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October 4, 2015

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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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Eyes on Pride: Taking in the joyous, rainbow-splashed spectacle
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015
The energetic crowd at the annual parade seemed vastly larger this year.
Teenage tour guides: The Neon Museum launches its Junior Interpreter program
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015
The Downtown institution's teen-led tours are aimed at families and children ages four to 12.
The Rebels are 0-2 on the field, but they’re still undefeated in tailgating
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015
A 'New Era' of UNLV tailgating: High fives with the team, live music and a bounce house!
Our favorite pours from Mandalay Bay’s Beachside Beer & Barrel Festival
Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
Add these brews to your beer bucket list.
Drink and dunk at Huntridge Tavern's Carni-Fall
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
HT's birthday bash features games, music and lots of booze.
What you’ll drink and learn at Mandalay Bay’s Beer & Barrel
Monday, Aug. 24, 2015
Get ready for an end-of-summer beer bash August 28-30 at Mandalay Bay Beach.
At Hyde with Travis Barker: The drummer talks Blink-182, marching band (!) and more
Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
"I was always around some of the best DJs in the world ... and I was always inspired by them."
Reality check: Their seasons might be over, but these Vegas TV stars are still worth watching
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
Where are they now: From Drag Racers to Ink Masters, what ever happened to these memorable reality TV stars from Las Vegas?
Reality star and Vegas regular Brody Jenner returns for a birthday DJ gig
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015
We decided to "keep up" with the famous-for-being-famous celeb via email, discussing his new E! talk show and what to expect from him behind the booth.
Weekly’s wild ride on the High Roller with DJ duo Nervo
Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015
The Australian sisters launch their Haute Mess residency at SLS club Foxtail next weekend.
'Le Rêve' acrobat Benoit Beaufils achieves his synchronized swimming dreams, at last
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
For a man to be on the same level as a woman, they have to work twice as hard.
The story of Khoury's: How a liquor store became local booze-geek headquarters
Thursday, July 23, 2015
With an exciting selection, cozy atmosphere, beer and wine on tap and a staff of certifiable geeks, Khoury's has evolved into one of the city's premier destinations for beer and wine enthusiasts.
Hometown Olympian Amanda Bingson bares all on ESPN's Body Issue—and starts an uplifting conversation
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
"I think it’s important to show that athletes come in all shapes and sizes.”
Booze News & Notes: Mandalay Bay's beer fest, Big Dog's launches cans and more
Friday, July 10, 2015
Plus: Human Experience moves to a Downtown brewery and Bad Beat's anniversary party. Cheers!
Deconstructing UNLV's Civil War connections
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Is Hey Reb! a Confederate soldier or not? Here's a quick history on the link. ...
#protips: Advice on smart partying at EDC
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Make the most out of your Electric Daisy Carnival experience!
Why Las Vegas Restaurant Week really matters
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
There's a lot more to it than fantastic price points for prix-fixe meals at the Valley's top restaurants.
Second-by-second reactions to Mariah Carey’s ‘Infinity’ music video
Monday, June 8, 2015
The music video was shot exclusively at Caesars Palace.
Our favorite (and not-so-favorite) costumes at Marquee's Halfway to Halloween
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Need some inspiration? Want to avoid a fail-to-impress flop? Score some ideas here.
A first taste of LA’s Angel City Brewery
Saturday, May 30, 2015
The LA-based operation recently began distributing in Las Vegas.
Detox and retox: Checking out the nightlife scene at a suburban gym
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
It doesn’t smell like socks, and my P.E. teacher isn’t calling out dance-move maneuvers from a megaphone. But I’m at a dance party at a gym. Wait, what?
A club for all mankind: Sampling the Valley’s best unpretentious hangs
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Where the music is sweet (and so are the Jell-O shots). It's time to get down with your bad self!
Nightlife News & Notes: Local DJs team up with Laidback Luke and more
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Plus: Henderson's CraftHaus brewery cans its craft brews.
OpenTable names local eateries among ‘Top 100 Best Brunch Spots’ in USA
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Did your favorite brunch spot make the cut?
Pour your heart out: The motivations and moves of Vegas’ elite flair bartenders
Thursday, April 16, 2015
With their training regimens, discipline, drive and competition circuits, flair bartenders aren't just entertaining with alcohol acrobatics, they're competing in a strategic sport.
Werk! Drag queens and kings come together for a Guinness World Record
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The Hard Rock Cafe attempted the record for Largest Drag Queen Stage Show, promoting its monthly drag-themed brunch.
Talking up three of our favorite Bloody Marys
Thursday, April 9, 2015
The South Point, the Cosmo and Hash House A Go Go serve up some of the Valley's finest morning drinks.
How to experience the Great Vegas Festival of Beer
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Rare pours, food pairings, learn about beer and more!
A bar in the desert? It’s not a mirage
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Miller Lite. Pulled-pork nachos. Country music. And miles and miles of Arizona desert.
Two years after its big Downtown move, the LGBT Center is thriving
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The nonprofit impacted 87,000 lives in 2014.
Roller disco Down & Derby is a lively nightlife alternative
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The retro-themed roller skating party is back in Vegas after taking a break in 2012.
Suburban suds: Old School Brewing Company is a proper beer spot for the West
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The brew-ification of Las Vegas continues.
Local musicians join UNLV Jazz for its annual Joe Williams scholarship concert
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
“This is all in his spirit, raising the money and keeping our American art form alive.”
Booze calendar! Where to sip, sample and savor this spring
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
From beer festivals to pairing dinners and UNLVino.
Meet the Green Fairy: Where to celebrate National Absinthe Day
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Where will you seek guidance from the emerald-hued muse?
From ‘Austin Powers’ to Gap ads and ‘ShowStoppers,’ choreographer Marguerite Derricks has done it all
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
The choreographer extraordinaire talks working on Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers, researching for Showgirls and teaching Tom Cruise to spank some air booty in Tropic Thunder.
Price hike: With proposed increases, Lake Mead fees could double in 2016
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015
The National Recreation Area is encouraging the public to weigh in on the fee increases through March 11. Find the details here.
Porn progress: AVN's expo expands with more to show and tell in 2015
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
The annual porn convention returned this year with more space to explore and an expanded seminar series for fans.
Nightlife News & Notes: Club and pool job openings, a Snick’s Place update and more
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
Also, Kaskade signs on (again) with Wynn.
The 2014 Las Vegas nightlife obituaries
Monday, Jan. 5, 2015
Which clubs had their final last call in 2014?
First Friday cancels January outdoor activities due to weather
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014
Galleries and neighborhood venues hold down the festival fort on January 2.
Hot Spots: Bicycle Prom’s Winter Formal, DJ Vice at the Ice Rink and more
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Also, Tao's annual Terminate the Turkey Thanksgiving bash.
No-shave November: Pro grooming tips to use this Movember
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
Drop that razor! It's the perfect time to grow one seriously glorious 'stache.
Happy Britney Spears Day! No, really ...
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
It's Britney Day, bitch!
Hop heads, rejoice: Pizza Port beer arrives in Las Vegas
Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
The San Diego brewery just started distributing in the Silver State.
Come Together: Las Vegas Philharmonic and Cirque’s ‘Love’ pair up at Life Is Beautiful
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Orchestral renditions of "Eleanor Rigby" and professional aerialists? You won't want to miss this.
The Life Is Beautiful interview: Panic! At the Disco’s Brendon Urie
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
The frontman talks playing his hometown's music fest, the next P!ATD album and a Kanye-centric LIB schedule conflict.
Sip like the stars: Local celebs dish on their go-to cocktails
Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
We all know that Oscar Goodman likes his gin martinis, but what about Carolyn?
Same-sex marriage legal in Nevada: The emotional roller coaster is (finally) over
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
After a whirlwind week for marriage equality in the Silver State, same-sex couples will finally be able to marry, possibly today.
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett to play NYE show at Cosmopolitan
Monday, Oct. 6, 2014
Heaven? You're in heaven?

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