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  • Ordinarily, it wouldn’t be worth noting that, over lunch one Saturday, I ran into yet another standard-issue anti-Las Vegas screed by yet another holier-than-thou visitor rolling out all the usual clichés and tropes.

    Ordinarily, it wouldn’t be worth noting that, over lunch one Saturday, I ran into yet another standard-issue anti-Las Vegas screed by yet another holier-than-thou visitor rolling out all the usual clichés and tropes.

  • The annual Best in Show fundraiser features 50 pets in an American Kennel Club-style competition where the real prize is finding a family.

    The annual Best in Show fundraiser features 50 pets in an American Kennel Club-style competition where the real prize is finding a family.

  • or 23 years, The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies has been presenting the old-school song-and-dance revue of yesteryear with dancers 55 and over.

    or 23 years, The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies has been presenting the old-school song-and-dance revue of yesteryear with dancers 55 and over.

  • Brittany Kosmala dreams in Lycra.
  • Good intentions vs. negative impacts.
  • We also set the mark for most bikinis, most Trekkies and most cocktails. Of course.

    We also set the mark for most bikinis, most Trekkies and most cocktails. Of course.

  • Chip Mosher, a teacher with the Clark County School District since 1988, predicted cheating on a national scale back in the early 2000s.

    Chip Mosher, a teacher with the Clark County School District since 1988, predicted cheating on a national scale back in the early 2000s.

  • MGM—with the help of businessman Ron Burkle—is building the event’s internationally themed City of Rock, comprising six stages (including one featuring local talent) and more than 70 food and shopping vendors.

    MGM—with the help of businessman Ron Burkle—is building the event’s internationally themed City of Rock, comprising six stages (including one featuring local talent) and more than 70 food and shopping vendors.

  • The show alludes to naughty—but don't expect it to go there.

    The show alludes to naughty—but don't expect it to go there.

  • Also, a new Goth night at Velveteen Rabbit.

    Also, a new Goth night at Velveteen Rabbit.

  • Also, a one-off, fairy-tale-themed gay party at Hard Rock Hotel.

    Also, a one-off, fairy-tale-themed gay party at Hard Rock Hotel.

  • The property's new mixologist walks the line between geeking out and pleasing the people.

    The property's new mixologist walks the line between geeking out and pleasing the people.

  • It’s taken the MGM nightspot less than a year to become one of the most popular DJ destinations in Las Vegas—and the country, for that matter.

    It’s taken the MGM nightspot less than a year to become one of the most popular DJ destinations in Las Vegas—and the country, for that matter.

  • Indulge your nostalgia, take a spin on the dancefloor or just rock out with a cocktail.

    Indulge your nostalgia, take a spin on the dancefloor or just rock out with a cocktail.

  • What exactly was the point of this?
  • It's a highly personal show that rewards close inspection.

    It's a highly personal show that rewards close inspection.

  • The project could take a few cues from the Smith Center.

    The project could take a few cues from the Smith Center.

  • He may be having a career crisis, but this album is irresistible.

    He may be having a career crisis, but this album is irresistible.

  • Get ready for complex emotions depicted in regrettably simplistic ways.

    Get ready for complex emotions depicted in regrettably simplistic ways.

  • What’s meant to be a story of female empowerment is instead a crass embodiment of battle-of-the-sexes stereotypes.

    What’s meant to be a story of female empowerment is instead a crass embodiment of battle-of-the-sexes stereotypes.

  • Donato Cabrera, the current resident conductor of the San Francisco Symphony who grew up in Las Vegas and Reno, will conduct the Las Vegas Philharmonic.

    Donato Cabrera, the current resident conductor of the San Francisco Symphony who grew up in Las Vegas and Reno, will conduct the Las Vegas Philharmonic.

  • The hypothetical film described in this documentary probably would have been a disaster, but it sure is fun to hear about it.

    The hypothetical film described in this documentary probably would have been a disaster, but it sure is fun to hear about it.

  • It took 16 years to get here -- and it was worth waiting for.

    It took 16 years to get here -- and it was worth waiting for.

  • It's a crowded field, but he should do just fine.

    It's a crowded field, but he should do just fine.

  • His legacy lives on through his art and museum.
  • And a prime rib challenge at Jerry's Nugget.

    And a prime rib challenge at Jerry's Nugget.

  • Your dirt is wet and fertile, Taurus.

    Your dirt is wet and fertile, Taurus.

  • Artists discuss themes from the book, 'Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists'

    Artists discuss themes from the book, 'Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists'

  • What exactly was the point of this?
  • Get ready for complex emotions depicted in regrettably simplistic ways.

    Get ready for complex emotions depicted in regrettably simplistic ways.

  • What’s meant to be a story of female empowerment is instead a crass embodiment of battle-of-the-sexes stereotypes.

    What’s meant to be a story of female empowerment is instead a crass embodiment of battle-of-the-sexes stereotypes.

  • The hypothetical film described in this documentary probably would have been a disaster, but it sure is fun to hear about it.

    The hypothetical film described in this documentary probably would have been a disaster, but it sure is fun to hear about it.

  • It's a crowded field, but he should do just fine.

    It's a crowded field, but he should do just fine.

  • With reasonable prices, an extensive coffee menu and true passion for the product, O Face could soon be one of our top shops.

    With reasonable prices, an extensive coffee menu and true passion for the product, O Face could soon be one of our top shops.

  • The creativity and innovation behind the latest Cosmopolitan venue extends to its food.

    The creativity and innovation behind the latest Cosmopolitan venue extends to its food.

  • The veteran chef pulls triple duty at MTO Café, RM Seafood and Rx Boiler Room. How?

    The veteran chef pulls triple duty at MTO Café, RM Seafood and Rx Boiler Room. How?

  • Chef Tim Doolittle teaches you how to make restaurant-perfect octopus at home.

    Chef Tim Doolittle teaches you how to make restaurant-perfect octopus at home.

  • Hungry? White Castle is headed to the spacious lot across from Luxor on Las Vegas Boulevard.

    Hungry? White Castle is headed to the spacious lot across from Luxor on Las Vegas Boulevard.