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November 25, 2015

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Photo: Channing Tatum in Battle in Seattle.
Six movies to stream after Thanksgiving Day’s food coma
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Here are six (modern-day-classic, under-the-radar) movies to watch courtesy of, a free movie and television streaming app, after the turkey, ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole, rolls, pumpkin pie, eggnog and Pepto have been consumed.
Photo: Bodies and space: Nicole Langille Jelsing describe
The presence of absence at Satellite Contemporary's 'Foreign Bodies' exhibit
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Motivated by physicality, a tangible expression of presence and of the body.
Photo: Luis Varela-Rico's rending of
Luis Varela-Rico's sculpture honoring native culture approved for Main Street
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
“So often we are forgotten. [He] created a work that represents inspiration and hope, serving as a symbol not only for Native peoples’ leaning on each other for support, but for all of us as a community to support each other.”
Photo: Elf: The Musical.
Preview: ‘Elf: The Musical’ provides holiday cheer at the Smith Center
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Based on the 2003 movie starring Will Ferrell, “Elf” is the hilarious tale of a young orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole.
Last ‘Hunger Games’ opens to franchise low of $101 million
Sunday, November 22, 2015
"Mockingjay — Part 2," the final "Hunger Games" film, soared to a $101 million opening in its first weekend in theaters, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
Photo: Symphony Park is the slated location for an art mu
An art museum in Downtown Las Vegas is closer to becoming a reality
Friday, November 20, 2015
"We are a very active board. We're busy. We're rolling up our sleeves."
Photo: Keith Thompson conducts the orchestra during God L
Trio of barnburner events proves that it’s never dark in Las Vegas
Thursday, November 19, 2015
This stretch of VegasVille events started Sunday afternoon, either after church or during the afternoon NFL games, depending on your religious practices. It began with Keith Thompson in tears ...
Two artists converse in paint, ceramics and midcentury motifs at MCQ
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
How do you translate historic midcentury motifs into contemporary art?
Photo: Larry Ruvo and Jerry Vallen look over a bottle of
Monday By the Numbers: Spanning Southern Wine and L.V. Philharmonic
Monday, November 16, 2015
This week, Monday By the Numbers is on the case and cases at Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada. In a case of offering equal space to those not old enough to imbibe, we also track ...
‘Spectre’ stays on top with $35.4M, ‘Peanuts’ draws $24.2M
Sunday, November 15, 2015
The box-office duo of James Bond and Charlie Brown again dominated North American movie theaters over the weekend, while Angelina Jolie Pitt's "By the Sea" made barely a ripple.
Photo: Kid Rock at The D Las Vegas on Fremont Street on S
Celebrity preview: Kid Rock, Godsmack, The Fat Jew, Gary Sinise, Village People, Whoopi Goldberg
Friday, November 13, 2015
Las Vegas:
We’re on the run this weekend — the Geico Rock ’n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half-Marathon takes over the Strip on Sunday. I’m not expecting to see the TV gecko running 26 miles, but with the insurance company as headline sponsor, its image will be everywhere.
Photo: Steve Wynns Showstoppers at Wynn Las Vegas.
Q+A: New ‘Showstoppers’ star Rachel Tyler is ‘a good old-fashioned Broadway belter’
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Wynn Las Vegas:
Liverpool lass Rachel Tyler arrived having been here only once before for a wedding. Now her name is up in lights as the Strip’s newest singing star. I saw her in “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” last weekend, and she had the audience giddy with the phenomenal strength of her voice.
Photo: LVCDT in Simply Ella
Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater celebrates the music of Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
The performance features vocalists Reva Rice and Clint Holmes.
Photo: Douglas'
Nathan Douglas’ ‘Passing By’ balances between reality and dream life in the LA landscape
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
The tumbleweed, a symbol of vast, ephemeral Western life, becomes “Tumble Weave” in Douglas’ work.
‘Spectre’ shoots to $73 million, misses ‘Skyfall’s’ mark
Sunday, November 8, 2015
It took the combination of James Bond and Charlie Brown to save the box office after a disastrous few weekends of flops. Both "Spectre" and "The Peanuts Movie" reinvigorated moviegoers who turned out in droves to check out the new fare, including buzzy limited-release titles like "Spotlight."

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