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January 30, 2015

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Agassi Serves an Ace

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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

Bermane Stiverne vs. Deontay Wilder at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Las Vegas.
Photos: Deontay Wilder defeats Bermane Stiverne at MGM Grand
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Heavyweight boxing returned to the spotlight on the Strip and in the sports world Saturday night when Deontay Wilder defeated Bermane Stiverne at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
The Las Vegas Fire & Rescue fundraiser at Slotzilla on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.
Photos: Las Vegas firefighters compete at Slotzilla for charity
Fremont Street Experience:
Sunday, January 18, 2015
In the Slotzilla race among the firefighters, Ana Wintersteen of the Henderson Fire Department was the winner. Garrett Dodrill, Jennifer Delgado and Greg Martin were among the other Las Vegas firefighters who participated in the fundraiser.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson at the 2014 Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational Pro-Am Golf Tournament on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Shadow Creek Golf Course in Las Vegas.
Photos: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers vs. Seahawks QB Russell Wilson
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers and Russell Wilson of the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks have already battled each other — right here in Las Vegas.
Eric Church brings his “The Outsiders World Tour” to the Chelsea on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Church takes the stage Saturday, as well, in a second sold-out show.
Review: Take me to church — Eric Church — at the Cosmopolitan
Saturday, January 17, 2015
On Friday evening, Eric Church’s “The Outsiders World Tour” stop was an enjoyably loose, fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants, jam-band performance with one of country’s more charismatic and baddest boys (he’s back at the Chelsea tonight, as well).
Vocalists Kerry O’Malley, Lindsay Roginski, Nicole Kaplan, David Burnham, Randal Keith and Andrew Ragone attend the press conference for “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Hits keep coming for ‘Showstoppers’; Michael Grimm unveiled at Silverton
Friday, January 16, 2015
Two numbers have been added to “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” beginning Thursday night. Michael Grimm is opening a new autobiographical music showcase, titled aptly “Grimm,” at the Silverton’s Veil Showroom beginning Saturday night.
Eric Church performs at the Chelsea on Saturday, April 26, 2014, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Celebrity preview: Eric Church, Elton John, Mary Wilson, Styx, Brody Jenner and Scott Disick
Las Vegas:
Friday, January 16, 2015
The excitement in the past few days has been all about Mariah Carey’s addition to the Caesars Palace lineup, but we mustn’t forget that Sir Elton John is still the “Rocket Man,” and Britain’s musical lord is back at the Colosseum from Friday through Jan. 24.
Rob Schneider and Joyce Van Patten in Columbia Pictures' "Grown Ups."
Q+A: Father-figure comedian Rob Schneider brings the laughs to South Point
Friday, January 16, 2015
Forget “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo.” It should be “Deuce Bigalow: Father of the Year, Yo.” When I hopped on the phone Wednesday to chat with longtime comedian and actor Rob Schneider, I apologized in advance for my coughing from a cold.
U.K. producer and DJ Gareth Emery.
Q+A: DJ Gareth Emery talks Sirius XM show, Noel Gallagher and Neon Museum
Friday, January 16, 2015
After a decade of nonstop touring, U.K. producer and DJ Gareth Emery, 34, is looking forward to a year of less travel, more time in the studio and becoming a father for the first time in March.
Jesse Jane hosts the 2014 AVN Awards after-party Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Pure in Caesars Palace.
2015 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo preview: Porn stars, awards, parties
Hard Rock Hotel:
Friday, January 16, 2015
Yes, it’s time again for the parade of porn and cavalcade of cleavage at the 2015 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo and AVN Awards starting Wednesday at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Bob Anderson
Q&A: Bob Anderson brings Frank Sinatra’s music—and image—to life at The Palazzo
Friday, January 16, 2015
He does impressions of many of the greats, but the Chairman of the Board is his favorite.
Mickie Mouse and Minnie Mouse arrive for an opening number during "Disney On Ice: Rockin' Ever After" at the Thomas & Mack Center Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The show plays at the center through Sunday.
Weekend best bets: ‘Disney on Ice,’ Rob Schneider, Ira Glass, Kyle Gass
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Whether you’re looking for laughs or a little public radio wisdom this weekend, there’s no shortage of great live shows for your entertainment. Here’s our weekend best bets.
Miss Nevada USA turned Miss USA Nia Sanchez of Henderson preps for the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant in Miami this week.
Strip Scribbles: Miss USA at Miss Universe; Rio turns 25; Justin Timberlake with gum
Las Vegas:
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez of Henderson, who went on to become our first Miss USA, has been on a whirlwind schedule with her 87 Miss Universe Pageant rivals in Florida.
Michael Mina at the All-Star Feast on Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the Buffet at Aria.
Q+A: Star chef Michael Mina toasts opening of Bardot Brasserie at Aria
Thursday, January 15, 2015
“It was time to change it up,” explained Michael. “This is my 26th restaurant, but I’ve never done a truly Parisian one. I have RN 74 in San Francisco, which is a salute to the Burgundy countryside, but that’s modern interpretations of regional French cuisine. I wanted the real deal.”
Mariah Carey performs at the BET Awards at Nokia Theater on Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Los Angeles.
Mariah Carey: Facts and figures as she sets up to play the Colosseum
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Mariah Carey has been a top-selling singer since the release of her self-titled album in 1990 and is recognized as the bestselling female artist ever.
Mariah Carey performs the final stop of her "The Angels Advocate Tour" at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace on Feb. 27, 2010.
They belong together: Mariah Carey is newest Caesars Palace headliner
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Pop diva Mariah Carey made it official this morning that she will be the new headline star added to the Colosseum at Caesars Palace lineup filling in during Celine Dion’s prolonged and delayed absence.
The MGM Arena construction site on the Strip behind New York-New York and Monte Carlo on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, as seen aboard a Maverick Helicopter.
Photos: Rock in Rio USA, MGM Arena construction sites progressing on the Strip
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Construction at the Rock in Rio USA site at the north end of the Strip opposite SLS Las Vegas and the 20,000-seat MGM Arena behind New York-New York and Monte Carlo is progressing at a rapid rate.
John Payne and Robin McAuley perform with other band members during rehearsal for "Raiding the Rock Vault" in the LVH Theater at LVH on Wednesday, March 6, 2013.
John Payne, ‘Rock Vault’ settle it down; 1923 summons DJ duo in official ‘relaunch’
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The lawsuit filed by John Payne against his former “Raiding the Rock Vault” collaborator Sir Harry Cowell and officials with the former operators of LVH has been settled.
Gordon Ramsay and his Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill staff attend the Grand Tasting of 2014 Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit on Friday, May 9, 2014, at Garden of the Gods in Caesars Palace.
2015 Vegas Uncork’d announces chef lineup for April 23-26
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Tickets have been selling fast for the ninth edition of Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit from April 23-26, and that’s before the full list of headlining chefs was known and which we can now reveal.
Mariah Carey performs the final stop of her The Angels Advocate Tour at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace on Feb. 27, 2010.
Strip Scribbles: Caesars Palace headliner Mariah Carey? Plus, Mob Museum on the move
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Does it have anything to do with pop princess Mariah Carey’s appearance with Dax Shepard and Sharon Von Etten on Thursday’s “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”?
Erin Andrews interviews Derek Hough and Amy Purdy on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.
Amy Purdy brings her miraculous story home to Las Vegas
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The heroine comes home! Courageous Amy Purdy, who fought back after losing her legs and went on to become a medal winner in Paralympics snowboarding, returns to Las Vegas on Thursday to promote her new book “On My Own Two Feet.”
DJ Kaskade has signed a multiyear residency with XS and Encore Beach Club, both in Encore, it was announced Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015.
DJ Kaskade signs multiyear residency with XS and Encore Beach Club
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Grammy Award-nominated DJ and producer Kaskade has signed an exclusive multiyear residency with Encore Las Vegas daylife and nightlife venues Encore Beach Club and XS Nightclub.
Carson Kitchen in downtown Las Vegas.
Ben Vaughn’s favorites for a Las Vegas dine-around experience
Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Instead of me committing to a full meal at any single restaurant, I like to dine around. It’s adventurous and allows me to try a little of everything, visit with friends and enjoy the food culture endemic to Las Vegas.
Heidi Loeb Hegerich.
‘Love Target’ showgirl reveals Elvis pregnancy, swinging 1960s in Las Vegas
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
To protect the innocent, Heidi Loeb Hegerich’s memoir “Love Target” is fictional but based entirely on her real-life exploits — and she names names. Her colorful cast of headliners and high rollers includes Elvis Presley and Harry Belafonte.
Singer-songwriter Charli XCX, one of the artists to appear at the Rock in Rio USA festival in May, performs an acoustic set at The Village Studios on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in Los Angeles.
Sam Smith, Charli XCX in latest wave of Rock in Rio USA acts
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The great block on the Strip party just jacked up the volume. Sam Smith, Charli XCX, The Bleachers, Jessie J, Magic!, The Pretty Reckless, Hollywood Undead, Foster the People, Gary Clark Jr., Saints of Valory and ...
British businessman Martyn J. Ravenhill hosts an open house and book signing at the Liberace house Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Ravenhill purchased Liberace's former residence for $500,000 in August. He also recently published a book titled "The Social Stockmarket."
Strip Scribbles: Liberace’s mansion reopens; Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn add dates
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The sound of Liberace’s music will come back to life on his rhinestone piano at a special event at the Liberace mansion on Feb. 28. Homeowner Martyn J. Ravenhill is re-creating one of Liberace’s famous parties complete with the entertainer’s recipes for the dinner.

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