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‘Sin City 2’ is just a sin: 1 star

Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez, who collaborated in 2005 on the serialized, stylish and brutally satisfying “Sin City,” should have stopped there. “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” is still a visual buffet, but adding 102 more minutes of double crosses, slow torture and hookers with hearts of gold just exposes the tediousness of the exercise.

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The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.

‘Sin City 2’ is just a sin: 1 star

Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez, who collaborated in 2005 on the serialized, stylish and brutally satisfying “Sin City,” should have stopped there. “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” is still a visual buffet, but adding 102 more minutes of double crosses, slow torture and hookers with hearts of gold just exposes the tediousness of the exercise.

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Jazz Town: Walk of Fame dedication will be Saturday

The Walk of Fame will start in front of the American Jazz Museum, with six bronze medallions honoring bandleaders Count Basie and Jay McShann, pianist and composer Mary Lou Williams, saxophonist Charlie Parker, guitarist Pat Metheny and alto saxophonist Bobby Watson.

Katy Perry unleashes a feast for the eyes at the Sprint Center

On Tuesday night, Katy Perry brought her Prismatic Tour to the Sprint Center, drawing a crowd of more than 14,000 fans. For two hours, she and a large ensemble of musicians, dancers and backup singers turned the place into a technicolor circus -- a rampant display of pop music, high-flying acrobatics and campy theater.

Spinning Tree Theatre’s ‘Ghost-Writer’ tackles a literary mystery

The theater company opens its season on a new stage and with three actors making their first appearances with the troupe. Michael Hollinger’s extended one-act, which runs through Sept. 7 at the Quality Hill Playhouse, depicts a turn-of-the-century novelist and his relationship with his typist and his wife.

Jazz Town: Walk of Fame dedication will be Saturday

The Walk of Fame will start in front of the American Jazz Museum, with six bronze medallions honoring bandleaders Count Basie and Jay McShann, pianist and composer Mary Lou Williams, saxophonist Charlie Parker, guitarist Pat Metheny and alto saxophonist Bobby Watson.

Katy Perry unleashes a feast for the eyes at the Sprint Center

On Tuesday night, Katy Perry brought her Prismatic Tour to the Sprint Center, drawing a crowd of more than 14,000 fans. For two hours, she and a large ensemble of musicians, dancers and backup singers turned the place into a technicolor circus -- a rampant display of pop music, high-flying acrobatics and campy theater.

Spinning Tree Theatre’s ‘Ghost-Writer’ tackles a literary mystery

The theater company opens its season on a new stage and with three actors making their first appearances with the troupe. Michael Hollinger’s extended one-act, which runs through Sept. 7 at the Quality Hill Playhouse, depicts a turn-of-the-century novelist and his relationship with his typist and his wife.
 

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