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Celeb recap: Nicky Hilton, Holly and "Twilight" stars do Halloween on the Strip
Monday, Nov. 2, 2009
Dressed as pirates, peacocks and Carmen Sandiego, celebs strutted the Strip this weekend in costumes galore.
Hilton family parties, sans Paris, at Pure
Monday, Nov. 2, 2009
Paris Hilton might be the Hilton family’s most notorious partier but that doesn’t mean the rest of her well-heeled relatives don’t know how to hit the town.
Rob Zombie, Jay Leno, Jerry Springer in Las Vegas for Halloween weekend
Vanilla Ice, Slipknot, Kathy Griffin among stars in town for goulish fun
Friday, Oct. 30, 2009
Brace yourself, Las Vegas: You’re in for an action-packed Halloween weekend full of zombie rockers, dysfunctional duos, and sexy-but-still-ghoulish, famous girls.
Celeb preview: "Twilight" stars take on the Strip for Las Vegas Halloween
Friday, Oct. 30, 2009
Brace yourself, Las Vegas: You’re in for an action-packed Halloween weekend full of zombie rockers, dysfunctional duos, and sexy-but-still-ghoulish, famous girls.
Jerry Springer gets an earful in Las Vegas
'America’s Got Talent Live' host says everybody wants to tell him their story
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009
America’s got talent and everybody’s got a story – and Jerry Springer says everybody wants to tell him about it.
"This Is It" brings Michael Jackson back to big screen life
Joe Jackson attends film premiere in Las Vegas
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009
“Michael was a great entertainer..." Joe Jackson said. "He just happened to be my son.”
Michael Jackson film makes early Las Vegas debut
'This is It' shown Tuesday night to select audience, including Jackson's father
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009
Las Vegas got a sneak peak of Michael Jackson’s final artistic creation Tuesday night. “This is It,” premiered at midnight across the country but privileged audiences in Las Vegas were given a few hours’ jump on the official opening time.
Gays go gaga for Khloe Kardashian in Las Vegas
Heterosexual socialite hosts Revolution's Closet Sundays anniversary celebration
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009
There’s no shortage of celebrities when it comes to hosting events at Las Vegas Nightclubs.
Paris Hilton, U2 and LeAnn Rimes bring star power to Las Vegas
Alice Cooper, Gordon Lightfoot, Bill Clinton also in city during weekend
Monday, Oct. 26, 2009
It was a musically-diverse weekend in Las Vegas, as U2, The Black Eyed Peas, Alice Cooper, Everlast, Gordon Lightfoot, and LeAnn Rimes all performed on Friday.
Gays go gaga for Khloe Kardashian
Heterosexual socialite hosts Las Vegas gay night’s anniversary celebration
Monday, Oct. 26, 2009
There’s no shortage of celebrities when it comes to hosting events at Las Vegas Nightclubs.
Will.i.am to do double - make that triple - duty in Las Vegas
Black-Eyed Peas frontman to perform at U2 concert, then two more gigs
Friday, Oct. 23, 2009
Will.i.am is a talented artist, but can he be in two places at once?
Celeb preview: U2, Alice Cooper and other sweet sounds to fill Sin City
Friday, Oct. 23, 2009
From rap and hip-hop to country and metal, Vegas will host an impressive collection of musically diverse and talented guests this weekend.
Las Vegas to listen to U2 and LeAnn Rimes
Black-Eyed Peas, Shaggy, Rob Thomas and Alice Cooper also in town
Friday, Oct. 23, 2009
It looks like it’s going to be a good-sounding weekend in Las Vegas: The city is set to host an impressive collection of musically diverse and talented guests.
Tickets released for sold-out U2 show at Sam Boyd
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009
A limited number of tickets for Friday night’s previously sold-out U2 show in Las Vegas have been released. The band will play Sam Boyd Stadium Friday night along with opening act The Black Eyed Peas.
Las Vegas water czar not tapping into Brazilian water-saving idea
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009
While Southern Nevada Water Authority top boss Pat Mulroy has yet to endorse it herself, a Brazilian environmental group is advocating urinating in the shower as a method to save increasingly scarce H20.
Next up: "Khloe and Lamar Take Las Vegas"?
The famous couple is spending so much time in Sin City they might as well move here
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009
Khloe Kardashian and her new husband, Lamar Odom, are house hunting around L.A., but perhaps they should consider moving to Las Vegas instead.
Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom house hunting
Couple considering casa in L.A., but might want to look at Las Vegas prices
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009
Khloe Kardashian and her new husband, Lamar Odom, are house hunting around L.A. But perhaps they should consider moving to Las Vegas instead.
Celeb recap: JT, Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift among stars crowding the Strip
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009
From big birthdays to bigger concerts, the Strip was alive this past weekend with the sounds of stars singing and celebrating.
Bob Dylan, Taylor Swift, Snoop Dogg light up Las Vegas
Timbaland, Ciara, Alecia Keys, Kim Kardashian also in city for weekend
Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
It has been an especially star-studded past few days in Las Vegas. The Kardashians were here, Justin Timberlake was out and about and a host of other high-profile people and highly recognizable faces glittered across our fair city.
10 surprises at the Bob Dylan concert
Veteran performer's show still offers the unexpected
Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
Bob Dylan has been doing his thing – painting, singing, writing, and otherwise expressing himself – for a half-century. Here is an overview of some of the more unexpected aspects from last night’s show at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Justin Timberlake brings friends - er, loose acquaintances - to Mandalay Bay
Alicia Keys, TLC and Snoop Dogg join JT on stage for all-star concert
Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009
They may not be JT's BFFs, but Ciara, Alicia Keys and Snoop Dogg are some pretty sweet acquaintances.
Justin Timberlake wraps up week with 'Friends' at Mandalay Bay
Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009
Justin Timberlake had a few friends over Saturday night to play some music at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Naturally, there was more to Saturday night’s get-together than a jam session: It was a star-studded and high-profile party for 8,000.
Kardashians, A-list celebrities roll into Las Vegas
Friday, Oct. 16, 2009
The Kardashians are coming to town, Justin Timberlake is already here, and a handful of other A-listers (Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, Bob Dylan) are headed this way, too – let’s take a look at who will be where this weekend.
Kardashian sisters at Tao to celebrate Kim's birthday
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009
There are some things that people can’t seem to get enough of, and there are some people who people can’t seem to get enough of, either. And the Kardashian sisters are certainly some of those people: Kourtney, Khloe and Kim K. are not only the darlings of E! reality TV lore, but the darlings of the Vegas party/product-plugging circuit.
Criss Angel taking a break from 'Believe'
Lights go off on on illusionist's Cirque show this week
Monday, Oct. 12, 2009
The lights have gone out on Criss Angel’s Cirque du Soleil show, “Believe” – but not for long. The cast and crew of the city’s most loved-by-Loyals/loathed-by-critics Cirque show is taking the week off as part of a previously scheduled break.
Celeb recap: Mario Lopez, Mariah and Justin Timberlake take over Las Vegas
Monday, Oct. 12, 2009
America's Got Talent Live came to town, and Vegas got stars! Celebs were all around town this weekend.
Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon celebrate in Las Vegas
Justin Timberlake, Jay Leno and Jamie Foxx also seen in city over weekend
Monday, Oct. 12, 2009
Las Vegas got its share of celebrities over the weekend, with Mariah Carey celebrating her husband Nick Cannon's 29th birthday, and with appearances by Justin Timberlake, Jay Leno, Jamie Foxx and Carmen Electra.
Same Hefner, new blondes on "Girls Next Door" premiere
Monday, Oct. 12, 2009
Hugh Hefner and his reality show are back, and Season 5 kicked off Sunday night with three new blondes and a whole lot of Las Vegas.
Hugh Hefner introduces 3 new Playboy bunnies for 'Girls Next Door'
Playboy magnate, bunnies come to Las Vegas to mix business and pleasure
Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009
Hugh Hefner is back and he’s brought three new bunnies with him: The hit reality series set in and around the Playboy Mansion, “The Girls Next Door,” returns tonight with an all-new episode and a mostly-new cast.
Justin Timberlake, Dane Cook, Carmen Electra to light up Las Vegas
Mariah Carey, Ray Romano and Brad Garrett also performing this weekend
Friday, Oct. 9, 2009
The weekend is here again, and is bringing with it a handsome collection of VIPs.
Three 6 Mafia shoots video at The Bank in Las Vegas
Friday, Oct. 9, 2009
The mob may no longer run Las Vegas but the mafia took over The Bank at Bellagio last night.
DJ Tiësto takes it to The Bank in Las Vegas
Short notice given of famed turntablist's early morning performance
Friday, Oct. 9, 2009
The announcement came just before 4 p.m. on Thursday: Famed Dutch DJ Tiësto would play The Bank that night.
Tiesto stops in Las Vegas for surprise show
The Dutch DJ calls Las Vegas "little Ibiza"
Friday, Oct. 9, 2009
The Dutch DJ played a last minute show at the Bank and used the experience to introduce Las Vegas to his new release, Kaleidoscope.
Of gangsters, guns and growing up: Chazz Palminteri's A Bronx Tale
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009
His disturbing past might be too much for some to bear, but Chazz Palminteri loves openly discussing his "Bronx Tale."
Playing out past on stage a 'catharsis' for Chazz Palminteri
Actor begins Las Vegas run of his one-man-show, 'A Bronx Tale'
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009
Chazz Palminteri’s “A Bronx Tale,” has played both on and off Broadway, in L.A., and has been turned into a movie, as well.
Mya steps ahead in 'Dancing With The Stars'
Singer takes break from DWTS for a weekend in Las Vegas
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009
Mya might make dancing look easy on “Dancing with the Stars” but the singer says it’s hard work.
New flame, new record for Sum 41 frontman
Weeks after separating from Avril Lavigne, Deryck Whibley cuts loose in Las Vegas with new lady friend
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009
It may take Sum 41 three years to release a new record, but frontman Deryck Whibley took less than three weeks to debut a new love interest in Las Vegas.
Three shows, three different sounds from Dave Navarro in Las Vegas
Jane's Addiction guitarist brings something fresh to every gig
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009
You think your schedule is crazy? Dave Navarro tours with Jane's Addiction, plays with L.A band Camp Freddy, does a weekly radio show and directs porn films. If his stage shows are a bit schizophrenic, how can you blame him?
Dave Navarro keeps it fresh at each Las Vegas date
Overnight performance was distinctly different from two other shows this year
Monday, Oct. 5, 2009
You have to hand it to Dave Navarro: Despite playing three shows in Las Vegas this year, all of them were distinctly different.
Celeb recap: P Diddy, the Simpson sisters and Slash celebrate birthdays on the Strip
Monday, Oct. 5, 2009
How many celebrities does it take to blow out the candles on a Strip-side birthday cake? A whole hell of a lot.
Jay Leno, Jessica Simpson, Paris Hilton all in Las Vegas over weekend
Tiger Woods, Amanda Bynes and Adrien Brody also in the city
Monday, Oct. 5, 2009
After a big, birthday-filled weekend in Las Vegas, the city is left trying to catch its breath in the wake of all the cake, candles and celebrities.
For Tao's fourth birthday, a look back at its wildest nights
Tao celebrated four years this weekend along with sister spot Lavo's one-year anniversary
Monday, Oct. 5, 2009
Co-owners Noah Tepperberg and Jason Strauss celebrated Tao's fourth birthday with a slew of celebs and looked back on some of their favorite nights inside Tao's walls.
Tao pulls out the star-studded stops for fourth anniversary
Diddy, Floyd Mayweather and Tiger Woods among those at VIP birthday blowout
Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009
It has been four years since Tao first opened its doors at the Venetian, and the Asian-inspired restaurant/lounge/nightclub somehow seems to be hotter than ever.
Jessica Simpson, Ashlee Simpson-Wentz prove tabloids all wet in Las Vegas
Sisters seem well put together, happy at Wet Republic party
Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009
If you read the tabloids, you probably think Jessica Simpson is overweight and unable to stop crying and her sister, Ashlee Simpson-Wentz, is on the brink of divorce
Paris Hilton gets shady in Las Vegas
The heiress-turned-businesswoman adds sunglasses to her many brands
Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009
With her new line of sunglasses, Paris clocks 16 brands, from lingerie to shoes to bed sheets.
Paris Hilton promos sunglasses line in Las Vegas
Socialite, heiress, actress and author in city for weekend of endorsements
Friday, Oct. 2, 2009
Paris Hilton’s future is so bright, she’s got to wear shades. It is therefore fitting that the entrepreneurial-minded 28-year-old developed her own line of sunglasses. The heiress-turned-businesswoman was at the Sands Expo and Convention Center to promote her new line of sunglasses at the International Vision Expo.
DJ Z-Trip bringing his revolution to Rain
Turntablist named 'America's Best DJ' to begin spinning Oct. 16 at Palms nightclub
Friday, Oct. 2, 2009
Rain has a new resident and his name is DJ Z-Trip. Z-Trip, aka Zach Sciacca, was named “America’s Best DJ” on Sept. 12 and today he was announced the Palms’ newest Friday night resident.
Tommy Lee talks tattoos (and quick)
Former Guns ‘n Roses bassist Duff McKagan and others talk ink at tattoo show kick-off party
Friday, Oct. 2, 2009
A collection of tattoo-loving (mostly) stars turned out Thursday night for the “Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth" kick-off party at Rumjumgle (and kick-off party afterparty at Foundation Room).
Tommy Lee talks tattoos (quickly)
Matt Goss, Robin Antin and others talk ink at tattoo show kick-off party
Friday, Oct. 2, 2009
The Motley Crue drummer is working on his legs; Matt Goss likes swallows and other important ink info gleaned from the tattoo show kick-off party.
Celeb forecast: Birthdays bring out Paris Hilton, Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Kiefer Sutherland
Star-studded weekend will feature candles, cake and probably plenty of champagne
Friday, Oct. 2, 2009
The Mirage is turning 20; PT’s is celebrating 27 years; Ashlee Simpson-Wentz has made it a full quarter-century; Tao is toasting its fourth birthday; and Lavo is about to mark a year of success and excess on the Strip.

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