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February 1, 2015

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Celebrity Sightings

Agassi Serves an Ace

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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

An image of Dean Martin is shown at SLS Las Vegas on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.
Dean Martin carpet controversy, nightlife shakeup the latest from SLS
Saturday, January 31, 2015
We are at the moment in the evolution of SLS Las Vegas where, if the hotel were a blackjack table, I would not want to be sitting at third base.
The Sex and Love World Tour of co-headliners Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Celebrity preview: Enrique Iglesias + Pitbull, Jackie Evancho, Burt Bacharach, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Tinashe
Las Vegas:
Friday, January 30, 2015
Yes, our streets will be deserted as 185 million viewers tune in to watch the Seattle Seahawks take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 49, as well as John Legend, Idina Menzel, Katy Perry and Lenny Kravitz perform before The Big Game and at halftime in Phoenix.
Jerry Izenberg has covered every Super Bowl since the first in 1967, when the game was known as the AFL/NFL Championship Game.
Lombardi’s poolside rant, Rozelle’s suite press conference, ‘The Beast’s’ sweaty palms, more from Super Bowl I
Friday, January 30, 2015
Asking Jerry Izenberg for his favorite Super Bowl memory is like asking a parent to name his favorite child — if that parent has 49 children.
Alfonso Ribeiro
Q&A: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ champ Alfonso Ribeiro plays through the pain
Friday, January 30, 2015
Despite a grueling tour, the former 'Fresh Prince' star says he couldn't be happier.
Mark Shunock
Vegas shows’ scene stealers command the spotlight
Friday, January 30, 2015
Some of the biggest personalities on the stages of the Strip have supporting roles.
Andre Rochat opened Andre's in 1980 in a boarding house he renovated. The downtown landmark will close Dec. 31, 2008.
Ben Vaughn discusses 50 years of dining in fabulous Las Vegas
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, January 29, 2015
The restaurant industry has been a major part of keeping guests happy and coming back. At its origin, the restaurant history of Las Vegas is much like its casino history. It started out rough around the edges and has blossomed.
Ela Darling and a fan.
2015 AVN/AEE Q+A: Ela Darling’s journey from librarian to porn star
Adult Entertainment:
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Our final story gleaned from the 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo at the Hard Rock Hotel last week is the torrid tale of a stuffy librarian who swapped reference books in favor of XXX-rated movies.
Mark Wahlberg gets slimed at the 27th annual Kids' Choice Awards at Galen Center on Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Los Angeles.
Strip Scribbles: Mark Wahlberg, Alex Stratta, City Athletic Boxing, Wet Republic, ‘Psycho’
Las Vegas:
Thursday, January 29, 2015
It’s no secret that action star Mark Wahlberg and his brothers Donnie Wahlberg of New Kids on the Block and chef Paul Wahlberg are bringing their family burger joint Wahlburgers to the new Grand Bazaar Shops at Bally’s.
Britney Spears and Steve Aoki at Axis at Planet Holllywood on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2014.
Steve Aoki attends Britney Spears’ show at Planet Hollywood; Britney <3 Charlie
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Pop princess Britney Spears wants the world to know that she’s really in love with new beau Charlie Ebersol. She went very public with a PDA as she returned Wednesday to her residency “Britney: Piece of Me” with new costumes at Axis at Planet Hollywood.
DUKFAME, forever immortalized on Carmen Shortino's Caddy.
The Shortinos’ famed Caddy: Gone in 60 minutes
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Carmen Shortino's Cadillac is something of a family heirloom and also sports a famous license plate. Or, rather, sported one ...
Seattle Seahawks' Jermaine Kearse celebrates after catching the game-winning touchdown during overtime of the NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 28-22 to advance to Super Bowl XLIX.
Weekend best bets: Super Bowl parties, Burt Bacharach and Drag Race
Las Vegas:
Thursday, January 29, 2015
It’s Super Bowl weekend, and we’ve got the lowdown on the best viewing parties in town. But if football isn't your thing, there are plenty of other options to keep you entertained this weekend in Las Vegas.
Jamie Dornan stars as Christian Grey in "Fifty Shades of Grey" due out Feb. 14, 2015.
Fans eagerly await arrival of Mr. Grey, ‘50 Shades! The Parody’ at Bally’s
Thursday, January 29, 2015
“Fifty Shades of Grey” fans are eagerly awaiting the musical sendup “50 Shades! The Parody” opening at Bally’s on Tuesday — and to learn the identity of Christian Grey, who makes Anastasia Steele his “love slave.”
Rene Angelil and Celine Dion arrive at the "Veronic Voices" premiere at Bally's on Friday, June 28, 2013.
Celine Dion returns to television in Oprah documentary
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Superstar singer Celine Dion has literally vanished from the scene while caring for her husband and former manager Rene Angelil battling cancer. The Canadian songbird also has been dealing with her own vocal issues.
Kayden Kross, adult-entertainment star turned president of
2015 AVN/AEE Q+A: Kayden Kross, new president of Arrangement Finders
Adult Entertainment:
Thursday, January 29, 2015
The big news at the 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo was the announcement of actress Kayden Kross’s $1 million equity stake in She becomes the company’s new president with 3.6 million members and is adding 3,000 members daily.
DJ, producer and actor DJ Jazzy Jeff.
Q+A: DJ Jazzy Jeff talks Hakkasan Group, traveling, Seahawks and Bonnie Raitt
Thursday, January 29, 2015
From “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” star to being a much-sought-after DJ and producer and multiple Grammy Award winner, Philadelphia’s DJ Jazzy Jeff is thankful upon reflecting on his long career and recent 50th birthday.
The red carpet of the 2015 AVN Awards on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the Hard Rock Hotel.
2015 AVN/AEE wrap: Naughty new reality-TV series ‘The Sex Factor’; AVN Award winners
Adult Entertainment:
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Porn’s biggest stars have created “The Sex Factor,” an outrageous reality-TV series for cable now being filmed here in Las Vegas. There’s a $1 million prize for the winning guy and girl who also will shoot a XXX film with Duke University porn star Belle Knox.
Roberta Medina of Rock in Rio.
Q+A: Rock in Rio’s Roberta Medina: ‘We’re going to bring something different to Las Vegas’
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Since its inception in 1985, Rock in Rio with 1.38 million concertgoers has been a cultural phenomenon. Thirteen festivals have taken place in three countries with more than 7 million ticket-buyers and more than 1 billion watching at home.
Chelsea Phillips-Reid plays Pam in “50 Shades! The Parody” at Windows Theater on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Bally’s. The show opens Feb. 3.
Q+A: Chelsea Phillips-Reid of ‘50 Shades!’ sendup: ‘You will love our parody’
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
“I think the show is everything you hope Las Vegas will be if you’re visiting. It’s sexy, it’s naughty, it doesn’t take itself seriously, so I think it is pure entertainment. And I think it’s also saying, ‘Go open your mind and have fun.’ ”
Katy Perry's "The Prismatic World Tour" stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Katy Perry, Lenny Kravitz, John Legend among Super Bowl 49 celebs set to shine
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Nearly 185 million TV viewers are expected to tune in and check out the celebrity commercials with the scantily clad glamour girls of Victoria’s Secret and Kim Kardashian’s T-Mobile spot where she pokes fun at herself and her addiction to selfies.
Joan Collins and Judy Bryer.
Strip Scribbles: London calling with Joan Collins; Oksana Baiul; and Janet Jackson
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Congratulations to my friend Judy Bryer of Summerlin who has been invited to London by her actress gal pal Dame Joan Collins for Queen Elizabeth II’s investiture on March 26.
Diana Ross at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace on Nov. 12, 2010.
A ‘Diva’ nabs a diva: How Frank Marino moved heaven and earth (and his schedule) to meet Diana Ross
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Frank Marino, the star of “Divas Las Vegas” at the Linq Hotel, is all agog over superstar diva Diana Ross, who remains one of the very few subjects to be in “Divas” during its entire run.
Derek Jeter.
Derek Jeter takes over for Michael Jordan on the links at Shadow Creek
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational Pro-Am Golf Tournament organized by Aria execs every spring is no more, but the games continue, and I’ve learned exclusively that MLB superstar Derek Jeter will take over the mantle at CityCenter and Shadow Creek.
The grand opening of Yardbird on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the Venetian.
Photos: ‘Frank: The Man, The Music,’ Yardbird celebrate at Venetian-Palazzo
The Strip:
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
It was as if “The Chairman of the Board” Frank Sinatra was still alive and in fine voice. It’s truly uncanny how Bob Anderson can sound and look just like Ol’ Blue Eyes, the leader of The Rat Pack.
The 2015 Nevada Ballet Theater Black and White Ball honors Woman of the Year Debbie Allen, flanked here by Robin Leach and Frankie Moreno, on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Aria.
Photos: Nevada Ballet Theater honors Debbie Allen as Woman of the Year
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
It was a glittering and glamorous gala, and honoree Debbie Allen of “Fame” notoriety was cool as a cucumber as she was praised and lauded as Woman of the Year — but she almost didn’t make it.
Brody Dolyniuk, frontman of Yellow Brick Road, performs during the opening night of his one-man show "Brody's World" on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at Ovation at Green Valley Ranch.
Judy Alberti, popular longtime entertainment exec, splits with Station Casinos
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
One of the most influential behind-the-scenes figures in Las Vegas entertainment over the past two decades is stepping down.

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