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December 22, 2014

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Photo: Mayor Carolyn Goodman is flanked by Chippendales a
Robin Leach vs. Carolyn Goodman at Slotzilla; Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest
Monday, December 1, 2014
Holidays:
It’s a battle of epic proportions: Mayor Carolyn Goodman and I have challenged each other in a dare to fly the zipline above Fremont Street. Each of us will donate $5,000 to Opportunity Village if the other is brave enough to take the flying ride at Slotzilla.
Photo: Cars travel through the Glittering Lights holiday
Photos: Glittering Lights sets Las Vegas Motor Speedway aglow
Sunday, November 30, 2014
Holidays:
The 14th annual Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway features more than 1 million twinkling LED lights along a 2.5-mile course of colorful displays sure to please the young and young at heart.
Photo: Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott, their four kids and
Photos: Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott, Human Nature light Christmas tree at Venetian
Sunday, November 30, 2014
The Strip:
The Australian foursome performed songs from their just-released Christmas album, including “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” and “White Christmas,” which will be showcased in their limited-engagement show.
Photo: Justin Timberlake's
Celebrity preview: Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Chrissie Hynde, ‘Pippin,’ Joan Collins
Friday, November 28, 2014
Las Vegas:
The entertainment schedule isn’t too crowded with offerings this Thanksgiving weekend because of Black Friday shopping insanity and for those not hunting bargains and still resting from overindulging on Tom Turkey and his trimmings.
Photo: Organist Ronnie Foster performs during Stevie Wond
For keyboard master Ronnie Foster, reunion with Stevie Wonder is just human nature
Friday, November 28, 2014
Ronnie Foster is the cornerstone of Funk Foundation, the band who backs Human Nature at Sands Showroom in the Venetian. Foster is the band’s music director.
Photo: Hunter Hayes and Stevie Wonder perform during the
Weekend best bets: Stevie Wonder, UNLV vs. Albany, Justin Timberlake
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Thanksgiving is upon us, but if you’re looking to get away from leftovers and Black Friday madness this weekend, there’s plenty to do in town to help wear off the tryptophan. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
Photo: Venetian headliners Human Nature celebrate a miles
Deal-making done with country flair at the Colosseum and NFR
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Human Nature, the embraceable quartet from Australia, which favors Motown classics and jackets shaded in crimson, just celebrated 25 years (together) and is soon to celebrate the lighting of ...
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.

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