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December 1, 2015

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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."
Photo: Las Vegas Sun columnist John Katsilometes aims a p
Cruising NBT’s ‘Tenth Avenue’ is a bit of a winding trip
Friday, November 6, 2015
On Thursday night, I turned to one of the stagehands for Nevada Ballet Theatre and said, “I can’t figure out what to do with my hat, if it should be on my head or in my lap. I feel like it should be on my head when I am aiming the gun …” The response …
Photo: Jabbawockeez perform during the 2013 Great Santa R
Officially, ‘Rock’ rocks out Jan. 3; Red Mercury rises with Britney, Lionel, J.Lo partnership
Friday, November 6, 2015
The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is the Fed Ex Business Center at MGM Grand. Somehow, a person I see quite often around VegasVille but never at ...
Photo: Larry Ruvo and wife Camille Ruvo are honored by An
Andrea Bocelli to host fundraising brunch at Lou Ruvo Center on Dec. 6
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Limited seating is $500 per person for the brunch in downtown’s Symphony Park, and the well heeled will pay $1,000 for a pre-brunch meet-and-greet with Andrea Bocelli and wife Veronica, who also will pour their family vineyard wines for the meal.
Photo: Musical director Richard Oberacker.
Las Vegas musical ‘The Bandstand’ gets shot on Broadway
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Richard Oberacker’s dream for “The Bandstand” was not always spoken. He never wanted to put out in the universe that the musical he had conceived and written with Robert Taylor was destined for Broadway. ...
Photo: Jason Aldean holds his trophy for Male Vocalist of
Jason Aldean’s music back on Spotify year after removal
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Country music's top digital male artist Jason Aldean has returned to Spotify a year after pulling out of the streaming service over concerns about ...
Photo: Nevada Ballet Theatre
Nevada Ballet Theatre celebrates Balanchine's brilliance at the Smith Center
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
A program that demonstrates the breadth of the late choreographer’s interests.
Photo: Ariel Orozco's
Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery shines a light on contemporary Cuban art
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Through Windows, Through Curtains, Call on Us
Photo: Director Michael Moore attends the
Michael Moore protests ‘R’ rating for his new documentary
Monday, November 2, 2015
Michael Moore is protesting the "R'' rating given to his upcoming documentary "Where to Invade Next" by the Motion Picture Association of America. Moore said the MPAA gave his film an "R'' rating for ...
‘Burnt,’ ‘Crisis’ add to pileup of flops at box office
Sunday, November 1, 2015
Sandra Bullock's political satire "Our Brand Is Crisis" and Bradley Cooper's chef drama "Burnt" added to a pileup of flops at the box office, where new wide releases have gone a startling 0-for-9 in the past two weeks.
Photo: The Three Es.
Military-supported film ‘The Three Es,’ shot locally, wins festival top award
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
“The Three Es,” a micro-budget feature film produced in Henderson and Las Vegas by lifelong friends and UNLV graduates Jason Aaron Goldberg and Joseph Campanale, won the Audience Choice Feature Film Award at the 2015 Laughlin International Film Festival.
Photo: In this July 26, 2010, file photo, Aretha Franklin
Condo association sues Aretha Franklin over unpaid fees
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Aretha Franklin is being sued over unpaid homeowner fees at a condominium in suburban Detroit. Hills of Lone Pine Association says it's owed more than ...

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