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June 29th, 2016

Plus: The Weekly's Best of Vegas Party and the World Series of Beer Pong. Get all the details here.

  • Best of Vegas 2016

    Our complete 2016 list of Best of Vegas award winners.

  • Intersection

    Even when Ticketmaster gets punished for screwing us, it’s still screwing us.

  • Intersection

    The online, subscription-based activewear company quickly became a fan favorite due to its affordable workout gear and personalized outfit recommendations.

  • Film

    The film was adapted from Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s book.

  • Fine Art

    The seven drypoints, screenprints, lithographs and etchings on display engage familiar Heizer content, but reveal a jaunty freedom massive earthworks could never incorporate.

  • Intersection

    It is not a good time to be weary of irony. Be careful out there.

  • Industry Weekly

    The subtle gem has become a favorite of visiting cigar aficionados and non-smokers alike.

  • Film

    Swiss Army Manturns into a Michel Gondry-style whimsical musing on the meaning of life, punctuated by gross-out jokes.

  • Film

    At this rate, the next sequel might turn out to be a genuinely good movie.

  • Industry Weekly

    Check out what's happening at Vegas' top nightclubs and dayclubs in the coming weeks.

  • Kats Report

    In his fighting career, Mike Tyson was known for the quick KO — ask Michael Spinks, who was “entertained” by Tyson for 91 seconds in ...

  • Kats Report

    At once explosive and short-lived, Frankie Moreno’s “Under the Influence” production at Planet Hollywood Showroom is set to end after Saturday’s performance. Moreno himself said ...

  • Arts & EntertainmentVegasDeluxe

    It has to be one of the largest circular grill centerpieces in America, a whopping 4,400-pound steel surface (a giant griddle ) called “The Iron.” ...

  • A&E

    Strip-side and suburban spectaculars, community events and more.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 Food

    For nearly five years, Bacchanal has dominated the Strip buffet landscape with its size and selection. But you keep going back, because everything tastes so ...

  • Kats Report

    The opening date has been set for “Cherry Boom Boom,” the new production targeted for Tropicana Theater in the hotel of the same name. The ...

  • Kats Report

    Monday By the Numbers opens with a nod to Palace Station, which is celebrating a significant anniversary on Friday as a trendsetter among Las Vegas ...

  • Kats Report

    We are set to experience the formal unveiling of Criss Angel’s "Mindfreak Live!” This is the magic extravaganza supplanting the long-running “Believe” at the Criss ...

  • A&E

    “The only reason we are here is because I couldn’t think of anything to rhyme with Wyoming.”

  • Kats Report

    Bill Foley sidestepped a commemorative street sign reading “NHL Hockey Boulevard” to talk for a time about his hockey team. ...

  • Kats Report

    Eight years ago, almost to the day, a group of experts with a deep education of pro sports visited the Las Vegas Sun offices for ...

  • Dining News

    Plus, get a taste of Andiron's new sushi style ... at Honey Salt.

  • Intersection

    "I don’t think anybody else offers the Twinkies like this. What are they going to do with all these people?"

  • SportsFeaturedBoxing

    Come June 25, either Porter or Keith Thurman is going to be the new king of the division Floyd Mayweather ruled for so long.

  • Kats Report

    Many years ago, Siegfried & Roy were the focus of the animated series, “Father of the Pride.” The problem with the series was ...

  • A&E

    Swerving nightclub lights, DJs spinning music, an open bar and a vibrant dance floor set the stage for Las Vegas Weekly’s annual Best of Vegas ...

  • Intersection

    A bunny rabbit drinking a Bud Light and an 8-foot mermaid walk into a bar.

  • NewsElectric Daisy CarnivalIntersection

    Performer Marco Landin was injured during an altercation at this year's festival.

  • Film

    Independence Day probably doesn’t deserve to be as beloved as it is, but Resurgence is unlikely to inspire anywhere near the same devotion.

  • Intersection

    When the puck drops on the 2017-2018 season, this will become a major-league city in the most literal sense.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 A&E

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    This sacred space is your pick for Vegas art headquarters.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 This&That

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    Nerds unite!

  • Best of Vegas 2015 This&That Best of Vegas 2016

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    Star Wars, Metropolis and more.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 This&That

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    It's our new go-to.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 This&That

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    Get the perfect 'do and take some art home with you.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 A&E

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    Fator has completed an unlikely journey from talent show ventriloquist to essential Strip voice.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 This&That

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    It’s hot. Cool off with the kids at Henderson’s colorful water park.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 A&E

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    Beer. Reclining seats. This is a luxury movie theater.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 A&E

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    If seeing bands at Brooklyn Bowl doesn’t excite you, you don’t really like music.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 This&That

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    She's like the Statue of Liberty's wild little sister.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 A&E

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    Brumby is a family affair.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 This&That

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    The world’s largest strip club is used to standing out.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 A&E

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    The '90s are back and Wicked Garden is ready.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 This&That

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    A natural selection for a guys’ night out. Or maybe a whole weekend?

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 This&That

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    With the new Beauty & Essex and Eggslut eateries and Momofuku coming soon, it’s getting even cooler.

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 This&That

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    Ever left a Vegas special event or business expo with a particularly creative exhibit or presentation lodged in your brain? Fresh Wata was probably behind ...

  • Best of Vegas 2016Best of Vegas 2016 This&That

    Published Thu, Jun 30, 2016 (midnight)

    The Rock turned 10 this year, and wow, this joint has aged well.