Tuesday, June 30, 2009

LIL JON STOPS BY VICE SUNDAYS!

LIL JON SEEN HERE WITH DJ VICE AT VICE SUNDAYS!

Rapper Lil Jon stopped by LAVO on sunday to see friend DJ VICE and hopped on the mic to say hello to the crowd. SHOTS! SHOTS! SHOTS! SHOTS!

SATURDAY CELEBRITY SIGHTINGS!




Saturday saw several stars catching rays at TAO Beach. Actor Antonio Sabato, Jr., Aaron Paul of HBO’s Big Love and 90210’s Jessica Lowndes mingled in corner daybeds near the pool, where they sipped mojitos and enjoyed the sounds of DJ Skratchy.

Later in the evening celebs from the Hard Bat ping pong tournament journeyed to LAVO. Sabato Jr., Jonathan Schaech, Autumn Reeser and her husband, director Jesse Warren, Brittny Gastineau along her beau Jorge Perez and Rooney front man Robert Schwartzman all dined at a center table in the restaurant. After dinner the group, along with stunning tennis pro Anna Kournikova, who had drinks downstairs in the restaurant with friends, adjourned to the nightclub. Joining the entire group later were Paul and Lowndes, who were spotted dancing to the sounds of DJ Reach.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

PEOPLE MAGAZINES HOTTEST BACHELOR -- CHACE CRAWFORD SIGHTINGS


Last week "Gossip Girl" star Chace Crawford was spotted at TAO and LAVO throughout the week. LAVO on Tuesday, TAO on Thursday, LAVO on Friday and TAO on Saturday. The star was in town on a break and spent it with friends and Family at TAO Group properties.

SUNDAY CELEBRITY SIGHTINGS

UFC fighter Joe Stevenson
"GOSSIP GIRL" co-star Jessica Szohr

"Brothers and Sisters" star Dave Annabelle

David Annable of ABC’s Brothers and Sisters was spotted at Sunday’s Sunset Sessions at TAO Beach. Joined by six guy friends from high school and college, Annable and the group were later seen in the nightclub at LAVO where DJ Vice was spinning. Belvedere and Veuve Clicquot flowed freely as the friends enjoyed the night. Actress Jessica Szohr from Gossip Girl joined the group at their VIP table just after midnight.

Also spotted at LAVO, mixed martial arts fighter and winner of The Ultimate Fighter Two, Joseph Stevenson. The athlete stuck to water and soda water.

SATURDAY CELEB SIGHTINGS

Reality star and "PEEPSHOW" headliner Holly Madison
DJ VICE with Joe Rogan


Saturday night at TAO Joe Rogan hosted a post fight party and celebrated the premiere of his new comedy special on Spike TV. Rogan and friends first dined in the Asian bistro, sampling house specialties including Lobster Wontons, Crispy Shrimp and an assortment of Sashimi.

Dining nearby under the watchful eye of TAO’s giant Buddha was Holly Madison. The reality star who is set to make her stage debut in Peepshow was looking every bit the sex kitten in a skintight black dress, frilly white bobby socks and black heels. The blond vixen was overheard talking about how excited she is to host at TAO Beach on July 5th.

After dinner Rogan and friends made their way to the nightclub where Rogan wasted no time jumping on the microphone to hype up the crowd. A bevy of beauties made their way over to the table in front of the DJ booth and all partied to the sounds of DJ Vice.

Taking fashionably late to a new level, heiress Nicky Hilton arrived at TAO around 3am with boyfriend David Katzenberg and Jeff Beacher. Hilton always comes to see DJ Vice when she is in Vegas and Vice made sure to send shout outs her way as she danced atop the catwalk.

Over at LAVO the NHL invasion continued as Phoenix Coyote Dan Winnik hit the nightclub with his brother and friends.

Photo credit: Al Powers

Friday, June 19, 2009

WALE HOSTS WORSHIP THURSDAYS AND NHL STARS INVADE!

WALE
WALE performing for the crowd at Worship Thursdays
Kevin Connelly and Friends
NHL Star Mike Richards

Packing the house for Worship Thursdays at TAO, sports stars, celebrities and club goers alike were in for an unexpected performance as WALE regaled crowd with his hit Chillin’ featuring Lady Gaga. The hip hop artist jumped up on stage around 1:30 am to the surprise of the crowd while fans cheered from the dance floor below.

Taking in the scene were hockey players from around the NHL, including such notables as Detroit Red Wings Chris Chelios and Nicklas Lidstrom, Chicago Blackhawk Patrick Kane, Philadelphia Flyers Mike Richards and Riley Cote, Sergei Federov and Mike Green of the Washington Capitals, San Jose Shark Jeremy Roenick, New York Rangers Scott Gomez and Columbus Blue Jacket Mike Commodore, along with former NHL players Mark Messier, Kirk Muller, and Anson Carter.

Gomez, Roenick and WALE were all spotted dining at separate tables at TAO Asian Bistro before heading up to the nightclub, feasting on sushi and specialty items from Chef Mark Andelbradt.

Also seen in the nightclub, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Entourage star Kevin Connolly, comedian Eddie Griffin and General Hospital actress Kristen Storms.

Photo Credit: Denise Truscello

Thursday, June 18, 2009

ENTOURAGE STAR KEVIN CONNELLY AT LAVO


The NHL invasion arrived in Vegas and it is not surprising that hot spot LAVO inside The Palazzo was the destination of choice for the ice hockey stars.

In the dining room, Philadelphia Flyers captain Mike Richards had dinner with Peter Luukko, President and COO of Comcast Spectacor, the team owner. Richards, who is nominated for the Selke Award for best defensive forward was also joined by family and friends.

Nearby, Entourage star Kevin Connolly was spotted enjoying LAVO’s favorite menu item, the Kobe Meatball. A hockey fan, Connolly is presenting at the NHL Awards.

Also seen in the restaurant General Hospital actress Kristen Storms, wrapping up her meal with the delectable Oreo Zeppole.

After dinner everyone headed to the nightclub where they all had VIP tables next to each other for the Label Junkie party hosted by NHL star Jeremy Roenick with a fashion show for his line Muze. The consummate host, the San Jose Sharks center greeted all fans who wanted to say hello.

Roenick’s party attracted a slew of on ice stars from teams across the NHL, but one of the most notable almost didn’t make it into the club. Twenty-three year old Russian phenomenon Alexander Ovechkin, who plays for the Washington Capitals and is up for the league’s MVP award, arrived who in 2008 signed the most lucrative contract in NHL history with his 13 year, $124 million contract extension the superstar and his group joined Roenick’s table upstairs. Once safely inside, the league’s scoring leader danced on the banquettes to the sounds of DJ Crooked and made his rounds to visit various tables of hockey players throughout the club.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

CHACE CRAWFORD, ASHER ROTH SPOTTED AT LAVO INDUSTRY TUESDAYS

HipHop star Asher Roth dined at LAVO with a group of 8 friends and hit the nightclub right after enjoying the sounds of DJ FIVE.....
Adult film superstar Stormy Daniels stopped by LAVO with a few friends and chose her favorite table in LAVO , the corner dancefloor booth to party with the girls....
"Gossip Girl" star Chace Crawford dined at LAVO and then hit the nightclub with friends, sitting next to Asher Roth and his crew, the two guys chatted it up and hung out in the dancefloor VIP area....



Tuesday, June 16, 2009

ACTOR WILLEM DAFOE DINES AT LAVO


LAVO’s Kobe Meatball, which is quickly becoming a Vegas favorite, found another fan Monday night when actor Willem Dafoe dined at the Italian hot spot with a friend. He also enjoyed a two lb stuffed lobster, pasta and prosciutto service, and wrapped up his CineVegas visit with dessert of Oreo Zeppole.

Monday, June 15, 2009

WAYNE BRADY CELEBRATES HIS BIRTHDAY AT LAVO



Sunday night at LAVO inside The Palazzo, entertainer Wayne Brady celebrated his 37th birthday. The night began with an early dinner before his show with a group of 15 friends. Post show he returned to the nightclub with a group that had doubled in size. Cast, crew, friends and family all toasted Brady with cake and cocktails. DJ Vice topped off the party with birthday shout outs and played several songs from Brady’s CD.

Also spotted at LAVO, soccer players Joleon Lescott, who plays for Everton and Wayne Hennessey, goal keeper for the Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League.

Photo credit: Al Powers

CELEBRITY SIGHTINGS: SATURDAY JUNE 13TH

NFL Legend Warren Moon
NFL Star Darren McFadden
Actor Mekhi Pfifer
Pauly Shore

Dining at LAVO on Saturday, former winner of The Apprentice Bill Rancic and his wife Giuliana Rancic of E! Entertainment Network. The couple, who filmed a new show at The Palazzo throughout the day dined with friends at the Italian hot spot before heading up to the nightclub.

Over at TAO, the nightclub played hosts to stars of the sports world as the location for Warren Moon’s Celebrity Bowl after party. Spotted in the VIP moat section was Moon himself, along $50 million dollar man Mark Sanchez of the NY Jets. Also seen, NFL Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson, Oakland Raider Darren McFadden, Leroy Glover and basketball stars Corey Maggette and Robert Horry. Actor Mekhi Phifer was seen hanging out with Dickerson as well.

Arriving at 2 pm and joining the owner’s table at TAO was comedian Pauly Shore.

OSCAR WINNER DIABLO CODY'S BIRTHDAY WEEKEND


Academy Award winning Juno writer Diablo Cody celebrated her 31st birthday with a Vegas weekend. Cody, surrounded by friends and family, started the party on Friday with dinner in front of TAO’s giant Buddha followed by a table in the VIP moat area in the nightclub. The celebration continued at TAO Beach on Saturday, where Cody sported a gold metallic one piece and snacked on sushi in a cabana throughout the day. LAVO’s private dining room was the setting for her party Saturday evening. Kobe Meatballs and Chianti were topped off with a large red, black and white cake. Cody donned a birthday hat and headed up to the nightclub where at the stroke of midnight she turned 31, complete with shout outs from DJ Reach and more sweets in the form of cupcakes with sparklers. The night was complete as Cody and girlfriends danced on the cat walk.

CELEBRITY SIGHTINGS: FRIDAY JUNE 12TH







Friday night stars in town for CineVegas chose hot spot LAVO as their dining destination. Scott Caan, who wrote and starred in Mercy, which is premiering at the fest was joined by the film’s director Patrick Hoelck and co-stars Erika Christensen and Troy Garity. Scott’s father, actor James Caan stopped by to join the group.

At another table enjoying the Italian offerings, actors Sam Rockwell, Jeremy Renner and Ivan Martin. The group feasted on a 2 lb lobster stuffed with crap and scallops with Pinot Grigio.

Upstairs at LAVO Nightclub sports stars held court as former NFL players Warren Moon and Eric Dickerson were spotted at a VIP table enjoying the sounds of DJ Five.

Over at TAO, comedienne Roseanne Barr was seen dining at the Asian bistro with her family, enjoying Tao-Tini cocktails and signature items from Chef Mark Andelbradt.

Also at TAO actor Joseph Gordon Leavitt with a group of 15 people in the nightclub. In town for Cinevegas, Joseph co-stars in the upcoming summer blockbuster "G.I. Joe".

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

DJ STEVE AOKI AT TAO BEACH SUNSET SESSIONS


Steve Aoki tearing it up at TAO Beach, seen here with Birthday boy Mark Patridge.
Superstar DJ Steve Aoki was teh guest of honor at Sunday Sessions at TAO Beach this weekend. Steve took to the decks around 4pm and closed out the day with a blistering set of electro-funk-hiphop you name it he plays it. AMAZING!

DANCING WITH THE STARS MARK BALLAS AND DEREK HOUGH AT LAVO


Saturday night at LAVO Dancing With The Stars' Mark Ballas and Derek Hough stopped by for dinner with a group of 6 people that included Marks mom Shirley, and girlfriend Joanna. Mark and derek were in Vegas celebrating their birthdays for the weekend, LAVO sent out two custom birthday cakes for the dancing duo.

AUDRINA PATRIDGE HOSTS BROTHER MARKS BIRTHDAY AT TAO, TAO BEACH AND LAVO







Audrina Patridge of MTV’s hit The Hills brought her family to Las Vegas for a weekend trip in celebration of her brother Mark’s birthday. Joined by their father, Mark Patridge Sr., Audrina’s ex-boyfriend Corey Bohan and twenty of Mark Jr.’s friends, the large group started their day at TAO Beach.

Taking over an expansive cabana at the outdoor oasis, Audrina dazzled in a two piece black and gold bikini. The reality star took photos with fans and soaked up the sun while the boys took in the scene.

Later in the evening, clad in a beige strapless pantsuit, Audrina brought the group to TAO. There they dined on a menu specially designed for them by Chef Mark Andelbradt, including sushi and signature items from the kitchen. TAO specialty cocktails and rounds of shots were prevalent at the table. Audrina surprised her brother with a cake as the entire restaurant sang happy birthday before they headed to a sky box in the nightclub stocked with Grey Goose and Jack Daniels.

The party continued for the group on Sunday when Audrina and crew hit TAO BEACH for the 2nd day in a row, relaxing pool side and enjoying the sounds of guest DJ STEVE AOKI. Sunday night the crew hot LAVO to see friend DJ VICE. Audrina danced with a girlfriend and brought her brother and a few friends over to the DJ booth for that special VIP birthday shot with Vice.
Mark had a blast, HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARK!
Photo credit: Denise Truscello and Al Powers

Friday, June 5, 2009

TERA PATRICKS LINGERIEGASM!




Adult Film Star Tera Patrick brought her sexy lingerie party LINGERIEGASM to TAO last night, holding a sexy contest for the hottest lady in lingerie!! Local lady Shannon Kelly (above) was the winner....

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

DJ VICE AND RAVIDRUMS AT TAO!!!!!

Check out this video of DJ VICE and RAVIDRUMS at TAO on this past Saturday night.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

WILMER VALDERAMMA AT TAO


Spotted Monday night dining at TAO Asian Bistro, actor Wilmer Valderrama. Joined by a bunch of friends, the group drank beer and Patron Silver margaritas and enjoyed specialties from the sushi bar including the Sashimi Trio, Toro and Alaskan Rolls. They also had favorites from the kitchen including Grilled Tuna, Buddha Chicken and Wasabi Filet.

Monday, June 1, 2009

MARY KATE AND ASHLEY OLSEN AT LAVO


At Lavo Las Vegas Sunday night, Mary Kate and Ashley Olson dining in Lavos private dining room celebrating a friends birthday. After dinner the girls made their way to nightclub with table on dancefloor where they stayed until after 3am. They danced non stop with their friends playfully taking photos of each other and loving DJ Vice. Mary Kate was also spotted friday night at Tao nightclub and Ashley stopped by Tao Beach Sunday afternoon.

MEL B HOSTS TAO BEACH FOR THE Us WEEKLY HOT BODIES ISSUE RELEASE PARTY




It was another packed Saturday at TAO Beach where former Spice Girl Mel B hosted to celebrate US Weekly’s Hot Bodies Issue. The Peepshow star was a perfect fit as she made her way around the outdoor oasis in her teeny black bikini and stilettos. She posed for photos with fans and danced at her cabana with hubby Stephen Belafonte and a group of her dancers from the show.

Also stopping by to join in the festivities was ER’s Shane West who sat smack in the middle of the pool showing off his own hot body and a new Mohawk style hairdo. Adult and now mainstream film star Sasha Grey was amazed at all of the daytime party goers. She sipped mojitos with a friend while keeping her fair skin in the shade at a day bed.

Making a late day appearance was Benji Madden, who stopped by to hang with his friends in a cabana.