‘The Tell’ kicks off storytelling today

Man-about-town Dayvid Figler has come up with the perfect title for his storytelling series featuring local and national personalities. It’s called "The Tell."

Tonight’s launch at El Cortez will feature a half-dozen storytellers sharing first-person, unscripted, true stories on the topic of "Cheating."

"The Tell" is produced and hosted by Figler, a Las Vegas lawyer, writer and storyteller.

He has performed in San Francisco for the "Porchlight" storytelling series and in Portland, Ore., for the "Back Fence PDX," cities "where this performance art is all the rage," he said.

"The Tell" lineup includes author Beth Lisick ("Everybody Into the Pool") and actor Michael Bunin ("My Boys"). Different storytellers will participate at the monthly events. Tonight’s pre-event is tied into the Vegas Valley Book Festival, running Nov 3-7.

Admission is free, but seating is limited.

PARTY ANIMAL

We hear the final tab for golfer Anthony Kim’s champagne-spraying spree at Jet nightclub (Mirage) on Monday came to about $80,000.

He went through about 120 bottles of champagne, including a six-liter bad boy of Dom Perignon that goes for $25,000.

An eyewitness said "most of it was sprayed."

At one point during the champagne shower, Palms resident DJ Exodus tweeted, "Umbrella to the DJ booth please it’s raining Rosè…!!!"

THE SCENE AND HEARD

Las Vegas resident Deanna Adler’s book about her son, Steven Adler, original drummer and co-founder of Guns N’ Roses, is coming out on Mother’s Day. It’s well-timed and well-titled: "Sweet Child of Mine." His book, "My Appetite for Destruction: Sex, Drugs, and Guns N’ Roses," came out a couple months ago. Deanna Adler will work La Voce’s fundraiser at Las Vegas Rocks (Neonopolis) from 6-8 p.m. Monday. Admission: $15 donation. …

Imperial Palace headliner Frank Marino has signed a two-year extension of his "Divas Las Vegas" show at the Imperial Showroom . …

Mirage headliner Terry Fator is performing a "Voices for a Cure" arthritis benefit Sunday at The Mirage. His sister, Debi, was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis 20 years ago.This year’s Nevada Arthritis Walk will be Saturday at The District at Green Valley Ranch. Registration is at 8 a.m., and the walk begins at 9 a.m. …

The caustic shtick of old Vegas comedian Peter Anthony fell flat during the old-timers reunion Sunday at The Orleans, and organizers got an earful. Picking on minority food servers for not speaking English is never funny.

MAY I RECOMMEND …

About 100 tickets remain for Saturday’s Justin Timberlake & Friends concert at the Theatre for the Performing Arts at Planet Hollywood Resort. It features Elton John, Christina Aguilera, Sean "Diddy" Combs and the new group Diddy-Dirty Money, Lady Antebellum, Salt-N-Pepa, Selena Gomez & The Scene, T-Pain and FreeSol. Buy tickets for the 8 p.m. show at the mezzanine box office.

SIGHTINGS

Holly Madison, visiting Hugh Hefner in his Palms Sky Villa on Thursday. Hef’s girlfriend, Crystal Harris, posed with them. Hefner was in town to attend October Playmate Claire Sinclair’s appearance with "MGM Grand’s Crazy Horse Paris" revue. … Director Oliver Stone, dining Tuesday at Japonais (Mirage).

THE PUNCH LINE

"What the hell is wrong with Brett Favre?" — From David Letterman’s Top Ten Thoughts Going Through the Chilean Miners’ Minds

Norm Clarke can be reached at (702) 383-0244 or norm@reviewjournal.com. Find additional sightings and more online at www.normclarke.com.

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