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March 26, 2015

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Photo: Brody Jenner, William Lifestyle and Jerry Rice at
Star Surveillance: Dakota Fanning, Sia, Bradley Cooper, Jerry Rice, Shaun White, Warren Moon
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The Strip:
Actress Dakota Fanning (“Twilight,” “War of the Worlds”) made a belated 21st birthday trip to Las Vegas and celebrated by watching Mirage ventriloquism impressionist headliner Terry Fator with her parents Thursday night.
Photo: Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood and Faith Hill arri
Strip Scribbles: Shania Twain ticket scalpers; Elton John’s 100th show; our chefs are cheated?
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Las Vegas:
Tickets for former Caesars Palace headliner Shania Twain’s summer tour are selling so briskly that fans are complaining ticket scalpers in some cities have boosted prices to as much as a whopping $10,000 per ticket for great seats.
Photo: Jeff Dunham and Peanut.
Strip Scribbles: Jeff Dunham extends run; Penn & Teller AIDS Walk grand marshals for 14th year
Monday, March 23, 2015
Las Vegas:
Comedian Jeff Dunham had added four months to his Planet Hollywood residency “Jeff Dunham: Not Playing With a Full Deck,” and tickets for the new shows from June 10 through Oct. 4 go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Photo: Richard Cheese, second from right, and Lounge Agai
More Cheese in Las Vegas? Grate! And P&T have Big Apple appeal
Monday, March 23, 2015
Over the weekend, The Kats Report Bureau was customarily mobile, spending ample time at Cirque du Soleil’s “One Night for One Drop” and the return of Richard Cheese and Lounge Against the Machine.
Photo: Miley Cyrus performs during the 2013 iHeartRadio M
Celebrity preview: Miley Cyrus, Kourtney + Khloe, John Legend, ‘Newsies,’ Afrojack, Dan + Shay
Friday, March 20, 2015
Las Vegas:
The third-annual “One Night for One Drop” spectacular with Oscar- and Grammy-winning John Legend and a 110-strong cast of Cirque du Soleil performers at the Mirage is set to dominate the entertainment scene.
Photo: Brad Garretts Comedy Club
Brad Garrett gets real with ‘Balls,’ third anniversary at MGM Grand
Friday, March 20, 2015
Brad Garrett seems the quintessential club comic, the way he adroitly works the room from his own stage at MGM Grand. One of his more effective icebreakers: “Ma’am, the Titanic exhibit called. They have your luggage.”
Photo: Elton John performs at his Elton John AIDS Foundat
Strip Scribbles: Elton John’s 100th show; Barry Manilow; Sheri’s Ranch; Redfoo on ‘DWTS’
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Las Vegas:
On Monday, Sir Elton John will celebrate the 100th performance of his critically acclaimed resident show “The Million Dollar Piano” at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace with a sold-out crowd of fans.
Photo: Penn & Teller celebrated their 14th anniversary We
Penn & Teller to return to Broadway from July 7-Aug. 16
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Magic:
The opening night will be announced soon, and tickets go on sale April 16. This is a rare opportunity for New Yorkers and tourists to see Penn & Teller on the East Coast; they return to their Las Vegas run at the end of the Broadway engagement.
Photo: Comedy-hypnotist Justin Tranz.
Strip Scribbles: Comedy-hypnotist Justin Tranz; ‘Alice: A Steampunk Rock Opera’; Ressler’s ‘Brave’
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Las Vegas:
For more than 40 years, comedy-hypnotist Justin Tranz has put more than 150,000 people “to sleep” in his more than 8,000 stage shows. He also headlined on the Strip for more than a decade.
Photo: Mirage headliner ventriloquism impressionist Terry
Strip Scribbles: Terry Fator’s new doll; Joe Jonas; Russell Wilson; Patrick Dempsey
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Las Vegas:
Congratulations to Mirage headline entertainer and ventriloquist impressionist Terry Fator, who celebrated his sixth year at the Mirage on Monday night with the debut of the doll Rusty the Robot.
Photo: Carrot Top, second from right, with Gary LeVox, Ja
At Rascal Flatts show: Vince Neil, Carrot Top, Dakota Meyer proposes to Bristol Palin
Monday, March 16, 2015
Hard Rock Hotel:
USMC veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer proposed to his girlfriend, Bristol Palin, during the second-to-last Rascal Flatts “Vegas Riot!” residency show at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Friday night.
Photo: Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Justin Bieber celebrate M
Celebrity preview: Justin Bieber, Jason Mraz, Korn, Whitney Cummings, Ludacris, Ringo Starr
Friday, March 13, 2015
Las Vegas:
All eyes this weekend will be on the madness and mayhem that Justin Bieber is certain to cause with his Bieber Fever fans when he celebrates his belated 21st birthday in tandem with the opening of the $100 million-plus Omnia nightclub at Caesars Palace.
Bill Maher brings his unique brand of uncensored comedy to the Palms
Bill Maher brings his unique brand of uncensored comedy to the Palms
Friday, March 13, 2015
Few comedians keep their humor as topical as Bill Maher.
Photo: Vanna White and Pat Sajak.
Strip Scribbles: ‘Wheel of Fortune’ rolls into L.V.; ‘Wizard Wars’; Elaine Wynn
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Las Vegas:
The “Wheel of Fortune” Wheelmobile will be in town for two days this weekend, and the long-running game show is looking for energetic, enthusiastic, fun and good game players.
Photo: Comedienne, actress and co-creator of 2 Broke Girl
Comedienne Whitney Cummings: ‘Being naked is my fear’
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Q+A:
With a successful career as TV producer and star, Whitney Cummings is one of Hollywood’s most eligible bachelorette beauties. However, her dating life is often a disaster. She’s baffled by the way men come on to her.

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