The hits keep coming to Las Vegas, with something new behind every turn. Singer Stevie Wonder drops into the city for a series of shows early in the month. "Tony n' Tina's Wedding" brings a whole cavalcade of characters to this big Italian marriage. Clarins offers free mini-facials. Scott Conant of "Chopped" fame opens his latest Italian restaurant. And a new cocktail lounge gets creative with the table-side cocktails and decor. Read what's new in Las Vegas for August.
My Cherie Amour
Stevie Wonder heads to a “Higher Ground” when he embarks on a summer tour with his “The Stevie Wonder Song Party: A Celebration of Life, Love & Music.” The concert series brings some of his favorite hits, including his funk anthems “Superstition” and “Sir Duke,” “I Just Called To Say I Love You” and “Isn’t She Lovely,” written for the birth of his daughter Aisha. His 1969 ballad “My Cherie Amour” was originally called “Oh, My Marsha’” after a girlfriend he dated at the Michigan School for the Blind. Wonder altered the name after they broke up. Aug. 3-4, 8, 10-11. Tickets start at $69. Park Theater, Park MGM, 844.600.7275
Anything can happen when Tony and Tina decide to get married and everyone in the audience is a member of the wedding party. The madcap Italian-American family intermingles with audience as the reception goes on during "Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding." F-W, 7 pm. Tickets start at $99 and include dinner and a show. Buca di Beppo at Bally’s, 888.746.7784
“Chopped” judge Scott Conant showcases his Italian fare at Masso Osteria, his stylish restaurant at Red Rock Resort. Must orders include Conant’s pasta al pomodoro, spaghetti in a tomato and basil sauce, and caramel budino. Opens daily at 5 pm. 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., 702.797.7097
Pop Into Clarins
Plant-based French skincare brand Clarins now has a popup beauty boutique at the Forum Shops at Caesars through Dec. 31. A chandelier overhead celebrates the brand’s best seller, Double Serum, while the center of the store showcases the botanical oils in the product line. At the back of the boutique, two treatment tables where shoppers can relax for 20 minutes during a complimentary facial. There’s even a treatment just for him. Forum Shops at Caesars, 845.664.0744
The new Camden Cocktail Lounge specializes in libations made with flair. Tableside carts bring the action up close. Look around for “Nurse in Las Vegas” and “Las Vegas Nurse” by artist Richard Prince. The gaming lounge features the Sun Disc sculpture by Damien Hirst and a piece by Andy Warhol. Palms, 702.944.5989