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Cook E. Jarr closes with a flourish at Harrah’s

Grooving to the end, legendary lounge singer hangs up the mic at Harrah’s.

Cook E. Jarr is playing right now. He’s playing out the string, playing the fool, playing the music box in the corner, all at The Piano Bar at Harrah’s.

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Shuttered 'Vegas Nocturne' sues The Cosmopolitan

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The producer of a shuttered Las Vegas Strip show that featured stylized circus-style after-dinner performances is accusing the casino-hotel that hosted it of sabotaging its short life.

"Vegas Nocturne" producer Spiegelworld CSC LLC alleges in a breach-of-contract lawsuit filed Wednesday that The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas failed to pay severance to show employees and attempting to block the show from moving to a competing venue.

The lawsuit claims hotel management company Nevada Property 1 LLC owes Spiegelworld some $500,000, failed to return props and costumes, and failed to prevent misappropriation of show funds.

Cosmopolitan officials issued a statement promising to defend the hotel from what they called a meritless lawsuit.

Vegas Nocturne opened on New Year's Eve and closed July 12 at the restaurant and entertainment nightspot Rose. Rabbit. Lie.

 

Pure nightclub at Caesars Palace to close for remodel

Pure nightclub is closing for a full remodel.

The high-profile Pure nightclub at Caesars Palace will close May 26 for extensive remodeling, the Hakkasan Group is expected to announce Wednesday.

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Britney Spears adds shows to Las Vegas residency

Britney Spears adds shows to Las Vegas residency

NEW YORK (AP) -- Britney Spears is going to hit you one more time, Las Vegas. A bunch more times actually.

Caesars Entertainment said Sunday that the singer is adding more than 30 dates to her Las Vegas residency. "Britney: Piece of Me" will now play shows in October through December and February. Shows have also been added in August and September.

Tickets to the new shows go on sale Friday.

The Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino says the first round of shows in August and September sold out.

The 31-year-old Spears kicked off the two-year residency late last year around the time she released her eighth album, "Britney Spears."

 

 

 

Kevin James films ‘Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2’ in Vegas

The Wynn will be home to a film crew for a new movie starring Kevin James.

On Monday, Kevin James will begin filming the art-heist comedy “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2” at the Wynn for eight weeks — the first full feature Steve Wynn has ever approved on the property.

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Progress Being Made on New Club on the Strip

Progress is being made on the newest megaclub coming to the Las Vegas Strip.

Drai's dayclub and nightclub is being built at the top of the new Cromwell boutique hotel. The creator is long-time nightclub owner Victor Drai, whose afterhours club was legendary night spot.

When finished, the $100 million club will have pools, DJs, and an amazing view of the Strip.

"I think it is going to be the prettiest background in the world, and you got an amazing experience between the outside and the inside will be all one," Drai said.

The Cromwell is at the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo Road. The old Bill's Gamblin' Hall and Saloon is being remodeled to create the new boutique hotel set to open later this year.

High Roller Among World’s Coolest New Tourist Attractions

The newest eye-popping attraction on the Strip is getting worldwide attention from a top travel magazine. 

Look no further than your own backyard for the next big thing.

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