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April 19, 2018

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‘The Color Purple,’ the Mob Museum’s boozy new exhibit, alt-J and more stuff to do this week
Photo: Dip into Drais. Also: Walshy Fire & Ape Drums at Drai’s Beachclub and Ghostface Killah at Brooklyn Bowl.
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Swedish electronic duo Galantis joins the Wynn nightlife party
Photo: Galantis plays XS on April 21. “I don’t think there’s a day that goes by where we’re not writing.”
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Lit Sundays keeps Daylight’s programming moving in fresh directions
Photo: Jeezy headlines on April 22. Jeezy headlines the pool party on April 22.
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Drai’s doubles up with Snoop Dogg and Rae Sremmurd
Photo: Snoop hits Drais Nightclub on April 20. 2 Chainz and Trey Songs previously shared a bill at the Cromwell club.
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Dizzy Wright at Sapphire, Alesso at EBC and other club musts this week
Photo: Vegas rapper Dizzy Wright celebrates 4/20 at Sapph DJ Mustard hits Marquee on April 21.
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Ohjah’s newest Japanese steakhouse is a neighborhood gem
Photo: Hibachi steak and lobster with fried rice at Ohjah This restaurant skips the sushi available at other Ohjah locations, so there’s more focus on tasty appetizers.
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Five heavy bands to catch at this weekend’s Las Rageous festival
Photo: A Perfect Circle is ready to rock Downtown. A Perfect Circle, Judas Priest and more.
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Reunion strut: A Stray Cats primer, in time for Viva Las Vegas
Photo: Frontman Brian Setzer leads the Stray Cats to town The band helped launch the early-’80s rockabilly revival, thanks to hotrodding tunes obsessed with cool cars and Carl Perkins.
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The Barrick’s ‘Plural’ teams local and international artists for an engaging show
Photo: Breaking Armistice by Gig Depio, Oil Painting, 201 Part of the “plurality” of the show is its refusal to privilege one mode of artistic expression over another.
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MLK’s dream rises again
Fifty years ago, our nation’s capital was in flames. Outrage over the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. erupted in a wave of rioting that left neighborhoods across Washington so damaged they wouldn’t recover for ...
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Only voters can stop Trump
Keep calm and raise hell. The forces of truth and justice may be closing in on President Donald Trump, but there is no reason to believe they can triumph without massive displays of …
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Earth, wind and liars
Peter Thiel, Facebook investor and Donald Trump supporter, is by all accounts a terrible person. He did, however, come up with one classic line about the disappointments of modern technology: “We wanted flying cars, instead ...
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NYC fave Sadelle’s brings smoked salmon towers—and a lot more—to its new Bellagio spot
Photo: Sadelles will scratch your New York bagel itch. "We’re just as well-known for our chopped salads, our pancakes and our triple-decker sandwiches as for our bagels.”
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Gwen Stefani’s new residency leaves no doubt about the Strip’s vibrancy
Photo: Gwen Stefani arrives at Planet Hollywood. She’ll share the Zappos Theater this year with the Backstreet Boys, Lionel Richie and Pitbull. Next year, who knows?
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Check out these springtime books with a Vegas connection
Photo: Vegas springtime books New work from comedian Louie Anderson, poet Claudia Keelan and more.
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Free Will Astrology (April 19)
Photo: Horoscopes Cancer, be tenderly sensitive as an antidote to any headstrong lovelessness you encounter.
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Robot cures human headache: Putting together Ikea furniture
Photo: Customers shop during the grand opening of Ikea on Their robot was made of custom software, a three-dimensional camera, two robotic arms, grippers and force detectors. The team chose only off-the-shelf tools, in order to mirror ...
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Tradeoff: No cash but faster lines as restaurants forgo cash
Photo: In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018, photo, employees The lunchtime lines at Dos Toros move faster these days — customers don't fumble for bills or coins, and employees don't make change. Since around New Year's, the Mexican food chain ...
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20 ways legal marijuana has affected Nevada
Photo: People wait in line at the Essence cannabis dispen With more than 45 dispensaries in the Las Vegas Valley and 62 statewide expecting increased sales for the unofficial pot holiday, here’s a look at 20 ways that legal weed has affected our state:
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Talking sandwich science with Goodwich chef Josh Clark
Photo: The Goodwich has your cravings covered. New flavors are always within reach, and ready to become your new favorite sandwich ever.
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25 Vegas sandwiches to polish off right now
25 Vegas sandwiches to polish off right now Canter’s Pastrami, Eggslut’s Fairfax, Emeril’s Po-Boy … how many have you tried?
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Love, app-tually: Your guide to online dating
Photo: app love Everyone has apps on their phone, so why not download one that can help you find your special someone? If all else fails, you’ll probably have a couple stories to laugh about.
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Gallant inspiring confidence, fueling Golden Knights playoff success
Gallant inspiring confidence, fueling Golden Knights playoff success Gallant’s player-friendly style has built a chemistry between a group of players that had never played together faster than anyone imagined possible ...
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Report: Air quality in Las Vegas ranks as one of nation's worst
Report: Air quality in Las Vegas ranks as one of nation's worst The Las Vegas Valley is one of the most polluted metropolitan areas in the nation, according to the American Lung Association. In the association’s ranking ...
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Hey Mr. DJ: Tinashe’s ‘Me So Bad’ ft. Ty Dolla $ign & French Montana
Photo: Tinashe The best reason to spin this one: its breezy beat and catchy hook, ideal for poolside head nodding, shoulder swaying and hip rolling.
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The Burlesque Hall of Fame debuts its bigger and sexier new museum
Photo: Michelle L'Amour performs during the grand re-open When a burlesque museum announces a “big reveal,” you stop and take notice.
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5 reasons to catch the Las Vegas 51s this season
Photo: Las Vegas 51s merchandise is displayed during the With three new local professional teams beginning play within a year—the NHL’s Golden Knights, the USL’s Lights and the WNBA’s Aces—locals are loaded with options for live sporting events. That doesn’t mean they should forget ...
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Winged Heart Awards add new honoree category—first responders
Photo: A group of first responders and medical personnel Since 2013, the Clark County Medical Society has honored nurses and health-related nonprofit organizations.
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Drink the Zodiac way at Mandarin bar
Photo: Whats your sign? These libations are created with our astrological characteristics in mind.
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EPA downsizing may be positive
As a first-generation American with a carpenter-father figure, I was taught the value of collective bargaining to ensure fair wages and a safe and healthy work environment. I support that 100 percent. However, I do ...
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Fix the VA, leave health care alone
My husband served two years active duty as a U.S. Navy firefighter during the Vietnam War. We both received medical care through the VA during that time. Unfortunately …
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Tantrum won’t stop FBI probe
President Donald Trump’s recent statement that “they broke into” the office of one of his private attorneys and that it was an attack “on our country” is a continuation of his constant …
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