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Events guide: Memorial Day Weekend 2012
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Memorial Day Weekend has become as big as New Year’s Eve in the world of Las Vegas entertainment. Clubs book the biggest DJs and celebrity hosts, ...
Weekend best bets: Dita Von Teese, Tivoli Days and the Billboard Music Awards
Thursday, May 17, 2012
This weekend, share a dinner with 150 of your closest friends — all at one table — at Project Dinner Table or share your favorite music with several thousand at the Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Events guide: Mother's Day 2012
Friday, May 11, 2012
If mom is the primary chef in your family, it might be nice to give her a day off. If you don't trust your own culinary skills, play it safe and take her to one of the many local restaurants serving special Mother's Day menus. Mom can get complimentary drinks, flowers or even a free meal at some venues.
Weekend best bets: All you can eat, plus Lily, Liza and Clint
Thursday, May 10, 2012
This weekend, celebrate Mother’s Day or just plain stuff your face at one of the many food and drink festivals in town.
Weekend best bets: Mayweather vs. Cotto, Cinco de Mayo and Santana
Thursday, May 3, 2012
This weekend, don't forget your sombreros as Cinco de Mayo falls on a Saturday, which means a full weekend of partying. Get your tequila fix at Lee's Beer and Tequila Experience at LVH or enjoy some Spanish music with Ozomatli at Body English.
Events guide: Cinco de Mayo 2012
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Don’t forget your sombreros this weekend as Cinco de Mayo falls on a Saturday, which means an entire weekend of partying. Two new Mexican venues — Carlos ‘n Charlies and Senor Frogs — celebrate their grand openings with festive parties. Read on to find the perfect place to grab some tacos and margaritas this weekend.
Weekend best bets: Tiger Jam, O'Shea's Final Countdown and the Silverton's Foodie Festival
Thursday, April 26, 2012
This weekend, Tiger Woods comes to town for his annual Tiger Jam fundraising concert featuring Bon Jovi. Other concerts include violin virtuoso Joshua Bell at The Smith Center, Godsmack at The Pearl and Viva Ska Vegas at the Henderson Events Plaza.
UFC 145 walk-in music: Paying tribute to the ATL with lots of rap
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Though nearly half of the fights at UFC 145 did not have walk-in music, rap ruled the evening for those whose songs were played. It was rumored that ...
Events guide: Earth Day 2012
Friday, April 20, 2012
This weekend, go green with one of several Earth Day events across the Valley.
Earth Day guide 2012
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Eat, recycle and stretch your way to a healthier planet.
Weekend best bets: Pet-a-Palooza, 'Disney on Ice' and Crosby, Stills and Nash
Thursday, April 19, 2012
This weekend, pool season gets into full swing as many of the dayclubs host grand opening bashes with top performers and DJs. If the clubby pool scene isn’t your cup of tea, there are many family-friendly activities, two of which center around pets.
Weekend best bets: Mike Tyson's one-man show, Craft Festival, AIDS Walk
Thursday, April 12, 2012
This weekend you could choose to create your own “Hangover” experience or skip the debauchery and just see Mike Tyson’s new one-man show at MGM Grand, hopefully without his tiger ending up in your hotel room.
Weekend best bets: 51s opening weekend, Rockabilly Weekend at Orleans, Chris Isaak
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend takes over the Orleans, while bodybuilders invade the Palms for the Jay Cutler Classic this weekend. If you’re looking for some music to spice up your leisure time, catch the opening of ArtBeat in Henderson, Tony Orlando at South Point or Chris Isaak at Green Valley Ranch.
Events guide: Easter and Passover 2012
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
If your idea of Easter ham is Spam or you just don’t remember how your grandmother made her famous matzo ball soup, just give up and go out.
NCAA Final Four: Where to Watch Guide
Friday, March 30, 2012
For college basketball fans, the next few days are the best of the year. The Final Four and the NCAA Championship game are arguably best enjoyed with tasty food and drinks, plus a winning bet of course.
Weekend best bets: Academy of Country Music Awards, comedy, the Lake Las Vegas Wine Walk
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Las Vegas goes country this weekend as the Academy of Country Music Awards take over Mandalay Bay and MGM Grand with fan fests and free concerts downtown at the Fremont Street Experience.
British DJ duo Jack Beats brings the beats to Moon at the Palms tonight
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
With DJ names these days, it’s difficult to tell what you’re going to get. In the case of Jack Beats, the plural is not misleading; this is indeed a DJ duo. ...
Weekend best bets: Neon Reverb & Pastel Project, UNLVino and a street food throwdown
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Though there isn’t a boxing or UFC card in town this weekend, there will be a clash of the sonic variety as competing music events, the Neon Reverb Festival and the Pastel Project, bring a slew of local and visiting bands to the stage.
Las Vegas St. Patrick's Day guide 2012
Friday, March 16, 2012
This St. Patrick’s Day will be full of entertainment options, including concerts, parades and lots and lots of green beer. O’Sheas will be hosting its final block party before it closes its doors later this spring so consider adding that to your party itinerary.
St. Patrick's Day 2012: Las Vegas party guide!
Friday, March 16, 2012
Where to score green beer, bagpipers and plenty of corned beef.
Weekend best bets: St. Patrick's Day parades and concerts, Blake Shelton, opera at UNLV
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Between the NCAA Tournament and St. Patrick’s Day, there will be no shortage of entertainment.
Pauly D talks Rehab, hair gel and what he's going to call Snooki's baby
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The reality TV star and DJ says he has godfather status "on lock."
March Madness viewing parties: Where to watch in Las Vegas
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
For basketball fans, the month of March is sacred and Las Vegas is the place to come for the perfect combination of stadium food, drinks and sports betting.
March Madness viewing parties: Where to watch in Las Vegas
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
For basketball fans, the month of March is sacred and Las Vegas is the place to come for the perfect combination of stadium food, drinks and sports betting.
L.V. comedian Brandt Tobler moves beyond the backyard
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Few people can say they sold out their backyard for a national comedy headliner. Local comedian Brandt Tobler heeded the advice of ...
Comedian Brandt Tobler moves beyond the backyard
Friday, March 9, 2012
Tobler's first headlining gig comes at LA Comedy Club.
Weekend best bets: Smith Center opening, NASCAR, beer fest
Thursday, March 8, 2012
There’s much to choose from to do this weekend, from the opening of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts to NASCAR and cheering on the Rebels in the Mountain West championships.
UFC 144: Where to watch in Las Vegas
Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012
The UFC returns to the roots of the PRIDE organization with a trip to Japan for UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first return to Japan since UFC 29 in 2000.
Las Vegas Valentine's Day dining guide 2012
Monday, Feb. 13, 2012
Treat your sweetie to something special with menus crafted for the occasion.
Dining Guide: 2012 Valentine's Day options in Las Vegas
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012
This Valentine’s Day, save yourself the heartache of presenting a burnt pot roast to your sweetie and just go out instead!
UFC 143 walk-in music: Ghosts, transformations and a dash of “Tubthumping”
Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012
UFC 143 proved to be about as controversial as they come and the music was equally interesting. With the obligatory, overplayed rap staples and a dash of classic rock, covers of classic rock and even a Portuguese pop hit, the playlist really covered the musical spectrum.
UFC 143: Where to watch in Las Vegas
Friday, Feb. 3, 2012
The UFC helps put the “super” in Super Bowl Weekend with an important fight card the day before the football championship is decided. Given the prolonged injury of Georges St-Pierre, Nick Diaz will take on Carlos Condit for the interim heavyweight championship.
Events guide: Super Bowl watch parties
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012
Super Sunday could easily be renamed All-You-Can-Eat Sunday as local restaurants and bars pull out all the stops for their Super Bowl party spreads.
Chinese New Year: Dining and events guide
Monday, Jan. 23, 2012
The Year of the Dragon is upon us and Las Vegas venues are celebrating with lion and dragon dances galore plus special menus at local restaurants.
Party like a porn star with our AVN 2012 afterparty guide
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012
AVN is in town, and that means ... amazing afterparties! Check out our guide
AVN 2012 afterparty guide: Party like a porn star
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012
This year the porn stars get their own weekend to rule the Strip, as the Consumer Electronics Show has already come and gone. Not that the tech geeks were much of a match for the adult entertainment industry’s biggest convention. Check out the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo by day and party like the porn stars by night … or at least with the porn stars.
Say it ain’t soa: Boa Steakhouse to close January 27
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012
Las Vegas is losing another great restaurant in Boa Steakhouse
UFC 142 Where to Watch guide
Friday, Jan. 13, 2012
The UFC returns to Brazil with UFC 142 featuring a championship bout between Brazilian featherweight belt holder Jose Aldo and American challenger Chad Mendes. With 12 Brazilians on the card, this should be an exciting fight night in Rio de Janeiro.
UFC 142: Where to watch in Las Vegas
Friday, Jan. 13, 2012
The UFC returns to Brazil on Saturday with UFC 142.
UFC 141 walk-in music: Not nearly as exciting as the fights
Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011
The UFC ended the year with a bang though the walk-in music seemed more of a whimper. Many fighters walked out to overused songs by AC/DC, Drake and Kid Rock though there were a couple of surprises.
UFC 141: Where to watch in Las Vegas
Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011
The UFC closes the year in a big way, a very big way. Don't miss a moment of the action.
Q&A with Arianny Celeste
The UFC ring girl talks Chael Sonnen and New Year's weekend hosting duties
Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011
Arianny Celeste, model and UFC ring girl, returns home to Las Vegas to host at New York-New York’s Rok Vegas on Friday night.
Events guide: New Year's Eve 2011
Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011
This New Year’s Weekend you can choose to party with three quarters of the Kardashians, one half of the Black Eyed Peas, or three eights of the Jersey Shore cast.
Guide to New Year's Eve in Las Vegas
Celeb hosts to toast one of the city's biggest party nights of the year
Monday, Dec. 26, 2011
This New Year’s Weekend you can choose to party with three-quarters of the Kardashians, one-half of the Black Eyed Peas, or two one-quarter of the Jersey Shore cast. Those are just a handful of the celeb hosts in town for what has become one of the biggest nights in the world of Las Vegas nightlife.
Comedian Bryan Bruner returns; insert Djibouti joke here
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011
The formerly local comic talks hecklers, Travel Channel and better boner jokes.
Comedian Bryan Bruner returns home with an album under his belt
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011
Comedian Bryan Bruner is coming home for the holidays (plus a show at Beauty Bar on Dec. 23), and he’s got a new comedy album, "Welcome to Djibouti," under ...
Events guide: Hanukkah 2011 in Las Vegas
Monday, Dec. 19, 2011
Get your share of the gelt this holiday season as the Jewish community celebrates Hanukkah. Choose from a number of public menorah lightings and holiday parties to commemorate the Festival of Lights.
UFC 140: Where to watch guide
Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011
See light heavyweights Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida battle for the belt.
2011 holiday guide to Las Vegas
Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011
This holiday season, there’s more to do than just watch the classic seasonal cartoons on TV. From ice rinks to cookie baking classes, choose from a wide variety of entertaining events for the whole family.
UFC 140: Where to watch around Las Vegas
Friday, Dec. 9, 2011
Christmas comes early as the UFC offers up an impressive fight card for the next to last UFC of the year on Saturday evening in Toronto. Headlining are light heavyweights Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida in a five-round battle for the belt. Local favorites fighting this weekend include Frank Mir who takes on Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Tito Ortiz who competes against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.

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