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August 30, 2014

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Chef Shirley Chung.
Strip Scribbles: L.V. chef Shirley Chung wins $10,000 and immunity on ‘Top Chef’
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Our Mandalay Bay star chef Hubert Keller set the “Top Chef” Season 11 cheftestants an unusual coffee challenge on location in New Orleans. He told the competitors they had to make a dish using the Dunkin’ Donuts grind.
Lacey Chabert (in white), Ali Fedotowsky (second from right) and friends at Tao on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in the Venetian.
Star Surveillance: Russell Peters, Lil Jon, Frank Ocean, Ah-nuld, Jennifer Tilly, Lacey Chabert
Monday, December 9, 2013
Casa Fuente in the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace has been a celebrity hotspot the past few days. Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger stopped by today and enjoyed a Fuente Fuente Opus X and a glass of white sangria
Garth Brooks.
Garth Brooks announces world tour with wife Trisha Yearwood in 2014
Monday, December 9, 2013
Finally! Country superstar Garth Brooks has confirmed that his singer wife Trisha Yearwood and he will start a world tour in 2014. Vegas DeLuxe reported the rumor several times, but the former Wynn headliner always dodged the question.
Six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is interviewed after the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Awards at Wynn Las Vegas on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
2013 NASCAR Champion’s Week photos: Jimmie Johnson celebrates sixth win in eight years
Sunday, December 8, 2013
The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards ended with an appreciation for family and fans and a nod to the Hall of Fame path set forth by the night’s honoree, six-time champion Jimmie Johnson, who closed the celebration quoting the late Nelson Mandela.
Miley Cyrus performs during the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival in MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.
Strip Scribbles: Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry to attend Britney Spears’ show opening night?
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Rumors that Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus will be in front-row VIP booths for Britney Spears’ opening night of “Piece of Me” on Dec. 27 at Planet Hollywood can’t be squashed, and “Extra” host Mario Lopez promises to be sitting next to them.
2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson, now a six-time winner, and Miss Sprint Cup Brooke Werner.
Preview: 2013 NASCAR Champion’s Week speeds into Las Vegas
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
All 13 NASCAR superstar Sprint Cup Series drivers, including 2013 winner Jimmie Johnson — now a six-time champion, have arrived for Champion’s Week, a four-day, nonstop whirlwind of events.
George Strait and Garth Brooks perform during the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 7, 2013.
Garth Brooks returns to Las Vegas after saying goodbye — and this time with his band
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
He just can’t stay away! Less than 72 hours after saying farewell to Las Vegas with his residency shows that culminated in last weekend’s live CBS broadcast from Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas, Garth Brooks revealed this morning that he’s coming back.
Singer-songwriter and Chippendales guest star Jon Secada with his publicist Michael Caprio at the Rio in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Victor Drai, Britney Spears, Jon Secada and Olivia Newton-John
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Still no official confirmation about my story Wednesday of Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Jon Secada’s new show at Encore Theater in the Wynn, but now I can reveal that two Strip beauties have been added to his cast.
Jon Secada arrives at the "Veronic Voices" premiere at Bally's on Friday, June 28, 2013.
Has Steve Wynn chosen Jon Secada to headline at Wynn Las Vegas?
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
I’ve learned that Jon, who has won two Grammys and sold 20 million albums since his debut English-language album in 1992, has been working with director and choreographer Kenny Ortega (Michael Jackson’s “This Is It,” “High School Musical,” “Dirty Dancing”).
Deadmau5 at XS on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in Encore.
Photos: Deadmau5, minus his mouse ears, spins surprise set at XS
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Deadmau5, minus his signature ears, started with “Strobe,” and he threw on a pair of glow-in-the-dark mouse ears midway in his 90-minute opening set. Wolfgang Gartner was the headliner at 1 a.m.
Steve Wynn, Andrea Wynn, Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks backstage at Encore Theater in the Wynn before Brooks' final performance Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012.
Strip Scribbles: Garth Brooks’ eight-disc set, Britney Spears’ E! special and Jeff Beacher’s show
Thursday, November 14, 2013
The biggest-ever music release in history — 77 songs and 33 videos — by Wynn headliner Garth Brooks will kick off the holiday shopping season on Black Friday on Nov. 29. It’s a Wal-Mart exclusive.
Selena Gomez performs during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 19, 2013.
Celebrity preview: Selena Gomez, 2013 Soul Train Awards and 2013 World Food Championships
Friday, November 8, 2013
Only in Las Vegas would you have the 2013 Soul Train Awards on the same weekend as pop princess Selena Gomez makes a Stars Dance tour stop here and Cirque du Soleil kicks off its seven-day, behind-the-scenes peek at all of its shows on the Strip.
Teen indicted in kidnapping, sexual assault of tourist
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
A 17-year-old was indicted today in connection with a 2011 kidnapping and sexual assault of a tourist. Sinder Holmes snatched a woman who had just left the Wynn and couldn’t find her friends.
Kim Kardashian celebrates her 33rd birthday on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Tao in the Venetian.
Star Surveillance: Kanye & Kim, Nicolas Cage, Vince Neil, Carrot Top, Coolio, A-Rod and PBR stars
Monday, November 4, 2013
For the third time in as many months, actor Nicolas Cage, Motley Crue rocker Vince Neil and Luxor headliner comedian Carrot Top had a “secret society” lunch, this time at La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway.
Holly Madison arrives at Jabbawockeez's opening night of their new show "Prism" at Luxor on Friday, May 31, 2013.
Celebrity preview: Halloween parties, Holly Madison, Daniel Tosh, Bill Maher, Tenors of Rock and ‘Flipping Vegas’
Friday, November 1, 2013
Halloween will end Sunday in a unique way that has Holly Madison judging at the Forever Home Family Picnic and 4 K-9 Run in Sunset Park to benefit the Animal Foundation.
Steve Wynn, Andrea Wynn, Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks backstage at Encore Theater in the Wynn before Brooks' final performance Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012.
Garth Brooks’ final show at Encore Theater in Wynn to air live on CBS on Nov. 29
Monday, October 28, 2013
The live TV concert event will mark Garth’s final performance of his critically acclaimed one-man show at the Wynn where he has played to sold-out audiences for the past three years in a residency.
Steve Wynn meets with the media in a villa at Wynn Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 27, 2011.
Steve Wynn: Mass. casino regulators too eager to find corruption
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Wynn Resorts Chairman Steve Wynn spent much of his time during an earnings call today slamming Massachusetts gaming regulators, whom he said he worries are overzealous in their efforts to find corruption in the industry.
Ne-Yo celebrates his 31st birthday at Andrea’s and Surrender on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Steve Wynn’s Encore.
Photos: Ne-Yo toasts 31st birthday at Andrea’s and Surrender in Encore
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Kicking off the evening, Ne-Yo and an entourage of 15 dined at Andrea’s adjacent to Surrender. The group shared executive chef Joseph Elevado’s edamame, sushi and specialty rolls, black cod, sea bass, crab fried rice and the flaming Mount Fuji for dessert.
Carlos Guia of Country Club at the Wynn.
21st annual Taste of the Nation at Rain combats childhood hunger in Las Vegas
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
While Las Vegas is renowned for its decadent restaurants, less known is the fact that 1 of 6 households in Nevada struggles with hunger, one-third of which include children younger than age 5.
Mario Lopez and Courtney Mazza Lopez celebrate their birthdays at Botero on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Encore.
Photos: Mario Lopez and wife Courtney Mazza Lopez celebrate their birthdays at Wynn and Encore
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
“Extra” host and actor Mario Lopez celebrated his 40th birthday in style with a weekend at the Wynn and Encore with wife Courtney Mazza Lopez, who also was toasting a birthday, her 32nd.
DJ Kaskade debuts at XS on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, in Encore.
Photos: Kaskade makes his DJ debut at XS in Steve Wynn’s Encore
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Kaskade, birth name Ryan Raddon, has been an EDM artist and in-demand DJ and producer for more than a decade. Encore Beach Club inaugurated Kaskade’s Las Vegas partnership in 2010, when he was one of the first DJs to sign a continuing residency.
Matt Hughes, Jason Egan and Dana White at Fright Dome in Circus Circus on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.
Star Surveillance: Dana White, Matt Hughes, Susan Lucci, Celine Dion and Mike Tyson
Monday, October 14, 2013
Tough guys UFC President Dana White and fighter Matt Hughes admitted that they jumped during their visit to Fright Dome at Circus Circus. Owner Jason Egan gave them the ghostly, ghastly and gasping tour by hearse.
Bon Jovi's "Because We Can" tour stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, April 20, 2013.
Celebrity preview: Bon Jovi, Korn, Josh Groban, Calvin Harris, Dane Cook, Panic! At the Disco, Pet Shop Boys and Sean Kingston
Friday, October 11, 2013
How do you choose in a music lineup that includes Bon Jovi, Korn, Darius Rucker, Pet Shop Boys, Josh Groban, Calvin Harris, Armin Van Buuren, Sean Kingston, Billy Ocean, Melissa Manchester, Survivor and Panic! At the Disco? Only in Vegas!
Undefeated WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley Jr., left, and Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico pose during an official weigh-in at the Wynn Las Vegas Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Bradley will defend his title against Marquez at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday.
Pro-Marquez crowd doesn't bother Timothy Bradley as both fighters make weight
Friday, October 11, 2013
When Timothy Bradley walked into the Encore Theater at the Wynn today to weigh-in for his WBO welterweight title fight against Juan Manuel Marquez, virtually everyone in the venue immediately started booing for the champion.
Deadmau5 and Jesse Waits.
XS chief Jesse Waits takes action to retrieve $50,000 in Deadmau5-Don Johnson dispute
Thursday, October 10, 2013
In February 2011, high-stakes blackjack player Don Johnson allegedly offered Deadmau5 $200,000 to play a Bon Jovi song at XS. That's when the fun started.
Don Johnson, CEO of Heritage Development, a Wyoming-based company that uses computer-assisted wagering programs for horse racing, at a pool party at Cosmopolitan’s Boulevard Pool on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. Johnson’s blackjack winnings include more than $15 million at three Atlantic City casinos in 2011.
Report: XS chief Jesse Waits takes action to retrieve $50,000 in Deadmau5-Don Johnson dispute
Thursday, October 10, 2013
In February 2011, high-stakes blackjack player Don Johnson allegedly offered Deadmau5 $200,000 to play a Bon Jovi song. That's when the fun started.
Rande Gerber, Cindy Crawford, Stefanie Graf and Andre Agassi at the 2012 Keep Memory Alive "Power of Love Gala" tribute to Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.
Star Surveillance: Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf, Paris Hilton, Tyra Banks and Meat Loaf
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Tennis legend Billie Jean King celebrated her birthday with Las Vegas residents and fellow tennis legends Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf at Sir Elton John’s “Million Dollar Piano” at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace. Comedian George Lopez also recently watched the show.

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