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March 26, 2017

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Brock Radke

Brock Radke has been writing about Las Vegas for more than 15 years. He currently covers entertainment, music, nightlife, food & drink and the Strip for Las Vegas Weekly, Industry Weekly and Las Vegas Sun.

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Best Bets: Il Volo, monster trucks, Game of Thrones and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, March 24, 2017
Downtown, Taylor Dayne performs at Golden Nugget and Vince Gill and Lyle Lovett team up at the Smith Center.
Britney’s back and she’s setting the Vegas standard
Thursday, March 23, 2017
As the Axis has duplicated the successful Colosseum blueprint, Britney has emerged as the Celine-esque workhorse of the Planet Hollywood room.
Pushing hard: Destructo operates as a musical renegade
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Get a taste of his new EP this weekend at Drai’s Beachclub.
DJ Jazzy Jeff stays focused on his musical mission
Thursday, March 23, 2017
The Philly icon checks into Rehab this weekend.
Five snacks to munch while you’re strolling Downtown Summerlin
Thursday, March 23, 2017
From sweets to pizza to cheese fries, the suburban mallscape offers some tasty treats.
DJ Turbulence digs his own track with Jermaine Dupri
Thursday, March 23, 2017
“It’s something for the ladies, for sure.”
Bite Now: Beak to Butt at BRFC
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Welcome to Downtown Summerlin, home of some of Las Vegas’ funkiest fried chicken.
SBE set to merge with Hakkasan Group
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
SBE, a privately held hospitality company that operates hotels, restaurants and nightclubs around the world, today announced it is in “advanced discussions to merge Hakkasan Group into ...
Marty Allen celebrates 95 years of laughter at the South Point
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
“Every time I hear the joke, I still laugh. It doesn’t matter if you know what he’s going to say, it’s how he delivers it.”
Libertine Social's Fireside Chats strip the formality from the tasting menu
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Casual and cool, this Saturday night special is a meal to remember.
Best Bets: St. Patrick’s Day at O’Sheas, Spring Fling at Red Rock and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, March 17, 2017
Rod Stewart returns to his residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace this weekend.
Las Vegas pool parties and dayclubs continue to make a big splash
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The rowdy Rehab party at the Hard Rock Hotel kicked off the trend some 14 years ago, energizing a day at the pool with thumping club music, bikini contests and a general endless Spring Break vibe. Today, this type of venue is a must at all major resorts ...
Party starter Lexy Panterra returns to Rehab
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The Twerkshop takes over the Hard Rock this week.
Hawthorn Grill brings sophisticated steakhouse flair to Summerlin
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The big, beautiful new restaurant at the JW Marriott brings the resort's dining landscape up to speed.
Westgate’s Hoops Central rethinks March Madness
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
“This year is probably going to be bigger than ever. There are no clear favorites, so there are that many more fans whose teams have a shot.”
Louie Anderson on his ‘Baskets’ resurgence, getting edgy and bringing comedy to the Space
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
“Louie Anderson Presents: The After Show,” a new late-night, monthly comedy extravaganza, makes its debut at 10:30 p.m. March 18 at the Space.
Best Bets: NASCAR, Bruno Mars, college hoops and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, March 10, 2017
Tons of sports and tons of music—that’s what on the Vegas tap this weekend. Whether you’re headed out to the Speedway, taking your seat in one of our many arenas or dipping Downtown for some sounds, the next three days are full of fun ...
Blue Man Group’s endless creativity gets cozy at Luxor
Friday, March 10, 2017
Blue Man has become an institution in Las Vegas, so it's time to see if the show can still pack the creative wallop it first hammered us with almost 20 years ago.
Brooke Evers returns for a Vegas Spring Break party
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Catch the Aussie sensation at Crazy Horse III March 10.
The Foundation Room’s Natalie Banuelos has some history with Vegas
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Although she’s only been up there for two years, in a way it’s been her home for a long time.
Wing Lei stands as a singular dining destination
Thursday, March 9, 2017
It's the only Forbes Five Star Chinese restaurant in North America.
Getting ready for Vegas Uncork’d with superchef Michael Mina
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
The San Francisco and Las Vegas chef is all set for Picnic in the Park on April 29.
Does Momofuku Las Vegas live up to the hype?
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
David Chang helped groom a hungry, hip audience all over the country by making casual, craveable Asian food as cool as it could be.
Encore Beach Club makes a rousing early season debut
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
There are a few subtle but substantial changes for the new season at EBC.
Talking five years of the Smith Center with Myron Martin
Monday, March 6, 2017
The Symphony Park performing arts center celebrates with an anniversary concert on March 7.
Discover how music makes movies work with the Las Vegas Philharmonic
Friday, March 3, 2017
Donato Cabrera and the Phil present the music of John Williams at two concerts this weekend.
Best Bets: USA Sevens Rugby, Blake Shelton, Backstreet Boys and more for your Las Vegas Weekend
Friday, March 3, 2017
John Fogerty moves his Fortunate Son In Concert show from Venetian to Wynn.
Bobby Brown has big plans in music, movies and more
Thursday, March 2, 2017
The one-time R&B bad boy—performing at the Silverton March 3—wants to share his story and his hot sauce with you.
Dee Jay Silver benefits from the Vegas country boom
Thursday, March 2, 2017
The Nashville DJ and producer returns to his Las Vegas residencies at Foundation Room and Rehab this month.
The Strip remains the star at Vegas Uncork’d
Thursday, March 2, 2017
The annual culinary extravaganza returns April 27-30.
The Plaza’s new Brightside Breakfast & Burgers fills a Downtown dining void
Thursday, March 2, 2017
An all-day menu offers tasty breakfast-on-a-bun options, including a memorable fried chicken sandwich.
Dsquared2 arrives in Las Vegas at the Shops at Crystals
Thursday, March 2, 2017
The refined, sporty brand finds the edge between casual and cool.
A pair of country stars pop in for big Strip shows
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Dierks Bentley and Blake Shelton bring their hits to the Strip this weekend.
How director Raj Kapoor is making the Backstreet Boys’ Las Vegas show larger than life
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
We caught up with Kapoor the morning after he directed portions of the Academy Awards show to talk all things Backstreet Boys—and the Best Picture mix-up, too.
‘Legends in Concert’ revamps by going back to its roots
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
There are no living legends in the new “Legends Never Die” edition of the classic production.
Best Bets: Bon Jovi, Reba, Brooks & Dunn and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, Feb. 24, 2017
It's also the last weekend to catch Classic Cher at the new Park Theater until May.
Las Vegas Taste & Sounds of Soul Festival returns to Fremont Street
Friday, Feb. 24, 2017
Music, food and fun will take over the Fremont Street Experience this weekend, from 11 a.m. to midnight February 25 and 26.
Soul food in Las Vegas: An appreciation of the most comforting cuisine
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017
For a young city still blooming in the desert, Las Vegas has some deep soul-food roots.
Michael Frey keeps Vegas cigar culture alive and well
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017
The man behind Casa Fuente and the new Montecristo Cigar Bar at Caesars Palace has a new headquarters off the Strip.
DJ Que makes his pick for a perfect poolside track
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017
The born-and-raised Las Vegas DJ is a big Major Lazer fan.
New Strip residents continue a pop music flashback
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017
The Backstreet Boys and Ricky Martin join the big-name production boom.
MAKJ returns to the home of his first club residency
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017
The California-bred DJ launched his Las Vegas club career at Wynn’s Tryst seven years ago.
Henderson breakfast-lunch spot Served does it all and then some
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017
SoCal transplant Matt Meyer tosses Asian and Latin flavors into the mix of a massive menu.
Dining News & Notes: Howard preps Sparrow + Wolf, Minor returns to the Strip and more
Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017
Get ready for a Wagyu feast at Andiron, a top wines reception at Aureole and local brews with barbecue in Henderson.
Best Bets: Twenty One Pilots, ‘Finding Neverland’ and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, Feb. 17, 2017
Bonnie Raitt and Frankie Vallie perform individually at the Pearl this weekend, and Louie Anderson takes the stage at Red Rock Resort.
Hometown hero Andre Agassi’s educational efforts have quietly expanded far beyond Las Vegas
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017
Even before a surge in the later part of his tennis career, Agassi had set his course. He created a charitable foundation to improve the lives of children, and in 2001, opened the first part of his charter school, the center of his life ever since.
Catching up with hip-hop legend DJ Quik
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017
Quik lands at LAX this weekend.
Find something different at the W’s Living Room
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017
The new bar and lounge feels like a hybrid of Mad Men and The Jetsons.
Restaurateur David Sim readies his next innovative Asian eatery
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017
The man behind Soyo, Oyshi and other southwest favorites is bringing Korean-Chinese food to the neighborhood.
Sebastian Maniscalco on his entertainment influences and coming back to Las Vegas
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017
The busy Chicago-born comedian returns to the Aces of Comedy series at the Mirage this week.

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