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Las Vegas - March 29, 2013


Marty Allen Celebrates 91st with Mort Sahl & Robin Williams

Gary Olds

If you are fortunate enough to survive into your 90s, and are in reasonably good health and maintain a reasonably sound mind, that is wonderful, and not that common. Then we have entertainer, Marty Allen, who could write a How To book on aging gracefully. Last Saturday, Mr. Allen, "the love child of Phyllis Diller and Buddy Hackett," celebrated his 91st birthday. He didn't do it in a nursing home, or in a rocker in front of the TV at home. No, not Mr. Allen. He and his musical bride, Karon Kate Blackwell, were at the 142 Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valley...working! Marty does not sit in a wingback chair and tell stories, ala Bill Cosby (who, at 75, has been performing sitting down for a couple of decades). At 91, Mr. Allen, still does a little dancing on stage. Total hip replacement surgery in 2011, barely slowed him down. On Friday night, March 22nd, the night before Marty's official birthday, a small, mostly funny, group, including 85-year-old, Mort Sahl; Robin Williams (the "kid" at 61) and his wife, Susan; Throckmorton Theatre Founder and Executive Director/Ex Officio Board Member, Lucy Mercer, and her hubby, Danny Slomoff, joined Marty and Karon to celebrate with a dinner party at D'Angelo Ristorante in Mill Valley. Marty's birthday show at Throckmorton, on March 23rd, included songs and routines by Allen and Karon Kate, and a conversation with Mill Valley comedian, Mark Pitta. There were appearances by special guests, and a post show reception. "We love the Throckmorton," says Allen. "The theater is very warm. I love Mill Valley. The town is unbelievable and we appreciate the atmosphere."

FYI...Lucy Mercer opened 142 Throckmorton Theatre as a multi- genre performing arts center in 2002 after carrying out a major renovation of the historic 1910 Hub Theatre. A long-time Mill Valley resident, Lucy's vision was to create a welcoming center for cultural and educational exchange that would serve and unite the diverse elements of our community. Today, Lucy's eclectic, high quality programming attracts more than 50,000 people to the nonprofit theater each year. Her deep understanding and support of the artistic process has made 142 a favorite venue among performers of all stripes for artistic experimentation and collaboration.

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On Wednesday, we received this news from Nelson Sardelli, who received it from Paul Campanella. It is self explanatory. Your prayers and positive vibes are requested. Not sure if you heard, but our good friend and all around good guy Gary Olds suffered a major health incident. While in New York last week, with his wife, Julie, Gary collapsed and was rushed to the hospital where he underwent open heart surgery. Word is that he is recovering, and intends to go to Oregon for a few weeks to recover and to follow up with his doctor there. Will keep you posted as I get progress reports. Obviously I would ask that you spread the word for prayers for his complete recovery. Yesterday, this message from Gary was forwarded on to us (we are printing the information exactly as written)...
Julie and I are in an apt on 233 E 69th between 2 and 3. The car ride from Columbia Hospital was dicy, ostensibly because the cab suspension was finished. The fact that Julie and I were attaining the next level ie; no more blood gathering at 3:15 AM and the disturbances that are manifest in a critical, to step down recovery, makes every new step a miracle of God's hand.

Suffice to say, just doing the meds, taking the BP and Temp and keeping a watchful eye on the sternotomy has Julie and I in sleep deprivation. We are handling it. We have a cardiologist appt tomorrow. Then we "Lay Low" walking at least 30 min a Day and use the magic lung strengthen machine. A simple plastic device that is the heart patients holy grail. That and making plans to return back to work. We fly out on April 2, and pray for a calm flight. Thanks for the support and putting our plight out to our friends. Excuse any misspelled word as it Is still hard to type on the iPhone. God bless and feel free to forward this to who care about us.

Gary and Julie Olds

Our thoughts, prayers and good wishes are with you both.

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Lee Roy Reams

Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano Win 2013 MAC Award

Reminder...
If you happen to be in New York on Wednesday, April 3rd, check out Lee Roy Reams when he performs his Song and Dance Man show at 54 Below - Broadway‘s Nightclub. Lee Roy will dish on Carol Channing, Juliet Prowse, Gwen Verdon, Bob Fosse, Jerry Herman, Richard Rodgers, Lauren Bacall, Gower Champion and many more legendary performers when he comes to the 54 Below stage. Those are just a few of the legendary performers about whom you'll hear loving tales, when Broadway royalty Lee Roy Reams steps on to the 54 Below stage for one special performance only. From his Broadway debut in Sweet Charity, to his Tony- nominated role in 42nd Street, Reams has built up a lifetime of songs and stories. In between the banter, you'll hear gems from his 10 Broadway credits, including Applause, Lorelei, Hello, Dolly!, La Cage aux Folles, Beauty and the Beast, and The Producers. In Song and Dance Man, expect tunes from those hits, including "Lullaby of Broadway," "Put on Your Sunday Clothes" and 42nd Street," to gems such as "Pretty Women" and "Real Live Girl." Come get the theatrical tales from a fellow who was there to see it all, from Dolly's lashes to Billy Lawlor's well worn tap shoes. Show time is 7 p.m., with doors opening at 5:30. Cover charge is $30 - $40; Food & Beverage Minimum $25. This show will sell out, so RESERVE TODAY! To purchase tickets, visit TicketWeb.com or call (866) 468-7619. Maitre D' & Reservations: (646) 476-3551 (tickets on the day of performance after 4 p.m., are only available by calling Maitre D' & Reservations). 54 Below is located at 254 W 54th St, Cellar in Manhattan.

And, while still in New York, our congratulations to MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) Award-winners, entertainers Eric Comstock and his wife, Barbara Fasano. The musical duo have some fun things coming up, including joining KT Sullivan, as part of the Mabel Mercer Foundation Cabaret at Sea, on a trip to the Caribbean aboard the Silversea's newest luxury ship, the Silver Spirit. The performers return to land on April 3rd.

And congrats to another MAC Award-winner, Linda Amiel Burns. On March 21st, Linda won the MAC Award for the monthly programs she produces and hosts at The NY Sheet Music Society. The category was "Special Production/Variety Production/ Recurring Series." Linda has been President of the NYSMS for the past 16 years. The programs are presented at The Musician's Hall at Local 802, from September through June. Over the years, many prominent people in the world of music have been featured: performers, authors, composers, historians, singers, musicians, and filmmakers. This is Linda's second MAC Award, as she was awarded a special Board of Directors Award in 2008, presented to her by Oscar nominated actor, Danny Aiello. That award was for her 30 plus years of conducting The Singing Experience (workshops in the art of performance), directing and booking hundreds of acts, along with her contribution to cabaret and the world of live entertainment. Visit www.NYSMS.org to read the Newsletters and learn about the special guests who have given of their talents and time over the years. Check out www.SingingExperience.com.


MAC Winner Linda Amiel Burns

Frankie Laine

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From last Sunday's Frankie Laine Centennial Celebration in San Diego, we got some reports from folks who were there for the gala event. Mary-Jo Coombs, who was Frankie's assistant, and is still part of Team Frankie Laine, tells us, "It was Terrific. A smashing Success !!! Hooray !!! The ballroom at the Kona Kai holds 400 at tables of ten. There were probably 380 or more, with people continuing to walk in the door buying tickets. The setting, the ballroom, everything was beautiful !! Jimmy Marino (Frankie's last manager) is a Wonder - everything went off like clockwork -- he is one unique, amazing individual !! It was fantastic !! Bobby Arvon was super -- learned a lot of Frank's songs. There were two huge screens, one on each side of the stage. Bobby's mother was there and told him - "You have a Las Vegas show !" He works on cruises, as you probably know, and really enjoys doing that! And, of course, our Benny Hollman, and Sasha Boutros who opened the show - everything was absolutely PERFECT !!! A classy 100th for Frank !!!" Benny Hollman, Laine's musical director and conductor, tells us, "The audience was very receptive and energetic, especially when Bobby Arvon delivered such strong and musical renditions of Frankie's songs. Bobby is a top flight entertainer, and has wonderful stage presence. Just a thought , maybe we could do a grand show at The Orleans." Sounds like a good idea to us. Maybe we can make that happen.

Here is an interesting bit of Frankie Laine-related trivia. When Mel Brooks advertised in the show business trade papers for a "Frankie Laine-type" voice to sing the title song for Blazing Saddles (1974), he expected a good imitation of the real Laine. Instead, Laine himself showed up at Brooks' office two days later, ready to apply for the "Frankie Laine-type" voice, as requested. Needless to say, the REAL Frankie Laine got the job. He, not only sang the song for the film, he also sang the Oscar- nominated title song again at the Academy Awards the following year.


Bobby Arvon

VINYL - Denny Laine & Domenick Allen

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On Friday, April 5th, beginning at 8 p.m., Vinyl - The Classic Rock Experience, featuring Domenick Allen, formerly of Foreigner, with special guest, Denny Laine, formerly of Paul McCartney & Wings and The Moody Blues, will perform in The Club at the Cannery in North Las Vegas. VINYL will be supported by a 12-piece band. Tickets are $15, and available at the door to The Club.

Domenick wants to share some great news with our readers. The family has just learned that his bride, singer/dancer/actress, Leigh Zimmerman, has been nominated for an Olivier Award as Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical, for her role as Sheila in A Chorus Line at the London Palladium! Leigh will be competing with Adam Garcia - Kiss Me, Kate; Debbie Kurup - The Bodyguard; and Siân Phillips - Cabaret. A Chorus Line, Cabaret, Kiss Me, Kate and Sweeney Todd are up for Best Musical Revival. This is Leigh's second Olivier nomination (the other was for her role as Ulla in Mel Brooks' The Producers, a role she also played in the Las Vegas production). As Mr. Allen says, "Obviously, I'm very proud of her...and she makes great children too (that would be Domenick and Leigh's talented young daughter, Miss Caylegh Capaldi)...am I lucky or what?!!" Yes, Domenick, we think you are.


Leigh Zimmerman

The Oak Ridge Boys

And, over at the Eastside Cannery, The Oak Ridge Boys will perform in the Casablanca Event Center, Easter Sunday, March 31st, at 7 p.m. Tickets for the concert start at $14.95 (not including applicable service charges and taxes), and are available at both the Eastside Cannery and North Las Vegas Cannery properties, or by calling (702) 507-5700. The Eastside Cannery is located at 5255 Boulder Highway in Las Vegas.

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We spotted music veterans, Linda November and Artie Schroeck, in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center on Thursday night, where they took in Burt Bacharach's concert. It appeared to be a full house for Mr. Bacharach, along with his seven additional musicians, and a trio of traveling vocalists. During her busy career, November did quite a bit of singing with Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Schroeck spent some time with Dionne Warwick's favorite songwriter, backstage after the show, and even had the chance to pose for a photo.


Burt Bacharach, Linda November & Artie Schroeck at Smith Center

Debbie Reynolds

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Like the title of her new book, out on April 2nd, Debbie Reynolds is "Unsinkable." The onetime Las Vegas hotel owner writes about the ups and downs of her life, covering subjects from Singin' in the Rain, Eddie Fisher, "Aba Daba Honeymoon," Elizabeth Taylor, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, disastrous marriages, The Singing Nun, Will and Grace, Paul Simon, Academy Award- nominations, Broadway, living in her Cadillac, and being Princess Leia's mom. Debbie Reynolds has so many stories to tell. She came to Hollywood at 16 and has had a rollercoaster career ever since. Her new memoir, "Unsinkable," is aptly named. Reynolds last appeared on Broadway when she succeeded Raquel Welch (Lauren Bacall originated the role), in the John Kander and Fred Ebb musical, Woman of the Year. Debbie earned a Tony nomination for her 1973 Broadway debut in Irene, and also performed a limited engagement of Debbie at the Minskoff Theatre in 1976. She earned an Academy Award nomination for her work in the movie musical, The Unsinkable Molly Brown. The triple-threat is also known for performances in How the West Was Won and The Catered Affair, as well as her TV show, The Debbie Reynolds Show. Reynolds has been married three times. Her first marriage was to singer Eddie Fisher in 1955. They are the parents of Carrie and Todd Fisher. A public scandal ensued when Fisher and Elizabeth Taylor fell in love following the death of Taylor's then-husband, Mike Todd, and Reynolds and Fisher were divorced in 1959. In 2011, first on The Oprah Winfrey Show only weeks before Elizabeth Taylor's death from congestive heart failure, Reynolds explained that she and Taylor happened to be traveling on the ocean liner Queen Elizabeth at the same time when they made up. Reynolds sent a note to Taylor's room, and Taylor sent a note in reply asking to have dinner with Reynolds and end their feud. The two reconciled, and, as Reynolds put it, "...we had a wonderful evening with a lot of laughs". Her second marriage, to millionaire businessman Harry Karl, lasted from 1960 to 1973. He was previously married to Marie McDonald. Reynolds later found herself in financial difficulty because of Karl's gambling and bad investments. From 1984 to 1996, Reynolds was married to real estate developer, Richard Hamlett. They purchased the small Paddlewheel Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, but it was not a success. In 1997, Reynolds was forced to declare bankruptcy. Debbie Reynolds was hospitalized in October 2012 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, following an adverse reaction to medication she was taking. She cancelled appearances and concert engagements for the next three months. Her book should make an interesting read.

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All in the family. In this case, we are referring to the Roque family. Dad, Danny Roque, is a songwriter/entertainer. The rest of the family also performs, as singers and musicians, proving that the nuts don't fall far from the tree. Danny's latest creation, now available for viewing on YouTube, is called "Facebook Friend." Daughter, Angelica Roque, is the "star" and primary singer, with her brother, Chris Roque, as the dancing mailman. We know there are other Roques in the flash- mob dance scenes, including Danny. If you enjoy "Facebook Friend," if you haven't seen it before, check out Papa Roques' very funny "Lunch at Costco," also available on YouTube. Although the family lives in Southern California, they have performed in Las Vegas on numerous occasions...including at the performance space in Town Square, and most often at the wonderful monthly Composers Showcase. To see "Facebook Friend" video, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch? feature=player_embedded&v=rcPOKBpUYwI.


Chris & Angelica Roque Are Facebook Friends

Claire Sinclair by Jerry Metellus

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Uber drummer, Brian Czach sent us the following message: Just wanted to point out a new show that maybe you've missed. At least, I haven't seen anything written about it in your column. The show is called Pin Up, and it's at the Strat 5 nights/week, dark Tuesday and Wednesday. Showtime is 10:30PM. The show features Playboy Playmate, Claire Sinclair, and a cast of dancers, along with a talented six-piece band. The musicians are comprised of Musical Director David Perrico on trumpet, Steve Meyer on trombone, Andrew Friedlander on tenor sax, Rich Taylor on guitar, Jozef Bobula on bass, and Mr. Czach himself on drums.


Brian Czach

Joyce "Lady J" Huston

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Last night, Thursday, March 28th, Las Vegan, Joyce "Lady J" Huston, entertainer and celebrity spokesperson for Colors of Lupus NV, was featured with healthcare advocate, Michelle Katz, on a segment of ABC World News with Diane Sawyer. On April 7th, from noon to 3 p.m., you can see "Lady J" & The Fireballs perform live at Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, and 105.7 FM, Sunday Brunch (Jazz, Blues, Soul), 3987 Paradise at Flamingo. No Cover. Reservations are highly recommended. Call (702) 312-5247.

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More star power has been added to the 8th Annual Opportunity Village Celebrity Poker Tournament, taking place on Saturday, April 6th at 1 p.m., inside Caesars Palace Poker Room.
Celebrities scheduled to appear at this year's tournament include Opportunity Village board member and supporter as well as The Apprentice and current All-Star Celebrity Apprentice contestant Penn Jillette; entertainment reporter, Robin Leach; actresses, Tia Mowry-Hardick and Tamera Mowry-Housley; actor, Adrian Zmed; actress, Phoebe Price; The Apprentice and current All-Star Celebrity Apprentice contestant, Omarosa Manigault; ballroom dancer, Lacey Schwimmer; model and Playmate, Claire Sinclair; celebrity hairstylist, Michael Boychuck; hypnotist, Marc Savard; illusionist, Jan Rouven; NASCAR driver, Taylor Barton; Elvis impersonator, Jesse Garon; pro BMX dirt jumper, Ricardo Laguna; Mrs. Nevada, Deborah Ashton-Cooke; Miss Nevada, Randi Sundquist; singer, Lyssa Lynne; "Mystic Mona" Joseph; The Duke of Fremont Street; Champagne Showgirls; members of Chippendales Male Revue, including James and Jaymes, who also competed in Amazing Race season 21; cast members of Thunder from Down Under, Evil Dead: The Musical, Legwarmers: An 80's Musical, Jersey Boys, Rock of Ages, Fantasy, The Australian Bee Gees and Million Dollar Quartet, along with professional poker players, including Emily Jillette, Frank Kassela, Allen Cunningham, Melissa Hayden, Jon Friedberg, Chip Jett, Karina Jett, Jason Newitt, Perry Friedman, Andy Bloch, Ben Lamb and Marco Traniello. In previous years, celebrity attendees/participants included Jason Alexander, Louie Anderson, David Brenner, Annie Duke, Joey Fatone, Rollie Fingers, Brad Garrett, Holly Madison, Vince Neil, Amy Shumer, George Wallace. One grand prize winner will receive a seat in the 2013 World Series of Poker main event in addition to other prizes, generously donated by Caesars Entertainment. Any one can enter. The registration fee for this friendly, No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em competition is $300 per person and includes one seat in the tournament as well as entrance to a VIP brunch for the player and a guest at PURE Nightclub inside Caesars Palace. "Our Annual Celebrity Poker Tournament is one of our largest fundraising events and offers a chance to get up close and personal with the stars," stated Linda Smith, Associate Executive Director of Opportunity Village. "The interest we've received for our Annual Celebrity Poker Tournament has been overwhelming and we are so grateful for the support of our community. With a few seats left, we are still encouraging people to sign up and go all in for Opportunity Village! This is a great way to go all in and show your support for Opportunity Village!" Opportunity Village is a not-for-profit organization that serves people within our community with significant intellectual disabilities, to improve their lives and the lives of their families. Opportunity Village was founded in 1954 by seven families who were determined to give their disabled children the best lives possible. Today, 59 years later, OV is one of the most recognized and respected Community Rehabilitation Programs in the United States. Nevada's largest employer of people with disabilities, Opportunity Village serves more than 3,000 individuals annually, providing vocational training, employment, habilitation and social recreation programs and services that make their lives more productive and interesting. Opportunity Village citizens - individuals who were previously considered unemployable - work at Opportunity Village's Employment Resource Centers and in jobs throughout the community, collectively earning wages amounting to more than $7.6 million in 2012. They are hard-working and diligent, proudly paying taxes and happily leading more fulfilling lives. Primarily a self-funded organization, Opportunity Village generates the majority of its operational funding through its employment contracts and fundraising efforts such as the Magical Forest and Great Santa Run, saving Nevada taxpayers $33.7 million annually. The 8th Annual Opportunity Village Celebrity Poker Tournament will also feature raffle prizes, with all proceeds of the event benefiting individuals served by Opportunity Village. Check in begins at 10 a.m., and VIP brunch begins at 11 a.m. inside PURE Nightclub. Tickets for brunch-only attendance can be purchased for $50. For more information, or to purchase tickets and register, please visit www.ovpoker.com.


Penn Jillette

Frank Marino All Dolled Up for Easter

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Larry Liso sings at The Barrymore, located inside The Royal Resort Hotel, 99 Convention Center Drive, tomorrow night, March 30th, from 7 to 11. Come dance the night away, as Larry performs your favorite dance music and jazz standards Call The Barrymore at (702) 735- 6117.

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Beyond the glitz of the Vegas strip, thousands of children live impoverished ... many homeless, in cars, temporary housing and shelters. Thanks to the generosity of people and businesses in our community, for more than two decades, E Bunny has found the way to light up kids lives at a time that's so meaningful to so many families. Frank Marino is a good egg...and a community guy! He'd like this Easter to be memorable for thousands of homeless and underprivileged children in Vegas, and he offered the community an opportunity to join him in his effort to reach those children. E Bunny held its 23rd annual Easter basket drive for homeless and underprivileged children, collecting new, filled and wrapped Easter baskets to be turned in for comps to Frank Marino's Diva's Las Vegas Show. Unfortunately, this year's E Bunny basket exchange ended on March 27th. Hopefully, we will get the info posted earlier next year. For more info on Divas, visit thequadlv.com/shows/Frank-marinos-divas-lasvegas. For more info on E Bunny, visit facebook.com/EBunnyLVor email [email protected].

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Reminders...
Donn Arden's Hallelujah Hollywood! Free Reunion will take place on Sunday, April 7th, beginning at 7 p.m., at Grant Philipo's Las Vegas Showgirl Museum. This is NOT to be confused with the $ 125 per person event taking place at Bally's. This is a FREE get together with FREE beverages and snacks. People who were a part of Donn Arden's Hallelujah Hollywood! - cast and crew - along with their guests, are welcome to attend. Some of Philipo's fabulous Hallelujah Hollywood! Costume Collection will be on display. Help spread the word, and if you have questions, feel free to contact Grant to RSVP (he needs a head count), for more info, and for the address and directions to the estate. Please E-mail, as soon as possible, to [email protected].


Vintage Hallelujah Hollywood Program

Anne Davis Mulford - Asleep In Vegas

RagTag Entertainment Presents Guys and Dolls at the LVH (formerly the Las Vegas Hilton). Enjoy one of Broadway's most popular song and dance musicals, presented in a unique staged concert atmosphere, starring cast members of Jubilee!, as well as many performers from the Las Vegas Strip and surrounding area. Proceeds from Guys and Dolls will benefit The Beyond Sight Veteran's Project and the Twinkle Toez Foundation (dance scholarships for families that cannot afford to have their children in dance) charities. If you love amazing song and dance performances, don't miss Guys and Dolls! Show is tonight, Friday, March 29th at 8 p.m. in the LVH Theater. Tickets are $25 (includes tax and service charge).

Rick Michel stars in Sinatra Forever, one night only at the Santa Fe Station, on Saturday, April 6th, at 7 p.m. in the Chrome Showroom. Michel performs with a live seven-piece Big Band, a number of whose members worked with Ol' Blue Eyes, and use original Frank Sinatra arrangements. Michel has been a master impressionist for more than 30 years, and has shared the stage with many successful celebrities such as Rich Little, Mickey Rooney, John Byner and Sherman Hemsley. Tickets will only be available for $15 (inclusive) cash at the door the night of the performance.

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On Saturday, April 6th, from 4 to 6 p.m., Lisa Gioia-Acres will be doing a book signing, and hosting a panel with former showgirls, at the Nevada State Museum Las Vegas, 309 S. Valley View Blvd. Among the panelists for Lisa's book, Showgirls of Las Vegas, are Williams Costume Company owner and former showgirl, Nancy Baker Williams. Other former showgirls, Ingrid Gates Jackson, Rusty Taylor Feuer and Leverne Ligon, will be among others who participate. Please RSVP to (702) 822-8735 prior to April 1st.

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Richard Hooker's RTZvegas Gallery at Art Square, 1017 S. First Street #195 (near The Cockroach Theatre), will present something very unusual, beginning on Thursday, April 4th. Artist/actress, Anne Davis Mulford (known to many as Princess Anne), will spend a couple of nights dozing in the window of the downtown gallery, as she "gets creative," ala "performance art." The Princess says, "I do see performance art as both conscious and unconscious thought made visible. Not unlike dreaming. In my life, my thoughts, my relationships, my conversations, my art in all its many forms...I wish to dip below the surface. Not that I don't enjoy a good surface(!); but generally speaking I want to go deep. This is also true of what I hope for when I sleep and especially when I dream. I long for the restoration but also; relief that sleep provides, from my thoughts and anxieties... and I hope for the revelations my dreams may offer. Sleep...a quintessentially private act. We are usually selective who we share our actual sleep with and most would rather not be observed sleeping. That said, in addressing sleep as a performance piece I am inviting the viewer to observe an aspect of life that is typically intimate, mysterious, secret. With Asleep in Vegas/Night Surface; I have the challenge of wanting to create something that reaches under the surface of sleep by utilizing my own "surface"/my own body, and my actions within the performance; hoping I will allow myself to find moments that combine consciousness and the unconscious to reveal something deep and unexpected." In Asleep in Vegas, with special effects designed by Strutt Hurley, Anne invites the public to "come take a little rest with her," April 4th and 5th. In addition to Ms. Davis' work, four other artists - Daniel Clark, Mary Hill and Charles Morgan - will also feature themes related to sleep. Although Anne will only spend April 4th and 5th in the window (don‘t make too much noise), the unique exhibit will run through April 27th.

Accompanying photo by Ginger Bruner

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