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The Weekly interview: Vegas native Mark Slaughter talks new album and Nashville ‘ha-a-air’

May 18th, 2017

“Someday I’d like to have something living in Vegas. Some sort of residency would be optimal.”

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    The quartet comprises No Doubt’ers Tony Kanal, Tom Dumont and Adrian Young, plus AFI frontman Davey Havok.

  • Stage

    Director Mindy Woodhead promises that, like a rock show, it will be “a spectacle not to be missed.”

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    There’s something oddly appealing about him, even if no one can quite figure out what that is.

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  • Reviews

    The Polish dumplings might be ubiquitous in my hometown of Chicago, but fresh ones are rare finds in the desert.

  • A&E

    Plus, grass-fed beef, farm-range eggs and honey made by bees on the premises.

  • Music

    His sound is reflective of Flying Lotus and Com Truise, but favorite band is … Switchfoot.

  • A&E

    “Drive-thru is the pinnacle of privilege, people. I’m hungry, but not enough to get out of the car.”

  • A&E

    The country trio is set for eight shows in October at the Venetian Theatre.

  • Industry Weekly

    Local favorite El Dorado Cantina’s fast-casual expansion is among the offerings.

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    A years-delayed multibillion-dollar casino-resort project on the Las Vegas Strip that would cater to the city's Chinese and Chinese-American tourists announced that it is pushing ...

  • A&E

    The Red Barn sign — from one of Las Vegas' first gay bars — will be the first Neon Museum piece to visit the Fashion ...

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    The final show of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is Sunday. Las Vegan Jon Weiss spent 25 years working for the circus and ...

  • A&E

    Chris Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, killed himself Wednesday by ...

  • A&E

    Performing in a Las Vegas Strip showroom with his name over the door was never a goal for Mat Franco. For that matter, neither was ...

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    It’s not an unreasonable thing, given how much sports franchises cost in terms of infrastructure and staffing, to ask why we’re going all-in on one ...

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    Papale, who gained fame when his improbable journey from high school teacher to being a 30-year-old rookie with the Philadelphia Eagles was made into the ...

  • Reviews

    The Polish dumplings might be ubiquitous in my hometown of Chicago, but fresh ones are rare finds in the desert.

  • Industry Weekly

    Local favorite El Dorado Cantina’s fast-casual expansion is among the offerings.

  • A&E

    The country trio is set for eight shows in October at the Venetian Theatre.

  • Intersection

    This year, the goal is to admit eight new students, and the original five are working to help.

  • Music

    “Someday I’d like to have something living in Vegas. Some sort of residency would be optimal.”

  • Intersection

    The Vegas alt-rock quartet—along with producer Jacknife Lee (U2, Snow Patrol)—recently concluded six weeks of work.

  • Intersection

    He’s preparing to talk to several urban-friendly chains, including Sprouts, 365 by Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s.

  • A&E

    Plus, grass-fed beef, farm-range eggs and honey made by bees on the premises.

  • Industry Weekly

    Get ready for eight momentous parties over two weekends.

  • Dining

    In a city of infinite toppings and flavor combinations, I find myself craving simple and classic.

  • A&E

    Also: three for the film lovers and an intro to hockey

  • Industry Weekly

    The Spago Benedict with latkes and smoked salmon can’t be beat.

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Published Sat, May 20, 2017 (2 a.m.)

    The final show of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is Sunday. Las Vegan Jon Weiss spent 25 years working for the circus and ...

  • A&E

    Published Thu, May 18, 2017 (1:19 a.m.)

    Chris Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, killed himself Wednesday by ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Published Thu, May 18, 2017 (12:30 a.m.)

    A years-delayed multibillion-dollar casino-resort project on the Las Vegas Strip that would cater to the city's Chinese and Chinese-American tourists announced that it is pushing ...

  • A&E

    Published Thu, May 11, 2017 (midnight)

    South Point's The Dirty at 12:30 and Stratosphere's The Stool give comedians an opportunity to go beyond their comfort zones.

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    Published Thu, May 11, 2017 (midnight)

    Dave Attell, Tig Notaro and many more play seven Downtown venues from May 18-20.

  • A&E

    Published Thu, May 11, 2017 (midnight)

    Welcome back, Dave. All the way back.

  • A&E

    Published Thu, May 11, 2017 (midnight)

    "I’m excited, because it’s going to be my first solo show in Vegas. I’m bringing everything."

  • A&E

    Published Thu, May 11, 2017 (midnight)

    The Strip is set to host some of comedy's biggest stars from different eras in the coming months.

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    Published Thu, Apr 27, 2017 (midnight)

    Guardians, aliens, apes and … emojis?

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    Published Thu, Apr 27, 2017 (midnight)

    Here are some of our indie wishes this summer.

  • A&E

    Published Sun, Apr 23, 2017 (2 a.m.)

    The annual observance rewards Clark County School District teachers with lavish gifts, prize money and an elegant ceremony for their hard work positively affecting students’ ...

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    Published Sat, Apr 22, 2017 (8:36 p.m.)

    The rowdy, sign-toting crowd at the Arts District Saturday morning for the March for Science stayed true to its protest cry: “Science not silence!” ...

  • A&E

    Published Thu, Apr 20, 2017 (midnight)

    Her middle-grade novel, One Hundred Spaghetti Strings, is out this month by Harper.

  • Music

    Published Thu, Apr 20, 2017 (midnight)

    Lone band founder and guitarist/songwriter talks festivals, fans and DJ gigs at the Hard Rock.

  • Music

    Published Thu, Apr 20, 2017 (midnight)

    The Vegas-birthed band plays Las Rageous Saturday at 6:50 p.m.

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    Published Thu, Apr 20, 2017 (midnight)

    From the downtuned metalcore of A Friend, A Foe to the melodic edge of We Gave It Hell, these locals are ready to represent at ...

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    Published Thu, Apr 20, 2017 (midnight)

    So much metal, so little un-punctured eardrum.

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    Published Tue, Apr 18, 2017 (2 a.m.)

    Las Vegas has taken a beating from the architecture establishment over the years, with critics characterizing the city’s resorts and casinos as a carnival of ...

  • Music

    Published Sat, Apr 15, 2017 (2 a.m.)

    While sitting dead-center in the Venetian’s cavernous Opaline Theatre and allowing the warmth of Steely Dan’s 1977 jazz-rock opus “Aja” to wash over me ...

  • SportsCultureFeatured

    Published Thu, Apr 13, 2017 (12:02 a.m.)

    Is it a bad rap? It's time for us to parse out the reputation and the culture of the Raiders.