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1 OAK Las Vegas Kicks Off Grand Opening Weekend Celebration With Special "GiveLove" Charity Event Hosted by J. Molinari Jewelry Designers, Markus Molinari and Jason Arasheben, Along With Katy Perry

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

1 OAK Las Vegas Kicks Off Grand Opening Weekend Celebration With Special "GiveLove" Charity Event Hosted by J. Molinari Jewelry Designers, Markus Molinari and Jason Arasheben, Along With Katy Perry08:00 EST Tuesday, January 24, 2012Special Guest Performance by FerrasLAS VEGAS, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Butter Group, New York City's preeminent lifestyle and hospitality company, announced today that J. Molinari Jewelry Designers, Markus Molinari and Jason Arasheben, along with Katy Perry, will host a special GiveLove charity event on Friday, January 27, 2012, part of the weekend-long Grand Opening celebration of 1 OAK Las Vegas at The Mirage Hotel & Casino.  GiveLove co-founders, Patricia Arquette and Rosetta Getty, will attend the celebration, featuring a special live performance by Jordanian-American recording artist, Ferras, and will accept a donation on behalf of the charity that develops temporary housing solutions and improved sanitation systems in Haiti. The Butter Group's Scott Sartiano and Richie Akiva, along with 1 OAK Las Vegas managing partner Eli Pacino, teamed up with Las Vegas' leading hospitality, development and management innovators, The Light Group, to debut the Las Vegas outpost of their Manhattan hot spot, 1 OAK.New Year's Eve marked 1 OAK's inauguration and featured a start-studded celebration hosted by Fergie and a historic, three-hour DJ set by YEEZYWORLDPEACE, a.k.a. Kanye West.  Since opening, 1 OAK Las Vegas has hosted some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including Josh Duhamel, Jessica Alba, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Topher Grace, Jason Ritter and Amber Rose, among others, as well as a slew of special live, many impromptu, performances by the world's top DJ's and musicians, including Adam Levine, Pitbull, Laidback Luke, Cobra Starship, Jason Derulo, Big Sean, Kid Cudi, Wiz Khalifa and Bruno Mars. About 1 OAK Las Vegas at The Mirage1 OAK Las Vegas at The Mirage Hotel & Casino is located 3400 Las Vegas Blvd South | Las Vegas, NV 89109 and is open, Fridays and Saturdays starting at 10:30 p.m. For more information or reservations please call 702.693.8300.For more information visit: www.LightGroup.com Follow us on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/lightgroup Find us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/lightgroup About The Butter GroupFounded in 2002, The Butter Group holds a multi-million dollar portfolio of premier dining destinations, including BUTTER Restaurant, which opened in 2002, and The Darby, which recently opened in the legendary space that once housed Nell's. In addition to award-winning, sought-after restaurants, The Butter Group owns and manages the A-list New York hot spot 1 OAK and the South's trendiest nightclub, BUTTER NC in Charlotte, North Carolina.About The Light GroupThe Light Group is one of the United States' leading hospitality development and management companies, renowned for shaping the nightlife landscape on the Las Vegas Strip.  Founded by Andrew Sasson and Andy Masi, the company manages and operates 15 food and beverage venues within the AAA Five Diamond Bellagio Resort & Casino, The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Monte Carlo Resort and Casino and ARIA Resort & Casino. About The Mirage Hotel & CasinoIdeally located in the center of the famed Las Vegas Strip, The Mirage is the place to stay and play.  The resort features contemporary AAA Four Diamond accommodations, dynamic nightlife including The Beatles REVOLUTION Lounge and 1 OAK, opening at the end of the year, tantalizing restaurants created by the world's most acclaimed designers and renowned chefs, a salon from celebrity stylist Kim Vo, the enticing BARE Pool Lounge and 170,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.  Unique entertainment options include The Beatles? LOVE? by Cirque du Soleil® celebrating the musical legacy of The Beatles, Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert and the lush animal sanctuary of Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat.  From the iconic Volcano and 20,000-gallon lobby aquarium to the lush tropical atrium and pool, guests experience an exotic world-class destination unlike any other.  The Mirage is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International? (NYSE: MGM).  For more information and reservations, visit www.mirage.com or call toll free at (800) 374-9000.SOURCE The Light GroupFor further information: CONTACT: Anna Feiner, afeiner@lightlv.com, or Beth Bartolini, Bbartolini@lightlv.com, both of The Light Group, +1-702-693-8300; Angie Kzirian, Angie.Kzirian@pmkbnc.com, or Katie Harris-Maines, Katie.Harris@pmkbnc.com, both of PMK?BNC, +1-310-854-4800