Wednesday, May 26, 2010

DUSTIN "SCREECH" DIAMOND HOSTS NATIONAL NERD DAY AT LAVO


Tuesday night Dustin Diamond, Screech from the TV series Saved By the Bell, hosted at LAVO in celebration of National Nerd Day. Diamond dined with friends at the Italian eatery before heading upstairs to the nightclub, which was filled with club goers decked out in their best nerd gear. He MC’d the contest, which awarded $1000 to the sexiest nerd.

Also spotted at LAVO was Cesar Millan. The Dog Whisperer dined on LAVO’s expansive Strip front terrace with a friend and then took over a VIP table in the nightclub where they danced all night while drinking Perrier Jouet Fleur Champagne and munching on strawberries.

Photo credit: Al Powers

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

JULIUS "DR. J" ERVING DINES AT TAO


Julius “Dr. J” Erving was seen dining in a large group at TAO Asian Bistro on Monday. The basketball legend enjoyed Kobe Ribeye, Coconut Shrimp and Buddha Chicken.

WILMER VALDERAMMA & CARRERA HOST TAO BEACH SATURDAY



Wilmer Valderrama hosted the Carrera Escape at TAO Beach on Saturday. Launched by the Carrera sunglasses brand, the Carrera Escape is an urban retreat that is the ultimate getaway for celebrities and tastemakers. This year the Carrera Escape will take place in major cities like Austin, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, and kicked off in Las Vegas at TAO Beach this weekend. Lancaster sunscreen and Café Bustelo products were on hand throughout the weekend to help the crowd stay protected from the sun and fuel up for the party.

Celebrities including Olympic speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno, LOST’s Rebacca Mader, Jasmine Dustin from Iron Man II and actress Amber Lancaster all donned Carrera sunglasses while taking in the sounds of DJ Toma – who also sported Carrera eyewear.

Apolo Ohno continued his 28th birthday celebration, which started at TAO on Friday. He was surprised with a cake poolside before heading to the grand cabana to say hello to Valderrama. Rebecca Mader also hung out in the grand cabana, catching up with the day’s host.

Jasmine Dustin and friends had a daybed by the pool, as did Amber Lancaster, the rising star who will be seen soon in the MTV comedy “The Hard Times of RJ Butler”. Lancaster was joined by friends from high school for a mini reunion.

Photo Credit: Denise Truscello/Wire Image

REBECCA MADER HOSTS A "LOST" SERIES FINALE PARTY


Actress Rebecca Mader hosted a LOST series finale party at LAVO on Saturday. The British actress, who played Charlotte Lewis on the hit show, arrived with her boyfriend and friends and started the night with a dinner of favorites including the Kobe Meatball and Oreo Zeppole before heading up to the nightclub. Upstairs Mader danced the night away to the sounds of DJ FIVE and made friends with everyone at the surrounding VIP tables on the dance floor, even joining the table next to her for a glass of Dom Perignon Rose.

Also spotted dining in the restaurant before hitting the club was Iron Man II’s Jasmine Dustin, who raved about the Coco Pazo specialty cocktail and the Kobe Carpaccio.

Ryan Eggold from the CW’s 90210 treated his sister Nicole to a 21st birthday celebration at LAVO. The group, which included their mom and a gaggle of Nicole’s friends enjoyed a dinner of Italian favorites and then took over a VIP table on the dance floor.

Photo Credit: Al Powers

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

ERICK MORILLO RETURNS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND!

SUPER SEXY ARIANNY CELESTE HOSTS MAXIM WEEKEND AT TAO


Arianny Celeste played host at TAO Beach on Saturday in celebration of her cover photo and inside spread for the May issue of Maxim Magazine. The day was highlighted by the appearance of Captain Morgan, who was celebrating his 375th birthday. The Captain, along with his Morganettes made his way around TAO Beach, posing for pictures with crowd.

Taking in the scene at TAO Beach and enjoying Coronas and frozen strawberry margaritas were MTV’s breakout stars “The Dudesons”. Poised to be the next “Jackass”, The Dudesons have actually been up to their antics longer than Knoxville and Bam.

Captain Morgan continued his birthday party presented by Maxim Magazine at TAO on Saturday night. Arianny Celeste helped him celebrate with a Captain Morgan themed cake from Gimme Some Sugar and of course plenty of the rum on hand.

Photo Credit: Al Powers

Friday, May 14, 2010

GO BEHIND THE SCENES: TAO FRIEND KELLY ROWLAND'S NEW VIDEO FOR "COMMANDER"

ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT COVERS LALA'S BACHELORETTE PARTY AT TAO!



Thanks to our friends over at Entertainment Tonight for this cool piece about the bachelorette party Kim Kardashian and Kelly Rowland Threw for freind LaLa Vazquez last week!

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

THANKS MARC MALKIN! WE LOVE E!

KIM KARDASHIAN AND KELLY ROWLAND THROW LALA VAZQUEZ A BACHELORETTE PARTY!


Friday night Kim Kardashian and Kelly Rowland threw a bachelorette bash at TAO for TV personality La La Vazquez to celebrate her upcoming wedding to Denver Nugget star Carmelo Anthony. The group of girls took over the private dining room to fete their friend and dined on specialties from the Asian bistro including Sea Bass, Kim’s favorite that she personally requested. Throughout dinner the girls gave toasts and advice to the bride to be and admired a new diamond bracelet adorning La La’s wrist – a gift from her fiancé. After dinner the women adjourned to a sky box in the nightclub and the crowd roared as DJ Reach announced their arrival. Fans clamored to take pictures of the stunning group, who all wore flashing toy rings for the celebration. To get the party started, Reach played “Commander”, Kelly’s single with David Guetta from her forthcoming album. Sparkling in a gold sequin dress and gold Christian Louboutin stilettos, La La waved to the crowd the below. To finish the night she was surprised with a four tier cake from Gimme Some Sugar that was topped off with a sweet diamond ring.

Photo Credit: Denise Truscello

HOLLY MADISONS BEACH BLANKET BIKINI BASH!!


Holly Madison hosted a beach blanket bikini bash presented by Hpnotiq at TAO Beach on Friday. The Peepshow star arrived in a floral mono-kini with friends including Peepshow co-star Josh Strickland, Laura Croft and Angel Porrino. It was truly a family affair as the group had just partied at TAO the night before for angels Bday!

Photo Credit: Denise Truscello

HOLLY MADISON HOSTS BFF ANGEL PORRINO'S 21st BDAY!


Turning 21 is a significant milestone and Holly Madison wanted to make sure her assistant and friend Angel Porrino celebration the occasion in a big way. Madison threw a day long party for Angel that started in the afternoon at TAO Beach with a group that included Laura Croft and Josh Strickland, with the celebration documented by a camera crew from “Holly’s World,” Madison’s new show on E!. Taking over a cabana, they dined on Sushi while enjoying Mojitos and Frozen Lemonade Cocktails. They popped into the DJ booth, getting on the mic to invite the crowd to join them for Worship Thursday in the nightclub where the party would continue later in the night. The bikini clad beauties took a dip in the spa and spent the afternoon tossing around TAO beach balls.

Dinner at TAO Asian Bistro was the next stop as a group of ten feted Angel. Sea Bass, Crispy Tuna and platters of Sushi were on the menu and everyone toasted with martinis and Champagne. Dessert included Holly’s favorite Mochi.

After taking the stage for her star role in Peepshow, Holly Josh returned and joined Angel and Laura on the red carpet before heading up to a sky box in the nightclub. A special five-tiered wizard fairytale themed cake by Gimme Some Sugar was topped with a large “21” to mark the occasion and featured sugar replicas of Holly and Angel in wizard outfits. The entire party danced the night away to the sounds of DJ Ross One, drinking Grey Goose cocktails and waving to fans taking pictures below. Angel wrapped up the night telling Holly how much she loved her and thanking her for the best birthday ever.

Also spotted in the club for Worship Thursday were Billy Baldwin, Chazz Palminteri and Trent Othick as the group commanded a VIP table on the dance floor.

Photo Credit: Al Powers