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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

A crowd takes in a performance of The Weeknd at the Downtown Stage on the opening day of the Life is Beautiful Festival, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.
Pussy Riot, Oscar Goodman and ‘picnic at the disco’ fire up first night of Life Is Beautiful
Friday, October 24, 2014
A general rule to follow around LIB is to understand this is a loosely framed, freewheeling life experience. It is asphalt Woodstock, and you should just go with it. That goes for whatever snag you will encounter.
Kim Kardashian, second from left, celebrates her 33rd birthday with Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian Odom on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Tao in the Venetian.
Celebrity preview: Kim Kardashian, Brody Jenner, Steve Aoki, Joe Jonas, Jimmy Buffett, LIB
Las Vegas:
Friday, October 24, 2014
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.
Round 2 of the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at UNLV.
PBR World Finals Round 2: Matt Triplett of Montana rules the second night
Thomas & Mack:
Friday, October 24, 2014
The dismal first-round showing by PBR World Finals leader Joao Ricardo Viera obviously stung because Thursday night, the Brazilian beat back all the pressures and his competition to place second in Round 2 and increased his overall lead.
Creative director Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar gives a thumbs up during rehearsals for the upcoming Cirque du Soleil benefit "One Night | One Drop" on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Michael Jackson One Theater in Mandalay Bay.
Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar talks ‘One Night for One Drop’ at Mirage in March
Cirque du Soleil:
Friday, October 24, 2014
Cirque du Soleil’s ambitious voluntary cast effort for the annual, one-night-only “One Night for Drop” benefit performance is underway for the third consecutive year, and at the helm again for the second time is “The Beatles Love” performer Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar.
The grand opening of Eric Jordan Young’s “Shakin’ ” in Sin City Theater on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at Planet Hollywood.
Four new shows in only 48 hours on the Las Vegas Strip, downtown
Theater:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
I was emotionally moved and drained by the heart-wrenching play “Henri” at the Smith Center that dealt with elderly patients battling dementia. The production by former Clark County Commissioner Rory Reid’s daughter Ryan Elisabeth Reid stars actor James Williams.
Sauber driver Adrian Sutil of Germany, left, and Caterham driver Marcus Ericsson of Sweden steer their cars during the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the 'Sochi Autodrom' Formula One circuit, in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014.
Strip Scribbles: Grand Prix street race, Santana, UFC, Buffalo Trace Whiskey
Las Vegas:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Motorsports insiders are whispering that a Grand Prix race may well be organized for the streets of our city. Pitpass and Autoweek blogs report that F1 track designer Hermann Tilke has already visited Las Vegas several times.
Eric Jordan Young sings during a performance of the Broadway-based open mic and variety show Cast Party on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Cabaret Jazz in the Smith Center.
EJY summons Flip Wilson, but ‘Shakin’’ is no flippant effort
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Eric Jordan Young has talent that spans all time. His goal today is to both remind and indoctrinate fans of what a multitalented entertainer looks and sounds like onstage. ...
Weekend best bets: Life Is Beautiful, Jimmy Buffett and ALS Walk and Roll
Weekend best bets: Life Is Beautiful, Jimmy Buffett and ALS Walk and Roll
Las Vegas:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Life is beautiful, indeed. Downtown Las Vegas’ astutely named festival hits town for a second year this weekend, with the stars and up-and-comers of music, food and learning convening for three days of festivities.
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian celebrate New Year's Eve at 1OAK in the Mirage on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.
Preview: Life Is Beautiful’s music, chefs and solar-powered, block-long restaurant
Downtown Las Vegas:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
There are three days of exciting pop-up events, culinary demonstrations and hands-on appearances by some of the world’s best chefs and our own Las Vegas celebrity kitchen kings and queens.
Who needs snow when you can have real ice and the cool of the Cosmo?
Cosmopolitan’s Ice Rink to feature snow, ice skating, lodge
The Strip:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
It’s a winter wonderland again at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas starting Nov. 21 when it once again transforms Boulevard Pool into the Ice Rink. This year it will feature falling snow, ice skating, fire pits and an intimate lodge experience.
Round 1 of the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at UNLV.
PBR World Finals Round 1: Four of Top Six riders move up leaderboard
Thomas & Mack:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
More than 10,000 fans were on their feet at the Thomas & Mack Center to watch 2011 and 2012 world champion Silvano Alves jump into the No. 2 slot on the leaderboard — now just 399 points behind and ever closer to the $1 million payday bonus.
Britney Spears celebrates her official arrival at Planet Hollywood on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.
Star of the year Britney Spears to receive her day, key to the Strip
Planet Hollywood:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
To recognize Britney Spears’ incredible success story, I can report that on Nov. 5, Clark County commissioners will proclaim it “Britney Spears Day,” and commission Chairman Steve Sisolak will present her with an official proclamation and the key to the Las Vegas Strip.
Eric Trump hosts a party at Trump International Hotel and Tower on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Eric Trump talks Atlantic City, ‘Apprentice,’ return of pageants to Las Vegas
Real Estate:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
“What did Las Vegas do that Atlantic City didn’t? You built the best restaurants, you built the best shows, you have Red Rock Canyon, you have an unbelievable airport and the best convention facilities in the world.”
Jennifer Lopez performs at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012.
Will it be Jennifer Lopez vs. Britney Spears on the Strip?
Music:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The rumor mill in Hollywood is in overdrive with Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors that “Booty” pop diva Jennifer Lopez is about to sign a mini-residency for 72 shows in Axis at Planet Hollywood, home of Britney Spears’ “Britney: Piece of Me.”
The Amazing Johnathan at "ENTSpeaks" in Inspire Theater on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.
The Amazing Johnathan stuns ‘ENTSpeaks’ audience: ‘I have a year to live’
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Amazing Johnathan is the last in line on this night after a series of five speakers at Inspire Theater on Fremont East in downtown Las Vegas. Before him, we have been regaled in ...
Kerry Simon and Bill Murray attend the Simon Says Fight MSA benefit at Keep Memory Alive event center Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Jimmy Kimmel, Kerry Simon, Cleen Rock One on ‘Ink Master’
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Bill Murray and Kerry Simon have remained firm friends over the years, and the actor turned up for a fundraiser organized for Kerry at our Keep Memory Alive events center at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
Bushwacker at South Point on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Las Vegas.
2014 PBR World Finals: Parties galore and Bushwacker set to retire
South Point:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Cowboy riders have long regarded 8-year-old bull Bushwacker as the meanest, ugliest, fiercest and rankest of them all. He retires finally after this week’s BFTS PBR World Finals.
The Killers, with frontman Brandon Flowers, close out Day 2 of Life Is Beautiful on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in downtown Las Vegas.
Sticker shock: Life Is Beautiful’s $249 festival and $40 parking passes
Downtown Las Vegas:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Is the $40 parking fee that Life Is Beautiful festival organizers are charging to visit the cordoned-off downtown area outrageously high? Is it a steep price that is best described as gouging?
Jenna Marbles and Robin Leach at the Season 4 opening of Ghostbar Dayclub on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at the Palms.
YouTube darling Jenna Marbles opens Season 4 of Ghostbar Dayclub
Dayclubs:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Shame on me for having never heard of Jenna Marbles! Also debuting for the season over the weekend: Lavo Party Brunch at Palazzo and XIV Vegas Sessions with its Resurrection soiree at Hyde Bellagio.
Eric Trump hosts a party at Trump International Hotel and Tower on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Eric Trump: ‘We’ve had so much good luck. We’re buying everything around the world’
Real Estate:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
I’ve known Eric Trump since he was a youngster, and he’s grown up as a duplicate of The Donald following in his father’s famous footsteps. They sound alike and talk alike.
The International Model Search pageant at Hakkasan on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in MGM Grand Las Vegas.
International Model Search winner Angela Byrd has lived in L.V. for one month
MGM Grand:
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
“It was my first time in a national pageant, so you can imagine my disbelief,” Angela told me moments after being crowned at Hakkasan in MGM Grand. She walked away with a $25,000 check, modeling agent and photography bookings.
Jeanette Salaiz, left, and Tracy Clark listen to the band Pop Evil during the New Years Eve party at the Fremont Street Experience Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.
Rock strikes 12 at Fremont Street with a dozen tribute bands lined up for NYE
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Freddie Mercury would have loved Fremont Street on New Year’s Eve. ...
Joe Jonas at Foxtail on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in SLS Las Vegas.
Joe Jonas makes his DJ debut at Foxtail in SLS Las Vegas
Music:
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Twenty-five-year-old musician and actor Joe Jonas, minus brothers Nick Jonas and Kevin Jonas, remixed a variety of Top 40 tracks as he kept the party going into the early hours of the morning.
Cleen Rock One of Las Vegas works on a human canvass in Season 5 of “Ink Master” on Spike TV.
Strip Scribbles: ‘Ink Master,’ Oasis at Gold Spike, Border Grill at Forum Shops
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Tonight on the top-rated Spike show, Cleen Rock One gets three hours to use a large number of needles and blades to “scratch” lines on a walrus penis bone for a scrimshaw design before taking on the American Traditional design elimination challenge.
Cast members Thelma Thomas and James Williams are shown during a performance of "Henri" at Troesh Studio Theater on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in the Smith Center for the Performing Arts.
‘Henri’ plays a powerful melody at the Smith Center
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Henri plays the piano, but he is not really a pianist. He used to be. But today he runs his hands across a dining table at an assisted-living facility. ...

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