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BRUCE WILLIS AND DEMI MOORE practiced the time-honored local rite of passage, the ritual of taking one’s keiki to Las Vegas when they become legal. Daughter Rumer Willis celebrated her 21st with mom, dad, Ashton Kutcher, and cast mates from her upcoming movie Sorority Row, including Audrina Patridge.
COMING SOON to a TV near you, a new reality show featuring… the Crazy Girls of the Riviera Las Vegas.
THE TREASURE ISLAND Las Vegas has Bill Cosby in the house Sept. 5, Carlos Mencia on Oct. 8 and 9, and LeAnn Rimes starting Oct. 23.
THE LATEST VEGAS SCAM: stealing player’s club points. Good for comps on rooms, food, cash back and other goodies, casino employees have been caught transferring points from real members to fake accounts that are then redeemed by accomplices. Check out your balances online and notify the casino if your points mysteriously vanish…
AT THE FREMONT, Alfreda Libunao of Kapaa and Yoshiharu Tsubouchi of Honolulu both won $10,000 on the dollar machines… so that’s what a 10x, 10x, 7 looks like…
AMERICAN IDOL, Jordin Sparks will be opening for the closing shows of Britney Spears “Circus” tour at the Mandalay Bay on Sept. 26 and 27.
NOW THAT’S A NEST EGG: Steve and Elaine Wynn have sold 10 percent, or 2 million shares, of their company’s common stock, equal to $114 million to fund their upcoming divorce.
THE LAS VEGAS CONVENTION business is down 16 percent this year as companies cancel or move their meetings to less-conspicuous locales. But this didn’t deter the NBA’s Mascots from convening in Sin City. It’s tough finding Orlando’s “Stuff the Magic Dragon” or the Sacramento Kings’ “Slamson the Lion” sans their mascot alter-ego wear. The besses of the bes, as voted by his peers,“Mascot of the Year” is Oklahoma City Thunders mascot “Rumble the Bison.”
IF ANEJOS, reposados and blancos make your mouth water and your heart pump, check out the 3rd annual Las Vegas Tequila Fest on Sept. 11.
ROCK ‘N’ROLL Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar opens a Cabo Wabo Cantina inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood later this fall. The 15,000-square-foot bi-level club and restaurant will replace Trader Vic’s.
KIMO"S VEGAS TIP: Join the “Ticketing Member” at houseofblues.com (it’s free) and every Tuesday you can get ywo-for-one HOB concert tickets.
AT THE LAS VEGAS HILTON, Arnel Pineda, lead singer of Journey jammed with the “Voices” of Lani Misalucha and Earl Turner.
AMERICA’S GOT TALENT has announced that its best from this year will be showcased at Planet Hollywood starting in October. You can get tickets now from ticketmaster.com.
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