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Movie Review: THE FRONT RUNNER

Movie Review: THE FRONT RUNNER

By Victoria Alexander Like refusing to show the planting of the American flag on the moon in THE FIRST MAN, the infamous Monkey Business photo is missing in THE FRONT RUNNER. Whose agenda is being served? What I came away with after seeing THE FRONT RUNNER was, no matter how Hugh Jackman tried to temper his characterization […]

Movie Review: IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK

Movie Review: IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK

By Victoria Alexander A failed allegory is driven by TAXI DRIVER’S music and TD’s evocative gritty cinematography. Bad acts are okay if you are poor. Writer-director Barry Jenkins follows his sensational Academy Award Best Picture win for MOONLIGHT with IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, an adaptation of the 1974 novel by James Baldwin. I understand the importance […]

NKOTB Talk Spice Girls Reunion, Buff Body Secrets, NKOTBSB & Donnie Wahlberg’s Best Movie Role

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NKOTB Talk Spice Girls Reunion, Buff Body Secrets, NKOTBSB & Donnie Wahlberg’s Best Movie Role

By Leena Tailor, Guest Columnist www.leenatailor.com Photos courtesy of Billboard With just days to go until New Kids on the Block mark the 30th anniversary of their breakthrough record, Hangin’ Tough, by dropping a re-release of the 1988 album with three new tracks, the guys are candidly reflecting on their phenomenal journey and 2008 comeback. Brothers Jonathan […]

CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?

CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?

By Victoria Alexander Melissa McCarthy’s brave performance, Charlize-Theron-like acting jewel, deserves an Academy Award nomination. What I love: The scene at the end of CAN YOU FORGIVE ME?  When Hollywood stars of Melissa McCarthy’s stature do a real person role, in the end, because the star wants you to leave the theater remembering her beauty, she […]

Raul Midón brings his vision of music to The Smith Center Nov. 9

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Raul Midón brings his vision of music to The Smith Center Nov. 9

By Debbie Hall Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter Raul Midón performs beyond any labels, styles, or genres. Las Vegas audiences will get to enjoy this unique performer at Myron’s Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 9. His 10th album, If You Really Want with the Metropole Orkest (a renowned jazz orchestra in […]

Postmodern Jukebox: A swinging old twist on hit music

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Postmodern Jukebox: A swinging old twist on hit music

By Debbie Hall Some of the most amazing voices and instruments fill the Terry Fator Theatre at The Mirage Hotel & Casino with a limited engagement of Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox. Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ) brings the new songs back into the old school and classic style back recreating a unique sound. For fans of The […]

SUSPIRIA Review

SUSPIRIA Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Not a horror movie. A psychological thriller with a strong, unique landscape. Guadagnino triumphs as usual. First off, I have never seen the original SUSPIRIA, the 1977 supernatural horror film directed by Dario Argento and co-written by Argento and Daria Nicolodi. It was partially based on Thomas De Quincey’s 1845 […]

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Friends! The Musical Parody debuts at the D Las Vegas

Photography by Ira Kuzma/Ira Kuzma Photos Nobody told you it was going to be this way! FRIENDS! The Musical Parody debuted at the D Las Vegas bringing Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, and Phoebe back from the 1990s to the stage. The show pokes fun, in a very playful way, at the show itself and shines […]

Gene Buck Signs to Rise Entertainment World

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Gene Buck Signs to Rise Entertainment World

Written and photography by Nikki Artale Eugene Irvin Kelly Jr. (Gene Buck) was born on November 18, 1987, in Atlantic City, New Jersey to Marivelle Nunez and Eugene Kelly, a strong and supportive family. At age 4, Gene started entertaining everyone in his neighborhood with his dance moves. Shortly thereafter his mom moved him to […]

Simple Minds: Don’t you forget about them with first US tour in 2 decades

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Simple Minds: Don’t you forget about them with first US tour in 2 decades

By Debbie Hall It has been over 40 years since the most successful Scottish band, Simple Minds, came together to create music. Always recording and touring, the band is coming to Las Vegas for the first time in 20 years to share their catalog, and latest album Walk Between Worlds at the Pearl Theater in […]

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