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April 20, 2014

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Celebrity Sightings

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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

Alex Pettyfer at Beacher’s Madhouse on Friday, April 12, 2014, in MGM Grand Las Vegas.
Photos: Alex Pettyfer re-creates ‘Magic Mike’ at Beacher’s Madhouse minus supermodel ‘wifey’
Monday, April 14, 2014
Hunky British actor Alex Pettyfer, who stripped down in “Magic Mike” alongside Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey, re-created the same hi-jinx while celebrating his 24th birthday at Beacher’s Madhouse not once but twice over the weekend at MGM Grand.
Criss Angel, with fiancee Sandra Gonzalez, celebrates the fifth anniversary of his Cirque du Soleil show “Believe” at the Luxor on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at a party at Rx Boiler Room in Mandalay Place.
Criss Angel, recovered from shoulder surgery, returns to ‘Believe’; ‘Magic Jam’ to continue
Monday, April 14, 2014
Cirque du Soleil’s “Believe” went on hiatus for 10 weeks while Criss recuperated from January shoulder surgery in L.A. for torn muscles that separated during a Times Square hanging escape stunt for his Spike TV series also titled “Believe.”
Alfonso Cuaron, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney and Jonas Cuaron arrive on the red carpet for the screening of "Gravity" at the 70th Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, in Venice, Italy.
Preview: Stars offer up-close auction items for annual Keep Memory Alive gala at MGM Grand
Monday, April 14, 2014
This year’s glittering event is a salute to Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Hosted by Sir Michael Caine, Quincy Jones and Kenny Ortega, the night also features entertainment by Carole King, Queen Latifah, Rita Moreno, Jordin Sparks, Andy Garcia, Ricky Martin and Jon Secada.
John Easterling, Olivia Newton-John, Pat Farrar and John Farrar attend the after-party of Newton-John’s new show “Summer Nights” at the Flamingo on Friday, April 11, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Photos: Olivia Newton-John’s nonstop hits thrill Marie Osmond — ‘Showroom is in good hands’
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Olivia’s longtime friends, producers, songwriters and co-performers John and Pat Farrar were in the audience Friday night leading the cheers, long applause and standing-ovation finale with Olivia’s husband John Easterling celebrating his birthday.
Bryan Ferry performs at Pearl at the Palms on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Photos: Roxy Music legend Bryan Ferry keeps it cool with his ladies at Pearl at the Palms
Sunday, April 13, 2014
The Roxy Music frontman legend performed songs from his extensive catalog, including solo hits and from the days when he led Roxy Music. He played the piano for fan favorites including “Re-Make/Re-Model” and, with the audience on its feet, “Kiss and Tell.”
Olivia Newton-John makes her official Las Vegas arrival in a restored T-Bird along the Linq at the Flamingo on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
Olivia Newton-John’s round at Flamingo is par (or birdie) for the course
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Olivia Newton-John, on Friday evening at the grand opening of her Flamingo show “Summer Nights,” rolled out her hits and a couple of nifty covers and closed not with a rousing number but with something delicate ...
Associate Professor and Director Dave Loeb is shown in the rehearsal room on the UNLV Campus prior to leading students for an upcoming jazz performance as the UNLV Jazz program reaches its 40th anniversary in Las Vegas Friday, March 1, 2013.
UNLVino boosted by all that jazz; Vegas violinists prepping for a disco-rama
Saturday, April 12, 2014
The UNLVino is in full swing at the moment at Caesars Palace. Often this event is a true blowout – the winds have been a problem. But what blew me away ...
Michael Goodwin is the vice president of daylife and nightlife at Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.
Q+A: Hard Rock Hotel exec Michael Goodwin previews Season 11 of Rehab
Saturday, April 12, 2014
New this season at Rehab: adding Saturday pool parties to the usual sizzling Sunday soirees, and the entertainment lineup is diverse and, frankly, fantastic. Michael Goodwin, Hard Rock Hotel’s vice president of daylife and nightlife, talks Rehab, “the oasis in the desert.”
Cameo.
Q+A: Cameo singer Larry Blackmon talks L.V. Soul Festival, Pacquiao, Cyrus and red codpiece
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Cameo, who formed in the 1970s and whose hits include “Word Up!” (with the memorable video featuring Larry Blackmon in a bright red codpiece), “Candy” and the Mariah Carey collaboration “Loverboy,” are headlining the Las Vegas Soul Festival at UNLV.
Olivia Newton-John makes her official Las Vegas arrival with a welcome event Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the Linq. Pictured with Newton-John: “Jubilee” at Bally’s showgirls and Chippendales at the Rio stars Jaymes Vaughan, Ryan Stuart, Matt Marshall, Jon Howes, Nathan Minor and James Davis.
Celebrity preview: Robin Thicke, Olivia Newton-John, Flo Rida, Ellie Goulding, Jason Alexander
Friday, April 11, 2014
International songbird Olivia Newton-John gets “Physical” with the start of her new resident show “Summer Nights” at the Flamingo, and before she leaves on tour, Flamingo headliner Marie Osmond will be there to welcome Pink Lady Sandy from “Grease.”
Wolfgang Puck, third from right, receives the UNLVino Dom Perignon Award of Excellence during Sip & Savor at his restaurant Spago on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.
Strip Scribbles: Floyd Mayweather Jr., Jerry Lewis, Wolfgang Puck and Criss Angel
Thursday, April 10, 2014
I’ll be filming today a version of my old show “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous” touring unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s three Las Vegas homes and his extraordinary collections of cars and jewelry.
2013 UNLVino's first-ever Bar-B-Q honoring Scott Sibella with the Dom Perignon Award of Excellence at The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health on Sunday, April 21, 2013. From left: Angelo Sosa, Masaharu Morimoto, Sibella, Gustav Mauler, Scott Conant and Michael Severino.
Weekend best bets: UNLVino, Bryan Ferry and Pacquiao vs. Bradley
Thursday, April 10, 2014
From UNLVino’s 40th anniversary to a hotly contested fight night at MGM Grand Garden Arena — a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley — ’tis indeed a weekend to eat, drink and be merry in Las Vegas.
Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club
It’s good times for Brad Garrett as his Comedy Club turns 2 at MGM Grand
Thursday, April 10, 2014
When he was a kid, Brad Garrett once performed an impression of a television star. The results were mixed, to put it mildly. This was in 1974, Garrett was age 14 at the time, and the hot sitcom of the moment was ...
Casamigos Tequila founders Rande Gerber and George Clooney celebrate the launch of their tequila at Andrea's in the Encore on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013.
George Clooney hosts party for his tequila Casamigos at Hyde Bellagio
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Southern Wine and Spirits chief Larry Ruvo and his wife Camille posed for photographs with George, and I talked with him about my upcoming annual summer trip to Italy. He gave me restaurant recommendations at Lake Como, where he has a home.
Joan Severance, Eliza Roberts, Eric Roberts and Robin Leach on ABC’s "Celebrity Wife Swap."
Look who’s swapping partners with Eric Roberts on ‘Celebrity Wife Swap’
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The Season 3 debut of “Celebrity Wife Swap” airs next Tuesday on ABC when in the premiere episode, two Hollywood dynasties join together for the first time. The partners of actor Daniel Baldwin and music legend Jermaine Jackson swap lives for one week.
Flamingo headliner Olivia Newton-John at the High Roller on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at the Linq.
Photos: Flamingo headliner Olivia Newton-John’s champagne ride aboard the High Roller
Thursday, April 10, 2014
After her first preview show Tuesday night, Olivia posed for photographer Denise Truscello in front of the world’s tallest observation wheel (at 550 feet) and inside one of the 28 glass-enclosed cabins with a Moet & Chandon Imperial “champagne wishes” toast.
Las Vegas rockers Imagine Dragons in concert at the Joint on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas. Afterward, frontman Dan Reynolds played DJ at nearby after-hours club Body English.
Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Justin Timberlake lead 2014 Billboard Music Awards nods
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Lorde and Imagine Dragons lead with 12 nominations apiece in the 40 categories. Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis follow with 11, 10 and eight, respectively. The awards are at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 18.
Las Vegas runner and cancer survivor Helene Neville.
Photos: Four-time cancer survivor Helene Neville of L.V. running perimeter of U.S.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The 53-year-old grandmother and nurse is her own medical miracle. She underwent three brain surgeries in the 1990s to beat Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and was treated with follow-up chemotherapy and radiation. In 2012, she was diagnosed with T-Cell Lymphoma.
Manny Pacquiao works out at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, Calif., during the final day of training camp Monday, April 7, 2014, before heading to Las Vegas for his eagerly anticipated rematch against undefeated WBO World Welterweight champion Timothy Bradley.
Now starring on the Strip: Manny Pacquiao?! Plus, Holly Madison, Melody Sweets
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
This is one of those subjects bound to spark skepticism among boxing devotees, but we’re going there anyway: Would immensely popular Manny Pacquiao be a credible headliner in a Las Vegas stage show? ...
Bradley Lords, Vin Armani and Brace Land of Showtime’s "Gigolos" set in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Showtime’s ‘Gigolos’ pen ‘sexoirs’; Mile High Club flights over Las Vegas
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
In Episode 8 of Season 5, the “Gigolos” were tasked with telling tales of their real-life experiences, and now Nick Hawk, Ash Armand and Bradley Lords are getting their first works published on Amazon’s eBook platforms for iTunes, Kindle and Nook.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill star in Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street.”
‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort’s legal woes continue as he works, parties in Las Vegas
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The Las Vegas visit started on a high note but ended on a low note for former multimillionaire stockbroker Jordan Belfort, the inspiration for Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar-nominated performance in Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street.”
Kym Johnson and Joey Fatone perform on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.
Reality TV: ‘Ink Master’ on Spike; ‘Celebrities Undercover’ on Oxygen; ‘The Voice’ on NBC
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Strong ratings for Spike’s “Ink Master” with Las Vegas regular and rocker host Dave Navarro have won an expanded Season 5 for the reality-TV tattoo competition. The new season debuting this fall will increase to 16 one-hour episodes.
Wolfgang Puck signs copies of his newly released cookbook "Wolfgang Puck Makes It Healthy: Light, Delicious Recipes and Easy Exercises for a Better Life," on Wednesday,  April 9, 2014, in front of his restaurant Spago at the Forum Shops in Caesars Palace.
40 and fabulous: Four-day UNLVino raises scholarships for college students
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The four days of fantastic functions honor the mission to raise millions of scholarship dollars for our UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration by Southern Wines & Spirits and its head honcho, Larry Ruvo.
The reimagined “Jubilee” at Bally’s.
Is reimagined ‘Jubilee’ at Bally’s going to feature guest stars?
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Kurt Melien, VP of entertainment for Caesars Entertainment, said: “We are proud of the new elements that have been added to the show, which combined with the timeless beauty of the Las Vegas showgirl and true spectacle of ‘Jubilee,’ will keep guests flocking.”
Comedian George Wallace appears in court for his lawsuit against Bellagio Friday, March 21, 2014. Wallace is seeking $9 million for a leg injury he received when he fell over stage wiring during a private performance for a corporate group in 2007.
After the fall, George Wallace to close standup show — and hints at TV project
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Longtime comedian George Wallace opened at the Flamingo Las Vegas 10 years ago, but, after winning $1.3 in damages from Bellagio on Tuesday afternoon, the Strip headliner has decided to shutter his live show April 26. ...

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