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September 23, 2014

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Photo: Myron Martin, president and CEO of the Smith Cente
Preview: Nevada Sesquicentennial All-Star Concert is tonight at the Smith Center
Monday, September 22, 2014
Culture:
For two hours tonight, a star-studded cast of 250 will celebrate Nevada’s cultural heritage with more than 25 acts at Reynolds Hall in the Smith Center for the Performing Arts produced by its president and CEO, Myron Martin.
Porn Wars: Is Las Vegas the new Silicone Valley?
Porn Wars: Is Las Vegas the new Silicone Valley?
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Las Vegas has a new vice. You might not notice it, but it’s happening all around, in industrial warehouses, luxury high-rises and the bedrooms of suburban homes. Porn is here, and more ...
Photo: The newly restored Liberace sign amongst the colle
Liberace and Jerry’s Nugget signs glow again in Neon Museum’s Boneyard
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Both signs are part of the Boneyard’s permanent exhibit and are among six in the yard that have been restored.
Photo: The scariest thing about Kevin Smith's Tusk</e
Film review: Kevin Smith’s 'Tusk' is an ambitious failure
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
It's an incredibly awkward mix of horror and comedy.
Photo: Dylan OBrien faces danger in the mediocre Maze
Film review: Lame 'Maze Runner' ultimately goes nowhere
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Can we all just admit that YA-based entertainment is really getting old?
Photo: Justin Favela's Pinatatopia at P3 Studios inside o
Mexico: Perceptions, memories and dreams in artist’s Piñata utopia
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Justin Favela's cross-cultural social study of sorts that welcomes everyone to play along.
Photo: Jodie McDonald, Kevin Burke, Sabina Kelley and Dan
High-octane ‘Limelight’ at the Plaza captures spirit of The Roaring ’20s
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Review:
“Limelight” is a high-octane, frenzied entertainment package with some of the most dynamic dancing seen in Las Vegas. Some of its excitement is right in your face as the gorgeous glamor girls dance among the audience and their legs barely miss your head.
Photo: Pussy Riot was attacked by Cossack militiamen in S
Pussy Riot joins the Life Is Beautiful speaker lineup
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Two founding members of the feminist punk group will come to Las Vegas in October.
Photo: Rehearsal for
New burlesque musical cast is ready for ‘Limelight’ at Plaza
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Preview:
In “Limelight,” black-and-white magic movie days are transformed into blazing Technicolor songs-and-dances with six female dancers and singer Felice Garcia, who has double-duty also performing in “Million Dollar Quartet” at Harrah’s.
Photo: Rocco and Tom Hardy have great chemistry.
Film review: Rewarding performances carry thriller 'The Drop'
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
What’s surprising is that Tom Hardy, an actor best known for playing brutal characters, seems every bit as cute and vulnerable as his canine co-star.
Photo: Suzanne Shiffletts biographical exhibit The Su
Suzanne Shifflett brings ‘The Sum of All Its Parts’ to Sin City Gallery
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The San Francisco tattoo artist pairs the art historical with the queer contemporary.
Photo: Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?
Film review: The trilogy based on Ayn Rand’s 'Atlas Shrugged' ends with a whimper
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The final installment fulfills its function of flattering the worldview of Rand’s fans and followers, while completely failing as a piece of narrative cinema.
Photo:
‘Kinky Boots’ at Smith Center an emotional high with laughter, tears and joy
Monday, September 8, 2014
Review:
Celebrities and Las Vegas VIPs joined Broadway angel investors and a festive audience for the weekend’s official premiere of “Kinky Boots.” It has everything you could ever ask for in a dazzling, brash and successful night of brilliant theater.
Photo:
Sole sisters come out in droves as ‘Kinky Boots’ opens at Smith Center
Sunday, September 7, 2014
“Kinky Boots” is that kind of scene, a festival of drag not experienced in this fashion since the opening of “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” at the Venetian last summer. Unlike that show, which struggled to sustain ticket sales and closed early, “Kinky Boots” has … legs. ...
Photo: Omelette aux fines herbs and Tandoori chicken wing
Origin India owner and chef praise ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Dining:
If the omelette aux fines herbs and Tandoori chicken wings featured in “The Hundred-Foot Journey” left your mouth watering and your stomach growling, there’s hope here in Las Vegas for lunch and dinner — for a limited time — at Origin India on Paradise Road.

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