Even before a surge in the later part of his tennis career, Agassi had set his course. He created a charitable foundation to improve the lives of children, and in 2001, opened the first part of his charter school, the center of his life ever since.

Hometown hero Andre Agassi’s educational efforts have quietly expanded far beyond Las Vegas

February 16th, 2017

Even before a surge in the later part of his tennis career, Agassi had set his course. He created a charitable foundation to improve the lives of children, and in 2001, opened the first part of his charter school, the center of his life ever since.

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    Jennifer Lopez is back on the Strip for her resident show at Axis this month.

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    Also, R. Kelly performs at the Joint, Southside visits Light and Twenty One Pilots play at Mandalay Bay.

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    “Are you overcome with my talent, or just astonished that I’m here?” Chef joked after arriving onstage in typical grand fashion.

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    The Atlanta phenom pops up at Hyde Bellagio this week.

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