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November 28, 2014

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Celebrity preview: Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Chrissie Hynde, ‘Pippin,’ Joan Collins
Friday, November 28, 2014
Las Vegas:
The entertainment schedule isn’t too crowded with offerings this Thanksgiving weekend because of Black Friday shopping insanity and for those not hunting bargains and still resting from overindulging on Tom Turkey and his trimmings.
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Q+A: Jeff Dunham brings ‘Not Playing With a Full Deck’ to Planet Hollywood
Friday, November 28, 2014
Comedy Ventriloquism:
Comedy ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is the first to admit that what he does for a living is not normal — and that explains why his new residency show at Planet Hollywood is titled “Not Playing With a Full Deck.” “I tip between nuts and not nuts,” he laughed.
Photo: Janel Parrish, Val Chmerkovskiy, Emma Slater, Mich
Strip Scribbles: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ cast is headed to Las Vegas
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Las Vegas:
The exciting Season 19 finale featured the Top Three celebrity couples of the season: Alfonso Ribeiro and Witney Carson, runners-up reality-TV star Sadie Robertson with Mark Ballas and actress Janel Parrish with Valentin Chmerkovskiy.
Photo: Hunter Hayes and Stevie Wonder perform during the
Weekend best bets: Stevie Wonder, UNLV vs. Albany, Justin Timberlake
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Thanksgiving is upon us, but if you’re looking to get away from leftovers and Black Friday madness this weekend, there’s plenty to do in town to help wear off the tryptophan. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
Photo: Laugh Factory at the Tropicana headliner Murray Sa
Q+A: Murray Sawchuck’s blind drive leads to 21 escapes, TV appearances galore
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Magic:
Magician Murray Sawchuck’s contributions to magic on television were recognized at the Los Angeles Fame Awards show one week ago: He was presented with a Career Achievement Award in the Magic Arts.
Photo: Cleen Rock One of Las Vegas and nemesis Tim Lees o
Strip Scribbles: Cleen Rock One on ‘Ink Master’; ‘Zumanity’; 310,000 Thanksgiving visitors
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Las Vegas:
Casting for Season 6 of “Ink Master” began this week with a nationwide search for tattoo artists and human canvases. We’ll be back here Wednesday with the news of Cleen Rock One’s victory or loss with his own line of Monster DNA headphones.
Photo: Usher performs during the 2012 Billboard Music Awa
Celebrity preview: Usher, Jane’s Addiction, Steve Angello, Scott Disick, Miss Nevada
Friday, November 21, 2014
Las Vegas:
Is anybody skating on thin ice this pre-Thanksgiving Weekend? Perhaps so! Macau is far away, but beloved boxer Manny Pacquiao is expected to have a tough fight against Chris Algieri, who has been training the past month here at the Venetian.
Photo: Jane's Addiction at Brooklyn Bowl on Saturday, May
Weekend best bets: Jane’s Addiction, David Sedaris and Anjelah Johnson
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Before the holidays hit, get in one last weekend of fall festivities with entertainment options ranging from top-notch comedy and concerts to homegrown Las Vegas talent.
Photo: The Quad headliner comedy juggler Jeff Civillico p
Jeff Civillico’s fundraising Headliners Bash takes over Penn & Teller Theater
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Philanthropy:
Our Strip showbiz stars have big and generous hearts, and Linq Hotel headliner comedy juggler Jeff Civillico on Friday brings them all together at Penn & Teller Theater in the Rio for his annual Headliners Bash.
Photo: Ashley Monroe, Angaleena Presley, Miranda Lambert,
Strip Scribbles: Reba McEntire at Caesars? Derek Jeter, Jessica Alba, Mac King
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Las Vegas:
Former Las Vegas builder and developer Ron Pratte built up one of the world’s greatest collections of automobilia and collector cars over the past two decades. Now he’s selling more than 1,500 pieces and 140 cars.
Photo: Comedy juggler Jeff Civillico serves up laughs at
Jeff Civillico’s greatest juggling act: The annual Win-Win ‘Headliners’ Bash’
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Jeff Civillico is finding it easier to stage a charity production for his Win-Win Entertainment Foundation than it was a couple of years ago. ...
Photo: In this image released by Sony Pictures, Kevin Jam
Strip Scribbles: ‘Mall Cop 2,’ Frank Marino, ‘Ink Master’ and Celine Dion
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Las Vegas:
“Divas Las Vegas” at the Linq Hotel headliner Frank Marino is keeping a secret project with Oprah Winfrey under wraps after their weekend in California where the Strip headliner was part of her show “Life You Want to Live.”
Photo: Macklemore crowd surfs during Surrender and Encore
Celebrity preview: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Whoopi, Aaron Lewis, Judas Priest, Toad, Wale
Friday, November 14, 2014
Las Vegas:
This weekend is no laughing matter because the Strip will be shut down and downtown is blocked off. However, we have plenty of comedic rivalry, literally next door to each other, to ensure that amid the grumbling, laughter doesn’t vanish altogether.
Photo: Columnist John Katsilometes plays comedian Martin
Talk has become the talk of Las Vegas; Penny Pibbets and Gaz focusing on solo scenes
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Fashioned after the TED Talks series of brief monologues, “ENTSpeaks” is part stage presentation, part party at Inspire. In each instance, it’s a groovy way to learn more about those among us who are ubiquitous, yet ...
Photo: Penn Jillette, Paris Hilton and Teller at the Rio
Strip Scribbles: Opportunity Village honors Penn Jillette; Soul Train Awards
Monday, November 10, 2014
Las Vegas:
Renowned Rio headliner magician Penn Jillette, who had partner Teller and magic consultants Johnny and Pam Thompson at his table, even joined The Lon Bronson All-Star Band onstage to perform one of their rock numbers.

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