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Mark Adams

Mark Adams joined the Las Vegas Weekly in 2010 and now serves as the magazine’s web editor. You can also spot his byline regularly in the Las Vegas Sun and Vegas Magazine.

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The brew crew: A guide to the local craft beer scene
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Get to know your local breweries. Then go get a pint!
LGBTQ community in Las Vegas has a new place to hang
Saturday, April 6, 2013
After two decades of providing programs and services for the LGBTQ community of Las Vegas, the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada finally has a home all its own. The nonprofit organization unveils its downtown location today after initially opening the doors of the new facility last month.
Bringing Ireland to the Strip: Pub's Irish staff basks in nostalgia of holiday weekend
Friday, March 15, 2013
The last time you visited one of Las Vegas’ Irish pubs, did you ask your server if his or her accent was real? Shane Sice of Ri Ra Irish Pub at Mandalay Place says the question is asked all the time. “Oh God, every second table. ‘You’re not really Irish,’ and I’m like ‘Yeah, I am Irish,’” says Sice, 25, who is working here in the U.S. on a J-1 visa, an exchange visitor program run by the U.S. State Department.
Tiesto to bring his talents to Hakkasan Las Vegas for 'Club Life' residency
Friday, March 1, 2013
Find out which dayclub he'll be at, too.
SHe Nightclub at Crystals closed; steakhouse remains open
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
After being open for just over a month -- 37 days, to be exact -- it was announced today that SHe Nightclub at Crystals has closed its doors. That was ...
Hakkasan announces Calvin Harris residency, Light Nightclub adds to its resident roster
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
Get all the DJ details here.
Electric Daisy Carnival announces 2013 L.V. dates, Nov. 7 on-sale
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012
It’s official: Electric Daisy Carnival loves Las Vegas. Insomniac Events, producers of the massive annual electronic-music festival, has announced 2013 ...
Electric Daisy Carnival announces 2013 Vegas dates, November 7 on-sale
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012
Pre-sale tickets to be made available beginning November 7.
Photos: Mraz, Perri offer excitable, easygoing music at Red Rock Resort
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012
With his music in mind, Jason Mraz’s Sunday night show at Red Rock Resort was exactly what you’d expect from the Grammy-winning recording artist. His ...
Jason Mraz, Christina Perri offer excitable, easygoing music at Red Rock Resort
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012
The two talented singer-songwriters played to the hotel's nearly full amphitheater. With his music in mind, Jason Mraz’s Sunday night show ...
Q+A: Christina Perri opens for Jason Mraz at Red Rock Resort
Friday, Oct. 5, 2012
The singer-songwriter discusses an upcoming album, working with Mraz and more. Even if you don’t know who Christina Perri is, chances are ...
Raise a pint to Oktoberfest 2012 in Las Vegas
Friday, Sept. 21, 2012
The beer tastes even better if you're wearing lederhosen. Initially intended as a celebration to commemorate a royal wedding, the German tradition of ...
Photos: All-American Rejects rock Mandalay Bay Beach after rainy, slow start
Monday, Aug. 13, 2012
Rainy weather put a serious damper on the All-American Rejects’ Mandalay Bay Beach show Saturday night. Concertgoers weren’t ...
Photos: Pitbull the showman, Havana Brown give their everything at Red Rock Resort
Monday, Aug. 13, 2012
Pitbull doesn’t just perform; he entertains. That was evident Friday night at Red Rock Resort Amphitheater, as the rapper, songwriter, producer and ...
Photos: Pitbull the showman, Havana Brown give their everything onstage
Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012
Pitbull doesn’t just perform; he entertains. That was evident Friday night at Red Rock Resort Amphitheater, as the rapper, songwriter, producer and actor’s energy ...
Photos: Kelly Clarkson shines with the Fray, Carolina Liar at Cosmopolitan
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Kelly Clarkson is a tough act to follow. The pop star has won several Grammy Awards and delivered a decade of hits, and she’s the original ...
Q+A: Carolina Liar opens for Kelly Clarkson, The Fray at the Cosmopolitan
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Alt-rockers Carolina Liar bring their piano-heavy rock to Chelsea Ballroom on Friday opening for The Fray and “American Idol” winner ...
AFAN reveals its Black & White Party's 'Right to Wear Red' honorees
Monday, July 23, 2012
Twelve local philanthropists will stand out in scarlet at the annual event.
Extreme heat by the numbers
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Do you know how long it takes to acclimate to Las Vegas temperatures?
Hot Spots: Yappy Hour at Rumor, Bob Sinclar at Wet Republic and more
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Also, Blue Martini's annual Little Black Dress party.
'So You Think You Can Dance' Top 20 includes Boulder City's Dareian Kujawa
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Local So You Think You Can Dance fans have someone to root for!
Hot Spots: Aubrey O'Day at Krave and a new Sierra Gold opening
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Also, Taboo celebrates at the Palms and The Sitch at Señor Frog's.
Santana, Mina and Agassi may unite for a Las Vegas restaurant venture
Friday, July 6, 2012
The famed musician says he'll add to the trend of celebrity-branded restaurants.
Hot Spots: Rob Dyrdek at The Bank, Avicii at Encore Beach Club and more
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Also, Redfoo returns to Marquee for Party Rock Monday.
Marcy Playground, Gin Blossoms, Lit, Sugar Ray, Everclear at Mandalay Bay
Monday, July 2, 2012
If you were at Mandalay Bay Beach on Saturday night, you may have been confused about what decade it was, as five notable bands of the 1990s gathered ...
Review: Marcy Playground, Gin Blossoms, Lit, Sugar Ray, Everclear at Mandalay Bay Beach
Monday, July 2, 2012
If you were at Mandalay Bay Beach on Saturday night, you may have been confused about what decade it was, as five notable bands of the 1990s ...
Hot Spots: Yelawolf at Rain, Will.i.am at XS, Independence Day parties and more
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Also, a Wizard of Oz-themed bash at Krave.
Locals to select a 'Right to Wear Red' honoree for AFAN's Black & White Party
Friday, June 22, 2012
The 'People's Choice' selection will be among 11 other honorees.
Hot Spots: Nicole Scherzinger at Tao, Kendra Wilkinson at Pure and more
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Also, Wyclef performs at Vanity.
Hot Spots: Splash Dance at Surrender, Tommy Trash at Marquee and more
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Also, True Blood star visits Gallery and The Voice star performs at Pure.
Five ways EDC 2012 differed from its inaugural Las Vegas installment
Saturday, June 9, 2012
The space, the crowd and more.
EDC essentials: a writer completes his carnival to-do list
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Because there's more to experience than just some good EDM.
Techno veteran Richie Hawtin talks Electric Daisy Carnival and Deadmau5’s mom
Thursday, June 7, 2012
A Q&A from the Sun's sister publication Las Vegas Weekly with techno veteran Richie Hawtin, who will make an appearance at this weekend's Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The Weekly interview: Richie Hawtin
The techno veteran talks EDC, bottle service and Deadmau5’s mom
Thursday, June 7, 2012
The techno veteran talks EDC, bottle service and Deadmau5’s mom.
Hot Spots: Richie Hawtin at Drai's, Duck Party at the Palms and more
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Plus, Armin van Buuren at Marquee, Talib Kweli at LAX and more.
Vegas gay bars chime in on the Abbey’s bachelorette ban
Friday, June 1, 2012
The LA bar is encouraging other gay establishments to follow suit.
Queens define the night at Drink & Drag, Downtown's hot new venue
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Drink & Drag brings high energy (and bowling) to Neonopolis.
Hot Spots: Last bash at Playboy Club and more
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Also, Morgan Page at Surrender and Derek Hough at Tabu.
Photos: Incubus wishes you were here (at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel)
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Incubus has been making music for more than 20 years, and the alternative rock band’s Friday night concert at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel was ...
MDW gets even sweeter with the Matinee Las Vegas Festival
Friday, May 25, 2012
Want more EDM madness this weekend? Check out the Matinee Las Vegas Festival
Art, surfing and feeling the flow with Incubus frontman Brandon Boyd
Catch the band this weekend at the Joint
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The multi-talented frontman is trying to get his head around the "idea of being."
Brandon Boyd: singer-songwriter, visual artist, author and environmentalist
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Brandon Boyd is a Renaissance man. While the singer-songwriter is widely known as the frontman of Incubus, Boyd also is a successful visual artist, an ...
Hot Spots: Memorial Day Weekend edition
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Breaking down the biggest, longest party weekend ever.
Insomniac announces EDC Week details
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Pool parties, nightclub events and a massive will supplement this year's Electric Daisy Carnival.
Interview: Lacey Schwimmer of 'Dancing With the Stars'
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The Vegas version runs through July 7 at the Tropicana Theater.
Thinking about suitcase-sized cheeseburgers, Vegas Uncork'd and more
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Also: Wii Fit, but it has nothing to do with that cheeseburger.
Hot Spots: Yelp's Spring Break, Soul Kitchen's anniversary, Benny Benassi and more
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Also, Neon Night Swim at the Royal House and LL stops by Rehab.
Hot Spots: The Wanted, Audrina Patridge, zombie prom and more
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Also, a Weekly-sponsored beer fest at Hard Rock!
'Noctilucent' provokes thoughts of transformation at the Contemporary Arts Center
Friday, May 4, 2012
And it does so with 5,000 pieces of white office paper.
We drank hand sanitizer—so you don't have to
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Why? Because it's the newest trend in underage intoxication. Duh...

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