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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

“Dog Whisperer” star Cesar Millan and Junior, his 6-year-old pit bull.
‘Dog Whisperer’ star Cesar Millan: It’s countdown to show time
Guest Columnist:
Sunday, July 13, 2014
I love performing my live show more than anything else I do. I’ve done this show in more than 20 countries, and I am excited to bring it to Las Vegas for the first time Aug. 15 at the Pearl at the Palms.
Sami Ladeki attends the ribbon-cutting for his new Sammy’s Bar & Grill on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Henderson.
Restaurateur Sami Ladeki: ‘God bless America, and God bless Las Vegas’
Guest Columnist:
Sunday, July 13, 2014
I’ve often said that food is like fashion: You shouldn’t sit still or you might find yourself out of style. This year, Ladeki Hospitality Group celebrates 25 years in business, and we now have 20 restaurants in Las Vegas and California.
Claire Sinclair coaches Sabina Kelley as her understudy in the October number for Pin Up at the Stratosphere Theater on Friday, May 23, 2014.
‘Pin Up’ guest star Sabina Kelley: ‘I’m really excited to show my fan base a different side of me’
Guest Columnist:
Sunday, July 13, 2014
You probably know me as an international pinup model and celebrity judge on Oxygen Network’s hit TV series “Best Ink,” but now I’m rehearsing to guest star in the show “Pin Up” at the Stratosphere from July 24-31.
The final cantos of “Vegas Nocturne” at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Its future uncertain, ‘Vegas Nocturne’ counts out its final canto at Cosmopolitan
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Made official this morning with a release from the show’s host hotel, the Cosmopolitan, is that “Vegas Nocturne” indeed played its last shows Saturday night at the restaurant, lounge and entertainment fortress Rose. Rabbit. Lie. ...
The final cantos of “Vegas Nocturne” at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
‘Vegas Nocturne’ closes at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. in the Cosmopolitan
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Made official this morning with a release from the show’s host hotel, the Cosmopolitan, is that “Vegas Nocturne” indeed played its last shows Saturday night at the restaurant, lounge and entertainment fortress Rose. Rabbit. Lie.
"Vegas Nocturne" at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. at the Cosmopolitan.
Proposal at Hard Rock, separation at Cosmo and dalliance with Wendy Williams at Venetian
Saturday, July 12, 2014
The Kats Report Bureau has been an uncommonly mobile unit today, starting with Rehab Pool at the Hard Rock Hotel and winding up at the Cosmopolitan. Rehab was a celebratory experience, as I’m helping judge the Ultimate Bikini Contest. ...
Violinist Joshua Bell & friends perform at the Hollywood Bowl in LA, California on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
Frankie goes to Hollywood (Bowl) for a reunion with Joshua Bell
Saturday, July 12, 2014
In a serendipitous quirk of scheduling, Las Vegas headliners Frankie Moreno of the Stratosphere and Clint Holmes of Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center performed on consecutive nights last week at the Hollywood Bowl. ...
Jenny McCarthy, with boyfriend Donnie Wahlberg, hosts her "Dirty, Sexy, Funny" after-party Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Body English in Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.
Celebrity preview: Jenny McCarthy, NKOTB, MKTO, Crystal Hefner, Mike Posner, Wendy Williams
Friday, July 11, 2014
it’s a mixed and varied bag this weekend, from Jenny McCarthy hosting a pool party to Wendy Williams kicking off the all-female standup-comedy series Lipshtick to New Kids on the Block performing concerts through Sunday.
Adelitas Way performs during New Year's Eve festivities at Fremont Street Experience on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013,  in downtown Las Vegas. An estimated 335,000 tourists were expected to visit Las Vegas to celebrate the New Year.
Las Vegas’ Adelitas Way rocks Double Barrel Roadhouse at Monte Carlo
Q+A:
Friday, July 11, 2014
Adelitas Way founder and frontman Rick Dejesus answered a few questions via email ahead of tonight’s performance that kicks off at 10:30. (The cover is $18, but guests can enjoy entry and a hosted bar from 9 to 11:30 p.m. for $50.)
Seth Gold of TruTV’s “Hardcore Pawn.”
Seth Gold of ‘Hardcore Pawn’: ‘If pawnshops didn’t exist, there’d be very big problems’
Q+A:
Friday, July 11, 2014
Seth Gold, at the 2014 Pawn Expo of the National Pawnbrokers Association at the Mirage from Tuesday through Thursday, talks “Pawn Stars,” lessons learned and the best and worst aspects of being a pawnbroker.
Donny & Marie
Family Plan
Donny and Marie Osmond translate decades of entertainment to the Las Vegas stage
Friday, July 11, 2014
Donny and Marie Osmond's magic touch keeps fans satisfied.
Steve Wynn, Andrea Wynn, Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks backstage at Encore Theater in the Wynn before Brooks' final performance Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012.
Strip Scribbles: Garth Brooks takes control; Giada to serve lunch; Ray Nisi dies; Lipshtick debuts
Thursday, July 10, 2014
If you don’t like the way things are done, then do it yourself — and that’s exactly what superstar and former Wynn Las Vegas headliner Garth Brooks did this morning in offering his music for the first time online without the help of iTunes.
Elvis impersonator Jesse Garon gets ready backstage before a celebration of Elvis Presley's birthday at Opportunity Village Engelstad Campus on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in Las Vegas.
Weekend best bets: NBA Summer League, Elvis Fest and Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Thursday, July 10, 2014
A weekend of Las Vegas entertainment both new and classic lies ahead, with offerings ranging from an NBA showdown at UNLV to the return of an iconic Las Vegas venue for live music. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets.
Corey “Big Hoss” Harrison, Austin “Chumlee” Russell, Richard “The Old Man” Harrison and Rick Harrison on the red carpet after attending a performance of “Pawn Shop Live!” on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at the Golden Nugget.
Rick Harrison of ‘Pawn Stars’: Why I support the Epilepsy Foundation
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, July 10, 2014
I struggled with epilepsy the better part of my formative years — up until I was in my teens — and fortunately overcame it. It was debilitating and isolating and, strangely enough, what led me to the amazing journey I am enjoying with the success of “Pawn Stars.”
Joshua Bell and Frankie Moreno rehearse at the Hollywood Bowl.
Star-spangled banner yet waves for a host of Las Vegas performers
Thursday, July 10, 2014
The Kats Report Bureau at the moment is the lounge at Loews Hollywood Hotel, where for the past three days I have been hanging with Frankie Moreno and Clint Holmes. In an odd piece of scheduling, the two ...
Holly Madison at Sin City Brewing Co.
Rich Johnson of Sin City Brewing Co: Las Vegas’ craft beer scene is on the rise
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, July 10, 2014
I’m the owner and master brewer for Sin City Brewing Co. Las Vegas is amid an undeniable explosion in its craft beer scene, and it is not just beer aficionados sipping these small-batch-brewed suds. Foodies, beer geeks and normal Joes alike are taking notice.
Joe McIntyre, Jordan Knight, Jonathan Knight, Danny Wood and Donnie Wahlberg of New Kids on the Block.
WWII buff and ‘laundry snob’ Jordan Knight of NKOTB is still hanging tough
Q+A:
Thursday, July 10, 2014
“New Kids on the Block: After Dark” is at Axis at Planet Hollywood today through Sunday. The four shows are the only North American dates for NKOTB this year. Frontman Jordan Knight chatted about Las Vegas, Prince and Michael Jackson ahead of “After Dark.”
Caesars Palace headliner Shania Twain attends Round 8 of the 2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV.
Strip Scribbles: Shania performs in Calgary; LeBron + Dwyane; Harley raffle; Penn dines at Guy Fieri’s
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Like fellow country superstar Garth Brooks before her, it didn’t take a lot of persuasion to get Caesars Palace headliner Shania Twain to depart the bright lights of the Strip for the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth up north.
Chef Kieran Toivonen, left, of Nove Italiano at the Palms hosted his first guest-series dinner with chef Luciano Pellegrini.
Chef de cuisine Kieran Toivonen: Creating the Nove Italiano Guest Series at the Palms
Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
With so many talented chefs, wine experts and mixologists calling Las Vegas home, I thought that there was so much opportunity for us at Nove Italiano in the Palms to collaborate with the city’s top talent and create our very own Guest Series program.
Terry Fator and Winston the Impersonating Turtle at the Pioneer of the Year dinner during CinemaCon on March 30, 2011.
Terry Fator: Recent highlights include DVD, rewriting show and trip to London
Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
My birthday, the Fourth of July and writing a column for Robin Leach — all much-anticipated annual events. So for this year’s guest column, let me fill you in first on what didn’t happen since my last column.
Ben Harris and his wife Natalia at the Mirage.
Terry Fator opening act Ben Harris: My firsts and perks in Las Vegas and a ‘Reason to Smile’
Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
It’s an honor to fill in for Robin Leach and Vegas Deluxe. I met Robin backstage at the Mirage, and he’s a very cool guy. One of the perks of working in this town is you get to meet great people like Robin and my boss, Terry Fator.
Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis waves from the red carpet as she arrives during the VIP grand opening of Giada, the first Giada De Laurentiis restaurant, on Monday, June 2, 2014, in the Cromwell.
The Weekly Interview: Giada De Laurentiis
Chef Talk:
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
"Average is not good enough. Getting up there means you need to take risks, and part of that is being unique."
Jesus Villa and Pamela Anderson arrive on the blue carpet for Cirque du Soleil's "One Night for One Drop" at Hyde Bellagio on Friday, March 22, 2013.
Deja vu! Pamela Anderson splits from husband Rick Salomon for second time
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Rick gained notoriety for releasing a sex tape with then-girlfriend Paris Hilton. Pamela, who remarried Rick this year after their first marriage in 2007-08, announced Tuesday that they have separated and that she’s filing for divorce for a second time.
David Siegel, founder and CEO of Westgate Resorts, talks with media before being hoisted more than 200 feet to remove the LVH letters off his newly purchased property Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Westgate Las Vegas owner David Siegel: ‘I like the odds here — we know what we can do out here’
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Timeshare titan David Siegel says, “We’ve been out here in Las Vegas with our properties about 10 years now, and I haven’t put a quarter in a slot machine. I don’t think this is a gamble. Everything in life is a gamble. It’s a very good calculated business risk.”
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: Kerry Simon’s Carson Kitchen, Bastille Day at Bouchon, Jabbawockeez, ‘Sydney’
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Hot off the grill! Celebrity chef Kerry Simon can now welcome Las Vegas residents home with his new Carson Kitchen in the old John. E Carson Hotel at 124 S. 6th St. in downtown Las Vegas. “I’m psyched that Carson Kitchen is finally open,” Kerry said.

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