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October 31, 2014

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Photo: Chrissy Teigen and John Legend arrive at the 2014
John Legend + Chrissy Teigen, Jon Bon Jovi, Chippendales, L.A. Kings, L.A. Clippers
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Star Surveillance:
Singer John Legend and his supermodel wife Chrissy Teigen enjoyed brunch at Mercadito in Red Rock Resort. Rocker Jon Bon Jovi had lunch at Wolfgang Puck’s Pizzeria & Cucina in Crystals.
Photo: The grand opening of
‘Georgia on My Mind’ to close Oct. 15 at Venetian after less than one month
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
The Kats Report:
"Georgia on My Mind" is brimming with great artists, including Clint Holmes, Nnenna Frelon and Take 6, but struggled to fill a large theater.
Photo: The grand opening of
After less than one month, ‘Georgia on My Mind’ to close Oct. 15 at Venetian
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
"Georgia on My Mind" is brimming with great artists, including Clint Holmes, Nnenna Frelon and Take 6, but struggled to fill a large theater. ...
Photo: Lisa Lampanelli headlines Lipshtick on Friday, Oct
Lisa Lampanelli, 100 pounds lighter, is a one-woman wrecking machine
Monday, October 6, 2014
Comedy:
She’s a one-woman wrecking machine who could easily prove President Barack Obama’s secret weapon against ISIS terrorists. Confronted by her sharp tongue, they’d simply run high speed back to their caves.
Photo: Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert arrive at the 47
Celebrity preview: Aldean, Shelton + Lambert, Bentley, Gilbert, The Band Perry, LuckyRice, Lampanelli, Sykes
Friday, October 3, 2014
Las Vegas:
Stetsons, spurs and cowboy boots will be the fashion on the Strip this weekend as the inaugural Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival turns Las Vegas into Nashville when Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are joined by Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley and Dwight Yoakam.
Photo: Bella Notte at the 2013 La Cucina Italiana Food an
The Venetian replaces annual Winter Carnivale with luxurious Ultimo
Monday, September 29, 2014
Dining:
Instead of a Winter Carnivale, the Venetian this year will present the ultimate Las Vegas experience celebrating luxury, fine food, rare liquors and celebrity chefs. Ultimo stands for ultimate, ultra, utmost in a world of gorgeous jewelry and fast cars.
Photo: Festivino on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at the Palazz
Festivino at Palazzo celebrates French chefs and old and new world wines
Monday, September 29, 2014
Food:
Old and new world wines and delicious dishes from Master Chefs of France, some of them based here in Las Vegas, marked the return of Festivino, a full-bodied festival, at the Palazzo Atrium on Friday night.
Photo: Clint Holmes, center, and Take 6 perform during th
‘Georgia on My Mind’ and ‘America the Beautiful’ cap thrilling Ray Charles tribute show
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The Venetian:
Hometown award-winning singer Clint Holmes gets the biggest praise not only for masterfully performing the Ray Charles songbook, but also for marshaling the storyline of Ray’s life and the musicians onstage and offstage for their solos.
Photo: Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis waves from the
Kerry Simon, Giada and Buddy Valastro win Silver State Awards
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Counter Intelligence:
Wheelchair-bound “Iron Chef” winner Kerry Simon received a little respite in his brutal and debilitating battle against the brain disorder Multiple System Atrophy when he won Best Chef at the fourth Silver State Culinary Awards on Tuesday night.
Photo: Sax great Kirk Whalum, Nnenna Freelon and Clint Ho
Strip Scribbles: ‘Georgia on My Mind,’ Mat Franco and ‘Ink Master’
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Las Vegas:
It’s appropriate that the grand opening of “Georgia on My Mind,” a celebration of the music of Ray Charles, is tonight at the Venetian because it marks the Sept. 23, 1930, birthday of the beloved blind singer-songwriter, composer and pianist.
Photo: Kerry Simon and Elizabeth Blau attend the Simon Sa
Preview: Kerry Simon nominated in three categories at Silver State Culinary Awards
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Dining:
Competition will be tough tonight at the Silver State Culinary Awards benefiting the Epicurean Charitable Foundation. More than 13,000 votes from the culinary community have been cast for top chefs and restaurants battling in 16 categories.
Photo: Sax great Kirk Whalum, Nnenna Freelon and Clint Ho
‘Georgia on My Mind’ deserves a full house, but will it get one?
Sunday, September 21, 2014
The sound of singers is fueled by the band behind, and the artists turn to one another as if carrying on an animated conversation rather than singing a song in the Ray Charles tribute show “Georgia on My Mind” at ...
Photo: Lisa Song Sutton, Miss Nevada United States 2014,
Volunteers helping disaster victims with a target of 100,000 relief kits
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Madison Teague knows exactly what to write on the small green cards. "A lot of 'God blesses' and prayers," she said. The cards slowly pile up on her table until another volunteer comes and whisks them away ...
Photo: Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine performs during t
Weekend best bets: iHeartRadio, Wu-Tang Clan, Nevada Ballet and Jennifer Coolidge
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Whether you’re a pop enthusiast or prefer to kick back with some live jazz, music fans of all tastes and styles can take their pick of live shows with a bevy of offerings in Las Vegas this weekend.
Photo: Jeff Leibow, Travis Cloer, Graham Fenton and Deven
Jeff Leibow to leave ‘Jersey Boys’ for role with NF Network
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Entertainer Jeff Leibow told the sold-out crowd at Composers Showcase in Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center on Wednesday night that he will be leaving “Jersey Boys” when his contract expires in November. ...

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