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September 20, 2014

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Bill Murray, center, takes a selfie with Lady Gaga and David Letterman during "The Late Show With David Letterman" on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in New York. The singer had Murray, Letterman and the entire audience over to the Roseland Ballroom for her performance.
Weekend best bets: Monty Python, ‘Lipshtick,’ Lady Gaga and Nine Inch Nails
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Need cheering up? This weekend’s entertainment options will give you plenty to smile — and laugh — about with an array of comedic theater and standup offerings, as well as music heavy-hitters.
Deadmau5 at Hakkasan Las Vegas' opening night Thursday, April 18, 2013, at MGM Grand.
Hakkasan suspends promoter accused of screening women to keep out ‘hippos’
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Las Vegas nightclub Hakkasan has suspended a promoter after he refused to comp a table for a bachelorette party without first screening the women’s pictures, claiming it was part of the club’s policy to keep out “whales” and “hippos.” ...
2014 Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez.
Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez returns to Las Vegas for first time since winning Miss USA
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Reigning Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez of Henderson returns to town today for the first time since making history June 8, the night she was crowned 2014 Miss USA in Baton Rouge, La., becoming Nevada’s first pageant queen to take the tiara.
Jason Aldean performs at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Route 91 Harvest fest launches with Aldean, Shelton, Lambert in Las Vegas from Oct. 3-5
Thursday, July 17, 2014
MGM Resorts International and Live Nation announced this morning their new music festival: Route 91 Harvest. Originally known as Route 91, the three-day country music extravaganza takes its name from Las Vegas Boulevard.
Amanda Avila sings the national anthem before the Saul "Canelo" Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara super-welterweight fight Saturday, July 12, 2014, at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mexican national team goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa is at left, and boxing legend and promoter Oscar De La Hoya is next to him.
On fight night, singer Amanda Avila also comes away with a split decision
Monday, July 14, 2014
Amanda Avila likens the experience to climbing into a roller-coaster. “You know it’s going to be fun and scary, all at the same time,” she says. “There’s so much energy. It’s amazing.” Avila gained national fame as a Season 4 finalist on “American Idol.” ...
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Canelo won a split decision. Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa is at left, and Oscar De La Hoya is at right.
Photos: Guillermo Ochoa steals spotlight at Canelo-Lara fight at MGM Grand
Monday, July 14, 2014
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s 12-round, split-decision, super-welterweight victory over Erislandy Lara on Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena drew a star-studded crowd that nearly overshadowed the boxing action in the ring.
Jenny McCarthy, with boyfriend Donnie Wahlberg, hosts her "Dirty, Sexy, Funny" after-party Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Body English in Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.
Celebrity preview: Jenny McCarthy, NKOTB, MKTO, Crystal Hefner, Mike Posner, Wendy Williams
Friday, July 11, 2014
it’s a mixed and varied bag this weekend, from Jenny McCarthy hosting a pool party to Wendy Williams kicking off the all-female standup-comedy series Lipshtick to New Kids on the Block performing concerts through Sunday.
Kim Kardashian, center, with sisters Khloe Kardashian Odom and Kourtney Kardashian, celebrates her 33rd birthday on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Tao in the Venetian.
Celebrity preview: Khloe Kardashian, Papa Roach, Queen, Pauly D, Nick Cannon, Thunder
Friday, July 4, 2014
Today’s packed excitement is just the start of the three-day holiday weekend with plenty of fun set for Saturday and Sunday. Even Khloe Kardashian is in town to celebrate her 30th birthday at Tao in the Venetian.
Ar artist’s rendering of Rock in Rio USA.
MGM Resorts sets plans for 40-acre recreation park hosting Rock in Rio and more
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Except for potential parking problems, it should be a smooth zoning-approval process now that MGM Resorts International has set out its plans for the 40-acre outdoor recreation park between Circus Circus and Sahara Avenue.
Shania Twain is flanked by The Backstreet Boys at Chateau in the Paris on Saturday, May 31, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Angel Management Group, ‘Book of Mormon,’ Jabbawockeez and Victor Drai
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Nightlife conglomerate Angel Management Group (Hakkasan at MGM Grand, Pure at Caesars Palace and LAX at Luxor all in Las Vegas) has relinquished management of Chateau Nightclub & Gardens at Paris Las Vegas.
Las Vegas: the Game founders Chad Hardy and Justin Oswald.
Strip Scribbles: LVMS off-road track for SEMA; ‘Las Vegas: The Game’; David Copperfield slot machine
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
It’s one of the most ambitious and unique sports events to ever be planned for our city: A nighttime, 3.6-mile, off-road track to be built around Las Vegas Motor Speedway tied to the huge Specialty Equipment Market Association trade show in November.
Attendees dance to the music of Kaskade during Night 2 of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
2014 EDC Night 2: Top DJs Tiesto and Kaskade rule — rule! — Kinetic Field
Monday, June 23, 2014
Night 2 at EDC was like “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”: It was great, but it was a bridge between the new and exciting Night 1 at EDC/“LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring” and the best of the three, Night 3 at EDC and “LOTR: The Return of the King.”
The Los Angeles Kings and the Stanley Cup at Beacher’s Madhouse on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at MGM Grand. Paris Hilton and Jeff Beacher are pictured here.
Paris Hilton’s weekend in Las Vegas at EDC, Color, Beacher’s Madhouse and Crazy Horse III
Sunday, June 22, 2014
What’s a socialite, heiress, entrepreneur, fashionista, reality TV star and Las Vegas regular to do when Night 2 of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway doesn’t tire one out? Head to Crazy Horse III Gentlemen’s Club, of course.
The Los Angeles Kings and the Stanley Cup at Crush on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at MGM Grand.
Photos: L.A. Kings and Stanley Cup at Crush and Beacher’s Madhouse in MGM Grand
Friday, June 20, 2014
The ice-hot hockey stars hit the Strip nearly one week after defeating the New York Rangers. Drew Doughty, Jarret Stoll, Matt Greene, Jake Muzzin and Alec Martinez, who scored the Cup-winning goal in OT, were among the Los Angeles Kings in town.
DJ Tiesto during Night 2 of the Electric Daisy Carnival on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Celebrity preview: 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival, Icona Pop, Jeff Bridges and Bridget Marquardt
Friday, June 20, 2014
Las Vegas is ground central in the entertainment world this weekend, and not solely because of the 130,000 electronic dance music fans nightly at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the bigger-and-better, three-day 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival with its 200+ DJs.
William Shatner in his one-man show “Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It.”
Q+A: William Shatner brings his far-off world to Hollywood Theater at MGM Grand
Thursday, June 19, 2014
For the second time this year, legendary Capt. Kirk actor William Shatner slows down from warp speed to bring his one-man enterprise to Las Vegas. His standup storytelling from his wacky world starts tonight at Hollywood Theater in MGM Grand.
Al Pacino with Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson One" cast members on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Mandalay Bay.
Strip Scribbles: Al Pacino to headline at Mirage, plus L.A. Kings, ‘Kinky Boots,’ Vans Warped Tour
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Legendary Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino will be up close and personal in a unique one-man show at the Mirage on Aug. 16. His “One Night Only” show celebrates his long and illustrious career that began off-Broadway in the 1960s.
The 2014 Tropic Beauty Model Search world finals at Hakkasan on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at MGM Grand.
Photos: American wins 2014 Tropic Beauty Model Search at MGM Grand
Monday, June 16, 2014
After one year of photo and video submissions and statewide contests, the Model Search came down to 100 final contestants from as far away as Australia, Britain, Colombia, France, Germany, Peru, The Philippines, Poland and Slovenia.

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