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CASTING call for All Actors: A casting call will be held on Sunday, November 2 and Monday, November 3 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Old Tucson’ s Stage 2 facility. The production is seeking paid, non-union actors for the new 10-part Western-set series as well as supporting cast and background players. All roles are compensated. Casting requirements:
- Longer hair and facial hair is a plus
- Thin build men and women who look authentic to the mid to late 19th century
CONTACT: Amanda Powell at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an audition Appointment Date/Time. Walk ins welcome, appointments PREFERRED.
Location: Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Rd.
Park in main parking lot and follow signs to Stage 2
Main website: OldTucson.com
MGM Resorts International will welcome Halloween enthusiasts with festive cocktails, spirited decor and sweet treats highlighting the familiar flavors of the season. Accomplished chefs and mixologists from Bellagio, ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo and New York-New York will present a collection of themed specials to celebrate the spooktacular holiday.
With a tempting selection of seasonal flavors, guests can relish every spoonful of ice cream at BLVD Creamery at Monte Carlo. New flavors include Cranberry Sorbet, Pecan Pie, Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Spice. For those who enjoy ice cream with an edge, BLVD Creamery has added new alcohol-infused flavors to align with the autumn theme. Flavors include Sam Adams Oktoberfest, Ace Pumpkin Cider, Blue Moon Pumpkin Spice, Shipyard Pumpkin Ale, Warsteiner Oktoberfest and Firestone Oaktoberfest.
A life-long fan of Halloween and all things horror, Jon Schnitzer (HAUNTERS Director/Producer and co-owner of The Brain Factory) was inspired to document the world of haunting as it becomes increasingly mainstream and spawns a whole new wave of extreme – and sometimes controversial full-contact – entertainment.
On October 25 & 26, Oakland Zoo and Bay Area Science Festival team up for Boo at the Zoo. The Halloween and science themed weekend features a spooky scavenger hunt for kids, costume parade, up-close animal encounters, freaky interactive stations, face painting, and a Wildlife Theater presentation focused on creepy crawly animals. Family friendly activities will take place throughout the Zoo, including a treat table where families can create Halloween goodies for the Zoo’s animals. “Oakland Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo is a great way for families to celebrate Halloween in a safe, fun enriching environment,” said Erin Harrison, Senior Manager of Marketing & Events. “From candy consumption to watching animals enjoy pumpkin treats to learning about science in a whole new way, this event has it all – there’s something for everyone to enjoy”
Last year, we fell in love with Dark Harbor’s offerings; if you haven’t read our 2013 review, definitely check it out, because much of it still rings true and applies to this year’s event!
Dark Harbor is a unique, large-scale haunt event in that it is set in and around the Queen Mary, which is a top tourist destination here in Southern California, less than an hour’s drive from Los Angeles, and minutes away from Orange County. Half of the event’s mazes take place on the famous ship, which give them an already-spooky and authentic environment that set them apart from any other attraction in the world, let alone here in the Southland.
Hakkasan Las Vegas Nightclub at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino will welcome guests for an unrivaled month filled with non-stop entertainment leading up to the awaited Halloween Weekend celebration Thursday, Oct. 30 through Sunday, Nov. 2. The renowned nightspot will transform as the Forbidden City returns honoring the Return of the Empress. With four days of entertainment, patrons will be encouraged to show off their tantalizing attire when the hot spot gives away $60,000 in total cash prizes over three days as the sultry Empress searches for Vegas’ sexiest costumes.
The world-famous dance crew Jabbawockeez is celebrating Halloween with a special 4 p.m. matinee performance and treating locals to a “Buy One, Get One Free” ticket offer to its Friday, Oct. 31 show “PRiSM” at Luxor Hotel and Casino. Complimentary candy will be provided to guests who attend the show in costume as well as Jabbawockeez t-shirts awarded to the best costumes.
Locals may purchase tickets online or in person at any MGM Resorts box office with a valid Nevada ID using the promo code “BOGO.” The special offer applies to select tickets and guests should contact the box office for seating restrictions. Prices do not include tax or service fees. Please note, masks or facial coverings may only be worn only once guests have entered the showroom and may not be worn inside the casino.
Universal Orlando Resort has announced the return of the resort’s popular 3rd Day Free Offer for U.S. and Canada residents – giving them a third day FREE with the purchase of a 2-day park ticket. This offer gives visitors even more time to enjoy the trip of a lifetime to Universal Orlando’s two theme parks, Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure and enjoy all-new experiences, including the awe-inspiring The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, the incredible journey between London and Hogsmeade aboard the Hogwarts Express, the blockbuster attraction TRANSFORMERS: The Ride – 3D and Springfield, home of America’s favorite animated family “The Simpsons.”
It’s the worst fear of any dedicated home haunter; especially a long-established one: nasty neighbors that do not appreciate your show and want nothing more than for it to disappear. That is the fate of Southern California’s beloved House of Restless Spirits in Santa Monica, which made the announcement within the past 24 hours. The news has spread like wildfire through the haunt and themed entertainment communities via social media, sparking outrage and widespread disappointment among fans.
“It is with deep regret that we announce that House of Restless Spirits will be closed to the public indefinitely,” states the haunt’s website. “We’d also like to acknowledge the legions of fans we developed during our 17-year history. The creative process can be its own reward, but the immensely appreciative responses from our visitors made it especially gratifying, and inspired us to continue and improve.”
MGM Resorts International is offering up a treat bag of sweet Halloween fun this season in fabulous Las Vegas! Amid the glitz and glamour of the finest resorts in the world, ghouls will lurk in the shadows of many Sin City resorts, and cool chills will swirl around casino floors as the spookiest time of the year rolls down The Strip!
Treats For Creatures Big and Small
The world-famous dance crew JABBAWOCKEEZ will celebrate Halloween with a special 4 p.m. matinee performance of “PRiSM” at Luxor Hotel and Casino on Friday, Oct. 31. Locals are invited to take advantage of a “Buy One, Get One Free” ticket offer. Complimentary candy will be provided to guests who arrive in costume as well as JABBAWOCKEEZ T-shirts awarded to the best costumes. And this year, Nevada Day falls on Halloween, so the kids are out of school!