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Spencer Patterson

Spencer Patterson is the Editor of Las Vegas Weekly, having previously served as Managing Editor, Arts & Entertainment Editor and a Staff Writer for the magazine. A graduate of Cornell University, he's an obsessive album listener who can typically be found earphoned, discovering new artists or digging deeply into favorites' back-catalogs. He's also a voracious sea urchin eater; if you have a celestial uni spot to recommend, please drop him a line.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • Music

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Fans in Las Vegas can watch a simulcast at Brooklyn Bowl, at four local movie theaters or on YouTube.

  • Food

    Tuesday, June 16, 2015

    Blue crab tartare, a six-fish sashimi tasting, uni pasta and more. Yes, more.

  • Music

    Thursday, June 4, 2015

    The first domino in the Fremont East Entertainment District has held the line, and pushed it.

  • A&E

    Sunday, May 31, 2015

    The 66-year-old singer sounded better than he did at House of Blues in 2002 or the Hilton in '05.

  • Music

    Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Norway’s Turbonegro wasn’t one of the three-day fest’s top-line headliners, but you’d never know it counting costumes in the crowd.

  • A&E

    Monday, May 4, 2015

    The acts I wanted to see stretched from 8:30 p.m. through 9:45 a.m., and I also hoped to survive the drive home.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Three tunes off new album 'Untethered Moon' crackled with the intensity fresh material tends to coax from a veteran band.

  • Music

    Thursday, April 16, 2015

    Scan the spines, choose an album. Slide it from its sleeve, place it on the platter. Tonearm up, needle down. Side one.

  • Music

    Thursday, April 16, 2015

    Where to score wax in the Valley.

  • Music

    Thursday, April 16, 2015

    Caravels, Mercy Music and more.

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015

    Uni Udon

  • Monday, June 15, 2015

  • Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015

    Ping Pong's Tom Yum Goong

  • Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015

    Sweets Raku's Nassy

  • Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015

    Soho's menu—and specials board—are loaded with must-try Japanese treats.