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Cannabis museum in Las Vegas provides preview, will open in September

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Steve Marcus Las Vegas City Councilman Cedric Crear, left, State Sen. Tick Segerblom, center, Democratic prospect for District E county commissioner, and Cannabition creator JJ Walker, chat in the Cannabition Cannabis Museum, under building at Neonopolis, in downtown Las Vegas Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018.

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Cannabition Marijuana Museum Event Introduce slideshow” Visitors to the Cannabition Marijuana Museum in downtown Las Vegas are welcomed by a 170-foot-long mural that records historic period for cannabis. The art includes rock icon Jimi Hendrix, a notable weed lover, among others. The 9,000-square-foot museum has 12 display spaces, a full bar, a retail store with marijuana paraphernalia and a range of items. It will open Sept. 20, when downtown will invite many visitors for the Life is Lovely celebration.

“We’ll do a whole weekend celebration,”stated J.J. Walker, the museum’s founder.”It’s timed with Life is Stunning

.”One room in the museum is called the” 420 room”and consists of an enormous 4-2-0 setup in lights. A neighboring wall features a

white rhino bursting through the wall to signify a popular stain of cannabis. “It’s really the start of the journey,”Walker stated.”We’re going to take visitors from seed to high.

It’s a larger-than-life experience with big setups, Instagramable locations and a multisensory journey. “Officials state the museum will also be academic, with info on the history of cannabis, which they state has a history dating back thousands of years. Another section of the museum is committed to the ecological benefits of marijuana, revealing visitors that the plant is more than simply a compound to inebriate them. That’s followed by info on harvesting, where using marijuana in food is described. The piece de resistance at the museum is the 24-foot-tall glass “Bongzilla,” billed as the world’s biggest bong.”It’s actually glow-in-the-dark glass, and it’s in fact a hittable bong, “Walker stated. Assemblyman Tick Segerblom, who promoted recreational marijuana becoming

legal in Nevada, sees the museum being the next step in the development of marijuana in Las Vegas.”It’s really the next level for the city and cannabis,”Segerblom stated.” It’s going to take( this), along with usage lounges, to make Las Vegas the next Amsterdam.

That’s what I’ve been pressing. Anything happens in Vegas … so let’s make certain the world understands about it.”Cannabition Cannabis Museum will be open from 4:20 p.m. up until midnight, and admission is$24.20 for visitors and$ 14.20 for Nevada locals, with valid state recognition. A VIP plan is readily available for$42.

Celebrity preview: Jimmy Buffett, Daughtry, Margaret Cho, Ciara, Kerry Simon tribute, GBDC

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Erik Kabik/ErikKabik. com Daughtry, with frontman Chris Daughtry, performs at The Joint in

the Acid rock Hotel on Thursday, May 24, 2012. By Don Chareunsy(contact ), Robin Leach( contact)Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Wolfgang Puck at Macy’s in Downtown Summerlin; and Flamingo headliner Donny Osmond honoring the legacy of Danny Gans. And that’s simply the 2nd paragraph. The main-entree music consists of Jimmy Buffett at MGM Grand Garden Arena; UB40, Judas Priestand Mastodon at Pearl

at the Palms; Seattle Seahawks quarterback
Daughtry, with frontman Chris Daughtry, performs at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Thursday, May 24, 2012.
Russell Wilson’s girlfriend vocalist Ciara toasting 30 at Drai’s Club; Daughtry at Downtown Las Vegas Occasions Center; and more. Margaret Cho, Daniel Tosh, Don Rickles, Rita Rudner and Roseanne Barr bring the funny

if you’re food craving funny. This is the weekend that the late”Iron Chef “winner Kerry Simon’s buddies honor his heritage at Keep Memory Alive occasion center Sunday afternoon. Plus, the Fifth Annual NF Hope Show at the Venetian; grand reopening of Stoney’s Rockin’Country at Town Square; return of Ghostbar Dayclub at the Palms; and the Excellent American Foodie Fest at Sundown Station in Henderson. So let’s consume and dance up a storm as we devour today’s edition of the Royal Robin Rundown: FRIDAY, OCT. 16 MUSIC Elton John’s The Million Dollar Piano at Caesars Palace Launch slideshow” Sir Elton John is at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace for

two days and through Halloween Weekend. Goapele, the spiritual love child of Sade and D’Angelo, is at Cabaret Jazz in the Smith Center

. Straight No Chaser is at David Copperfield Theater at MGM Grand for 2 nights. UB40 including Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue is at the Joint in the Acid rock Hotel. Social Distortion is at Home of Blues in Mandalay Bay. Nashville Unplugged features Hannah Blaylock at Sunset Station. Morris Day & The Time are at Golden Nugget Showroom. Tower of Power is at South Point Showroom

all weekend. The Judds”Girls Night Out ‘at Venetian Launch slideshow”The Judds continue their”Girls Night

Out”at the Venetian. FUNNY Rita

Rudner is at Red Rock Resort for two nights. Margaret Cho is at Treasure
Elton John's The Million Dollar Piano at Caesars Palace on Sept. 28, 2011.
Island. Daniel Tosh

is at the Mirage for two nights. OF SPECIAL KEEP IN MIND Tickets are on sale for R. Kelly, Kenny”Babyface”Edmonds and Common during Soul Train Weekend at Mandalay Bay Occasions Center on Nov. 7; Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn on

Dec. 7, May 3, 6-7, 10 and 13-14, at the Colosseum; and Janet Jackson at Las Vegas Arena on Might

14. Cassadee Pope headlines the grand re-opening of Stoney’s Rockin ‘Country. HallOVeen at Opportunity

Village’s Wonderful Forest is all weekend. 2014 Las Vegas Food lover Fest Launch slideshow “‘The Book of Mormon ‘at Smith Center Introduce slideshow”The Terrific American Foodie Fest is at Sunset Station all weekend.”The Book of Mormon “ends its monthlong run at the

Smith Center on Sunday. PARTY PATROL Ciara celebrates her 30th birthday at Drai’s Bar atop the Cromwell. SATURDAY, OCT. 17 MUSIC Daughtry is at DLVEC. Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band are at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Judas Priest and Mastodon are at the Pearl. The Lon Bronson All-Star Band is at the Smith Center. Al Di Meola is at Club Madrid at Sundown Station. Bobby Rydell is at Suncoast Display room for two nights. The Whispers are at Eastside Cannery. Michael Franks is at Aliante. Cyanide is at Lounge at the Palms. Halestorm is at HOB. The Bar-Kays, Switch, Brick, Original Lakeside, One Method and The Mary Jane Girls are at Orleans Arena. COMEDY Roseanne Barr headlines Lipshtick at the Venetian. OF SPECIAL KEEP IN MIND Tickets are on sale

for Selena Gomez at Mandalay Bay Occasions Center on May 6.

Tuff-N-Uff

and Randy Couture present Round 6 Defend Our Soldiers Charity Mixed Martial Arts Occasion: Operation Knockout at Brooklyn Bowl in

the Linq Promenade. Martorano’s Grand Opening in Paris

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“Wolfgang Puck Book Signing at Spago Launch slideshow” Martorano’s Masters World Pasta Eating Championships is at Paris Las Vegas including Matt Stonie, Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo and more. One Drop’s Fourth Yearly Walk For Water with Forrest Griffin, Jenna Morton, Jerry Nadal and Mayor Carolyn Goodman

is at the Smith Center to Springs Preserve. Wolfgang Puck hosts a cooking demonstration and

meet-and-greet at Macy’s at Downtown Summerlin.

King of the Cage is at the Joint. Ronald McDonald House Charities’17th Yearly Gala Heart of Providing honors Southwest Medical Associates at the Cleveland Center Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. The Red Bull Air Race World Championship are at LVMS through Sunday. The Danny Gans Memorial Champions Run For Life hosted by Donny Osmond at Town Square advantages Nevada Childhood Cancer Structure. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville hosts the Authorities Workin’n ‘Playin’Trip pre-concert pool celebration at the Flamingo. The Las Vegas Beer and Music Celebration is at the Hard Rock Hotel. CELEBRATION PATROL Ghostbar Dayclub opens for the period at the Palms. Quinton”Rampage “

Jackson hosts the King of the Cage Authorities After-Party at LAX in the Luxor. SUNDAY, OCT. 18 MUSIC New Kingston is at Vinyl in the Acid rock Hotel. Doomtree is at SLS Las Vegas. OF SPECIAL NOTE Kerry Simon Memorial: Simon-Style BBQ & Live Music is at the Keep Memory Alive Event Center at the Lou Ruvo Center. The Fifth Annual NF Hope Concert, a benefit for Neurofibromatosis with Frankie Moreno, Clint Holmes, Bob Anderson, Pia Zadora, Kristen Hertzenberg and many others and hosted by Jeff Leibow, is at the Venetian.”A Choreographer’s Display,” Nevada Ballet Theater’s yearly collaboration with Cirque du Soleil, is at Mystere Theater in Treasure Island. Check back for reports and images from the stars at work and play.

Next week:” Fantasy” at Luxor toasts its 2016 calendar,

Madonna and Expense Maher headline MGM Grand and the Palms, respectively– and much, a lot more. Robin Leach of”Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous “popularity has been a reporter for more than 50

years and has actually spent the past 15 years providing readers the within scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum play area. Follow Robin Leach

on Twitter at Twitter.com/ Robin_Leach.

Follow Las Vegas Sun Entertainment+ Luxury Elder Editor

Don Chareunsy on Twitter at Twitter.com/ VDLXEditorDon.

MGM Grand Garden Arena The MGM Grand Garden

Arena is home to performances,

champion boxing and premier sporting and

special events.

The Arena offers comfy seating for as many as 16,800 individuals with exceptional views and cutting edge acoustics, lighting and sound. The Grand Garden Box office is open from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily. 3799 Las Vegas Blvd

South Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-387-1600 MGM Grand Hotel and Gambling establishment MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort, provides 5,044 rooms and suites. MGM Grand showcases KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett’s Funny Club; and world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood Theatre. The resort provides signature restaurants by celebrity chefs consisting of Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish House
Martorano's grand opening Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Paris Las Vegas.
, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar

& Grill and Michelin 3 star and Forbes FiveWolfgang Puck signs copies of his newly released cookbook Star restaurant, Joël Robuchon. As part of its continuous “Grand Restoration,” MGM Grand has renovated all spaces and suites in its primary tower and is including several brand-new experiences to its

lineup consisting of Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Bar, a new upscale dining/nightlife principle(can be found in April 2013 ). MGM Grand likewise showcases a modern, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Health spa, Cristophe Beauty parlor,”CSI: The Experience”and an inviting swimming pool complex showcasing the alluring daylife of Wet Republic. Upscale lodgings consist of The Estate, an exclusive hotel within the hotel; the elegant two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The Signature at MGM Grand, a high-end all-suite

, non-gaming hotel situated surrounding to the primary resort. 3799 Las Vegas Boulevard S.

Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-891-1111

Star preview: Jimmy Buffett, Daughtry, Margaret Cho, Ciara, Kerry Simon tribute, GBDC, food galore

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Erik Kabik/ErikKabik. com Daughtry, with frontman Chris Daughtry, performs at The Joint in

the Acid rock Hotel on Thursday, May 24, 2012. By Don Chareunsy(contact ), Robin Leach( contact)Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Wolfgang Puck at Macy’s in Downtown Summerlin; and Flamingo headliner Donny Osmond honoring the legacy of Danny Gans. Which’s just the second paragraph. The main-entree music includes Jimmy Buffett at MGM Grand Garden Arena; UB40, Judas Priestand Mastodon at Pearl

at the Palms; Seattle Seahawks quarterback
Daughtry, with frontman Chris Daughtry, performs at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Thursday, May 24, 2012.
Russell Wilson’s sweetheart vocalist Ciara toasting 30 at Drai’s Bar; Daughtry at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center; and more. Margaret Cho, Daniel Tosh, Don Rickles, Rita Rudner and Roseanne Barr bring the funny

if you’re craving comedy. This is the weekend that the late”Iron Chef “winner Kerry Simon’s buddies honor his legacy at Keep Memory Alive event center Sunday afternoon. Plus, the Fifth Yearly NF Hope Concert at the Venetian; grand reopening of Stoney’s Rockin’Nation at Town Square; return of Ghostbar Dayclub at the Palms; and the Excellent American Foodie Fest at Sunset Station in Henderson. So let’s consume and dance up a storm as we devour today’s edition of the Royal Robin Rundown: FRIDAY, OCT. 16 MUSIC Elton John’s The Million Dollar Piano at Caesars Palace Introduce slideshow” Sir Elton John is at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace for

2 days and through Halloween Weekend. Goapele, the spiritual love kid of Sade and D’Angelo, is at Cabaret Jazz in the Smith Center

. Straight No Chaser is at David Copperfield Theater at MGM Grand for 2 nights. UB40 including Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue is at the Joint in the Acid rock Hotel. Social Distortion is at Home of Blues in Mandalay Bay. Nashville Unplugged features Hannah Blaylock at Sunset Station. Morris Day & The Time are at Golden Nugget Showroom. Tower of Power is at South Point Display room

all weekend. The Judds”Girls Night Out ‘at Venetian Launch slideshow”The Judds continue their”Girls Night

Out”at the Venetian. FUNNY Rita

Rudner is at Red Rock Resort for two nights. Margaret Cho is at Treasure
Elton John's The Million Dollar Piano at Caesars Palace on Sept. 28, 2011.
Island. Daniel Tosh

is at the Mirage for two nights. OF SPECIAL NOTE Tickets are on sale for R. Kelly, Kenny”Babyface”Edmonds and Common throughout Soul Train Weekend at Mandalay Bay Occasions Center on Nov. 7; Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn on

Dec. 7, Might 3, 6-7, 10 and 13-14, at the Colosseum; and Janet Jackson at Las Vegas Arena on Might

14. Cassadee Pope headlines the grand re-opening of Stoney’s Rockin ‘Nation. HallOVeen at Opportunity

Village’s Magical Forest is all weekend. 2014 Las Vegas Food lover Fest Launch slideshow “‘The Book of Mormon ‘at Smith Center Launch slideshow”The Great American Foodie Fest is at Sundown Station all weekend.”The Book of Mormon “ends its monthlong run at the

Smith Center on Sunday. PARTY PATROL Ciara celebrates her 30th birthday at Drai’s Nightclub atop the Cromwell. SATURDAY, OCT. 17 MUSIC Daughtry is at DLVEC. Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band are at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Judas Priest and Mastodon are at the Pearl. The Lon Bronson All-Star Band is at the Smith Center. Al Di Meola is at Club Madrid at Sundown Station. Bobby Rydell is at Suncoast Display room for two nights. The Whispers are at Eastside Cannery. Michael Franks is at Aliante. Cyanide is at Lounge at the Palms. Halestorm is at HOB. The Bar-Kays, Switch, Brick, Original Lakeside, One Way and The Mary Jane Girls are at Orleans Arena. COMEDY Roseanne Barr headlines Lipshtick at the Venetian. OF SPECIAL KEEP IN MIND Tickets are on sale

for Selena Gomez at Mandalay Bay Events Center on May 6.

Tuff-N-Uff

and Randy Couture present Round 6 Fight For Our Troops Charity Mixed Martial Arts Event: Operation Knockout at Brooklyn Bowl in

the Linq Promenade. Martorano’s Grand Opening in Paris

Launch slideshow

“Wolfgang Puck Book Signing at Spago Launch slideshow” Martorano’s Masters World Pasta Consuming Championships is at Paris Las Vegas showcasing Matt Stonie, Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo and more. One Drop’s Fourth Annual Stroll For Water with Forrest Griffin, Jenna Morton, Jerry Nadal and Mayor Carolyn Goodman

is at the Smith Center to Springs Preserve. Wolfgang Puck hosts a cooking demo and

meet-and-greet at Macy’s at Downtown Summerlin.

King of the Cage is at the Joint. Ronald McDonald House Charities’17th Annual Gala Heart of Giving honors Southwest Medical Associates at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. The Red Bull Air Race World Championship are at LVMS through Sunday. The Danny Gans Memorial Champions Run For Life hosted by Donny Osmond at Town Square benefits Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville hosts the Official Workin’n ‘Playin’Tour pre-concert swimming pool party at the Flamingo. The Las Vegas Beer and Music Celebration is at the Acid rock Hotel. PARTY PATROL Ghostbar Dayclub opens for the season at the Palms. Quinton”Rampage “

Jackson hosts the King of the Cage Authorities After-Party at LAX in the Luxor. SUNDAY, OCT. 18 MUSIC New Kingston is at Vinyl in the Acid rock Hotel. Doomtree is at SLS Las Vegas. OF SPECIAL KEEP IN MIND Kerry Simon Memorial: Simon-Style BBQ & Live Music is at the Keep Memory Alive Event Center at the Lou Ruvo Center. The 5th Annual NF Hope Show, an advantage for Neurofibromatosis with Frankie Moreno, Clint Holmes, Bob Anderson, Pia Zadora, Kristen Hertzenberg and numerous others and hosted by Jeff Leibow, is at the Venetian.”A Choreographer’s Showcase,” Nevada Ballet Theater’s yearly partnership with Cirque du Soleil, is at Mystere Theater in Treasure Island. Inspect back for reports and photos from the stars at work and play.

Next week:” Fantasy” at Luxor toasts its 2016 calendar,

Madonna and Expense Maher headline MGM Grand and the Palms, respectively– and much, far more. Robin Leach of”Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous “popularity has actually been a journalist for more than 50

years and has actually invested the previous 15 years offering readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s leading platinum play ground. Follow Robin Leach

on Twitter at Twitter.com/Robin_Leach.

Follow Las Vegas Sun Entertainment+ Luxury Senior Editor

Don Chareunsy on Twitter at Twitter.com/VDLXEditorDon.

MGM Grand Garden Arena The MGM Grand Garden

Arena is home to concerts,

champion boxing and premier sporting and

special occasions.

The Arena provides comfy seating for as numerous as 16,800 individuals with exceptional lines of sight and state-of-the-art acoustics, lighting and noise. The Grand Garden Box office is open from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily. 3799 Las Vegas Blvd

South Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-387-1600 MGM Grand Hotel and Gambling establishment MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort, offers 5,044 rooms and suites. MGM Grand features KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club; and world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood Theatre. The resort provides trademark restaurants by star chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish Home
Martorano's grand opening Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Paris Las Vegas.
, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar

& Grill and Michelin 3 star and Forbes 5Wolfgang Puck signs copies of his newly released cookbook Star dining establishment, Joël Robuchon. As part of its continuous “Grand Restoration,” MGM Grand has actually redesigned all spaces and suites in its primary tower and is including numerous new experiences to its

lineup including Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub, a new upscale dining/nightlife principle(coming in April 2013 ). MGM Grand likewise features an advanced, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Medspa, Cristophe Beauty parlor,”CSI: The Experience”and a welcoming swimming pool complicated showcasing the tantalizing daylife of Wet Republic. Upscale lodgings consist of The Estate, a special hotel within the hotel; the elegant two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The Trademark at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite

, non-gaming hotel found nearby to the primary resort. 3799 Las Vegas Boulevard S.

Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-891-1111

Preview: The Beach Boys are bringing flavors of three decades to Cannery

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Tom Donoghue/DonoghuePhotography. com The Beach Boys carry out at Red Rock Resort on Sunday, May 27, 2012. By Brian Sandford(contact)

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015|2 a.m. 2012MDW: The Beach Boys at Red Rock Resort Launch slideshow”The Beach Boys at The Venetian Pool Launch slideshow” As holds true with almost all still-touring 1960s and ’70s bands, continued attrition has sculpted The Beach Boys’modern-day lineup. In the salad days of the mid-1960s,”America’s Band”included bros Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson; their cousin Al Jardine; vocalist Mike Love; and multi-instrumentalist Bruce Johnston, who replaced songwriting wunderkind Brian on the road after the latter decided to remain in the studio to
The Beach Boys perform at Red Rock Resort on Sunday, May 27, 2012.craft musical mosaics far

more complex than the band’s early hits. Carl continued to be the only Wilson brother in the group after Dennis’1983 drowning and Brian’s different retreats into his bed, insanity and a dishonest therapist’s care. Jardine left or was fired– it depends upon whom you ask– in the late 1990s after Carl’s death from lung cancer, leaving Love as the band’s just founding member and Johnston mostly in a backing vocals function. The making it through members, including previous guitarist David Marks, unified under The Beach Boys moniker in 2012 for a large-scale 50th anniversary tour, however the band referred to as The Beach Boys has actually included only Mike and Bruce as longtime members for almost all of the previous years

and a half, with periodic appearances by Marks. Baffled? Profits: When initial members Brian Wilson and Al Jardine performed in Las Vegas in July, that wasn’t technically The Beach Boys. Because of calling rights, Love and Johnston’s band that carries out Saturday at the Cannery is. Wilson and Jardine performed a string of tunes featuring much deeper

album cuts, such as” Wake the World “and “California Legend: California,”as well as highlights from Wilson’s solo career. Love and Johnston dangle a various carrot with their recognizable band name and a parade of cheerful hits that would make Prince or Phil Spector blush. Expect those hits to come in rapid succession as the band rips through about 50 tunes, numerous of them too understood and inexorably woven into the American fabric as”The Star-Spangled Banner.”Given that Love and Johnston have been playing vintage 1960s music considering that their 20s, it ‘d be understandable if they wanted to slow their tempo as they approach their mid-70s. However the band is powering through 167 shows this year, Johnston said in an interview recently. The Beach Boys head home for a string of performances in California after its look in Las Vegas. So when will Love and he begin winding down? “The only break I’m going to take is what I take in between the last performance and reincarnation, “the jolly Johnston stated.”Our idol as far as performance on all levels is

Tony Bennett.”I can’t believe at my age, at 73, that Tony Bennett is still out there offering out and singing songs I was hearing when I was 11 years of ages.”(Bennett turned 89 last month and is set to perform Oct. 19 at the Smith Center in Las Vegas. )As for The Beach Boys’prolonged setlist, 50 songs is absolutely nothing, Johnston said. The band carried out 64 each night throughout a two-night check out to

Royal Albert Hall in London. Closer to home, he stated that he has actually lost count of how many times the band has actually played Las Vegas however included that some of the earlier stays were prolonged, involving two-week

residencies.”It was cool, but it was too long to be there at one time, “he stated. That isn’t really to say he’s not a fan of Southern Nevada’s beauties.” I consider fantastic dining establishments, fantastic hotels

, excellent pools. I’m great with Las Vegas,”he stated. “I like moving a lot, so I do not like a residency.”A number of years ago, The Beach Boys got an infusion of musical muscle in the type of

Jeffrey Foskett, who served as an MC, guitarist and

falsetto background vocalist in Brian Wilson’s band for years. Of that addition, Johnston said,” I would state his voice has actually continued the high level of performance. He’s just a remarkable vocal hired weapon. Exactly what a terrific voice! “Love manages most of the band’s lead-vocal responsibilities, but more Johnston leads have been infiltrated the mix in recent years. Why?”I figured it out the other day,” he said.”I joined(in the mid-’60s)kind of singing Brian’s parts, however as Al, Dennis and Carl were in the band when I joined, why would I be singing lead?”Throughout the years, I have actually just been slipping into the lead vocals. Not a lot, but I actually think I’m the king of background vocals myself. I compose vocal plans. I composed some on Pink Floyd’s’The Wall.'”That work– Johnston’s consistency parts can be heard on”The Program Needs to Go On”and” Awaiting the Worms”– is among the most notable non-Beach Boys projects any member of the band has actually been included with. But it isn’t really Johnston’s favorite job outside the band. That would be producing Barry Manilow’s very first solo cd. Johnston likewise won a Grammy for writing”I Compose the Songs, “a tune Manilow

made well-known. Regardless of reports to the contrary, the latter isn’t a paean to Brian Wilson, Johnston said.”I would state it’s a hymn to God,”he said, explaining that it begins with the refrain, “I have actually been alive forever, and I composed the first tune.”While “I Write the Songs”won’t make today’s setlist, the show probably will feature Bruce’s finest Beach Boys minute in the form of”

Disney Girls( 1957 ),”from the 1971 cd”Surf’s Up.””‘Disney Girls’ is the only ideal song I’ll ever write,” he said of the soft homage to easier

times. Why? “Take a listen, and you can inform me,”he said. Citizens can take a listen to that tune and numerous others from the band’s vast canon at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Cannery. Tickets

are$44.20 to$58.35, plus fees. Brian Sandford is a copy editor at the Las Vegas Sun. Cannery Casino & Hotel Cannery Casino & Hotel’s style is a 1940’s factory, stimulating a post-World War II feel of industrialism, complete with a trademark 120-foot-tall smoke stack. Cannery Casino & Hotel includes 201 visitor spaces; a 72,000 square-foot pc gaming location with nearly 2,00 slot/video poker devices, tables video games, live poker, sports book; and The Club, a 6,700 square-foot indoor and over 20,000 square-foot outdoor home entertainment and exhibit place and swimming pool area. Food and drink outlets include Triumph’s Cafe, Victorys Bar & Grill, Cannery Row Buffet, Waverly’s Steakhouse, Vinos Ristorante, Vino’s Pizzeria, Casa Cocina Mexican Dining establishment, Pin-Ups Lounge and The Club Bar. 2121 East Craig Road North Las Vegas, NV 89030 702-507-5700

Star preview: Drake, Jason Derulo, Kevin Hart, Chris Brown, Nelly, Lil Wayne, Flo Rida, Incubus

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Drake hosts and carries out at Marquee on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015|midday

We’re officially biding farewell to summertime this weekend with the four-day Labor Day vacation, however we’re not going quietly.

There are still warm-weather nights ahead, so our 315,000 visitors anticipated to rival NYE this Labor Day Weekend will have lots of bang for their dollar. And bang is the operative word with the explosive UFC 191 double-header centerpiece at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Previous heavyweight champions Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski are specific to have a slugfest. Today when I faced Frank, he told me at STK in the Cosmopolitan that he was consuming only water: “This is going to be a tough fight for both of us.”

Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson will have their flyweight fight as the other centerpiece. In addition to 5 main-card battles, there will certainly be six undercard bouts, including the female fight in the Octagon in between Jessica Andrade and Raquel Pennington.

The Ultimate Bikini Championships unwind their 10-week contest Sunday with sizzling swimwear feelings from as far away as Australia contending against our Las Vegas vixens.

Thirty appeals will be on hand to be paired down to 12 finalists intending to get the $50,000 grand reward from the $160,000 purse. “Sexxy” at Westgate Las Vegas star and producer Jennifer Romas leads the panel of judges due to the fact that she understands all about almost bare beauties.

2014 NYE: Hardwell, Calvin Harris, Tiesto at Hakkasan
Calvin Harris spins at Hakkasan on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in MGM Grand.Introduce slideshow “

The world’s leading DJs are all right here this LDW to put rival European hotspots to shame. No concern that Las Vegas is No. 1 in the world for the next 96 hours. They will be doing fight behind the wheels of steel with everybody from Tiesto to Calvin Harris.

Avicii has canceled his staying 2015 dates at Wynn Las Vegas to promote his sophomore album “Stories” to be released in October. He’ll resume in 2016. Skrillex, Diplo, Zedd and Dillon Francis are the XS and Encore Beach Club DJs for LDW.

So let’s get the 96-hour party started as we spin this week’s Royal Robin Rundown:

FRIDAY, SEPT. 4

Celine Dion Returns to Las Vegas
Celine Dion at the Colosseum on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Caesars Palace.Launch slideshow “

Celine Dion continues her residency at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace.

Air Supply is at Orleans Showroom all weekend.

Primus, The Chocolate Factory, The Fungi Ensemble and Clutch are at the Joint in the Acid rock Hotel.

Grand Funk Railway is at Golden Nugget.

The Australian Pink Floyd Program is at Mandalay Bay Beach.

Music for a Mission presents Skid Row benefiting Chance Town at the Hard Rock Hotel swimming pool.

Jack Ingram is at Santa Fe Station.

Anuhea, Kimie & & Mahi are at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel.

Raise is at Acid rock Live! on the Strip.

Klique is at Suncoast.

FUNNY

Joe Rogan is at MGM Grand.

Rob Schneider is at South Point Display room all weekend.

OF SPECIAL KEEP IN MIND

Rise Against Rocks the Joint
Rise Against at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.Introduce slideshow “

Tickets are on sale for Hollywood Undead on Sept. 12, Seether on Oct. 20 and Collective Soul on Nov. 12, all at House of Blues in Mandalay Bay; “The Voice” star Paul Rodgers on Oct. 3 and Rise Against on Nov. 21, both at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center; Hiatus Kaiyote at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade on Oct. 5; Judas Priest and Mastodon at Pearl at the Palms on Oct. 17; and Richard Cheese & & Lounge Versus the Device at Sundown Station on Nov. 13.

Center Bar reopens at the Acid rock Hotel.

The Buckles and Barrels Bailey Charity Race is at South Point Arena all weekend.

CELEBRATION PATROL

Steve Aoki is at Wet Republic in MGM Grand.

Calvin Harris is at Omnia in Caesars.

Tiesto Toasts Grammy Win at Hakkasan
Hakkasan celebrates resident DJ Tiesto's Grammy Award win Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at MGM Grand.Introduce slideshow “

Tiesto is at Hakkasan in MGM Grand.

Lil Jon and Zedd are at Encore Beach Club and Give up in Encore.

Busta Rhymes is at Tao in the Venetian.

Dannic is at Drai’s Beach Club atop the Cromwell.

Trey Songz is at Drai’s Club atop the Cromwell.

T-Pain and DJ Drama are at Chateau in Paris Las Vegas for two nights.

Fedde Le Grand and R3HAB at Foxtail Swimming pool Club and Foxtail at SLS Las Vegas.

Jax Taylor, Tom Sandoval at Foundation Room
Tom Sandoval and Jax Taylor of Launch slideshow “

Tom Sandoval and Jax Taylor of “Vanderpump Rules” are at Foundation Space in Mandalay Bay.

The EC Twins are at Hyde Bellagio.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 5

2012MDW: Incubus at HRH’s The Joint
Brandon Boyd and his band Incubus at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Friday, May 25, 2012.Launch slideshow “

Incubus is at the Joint for 2 nights; Senior Editor Don Chareunsy’s Q+A with frontman Brandon Boyd was published this morning.

The Flamingos are at Suncoast for 2 nights.

The Think Who is at the Cannery.

Roger Clyne & & The Peacemakers are at HOB.

Big Band Jimmy Wilkins “New Life Orchestra” is at Ron Decar’s Event Center.

The Bluzmen are at Sanders Family Winery in Pahrump.

The Crash Kings are at Vinyl.

‘Million Dollar Quartet’ Grand Opening at Harrah’s
Robert Lyons, Carla Pellegrino, Martin Kaye, Marc Donovan, Felice Garcia, Tyler Hunter and Ben Hale at the grand opening of Launch slideshow “

“Million Dollar Quartet” star Martin Kaye provides Odd Socks at Art Square Theater.

Funkathon with Jimi Prize is at Backstage Bar & & Billiards downtown.

FUNNY

Ron White is at the Mirage for two days.

Kevin Hart’s 32nd Birthday at Gallery
Kevin Hart celebrates his 32nd birthday at Gallery Nightclub in Planet Hollywood on Thursday, July 5, 2012.Launch slideshow “

Kevin Hart & & Buddies Funny All-Stars is at the Chelsea in the Cosmopolitan.

OF SPECIAL NOTE

Tickets are on sale for the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival from Sept. 19-20 at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson 2 and Mir vs. Arlovski is at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

The Rocky Mountain Gun Show is at South Point Exhibition Hall for 2 days.

The UFC 191 viewing party is at Foundation Room.

NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Races No. 10 & & 11 are at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

PARTY PATROL

Tiesto is at Wet Republic.

Hardwell is at Hakkasan.

Significant Lazer is at Surrender.

Jason Derulo at Rehab
Jason Derulo performs at Rehab on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.Launch slideshow “

Rehab Season 11: Flo Rida
Flo Rida at Rehab on Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.Launch slideshow “

DJ Pauly D and Chumlee at Rehab
DJ Pauly D, with Chumlee, leads the daytime party at Rehab that included Chumlee on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in the Hard Rock Hotel.Introduce slideshow “

Kaskade is at XS in Repetition.

Nicky Romero is at Omnia.

3LAU and Dyro are at Drai’s Beach Club.

Jason Derulo is at Drai’s Bar.

DJ Pauly D is at Rehab in the Acid rock Hotel.

Flo Rida is at Foxtail Swimming pool and Foxtail.

Dokkaebi is at Foxtail.

Demetrious Johnson’s Authorities After-Fight Party is at Structure Room.

Tropic Beauties host at Liquid Swimming pool Lounge in Aria, followed by Model Browse Finals at the Bank in Bellagio.

Bauuer is at Liquid.

Travis Barker is at Hyde.

Snoop Dogg is at Tao.

The UFC 191 Authorities After Celebration with Luke Rockhold and Donald Cerrone is at LAX in Luxor.

Jeremih is at Palms Pool.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 6

MUSIC

Kansas and Blue Oyster Cult perform a totally free concert at Fremont Street Experience downtown.

Franky Perez is at Lounge at the Palms.

COMEDY

Russell Peters is at the Pearl.

CELEBRATION PATROL

The Ultimate Swimsuit Championships are at Drai’s.

Hardwell is at Wet Republic.

Calvin Harris is at Hakkasan.

Kaskade is at EBC.

David Guetta is at XS.

Armin Van Buuren is at Omnia.

Chris Brown is at Drai’s.

Lil Wayne and Fetty Wap are at Foxtail Swimming pool.

Nelly is at Rehabilitation.

DJ Hollywood is at Foxtail.

Kevin Hart is at Tao Beach.

Kevin Hart hosts Drake at Boulevard Pool in the Cosmopolitan.

Warren G is at Hyde.

Juicy J is at Tao.

MONDAY, SEPT. 7

OF SPECIAL KEEP IN MIND

The World Wrestling Championships are at the Orleans through Sept. 12.

Santa Fe & & The Fat City Horns begin their run of Monday night shows at South Point. Admission is free.

CELEBRATION PATROL

Calvin Harris is at Wet Republic.

David Guetta is at EBC.

Skrillex and Diplo are at XS.

Nervo are at Foxtail Pool.

A note of congratulations to Mirage headliner Terry Fator, who revealed onstage Thursday night that he has wed his fiancee Angie.

It’s a wall-to-wall weekend of super star DJs, so enjoy all of it from sunset to dawn. We’ll have reports and photos when we accelerate full force for the fall Tuesday early morning.

Pleased LDW, everybody– remain cool and be sensible, even with all the partying!

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

Follow Robin Leach on Twitter at Twitter.com/ Robin_Leach.

Follow Las Vegas Sun Home entertainment + Luxury Elder Editor Don Chareunsy on Twitter at Twitter.com/ VDLXEditorDon.

Hard Rock Hotel & & Casino

Arguably one the coolest joints in the area, the Acid rock Hotel & & Casino houses a few of Vegas’ finest home entertainment, restaurants and night life.

At Acid rock, it’s everything about the music. From the lighting fixtures constructed of drum cymbals and guitar shaped door deals with to stage outfits and tools of the trade of legendary musicians displayed on the walls, the hotel screams rock-and-roll. The Hard Rock’s Joint has actually hosted some the greatest names in music– from The Who to Bob Dylan to hometown heroes, The Killers.

Aside from the music locations, the swimming pool at the Hard Rock is among its biggest tourist attractions. Expand over 4.7 acres, the pool area features swim-up blackjack, a bar and grill, personal cabanas, a bevy of remote nooks, a waterfall and a substantial live music place with a dance floor. During the summertime, the pool transforms into the Rehabilitation club on Sunday afternoons.

The resident bar Body English merges European elegance with a rock star bachelor pad and it commonly a location for going to celebrities and popular DJs. Vintage rock souvenirs lines the walls at Wasted Space, Acid rock’s anti-club.

Restaurants at Hard Rock are simply as hip as the remainder of the gambling establishment. Pink Taco dishes out Mexican meals, along with a Main American and Caribbean menu. Nobu, among five around the world Japanese-specialty dining establishments from famed Nobu Matsuhisa, satisfies a various taste. For day-and-night food, Mr. Lucky’s 24/7, makes certain to reduce your hunger even after a Vegas-all-nighter.

4455 Paradise Roadway Las Vegas, NV 89169 702-693-5000 Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas attempts to be different. From the hotel’s red reservations desks to fine art found throughout the resort, The Cosmopolitan’s trademark design is helping to pave its own path on the Las Vegas Strip.

Upon entering the resort, you’re welcomed by pillars of video boards playing video art by Digital Kitchen area and David Rockwell Studio exclusively produced for The Cosmopolitan. Just beyond that, you’ll find all your favorite casino video games on the resort’s 100,000-square-foot casino floor.

The Cosmopolitan’s spaces standout as the resort’s most unique function. About 2,220 of The Cosmopolitan’s 2,995 living rooms have 6-foot deep terraces that span the length of the room, a first at a modern-day Strip hotel. Other in-room amenities consist of soaking tubs, kitchenettes and wacky devices like artistic coffee table books.

The dining experience at The Cosmopolitan isn’t something you’ll find at other Strip resorts, either. All The Cosmopolitan’s 13 restaurateurs are brand-new to the Las Vegas market. You’ll find American steakhouse fare in a modern-day setting at STK, top-notch sushi at Blue Bow Sushi Bar & & Grill and the freshest fish flown in from the Mediterranean everyday at Estiatorio Milos.

Whether the sun is up or down, Marquee Nightclub & & Dayclub is the location to discover the party at The Cosmopolitan. The location is a dayclub/nightclub, full with a pool and cabanas outdoors and 3 various spaces with 3 different vibes inside.

If nightclubs aren’t your thing, you can get hold of a drink at one of The Cosmopolitan’s 5 other bars, like The Chandelier, which is encased in 2 million dripping crystals.

3708 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-698-7000

Star preview: Ariana Grande, Celine, Tyson Beckford, Miguel, K-Fed, AFAN, Queensryche

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Steve Marcus

Ariana Grande carries out with dancers during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Celebration at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015|8 p.m.

Celine Dion Returns to Las Vegas
Celine Dion at the Colosseum on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Caesars Palace.Introduce slideshow “

Celine Dion Returns to Colosseum
Celine Dion at the Colosseum on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Caesars Palace.Introduce slideshow “

Tyson Beckford in Chippendales
Tyson Beckford, onstage with Sheryl Underwood, guest hosts and performs in Chippendales on Friday, May 1, 2015, in the Rio.Introduce slideshow “

2015 Miss Nevada at Smith Center
Newly crowned Miss Nevada Outstanding Teen Lauren Watson and Miss Nevada Katherine Kelley together on the stage following the pageant at the Smith Center on Saturday, June 27, 2015.Introduce slideshow “

The unbelievable Las Vegas entertainment scene continues this weekend on the heels of one of the best emotional showbiz successes of all times Thursday night with Celine Dion’s extraordinary return to Caesars Palace. Her 40-show run continues Saturday night, Wednesday and into Labor Day Weekend.

Good-looking hunk Tyson Beckford returns as visitor host in Chippendales at the Rio, and it’s guaranteed that he’ll drop his trou again to bare butt and bend his fabulous body. Ariana Grande, with opener Prince Royce, is at Mandalay Bay for a scintillating showcase without flashing (too much) flesh.

As the 2015 Miss America Pageant participants, including our Miss Nevada Katherine Kelley of Las Vegas, start to fly into Atlantic City for their 95th yearly pageant, Las Vegas has its own attractive parade, the third-annual Miss Asian Las Vegas. The last gown rehearsal is today, then a preliminary competitors of swimsuit, evening dress and talent. Bryan Chan and Patranya Bhoolsuwan host, and you can see the radiant participants at MissAsianLasVegas.com.

The red carpeting with the 2015 delegates, 2014 queens, celebs and guest judges is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday at the Venetian Theater lobby, followed by the pageant. Hong Kong magician Louis Yan will certainly carry out along with our artists Jasmine Trias, Ben Stone, Daniel Park and reigning Miss Teenager Asian Las Vegas Rianne Lu.

We have 2 fantastic celebrations here this weekend. AFAN’s Black & & White Party is Saturday night at the Joint. Host Ross Mathews and AFAN Executive Director Antioco Carrillo’s previews were published today. And Mandalay Bay Beach plays host Saturday to the Las Vegas Beer and Barrel Job with dozens of brews, entertainment and food from celebrity chefs Hubert Keller, Gerald Chin, Chris Conlon, Shawn McClain and Jay Calimlim.

Battle fans aren’t neglected with boxing authority Don King going back to Las Vegas with a six-fight schedule at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. The major Friday night destination is the heavyweight extravaganza when Trevor Bryan handles Derric Rossy. Queensryche and Dokken rock the exact same venue Saturday to keep the knockout action rolling. In other sports news, Yahoo! Sports Fantasy Football national draft day with Jim Kelly, Randall Cunningham and Maurice Jones-Drew gets underway at the Acid rock Hotel.

Our regional USO organization introduces its Operation That’s My Gown fundraiser for Saturday and Sunday afternoons at Bally’s Skyview Roos, so kindly support this effort of clothes needs for widows and other halves of our brave military servicemen.

Two friends also should have a reference for their weekend activities. Our contributing culinary columnist and Food Network star Ben Vaughn hosts his launching pop-up brunch at Velveteen Bunny downtown on Sunday that consists of an autograph session for his just-published book “Southern Routes.”

The very hectic and busty burlesque appeal Tune Sweets is not only nominated for the Black & & White Fashion Icon Award at Saturday’s AFAN gala, but she likewise provides her own one-night performance celebration, “Coney Island Burlesque at the Beach” at midnight tonight in her “Absinthe” theater tent outside Caesars Palace.

‘Tune Sweets’ Big Top Circus’

Celeb preview: Ariana Grande, Celine, Tyson Beckford, Miguel, Melody Sweets, AFAN, Queensryche

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Steve Marcus

Ariana Grande performs with dancers during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Celebration at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015|2 p.m.

Celine Dion Returns to Las Vegas
Celine Dion at the Colosseum on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Caesars Palace.Launch slideshow “

Celine Dion Returns to Colosseum
Celine Dion at the Colosseum on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Caesars Palace.Launch slideshow “

Tyson Beckford in Chippendales
Tyson Beckford, onstage with Sheryl Underwood, guest hosts and performs in Chippendales on Friday, May 1, 2015, in the Rio.Launch slideshow “

2015 Miss Nevada at Smith Center
Newly crowned Miss Nevada Outstanding Teen Lauren Watson and Miss Nevada Katherine Kelley together on the stage following the pageant at the Smith Center on Saturday, June 27, 2015.Introduce slideshow “

The extraordinary Las Vegas home entertainment scene continues this weekend on the heels of among the best psychological showbiz successes of perpetuities Thursday night with Celine Dion’s extraordinary return to Caesars Palace. Her 40-show run continues Saturday night, Wednesday and into Labor Day Weekend.

Good-looking hunk Tyson Beckford returns as guest host in Chippendales at the Rio, and it’s guaranteed that he’ll drop his trou again to bare butt and flex his fantastic physique. Ariana Grande, with opener Prince Royce, is at Mandalay Bay for a scintillating showcase without flashing (excessive) flesh.

As the 2015 Miss America Pageant candidates, including our Miss Nevada Katherine Kelley of Las Vegas, begin to fly into Atlantic City for their 95th annual pageant, Las Vegas has its own glamorous parade, the third-annual Miss Asian Las Vegas. The final outfit rehearsal is today, then a preliminary competitors of swimsuit, evening dress and skill. Bryan Chan and Patranya Bhoolsuwan host, and you can see the radiant entrants at MissAsianLasVegas.com.

The red carpeting with the 2015 delegates, 2014 queens, celebs and visitor judges is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday at the Venetian Theater lobby, followed by the pageant. Hong Kong magician Louis Yan will perform alongside our artists Jasmine Trias, Ben Stone, Daniel Park and reigning Miss Teenager Asian Las Vegas Rianne Lu.

We have two fabulous festivals right here this weekend. AFAN’s Black & & White Party is Saturday night at the Joint. Host Ross Mathews and AFAN Executive Director Antioco Carrillo’s previews were posted this week. And Mandalay Bay Beach plays host Saturday to the Las Vegas Beer and Barrel Task with dozens of brews, entertainment and food from celebrity chefs Hubert Keller, Gerald Chin, Chris Conlon, Shawn McClain and Jay Calimlim.

Fight fans aren’t overlooked with boxing authority Don King returning to Las Vegas with a six-fight schedule at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. The significant Friday night attraction is the heavyweight extravaganza when Trevor Bryan takes on Derric Rossy. Queensryche and Dokken rock the same venue Saturday to keep the knockout action rolling. In other sports news, Yahoo! Sports Dream Football nationwide draft day with Jim Kelly, Randall Cunningham and Maurice Jones-Drew gets underway at the Acid rock Hotel.

Our regional USO organization introduces its Operation That’s My Dress fundraiser for Saturday and Sunday afternoons at Bally’s Skyview Roos, so kindly assistance this effort of clothing needs for widows and other halves of our brave military servicemen.

Two buddies also deserve a mention for their weekend activities. Our contributing culinary columnist and Food Network star Ben Vaughn hosts his launching pop-up breakfast at Velveteen Bunny downtown on Sunday that consists of a sign session for his just-published book “Southern Routes.”

The very hectic and busty burlesque beauty Melody Sweets is not just nominated for the Black & & White Fashion Icon Award at Saturday’s AFAN gala, however she also presents her own one-night efficiency celebration, “Coney Island Burlesque at the Beach” at midnight tonight in her “Absinthe” theater tent outside Caesars Palace.

‘Tune Sweets’ Huge Top Circus’

Star preview: 50 Cent, Jamie Foxx, Ja Rule, Brody Jenner, Dave Koz, Pauly D, Cheap Trick, D’Angelo

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Star Jamie Foxx sings the national anthem prior to Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao’s welterweight title fight Saturday, May 2, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015|10 a.m.

2015 MDW: 50 Cent, Akon at DLVEC
Akon, Nicole Parthum, 50 Cent and Derek Stevens at DLVEC on Friday, May 22, 2015, for boxing.Launch slideshow “

Inexpensive Trick Headlines Race Jam
Cheap Trick headlines Race Jam in a free concert Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas.Introduce slideshow “

If the oppressive heat hasn’t wiped you out today, there’s a “something for everybody” weekend ahead ranging from the cool jazz of Dave Koz at Aliante to yesteryear noises of Jack Jones at Suncoast to rock of Peter Frampton and Inexpensive Technique at the Joint to rap of 50 Cent at Drai’s and Wale at Chateau.

In the non-live-music world, “Amped” Global Wrestling grapples at Orleans Arena, the official premiere of “America’s Got Skill” magician winner Mat Franco is at the Linq Hotel, and reality-TV hunk Brody Jenner starts his brand-new DJ residency and commemorates his birthday at the Bank.

As I said, something for everyone, even an Australian sheep farmer turned trumpet titan, with a perk for partygoers as Sand Dollar Lounge resumes and Oscar-winning actor, vocalist and comedian Jamie Foxx commemorates the very first anniversary of Foxtail Swimming pool at SLS Las Vegas.

Race fans have the inaugural Las Vegas Motor Speedway Program and Shine vehicle reveal that runs until sunset when extremely late models, bombers and extremely stocks join Thunder vehicles, Legends, Bandolero Bandits and Outlaws for the very first race night since Night of Fire on July 3. (Yes, you can joke that it’s been Nights of Fire the last few weeks with the hellish heat!)

Two products of note this weekend: Magician Dirk Arthur and his big felines get ready to re-emerge with his brand-new program at Westgate Las Vegas beginning Monday. Plus, if you have actually ever wished to be an actor in a Halloween haunted residence horror circumstance, now is your opportunity as the Fright Dome seasonal task fair, with more than 400 positions, is at Circus Circus for 2 days.

And maybe the most distinct home entertainment of the weekend comes courtesy of a previous Australian sheep farmer! Yes, you read me best; that’s not the heat frying my brain. Greg Bonham plays trumpet like no other musician and opened for the late Joan Rivers and currently Jay Leno. He has actually a dream become a reality playing Las Vegas at Cabaret Jazz in the Smith Center.

Shania Twain: ‘Still the One’ Opening Night
Opening night of Shania Twain's Launch slideshow “

I’m still away with household in San Diego County and will spend my Saturday night at Valley View Casino Center with the Queen of Country Pop and former Caesars Palace headliner Shania Twain just ahead of our Virgo birthdays. Her “Rock This Country Trip” with Gavin DeGraw rocks on through Oct. 27, ending in British Columbia.

I’m going to ask her if we’ll ever see her back in Las Vegas or if this is genuinely her concert retirement prior to returning to tape-recording anew. We’ll have the answers together with my evaluation here on Sunday.

So to the tune of The Beatles struck “Hi Farewell,” let’s roll out this week’s something for everyone edition of the weekly Royal Robin Rundown as Lavo at Palazzo prepares to reveal Lavo Casino Club assuring us of fantastic Italian food, bottle service and wins at 21!

FRIDAY, AUG. 21

MUSIC

Jackson Browne is at Pearl at the Palms.

Leon Russell is at Golden Nugget Display room.

Tribal Seeds and The Expanders are at Acid rock Swimming pool benefiting The Gay and Lesbian Recreation center of Southern Nevada.

D’Angelo and The Vanguard are at the Cosmopolitan.

Coal Chamber and Worry Factor are at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade.

Jonny Lang is at Boulder Station.

Nashville Unplugged features Rob Crosby and Billy Montana at Club Madrid in Sundown Station.

Motorhead, Saxon and Crobot are at Home of Blues in Mandalay Bay.

The Detroit All-Stars featuring Mike Saunders and Michael Brock are at the Cannery.

Walk Off Hits is at Lounge at the Palms.

Dollface is at Suncoast.

Savages is at the Sayers Club in SLS Las Vegas.

FUNNY

Bobby Slayton, Jim Florentine and Lenny Clarke are at South Point Display room all weekend.

OF SPECIAL KEEP IN MIND

Pepper at the Hard Rock Hotel Pool
Pepper performs at the Hard Rock Hotel Pool on Aug. 12, 2011.Launch slideshow “

Guest Writer Mat Franco
Guest columnist magician Mat Franco.Launch slideshow “

Tickets are on sale for Joan Jett and The Blackhearts at the Joint on Sept. 18; Pepper and Ballyhoo! at Brooklyn Bowl on Oct. 24; Godsmack at Pearl at the Palms on Nov. 14; and Puscifer at the Pearl on Dec. 12.

Mat Franco commemorates his official opening night at Linq Display room.

Sand Dollar Lounge on Spring Mountain Road commemorates its grand opening.

South Point Equestrian Center hosts National Cutting Horse Association Mercuria World Series of Cutting all weekend.

Global Force Fumbling “Amped” is at Orleans Arena.

Hypno Words Live is at Orleans Showroom.

PARTY PATROL

The Wet Republic Hot 100 $1 Million swimsuit contest and swimming pool celebration grand finale is today at MGM Grand, and Miami-based DJ Irie leads the dayclub debauchery.

SATURDAY, AUG. 22

MUSIC

Peter Frampton and Cheap Technique are at the Joint.

Greg Bonham is at Cabaret Jazz.

Jack Jones is at Suncoast Showroom.

Dave Koz and Buddies
Dave Koz and fellow saxophonist friends Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair and Richard Elliot.Introduce slideshow “

Dave Koz & & Friends are at Aliante.

Kehlani is at Vinyl in the Acid rock Hotel for 2 nights.

Gabe Lopez provides The Midnight Dirty at Vinyl.

Lecrae is at Brooklyn Bowl.

Crossroad South is at Double Barrel Roadhouse.

OF SPECIAL KEEP IN MIND

Tickets are on sale for Rusted Root and Dirty Lots Brass Band at Brooklyn Bowl on Oct. 29.

The Desert Hops Beer Festival is at Boulevard Pool in the Cosmopolitan.

Las Vegas Valley Area Firefighters vs. NHL ECHL Stars & & Alumni Charity Hockey Game is at SoBe Ice Arena in Feast Rancho benefiting Las Vegas Fireman Youth Hockey.

The Shock Dome task fair is Saturday and Sunday.

The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Race No. 9 preceded by Program & & Shine automobile displays is at LVMS.

PARTY PATROL

Mayweather Jr. vs. Ortiz: Mark Wahlberg, Diddy and Jamie Foxx
Diddy and Jamie Foxx at the Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Victor Ortiz boxing match at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sept. 17, 2011.Introduce slideshow “

Brody Jenner at Tao
Brody Jenner and Kaitlynn Carter at Tao on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in the Venetian.Introduce slideshow “

Jamie Foxx hosts the very first anniversary of Foxtail Swimming pool.

Wale is at Chateau Nightclub in Paris Las Vegas.

Brody Jenner starts his brand-new residency and commemorates his birthday at the Bank in Bellagio.

SUNDAY, AUG. 23

PARTY PATROL

50 Cent is at Drai’s Nightclub atop the Cromwell.

DJ Pauly D is at Rehab in the Hard Rock Hotel.

Ja Rule (w)raps the first-anniversary weekend celebrations at Foxtail.

We’ll be back Sunday with a report of our weekend rendezvous with Shania, plus the stars at work and play and guest columns from Mark Brandenburg looking back at Prohibition at the Golden Gate and Fine Restaurant Group chef Yvonne Maatouk.

Stay cool in the desert heat!

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 giving readers the within scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

Follow Robin Leach on Twitter at Twitter.com/ Robin_Leach.

Follow Las Vegas Sun Entertainment + Luxury Elder Editor Don Chareunsy on Twitter at Twitter.com/ VDLXEditorDon.

SLS Las Vegas Hotel & & Gambling establishment SLS Las Vegas opened in August of 2014 in the exact same place as the old Sahara resort, which closed in 2011 after 59 years of operation. The high-end resort project was announced in January 2012 by Los Angeles-based hotelier Sam Nazarian. Nazarian heads SBE Entertainment, a hospitality and home entertainment empire with property, restaurants, clubs and hotels nationwide.
2535 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas, NV 89109
323-655-8000

The Joint The Joint, which holds 4,000 people, features seven luxury suites, a VIP studio level, an advanced sound system and a remarkable video system. It has actually received many awards consisting of “Finest Performance Place” in Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Finest of Las Vegas” awards in 2010, 2011 and 2012, “No. 1 Hottest Club in America” award by Billboard Magazine in 2011, “Finest Brand-new Significant Show Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Awards, and “Best Live Music Place” in AOL City’s Best 2010 awards. The Joint has been the venue for performances by Paul McCartney, Prince, The Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Arcade Fire, Avenged Sevenfold, Guns N’ Roses, Increase Versus, Paramore, Muse, Drake and No Doubt. The venue hosted Vegas’s first rock n’ roll residency, “Supernatural Santana: A Trip through the Hits,” and in February 2012, Vegas’s very first hard rock residency, “Mötley Crüe in Sin City.” In 2011, the venue welcomed “Tiësto In Concert,” a groundbreaking live show developed exclusively for The Joint including the world’s No. 1 electronic DJ and manufacturer Tiësto. See Home entertainment schedule.
4455 Paradise Roadway Las Vegas, NV 89169
702-693-5000

Celebrity preview: Kelly Clarkson, Pentatonix, Kabuki at Bellagio Fountains, Heart, Mat Franco, Hey there Kitty

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An artist’s rendering of Kabuki at the Bellagio Fountains.

Friday, Aug. 14, 2015|noon

Think of Dragons at Bellagio Fountains
Singer/drummer Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons, EVP Digital Networks Sony Pictures Television & GM of Crackle Eric Berger, guitarist Wayne Sermon, drummer Daniel Platzman and bassist Ben McKee of Las Vegas rockers Imagine Dragons at Bellagio on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, in Las Vegas.Introduce slideshow “

Bellagio Fountains and Tiësto Launching Show
Tiesto unveils a Bellagio Fountains show choreographed to an exclusive medley of three of his songs Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Bellagio. Launch slideshow “

In no chance believe that the Japanese art form of Kabuki is a spinoff of karaoke. This weekend’s spectacle of Kabuki around the Fountains of Bellagio will certainly be an amazing vision and not a sing-along!

The Strip will come alive in a manner never seen or envisioned previously. As our Senior Editor for Entertainment and Luxury Don Chareunsy wrote in the Las Vegas Sun on July 21:

“The Japanese art type of Kabuki will debut on the Las Vegas Strip in a never-before-seen phenomenon. Larger-than-life animation and water choreography will be featured in the Kabuki work ‘Koi Tsukami,’ or ‘Fight With a Carp,’ as a large fish and turbulent sea are projected onto the Bellagio Fountains in a battle scene.”

Japanese actor Ichikawa Somegoro will certainly battle with a carp from a 165-foot phase built in Lake Bellagio during the 5 30-minute programs this weekend. It starts tonight at 9:15, with two shows nightly at 9:15 and 11:30 Saturday and Sunday.

Bellagio officers tell me that interest has actually been large and far more than anticipated, so prepare for traffic tie-ups and diversions on the Strip in front of Lake Bellagio.

Group Lab and Wet, who produce the regular, remarkable dancing fountains show, have actually become part of the group with MGM Resorts International, Panasonic and Japan’s international ambassador and producer of Kabuki, Shochiku, to raise international awareness for Kabuki.

“It will be an elaborate, modern performance unlike anything Las Vegas and traditional Kabuki has ever seen,” stated one MGM officer.

Projection mapping by Japanese artists and Team Laboratory and water results by Wet will certainly bring the Japanese story to life in a Las Vegas-style production. Let’s really hope Thursday’s storm, making it the wettest day of the year, doesn’t dampen the program or the enthusiasm with tourists taking a trip from as far away as Japan for the spectacle.

As huge as this weekend’s Kabuki destination is, Las Vegas has lots of other draws to keep everyone delighted with music and funny. The only disappointment is that Aretha Franklin canceled her Caesars Palace show since of exhaustion from driving from Detroit to West Coast shows due to her long-held position of never ever flying.

Charitable occasions likewise get top billing this weekend with Planet Hollywood headliner magician Murray Sawchuck’s “Beggin’ for Magic” benefit at his Sin City Theater. Murray discussed the fundraising event on Thursday.

Special-needs kids will certainly be hosted with a day at Cowabunga Bay to benefit Grant a Gift for Autism. Our Epicurean Charitable Foundation will certainly host its Second Yearly Strikes for Scholarship bowling charity event at South Point on Saturday with cast members of The Australian Bee Gees, “Million Dollar Quartet” and “Rock of Ages” and The Spazmatics.

I likewise wish to request your support for our Make-a-Wish “Starry Night” advantage at Hyde Bellagio. Six-year-old Owen will command more interest than his red carpeting escorts NFL legend Jerry Rice, Bravo reality-TV star Mike Shouhed (“The Shahs of Sundown”) and poker star Mike Mizrahi, together with Coolio’s performance with Chyna Doll.

VIP tables are offered out, however there are basic tickets still available. The visitor list consists of the charming ladies and handsome hunks of “Absinthe,” Aussie Hunks, “For the Record: Baz,” “Defending the Caveman,” “Pin Up” and “ROA.” Owen’s mommy Kristen, now a nurse, was an aerialist at Studio 54 in MGM Grand and carried out in Cher’s programs at Caesars. Owen’s dad was an acrobat for Cirque du Soleil in “Viva Elvis” and “Michael Jackson One” and now works as a rigger at “Ka.”

The 2015 Las Vegas Movie Celebration is underway downtown with its CineVegas reunion, and let’s hope that there’s enough enthusiasm for a relaunch of CineVegas.

You can kick-start your weekend dance card of enjoyable Friday afternoon when singer-dancer Natalie La Rose hosts and performs at Ditch Fridays at Palms Swimming pool. Natalie, commemorating her single “Somebody” with Jeremih, is currently with 5th Harmony as the opening act of “The Reflection Trip.”

So let’s get our celebration weekend began as we relish the majesty of Kabuki. It resembles nothing you have actually ever seen prior to, just like our weekly Royal Robin Rundown:

FRIDAY, AUG. 14

MUSIC

Lee Ann Womack is at Golden Nugget Display room.

Heart is at Residence of Blues in Mandalay Bay for two nights.

Somewhat Stoopid and Dirty Heads is at Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan.

Negligent in Vegas

Careless in Vegas is at the Smith Center.

Negligent Kelly is at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade.

Fortunate Youth and Inner Circle are at the Hard Rock Hotel pool.

Nashville Unplugged includes Danny Myrick and Felicia Barton are at Club Madrid in Sundown Station.

Gods & & Monsters is at Stone Station.

Empire Records is at the Showroom at Suncoast.

Movement Potion is at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq.

FUNNY

Dat Phan and The Alley Cats are at South Point.

OF SPEICAL NOTE

Tickets go on sale for Mike Love at Brooklyn Bowl on Oct. 2; Slaughter, Vixen and Steelheart at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center on Oct. 2; Daughtry at DLVEC on Oct. 17; Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin and Absolutely nothing More at the Acid rock Hotel on Oct. 22; Kris Kristofferson and John Prine at Pearl at the Palms on Oct. 30; and Rod Stewart’s fifth-year go back to the Colosseum at Caesars from March 19 to April 5. He covers his fourth-year run Sunday night.

Loni Love unveils Venetian Rose at the Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian.

The Huntridge Foundation and West Huntridge Community presents Rock ‘n’ Roll High School at Huntridge Circle Park downtown.

The Kabuki water choreography phenomenon is at Bellagio Fountains all weekend.

Guest Columnist Mat Franco
Guest columnist magician Mat Franco.Launch slideshow “

Mat Franco’s magic program is in previews at the Linq Showroom all weekend.

Hello Kitty’s Supercute Relationship Celebration is at the Orleans all weekend.

PARTY PATROL

Natalie La Rose hosts and performs at Ditch Fridays.

SATURDAY, AUG. 15

MUSIC

Kelly Clarkson at Chelsea Ballroom
Kelly Clarkson performs at Chelsea Ballroom in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012.Launch slideshow “

Kelly Clarkson and guest Pentatonix are at Mandalay Bay Occasions Center.

Jordin Sparks is at Fashion Show shopping center.

Michael Franti & & Spearhead is at Mandalay Bay Beach.

Typical Kings is at Brooklyn Bowl.

Phil Vassar is at Railhead in Stone Station.

James Darren is at South Point for 2 nights.

Dennis Wise’s “King for a Night” Elvis Tribute is at Chrome Display room in Santa Fe Station.

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young are at the Orleans for 2 nights.

Brandon Bennett’s “Elvis My Method” is at Suncoast Display room for 2 nights

Double Barrel Roadhouse launches DB Live! with Crossroad South.

Spectrum is at the Smith Center.

FUNNY

Loni Love headlines Lipshtick at the Venetian.

OF SPECIAL KEEP IN MIND

“A Starry Night” benefitting Make-a-Wish of Southern Nevada is dedicated to Owen, 6, at Hyde Bellagio.

Southern Nevada Annual Boot Scootin’ Advantage at Gilley’s Saloon in Treasure Island benefiting different programs and services, including Shannon West Homeless Youth Center.

It’s Mayorga vs. Camacho at the Joint in the Acid rock Hotel.

King of the Cage is at Eastside Cannery.

CELEBRATION PATROL

Mystikal is at Foxtail Pool at SLS Las Vegas.

Flux Structure is at Rehab in the Acid rock Hotel.

Amber Rose Celebrations With Lil Jon at Give up
Amber Rose parties with DJ Lil Jon at Surrender early Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Encore.Introduce slideshow “

Lil Jon is at Give up in Steve Wynn/’s Repetition.

SUNDAY, AUG. 16

MUSIC

The Jesus and Mary Chain 30tth anniversary of “Psychocandy” is at Brooklyn Bowl.

Los Van Van is at Sam’s Town.

PARTY PATROL

The Ave Skate Store & & Glassy Sunhaters Program Pre Celebration is hosted by professional skateboarder Mike Mo and visitors, with efficiency by Charli XCX at Rehab.

OF SPECIAL KEEP IN MIND

Murray Sawchuck and Chloe Crawford present “Beggin’ For Magic III” benefit Show at Sin City Theater in Planet Hollywood.

Minus5 Ice Bar at Monte Carlo celebrates its 5th anniversary.

Check back Sunday with reports and pictures of the stars at work and play, plus visitor columns from Yusho at Monte Carlo chef Brian Lhee and Vegas.com’s Miranda Boyd with amazing “expert” deals.

Have a terrific weekend and stay cool and hydrated as temperatures soar up into those horrible triple digits again.

Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich & & Famous” popularity has been a reporter for more than 50 years and has actually spent the previous 15 years providing readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

Follow Robin Leach on Twitter at Twitter.com/ Robin_Leach.

Follow Las Vegas Sun Entertainment + Luxury Senior Editor Don Chareunsy on Twitter at Twitter.com/ VDLXEditorDon.

Mandalay Bay Resort & & Gambling establishment Mandalay Bay Resort & & Casino is a distinct location resort set on 120 lush acres on the Las Vegas Strip. The resort provides 3 distinct hotel experiences: Mandalay Bay, a AAA 4 Diamond award-winning hotel, with 3,211 luxurious spaces and suites reflecting a modern-day tropical ambiance; 4 Seasons Hotel, a AAA Five Diamond hotel-within-a-hotel, providing 424 rooms and suites; and the stand-alone all-suite THEhotel which will be revamped and rebranded Delano Las Vegas in late 2013. Mandalay Bay boasts an 11-acre tropical pool paradise, showcasing genuine sand, a wave swimming pool and the only climate-controlled, poolside pc gaming in the city. Other property highlights include world-class home entertainment at the 12,000-seat Mandalay Bay Occasions Center, acclaimed dining by celebrity chefs and restaurateurs, Shark Reef Fish tank and the 1.7-million-square-foot Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Mandalay Bay’s providings also consist of BATHHOUSE Day spa, Home of Blues Concert Hall and restaurant, and The Shoppes at Mandalay Location, a collection of distinct boutiques and restaurants. In 2013, Mandalay Bay will become home to a resident Cirque du Soleil production based on the music and choreography of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson.
3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89119
702-632-7777

Bellagio Resort and Gambling establishment

Motivated by the beautiful towns of Europe, the AAA Five Diamond Bellagio overlooks a Mediterranean-blue, 8 1/2-acre lake, where fountains carry out a magnificent aquatic ballet choreographed to music and lights.

Within Bellagio are prize-winning dining experiences including 2 AAA Five Diamond restaurants, Julian Serrano’s Picasso and Le Cirque from the renowned Maccioni family.

Bellagio is home to a remarkable collection of luxury retailers including Louis Vuitton, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Tiffany & & Co., Breguet, Prada, Fred Leighton, Chanel, Dior, Fendi, Bottega Veneta, Hermès and OMEGA.

A world-class art gallery, the elegant Conservatory & & Botanical Gardens, the spectacular “O” by Cirque du Soleil, a luxurious spa and salon, vibrant night life at The Bank, Hyde Bellagio and Lily Bar & & Lounge and an elegant casino all add to the extraordinary Bellagio experience.

3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-693-7111

Celeb preview: Fall Out Boy, Wiz Khalifa, Ringo Starr, Christina Milian, ‘Star Trip’.

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Entertainers Fall Out Child at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 17, 2015, at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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Olivia Newton-John Reaches Flamingo
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Overseas showbiz royalty takes command of Las Vegas this weekend as “Star Expedition” satisfies Earth’s ordinary citizens. Beam me up, Scotty, and let’s roar at warp speed with crown and scepter in hand!

Recently knighted Dame Joan Collins arrived Thursday from London for a packed 96-hour big salami for the weekend’s “Star Trek” convention at the Rio. The still-gorgeous 81-year-old previous “Dynasty” actress who looks Three Decade younger has dinner reservations at Lakeside and Sinatra at Wynn Las Vegas and Repetition, respectively.

But her dance card is full Saturday with a solo and joint Q+A with William Shatner. Joan informs me that she’s anticipating judging the “Star Trek” outfit contest. She intends to be back in town this succumb to another weekend of her one-woman program just recently at South Point.

Joan starred in the “Star Trek” episode labelled “The City on the Edge of Forever,” playing Edith Keeler, owner of a New york city City mission where Kirk and Spock, represented by the late Leonard Nimoy, wind up in a time warp. Her role was shot in three days in February 1967.

Australian pop princess and Flamingo headliner Olivia Newton-John is right here this weekend for the 35th anniversary of “Xanadu.” With beautiful daughter Chloe Lattanzi, the duo will certainly premiere their very first music-video collaboration, “You Need to Believe,” at Share Nightclub on Saturday.

Their dance single is inspired by Olivia’s No. 1 hit “Magic” from the movie, and Chloe rewrote the verse of the chorus. They shot their music video at Share earlier this year. Share is being transformed into a modern-day Xanadu.

The video, available on iTunes on Tuesday, features Las Vegas artists from Chippendales, “Jubilee,” “Legends in Concert” and “Divas Las Vegas,” together with homage artists, and they’re participate in the midnight party for the premiere. We’ll have protection on Monday.

We likewise are flashing back to the 1980s with the Super Freestyle Surge at Orleans Arena on Friday night with Stevie B., Taylor Dayne, Expose, Lisa Lisa and more; our Q+A with Taylor was published Thursday. Melissa Etheridge is at the Palms, and Tony Orlando is at South Point.

British pop royalty and famous The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr will be honored in a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ very first look in Las Vegas at a Fremont Street ceremony.

“Dancing With destiny” Las Vegas stars Julianne Hough and Derek Hough bring their “Move Live on Tour” to the Venetian.

2 other weekend notes: Congratulations to legendary music magnate Berry Gordy’s child and current guest writer Sherry Gordy from the majesty that’s Motown on the second anniversary of her program at Fiesta Rancho.

Animal magician Dirk Arthur, who starts his residency at Westgate Las Vegas on Aug. 24, held auditions Thursday for female magician assistants, with the winning lineup to drift in an automobile above the phase and vanish and come back in a helicopter. They likewise will work with Dirk’s family of big felines, that include white, orange and snow white tigers, African and snow leopards, tigers and a bobcat.

I can’t say that we will boldly go where no male has actually preceded, but we will set phasers to stun with this weekend’s Royal Robin Rundown. Live long and flourish!

FRIDAY, AUG. 7

Fall Out Child @Palms
Fall Out Boy performs live at the Palms.Introduce slideshow “

2015 Signboards: Wiz Khalifa at Tao
Wiz Khalifa hosts and performs at the Official 2015 Billboard Music Awards Pre-Party at Tao on Saturday, May 16, 2015, in the Venetian.Introduce slideshow “

MUSIC

Fall Out Kid, Wiz Khalifa and Hoodie Allen are at Mandalay Bay Events Center.

The Super Freestyle Surge ’80s Flashback including Expose, Taylor Dayne, Lisa Lisa and more is at Orleans Arena.

Melissa Etheridge is at Pearl at the Palms.

Tony Orlando is at South Point all weekend.

Neal McCoy is at Golden Nugget Display room.

The Wailers are at the Hard Rock Hotel swimming pool.

Nashville Unplugged features Ashley Gorley and Chris DeStefano at Club Madrid in Sundown Station.

Cash Presley is at the Railhead in Boulder Station.

Jeff Young & & Sherri are at Lounge at the Palms.

The Goodfellas are at Sanders Family Winery in Pahrump.

“A Celebration of the King’s Life” with Johnny Fortuno is at Eastside Cannery.

COMEDY

Dennis Miller is at Orleans Display room for 2 nights.

Ron White is at the Mirage for two nights.

OF SPECIAL NOTE

The Fray at Chelsea Ballroom
The Fray performs at Chelsea Ballroom in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Friday, July 27, 2012.Launch slideshow “

Visitor Columnist Mat Franco
Guest columnist magician Mat Franco.Launch slideshow “

Tickets go on sale for Queensryche and Dokken at Downtown Las Vegas Occasions Center on Aug. 29; “The Voice” Period 7 champion Craig Wayne Boyd at Sundown Station on Nov. 6; Train and The Fray at DLVEC on Nov. 7; Sam Hunt at the Chelsea in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Dec. 4; and Gary Clark Jr. at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade on March 12.

The Official Star Expedition Convention is at the Rio all weekend.

“America’s Got Talent” winner magician Mat Franco continues his new-residency previews at the Linq all weekend.

Ava’s Avengers put together for “Heroes Through Music,” a cabaret to benefit the Rudy Structure, at the Cube Theater.

The Third Annual Kumukahi Ukulele & & Hula Celebration is at Sam’s Town Live! for 2 days.

Magnificence Kickboxing Presents Glory 23 at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel.

CELEBRATION PATROL

Crystal Hefner at 2015 Rehabilitation Swimwear
Crystal Hefner hosts and DJs at the 2015 Rehab Bikini Invitational at Rehab on Saturday, June 13, 2015, in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.Introduce slideshow “

The Bikini Invitational with DJ Crystal Hefner is at Rehabilitation in the Hard Rock Hotel.

Wiz Khalifa hosts at Tao in the Venetian.

Taboo of The Black Eyed Peas is at Structure Space in Home of Blues at Mandalay Bay.

ABC’s “Bachelor in Paradise 2” star Carly Waddell hosts at Chateau Club in Paris Las Vegas.

SATURDAY, AUG. 8

MUSIC

The “Summerland Trip 2015” featuring Everclear, Fuel, Toadies and American Hi-Fi is at Brooklyn Bowl.

James Otto is at Sunset Station.

Najee is at Aliante.

“The Elvis Homage Program” starring Justin Shandor is at the M Pavilion.

“Great Jazz Standards” starring The Woody Woods Trio and wine tasting is at Sanders Household Winery.

OF SPECIAL NOTE

Tickets go on sale for Lauryn Hill on Sept. 8 and Rebel SoulJahz on Nov. 5 at Brooklyn Bowl.

The Lingerie Combating Champions 20: A Midsummer Night’s Dream is at the Joint.

“Move Survive Trip 2015” showcasing Julianne Hough and Derek Hough is at the Venetian

Ringo Starr will certainly be honored in a ceremony downtown to memorialize the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ very first look in Las Vegas.

The HUBB Classic automobile & & Components Flea market is at the HUBB in Pahrump.

The Chalk Hill Wine Supper is at chef Hubert Keller’s Fleur in Mandalay Bay.

Las Vegas Outlaws vs. San Jose Sabercats: 3/30/15
The Las Vegas Outlaws take on the San Jose Sabercats during the Outlaws' first Arena Football League game Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.Introduce slideshow “

It’s Las Vegas Outlaws vs. Spokane Shock at the Thomas & & Mack Center.

CELEBRATION PATROL

Olivia Newton-John and daughter Chloe Lattanzi host their world-premiere video-release party at Share.

Nervo start their “Haute Mess” residency at Foxtail Swimming pool Club in SLS Las Vegas.

Christina Milian hosts and performs at Go Pool in the Flamingo; our Q+A with the actress-singer was published today.

Henrix is at Light in Mandalay Bay; our Q+A with the Miami-based DJ was posted today.

SUNDAY, AUG. 9

OF SPECIAL KEEP IN MIND

Sailor Jerry’s BBQ is at Atomic Alcohols.

CELEBRATION PATROL

Christian Milian hosts Champagne Sundays at the Linq Hotel swimming pool.

Tyga is at Drai’s Bar atop the Cromwell.

We’ll be back Sunday with reports and images of the stars at work and play and visitor columns by new Live Country Entertainment President Kurt Melien and mixed drink king Salvatore Calabrese of Bound at the Cromwell.

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

Follow Robin Leach on Twitter at Twitter.com/ Robin_Leach.

Follow Las Vegas Sun Entertainment + Luxury Elder Editor Don Chareunsy on Twitter at Twitter.com/ VDLXEditorDon.

Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino

Carnival lasts all year at the Rio. With a float occasionally passing overhead and dropping beads while feathered dancers fire up the bettors below, the Rio tries to keep its 120,000-square foot gambling establishment jumping with excitement. Unique Brazilian mixed-drinks are also served throughout the gambling establishment. The hotel suites tend to be larger than comparable priced spaces on the Strip and lots of offer outstanding views with floor to ceiling windows.

The Rio provides some quality reveals like “Penn & & Teller” and “Chippendales.” Numerous come to the Rio for the nightlife at the VooDoo Lounge, situated on the 51st floor, or McFadden’s Irish Bar on the gambling establishment level.

Others come for a bit relaxation at the Rio Medical spa or swimming pool area and still others come to shop at the hotel’s 60,000 square feet of stores. In each of these endeavors, the Rio attempts making the experience a bit more fun and spontaneous.

The Rio likewise provides visitors a range of dining choices from all-American food at the All-American Bar & & Grille to Gaylord India Restaurant for something a little spicier as well as Carnival World Buffet for the indecisive.

3700 W. Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89103
702-777-7634

MGM Grand Hotel and Casino

MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort, provides 5,044 spaces and suites.

MGM Grand features KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett’s Funny Club; and world-class home entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood Theatre.

The resort provides signature dining establishments by celebrity chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish House, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & & Grill and Michelin 3 star and Forbes 5 Star dining establishment, Joël Robuchon.

As part of its ongoing “Grand Restoration,” MGM Grand has actually renovated all rooms and suites in its main tower and is adding several brand-new experiences to its lineup including Hakkasan Las Vegas Dining establishment and Club, a new high end dining/nightlife principle (can be found in April 2013).

MGM Grand also includes a modern, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Day spa, Cristophe Beauty salon, “CSI: The Experience” and an inviting pool complex showcasing the tantalizing daylife of Wet Republic.

Upscale cottages include The Mansion, a special hotel within the hotel; the glamorous two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The Signature at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel situated surrounding to the major resort.

3799 Las Vegas Boulevard S. Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-891-1111