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October 22, 2014

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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.
Photo: We wish this face was about zombies, a la the fant
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.
Photo: A painting by R.A. Miller that Branden Powers hung
Collector Branden Powers plants art on the streets for you to find
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
"Whatever happens is the art itself.”
Photo: Mayor Oscar Goodman is flanked by Eric Post and Ja
‘Marriage Can Be Murder,’ now at The D Las Vegas, celebrates 15 years of interactive theater
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
The D Las Vegas:
There were two murders the night I had dinner at The D Las Vegas downtown, and the suspect sat just a few tables away until a police investigator exposed his identity. Don’t be too shocked because it wasn’t real-life ugliness.
Photo: Jerry Lewis addresses the audience during the Neva
Dress up, sit down and settle in: Jerry Lewis is playing the Smith Center
Saturday, September 27, 2014
As usual, Jerry Lewis is wearing the famous red shirt with the cursive “JL” stitched into the pocket. He’s fired up on this particular afternoon, lively and forceful, and he seems not to have shaved for at least one day. ...
Photo: Kristen Hertzenberg.
Kristen Hertzenberg brings her soulful vocals back to the Smith Center
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A “love-haunted set of blues, rock, jazz, folk and country”
Las Vegas Philharmonic opens season with new conductor and famed opera singer
Las Vegas Philharmonic opens season with new conductor and famed opera singer
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The Masterworks concert featuring Deborah Voigt is the stuff of dreams.
Photo: My Old Lady stars Kevin Kline and Maggie
Film review: ‘My Old Lady’ awkwardly mixes comedy and drama
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The movie, starring Kevin Kline and Maggie Smith, fails to make either mode entirely convincing.
Photo: Myron Martin, Olympic champion David Wise of Reno,
Photos: A triumphant celebration of Nevada’s 150th birthday
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The Smith Center:
Oh, what a night! A truly glorious night! Las Vegas shined brightly when the Smith Center for the Performing Arts staged the Nevada Sesquicentennial All-Star Concert on Monday night.

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