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

Deep-fried Twinkies and lamentations at the last night at Mermaids

June 28th, 2016

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

  • Music

    Free shows—and even cheaper drinks—have begun at the Downtown dive.

  • Fine Art

    Nearly 100 artists and performers gathered to discuss humanity, no matter how abstractly or unintentional, through their work.

  • Reviews

    Now that the Goodwich has opened inside Soho Lofts, we can all enjoy the best sandwiches in the city, and breakfast, too.

  • Fine Art

    “We didn’t ask artists to present their works, but to present themselves."

  • Kats Report

    The free-admission series featuring throwback superstar acts complements a busy, three-stage schedule.

  • Music

    Did a festival vet or a modern act take the top spot?

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    The bus stops in Vegas for First Friday before moving on to California for the final primary election.

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    It’s no surprise that this love child of Downtown’s Le Thai and Chinatown’s District One is a complete success.

  • Music

    Like so many plastic cups of Pabst, the bowling and music festival came to an end on Memorial Day.

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    The 18th annual event fostered crowds as large as ever, a sense of community as strong as ever and, most importantly, performances as memorable as ...

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    Flag, Youth Brigade, The Exploited and more.

  • Music

    Like any Biafra show, it was part punk-rock concert, part political rally and part performance art.

  • A&E

    Shaking free of tourist-trap conventions, the Downtown institution broadens its offerings to reflect a diverse clientele, the Vegas community and the changing face of organized ...

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    Even though Aesop Rock lacks radio hits, his fans remain dedicated, showing up in full force.

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    "It gets crazy on Fremont Street. It’s already crazy. I was just out there on a Tuesday, and it was just packed with nutjobs. And ...

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    The music lineup for the Downtown festival was released today.

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