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November 24, 2014

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Photo: Band leader and trumpet player David Perrico after
David Perrico’s imprint is on powerful Tuscany lineup; change in cast brings a Fenton to ‘Showstoppers’
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The scene tonight is twofold, with Mark Shunock hosting the latest installment of “Mondays Dark” at nearby Vinyl benefiting Vegas Shepherd Rescue. Shunock’s next charity event is ...
Photo: Venetian headliners Human Nature and chef Daniel B
Daniel Boulud and Human Nature celebrate milestones at Venetian
Sunday, November 16, 2014
The Strip:
The Australian quartet Human Nature celebrated their milestone 25th anniversary with dinner down the hallway from their showroom at DB Brasserie by acclaimed French chef Daniel Boulud.
Photo: Macklemore crowd surfs during Surrender and Encore
Celebrity preview: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Whoopi, Aaron Lewis, Judas Priest, Toad, Wale
Friday, November 14, 2014
Las Vegas:
This weekend is no laughing matter because the Strip will be shut down and downtown is blocked off. However, we have plenty of comedic rivalry, literally next door to each other, to ensure that amid the grumbling, laughter doesn’t vanish altogether.
Photo: Joe Maloof, George Maloof, Mayor Oscar Goodman, NH
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors: Maloofs + NHL? Buddy V, Mario Lopez, ‘Celebrity Idols’
Thursday, November 13, 2014
The Strip:
Several years ago, George Maloof persuaded NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman to move his annual NHL Awards to Las Vegas. No timetable for a Las Vegas team has been set, and the NHL denies any “done deal.”
Photo: Gordon Ramsay, Nobu Matsuhisa, Guy Savoy, Susan Fe
World Food Championships, Gordon Ramsay, Searsucker, Boulud and Andrea’s
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Counter Intelligence:
Food, glorious food! For the next six days and nights, the fight among amateur chefs is on. Grills are burning, pots and pans are rattling, knives are sharpened, and everything from bacon to burgers to chili is on the menu.
Photo: Kim Kardashian, second from left, celebrates her 3
Celebrity preview: Kris Jenner, Bret Michaels, Roseanne Barr, Soul Train Awards, Burlesque Weekend
Friday, November 7, 2014
Las Vegas:
Eyebrows will raise over the blossoming romance between Kardashian matriarch and momager Kris Jenner celebrating her 59th birthday at 1 OAK in the Mirage and new beau music manager Corey Gamble, who at 33 is 25 years younger than her.
Photo: CEO Seth Schorr, right, gives Steve and Andrea Wyn
Strip Scribbles: Steve Wynn, Burlesque Festival, Soul Train Awards, Roseanne, Penn
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Las Vegas:
Tickets go on sale today for the Dec. 16 premiere of “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” with 34 singers and dancers performing Broadway’s biggest hit songs with a 30-piece orchestra.
Photo: Wolfgang Puck signs copies of his newly released c
Wolfgang Puck opens Downtown Summerlin restaurant on Wednesday
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Dining:
Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, who led the star-chef invasion to Las Vegas, is finally going into the valley’s suburbs after a long string of Strip successes. His new Bar & Grill opens Wednesday at Downtown Summerlin.
Photo: Debbie Maynard, left, and her daughter Brittany Ma
Strip Scribbles: Brittany Maynard, Carrot Top, Mark Shunock, Britney Spears, ‘Ink Master’
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Las Vegas:
Just days before 29-year-old Brittany Maynard took medication to end her life under Oregon’s “Death With Dignity Act,” she had one of her last wishes fulfilled here. Brittany battled terminal brain cancer but wanted to see the Grand Canyon.
Photo: Mark Shunocks debut Mondays Dark benefiting Opport
‘Mondays Dark,’ Mark Shunock’s charity juggernaut, to spotlight 24 charities
Monday, November 3, 2014
Surviving an inauspicious start in which he scrambled to find a suitable venue for his monthly philanthropic shows, Mark Shunock is celebrating the first year of “Mondays Dark” on Dec. 15 with his largest show yet. ...
Photo: Domenick Allen, Leigh Zimmerman, Eva Longoria and
Celebrity preview: Eva Longoria, Chris Brown, Nick Jonas, Erasure, Phish, Halloween parties g(al)ore
Friday, October 31, 2014
Las Vegas:
Happy 150th birthday, Nevada! Today officially marks the anniversary of our Silver State. It’s Nevada Day, and Las Vegas celebrates with its first-ever parade. Don’t confuse that sesquicentennial celebration with the fifth-annual Halloween Parade along Fremont Street.
Photo: Kim Kardashian West, right, with Robin Antin, Simo
Tao gets million-dollar menu and venue makeover at the Venetian
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Dining:
Restaurant Business reported weeks ago that Tao generated $64.6 million in sales in 2013, making it the highest-grossing independent restaurant in America. Normally, the rules are don’t mess with success and if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
Photo: Kim Kardashian West, Khloe Kardashian, Stephanie S
Kim Kardashian West toasts her 34th birthday at Tao
Monday, October 27, 2014
The Venetian:
The group, which also included Kris Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Malika and Khadijah Haqq, Robin Antin, Jonathan Cheban and Simon Huck, watched Kanye’s performance at LIB downtown before heading to the birthday celebration on the Strip.
Photo: Buddy Valastro and Daniel Boulud attend the grand
Daniel Boulud, Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger, $16,000 Cognac, Crave
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Counter Intelligence:
Can-can girls and French fanfare will be on the menu at DB Brasserie in the Venetian when star chef Daniel Boulud arrives for a weekend Nov. 14-16 inspired by the spirit of the French.
Photo: Kim Kardashian, second from left, celebrates her 3
Celebrity preview: Kim Kardashian, Brody Jenner, Steve Aoki, Joe Jonas, Jimmy Buffett, LIB
Friday, October 24, 2014
Las Vegas:
Weekend highlights include Kanye’s wife, Kim Kardashian West, who celebrates her birthday at Tao. There’s Five Finger Death Punch at the Joint and another NBA preseason game, this one between the L.A. Lakers and Sacramento Kings at MGM Grand.

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