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'CONVERSATIONS WITH NORM' APRIL 15, THE SMITH CENTER

An expert panel discussed "The Evolving State of Entertainment" on "Conversations with Norm" on Sunday, April 15 at Myron's Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The panel included Smith Center CEO Myron Martin, entertainers Clint Holmes and his wife Kelly Clinton, Earl Turner and Review-Journal man-about-town columnist John Katsilometes. Announcing the event Sunday was Shawn Tempesta of KTNV-TV, Channel 13.

 

Next CWN is Saturday, June 9th at 2 PM with Master Impressionist Gordie Brown.

 

Norm, Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux and author Jack Sheehan on “Conversations with Norm.” Photo: Jerry Metellus

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NEVADA SPCA’S “PET OF THE WEEK”

 

"I’ve had feuds with quite a few...As for whom I admire? Norm Clarke in Las Vegas.”  — Page Six editor Richard Johnson of the New York Post, on what competitors he held in highest esteem, in Mediaite.com

 

“Norm Clarke, the eyepatch-wearing Walter WInchell of Las Vegas.” — Forbes.com

 

“Las Vegas had become the center of the universe in many ways, and Norm wielded an awful lot of power. If you read something in Norm’s column, as outrageous as it might seem, you were pretty damn sure it happened.” — Felix Rappaport, veteran casino executive in ColumbiaJournalismReview.com (www.cjr.org)