Redfoo hosts and performs at Tao in the Venetian on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. ( Karl Larson/PowersImagery.com )
By Don Chareunsy, Las Vegas Sun and U.S. News Agency / Asian
Rocker Kid Rock hosted the official Maxim and Jim Beam Devil’s Cut Halloween Party at Lavo in the Palazzo on Saturday night.
Donning a cowboy hat and a shirt — was it his Halloween costume? — he had a cup of Jim Beam Devil’s Cut on the red carpet and posed for photographs before taking over a VIP table on the stage in the boutique nightclub with a group of friends that included members of Boo-Yaa Tribe The party included a Sexy Little Devil costume contest, with the winner receiving $3,000 and a Kid Rock autographed guitar.
Heartthrob actor Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana and cast and crew from “The Hangover, Part III,” currently filming in Las Vegas, partied at sister hotspot Marquee in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas to the sounds of ATB in the main room.
Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon dined at Tao in the Venetian, enjoyed satay bass, shishito peppers and specialty sushi rolls. Sarandon attended the grand opening gala of the Act in the Palazzo on Saturday night, where Caesars Palace headliner Sir Elton John was hosting hubby’s David Furnish’s 50th birthday.
Also at Tao, actor Zach Gilford (“Friday Night Lights”) celebrating a friend’s bachelor party. Gilford, who is starring in the new Fox drama “The Mob Doctor,” enjoyed dinner and sake with a large group of guys before heading upstairs to a VIP table for Redfoo’s Halloween party.
Redfoo and the Party Rock crew enjoyed Buddha chicken, pad Thai, sushi and more before arriving at the nightclub to lead the party. LMFAO’s Redfoo made his grand entrance at Tao via a zip line to the stage. Thanks to Al Powers and Karl Larson of Powers Imagery for their photo gallery.
Don Chareunsy is editor of VegasDeLuxe.com and senior editor, arts and entertainment, of LasVegasSun.com.
Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.
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