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June 27, 2016

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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.
Photo: Brian Henson, center and son of the late Jim Henso
Q+A: ‘Puppet Up!’ mastermind Patrick Bristow — ‘Trading one insanity for the other’
Thursday, June 23, 2016
The Venetian:
Sixty naughty and outrageous puppets from Jim Henson’s collection of misfits are getting ready to travel from Los Angeles to Las Vegas for stardom on the Strip. But as with all things in show business, the actual date for the relocation is in the hands of their agents.
Mermaids in the desert give love to Coney Island
Mermaids in the desert give love to Coney Island
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
A bunny rabbit drinking a Bud Light and an 8-foot mermaid walk into a bar.
Photo: David Saxe.
Q+A: David Saxe celebrates sixth anniversary of ‘Vegas! The Show’
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Planet Hollywood:
When prolific producer David Saxe decided to risk everything on his project “Vegas! The Show,” even he thought that he was insane. He had to sell out every single show every day and still could lose money. Now six years later, he’s celebrating its anniversary all month long.
Group suing to stop Lucas museum outlines settlement options
Sunday, June 19, 2016
group suing to block construction of "Star Wars" filmmaker George Lucas' museum on Chicago's lakefront is willing to negotiate a settlement to allow the project to proceed, but only under several conditions ...
‘Finding Dory’ blows animation record out of water
Sunday, June 19, 2016
The forgetful blue fish of "Finding Dory" is box office gold. The Pixar sequel far surpassed its already ocean-sized expectations to take in $136.2 million in North American theaters, making it the ...
Photo: Leslie Odom Jr. accepts the award for leading acto
Next out: Leslie Odom Jr. to exit ‘Hamilton’ in July
Sunday, June 19, 2016
A week after winning a best leading actor Tony Award, Leslie Odom Jr. has announced he will leave the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," joining ...
Photo: Cabaret, starring Randy Harrison as the MC, is at
Q+A: ‘Cabaret’ star Randy Harrison talks touring, nudity, Orlando massacre, ‘Queer As Folk’
Saturday, June 18, 2016
The Smith Center:
Youthful-looking actor Randy Harrison is best known for his role as young, blond Justin Taylor on Showtime’s “Queer As Folk” from 2000-2005, but the 38-year-old has an extensive theater background that includes “Amadeus,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Wicked.”
Photo: In this Jan. 2, 2016 file photo, Amber Heard, left
Restraining order against Depp to stay in place until August
Thursday, June 16, 2016
A Los Angeles Superior Court spokeswoman says the temporary restraining order Amber Heard obtained against Johnny Depp will remain in effect until ...
Photo: Cabaret is at the Smith Center from Tuesday, June
Review: Dazzling, dark ‘Cabaret’ with beautiful girls, horrors of Hitler
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Smith Center:
There’s a powerful moment in the musical “Cabaret” that premiered Tuesday at the Smith Center that made the audience recoil in a collective sigh of horror. It comes as Ernst Ludwig (Ned Noyes) takes off his overcoat to show the repugnant Nazi swastika.
Photo: Britney Spears performs at the 2016 Billboard Musi
Strip Scribbles: Britney Spears, Monty Python, Steve Wynn, Marvel STATION
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Las Vegas:
Britney Spears’ best friend is getting married, and it is timed for Britney’s return to her Axis at Planet Hollywood hit show “Britney: Piece of Me” resuming Friday through July 13.
Photo: Constantine Rousouli performs during opening night
‘Baz’ backs up its opening at Palazzo; ‘Showstoppers’ invokes Danny and Sandy
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
We begin with a great quote from Tala Marie, the lone remaining original member of Matt Goss’s dance troupe The Dirty Virgins at the Gossy Room in Caesars Palace. Marie is leaving the act because her hubby, Jim Yancey, and she are ...
Photo: Mick Jagger sings as The Rolling Stones perform du
Second show for Rolling Stones in L.V.? Wynn-Adelson merger? Plus, Kanye West, ‘Baz’
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
The Rolling Stones are likely to OK a second show while in Las Vegas at T-Mobile Arena in October in between appearances over two weekends at the new desert music festival Desert Trip in Indio, Calif. Will The Who follow them here right after their Desert Trip concerts?