arrived here today for the annual world congress of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
Photo: Sebastien Silvestri, Daniel Boulud, Buddy Valastro
Ultimo at the Venetian: Star chefs prepare dinner fit for royalty
Monday, December 8, 2014
Fine Dining:
Star chefs Emeril Lagasse and Daniel Boulud created the ultimate in fabulous food with five courses before “Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro wheeled in one of the largest 10-story cakes ever made for the Strip.
Photo: Italian-born tenor Andrea Bocelli performs with co
Celebrity preview: Lady Antebellum, Andrea Bocelli, NFR, NASCAR, Great Santa Run, Ultimo, UFC 181
Friday, December 5, 2014
Las Vegas:
Flamingo headliner Olivia Newton-John, entertainment legend Wayne Newton and Jaime Lynch of “Fantasy” at Luxor are stopping by the Great Santa Run to wish walkers and runners Happy Holidays. Elsewhere, will the cowboys take to Andrea Bocelli’s magical voice?
Photo: Famed butcher Dario Cecchini, Robin Leach and chef
Ultimo Weekend, star chefs’ celebration of luxury at Venetian, is fit for royalty
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Fine Dining:
“The grandest meal ever served in Las Vegas.” That was the description celebrity chef Mario Batali declared a year ago at the Grand Banquet in the Venetian. It was a staggering sight as nearly 200 guests sat down to his deluxe dinner.

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