Rudy Nino knows the many angles of Las Vegas, from clubs and bars to shoes and auditing the cash flow. He cruised Fremont Street back in the day and was married to a Playmate. In fact, you have to wonder why no one has a made a movie of his colorful life.
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In 2012, the MGM Grand shut down Studio 54 to make way for Hakkasan nightclub. And apparently, much of 54’s valuable interior — signs, 130 giant wall photos, and other goodies — was crated up and stored in an MGM parking structure.
Workers with the state of Nevada are using regulatory power to stop many cancer patients from getting medical marijuana, in an effortto curb pot tourists from California.
Rikki Cheese, who’s famous among people who watch local TV news, remains the subject of intense social media debate, as her second DUI charge has sent online commenters into a tailspin of snark, ire and sadness.
“I’m back out in the dating scene, so I don’t know all the stuff I’m supposed to do yet,” says the former “View” co-host, who performs Saturday at The Venetian.
Winning the seventh season of “American Idol” has given David Cook a pretty amazing life of traveling the world, playing music professionally for people who want to hear him. His travels take him to Sunset Station on Friday.
Fame did not come overnight for the comedian, who decided to drop out of community college and give stand-up a try when he was 18.
Tao Group will open its 23rd venue to the public on Monday, another multimillion-dollar restaurant-bar with a jewelry motif named Beauty & Essex.
If you want to crash on Pam Anderson’s gently used bed, all you need is $5.2 million to buy her former Summerlin house, plus extra cash to negotiate for her furnishings.
Iggy Azalea knows it’s important to be a “self-assured, very strong” woman to get ahead in the music business. That attracts legions of fans and Internet haters, which she notes are also just part of a public life.
When he performs drum fills his dad invented, in tandem with videos of his father playing the same songs, Jason Bonham looks more worn out than his dad. Bonham, 49, finally figured out why. His dad is in his early 20s in those videos.
Billy Idol’s father died two years ago, and now Idol, 60, can’t believe he’s the patriarch of his proper British family, considering all the sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll. But he learned one lesson from it.
It was 2002, the beginning of the rah-rah war-machine years, and comedian David Cross had some jokes to tell about god and President Bush in the Las Vegas’ House of Blues.
Model Jessa Hinton lost trust in men while cocktailing in Las Vegas for six years. She was married at the time, and she wore her ring. If only male clients had kept theirs on.
Belinda Carlisle will sing her pop hits in Las Vegas this weekend in between A) moving to Thailand, B) starring in a Go-Go’s farewell tour, and C) creating a chanting album.
No matter how famous, moneyed or VIP you are, you can’t gain entry into the private club-within-a-club at the new Intrigue at the Wynn Las Vegas unless a group of executives gives you the thumbs up.
On Saturday, the Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation is hosting the Ladybug Ball at 6 p.m. in the Red Rock Resort Ballroom. The annual event raises money to support programs for blind children.
It’s been 15 years since Jackie “The Jokeman” Martling exited Howard Stern’s radio show over money, and at age 68, the Jokeman is still looking for retirement cash.
Now that Prince has died and taken my teens and twenties with him, as I stare at this screen in shock and denial, I’ll tell you the short version of how I convinced Prince, the most famous idol of my life, to invite me over for a chat on May 24, 2004.
“When I started on the Chappelle show, I was making $500 per episode. That was for working the whole week. …On the road, I went from $500 a week to $35,000 per weekend, $50,000 per weekend. In two or three weeks, I made more than I made in two seasons on ‘Chappelle’s Show.’”
Famous helicopter parents in history have included Mozart’s dad, Britney’s mom (wait, what?) and Las Vegas comedian Rita Rudner, whose 13-year-old singing daughter, Molly Bergman, will open for Rudner on Friday and Saturday at Red Rock Resort.
Cirque du Soleil has joined a list of famous musicians and businesses boycotting North Carolina after politicians there passed a “bathroom bill” against transgender people and other citizens.
Penn & Teller will match donations of $250 and more during Sunday’s three-mile AIDS Walk at Town Square. Last year’s event drew 6,000 walkers and raised $400,000 for AFAN to help feed, shelter and transport 3,000 local people with HIV.
Keanu Reeves was just standing there in Gordon Ramsay’s pub in Caesars Palace, posing for photos with excited movie theater managers from across America.
Some 70 percent of old analog photos submitted to ScanMyPhotos are travel pictures. And Las Vegas is the most prominent city in those photos, beating all Disney resorts, Paris, New York and national parks.
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