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President George Bush is
expected at a GOP fundraiser
at the Venetian April 24
PRESIDENT George Bush is set to appear at a fundraiser for Rep. Jon Porter and the Nevada Republican Party at the Venetian April 24. A picture with the Prez will set you back $1,600 in addition to the $500-per-plate luncheon. No matter what your politics, traffic will be a hassle that day.
WHAT’S ON, The Las Vegas Guide (the freebie magazine you get in most rooms) has just announced the winners of the 2006 Visitor Choice Awards in 62 categories (shows, malls, stores, restaurants, best slots, etc.). The list is a must when planning a Vegas trip because anything you select from one of the categories will be a great experience. The Manhattan Express atop the New York, New York is the best thrill ride, visitors’ favorite golf course is the Wynn, best buffet is the Carnival World at the Rio, favorite restaurant The Top of the World at the Stratosphere, and Celine is tops again as the favorite headliner. Get the complete list in the Vegas Tips section of www.KimosVegas.com
WHATEVER happened to Ringo Starr, Billy Squire, Richard Marx, Sheila E and Edgar Winter? They’ll all be at the Mandalay Bay July 1 as Ringo Starr and the All Starr Band. Ringo’s discography includes 23 solo albums, and the show will feature music from him, the Beatles and hits made famous by the All Starr Band members.
Ginai mastered her new
CD in Vegas
BROTHER Noland is playing at the Cal’s ninth annual Lei Day Las Vegas Festival May 5, 6 and 7. It’s great that Noland is recording again. His new CD, Mystical Fish, is in your favorite music store starting tomorrow.
SPEAKING of new CDs, local performer Ginai has a newly released CD called Jazz Island that she mastered in Vegas.
HAWAIIAN 105 KINE is giving away trips to Vegas. Listen for the Slot Machine to win!
THE W in Las Vegas held an invitational poker tournament to promote its new condo. On the high-profile invite list were Dave Navarro, Anne Heche, Shannon Elizabeth, Phil Laak, Carmen Electra and more. Poker pro Phil Hellmuth takes home the home ... he won the grand prize - a $700,000 furnished condo.
Shannon Elizabeth was invited
to the W poker tourney
But instead of taking the condo, he used it as a down payment on a $2 million W Penthouse, making him Paris Hilton’s new neighbor when the place is completed in 2009.
AT THE Main Street Station, Eric Leonard of Wahiawa won $40,000 with a royal flush on Let It Ride. Hey, you’d be smiling too!
GET MORE Kimo’s Vegas in MidWeek and with Brickwood Galuteria Friday morning at 7:20 on Hawaiian105 KINE.
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