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September 17, 2014

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Robin Leach's Celebrity Watch

Photo: Luis Miguel performs at the Colosseum on Friday, S
Luis Miguel begins four-night stand at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Music:
Latin superstar Luis Miguel, aka “El Sol de Mexico,” kicked off a four-night run at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace on Friday night. Miguel, who performs in Las Vegas almost annually, has won five Grammy Awards and four Latin Grammy Awards.
Photo: Big Head Todd and The Monsters at Brooklyn Bowl on
Big Head Todd and The Monsters take over Brooklyn Bowl in Linq Promenade
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Photos:
Colorado band Big Head Todd and The Monsters — Todd Park Mohr, Brian Nevin, Jeremy Lawton and Rob Squires — performed at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade on Friday night. Thanks to Erik Kabik of Kabik Photo for his photo gallery of the band.
Photo: Macklemore crowd surfs during Surrender and Encore
Celebrity preview: Mayweather Jr., Macklemore, Marc Anthony, Luis Miguel, ‘Limelight’
Friday, September 12, 2014
Las Vegas:
We’ll be seeing stars this weekend no matter how the second fight in four months is called between our Las Vegas boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. defending his championship titles against Marcos Maidana at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Photo: Rehearsal for
New burlesque musical cast is ready for ‘Limelight’ at Plaza
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Preview:
In “Limelight,” black-and-white magic movie days are transformed into blazing Technicolor songs-and-dances with six female dancers and singer Felice Garcia, who has double-duty also performing in “Million Dollar Quartet” at Harrah’s.
Photo: Chef Tony Hus Lao Sze Chuan at the Palms.
Tony Hu is ready to change Chinese food with Lao Sze Chuan at the Palms
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Dining:
Tony Hu is known as the mayor of Chinatown in Chicago, where he oversees nearly 20 restaurants. Lao Sze Chuan, his first restaurant in Las Vegas, opens at the Palms on Friday in the opulent space formerly occupied by Little Buddha.
Photo: WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Star-studded VIP pre-party planned for Mayweather Jr.-Maidana rematch
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Boxing:
Jack Nicholson is expected at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday along with Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith, Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Magic Johnson, Michael Strahan, Joe Jonas, Don Cheadle, Dane Cook and many more.
Photo: Sheldon Adelson and Elaine Wynn at Buddy Vs Ristor
Strip Scribbles: Elaine Wynn honored in NYC; Keep Memory Alive 5th anniversary
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Las Vegas:
It’s National Preparedness Month, and the team members at the Venetian and Palazzo want hundreds of volunteers to join them in an ambitious undertaking from Sept. 20-21 for the American Red Cross and nonprofit Clean the World.
Photo: Members of the Kalama Polynesian Dancers group, a
Weekend best bets: San Gennaro Feast, Fiesta Las Vegas and Ho’olaule’a Pacific Islands Festival
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Skip holing up on the couch this weekend for quality time with fellow Las Vegans. Celebrate Clark County’s diverse heritage with a slate of cultural festivals and outdoor gatherings that is all about getting to know and giving back to the community.
Photo: Westgate Resorts founder David Siegel is joined by
Westgate Las Vegas salutes military, 9/11 victims with ‘Hornets Nest’ screening
Thursday, September 11, 2014
This is the sad day of remembering the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001 in New York and near Washington, D.C., and those who lost their lives as fallen heroes. David Siegel and his new Westgate Las Vegas pay tribute tonight with a VIP reception and screening.
Photo: Production designer Andy Walmsley at the set he de
Emmy winner Andy Walmsley hopes glamorous Old Vegas shows will return
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Guest Columnist:
I have designed some of the biggest shows the TV industry has ever seen: “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” “America’s Got Talent,” “The Biggest Loser,” “So You Think You Can Dance” and “American Idol,” for which I was honored to win an Emmy.
Photo: Spanish chef Ferran Adria owned, then closed, what
Counter Intelligence: Ferran Adria, Julian Serrano, Jose Andres, ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ winner
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Dining:
For a select group of Las Vegas chefs, restaurateurs and foodies, it’s the two most hallowed private events ever possible, and both are in the same day. Call it the Reign of Spain, and it involves celebrated chef Ferran Adria.
Photo: Honoree Robin Leach speaks during the 19th annual
Robin Leach’s ALS ice-bucket challenge substitutes water with champagne
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Video:
Set designer and Emmy winner Andy Walmsley took on the role of secret agent James Bond for his desert-produced ice-bucket challenge and then called on Strip entertainers singer-musician Chris Phillips of Zowie Bowie and hypnotist Anthony Cools to do better.
Photo: Season 1 of Skin Wars on the Game Show Network. Ge
Las Vegas body-painting artist Gear Boxxx’s star is rising on ‘Skin Wars’
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Q+A:
Gear Boxxx’s first job was airbrushing T-shirts at the mall in seventh grade, where he learned to persuade the ladies with his charm into buying airbrushed T-shirts to help support his love for comic books and video games.
Photo: Physical therapist Jen Nash and Kerry Simon laugh
Strip Scribbles: Lou Ruvo Center 5th anniversary, Donny & Marie, Matt Goss, ‘Ink Master,’ Nobu Villa
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
In just five years, our Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health has hosted more than 55,000 patient visits, and 30 clinical trials to end neurological brain diseases are underway at the facility in downtown’s Symphony Park.
Photo: Corey Big Hoss Harrison, Austin Chumlee Russell, R
Rick Harrison of ‘Pawn Stars’ to lead Pawn Stars Poker Run on Oct. 5
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Rick’s son Corey Harrison will lead motorcycle riders through Las Vegas starting from Gold & Silver Pawn downtown to the 100-year-old historic Pioneer Saloon in Goodsprings, plus, stops in Summerlin and on the Strip before an after-party at Hogs & Heifers.

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