Daily Archives: August 26, 2009

Love is in the Air in Las Vegas- Mena Suvari, Simone Sestito Style!

Actress and model Mena Suvari and fiancé Simone Sestito spent last weekend at The Palazzo Las Vegas. The blushing engaged couple checked-into their luxurious Siena Suite Friday and then dined at TAO Asian Bistro at The Venetian with friends.  MenaSuvari

On Saturday, not even intermittant rain showers and high winds could keep the happy couple away from Absolut Saturday at AZURE pool at The Palazzo. After getting her hair styled at Canyon Ranch SpaClub Mena, absolutely glowing in a green flowing sundress, complete with dazzling engagement ring and Simone made their way to their cabana poolside. Very much in love, the couple giggled, kissed and relaxed with friends while sipping Absolut cocktails and lunch by Wolfgang Puck at Azure. Mena then revealed her Perfect 10 figure in a matching green and white bikini, all the while sharing smiles and stolen romantic moments with Simone.

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M Resort Spa Casino in Las Vegas Celebrates Labor Day with Style

M Resort Spa Casino in Las Vegas has pulled out all the stops for a Labor Day celebration.  The resort will host ‘End of Summer Festival ‘09’ a Labor Day bash on Sunday, September 6 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. poolside. Admission is free to the public.

Mix and mingle will be the order of the day as the M Resort pays homage to the holiday, complete with live musical performances, a fresh lemonade stand, watermelon-eating contest, a festival of food and a fireworks show. 

Much-loved ‘70s and ‘80s tribute band Loveshack will perform from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Loveshack is famous for their nostalgic, high-energy renditions of classics like “Hit Me with Your Best Shot,” “Jesse’s Girl” and “Come On Eileen.” Las Vegans  favorite, Nitro will perform from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Nitro delivers a rockin’ good time with well-known rock and pop songs. 

Guest foodies are invited to enjoy a feast of food favorites including south of the border fare, American classics, barbeque, burgers and hotdogs, cotton candy, gelatos, shaved ice and even M’s homemade pastries. Or, if that doesn’t strike your fancy, just gather around the pool deck for a wide variety of free activities for the kids including face painting, temporary tattoos and balloon art.

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“Sgt. Pepper Live” Features Cheap Trick & Special Guests in Las Vegas

“Sgt. Pepper Live” featuring Cheap Trick will be performing an exclusive engagement Sept. 13-15, 17-19 and 21-23 at the Las Vegas Hilton, joined on stage by special guest artists Joan Osborne, Ian Ball and Rob Laufer. 

The Bill Edwards Presents, Inc. production will also feature several other guest artists who will be announced closer to the show dates. 

Joan Osborne’s major label debut, Relish, stormed the charts in 1995 with the runaway smash hit “(What If God Was) One of Us.” The whirlwind that followed included a top five hit, multi-platinum album sales, five Grammy nominations and “(What If God Was) One of Us” was tapped a decade later for the critically acclaimed CBS series “Joan of Arcadia.” 

Since then, Osborne has recorded numerous albums, performed with artists such as Taj Mahal, Luciano Pavarotti, Spearhead, Bob Dylan, The Dixie Chicks and sat in on lead vocals with The Dead (formerly The Grateful Dead). Osborne also joined Cheap Trick on stage during the 2007 40th anniversary celebration of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Her most recent album, Little Wild One, was released in 2008.

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Hooray to Sally Steele & VEGAS ROCKS! Magazine, Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

How time zooms by at warp speed when you’re passionate in what you do and have a never say die attitude.  Success is the tasty fruit of victory.  Just ask Sally Steele, publisher for VEGAS ROCKS! magazine.  Fighting the grasp of corporate Las Vegas biggies that apparently enjoy swooping in for the media kills and “friends” that say she couldn’t pull it off, Steele has squashed her detractors and beaten all odds and is now celebrating five years in business in Las Vegas.  Way to go, Sally! SallySteele

The once jilted bride and single mother, with no prior experience in publishing, made bank for her and her children by driving limousines in the wee hours and backstreets of Vegas.  But, during it all, the dream and passion of publishing a Las Vegas rock n’ roll music magazine remained uppermost in her mind and actions. 

Celebrating her achievement while recognizing those many supporters and true friends who have steadfastly believed in her and given so much, Steele is having a blow-out fifth anniversary rock n’ roll party like no other on August 29.  The best rockers will be on hand to wish her well.  You’re invited to come out and join in on all the fun and great music. 

For more details, please visit www.clubzone.com/events/las_vegas/132773/premierclublv or www.VegasRocks.com to buy tickets online. 

Congratulations, Sally, Las Vegas Backstage Access wishes you all the best and continued success!

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