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May 2, 2016

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Fine Arts

Photo: Soccer star David Beckham attends a meeting of the
Strip Scribbles: David Beckham, Miss USA, Elaine Wynn and Brian Malarkey
Monday, May 2, 2016
Las Vegas:
David Beckham did turn up, as I predicted, for Thursday’s news conference promoting the Sheldon Adelson-sponsored Las Vegas Dome stadium he wants to build as a 60,000-seat attraction to lure the Oakland Raiders here.
Photo: Artists Diane Butner, left, and Kathleen Nathan po
A creative space: Art, literature and the five senses at the Nest
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The Reading Room's art of the story.
Photo: Britney Spears and Lionel Richie on Saturday, Nov.
Tonight in L.V.: Lionel Richie, Wayne Newton, Brett Maly, Panevino, Devil Driver, Holy Grail
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Las Vegas:
“Pawn Stars” art expert Brett Maly from the History Channel will showcase amazing art by masters Picasso, Da Vinci, Dali, Warhol and Basquiat at a unique Art Encounter dinner at Panevino.
Photo: Lisa Marie Smith
Lisa Marie Smith of ‘Pin Up’ flips calendar for spin with ‘Baz’
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
When Lisa Marie Smith first saw “For The Record: Baz” at Light in Mandalay Bay last June, she gazed at the stage and said, “I am going to be in that show.” She is now in that show. The ...
Photo: Burt Jenner and his mother, Caitlyn Jenner, at Exo
Strip Scribbles: Lance Burton, Caitlyn Jenner, Kerry Simon, Nathan’s hot dogs
Monday, April 25, 2016
Las Vegas:
Magician Lance Burton’s first foray into filmmaking has been recognized for his self-financed “Billy Topit: Master Magician” shot entirely in Las Vegas. The movie has been honored as an official selection in the Wild Rose Independent Film Festival in Des Moines.
‘Huntsman’ sequel misfires; ‘Jungle Book’ reigns again
Monday, April 25, 2016
"The Jungle Book" remained king of the box office in its second weekend in theaters, beating new opener "The Huntsman: Winter's War" by around $40 million ...
Photo: Justin Favela's
CAC’s latest Juried Show makes a resonant statement about the physicality of art
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The works were selected by Mary Leigh Cherry of Cherry and Martin Gallery in LA.
Photo: Cassiopees sand painting in Cirque du Soleils Zark
Sad end of Cirque’s ‘Zarkana’ makes way for convention space at Aria
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
When the curtain comes down on Cirque du Soleil’s “Zarkana” at Aria on April 30, it will mark the end of 2,053 performances. The production played 381 in New York, Madrid and Moscow and 1,672 here on the Strip.
Photo: Robin Slonina, right, of Skin City Body Painting i
Tonight in L.V.: ‘Skin Wars’ premiere party, Suzanne Lequeux, Alvin Ailey, Down & Derby
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Las Vegas:
Hands Like Houses, Enter Shikari and White Noise raise the roof at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel. Punk rockers Sheer Mag are at Bunkhouse Saloon downtown. It’s the new and weekly Industry Night at Barrymore in Royal Resort.
Photo: Cirque du Soleils Mystere at Treasure Island.
These shows have legs in Las Vegas
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Gambling has lost much of the spotlight in recent years in Las Vegas as visitors have turned their attention — and wallets — to world-class spas, mega-nightclubs and star DJs, celebrity chefs and their restaurants and more.
Photo: Corey Thunder Law of The Harlem Globetrotters laug
Tonight in L.V.: Harlem Globetrotters, Alvin Ailey, Martin Garrix, Jeff Civillico, Guy Russo
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Las Vegas:
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater presents three world premieres and two company premieres over two nights at Reynolds Hall in the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Symphony Park.
Photo: Robin Slonina, right, of Skin City Body Painting i
Robin Slonina of ‘Skin Wars’: ‘I knew that everybody would fall in love with bodypainting’
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Television’s first-ever bodypainting competition show “Skin Wars” has become one of cable’s most-watched original series, and thanks to Las Vegas art star Robin Slonina, it starts its Season 3 on GSN on Wednesday.
Photo: Jubilee! at Ballys photographed by Denise Truscell
Strip Scribbles: Showgirl Museum, Alvin Ailey, NAB, Prima Jr., fireworks
Monday, April 18, 2016
Las Vegas:
The more than 20,000 items in the Showgirl Museum are valued at more than $50 million, having been repaired and restored to their original beauty. Designer Grant Philipo assembled the treasured collection over the last 30 years.
‘Jungle Book’ roars with $103.6 million debut
Sunday, April 17, 2016
The Walt Disney Co.'s "The Jungle Book" opened with $103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts ever at the box office and continuing the studio's streak of ...
Photo: 50 Shades! The Parody
‘50 Shades the Parody’—Between a Whip and a Hard Place
Friday, April 15, 2016
Hilarious take on popular novel bound to leave audiences in stitches.