Entertainment

Donny and Marie Osmond end their Flamingo residency Nov. 16. Donny, the peacock on The Masked Singer, plans to release his 62nd album when he turns 62 in December. 

Anita Baker will headline at The Venetian for a five-night limited engagement May 31, June 1, 5, 7 and 8 as part of her farewell concert series. 

Magic Mike Live” celebrated two years and 1,000 performances at the Hard Rock with a custom unicorn cake created by Freed’s Bakery

Absinthe” celebrated its 8th anniversary with The Gazillionairelighting the new, courtyard 35-foot tall Absinthe Electric Oak tree with 120,000 LED leaves of changing colors.

The Joint at Hard Rock, whichopened in 1995 and underwent a makeover in April 2009 doubling the showroom size, celebrated its
10th anniversary. 

With Celine Dion departing The Colosseum at Caesars Palace this year, the 4,300-seat showroom will get an ambitious overhaul with an automated lift-seating system this summer.

The star of TLC’s hit show, Long Island MediumTheresa Caputo, will bring her show “Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience” to Orleans Arena Saturday, June 15. 

The Palms newly-debuted KAOS will host an exclusive residency by DJ and production duo Gorgon City with upcoming dates July 14 and Aug. 16.  

Dining

Morton Group’s newCraft + Community inside Hard Rock took over Culinary Dropout’s space and has garage-style doors opening directly onto the pool patio. 

 Chef David Chang will be opening Majordōmo Meat & Fish,a new eatery being built on the DNA of its sister establishment in Los Angeles, later this year in the former Carnevino restaurant space in The Palazzo tower next to Mott 32

Sammy Hagar and chef Guy Fieri created a new tequila, Santo Fino Blanco, launching in May and handcrafted with 100 percent Blue Weber Agave

Chef and owner Dan Krohmer with the off-Strip Asian seafood restaurant Other Mama will open two new restaurants: Hatsumiin mid-May, followed by La Monjá before summer in Downtown Las Vegas.

Uno Más is a new fast casual dining experience at SLS featuring Mexican dishes and
sharable bites. 

Don’t Tell Mama is open at Neonopolis downtown with singing servers and live piano accompaniment for open-mike opportunities.

Zippy’s Restaurants will build its first location outside of Hawaii with a restaurant, take-out and retail bakery opening late 2020.

The Nevada Restaurant Association’s annualfundraisingEpicurean Affair is Thursday, May 16 at Red Rock Resort

Brand-new Maxie’s at The LINQ Promenade expanded its operation to offer breakfast, lunch and dinner daily 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Smoked Burgers & BBQ at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palaceopened its new outdoor Strip-side patio with 16 tables wrapping around the Trevi Fountain

New daily Happy Hours have started at David and Michael Morton’s steakhouse MB Steak inside Hard Rock 5–6 p.m. with $5 selections, and at the Silverton’s Mermaid Lounge 5–7 p.m. with buy one, get one free drink options and menu items from $3. 

Therapy honors military and vets with a 10 percent food and drink discount and 20 percent in May during Military Appreciation Month

About Town

Pop Vegas at The LINQ Promenade opened with its first interactive experience Tattoo’d America celebrating tattoo and body art and featuring 12 interactive installations called “rooms” and onsite tattoo and body painting services.

The El Cortez introduced an all-new table game, Great 8, played by wagering on either the Yin (red) or Yang (yellow) sides and getting closest to eight. 

The Downtown Las Vegas Events Center will serve as the official host for the Las Vegas PRIDE Night Parade Oct. 11 and Las Vegas PRIDE Family Festival Oct. 12. 

FLY LINQ is now the world’s only zipline offering four ride styles, which can launch simultaneously on 10 side-by-side lines at The LINQ Promenade

The Hunger Games: The Exhibition” featuring a fully-immersive archery training experience, props and set decorations, 30 original costumes and more opens at MGM Grand in May. 

The Palms, acquired by Station Casinos in 2016, launched a new “Unstatus Quo” celebrity-laden marketing ad campaign celebrating the $690 million property-wide renovation. 

The current Bellagio Conservatory display highlights the beauty of spring in Japan through June 15 with cherry blossoms and a replica of the Osaka Castle

Christie Brinkley, in town starring in “Chicago The Musical” at The Venetian, christened the all-new soon-to-open Smith & Wollensky inside Grand Canal Shoppes with her Bellissima Prosecco.

The new Las Vegas Ballpark opened last month and introduced new mascots Spruce and Aviator for the new baseball team, the Las Vegas Aviators

The new Galaxy Theatres Luxury+ Boulevard near the Strip is home to Las Vegas’ largest screen and first all-Laser projection theatre in addition to the first Sony Digital Cinemain
the world. 

A new William Hill Sports Book, the leading bookmaker in America, opened at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod featuring a 110-foot wraparound high-resolution LED screen. 

Distill, a locals’ neighborhood bar chain, opened five new locations in the valley. 

The newly-built Home2 Suites by Hilton is the first in Nevada and close to the Strip’s south end focusing on extended stay with multiple lifestyle amenities.

Wet’n’Wild opened its seventh season running through Sept. 29 and debuts the Wet’n’Wild Wallet, a waterproof money-loaded wristband. 

Maverick Helicopters will expand with a third location in the Las Vegas valley opening at Railroad Pass on Boulder Highway in
the summer.