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Atlantic City loses 4th casino as Trump Plaza closes

...Boardwalk Hall. The casino even had a cameo in the film "Ocean's Eleven;" when George Clooney and Brad Pitt recruited actor Bernie Mac's character to help with a Las Vegas casino heist, they plucked him from Trump Plaza, where he was a dealer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-16/atlantic-city-loses-4th-ca
Jeans face an uncertain future amid yoga wear rage

...following decade, teens started referring to them as jeans. During that time, jeans took on a bad-boy image ? popularized by actors James Dean and Marlon Brando in such roles ? which led many schools to ban kids from wearing them to class.In 1960, Levi's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/fashion/2014-09-13/jeans-face-uncertain-future
Baseball's dramatic shift noted in '1954'

...his manager to refer to the Braves' rookie occasionally as "Stepin Fetchit" ? referring to the stage name of the black actor of the 1920s and 1930s whose character was later condemned as representative of the worst stereotype of blacks.? The Indians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-13/baseballs-dramatic-shift-noted-1954
Local actor appears in 'Step Up: All In'

...much only done dancing roles till now, but hopefully this will be the beginning of something new."Jones is the second local actor to have a major role in the Step Up series.Kathryn McCormick, a 2008 graduate of Evans High School, starred in Step Up 4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-07/local-actor-appears-step-all
'Fail Mary' still fresh in minds of those involved

...a rookie quarterback, a banker turned NFL replacement official, a touchdown that should not have been and actor Cary Elwes, the actor from satirical classics The Princess Bride and Robin Hood: Men in Tights.It's been nearly two full years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-02/fail-mary-still-fresh-minds-t
Director pulls new strings for 'Music Man' opener in Aiken

...Kirschner felt strongly about the need for it.Performing with live music, Kirschner said, brings the energy and passion from the actors on stage to a new level, and it gives the audience a different type of theatrical experience.About 15-20 musicians will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-26/director-pulls-new-st
Age is not a cage: 90-year-old musicians go strong

...first paying gig at a Jewish theater in Brooklyn when he was 9."A dollar a night. I was the hero of the family," said the actor, singer and comedian.They want audiences to not be fooled by their age ? they say they feel stronger than ever in their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-31/age-not-cage-90-year-old-musicians-
2014 Arts Preview: Theater

...YOUTH THEATRE: (706) 860-9729, grayt.org; for youth actors with a passion for the artsNov. 14-15: Annie, 7 p.m., Greenbrier...ReliefNov. 20, 23: For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls & The Actor's Nightmare by Christopher DurangJan. 30, Feb. 1: University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-04/2014-arts-preview-the
Ramblin' Rhodes: Oka' Chaffa Indian Festival to move to new location

...rock/country shows had gotten away from the arts council's mission. ROBIN WILLIAMS' MOTHER: I never crossed paths with actor and comedian Robin Williams, but I did get to interview his mother, Laurie, in 1987. The occasion was an ABC Mother's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-26/ramblin-rhodes-oka-ch
Augusta family remembers Robin Williams' support of St. Jude hospital

...happy memories of a rare meeting with actor and comedian Robin Williams quickly turned to sadness Monday as news of the actor's death left his fans in shock.That...like G.I. Joe action figures. The actor mailed the family his personal G.I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-13/augusta-family-remembers-rob