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Best Options: John Fogerty, Age of Chivalry, Monster Energy Cup and more for your Las Vegas weekend

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Courtesy Feld Home Entertainment The Beast Energy Cup Supercross uses its greatest prize ever at Sam Boyd Stadium.

VIVA LAS VEGRASS The Southern Nevada Bluegrass Music Society provides its 2nd annual Viva Las VeGrass music festival at Craig Cattle ranch Park this weekend. Expect nonstop music from regional, regional and national bluegrass groups on a solar-powered stage with the addition of craftspeople focused on recycled art and organic products, food trucks and a beer garden. October 12-14, info at < a href="

http://www.snbms.org/” target =” _ blank “rel= “noopener” > snbms.org. AGE OF CHIVALRY Clark County Parks and Entertainment provides the 25th yearly Age of Chivalry Renaissance Celebration, a three-day event at Sundown Park loaded with different activities, historical re-enactments, live performances and authentic duration foods and beverages. The annual favorite family-friendly festival offers more than 100 artisans, full-contact jousting competitions, princess tea parties and bands including Killian’s Angels, Tempest and Whiskey Bards. October 12-14, information at < a href="

http://www.lvrenfair.com/” target=” _ blank” rel=” noopener “> lvrenfair.com. JOHN FOGERTY Back for the fall extension of his intimate Repetition Theater engagement, John Fogerty brings exceptional rock power and his extraordinary collection of Creedence Clearwater Revival classics to the Vegas stage this weekend and through October 20. October 12-13, details at < a href=" https://www.wynnlasvegas.com/Entertainment/JohnFogerty" target="

_ blank “rel=” noopener” > wynnlasvegas.com. LIONEL RICHIE Your last chance to capture “All The Hits” at Planet Hollywood’s Zappos Theater has arrived. Lionel Richie’s Las Vegas Strip residency performance returns Friday and Saturday with his final performances set for October 17, 19 and 20. October 12-13, details at < a href="

https://www.caesars.com/planet-hollywood/shows/lionel_richie” target =” _ blank” rel=” noopener” > caesars.com. BEAST ENERGY SUPERCROSS In its 8th year, the Monster Energy Cup supercross race uses a possible $1 million benefit, the largest prize in motorcycle racing, granted to the winner of all three 10-lap main events at Sam Boyd Arena. Fans can delight in a full day of entertainment at the Pit Party from midday till 6 p.m. consisting of sign sessions, live music, freestyle motocross and more. October 13, information at unlvtickets.com.

Weekend Rewind: Drake and Migos, ‘Mean Girls’ milkshakes, Salt Bae and more

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. In 2015 at this time, NBA terrific Magic Johnson was in town to speak at the yearly Global Video gaming Exposition, predicting major league sports success for Las Vegas. He’s back on the Strip this week to be honored ahead of the preseason video game in between the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors at T-Mobile Arena Wednesday, hosting the Magic Johnson’s Showtime pop-up concert tonight at 9 p.m. at Mandalay Bay Beach. Snoop Dogg will carry out together with a few surprise visitors. On Wednesday, Mayor Carolyn Goodman will declare October 10 Magic Johnson Day in the city of Las Vegas and offer the point guard-turned-entertainment magnate a key to the city. (UPDATE: The Mandalay performance and celebration has actually been held off.)

Flashing back to the action-packed weekend (and if you were anywhere around T-Mobile Arena for Saturday’s chaotic UFC occasion, possibly there was a little excessive action): On Friday, golf enthusiast Rory Mcllroy celebrated his Group Europe Ryder Cup win with dinner and fun at Tao Bar at the Venetian. Rapper French Montana dined with “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star Scott Disick at Tao Saturday night before Montana’s Marquee Bar efficiency at the Cosmopolitan. Montana had actually already partied at Drai’s Bar Friday night with NBA names Paul Pierce and Trevor Ariza as Migos carried out the first of two nights at the club. And naturally, superstars ranging from stars Matt Damon and Chris Pratt to artists Anthony Kiedis and Drake (who loaded MGM Grand Garden Friday and Saturday nights) were found at the fight, ideally avoiding any physical contact.

A true web sensation hit the Strip this weekend, too. On Sunday, Turkish chef, butcher and restaurateur Nusret Gökçe– you know him as Salt Bae– stopped in at the Cosmopolitan’s streamlined Japanese izakaya Zuma for an unforgettable meal and was certainly celebrated by the dining establishment’s personnel. Did trendy spices ensue? Most likely.

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Courtesy Salt Bae at Zuma. One flooring listed below, the Cosmopolitan’s hip Block 16 Urban Food Hall task is now complete. New york city City mezcal and tequila bar Ghost Donkey opened its Vegas version there over the weekend, serving specialized crafted cocktails and a comprehensive collection of Mexican spirits together with unique nachos topped with wild mushrooms, black truffles, chorizo and tripe stew and more.

Star Jonathan Bennett is best understood for playing Aaron Samuels in the 2004 motion picture “Mean Girls” and he’s still milking it … or, in the case of what took place Sunday at the Style Program mall, milkshaking it. Bennett was at Sugar Factory American Brasserie signing copies of his new “The Burn Cookbook” (like the motion picture’s “Burn Book,” in case you forgot) with co-writer Nikki Martin from “Food Network Star.” He tested the Twinkie Dinkie shake and signature Rainbow Sliders in between signing sessions.

Esports Arena Las Vegas, the first dedicated esports venue on the Strip opened 6 months earlier at Luxor, was named Venue of the Year recently at the inaugural Tempest Esports Business Awards, which are designed to recognize the industry’s most innovative business and executives. The arena hosted the awards event, part of the Esports Service Summit.

It’s that time of the year: The ladies of “Dream” will debut their 2019 calendar on Thursday, October 11, to accompany the 19th anniversary of the burlesque revue at Luxor. The new calendar has a “golden goddess” style as the program collaborated with style professional photographer and stylist Oscar Picazo, the guy behind The Black Tape Job, for images including the cast dressed in absolutely nothing however gold tape. A portion of the profits from the sale of each calendar benefits Keep Memory Alive in memory of the fantastic Robin Leach.

Best Bets: Lenny Kravitz, Drake, A Choreographers’ Display and more for your Las Vegas weekend

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Charles Sykes/Invision/AP Lenny Kravitz stars at the Chelsea Saturday night.

Fall has actually finally arrived however there’s no decreasing in Las Vegas. Thanks to a UFC mega-fight at T-Mobile Arena Saturday night, the Strip will be buzzing, however there are lots of superstar concerts and diverse home entertainment offerings to cancel the weekend.

THE MOODY BLUES The influential progressive rock clothing finishes up its restricted engagement at Repetition Theater with two shows this weekend, playing a double-set of greatest hits followed by landmark album “Days of Future Passed” in its entirety. October 5-6, information at < a href=" https://www.wynnlasvegas.com/Entertainment/TheMoodyBlues" target="

_ blank “rel =” noopener “> wynnlasvegas.com. DRAKE AND MIGOS The hottest hip-hop tour in the country storms into MGM Grand Garden Arena for back-to-back nights of hit music that will have the Strip bouncing to the beat. October 5-6, information at < a href="

https://www.mgmgrand.com/en.html” target=” _ blank” rel=” noopener” > mgmgrand.com. LAS VEGAS PHILHARMONIC Continuing its edgy musical experiences, the Las Vegas Philharmonic performs the dramatic, spine-tingling rating from Alfred Hitchcock’s timeless psychological-horror movie rating “Psycho” (by Bernard Hermann) at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts’ Reynolds Hall. October 6, information at < a href="

https://www.lvphil.org/concert/psycho/” target=” _ blank” rel=” noopener “> lvphil.org. LENNY KRAVITZ Exploring behind brand-new album” Raise Vibration,” the veteran rocker returns to Las Vegas for a show at the Cosmopolitan’s Chelsea theater Saturday night. October 6, details at < a href=" https://www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com/entertainment/events/lenny-kravitz" target=

” _ blank” rel=” noopener” > cosmopolitanlasvegas.com. A CHOREOGRAPHERS’ SHOWCASE Cirque du Soleil and Nevada Ballet Theatre present “Art From Art: The 11th Yearly Choreographers Showcase” on Sunday (and again October 13 and 14) at the Mystere Theatre at Treasure Island. More than 60 local artists from dancers to acrobats to aerialists sign up with forces to develop an unique and distinctively Vegas experience. October 7, info at nevadaballet.org.

Weekend Rewind: Jennifer Lopez wraps it up, Shaq slings chicken and more

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Ethan Miller/Getty Images Jennifer Lopez during her last program at World Hollywood.

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018|2 a.m.

Las Vegas, we made it through The Monday. Now the show goes on, as it constantly does, thanks to you. Let’s do this.

Jennifer Lopez went for it for her finale at Planet Hollywood’s Zappos Theater Saturday night, but then again, she went for it every night during her two-year residency. She was signed up with onstage by Ja Guideline for “I’m Genuine,” their hit partnership from 2001, and by LL Cool J for “All I Have,” the 2002 track that sampled 1981 hit “Really Unique” and also worked as an appropriate name for J.Lo’s residency show. The vocalist, dancer, actress and producer likewise had 2 smaller, really special visitors: her 10-year-old twins Max and Emme, who got their mommy all teary-eyed while she sang “I Hope You Dance.” Among the stars in the audience: Sean “Diddy” Combs, red hot comedian Tiffany Haddish, Kobe and Vanessa Bryant, Vanessa Hudgens, design Ashley Graham and existing Chippendales guest star Tyson Beckford. The program set an all-time one-night ticket revenue record amongst Las Vegas residency programs of $1.43 million according to Caesars Entertainment, and the afterparty was held at MR CHOW at Caesars Palace.

On Sunday night in San Cristobal De La Laguna in the Canary Islands, two other Las Vegas resident stars won big. Las Vegas Aces A’ja Wilson and Kelsey Plum grabbed gold medals as the United States beat Australia to win the 3rd straight FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup.

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Courtesy Facebook See Shaq understands chicken?” Big Chicken Shaq,” a new eight-episode reality show following basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal as he satisfies a lifelong dream of opening a chicken dining establishment in Las Vegas (!) will debut on Facebook Watch on Thursday, October 6. You can win a seat at Shaq’s table for the opening of the restaurant near the Hard Rock Hotel by uploading a video to the Official Big Chicken Shaw Facebook Group.

Scott Evil, aka star and comic Seth Green, became the latest superstar to check out “Opium” at the Cosmopolitan on Saturday night. I’m thinking he delighted in the exhilarating acrobatic act with the fantastic, small dog who puts Mr. Bigglesworth to shame.

The longest running show on the Strip is changing it up next week. “Legends in Performance” will reveal brand-new homages to Elvis Presley, George Michael, Bruno Mars and Donna Summer in its October 8 performance at the Flamingo’s Donny and Marie Showroom. “Hot Stuff” certainly, continuing through November 18.

A fast and tasty off-Strip upgrade: The Bend, a 14-acre workplace and retail space at West Sunset and Durango, just recently announced four occupants that will sign up with the planned Galaxy Theatres at the brand-new southwest development. The Great Greek, Sola Salons, Mothership Coffee and Shang Artisan Noodles are on the way, with groundbreaking later this year and a planned opening in fall 2019.

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.

Weekend Rewind: David Letterman with Paul Shaffer, Jerry Rice, Queen and more

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The NFL hasn’t landed in Las Vegas right now but the very first professional football weekend of the season brought some of the sports stars to our city. Hall of Famer Jerry Rice partied at Tao Club at the Venetian Friday night after dining at Scotch 80 Prime. He ran into fellow football greats Lawrence Taylor and Eric Dickerson at the Palms’ hot spot, and all 3 made an appearance at Apex Social Club later on.

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Carlo Macias Jerry Rice at Tao. Because getting here in Las Vegas on August 28 and beginning The Crown Jewels residency at Park Theater on September 1, Queen and Adam Lambert (and the legendary rock band’s music) have taken over the town. Lambert, Brian May and Roger Taylor found their way to “Absinthe” at Caesars Palace during a night off for what Might described as an “outrageously improper” night of entertainment, naturally. The next night, the stars of the upcoming motion picture “Bohemian Rhapsody,” consisting of Rami Malek who depicts Freddie Mercury and Gwilym Lee who plays Brian Might, captured the Park Theater show and partied after the show with a VIP reception at Park MGM’s elegant Juniper Barroom. I caught The Crown Jewels Friday night and as recommended in the other day’s Sun, it’s something you don’t want to miss.

Speaking of Park MGM: Los Angeles chef Roy Choi lastly released some new details about his planned dining establishment at the still-renovating resort. It will be called Buddy, and Choi describes the concept as “a remixed and remastered collection of the development of our Los Angeles– its food, its music, its culture. … It’s Koreatown in a pill, a portal to the streets of L.A., but likewise rooted in what makes Las Vegas … VEGAS.” The entrance will be modeled after a liquor shop and bodega while the dining-room easily drenched in natural tones. Friend is set up to open in December.

Gloria and Emilio Estefan might not have actually made the journey to Las Vegas to see their Broadway musical “On Your Feet!” at the Smith Center, but they certainly sent their relates to. They donated $25,000 to Keep Memory Alive in support of the Major Jose M. Fajardo Client Solutions Program, in honor of Gloria’s dad who passed away of multiple sclerosis. The program’s cast provided the check to Larry Ruvo Thursday as the Smith Center’s CEO Myron Martin and Dr. Marwan Sabbagh, director of the Cleveland Center Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, searched.

The Righteous Brothers and Victor Drai will be receiving some important honors at the recently revealed sixth annual Gambling establishment Entertainment Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel on October 10. Bobby Hatfield and Expense Collection were recognized as the first rock and roll act to play the Las Vegas Strip in 1964 at the Sands and will receive the Legend Award at the event inside Vinyl next month. After Hatfield passed in 2003, Medley revived the Righteous Brothers with Bucky Heard and the duo has actually been carrying out at Harrah’s considering that 2016. Drai, who was identified recently dining at the tiny, fantastic Elia Authentic Greek Taverna, will be honored with his own Legend Award recognizing his contributions as a true night life icon; he runs Drai’s Bar and Beachclub and Drai’s AfterHours at the Cromwell.

315K travelers anticipated in Las Vegas throughout Labor Day weekend

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Tourist officials anticipate 315,000 individuals to travel to Las Vegas throughout Labor Day weekend.

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority states it anticipates those visitors to spend $237.3 million throughout their journey.

The company accountable for promoting the location states 96 percent of the city’s more than 147,000 hotel spaces will be scheduled during the weekend.

Events anticipated to draw visitors consist of the return of Jennifer Lopez to Zappos Theater at World Hollywood for the last run of her residency.

Queen and Adam Lambert have shows together scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at Park Theater inside Park MGM. Mariah Carey will also go back to Las Vegas with efficiencies Friday through Sunday at the Colosseum inside Caesars Palace.

Dayclubs and bars have actually likewise lined up numerous DJs.

Weekend Rewind: Anita Baker, En Vogue, Mat Franco and more

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Several Grammy winner Anita Baker thrilled her very first Repetition Theater audience at Wynn Las Vegas Friday night, taking the phase with an efficiency of “Woman Marmalade” before rolling out all her fan favorites and turning the glamorous room into a soul event. It was the first of 5 sold-out shows at Wynn for Baker, who’s concluding a dazzling phase career with her Farewell Concert Series tour this year. She’s back onstage August 29 and September 1 and 2 so strike those ticket apps if you wish to capture this famous vocalist live and face to face.

The two resident headliners who just recently returned to Vegas revealed extra dates over the weekend. Barry Manilow’s Westgate International Theater show is now selling tickets for efficiencies from September through February, and Barry’s on the books for dates each month through June. And Mariah Carey revealed 5 brand-new dates in the brand-new year for “The Butterfly Returns” at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. She’s back on the Strip this weekend with concerts on August 31 and September 1, 2, 5, 9 and 10, while tickets for her February shows will go on sale this Friday.

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Barry Manilow at the Westgate. Starlet Jennifer Finnigan from TELEVISION’s “Salvation” commemorated her birthday Saturday night in downtown Las Vegas with actor other half Jonathan Silverman at Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Steakhouse at the D. After a customized “Redemption” carrot cake, the couple was spied partying with gambling establishment owner Derek Stevens and his wife Nicole at the Longbar.

Bear in mind that chart-topping, R&B- meets-hip-hop, collaborative cover “Whatta Man” from 1993-94? Be prepared to see it performed live when you have a look at “I Love the ’90s: The Vegas Program” at Paris Las Vegas this fall. Both great woman groups who put that song at No. 3 on the Signboard charts will be among the opening acts for the brand-new Strip production as En Style was just recently announced to be signing up with Salt-N-Pepa. Also planned for the kickoff performances October 12-27 at the Paris Theater are Rob Base (” It Takes Two”) and All-4-One (” I Swear”).

Mat Franco celebrated the third anniversary of his show “Magic Reinvented Nightly” Friday night at the Linq, honoring the milestone with Champagne and cupcakes with his crew prior to the program. The upstairs theater was called for the “America’s Got Talent”- winning magician last spring and he’s been carrying out 8 reveals a week there given that last summer.

There’s been a lot of F&B action at the Venetian and Palazzo lately and yet another brand-new location was announced recently. Mott 32, an award-winning dining establishment based in Hong Kong, will open its very first U.S. station at the Palazzo this winter, bringing a menu of authentic Chinese dishes bied far from generations. Executive chef Man-Sing Lee holds two Michelin stars and will team with Vegas-based head chef Alan Ji to create the new cooking experience.

Best Bets: Jack White, Abba the Performance, Lights FC and more for your Las Vegas weekend

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Amy Harris/Invision/AP Jack White performs in New Orleans in May.

Friday, Aug. 24, 2018|2 a.m.

. This one’s for the residents. Next week brings another huge Vegas vacation weekend with Labor Day on Monday, September 3, meaning the Strip’s clubs, dayclubs and concert halls will be loaded with visitors trying to find one last enjoyable summer fling. However these next 3 days are the correct time for Las Vegans to take advantage of the valley’s different entertainment offerings with a little less traveler traffic.

RODRIGO Y GABRIELA Brooklyn Bowl stays of the music-loving local’s preferred performance destinations and this Friday show from among the world’s most popular acoustic instrumental acts is just another reason why. August 24, info at brooklynbowl.com.

JACK WHITE Infamously reclusive artist and actor Tom Waits came out of hiding to go to Jack White’s concert last week in San Francisco. Who understands who will show up to see the enigmatic blues rocker’s second of two programs today at the Cosmopolitan’s Chelsea theater Friday night? August 24, info at cosmopolitanlasvegas.com.

LAS VEGAS LIGHTS VS. FRESNO FC You just have six more opportunities to capture a Cashman Field match throughout the Lights’ historic inaugural season and there’s no time like today. Saturday night’s contest against Fresno starts at 8 p.m. and also features pre- and post-match fireworks, plus barbecue at the Zappos Tailgate Party. August 25, info at lasvegaslightsfc.com.

ABBA THE CONCERT If you have actually already seen “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” a couple times this summer season and you’re still hungry for more music, hit the Tropicana Theater Saturday for 21st Century Artists’ long-running ABBA tribute program. From “Dancing Queen” to “Waterloo,” this program will cover all the bases in celebratory fashion. August 25, information at < a href="

https://www.troplv.com/entertainment/abba-the-concert” > troplv.com. ROB ZOMBIE & & MARILYN MANSON The “Twins of Evil: Second Coming” tour reunites these two controversial, genre-bending rock legends at the MGM Grand Garden Arena this weekend. The tour opener in Michigan saw Manson and Zombie covering the Beatles’ “Helter Skelter” and the appearance of at least one huge robot puppet. August 25, details at mgmgrand.com.

Weekend Rewind: Sarah Jessica Parker, Penn & & Teller, Ryan Lochte, Taste Flav and more

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Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018|2 a.m.

Starlet and designer Sarah Jessica Parker dropped into her SJP store at Bellagio on Thursday to share some shopping pointers and suggestions with her visitors, even signing the bottom of a newly acquired set of shoes for one consumer. The “Sex and the City” icon reportedly enjoys to play individual shopper and after fulfilling her at the SJP opening last year, I think it.

The Las Vegas Aces may have narrowly missed the WNBA playoffs in their inaugural season however the team and its owners, MGM Resorts International, built a rock-solid foundation for the future of expert basketball in the city and on the Strip. The Aces capped their year Sunday with a loss to the Atlanta Dream although the Mandalay Bay Events Center crowd (reported at 5,737) was loud and proud the whole method through. Among the hoops fans taking in the season ending were Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis and hip-hop buzz male extraordinaire Flavor Flav.

Mentioning MGM Resorts, the hospitality giant just recently revealed a full-on culinary extravaganza to be held in October, seeming developed around the previously revealed Martha Stewart Wine & & Food Experience concerning the Las Vegas Festival Premises on Oct. 13. The new plans run throughout the weekend of Oct. 12-14 with several ticketed dinners and unique food events at Mandalay Bay, Delano Las Vegas and Luxor. The “Dine Under the (Michelin) Stars” six-course banquet includes a menu created by superstar chefs Alain Ducasse, Michael Mina, Charlie Palmer, Shawn McClain, Hubert Keller and Susan Feniger at the regal Rivea restaurant. Have A Look At Mandalay Bay’s site for tickets to that a person.

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Ryan Lochte at Marquee.

Even more on the food front, Park MGM has unveiled yet another new idea coming soon to fill out its dining establishment lineup. La Noodle, featuring authentic Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai food in a casual atmosphere with an outside covered patio area and a 1980s soundtrack, will show up in November. Likewise en route to the refurbished previous Monte Carlo resort are New York City’s award-winning Wanderer Restaurant, the Italian market Eataly and an unnamed Korean restaurant from Los Angeles chef Roy Choi.

Penn & & Teller are back onstage at the Rio. The magic and comedy duo took a break to allow Teller to recuperate from back surgery and made their victorious return on Saturday night. Their one-of-a-kind show has actually been extended for three more years at the Rio, where they initially opened in January 2001. It’s unlike other program on or off the Strip, so if you have not seen them yet, consider yourself fortunate to get a lot more opportunities.

Did you become aware of Ryan Lochte? The 12-time Olympic swimming medalist was indeed making the Vegas rounds last weekend for a late birthday celebration, consisting of celebrations at XS Nightclub Friday night and from a grand cabana at Marquee Dayclub Saturday. Another sports name took over a stage-side booth at XS Friday for his own b-day party: Former L.A. Lakers player and New york city Knicks coach Derek Fisher.

At Drai’s Friday night, Atlanta rap artist and manufacturer Clifford Harris– who is formally going by SUGGESTION instead of the more familiar T.I.– was honored onstage after his efficiency at the Cromwell bar in acknowledgment of the 15-year anniversary of his genre-defining album “Trap Muzik.” TIP is just one of the big names in hip-hop who call Drai’s house when in Vegas.