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January 21, 2018

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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 the Las Vegas Sun, Las Vegas Weekly, Industry Weekly, Las Vegas Magazine and The Sunday.

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Best Bets: Katy Perry, Pitbull, Spoon and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, Jan. 19, 2018
Tons of top comedians are in town this weekend but there's plenty of music, sports and cultural offerings, too.
Sustainable tastes at Rx Boiler Room
Friday, Jan. 19, 2018
Restaurant combines steampunk style with Rick Moonen’s impeccable food.
Gordon Ramsay conquers Las Vegas
Friday, Jan. 19, 2018
With Hell's Kitchen, the celebrity chef adds another restaurant to his growing empire.
Primrose sets a fresh standard for Park MGM
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
It’s the Strip’s latest manifestation of the casino three-mealer, but it’s no utilitarian 24-hour coffee shop.
Big Boi brings his ‘Boomiverse’ to Drai’s
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
The Atlanta-bred MC is back on the Strip this weekend.
A few beginning bites at the Palms’ new A.Y.C.E. buffet
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
Shockingly good smoked brisket, vegan chili, pie babies and more.
Lydia Ansel shines at the Hard Rock’s Center Bar
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
The violin player and DJ likes to mix it up.
Pitbull connects his Vegas show to his roots in Miami and Cuba
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
Mr. 305 brings his Time of Our Lives residency back to the Axis this month.
‘Masters of Illusion’ packs a lot of magic into the Jubilee Theater
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018
All kinds of magic are on display from a cast of five talented performers, plus comedy, dancing and more.
Clique Hospitality plans two new nightlife venues at the Palms
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018
Clique partners Jason “JRoc” Craig and Ryan Labbe are bringing Apex Social Club and Camden Cocktail Lounge into the mix.
Esports Arena Las Vegas set to debut March 22 at Luxor
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018
It could be a major spark for a new firestorm of entertainment in Las Vegas.
LA culinary pioneer Roy Choi has big plans for Park MGM
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018
Choi seems to have a different approach than other famous chefs when it comes to opening a restaurant in Las Vegas.
Sean Christie lands at MGM Resorts
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
The former Wynn executive has been appointed president of events and nightlife for MGM Resorts International.
Hanging at the new Hell’s Kitchen restaurant with Gordon Ramsay
Monday, Jan. 15, 2018
Gordon Ramsay is too famous to do anything quietly, but he gave it a shot by soft-opening his fifth restaurant in Las Vegas on Jan. 6, an 8,000-square-foot, 300-seat monster themed around his wildly popular reality cooking show “Hell’s Kitchen,” located Strip-side in front of Caesars Palace in the space formerly occupied by ...
Best Bets: Marilyn Manson, Frankie Valli, Vegas Golden Knights and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
Marilyn Manson's House of Blues shows are back on this weekend.
Comedian Deon Cole takes a TV break to perform at the Cannery
Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
Cole is expanding on his role as Charlie in "Black-ish" with the award-winning show's spin-off, "Grown-ish."
Matt Goss: Lounge Wizard
Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
Crooner brings his cabaret-style show back to Vegas.
Frankie Valli returns to the Strip at Park Theater
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
"There’s no way we could cover everything we have. It would have to be a three-and-a-half-hour show."
Debating the Stratosphere’s Strip-ness is like trying to define Las Vegas
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
I am best-suited to determine the exact geographic delineation of one of the most famous destinations in the world. (Okay, maybe not.)
Black Coffee leads Wynn Nightlife’s ambitious new wave of sound
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
The incoming artists are better known in Ibiza, where dance music remains house-centric.
Enferno goes live when he’s playing ‘Havana’
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
The Tao resident DJ is getting ready to open his own music production school.
The Silicon Valley Girls join ‘Absinthe’
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
Using elements of dance, contortion and gymnastics, this trio fits right in.
Lori Calderon builds surprises into the Cosmopolitan brand
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
The hip resort hosts a pool hiring party on January 18.
Sinatra’s granddaughter AJ Lambert opens residency at the Space
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018
She'll perform his classic concept album "In the Wee Small Hours" on Jan. 12.
Roy Choi to bring LA Koreatown-inspired restaurant to Park MGM
Monday, Jan. 8, 2018
"I cannot wait to share what we have in store for Las Vegas."
Best Bets: College hockey, orchestral Elvis, Miss Nevada and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
Lita Ford takes the stage at the Golden Nugget Showroom.
Q&A: Dylan Scott
Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
The rising country star is ready to rock Las Vegas.
MGM is betting on a big year on the Strip in 2018
Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
From professional sports to thrilling musical offerings, MGM Resorts International has a lot going on this year.
Mexican spot Bandito fits into its power-lunch surroundings
Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
Created by restaurant veteran Kent Harman, it offers familiar food with an ultra-fresh spin.
From Chicago to the Strip, Bavette’s hits the spot
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
The transplanted steakhouse boasts style and substance at the Monte Carlo.
Chris Barish returns to Las Vegas with Black Tap Burger
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
The one-time “King of Clubs” is back on the Strip with a rising-star restaurant concept.
Primrose has charm to spare
Friday, Dec. 29, 2017
Define your own experience at the French-themed Monte Carlo restaurant.
Party central: Fremont Street Experience
Friday, Dec. 29, 2017
From celebrations to concerts, the Downtown destination keeps the fun going all year long.
Maroon 5 is a Vegas New Year’s institution
Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017
The band is back at Mandalay Bay Events Center for two shows.
Five casino buffets worth the gorge
Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017
From Bellagio to Bacchanal and beyond.
On a comeback of its own, the WNBA is a great fit for Mandalay Bay
Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017
Adding a new sports team to Mandalay’s mix—and Las Vegas’—looks like a genius stroke.
Scott Conant returns with Masso at Red Rock
Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017
The celebrity chef looks to take his cuisine to another level.
The talent-packed ‘Cocktail Cabaret’ takes over Cleopatra’s Barge
Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017
Acclaimed Philip Fortenberry leads a four-piece band and a quartet of gifted vocalists in the new 5 p.m. musical.
Best Bets: Lindsey Stirling, ‘The Nutcracker,’ college basketball and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, Dec. 22, 2017
It's a great time to check out the newest show on the Strip, "Masters of Illusion" in the Jubilee Theater.
Q&A: Paul Shaffer
Friday, Dec. 22, 2017
David Letterman's former band leader brings his distinct sound to Caesars Palace.
Afrojack returns to Wynn Nightlife for 2018
Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017
The Dutch hitmaker is back where his Vegas career took off.
Britney Spears wraps up her run at the Axis
Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017
One of the Strip’s most successful headliner productions is coming to a close on New Year’s Eve.
Las Vegas’ best new restaurants of 2017
Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017
The Black Sheep, Momofuku, Sparrow + Wolf and more.
Lady Gaga to begin Strip residency at Park Theater in 2018
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017
A two-year "love affair with Las Vegas" will begin next December.
Keeping tabs on Las Vegas headliners and Strip residencies
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017
Britney isn’t the only superstar winding down a big Vegas show.
Mariah makes merry with 'All I Want for Christmas is You' at Caesars Palace
Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017
Carey continues with four more holiday concerts at the Colosseum.
Best Bets: Lady Gaga, Las Vegas Bowl, Dierks Bentley and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, Dec. 15, 2017
Bentley wraps up rodeo week with two shows at the Cosmopolitan.
Put Elia Authentic Greek Taverna on your must-eat list
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017
It’s good enough to make you consider moving to the Lakes.
Houston rap legend Scarface drops knowledge at the House of Blues
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017
“I’m gonna open up a lot of eyes.”
Eat at Peg’s Glorified Ham & Eggs, for the first time all over again
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017
It’s the type of restaurant that feels like it’s been part of the neighborhood forever.

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