Category: Entertainment

Patriotic Rock & Roll Dance July 1st

A Patriotic Rock and Roll Dance featuring Arizona’s own 108th Army Band Ordnance will be performing on July 1 at 7 p.m. inside St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1664 Central Ave. in Bullhead City. The concert is free to all ages and will be held in observance of the Fourth of July. For more information, contact Pastor Pierce at 928-758-2301.   Photo courtesy of Google...

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Gaming revenue up in Laughlin

The Laughlin gaming market is in a bit of a quandary. Gaming revenues keep inching upward, but visitation continues to drop. The latest numbers for the month of May show the trend continuing for the fourth month in a row. Gaming revenues from the nine resorts in Laughlin were up 1.6 percent over the same month last year with $38.9 million being reported to state regulators. It was the fourth consecutive month that Laughlin reported an increase in gaming revenues over last year and the sixth time in eight months the town has reported gains. While gaming revenues were up again, Laughlin’s visitor volume was down– again. According to figures from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor’s Authority (LVCVA), there were 8.2 percent fewer people visiting Laughlin in May. The LVCVA says that there were 162,819 people who visited Laughlin this year compared to the 177,275 who visited during May 2014. It was the fourth consecutive month that the number of visitors in Laughlin was down when compared to last year. Ironically, the last time Laughlin posted an increase in visitor volume was in January, which was also the last month the town reported a decrease in gaming revenues. For the year, Laughlin’s gaming market has experienced 2.5 percent growth over last year, but visitor volume is down 7.4...

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Toby Keith returns to Laughlin Nov. 7

LAUGHLIN-Award winning country music star Toby Keith is set to hit the Laughlin Event Center stage once again on Nov. 7, 2015. Keith has made Laughlin a stomping ground for his tours over the past several years, with his first concert in the small gambling mecca in 2012. He first came on the country scene in the early 1990’s with his hit “Should’ve Been a Cowboy” and over the years has continued to win dozens of awards for his chart-topping hits like “Red Solo Cup”, “I Love This Bar”, “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue” and many more. Keith’s albums have sold more than 37 million copies, ranking him among the top-selling all-genre artists on Billboard’s Top 200 Artists of the Decade, Billboard’s No. 1 Artist of the Decade and No. 1 Country Songwriter of the Decade. Tickets will be on sale at www.laughlineventcenter.com soon....

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“Titanic” composer James Horner killed in CA plane crash

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.-A plane crash Monday near the California coastal town of Santa Barbara claimed the life of award-winning film composer James Horner, according to reports from The Hollywood Reporter. The Los Angeles-based newspaper said Horner’s assistant, Sylvia Patrycja, confirmed his death via Facebook. “We have lost an amazing person with a huge heart and unbelievable talent,” Patrycja wrote. “He died doing what he loved. Thank you for all your support and love and see you down the road.” Horner was reportedly piloting his single engine aircraft when it crashed into a remote area about 60 miles north of Santa Barbara, said THR. In earlier reports the pilot had not been identified but officials did release the plane was registered to Horner and that only one person was one board at the time of the crash. Horner, a Los Angeles native, won numerous Oscars including one for his work on the musical score for “Titanic”, which sold 27 million copies worldwide. His other work includes “Avatar”, “Alien”, “Braveheart”, “A Beautiful Mind”, “Apollo 11” and many more. The cause of the plane crash remains under investigation with the National Transportation Safety...

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