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Las Vegas News Briefs and Celebrity Sightings

June 22, 2014 by  



August 29, 2014 - South Point Hotel & Casino’s Sports Book will host a winner-take-all $25,000 jackpot parlay card for the opening weekend of the professional football season Sunday, Sept. 7 and Monday, Sept. 8. The jackpot parlay cards are available for purchase at South Point, Eastside Cannery Casino, Rampart Casino, Riverside Casino and Cannery Casino. Each card is $5 and individuals must select a straight-up winner for each of the 15 games played Sunday through Monday. There is no limit on the amount of cards that any individual can enter into the contest. The winner will be the person with the most correct selections. The jackpot will be split evenly if there are multiple winners.


August 28, 2014 - Celebrity blogger and entertainment personality, Perez Hilton, dined at Chef Kerry Simon’s Carson Kitchen in Downtown Las Vegas Wednesday night. Hilton and a colleague enjoyed an array of Carson Kitchen’s signature menu items, including the ‘Devil’s Eggs,’ veal meatballs, wellington empanadas, short rib sliders, rainbow cauliflower, chicken thighs and the fan-favorite mac’ and cheese. The group sipped on the Brewer’s Fix and Easy Does It cocktails, and Hilton was heard commenting that “everything was phenomenal.”


August 26, 2014 - Renowned comedian George Wallace attended Don Barnhart’s show last night at Riviera Comedy Club inside Riviera Hotel & Casino. Wallace, who has performed overseas with Barnhart for many USO shows, joined Barnhart on stage for a quick set.

The Riviera Comedy Club offers laughs nightly at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $29.99 all-inclusive of tax and applicable fees. Tickets for Las Vegas residents with a valid ID are $15 all inclusive of tax and applicable fees. To purchase tickets or for a full schedule of comedians, please visit www.rivierahotel.com.


August 25, 2014 - Pop rock singer Ryan Cabrera was spotted enjoying a night out with friends at FIZZ, the champagne lounge and bar at Caesars Palace, on Sunday night. Cabrera arrived at FIZZ following Britney Spears’ concert, where he was brought on stage as one of the show’s sex slaves. The musician spent the rest of his evening in the Owner’s Office overlooking the venue, where artists including Katy Perry, Brandon Flowers and Avril Lavigne, have recently been spotted.


August 22, 2014 - DJ Baauer dining at The Light Group’s Red Square Restaurant. Baauer enjoyed an array of Chef Brian Massie’s signature dishes before hitting the decks at LIGHT Nightclub.


August 20, 2014 - Actor Nicolas Cage dining at FIX Restaurant & Bar at Bellagio with his family including his son, grandchild, his son’s girlfriend and his son’s girlfriend’s mother. The family enjoyed Chef Brian Massie’s signature dishes including Lobster Tacos, Finger Licking Fix Wings, Spicy Tuna and Crispy Skin Pork Shank.


August 19, 2014 - “Entourage” heartthrob, Adrian Grenier, was spotted enjoying an evening at FIZZ, the lavish champagne lounge and bar at Caesars Palace, on Saturday night.

The actor, who is starring in the “Entourage” movie set to be released next year, arrived at FIZZ following a dinner at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab at The Forum Shops. Grenier spent the evening at FIZZ’s exclusive “Owner’s Office” table, which overlooks the lavish venue. The star also enjoyed a full tour of the art collection at FIZZ, which includes $1.5 million in photography from the personal collection of David Furnish and Sir Elton John.


August 17, 2014 - Actress Kristen Wiig was spotted enjoying an evening at Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar at The LINQ in Las Vegas on Friday night. The hilarious leading lady, known for her roles on “Saturday Night Live” and “Bridesmaids,” noshed on Chef Ernesto Zendejas’ signature house-made guacamole, topped with pomegranate seeds.


August 16, 2014 - Actor and producer, Nicolas Cage, enjoyed lunch in the garden lounge at Michael and Jenna Morton’s La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway inside Wynn Las Vegas. Cage was joined by his wife, Alice Kim, and her family.

The group shared three bottles of wine while enjoying an assortment of meats and cheeses. They also shared and noshed on a number of signature dishes prepared by Executive Chef Billy DeMarco including the beef filet, diver sea scallops, Thai snapper ceviche, bacon-wrapped dates, ahi tuna and an assortment of flatbreads.

The award-winning actor was pleased La Cave still carried his favorite bottle of 2011 Gabriel Baja California Red Wine and enjoyed several glasses throughout the lunch.


August 14, 2014 - Cesar Millan was spotted walking multiple dogs down Flamingo Road on Thursday, August 14 . The man known to many as the “Dog Whisperer” is at the Palms preparing for his live show tonight (Friday, August 15) at The Pearl.


August 14, 2014 - AEG Live Las Vegas Event Calendar

THIS WEEK

  • Aug 14-16: VÉRONIC Voices at Jubilee! Theater at Bally’s Las Vegas
  • Aug 15: YES with special guest Syd Arthur at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • Aug 16: ZZ Top & Jeff Beck with special guest Tyler Bryant at The Joint
  • Aug 16: Grouplove/Portugal. The Man with Tokyo Police Club at Brooklyn Bowl
  • Aug 17: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones with The Interrupters at Brooklyn Bowl

UPCOMING SHOWS

  • Aug 21-30: VÉRONIC Voices at Jubilee! Theater at Bally’s Las Vegas
  • Aug 27: The Offspring with special guests Bad Religion, Pennywise & Stiff Little Fingers at The Joint
  • Aug 30: David Gray at The Joint
  • Sept 5 & 6: Jerry Seinfeld at The Colosseum
  • Sept 12-15: Luis Miguel at The Colosseum
  • Sept 17: 2014 Rockstar Energy Festival featuring Godsmack & Seether with Skillet, Pop Evil & Escape The Fate at The Joint
  • Sept 18-Oct 18: VÉRONIC Voices at Jubilee! Theater at Bally’s Las Vegas
  • Sept 19: Diana Ross at The Colosseum
  • Sept 20-Oct 5: Rod Stewart: The Hits. at The Colosseum
  • Sept 26: Katy Perry ­ THE PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR with special guestt Tegan and Sara at MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Sept 30: Lorde with special guest Majical Cloudz at The Joint
  • Oct 4: The truTV Impractical Jokers Tour featuring The Tenderloins at The Joint
  • Oct 8-Dec 13: Shania Twain at The Colosseum ­ Final Shows!
  • Oct 12: Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull at Mandalay Bay Events Center
  • Oct 18: Darius Rucker with special guest Corey Smith at The Joint
  • Oct 22: Daryl Hall & John Oates at The Colosseum
  • Oct 24: Five Finger Death Punch & Volbeat with special guests HELLYEAH & Nothing More at The Joint
  • Nov 5-23: Rod Stewart: The Hits. at The Colosseum
  • Nov 5-23: KISS Rocks Vegas at The Joint
  • Nov 28-May 31: JEFF DUNHAM: Not Playing with a Full Deck at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
  • Dec 6: Pierce The Veil & Sleeping With Sirens ­ The World Tourr with special guests Beartooth & This Wild Life at The Joint

Please note: Celine Dion performances at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace have been cancelled through March 22, 2015.


August 12, 2014 - UFC officials announced today that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones suffered a leg injury while training for his bout against No. 2 contender Daniel Cormier, forcing the postponement of the title fight.  Jones will now battle bitter rival Cormier in their highly anticipated title showdown on Saturday, Jan. 3 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. With Jones injured, UFC 178 will now be headlined by the UFC flyweight title bout between champion Demetrious Johnson and surging contender Chris Cariaso. The Johnson-Cariaso bout moves from its originally scheduled date of Saturday, Aug. 30 in Sacramento to Saturday, Sept. 27 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.


August 10, 2014 - Smash Magazine announces reggae artist Yellowman at Backstage Bar & Billiards (601 E. Fremont. St. Las Vegas) has been rescheduled to Friday, September 26 at 8:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. doors.  All tickets for the original August 11 show will be honored or patrons can request a refund at point of purchase.  Tickets for Yellowman and supporting artists Ras Kronik and Najja Dread are still available for $16 in advance, $21 day of show, plus any service charges. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at www.smashmagazine.com or www.ticketfly.com.


August 8, 2014 - Thursday evening, Greg Bennett was spotted having dinner at TAO Asian Bistro. Bennett, of “Real Housewives of New Jersey” fame and in town celebrating his birthday, was joined by friends and enjoyed an array of sushi, wontons and spicy tuna tartare on crispy rice. Also at TAO for a birthday dinner was Instagram sensation Jen Selter. Selter and a group of friends enjoyed signature dishes from the restaurant including the Miso Glazed Chilean Sea Bass. As the clock hit midnight, the newly 21-year-old headed upstairs to TAO Nightclub to kick off her birthday celebration weekend with friends and family. The fitness model posed for photos with fans and enjoyed the sounds of DJ Five from a VIP table.


August 7, 2014 - Bally Technologies has announced that its Millionaire Sevens wide-area progressive slot link hit for more than $1.2 million at Downtown Grand Las Vegas on August 5. The lucky winner, a Texas man who asked to remain anonymous, hit the life-changing jackpot while playing the one-cent denomination 1,000,000 Degrees game Triple Blazing 7s Wild Jackpot. The jackpot, which hit at about 9 p.m., paid a total of $1,212,863.16.


Sydney After Dark, the sensual female revue from down under, has announced it will close at the PH Showroom at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The final performance date has yet to be determined. “As they say – bigger isn’t always better, and we learned during our previews that the beautiful large room Sydney After Dark debuted in recently didn’t have the intimate feeling the show needs to resonate with the audience in its truest sense,” said Laura Herlovich, publicist for the show. “We will be announcing our new home soon.” To purchase tickets to any remaining performances, please visit the Planet Hollywood Box Office or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.


August 5, 2014 - Floyd Mayweather was spotted in a VIP suite at The Legends of Hip Hop featuring DMX, EPMD, Big Daddy Kane, Naughty by Nature, Biz Markie, Slick Rick, Black Sheep & Rob Base at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on Saturday, Aug. 2.


August 3, 2014 - Friday night, Redfoo of LMFAO was spotted at TAO Nightclub. Joined by the entire La Freak Crew, also known as the Party Rock Crew, and decked out in their signature animal prints and neon clothing, the group enjoyed the night from a VIP table. Between taking photos with guests and interacting with the crowd all night, Redfoo joined Eric D-Lux in the DJ booth for an impromptu performance.


August 2, 2014 - Thursday night, members of Alice Cooper’s band joined Sin City Sinners on stage at The Lounge inside Palms Casino Resort. The group played three songs together including 20th Century Boy and Ace of Spades.


July 30, 2014 - Monday night, Katy Perry and her entourage of close friends headed to XS nightclub, where the group occupied several stage-side tables while waiting for Diplo to take over the DJ booth for his Mad Decent Mondays residency. The club erupted in screaming and cheering once the celebrated DJ controlled the night. While Diplo led the party, Perry and friends danced, sipped cocktails and enjoyed the Vegas soiree while going incognito and having fun in black handkerchief masks. Earlier in the evening, Katy was spotted dining with Diplo at celebrity hotspot Andrea’s in Encore at Wynn Las Vegas. The cozy pair was part of a group of 14 celebrating a friend’s birthday. For Perry, who wore a cotton candy blue and purple colored cocktail dress with matching hair, Executive Chef Joseph Elevado prepared a Wagyu beef tasting plus an assortment of sushi while she sipped on Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label. An ice cream flight and a flaming Mt. Fuji dessert capped off dinner. While the group requested that no photos be taken, it’s certain she was “Waking Up In Vegas” today after a great night out.


July 29, 2014 - Sunday afternoon, hip-hop duo Kid ‘N Play hosted the afternoon at TAO Beach. They enjoyed fruit, lobster tacos, edamame and beef and chicken yakitori inside their VIP cabana before taking the stage to treat revelers to a poolside performance of some of their biggest hits. The two stayed long after their performance, joining in on the party and posing for photos with fans. British pop singer Rita Ora was also at TAO Beach on Sunday. Joined by her sister Elena and friends, the group soaked up the daytime party atmosphere from a VIP cabana and enjoyed several dishes from the TAO kitchen including lobster tacos and Caesar salad. Later that night, British television personality, model and fashion journalist Louise Roe dined at TAO Asian Bistro. Roe sipped on the signature Phuket cocktail and enjoyed pork pot stickers, dumplings and sushi. She posted a photo on her Instagram account posing with her Spring Mountain Roll, made with spicy king crab and lobster, with the caption “Lobster rolls all to myself yeahhh @taolasvegas #yummy.”


July 28, 2014 - “Wheel of Fortune” beauty Vanna White was spotted enjoying an evening at FIZZ, the lavish champagne lounge and bar at Caesars Palace, on Friday night. Alongside friend and singer-songwriter, Matt Goss, White spent the evening enjoying the atmosphere at FIZZ’s exclusive “Owner’s Office” table, which overlooks the opulent venue. The duo headed to FIZZ after White stopped in to see Goss perform earlier in the evening. Onlookers were overheard commenting about the “Wheel of Fortune” star’s stunning beauty, even after more than three decades on the popular game show.


July 27, 2014 - Rapper Mac Miller was spotted at Marquee Nightclub on Friday night. Miller and a group of friends enjoyed the sounds of Tritonal from a VIP table.


July 26, 2014 - Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant inside MGM Grand Hotel & Casino welcomed one of the most celebrated professional soccer players last night, as Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo stopped into the modern Cantonese restaurant to relish on signature bites and libations. Taking a much needed vacation after his outstanding performance in the 2015 World Cup matchups in Brazil, the talented Portuguese knockout enjoyed a casual night out with friends, without the company of his stunning supermodel girlfriend Irina Shayk. Arriving to the restaurant just after 10:30 p.m., the footballer and his group sampled the Crispy Duck Salad, Jasmine Tea Smoked Short Ribs and Roasted Chilean Seabass to name a few. Seen sipping on a selection of wines throughout evening, Ronaldo and his guests chatted animatedly as they moved onto the dessert course, topping off the evening with the restaurant’s famed Exotic Fruit Platter. Fully enjoying his time at the intimate dining destination, Ronaldo graciously thanked the Hakkasan staff and was spotted leaving the restaurant just after midnight.


July 21, 2014 - NBA center and former player on Miami Heat, Greg Oden, dined at Michael and Jenna Morton’s newest hotspot restaurant, CRUSH eat, drink, love on Friday night with a group of his friends. Preparing for a night out at Hakkasan, the group of guys enjoyed wood-fired pizzas, Grilled Salmon and the Angus Mini Burgers along with beer and shots of Jameson. They were overheard saying that CRUSH was a “great place for dinner and they loved the food.” Also spotted at the restaurant Friday night was celebrity chef, Hubert Keller, along with his wife and Corporate Chef. The group enjoyed the Octopus Ceviche, Ricotta Gnocchi, Shrimp Risotto, Australian Rack of Lamb, Grilled Salmon and the Tomahawk Ribeye steak. They sipped on sangria, mojitos, the Passion Fruit Pucker and glasses of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Keller was overheard saying the restaurant had “amazing food.”


July 20, 2014 - American professional basketball executive currently serving as the President of the New York Knicks and “Zen Master”, Phil Jackson, dined at Michael and Jenna Morton’s La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway at Wynn Las Vegas last night with basketball Hall of Famer Kurt Rambis. Prepared by Executive Chef Billy DeMarco, the two shared the Caesar salad, Gorgonzola salad and Angus mini burgers. Jackson washed his meal down with the French Kiss wine flight while Rambis enjoyed a Scrimshaw.


Comedian Iliza Shlesinger, in town for her stand-up comedy show as part of the Lipshtick series, was spotted at LAVO Lounge on Friday night. Shlesinger and a friend enjoyed a couple drinks before eventually joining fellow comedian and “Chelsea Lately” regular Heather McDonald, who was also there with a group of friends. McDonald graciously chatted with guests and posed for a few photos. The two comedians and their friends then made their way to TAO Nightclub to enjoy the sounds of Breathe Carolina and Candyland.


July 17, 2014 - On July 20, Las Vegas’ number one headlining show, the Jabbawockeez from the Las Vegas Strip, will be doing an appearance & performance with a meet & greet red carpet walk, photos, “Harlem Shuffle” and much more. This event is at the Royal Resort at 99 Convention Center Drive Las Vegas, NV 89109, starting at 10 AM in the main lobby of the hotel. The event will have pre-show entertainment at 9:45 AM from “LEGENDS – Las Vegas” with Britney Spears & Lady GAGA impersonators. There will be 4 artists from “Paint & Party” who will be painting 4 portraits of the Jabbawockeez as they perform. The paintings at the end will be given to Jabbawockeez, New Zealand Basketball Academy, and St. Judes Ranch for Children. The DJ for the event is “DJ-BC”, from Freezone Night Club.


July 15, 2014 - Thursday, July 24 is National Tequila Day and in celebration, Milagro Tequila invites tequila enthusiasts to get their drink on at Nacho Daddy. Both the original Nacho Daddy in Henderson and sister spot in Downtown Las Vegas will be serving up $8 Chili Ancho Milagro Margaritas and $5 shots of Milagro Silver all day long. When the sun sets the action will get hotter as both locations will have complimentary salsa dancing lessons from 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. and a DJ spinning until midnight. The event is free to attend and open to all ages21 and older.


July 13, 2014 - Rapper Too $hort was spotted dining at TAO Asian Bistro on Friday evening. He was joined by two friends as they all enjoyed signature dishes from the Asian kitchen including Satay of Chilean Sea Bass, Chinese Sausage Fried Rice, Thai Buddha Chicken, Lobster Wontons and more.


July 12, 2014 - Talent manager, Larry Rudolph, who represents and has helped launch the careers of Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus, in addition to having represented Justin Timberlake and other award-winning performers, celebrated his birthday in style at FIZZ, the lavish champagne lounge and bar at Caesars Palace, last night. Rudolph arrived at the opulent venue with a group of friends and family, including gaming mogul George Maloof. FIZZ was packed for the celebration with music industry executives and Hollywood elite in town for Rudolph’s birthday, who happily mingled and greeted his birthday party guests. Handsome headliner Matt Goss dropped in for a special surprise performance, singing “Happy Birthday” to Rudolph. Goss also belted out a soulful rendition of Frank Sinatra’s classic “Fly Me to the Moon.”


July 10, 2014 - Monday night LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were in Las Vegas where they dined at LAVO Italian Restaurant inside The Palazzo. They were joined by a large group of friends from Miami and Cleveland. James and Wade enjoyed items from the LAVO menu such as sea bass, steak and grilled vegetables but stuck to their strict off season paleo diet. The free agent went to Marquee Nightclub’s Boom Box Room with Wade after dinner where his hometown friend and personal DJ Steph Floss hopped in the DJ booth and played some of his favorite hits while the guys danced and took pictures.


July 8, 2014 - Rising MMA star Eddie Gordon, champion of UFC’s “The Ultimate Fighter” celebrated his victory at FIZZ, the lavish champagne lounge at Caesars Palace, on Sunday night. Gordon reigned supreme during the show’s finale this past weekend, defeating Dhiego Lima for the ultimate prize and title. Following his win, the UFC champion enjoyed a night out with friends and a significant other at the opulent lounge. Gordon was noticeably happy throughout the night while taking pictures with fans and discussing his victory.


July 7, 2014 - All American football player Johnny Manziel, “Johnny Football,” extended his offseason Fourth of July celebrations Saturday night at XS Nightclub. The Cleveland Browns’ quarterback partied at a table located on the dance floor surrounded by friends. With Steve Angello taking the DJ booth, the group danced and celebrated the long holiday weekend in style. The party raged on as a few leftover fireworks lit the Vegas night sky in vibrant colors.


July 6, 2014 - Pop legend Lance Bass enjoyed an Independence Day celebration last night at FIZZ, the lavish new champagne lounge at Caesars Palace, fashioned by Creative Director David Furnish. The former *NSYNC heartthrob, alongside fiancé Michael Turchin, arrived at FIZZ shortly after 6:30 p.m. before heading to see Celine Dion perform at the nearby Colosseum. The couple sipped Ruinart Rose at FIZZ’s exclusive “Owner’s Office,” a private VIP table on the upper level. The duo was seen admiring FIZZ’s award-winning design and the personal art collection of Furnish and Sir Elton John that adorns the walls throughout the venue. Bass and Turchin enjoyed the luxurious hotspot so much that they returned after the show for a Luc Belaire Rose nightcap.


July 5, 2014 - American actress and producer, Vivica A. Fox, dined at TREVI Italian Restaurant inside The Forum Shops at Caesars Thursday afternoon with two friends. The group enjoyed sharing Executive Chef Peter Scaturro’s shrimp and pesto pizza, fettuccine carbonara and a Caesar salad while sipping on chardonnay. Fox, who is set to star in the upcoming season of NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice,” has visited TREVI numerous times before and commented: “Every time I’m in town, I come here.”


July 4, 2014 - In recognition of their service to our country, approximately 100 Airmen and their families have been invited to a special 4th of July day of festivities at the Las Vegas Country Club. The annual event features a number of activities for both adults and children, a holiday-style cookout and one of the Valley’s best firework displays. The Air Force will also have a physical presence at the event. Visiting from Creech Air Force Base, a non-working model of a Predator MQ-1B remotely piloted aircraft will be on display outside the clubhouse, along with a 799th Security Forces Squadron Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected, or MRAP, armored vehicle. Friday, July 4 at 6–9 p.m.


July 2, 2014 - Monday evening, Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney dined at TAO Asian Bistro. Joined by his wife Coleen and friends, the group enjoyed signature dishes including Diver Sea Scallops with Red Curry and Thai Basil, Miso Glazed Chilean Sea Bass and the Kobe Ribeye with Yuzu Cilantro Butter. Rooney graciously took the time to pose for photos with fans inside the restaurant. After finishing dinner, the group made their way to Marquee Nightclub where they were spotted enjoying the sounds of Eric D-Lux.


July 1, 2014 - Starting Friday, July 4, Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop will serve a new surf-and-turf with the Steak and Shrimp special for an unbeatable value of $9.89. The special will be available Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to midnight. The Steak and Shrimp comes with a juicy 8-ounce New York Prime Cut Steak, char-grilled to order and seasoned to perfection accompanied with succulent pan-fried shrimp. Side dishes include choice of whipped potato, baked potato or French fries, vegetables and choice of homemade garlic or French bread. A fresh garden salad or Jerry’s famous soup of the day is also included with the price. The $9.89 Steak and Shrimp will be served for a limited time at Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop.


Temperatures are heating up across the country making July the perfect time of year to indulge in one of America’s favorite guilty pleasures: ice cream. Thankfully, in 1984, July was designated National Ice Cream Month granting everyone permission to enjoy dripping waffle cones, tasty ice cream sandwiches, creamy milkshakes and scoops with as many toppings as they please. The restaurants at Bellagio, ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, New York-New York, Luxor, and Circus Circus invite guests to celebrate this sweet holiday all month with innovative creations.


June 29, 2014 - Friday afternoon, NFL’s Whitney Mercilus was spotted in a VIP cabana at TAO Beach. The outside linebacker for the Houston Texans spent his afternoon taking in the daytime party atmosphere and graciously posing with several groups of fans.


June 27, 2014 -  The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, will be hosting two special evenings of support and appreciation for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD). On the evenings of July 5 and July 8, members of the public are invited to visit the Museum between 6 and 9 p.m. for a minimum donation of $10 per person, with 100 percent of proceeds going to the Friends of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation. A special hospitality suite will also be available for Metro officers and their families on those evenings.


June 25, 2014 - Mindy Kaling, creator and star of FOX’s “The Mindy Project” was spotted dining at LAVO Italian Restaurant on Monday night. Kaling and her team of writers for season three of “The Mindy Project” enjoyed an array of signature dishes including the Roasted Chilean Sea Bass, Chicken Marsala, Rigatoni Melanzana, Organic Mixed Green Salad, Meatball with Whipped Fresh Ricotta, Chicken Parmigiano, Penne Alla Vodka, Crispy Fried Calamari and Tuna Tartare. She took to Instagram and Twitter to express her gratitude, uploading a photo of herself inside the restaurant with the caption “Thanks @LavoLV for an amazing dinner! I love eating meatballs in a sexy environment. #MeatballLife” 


June 23, 2014 - Sunday night NeNe Leakes was spotted at TAO with her husband Gregg celebrating their anniversary.  Dressed to the nines, the couple toasted with cocktails while enjoying appetizers and sushi from the Asian bistro.  Guests nearby noticed the reality star and stopped by her table to say hello. Leakes, of Real Housewives fame, is in Vegas to guest star in Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity.


June 22, 2014 - Television actor, Erik Estrada, dined at Tacos & Tequila at Luxor Hotel and Casino with his wife, daughters and friends for dinner on Saturday night. Estrada and his family enjoyed guacamole, chips and salsa, beef flautas, tortilla soup, shrimp tacos and T&T’s famous alambre tacos prepared by Executive Chef Saul Ortiz. To wash down their meal the group sipped on virgin mojitos.


June 20, 2014 - The sky above Mandalay Bay Beach will light up red, white and blue this Independence Day with a dazzling display of fireworks and a musical performance by the local classic rock band Phoenix. Guests of all ages can dig their feet into the sand or let the waves wash over them while enjoying the extravaganza Friday, July 4. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets priced at $20 and family four-packs priced at $60, not including applicable service charges and taxes, are now on sale and available at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com or ticketmaster.com.


June 17, 2014 - In addition to the extensive fireworks displayed in Las Vegas on 4th of July, Primm Valley Casino Resorts will also be celebrating Independence Day with a spectacular fireworks show. Starting at dusk, the night sky will be lit with the vibrant colors from the display. The sixth annual show will be set against the desert scenery and away from the city lights allowing viewers an extravagant show. Families are encouraged to arrive early for prime parking spots and fun at the resorts. The Desperado, nicknamed The Speed Demon by the Travel Channel, and all other attractions will be open throughout the day. The best viewing location for guests is located in the Star of the Desert Arena parking lot.


June 15, 2014 - TV host and comedian Michael Yo dined at TAO Asian Bistro on Friday evening. Yo, seen on Yahoo!’s “The Yo Show,” E!’s “Chelsea Lately” and CBS’s “OMG! Insider,” took to Twitter prior to his dinner to express his excitement and TAO cravings. Yo and two friends enjoyed the Miso Glazed Chilean Sea Bass, Wok-Seared New York Sirloin and Chinese Sausage Fried Rice. Also at TAO Asian Bistro was Evelyn Lozada of VH1’s “Basketball Wives” and Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford. Joined by friends and family, the group was enjoying an early celebratory dinner for Lozada’s daughter, Shaniece, who turns 21 next week. The group enjoyed signature dishes including the Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeño and Ponzu sauce and Bamboo Steamed Vegetable Dumplings with crunchy cucumbers. Chelsea Handler, in town for her back-to-back stand-up shows at The Cosmopolitan, was spotted at Marquee Nightclub on Friday night. Handler was joined by her “Chelsea Lately” castmates and fellow comedians Chris Franjola, Heather McDonald, Jeff Wild, Josh Wolf, Diablo Cody and Ben Gleib.


Sky Blu of LMFAO brings his alter-ego The Party President for a day of debauchery to REHAB at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on Sunday, June 15. The multi-talented entertainment will end the weekend on a high note when he performs his new hit single “Go On Girl” among others.


June 14, 2014 - DJ and rapper, Redfoo, best known as part of the musical duo LMFAO partied at Crazy Horse III gentlemen’s club late Thursday night. After filming in Vegas for “The X Factor Australia”, Redfoo and his crew enjoyed a night of fun as they popped bottles of Grey Goose at their VIP Table. The club’s gorgeous entertainers filled the groups’ VIP area as they partied the night away and played with Crazy Horse III’s newest toy, “The Cash Cannon,” to shoot dollar bills on stage.


June 12, 2014 - Kick off the World Cup frenzy with Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas. On Saturday, June 14, Hard Rock’s Paradise location will host a viewing party with drink specials, a foosball tournament featuring a variety of prizes ranging from hosted bar tabs, staycation packages, to Warped Tour tickets and an appearance from local soccer team, Las Vegas Legends who will be giving away vouchers for their professional indoor soccer camp. Guests will enjoy a festive atmosphere while rooting for their favorite team and enjoying $3 Bud and Bud Light specials, available all day. Arrive early to claim a seat at the bar or outside on the cafe’s covered patio and with more than 15 TVs playing the games throughout the cafe, fans won’t have to miss a second of the action. In addition to this weekend’s event, Hard Rock Cafe will be playing every game throughout June and July. When: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 9 a.m. First kick-off, 12 p.m. Foosball tournament sign-up, 3 p.m. Foosball tournament.


June 10, 2014 - Resident DJ, singer-songwriter, and producer Calvin Harris dined at the award-wining restaurant Gordon Ramsay Steak located inside Paris Las Vegas Sunday evening. Harris returned to the restaurant after he was spotted dining at Gordon Ramsay Steak less than three weeks ago. Harris and his 13 guests started the night off with handcrafted “Perfect Ten” specialty cocktails. Following their drinks, the group of friends enjoyed 8 oz. American Kobe Filets, 10 oz. Japanese A5 Kobe Strip, Kurobuta Double Pork Chop, and the signature Roasted Chicken Breasts. Guests also accompanied these famous dishes with sides including brussel sprouts made with apple cider vinaigrette and lardons; loaded baked potato made with smoked gouda béchamel, sour cream, bacon, and chives; grilled asparagus made with pistachio pesto and confit tomato; demi roasted bone marrow; potato puree made with Yukon gold potatoes and crème fraiche; truffled mac & cheese made with blue, cheddar, parmesan, and truffle; fingerling potato with parmesan and truffle; sautéed spinach made with parmesan cream; and sautéed mushroom made with garlic chips, scallions, and bonito. Harris, known for his electro house and dance pop music stepped out in Las Vegas for a fun-filled night with friends.


June 9, 2014 - Sunday evening, actress and former model Gabrielle Union dined at LAVO Italian Restaurant. Union and her friends enjoyed LAVO’s signature Kobe Meatball, Roasted Chilean Sea Bass and Calamari. The group of girlfriends, in town celebrating a bachelorette party, sipped on glasses of wine and laughed as they played a bachelorette-style version of the popular two-choice question game “Would You Rather?”


June 8, 2014 - It looks like David Arquette has even more to celebrate aside from his newborn son. At a lunch yesterday at La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway he was joined by another gentlemen, and the two enjoyed a festive lunch at Michael and Jenna Morton’s popular Wynn Las Vegas restaurant. Their meal included ahi tuna, table-side smoked salmon, lump crab lettuce cups, Caesar salad, bacon wrapped dates and tomato flatbread, paired with a bottle of Dom Perignon and Champagne toasts. At the end of the meal, Arquette was presented with a chocolate cake with “Congratulations” written on the plate in chocolate. Arquette was in a great mood, smiling and laughing throughout the lunch.


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June 5, 2014 - 98.5 KlUC’s Chet Buchanan is getting married this Saturday, June 7, at The D Las Vegas and everyone is invited!  98.5 KLUC, on behalf of Chet Buchanan and his fiancée Amy, are excited to invite all of Las Vegas to watch them get married on Saturday, June 7 at 7 p.m. live on the 3rd Street Stage at the D Las Vegas! As many listeners know, Chet and Amy actually had a wedding ceremony in Seattle on September 20, 2013. Unfortunately, the officiant forgot to sign and send in the marriage certificate, which means they were never technically married! So 98.5 KLUC has teamed up with the D to throw Chet and Amy an amazing wedding and everyone is invited! The wedding ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. with a reception to follow. 98.5 KLUC and the D invites everyone to come out and party like a wedding crasher until midnight with great drink specials, plenty of wedding cake and all the dancing you can handle. The first 98 guests will enjoy two FREE Miller Lites. Chet Buchanan & the Morning Zoo airs weekday mornings on 98.5 KLUC from 6 – 10 a.m. For more information log on to kluc.com.


June 2, 2014 - It was a night of rock star couples at FIZZ, the luxurious new champagne bar at Caesars Palace, Saturday night. Husband and wife power-rock duo Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne partied with a large group of friends including uber-manager Larry Rudolph and Kroeger’s bandmates from Nickelback at Creative Director David Furnish and Sir Elton John’s private VIP table on the upper level. Backstreet Boys’ Kevin Richardson spent a more intimate evening with his wife, Kristin Willits. Richardson had just wrapped up a two-night engagement with his band at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.


June 1, 2014 - Britney Spear’s manager, Larry Rudolph, dined at Michael and Jenna Morton’s newest restaurant and celebrity hotspot CRUSH eat, drink, love at MGM Grand Friday night. The super talent manager, known for representing music artists including Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus and Will.i.am, was accompanied by two friends. Dressed casually in jeans and a T-shirt, the group enjoyed Chef Billy DeMarco’s Octopus Ceviche, Sea Scallop Benny, Shrimp Risotto and the California Sea Bass while drinking pinot noir. Rudolph and his friends were overheard saying they loved the food and drinks, and were headed off to watch newlywed Jamie Lynn Spears perform at the rockin’ country-style bar, Stoney’s in Town Square.


 

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