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July 29, 2016

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It’s so heartwarming! ‘The Sound of Music’ comes to Vegas
It’s so heartwarming! ‘The Sound of Music’ comes to Vegas
Friday, July 29, 2016
Broadway's classic tale and timeless songs touch on love and family.
'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59.6M at weekend box office
Monday, July 25, 2016
"Star Trek Beyond" has landed atop the weekend box office. Paramount's latest outing with the Starship Enterprise soared to $59.6 million in domestic ticket sales ...
Photo: William Shatner, from left, Brent Spiner, Michael
A title and ship for new 'Star Trek' series: 'Discovery'
Sunday, July 24, 2016
The next chapter of the "Star Trek" franchise will be called "Star Trek: Discovery." The title and footage of the starship Discovery were teased at the end …
Startup sees new life in dead movie scripts
Sunday, July 24, 2016
The forthcoming film “Coin Heist” — the tale of four prep-school students who try to rob the U.S. Mint — will present the first big test of a new studio with an unusual …
In twist at horror film screening, ‘Blair Witch’ is revived
Sunday, July 24, 2016
The film was scary, but that’s not why people at a sneak peek screening of a new horror movie called “The Woods” here Friday night were screaming: In a master stroke of stunt marketing, it turned out that “The Woods” was …
Photo: McCarthy, McKinnon, Wiig and Jones (from left) mak
'Ghostbusters' holds its own, but 'Life of Pets' still No. 1
Sunday, July 17, 2016
After months of prerelease debate, Sony Picture's female-led "Ghostbusters" reboot arrived in theaters as neither a massive success nor the bomb some predicted, as the much-scrutinized film opened with an estimated $46 million in North American theaters, second to the holdover hit "The Secret Life of Pets."
'Secret Life of Pets' fetches $103 million in opening days
Monday, July 11, 2016
It's a good time for animated animals at the box office. "The Secret Life of Pets" follows "Zootopia" and "Finding Dory" as the latest success this year, opening to a massive $103.2 million according to studio estimates Sunday ...
Photo: Idaho! The Comedy Musical writing partners Buddy S
Linking Vegas, Idaho and ‘Idaho!’ with a gem of a road trip
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
The idea was not to spoof Idaho itself, but to parody the concept of theatrical convention. But it didn’t hurt to match some of the references in Idaho with “Idaho! The Comedy Musical.”
'Tarzan,' 'BFG' dwarfed by 'Dory,' which stays No. 1
Monday, July 4, 2016
It's Dory's ocean. The rest of the movies are just swimming in it. The Pixar sequel "Finding Dory" led the box office for the third straight weekend ...
VIP list at Criss Angel’s opening-night ‘Mindfreak Live!’ has eclectic Flavor
VIP list at Criss Angel’s opening-night ‘Mindfreak Live!’ has eclectic Flavor
Saturday, July 2, 2016
To the right was Tony Orlando. Behind him, Andrew Dice Clay. A few rows below, actor Gary Oldman. This was the partial list of celebs who turned out for Criss Angel’s premiere of “Mindfreak Live!” at Luxor. Angel certainly …
Photo: Heizer's
‘City’ artist Michael Heizer reveals his softer side in MCQ prints show
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The seven drypoints, screenprints, lithographs and etchings on display engage familiar Heizer content, but reveal a jaunty freedom massive earthworks could never incorporate.
Photo: Neon Museum artist in residence Whitney Lynn, at a
Biblical temptresses in neon: San Francisco-based Whitney Lynn looks at Las Vegas in the larger context of time
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Old Masterworks live in the vernacular of Vegas Vic and the Hacienda’s Horse and Rider.
Photo: New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham arrive
Fashion photographer Bill Cunningham dies at 87
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Bill Cunningham, a longtime fashion photographer for The New York Times known for taking pictures of everyday people on the streets of New York, has died. He was …
Photo: A rehearsal for Idaho! The Comedy Musical at the S
Photos: Rehearsals begin for ‘Idaho! The Comedy Musical’ at Smith Center
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Theater:
During the opening number of “Idaho! The Comedy Musical,” at the Smith Center for its first preview night July 6 and its gala celebrity premiere July 9, a bare-bottomed young man runs across the stage.
Photo: Auditions for Cherry Boom Boom Live on Tuesday, Ma
Photos: Cherry Boom Boom at Tropicana ‘fierce and strong, sexy and sultry’
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Adult Entertainment:
At Nevada Ballet Theatre studios in Summerlin, I sat watching seven of the 12 dancers of the new show Cherry Boom Boom arriving at the Tropicana in September. This is ferocious, fiery and fierce dancing.