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April 24, 2014

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Photo: A portrait of Andy Warhol taken with and beside th
Photos: Oh, snap(shot)! Polaroid Fotobar and Museum are ready for their close-up at the Linq
Thursday, April 24, 2014
The fourth location in the country (the first three are in Florida), Las Vegas’ Polaroid Fotobar — where you take it, and they make it — at the Linq is the largest and flagship store and the only location with a museum.
Photo: Artist Sharon Louden
How artists really live—Sharon Louden adds Las Vegas to her book tour
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Artists discuss themes from the book, 'Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists'
Photo: Marag Logan, dressed as Hogwarts School of Witchcr
Harry Potter fans: Hogwarts is offering online classes
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Muggle-born fans of Harry Potter can now get educated from Potter's alma mater from the comfort of ...
Photo: Music Director Donato Cabrera conducting the Las V
L.V. Philharmonic’s new director is in a Nevada state of mind
Monday, April 21, 2014
San Francisco Symphony resident director Donato Cabrera has been appointed the successor to David Itkin at the Las Vegas Philharmonic. The 40-year-old Cabrera was formally introduced during an announcement event today at Las Vegas Country Club. ...
Photo: (Left to right) Ashlee Jacobsen, her friend Zane C
Movie ticket prices edge up in 1st quarter compared to last year
Monday, April 21, 2014
Average movie ticket prices dropped in the first quarter of this year from the end of 2013, but were still slightly higher than ...
2014 Summer Movie Preview!
2014 Summer Movie Preview!
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Ninja turtles, sex tapes and well-trained dragons: Please silence your cell phone; it's time for our sneak preview of the coming season's flicks!
Superheroes, sequels and a sex tape: Weekly's look at the upcoming season's flicks.
Photo: Emin's I Promise to Love You at the Cosmo
British artist Tracey Emin sends her love
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
“I can’t believe how much I love you.”
Photo: The world premiere of William Shakespeare's
Photos: Teller’s ‘Tempest’ premiere is ‘pure brilliance’ and Broadway bound; more Shakespeare to come?
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
When our silent Rio headliner magician Teller decided to produce his vision of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” you knew that there’d be magic — and what incredible illusions he has created to weave naturally into the story that England’s preeminent dramatist envisioned in the 1600s.
Polaroid hits the Linq; Moon says good night
Polaroid hits the Linq; Moon says good night
Monday, April 7, 2014
Openings & Closings:
A new photo bar offers prints and a look at Polaroid history as a penthouse nightclub closes at the Palms. Meanwhile, a famous baker brings his treats to the Venetian ...
Photo: Musical director for
The unconventional percussion of Kenny Wollesen; boxer becomes a ‘sox’ symbol
Saturday, April 5, 2014
The instruments being used in “The Tempest” at Symphony Park are a mix of traditional music-making devices and such household items as coffee cans, hand cranks, shoes, wooden boxes, aged dress shoes and vacuum hoses ...
Photo: Aaron Posner and Teller, pictured here Tuesday, Ma
Strip Scribbles: Teller’s ‘Tempest’ triumph; Michael Jordan’s golf benefit; George Clooney’s tequila
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Teller hosts his star-studded premiere and celebration Saturday at the new 500-seat tent theater in Symphony Park outside the Smith Center, and even with “The Tempest” being extended from two weeks to one month, people are still fighting for tickets.
Photo: Sheldon Adelson and Elaine Wynn at Buddy Vs Ristor
Strip Scribbles: ‘Area 52’ film, Elaine Wynn’s $142 million painting and Las Vegas Sin
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Elaine Wynn has never officially confirmed her purchase of the $142 million Francis Bacon three-paneled painting of Lucian Freud studies last fall. However, art insiders say she now owns the valuable 1969 oil on canvas triptych.
Photo: Cirque du Soleil's
Photos: Cirque du Soleil looks ahead to third ‘One Night for One Drop’ benefit
Monday, March 24, 2014
I MC’d the first “One Drop” onstage auction. Criss Angel placed a winning bid of $80,000 for a week with 30 guests at Guy Laliberte’s Hawaii estate; a high-tech racecar watch raised $150,000; and two lovely ladies battled to $100,000 for Lady Kenilworth jewelry.
Joe Downtown: Plug pulled on music events leading up to Life Cube burning
Joe Downtown: Plug pulled on music events leading up to Life Cube burning
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Joe Downtown:
Six nights of music leading up to a widely heralded, public performance art exhibit in downtown Las Vegas is likely to be canceled because...
Photo: Da Vinci: The Exhibition at the Venetian.
Photos: A sneak peek at new Leonardo da Vinci exhibit at the Venetian
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
On Wednesday, “Da Vinci: The Exhibition,” a comprehensive look at Leonardo da Vinci’s life, work and Italian heritage, opens for an unlimited run at the Venetian, and it’s much bigger and better than the first exhibition in 2012.

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