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October 25, 2014

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Photo: Creative director Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar gives a thu
Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar talks ‘One Night for One Drop’ at Mirage in March
Friday, October 24, 2014
Cirque du Soleil:
Cirque du Soleil’s ambitious voluntary cast effort for the annual, one-night-only “One Night for Drop” benefit performance is underway for the third consecutive year, and at the helm again for the second time is “The Beatles Love” performer Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar.
Photo: The grand opening of Eric Jordan Youngs Shakin  in
Four new shows in only 48 hours on the Las Vegas Strip, downtown
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Theater:
I was emotionally moved and drained by the heart-wrenching play “Henri” at the Smith Center that dealt with elderly patients battling dementia. The production by former Clark County Commissioner Rory Reid’s daughter Ryan Elisabeth Reid stars actor James Williams.
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: Take a look inside the most unique set of the week
Come Together: Las Vegas Philharmonic and Cirque’s ‘Love’ pair up at Life Is Beautiful
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Life Is Beautiful 2014:
Orchestral renditions of "Eleanor Rigby" and professional aerialists? You won't want to miss this.
Photo: Pedestrians pass by a mural by Sush Machida and Ti
Life Is Beautiful’s street-art program returns to give Downtown a punch of color
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Life Is Beautiful 2014:
A whimsical wall by locals Sush Machida and Tim Bavington and more.
Photo: Bill Murray and Jaeden Lieberher do yard work in <
Film review: 'St. Vincent' can't rise above the usual forgettable fluff
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
But at least it has Bill Murray in a starring role.
Photo: Tyler James Williams has trouble fitting in in <em
Film review: 'Dear White People' is often funny, but tries too hard
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Still, why can't more movies try to be this ambitious?
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?
Photo: The artist with his sculpture, inspired by a child
Cat, deconstructed: Everything to know about Jesse Smigel's oversized feline
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Photo op! The local artist's "Snowball in Vegas" sculpture is now Downtown—and ready for your next selfie.
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.

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