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Frankie Moreno Celebrates Release of New CD and 150th performance as Stratosphere Headliner

Stratosphere headliner Frankie Moreno celebrated the release of his latest CD at a special VIP event inside the venue's showroom on Wednesday, September 19. During the event he  announced that the evening's show would mark his 150th performance at the Stratosphere.  He also added that he will be making a special appearance on the October 9 episode of the immensely popular TV series, Dancing With the Stars where he will be singing “Tangerine Honey”, one of the new songs featured on his new CD. Seated in the audience at the event was Dancing with the Stars pro Lacey Schwimmer.  Moreno, co-wrote all the songs on his new CD with his brothers Tony and Ricky and producer/guitar legend Pat Thrall.

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Frankie Moreno
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Moreno is a magnificent and multi talented entertainer, who not only sings and performs original songs as well as classic ballads, country, rock and pop tunes, he is an accomplished musician which he demonstrated on piano, guitar and harmonica.  What's more, he is a consummate showman whose musical gifts, charismatic stage presence, sex appeal and personality has garnered him rave reviews from critics and fans alike.

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Frankie Moreno's son showed off his talents as a song and dance kid
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Knowing that they have a good thing, it comes as no surprise that the Stratosphere has extended its contract with Frankie Moreno for two years, through October, 2015. Moreno and his ten piece band performs four nights a week: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, in the Stratosphere Theater.  Show times are 8 p.m. Tickets are $39.99 plus tax. Las Vegas locals and  Stratosphere hotel guests can see the show for only $19.99 plus tax. The show is for adults 21 and older.

Golden Gate, Vegas' Original Casino, Celebrates Completion of Expansion

Las Vegas' original casino, The Golden Gate, which opened in 1906 on 1 Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas, celebrated the completion of its first major expansion and renovation in more than 50 years  with a welcoming ceremony, “roaring”  reception, entertainment and hotel preview on Thursday, September 20. In attendance were President and Co-owner Mark Brandenburg, CEO and Co-owner Derek Stevens, Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Councilman Bob Coffin.

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Mayor Carolyn Goodman
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Staying true to its roots, the Golden Gate’s new contemporary look draws inspiration from its colorful past spanning the roaring 20s, Prohibition, Rat Pack era, rise and fall of the Vegas mob and now the 21st century. Its new 35,000-square-foot, five-story luxury tower boasts 14 hotel suites designed as a tribute to notable guests like Frank, Sammy and Dean; while two vintage showgirl-inspired penthouses encompass the entire fifth floor. A new lobby is lit by a traditional neon “Hotel” sign that previously adorned Golden Gate’s Main Street exterior, and features hotel artifacts ranging from a replica of Vegas’ first telephone to Prohibition-era whiskey bottles found in the walls during construction. An expanded casino floor features a new 1920s flapper-inspired high-limit gaming room, complemented by Golden Gate’s playful dancing dealers. The tower’s exterior is accented with illuminated pinstripes juxtaposed against a modern digital marquee and Golden Gate’s first porte-cochere, offering the most convenient parking in downtown Las Vegas.

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Vinyl Celebrates Official Grand Opening at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino celebrated the  official grand opening of its newest music hangout and entertainment setting, Vinyl, with a party on Thursday, Sept. 20. Guests were treated to complimentary cocktails while enjoying the venue's distinct speakeasy atmosphere and listening to the funky and soulful music provided by Robert Randolph and the Family Band. The group entertained the crowd with songs including “Thrill of It,” “Ain’t Nothin Wrong With That,” “I Need More Love” and more.

Vinyl was created to showcase the newest local, regional and national must-see artists and made its debut in August 2012.  The multi-functional room already has had a diverse group of musicians visit its stage including Julien-K, “The Red Rocker” Sammy Hagar, local hard rock group Sin City Sinners, Blaqk Audio, reggae artists Mishka and Anuhea, Static-X and more.

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Robert Randolf and the Family Band
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Vinyl Grand Opening Party
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Epicurean Charitable Foundation Celebrates 11th Annual M.E.N.U.S. Event with Counting Crows at M Resort in Las Vegas

The Epicurean Charitable Foundation of Las Vegas   hosted its 11th annual scholarship fundraiser, M.E.N.U.S. (Mentoring & Educating Nevada’s Upcoming Students), at the M Resort Spa & Casino’s upscale Villaggio Del Sole Pool and Entertainment Piazza, on Friday night, Sept., 28. Philanthropic leader, Jim E. Rogers, was named this year’s honoree during the event for his dedication to education and the Las Vegas community.

Some of the city’s top restaurants participated in a “dine around” followed by a live private concert by Counting Crows.

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Counting Crows

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Counting Crows on the red carpet

The band's lead  singer, Adam Duritz, addressed a group of about 20 ECF scholarship recipients from the stage saying, “We're happy to be here supporting such a great cause!” Along with other members of the band, Duritz took time to pose for pictures with the ECF students while they chanted, "We love Counting Crows."

Celebrity chef Kerry Simon served up Dungeness crab BLT sliders and breakfast cereal cupcakes at his booth for KGB: Kerry's Gourmet Burgers at Harrah’s Las Vegas, while Chef Saul Ortiz from Tacos &Tequila served up chilorio tacos, tres leches with passion fruit and watermelon cooler specialty cocktails.

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Chef Kerry Simon
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Barmasa at ARIA Resort & Casino, the contemporary Japanese eatery by Chef Masa Takayama, served assorted sashimi and salmon oshizushi. The lovely Chef Carla Pellegrino brought delicious penne alla vodka from Bratalian. The new Gordon Ramsay Steakhouse serviced smoked beef tartare topped with Guinness-infused mustard with seeds and lemon zest. The popular downtown eatery Bar + Bistro at the Arts Factory, a Spanish tapas restaurant, Chef Beni Velazquez served Bristol Bay scallops.

Also in attendance at the annual event was sponsor and donor of ECF, Larry Ruvo, the Senior Managing Partner of Southern Wine & Spirits, Southern Wine & Spirits featured festive event cocktails including the M.E.N.U.S. Martini, The Hospitality and The Mentor Margarita among many others.

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Proceeds from the event event go towards awarding scholarships in the hospitality and cuinary industry for students who demonstrate strong academic performance and financial need.

Celebrities Attend Private Grand Opening for Eli Roth’s GORETORIUM

Celebrities packed into Eli Roth’s GORETORIUM, located on The Strip across from The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, for the private grand opening event of Vegas’ first year-round haunt experience, on Thursday September 27. The 15,000-square-foot $10 million project is packed with state-of-the-art scares, bone-chilling special effects and a cast of horrifying characters.

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The evening began with creator Eli Roth performing a “chainsaw” cutting ceremony on the mezzanine level of the haunt, which he brought down to the celebrity black carpet strewn with bloodied white carnations to rev up the crowd.  Notable guests that walked the black carpet included Dave Navarro (musician), JABBAWOCKEEZ, Corey Miller (TV personality/tattoo artist “LA Ink”), Zak Bagans (“Ghost Adventurers”), Victoria Asher (musician, “Cobra Starship”), DJ Paul (Three 6 Mafia), Omar Doom (actor, “Inglorious Basterds”), Dj Ashba (lead guitarist of Guns N’ Roses/Sixx: A.M.), Antonio Bellatore (host, “The Antonio Bellatore Project”/HGTV Design Star), Miss Nevada 2012 Jade Kelsall, Shanna Moakler (actress, first runner up Miss USA 1995), Zab Judah (professional boxer) and Elina Madison (actress).

Following the black carpet, Roth escorted guests to the 60’s-inspired “Baby Dolls” lounge overlooking the Strip, to partake in a special moment with world renowned illusionist Franz Harary.  The actor/director got comfortable inside a vintage “exercise machine,” and twisted his upper body 360 degrees while his legs stayed in one place.  Guests gasped in horror when he began coughing up blood and “guts” were thrown into the crowd.  The machine sucked a patron inside the contraption, yet Roth came out in one piece.

As the GORETORIUM characters mingled throughout Baby Dolls, guests were able to enjoy one of the specialty cocktails appropriately named “Eli Roth’s Blood” as they listened to a mash-up of Top 40 beats.

At 11:00 p.m. GORETORIUM opened its doors to the public.

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Wine Country welcomes the spirit of autumn at Bellagio's Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

The sights, scents and sounds of the harvest season are on display at Bellagio’s Conservatory through Nov. 24, with the arrival of a captivating fall exhibition that takes guests on a romantic journey through wine country, without leaving Las Vegas. This year’s show boasts a bevy of seasonal visuals including an authentic cider mill, a vintage wine press and an aged stone face.

Upon entrance to the Conservatory’s stunning display sits a covered bridge surrounded by flora dressed in traditional harvest colors: green, red and orange. Visitors are encouraged to walk across the bridge as large ginger leaves float silently overhead. Lying in the South Garden is a 6-foot-tall moss-coated aged stone face emerging from the grassy ground. A floral pumpkin made of 3,000 orange carnations and moss-covered boulders creates an intoxicating autumn atmosphere.

Also in the South Garden and surrounded by birch trees, the sounds of the harp, violin and cello will entertain guests daily from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. as they travel through wine country.

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Steps away, in the West Garden, a 40-foot-tall authentic cider mill gently flows into a rocky pond protected by a 15-foot-tall, traditional scarecrow. Hand-blown wine bottles, demijohns and petite and plentiful pumpkins awaken the spirit of autumn at every turn.

The North Garden is home to a 1920s vintage-aged wine press and 20-foot-tall talking tree showered with wine grapes. On each side of the tree, grape and gourd-filled cornucopias spill onto the grassy earth while inviting guests to explore the wonder of wine. In conjunction with the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art’s exhibit “Claude Monet: Impressions of Light,” the Conservatory has created a floral interpretation of Claude Monet’s Grainstack (sunset). Located in the Giardini corner, the recreated painting is fitted within a 6-foot tall elaborately carved frame.

The fall exhibit within Bellagio's Conservatory & Botanical Gardens is complimentary to the public and open daily, 24 hours a day.

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

Australian native, singer JOHN STEPHAN brought his show “You Got It”, a salute to Roy Orbison, to the Orleans Showroom for a three night engagement, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 28, 29, and 30.  American audiences may not be familiar with the talented entertainer from down under, but he is hoping to change that and turn them into fans, once they get to see and hear him perform.  A native of Sydney, Australia, John Stephan has shared the stage with many of the world’s top musicians, including Randy Travis, Faith Hill, Kenny Chesney and Vince Gill, among others.

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John Stephan
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With song credits including “Mascara,” which climbed to number three on the United Kingdom and European country charts, and duets with Grammy Award-winning country star Vince Gill,  Apart from performing, Stephan is an accomplished songwriter and producer, with credits including Blake Shelton’s “Good At Starting Fires” and “Just Because You Walk Away,” which became the second most-played song in Eastern Europe in 2006.

At Saturday evening's performance I was blown away by his beautiful, rich vibrato voice reminiscent of the late legendary singer/songwriter Roy Orbison.

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Backed by a solid band, two female backup singers and four sexy female dancers, Stephens took audiences on a musical journey through Orbison's career, delivering powerful, soulful renditions of several Orbison's chart topping hits including Only The Lonely, It's Over, Pretty Woman and an accapella version of Crying that received a standing ovation.

“We’re thrilled for John Stephan to make his Las Vegas debut at The Orleans Hotel and Casino,” said Adam Steck, founder and CEO of SPI Entertainment. “John is an unbelievable talent.”

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If you failed to catch one of Stephan's shows at the Orleans and are a fan of Roy Orbison's music, you must see Stephan when he returns for a Las Vegas engagement.    He does more than pay tribute to the music legend. Stephan's has the looks, charisma, stage presence, and above all, the talent, to deserve a steady headline gig on the strip because he's got “it”.

CAFE RIO MEXICAN GRILL celebrated the opening of its 7th location in Las Vegas with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, September 21. The newest Cafe Rio, offering only fresh, made on the premises, Mexican food is located on 509 N.Stephanie Street in Henderson.

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In attendance were Henderson Mayor, Andy Hafen who presented the staff with a Certificate of Congratulations  welcoming the business to its 2nd location in Henderson.  Also on hand were Allie Jelepis, an assistant from Congressman Joe Heck's office and Scott Muelrath, Executive director/CEO  of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce.

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MGM GRAND has completed its $160 million room and suite remodel in the hotel’s main tower, marking a major milestone in the resort’s “Grand Renovation.” The remodel, which began in October 2011, includes 3,570 Grand King and Queen guest rooms and 642 suites of varying types including the stunning Skyline Terrace and Skyline Marquee Suites.

As part of the first phase of the $50 million renovation underway at The PALMS CASINO RESORT, the newly redesigned ultra-chic 428 rooms in the Palms Tower are now available for guest booking.  Other upcoming property transformations include an updated casino floor featuring a posh new center bar and innovative culinary ventures such as the modern sports bar, Heraea, and the newly announced pan-Asian restaurant, XISHI.  Renovations will continue in stages through 2013.

CHAPEL OF THE FLOWERS, Las Vegas’ most elegant and traditional free-standing wedding chapel, has been named Best Destination Venue: United States and No. 2 Best Destination Venue: Worldwide by the Wedding Industry Experts Awards. The chapel’s subsidiary photography company, Every Detail Photography, also received a nod as a finalist in the Top 10 for Best Photographer: Las Vegas as well as in the Top 100 for Best Photographer: United States and Worldwide.

BROADWAY CELEBRATION”, a New York-style extravaganza featuring Broadway’s most renowned show tunes is being presented at The Broadway Theater inside New York New York.The unforgettable show performs Tuesday – Sunday (dark Monday) at 6 p.m.  The show is a non-stop tribute to hit songs from the world’s most renowned musicals including “Phantom of the Opera,” “Cabaret,” “Chicago,” “Grease,” “Cats,” “Hairspray” and “Les Misérables,” among others. Combining the most popular Broadway hits into one exceptional production, the show is a must-see experience.

The Broadway Theater is also home to “DANCING QUEEN”, a dance celebration featuring timeless songs of the 70's era including favorites by the legendary group ABBA such as “Dancing Queen” and “Waterloo.” The show also celebrates highlights from the blockbuster ‘70s film “Saturday Night Fever.” The glittering production stars singers and dancers clad in beautiful costumes stepping to dazzling choreography.  Tickets for “Broadway Celebration” and “Dancing Queen” start at $49.95 each, plus tax and service charges, but for a limited time only, guests can enjoy both shows for $69, plus tax and service fees.

To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The BREAST CANCER CENTER AT SUNRISE, SOUTHERN HILLS HOSPITAL, AND RED ROCK RADIOLOGY AT MOUNTAINVIEW HOSPITAL are offering $75 DIGITAL SCREENING MAMMOGRAMS for women who may be uninsured or underinsured. This special program is available now through October 31, 2012. Program participants must be at least 40 years old. If you have insurance, check with your provider. You may find out that your mammogram is fully covered.

Just in time for Halloween, the “Freddy Krueger of Comedy,” Amazing Johnathan has announced the launch of THE AMAZING JOHNATHAN'S SCREAMONT EXPERIENCE, a terrifying interactive walk-through attraction at The Las Vegas Club Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas. Formerly by invitation only, Amazing Johnathan’s annual haunted event at his private warehouse has been shocking and scaring guests for years.  The Amazing Johnathan’s SCREAMont Experiment is scheduled to open Saturday, Oct. 6 and will operate tours nightly beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are priced at $20 for general admission and $30 for front-of-the-line access and can be purchased at The Las Vegas Club Hotel & Casino, located at 18 Fremont Street, Las Vegas. Each Tuesday, The Amazing Johnathan’s SCREAMont Experiment will feature a Two-For-Tuesday offer, allowing Southern Nevada residents to purchase two tickets for the price of one.

This Halloween the ASYLUM, the wildly popular, nationally ranked haunted house,, comes to Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas for the Fourth Annual OktoberFrightFest. Now in its 14th year of operation, Asylum will have a new home beginning Sept. 28 on Fremont Street Experience’s 3rd Street North area. Asylum will be open on Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30 p.m. – midnight and on Thursdays and Sundays from 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. on the following dates: Sept. 28-30, Oct. 5-7, Oct. 11-14, Oct. 18-21, and Oct. 25-28. In celebration of Halloween, Asylum will also be open on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. and on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6:30 p.m. – midnight. General Admission is $15. Nevada residents receive a $3 discount.

GOLDEN GATE HOTEL & CASINO'S FLAIR BARTENDER ERIC PARKER will leave his usual post at the hotel’s popular Flair Bar on the  Fremont Street Experience October 4 – 10 to represent the United States at the International Bar Association (IBA) Flairtending Challenge in Beijing. Parker will compete against the world’s best flair bartenders from 52 countries around world. The competition requires top-notch skills in mixology and flair with both categories weighted equally. Parker will have five minutes to shake, throw and flip three identical cocktails in front of a panel of judges and only a flawless routine will give him hopes of advancing to the final round. For the competition, Parker has created the “Pearfect Sunset” cocktail. Patrons can stop by Flair Bar just outside the Golden Gate, Las Vegas’ original hotel and casino,  to watch him fit in some last minute prep and enjoy this tasty libation made with Grey Goose Poire (pear), Cointreau Orange Liqueur, Monin Strawberry, fresh lemon juice, mint leaves and a lot of enthusiasm.

CeeLo Green has added rock legend and Caesars Palace Colosseum headliner Rod Stewart, as well as the Muppets, to the all-star lineup of “CEELO AND FRIENDS,” which will be held in the Showroom at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Wednesday, Oct. 10. CeeLo will perform songs from his upcoming Christmas album with the newly-added entertainers, as well as past artists from NBC’s “The Voice.” Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m. A portion of the ticket sales of the event will benefit Las Vegas-based Keep Memory Alive, which raises awareness and funds in support of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health’s work towards enhanced treatments and research of neurocognitive disorders.

Comedienne RITA RUDNER returns to The Venetian Showroom stage for limited engagements through 2012. Known for her trademark clever observations, sharp timing and soft-spoken humor, Rudner will take the mic for a special residency through December 30. Performances are Monday, Oct. 1; Wednesday, Oct. 3; Wednesday, Oct. 17; Monday, Oct. 22 , Monday, Nov. 12; Wednesday, Nov. 21; Saturday, Nov. 24. All  shows start at 8:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $59 and $79, inclusive of tax and fees.

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The City of Henderson will host the 26th annual SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK in October. The Las Vegas Shakespeare Company presents four performances of HAMLET at several award-winning parks, as well as the exclusive resort community of Lake Las Vegas.  Shakespeare in the Park kicks off Saturday, October 6 at Sonata Park, 1550 Seven Hills Drive, with the remaining shows scheduled for Saturday, October 13 at Discovery Park, 2011 PAseo Verde Parkway, Saturday, October 20 at River Mountain Park, 1941 Appaloosa Drive, and concluding at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Costa di Lago, on Saturday, October 27. All performances will be at 7 p.m. with a green show occurring one hour prior to each presentation. Admission to all shows is complimentary.

SEAFOOD SHACK, featuring a nautical theme and a menu full of seafood-based items has opened at Treasure Island. On October 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10, diners can enjoy a grand opening 2-for-1 deal on all dinner entrees including fish and chips, coconut shrimp platter and the Cajun seafood pasta.

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre at UNLV opens its 10th anniversary Main Stage season Oct. 5 with William Shakespeare’s “ROMEO & JULIET” in the Judy Bayley Theatre. Show times are at 8 p.m. on October 5, 6, 11, 12, and 13. Matinees are at 2 p.m. on Oct. 7 and 14. Tickets are $20-30 for adults, and 10 percent off for those under 18.

BATMAN LIVE – the unique action-packed live arena show – will come to Las Vegas at the Thomas & Mack Center on Oct. 3-7 for eight performances only.  This North American tour follows a popular and acclaimed arena tour throughout the United Kingdom, Europe, and Latin America.  Two and a half years in the making, BATMAN LIVE is a visually stunning, state-of-the-art production, which brings Batman, a host of iconic characters, and the settings from the famed world of DC comics, live and on stage for the very first time in North America.  Tickets start at just $19 and can be purchased through UNLVtickets.com or the Thomas & Mack Center ticket office.

The UNLV Performing Arts Center presents the New York Polyphony – four exceptional voices called “RICH” and “NATURAL” by National Public Radio – at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 4 in Artemus Ham Concert Hall. This dynamic group delivers refined musicianship, and a uniquely modern sensibility with a varied repertoire, ranging from medieval melodies to cutting-edge contemporary works.Tickets  are $35-$50-$75 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center Box Office at 895-ARTS (2787) or by visiting pac.unlv.edu. Student rush tickets are $13 each (not inclusive of the facilities fee), and available one hour prior to each event, based on availability and with valid student I.D. UNLV faculty and staff discounts also are available. A $1.25 facilities fee, in addition to the ticket price, is charged on all Performing Arts Center tickets.

The 18th annual SUMMERLIN ART FESTIVAL, one of Las Vegas’ largest and most colorful outdoor art events will be held Saturday, October 13, to Sunday, October 14. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.   Nearly 100 artists and craftsman from throughout the southwestern United States will display their works. Collections include paintings, glasswork, pottery, jewelry, metal works, sculpture, mixed media and more. Summerlin Art Festival also features a full entertainment line-up including live music, dance performances, food art demonstrations, children’s activities and more. A wide variety of food and beverage will be available for purchase. The art festival will take place at the Summerlin Centre Community Park  located on 1800 S. Town Center Drive.

In honor of the brand’s 13th annual PINKTOBER™ breast cancer awareness campaign, BANANARAMA, best known for the chart topping singles “Venus,” “Cruel Summer,” and “I Heard a Rumor,” will take the stage at Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas on Monday, October 15,while celebrating their 30th anniversary as the most successful female pop group in history. As the group turns 30, an age when breast cancer screening becomes increasingly critical, Bananarama is driving awareness to appeal to their fan base and beyond. Admission cost is $15 for advance tickets and $20 at the door.

Comedienne WANDA SYKES has postponed her November 2, 9 p.m. show at the Treasure Island Theatre. The performance will be rescheduled for a later date. Please adjust your calendars accordingly.  Ticket holders who purchased tickets through the Treasure Island box office will be contacted by the property. Those who purchased tickets through a third party, such as Travelocity, should contact that outlet.

Celebrity Sightings:

Wednesday night, September 19...

Dancing with the Stars pro, Lacy Schwimmer was spotted among audience members at Frankie Moreno's show.

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Thursday morning, September 20...

Phi Nguyen of the Monte Carlo headliners Jabbawockeez stopped by Easter Seals Nevada for a special tour of the office an while there helped the children make their very own masks. Easter Seals presented him with a banner as a thank you for his support through the Virgos Unite fundraising effort.

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Thursday afternoon...

Pop star Rihanna was spotted at Marquee Dayclub.

Dancing with the Stars pro Mark Ballas and a small group of friends soaked in the sun at TAO Beach.

Producer, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ryan Leslie wowed the audience at BLVD Social Club - Thursdays Live at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

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Thursday night...

Team USA’s gold medal-winning soccer team dined at Sugar Factory American Brasserie at Paris Las Vegas.  Shannon Boxx, Rebecca Sauerbrunn, Heather Mitts, Heather O’Reilly and Rachel Buehler were  celebrating Buehler's bachelorette party. After dinner, the athletes headed to Sugar Factory’s flagship retail store and enjoyed chocolate gold medals in honor of their Olympic victory.

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Saturday afternoon, September  22...

WET REPUBLIC at MGM Grand hosted an official kick-off party celebrating the iHeartRadio Music Festival. Celebrities and bikini clad patrons flocked to Las Vegas's hot pool club destination. Around 2 p.m. the party was in full swing with special guest DJ Bob Sinclar hitting the turn tables. spinning his chart-topping hits until the sun went down. Celebrities spotted partying at the iHeartRadio bungalows included The CW's hit series Arrow’s Colin Evans and Stephen Amell as well as ABC’s reality show The Bachelorette's Arie Luyendyk.

Also spotted lounging poolside in his VIP bungalow was actor Luke Wilson, celebrating his 41st birthday.

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Colin and Arie
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Saturday night...

Korean superstar PSY celebrated his YouTube hit “Gangnam Style” at TAO Nightclub. He dined with friends at TAO Asian Bistro and met Redfoo who was dining nearby.

Upstairs, the packed room went crazy when DJ Vice announced PSY's arrival. PSY’s new manager Scooter Braun proudly looked on from the table and even held up one of the cut outs with his star’s face.

Also at TAO for the night were the Jonas Brothers. The siblings dined at the Asian Bistro and then Joe Jonas joined the owner’s table in the nightclub, along with actor Lucas Haas.

Floyd Mayweather and Ray J were spotted in Marquee’s Boom Box Room.

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Following the iHeart Radio festival stars gathered at XS Nightclub. Deadmau5 was the headlining DJ for the night and arrived shortly after midnight with Kat Von D on his arm. The EDM phenomenon looked happy as ever with the tattoo artist and reality TV star by his side.

The at the next table over, Enrique Iglesias partied with a large entourage of friends.  It wasn’t long before he caught the attention of DJ star Calvin Harris, who brought his girlfriend over.

Also spotted hanging out on stage, David Bryan of Bon Jovi and Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance, who provides vocals on the new deadmau5 track “Professional Griefers.”

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Sunday September 23...

Actor Nicolas Cage was spotted enjoying lunch with his wife and child, Kal-El, at Lombardi’s Romagna Mia inside Miracle Mile Shops.

WET REPUBLIC at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino closed out the summer season with a blowout event featuring special guest 17-year-old DJ phenomenon Danny Avila. Following Avila, DJ Gusto manned the decks and kept the party going into the early hours of the evening.

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Danny Avila
Photo credit: Al Powers of Powers Imagery LLC

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Danny Avila
Photo credit: Al Powers of Powers Imagery LLC

Monday night, September 24...

Familiar faces gracing the crowd at Tryst Nightclub's weekly industry party, The Affair, included Ryan Seacrest who is in town to prepare for the iHeart Radio festival.

In a separate group, Justin Timberlake joined the evening with a bachelor party that included a group of 20.

Thursday night Sept. 27...

Seattle-based trio Barcelona provided a refreshing musical experience for fans at BLVD Social Club - Thursdays Live at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Hip hop artist and reality TV star, Joseph “Run” Simmons, also known as Rev. Run was sighted at Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition and BODIES…The Exhibition at Luxor Hotel and Casino.

The practicing minister was accompanied by his wife and two children, Russel and Miley.

Friday afternoon, September 28...

Team USA’s Olympic gold medal goalie, Hope Solo, held a book signing event at Sugar Factory inside Paris Las Vegas for her recently published autobiography, “Solo: A Memoir of Hope.”

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Hope Solo autographing poster
Photo Credit: David Becker/WireImage

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Hope Solo with Sugar Factory’s Very Berry Blast milkshake
Photo Credit: David Becker/WireImage

Retired boxer Lennox Lewis and NFL free agent Jeremy Shockey dined at TAO Asian Bistro with a group of friends.

At Marquee Adrian Grenier of Entourage fame was spotted with a group of 20 friends partying under the stars in a cabana, while Paris Hilton tweeted “raging to @Dirty South @MarqueeLV” with the hash tag #WeLoveVegas from the club’s main room.

Former NBA starCharles Barkley partied at Hyde Bellagio inside Bellagio Resort & Casino.

Saturday night, September 29...

TAO featured the Official PADRES Gala After Party hosted by Eva Longoria. The actress was joined by a group of friends including actress Dania Ramirez.

Far East Movement made a late night stop at TAO to hang with DJ Vice.

Paris Hilton was spotted at Marquee for the second night in a row.  Joined by her brother Barron and friends Hilton partied in the main room, taking in the sounds of Avicii.

On the other side of the world, Gold medal Olympian Usain Bolt was at Marquee Sydney over the weekend. First he sat in main room where legendary DJ Paul Oakenfold was spinning and then moved to the Boom Box.

Also at Marquee Sydney were rockers Benji and Joel Madden.

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Eva Longoria
Photo credit: Denise Truscello/Wire Image

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Eva Longoria with DJ Vice
Photo credit: Denise Truscello/Wire Image

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Eva Longoria with Dania Ramirez
Photo credit: Denise Truscello/Wire Image

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Usain Bolt
Photo Credit: Fiora Sacco

Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom partied with friends at Rain Nightclub in Palms Casino Resort.  Systrom, also known as Systromatic while on the 1s and 2s, performed a special DJ set of his favorite electronic music.

With a huge following of celebrity A-list celebrities, Adrian Grenier joined Systrom at the club. The HBO Entourage star, was seen behind the DJ booth with Systrom.

Also joining the party was Prince Fahad of Saudi Arabia. Nearby, Far East Movement was also seen enjoying the party.

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Adrian Granier DJing with Instagrems Kevin Systrom
Photo credit: Joe Fury

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Prince Fahad of Saudia Arabia (right)
Photo credit: Joe Fury

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Far Esat Movement
Photo credit: Joe Fury

Reality star, Scott Disick, hosted a lavish party last night at Chateau Nightclub & Gardens inside Paris Las Vegas. Best known for his role on “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” as Kourtney Kardashian’s boyfriend, Disick was accompanied by a group of friends.

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Scott Disick greeting fans at Chateau Nightclub & Gardens
Photo Credit: Bryan Steffy/WireImage

Miss November 2011, Ciara Price, hosted the ‘Naughty School Girl’ party  at Crazy Horse III.

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Ciara Price
Photo credit: Scott Harrison

Sunday night, September 30...

IndyCar driver Alex Tagliani enjoyed dinner at one of Vegas’ delectable Pan Asian restaurants, Social House, located inside Crystals at City Center Joined by his beautiful wife Bronte and 14 of their closest friends, Tagliani was shocked as the evening turned out to be a surprise birthday celebration in his honor.

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