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Weekend Rewind: Justin Timberlake at '' Absinthe, ' Jessica Alba and Selena Gomez with Jennifer Lopez and more

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Daniel Kells/Spiegelworld The Gazillionaire with Justin Timberlake.

The one-two music-festival punch of downtown’s Life Is Stunning and the Strip’s iHeartRadio brought in a galaxy of varied stars to Las Vegas this previous weekend, and not all the action was onstage. TV host Ryan Seacrest took a timeout for lunch at the Cosmopolitan’s Estiatorio Milos Friday while iHeart headliner Justin Timberlake took in “Absinthe” at Caesars Palace Sunday night. The downtown fest was checked out by Olympic gold medalist Shaun White Saturday as the snow- and skateboarder struck the Black Tap Craft Burgers & & Beer pop-up with girlfriend and Phantogram vocalist Sarah Barthel; “Jersey Coast” star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and his sweetheart Jen Harley were identified there also. Star Jeremy Renner partied with Dutch DJ Sam Feldt Saturday night at Marquee Bar after Feldt’s performance at LIB, while rapper Travis Scott went to Tao to buzz up the club crowd after his second-day LIB set.

Jennifer Lopez’s Saturday night efficiency of “All I Have” was reported to have set a new record as the single greatest grossing night at the Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood. A group of J.Lo’s Hollywood superfriends existed to see the show and celebrate, consisting of starlets Jessica Alba and Sofia Vergara and pop stars Selena Gomez, Dua Lipa and Becky G. Of course, sweetheart Alex Rodriguez was there too. “All I Have” concludes its work on the Strip this weekend with Lopez’s last programs on September 28 and 29.

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Kicking off the music-packed weekend on Thursday was rapper Iggy Azalea, who performed a personal performance at the Sayers Club at SLS Las Vegas. The exclusive VIP show was for listeners of Los Angeles’ iconic Power 106 FM who had won a journey to Vegas to see Azalea carry out all her hits in addition to new songs from her “Survive the Summer Season” EP.

” Magic Mike Live” is broadening beyond its Las Vegas home at the Hard Rock Hotel with a brand-new program in London and the recently selected cast of “Magic Mike Live London” paid Vegas a see to see how it’s done. The across-the-pond team struck the Acid rock Friday night to consult with the Vegas cast after the program for photos and to share sizzling phase pointers.

A group of local artists and hospitality workers who are likewise survivors of the Route 91 shooting on Oct. 1 have developed a new country music celebration experience and are planning to provide its very first performance on Oct. 27 at the Henderson Structure. Its name is Country58, in honor of the victims lost, and a part of the proceeds from the event will go to the National Compassion Fund and the Kid of the 58 Structure. Among the scheduled entertainers are the Rhyolite Noise, Sam Riddle, Justin Carder and Alyssa Oeder and tickets begin at $35. To find out more, go to < a href="

https://www.country58.com/” target =” _ blank “rel =” noopener” > country58.com. Envision Dragons, the home town rock heroes who also carried out at iHeartRadio on Saturday, recently took over Caesars Palace for the band’s fifth annual Tyler Robinson Foundation Rise Up Gala, a charitable occasion fighting pediatric cancer. Now the Grammy-winning band and frontman Dan Reynolds have been announced as the Ally of the Year honoree at the LGBTQ Community Center of Southern Nevada’s 25th anniversary honorarium on Oct. 6 at the Red Rock Resort. Reynolds, a Vegas native, established the LoveLoud Festival in 2017 in assistance of LGBTQ youth. Other honorees at the occasion include Silver Anniversary Founders Award Receivers Tom Kovach and Jon Sparer, Exposure Award winner Jake Ralston and Corporation of the Year Station Casinos. For more details, go to thecenterlv.org.

Justin Timberlake’s polished Man of the Woods trip takes T-Mobile by storm

With a firmly loaded, precisely choreographed set that travelled quickly through his greatest hits and finest brand-new product, Justin Timberlake made T-Mobile Arena seem like a much more intimate location throughout the first of 2 nights on the Strip for his Man of the Woods tour.

The two-year-old arena behind the New York-New York gambling establishment resort was crammed with as many people making as much noise as it’s ever known Wednesday and Friday as the Vegas Golden Knights won their very first 2 NHL playoff games in your home, however Saturday night belonged to the 37-year-old pop star and his sellout audience. A special phase setup enabled Timberlake to get near to the fans on the flooring as he, atrioventricular bundle and dancers returned and forth along a tree-strewn path finishing the wilderness themes of the tour and new album Guy of the Woods.

That record has actually been out for just 10 weeks and yet many fans knew all the words, enthusiastically singing along to the bouncy title track and the Chris Stapleton duet “Say Something.” With the Academy of Country Music Awards occurring the next night at MGM Grand, there seemed to be some anticipation that Stapleton might sign up with Timberlake onstage for that rootsy jam, but the Kentucky-born vocalist and songwriter didn’t make the trip as he was at house with his partner, who gave birth to twin young boys Sunday.

Timberlake devoted a lot of time to old favorites like “SexyBack,” “Senorita,” “Fit & & Tie” and “Like I Love You,” remaining real to original arrangements and choreography for many hits and offering fresh handles others. He played DJ to tease then remix techno-rock smash “My Love,” still one of his most dramatic live tracks. Legendary lighting impacts were tuned into his every move– multiple streams of trickling tears during “Cry Me A River” produced a sense of snowfall on his synthetic forest.

Simply when it seemed the program was getting too slick and well-planned without any space for surprises or spontaneity, Timberlake blended it up. He forged a fireside jam session to sing lovey-dovey lullaby “Flannel,” then passed the mic to his talented backup singers who provided passionate renditions of Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams,” Lauryn Hill’s “Ex-Factor,” The Beatles’ “Come Together” and John Denver’s “Thanks God I’m a Country Boy.” When it was time to dance, Timberlake and group jumped off the stage and struck the actual flooring for “Rock Your Body.”

This is Timberlake’s first opportunity to explore “Cannot Stop the Feeling,” the disco-pop tune he recorded for the kid-movie soundtrack to Giants that became his 5th No. 1 hit. He’s utilizing it as the finale, getting everyone as much as dance one more time and sending fans away with excellent vibes, but also revealing another side to his musical flexibility.

Justin Thomas rallies to win the PGA Championship

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John Bazemore/ AP FILE Justin Thomas commemorates after a birdie on the 13th hole throughout the final round of the PGA Champion golf competition at the Quail Hollow Club Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.– Justin Thomas keeps in mind hearing the roar prior to he ever saw the shot.

He had access to the clubhouse at Valhalla in 2000 as the 7-year-old son of a PGA professional, and the thunder from the gallery reached his ears prior to the TELEVISION revealed Tiger Woods making the most important putt of his profession at that PGA Championship.

Thomas was barely big enough to imagine playing against the very best that day. Now his name is on the same Wanamaker Prize.

Thomas closed with a 3-under 68 on Sunday at Quail Hollow to emerge from the shadow of Jordan Spieth, his longtime friend, and capture his first major that belonged as much to him as the 2 generations of PGA professionals that came prior to him.

“As a kid growing up, you want to win all the majors. You want to win any significant,” Thomas said after his two-shot victory. “For me, the PGA definitely had a special place in my heart, and maybe a special drive. It’s just an excellent win for the family, and it’s a minute we’ll never forget– everyone.”

On this day, the cheers were for him.

They offered him chills when his 8-foot birdie putt teetered on the edge of the 10th hole for 12 seconds before it lastly dropped, when he chipped in from 40 feet on the 13th hole to seize control Sunday, and when he fired a 7-iron from 221 lawns over the water to a peninsula green that all but sealed the triumph.

Much more unique than the prize was seeing his dad, Mike Thomas, walk toward with arms large to twist around his only kid. Thomas is the long time pro at Harmony Landing outside Louisville, Kentucky and a previous board member of the PGA of America. His daddy, Paul Thomas, is a 60-year PGA pro and the first individual his grand son called.

The week began with Spieth’s quest for a profession Grand Slam. He was at the 18th green late Sunday afternoon, but just so he could commemorate the moment with Thomas, friends given that they were 14.

“So incredible, dude,” Spieth told him.

Thomas was every bit of that.

With 5 gamers still in the mix on the back 9, Thomas rose ahead by cracking in for birdie and holding his nerve down the stretch as his challengers ultimately faded, one after another.

Hideki Matsuyama, bidding to end up being the first gamer from Japan to win a major, recuperated from back-to-back bogeys with birdies on the 14th and 15th holes to obtain within one shot. But the champion turned on the 16th hole.

Thomas faced a 6-foot par putt to remain at 8 under. Matsuyama caught a great lie over the green and cracked to 5 feet. Thomas squandered no time at all over the putt and drilled it in the center of cup. Matsuyama missed out on and was two shots behind.

“The last major of the year, and I was in contention,” said Matsuyama, a runner-up at the United States Open. “All I can do is attempt more difficult next time.”

Thomas sealed it with that 7-iron on the 17th that was so pure that he let the club twirl through his hands as he viewed it clear the water and roll out to 15 feet. The birdie putt curled in and his lead depended on 3 going to the 18th. A last bogey only impacted ball game.

Thomas finished at 8-under 276 for his fourth victory of the year.

“I can’t put it into words,” Thomas said about his PGA of America heritage. “I want my grandfather could be here for it. It’s so unique to obtain it done. I’m happy we have a trophy now.”

Kevin Kisner was the last one who had a chance to capture him. But he three-putted from 100 feet on the 16th for bogey, could not birdie the 17th from long range and hit his second shot into the water and completed with a double bogey. Kisner, the 54-hole leader, played the last 3 holes in 6 over on the weekend. He closed with a 74.

“That’s not going to be fun to look at,” he said of his weekend finish over the brutal closing stretch at Quail Hollow. “I thought I had to get to 10 (under) beginning the day to win, which was about right. I had every opportunity. I just didn’t finish it off.”

Matsuyama also struck into the water on No. 18 and made bogey for a 72 to finish 3 back.

Louis Oosthuizen (70), Patrick Reed (67) and Francesco Molinari (67) tied for 2nd, though none had an opportunity to win playing the 18th. Oosthuizen holed a 50-foot birdie putt on the 18th that made him a runner-up in all 4 majors.

For Reed, it was his very first leading 10 in a significant.

Thomas started his move with a 35-foot birdie putt on No. 9, and after that captured 2 breaks on the par-5 10th. His tee shot sailed left into a tree and bounced out into the fairway. Then, his 8-foot birdie putt held on the left edge of the cup until gravity lastly took control of. The rule permits a player reasonable time to obtain to the cup, so it dropped well within the 10-second limitation.

Thomas gets referred to endlessly as Spieth’s friend due to the fact that Spieth, who is 3 months younger, has actually done so much so rapidly. Their friendship dates to France when they represented the U.S. in the Evian Junior Masters. Thomas won that 36-hole event.

10 years later on, they have won successive majors and head into the FedEx Cup playoffs fighting for PGA Trip gamer of the year.

Thomas won both Hawaii occasions at the start of the year, shooting a 59 in the Sony Open and setting the 72-hole record on the PGA Tour. He stated then his goals were high. And how are they now?

“Let you know when the year’s over,” he stated.

New Face: Justin Griggs

Why UNLV?

My relationship with the university began as a trainee and I understood I never ever wanted to leave. I like the environment and the chance to assist many people.

I started working for the office of infotech in 2011 as a student employee. Later on that year, when I finished, I became a full-time service technician. Coincidentally, my undergraduate degree beens around management, so I am a Lee Company School alum. I got the opportunity to join the school in a professional capability in February as the infotech organizer.

Exactly what about UNLV strikes you as different from other places you have worked or where you went to school?

I enjoy working for a university due to the fact that we are assisting trainees grow into grownups who will be shaping the future.

What inspired you to obtain into your field?

My interest in the field began early. Maturing in the Bay Area/Silicon Valley I saw all the significant tech companies pop up.

Exactly what is the greatest obstacle in your field?

The innovation and information systems market is permanently altering. There are brand-new technologies frequently and people need to adjust to those modifications or be left. It’s an obstacle, however likewise a chance to assist those who have actually fallen back try to capture up.

Tell us about a time in your life when you have been bold.

One of the most daring things I have done is going cliff jumping at Nelson’s Landing. I’ve been back sometimes.

Complete this sentence, “If I could not operate in my present field, I would like to …”.

be a music producer/video editor or sports author. I likewise wouldn’t mind having a program where I take a trip the world either consuming different foods or exploring new locations.

Inform us about someone you appreciate and why.

My father was dirt bad. He was raised by a single mom and had four siblings. Though it wasn’t easy, he offered bone marrow to put himself through college and ended up being the very first generation in my family to finish from college.

Any pointers for success?

My finest suggestion for success is to never ever stop discovering brand-new things … you can never ever have too much understanding.

Pastimes or pastimes?

I really take pleasure in playing/watching sports. My favorite teams are the Oakland Raiders, Oakland A’s, and Golden State Warriors. If I’m not watching sports, then I’m most likely watching random/weird documentaries, nature shows, travel shows, and food programs. I also enjoy taking a trip and trying brand-new foods.

Inform us about a things in your workplace that has significance for you and why.

In my workplace, I treasure my Oakland Raiders mug. Like me, they will make the relocation from Oakland to Las Vegas. I have actually blended feelings about the move because they are leaving my house city … but I’ve currently put in my deposit for season tickets out here.

DLVEC headliner Justin Moore talks heat, No. 1 hits, old-school nation and tattoos

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Justin Moore holds his trophy for New Artist of the Year in the photo space during the 49th Academy of C and w Awards on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Justin Moore and his partner Kate show up for the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Nation singer-songwriter Justin Moore.

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Country singer-songwriter Justin Moore.

“I’m in fact 6-foot-6! Now that would not be accurate. It would be a surprise,” quipped 5-foot-7 nation singer-songwriter Justin Moore, in his friendly and charming Arkansas drawl, in response to a question about tricks.

“I have actually talked about it in the media before, however I’m a truly great cook. I do it all. For me, I ‘d state steak (is my trademark dish), however my spouse would state stir fry.”

Moore, the Academy of C and w’s New Artist of the Year in 2014, responded to questions over the phone Wednesday early morning ahead of his Saturday night performance at the outside Downtown Las Vegas Events Center:

Exactly what can fans expect from your performance Saturday night at Downtown Las Vegas Occasions Center?

We pride ourselves as a band to place on an energetic show. It’s our task to throw a party for 45 minutes, an hour, 2 hours. It will be enjoyable.

Over the years, we have actually discovered that having fun and enjoying our performances depends more on us than the fans. If we have a good time onstage, it becomes contagious. That’s our objective.

Do you choose indoor or outside shows?

Y’ know, I enjoy both for different factors. In the summer season, being outdoors at celebrations and in amphitheaters, there is absolutely a celebration environment.

I such as the indoors, too, since no matter what time it is, it’s dark, and it’s a different vibe when the lights go down.

Outdoors, you can’t always reach the folks in the back, while in an arena, people are almost on top of you. There are positives to each.

The forecast high for Saturday is 105. It’ll cool down by the night, but it will still probably be hot. Are you ready for the heat?

I am! I’m from the South, from Arkansas, so I’m utilized to it. It’s a various heat. It can be 95 degrees in Arkansas and feel like 135 since of the humidity. You men don’t have that. I dislike winter– I like the heat.

How did your profession and life modification after winning the Academy of Country Music’s New Artist of the Year award here in Las Vegas in 2014?

It hasn’t altered our profession at all, and I didn’t expect it changing it. But it did alter me personally. Whether it’s George Strait getting his thousandth award or me my very first or 2nd, I didn’t get into this for awards.

It’s about strolling onstage and playing music and still being enthusiastic about music. But winning an award was validation for all the blood, sweat and tears the past seven or eight years.

For all the people who busted their rears. My Mom and Dad got sidelines to aid me pay my costs when I couldn’t. My managers and employees who are working for me in 105-degree Las Vegas heat (laughs).

My other half and children and household back house. It’s tough for their father being gone a great deal of the time, so it was more individual recognition and something that I share with them.

You have actually had various No. 1 singles now. How does it feel to reach No. 1 on the charts?

It’s very awesome. It never gets old. We have five No. 1 songs to our credit. When I began in 2002, striking No. 1 was not in my vocabulary. I simply desired a record offer, then making an album.

But getting one No. 1 hit tune, it’s like a drug to accomplish another one. My career has grown over the years, and I cannot thank fans and country radio enough. It has been great. Now let’s get to double-digit No. 1 strikes!

In addition to touring, what are you working on right now?

We’re dealing with a brand brand-new cd. It’s been a few short years, and the objective is to have a new album every few years. Unlike the very first 3 cds, when it was single after single after single, now we can take sufficient time to get back in the studio and work at a slower rate.

It’s been enjoyable for me not to be concerned about people forgetting us, and that’s since of country radio and the fans. We have actually discovered songs for this cd had we rushed into it, we would not have. They’re songs that I enjoy, so we can tweak in the studio. This has actually been the most enjoyable cd to make in my profession.

Who are your music motivations?

It’s the same as everybody else: Waylon Jennings, George Strait, Jon Anderson Vern Gosdin, Keith Whitley, Lynyrd Skynyrd.

However my favorite artist of all time is Dwight Yoakam. I wish to be him, and I try to be him. His tunes are so different. I have actually been fortunate in that I’ve beinged familiar with him. He’s a really hero, and he’s still rocking.

Who are some of your preferred artists you’re paying attention to right now?

Not to knock anyone out there now, however, when I unplug, it’s all anything about the Arkansas Razorbacks. I’m a big fan.

If I’m paying attention to music, it’s things I’m grown up paying attention to throughout the years. Among my buddies as soon as said to me, “You’re the oldest 31-year-old I know. You should be 70.”

That’s my musical taste, more of the old-school noise, because that’s what I personally like, old stuff by George Strait. I’m a little boring that method.

Exactly what is one goal that remains in your profession?

Oh, wow, y’ know, I have actually been fortunate to do way more than what I prepared for is possible. I’m constantly refining my goals. Becoming a member of the Grand Ole Opry would be the ultimate for me. It’s a fraternity that promotes itself.

Do you still have tattoos on both of your arms? Plans for anymore tattoos– perhaps while you remain in Las Vegas?

Yes, and yes! Las Vegas would be a great spot for it. I have one on my back and one on each arm. Among them is the birthday of my very first child. Ever since, I have actually had two more children and gotten some guff. So it’s time for more.

Inform me one thing that fans would be shocked to find out about you.

I’m actually 6-foot-6! Now that would not be accurate. It would be a surprise. I have actually discussed it in the media prior to, however I’m a truly excellent cook.

Signature dish?

I do it all. For me, I ‘d say steak, however my partner would say stir fry.

Exactly what is on your to-do list or must-do list when you remain in Las Vegas?

To not lose my wallet or anything in it and make it back alive (laughs). I’m joking. My time in Las Vegas over the years has considerably altered, but I like playing cards, even if it indicates losing a bit of money.

Passionate Arkansas Razorbacks fan Justin Moore headlines Downtown Las Vegas Events Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Don Chareunsy is the Las Vegas Sun’s home entertainment and luxury senior editor and has been a journalist for nearly two decades.

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

Follow Sun Home entertainment + Luxury Senior citizen Editor Don Chareunsy on Twitter at Twitter.com/ VDLXEditorDon.

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Downtown Las Vegas Events Center
200 S. Third St. Las Vegas, NV

D Las Vegas

The D Las Vegas is the new revved-up name for a longtime downtown Las Vegas hotel, Fitzgeralds, which had functioned given that 1987.

Owner Derek Stevens rebranded and reconditioned the hotel in fall 2012 to offer it a motor city theme, utilizing the nickname of his cherished city, Detroit, for the name of the brand-new hotel. He also generated 2 restaurant favorites from Detroit: American Coney Island and Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Italian Steakhouse.

The property functions 638 renovated contemporary spaces and suites. The distinct two-level casino consisted of slots and table games. Dancing dealerships are showcased on the first floor. And the second floor transportations visitors back in time to old-school Vegas with its Vintage Casino.

The gambling establishment also includes the LONGBAR, the longest bar in Nevada, where sports fans can view games on big screen Televisions. Outside on Fremont Street, D Bar invites guests and passerby alike to enjoy revitalizing frozen libations and specialty alcoholic drinks as gifted, trickster bartenders send bottles and glasses flying through the air.

The Display room at the D includes the interactive funny show, “Marriage Can Be Murder,” where guests can be part of the secret.

301 Fremont St Las Vegas, NV 89101
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