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Concert Review: Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival 2016 Rocked Las Vegas with Toby Keith, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, and Luke Bryan

The Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival brought joy, country music, fun and surprises to the Las Vegas Strip, September 30 to October 2. The three-day event provided excitement each day, taking place at the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds, giving it the feel and experience of a traditional music festival like Stagecoach but enabling you to sleep in a Vegas hotel instead of your camper.

E3: Games, Doritos and Wiz Khalifa take over LA

This year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) was bigger and more virtual than ever. In recent years, the event was confined to the Los Angeles Convention Center and the sidewalks outside. This year it expanded to the street between Staples Center (home of the LA Lakers) and beyond into the popular eating and entertainment district, LA Live. The expansion made elements of the show available to not only attendees, but also casual passersby. And this year, there were dancing Doritos chips.

Rappers, Congressmen, Comedians Gather at Conference on Climate Change


(Originally published on Blogcritics.org) What do an Austrian rapper, an English comedian, a U.S. Congressman and 500 scientists have in common? For one, you could find them all at the 9th International Conference on Climate Change (#ICCC9). The event, sponsored by political think-tank The Heartland Institute, brought people from all over the world together to learn about…

SXSW – More than a Direction

(First published on blogcritics.org) SXSW – South by South West: It sounds like a direction or maybe a new Johnny Depp pirate movie. But, in Austin, it’s a lot more. SXSW is an amazing combination of music, film, and interactive media (as in computer and games) which takes place in the capital of Texas each spring,…