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April 20, 2014

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Hakkasan at MGM officially celebrates the opening of its nightlife venue during a ceremonial ribbon cutting Thursday, April 18, 2013.
MGM, Hakkasan form partnership to build, manage luxury hotels worldwide
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
MGM Resorts International and Hakkasan Group are partnering in a joint-venture to develop luxury hotels around the globe. Formation of MGM Hakkasan Hospitality was announced …
Alex Pettyfer at Beacher’s Madhouse on Friday, April 12, 2014, in MGM Grand Las Vegas.
Photos: Alex Pettyfer re-creates ‘Magic Mike’ at Beacher’s Madhouse minus supermodel ‘wifey’
Monday, April 14, 2014
Hunky British actor Alex Pettyfer, who stripped down in “Magic Mike” alongside Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey, re-created the same hi-jinx while celebrating his 24th birthday at Beacher’s Madhouse not once but twice over the weekend at MGM Grand.
Alfonso Cuaron, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney and Jonas Cuaron arrive on the red carpet for the screening of "Gravity" at the 70th Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, in Venice, Italy.
Preview: Stars offer up-close auction items for annual Keep Memory Alive gala at MGM Grand
Monday, April 14, 2014
This year’s glittering event is a salute to Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Hosted by Sir Michael Caine, Quincy Jones and Kenny Ortega, the night also features entertainment by Carole King, Queen Latifah, Rita Moreno, Jordin Sparks, Andy Garcia, Ricky Martin and Jon Secada.
Olivia Newton-John makes her official Las Vegas arrival with a welcome event Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the Linq. Pictured with Newton-John: “Jubilee” at Bally’s showgirls and Chippendales at the Rio stars Jaymes Vaughan, Ryan Stuart, Matt Marshall, Jon Howes, Nathan Minor and James Davis.
Celebrity preview: Robin Thicke, Olivia Newton-John, Flo Rida, Ellie Goulding, Jason Alexander
Friday, April 11, 2014
International songbird Olivia Newton-John gets “Physical” with the start of her new resident show “Summer Nights” at the Flamingo, and before she leaves on tour, Flamingo headliner Marie Osmond will be there to welcome Pink Lady Sandy from “Grease.”
Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club
It’s good times for Brad Garrett as his Comedy Club turns 2 at MGM Grand
Thursday, April 10, 2014
When he was a kid, Brad Garrett once performed an impression of a television star. The results were mixed, to put it mildly. This was in 1974, Garrett was age 14 at the time, and the hot sitcom of the moment was ...
2013 UNLVino's first-ever Bar-B-Q honoring Scott Sibella with the Dom Perignon Award of Excellence at The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health on Sunday, April 21, 2013. From left: Angelo Sosa, Masaharu Morimoto, Sibella, Gustav Mauler, Scott Conant and Michael Severino.
Weekend best bets: UNLVino, Bryan Ferry and Pacquiao vs. Bradley
Thursday, April 10, 2014
From UNLVino’s 40th anniversary to a hotly contested fight night at MGM Grand Garden Arena — a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley — ’tis indeed a weekend to eat, drink and be merry in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas rockers Imagine Dragons in concert at the Joint on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas. Afterward, frontman Dan Reynolds played DJ at nearby after-hours club Body English.
Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Justin Timberlake lead 2014 Billboard Music Awards nods
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Lorde and Imagine Dragons lead with 12 nominations apiece in the 40 categories. Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis follow with 11, 10 and eight, respectively. The awards are at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 18.
Manny Pacquiao works out at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, Calif., during the final day of training camp Monday, April 7, 2014, before heading to Las Vegas for his eagerly anticipated rematch against undefeated WBO World Welterweight champion Timothy Bradley.
Now starring on the Strip: Manny Pacquiao?! Plus, Holly Madison, Melody Sweets
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
This is one of those subjects bound to spark skepticism among boxing devotees, but we’re going there anyway: Would immensely popular Manny Pacquiao be a credible headliner in a Las Vegas stage show? ...
Bradley Lords, Vin Armani and Brace Land of Showtime’s "Gigolos" set in Las Vegas.
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.
Bruno Tonioli, Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba and Len Goodman on Season 18 of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday, April 7, 2014.
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.
Toby Keith, right, speaks onstage with members of the armed forces during “ACM Presents: All-Star Salute to the Troops” at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Monday, April 7, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Photos: ‘ACM Presents: All-Star Salute to the Troops’ an emotional night at MGM Grand
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Nashville talent scouts should be on their own tour of duty at our U.S. military bases around the world because there’s a ton of undiscovered music talent serving our nation. I wouldn’t be wrong describing some of them as stars already.
Excalibur headliners Thunder From Down Under attends the grand opening night of The Jacksons in "Rocktellz & Cocktails" on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at Planet Hollywood.
Strip Scribbles: Sexy ‘Sheilas’ joining Thunder From Down Under in L.V.? Plus Sharon Stone, NAB
Monday, April 7, 2014
I’m hearing first Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors that topless temptresses from Tasmania, merry molls from Melbourne and provocative, pouting and posing princesses from Perth are headed here this summer with a new and unique all-female striptease production.
The Band Perry in the photo room at the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas. The group won the award for Vocal Group of the Year.
Photos: 2014 ACM Awards garners strong ratings for CBS; Jerry Jones defends move to Cowboys Stadium
Monday, April 7, 2014
Co-hosts Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan were comedy cut-ups for a second consecutive year and really let the zingers fly leveled at other stars. They were immediately signed to repeat hosting duties for next year’s 50th anniversary ACM Awards at Cowboys Stadium.
Keith Urban performs during Day 2 of the 2014 ACM Party for a Cause at the Linq on Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Photos: Post-rehearsals, stars are set for 2014 ACM Awards fireworks, stunts and voting drama
Sunday, April 6, 2014
On Saturday, ACM Lifting Lives presented the second day of Party for a Cause to benefit military philanthropies. The festival at the Linq featured Keith Urban, Lee Brice, Brett Eldredge, Tyler Farr, Kip Moore, Joe Nichols, Chris Young, Love and Theft and Parmalee.
George Strait performs onstage at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Photos: George Strait wins Entertainer of the Year at 2014 ACM Awards
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Former Wynn resident headliner Garth Brooks, himself a legend, introduced Merle Haggard for a special Academy of Country Music Award at MGM Grand Garden Arena tonight and then led the crowd in a special singalong of “Happy Birthday.”
George Strait performs onstage at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Inside Strait: Country icon takes top prize at 2014 ACM Awards at MGM Grand
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Former Wynn resident headliner Garth Brooks, himself a legend, introduced Merle Haggard for a special Academy of Country Music Award at MGM Grand Garden Arena tonight and led the crowd in a special song ...
Thomas Rhett at the 2014 ACM Party for a Cause on Friday, April 4, 2014, at the Linq.
Photos: Rock goes country with Vince Neil and Justin Moore at ACM Party for a Cause
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Among the stars performing during the day and into the night were headliners Rascal Flatts, Florida Georgia Line and Justin Moore, plus Thomas Rhett, Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bradberry, Will Hope, Charlie Worsham, The Cadillac Three and handsome Chase Rice.
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan rehearse for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, April 5, 2013.
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.

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