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Photo: Wicked, starring Emma Hunton as Elphaba, the Wicke
‘Wicked’ elicits erupt-tastic response at Smith Center
Friday, October 10, 2014
At the end of Thursday’s matinee performance of “Wicked” at the Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall, the show’s cast was greeted by the requisite standing ovation. This was another sellout performance, another standing ovation, ...
Photo: Brent Sommerhauser at Michele C. Quinn Art Advisor
Brent Sommerhauser’s sculptural drawings at MCQ
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
The surface of the works pulses, recedes, domes and dips depending on the light, perspective and attention of the viewer.
Photo: Judith Viorsts Alexander and the Terrible, Hor
Film review: 'Alexander' is very, very, very mediocre
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Based on a great children's book—and that's about it.
Photo: Sam Davis'
The beauty of strange circumstances and iconic stewardesses in Sam Davis’ ‘Jettison’
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Here, the women are on an adventure of another kind, regardless of the bleak and sudden surroundings.
Photo: From Catherine Borg's
A wide angle view of Nevada Artists through NAC's fellowships
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
"I saw these common threads -- biography, place, memory..."
Photo: Luke Evans as Vlad the Impaler struts his stuff in
Film review: 'Dracula Untold' fails at both horror and spectacle
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
And this is supposed to launch a franchise? Good luck, guys.
Photo: Jeremy Renner plays reporter Gary Webb in Michael
Film review: 'Kill the Messenger' is a fascinating story with a fantastic central performance
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
All biographical portraits should get such treatment.
Photo: Wicked, starring Kim Zimmer as Madame Morrible, is
‘Wicked’ star Kim Zimmer: ‘There’s something in the show that touches everyone’
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
The Smith Center:
For our preview of “Wicked,” at the Smith Center from tonight through Nov. 9, I talked with longtime friend and “Guiding Light” actress Kim Zimmer, who reprises her role of Madame Morrible.
Photo: Wicked, starring Chandra Lee Schwartz as Glinda, t
The witch is back: ‘Wicked’ is ready for another clean sweep of Smith Center
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
It is not at all shocking that “Wicked” is among the biggest hits to play the Smith Center. It was the first Broadway musical to play Reynolds Hall, selling every ticket of its run in August and September of 2012. ...
Photo: A look inside James Chaps house to see his vast ar
Living with art: The suburban home turned private art gallery
Thursday, October 2, 2014
The home issue:
“If I like it, I’m going to get it and worry about where it’s going to go later.”
Photo: Giles Martin, who designer of the music in the
Giles Martin, Cirque and L.V. Phil ready for another Beatles ‘Get Back’ effort
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
George Martin’s son Giles is mastering the master recordings of The Beatles. And he’s performing his own version of cutting, flinging and reconnecting.
Photo: Drawing inspiration: Lolita Haze strikes a pose at
A tale of two Dr. Sketchy’s drawing nights: Las Vegas and Boulder City
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Artists (and non-artists) gather monthly for some cocktails and creativity at the anti-art school establishment.
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Film review: 'Hector and the Search for Happiness' finds the opposite
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
An astonishingly tone-deaf portrait of smug, patronizing privilege—a film that, despite being thoroughly English, exemplifies the concept of the ugly American.
Photo: Ben Affleck pleads for his wifes return in David F
Film review: Fincher racks up another riveting movie with 'Gone Girl'
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
It contains some fantastic performances to boot.
Photo: Annabelle Wallis and her doll just aren't getting
Film review: 'Annabelle' is a completely unnecessary prequel
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Stop with The Conjuring. Trust us.

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