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Photo: Barry Williams, Florence Henderson and Christopher
Florence Henderson splashes color over NBT’s Black & White Ball
Monday, January 27, 2014
Florence Henderson joked about Viagra, dusted off a joke about George Burns and sang a cappella at Saturday's NBT fundraising gala at Aria.
Photo: Barry Williams, Florence Henderson and Christopher
Photos: Florence Henderson honored as NBT Woman of the Year; Elaine Wynn donates $1 million
Sunday, January 26, 2014
It was a glittering 30th anniversary celebration, a night of glamorous legends topped off with a $1 million donation from our leading lady Elaine Wynn. The annual Black & White Ball for our Nevada Ballet Theater at Aria sparkled from start to finish.
Photo: Corky Ballas and Florence Henderson rehearse for S
Q+A: Florence Henderson, Nevada Ballet Theater’s Woman of the Year — her lifelong love of dance
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Growing up in a small Midwest town, poverty prevented actress Florence Henderson from fulfilling her dream to become a dancer. On Saturday, she will be honored as Woman of the Year by Nevada Ballet Theater celebrating the 30th anniversary of its glittering Black & White Ball.
Photo: Ryan Lochte, right, with an unidentified guest, DJ
2013 New Year’s Eve photos: Olympic champion Ryan Lochte hosts at SHe
Friday, January 3, 2014
The Olympic swimming champion and heartthrob, who stayed at the D Las Vegas while in town, donned a gray suit jacket, a T-shirt and kicks and partied with Olympic swimming pals Cullen Jones and Ed Moses and two other friends.
Photo: The Harmon Hotel at CityCenter sits unfinished wit
Demolition of flawed tower at CityCenter delayed again
Friday, December 6, 2013
A judge has further delayed demolition of the Harmon Tower to allow the company behind its insurance policy to provide an update on its investigation of CityCenter’s $393.8 million claim that the hotel is a total loss. Inspectors discovered flaws in the steel rebar running through its concrete.
Photo: Tiffany Masters and friends.
Strip Scribbles: ‘Innocent’ pre-Thanksgiving parties rankle Native Americans
Monday, November 25, 2013
It’s the latest absurdity of political correctness overstepping reality and trying to squash the fun of Las Vegas. A group of Native Americans is protesting plans by Las Vegas nightclubs over themed Thanksgiving parties where guests will dress as Pilgrims and Indians.
Photo: George Kotsiopoulos of
Preview: Fashion and philanthropy at Crystals with George Kotsiopoulos
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Fashion never looked smarter and sexier, and giving never looked so good. On Thursday, George Kotsiopoulos of E! Entertainment’s “Fashion Police” hosts the collision of fashion and philanthropy at Crystals in CityCenter.
Photo: Jim Murren, CEO and chairman of MGM Resorts Intern
Q+A: Jim Murren — ‘We came through the worst recession that ever hit Las Vegas’
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The head honcho of MGM Resorts International says the Las Vegas landscape has changed as a result of the economic downturn that began in 2007. “Gaming revenues will never be the same again.”
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‘Zarkana’ at Aria to close temporarily as Cirque refreshes show for 2014
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
I’ve learned that characters will be added along with new music and a new acrobatic act. “What was dark and mysterious and enthralled audiences in New York and Russia will give way to a lighter and more comedic show for Las Vegas audiences,” I was reliably told.
Photo: The Wheel of Death act is performed during Cirque
‘Zarkana’ artist injured after slipping from ‘Wheel of Death’ in Aria show
Saturday, November 2, 2013
The "Wheel of Death" in "Zarkana" is, as its name indicates, one of Cirque du Soleil’s riskier acts. The injuries do not seem serious, and Cirque says “Wheel of Death” is to return to the show.
California buyers scooping up 'cheap' Strip condos
California buyers scooping up 'cheap' Strip condos
Friday, August 30, 2013
After several dismal years brought on by the recession, sales and prices at luxury high-rises on or near the Strip are rising. The market, while far from booming, is rebounding thanks to drastically lower prices and an improved economy.
Photo: CityCenter in Las Vegas.
Loyal reward programs by Las Vegas hotels are important and here to stay
Monday, August 26, 2013
Loyal husband Eric Wiebusch of Seattle became an overnight celebrity, earning big points with his wife after redeeming 1 million points that he earned from playing MyVegas to create a memorable 60th birthday for her at Bellagio.
Judge approves demolition of flawed CityCenter hotel tower
Judge approves demolition of flawed CityCenter hotel tower
Friday, August 23, 2013
A judge has granted permission for owners of the CityCenter development to demolish a flawed, half-built hotel tower on the Strip after developers completed a fourth round of testing on the building.
Photo: Ryan Lochte hosts at Azure Luxury Pool in the Pala
Photos: Ryan Lochte toasts 29th birthday at Tao, Lavo, SHe, Azure, Andiamo and Hakkasan
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Olympic champion swimmer and heartthrob Ryan Lochte’s 29th birthday motto over the weekend was carpe diem, as he hit not one, not two, not three, but at least six hotspots while in Las Vegas — and these are just the ones we know about at this writing.
Photo: The James Turrell installation of light at Crystal
New levels of luxury astound at Crystals as retail rises and gaming revenue slides
Friday, August 9, 2013
Crystals at CityCenter has become the Strip’s premiere retail destination and this month will see even more evidence of its success with a slew of store openings. Demand from visitors around the world is at an all-time high because our prices are oftentimes less than theirs at home.

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