Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 | 6:57 p.m.
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Astronauts at Crystals
Astronauts at Crystals
Astronauts at Crystals
Expect Khaos when the Kardashian klan arrives here Tuesday for the opening of their celebrity lifestyle boutique. In fact, Kardashian Khaos in the Mirage will have one-of-a-kind products designed by the family and paired with exclusive Las Vegas souvenir items only available here.
All the girls -- Kim, Khloe, Kourtney and mom Kris Jenner -- have designed merchandise with Cici Bussey, Khaos VP and creative director. Each has made scented candles and private label makeup. In addition to playing cards and gambling chips, check out the beach towels. If you’ve ever wanted to hug a Kardashian, this might be the closest you get.
Mirage President Felix Rappaport said, “The Kardashian ladies have developed an unmatched international following, and we’re thrilled that the Mirage will be home to their first Las Vegas store and to welcoming their fans from around the world.”
The girls said: “We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to share some of our favorite products and happy they have welcomed us to the Mirage. Given that Las Vegas is the No. 1 destination for countless travelers from around the world, having such a big presence there is a dream come true and very special to all of us.”
*The creators and producers of Gigolos and Bachelorette Party: Las Vegas now want to put people on film for their newest -- Trailer Park Housewives, an eyebrow-raising TV series set here. The search begins this week, so if you live here and are married or are about to get married and live in a trailer, RV or mobile home park, producers want to put you on tape Thursday at Valley Vista Mobile Home Estates or Friday at Tropicana Village Mobile Home Park.
My pal producer Marklen Kennedy said: “Take everything you thought you knew about civilization and forget it as this show follows the lives of a group of special women and their significant others to depict how life is really lived in this fascinating and amusing real world of Trailer Park Housewives. You’ve seen all the affluent, sexy, bitchy housewives from Miami to Los Angeles; now it’s time for the sexy and sassy blue-collar real women in a setting never before revealed.”
Hot off the grill! TV host Nico Santucci, who owns the Parisian Palace here, has made a deal with relatives and trademark trustees of the Al Capone family to market their secret recipes. Under wraps for nearly 80 years, Nico will serve the pastas, sauces and specialties at his Capo’s restaurants, on CaposFoods.com and then expand into grocery stores. … Tapas restaurant Marbella opens tonight just steps from the Palms. … The first Fogo de Chao Brazilian steakhouse based on the centuries-old tradition of gaucho cooking over a fire opens at Hughes Center on Nov. 10.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of her doll collection, Marie Osmond hosts a signing at the Flamingo gift store Saturday for two hours. … 2011 Miss Nevada Alana Lee, who competes in the Miss America Pageant at Planet Hollywood on Jan. 15, appeared at the High West Whiskey Tasting at Bar + Bistro in the Arts Factory last night with food critic Al Mancini. His wife, occupied elsewhere, approved his date. … Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., has awarded Las Vegas crooner Brian Evans a citation in honor of his song “At Fenway.”
*Congratulations to Siegfried and Roy, who are being inducted into the German American Hall of Fame at the Mandarin Oriental in New York tonight. They are the first living inductees to receive the honor. The list includes Albert Einstein, Dwight Eisenhower, Walter Cronkite and Babe Ruth.
*Please support tomorrow’s Third Annual AFAN Cabaret Evening with singer and actress Lainie Kazan. The My Big Fat Greek Wedding star headlines at The Lounge in the Palms for the AID for AIDS of Nevada fundraiser in support of those affected and infected by HIV/AIDS in Southern Nevada. Lainie and I go back to the days of The Playboy Club in Manhattan!
Brig. Gen. Charlie Duke, who flew to the moon on Apollo 15, joined Capt. Gene Cernan of Apollo 17, the last man on the moon, for a forum and Q&A moderated by former CNN space journalist Miles O’Brien at Tourbillon in MGM’s CityCenter. Richard Corey posted these videos on YouTube. In addition to a lunar rover and an Apollo 10 spacesuit, Speedmaster timepieces that went to the moon and back were on show. … Resident DJ Samantha Ronson returned Gallery Nightclub in Planet Hollywood and joined DJ R.O.B. Entourage heartthrob Adrian Grenier was among the partygoers.
Country comic Rodney Carrington, who plays a mean guitar for punctuation, starts a six-night run at MGM’s Hollywood Theater to mark the PBR World Finals here this week. … National Magic Week to honor the memory of Harry Houdini starts tonight with illusionist Jan Rouven at the Clarion. … Max Alexander headlines at The Improv at Harrah’s with Phil Hanley and Daryl Wright through Sunday. … The second-annual world broom races take place at Flightlinez on Fremont Street Experience with contestants wearing Halloween-themed outfits in the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer fundraiser. … The sci-fi hair-wars with Dave Fogg fritz it up for the best fantasy, fiction and futuristic ’do’s at Moon in the Palms.
An exclusive interview with TV titan Jerry Springer as he flies in for The Price Is Right Live and America’s Got Talent Live. Plus, Criss Angel celebrates the third anniversary of his Cirque du Soleil spectacular Believe at the Luxor.
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