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October 1, 2014

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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

Myron Martin, president and CEO of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, announces the Broadway shows for Season 2 during a donors reception at the Smith Center on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.
Preview: Nevada Sesquicentennial All-Star Concert is tonight at the Smith Center
Culture:
Monday, September 22, 2014
For two hours tonight, a star-studded cast of 250 will celebrate Nevada’s cultural heritage with more than 25 acts at Reynolds Hall in the Smith Center for the Performing Arts produced by its president and CEO, Myron Martin.
Scottish DJ Calvin Harris performs during Night 2 of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Photos: Ed Sheeran + Macklemore, Train, Calvin Harris rule Night 2 of iHeart
MGM Grand:
Monday, September 22, 2014
With a lineup that included One Direction, Iggy Azalea and 50 Cent, who would have predicted that Train would steal the show during Night 2 of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena?
Thirty Seconds to Mars, with Oscar-winning frontman Jared Leto, performs at Boulevard Pool on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Review: Hipster Jesus Jared Leto and Thirty Seconds to Mars electrify Boulevard Pool
Cosmopolitan:
Monday, September 22, 2014
The passion Oscar winner Jared Leto exudes in a live performance is evident as he bounced around onstage with a wireless mic and interacted with the audience and the 65-foot screen near the stage that displayed the show. ...
Ariana Grande performs with dancers during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Photos: Taylor Swift and Usher bookend Night 1 of iHeartRadio Music Festival
MGM Grand:
Sunday, September 21, 2014
All eyes were on Taylor Swift on Friday night as she kicked, kicked, kicked, kicked, kicked off the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival — mega festival, really — at MGM Grand Garden Arena, the fourth year for the music extravaganza on the Strip.
Actress Jaime King with Magic! members Nasri Atweh, Ben Spivak and Alex Tanas attend the Delano Las Vegas grand opening Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, on the Strip.
Delano’s stylish start with Jaime King, Charlotte Ronson, Magic! at grand opening
The Strip:
Sunday, September 21, 2014
The music vibe and high-energy beat of South Beach wrapped around VIP guests circulating through bars and chef stations set up in the lobby, and that was before Canadian reggae group Magic! gave an animated and intimate performance.
Sax great Kirk Whalum, Nnenna Freelon and Clint Holmes rehearse "Georgia on My Mind" at Venetian Theater on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Las Vegas.
‘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 ...
Patrice Sabourin of France poses for a photo with Jules Jordan Video stars at the 2012 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo in the Hard Rock Hotel on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012.
Porn Wars: Is Las Vegas the new Silicone Valley?
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Las Vegas has a new vice. You might not notice it, but it’s happening all around, in industrial warehouses, luxury high-rises and the bedrooms of suburban homes. Porn is here, and more ...
Usher performs during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Fire it up — like Usher and Motley Crue — on Night 1 of iHeartRadio Music Festival
MGM Grand:
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The first night of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival has ended, and the evening closed with an impromptu dance-off at the back of the arena floor just off the MGM Grand Garden Arena soundboard.
Usher performs with dancers during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Fire it up — Usher and Motley Crue sure did — on Night 1 of iHeartRadio Music Festival
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The first night of the iHeartRadio Music Festival has closed, and the evening ended with an impromptu dance-off at the back of the arena floor just off the MGM Grand Garden ...
Jaymes Vaughan and Ryan Stuart of Chippendales stand on the Red Carpet for "RuPaul's Drag Race" at the Season 6 Finale Viewing Party featuring a live screening of the show at The New Tropicana on Monday, May 19, 2014.
Jaymes Vaughan takes a turn for the dramatic; Lacey Schwimmer reunites with ‘DWTS’
Friday, September 19, 2014
What is especially groovy about Jaymes Vaughan at the moment is he is to be featured on the CBS soap “The Young and the Restless” on Sept. 30. ...
Taylor Swift performs during the second day of the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.
Celebrity preview: iHeartRadio, Mr. Olympia, 30 Seconds to Mars, Diana Ross, Chippendales
Las Vegas:
Friday, September 19, 2014
It’s brains, beauty, brawn and beer this weekend in Las Vegas, and even though 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival superstars will flash their magnetic appeal, it will be the competitors at Mr. Olympia who will flex their muscles along with the handsome hunks of Chippendales.
Wayne Newton and his wife Kathleen McCrone arrive for the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Pia bemoans ‘Louboutin separation anxiety’; Newton to cap 150th anniversary all-star show
Friday, September 19, 2014
In the days since Pia Zadora was injured in a golf cart accident, the entertainer has regained her sense of humor, if not her actual footing. She is to undergo surgery to repair her ankle on Tuesday at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. It ...
The Quad headliner Jeff Civillico atop his unicycle at Planet Hollywood.
Strip Scribbles: Jeff Civillico jumping off Planet Hollywood; Elvis returns to ‘Legends’
Las Vegas:
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Juggler Jeff Civillico, who has a residency at the Quad, is determined to go one better than his two previous “insane” rappelling jumps with “Over the Edge” off the roof of Planet Hollywood to benefit Special Olympics Nevada.
Vocalist Michael Monge is shown greeting guests during a performance at Eastside Lounge at Encore on Aug. 4, 2014.
Michael Monge, Steve Wynn’s handpicked crooner, extended through ’15 at Encore
Thursday, September 18, 2014
In February, Michael Monge was singing at Bice Italian restaurant and lounge in Boca Raton, Fla. Steve Wynn happened to be in the audience that night and noted the vocal and even physical similarities between Monge and Wynn’s old friend ...
Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine performs during the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.
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.
Tiesto unveils a Bellagio Fountains show choreographed to an exclusive medley of three of his songs Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Bellagio.
Photos: Tiesto unveils exclusive three-song show at Bellagio Fountains
The Strip:
Thursday, September 18, 2014
DJ and producer Tiesto, a resident headliner at Hakkasan Las Vegas, brought the Bellagio Fountains to life with an exclusive three-song medley of “Footprints,” “Rocky” and “Red Lights” from his new album “A Town Called Paradise.”
Emily West, Mat Franco and host Nick Cannon on the Season 9 finale of “America’s Got Talent” on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, on NBC. Franco was declared the winner.
Magician Mat Franco wins Season 9 of ‘America’s Got Talent,’ to headline on the Strip
Television:
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Las Vegas magic is hotter than ever on television and with U.S. viewers thanks in part to Henderson masked magician and teacher Jeff McBride, who taught Mat Franco ahead of his $1 million win on Wednesday night’s “America’s Got Talent” on NBC.
Zayn Malik, Harry Styles and Niall Horan of One Direction perform at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.
Iggy Azalea, One Direction, Ariana Grande, Coldplay, Calvin Harris lead iHeart lineup
Music:
Thursday, September 18, 2014
It’s a bigger blast than New Year’s Eve as the kings and queens of music show their love for the three massive iHeartRadio Music Festival concerts this weekend. Be it pop, country, EDM, R&B, rock and rap, every genre is covered in the superstar lineup.
Jeff Leibow, Travis Cloer, Graham Fenton and Deven May of "Jersey Boys" at the Paris arrive at the 2014 Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at the Venetian.
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. ...
A look at the eclectic lounge Franklin at the new Delano Las Vegas on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014.
Delano Las Vegas, with its hot desert theme, is cool, hip and South Beach chic
The Strip:
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The influence of our neighboring 54,000-square-mile, hot, hot, hot Mojave Desert with 120-degree temperatures in Death Valley permeates much of the new Delano Las Vegas, yet the renovated property is as cool — and hip and South Beach chic — as can be.
Randy Couture and Karina Smirnoff compete in Season 19 of “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, on ABC.
Strip Scribbles: Randy Couture, Cleen Rock One, Motley Crue and First Friday
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
It’s difficult to believe that the ginormous Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace is celebrating not only its second anniversary but also its 2 millionth guest. The venue serves a mind-boggling 3,500 guests on average every day.
Kerry Simon and Elizabeth Blau attend the Simon Says Fight MSA benefit at Keep Memory Alive event center Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.
Lou Ruvo Center news: Expansion, Michael Buble, NIH meetings + Kerry Simon MSA project
Health:
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Ambitious expansions plans are on the drawing board over the next five years at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health now celebrating its fifth anniversary in downtown’s Symphony Park.
Felice Garcia performs during opening night of “Limelight” on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the downtown Plaza.
Felice Garcia’s career spans Aguilera, ‘MDQ,’ Betty Boop and Laughlin — and she’s not finished yet
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Felice Garcia is a little bit country, rock ’n’ roll, pop, showgirl and now even burlesque, and she is keeping busy all over the city (Harrah’s and Plaza) and beyond (Laughlin). ...
Westgate Resorts founder David Siegel is joined by Clark County Commissioners Chris Giunchigliani and Tom Collins at the unveiling of the sign for the former LVH on Wednesday, July 22, 2014.
Westgate Las Vegas renovations are underway; timeshares selling well
David Siegel:
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
“Our nightclub plans are a work in progress, but we’re getting ready to welcome our award-winning Edge Steakhouse from our Westgate resort and spa in Park City. It’s a cutting-edge culinary experience that won three best-of awards last year statewide in Utah.”
2013 Miss Asian Las Vegas Catherine Ho, front and center, with contestants in the 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant at Azure Luxury Pool in Palazzo.
2013 Miss Asian Las Vegas Catherine Ho describes herself as role model, mentor
Q+A:
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Our Asian community is abuzz now that the 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant, the second one, is Sept. 28 at Palazzo. It brings to an end the reign of the first winner, UNLV student Catherine Ho, 21, who will crown the new titleholder.

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