Celebrity preview: Shaq, Model Search, Marlon Wayans, Jay Mohr, Smash Mouth, Toad the Wet Gear


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International Model Browse entrants at The D Las Vegas and Fremont Street Experience on Thursday, June 25, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.

Friday, June 26, 2015|10 a.m.

‘For the Record: Baz’
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Golden Rainbow’s 2013 ‘Ribbon of Life’
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It’s a quieter than typical weekend in the Entertainment Capital of the World, so it’s best timing for “For the Record: Baz” to premiere at Light in Mandalay Bay.

Our interviews with cast members Ginifer King and onstage star-crossed and real-life couple Ciaran McCarthy and Ruby Lewis were posted on June 3 and 17, respectively.

Golden Rainbow’s 29th Yearly Bow of Life on Sunday afternoon at Tropicana is “Rockin’ the Bow” with rock-and-roll-themed numbers performed by Strip stars.

Funny reigns supreme with Marlon Wayans, Bill Burr, Jay Mohr, D.L. Hughley and more.

It’s not showbiz, but a few of the winners could go on to entertainment careers one day. Not one, not 2, however three appeal pageants are in town: International Design Search, Miss Nevada as a preliminary contest to September’s Miss America Pageant and the third-annual Miss Asian Las Vegas delegates celebration.

‘Le Reve– The Dream’ 10th Anniversary
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Congratulations to the cast of “Le Reve– The Dream” at Wynn Las Vegas as they return from holiday tonight to continue their 10th anniversary reveals.

Las Vegas remains the ultimate summer season play area for celebs: NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal reveals that he can do more than set up three-pointers by spinning the wheels of steel in his DJ stint as Diesel at Chateau in Paris Las Vegas, and Fox News analyst Dana Perino has a book signing for her memoir “And the Good News Is.”

Now it’s time for us to hit the dual decks and switch on the hits for this week’s edition of the weekly Royal Robin Rundown:



Michael Grimm at Ovation Lounge
Bill Medley and Michael Grimm perform at Ovation Lounge at Green Valley Ranch on May 9, 2011.Introduce slideshow “

“America’s Got Talent” winner Michael Grimm has actually canceled his residency at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel, and Little Big Town with visitors David Nail and Ashley Monroe have rescheduled at the nearby Joint for Dec. 4.

Mel Tillis is at Golden Nugget Showroom.

Rusted Root and visitor Moksha are at Vinyl.

John Butler Trio is at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade.

The Texas Tenors perform classic, modern and country at Suncoast Showroom all weekend.

Paul Charles Band is at Santa Fe Station.

Nashville Unplugged features Thom Shephard, Michael Peterson and Kevin Fisher at Sunset Station.


Jay Mohr is at South Point for 2 nights.

Costs Burr is at the Mirage for 2 nights.

D.L. Hughley is at Orleans Display room for two nights.


Enrique Iglesias at Mandalay
The Sex and Love World Tour of co-headliners Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at Mandalay Bay Events Center.Launch slideshow “

Pitbull at Mandalay
The Sex and Love World Tour of co-headliners Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at Mandalay Bay Events Center.Launch slideshow “

International Model Search at The D and FSE
International Model Search contestants at The D Las Vegas and Fremont Street Experience on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.Introduce slideshow “

Melody Sweets’ Video Release at ‘Absinthe’
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Tickets are on sale for D’Angelo and The Lead at the Chelsea in the Cosmopolitan on Aug. 21; Enrique Iglesias and Placido Domingo at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace from Sept. 13-14 and Sept. 15, respectively; Pitbull at Axis at Planet Hollywood from Sept. 23-Oct. 7; Expense Maher at Pearl at the Palms on Oct. 24; The Area with guests Bad Suns and Hunny at Boulevard Swimming pool in the Cosmopolitan on Oct. 30.

The 2015 International Model Search is at MGM Grand.

The Miss Nevada Pageant is at the Smith Center to crown the brand-new Miss Nevada who will go to Atlantic City to contend in Miss America in September.

“Absinthe”‘s Eco-friendly Fairy and burlesque artist Melody Sweets presents “Huge Top Circus and Burlesque” full with Mr. Gorgeous the human cannonball at the Spiegeltent outside Caesars Palace with all proceeds from the one-night-only performance to benefit UNLV College of Art.

Center Bar closes with a “Last Call” promo all weekend and a “Final Toast” party with yours really Sunday at the Acid rock Hotel.

The Gold Rush Peruvian Classic Horse Program is at South Point all weekend.

Celebrating the launch of his first brewery collaboration, chef Rick Moonen teams up with Craft House Brewery to host a four-course dinner at Rx Boiler Space in Mandalay Place

Bootlegger Italian Restaurant presents “Lay Low Fridays” in the Copa Room.



Reba McEntire and Brooks & & Dunn Opening Night
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Reba McEntire and Brooks & & Dunn continue their run at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace.

Tony Prize-winning vocal singing experience Annaleigh Ashford is at Cabaret Jazz in the Smith Center.

Smash Mouth and Toad the Wet Sprocket perform a complimentary performance on 1st Street Phase at Fremont Street Experience downtown.

Three Pet dog Night is at Cannery.

The Paul Charles Band is at Lounge at the Palms.

Fishbone is at Brooklyn Bowl.

Le Mar Le Warren is at Chrome Display room in Santa Fe Station.


“The Knockout Comedy Super Program” hosted by Marlon Wayans features Bruce Bruce, Corey Holcomb, Mark Curry and Carbone at Axis at World Hollywood. Our Q+A with Marlon was posted on Tuesday.


2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant
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The 2015 Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant delegates meet current victor for the Third Anniversary Celebration at HK Star seafood dining establishment.

Fox News star and former White House press secretary Dana Perino hosts a book signing for “And the Good News Is” at Barnes & & Noble on North Rainbow Boulevard.

Las Vegas Sin vs. L.a Temptation at L.A. Memorial Coliseum.

Red Wine & & Brew is at Mandalay Bay Beach.

Tuff-N-Uff is at the Thomas & & Mack Center.


Shaq DJs at Chateau.

It’s cowboy boots and swimwear at Palms Swimming pool with Jason Aldean’s touring DJ B-Radical.


Reggae Bowl: Big Mountain is at Brooklyn Bowl.


Cobra Culture hosts Second Skin Las Vegas-designed fashions for Keep Memory Alive at VZ Dance Studios on West Sahara.

The 2015 Ribbon of Life showcase includes stars from “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers,” “Jubilee,” “Jersey Boys,” “Million Dollar Quartet,” “MJ Live,” “Legends in Performance,” “Pin Up” and more at Tropicana.

Have a great weekend even if you’re not looking into the bikini appeals! We’ll be back Sunday with reports and images of everybody’s winning present.

Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich & & Famous” fame has been a reporter for more than 50 years and has invested the past 15 years providing readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum play ground.

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South Point Hotel-Casino-Spa

Found South of the Strip, South Point is a hot area often visited by locals. The hotel-casino is decorated in a Pacific Coast feel, with golds, reds and browns, blending an island feel with the atmosphere of Southern California.

Guests spaces showcase 42-inch flat screen TVs, iPod docking stations and luxurious linens. Outside, the commercial property functions landscaped gardens, a hospitality to amuse poolside and a sand volleyball court.

When it comes to gaming, the South Point has more than 120,000 square feet of casino games, along with a different race books and sports books, a bingo and poker space. South Point likewise has some family friendly features, like a 64-lane bowling center, a game and a 16-screen movie theater.

Dining choices variety from a high end meal at Michael’s Gourmet to ice cream at Kate’s Korner. The 24-hour Coronado Cafe is the perfect spot for a late-night yearning, that include 6 midnight to 6 a.m. “graveyard” specials. Other dining establishments consist of the Big Sur Oyster Bar, Don Vito’s, Garden Buffet, Seattle’s Best Coffee Residence and the Del Mar Deli.

One of South Points more unique functions is the Equestrian Center and Arena, a very first for Vegas. The Equestrian Center holds a variety of occasions, from college basketball to Champion Bull Riding.

9777 S. Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89183

Paris Las Vegas The Paris Las Vegas carries visitors to the City of Light. Paris Las Vegas records all the information of Paris, right to the cobblestone pathways and half-scale replica of the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Wrought iron street lights line the 85,000 square foot casino with the legs of the Eiffel Tower sit in the middle of 1,700 slots and 90 table video games. Visitors can dine at the Eiffel Tower Restaurant, however beware, it’s by reservation just. Restaurants can enjoy the world go by at Mon Ami Gabi, a great French dining establishment where the most popular tables are the ones outside dealing with The Strip. Dining isn’t really just limited to the French, Asian dining establishment Ah Sin is host to numerous dishes from the Pacific Rim. If you’ve simply struck it rich on the gambling establishment floor, attempt the $777 Kobe beef and Maine lobster at Le Hamburger Brasserie. Famous pastry chef Gaston Lenôtre opened a branch of his distinguished bakery on the cobblestone-lined Le Boulevard, a street fulled of intimate shops and restaurants, all beneath a blue cloud-filled ceiling. Walking along Le Boulevard don’t be surprised to see a very realistic bronze statuary move, that’s since it’s a genuine person The City of Light doesn’t go dark after dark. Anthony Cools – The Uncensored Therapist checks restraints at the door and pushes the limits of the audiences mind and body. Sitting right above the dining establishment is bar Risqué, Paris’ ultra lounge that is as fun as it is fantastic.
3655 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109

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