Entertainment

A monstrous exhibit of realistic and life-size dinosaurs will go on as planned at Brookfield Zoo, despite a six-week pandemic delay — due to the heavy-duty equipment and one-stop consulting and project management provided by Contractors Equipment Rentals (CE Rentals).

Anyone fortunate enough to attend the Black Sheep Skid or view its shows on YouTube has seen why these performances get a lot of attention. Black Sheep Skid is a stunt show run by Jake Hatch that illustrates one man's attempt to bring a unique brand of entertainment to parades, rodeos, county and state fairs, demolition derbies, races and monster truck rallies.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) More than two decades ago when a mega entertainment and shopping complex was being conceived on a vast swath of swamp land in New Jersey, the iPhone didn't exist, Amazon was only selling books online and malls were where you went for all your shopping needs.

Currently under construction just outside Las Vegas, MSG Sphere at The Venetian will serve as a state-of-the-art entertainment venue when it makes its highly anticipated debut. Crews in Paradise, Nev., are making steady progress on the spectacular, multi-million dollar structure, which was designed using cutting-edge technologies to revolutionize entertainment.

The L.A. Clippers on July 25 unveiled renderings and additional details of the team's privately-financed sports and entertainment center anchored by their new basketball arena in Inglewood. In addition to the arena, the proposed project located on West Century Boulevard between South Prairie Avenue and South Yukon Avenue will include the team's business and basketball offices, training facility, community and retail spaces.

The curtain will soon be rising on Auburn University's $70 million Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center as construction crews add their finishing touches to the new structure. The state-of-the-art facility encompasses more than 85,000 sq. ft.

The last out may have been made at Bridgeport Bluefish's baseball park in Bridgeport, Conn., but there will be extra innings played for part of this venue, which is being partly demolished and reinvented as an amphitheater. The new Harbor Yard Amphitheater, which will serve as southwestern Connecticut's premier concert venue, is one of the largest construction projects currently in the area.

A new Marvel Superhero Land is coming to Disney California Adventure at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif. The first phase of the new land is expected to open in the second half of 2020. The phase 1 Marvel expansion is expected to cost more than $14 million to construct.

Records were being broken as a brand-new roller coaster rose this spring in Pittsburgh, Pa.'s Kennywood Park, which is currently in its 121st season. The Steel Curtain, which was born from a partnership between the park and the city's NFL team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, holds the record for the tallest inversion in the world at 197 ft.

Case Construction Equipment is partnering with country music superstar Jon Pardi on a series of promotions throughout 2019 and 2020 focused on raising awareness for, and growing interest in, careers in the construction industry. The first promotion includes an exclusive presale opportunity for Pardi's headlining Heartache MedicationTour, kicking off Oct.

Pittsburgh Arena Real Estate Redevelopment (PAR), an affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, announced on March 8 a new development team and dynamic new master plan for redevelopment of the 28-acre site next to the PPG Paints Arena in the Lower Hill District.