Wynn Las Vegas
Thursday, May 23, 2013 | 8:18 a.m.
Olympic gold medalist and Season 8 “Dancing With the Stars” champion Shawn Johnson and Grammy Award-winning DJ Afrojack watched “Le Reve — The Dream” at Wynn Las Vegas. Afrojack also turned up at “Absinthe” at Caesars Palace starring The Gazillionaire, Penny Pibbets and Melody Sweets.
Guitar guru Carlos Santana took photos with the kitchen staff at the newly opened Dos Caminos in Summerlin and thanked them for the meal.
Director and Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage dined at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago in The Forum Shops of Caesars Palace with wife Alice Kim and their son Kal-El and enjoyed soup, pizzas and chicken and shrimp.
Bryan Hopkins of Elvis Monroe and Ben Carey of Lifehouse, in town for Tiger Jam 15 at Mandalay Bay, watched Maggie Rose’s concert at Silverton Casino Lodge.
Healthy food at Greens & Proteins in Henderson is attracting such stars as DJ Steve Aoki, who had it delivered to his MGM SkyLofts suite, but Ben, Bryan, MMA fighter Dan Hardy and Joe and Frankie Scinta stopped in to pick up their meals.
BMX rider T.J. Lavin, who hosts MTV’s “The Challenge,” partied at Heraea in the Palms and posted Instagram photos of his food and the party. Also at Heraea for “Life Beyond Football,” the NFL players included Perrish Cox, Darcel McBath and Trenton Robinson of the San Francisco 49ers; Anthony Madison, Stevenson Sylvester and Curtis Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers; Cortez Allen, Brett Swain and Michael Morgan of the Seattle Seahawks; Sterling Moore of the Dallas Cowboys; Greg McCoy of the Minnesota Vikings; Eddie Pleasant of the Houston Texans; and Daryl Washington of the Arizona Cardinals.
And actress Gabrielle Union dined at STK in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
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With world-class dining, shopping, spas, golf and entertainment, there's no shortage of things to do at Wynn. The resort’s aquatic acrobatic show, “Le Reve—The Dream,” a creation by Cirque Du Soleil veteran Franco Dragone and Steve Wynn, will leave guests wanting more with its breathtaking performances that conjure an imaginary world. The Wynn Esplanade offers a unique shopping experience with stores including Chanel, Manolo Blahnik, Christian Dior, Oscar de la Renta and many more. Tryst is its signature nightclub, offering a secluded lagoon inside the club and spacious dance floor. Blush, the Wynn’s ultra lounge, draws swanky party-goers. Tryst, Wynn’s signature nightclub, is situated along a private lagoon under a 90-foot waterfall and plays host to some of the world’s most renown DJs.
Transport yourself to the opulent and excessive Roman Empire at Caesars Palace. But the ever-changing Caesars Palace is far from ancient. The hotel and casino is constantly raising the bar for what visitors can expect in a Vegas resort experience.
Caesars Palace features 3,348 rooms and suites in five towers, including the new luxury boutique Nobu Hotel and Restaurant, which opened Feb. 4, 2013, in the totally remodeled Centurian Tower. Caesars features 129,000 square feet of gaming space, including the Strip’s largest poker room and a 250-seat sports book. Other amenities include about two dozen restaurants, a four-level shopping mall, four pools, a spa, Pure and Poetry nightclubs and Pussycat Dolls.
Dining options include restaurants from world-renown chefs Guy Savoy, Wolfgang Puck, Bobby Flay, Gordon Ramsay and, on Feb. 4, 2013, Nobu Matsuhisa.
You never know what characters you’ll run into at Caesars with regular performers like Jerry Seinfeld, Bette Midler, Elton John and maybe even the emperor himself.