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November 23, 2014

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Robin Leach's Celebrity Watch

Photo: Eddie Shaw, 76, and Gloria Durling, 68, re-created
Reimagining the classics: Keep Memory Alive patients, caregivers create calendar as a fundraiser
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Patients and caregivers at our downtown Keep Memory Alive center, some in their 80s and 90s, have transformed into movie stars in a fundraising effort that at the same time has helped improve their brain health ...
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: San Diego chef Ricardo Heredia wins the overall ti
World Food Championships winner Ricardo Heredia is a rising star
Friday, November 21, 2014
Guest Columnist Ben Vaughn:
This year’s top honors went to San Diego chef Ricardo Heredia. A two-time finalist at the event, when Ricardo is asked about how he got into the business of food, he likes to say he “hustled” his way into the kitchen.
Photo: 2014 Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez is crowned 2014 M
Miss Nevada (and Miss USA) Nia Sanchez crowns successor Sunday at UNLV
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Pageant:
Nia Sanchez never thought that she would win the Miss Nevada USA Pageant a year ago, but then she went on to become the first Nevada delegate in history to win the ultimate crown of Miss USA.
Photo: Singer and actress Pia Zadora performs during a gu
Strip Scribbles: Pia Zadora, Rick Moonen, Burt Reynolds, Vegas Rocks! Awards
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Las Vegas:
It’s not quite a performance from a hospital bed, but pretty darn close. Feisty singer Pia Zadora has a miracle return to her cabaret shows at Piero’s this weekend a few months after serious injuries sustained when her golf cart overturned.
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: People stroll through Opportunity Village's Magica
Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest opens Friday; official tree lighting Nov. 28
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Holidays:
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman will flip the switch to reveal a brilliantly lit forest announcing the official start to the holiday season in Las Vegas. Mirage headliners Boyz II Men, Venetian headliners Human Nature, yours truly and many more will join Madame Mayor.
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: President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of
Obama’s immigration speech to cut into 2014 Latin Grammys on Univision
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Television:
President Barack Obama’s immigration speech will officially cut into as many as 40 minutes of today’s live Univision telecast of the 2014 Latin Grammy Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Photo: Santa Claus, Jace Crispin of Chippendales at the R
Great Santa Run: Hostess Holly Madison, mayor’s $10K challenge, grand marshals Chippendales
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Opportunity Village:
Along with marking 10 years of the Great Santa Run, Opportunity Village is commemorating its 60th anniversary. The beloved nonprofit provides unparalleled opportunities, enrichment and support to nearly 3,000 valley residents with disabilities and their families.
Photo: Wolfgang Puck.
Q+A: Wolfgang Puck’s 22 years on the Strip and first suburban bistro
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Dining:
This week, Wolfgang Puck came to town to officially open his Bar & Grill and sign copies of his cookbook “Wolfgang Puck Makes It Healthy: Light, Delicious Recipes and Easy Exercises for a Better Life” for fans.
Photo: Billy Hufseys Celebrity Idols at Sin City Theater
Preview: Billy Hufsey’s exuberant ‘Celebrity Idols’ at Planet Hollywood
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Theater:
Billy Hufsey’s “Celebrity Idols” is a wild, exuberant, frenzied and furious party with more than 30 musical numbers and 50 flashy, super-sexy costume changes celebrating movies and music and their stars who became celebrity idols.
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: Cleen Rock One of Las Vegas works on a human canva
Cleen Rock One of Las Vegas wins twice on ‘Ink Master’
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Television:
Our Las Vegas tattoo artist and salon owner Cleen Rock One scored a double victory on Tuesday night’s “Ink Master” on Spike TV and moved one step closer to winning the $100,000 grand prize.
Photo: Attendees dance to the music of Kaskade during Nig
Electric Daisy Carnival returns to Las Vegas from June 19 to 21, 2015
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Music:
Tickets ranging from $329 for a three-day pass to $699 for a VIP pass go on sale Monday, Dec. 1. Once again, there will be no single-day tickets for the fifth-annual festival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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