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October 23, 2014

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Photo: Artist Eric Tillinghast of Los Angeles poses by in
What’s with the giant slides? Artists take over Western Hotel at Life Is Beautiful
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Life Is Beautiful 2014:
“Freefall” is a vertical move from Tillinghast’s courtyard water installation (a 30-by-60-foot reservoir) last year at the Odyssey,
Photo: Kids race to grab fallen candy from a pinata durin
The birthday party machine: Artist Justin Favela’s Arkansas fiesta
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Who wants cake, cake and more cake?
Yellow-Brick Ode
Yellow-Brick Ode
Friday, October 17, 2014
Blockbuster musical Wicked brings Oz’s unknown story to light
Broadway favorite Wicked brings the broom back to Sin City for an extended flight.
Photo: Faux Elvis eliciting real impact at the PollyGrind
PollyGrind in Las Vegas this year was the film festival that almost wasn’t
Thursday, October 16, 2014
PollyGrind founder and director Chad Clinton Freeman had a venue for the record number of international entries, but days ago it refused to showcase the controversial grindhouse movies.
Photo: Author James Frey talks with Larry King on CNN.
Strip Scribbles: $500K in gold at Caesars for James Frey’s ‘Endgame’; Eric Trump; Burlesque Festival
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Las Vegas:
A $500,000 gold coin display will be unveiled at Caesars Palace on Friday by international bestselling author James Frey. His new book “Endgame” is more than an adventure tale.
Photo: Artist Sush Machida poses by a mural he is creatin
Sush Machida on fish, air fresheners and his mural with Tim Bavington
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
"Art doesn’t choose anybody. It’s for everybody."
Photo: The soldiers of Fury face off against Naz
'Fury' goes a little too far in its brutal intensity
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Having exhausted police and crime stories in LA, David Ayer tackles the unrelenting intensity of WW2 tank warfare.
Photo: Wicked, starring Emma Hunton as Elphaba, the Wicke
Message of ‘Wicked’ at the Smith Center resonates as strong as ever
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Theater:
The message of the Tony Award-winning musical “Wicked” — don’t judge a book by its cover — is timeless, resonating as strong as ever, and the life lesson was loud and clear last Thursday night at Reynolds Hall in the Smith Center.
Photo: A kitten sculpture by Las Vegas artist Jessie Smig
Jesse Smigel’s giant cat head is ready for its close-up
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Be the paw. Just be the paw.
‘Gone Girl’ tops box office for second weekend
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Four new films couldn't catch "Gone Girl" at theaters this weekend.
Photo: Wicked, starring Emma Hunton as Elphaba, the Wicke
‘Wicked’ elicits erupt-tastic response at Smith Center
Friday, October 10, 2014
At the end of Thursday’s matinee performance of “Wicked” at the Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall, the show’s cast was greeted by the requisite standing ovation. This was another sellout performance, another standing ovation, ...
Photo: Sam Davis'
The beauty of strange circumstances and iconic stewardesses in Sam Davis’ ‘Jettison’
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Here, the women are on an adventure of another kind, regardless of the bleak and sudden surroundings.
Photo: Luke Evans as Vlad the Impaler struts his stuff in
Film review: 'Dracula Untold' fails at both horror and spectacle
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
And this is supposed to launch a franchise? Good luck, guys.
Photo: Judith Viorsts Alexander and the Terrible, Hor
Film review: 'Alexander' is very, very, very mediocre
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Based on a great children's book—and that's about it.
Photo: Brent Sommerhauser at Michele C. Quinn Art Advisor
Brent Sommerhauser’s sculptural drawings at MCQ
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
The surface of the works pulses, recedes, domes and dips depending on the light, perspective and attention of the viewer.

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