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GONE GIRL Movie Review

GONE GIRL Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer I’m not a fiction reader – I’m “reading” Max Tegmark’s Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality (it’s not a beach read) – but the hosannas for Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl were hard to ignore. I read it. Gone Girl is a brilliantly […]

STEPHEN KING’S A GOOD MARRIAGE Movie Review

STEPHEN KING’S A GOOD MARRIAGE Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer This is the first feature film screenplay Stephen King has adapted from one of his works in 25 years. The last one was PET SEMATARY in 1989. King’s screenplay for A GOOD MARRIAGE is from his short story “A Good Marriage” from the collection of four novellas […]

The Empowerment Column 2014: Whatever It Is

The Empowerment Column 2014: Whatever It Is

By Rev. Thabiti Las Vegas Informer There is only ‘One Thing’ happening as Everything.  This is how Nothing becomes everything because everything came from nothing.  Even Something comes from nothing.  Even the ten numbers of the Universe from 0 – 9 which measure and structure everything starts from the number Zero (0).  Zero means or […]

FRONTLINE’S NEW SEASON PREVIEW

FRONTLINE’S NEW SEASON PREVIEW

By Victoria Alexander  Las Vegas Informer FRONTLINE’S new season begins on September 30 at 10pm ET with League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis. With the NFL under fire in the news recently for its abysmal denial regarding its useless corporate guidelines on domestic violence, FRONTLINE will air a 90-minute rebroadcast of League of Denial: The […]

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: FRANKENSTEIN

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: FRANKENSTEIN

October 27 and October 29 at select Las Vegas Theaters By Victoria Alexander  Las Vegas Informer Did you miss this year’s I, FRANKENSTEIN with Aaron Eckhart re-imagining the creature as a buffed-up, misunderstood leading man? Are you a former “Cumberbitch”? Are you one of Benedict Cumberbatch’s legion of female admirers? Do you love the BBC’s SHERLOCK? […]

LGBT Media: Straight-washed, Hidden and Missunderstood

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LGBT Media: Straight-washed, Hidden and Missunderstood

by William Eamon Workman I think the most disappointing thing for me when I was first starting my road to self discovery was how hard it was to find LGBT movies and lesbian movies in particular.  I couldn’t find them in my hometown Blockbuster or at the movie theatre.  My friends weren’t raving about the […]

LOVE IS STRANGE Movie Review

LOVE IS STRANGE Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer  In the 1980s I lived in the West Village in a duplex on Bank Street. I know New York City. Ira Sachs, the director and co-writer (with Mauricio Zacharias) of LOVE IS STRANGE couldn’t possibly live in New York. Ben (John Lithgow) a painter and his partner […]

The Empowerment Column 2014: Is It Really?

The Empowerment Column 2014: Is It Really?

By Rev. Thabiti Las Vegas Informer Let’s now put all of our problems and worries aside for a moment and take that inward journey together into that special place where we all experience the same Stillness and the same Silence that is everywhere underlying everything at all times.  Here in this place at the center […]

Zed organized multi-faith prayers for Nevada in Governor’s Mansion

Zed organized multi-faith prayers for Nevada in Governor’s Mansion

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Christian (various denominations), Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish and Baha’i leaders gathered in Nevada Governor’s Mansion and prayed for the welfare of Nevada on its 150th Anniversary. Organized by religious statesman Rajan Zed and “Nevada 150”, this “Nevada 150 Signature Event” was presided over by Nevada Lieutenant Governor Brian K. Krolicki. […]

San Gennaro Feast Brings Little Italy to Las Vegas

San Gennaro Feast Brings Little Italy to Las Vegas

By Nikki Artale Las Vegas Informer Photos by Nikki Artale The San Gennaro Feast took place on Sept. 9-14, 2014 at the Grand Canyon Shopping Center to celebrate its 35th Annual Feast. It featured 80 Amusement rides, over 70 food booths that included pasta, calamari, calzones, clams, pizza, stuffed artichokes, Italian sausage, corn on the […]

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