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April 17, 2014

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Photo: Absinthe celebrates its third anniversary Wednesda
Photos: ‘Absinthe’ is sexier, raunchier than ever on third anniversary at Caesars
Thursday, April 17, 2014
There was no better way for the cast of “Absinthe” to celebrate its milestone third anniversary and 1,500-plus shows Wednesday night in the Spiegelworld tent outside Caesars Palace — with a giant cake, buckets of bubbly and more good news.
Photo: The 2014 UNLVino Founders Grand Tasting on Saturda
Photos: First four-day UNLVino is a sparkling scholarship-fundraising success
Thursday, April 17, 2014
More than 7,500 enthusiasts turned up for the largest-ever Founder’s Grand Tasting, which capped the expanded four days of wine-and-food experiences marking the 40th annual scholarship fundraiser UNLVino.
Photo: The 550 foot-tall High Roller observation wheel, t
Strip Scribbles: $100,000 cocktail servers; High Roller at Linq; Broadway Bares’ ‘Get Wood’
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
I am reliably told that several — if not many — of our summer pool season cocktail servers will make more than $100,000 by the time dayclubs shutter for the year in late October, and some may surpass $200,000. Most of it comes from tips.
Photo: Penny Pibbets, Frankie Moreno and Melody Sweets at
Wild, wacky and sexy ‘Absinthe’ celebrates third anniversary, 1,500-plus shows
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Now tonight almost miraculously, the provocative show that successfully marries offensive language and filthy jokes with off-kilter circus acts and one of the sexiest singer stripteases of all time celebrates its third anniversary at Caesars Palace.
UNLVino boosted by all that jazz; Vegas violinists prepping for a disco-rama
UNLVino boosted by all that jazz; Vegas violinists prepping for a disco-rama
Saturday, April 12, 2014
The UNLVino is in full swing at the moment at Caesars Palace. Often this event is a true blowout – the winds have been a problem. But what blew me away ...
Photo: Wolfgang Puck, third from right, receives the UNLV
Strip Scribbles: Floyd Mayweather Jr., Jerry Lewis, Wolfgang Puck and Criss Angel
Thursday, April 10, 2014
I’ll be filming today a version of my old show “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous” touring unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s three Las Vegas homes and his extraordinary collections of cars and jewelry.
Photo: Bradley Lords, Vin Armani and Brace Land of Showti
Strip Scribbles: Showtime’s ‘Gigolos’ pen ‘sexoirs’; Mile High Club flights over Las Vegas
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
In Episode 8 of Season 5, the “Gigolos” were tasked with telling tales of their real-life experiences, and now Nick Hawk, Ash Armand and Bradley Lords are getting their first works published on Amazon’s eBook platforms for iTunes, Kindle and Nook.
Photo: Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill star in Oscar-win
‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort’s legal woes continue as he works, parties in Las Vegas
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The Las Vegas visit started on a high note but ended on a low note for former multimillionaire stockbroker Jordan Belfort, the inspiration for Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar-nominated performance in Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street.”
Photo: Wolfgang Puck signs copies of his newly released c
40 and fabulous: Four-day UNLVino raises scholarships for college students
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The four days of fantastic functions honor the mission to raise millions of scholarship dollars for our UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration by Southern Wines & Spirits and its head honcho, Larry Ruvo.
Photo: Bruno Tonioli, Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba an
Strip Scribbles: Amy Purdy on ‘DWTS’; Manny Pacquiao; Floyd Mayweather Jr.; Jordan Belfort
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
On “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday, viewers voted on new couples in a switch-up competition. Las Vegas hero Amy Purdy, who lost her legs to bacterial meningitis and now uses prosthetic limbs from her knees down, lost Derek Hough and was paired with Mark Ballas.
Photo: Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan rehearse for the 48th
Celebrity preview: Country’s biggest stars, ACM Awards, Michael Jordan, Rob Thomas and Teller’s ‘Tempest’
Friday, April 4, 2014
If country music and its superstars are not your cup of tea, then you’ve got a cornucopia of comedians and illusionist Teller’s magical version of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” as alternatives. If you love Nashville sounds, then you are in heaven this weekend.
Photo: Angel Porrino arrives at the 2014 Fighters Only Wo
Angel Porrino tapped out of balloon act in ‘Absinthe’
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Angel Porrino was a friend of Holly Madison and a featured subject on “Holly’s World” when she joined “Absinthe” at Caesars Palace, but she is now out of the show. As those who have been tracking social media have learned over the past several days, her ...
Photo: Sammy DeMarco and Frank Coraci of the Travel Chann
Counter Intelligence: Portofino, ‘Chow Masters,’ UNLVino, Hecho en Vegas, Guy Fieri, Taste of Las Vegas
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Hot off the grill! Las Vegas chef Sammy DeMarco has landed a new, original Travel Channel series, “Chow Masters,” that debuts this month and seeks America’s best comfort foods. He’s filming 13 half-hour episodes on a cross-country trek.
Photo: Chef Nobu Matsuhisa enjoys breakfast at his Nobu C
Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace and Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas win awards
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
“It has been our goal since Day One to provide our guests with an interpretation of the Nobu lifestyle in a hotel setting that exceeds expectations,” Gigi Vega, vice president and general manager of Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace, said in a news release.
Photo: David Miller, Sebastien Izambard, Urs Buhler and C
Review: ‘A Musical Affair’ with Il Divo, Lea Salonga a master class in vocals, performance
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
There wasn’t a false note in the entire performance, but favorites of the night included “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” “Defying Gravity,” “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” “Bring Him Home,” “I Dreamed a Dream”/“On My Own” and “Music of the Night.”

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