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Star Surveillance: Chad Michael Murray, Douglas & Zeta-Jones, Duncan
Oscar-winning couple Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones brought their kids to Nathan Burton’s comedy magic show at the Flamingo. Nathan chose their son Dylan to be his onstage volunteer for a prediction trick.
Backstage while posing for photographs, Michael chatted with Nathan and his crew about currently filming the Liberace film for HBO here. Michael and Catherine plan to take the kids to Criss Angel’s “Believe” at the Luxor on Thursday.
Catherine also had lunch today with a friend at Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria & Cucina at Crystals in CityCenter and enjoyed a prosciutto pizza.
“One Tree Hill” stud Chad Michael Murray celebrated his 31st birthday at the Palazzo and Venetian. He was poolside in a cabana at Azure Luxury Pool with his girlfriend and friends.
They dined at Tao in the Venetian and chef Sammy D’s First Food & Bar in the Palazzo, where Chad tweeted that it was “one of the top three best meals ever.” He returned for a second time the next day for brunch and tweeted, “If I was on death row, this would be my choice for the last meal.”
Chef Carla Pellegrino’s guest column will be posted Wednesday while I’m flying to New York; meantime, she hosted Bally’s headliner Taylor Hicks and his band for dinner at her restaurant Bacio in the Tropicana. The “American Idol” Season 5 winner wanted a send-off before rushing to Reno and then to Tampa, Fla., for the 2012 Republican National Convention.
Fret not, as solid rumors abound that Taylor will win an extension at Bally’s, and we’ve already reported that he’ll entertain the tourism salute here for the hospitality industry next month.
Rio headliners Penn & Teller were at UMC Trauma and Burn Care Center today providing get well magic to patients in intensive care. Rio’s parent company Caesars Entertainment partners with UMC in donating coins from the front fountains of Caesars Palace to TBCC.
Michael Yo, a regular on “Extra” and “Chelsea Lately,” watched Blue Man Group at the Venetian.
Redfoo of LMFAO kicked off his 37th birthday at Lavo in the Palazzo. The party rocker was presented with a cake, and he treated revelers to a performance, with the EC Twins leading the cheers.
U.S. water polo Olympic champion Courtney Mathewson, proudly wearing her gold medal, partied at Surrender in Steve Wynn’s Encore with a crew of 10.
Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs watched “Believe” and posed for a photograph with Criss after driving a Ferrari 458 Italia and a Porsche Turbo at Exotics Racing.
Before leaving Las Vegas to wrap the final dates of the Motley Crue and KISS tour, hometown rocker Vince Neil and gal pal Rain Andreani entertained Oscar winner Nicolas Cage and his wife Alice Kim at Vince’s new Tatuado Cantina Mexican bar and restaurant at LVH.
“Fantasy” at the Luxor dancers partied at Senor Frog’s in Treasure Island, fashioned sexy costumes from balloons and posed on the “butt” stools.
Oscar winner Adrien Brody, on a quick Las Vegas vacation, enjoyed a wellness shake at Greens and Proteins in Henderson and later sashimi, sushi rolls, sliders and sake at Social House in Crystals.
“The Bachelor” and “Dancing With the Stars” star Jake Pavelka watched “Terry Fator’s Ventriloquism in Concert” at the Mirage while here co-hosting ABC’s “The Morning Blend.”
Adrienne Maloof of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” who today announced her split from Paul Nassif, had lunch at Holsteins in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas twice on back-to-back days with her brother Palms mogul George Maloof. Adrienne said that she’s launching a line of cell phone covers.
Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.
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