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Glittering Lights Kicks off 16th Year of Holiday Tradition at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Nevada’s largest holiday drive-thru light show spectacular, Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway – only 10 minutes from fabulous downtown Las Vegas - kicked-off 16 spectacular years of holiday tradition in Southern Nevada, with a special preview for VIP guests on Thursday night, November 10.  Red carpet arrivals included Yelena Anter, Mrs. Las Vegas-America, “Sherrie” from Rock of Ages – Amanda Miller,  D.D. From Marriage Can Be Murder at the D Las Vegas, Kevin Burke of Defending the Caveman at the D Las Vegas, Cast members from Fantasy, BMX rider Ricardo Laguna, Alexandra Kouretas, Miss Nevada Jr. High America 2017, Comedy Magician Adam London; Celebrity Magician Murray, Jenni Lee and Douglas 'Lefty' Leferovich;17 Santa, kids and The Grinch;  Musician Cass Cates (Ashley Red) with fiancée Lyndsey Hardwick; Comedian Mario Rosales; Cast members from Thunder from Down Under; entertainer Frankie Moreno with dancer Lacey Schwimmer and Stanzie the Bulldog.

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Yelena Anter, Mrs. Las Vegas-America

 

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FANTASY Cast Members

 

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BMX rider Ricardo Laguna

 

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Alexandra Kouretas, Miss Nevada Jr. High America 2017

 

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Murray Sawchuck, Jenni Lee, and Douglas 'Lefty' Leferovich

 

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Live Nativity

 

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Musician Cass Cates (Ashley Red) with fiancée Lyndsey Hardwick

 

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Thunder From Down Under

 

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Frankie Moreno and band

 

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Frankie Moreno performing for the crowd

 

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Frankie Moreno with dancer Lacey Schwimmer and Stanzie the Bulldog

 

The evening's festivities included a magical Santa arrival with Celebrity Magician Murray and 'Lefty', a performance by Frankie Moreno, a countdown to turning on the lights with entertainers, dinner by Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and open-air tram rides through the lights with special presentation of the Living Nativity by United Methodist Churches.

The drive-thru light show features more than three million lights along a 2.5 - mile course that intertwines through the speedway.Among the holiday favorites is the debut of the Unwelcome Tunnel-A Tribute to How the Grinch Stole Christmas with a specialsurprise for our weekend guests, Yo Ho Ho Diggin’ for Gold: it’s a pirate-life with a two story pirate ship, an expanded Santa Safari tunnel, and more.

Now, visitors have two options on how they choose to experience Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway -  either by the carload or open-air tram rides. The all-new adventure Santa Tram, powered by AAA Nevada boards at Exotics Racing on select dates in December. This per-person ticket is only $35, and includes photos with Santa, games, a mini train ride, and toasty outdoor area.

Glittering Lights is open nightly at dusk. November 11 until January 7, 2017. Prices per car load: $20 Monday through Thursday, and $30 Friday-Sunday, holidays and  December 19-25.


Fremont Street Experience Presents American Heart Association a Check for $28,140 Raised at SlotZilla™ Charity Challenge

In honor of the 2016 Heart & Stroke Walk and Run, on Saturday, November 5 from 12 – 7 p.m., Fremont Street Experience hosted a SlotZilla Charity Challenge to benefit the American Heart Association. 100% of SlotZilla revenue from flights on the lower Zipline and upper Zoomline went to the American Heart Association. Fremont Street Experience’s Chief Marketing Officer, Paul McGuire, presented the American Heart Association a check for $28,140 on Monday, November 7. The American Heart Association sets a new record for the most amount of money raised at a SlotZilla Charity Challenge

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From left to right: Debbie Smith, American Heart Association Executive Director; Paul McGuire, Chief Marketing Officer for Fremont Street Experience. Fremont Street Experience presents a check for $28,140 to the American Heart Association. The proceeds were raised from SlotZilla revenue on Nov. 5, 2016 from 12 – 7 p.m.
Photo courtesy of Scott Roeben of Fremont Street Experience

“The American Heart Association Heart is a lifesaving organization that empowers and educates individuals on how to live healthier lives. We are honored to have hosted their annual Heart & Stroke Walk and Run and raise awareness of the organization and its mission,” said Paul McGuire, Chief Marketing Officer of Fremont Street Experience. “Through the SlotZilla Charity Challenge, we set a new record by raising nearly $30,000, which will help the organization continue its efforts throughout the community.


Additional recent and upcoming “happenings” in and around Las Vegas include:

The latest, new magic show to hit the Las Vegas strip, BAND OF MAGICIANS, starring four talented young magicians from across the globe, recently opened at the Tropicana. James Galea (Australia), Stuart MacLeod (Scotland), Brett Loudermilk (USA) and Joel Ward (USA) have joined forces to create an ensemble show featuring slight of hand, card tricks, sword swallowing, and audience participation. Suitable for the entire family, showtimes for Band of Magicians are Wed-Mon at 7:00 pm(dark Tuesday) in the Tropicana Theatre.

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Band of Magicians
Photo credit: Stephen Thorburn

FREEDOM BEAT, a different kind of restaurant that answers Downtown Las Vegas’ desire for an experience attracting a new generation of food and music lovers recently celebrated its grand opening at the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino (in the space formerly occupied by the coffee shop). The menu, created by Chef Scott Commings, (Hell’s Kitchen Season 12 Champion), takes its diners on a culinary road trip across the country, from Madison, Wisconsin to Austin, Texas to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado to America’s heartland. Featuring such Las Vegas favorites as Chicken Fried Bacon, Beer Can Chicken and Red, White & Blue Velvet Waffles, the restaurant also offers a cocktail and beer program featuring regional boilermakers, craft beers and signature drinks, that like the food, are inspired by regional favorites and recipes. Created as both a dining destination and an intimate, state-of-the-art performance venue, Freedom Beat also offers live musical performances, bringing two halves of something great together. Read more about the Grand Opening of Freedom Beat in this week's edition of Dianne Davis' column “Views of Vegas”.

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Freedom Beat
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Freedom Beat stage
Photo credit: Stephen Thorburn

 

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Chef Scott Commings, (Hell’s Kitchen Season 12 Champion)
Photo credit: Stephen Thorburn

In honor of his loss on “America’s Got Talent” and Mr. Piffles’ 9th birthday, Sunday, November 13, 2016 was officially declared PIFF THE MAGIC DRAGON AND MR. PIFFLES DAY in the city of Las Vegas, by Mayor Carolyn Goodman. In celebration of this historic and monumental day, Piff the Magic Dragon has announced a portion of all proceeds from ticket sales on Monday, November 14, 2016 through Wednesday, November 16, 2016 will go directly to the Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA).

“I went on ‘America’s Got Talent’ with a dream – to land my own show in Las Vegas and get One Million Dollars in cold, hard gold. Well, one out of two ain’t bad. Having been at Flamingo of Las Vegas for more than a year, outlasting even the winner, it’s time to give back. And what better way to do that than pay tribute to the fantastic work of the NSPCA whose No Kill animal shelter will ensure I have a steady supply of stand-in Mr. Piffles for years to come,”said Piff the Magic Dragon. Piff the Magic Dragon performs Monday through Wednesday at 8 p.m. inside Bugsy’s Cabaret at Flamingo Las Vegas. Tickets start at $68.62 plus tax and service fees and can be purchased in-person at the Flamingo Box Office.

Cleveland Clinic Las Vegas has welcomed ERICK VIDMARE, NEW ADMINISTRATOR OF CLEVELAND CLINIC LOU RUVO CENTER FOR BRAIN HEALTH (CCLRCBH) and Cleveland Clinic Urology, Las Vegas. Vidmar brings more than 10 years of administrative experience since joining Cleveland Clinic in 2006 and most recently worked in regional operations as the director of ambulatory operations for Cleveland Clinic’s Strongville Family Health and Surgery Center and Brunswick Family Health and Emergency Department.

Through the end of the year, donations made to THREE SQUARE FOOD BANK will be matched, dollar-for-dollar, by generous local business that are part of the $150,000 HOLIDAY MATCH CHALLENGE. Proceeds from the seventh annual challenge help feed the one in six Southern Nevadans that struggle with hunger.  Backing the 2016 Holiday Match Challenge are local businesses and community leaders Barrick Gold, Boyd Gaming, Towbin Automotive Group and UnitedHealthcare. Since its inception, the Holiday Match Campaign has raised more than $2.4 million, or approximately six million meals provided by Three Square to its service network of 1,300 community partners. Of the individuals assisted by Three Square, more than 54,000 are children and more than 19,000 are seniors and 8 percent are veterans.  For further information, and to donate to the 2016 Holiday Match Campaign, please visit http://www.threesquare.org/holidaymatch

The Gallery of Music & Art, Las Vegas’s premier Fine Art Gallery presents an exhibition and a series of in-gallery Artist Appearances by world-renowned Prodigy Artist Autumn de Forest. The exhibition entitled “ART MIAMI 2016: THE COLLECTION” which opened on November 1 and runs through December 1, 2016, premieres the gallery’s selection of works that will then travel to RED DOT 2016. This is Autumn’s first Las Vegas exhibition. The Artist, who travels the globe exhibiting her works and is an ambassador for the President’s Council on the Arts & Humanities is also a resident of Las Vegas. Autumn will be making three special appearances at the gallery on Friday, November 18 from 6-9pm, Saturday, November 19 from 6-9pm and Sunday, November 20 from 1-3pm.

Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. at Treasure Island Las Vegas, the completely immersive and educational experience that brings visitors into the world of The Avengers, is proud to give back to the real superheroes of Las Vegas, with the MILITARY FRIDAY AND STUDENT SUNDAY PROMOTIONS. Effective immediately, all active and retired military personnel with a valid military ID will receive $15 admission to Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. on Fridays, for up to four tickets. In addition, on Sundays, current students in Clark County will receive $15 admission with a valid student ID. The Military Friday and Student Sunday promotions cannot be combined with any other offer. All tickets are subject to applicable taxes and fees.

Fusing rock 'n' roll, fashion and luxury, KELLY CARDENAS SALON (Owned by business partners celebrity stylist Kelly Cardenas and nightlife veteran Marc Jay), a PAUL MITCHELL FOCUS SALON is now open at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall has opened of its newest dining concept, the savory BIG MESS BAR-BQ  restaurant serving up classic American fare with meats smoked in-house, plus classic comfort-food sides.

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, Uber officially launched uberPOOL in Las Vegas, enabling carpooling at the push of a button. Riders heading in the same direction will share a car and share the cost, making rides cheaper and cutting down congestion on city streets. Uber drivers can expect more riders and longer trips. uberPOOL will be available all over the Las Vegas valley, including Boulder City, North Las Vegas, McCarran Airport.

The 2016 HEADLINERS BASH, hosted by Win Win Entertainment founder, comedy juggler Jeff Civillico, who headlines his show “Comedy in Action”  at The Flamingo, will take place 7:30 pm, Friday, November 18 at the Penn & Tell Theatre at Rio Hotel & Casino. Win Win's largest fundraiser of the years will feature a lineup of entertainers including Clint Holmes, The Bronx Wanderers, Band of Magicians, Social Cirkish, performers from BAZ: Star Crossed Love, Menopause The Musical,  Jason Hewlett, Larry Edwards of DIVAS Las Vegas, and of course, Jeff Ciillico, all backed by the Len Bronson Band. Tickets are on sale at Ticketmaster. Win Win Entertainment, whose motto is Love, Serve, Give, supports the local non-profit community, helping them meet their fundraising and engagement needs by connecting great causes with great entertainers to give back to the community. Win-Win Entertainment’s “Headliners Bash” has become a signature event celebrating philanthropy in the entertainment industry in Las Vegas.

The City of Henderson is encouraging residents to celebrate acts of kindness by participating in the COLOR ME KIND 5K. The event is at 9 a.m. on Saturday, November 19 at Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Pkwy. Registration starts at $25 per person.  The fun run, which does not have official times or winners, allows participants to share their kindness to fellow runners in a fun way. Individuals will be showered from head to toe in five different colors to create a kaleidoscope of kindness along Cornerstone Park Trail.

 The Color Me Kind 5K is part of the city’s overall “Be Kind” campaign. The city’s Parks and Recreation Department partnered with the Josh Stevens Foundation to launch the initiative in 2012. Since then, the city established an anti-bullying policy, displayed the “Be Kind” message at every parks and recreation facility, and recognized thousands for their random acts of kindness that have made the Henderson community an even better place to call home.  People interested in participating in the Color Me Kind 5K may register online or in person at any of the city’s recreation centers using activity code 154180-58. For more information on the fun run, visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-4050.

The famously irreverent glam metal rock band, STEEL PANTHER will perform at Drai’s Nightclub atop The Cromwell for a special two night engagement- Nov. 17, 2016 and Jan. 19, 2017. Tickets for both performances are on sale now.

The SECOND ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARADE AT DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN, will take place in the common area streets on Park Centre Drive and will run nightly for 17 nights: Nov. 18, 19, 25, 26, Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10 and nightly Dec. 16 – 24.  The must-attend holiday event offers a magical family-friendly spectacle of floats, toy soldiers, snowflake princesses and princes, nutcrackers, dancers and holiday music. Also parading through the streets are characters such as penguins, polar bears and reindeer. All shows are FREE and open to the general public.

Blue eyed soul singer GINO VANNELLI will perform at the Grand Events Center inside Green Valley Ranch Hotel & Casino on Friday, November 18 at 8 pm. Ticket prices are $20, $40, $50 and $60 plus tax and applicable fees for reserved seating.

Sensational classical crossover quartet, IL DIVO will perform at the Pearl Concert Theater inside the Palms Casino Resort, Friday, November 18, 2016 at 8 p.m. Ticket prices re $69, $99, $119 and $159 plus tax and applicable fees for reserved seating.

Singer JON ANDERSON, GUITARIST TREVOR RABIN AND KEYBOARDIST RICK WAKEMAN, three former members of the progressive rock band YES will perform at the Pearl Concert Theater inside the Palms Casino Resort, Saturday, November 19 at 8 p.m. Ticket prices are $45, $75, $85 and $125 plus tax and applicable fees for reserved seating.

CHUTHIS, a nonprofit, project-based dance company showcasing the work of internationally renowned artistic director and choreographer PETER CHU and his collaborators, will premiere a new evening of dance this Friday and Saturday in three parts, appropriately titled “—in3s—.”  Combining contemporary, urban and theatrical dance with cutting edge lighting and sound elements, the works comprising “—in3s—” emphasize the rise and fall of a body influenced by the pull of tempo (i.e., gravity) and share an innate wisdom of the body and mind connection during movement. Enmeshed with striking imagery, the program explores the temporal nature of emotions during times of uncertainty and exposes the audience to unforgiving truths behind physical misunderstandings, inducing moments of bewilderment.  Performances will take place from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, and from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, in the 298-seat West Las Vegas Library Theater, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Co-sponsored by the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, the vibrant, 90-minute program is FREE to the public.

Latin Grammy Award-winning group GENTE DE ZONA will return to Sam’s Town Live! on Saturday, Nov. 19. The show starts at 10 p.m. and attendees must be at least 18 years old. Tickets are available starting at $55 plus taxes and fees.

Starring writer, actor and real-life Tupperware sales representative Kris Andersson, DIXIE LONGATE, a hilarious Southern belle known for her uninhibited style and side-splitting wit, will stir up some outrageous fun in “DIXIE’S TUPPERWARE PARTY” at the Suncoast Showroom on Nov. 18-19. Showtime is at 8:30 p.m. Tickets start at $30 plus taxes and fees, and can be purchased  in-person at gift shops inside The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town. Tickets may also be purchased the day of the show (depending upon availability) at the venue box office.

The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) will be hosting the inaugural LAS VEGAS SAXOPHONE DAY featuring the Capitol Quartet (Christopher Creviston, Joseph Lulloff, David Stambler, and Henning Schröder) on Saturday, November 19. This event is free. All events will be held on CSN’s North Las Vegas Campus. The Capitol Quartet (Christopher Creviston, Joseph Lulloff, David Stambler, and Henning Schröder) is widely considered among the most exciting chamber ensembles performing today. Comprised of saxophonists who are teaching faculty at outstanding music schools, the Capitol Quartet has captured the imagination of critics and audiences alike.

The Las Vegas Saxophone Day will consist of an evening concert, plus rehearsals and sectionals for the Las Vegas Saxophone Ensembles; master classes with student saxophone quartets from California State University – Long Beach, the University of Nevada – Las Vegas, and the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts; and breakout clinics to prepare middle and high school students for district honor band auditions, assist band directors in improving their saxophone sections, and help college music majors to plan for the future.

The evening pre-concert is free (general admission) and will commence at 6:30 p.m. in the Nicholas J. Horn Theatre. This concert will feature the Las Vegas Saxophone Ensembles, each with 70+ saxophonists, and Guest Conductors James Barrera (Adjunct Professor of Saxophone - California State University, Long Beach), John Seaton (Associate Director of Bands - Las Vegas Academy of the Arts), and Zachary Williams (Conductor - Las Vegas Youth Orchestras Symphonic Band).

The evening concert is free (general admission) and will commence at 7:00 p.m. in the Nicholas J. Horn Theatre. This concert will feature the Capitol Quartet performing classical and jazz works by Andrew Bishop, Claude Debussy, Duke Ellington, Evan Hause, and Iannis Xenakis. The Red Rock Saxophone Quartet (Lindsey O’Connor, Zachary Williams, Tyler Pawl, and Steven Moya) will join also join the Capitol Quartet onstage as Guest Artists for one special performance.

REO SPEEDWAGON will perform their legendary songs at The Orleans Showroom on Nov. 19-20. Showtime is at 8 p.m. each night. Tickets start at $69.95 plus taxes and fees, and can be purchased in-person at gift shops inside The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town. Tickets may also be purchased the day of the show (depending upon availability) at the venue box office.


Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa, a AAA Four Diamond Resort, will partner once again with the OPERATION WARMHEART Program to collect toys for the children of Nellis Air Force Base and Creech Air Force Base this holiday season from Monday, Nov. 21, through Monday, Dec. 12. DONATIONS OF NEW UNWRAPPED TOYS FOR CHILDREN OF MILITARY PERSONNEL stationed at the two Las Vegas-area bases will be collected at the Players Club inside the casino and delivered to the bases in mid-December. Aliante is committed to supporting the families of active service members and continuing its strong relationship with nearby Nellis Air Force Base.

THE CONTINENTAL TIRE LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL, an annual action-packed NCAA basketball tournament, returns to the Orleans Arena Nov. 24 and 25.The field of competitors includes University of Arizona, Santa Clara University, Butler University, Vanderbilt University, University of Northern Colorado, Bucknell University, Norfolk State University and Sacred Heart University.
Each team will play four games – the first two at campus sites and the final two at the Orleans Arena. The first game of the tournament begins at 11:30 a.m. both days. Two-day ticket packages are available from $50, plus tax and fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster.

Comedian, actor and producer STEVEN WRIGHT will bring his deadpan delivery and trademark satire to The Orleans Showroom on Nov. 25-26.Showtime is 8 p.m. each night. Tickets start at $44.95 plus taxes and fees and can be purchased in-person at the gift shops inside The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town. Tickets may also be purchased the day of the show (depending on availability) at the venue box office.


Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees THE O'JAYS will perform live in concert on Saturday, Nov. 26 at Star of the Desert Arena in Primm. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $20 with room packages including two concert tickets and a one-night stay at Buffalo Bills are available starting at $109.95 plus taxes and resort fees.

Fremont Street Experience has announced that OLD DOMINION AND SAWYER BROWN will headline the 30TH ANNUAL DOWNTOWN HOEDOWN, the official kick-off to WRANGLER NATIONAL FINALS RODEO WEEK and the start of 12 Days of Country at Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas. The FREE event takes place on Wed. Nov. 30 and features top country talent beginning at 4:30 p.m. and ending with headliner performances from Sawyer Brown at 8:40 p.m. on the 1st Street Stage and Old Dominion at 9:50 p.m. on the 3rd Street Stage.

Celebrity sightings:

Monday night, November 14...

In attendance at the grand opening celebration for Comedy Daredevil at Hooters Casino Hotel Las Vegas were actor and musician Corey Feldman, with his Angel in tow, legendary comedian and magician Amazing Johnathan, BMX pro Ricardo Laguna, WWE legend Marty Jannetty and magicians Xavier Mortimer, Dan Sperry, Rudy Coby and Bizarro.

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AmberLynn, Corey Feldman, Courtney Anne Mitchell, Ryan Stock
Photo courtesy of Hooters

 

Anastasia and Amazing Johnathan
Anastasia and Amazing Johnathan
Photo courtesy of Hooters

 

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Comedy Daredevil
Photo courtesy of Hooters

 

Ricardo Laguna
Ricardo Laguna (center)
Photo courtesy of Hooters

 

Dan Sperry
Dan Sperry
Photo courtesy of Hooters

 

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Courtney Anne Mitchell, Corey Feldman, Eden Feldman, and Hooters Girls
Photo courtesy of Hooters

Sunday, November13...

hip-hop moguls Trey Songz and Young Jeezy dined at N9NE Steakhouse at Palms Casino Resort with a group of 20 friends.
Earlier this weekend (Saturday, Nov. 12),

Trey Songz and Young Jeezy with Chef Barry at N9NE Steakhouse 11.13.2016
Trey Songz and Young Jeezy with Chef Barry at N9NE Steakhouse
Photo courtesy of Palms Casino Resort

 

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Terrell Owens with Chef Barry at N9NE Steakhouse
Photo courtesy of Palms Casino Resort

 

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Nick Hoult with Chef Barry at N9NE Steakhouse
Photo courtesy of Palms Casino Resort

Saturday night, November 12...

Legendary wide receiver and reality TV star Terrell Owens was spotted at N9NE Steakhouse with a friend.

English actor Nick Hoult, best known for his role as War Boy Nux in Mad Max: Fury Road, also stopped by the iconic steakhouse to enjoy a meal with a friend. Following their meals, Executive Chef Barry Dakake met with each of the men, giving them a VIP tour of the kitchen before they signed his prestigious celebrity shakedown door.

Whoopi Goldberg and her family enjoyed dinner at Beauty & Essex in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Young Jeezy was also spotted at Beauty & Essex having dinner with friends.

Friday, November 11...

Actor Rob Lowe and his son John Owen Lowe were spotted at OMNIA Nightclub inside Caesars Palace. In town to celebrate his 21st birthday, John and his father arrived to the nightspot with a group that included actor Patrick Schwarzenegger, and were escorted to a VIP table in the Main Club where resident DJ Calvin Harris was performing his chart-topping hits.

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Rob Lowe John Lowe Patrick Schwarzenegger at OMNIA
Photo Credit Aaron Garcia

Teddy Riley, founding member of the celebrated R&B group Blackstreet, was spotted attending the 10 p.m. performance of the hit show ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace. Afterwards, the singer-songwriter met with The Gazillionaire, his raucous assistant Joy Jenkins, ABSINTHE's "Green Fairy" Melody Sweets and tap dancing duo Sean & John.

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Teddy Riley at ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace
Photo courtesy Joseph SandersSpiegelworld

Rapper Young Jeezy enjoyed dinner at TAO restaurant with friends and family.

Wednesday, November 9...

Close to midnight, Star of ABC’s hit show, “Bachelor in Paradise,” Daniel Maguire was spotted partying the night away in a lavish VIP booth at Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop at Paris Las Vegas.

Daniel Maguire arrives at Chateau
Daniel Maguire arrives at Chateau
Photo credit Joey Olvera

Tuesday, November 8...

Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson was spotted dining at The Palm Restaurant of Las Vegas inside The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

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Mike Tyson at The Palm Restaurant of Las Vegas with Hostess Heather Abbott
Photo courtesy of The Palm Restaurant of Las Vegas

Reality TV star Daniel Maguire, who vied for JoJo Fletcher’s heart on ABC’s hit show, “The Bachelorette” and searched for another shot at love on “Bachelor in Paradise,” was spotted at Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas.

Daniel Maguire with Beer Park staff
Daniel Maguire with Beer Park staff
Photo courtesy of Beer Park

Monday night, November 7...

Fifth Harmony’s Ally Brooke Hernandez enjoyed dinner with friends and family at TAO in The Venetian before heading to Marquee Nightclub in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas where they took over a VIP booth. Hernandez and her entourage took in the party as Cash Cash manned the decks.

Friday night, November 4...

Legendary rocker Steven Tyler of Aerosmith attended Michael Jackson ONE at Mandalay Bay with his girlfriend and a group of friends.  After the explosive show, Tyler and friends were escorted backstage for a private meet and greet with the cast of ONE.  Also in attendance was entertainer Teller from Penn & Teller.

Steven Tyler with the cast of Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil
Steven Tyler with the cast of Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil
Photo courtesy of Cirque du Soleil

 

World famous entertainer Teller of Penn and Teller with the cast of Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil
World famous entertainer Teller of Penn and Teller with the cast of Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil
Photo courtesy of Cirque du Soleil

Rumer Willis and a group of friends partied the night away at a VIP booth at Marquee Nightclub inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas,as DJ Vice manned the decks.

Over at Beauty & Essex, YouTube sensation Tyler Oakley enjoyed dinner at the restaurant with two friends.

Thursday night, November 3...

Rapper Ty Dolla $ign took over TAO Nightclub in The Venetian for a special edition of Worship Thursday. The rapper fueled up at the restaurant with friends. Joining the party was Marquee Nightclub resident DJ Carnage who hung out with the rapper at his VIP table.

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Ty Dolla $ign and Carnage at TAO
Photo credit: Tony Tran

 

Ty Dolla Sign Performs at TAO 11.3.16
Ty Dolla Sign Performs at TAO
Photo credit: Tony Tran

 

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