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October 23, 2014

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Agassi Serves an Ace

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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

Tinashe hosts and performs at Tao on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in the Venetian.
Tinashe hosts her ‘Aquarius’ album release party at Tao
The Venetian:
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Up-and-coming R&B singer Tinashe partied at Tao Beach in the Venetian on Thursday afternoon. Joined by a small group of friends, the singer soaked up the sun and enjoyed dishes from Tao.
Darius Rucker performs at The Joint on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.
Darius Rucker headlines at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel
Music:
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Darius Rucker won a well-deserved Grammy Award in January for Best Country Solo Performance for “Wagon Wheel,” making him only the second African American to win a country solo Grammy after Charley Pride.
Nas performs at Boulevard Pool on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Nas’ ‘Illmatic’ 20th anniversary concert and Wiz Khalifa at Boulevard Pool
The Cosmopolitan:
Sunday, October 19, 2014
It was a busy Friday night and weekend at the Cosmopolitan, as Bruno Mars was back for his extended engagement at nearby Mophie Stage at the Chelsea.
Tyler Posey celebrates his 23rd birthday at Hakkasan on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in MGM Grand.
Tyler Posey celebrates his 23rd birthday at Hakkasan in MGM Grand
Television:
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Actor and musician Tyler Posey celebrated his 23rd birthday at Hakkasan in MGM Grand on Friday night. The star of “Teen Wolf,” whose birthdate was Saturday, was joined by a group of friends.
Phil Lesh and Friends at Brooklyn Bowl on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in the Linq Promenade.
Phil Lesh’s triple-header at Brooklyn Bowl in Linq Promenade
Music:
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Legendary Grateful Dead bass player Phil Lesh, as Phil Lesh and Friends, performed at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade on Friday night. The show was Night 1 of two.
People check out food trucks, like Truck U Barbeque, during the Las Vegas Foodie Fest in the Linq Promenade parking lot Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Truck U Barbeque is operated by celebrity chef Mike Minor.
Photos: Five days of Las Vegas Foodie Fest at Linq Promenade
The Strip:
Sunday, October 19, 2014
The lines of people snake through the gates, even though there are multiple order areas depending on the size of the food purchase. Yes, it’s the cattle call for White Castle burgers.
Danny Seraphine, longtime drummer for the band Chicago, performs with David Perrico's Pop Evolution show band at Cabaret Jazz at the Smith
Center on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Doors open at 9 p.m., with the show at 10 p.m.
Pop Evo picks up a pound of power from Danny Seraphine
Friday, October 17, 2014
There was a reason David Perrico injected the word “evolution” into his band’s name back in 2012. ...
Stratosphere headliner Frankie Moreno performs during the Nevada Sesquicentennial All-Star Concert on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Las Vegas.
Stratosphere ending Frankie Moreno residency this year
Friday, October 17, 2014
As of Dec. 20, Frankie Moreno and the Stratosphere are finished. Announced today in a news release, the hotel said Moreno would be ending his run ...
Travis Cloer, Jeff Leibow and Deven May of "Jersey Boys" at Paris Las Vegas arrive at the grand opening of "Smokey Robinson Presents Human Nature: The Motown Show" at The Venetian on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.
Jeff Leibow delivers another dash of hope with NF all-star show at Venetian
Friday, October 17, 2014
“The NF Hope Concert” has been around long enough that it has developed a genuine tradition. ...
The Zac Brown Band performs Night 1 of a two-evening stand at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Celebrity preview: Zac Brown Band, Ne-Yo, Khalifa, Hagar, CP3, Buffett, Rucker, Marbles
Las Vegas:
Friday, October 17, 2014
To say it’s a blockbuster weekend is an understatement. You really need 144 hours to enjoy everything rather than jamming it all into 72 hours. Fighting words don’t even begin to describe all the rivalries in the Entertainment Capital of the World.
Cirque du Soleil's "One Night for One Drop" in Michael Jackson One Theater on Friday, March 21, 2014, at Mandalay Bay.
‘There is still one child dying every 20 seconds because of contaminated water’
Cirque du Soleil:
Friday, October 17, 2014
Cirque du Soleil sponsors its third-annual, one-night-only fundraiser “One Night for One Drop” on March 20 in The Beatles Love Theater at the Mirage. It will be an original production created by Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar.
Ghostbar Dayclub Grandiose Opening on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at the Palms.
Face-off: Ghostbar Dayclub vs. Lavo vs. Marquee’s DayDome vs. Encore dome
Daylife:
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Can tourists and locals still have daytime weekend party fun now that the pools have closed for the season? You bet! And two dayclubs are pulling out all the stops yet again in a duel to win the war of Saturday partying.
Billy Gardell and cast members of "Jersey Boys" at Paris Las Vegas.
TV series ‘Monopoly’ with Millionaires Club to film at the Rio
Thursday, October 16, 2014
The board game loved around the world is to come to life with one of the largest and most ambitious TV series ever planned for Las Vegas. “Monopoly” is about to launch its Millionaires Club as part of a TV show with 30 state lotteries across America.
Faux Elvis eliciting real impact at the PollyGrind Film Festival at Theater 7 in the downtown Arts District in 2011.
PollyGrind in Las Vegas this year was the film festival that almost wasn’t
Thursday, October 16, 2014
PollyGrind founder and director Chad Clinton Freeman had a venue for the record number of international entries, but days ago it refused to showcase the controversial grindhouse movies.
Author James Frey talks with Larry King on CNN.
Strip Scribbles: $500K in gold at Caesars for James Frey’s ‘Endgame’; Eric Trump; Burlesque Festival
Las Vegas:
Thursday, October 16, 2014
A $500,000 gold coin display will be unveiled at Caesars Palace on Friday by international bestselling author James Frey. His new book “Endgame” is more than an adventure tale.
Ne-Yo performs during the second day of the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Weekend best bets: Nas, Ne-Yo and Las Vegas Foodie Fest
Thursday, October 16, 2014
The weekend’s almost here, and with it comes a variety of top-tier concerts and a tempting food fest sure to keep your ears and belly full till Monday. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets ...
Tanya Tucker and the Imperials perform during the funeral for country music star George Jones in the Grand Ole Opry House on Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. Jones, one of country music's biggest stars who had No. 1 hits in four separate decades, died April 26.
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum salutes Tanya Tucker
Thursday, October 16, 2014
The career of country music superstar Tanya Tucker gets a salute from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. The exhibit explores Tanya’s career in “Strong Enough to Bend” opening Nov. 14 and continuing through next May.
Stratosphere headliner Frankie Moreno and his band perform a surprise "Live at 35" concert on board Southwest Airlines flight 4305 from Dallas to Las Vegas, an event honoring the termination of the Wright Amendment, which forbid Southwest from flying to states outside of Texas from Dallas. The flight was Tuesday, Oct. 14 2014.
Frankie Moreno plays cabin for ‘Live at 35’; SLS cuts include Griddle, buffet hours; ‘Mondays Dark’ targets Joint
Thursday, October 16, 2014
The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is the Stratosphere, where on Tuesday the hotel’s resident headliner asked, “Coffee, tea or medley?” We are speaking, in an altitudinal sense, of showroom standout ...
The Black Donnellys, Dave Browne, left, and Dave Rooney, both of Dublin, perform during a kick-off for a Guinness World Record attempt in the Ri Ra Irish Pub at Mandalay Place Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. The pub is attempting to break the Guinness World Record for longest music marathon performed by Irish bands. The current record is 15 days.
Ri Ra Irish Pub sets Guinness World Record for nonstop live music
Mandalay Bay:
Thursday, October 16, 2014
After 360 hours of nonstop live music, Ri Ra Irish Pub at Mandalay Place today surpassed the previously set Guinness World Record for the Longest Concert by Multiple Artists.
UNLV School of Dental Medicine.
Venetian, Palazzo, Sands Expo donation ends wait for veterans seeking dental service
UNLV:
Thursday, October 16, 2014
A big bravo to team members of the Venetian, Palazzo and Sands Expo who presented a check for $70,000 to The Sgt. Clint Ferrin Dental Clinic for Veterans at the UNLV School of Dental Medicine.
Cirque du Soleil's "One Night for One Drop" in Michael Jackson One Theater on Friday, March 21, 2014, at Mandalay Bay.
‘One Drop’ plans revealed: L.V. can lead the way in solving drought, water contamination
Cirque du Soleil:
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Until now, many of us have assumed that the world’s water problems are overseas and not our concern, but now it’s becoming such a sad situation here, the impact is beginning to be felt here at home.
Richard "The Old Man" Harrison and his son Rick Harrison arrive on the red carpet after a performance of "Pawn Shop Live!" on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas.
Rick Harrison of ‘Pawn Stars’ talks ‘forgotten fat,’ weight loss, three TV shows
Television:
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
“Taking care of your cholesterol and triglycerides is very important. It’s like fat molecules going around in your bloodstream. You shouldn’t have too much of it, and I had way too much.”
Fright Dome owner Jason Egan and Chuck Liddell attend the Fright Dome grand opening Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Circus Circus.
Fright Dome’s Jason Egan specializes in scaring people, but he remains fearless
Circus Circus:
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Jason Egan, the ghoul-oriented master of the fear fortress Fright Dome at Circus Circus, is known to wince and draw back on occasion. Show him a cat, and he’ll do that.
Fright Dome owner Jason Egan and Chuck Liddell attend the Fright Dome grand opening Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Circus Circus.
He specializes in scaring people, but Fright Dome’s Jason Egan remains fearless
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Jason Egan, the ghoul-oriented master of the fear fortress Fright Dome at Circus Circus, is known to wince and draw back on occasion. Show him a cat, and he’ll do that. ...
Nazanin Mandi, Miguel, Khloe Kardashian and French Montana celebrate the 30th birthday of Kardashian at Tao on Friday, July 4, 2014, in the Venetian.
Strip Scribbles: Twenty of 100 top-grossing U.S. restaurants are in Las Vegas
Dining:
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Twenty of America’s 100 top-grossing restaurants are located here in Las Vegas and only bested slightly by those in the Big Apple. Sales of menu items and wine and spirits combine for jaw-dropping and eyebrow-raising statistics.

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