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- Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane sentenced in assault September 15, 2014Prosecutors say rapper Gucci Mane has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault for attacking a fan at an Atlanta nightclub.
- Protocol followed in detention of actress, police say September 15, 2014Police say they followed proper protocol when they demanded identification from an actress and her boyfriend while investigating a 911 call alleging lewd conduct.
- Local band Silversage bringing rock sound to Brooklyn Bowl stage September 15, 2014Silversage is poised to make a name for itself. The rock band, made up of locals, has been in existence for less than a year, but it’s already played a number of gigs in town and regionally. Most notably, it opened for Steve Winwood at the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas in June.
- New York win is ‘three-peat’ in Miss America contest September 15, 2014New Yorker Kira Kazantsev won the coveted 2015 Miss America Pageant crown on Sunday, a “three-peat” for contenders from the Big Apple.
- Mayweather walking on a girlfriend tightrope September 15, 2014Unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. gave himself a “C, C minus” grade in Saturday’s unanimous decision over Argentina’s Marcos Maidana.
- ‘Django Unchained’ actress detained in Los Angeles September 15, 2014An actress who appeared in “Django Unchained” was handcuffed by police responding to a report of indecent exposure.
- Arturo Sandoval blows audience away with eclectic Cabaret Jazz performance September 14, 2014It didn’t take long for Arturo Sandoval and his five colleagues to stake out their musical territory on Saturday at The Smith Center’s intimate Cabaret Jazz.
- ‘Mrs. Mannerly’ makes it worthwhile to behave September 14, 2014Las Vegas Little Theatre’s tender presentation of Jeffrey Hatcher’s “Mrs. Mannerly” is like a sweet little ditty about an era gone by, like a fleeting memory of a childhood moment filtered affectionately through the eyes of a man long grown.
- Technically, ‘9 to 5’ can stop at 2 September 14, 2014It’s easy to see why “9 to 5: The Musical” ran for only four months on Broadway. Because the book is based on the runaway hit film playwright Patricia Resnick co-authored, and with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, you expect more. Then, you wish for less.
- ‘No Good Deed’ defeats ‘Guardians’ in theaters September 14, 2014It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat “Guardians of the Galaxy” at movie theaters.
- Statue of Amy Winehouse unveiled in London town September 14, 2014Late singer Amy Winehouse has been honored on what would have been her 31st birthday with a life-size statue in her beloved Camden Town neighborhood of north London.
- Ballet academy expands vision with new pre-professional dance program September 14, 2014The Nevada Ballet Theatre’s academy is now offering a pre-professional dance program to help those looking for instruction in styles of dance other than ballet.
- Sports, entertainment exec now in Festival spotlight September 14, 2014Josh Ripple has been around the sports and entertainment block. Now at 55, Ripple, of Las Vegas, might have his most intriguing position of all — chief operating officer of Life is Beautiful, the three-day music/art/culinary/learning festival in downtown Las Vegas set for Oct. 24-26.
- Musician quit ‘best job in the world’ to start record label September 14, 2014Allan Carter risked his retirement fund to start a record label in Las Vegas. Crazy thing is, it’s working.
- Magic’s ultimate local booster collects people and ‘toys’ September 14, 2014Darwin’s Magic Club celebrates 50 years as a weekly gathering of pros and enthusiasts.
- Pia Zadora improving after golf cart accident September 14, 2014Singer Pia Zadora’s condition was improving Saturday after a scary “touch and go” situation in the first 24 hours, according to her husband Michael Jeffries.
- ‘Frozen’ to replace Maelstrom ride at Disney’s Epcot September 13, 2014Walt Disney Co is adding a new attraction based on the movie “Frozen” to its Epcot theme park in Orlando, Florida, the media company’s latest move to capitalize on the popularity of the blockbuster animated film.
- France doesn’t want Netflix September 13, 2014Netflix is tapping into six new markets Monday hoping to gain a big subscriber base around Europe, but is facing a frosty welcome in France. Well-established French competitors are trying to head off a Netflix wave, the government wants oversight and the cinema industry wants Netflix to invest heavily in French productions.
- Robert Downey Jr.’s son pleads guilty in drug case September 12, 2014The son of Robert Downey Jr. pleaded guilty on Friday to cocaine possession and was sentenced to a drug diversion program that could result in his conviction being dismissed.
- Life Is Beautiful announces its art projects September 12, 2014More than 35 artists from around the world — and around Las Vegas — will converge on downtown Las Vegas to create works during October’s second annual Life Is Beautiful Festival.
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