Stars in Concert

Stars in Concert (Boulevard Theater)

Vegas is never short on entertainment. We boast some of the most diverse types of entertainment: musicals, Cirque du Soleil, magic, and so forth.

One that sticks out to me is impersonator shows or even shows that co-opt another style, like Human Nature or Rock of Ages.

My friend and her husband invited me to a show at the Boulevard Theater called Stars in Concert. It was an impersonator show.

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zen in the art of writing by ray bradbury

Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury

I have decided to elevate Ray Bradbury to be the grandfather of my literary aesthetic, which is cinematic absurdist.

I found an essay (an interview, really) in this book where he states

all my stories are cinematic. … I may be the most cinematic novelist in the country today. All of my short stories can be shot right off the page. Each paragraph is a shot.

I KNEW there was a reason why I enjoyed his work so much!

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twenty-four

twenty four hours in a daytwenty four years since riots serenaded the streets of L.A.that powder keg of corruptionsafety of unreality violatedblue and red combinedmade purple, unitedagainst the tyrannyof the 5-0 we lived six hours awayworking class neighborhoodsouthside ModestoI can see your face cringeall the way over herewhen I tell…

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