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March 1, 2015

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Day 2 of the inaugural Route 91 Harvest country music festival with headliner Dierks Bentley on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at MGM Resorts Village.
Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line, Lady A to headline second-annual Route 91 Harvest
Music:
Friday, February 27, 2015
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.
Calvin Harris models for Emporio Armani Underwear. Awesome.
Nude pics of Calvin Harris; Mayweather-Pacquiao ticket$; Elvis sites, Aerosmith run at Westgate?
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Calvin Harris, who is the latest body and face for Emporio Armani underwear, has hired lawyers to stop nude photographs of him being sent to porn and media outlets. They’ve been warned of facing court action if they are published.
Wok-roasted Manila clams, with Chinese sausage and oat noodles, for 2015 Chinese New Year on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at China Poblano in the Cosmopolitan.
Three decadent Chinese New Year meals: Andrea’s, Hakkasan and China Poblano
Dining:
Monday, February 23, 2015
Three of the best restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip — Andrea’s, China Poblano and Hakkasan — are celebrating Chinese New Year — and the Year of the Ram/Goat/Sheep —with elegant, luxurious and decadent meals.
Kindergarten and fifth-grade students from the Meadows School in front of the 22-foot-long LED dragon before starting their traditional Chinese New Year dragon parade through the Forum Shops on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, in Caesars Palace.
Chinese New Year in L.V.: Dragon dances, parades, floral displays, feasts
Celebrations:
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Our valley-wide hotels all have dynamic dragon dances and traditional parades planned to mark the turning of the Chinese calendar for the Year of the Yang honoring goats, sheep and rams.
Vice Media CEO and co-founder Shane Smith appears onstage at the 2014 Webby Awards on Monday, May 19, 2014, in New York.
Did Vice Media’s Shane Smith spend $300K on dinner at Bellagio?
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Someone, or some people, recently paid a $300,000 check at a Bellagio restaurant. But MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren didn’t say who when he mentioned the eye-popping meal in a conference call with ...
Jose Andres at the grand opening of SLS Las Vegas on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, on the Strip.
Seven Las Vegas culinary personalities named James Beard semifinalists
Counter Intelligence:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Congratulations go to our Elizabeth Blau of Honey Salt, Made L.V. and Simon Bar & Grill nominated in the Outstanding Restaurateur category, even though Las Vegas didn’t get one tip of the toque for Outstanding Restaurant.
Christian Hodgson and Sabrina Plaisance Sia (Carol) during a rehearsal for “50 Shades! The Parody” at Windows Theater on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Bally’s. The show opens Feb. 3.
Show roundup: ‘Frank,’ Engelbert, Marilyn McCoo + Billy Davis Jr., ‘Ka,’ ‘50 Shades!’
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
The last few days have been a nonstop whirl of catching up with shows, and I even watched the movie everybody’s talking about: “Fifth Shades of Grey.” Coincidentally, I started with the opening night of the musical sendup “50 Shades! The Parody” at Bally’s last week.
An exterior view of the Bellagio, June 6, 2013.
MGM revenue and losses worse in 4th quarter, better for year
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
MGM Resorts International, the casino company that operates such Strip properties as the Bellagio, MGM Grand and Aria, reported its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings today. As with other casino companies that operate in Macau, MGM felt the effects of ...
Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones perform at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, May 11, 2013.
Roadblock for The Rolling Stones to perform in Las Vegas
Music:
Monday, February 16, 2015
The date of June 13 was penciled in at the 16,800-seat MGM Grand Garden Arena, but it turns out that bookings as far away as Europe and Australia have been juggernaut sellouts — in stadiums.
Cirque du Soleil performers in "Ka" perform the final Epic Battle Scene during a media event Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at MGM Grand.
Monday By the Numbers: An 80-foot snake, 110 flying arrows and more about ‘Ka’
Monday, February 16, 2015
Today’s Monday By the Numbers focuses on the Cirque du Soleil spectacle “Ka” at MGM Grand celebrating its 10th anniversary this month. The show opened officially on Feb. 2, 2005.
Gary Bettman, commissioner of the National Hockey League (NHL) addresses the crowd as Bill Foley, chairman, Fidelity National Financial, Inc., Black Knight and FIS sweats it out a little during the "Let's Bring Hockey to Las Vegas!" press conference at the MGM Grand Ballroom on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015.
Attending events at MGM Resorts Arena might be a walk in the park
Friday, February 13, 2015
The parking plan at the under-construction MGM Resorts Arena is thus far fairly simple to impart: Use the existing garages at the resorts near the facility. And there are several thousand spots available, if you don’t mind the …
Actor Chris McKenna.
Valentine’s Day preview: Date-A-Thon with Chris McKenna, $30K dinner, romantic meals, guns
Las Vegas:
Friday, February 13, 2015
As gorgeous as blonde-bombshell newlywed Jenny McCarthy is, I have a feeling that she’s going to take second place to the giant Date-A-Thon this Valentine’s Day Weekend at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.
Andrea Wynn, Steve Wynn and Paris Hilton at the grand-opening party for Mizumi at the Wynn on Thursday, June 7, 2012.
Strip Scribbles: Pamela Anderson divorces again; L.V. hotels, restaurants win awards
Las Vegas:
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Las Vegas hotels and restaurants have scored incredibly well in the new Forbes Travel Guide rankings. Eight of Steve Wynn’s restaurants at Wynn and Encore were awarded four stars as part of the 60 total stars bestowed on the two hotel towers, spas and dining.
Gary Bettman, commissioner of the National Hockey League, addresses the crowd during the Let's Bring Hockey to Las Vegas! press conference Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at MGM Grand Ballroom.
Will Las Vegas love the NHL? MGM Resorts, AEG and fans hope so
Sports:
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
There are no guarantees that the National Hockey League and its commissioner, Gary Bettman, will approve a pro team for our city, but they have given the go ahead for the Maloof family joined with mortgage multimillionaire Bill Foley to gauge the valley’s interest.
Calvin Harris spins at Hakkasan on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in MGM Grand.
Revenue for Top 100 U.S. nightclubs in 2014: $1.36 billion
Nightlife:
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
“With this year’s top clubs coming in significantly higher than years past, our Top 100 list once again proves the strength and energy of the nightlife industry,” said Jon Taffer, president of Nightclub &; Bar and host and executive producer of Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue.”
Six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson rides the High Roller at Linq Promenade in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Sleeping with the Mob; $450 million Powerball; Jimmie Johnson at High Roller
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
It has to be one of the most unusual Las Vegas experiences ever created. You know that it’s very easy to get married in Las Vegas. In fact, tens of thousands of couples will wed Valentine’s Day Weekend alone.
Gary Bettman, commissioner of the National Hockey League, addresses the crowd during the Let's Bring Hockey to Las Vegas! press conference Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at MGM Grand Ballroom.
Ownership group launches season-ticket drive with NHL commissioner’s support
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
It's showtime for Las Vegas to determine whether it can host a major professional sports team. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman was at the MGM Grand today as ownership group Hockey Vision Las Vegas launched a season-ticket drive with a goal of 10,000 deposits. Billionaire Bill Foley, who leads the group, is optimistic ...
DJ Avicii performs for a record-size crowd at XS on Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Encore.
Seven of Top 10 U.S. nightclubs are in Las Vegas; XS is No. 1 again
Nightlife:
Monday, February 9, 2015
For the fifth consecutive year, XS at Steve Wynn’s Encore Las Vegas has been ranked as the top-grossing nightclub in the country based on $100 million-plus annual revenue in Nightclub & Bar’s new Top 100 list for 2015.

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