Alice Cooper turned 60 this year. He is playing The Orleans this weekend, not sitting at home yelling at the neighborhood kids to get out of his yard — though wouldn’t you love to see just how he would scare them away?
Take your pick: The Criss Angel show is either so dull it needs a wake-up call or so groundbreaking that it needs more time to fine-tune its technical complexities.
I finally have good news for all of the readers out there — and believe me, there are lots of you — who are looking for whole-belly clams.
Cable. It’s not just for summer anymore.
Spotting wildlife remains one of the joys of traveling America’s roads and highways. Of course careful drivers scan the roadsides to avoid disasters of making roadkill of wild things, while youngsters in the vehicle make a game of listing species seen. They note the surprising variety of creatures of the woods, meadows, desert, mountains and waterways of our diverse landscapes, perhaps the only opportunities they have to see such creatures outside of city zoos.
On one of the final weekdays before Labor Day, a steady trickle of downtown pedestrians ponders the choices at a discount ticket booth on Fremont Street. They seem oblivious to how much this long, hot summer has narrowed the pack.
Since you’re wondering, here are some things that will go down at the “Strippers & Hustlers Ball” this weekend: