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Trey Anastasio of Phish sings during the band’s concert at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Halloween night on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.
Review: A prime Phish captures spirit of Halloween at MGM Grand
Music:
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Even the craftiest Las Vegas oddsmaker couldn’t have predicted Friday night’s costume: a musical interpretation of “Chilling, Thrilling Sounds of the Haunted House,” an obscure album of Halloween sound effects released by Disneyland Records in 1964.
Domenick Allen, Leigh Zimmerman, Eva Longoria and Robin Leach attend the Nevada Ballet's 2012 Woman of the Year event at CityCenter's Cartier in Aria on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. Eva Longoria was honored at the 28th annual event.
Celebrity preview: Eva Longoria, Chris Brown, Nick Jonas, Erasure, Phish, Halloween parties g(al)ore
Las Vegas:
Friday, October 31, 2014
Happy 150th birthday, Nevada! Today officially marks the anniversary of our Silver State. It’s Nevada Day, and Las Vegas celebrates with its first-ever parade. Don’t confuse that sesquicentennial celebration with the fifth-annual Halloween Parade along Fremont Street.
Cirque du Soleil artist Greg Pennes and dancers perform in "The Ballet," choreography by Jacqui Lynn Guimond, during "A Choreographers' Showcase," a presentation by Nevada Ballet Theater and Cirque du Soleil in the Mystere Theater at Treasure Island on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. Another performance is scheduled for Oct. 13.
Weekend best bets: Phish, Life in Death festival and Choreographers’ Showcase
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Halloween is upon us, but if trick-or-treating and haunted houses aren’t your thing, there’s still plenty to do this weekend in Las Vegas — no costumes required. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
DJ R3hab.
Star DJ R3hab gives Life at SLS something to dance about
Thursday, October 30, 2014
SLS Las Vegas is placing a lot of hope and emphasis on R3hab’s appearance this weekend, kicking off three nights of electronic dance music with Borgore on Saturday night and Richie Hawtin on Sunday. R3hab has ...
An exterior view of the Bellagio, June 6, 2013.
MGM Resorts reports loss of $20.3 million in 3rd quarter
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Sometimes the house doesn't win as much as it hopes. MGM Resorts International earned $40 million less in revenue from its casinos, largely table games, in the third quarter compared to a year ago. That, plus losses the casino-entertainment company expected from ...
Rock in Rio CEO Luis Justo listens to Chris Baldizan, senior vice president of entertainment for MGM Resorts, during a Rock in Rio news conference Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. The event was held to unveil a mock-up of Rock Street, one of three thematic streets that will be featured inside the City of Rock.
Choudhry and Baldizan: A couple of Las Vegas insiders who have taken it outside
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Rehan Choudhry and Chris Baldizan are two kings of the asphalt jungle in VegasVille, Choudhry as founder of the Life Is Beautiful festival and Baldizan as a high-level entertainment exec with MGM Resorts. ...
Rock in Rio founder Roberto Medina, right, talks with Rafael Lazarini, senior vice president of global business development for Rock in Rio, during a Rock in Rio news conference Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Las Vegas. The event was held to unveil a mock-up of Rock Street, one of three thematic streets that will be featured inside the City of Rock. The music festival venue at Las Vegas Boulevard South and Sahara Avenue opens in May 2015.
Rock in Rio founder Roberto Medina says of Las Vegas: ‘This is the place’
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Rock in Rio USA is an extended engagement on the Strip, and this is no understated operation. Six stages will be in play during the festival, with the main acts on the Main Stage and Sunset Stage. ...
Rock in Rio CEO Luis Justo speaks during a Rock in Rio news conference Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. The event was held to unveil a mock-up of Rock Street, one of three thematic streets that will be featured inside the City of Rock. The music festival venue at Las Vegas Boulevard South and Sahara Avenue will open in May 2015.
Rock in Rio USA: 100 acts, 300,000 fans, 47-acre City of Rock, Bruno Mars
The Strip:
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Bruno Mars, Joss Stone and Ed Sheeran were announced Monday as the newest performers to join already-set Taylor Swift, Metallica, Linkin Park, John Legend and The Deftones. More concert artists will be revealed in December and January.
Selena Gomez and her Stars Dance tour stop Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Star Surveillance: Selena Gomez minus Justin Bieber; Joey Fatone; Von Miller; Warren Sapp
Las Vegas:
Monday, October 27, 2014
Fright Dome at Circus Circus owner Jason Egan escorted Ozzy Osborne and Sharon Osbourne through the haunted attraction. No word if Ozzy scared the ghosts! Kerry King of Slayer dined at La Cave in the Wynn.
Kim Kardashian, second from left, celebrates her 33rd birthday with Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian Odom on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Tao in the Venetian.
Celebrity preview: Kim Kardashian, Brody Jenner, Steve Aoki, Joe Jonas, Jimmy Buffett, LIB
Las Vegas:
Friday, October 24, 2014
Weekend highlights include Kanye’s wife, Kim Kardashian West, who celebrates her birthday at Tao. There’s Five Finger Death Punch at the Joint and another NBA preseason game, this one between the L.A. Lakers and Sacramento Kings at MGM Grand.
The International Model Search pageant at Hakkasan on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in MGM Grand Las Vegas.
International Model Search winner Angela Byrd has lived in L.V. for one month
MGM Grand:
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
“It was my first time in a national pageant, so you can imagine my disbelief,” Angela told me moments after being crowned at Hakkasan in MGM Grand. She walked away with a $25,000 check, modeling agent and photography bookings.
Justin Timberlake performs at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.
Justin Timberlake’s ‘20/20 Experience’ winds back to MGM Grand for New Year’s Day
Monday, October 20, 2014
Justin Timberlake’s shows will be directed and recorded by Jonathan Demme, who won an Oscar for “The Silence of the Lambs” and also directed “Philadelphia” and “Rachel’s Getting Married.” ...
Tyler Posey celebrates his 23rd birthday at Hakkasan on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in MGM Grand.
Tyler Posey celebrates his 23rd birthday at Hakkasan in MGM Grand
Television:
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Actor and musician Tyler Posey celebrated his 23rd birthday at Hakkasan in MGM Grand on Friday night. The star of “Teen Wolf,” whose birthdate was Saturday, was joined by a group of friends.
The Zac Brown Band performs Night 1 of a two-evening stand at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Celebrity preview: Zac Brown Band, Ne-Yo, Khalifa, Hagar, CP3, Buffett, Rucker, Marbles
Las Vegas:
Friday, October 17, 2014
To say it’s a blockbuster weekend is an understatement. You really need 144 hours to enjoy everything rather than jamming it all into 72 hours. Fighting words don’t even begin to describe all the rivalries in the Entertainment Capital of the World.
The Gold Strike hotel and casino in Jean is shown in this file photo.
MGM Resorts selling Gold Strike in Jean
Thursday, October 16, 2014
MGM Resorts International announced today it has entered into an agreement to sell the Gold Strike in Jean to JETT Gaming, a slot machine route company ...
Shucked oysters at Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House in MGM Grand.
Emeril’s 21 years in L.V.: From finding oysters to serving octopus, alligator
MGM Grand:
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
“Las Vegas has truly become the world’s restaurant capital,” said celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse. “Las Vegas has the best collection of celebrity restaurants and chefs of any city in the world.”
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.
International Model Search hopefuls compete for $50K, TV show contract
MGM Grand:
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
First-time winner Adeline Mocke from South Africa will turn over her crown to the new champion. The red carpet starts at 5 p.m. Saturday at Hakkasan, followed by the two-hour pageant.
R.J. Mitte and Claire Sinclair at the Stratosphere on Monday, June 16, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Claire Sinclair strips; Sabina Kelley + Travis Barker; Soul Train Awards
Las Vegas:
Monday, October 13, 2014
“Pin Up” at the Stratosphere star Claire Sinclair shows nearly everything posing in the buff for Scott Santodonato’s photo interview layout in the new Strip LV magazine.

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