Entertainment venue operation

FILE - In this May 25, 2017 file photo, Gal Gadot arrives at the world premiere of "Wonder Woman" in Los Angeles. Scattered plans among Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas to host women-only screenings of the upcoming "Wonder Woman" movie have produced both support and some grumbling about gender discrimination. The movie opens June 2 based on the DC Comics character. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 27, 2017 - 12:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Some haters are grumbling on social media about women-only screenings planned for the upcoming "Wonder Woman" film starring Gal Gadot. Controversy bubbled up Friday over plans in Austin, Texas, and Brooklyn to set aside some shows for women only at Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas. That...
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May 11, 2017 - 9:50 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Oakland Raiders and the public entity that oversees their proposed stadium in Las Vegas have a little over a week to agree on a conditional lease to avoid any delays on the team's relocation. Raiders President Marc Badain on Thursday said the lease agreement is on the agenda of...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 10, 2011, file photo, a yacht is seen behind a logo for the 64th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. After a backlash over programming Netflix films, the Cannes Film Festival said it will, beginning next year, only accept theatrically released films for its prestigious Palme d’Or competition. In a statement Wednesday, May 10, 2017, the French festival said it has adapted its rule to require films in competition to be distributed in French movie theaters. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
May 10, 2017 - 1:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After a backlash over programming Netflix films, the Cannes Film Festival said that it will, beginning next year, only accept theatrically released films for its prestigious Palme d'Or competition. In a statement Wednesday, the French festival announced that it has adapted its rules...
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Tom Hanks attends "The Circle" premiere during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
April 27, 2017 - 3:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tom Hanks says he's going on an "NFL moratorium" for two years after his hometown Oakland Raiders leave for Las Vegas, but he didn't explain what that entails. The NFL approved the Raiders' plan to move last month. A $1.9 billion stadium is slated to be built for the team with...
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Tom Hanks attends "The Circle" premiere during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
April 27, 2017 - 12:09 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tom Hanks says he's going on a "moratorium" for two years after his hometown Oakland Raiders leave for Las Vegas, but he didn't explain what that entails. The NFL approved the Raiders' plan to move last month. A $1.9 billion stadium is slated to be built for the team with the...
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John Fithian, president and CEO of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), addresses the audience during his "The State of the Industry: Past, Present & Future" presentation at CinemaCon 2017 at Caesars Palace on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 28, 2017 - 4:07 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The future of Hollywood movies is in the hands of young and diverse audiences. At CinemaCon Tuesday, studio executives and representatives from the National Association of Theater Owners touted the importance of both groups in growing the movie business. Higher ticket prices helped...
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Drew Lawrence, left, and Joey Paur film a segment for their web show "Geek Tyrant" in front of an advertisement for the upcoming film "Wonder Woman" during CinemaCon 2017 at Caesars Palace on Monday, March 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 28, 2017 - 3:20 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Elton John is teaming up with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice to develop an animated adaptation of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." STX Entertainment chairman Adam Fogelson announced the project Tuesday at CinemaCon, the annual gathering of theater owners and...
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Members of the ATF and local police work at a crime scene at the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 28, 2017 - 10:11 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting described a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were frantically crawling over one another to reach the exits and said that all she could think about was her children. One man was killed and Angel...
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Members of the ATF and local police work at a crime scene at the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 28, 2017 - 12:50 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting described a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were frantically crawling over one another to reach the exits and said that all she could think about was her kids. One man was killed and Angel...
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March 03, 2017 - 6:48 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The UFC has become an anchor tenant of new T-Mobile Arena, committing to bringing several years of Las Vegas fight cards exclusively to the new entertainment venue. The UFC and arena owner AEG announced the deal Friday, a day before UFC 209 at the 20,000-seat arena. AEG says the...
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