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Hakkasan commemorates resident DJ Tiesto’s Grammy Award win Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at MGM Grand.
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Linq Headliner Mat Franco
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“America’s Got Skill” champion magician and brand-new Linq Hotel headliner Mat Franco hosts the screening of his 2-hour NBC special “Mat Franco’s Got Magic” at the Linq Swimming pool. Our tour of his new headliner program and interview with Mat was posted Wednesday.
Longtime Las Vegas performer Tony Sacca will certainly be recognized with the 23rd star on the Las Vegas Strip on the walkway outside Mon Ami Gabi at Paris Las Vegas. Our interview with Tony discussing his three-decade career right here will certainly be posted next week.
Bubba Knight and Kathy Knight of Gladys Knight & & The Pips join with the Smith Center President Myron Martin and community leaders, plus Torrey Russell, creator of Broadway in the Hood for the inaugural gala benefit at Troesh Theater in the Smith Center for the “Sense of Happiness Theatricals” preview of upcoming productions including “Dreamgirls,” “Violet” and “Driving Miss Daisy.”
Four-time WWE champ and MMA star Alberto El Client will be the color analyst of the brand-new NBC Universal live-event series beginning at Downtown Las Vegas Occasions Center. The Combate Americas (La Jaula) cage will host co-main events with welterweight star Ozzie Alvarez facing undefeated Justin “Tactician” Patterson and relentless John “Attractive Mexy” Castaneda fighting former Marine Justin “The Therapist” Governale.
Chris Phillips of Zowie Bowie and former member electronic violinist Lydia Ansel reteam for the 25th anniversary Shade Tree houseparty in Henderson.
Sammy Ladeki tosses a Treats for 2 party– pair of alcoholic drinks and a dessert for $22– to commemorate the second anniversary of his Sammy’s Dining establishment and Bar in Environment-friendly Valley to benefit the Dave Rice Structure.
Pia Zadora and George Wallace are two of the guests for Dennis Bono’s totally free radio and Web TV program taping at South Point for broadcast all weekend.
Tiesto is at Hakkasan in MGM Grand. He’ll be there for New Year’s Eve, too, it was announced this week.
TOMORROW ‘S TEASE
Our weekly Weekend Star Preview includes brand-new Axis at Planet Hollywood headliner Jennifer Lopez pausing from shooting her detective series on the streets of New york city to explore her new theater, perform at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Celebration at MGM Grand Garden Arena and host a celebration at Chateau Club in Paris Las Vegas.
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MGM Grand Hotel and Casino
MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort, provides 5,044 spaces and suites.
MGM Grand showcases 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 signature dining establishments by celebrity chefs consisting of Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish House, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & & Grill and Michelin 3 star and Forbes Five Star dining establishment, Joël Robuchon.
As part of its ongoing “Grand Restoration,” MGM Grand has actually renovated all spaces and suites in its main tower and is adding a number of new experiences to its lineup including Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub, a new upscale dining/nightlife concept (can be found in April 2013).
MGM Grand also showcases a cutting edge, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Day spa, Cristophe Hair salon, “CSI: The Experience” and an inviting pool complex including the tantalizing daylife of Wet Republic.
Upscale accommodations include The Mansion, an exclusive hotel within the hotel; the luxurious two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The Trademark at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel located nearby to the main resort.
3799 Las Vegas Boulevard S. Las Vegas, NV 89109
Hakkasan Hakkasan is the brand-new five-level 80,000-square-foot upscale restaurant, lounge and dayclub and bar in the MGM Grand that is opening April 18 in the space formerly inhabited by Studio 54. On the very first floor is Hakkasan’s main dining-room, a Cantonese dining establishment embellished with lattice cages. The restaurant is set to open May 3 and will be captained by Chef Ho Chee Boon. It will serve supper from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 5 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. The Las Vegas menu hasn’t been released yet, however the business’s other places showcase soups, small plates, seafood, meats, poultry, tofu and veggies. On the second level is a private dining-room that will cater to restaurants with deep pockets. While the menu is the very same, the space offers a breathtaking view of the dining establishment below. The third floor brings the 10,000-square-foot Ling Ling lounge, an intimate nightspot that functions as a transition to the main bar upstairs. Above that? Another club: Hakkasan’s primary club. Hakkasan’s DJ lineup will consist of some of the most significant names in the electronic music industry: DeadMau5, Tiesto, Calvin Harris and Steve Aoki. Other artists include Danny Avila, Dada Life, Bambi and Quintino. And above it, the Structure, an Asian garden with its own bar and DJ. Hakkasan’s nightclub will be open Thursday through Sunday, from 10 p.m. up until “late.” Guests need to be 21 years or older. Cover charge and table reservation rates differ. Online tickets for upcoming events start at $30 for basic admission tickets for ladies. Charges for males most likely are greater however aren’t listed. Reservations for the nightclub can be made at hakkasanlv.com or by calling 891-3838.
3799 Las Vegas Boulevard S. Las Vegas, NV 89109