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Scorpions and Queensrÿche unite for an unforgettable night at Hard Rock Hotel
Friday, Oct. 2, 2015
The heavy metal legends have more than a half-century of experience between them.
Nick Swardson is just one of the guys
Friday, Oct. 2, 2015
Comedian finds steady work in funny.
Northern lights: Tragically Hip stays true to Canadian roots
Friday, Sept. 25, 2015
From their early on blues-influenced sounds to more modern rock, Tragically Hip brings diverse music to the table.
Jim Jefferies brings ‘Freedumb’ to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel
Friday, Sept. 25, 2015
Following the success of his sold-out North American tour 'Day Streaming,' Jefferies returns with controversial, belief challenging comedy.
Peeling back layers: Lettuce brings the funk jams
Friday, Sept. 18, 2015
Herbie Hancock, Earth, Wind and Fire and Tower of Power are just some of the band's influences.
Lost ’80s Live assembles some of that decade’s more memorable acts
Friday, Sept. 18, 2015
It isn't often you get to hear ABC, Wang Chung and a Flock of Seagulls all in the same place.
'Everest' tells a true story of mountain-climbing disaster
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015
Despite lightweight characters, Baltasar Kormákur’s big-budget drama offers thrilling, visceral adventure.
'Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials' is generic post-apocalypse nonsense
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015
The main cast of young people is as bland and forgettable as the end-of-the-world clichés they’re forced to navigate.
Whitney Cummings brings her powerful comedic voice to The Venetian
Friday, Sept. 11, 2015
With the success of '2 Broke Girls,' she's one of the most influential comedians on the planet.
M. Night Shyamalan makes a promising comeback with 'The Visit '
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015
Worth the trip.
The Psychedelic Furs and The Church are going deeper at Brooklyn Bowl
Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
Bands draw from darker sensibilities of the '80s for complex concerts.
A collaborative effort: Marco Antonio Solís and Camila join forces
Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
Solís is one of the most important figures in the rise of Mexican and Latin music to world prominence.
Concert review: Slipknot and Lamb of God deliver intense music and good vibes
Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015
Even in the fires of hell, it helps to be among friends.
Incubus rocks out with back-to-back shows Labor Day weekend
Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
WIth a career spanning more than 20 years, the band brings their collection of hits to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel.
Factory workers: In a chocolate state of mind with Primus
Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Feeling like a kid in a candy store, the rock group infuses their love of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory in more ways than one.
Fall A&E Preview: Movies
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
From Johnny Depp in a gritty biopic to the retro-fueled insanity of Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin, fall films are ready to thrill.
The towering voice of Ariana Grande
Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
From tween TV star to musical titan.
Slipknot remains more than a number
Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
Metal band doesn't try to mask intensity of pressure-filled sets.
The Las Vegas Film Festival further cemented its position as the city’s premier movie showcase
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
The shorts were easily the festival highlights.
Kelly Clarkson put on a relatable and musically accomplished show
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015
The multiplatinum-selling pop star's enthusiasm for interacting with the audience always came across as genuine.
Indie rock’s Modest Mouse brings new material to Brooklyn Bowl
Friday, Aug. 14, 2015
They've released their first album in eight years, so this show is something to look forward to.
'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' goes overboard on style
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015
The plot is full of twists and a killer car chase, but it lacks a sense of urgency.
Concert review: Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams starts shaky but finishes strong
Friday, Aug. 7, 2015
There wasn’t much of an audience for Williams at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, but she got plenty of appreciation from the people that did show up.
Hello Kitty hits the road for Supercute Friendship Festival
Friday, Aug. 7, 2015
Sanrio keeps the Hello Kitty brand alive with first-ever interactive musical and festival fit for all ages.
Michael Franti and Spearhead: Using music as vehicle for positive change
Friday, Aug. 7, 2015
With the help of his band Spearhead, musician and humanitarian Michael Franti uses his musical talents to drive positive change in the world.
Meryl Streep plays a mediocre musician in the mediocre 'Ricki and the Flash'
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015
There might be a lot of talent behind the film, but Ricki is inauthentic and uninspired.
'The Gift' is not your average thriller
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015
The elegant story unfortunately ends with a cheap, sensationalistic twist.
What to watch at this year's Las Vegas Film Festival
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015
Local productions, favorites from other fests and a partnership with the much-missed CineVegas.
Everclear calls upon ’90s rockers for Summerland tour
Friday, July 31, 2015
The band's frontman Art Alexakis keeps their legacy—and the love of alternative rock music—alive.
Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa team up for tour
Friday, July 31, 2015
Spend a ‘zummer’ night with the ‘Boys of Zummer’
'Rogue Nation' upholds the quality of the 'Mission: Impossible' series
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
With twisty plotting and robust action, the latest installment is a strong example of the best in blockbuster filmmaking.
The new ‘Vacation’ is a poor addition to the series
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Starring Christina Applegate and The Hangover's Ed Helms, it's a sad re-creation of a once-beloved comedy franchise.
Say Anything infuse pop-punk sounds at Hard Rock Live
Friday, July 24, 2015
Following the success of their ...Is a Real Boy 10th anniversary tour, Say Anything hits the road again with Modern Baseball, Cymbals Eat Guitars and Hard Girls as opening acts.
Ziggy Marley brings island vibes to Mandalay Bay Beach
Friday, July 24, 2015
The Grammy Award-winning artist continues to push the envelope in providing feel-good reggae music for the soul.
CineVegas returns in partnership with the Las Vegas Film Festival
Thursday, July 23, 2015
CineVegas went on hiatus following its 2009 edition.
Alice in Chains successfully mix the old and the new
Monday, July 20, 2015
William DuVall and singer-guitarist Jerry Cantrell harmonize nearly as well as Cantrell and former lead singer Layne Staley did.
Lyle Lovett brings eclectic mix of sounds to The Smith Center
Friday, July 17, 2015
The singer-songwriter never shrinks from challenge as his blend of music—country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues—show off his artistic abilities.
Rush: Creating a complexity in rock
Friday, July 17, 2015
With 40 years behind them, rock group bring decades of of fan favorites to latest tour.
'Ant-Man' proves that smaller can be better
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
It's not your average Marvel film.
Feel the on-stage love and rhythm of ‘Dirty Dancing’
Friday, July 10, 2015
Cult classic brings high heels and high lifts to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.
Marilyn Manson and the Smashing Pumpkins join forces for ‘End Times’
Friday, July 3, 2015
’90s cult bands cutting swath through new material on latest tour.
Adler celebrates early Guns N’ Roses material
Friday, July 3, 2015
Get ready for a mix of band originals, GNR hits and hard rock covers.
'Magic Mike XXL' is a dreadful sequel
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
XXL has about as much dramatic complexity as Thunder From Down Under, turning Magic Mike into a franchise that shamelessly caters to fans who crave only a parade of beefcake.
311 rocks Las Vegas Fourth of July weekend
Friday, June 26, 2015
The band turns 311 Day into a two-night stint this weekend with a mix of rock, reggae, hip hop and funk sounds.

It’s Charlie Murphy’s world now
Friday, June 26, 2015
From 'Chappelle's Show' to leading man of funny.
Bill Burr brings unique comedic styling to The Mirage
Friday, June 19, 2015
The F Is For Family star brings his stand up show to The Mirage for two nights this weekend.
'Dope' is an exuberant teen comedy-drama
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Think Adventures in Babysitting meets Boyz N the Hood.
Fanboys and fangirls, unite! Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con is back
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
It’s a bit like prom, Lollapalooza and Black Friday all rolled into one.
Reba, Brooks & Dunn unite for ‘Together in Vegas’ residency
Friday, June 12, 2015
It's the first time a trio has taken up residence at the Colosseum, and it should rock.
'Jurassic World' inserts dinosaurs into generic blockbuster action
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
It doesn't help that special effects that were groundbreaking in 1993 are now commonplace.

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