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October 30, 2014

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Grading work is shown on the 33-acre lot at the southwest corner of Las Vegas Boulevard South and Sahara Avenue Thursday Sept. 25, 2014. The site will be home to the City of Rock, open-air concert venue with a capacity of 80,000 that will serve as the home of the Rock in Rio music festivals starting in May 2015.
Work underway on site for huge Strip music festival
Friday, September 26, 2014
Another project on the north Strip is moving ahead as planned, furthering the anticipated turnaround of an area that’s struggled for years. Construction crews are doing site work at the southwest corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Sahara Avenue, the future home of the ...
Katy Perry's California Dreams Tour stop at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Nov. 19, 2011.
Weekend best bets: Katy Perry, Greek Food Festival and Kristen Hertzenberg
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Fall is finally here, but it’s still far from sweater weather in Las Vegas. Get out and enjoy the sunshine with a variety of concerts, festivals and other events across town. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
MGM sues men proposing pot shop over trademark
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A single apostrophe won't be enough to separate M life and M'Life in the minds of customers, according to an MGM Resorts trademark lawsuit against ...
Nick Jonas, with girlfriend 2012 Miss Universe Olivia Culpo of the USA, celebrates his 22nd birthday at Hakkasan on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in MGM Grand Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Nick Jonas + Miss Universe; Harry Styles loses money; Liam Payne injures hand
Las Vegas:
Monday, September 22, 2014
There’s no hiding the romance between lovebirds Nick Jonas and girlfriend Olivia Culpo, who met here when he was a judge and she won the 2012 Miss USA Pageant at Planet Hollywood. Olivia went on to become 2012 Miss Universe.
Scottish DJ Calvin Harris performs during Night 2 of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Is Calvin Harris about to exit Hakkasan for new and larger paycheck?
Music:
Monday, September 22, 2014
The Scottish-born superstar, who has more than 1 billion streams of his chart-topping hits (“We Found Love,” “Feel So Close,” “Summer”) on Spotify, was named the world’s highest-paid DJ this year and last year ($46 million) by Forbes.
Scottish DJ Calvin Harris performs during Night 2 of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Photos: Ed Sheeran + Macklemore, Train, Calvin Harris rule Night 2 of iHeart
MGM Grand:
Monday, September 22, 2014
With a lineup that included One Direction, Iggy Azalea and 50 Cent, who would have predicted that Train would steal the show during Night 2 of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena?
Ariana Grande performs with dancers during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Photos: Taylor Swift and Usher bookend Night 1 of iHeartRadio Music Festival
MGM Grand:
Sunday, September 21, 2014
All eyes were on Taylor Swift on Friday night as she kicked, kicked, kicked, kicked, kicked off the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival — mega festival, really — at MGM Grand Garden Arena, the fourth year for the music extravaganza on the Strip.
Actress Jaime King with Magic! members Nasri Atweh, Ben Spivak and Alex Tanas attend the Delano Las Vegas grand opening Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, on the Strip.
Delano’s stylish start with Jaime King, Charlotte Ronson, Magic! at grand opening
The Strip:
Sunday, September 21, 2014
The music vibe and high-energy beat of South Beach wrapped around VIP guests circulating through bars and chef stations set up in the lobby, and that was before Canadian reggae group Magic! gave an animated and intimate performance.
Usher performs during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Fire it up — like Usher and Motley Crue — on Night 1 of iHeartRadio Music Festival
MGM Grand:
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The first night of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival has ended, and the evening closed with an impromptu dance-off at the back of the arena floor just off the MGM Grand Garden Arena soundboard.
Usher performs with dancers during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Fire it up — Usher and Motley Crue sure did — on Night 1 of iHeartRadio Music Festival
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The first night of the iHeartRadio Music Festival has closed, and the evening ended with an impromptu dance-off at the back of the arena floor just off the MGM Grand Garden ...
Taylor Swift performs during the second day of the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.
Celebrity preview: iHeartRadio, Mr. Olympia, 30 Seconds to Mars, Diana Ross, Chippendales
Las Vegas:
Friday, September 19, 2014
It’s brains, beauty, brawn and beer this weekend in Las Vegas, and even though 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival superstars will flash their magnetic appeal, it will be the competitors at Mr. Olympia who will flex their muscles along with the handsome hunks of Chippendales.
Miley Cyrus performs for a crowd of about 23,000 at the Lot during the Village showcase for iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.
MGM Resorts Village is the playground for iHeartRadio Music Festival
Friday, September 19, 2014
The stage at the Village for the iHeartRadio Music Festival might be bigger than the event requires, but so what? ...
Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine performs during the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.
Weekend best bets: iHeartRadio, Wu-Tang Clan, Nevada Ballet and Jennifer Coolidge
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Whether you’re a pop enthusiast or prefer to kick back with some live jazz, music fans of all tastes and styles can take their pick of live shows with a bevy of offerings in Las Vegas this weekend.
Tiesto unveils a Bellagio Fountains show choreographed to an exclusive medley of three of his songs Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Bellagio.
Photos: Tiesto unveils exclusive three-song show at Bellagio Fountains
The Strip:
Thursday, September 18, 2014
DJ and producer Tiesto, a resident headliner at Hakkasan Las Vegas, brought the Bellagio Fountains to life with an exclusive three-song medley of “Footprints,” “Rocky” and “Red Lights” from his new album “A Town Called Paradise.”
Zayn Malik, Harry Styles and Niall Horan of One Direction perform at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.
Iggy Azalea, One Direction, Ariana Grande, Coldplay, Calvin Harris lead iHeart lineup
Music:
Thursday, September 18, 2014
It’s a bigger blast than New Year’s Eve as the kings and queens of music show their love for the three massive iHeartRadio Music Festival concerts this weekend. Be it pop, country, EDM, R&B, rock and rap, every genre is covered in the superstar lineup.
“The Naked Magicians.”
Strip Scribbles: ‘The Naked Magicians,’ Liam Payne, Wynn, Adelson, Murren
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
It’s an eye-grabbing title, among other body parts, and, yes, three close-up magicians and an improv comedienne could lose their clothes while performing close-up magic in a new show coming to the Strip near MGM Grand.
Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis attend the Warner Bros. presentation at 2014 CinemaCon on Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Caesars Palace.
Strip Scribbles: Big & Rich, Tiesto, Channing Tatum and Niall Horan
Las Vegas:
Monday, September 15, 2014
Hakkasan at MGM Grand resident DJ Tiesto took over the hotspot for a Gold Party edition of his “Club Life” as he celebrated two of his 2014 singles going gold — “Wasted” featuring Matthew Koma and “Red Lights.”
Tiesto and Hakkasan Group CEO Neil Moffitt attend Night 3 of Hakkasan's first-anniversary celebrations Saturday, April 26, 2014, at MGM Grand.
Tiesto wades into new spectacle with show at Bellagio Fountains
The Strip:
Monday, September 15, 2014
On Wednesday, a customized medley of three songs from “A Town Called Paradise,” the new release by Tiesto, will be unveiled along with a new choreographed water show on the Strip in front of Bellagio.

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