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February 12, 2016

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Photo: X Country at Harrahs.
Tonight in L.V.: ‘X Country’ grand opening, ‘Cat in the Hat,’ Burton Cummings, curling cup
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Las Vegas:
“The Cat in the Hat” by Dr. Seuss continues at the Smith Center through Sunday. Burton Cummings debuts his show at Orleans Showroom. The Continental Cup of Curling is at Orleans Arena. Gypsy Road is at Lounge at the Palms.
Photo: Gina Quaranto
Exit interview: Gina Quaranto on the Arts District, closing Blackbird and her final show
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
"I’m ready to move on, to not have that stress on my back."
Photo: Sir Elton John, with Britt Eklund and Sharon Osbou
Strip Scribbles: Sir Elton John, Leslie Bricusse, Clint Holmes, Chazz Palminteri, J.B. Mauney
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Las Vegas:
When I was 15 and began my journalism career, I accidentally met songwriter Leslie Bricusse and his actress wife Yvonne Romain on my first day at the Harrow Observer in England. Leslie was writing Anthony Newley’s “Stop the World” West End musical.
Photo: Romain Thievin.
10 questions: Stunt racer Romain Thievin of Exotics Racing, ‘Bourne Identity’
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The arrival of actor Matt Damon, who won a Golden Globe on Sunday for “The Martian,” to conclude filming here in Las Vegas of the newest “Bourne Identity” sequel recalled for me one of the best car chases ever captured on celluloid.
Photo: Contemporary Arts Center's Taste exhibit at Soho L
CAC reopens this week showcasing some of Las Vegas’ more celebrated artists
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Revisiting an annual tradition.
Photo: Brian Henson, center and son of the late Jim Henso
Q+A, Part 2: ‘Puppet Up! Uncensored’ is Jim Henson for adults
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The Venetian:
“This is really one of those shows where you walk out feeling like you had a good laugh, you’re feeling buoyant at life, and more than anything you’re really impressed by the six people who you’ve just been watching onstage.”
Photo: Brian Henson, center and son of the late Jim Henso
Q+A, Part 1: ‘Puppet Up! Uncensored’ heads to Venetian this spring
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Who would have guessed that the genius artists behind Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog and the other wholesome and good characters of The Muppets and “Sesame Street” would have a naughty side? Apparently, that’s what happened often before and after cameras rolled.
Photo: In this March 16, 2015, photo, Al Roker attends th
New York taxi driver accused of refusing Al Roker is fined
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
A New York City taxi driver who black NBC "Today" show weatherman Al Roker said passed him by in favor of picking up another fare for racial reasons has pleaded guilty to ...
Photo: A model walks down the runway at a FashionWare sho
Strip Scribbles: 2016 CES wrap, ‘Real Swingers,’ David Bowie, ‘MDQ,’ Big Sean
Monday, January 11, 2016
Las Vegas:
2016 CES set incredible records: Its 2.47 million square feet of show-floor exhibits was increased from 2.2 million last year, and attendance had to be capped at a record 176,000 visitors to cope with logistics. Automotive electronics were up 25 percent at 200,000 square feet.
‘Star Wars’ tops DiCaprio in ‘Revenant’ to stay No. 1
Sunday, January 10, 2016
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" stayed on top of the North American box office for the fourth straight weekend, beating out Leonardo DiCaprio in "The Revenant," and becoming the third-largest grossing movie in the world ever.
Abrams skirts ‘Star Wars’ Oscars talk
Saturday, January 9, 2016
J.J. Abrams, director of the blockbuster "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," is deflecting Oscars talk for himself but is hoping other people involved in the film will see their work recognized.
Review: ‘Disney on Ice’s Frozen’ melts even the coldest of hearts
Review: ‘Disney on Ice’s Frozen’ melts even the coldest of hearts
Saturday, January 9, 2016
Thomas & Mack Center:
The floor of the arena was transformed into a majestic winter wonderland. Though the sets depicting the kingdom of Arendelle and the isolated North Mountain were somewhat sparse, the production made up for it with creative lighting, effects and more.
Photo: Driving Miss Daisy
‘Driving Miss Daisy’ rolls in
Friday, January 8, 2016
Revered play explores themes of friendship, race and age.
Photo: Twisted Vegas is a French parody of Las Vegas by A
Q+A: ‘Twisted Vegas’ star Alex Goude — ‘Nobody has ever done anything like this in America before’
Thursday, January 7, 2016
Westgate Las Vegas:
The new show “Twisted Vegas” that French superstar Alex Goude opens Feb. 9 at Westgate is the first of a few shows he intends to showcase here. And all the while he’s juggling the launch in Paris of the most expensive French musical ever, the $10 million “Timeo.”
Photo: Maureen Halligan 'Developments,' 2014
Settlers + Nomads: Artist Wendy Kveck launches website highlighting contemporary art in Las Vegas
Thursday, January 7, 2016
“All have glitter and dust on their boots and have been influenced or inspired in some way by this unique place we call home or pit stop..."

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