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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

  • A&E

    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 ...

  • A&E

    Monday, April 1, 2013

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

  • A&E

    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 ...

  • A&E

    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 ...

  • A&E

    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 ...

  • A&E

    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,” ...

  • A&E

    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 ...

  • A&E

    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 ...

  • A&E

    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 ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 21, 2013

    British boyband heartthrobs Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes, better known as The Wanted, hosted ...

  • Robin Leach

    Monday, March 18, 2013

    Upon arrival, Jeremih was escorted to his VIP booth in the middle of the party, and Chateau’s French maids delivered bottles lit with ...

  • A&E

    Monday, March 18, 2013

    Gym Class Heroes frontman Travie McCoy hit the stage with artists Ax and Tim Williams about 1:30 a.m. (so St. Patrick’s Day morning). Ax ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, March 17, 2013

    Oh, to be 26 again. Reality TV star Rob Kardashian celebrated his 26th birthday weekend in The Entertainment Capital of the World with mom ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, March 17, 2013

    About 1:30 a.m. (so technically Saturday morning), the R&B crooner made his way to the hotspot with his father and girlfriend Nazanin Mandi, who ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, March 17, 2013

    Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Alicia Keys set Mandalay Bay Events Center on fire Friday night with her “Set This World on Fire ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, March 10, 2013

    It was all NASCAR all the time this week and weekend in Las Vegas and at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and contributing photographer Tom ...

  • A&E

    Wednesday, March 6, 2013

    Loberace needs a few tweaks but could become a hit.

  • A&E

    Friday, March 1, 2013

    Today is the birthday of John Katsilometes, editor at large of the Las Vegas Sun, columnist of the award-winning The Kats Report and No. 1 fan of Santa Fe and The Fat City Horns every Monday night. ...

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013

    Superstar CeeLo Green arrived on The Strip tonight and, in his signature flamboyant and over-the-top style, played a flaming piano while ...

  • A&E

    Friday, Feb. 22, 2013

    Also in Las Vegas this weekend: Marilyn Manson, 1OAK turns 1, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Natalie Cole, Brandi Glanville, Dave Attell, Tim Allen and much more.

  • A&E

    Friday, Feb. 22, 2013

    Buxom blonde bombshell and “Peepshow” star Coco Austin has extended her contract with the hit topless adult burlesque at Planet Hollywood, ...

  • A&E

    Monday, Feb. 18, 2013

    L.A. Clippers star Chris Paul headed directly to Lavo in Palazzo fresh off his MVP win at the 2013 NBA-All-Star Game in Houston, Texas, baby, ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013

    The handsome, dark-haired, blue-eyed Grenier, who reprises his role as Vincent Chase in the much-anticipated film version of the hit HBO ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013

    “Glee” heartthrob Chord Overstreet, who portrays trouty-mouthed Sam Evans on the Fox series, celebrated his 24th birthday with a guys night ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013

    The AVN Hall of Famer’s birthday group included her husband Gary and adult-film star Taylor Stevens, and she was presented with a ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013

    Hundreds of fans lined up early morning to get tickets at the Strip-side cantina. Hagar joined the house band Cabo Uno, from the flagship restaurant ...

  • Robin Leach

    Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013

    About 2 a.m., DJ Virman took over the wheels of steel, and Kev Nish got on the mic and shouted, “It looks like Pure came to party tonight!” and started ...

  • Robin Leach

    Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013

    Las Vegas indie rockers Imagine Dragons -- frontman and drummer Dan Reynolds, bassist and backing vocalist Ben McKee, guitarist and backing ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013

    What’s an 18-time Olympic gold medalist to do now that he’s hung up his Speedos, jammers and goggles to dry? Party hard in Las Vegas, of course ...

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013

    Attendees included former “Peepshow” cast mate Josh Strickland, former “Holly’s World” cast mates Laura Croft and Claire Sinclair, the 2011 Playboy ...

  • A&E

    Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

    Singer, songwriter and rapper Sean Kingston loves to celebrate his birthday in Las Vegas. When he turned The Big 2-1, he toasted the milestone ...

  • A&E

    Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

    On-again, off-again girlfriend singer Demi Lovato, 20, reportedly did not accompany Valderrama to Las Vegas for his birthday -- so much for ...

  • A&E

    Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

    Longoria's guest list could certainly be described as eclectic, as it included business partner Tilman Fertitta; “The Bachelor” hunk Jake Pavelka, who was a ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013

    At 5:08 p.m., Beyonce and her fans hit the field at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Pyrotechnics were abundant, and Sasha Fierce, ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013

    Song after song, Strait, in his trademark black Stetson and a light blue or purple plaid button up, received standing ovation after standing ovation. And deservedly so for one of the most successful artists in the history of country music embarking on his farewell tour.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013

    Beyonce, aka the wife of music mogul Jay-Z and of Destiny’s Child fame, sang the national anthem at the press conference and killed it. Take that, haters. ...

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013

    This ramen fanatic is convinced: Shoku is tops in our town.

  • A&E

    Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

    Singer Lady Gaga performed two shows of her “Born This Way Ball” concert tour at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday and Saturday nights and ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

    Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez and boyfriend Casper Smart had lunch at Social House in Crystals at CityCenter today. J.Lo is in town to attend the ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

    The Strip is one of the most recognized and famous skylines in the world, and contributing photographer Tom Donoghue, whose work is regularly ...

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013

    Chippendales at The Rio is hosting auditions today at 5 p.m. at Chippendales Theater for the World Tour of the long-running adult-male revue. ...

  • A&E

    Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

    Kourtney Kardashian, minus baby daddy Scott Disick and sisters Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian Odom, glowed in an elegant ...

  • A&E

    Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

    Bree Olson, the wholesome-named star of more than 200 adult films, has become a regular in Las Vegas, with recent appearances at Crazy ...

  • A&E

    Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

    The curvaceous and controversial stay-at-home mom enjoyed executive chef Joseph Elevado’s Asian cuisine and Andrea’s Aphrodisiac ...

  • A&E

    Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

    Sean Paul, joined by a group of friends including Luxor headliner magician Criss Angel (“Believe”), stood atop his booth to look at the ...

  • A&E

    Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

    On Friday, the spotlight was on adult-film starlets Gracie Glam, Kendall Karson and Nikki Phoenix for their pre-awards party, while Jenna ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013

    Our thanks to contributing photographer Tom Donoghue, who shared a photo gallery of his aerial shoot aboard a Maverick Helicopter ...

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

    Also, Jodie Foster's Golden Globes speech.

  • A&E

    Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013

    Miss New York Mallory Hytes Hagan, a 23-year-old from Brooklyn, was crowned Miss America at PH Live in Planet Hollywood tonight.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

    Casamigos Tequila founders George Clooney, nightlife impresario Rande Gerber and business partner Mike Meldman celebrated the launch ...