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Don Chareunsy

Senior Editor/arts & entertainment

Don was born in Laos and grew up in Montana. He was Helena High's yearbook and newspaper editor and, after graduating from Gonzaga University with journalism and political science degrees, was a Dow Jones copy-editing intern at the San Jose Mercury News. His resume: The Orange County Register, Hollywood.com, Los Angeles Times, The San Diego Union-Tribune and, since 2008, Vegas DeLuxe and the Sun, where he is entertainment editor.

Story Archive

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    Tuesday, May 28, 2013

    Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham and John McVie were in the spotlight at MGM Grand, while Christine McVie remains retired. The ...

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    Tuesday, May 28, 2013

    “Lord Disick: Lifestyles of a Lord” and “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star Scott Disick was the epitome of handsome in a tuxedo, and girlfriend ...

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    Friday, May 24, 2013

    Kendrick Lamar’s laid-back vibe had the crowd singing along throughout the warm evening. His setlist included “Money Trees,” “Swimming Pools ...

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    Thursday, May 23, 2013

    Superstar singer and actress Jennifer Lopez and Marni Walden, Verizon Wireless executive vice president and COO, appeared together at The Venetian ...

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    Wednesday, May 22, 2013

    Families — adults and children — across the Valley are waiting with bated breath for the opening of Wet ’n’ Wild Las Vegas water park, and ...

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    Monday, May 20, 2013

    Music and Hollywood celebrities were out en masse at Tao in The Venetian and Lavo at the Palazzo after the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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    Monday, May 20, 2013

    Singer-songwriter Bruno Mars hosted and performed at The Bank in Belllagio late Sunday night, and the crowd included Chris Brown and Jason Derulo. ...

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    Monday, May 20, 2013

    Rapper, singer-songwriter, producer and actress Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott” hosted and performed at Haze in Aria, and contributing photographer ...

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    Sunday, May 19, 2013

    Superstar Prince joined a party of nine, including his three bodyguards, for late-night eats at Society Cafe in Steve Wynn’s Encore. He enjoyed tomato ...

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    Monday, May 13, 2013

    The first two days of the four-day 2013 Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit were jam-packed and kicked off with a Mionetto Prosecco saber off led by ...

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    Sunday, May 12, 2013

    Reigning Miss USA Nana Meriwether of Maryland and 2013 Miss Nevada USA Chelsea Caswell of Las Vegas attended a meet-and-greet with troops ...

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    Sunday, May 12, 2013

    British pop sensation Olly Murs made his Las Vegas debut hosting and performing at Pure in Caesars Palace on Saturday night. Arriving to the Angel ...

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    Sunday, May 12, 2013

    It’s a dog-eat-dog world, especially in the world of canine competitions. Well, maybe not at Next Top Dog at The District at Green Valley Ranch, where ...

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    Wednesday, May 8, 2013

    It was another extraordinary four-day-weekend megastar DJ lineup at the newly opened Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM Grand. The crowds keep ...

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    Wednesday, May 8, 2013

    Outdoor frolicking and fun in the sun were added to an adult-entertainment playground as Sapphire Pool & Day Club celebrated its grand opening ...

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    Wednesday, May 8, 2013

    “American Idol” alumni Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo had two reasons to be at Azure Luxury Pool at the Palazzo on Saturday afternoon: first, the ...

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    Tuesday, May 7, 2013

    Oscar de la Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions and Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s Mayweather Promotions returned to Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan ...

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    Monday, May 6, 2013

    At 1:30 a.m., Fat Joe, sporting shades and a big gold chain, took to the mic: “Who’s ready to have a good time tonight, LAX?” He kicked off his set ...

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    Monday, May 6, 2013

    Just before 2 a.m., resident DJ Gusto got on the mic to introduce Frankie J, and he launched into his mini-concert that included “Suga Suga” and ...

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    Monday, May 6, 2013

    Hip-hop legend Busta Rhymes kicked off the return of Ditch Weekend in style at Palms Pool at the Palms on Friday. The Grammy-nominated ...

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    Monday, May 6, 2013

    The stars were aplenty in the Saturday sunshine of the 2013 season opening of Tao Beach at The Venetian, and the sounds of DJ Eric D-Lux ...

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    Sunday, May 5, 2013

    Singer and actor Chris Brown celebrated his 24th birthday at 1OAK in The Mirage on Saturday night in the company of ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran ...

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    Sunday, May 5, 2013

    Tennessee alternative rockers Paramore — frontwoman Hayley Williams, bassist Jeremy Davis and guitarist Taylor York — performed a ...

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    Sunday, May 5, 2013

    Actress and model Carmen Electra celebrated her 41st birthday at Crazy Horse III Gentlemen’s Club in Las Vegas on Saturday night, returning to the ...

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    Thursday, May 2, 2013

    Hometown hero Corey “Big Hoss” Harrison of “Pawn Stars” celebrated his milestone 30th birthday at The D Las Vegas in Downtown Las Vegas on ...

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    Tuesday, April 30, 2013

    The Rolling Stones’ “50 and Counting” tour with its May 11 concert at MGM Grand Garden Arena is one of the decade’s most eagerly awaited ...

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    Sunday, April 28, 2013

    Weekend 2 of Hakkasan Las Vegas’ grand-opening celebrations kicked into superstar status, with Jennifer Lopez + Casper Smart, Vanessa Hudgens + Austin ...

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    Sunday, April 28, 2013

    Miguel’s mini-concert for the packed hotspot included “Sure Thing,” “Quickie,” “Adorn” and “Lotus Flower Bomb.” Wrapping his performance atop the DJ ...

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    Sunday, April 28, 2013

    A memorabilia case featuring the Australian singer-songwriter and musician’s red Paul Reed Smith SE guitar and photos was unveiled at the Hard ...

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    Thursday, April 25, 2013

    There are multiple reasons why Kenny Chesney remains one of the most popular singers in country music and a top touring act in any genre of music. ...

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    Monday, April 22, 2013

    Rapper, actor and TV host Bow Wow, birth name Shad Gregory Moss, performed at LAX in the Luxor on Saturday night. Upon arrival, Bow Wow and his ...

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    Monday, April 22, 2013

    The weeklong 2013 season opening of Wet Republic at MGM Grand started last Sunday with Grammy-winning Calvin Harris and surprise guest ...

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    Monday, April 22, 2013

    The Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas launched Rehab’s 10th anniversary season today with Sublime With Rome and DJs Shift, Wellman and Richard Beynon, ...

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    Sunday, April 21, 2013

    Celebrated New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi, with actor and heartthrob frontman Jon Bon Jovi, brought their “Because We Can” tour to MGM Grand Garden ...

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    Friday, April 19, 2013

    At age 18, many teens are about to graduate from high school and enter college. Newly 18-year-old Danny Avila, who hails from and is based in Spain, ...

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    Sunday, April 14, 2013

    It was apropos that 13-year-old “America’s Got Talent” star Jackie Evancho (she celebrated her birthday last Tuesday) would end her 90-minute ...

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    Sunday, April 14, 2013

    Reality TV star and first-time mom-to-be Kim Kardashian was in Las Vegas to promote her new perfume Glam at Kardashian Khaos in The Mirage ...

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    Thursday, April 11, 2013

    It was a star-studded season opening of Marquee Dayclub in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, plus, the site of two birthday parties, with Nina ...

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    Thursday, April 11, 2013

    It’s bound to be a platinum party weekend in Las Vegas when you have two birthdays -- one for a nightlife impresario and another for a Sports ...

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    Thursday, April 11, 2013

    The shaggy-haired French DJ arrived shortly after 1 a.m. and posed with XS’ executive team and anniversary cake before jumping onstage ...

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    Thursday, April 11, 2013

    The tall and tattooed San Francisco 49ers quarterback purchased Nike Air Force 1s, Hall of Fame Hats and a CRSVR x Mitchell & Ness ...

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    Thursday, April 11, 2013

    Handsome R&B singer Omarion hosted and performed on the rooftop of Chateau Nightclub & Gardens at Paris Las Vegas. The former ...

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    Monday, April 1, 2013

    The 2013 Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend at The Orleans featured music legend headliner Little Richard, vintage automobiles, burlesque stars ...

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    Monday, April 1, 2013

    Grammy Award-nominated Australian DJ and producer Tommy Trash kicked off the 2013 pool season at Wet Republic in MGM Grand on ...

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    Monday, April 1, 2013

    British singer-songwriter Rita Ora hosted and performed at Tao in The Venetian on Saturday night. The Yugoslavia-born 22-year-old, whose new ...

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    Sunday, March 31, 2013

    Matchbox Twenty, with heartthrob frontman Rob Thomas, rocked a sold-out concert at the Pearl at the Palms on Friday night, and contributing ...

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    Thursday, March 28, 2013

    Singer and actor Ryan Cabrera brings his guitar and spiky hair to Hyde Bellagio tonight at 9. The crooner of hits “On the Way Down,” “True,” ...

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    Wednesday, March 27, 2013

    The gorgeous pop star arrived at the hotspot about 1 a.m. Sunday and walked the red carpet in a sleeveless white chiffon top, leather Capri ...

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    Wednesday, March 27, 2013

    The handsome and dapper British crooner kicked off his mini-set with “Hit the Lights,” and, jumping from banquette to banquette, he ...

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    Tuesday, March 26, 2013

    It was another glittering weekend in Las Vegas with a galaxy of stars at work and play. Here’s our rundown of the celebrities onstage, in nightclubs ...