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OPENING ACT

The LINQ’s Jon Gray discusses the Center Strip entertainment district.

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ON THE STRIP

Elegance at The Cromwell; Guy Fieri’s Flavortown; ABSINTHE turns three; and more.

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SENSES

Colorist Michael Boychuck gets your hair in order.

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INSIDER

Step Up All In dances its way to Las Vegas.

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VANTAGE POINT Check yourself into a sweet suite.

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SPLURGE

Everything you need to channel your inner rock star; the secrets of Van Cleef & Arpels.

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Peeking inside the closet of Britney Spears.

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The dish from Caesars Palace President Gary Selesner; healthy eats from Wolfgang Puck, Giada De Laurentiis and Nobu Matsuhisa.

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FASHION FORwARD/ LAVISH ADORNMENTS Out-of-this-world fashions on the High Roller.

The charmed life of Olivia Newton-John.

COCKTAIL CULTURE Tequila: Unmasking the misconceptions.

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SCENE + HEARD

Starcatcher: Celebrity sightings in Las Vegas.

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AROUND TOwN Dining and entertainment guide.

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The Who , Wh aT an d Wh y

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We tapped dining and music expert Grace Bascos to get the skinny on the Strip’s first true boutique hotel, The Cromwell. Naturally, she gravitated to the nightclub scene, more specifically Drai’s After Hours. “The music, like the space, is underground and unlike anything else on the Strip. This is the home of my people.” We also sent her tequila tasting to which she replied, “A night out with tequila always results in tequila stealing my phone and texting people I have sworn to never text again,” she jokes.

Photographer Erik Kabik captured some of the first images of The Cromwell and was immediately impressed. “The resort brings a classic Vegas sensibility back to the Strip in a totally modern and hip way.” Erik’s nights are often spent with his camera aimed at the acts performing at Brooklyn Bowl. The venue not only has the “best sight lines in town,” he says, but they’re “bringing talent to Vegas that we have not seen before. They’re expanding the palette of entertainment offered on the Strip.”

The big wheel keeps on turning (at one rotation every half hour)— and that was the challenge for Robert John Kley and our crew, on the High Roller set for our “Futurama” photo session. “We had to time the shots perfectly because we only had a few minutes to get each image, unless we wanted to go around again,” Robert explains. He also had the opportunity to photograph Olivia Newton-John for our cover. “She was one of the nicest people to work with: patient, kind and very beautiful.”

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The idea to go extraterrestrial on the High Roller came about when Christie Moeller and photographer Robert John Kley scouted the circular pods. “We loved the spaceage feel of the graphics on the screens in the High Roller, and we’re both huge science fiction fans, so we thought, ‘Why not let our inner sci-fi geeks out!’” Christie describes the look as “fashion from a not-too-distant future, focusing on unconventional fabrics, textures and silhouettes.”

One of the first things to catch Sabin Orr’s eye when he stepped into Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar was the restaurant’s back wall decorated with sugar skulls. “The focus is all about the drink itself, but ultimately, it’s about creating an image that’s cool and visually appealing to look at,” Sabin explains. “I wanted to give a feel for the venue as well, and the vibrant colors of the skulls on the wall helped provide an interesting depth of field.”

What will women of the future look like? That was the task we set for hair and makeup artist Krystle Randall. “I matched the hair and makeup to the intensity of the outfit. Some outfits were simple, and some were more complex.” This led Krystle to give our models a natural fresh-faced, innocent look. “It was nothing over-the-top, but we did bring a bit of edginess to our version of the futuristic woman.”

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“Located right in the heart of The Strip, The LINQ is home to the coolest and most unique venues in Vegas.” —Jon Gray

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oN THE sTrIp’s HoTTEsT NEw ATTrAcTIoNs We all know the High roller is the eye candy of The LINQ, but there are a whole lot of other tasty morsels and unique boutiques along the 1,250-foot stroll from Las Vegas Boulevard to the world’s tallest observation wheel. With close to a dozen restaurants, several bars and shops galore— specializing in everything from stylish eyewear and hats to running shoes and novelty items—there is something for everyone. Vegas Player caught up with Jon Gray, The LINQ’s vice president and general manager, to get an insider’s take on the transformation of the Center strip. 14

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The best part of the High Roller is… Taking in the best views of Las Vegas from 550 feet up in the air. Brooklyn Bowl is an experience that plays on all five senses. Explain the concept. I tell people that Brooklyn Bowl isn’t a bowling alley; it’s a rock and roll club that happens to have bowling lanes available for VIPs. Brooklyn Bowl has some of the coolest live music, with artists that you won’t find anywhere else in Las Vegas. Even when there’s not a show, it’s a great place to hang out and try craft beers and amazing food. What is F.A.M.E.? Inspired by the Asian Night Markets, it stands for Food. Art. Music. Entertainment. On the lower level, a culinary bazaar features great street foods of Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Korea, China and Vietnam on a menu serving dim sum, stir-fry, ramen, barbecue, crêpes and more. A stationary food truck offers fusion fare and will host various vendors, beginning with Fukuburger—a wildly popular Las Vegas truck that serves all-American burgers with a Japanese twist. In addition to the various dining options, a vast selection of Asian microbrews will be available in bottles and on tap. Live Asian-inspired entertainment, such as tiger and dragon dances and taiko drum performances, along with Gangnam-style beats—will keep the market festive. The upper level will host Fōchun, serving a hybrid of innovative Asian cuisine by celebrated chef Bryan Emperor.

Between bites—there are plenty of boutiques to explore. What are some unique finds? There are some cool souvenirs at The LINQ. It’s hard to leave empty-handed. Kitson features some neat Vegasinspired items. One of my favorites is a Cat Studio hand-embroidered Las Vegas pillow. If you’re looking for a personalized souvenir, check out the Polaroid Fotobar where you can turn your favorite photos from your phone, Instagram or Facebook accounts into classic Polaroids or other great art pieces. Any insider tips on how someone can get the most out of spending a day at The LINQ? Come ready to explore! I really encourage people to visit several shops, restaurants and bars. Also, if you need help planning your visit, we have the best concierge team in Las Vegas, located right next to Brooklyn Bowl. They can help you plan a great experience. Co m i n g s o o n ! Renovations are underway to transform the current Quad Resort & Casino into The LINQ Hotel & Casino. The remodeled property, with 2,256 renovated rooms, new retail and spa amenities and a refreshed pool deck, will welcome its first guests on Oct. 30. thelinq.com

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ON T HE S T R I P

G r and Op en in G: THE CROmwEll

Eat, Play, Live Manger, Jouer, Vivre

With a Touch of French Flair, The Cromwell Makes Boutique Unique by Grace bascos

The Las Vegas skyline is constantly evolving, but this time it’s not a mega-resort that is changing the face of the Strip. Following a $185-million renovation, The Cromwell revealed itself as a sexy, sophisticated hotel-casino with Parisian influences, hot new nightlife options and a first-ever restaurant from Giada De Laurentiis. It’s a whole new way to look at Las Vegas.

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Built on the footprint of Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall, The Cromwell is the Strip’s first stand-alone boutique hotel. The 188 rooms, including 19 suites, use the intimate space well, setting the bathrooms in the back, rather than near the door, to create a larger feel. Dark woods, plush upholstered wall panels and marble tile components add texture to the beautifully appointed suites, which range from a 723-square-foot one-bedroom Parlour Suite to the 2,550-square-foot, six-bedroom Cromwell Suite.

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Rooms at The Cromwell are all styled to resemble a Parisian loft apartment. The residential feel starts underfoot with playful English-French phrases printed on the hallway carpets. In the rooms, distressed hardwood floors and vintage luggage and trunk-style furnishings anchor the space, while custom photographs by Deborah Anderson play to a more sensual side.

Giada De Laurentiis’ first restaurant, Giada, occupies the hotel’s second floor and has per fect panoramic views of the Bellagio fountains across the street. In creating the space, De Laurentiis wanted it to feel as if you were coming over to her home for a dinner party. Her handson approach ensures her style of California I talian cuisine translates to the plate, but her touch is also evident in the design—from the welcoming bread oven and antipasto counter near the door to the monogrammed “G” on the chair back.

The Cromwell’s suites, some featuring Strip views, are equipped with full-size refrigerators and wet bars that can be stocked upon request.

Raise the Roof

Mixology Maestro

Drai’s has been synonymous with Las Vegas nightlife for nearly two decades, thanks to his infamous Drai’s Afterhours, which operated in the basement of Bill’s until late last year. His new 65,000-square-foot Drai’s Beach Club • Nightclub elevates the party. “I always imagined how amazing a rooftop nightclub would be in Las Vegas,” Victor Drai says. “ To see my vision come alive in such a spectacular manner is a dream come true.” If underground is more your scene, have no fear, as Drai’s returns after hours downstairs at The Cromwell. “I’m not going to change the feel—I’m just going to make it better.”

When it comes to creating cocktails, world-renowned mixologist Salvatore Calabrese leads the pack. Known as “ The Maestro,” Calabrese has crossed the pond, bringing his custom shakers, glassware and coveted recipes from London to The Cromwell’s swanky new bar, Bound by Salvatore. He credits the creation of his iconic Breakfast Martini to his wife, who once served him toast with marmalade for a morning meal. Calabrese then took the jar to work and—presto—a star beverage was born. “A great cocktail has to satisfy three elements: eyes, nose and mouth. It has to look great. It has to smell divine and taste incredible.”

Ornate, red chandeliers hang over the casino floor, adding a classic, opulent reminder of the building’s history.

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Kickin’ It into High Gear

Get in Step with Jubilee At BAlly’S lAS VeGAS. When Donn Arden’s Jubilee opened in 1981, the original costumes— designed by Bob Mack ie and Pete Menefee — cost $3.5 million. A hefty price for the day, but luckily even after a recent extensive transformation, Jubilee maintains the feather-and-rhinestone glitz and glamour of the original classic topless revue. While the refreshed production has new choreography, music and remixed visuals, the dream w a rd ro b e re m a i n s. T h a t m e a n s costumes containing 8,000 miles of sequins, jewelr y that weighs a combined 10,000 pounds, and those 22-pound headdresses can still be seen nightly.

DIaNa Ross Legendary singer Diana Ross is making a triumphant return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace this fall with her “In the Name of Love” tour, where she’ll per form a compilation of her greatest hits.

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When Britney ’s away, others will play. The re-energized Planet Hollywood concert venue, now known as the THE AXIS Powered by Monster, is filling dates at the 7,000-seat theater when resident artist Britney Spears isn’t scheduled to per form. Having already hosted summer shows by Backstreet Boys, New Kids On The Block , and Nine Inch Nails with Soundgarden, the lineup continues with a Mexican Independence Day weekend celebration featuring singer-songwriter Marco Antonio Solís (Sept. 12) and Grammy Award-winning ar tist Marc Anthony (Sept. 13), who is bringing his Cambio de Piel Tour to the Las Vegas venue. Anthony, best known for his Latin hits “Nadie Como Ella,” “ Vivir Lo Nuestro” and “ Vivir Mi Vida,” had crossover success in 1999 with his hit single, “I Need to Know,” and, more recently, his collaboration with Pitbull on “Rain Over Me.”

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ON T HE S T r I P

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Mesa Grill Keeps on Cooking

A DecADe of DecADent Dishes

Bobby Flay was one of the first celebrity chefs to dive into Las Vegas when he opened the doors of Mesa Grill in 2004. From day one, crowds have packed the vibrant David Rockwell-designed restaurant at Caesars Palace to enjoy his tonguetingling signature dishes including his New Mexican spice-rubbed pork tenderloin (above) served with a bourbon glaze, ancho-chile sauce and sweet-potato tamale with pecan butter. OtheR FaVORites: Flay’s mango and spice-crusted tuna steak or his palate-pleasing honey-glazed salmon.

Winner, Winner, Caviar Dinner! Anthony BourDAin lives the hiGh life At cAesArs PAlAce

It’s safe to say that, this time around, Anthony Bourdain came up a winner in Las Vegas. On his latest trip to film an episode of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, the CNN program host was seated at a long table in a Caesars Palace villa when he quipped, “Bobby Flay probably lives like this all the time,” as three

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If Las Vegas could breed a chef in its own image, it probably would produce Guy Fieri. With a larger-than-life dining experience that fits the celeb chef ’s big personality, the Food Network star now has his own restaurant, Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar, at The LINQ Hotel & Casino (formerly The Quad Resort & Casino). The 200-seat rustic dining room includes a massive patio right on the Strip for optimum people watching—or perhaps so people can watch patrons dig into big bites from Fieri’s menu. Diner’s sink into massive dishes such as Vegas Fries, born of Fieri’s own experience while going to school at UNLV, as well as his

“In Vegas, there are winners and losers, and God knows I’ve been both.” —Anthony Bourdain, CNN’s Parts Unknown

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1 a sereNdipiTous sceNe how do you beat the heat in Las Vegas? with a frrrozen hot chocolate on the patio of serendipity 3. The caesars palace restaurant celebrated its fifth anniversary by expanding its al fresco dining experience to include a stripfacing patio with a full bar and counter seating. The menu has also expanded to include hand-breaded Las Vegas chicken strips; a perfectly seared atlantic salmon, complemented with an heirloom cherry-tomato salad and a light horseradish-dill cream sauce; as well as a fried Twinkie sundae drizzled with chocolate, butterscotch and marshmallow sauces.

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2 red Bull Does Give You WinGS In celebration of the 125th anniversary of the opening of the original Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, two Red Bull base jumpers leaped from the top of the half-scale replica Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas. The stunt kicked off a yearlong series of events at the 541-foot Eiffel Tower Experience.

3 ChoW doWn Rumored to be eyeing Las Vegas for years, MR CHOW has found a home. “After many years of hard work, at last, we are happy to announce that we found our perfect match in Caesars Palace,” Michael Chow recently announced. The restaurant’s seventh location, which will overlook the resort’s Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis from a second-floor balcony, is expected to open in early 2015. The menu will feature his beloved dishes, including hand-pulled noodles, chicken satay and his famed Beijing duck.

4 drai’S liaiSon on BrinGS Brin lGBt niGhtlife htlife to the Strip Victor Drai is giving his space at Bally’s Las Vegas new life. He’s premiered Liaison, the first LGBT club on the Las Vegas Strip, which he sees as part of the next evolution of the party scene here. “I didn’t want to create just another club; I wanted to do something different and distinctive. It’s the right time for a beautiful gay nightclub in the middle of the action.” The nightlife pioneer once again knows what direction the party is headed, and is prepared to stay ahead of it again. “That has always been my goal—from After Hours to the new Drai’s at The Cromwell: to create the next frontier.” —Grace Bascos

5 Strip-Side Street Market A new shopping experience is coming to Las Vegas this fall. The Grand Bazaar Shops, located at the entrance to Bally’s Las Vegas, will bring an open-air, urban shopping scene to the Strip. “The inspiration came from the great markets of the world—the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, Portobello Road and Camden Markets in London and the fantastic night markets in Asia,” explains developer and Juno Property Group chairman Larry Siegel. Anchored by Swarovski, some of the 150 tenants include Swatch, Superdry, Bettie Page, LUSH Cosmetics and five eateries from chef Sam Marvin. grandbazaarshops.com

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The glitter and glamour of Las Vegas provides the backdrop for Step Up All In, the latest in one of the most popular series of dance movies in Hollywood history. Crowd-pleasing young stars from the previous Step Up films unite to tear up Las Vegas with spectacular moves at an array of iconic landmarks, from the fountains at Caesars Palace to the Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas. But why Vegas? Producer Jennifer Gibgot, who with her brother Adam Shankman, created Step Up, says. “It’s a playground, a place where you go and just let loose.” Filming [in Vegas] was like one big party.” “Vegas is one of a kind,” adds director Trish Sie. “It’s a mecca for entertainment and has great restaurants. It’s a place where everything is happening.” Step Up All In centers on stars Ryan Guzman and Briana Evigan, who play dancers betting their future on winning a fight-tothe-finish TV dance competition. Shankman, who began his own very successful Hollywood career as a dancer, says, “It mirrors the hopes and dreams of wanna-be dancers, both personally and as the characters they play. Vegas is a place where people come to make dreams come true. It can be your start to stardom.” Step Up All In is driven by the dazzling dancing and breathtaking choreography. The locations for these showstopping routines include the statues and fountains in front of Caesars Palace, and at the Neon Boneyard, an outdoor museum where classic signs from Sin City’s past are displayed. “There was very little the stars didn’t do themselves, unless it was something dangerous,” Sie says. “They were up for it— and that’s what makes it so exciting.” “Our goal was to make people happy and have them dancing out of the theater,” Gibgot adds. “That’s exactly what the crowd of onlookers was doing when we filmed a scene. They were dancing down the Strip. It was like Vegas was busting a move.” Above: Moose (Adam Sevani) dances on the bar at Seahorse Lounge in Caesars Palace; Monster (Luis Rosado) shows off his dance skills outside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

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LuxE LiViNg 豪华生活 是什么让您不能像 云霄飞车一样生活?

What’s Stopping You from Living Like a High Roller? For the first time ever, Caesars Entertainment is opening up its most exclusive suites and opulent villas to everyone— making an inventory of nearly 2,000 luxury suites in Las Vegas available for online booking. This includes the threebedroom, 9,500-square-foot Marcus Aurelius Villa at Caesars Palace complete with a private elevator, exotic fish tank, grand piano, double-sided fireplace and media room with theater-style seating. Other extravagant spaces available through the Anthology Las Vegas Suites & Villas collection include Caesars Palace’s two-level Emperors Suite—featured in the movie Rain Man; the six-bedroom Palazzo Suite at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino; spectacular suites and villas at Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace; and the colorful, eye-popping Jonathan Adlerdesigned Bay Suite at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

Marcus Aurelius Villa, Caesars Palace

Rates run from a couple hundred dollars a night to several thousand. Select rooms include 24-hour butler service, private pools and spas and complimentary limo transportation to and from the airport. anthologysuites.com

凯撒娱乐集团首次将其最高级的套房和豪华别墅向所有人开 放,让拉斯维加斯的近2000套豪华套房可以接受网上预订。 其中包括凯撒宫的马可奥勒留别墅,面积9500平方英尺,有 三间卧室,配有私人电梯、异国情调的鱼缸、三角钢琴、双 面壁炉,还有带剧院式座椅的影音室。 通过Anthology拉斯维加斯套房和别墅典藏提供的其他奢华 空间包括曾出现在电影《雨人》中的凯撒宫双层皇帝套房; 里奥全套房酒店和赌场的六卧室宫殿套房; 凯撒宫诺布酒 店的壮美套房和别墅; 好莱坞星球赌场度假村的海湾套 房,由乔纳森·阿德勒设计,色彩艳丽,令人瞠目。 价格从一晚几百美元到几千美元不等。 精选客房包括来去 机场的豪华轿车接送,24小时管家服务, 甚至还有私人游 泳池和水疗馆。anthologysuites.com

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Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace The world’s first and only current Nobu Hotel is an intimate 181-room boutique property featuring Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s largest Nobu restaurant— and his first with an in-room dining menu. Higher-end accommodations start with the one- or two-bedroom Sake and Hakone Suites and stretch to a one-bedroom 2,200-square-foot or five-bedroom 4,350-square-foot Nobu Penthouse with 90-inch 3-D televisions, billiard tables and a master bedroom with gold-leaf wall covering. The crown jewel is the David Rockwelldesigned Nobu Villa—a lavish, 10,300square-foot space with a large outdoor terrace. Sake Suite, Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace

凯撒宫诺布酒店 这是世界上第一家,也是唯 一还在经营的诺布酒店,是 贴心的精品酒店,有181套客 房,其特色是厨师松久信幸 的最大餐厅,也是其第一家 餐厅,可以提供客房内餐饮 菜单。 高端住宿中,最基本 的是有一两个卧室的清酒和 箱根套房,更高级的是诺布 顶层套房,有一个卧室,面 积2200平方英尺,或者是有 五个卧室,面积4350平方英 尺,配有90英寸的3D电视、 台球桌,还有一间金箔墙布 装饰的主卧室。最顶级的当 数大卫· 罗克韦尔设计的诺 布别墅,是个面积10300平 方英尺的豪华住所,带有大 大的室外露台。 Hakone Suite, Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace VEGAS PlAyEr m a g a z i ne

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Bally’s Las Vegas Bally’s offers a variety of suite choices from spacious two-story Townhouse Suites to contemporary Penthouse Suites, ranging in size from 2,567 to 3,425 square feet. But it’s the newly renovated Jubilee Tower Celebrity Suite that’s getting all the attention. The 1,700-square-foot suite has style and spunk with geometric designs, contemporary furnishings, striking pops of red and enviable views of the Strip.

Jubilee Tower Celebrity Suite, Bally’s Las Vegas

Paris Las Vegas Elegance is elevated at Paris Las Vegas, where French-inspired suites offer Eiffel Tower and fountain views. From modest suites to grand accommodations, you can live as the monarchs once did. Highlighting the classic collection are the châteaulike Napoleon Suite and the Louis XV Suite, an expansive 3,320-square-foot space with a baby grand piano, chandeliers and fabric-covered walls featuring accents of burgundy and gold. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino Fit for a Prince (yes, the musician stayed here), the Palazzo Suites are the topof-the-line rooms at Rio. Ranging from two to six bedrooms and spanning up to 13,950 square feet, these suites have a private valet entrance and provide 24-hour butler service. They also boast ample living and dining space, plus a salon, fireplace and private pools with cabanas.

Louis XV Suite, Paris Las Vegas

拉斯维加斯百利酒店 百利酒店提供各种套房可供选择,有宽敞的两层联排别墅套 房,也有当代的复式套房,面积从2567到3425平方英尺不 等。 但最引人注目的是新装修的禧塔名人套房。 1700平 方英尺的套房别具一格,创意大胆,具有几何设计,配有当 代家俱,在这条大道的红色全景中,闪出惹人注目的点点光芒。 拉斯维加斯巴黎酒店 拉斯维加斯巴黎酒店处处透着高雅,在法国风格的套房里可 以看到埃菲尔铁塔和喷泉的美景。 从中档套房到豪华住 宿,您都可以像曾经的君主那样居住。 典藏中最亮眼的是 城堡般的拿破仑套房,还有路易十五套房,其面积广阔,有 3320平方英尺,配有小型三角钢琴、枝形吊灯,还有以酒 红和金色为主色调的织物覆盖的墙壁。 里奥全套房酒店和赌场

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宫殿套房是里奥系列客房中最顶级的,适合王子居住,而那 个被称为王子的音乐家确实曾在此居住。 这些套房大小不 等,有二至六个卧室,面积最大的有13950平方英尺,有一 个私人代客服务入口,提供24小时的管家服务。 还包括宽 敞的起居和餐饮空间,有一个客厅,有壁炉,还有带浴室的 私人游泳池。

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Boulevard Suite, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino

Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino From the Boulevard to the Apex, suites at Planet Hollywood are designed for fun with whimsy in mind. Complete with state-of-theart sound systems and iPod stations, along with game tables—varying from air hockey, ping pong, foosball to billiards—these suites rock. The resort’s Panorama Suites carry Hollywood themes from James Bond and Marilyn Monroe to Batman and Star Trek, while the over-the-top Bay Suites, including the colorful, 60s-inspired Jonathan Adlerdesigned Mega Suite, are ideal for wedding receptions, family reunions or any large event.

好莱坞星球赌场度假村 从Boulevard到Apex,好莱 坞星球的所有套房均为玩乐 而设计,充满奇思妙想。 这 些套房配备有最先进的音响 系统和iPod站,还有各种游 戏桌台,可以玩气垫曲棍 球、乒乓球、桌上足球、台 球等等,给人一种摇滚的感 觉。 这个度假村的全景套房 纳入了各种好莱坞主题,从 詹姆斯·邦德和玛丽莲·梦 露到《蝙蝠侠》和《星际迷 航》,应有尽有,而最顶级 的是海湾套房,包括乔纳 Apex Suite, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino 森·阿德勒设计的六十年代 风格的色彩艳丽的超级套 To view The enTire AnThology SuiTeS collecTion viSiT: AnThologySuiTeS.com. 房,是婚宴、家庭聚会或各 种此类大型活动的理想之选。

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From classy (he’s stitched many red-carpet looks) to quirky— he designed Katy Perry’s cupcake bra for her “California Gurls” video and nicki Minaj’s stuffed-animal dress for “Fireball”— Marco Marco is known for his eye-catching fashions. Britney Spears’ looks in Las Vegas are no exception.

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The costume journey begins with design. With the help of Marco Marco—one of Hollywood’s hottest young designers—Spears goes back to the closet not only to resurrect some of her favorites, but to bring new looks to the show. Marco Marco, who even gives Spears angel wings, talks about creating her outfits. Britney Spears has had so many iconic fashion moments in her career. Was it difficult to create something new, yet equally bold? There are two sides to that. It was hard to think of something fresh for a show that was really supposed to be a journey through those iconic moments. On the other hand, it’s Britney Spears; anything she wears becomes iconic. How many costumes did you create for the show? There are seven looks she wears during the show, which can change, because we have multiple versions of each costume with slight variations. I created 40 costumes total—some you may see in the future. Just because she isn’t wearing them right now doesn’t mean they won’t be rotated in at a later date. You got your start in prop design. Does this give you a leg up over other costume designers? My designs tend to be sculptural. I don’t always think about fabric like most other designers. I think about clothing the body in alternative ways.

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Once the costumes are complete, they are handed over to Tish Yates, the show’s head of wardrobe, who is in charge of maintaining, repairing and keeping them in stellar shape throughout Spears’ residency.

head of wardrobe Tish YaTes

Britney has several costume changes. How does that influence design? To get her into a costume, my top requirements are that it is comfortable and easy to put on. Then, on the flip side, is it going to last and be easy to repair? We use high-quality spandex that isn’t as opaque as we would like, but offers durability. What is a typical show day like for you? It’s fun. I normally come in around 3 p.m. We wash all the clothing the night before, right after the show, so I start by putting all of the costumes on mannequins and begin replacing rhinestones, fixing any rips or tears, and inspecting every zipper. Every single stitch gets looked over. Then it all gets put back on the rack and is lined up for the show. Each costume must look perfect, so that the show you watch is as fresh as if it were her first show. The show sparkles. How many rhinestones do you estimate are used? A good half million have gone through here.

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When Caesars Palace President Gary Selesner isn’t wooing another top chef to join his incredible culinary team, he’s probably scouring Las Vegas for his next meal. Then likely posting a photo of his find on his Twitter feed. So what led to his food fascination? “I’m hungry a lot,” he says with a shrug. “Food is really important to our customers. They either want food as authentic as what they have at home, or a rare dining experience. This is why

“I’m a pretty simply guy,” Selesner continues. “I grew up in a little town in New Jersey, but I was fortunate to marry a very worldly woman,” he says of his wife, Peggy, to whom he’s been married for 30 years. “She has exposed me to some of the greatest food in the world.” The Selesners now travel the world

we reinvented Caesars Palace together eating rare foods and dining over the last decade and at Michelin-starred restaurants. “When

I travel, the most exciting part of the trip

made food a centerpiece.” is the food,” he says. “It provides a window into what people in a particular area of the world are like.” When Selesner became president of Caesars Palace in 2005, he started the resort’s restaurant revolution. His first major move was bringing in Guy Savoy. “Food is really important to our customers. They either want food as authentic as what they have at home, or a rare dining experience. This is why we reinvented Caesars Palace over the last decade and made food a centerpiece.”

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Selesner’s Six Favorite Haunts Bacchanal Buffet caesars Palace Bacchanal Buffet was a new adventure; we wanted to be different and stand out. We have nine open kitchens where the food is prepared right before your eyes. Go-to Menu: Don’t miss the oysters, crab legs, beef brisket, street tacos, pizza, ramen, pho, black chicken soup or dim sum, and the incredible dessert station.

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caesars Palace Rao’s in Harlem, New York, is one of the toughest restaurants in the world to secure a reservation. Being an East Coast boy, the red sauce at Rao’s gets me excited. I knew it would appeal to our customers, but their Italian comfort food also makes me happy. Go-to Menu: Uncle Vincent’s lemon chicken; traditional Rao’s meatballs; veal parmesan. little-known secret: For more elbow room, sit in the Festival Room overlooking the Garden of the Gods pool complex.

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caesars Palace Nobu has always been a restaurant I truly loved. The combination of the restaurant and Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace is a culinary one-two punch that I was honored to be part of. Go-to Menu: Spinach or baby artichoke salad; yellowtail with jalapeño; salmon or oysters prepared new style; king-crab tempura with amazu ponzu sauce. advanced exPerience: Reserve a seat in front of sushi master Takahiro Otomo, and ask him to serve you his pick of the freshest sashimi and nigiri sushi.

restaurant Guy savoy

caesars Palace I had an opportunity to go to Paris and dine at Guy’s three-star Michelin restaurant before we brought him here. This is one of the most spectacular eating experiences you can have anywhere in the world. Go-to Menu: Artichoke and black-truffle soup; Colors of Caviar; crispy line-caught French sea bass with delicate spices. little known secret: Ask your server for Menu TGV (named after France’s highspeed train) and have the greatest meal of your life in 90 minutes or less.

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5030 w. sPrinG Mountain road There are more foodies per square inch here than any restaurant in town. The serene little Japanese joint has even been visited by Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmern and is a favorite among local chefs (it’s open until 3 a.m.). Go-to Menu: Ken salad; agedashi tofu; steamed foie-gras egg custard; sunomono (vinegary cucumber and seaweed); chicken-thigh robata; Kobebeef filet with wasabi; fluffy cheesecake. little-known secret: Ask Chef Mitsuo Endo for his omakase chef’s-choice menu.

luv-it frozen custard

505 e. oakey Boulevard Luv-It has fresh, homemade custard with old-fashioned toppings, soothingly perfect after stopping nearby to enjoy Lotus of Siam’s spiciest dishes. Go-to Menu: Check out the daily specials, but my favorite is the Banana Fudge Krumble with fresh banana-nut custard.

Left: Guy Savoy’s crispy sea bass; Uncle Vincent’s lemon chicken from Rao’s; cake pops at Bacchanal Buffet.

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When it comes to eating right, giada de Laurentiis Lives by one simpLe ruLe: Eat a little bit of everything, and not a lot of anything. it’s a lifestyle philosophy that she shares, whether cooking at home for her family, or at her new restaurant, giada, inside The Cromwell. “We even have a vegan and gluten-free menu,” she says. “Everyone should enjoy good food.” Her advice to home cooks is “to keep it simple. That’s all i try to do with my cookbooks—keep the ingredient list low and the directions and method as easy as possible to read. Cooking should be fun.”

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Giada de Laurentiis’ Tips To a HealTHy lifesTyle

Her latest cookbook, Giada’s Feel Good Food, is available at her restaurant, Giada, in The Cromwell, or amazon.com.

Grilled Scallops with Orange-Scented Quinoa inGreDients quinoa: 1½ cups quinoa Zest of 1 large orange 1 teaspoon kosher salt

scaLLoPs: 1 ½ pounds (2-inch) scallops (16-20) 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons kosher salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper

DressinG: ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup fresh orange juice 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed ¹⁄₃ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

sPeciaL equiPment: 12 (8-inch) wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes to prevent scorching

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Directions For the quinoa: in a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups water, the quinoa, orange zest and salt to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to a simmer. Cover the pan and cook until all the liquid has been absorbed, 10 to 12 minutes. Fluff with a fork, cover the pan, and let the quinoa sit for 10 to 12 minutes. For the scaLLoPs: Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat, or preheat a gas or charcoal grill. Spray with cooking spray. Thread 3 scallops onto a skewer. Thread another skewer (alongside the first) through the scallops about ¹⁄₂-inch apart to make flipping the skewers easier.

Repeat with the remaining scallops and skewers to make 6 skewers in total. drizzle with the olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. grill until cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

For the DressinG: in a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, orange juice, lemon juice, salt and pepper until smooth. Place the quinoa in a large serving bowl. Add the dressing, chickpeas and parsley. Toss until coated. Season with salt and pepper. Arrange the grilled scallops on top and serve.

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Citrus-Glazed Halibut with Braised Daikon and Pea Shoots IngredIents CItrUs-gLAZed HALIBUt: 4 (6-ounce) halibut fillets each about 1 inch thick Freshly ground black pepper ¼ cup rice vinegar ¼ cup fresh orange juice ¼ cup fresh lemon juice Grated zest of ½ lemon ¼ cup thin-shred orange or tangerine marmalade 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon minced fresh chile pepper (optional) ½ teaspoon freshly ground white pepper Kosher salt 2 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil

BrAIsed dAIkon: 1 (8-inch) piece daikon (Japanese white radish), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces; or 8 red radishes, each about 1 inch long, trimmed ½ cup homemade vegetable stock, fish stock or good-quality canned low-sodium broth ½ cup low-sodium soy sauce

PeA sHoots: 2 cups pea shoots or small watercress sprigs 1 tablespoon rice vinegar Pinch of kosher salt Pinch of freshly ground white pepper Pinch of sugar

dIreCtIons PrePAre tHe CItrUs-gLAZed HALIBUt: Put the fish fillets in a dish large enough to hold them side by side. Grind a little black pepper over both sides of the fillets. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to use.

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WOLFGANG PUCK Combines Diet with exerCise to Keep Fit PhoTograPh by SabIN orr “If you would have told me ten years ago I was goIng to wrIte a healthy cookbook, I would have saId, ‘what are you talkIng about?’” Wolfgang Puck says from a booth inside Spago, his restaurant in The Forum Shops at Caesars. But it was some aches and pains after a day of skiing and the birth of his two sons that led Puck to his lifestyle (he exercises regularly) and diet change—all outlined in his latest release, Wolfgang Puck Makes It Healthy. The key to feeling great? “I eat smaller portions and eat more vegetables and salads,” he explains. “now, if I go to CUT with my wife, I order three or four appetizers and we share one steak. I’ll eat five ounces at the most and won’t feel deprived at all.”

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In a nonreactive saucepan, stir together the vinegar, orange juice, lemon juice, lemon zest, marmalade, ginger, garlic, chile pepper (if you’d like a spicier flavor), white pepper, and salt to taste. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce the heat slightly and continue boiling until the mixture has reduced to about ½ cup, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool. Whisk the oil. Set aside 2 tablespoons of this glaze. Spoon the rest over the fish fillets and turn to coat the fillets in glaze. Cover again with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to cook.

PrePAre tHe dAIkon: Put the daikon pieces in a small nonreactive saucepan and add the stock, soy sauce and reserved 2 tablespoons citrus glaze. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer gently until the radish pieces are tender when probed with the tip of a sharp knife, about 20 minutes, turning them occasionally so they ’ll cook evenly and be evenly glazed as the liquid reduces.

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Wolfgang Puck’s new cookbook, Wolfgang Puck Makes It Healthy, is available at Spago in The Forum Shops at Caesars or on amazon.com.

WHILe tHe dIAkon Is sImmerIng, BroIL tHe FIsH: Preheat the broiler. Transfer the fish fillets to a broiler pan or baking dish large enough to hold them in a single layer. Spoon the citrus glaze from the dish over them. Place under the broiler and cook until nicely browned and barely cooked through in the center, 3 to 4 mintues per side depending on thickness, turning them carefully with a spatula. While the fish is broiling, prepare the pea shoots. Place the pea shoots in a bowl and sprinkle them with the vinegar, salt, white pepper and sugar. Toss well. Set aside.

AssemBLe tHe dIsH: As soon as the fish is done, use a spoon to place 2 pieces of braised radish about 2 inches apart in the center of each heated serving plate, spooning all but a few spoonfuls of the braising liquid over them. With a spatula, place a fish fillet on top of each pair of radishes. Stir any glaze left in the broiler pan into the remaining braising liquid, and spoon that mixure over the fish. Mound the pea shoots on top. Serve immediately. serVes: 4 WoLFgAng HeALtHY tIP: notice how briefly boiling the marinade/glaze mixture concentrates its flavors, which in turn makes the mild, lean fish fillets deeply satisfying.

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Bird’s-Eye View In her distinguished career, Olivia Newton-John has won four Grammy Awards, amassed ten No. 1 hits and sold more than 100 million albums. Yet, despite all her stage success, the Australian singer is perhaps best known for her portrayal of good-girl-gone-bad Sandy in the movie Grease—a role that almost never happened.

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it was by chance that olivia Newton-John met producer Allan carr. she was attending a dinner party at the home of Helen reddy when the two encountered each other. At the time, carr was working on the film adaptation of Grease. “He thought i was funny and asked me to audition,” Newton-John recalls. “i was nervous about it because they were looking for someone with an American accent, and i didn’t think i could do one,” the Australian-raised singer admits. “i was also 29 and worried about playing a high-school teenager, so i asked to do a screen test and it worked out, thank goodness.” Newton-John was already a successful singer with several No. 1 singles and Grammy Awards prior to the release of Grease in 1978, but the film, which starred John travolta as her love interest, Danny, became a box-office smash, propelling her to superstardom. “i had a number of highlights in my career prior to Grease. i felt good when i got on my first television show in Australia,” she says with a laugh. “i guess Grease was the one that pushed it over the top. i already had successful records and milestones in my life, but that really took it to a different level. “[Grease] was successful on Broadway and around the world even before the movie, so we knew we had a great story to tell,” she continues. “there was just magic in that movie that is hard to reproduce.”

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With Chippendales dressed as T-Birds, and Jubilee showgirls dressed as Pink Ladies, Olivia Newton-John made a grand entrance in the same 1949 Mercury “Hell’s Chariot” convertible that was featured in the movie Grease. “It was a fun moment,” the singer said afterward of the arrival celebration in Las Vegas.

“I already had the icing on the cake. This residency is the candle on the icing of that cake.” —Olivia Newton-John road to stardom For Newton-John, the magic began when her family moved from england to Melbourne, Australia, when she was six years old. it was there where she found her voice and discovered her knack for entertaining. “As a little girl, i would always sing along to the radio,” she says. “it was just fun. i never set out to become an entertainer. it just happened. i guess it was my destiny.” Newton-John’s first big hit, “if Not for You,” came at the urging of her manager and producer, who thought the song, written by Bob Dylan and previously recorded by George Harrison, suited her voice. she wasn’t so sure, yet it rose to the top of the charts. “At the time, i didn’t really like the song,” she admits, “but i’ve grown to really love it, and it’s actually my husband’s favorite song. But when i recorded it, i just wanted to sing big ballads. “My roots, from the very beginning, were in folk music,” she continues. “When i started singing, folk music was the big thing and i loved it. it was my manager who took me the country route. i was really just recording songs that fit my voice.” And once again, her manager was steering her career down a golden road. However, there were many who felt a blonde, green-eyed foreigner didn’t belong in the “country club” and greeted her early success in country music with disdain. shrugging it off, Newton-John continued to sing what best fit her voice, and in 1974, was named country Music Association’s Female vocalist of the Year. soon thereafter, she left London and moved to the United states.

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“Olivia is better than ever,” says John Travolta. “The thing about Olivia that I identify with is her ever-positive outlook on life. We share that in common. We try to do the right thing and both appreciate our mutual successes. We love each other. And that is certain.”

FAMILY LIFE Olivia with her brother,

Hugh, sister, Rona, and parents, Irene and Brin, in Australia in 1954. Husband John Easterling and their shepherd, Raven, love hiking through Red Rock Canyon. In Malibu, with daughter Chloe, a singer/ songwriter and model.

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In 1992, Newton-John was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her personal triumph led her to create the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre (ONJCWC) in her hometown of Melbourne. Opened in 2012, the center provides a comprehensive range of services and programs. “I had to find other wellness programs to go along with the treatments I was having,” Newton-John says. “When I was asked to put my name on this cancer center, it was really important to me that they have a wellness program to support the patient when they’re going through it. I’m very grateful and fortunate to be healthy. I would like to raise awareness that you can beat cancer; you can survive it.” A portion of every ticket sold to her Flamingo shows benefits the ONJCWC.

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Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta have remained close friends since starring in Grease. They’re particularly proud that, after all these years, they still have two of the top-selling duets of all time in “Summer Nights” and “You’re the One That I Want.”

Now, Newton-John is in the midst of her “summer Nights” residency at Flamingo Las vegas. When she takes the stage these days, it’s a trip down memory lane. “the show is a journey through the life of my music,” she explains. “i don’t have dancers and it’s not a big production. it’s really about the music. it’s not all the songs that i’ve done, but it’s the ones most people know.” For a solid 90 minutes, Newton-John commands the stage as she performs some of her early country and pop hits. she later weaves in a trio of songs from Xanadu (the title track, “Magic” and “suddenly”), plus four songs from Grease, as clips from the films play on a video screen behind her. Newton-John also displays a playful side during her rendition of “Physical,” showing her original Grammy Award-winning video from 1981, remixed with an updated version from a recent episode of Glee, featuring Newton-John and actress Jane Lynch. “i thought it would be fun to put the new version in,” Newton-John explains. “they copied the original exactly.” For Newton-John, returning to perform in Las vegas has been exciting. “the best part of Las vegas is being on a familiar stage every night,” she says. “You know what’s going to happen. You’re sleeping in the same bed. it’s really enjoyable. it's like doing a theater run. “A lot of vegas shows are more theater-orientated. Big rooms are a lot less personal,” she continues. “it’s hard to settle in a booth and have a drink like we used to do in the old days when i’d go see sinatra and sammy Davis, Jr. i enjoy a cozy room, and the Flamingo is a much more intimate environment.” offstage, Newton-John, is exploring the city. she’s taken a ride on the High roller at the LiNQ, is testing out the city’s surplus of restaurants, and her husband, John easterling, has even made the leap off the stratosphere. “You wouldn’t catch me doing that,” she says of the skyJump thrill ride—a controlled bungee descent from the tower’s 108th floor. More likely, she admits, you’ll find her perusing the boutiques at the Forum shops at caesars. “the shopping is so convenient. they have just about everything i could want there,” she says with a bit of a laugh. “vegas has so much more to offer now. When i first started coming here, there was just gambling, drinking and a couple of shows. there is so much to do now. in the old days, you’d just go to the pool.” it didn't take her long to get back in the swing of being in Las vegas. “i was flattered to be invited here,” she says. “i’m having a blast.” FiLMogr aphy FuNNy ThiNgS hAppEN DOWN uNDER (1965) • TOOMORROW (1970) gREASE (1978) • XANADu (1980) • T WO OF A KiND (1983) • A MOM FOR ChRiSTMAS (T V) 1 9 9 0 • A C h R i S T M A S R O M A N C E ( T V ) 1 9 9 4 • i T ’ S M y pA R T y ( 1 9 9 6 ) • S O R D i D L i V E S ( 2 0 0 0 ) • ThE WiLDE giRLS (T V) (2001) • SCORE: A hOCKEy MuSiCAL (2010) • A FE W BEST MEN (2011) VEGAS PlAyEr m a g a z i ne

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S pirit o f mexico

Tequila isn’t just for shots and

But not all tequilas have to be

margaritas anymore. Not that those

incorporated into a cocktail, explains

libations aren’t fun, but there are so

Chayo bar manager Cary Mano. “For a

many more ways to appreciate the

sipping tequila, añejos are the way to

spirit born in Jalisco, Mexico. You’ll find

go.” Añejos, aged in oak barrels for at

some of the best tequila lists here on

least a year, but less than three years,

the Las Vegas Strip: From creative

are changing the spirit’s public

cocktails to aged añejos to, yes—

perception. “Now you get the whiskey

even margaritas—we’ve tracked down

and scotch drinkers trying tequila

our favorites.

because it has those barrel tastes.”

ThE ORIgIn Of TEqUILA Aztec legend has it that when the Earth was first created, an evil goddess named Tzintzimitl plunged the world into darkness. This angered Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar at The LINQ keeps a concise and well-curated tequila list.

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Quetzalcoatl, the god of redemption, who flew to the heavens to battle her. While pursuing Tzintzimitl, he discovered Mayahuel, her beautiful granddaughter, who was being held

The tequila game is also strong at Mesa Grill in Caesars Palace, thanks to chef Bobby Flay’s dedication to the

Some of the more interesting infused

captive. Quetzalcoatl fell in love with Mayahuel and

spirit as an accompaniment to his

varieties get special treatment. The

returned to Earth to marry her. Tzintzimitl was

boldly flavored cuisine. While his

popular Puncho Villa is a spicy and

infuriated and ordered their execution, forcing the

pink-hued Cactus Pear and classic

refreshing mix of Tanteo jalapeño tequila,

lovers to hide. Tired of running, they disguised

namesake margaritas are high on the

fresh lime, watermelon, cucumber and

themselves as tree branches so that, every time the

pre-dinner list, after-dinner offerings get

mint. Other tequila selections are used as a base for fun, fruity drinks including the the brightly colored Señorita which features Cazadores Silver, fresh lime and strawberries, and is then topped with bubbly moscato.

wind would blow, their leaves would gently caress. Tzintzimitl discovered the scheme and in a fit of rage killed Mayahuel. Devastated, Quetzalcoatl wept while burying her remains; his tears gave life to the first agave plant. He then went to exact revenge and killed

REAL TEQUILA REAL MEXICO REAL LIFE

more interesting, with a special selection of aged tequilas. From the extra añejo, Jose Cuervo “Reserva de la Familia,” to the elegant Gran Patrón Burdeos, these

Tzintzimitl, returning light to the world. The gods,

beauties are to be sipped, not slammed

seeing Quetzalcoatl’s sorrow as he drank the plant’s

back with lime and salt.

sweet nectar, bestowed special properties to the agave to reward and comfort him. The drink became a sacred beverage and a ceremonial offering to the gods.

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Let them eat cake. Siblings Donny and Marie Osmond celebrated their 1,000th show at Flamingo Las Vegas on May 15 with an onstage presentation from Flamingo Las Vegas Regional President Eileen Moore.

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Guitar legend Carlos Santana joined Rod Stewart onstage at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, where they performed the song, “I’d Rather Go Blind.”

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CinemaCon 2014 Big-Screen Achievements

Hollywood stars and movie-studio executives showcased their slate of 2014 films to theater owners at this year’s CinemaCon at Caesars Palace.

Angelina Jolie

Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg

Drew Barrymore

Johnny Depp

Morgan Freeman

Jon Hamm

Adam Sandler

Dwayne Johnson

Mark Wahlberg

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Elvis Costello

The Roots

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Phil Lesh and Friends

Lauryn Hill

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DINING B A L LY ’ S L A S V E G A S BLT Steak Steak House An American steak house with traditional fare and a bistro ambience. (702) 967-7258. Nosh Quick Bite This café serves breakfast sandwiches and pastries as well as Nathan’s Famous hot dogs and salads. (702) 739-4111. Sea: The Thai Experience Asian Exotic Thai-fusion cuisine. Specialty dishes include grilled lemongrass chicken and tamarind whole fish. (702) 967-3888. Sidewalk Café Café Casual American favorites for breakfast and lunch. (702) 967-4111. Sterling Brunch Buffet Upscale weekend-only brunch serves bottomless Perrier-Jouët champagne, sturgeon caviar and lobster. (702) 967-7258. Tequila Bar & Grill Mexican This cantina serves traditional Mexican fare and a variety of tequilas, margaritas and specialty drinks. (702) 967-4111.

C A E S A R S PA L AC E Bacchanal Buffet Buffet A grand Roman feast. Teams of chefs in nine show kitchens prepare more than 500 dishes daily. (702) 731-7928. Beijing Noodle No. 9 Asian Giant fish tanks mark the entrance of this casual noodle house serving soups, dim sum and noodle dishes. (702) 862-3530. Carmine’s Italian Family-style Italian fare served in “wow-sized” portions. The Forum Shops at Caesars, (702) 473-9700. Central Michel Richard French James Beard Award-winning Chef Michel Richard’s 24-hour café features American favorites with French flair. (702) 650-5921. Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill British More than 80 beers and a menu consisting of bangers and mash, and fish and chips, make this a true British pub. (702) 731-7410. Il Mulino New York Italian Masterful Abruzzese dishes and unparalleled service. The Forum Shops at Caesars, (702) 492-6000. Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab Seafood Crack some claws or dive into other fresh seafood dishes. The Forum Shops at Caesars, (702) 792-9222. Mesa Grill Southwestern Bobby’s Flay’s bold flavors can be found in dishes like his New Mexican spice-rubbed pork tenderloin. (702) 650-5965.

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Nobu Caesars Palace Asian Tantalizing Japanese cuisine awaits at Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s whimsical 12,775-squarefoot restaurant. (702) 785-6674. Old Homestead Steakhouse Steak House One of New York City’s most historic steak houses is now on the Strip. (702) 731-7560. Payard Pâtisserie & Bistro French A pastry shop and bistro from award-winning French Chef François Payard. (702) 731-7292. Rao’s Italian A menu of home-style Italian food from the Pellegrino family includes their famous lemon chicken. (702) 731-7267. Restaurant Guy Savoy French Gourmet dining from French Chef Guy Savoy. (702) 731-7286. Serendipity 3 American Home of the famous Frrrozen Hot Chocolate and other American comfort foods. (702) 731-7373. Spago Italian Wolfgang Puck’s Spago consists of a menu of fine Italian-American cuisine. The Forum Shops at Caesars, (702) 369-6300. Sushi Roku Asian Innovative Japanese cuisine and sushi served in an inviting environment. The Forum Shops at Caesars, (702) 733-7373.

BLT Steak at Bally’s Las Vegas

THE CROMWELL Giada Italian Chef Giada De Laurentiis has crafted a menu of California-influenced, vibrant Italian fare served in a room with phenomenal Strip views. (855) 442-3271.

FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS Carlos’n Charlie’s Mexican Dine on authentic Mexican meals or just unwind with a margarita or sangria on the poolside patio. (702) 862-3530.

Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace

Center Cut Steakhouse Steak House Succulent steaks, Kobe burgers and rack of lamb rule the menu at this classic steak house. (702) 784-8821. Margaritaville Caribbean Dive into Jimmy Buffett’s multilevel, Caribbean-themed restaurant and entertainment venue. (702) 733-3302. Paradise Garden Buffet Buffet Prime rib, carved fresh turkey, steamed mussels, littleneck clams and much more. (702) 733-3111. Tropical Breeze Café American Casual café serves American fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. (702) 733-3111.

Center Cut Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas

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DINING HARRAH’S LAS VEGAS Flavors, The Buffet Buffet From Brazilian barbecue to Italian casseroles to fresh seafood, Flavors spans the globe. (702) 693-6060. Ice Pan Quick Bite Enjoy a healthy, all-natural ice cream with no chemicals, preservatives, artificial flavors or colors. (702) 736-6684. KGB: Kerry’s Gourmet Burgers American Chef Kerry Simon offers the ultimate burger selections paired with signature milkshakes. (702) 369-5065. Oyster Bar Seafood Menu includes favorites such as squid salad, oysters, shrimp, lobster, crab and calamari. (702) 369-5000. Ruth’s Chris Steak House Steak House Signature sizzling USDA Prime steaks, lamb chops and seafood dishes. (702) 693-6000. Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill American Texas-size portions and barbecue favorites served in a down-home country atmosphere. (702) 693-6111.

THE LINQ Brooklyn Bowl American Blue Ribbon restaurant serves comfort food including its famous crispy fried chicken. (702) 862-2695. Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar Mexican Offers more than 60 tequilas, authentic Mexican dishes and a mechanical bull. (702) 691-3773. F.A.M.E. Asian A two-story culinary bazaar, F.A.M.E. (food, art, music and entertainment) re-creates the Asian street market. Flour & Barley Italian Rock ‘n’ roll pizzeria serves brick-oven pizza, pasta, panini sandwiches and craft brews. (702) 430-4430. Ghirardelli Quick Bite Satisfy your sweet tooth with an array of ice cream creations, milkshakes and chocolate drinks. (702) 650-0096. Haute Doggery American High-quality Sahlen hot dogs are served with posh toppings. (702) 430-4435.

Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery English A modern Celtic-themed pub and sports bar serving English favorites like shepherd’s pie. (702) 826-2100. Yard House American Pub features 180 craft beers and an expansive menu of sliders, lettuce wraps, flatbreads and street tacos. (702) 597-0434.

PA R I S L A S V E G A S Burger Brasserie American Gourmet burgers with a French twist— from classic beef to chicken, salmon and veggie creations. (702) 946-4346. Café Belle Madeleine Quick Bite From éclairs to tarts, this pâtisserie fulfills your cravings for something sweet. (702) 946-7000. Le Café Île St. Louis American Flavors of a Parisian café including savory crêpes, quiche and warm beignets. (702) 946-4364. Eiffel Tower Restaurant French Dine on classic French cuisine at this romantic spot more than 100 feet above the Strip. (702) 948-6937.

KGB: Kerry’s Gourmet Burgers at Harrah’s Las Vegas

Gordon Ramsay Steak Steak House Chef Gordon Ramsay serves upscale seafood dishes and mouthwatering cuts of beef. (702) 677-3200. JJ’s Boulangerie American Bakery produces pastries, pizza, sandwiches, soups and salads. (702) 946-7000. Martorano’s Italian The eggplant stack and Steve Martorano’s famous meatballs rule the menu here. Opening Sept. 2014. Mon Ami Gabi French Classic bistro cuisine serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a trendy scene with an amazing patio. (702) 944-4224. Sugar Factory American Brasserie American This restaurant and candy store reinvents American comfort food. (702) 331-5100.

Burger Brasserie at Paris Las Vegas Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris Las Vegas

Le Village Buffet Buffet Live-action cooking stations are themed after the seven French provinces. (702) 946-4930.

Sprinkles Cupcakes Quick Bite The Sprinkles flagship features an assortment of couture cupcakes. (702) 733-0522.

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Earl of Sandwich Quick Bite Sink your teeth into a deluxe deli sandwich on artisanal bread. (702) 785-5555.

All-American Bar & Grille American Enjoy “Rio Dry Aged” Angus steaks, sandwiches and seafood at this restaurant and sports bar. (702) 777-7767.

Gordon Ramsay BuRGR American Traditional American classics go next level with selections like pork-belly bao buns. (702) 785-5555. Koi Las Vegas Asian Features a sleek Asian decor, cool Hollywood vibe and tantalizing Japanese-inspired menu. (702) 454-4555. P.F. Chang’s Asian This modern Chinese bistro has an extensive menu packed with family-style dishes. (702) 836-0955. Pink’s Hot Dogs Quick Bite Legendary gourmet franks—many named after their celebrity creators. (702) 405-4711. Pin-up Pizza Quick Bite The New York-style pizza spot is home to the largest slice on the Strip, measuring 15 inches. Planet Dailies American This 24-hour coffee shop and café offers eclectic cuisine. (702) 732-1222.

BK Whopper® Bar Quick Bite Build your own burger with the option to enjoy it with an ice-cold beer. (702) 777-7777. Búzios Seafood Restaurant Seafood Gaze out over the Rio’s VooDoo Beach while dining on the freshest seafood. (702) 862-3530. Carnival World Buffet Buffet Seven live stations, including a teppanyaki grill, serve more than 300 dishes. (702) 777-7757. Hash House A Go Go American Creative “twisted farm food” menu serves up jumbo portions for breakfast, lunch and dinner. (702) 777-2761. KJ Dim Sum & Seafood Asian Featuring traditional Chinese cuisine and an extensive seafood menu. (702) 777-7777.

Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace

GRAND FEAST The Buffet of Buffets is a 24-hour ticket to dine at seven different participating buffets. Starting at $49.99 for Total Rewards members, Sunday–Thursday (weekend and holiday prices are higher), it lets you eat your way around Las Vegas with unlimited in-and-out access to the buffets of your choice until your 24-hour window expires. So if you can’t decide between the miso-glazed duck at Paradise Garden, the Brazilian barbecue at Flavors or the Alaskan king crab at Spice Market, why try to choose? Have it all!

Spice Market Buffet Buffet This sensory smorgasbord has tastes from around the globe. (702) 785-9005.

Martorano’s Italian The eggplant stack and Steve Martorano’s famous meatballs rule the menu here. (702) 777-7740.

Strip House Steak House Charred prime cuts of beef accompany signature sides, such as black-truffle creamed spinach. (702) 737-5200.

Pho Da Nang Vietnamese Kitchen Asian Authentic Vietnamese menu includes Pho— a soup with linguine-shaped rice noodles, herbs and meat. (866) 746-7671.

(additional $15, $20 and $25 for breakfast, lunch and dinner, respectively, per visit)

Yolös Mexican Grill Mexican Spicing up this Mexican eatery are the more than 60 tequilas and a fresh-fruit margarita bar. (702) 785-5555.

Royal India Bistro Indian Featuring Indian delicacies cooked in a 500-degree tandoor clay oven. (702) 777-2277.

CARNIVAL WORLD BuFFET RIO ALL-SUITE HOTEL & C ASINO

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Guy Fieri Vegas Kitchen & Bar American Food Network star Guy Fieri brings his Flavortown favorites to the Las Vegas Strip. (702) 731-3311. Hash House A Go Go American Creative “twisted farm food” menu serves up jumbo portions for breakfast, lunch and dinner. (702) 254-4646.

Sports Deli Quick Bite Bratwursts, burgers, pizza and sandwiches near the race and sports book. (702) 777-7777. Village Seafood Buffet Buffet Serves all-you-can-eat favorites of lobster, snow crab legs, shrimp, oysters and sushi. (702) 777-7943. Voodoo Steak Steak House Enjoy a Tomahawk rib eye or fresh seafood selections with your view from the 50th floor. (702) 862-3530. The Wine Cellar & Tasting Room Wine Bar Tasting room and retail shop offers more than 100 wines by the glass and showcases 10,000 bottles. (702) 777-7962.

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Céline Dion at Caesars Palace

Jubilee Adult Lavish stage production has eye-catching, toe-tapping musical numbers and costumed showgirls—the last of their kind on the Las Vegas Strip. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Donny & Marie Headliner The singing siblings perform their greatest hits—“a little bit country and a little bit rock ‘n‘ roll.” Tickets: (702) 777-2782. Legends in Concert Tribute Impersonators pay homage to superstars of yesterday and today, performing as Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Madonna and more. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding Dinner Show An interactive satire of an Italian-American wedding has audiences in the middle of the action, attending the ceremony and wild reception. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Olivia Newton-John Headliner Olivia Newton-John performs her hits, including songs from Grease and Xanadu, in a show that’s a musical journey through her career. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Véronic Voices Concert Female tribute artist Véronic pays homage to the most popular female recording artists in the world including Lady Gaga, Madonna, Adele, Pink and Céline Dion. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

C A E S A R S PA L AC E Absinthe Variety Vaudeville show, hosted by the Gazillionaire, has sexy burlesque numbers, comedy bits and astonishing acts of skill and strength. Tickets: (800) 745-3000.

Wildlife Habitat at The Flamingo Attraction Poolside paradise is home to Chilean flamingos, swans, ducks, pelicans, koi and turtles. (702) 733-3111.

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Rod Stewart at Caesars Palace

Céline Dion Headliner Featuring a full orchestra and band, the show is set to a visually stunning presentation designed exclusively for the 4,300-seat Colosseum venue. Tickets: (877) 423-5463.

X Burlesque Adult Revue combines imaginative choreography with outrageous props, such as bungees, bathtubs and beds to tease the crowd. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

HARRAH’S LAS VEGAS Defending the Caveman Comedy Solo play is a hilarious take on the relationship between men and women. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Elton John Headliner World-renowned singer and songwriter Elton John performs his hits in “The Million Dollar Piano.” Tickets: (800) 745-3000.

The Improv Comedy Club Comedy Comics have been making audiences laugh at this improv location since 1995. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Jerry Seinfeld Comedy Best-selling author, stand-up legend and sitcom superstar Jerry Seinfeld brings his take on life to The Colosseum stage. Tickets: (800) 745-3000. Matt Goss Headliner Backed by a nine-piece band, the British crooner is a throwback to old Vegas, singing original songs and popular covers. Tickets: (800) 745-3000.

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The Mac King Comedy Magic Show Magic Everyone loves the mad plaid magician. Mac King’s act combines quirky humor, visual gags and sleight-of-hand tricks. Tickets: (702) 777-2782. Photo Courtesy of AeG LIVe

Rod Stewart Headliner Ready to rock? Rod Stewart performs the rock and R&B favorites that have defined his career. Tickets: (800) 745-3000.

Million Dollar Quartet Musical Tony® Award-winning musical re-creates the day Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley met to jam at the Sun Records studio. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Shania Twain Headliner A compilation of her most celebrated hits, including “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!” and “That Don’t Impress Me Much.” Tickets: (800) 745-3000.

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Anthony Cools at Paris Las Vegas

High Roller Attraction Topping out at 550 feet, it’s the tallest observation wheel in the world. View the Strip as never before. (702) 694-8100.

PA R I S L A S V E G A S Anthony Cools Comedy In this adults-only show, hypnotist Anthony Cools taps into the subconscious naughtiness of audience volunteers. Tickets: (702) 777-2782. Eiffel Tower Experience Attraction Take romance to new heights. The observation deck— 460 feet above the Strip—has breathtaking, panoramic views. Tickets: (702) 946-4350. Jersey Boys Musical Tony Award®-winning musical tells the story of the rise to fame of blue-collar boys Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

High Roller at The LINQ

P L A N E T H O L LY W O O D RESORT & CASINO Beatleshow! Tribute As close as you can get to a Beatles concert. Hear the band’s greatest hits performed live by a tribute band. Saxe Theater. Tickets: (702) 260-7200. Britney Spears Headliner The pop diva showcases her signature style, performing her infectious dance hits in her new show, “Britney: Piece of Me.” Tickets: (855) 234-7469. Stripper 101 Adult Let loose and have fun as you learn how to pole dance from the professionals. V Theater. Tickets: (702) 260-7200. Sydney After Dark Adult Prepare to be floored by Australian beauty as these showgirls take you on a sensual journey. Tickets: (800) 745-3000.

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Jersey Boys at Paris Las Vegas

V–The Ultimate Variety Show Variety The best variety acts and Internet sensations perform in a family-friendly show. V Theater. Tickets: (702) 260-7200. Vegas! The Show Variety A cast of showgirls, singers and dancers combine with a big-band orchestra and specialty acts to tell the story of Las Vegas. Saxe Theater. Tickets: (702) 260-7200.

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The Auto Collections Attraction Take an audio tour of the more than 250 antique and historic automobiles at the world’s largest classic-car showroom. Tickets: (702) 794-3174. Frank Marino’s Divas Las Vegas Production You won’t believe your eyes—these gals are really guys. The energetic show stars Frank Marino and a cast of superstar female impersonators. Tickets: (702) 777-2782. Jeff Civillico Comedy Join world-champion juggler Jeff Civillico for an afternoon of fun at this all-ages comedy show. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

GOLF COURSES Cascata Designed by renowned golf-course architect Rees Jones, Cascata is celebrated as one of the finest designs in the world and offers the ultimate in quality and service. One Cascata Drive, Boulder City, NV 89005. Phone: (702) 294-2005. GolfCascata.com Rio Secco Golf Club Located in the foothills of the Black Mountains, and home of the Butch Harmon School of Golf, this challenging Rees Jones-designed course features holes running through steep canyons with others on plateaus overlooking the city. 2851 Grand Hills Dr., Henderson, NV 89052. Phone: (702) 777-2400. RioSecco.net

Recycled Percussion Production You’ve seen them on NBC’s America’s Got Talent; now you can join in on the fun at this interactive show. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

RIO ALL-SUITE HOTEL & CASINO Chippendales Adult Experience “The Ultimate Girls Night Out®” when you visit the fast-paced Chippendales® revue, which features 12 chiseled male dancers. Tickets: (702) 777-2782. MJ Live Tribute Show pays homage to the King of Pop with Justin Dean emulating the moves and sound of Michael Jackson. Crown Theater. Tickets: (702) 777-2782. Penn & Teller Magic The “Bad Boys of Magic” put on an edgy act mixing comedy and magic that involves knives, guns, fire and more. Tickets: (702) 777-2782. The Rat Pack Is Back! Tribute Relive the days when Las Vegas’ most famous entertainers put the town on the map with their music, comedy and iconic style. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

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VooDoo Zip Line Attraction Riders are propelled from the Rio’s Masquerade Tower to the Ipanema Tower, traveling at speeds reaching 33 mph. Tickets: (702) 388-0477. X Rocks Adult Las Vegas’ hottest all-rock, topless revue is a stimulating, high-voltage show pairing sensual dance routines with classic-rock anthems. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

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Indigo Lounge Bustling lounge recaptures the splendors of a refined Las Vegas nightlife experience. (702) 967-4111.

Bugsy’s Bar Video poker bar in the center of the action.

Liaison Nightclub Victor Drai introduces Liaison: the first-ever gay nightclub housed in a Las Vegas casino. (702) 737-5225.

C A E S A R S PA L AC E Cleopatra’s Barge A vintage Vegas lounge. The venue transforms into The Gossy Room every Friday and Saturday night with entertainment by Matt Goss. (702) 791-7110. FIZZ Las Vegas Offering couture cocktails and a carefully crafted menu, this high-end champagne lounge is perfect for sophisticated socializing. (702) 776-3200. Lobby Bar Sleek and stylish 24-hour lounge features a unique drink menu from mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim. Seahorse Lounge The laid-back lounge features a 1,700-gallon aquarium as its focal point. (702) 731-7110.

It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar Wastin’ away has never been more fun than at this cheerful Las Vegas bar at the heart of the Margaritaville Casino. Sin City Brewing Company Sip an ice-cold craft beer at this hot spot overlooking the Flamingo’s Wildlife Habitat. (702) 733-3111.

HARRAH’S LAS VEGAS Carnaval Court This party spot is home of the world’s top flair bartenders and live daily entertainment. Open until 4 a.m. (702) 693-6143. The Piano Bar Offers a full slate of live shows including Cook E. Jarr, Pete “Big Elvis” Vallee, dueling pianos and karaoke.

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BLVD. Cocktail Company Guests sip finely crafted cocktails, oversize martinis and hard-to-find spirits at this sophisticated piano bar and social club.

Shadow Bar Flair bartenders spin bottles and whip up trendy cocktails as performers dance behind backlit screens. (702) 731-7110.

O’Sheas The Strip’s favorite party destination is back with low-minimum gaming tables, beer-pong tables, live music and budgetfriendly drink specials.

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Purple Zebra You can mix and match combinations at this self-serve daiquiri bar, featuring 30 different flavors and dozens of candy toppings.

Bound by Salvatore Relax in this sophisticated lounge with a carefully crafted cocktail from esteemed mixologist, Salvatore Calabrese.

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Drai’s After Hours After-hours nightclub for those who don’t want the party to end. Open Thursday through Sunday, from 1 a.m. Drai’s Beach Club • Nightclub Perched 11 stories above the Strip, this 65,000-square-foot rooftop club offers a nonstop party set to music from the world’s best DJs. (702) 737-0555. Interlude This casino lounge is the ideal vantage point for people-watching, socializing or just taking a break.

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NIGHTLIFE PA R I S L A S V E G A S Chateau Nightclub & Gardens Stimulating club goers with three separate nightlife experiences: a high-energy nightclub, magnificent Strip-side Chateau Terrace and blossoming Chateau Gardens. (702) 776-7777. chateaunightclublv.com Le Cabaret The charming lounge offers entertainment seven nights a week. (702) 946-7000. Napoleon’s Dueling Piano Bar Pianists square off nightly to play your requests. A full-service bar, including a menu of carefully selected champagnes, is available. (702) 946-7000.

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RIO ALL-SUITE HOTEL & CASINO Flirt Lounge A haven where women gather after a Chippendales show, one of the steamiest male revues in Vegas. (702) 777-7777. iBar The ultra-lounge in the heart of the resort features interactive tabletops, DJs and go-go dancers. (702) 777-7777. VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub Flair bartenders mix up wild concoctions such as the Witch Doctor. Sip a signature cocktail inside on the 51st floor or on the outdoor deck, where you can take in the breathtaking view of the Las Vegas Strip. (702) 777-7800.

Napoleon’s Dueling Piano Bar at Paris Las Vegas

Extra Lounge At the Sin City headquarters of entertainment news program Extra, kick back with a cocktail as the TV show’s correspondents and crew get up close and personal with Tinseltown’s hotshots. (702) 785-5555. Heart Bar The pulse of Planet Hollywood beats throughout the resort’s phenomenal three-acre casino. At the core is Heart, where thirst is quenched around the clock. (702) 785-5555. The Playing Field Lounge Planet Hollywood’s very own double-header. Its daytime Race and Sports Book transforms into a nocturnal lounge. (702) 785-5555.

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Dealertainers Celebrity impersonators dressed as Alice Cooper, Britney Spears, Dolly Parton, Ricky Martin and Elvis deal blackjack and perform daily from 11 a.m. to 4 a.m. (702) 731-3311.

Chateau Nightclub & Gardens at Paris Las Vegas

TAG Sports Bar Sporting events from around the globe stream live 24 hours a day at TAG, which features 300 domestic and imported bottled beers and offers interactive, electronic gaming. 

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ON THE STRIP Andrea’s Dining Chef Joseph Elevado combines hip Asian dining with a sexy atmosphere. Wynn Las Vegas, (702) 770-3463.

Le Réve – The Dream Production Aquatic adventure features aerial acrobatics, high dives and synchronized swimmers. Wynn Las Vegas. Tickets: (702) 770-9966.

The Beatles LOVE Production This show combines the magic and acrobatics of Cirque du Soleil with the music of The Beatles. The Mirage Hotel and Casino. Tickets: (702) 792-7777.

Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil Production Blending circus arts with acrobats, the show creates a surreal world where physical virtuosity rubs shoulders with the bizarre. Aria Resort & Casino. Tickets: (855) 927-5262.

The Buffet at Wynn Dining Indulge at 15 live-action cooking stations featuring freshly grilled meats and seafood. Wynn Las Vegas, (702) 770-3340.

Zumanity by Cirque du Soleil Production The sensual side of Cirque du Soleil. The provocative show features sensual acrobatics and is intended for adults 18 and over. New York-New York Hotel & Casino. Tickets: (866) 606-7111.

Foundation Room Nightlife Take in the breathtaking view from this fine-dining restaurant and lounge. Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, (702) 632-7631. Hyde Nightlife Sophisticated indoor/outdoor lounge overlooks the Bellagio’s dancing fountains. Bellagio, (702) 693-8700.

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Jabbawockeez: Prism Production America’s Best Dance Crew champs perform high-energy synchronized dance routines wearing their iconic white masks and gloves. Luxor Las Vegas, (702) 262-4400. Maverick Airlines Adventure Express flights to Grand Canyon West, home of the Skywalk, or to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. (702) 405-4300. FlyMaverick.com Maverick Helicopter Tours Adventure Ascend to the skies with Maverick Helicopters. First-class excursions above the Strip, Grand Canyon and Colorado River. (702) 405-4300. FlyMaverick.com Michael Jackson OneTM by Cirque du Soleil Production A fusion of acrobatics, dance and visuals provide an immersive experience into Michael’s music. Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Tickets: (888) 628-0843. Mustang Helicopter Adventure Experience breathtaking bird’s-eye views of the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam aboard a luxurious ECO-Star Helicopter. (702) 262-6199. SoarMustang.com Mystère by Cirque du Soleil Production High-energy acrobatics and dramatic dance routines are set to the thunderous rhythms of the Taïko drums. Treasure Island Hotel & Casino. Tickets: (866) 505-4960. Sat.-Wed. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

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S PA S & S A LO N S B A L LY ’ S L A S V E G A S Spa at Bally’s Hours: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily Appointments: (702) 967-4366

C A E S A R S PA L AC E Color—A Salon by Michael Boychuck Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Appointments: (866) 730-7791 Qua Baths & Spa Hours: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., daily Appointments: (866) 782-0655

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The Quad Salon Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily Appointments: (702) 794-3249

RIO ALL-SUITE HOTEL & CASINO rio Spa & Salon Hours: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily Appointments: (702) 777-7779

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BLU Pool Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily ContaCt: (702) 967-4111 Cover PriCe: Free to Hotel Guests, $10 for non-Hotel Guests

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Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily ContaCt: (702) 731-7266 Cover PriCe: Free to Hotel Guests, $20 for non-Hotel Guests

Beach Club Pool Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily ContaCt: (702) 697-2888 Cover PriCe: Free to Hotel Guests

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Drai’s Beach Club Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily ContaCt: (702) 737-0555 Cover PriCe: Free to Hotel Guests, $20 for non-Hotel Guests

The Pool at Harrah’s Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily aPPointments: (702) 697-2888 Cover PriCe: Free to Hotel Guests

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Paris l as Vegas Soleil Pool Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily ContaCt: (702) 946-3393, ext. 73393 Cover PriCe: Free to Hotel Guests

P l a n e T h o l ly w o o d resorT & Casino Pleasure Pools Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily ContaCt: (702) 785-9106 Cover PriCe: Free to Hotel Guests, $20 for non-Hotel Guests

rio all-suiTe hoTel & Casino The Voo Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., monday through thursday ContaCt: (702) 777-6774 Cover PriCe: Free to Hotel Guests, $20 for non-Hotel Guests VooDoo Beach Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily ContaCt: (702) 777-6774 Cover PriCe: Free to Hotel Guests, total rewards members and Ladies 21+; $20 admission for all others.

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“I’m so proud of David. FIZZ was his brainchild and everything looks amazing. It’s the sort of place that Vegas needed.” —Elton John

FIZZ Bursts wIth ChamPagnE and ContEmPorary PhotograPhy

Triple ThreaT Elton John’s return to his Caesars Palace residency coincided with his 67th birthday and an all-star bash at the grand opening of his champagne lounge FIZZ.

Above: The Band Perry; David Spade; Quincy Jones; Britt Ekland, Sharon Osbourne and Kelly Osbourne.

“Another birthday whizzes by. Sooner or later, it will be 70, but who cares,” Elton John told the grand-opening crowd.

Elton John and his civil partner, David Furnish, are famous for throwing big, high-profile parties. Now Las Vegas is getting a taste of these celebrity celebrations at FIZZ—a chic champagne lounge inside Caesars Palace. “Everything in Vegas is getting bigger, but it’s hard to feel special in a place like that,” explains Furnish. “When people go out, they want to feel special, so I thought if everyone is going bigger, let’s go smaller. My whole vision of FIZZ is I wanted it to be a treat in someone’s day. People come to Vegas to escape, to have fun and to treat themselves. I want them to feel like they’re escaping, like they’re walking into an oasis when they enter FIZZ.” Sandwiched between The Forum Shops at Caesars and The Colosseum, FIZZ serves up a selection of vintage and rare champagnes, carefully curated spirits, and a menu consisting of caviar, 132

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“Champagne is a wonderful metaphor for life,” explains Furnish. “It’s always associated with special occasions. It’s representative of the effervescence of life, the joy of life and good times. That’s what FIZZ is about.”

charcuterie and small bites. Elton John fans will find champagne cocktails bearing the names of his songs, such as “Mexican Vacation,” “Jamaica Jerk-Off ” and “Kiss the Bride.” The lavish 2,750-square-foot, two-story lounge is dressed in warm hues of champagne, cognac, copper and ivory. Gracing the walls are stunning works of art by photographers David LaChapelle, David Bailey, Denise de la Rue, Kudzanai Chiurai and Edward Burtynsky. “Because Vegas is a colorful place, color photography was a natural choice, and because the room has such high ceilings, the images are large,” says Furnish. “Contemporary art always looks brilliant in a space where you can show it off; when you can give it air and let it breathe.” For reservaTions: Fizzlv.com or call (702) 776-3200. P h o t o s C o u r t e s y o f C a e s a r s e n t e r t a i n m e n t: ( Pa rt y ) D av i D B e C k e r / w i r e i m a g e . C o m a n D ( l o u n g e ) ta l s t u D i o .

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