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April 23, 2014

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CityCenter\'s Aria Makes Debut

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CityCenter's Aria makes it long awaited debut to the public.

Michael Jordan with tournament winners Brian Urlacher and Roger Clemens on the fourth and final day of the 2014 Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at Shadow Creek on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.
2014 MJCI photos: Brian Urlacher, Roger Clemens win; golf fundraiser raises $500,000
Monday, April 7, 2014
It wasn’t even close. Former Chicago Bears All-Pro linebacker Brian Urlacher and former All-Star New York Yankees and Houston Astros pitcher Roger Clemens outright won the 13th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational golf tournament at Shadow Creek.
Michael Jordan and Jake Owen on opening day of the 2014 Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational pro-am golf tournament Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Shadow Creek Golf Course.
Photos: Fore! Michael Jordan’s star-studded golf tournament underway at Shadow Creek
Friday, April 4, 2014
Country singer Jake Owen and sports VIPs including Aaron Rodgers, Ken Griffey Jr., Larry Fitzgerald, Greg Maddux, Jonathan Ogden, Brandi Chastain and John Smoltz join Michael Jordan on the first day of action on the green.
Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett, center, with Holly Madison, left, and Jessica Hall, hosts at Wet Republic at MGM Grand on Aug. 27, 2011.
Strip Scribbles: Bikini tops drop as pool season opens; Daniel Boulud Brasserie confirmed; SHM film
Thursday, March 13, 2014
It’s opening day in Las Vegas of the new summer pool season for Liquid Pool Lounge at Aria and Tops Drop at Bare Ultra Pool adult pool in the Mirage. Friday is opening day for the renovated Wet Republic at MGM Grand.
Chef Bruce Bromberg poses at the Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Thursday, March 6, 2014.
Strip Scribbles: ‘Resort Recon,’ Brooklyn Bowl, free beer, Yusho, Giada and Gonzaga
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Utah hospitality consultant Shane Green, who works with the Venetian, the Cosmopolitan and MGM Resorts International as a cultural consultant, has won a 13-episode deal for giving troubled resorts across the country an action plan for improvements.
British twin brothers Andrew, right, and Kevin Atherton, Cirque du Soleil aerialists with “Zarkana,” perform under the monorail truss in Aria’s porte cochere Monday, March 3, 2014. The performance was promoting “Zarkana’s” reimagined show, which includes a new soundtrack and a new aerial straps act.
Q+A: Cirque’s new-look ‘Zarkana’ showcases amazing acrobatics, high-flying Atherton twins
Friday, March 7, 2014
These may well be the largest number of amazing athletes ever put together in one show anywhere in the world. Cirque du Soleil has delivered a powerful punch with “Zarkana” by putting the spotlight solely on their remarkable talents and skills.
Madonna and Miley Cyrus perform on MTV on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014.
Celebrity preview: Miley Cyrus, St. Baldrick’s, Siegfried & Roy, ‘Zarkana,’ ‘Iron Chef America’
Friday, February 28, 2014
Miley Cyrus and her dancers will wear as little as possible when her “Bangerz Tour” lands at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night. The movie superstars may love Valentino and Balmain, but Miley and crew go for furry animal see-through suits and skimpy underwear.
Celebrity chef Bobby Flay goes over the menu with guests during a Vegas Uncork’d Master Series Dinner at his Mesa Grill in Caesars Palace on Thursday May 20, 2012. Adam Rapoport, editor in chief of Bon Appetit, is at right.
Strip Scribbles: Vegas Uncork’d, Mario Batali, Britney Spears, Vanilla Ice and divorce parties
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Eight new attractions were revealed this morning, including a first-time collaborative dinner with star chefs Bobby Flay and Giada de Laurentiis; lunch with Thomas Keller; and celebrity golf at the Cascata course and a Burger Bash with Mario Batali.
The red carpet grand opening of Cirque du Soleil's "Zarkana" at Aria on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012.
Weekend best bets: ‘Zarkana,’ Ray Charles tribute, St. Petersburg Philharmonic and Miley Cyrus
Thursday, February 27, 2014
March is just around the corner, and Las Vegas is already gearing up for the city’s busiest, most event-packed month with a diverse array of music and more in the weekend ahead. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets.
The red carpet grand opening of Cirque du Soleil's "Zarkana" at Aria on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012.
Cirque’s reimagined ‘Zarkana’ at Aria — with new music, acrobatics — is ‘brighter, lighter and faster paced’
Thursday, February 27, 2014
An incredible acrobatic act with British twins Kevin and Andrew Atherton is expected to be one of the incredible new highlights. The storytelling will be enhanced by new and expanded sand-painting art that has dazzled audiences since the premiere.
Ron Dante and Steve Lawrence.
Strip Scribbles: Steve Lawrence dedicates album to late wife Edye Gorme; Michael Jordan dad to twins
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Legendary singer Steve Lawrence’s new CD “When You Come Back to Me Again” was released Tuesday, and on the cover is a dedication to his late wife Edye Gorme, who passed away last August. Contributors to the album: Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood.
Steffi Graf at the Longines opening Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in Aria.
Photos: Steffi Graf talks tennis, injuries, Las Vegas, watches at Longines opening in Aria
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
One-time world tennis champion Steffi Graf says that after all the years of playing the sport and winning 22 Grand Slam singles titles, she’s relegated the game to just a few charity matches. “It’s the same with Andre (Agassi, her husband),” she told me.
Elaine Wynn, right, and daughter Gillian on the Andre Agassi Grand Slam red carpet at the Wynn on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010.
Does Elaine Wynn’s reported $142.4 million Francis Bacon art purchase set a new benchmark?
Monday, January 27, 2014
Hotel director and Las Vegas socialite Elaine Wynn surprised and stunned guests with her $1 million donation at the 30th Anniversary Nevada Ballet Theater Black & White Ball at Aria on Saturday night. Two months ago, there was an even bigger shocker.
Barry Williams, Florence Henderson and Christopher Knight attend Nevada Ballet Theater’s 30th anniversary Black & White Ball honoring Henderson on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Aria.
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.
Barry Williams, Florence Henderson and Christopher Knight attend Nevada Ballet Theater’s 30th anniversary Black & White Ball honoring Henderson on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Aria.
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.
Florence Henderson.
For a night, it’s ‘The Ballet Bunch’ as Florence Henderson is honored by NBT
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Nevada Ballet Theater’s 2014 Woman of the Year has taken many voyages on “The Love Boat,” played at every famous Strip hotel and even worked with Shecky Greene.

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