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May 25, 2015

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Photo: The Eagles, with Timothy B. Smit, Don Henley, Glen
A frothy Eagles remembrance featuring beer, JuneFest and ‘Love’ seating chart
Thursday, May 21, 2015
A long spell ago, I recall it being in 1984, Glenn Frey was a guest on “Late Night With David Letterman.” The charter member of The Eagles had just released “The Allnighter.”
Photo: James Byous as Romeo from Romeo & Juliet in For th
Light to be turned on with ‘Baz,’ a full-sensory experience
Thursday, May 21, 2015
The 90-minute “Baz” is a partnership of the production company For the Record and Cirque du Soleil’s theatrical division headed up by former Base Entertainment exec Scott Zeiger.
Candidates for GOP aid Clinton, not themselves
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
At this point in the campaign, do you see the Republican presidential hopeful who’s going to beat Hillary Clinton? I didn’t think so. Not if what we’re watching now is the best they can do. Maybe a thoroughbred will emerge from …
Photo: Rep. Cresent Hardy, R-Nev., left, and Rep. Dan New
Conservation a conservative value; Hardy’s kneejerk opposition is not
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Guest column:
Almost as soon as 4th District U.S. Rep. Cresent Hardy (R-Nev.) learned that the White House was considering a new national monument in Nevada, he put out a news release …
Iraq question isn’t just for Bush
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Am I am the only person outside the Bush family who has a smidgen of empathy for Jeb Bush’s roller-coaster ride in trying to answer a straightforward question: Was going to war in Iraq the right thing to do? It’s hard to go much beyond “smidgen” because …
Bush opens door to other hopefuls
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Let’s discuss Jeb Bush’s terrible week. I’m really troubled by his awful performances, and I’m generally a person who takes bad news about politicians pretty well. For instance …
Photo: Suzanne Somers and Tony Dovolani during Week 5 of
Suzanne Somers sizzles; ‘Alice’ at Vinyl in benefit; Michael Grimm also turning up at HRH
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Wednesday’s latest performance of “Alice: A Steampunk Rock Concert Fantasy” at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel is a benefit for “Vegas! The Show” dancer Lauren Clark.
Photo: Performers Imagine Dragons at the 2015 Billboard M
Stevie Wonder, Imagine Dragons, Duran Duran, Kendrick Lamar confirmed at 2015 Life Is Beautiful
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
In keeping with its tradition of throwing a wide net over its music programming, Life Is Beautiful has announced its lineup of acts for this fall’s festival.
Protect Nevada utility customers’ freedom to choose rooftop solar
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Guest Column:
Rooftop solar’s popularity in Nevada is growing because it’s a reliable way for families to reduce utility costs while taking their energy production into their own hands. Unfortunately, our access to increased energy independence may soon be …
Photo: 2015 Rock in Rio USA Day 4 featured Bruno Mars, Jo
Rock in Rio USA says expect a bigger, better Las Vegas event in 2017
Monday, May 18, 2015
As it was, Rock in Rio USA’s success is measured by the fact that what was presented on that parcel matched the detailed model unveiled publicly for the first time in September.
In childhood, risk is inherent — and many are stuck in it
Monday, May 18, 2015
Controversies about “free-range parenting” illuminate today’s scarred cultural landscape. Neighbors summon police in response to parenting choices the neighbors disapprove of. Government extends its incompetence with an ever-broader mission of “child protection.”
What Michelle Obama’s critics missed
Monday, May 18, 2015
If Michelle Obama’s critics actually paid attention to her recent commencement speech, they would hear a lot of advice that conservatives like to hear — when it is not coming from Michelle Obama.
Blackstone adviser talks future plans for the Cosmopolitan
Blackstone adviser talks future plans for the Cosmopolitan
Monday, May 18, 2015
UNLV William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration alumnus John Ceriale recalled humbler moments early in his career — in particular, his first job at Caesars Palace. He worked as ...
Poor get a moment; they need more
Monday, May 18, 2015
Will we regard poverty as a haunting national problem, or will the focus groups continue to tell politicians of all stripes to talk only about the middle class because mentioning the poor is politically toxic?
Photo: Taylor Swift accepts the award for top billboard 2
Celine presents, Mariah performs, Taylor lauded at Billboard Music Awards
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Las Vegas continues to serve as the center of the pop music universe, as the 2015 Billboard Music Awards telecast is rumbling through MGM Grand Garden Arena. The show hits town less than 24 hours after Rock in Rio USA closed its two-weekend run at MGM Resorts Festival Grounds.

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