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'N Sync pals Lance Bass and Joey Fatone make like old times at the afterparty for Bette Midler's Las Vegas revue, The Showgirl Must Go On, at Pure Nightclub on Wednesday. Midler is scheduled to perform at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for two years.