Caesars Palace president Gary Selesner surprised singer Matt Goss with a birthday presentation in his lounge showroom. After Matt’s hit “Lovely Las Vegas,” a purple fedora-shaped cake was wheeled out, and the band played “Happy Birthday.” Gary presented Matt with an oversize birthday card and served slices of the cake to members of the Matt Goss Army fan club after the last song.
Music legend Stevie Wonder and eight friends received a two-hour private tour inside Fright Dome and its Saw- and My Bloody Valentine-themed attractions at Circus Circus from owner Jason Egan. Stevie rode the roller coaster before departing for a late dinner at Tao in The Venetian. The night before, Stevie was at The Bank in the Bellagio and clapped and danced along to the DJ’s remix of his classic “Superstition.”
There was another crush of celebrities everywhere you turned at George Maloof’s Palms. Boxing legend Joe Frazier dined at N9NE Steakhouse, where the restaurant applauded and cheered for “The Champ.” After dinner, Joe hung out in the kitchen with executive chef Barry S. Dakake and signed his famous Shakedown Door before heading to Rain. Smash Mouth lead singer Steven Harwell also signed the door. Maroon 5, including frontman Adam Levine, dined at N9NE, as did former MLB player and manager Pete Rose.
Las Vegas producer Adam Steck (Human Nature, Thunder From Down Under and Frank Marino’s Divas Las Vegas) has signed actor Jason Alexander to return here with his The Donny Clay Experience. This time instead of being at the Peepshow theater in Planet Hollywood, Jason will star in MGM Grand’s Hollywood Theater from Nov. 4-10.
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