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WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas ... The Player’s Edge!
GO SASHA ... On Aug. 2, Beyoncé performed I Am ... Yours: An Intimate Performance At The Wynn Las Vegas. If you missed her live, check out the DVD at your favorite store beginning Nov. 23. The Blu-ray comes out Dec. 15, just in time for the holidays.
LIVE! With Regis & Kelly will be taping Nov. 22-23 at the Wynn Las Vegas Encore.
AFTER GARTH BROOKS sold out 20 shows in a few hours, executives at the Wynn Las Vegas enacted a new anti-scalping policy that some say is almost anti-American. After paying, ticket holders had to provide the hotel with the names of people who would be using them. Tickets would be available on the day of the show, and IDs would be checked at the door to verify that concert goers matched the previously submitted names.
LAST WEEK a Missouri couple hit the jackpot at Mystere ... Cirque du Soleil declared them their 30 millionth Las Vegas customer and awarded them a VIP return trip.
YVETTE NII is going on tour with Hiroshima ... She’s even featured on the band’s latest album, Legacy, which chronicles their 30 years of ethnic jazz fusion music that includes a remake of Hawaiian Electric. See them Nov. 21 in Vegas at the Santa Fe Station.
THE CONCERT KING of the Philippines, Martin Nievera, returns to the Suncoast Showroom Nov. 13, 14 and 15.
IT’S DIFFICULT to miss the 6-foot-7-inch Penn Jillette, who was seen on Halloween trick-or-treating with his daughter at Town Square mall ...
EVERY FAMILY has a Monopoly pro - someone who consistently wins on family night. In the Halvard family it’s Bjorn, but now he’s everyone’s champion. The 19-year-old Norwegian student defeated entrants from 41 other countries to be crowned the Monopoly World Champion at Caesars Palace, bringing home a cash prize of $20,580 (the total amount of money found in every game’s bank).
THE SAHARA has a deal with Hawaiian Airlines ... Buy a specially priced package for Hawaii residents and fly on Hawaiian Airlines and get a 5 percent discount on your air and two miles for every buck you spend at the property. You also can win one of these packages by texting Oceanic Vegas to 32862, or enter online at http://www.KimosVegas.com.
AT THE FREMONT, Yvonne McDermott of Kailua won $4,109, Dennis Honma of Paauilo won $5,000 and Angelita Corpuz of Waialua won $6,000!
NELLIS AFB hosts the USAF’s Aviation Nation Nov. 14 and 15. Check out the free America’s Air Show with the Thunderbirds and more than 100 aircraft on display.
THE WESTERN Athletic Conference Women’s Volleyball Tournament starts Nov. 23 at the Orleans Arena. Boise State, Fresno State, Idaho, Louisiana Tech, Nevada Reno, New Mexico State, San Jose State, Utah State and the University of Hawaii Wahine will compete for the championship. Tickets and tournament packages are on sale now from The Orleans and Vacations Hawaii.
THE MIRAGE has been celebrating its 20th anniversary all year long, but the grand dame of the Strip opened Nov. 22, 1989. To get your party on, the AAA Four Diamond resort has special rates, newly remodeled rooms, 20 percent off room charges and even surf ‘n’ turf at 1989 menu prices.
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