Las Vegas Sun

April 24, 2014

Currently: 61° — Complete forecast | Log in

MGM Resorts International

Elvis Costello.
Celebrity preview: Elvis Costello, Mint 400, Kathy Griffin, Bill Cosby, ‘Supernatural’ and Tool
Friday, March 14, 2014
It’s a weekend where one could accurately say, “In with the new, but not out with the old.” As a brand-new concert venue officially opens on the Strip with more modern acts, we have several legends still in the spotlight, plus, the official openings of some familiar dayclubs.
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.
Neil Moffitt, CEO of Angel Management Group, talks with media during a ceremonial ribbon cutting for Hakkasan Las Vegas on Thursday, April 18, 2013.
Hakkasan hoping for some Pure genius; Cast Party casts net for Strickland, Anton ... and Osmond
Monday, March 10, 2014
Hakkasan chief Neil Moffitt strongly hinted that renovations were upcoming for one of his company’s newest clubs, Pure at Caesars Palace. His company acquired Angel Management Group, and that move was announced Feb. 19.
Juan Pablo Galavis.
‘Bachelor’ star Juan Pablo Galavis visits Forever Grand Wedding Chapel at MGM Grand
Monday, March 10, 2014
Juan Pablo Galavis checked out MGM Grand’s Forever Grand Wedding Chapel while here and took photographs of the venue. He even smiled for a selfie there but captioned it with three emoticons of a face screaming in fear!
Canelo Alvarez, left, connects on Alfredo Angulo, both of Mexico, during their super-welterweight fight Saturday, March 8, 2014, at  MGM Grand Garden Arena
Photos: Celebrities and VIPs watch Alvarez defeat Angulo at MGM Grand Garden Arena
Sunday, March 9, 2014
The celebrities and VIPs at the boxing matches included actor and comedian George Lopez, Metta World Peace (who most recently played for the New York Knicks), Juan Pablo Galavais (ABC’s “The Bachelor”), CBS Sports’ Jenn Brown and singer and musician Pepe Aguilar.
Canelo Alvarez and opponent Alfredo "El Perro" Angulo face their fans following their weigh-ins at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, March 7, 2014.
Celebrity preview: Terry Fator, Alvarez vs. Angulo, Nick Cannon, Sofia Vergara, REO Speedwagon
Friday, March 7, 2014
There is plenty to do in Las Vegas this weekend for sports fans, from the high-speed excitement of two NASCAR races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to a welterweight boxing battle at MGM Grand Garden Arena and a debut kickboxing event at Planet Hollywood.
The Thunderbirds, the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, fly over the Las Vegas Motor Speedway prior to the start of the during the Kobalt Tools 400 NASCAR race Sunday, March 10, 2013.
Weekend best bets: NASCAR, Alvarez vs. Angulo, Restaurant Week and Brooklyn Bowl
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Las Vegas’ March entertainment madness continues with another weekend packed with events sure to please music and sports crowds, from two NASCAR Weekend races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to the opening of Brooklyn Bowl at the Linq.
Adam Lambert performs with Queen guitarist Brian May during the iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013.
Strip Scribbles: New name for Wet Republic? Adam Lambert + Queen, Olivia Newton-John, ACM Awards
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Executives at Hakkasan and MGM Grand have had serious discussions about renaming Wet Republic at the casino resort. With all the logos and branding in place for the new season, expect it to remain Wet Republic this summer and then change over to Hakkasan.
Miley Cyrus performs at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in MGM Grand.
Review: Miley Cyrus can’t be tamed in ‘Bangerz Tour’ stop at MGM Grand
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The audience was … eclectic, from gay couples wearing only boxer briefs to dude bros (with their girlfriends) to (underage) teenage girls wearing only bras and short shorts or skirts to skeezy and older-than-60 men not-so-covertly taking cell phone photographs of them.
Miley Cyrus performs at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in MGM Grand.
Was a Britney song on? Miley Cyrus parties in … Beacher’s Madhouse and MGM Grand
Monday, March 3, 2014
Two Beacher’s Madhouse performers were recruited by Miley for the “Bangerz Tour”: Amazon Ashley, regarded as the world’s tallest stripper, and Little Britney, who celebrated her 21st birthday.
MGM Resorts named top place for women to do business
Monday, March 3, 2014
MGM Resorts International has been named a top place for women to do business.
The red carpet for the Miss Las Vegas International Model Search at Ling Ling Club in Hakkasan on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in MGM Grand.
Photos: Struggling student from South Africa wins International Model Search at MGM Grand
Sunday, March 2, 2014
When 23-year-old Adeline Mocke of South Africa arrived here earlier in the week to prepare for the Model Search pageant at Hakkasan, the first thing that went wrong was she came down with a cold and lost her voice, and her eyes flared up.
Carter the Clydesdale and Chip the Dalmatian at Tap Sports Bar on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in MGM Grand Las Vegas.
Photos: Carter the Clydesdale and Chip the Dalmatian at Tap Sports Bar in MGM Grand
Sunday, March 2, 2014
At Tap Sports Bar, which is neighbors with mega-restaurant-and-nightclub Hakkasan, Carter and Chip posed for photographs with the Budweiser girls, who were ravishing in red, and met with the Tap team before departing for Phoenix.
Sarah (Sasoun) Guillot-Guyard after an end-of-session performance with her students at Cirquefit in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 29, 2013, just hours before her death.
Cirque-OSHA reach settlement in Guillot-Guyard case; Jerry Lewis’ legacy cemented by TCM and MDA
Friday, February 28, 2014
OSHA's final rulings eliminated all but one citation issued against Cirque du Soleil in the death of “Ka” performer Sarah Guillot-Guyard last June 29 at MGM Grand. The fine issued by OSHA for the infraction and the formal investigation of the incident are now closed.
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.
Afrojack and Steve Aoki at XS in the Encore on July 4, 2011.
Party on: Seven of 10 top-grossing U.S. nightclubs are in Las Vegas
Friday, February 28, 2014
Trade publication 'Nightclub & Bar' revealed its 2014 Top 100 list of the nation's top-earning nightlife venues, with the clubs and lounges of the Las Vegas Strip dominating the rankings.
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.

Most Popular

  • Viewed
  • Discussed
  • E-mailed