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The cinematic climate is changing in countless ways, but one in particular is affecting the world on a much broader scale. Viral marketing and distribution through avenues such as Netflix has fused with a public hunger for knowledge that is satiated through a surge in documentary filmmaking. The impact of this readily distributed knowledge and information is perhaps more powerful than ever. One company in particular has learned this lesson the hard way. After the release of the popular 2013 documentary “Blackfish”, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. has begun to feel the sting of public opinion.
Comedian, actor, singer and writer Rodney Carrington will be live in the Diamond Center for a night of laughs on Saturday, May 31, 2014. Tickets start at $27.50 and go on sale to the general public March 29 at 10 a.m. Arizona Time through Star Tickets. Tickets are also available at the casino Rewards Center, which offers a 10 percent discount to Diamond Rewards members. Active, retired or veterans of the military who have the casino Tribute Card also receive 50 percent off a pair of tickets, offer only available at the Rewards Center. Limited VIP tickets are available; the VIP experience includes a meet and greet with Rodney Carrington, a VIP laminate, limited edition poster, and more!
So, what’s it like growing old in America? Forty years ago, Dr. Robert Butler in his Pulitzer Prize winning book titled, Why Survive Being Old. declared, “Old age in America is often a tragedy.
1. Nelson Mandela dies
Willie Nelson & family return to the heat of the desert on Aug. 14 to perform in front of a Tucson crowd at Casino Del Sol Resort. Nelson is a country music artist but is also an actor, activist and poet. His many talents has gained him much recognition ever since his first album of Shotgun Willie in 1973.
Each year the Classic Car Show and Blues Festival rolls into Oro Valley, attracting thousands of people and bringing the community together, and each year the show presents more and more reasons to attend.
Country Thunder is excited to reveal the latest additions to their already star-filled line-up. Aaron Lewis and Greg Bates will join previously-announced country stars Lady Antebellum, Toby Keith, Eric Church, Brantley Gilbert, Lee Brice, Kip Moore and many more in Florence, Ariz., April 11-14, 2013. Wondering what to get the country music fan on your holiday shopping list for Christmas? The Country Thunder online store has great stocking stuffers available. And of course, who wouldn’t want passes to see the hottest names in country from Santa?
Nearing 80-years-old, Willie Nelson was in Tucson last week, doing a show at the Desert Diamond Casino.
Houston Person, the acclaimed tenor saxophone player, came to Tucson years ago to perform for the Tucson Jazz Society.
For Canyon Del Oro, the bad news was that Ka'Deem Carey had 16 yards rushing at halftime. The good news was that CDO held Cienega star Willie Willis to five in the half.
courtesy photo, Willie Nelson performs with Asleep at the Wheel Dec. 2 and 3 at the Desert Diamond Casino.
According to local legend, Western movie star Tom Mix took his last drink at the Lariat. He had one more for the road, ignored the bartender’s warning, then jumped back into his 12-cylinder Cord and roared off into the desert night.
You know the cliché. Prophecies of Sabbath-day drag strip scripture booming from a voice that sounds like its owner injected human growth hormone directly into his larynx.