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November 27, 2014

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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

2014 NASCAR Champion’s Week is in Las Vegas for the sixth time in December.
NASCAR Champion’s Week: Expect fireworks off the track and on the Strip
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
NASCAR’s star drivers, including first-time champion Kevin Harvick, pit crews, fans and Hollywood celebrities start arriving this weekend for the sixth year of NASCAR Champion’s Week in Las Vegas.
Terry Fator and Winston the Impersonating Turtle perform during the ceremonial opening of the Glittering Lights show at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.
Q+A: Terry Fator discusses holiday show, says ‘there’s nothing but pure joy at Christmas’
The Mirage:
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
For Mirage headline entertainer Terry Fator, his show becomes a major change from the normal when he throws out the old and brings in the new with an entirely different Christmas act.
Janel Parrish, Val Chmerkovskiy, Emma Slater, Michael Waltrip, Karina Smirnoff and Randy Couture await results on Season 19 of “Dancing With the Stars” on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, on ABC.
Strip Scribbles: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ cast is headed to Las Vegas
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The exciting Season 19 finale featured the Top Three celebrity couples of the season: Alfonso Ribeiro and Witney Carson, runners-up reality-TV star Sadie Robertson with Mark Ballas and actress Janel Parrish with Valentin Chmerkovskiy.
The American Repertory Theater production of “Pippin” on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at the Smith Center.
‘Pippin’ effectively takes flying leap into land of Cirque
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
“Pippin” is not a Cirque show, of course, but it is dropping into the epicenter of acrobatic-infused performance, with Cirque the city’s predominant production vehicle. And if the company is looking for a way to incorporate gymnastics with musical theater, look no further. ...
Cleen Rock One of Las Vegas is one of the favorites in Season 5 of “Ink Master” on Spike TV.
Cleen Rock One of Las Vegas wins back-to-back on ‘Ink Master’
Television:
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Las Vegas artist and Chrome Gypsy Tattoo owner Cleen Rock One is now one of the five remaining rivals from the original 18 who started in their quest for $100,000 and the prestigious title.
Hunter Hayes and Stevie Wonder perform during the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 7, 2013.
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:
Robin Leach and Joan Collins at the Venetian.
Q+A: Joan Collins talks love, marriages and ‘Dynasty’ catfights
South Point:
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
She’s been a sex symbol through the years and became British and U.S. royalty as the hottest TV property ever in the days of “Dynasty” when she defined the word “bitch.” Years earlier, she actually starred in “The Bitch,” a 1979 sequel to the year-earlier “The Stud.”
Pamela Anderson arrives on the blue carpet for Cirque du Soleil's "One Night for One Drop" at Hyde Bellagio on Friday, March 22, 2013.
A PETA Thanksgiving gay wedding with — Pamela Anderson and Chrissie Hynde
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
“We’ve been waiting for gay marriage to be legal in Las Vegas so that we could have as tacky a wedding as any straights,” said Dan Mathews, senior vice president for PETA.
Venetian headliners Human Nature celebrate a milestone Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at the Venetian.
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 ...
Laugh Factory at the Tropicana headliner Murray Sawchuck, who leaves that venue after his show on Oct. 30, poses in front of Buffalo Bill's in Primm
during his "world tour" of prospective venues for his show.
Q+A: Murray Sawchuck’s blind drive leads to 21 escapes, TV appearances galore
Magic:
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Magician Murray Sawchuck’s contributions to magic on television were recognized at the Los Angeles Fame Awards show one week ago: He was presented with a Career Achievement Award in the Magic Arts.
Cleen Rock One of Las Vegas and nemesis Tim Lees of San Diego compete in Season 5 of “Ink Master” on Spike TV.
Strip Scribbles: Cleen Rock One on ‘Ink Master’; ‘Zumanity’; 310,000 Thanksgiving visitors
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Casting for Season 6 of “Ink Master” began this week with a nationwide search for tattoo artists and human canvases. We’ll be back here Wednesday with the news of Cleen Rock One’s victory or loss with his own line of Monster DNA headphones.
Lucie Arnaz plays the role of Berthe in the musical "Pippin," which runs from Tuesday through Nov. 30 at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts.
Preview: Circus-themed ‘Pippin’ features Lucie Arnaz upside down on trapeze
The Smith Center:
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
You’ll recognize some TV faces in this high-energy production: The late Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz’s daughter Lucie Arnaz plays Berthe, and Sasha Allen, the Season 4 breakout star from NBC’s “The Voice,” is the Leading Player.
Katy Perry's "The Prismatic World Tour" stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Caesars prepares to name first of two Colosseum headliners in Celine’s absence
Music:
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Caesars Palace executives confirmed today our previous Vegas DeLuxe stories that a new headliner for the Colosseum is about to be announced. The identity and contract terms are still cloaked in secrecy.
The Dressing Ritual, which has replaced the Final Battle, at "Ka" in MGM Grand on Tuesday, July 16, 2013.
‘Ka’ set to return full version of Final Battle Scene to MGM Grand stage
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Eighteen months after it was pulled down for a tragedy, the Final Battle Scene is returning to Cirque du Soleil’s “Ka” at MGM Grand. A formal unveiling of the new scene is set for Dec. 3 ...
The 2015 Miss Nevada USA and Miss Teen Nevada USA pageants Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at UNLV. Brittany McGowan, second from left, was crowned Miss Nevada USA, and Geovanna Hilton, second from right, won Miss Nevada Teen USA. Reigning Miss USA Nia Sanchez of Nevada, 2011 Miss USA Alyssa Campanella of California and state pageant director and 1995 Miss USA Shanna Moakler are with the newly crowned beauty queens.
2015 Miss Nevada USA, Miss Teen Nevada USA crowned; Miss USA preps for Miss Universe
Pageant:
Monday, November 24, 2014
Brittany McGowan was crowned by 2014 Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez, who went on to become Miss USA, the first from the Silver State. Miss Clark County Teen USA Geovanna Hilton was crowned 2015 Miss Nevada Teen USA by 2014 Miss Nevada Teen USA Alexa Taylor.
The 2015 Miss Nevada USA Pageant contestants host a meet-and-greet at The D Las Vegas on Fremont Street Experience on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.
2015 Miss Nevada USA hopefuls at The D Las Vegas, Jabbawockeez, Crush, Life
Pageant:
Monday, November 24, 2014
Over the weekend, the 2015 Miss Nevada USA Pageant contestants had a packed schedule in addition to the grueling rehearsals and judges’ interviews for Sunday’s contest at UNLV.
Ben Vereen at Cirque du Soleil's "Zumanity" in New York-New York on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012.
Strip Scribbles: ‘Zumanity’ firings, plus Katy Perry at Caesars? Resident DJs Pharrell, Paris Hilton?
Las Vegas:
Monday, November 24, 2014
First is the shocking and surprising news that Cirque du Soleil has decided that its adult “Zumanity” at New York-New York will undergo major changes starting Jan. 3 when all of its dance cast has been told to pack up their dancing shoes.
"Le Reve -- The Dream" unveils its $3 million show element Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Wynn Theater.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy of ‘DWTS’: ‘Le Reve’s’ new $3 million sequence is ‘historic’
Wynn Las Vegas:
Monday, November 24, 2014
Former “Dancing With the Stars” heartthrob Maksim Chmerkovskiy, who choreographed the sequence, is in awe of the 16 fire shooters and 172 high-powered water fountains firing more than 100 feet into the air lit by 120 individual, colored LED lighting spots.
Rob Riggle walks the red carpet at the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Awards honoring six-time champion Jimmie Johnson at Wynn Las Vegas on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
Rob Riggle takes over Lagasse’s Stadium; Imagine Dragons go acoustic; Steve Wynn snaps up Kenny Rogers’ old estate
Monday, November 24, 2014
Imagine Dragons held a fundraiser and NFL Hall of Famer Steve Young bought a dog for $6,000 on Saturday night at the Hard Rock Hotel. The “Goldendoodle” (a poodle and golden lab mix) was up for bid during ...
“Le Reve — The Dream” unveils its $3 million show element Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Wynn Theater.
Fire and rain usher in ‘Le Reve’s’ 10th anniversary
Monday, November 24, 2014
This $3 million upgrade to the show is titled “Denouement,” itself a mini-production lasting about four minutes. Sixty designers worked 3,000 hours over 18 months, developing first an idea that has exploded ...
Eddie Shaw, 76, and Gloria Durling, 68, re-created Rocky and Adrian for a calendar that will benefit Keep Memory Alive.
Reimagining the classics: Keep Memory Alive patients, caregivers create calendar as a fundraiser
Monday, November 24, 2014
Patients and caregivers at our downtown Keep Memory Alive center, some in their 80s and 90s, have transformed into movie stars in a fundraising effort that at the same time has helped improve their brain health.
Hole No. 9 at Shadow Creek Golf Course. So vast. So mysterious.
How many presidents have played golf at Shadow Creek? Four!
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Today’s reported golf round at Shadow Creek Golf Course involving President Barack Obama, ex-Yankee Derek Jeter, Diamond Resorts International founder Stephen Cloobeck and Greenspun Media Group owner Brian Greenspun is ...
Lucie Arnaz plays the role of Berthe in the musical "Pippin," which runs from Tuesday through Nov. 30 at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts.
In ‘Pippin,’ Lucie Arnaz has finally run off with the circus
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Lucie Arnaz will always be known and recognized for being the daughter of entertainment legends, the reality of being born to Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. But around the production of “Pippin,” the touring musical in which Lucie Arnaz appears, …
Bassist Ben McKee, singer/drummer Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon and drummer Daniel Platzman of Las Vegas rockers Imagine Dragons perform at Bellagio Fountains on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Imagine Dragons gives something back; Oscar Goodman sticks his neck out
Friday, November 21, 2014
Imagine Dragons hit Sunrise Hospital on Friday afternoon. Not as patients, mind you, but to meet with that hospital’s board to discuss a partnership with the band’s chosen charity, the Tyler Robinson Foundation. ...
Usher performs during the 2012 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 20, 2012.
Celebrity preview: Usher, Jane’s Addiction, Steve Angello, Scott Disick, Miss Nevada
Las Vegas:
Friday, November 21, 2014
Is anybody skating on thin ice this pre-Thanksgiving Weekend? Perhaps so! Macau is far away, but beloved boxer Manny Pacquiao is expected to have a tough fight against Chris Algieri, who has been training the past month here at the Venetian.

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