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March 4, 2015

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Robin Leach's Celebrity Watch

Photo: Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are shown
Beware of ticket scams for Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao fight May 2 at MGM
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Boxing:
It’s a warning not to get scammed. We don’t want our Las Vegas visitors and locals ripped off trying to purchase hard-to-get tickets for the May 2 fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Photo: Liberace, the piano virtuoso who became known as
Celebrity preview: Liberace, Shania Twain, Chumlee, Pentatonix, Roseanne, Jay Leno
Friday, February 27, 2015
Las Vegas:
The glitz and glamour of Liberace is reborn this weekend — along with his famed mirror-decorated and rhinestone-covered pianos — with a gala to benefit Opera Las Vegas as his mansion is reopened. It’s 28 years to the month that Wladziu Valentino Liberace died.
Photo: Day 2 of the inaugural Route 91 Harvest country mu
Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line, Lady A to headline second-annual Route 91 Harvest
Friday, February 27, 2015
Music:
Jake Owen, A Thousand Horses, Frankie Ballard, Mark Chesnutt, Easton Corbin, Clare Dunn, Brett Eldredge, Gloriana, Joe Nichols, Jon Pardi, Chase Rice, The Cadillac Three, Thomas Rhett, Austin Webb and Drake White also will join the all-star lineup.
Photo: Kerry Simon and Sammy Hagar celebrate the second a
Ailing Kerry Simon to close Simon in Palms Place, KGB in Harrah’s
Friday, February 27, 2015
Dining:
Vegas DeLuxe has learned exclusively that KGB in at Harrah’s and his popular Simon Restaurant & Lounge in Palms Place will be shuttered shortly. Carson Kitchen downtown will remain open.
Photo: The Grand Bazaar Shops open with a champagne toast
Swarovski Crystal Starburst ushers Grand Bazaar Shops opening at midnight
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Bally’s:
There’s a multitude of shops, boutiques, dining options and interactive fun experiences packed into the 2-acre outdoor shopping promenade not to be found anywhere else, so call it a grand new world of shopping and entertainment.
Photo: Margot Robbie and Will Smith play con artists in
Strip Scribbles: Will Smith’s movie magic in ‘Focus’; Boyz II Men’s anniversary
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Las Vegas:
This is the weekend that Boyz II Men celebrate their second anniversary at the Mirage, and the smooth-as-silk R&B singers are far from the end of the road, as the popular, award-winning trio now have dates on sale through Dec. 27.
Photo: Plans for an Elvis attraction are revealed Thursda
Photos: Priscilla Presley to open Elvis attraction, show April 23 at Westgate
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Music:
“After a 40-year absence, it’s time for the authentic Elvis Presley to return to Las Vegas,” said Joel Weinshanker, managing partner of Graceland Holdings LLC. “Elvis redefined live entertainment in Las Vegas.”
Photo: Runners are shown at a dust party after the first
Weekend Best Bets: Rascal Flatts, Pentatonix and the Color Run
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Las Vegas:
There’s good reason to step out and enjoy the brisk weather this weekend, with a colorful variety of musical offerings and benefit runs highlighting the days ahead. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
Photo: Ben Vereen at Cirque du Soleil's
Preview: New-look, new-energy ‘Zumanity’ at New York-New York
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Cirque du Soleil:
If Cirque du Soleil shocked and scandalized when it launched its “naughty side” “Zumanity” nearly 12 years ago, think how much farther it pushes the envelope when tonight’s revamp of the show is revealed.
Photo: Simon Morley and David Friend of Puppetry of the P
Q+A: Simon Morley of ‘Puppetry of the Penis’ talks path to Las Vegas
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Adult Entertainment:
It’s one of the most unique and unusual shows ever brought to Las Vegas, and because it involves male nudity, it won’t be staged in a Strip casino hotel. Vegas DeLuxe has the “below the belt” exclusive.
Photo: Atomic Liquors in downtown Las Vegas.
Ben Vaughn’s art of the bar: Characteristics that make a watering hole great
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Guest Columnist:
As you might or might not already know, I’m opening a restaurant here in Las Vegas this year. My restaurant will sit next door to the iconic Las Vegas drinking establishment known formally as Atomic Liquors.
Photo: Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his 38th birthday
Photos: Floyd Mayweather Jr. toasts his 38th birthday at Hyde Bellagio
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Strip:
Staying in tip-top shape for the highly anticipated fight against Manny Pacquiao on May 2 at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Floyd Mayweather Jr. didn’t drink alcohol at Hyde, instead sipping Coke during the evening.
Photo: Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winni
Strip Scribbles: TSA, FAA cause high-roller headaches for NASCAR race; Carrot Top turns 50
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Las Vegas:
Celebrities and high-rollers planning to fly helicopters to and from the NASCAR races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway from March 7-8 had their plans go awry because of new TSA and FAA flight regulations.
Photo: District Attorney Steve Wolfson talks during an in
District Attorney Steve Wolfson, staff on reality-TV series ‘Vegas D.A.’
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Television:
Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson and his staff are under the glare of lights and cameras all week at the Regional Justice Center as crews shoot episodes of reality-TV series “Vegas D.A.”
Photo: Jay DeMarcus, Gary LeVox and Joe Don Rooney of Ras
Preview: Rascal Flatts bring ‘Vegas Riot’ to the Joint through March 14
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Hard Rock Hotel:
It’s only nine nights of shows, but top-selling country stars Rascal Flatts kick off their first Las Vegas run tonight with such a bang in the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel, you can bet they’ll be returning later for an even longer run. No wonder their shows are being dubbed “Vegas Riot.”

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