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Opening night at the Nokia Theatre

Eagles veterans Don Henley and Glen Frey pleased the crowd at the new Nokia Theatre Thursday night. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Timothy B. Schmit, Don Henley, Glen Frey and Joe Walsh of the Eagles followed the Dixie Chicks on stage as the first acts to perform at the Nokia Theatre in downtown L.A. on Thursday. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Members of the audience settle in for a concert from The Dixie Chicks after checking out the new theatre Thursday night. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Dixie Chicks, from left, Emily Robison, Natalie Maines and Martie Maguire perform on opening night at the Nokia Theatre. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Emily Robison fixes the hair of Natalie Maines who was having problems with her hair and her guitar as Martie Maguire laughs during their performance Thursday night. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
The sun sets as limos pull up to the Nokia Theatre , the centerpiece to L.A. Live, a sprawling $1.7-billion development that will include nightclubs, restaurants, an ESPN broadcast center and a Ritz-Carlton hotel. (Richard Hartog / Los Angeles Times)
The Staples Center can be seen in the backround from Nokia Theatre courtyard during opening night in downtown Los Angeles Thursday. (Richard Hartog / Los Angeles Times)
The Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles is aglow Thursday night during its grand opening. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)
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