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October 1, 2014

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Photo: Comedian Matt Kazam is headlining at the Riviera.
Journey back in time with Matt Kazam in ’40 Is Not the New 20’ at Riviera
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Comedy:
It’s frightening to think that 40 years ago, iPhones didn’t exist, and instead we held up a Get Smart shoebox-sized phone with a 6-foot antenna to our ears. Worse is that online dating sites didn’t exist back then.
Photo: Cheryl Burke, Antonio Sabato Jr., Jonathan Bennett
Strip Scribbles: Randy Couture exits ‘DWTS’; farewell, Circo, hello, Lago at Bellagio
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Las Vegas:
Meantime, Las Vegas tattoo artist Cleen Rock One from Chrome Gypsy Tattoo continues tonight with his “Ink Master” quest for the $100,000 prize on the Spike reality-TV competition hosted by Dave Navarro.
Photo: New Zealand singer Lorde performs during Night 2 o
Lorde and Jerry Lewis face off in Las Vegas tonight
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Entertainment:
Tonight is a remarkable evening in Las Vegas entertainment as a newcomer goes up against a veteran. The terrifically talented twosome is two-time Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum-selling ”Royals” singer Lorde and Hollywood screen legend Jerry Lewis.
Photo: Singer John Legend, with model wife Chrissy Teigen
Strip Scribbles: Haze at Aria to close? New Planet Hollywood shows, $1.65M auto at Barrett-Jackson
Monday, September 29, 2014
Las Vegas:
Joe Vargas is reporting that the Light Group’s Haze nightclub in Aria will shut down after Halloween weekend, and it is closing indefinitely with remodeling plans canceled — at least for now. I’m also hearing that Gold Lounge will get a makeover.
Photo: Katy Perry's California Dreams Tour stop at Mandal
Celebrity preview: Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, Jenny McCarthy, Bill Cosby, ‘AGT’
Friday, September 26, 2014
Las Vegas:
The summer pool season winds down this weekend, but the party scene continues in overdrive indoors with music and comedy stars. Add the 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant, and we have a glamorous weekend with something for everybody.
Photo: Tianna Scartabello, Americas Got Talent Season 9 w
‘AGT’ Season 9 winner Mat Franco: ‘I felt like David Copperfield for a moment’
Friday, September 26, 2014
Magic:
At 4 years old, Mat Franco dreamed of making it big in magic by starting to teach himself card tricks. At 12, he became the youngest student ever in Henderson magician Jeff McBride’s Magic Academy classes. One week ago, he made TV history.
Photo: Aziz Ansari
Bulletproof Comedian
Friday, September 26, 2014
Aziz Ansari takes on arenas this fall as part of his Modern Romance tour
Parks and Recreation's Aziz Ansari goes big, real big, with latest comedy tour.
Photo: Jenny McCarthy, with boyfriend Donnie Wahlberg, ho
Strip Scribbles: Jenny McCarthy, Wahlberg brothers, Britney Spears, Brad Garrett
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Las Vegas:
Blonde bombshell Jenny McCarthy and new husband Donnie Wahlberg will be here this weekend with his brothers, actor Mark Wahlberg and business executive and chef Paul Wahlberg, to film scenes for their new season of “Wahlburgers” on A&E.
Photo: Standup comic Taylor Williamson is part of the lin
Taylor Williamson talks ‘Last Comic Standing’ and ‘America’s Got Talent’
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Taylor Williamson is one quirky individual. He’s even quirky on the phone. You wonder, “Is this quirkiness an act?” and the answer would be, “I feel it is not.” ...
Photo: Standup comic Taylor Williamson is part of the lin
Funnyman Taylor Williamson talks ‘Last Comic Standing’ and ‘America’s Got Talent’
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Planet Hollywood:
Taylor Williamson is one quirky individual. He’s even quirky on the phone. You wonder, “Is this quirkiness an act?” and the answer would be, “I feel it is not.” Williamson is the comic star of Season 8 of “America’s Got Talent.”
Photo: Taylor Swift performs during the second day of the
Celebrity preview: iHeartRadio, Mr. Olympia, 30 Seconds to Mars, Diana Ross, Chippendales
Friday, September 19, 2014
Las Vegas:
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.
Photo: The Quad headliner Jeff Civillico atop his unicycl
Strip Scribbles: Jeff Civillico jumping off Planet Hollywood; Elvis returns to ‘Legends’
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Las Vegas:
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.
Photo: Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine performs during t
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.
Photo: The Naked Magicians.
Strip Scribbles: ‘The Naked Magicians,’ Liam Payne, Wynn, Adelson, Murren
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Las Vegas:
It’s an eye-grabbing title, among other body parts, and, yes, three close-up magicians and an improv comedienne could lose their clothes while performing close-up magic in a new show coming to the Strip near MGM Grand.
Photo: Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis attend the Warner Br
Strip Scribbles: Big & Rich, Tiesto, Channing Tatum and Niall Horan
Monday, September 15, 2014
Las Vegas:
Hakkasan at MGM Grand resident DJ Tiesto took over the hotspot for a Gold Party edition of his “Club Life” as he celebrated two of his 2014 singles going gold — “Wasted” featuring Matthew Koma and “Red Lights.”

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