PBR World Finals Round 3: Reigning world champion J.B. Mauney wins third night

Round 3 of the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at UNLV.

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Round 3 of the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at UNLV.

Thomas & Mack:
Saturday, October 25, 2014 @ 2 p.m.
The 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series World Finals leaderboard changed at Friday night’s Round 3 in the Thomas & Mack as No. 2 Silvano Alves jumped to the top of the event, but overall leader Joao Ricardo Viera extended his lead in the world standings.
DJ Helena.

Q+A: DJ Helena leads the party tonight at Drai’s Nightclub

The Cromwell:
Saturday, October 25, 2014 @ 1 p.m.
We check in via phone with Drai’s resident DJ Helena, whose beauty matches her talent and charisma. Helena, who resides in Los Angeles, is back tonight at Drai’s to lead the party into the early hours of the morning.
Kim Kardashian, second from left, celebrates her 33rd birthday with Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian Odom on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Tao in the Venetian.

Celebrity preview: Kim Kardashian, Brody Jenner, Steve Aoki, Joe Jonas, Jimmy Buffett, LIB

Las Vegas:
Friday, October 24, 2014 @ 6 p.m.
Weekend highlights include Kanye’s wife, Kim Kardashian West, who celebrates her birthday at Tao. There’s Five Finger Death Punch at the Joint and another NBA preseason game, this one between the L.A. Lakers and Sacramento Kings at MGM Grand.
Round 2 of the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at UNLV.

PBR World Finals Round 2: Matt Triplett of Montana rules second night

Thomas & Mack:
Friday, October 24, 2014 @ 5 p.m.
The dismal first-round showing by PBR World Finals leader Joao Ricardo Viera obviously stung because Thursday night, the Brazilian beat back all the pressures and his competition to place second in Round 2 and increased his overall lead.
Creative director Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar gives a thumbs up during rehearsals for the upcoming Cirque du Soleil benefit "One Night | One Drop" on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Michael Jackson One Theater in Mandalay Bay.

Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar talks ‘One Night for One Drop’ at Mirage in March

Cirque du Soleil:
Friday, October 24, 2014 @ 2 a.m.
Cirque du Soleil’s ambitious voluntary cast effort for the annual, one-night-only “One Night for Drop” benefit performance is underway for the third consecutive year, and at the helm again for the second time is “The Beatles Love” performer Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar.
The grand opening of Eric Jordan Young’s “Shakin’ ” in Sin City Theater on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at Planet Hollywood.
Four new shows in only 48 hours on the Las Vegas Strip, downtown
Thursday, October 23, 2014 @ 9:36 p.m.
I was emotionally moved and drained by the heart-wrenching play “Henri” at the Smith Center that dealt with elderly patients battling dementia. The production by former Clark County Commissioner Rory Reid’s daughter Ryan Elisabeth Reid stars actor James Williams.
Sauber driver Adrian Sutil of Germany, left, and Caterham driver Marcus Ericsson of Sweden steer their cars during the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the 'Sochi Autodrom' Formula One circuit, in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014.
Strip Scribbles: Grand Prix street race, Santana, UFC, Buffalo Trace Whiskey
Las Vegas:
Thursday, October 23, 2014 @ 6:01 p.m.
Motorsports insiders are whispering that a Grand Prix race may well be organized for the streets of our city. Pitpass and Autoweek blogs report that F1 track designer Hermann Tilke has already visited Las Vegas several times.
Weekend best bets: Life Is Beautiful, Jimmy Buffett and ALS Walk and Roll
Weekend best bets: Life Is Beautiful, Jimmy Buffett and ALS Walk and Roll
Las Vegas:
Thursday, October 23, 2014 @ 6 p.m.
Life is beautiful, indeed. Downtown Las Vegas’ astutely named festival hits town for a second year this weekend, with the stars and up-and-comers of music, food and learning convening for three days of festivities.
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian celebrate New Year's Eve at 1OAK in the Mirage on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.
Preview: Life Is Beautiful’s music, chefs and solar-powered, block-long restaurant
Downtown Las Vegas:
Thursday, October 23, 2014 @ 3:59 p.m.
There are three days of exciting pop-up events, culinary demonstrations and hands-on appearances by some of the world’s best chefs and our own Las Vegas celebrity kitchen kings and queens.
Who needs snow when you can have real ice and the cool of the Cosmo?
Cosmopolitan’s Ice Rink to feature snow, ice skating, lodge
The Strip:
Thursday, October 23, 2014 @ 3:02 p.m.
It’s a winter wonderland again at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas starting Nov. 21 when it once again transforms Boulevard Pool into the Ice Rink. This year it will feature falling snow, ice skating, fire pits and an intimate lodge experience.
Round 1 of the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at UNLV.
PBR World Finals Round 1: Four of Top Six riders move up leaderboard
Thomas & Mack:
Thursday, October 23, 2014 @ 1:58 p.m.
More than 10,000 fans were on their feet at the Thomas & Mack Center to watch 2011 and 2012 world champion Silvano Alves jump into the No. 2 slot on the leaderboard — now just 399 points behind and ever closer to the $1 million payday bonus.
Britney Spears celebrates her official arrival at Planet Hollywood on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.
Star of the year Britney Spears to receive her day, key to the Strip
Planet Hollywood:
Thursday, October 23, 2014 @ 7 a.m.
To recognize Britney Spears’ incredible success story, I can report that on Nov. 5, Clark County commissioners will proclaim it “Britney Spears Day,” and commission Chairman Steve Sisolak will present her with an official proclamation and the key to the Las Vegas Strip.
Eric Trump hosts a party at Trump International Hotel and Tower on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Eric Trump talks Atlantic City, ‘Apprentice,’ return of pageants to Las Vegas
Real Estate:
Thursday, October 23, 2014 @ 2 a.m.
“What did Las Vegas do that Atlantic City didn’t? You built the best restaurants, you built the best shows, you have Red Rock Canyon, you have an unbelievable airport and the best convention facilities in the world.”
Jennifer Lopez performs at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012.
Will it be Jennifer Lopez vs. Britney Spears on the Strip?
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 @ 11:57 p.m.
The rumor mill in Hollywood is in overdrive with Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors that “Booty” pop diva Jennifer Lopez is about to sign a mini-residency for 72 shows in Axis at Planet Hollywood, home of Britney Spears’ “Britney: Piece of Me.”
Kerry Simon and Bill Murray attend the Simon Says Fight MSA benefit at Keep Memory Alive event center Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Jimmy Kimmel, Kerry Simon, Cleen Rock One on ‘Ink Master’
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 @ 6 p.m.
Bill Murray and Kerry Simon have remained firm friends over the years, and the actor turned up for a fundraiser organized for Kerry at our Keep Memory Alive events center at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.