ARCHIVES > 2013 > JAN 31 ISSUE

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

By Ray Schweibert

Fat Tuesday King Cake Eating Championship at Showboat

With $4,000 prize money on the line, and thousands of calories destined for their waistlines, more than a dozen competitive eaters will vie for the title of Fat Tuesday King Cake Eating Champion at Showboat’s House of Blues Restaurant on Feb. 12, starting 2:30pm.

READ MORE
Posted Feb. 7, 2013 | Comments: 0

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

By Lori Hoffman

Academy Award Preview: The Ladies

This is an exciting year for predicting the Oscars because except for a couple of mortal locks, it is a wide-open battle in the major races. So let the speculation begin. I’ve decided to weigh in with a weekly series of articles on the Academy Awards, which will be handed out on Sunday, Feb. 24.

READ MORE
Posted Feb. 7, 2013 | Comments: 0

NEWS & VIEWS

By Turiya S.A. Raheem

Some Exciting Events Planned for Black History Month

As usual, there’s a plethora of events scheduled during February — Black History Month.

READ MORE
Posted Feb. 7, 2013 | Comments: 0

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

By Lori Hoffman

Elegant Players’ Clubs


Partially owned and run by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority since August 2012, Resorts, on Jan. 10, opened two new players’ club lounges — the Epic Lounge and Paramount Lounge — that combine the elegant feel of a club Boardwalk Empire’s Nucky Thompson would appreciate but with the modern touches — like flat-screen TVs — that current casino patrons will enjoy.


READ MORE
Posted Feb. 6, 2013 | Comments: 0