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Andrea Domanick

Arts and Entertainment Reporter

Andrea Domanick is an award-winning reporter covering the behind the scenes stories of life in Las Vegas. Her work has appeared in Rolling Stone, SPIN, LA Weekly, The Village Voice and NPR, among others. She was born and raised in Los Angeles and holds a sociology degree from Wesleyan University. She does not know how to ride a bike.

Story Archive

  • Music

    Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

    The rapper brings his solid rhymes (and shock value) to the Strip this weekend.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    The crowd felt restrained, as if holding out for a moment to really let loose. For some, it never came.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014

    There's promise and appeal beyond EDM and the high-production stages for which EDC is most known

  • A&E

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014

    Our favorite part? Definitely the Flashdance-inspired water bottle pour.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

    The month of May starts off with a bang in the Entertainment Capital of the World with top-notch entertainment this weekend ranging from Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight night to fresh standup to a little speakeasy jazz and burlesque.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 24, 2014

    The sun is out, and festival season is upon us. Las Vegas will host two very different gatherings this weekend — one celebrating beer, the other pirates — among a clutch of other hot ticket events.

  • Music

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Don't get caught in the proverbial (dust) storm!

  • Music

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Freaky Beck, the VIP section and actually surprising surprise guests.

  • Music

    Monday, April 14, 2014

    The electronic innovators take their first Vegas stage in June.

  • Music

    Sunday, April 13, 2014

    The ladies represent, extreme PDA and why Future Islands' frontman sounded like Cookie Monster after a bottle of whiskey.

  • Music

    Saturday, April 12, 2014

    Long lines, Coachella consumerism and focusing on the music at the festival's Yuma Tent.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 10, 2014

    From UNLVino’s 40th anniversary to a hotly contested fight night at MGM Grand Garden Arena — a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley — ’tis indeed a weekend to eat, drink and be merry in Las Vegas.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    We knew he couldn’t stay away.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 3, 2014

    The weekend ahead is packed with star power, from the Academy of Country Music’s five days of celebration starting tonight with Hunter Hayes to sports champions teeing up for a cause in the annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at Shadow Creek.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, April 1, 2014

    Also, a weekend chock-full of dayclub openings headliners you won't want to miss.

  • A&E

    Saturday, March 29, 2014

    Just months ahead of its Labor Day Weekend debut, the new north-Strip resort announces a 20,000-square-foot party venue.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 27, 2014

    The weekend ahead is laid back and locals-friendly, with a number of concerts, plays and even a chili cook-off to keep the whole family entertained. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, March 25, 2014

    The management company now boasts a roster of more than 60 artists, ranging from DJs Vice and Havana Brown to R&B artist Cassie.

  • A&E

    Friday, March 21, 2014

    This month is Self-Injury Awareness Month, a grassroots event focused on bringing attention to self-harm and self-injury — commonly in the form of cutting — and combating stereotypes surrounding the condition.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 20, 2014

    The weekend ahead is one of signature Las Vegas entertainment, ranging from a revamped Strip classic to a new take on Cirque du Soleil for charity to community art for locals downtown. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 20, 2014

    If you’re still struggling with the right way to pop the question — or with the right ring to choose — Las Vegas-based nonprofit the American Gem Society has got you covered with their Perfect Proposal Toolkit.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 13, 2014

    St. Patrick’s Day Weekend is upon us with plenty of festivities and food and drink specials across the Strip. But if green isn’t your color — or you’re looking for something a little different — there’s still plenty else to keep you entertained. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, March 11, 2014

    Come for the zombie TV show, stay for the drinks, zombie swag and unabashedly nerdy karaoke.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 6, 2014

    Las Vegas’ March entertainment madness continues with another weekend packed with events sure to please music and sports crowds, from two NASCAR Weekend races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to the opening of Brooklyn Bowl at the Linq.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, March 5, 2014

    Om nom nom nom nom!

  • A&E

    Tuesday, March 4, 2014

    Xposed!, a new weekly LGBTQ beach party, is kicking off at Tropicana Beach Club beginning March 29. The dayclub, open Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., will feature entertainment and DJs Ryan Kenney, Kidd Madonny, Roland Belmares and Hector Fonseca.

  • A&E

    Monday, March 3, 2014

    Teens were in abundance, pants were few and far between.

  • A&E

    Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

    Trade publication 'Nightclub & Bar' revealed its 2014 Top 100 list of the nation's top-earning nightlife venues, with the clubs and lounges of the Las Vegas Strip dominating the rankings.

  • A&E

    Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

    Judging by the new trailer for May's “Godzilla,” the blockbuster will be the latest film to partake in the time-honored tradition of blowing Sin City to bits on the silver screen. Can you guess any on our list of eight flicks alongside “Godzilla”?

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

    March is just around the corner, and Las Vegas is already gearing up for the city’s busiest, most event-packed month with a diverse array of music and more in the weekend ahead. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

    The DJ duo launch their Hakkasan residency this weekend.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

    Following in the footsteps of the Electric Daisy Carnival, festival founder and Insomniac Events CEO Pasquale Rotella is bringing even more events to Las Vegas. On his Facebook page, he offered a sneak preview of his plans.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

    Ahead of its second season, Wet ’n’ Wild Las Vegas has begun accepting applications for more than 450 seasonal jobs at the water park, which opens April 12 and operates through September. Applicants must be at least 16 or 18 years old, depending on the job.

  • A&E

    Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

    Las Vegas’ anthemic alt-rockers Imagine Dragons made chart history this week, breaking the record for the longest run on Billboard’s Hot 100 with their ubiquitous “Radioactive,” which charted a record 77th week.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

    It’s still February, but the weather’s warming up, and there’s plenty to do outside this weekend, from a downtown bar crawl with the Budweiser to a color-filled family-friendly 5k. Here’s our weekend best bets.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

    Electric Daisy Carnival is still six months away, but fans and industry players alike are already gearing up.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

    February might not exactly be swimsuit season, but try telling that to the more than 5,000 revelers who stripped down and hit the pool at Marquee Dayclub in the Cosmopolitan on Sunday for the club’s third-annual party Halfway to EDC.

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014

    More than a decade in, QOTSA is in its prime as a live act, delivering songs that manage to be at once unhinged and precise.

  • A&E

    Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014

    Wynn and Encore’s nightlife juggernaut marks its fifth year in Las Vegas tonight and is showing no signs of slowing. XS Managing Partner and local nightlife veteran Jesse Waits has been with the club since its inception.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

    With Valentine’s Day and President’s Day bookending the weekend ahead, there’s plenty to celebrate — and plenty to do. From live music to free hiking to film screenings, here’s a look at our weekend best bets.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

    The past week has seen a deluge of new concert announcements, chock full of more Coachella spillover, metal heavy-hitters and other gigs to get excited about.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

    Still debating where to dine out in Las Vegas on Valentine’s Day? Social trip-planning service Gogobot might offer some guidance with its latest restaurant rankings, with Chinatown, Paris and Cosmopolitan spots making the list.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

    Swingshifters must find not only the right match, but also the time and energy for dating

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014

    The 75-minute show features the tried-and-true fare of male revues across the Strip, including a multimedia set and well-muscled male dancers performing skilled choreography in costumes ranging from secret agents to cowboys to firefighters.

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

    You wouldn’t know it from the weather, but there’s a little bit of Las Vegas in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The song “Golden” by some-time Las Vegans Parade of Lights was recently selected by NBC as the theme song for this year’s Winter Olympics.

  • A&E

    Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014

    This Saturday, the Wynn’s nightlife juggernaut marks its fifth year in Las Vegas, and is showing no sign of slowing. We spoke with XS Managing Partner and local nightlife veteran Jesse Waits, who has been with the club since its inception, about XS’ evolution, challenges and plans for the future.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

    The hourlong weekly show is hosted by Hakkasan resident DJ Mark Eteson and features a mix of the latest music, artist interviews and news coming out of the megaclub and the dance music scene.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

    Music fans have plenty to look forward to this weekend in Las Vegas, with a diverse slate of options ranging from bluegrass to musical theater to indie soul. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

    Cast members from Cirque du Soleil’s “The Beatles Love” at the Mirage have teamed up with the Recording Academy to take part in an upcoming Grammy tribute to The Fab Four on CBS.

  • A&E

    Monday, Feb. 3, 2014

    Well, we’re not called the Marriage Capital of the World for nothing, right? Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Amazon.com has named Las Vegas among its Top 20 Most Romantic Cities in the U.S.