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Weekend best bets: Joan Rivers, Blues & Brews and Chronic Tacos grand opening
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Memorial Day Weekend has come and gone but that doesn't mean there is any shortage of great entertainment in town.
Weekend best bets: Tuff-N-Uff, Light and Daylight openings and Fleetwood Mac
Friday, May 24, 2013
Memorial Day Weekend means four full days of partying in Las Vegas.
Events guide: Memorial Day Weekend 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas means four days and nights of parties and club events; brace yourself.
Weekend best bets: Tiger Jam, Relay for Life and Helldorado Days
Thursday, May 16, 2013
With both Tiger Jam and the Billboard Music Awards in town, this weekend will be full of fun concert opportunities.
Weekend best bets: Vegas Uncork'd, Ice Cream Festival and Lee's Beer and Tequila Experience
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Enjoy a host of family-friendly events this weekend for Mother's Day.
Dining guide: Mother's Day 2013
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
For Mother’s Day, perhaps all mom wants is a nice meal where she doesn’t have to help with the cooking or clean up. If that’s the case, consult our guide to find your perfect Las Vegas destination for tasty treats to show your appreciation for the mother figures in your life.
Weekend best bets: Aziz Ansari, Viva Ska Vegas and Star Wars Day
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Best bets: Nerd edition. Enjoy Star Wars Day, Free Comic Book Day and the Giant Science and Technology Expo this weekend.
Events guide: Cinco de Mayo 2013
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Las Vegas embraces all things Mexican for a weekend-long fiesta.
UFC 159: Where to watch in Las Vegas
Friday, April 26, 2013
Chael Sonnen takes on Jon Jones in a light heavyweight championship fight. Find out where to watch.
Weekend best bets: Great Festival of Beer, Whitney Cummings and Tuff-N-Uff
Thursday, April 25, 2013
This weekend's highlights include a beer festival, comedy from Whitney Cummings and family-friendly fun at Disney on Ice.
Weekend best bets: Bon Jovi, UNLVino and 'Charlotte's Web'
Thursday, April 18, 2013
You can drink your way across the city in the name of fundraising this weekend at the four UNLVino events raising money for UNLV's scholarship program benefiting William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration. Concerts include Bon Jovi and Kenny Chesney. Here are our best entertainment bets for the weekend.
Weekend best bets: AIDS Walk, Jackie Evancho and Don Rickles
Thursday, April 11, 2013
See performers from across the age spectrum this weekend as youngster Jackie Evancho performs as well as Don Rickles.
Weekend best bets: Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational, George Lopez and ACM Weekend
Thursday, April 4, 2013
The NCAA tournament is still underway, but if you're looking for something other than basketball, there are plenty of options.
Weekend best bets: Extreme Thing, Adam Carolla and Easter petting zoo
Thursday, March 28, 2013
March Madness is in its second weekend and Easter is Sunday, so of course it will be another busy weekend in Las Vegas.
Dining guide: Easter 2013
Thursday, March 28, 2013
This Easter, leave the hopping around to the Easter bunny and skip the cooking.
Weekend best bets: Bill Maher, Def Leppard and 'Shrek The Musical'
Thursday, March 21, 2013
March Madness is in full swing but for those looking for other options besides basketball, it is still another exciting weekend for entertainment in Vegas.
Events guide: March Madness viewing parties 2013
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
It's March Madness again and the food and drink specials are almost as important as the brackets.
Weekend best bets: Basketball conference championships, St. Patrick's Day events and Alicia Keys
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Leading up to the NCAA tournament, there is conference basketball action galore in town including the Mountain West, Western and Pac-12 tournaments.
Events guide: St. Patrick's Day 2013
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
St. Patrick’s Day is for the Irish, and the Irish at heart.
Weekend best bets: NASCAR, Boyz II Men and Four Tops
Thursday, March 7, 2013
NASCAR's in town, plus Boyz II Men, the Four Tops and Ray Roman with Kevin James.
Weekend best bets: CeeLo's 'Loberace,' St. Baldrick's and Tuff-n-Uff
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013
This weekend offers a wide variety of fun events ranging from amateur MMA to the opening of CeeLo's new show.
Events guide: Spring break 2013 parties and deals
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013
Local casinos, bars and restaurants roll out the red carpet for spring breakers looking to eat, drink and play on a budget.
UFC 157: Where to watch in Las Vegas
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
"It’s tiiiiiiiiime"… for the ladies to have their turn in the UFC spotlight. Find out where to watch locally.
Weekend best bets: Amy Schumer, Bonnie Raitt and '[title of show]'
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
Humor abounds this weekend in Las Vegas with several entertaining comedians performing in town.
Weekend best bets: Steve-O and Tom Green, 50 years of skiing and the Color Run
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013
As with most holidays in Las Vegas, Valentine's Day means Valentine's Weekend.
Dining guide: Valentine's Day 2013
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013
Whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day, Singles Awareness Day or just plain Thursday, there are many delicious dining options for February 14.
Weekend best bets: Chinese New Year celebrations, Splendor in the Glass and Imagine Dragons
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013
Valentine's Day is just around the corner plus USA Sevens Rugby is back in town.
Nico Vega’s Aja Volkman on marrying Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds and bringing their baby on tour
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013
Nico Vega plays with Imagine Dragons and Atlas Genius February 9 at the Joint.
Weekend best bets: UFC 156, Dana Carvey and Stars of the Russian Ballet
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013
Super Bowl weekend in Las Vegas means it's time to watch football and gorge on bar food. But there's lots of other things to do in town this weekend.
Events guide: Super Bowl watch parties
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013
The Super Bowl may be about team loyalty and sports betting, but in the minds of many, it's the food spread (and the commercials!) that really make the day important.
Weekend best bets: Paula Poundstone, Ben Folds Five and Ray Kurzweil
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013
Let's hope the rainy weather will pass in time for the fun outdoor activities this weekend.
Weekend best bets: Springs Preserve cooking class, Tuff-N-Uff and Disney on Ice
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013
The AVN Awards and Adult Entertainment Expo have taken over Las Vegas but for those looking for other options, there are plenty of comedians, concerts and family-friendly events to enjoy.
Nine reasons why you should watch the MMA Awards telecast
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013
MMA fans can catch the condensed version of the MMA Awards on the telecast Sunday, January 20 on Fox Sports.
Events guide: AVN/AEE afterparties
Monday, Jan. 14, 2013
If you're not attending AVN, you can still party like a porn star at night.
Weekend best bets: Miss America 2013, World MMA Awards and Gregg Allman
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013
The Consumer Electronics Show will be over but the fun is just beginning as Las Vegas welcomes another jam-packed weekend.
Weekend best bets: Miss America meet-and-greet, Newtown fundraiser concert, UNLV basketball
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013
New Year's Eve is behind us and the busy week of the Consumer Electronics Show is yet to come but there are still plenty of entertainment options in town including a chance to cheer on the Rebels men's basketball team.
Dining guide: New Year's Eve 2012
Friday, Dec. 28, 2012
It's time to ring in another year and what better way to do it than with a memorable meal.
Event guide: New Year's Eve Weekend 2012
Friday, Dec. 28, 2012
With New Year's Eve falling on a Monday this year, Las Vegas parties will run all weekend long.
Weekend best bets: Cee Lo Green, Pitbull and 'Gangnam Style' with Psy
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012
New Year's weekend in Las Vegas is one of the busiest of the year. Here are some ideas to make the most of this concert-filled weekend.
Dining guide: Christmas 2012
Friday, Dec. 21, 2012
At restaurants both on and off the Strip, enjoy all your seasonal favorites without the hassle of cooking or cleaning.
Weekend best bets: Springs Preserve's Holiday Spectacular, Social Distortion and Santa Brunch
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012
Christmas is just around the corner, bringing with it fun events like Spring's Preserve's Holiday Spectacular and Via Brasil's Santa Brunch.
Weekend best bets: The Moody Blues, Trace Adkins and Tyler Florence's book signing
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012
The NFR comes to a close this weekend so expect another round of country concerts and comedians. In addition, enjoy one of Las Vegans' favorite traditions: the midnight hockey game with the Las Vegas Wranglers. Here are our best entertainment bets for the weekend.
Events guide: Community holiday events 2012
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012
This holiday season, get in the spirit with a number of festive events for the whole family.
Weekend best bets: National Finals Rodeo, Soul2Soul and ZZ Top
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012
The rodeo has returned, bringing with it a slew of country artists, comedians and opportunities to buy everything on your favorite cowboy or cowgirl's holiday wish lists.
Events guide: Rodeo's not the only show in town for cowboys, cowgirls
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012
The holidays come a little early for cowboys, cowgirls and country fans as the 2012 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo descends upon Las Vegas once again. In addition to the main event at the Thomas & Mack Center, a slew of country music concerts, autograph-signings and viewing parties will take place.
Weekend best bets: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Aerosmith and Shania Twain
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012
Get in the holiday spirit with a Christmas concert double header at the Orleans featuring Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
Weekend best bets: The Magical Forest, Jim Gaffigan, Kellie Pickler
Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012
With Thanksgiving and Black Friday on our minds, it is easy to forget the slew of amazing entertainment options Las Vegas offers every weekend.
Time to plan: Hours and locations of Black Friday sales
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012
Shoppers, start your carts! Many stores are open on Thanksgiving Day and even more are opening at midnight or earlier for the annual shopping extravaganza.
Dining guide: Thanksgiving 2012 restaurant options
Monday, Nov. 19, 2012
If you don't want to, there's no need to deal with the challenges of cooking Thanksgiving dinner.
Weekend best bets: CTCA Tennis, the Eagles and Bagatelle's grand opening
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012
This weekend really runs the entertainment gamut. Enjoy exciting tennis from some of the best like Agassi and McEnroe or music from the Eagles or many other things.