Flashy skirts, fake tans, fur and feathers: Welcome to the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. The televised extravaganza, with an audience of 125 million worldwide, is now in its 58th year. Once again without fail, it has produced a mix of bubble-gum pop songs, somber ballads, bagpipes, accordions and bizarrely kitsch musical productions.
Ratings for the “American Idol” finale plunged to a record low for the 12-year-old show. According to preliminary Nielsen Co. figures Friday, Candice Glover’s victory over Kree Harrison was watched by 14.2 million viewers. That’s a 34 percent drop from the year before.
The third time’s the charm for Candice Glover on “American Idol.”
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A few years back, Kylesa covered Pink Floyd’s late ’60s psych rock seance “Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun,” and it was a telling choice.
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A beer-pairing dinner featuring Shiner beers is scheduled for Tuesday (with seatings from 4 to 7 p.m.) at Amigo’s at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway in Henderson. With an entree of stuffed pork loin with spinach and mango chutney, the four-course dinner is $30. For reservations, call 567-7970. ...
Olympia Dukakis has been playing “Rose” since 2000.
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