Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life debuts at the Axis March 1.

New Strip residents continue a pop music flashback

February 23rd, 2017

The Backstreet Boys and Ricky Martin join the big-name production boom.

  • Print

    It’s by short story writer George Saunders—can we get him onboard?

  • Fine Art

    Looking at her art, you probably wouldn’t guess she spent most of her life behind a computer monitor.

  • Film

    ‘I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore’ marks a promising directorial debut for Macon Blair.

  • Dining

    At $2 or less per, you can get a filling meal for a few bucks.

  • Music

    Inspired by Adams’ divorce from Mandy Moore, most of the songs are melancholy and downbeat.

  • A&E

    There are no living legends in the new “Legends Never Die” edition of the classic production.

  • Industry Weekly

    We're ready to start summer early this year. Are you?

  • Industry Weekly

    The man behind Casa Fuente and the new Montecristo Cigar Bar at Caesars Palace has a new headquarters off the Strip.

  • Industry Weekly

    The Tuscany bar offers a treasure trove of brews along with cocktails and food.

  • Music

    The Australians plan to release four more studio LPs this year. Really.

  • Industry Weekly

    The celebrated chef’s Japanese restaurant at MGM Grand offers adventure for all.

  • Film

    For a show called ‘Taken,’ there’s shockingly little taking.

  • Music

    Eighty hours in, it feels like I’ve barely scratched the surface of the combat system.

  • UNLV's Rogers Literature & Law Building, Room 101, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89119

    There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé. … Incorporating politics, pop culture and personal experience, Parker’s new poetry collection of the same name vies for ...

  • The Artisan Hotel

    The Artisan Amplified series is a daily event, Monday though Friday, that features different artists performing live nightly.

  • Planet Hollywood

    She’s back. After a Glory-ous 2016, Britney returns to her “Piece of Me” residency this month at Planet Hollywood’s Axis theater.

  • Light

    Whether solo or spinning with FAED partner Eric DLux—who plays Drai’s on Sunday—Five is always a favorite. The Vegas-based DJ controls the midweek party at ...

  • The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino

    The Australian music group Human Nature embarks on their new, three-year residency at The Venetian with their show "Jukebox," beginning March 29. The show features ...

  • A&E

    Music, food and fun will take over the Fremont Street Experience this weekend, from 11 a.m. to midnight February 25 and 26.

  • Intersection

    Among the additions to the area: More buildings and facilities, more retail and housing—and more doctors.

  • Dining

    For a young city still blooming in the desert, Las Vegas has some deep soul-food roots.

  • Music

    The California goth-punk veterans are an efficient hard-rock machine, as they proved over the course of 70 minutes.

  • Music

    The three-night total: 77 songs, without a repeat. That’s how you take over a venue.

  • Reviews

    SoCal transplant Matt Meyer tosses Asian and Latin flavors into the mix of a massive menu.

  • Industry Weekly

    The celebrated chef’s Japanese restaurant at MGM Grand offers adventure for all.

  • Industry Weekly

    The man behind Casa Fuente and the new Montecristo Cigar Bar at Caesars Palace has a new headquarters off the Strip.

  • Dining

    At $2 or less per, you can get a filling meal for a few bucks.

  • Intersection

    The revitalization of the area has been projected for years. Naturally, we have ideas.

  • Music

    Also: Young the Giant, Kidz Bop and Katchafire.

  • Dining News

    Get ready for a Wagyu feast at Andiron, a top wines reception at Aureole and local brews with barbecue in Henderson.

  • Industry Weekly

    We're ready to start summer early this year. Are you?

  • Industry Weekly

    The Backstreet Boys and Ricky Martin join the big-name production boom.

  • A&E

    Find these retail jewels from Buffalo Exchange to Dinosaurs & Roses.

  • Film

    ‘I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore’ marks a promising directorial debut for Macon Blair.

  • Intersection

    Not only is ax-chucking a thing outside of lumberjack circles, it has spread to Las Vegas, because Las Vegas.

  • A&E

    Also, catch Heat and Soul at Henderson Events Plaza and poet Morgan Parker at UNLV this week.

  • A&E

    The annual charity event, now in its fifth year, raises money for communities in need.

  • Dining

    Published Thu, Feb 23, 2017 (12:01 a.m.)

    For a young city still blooming in the desert, Las Vegas has some deep soul-food roots.

  • A&E

    Published Thu, Feb 23, 2017 (midnight)

    The annual charity event, now in its fifth year, raises money for communities in need.

  • FeaturedAndre AgassiEducation

    Published Thu, Feb 16, 2017 (12:01 a.m.)

    Even before a surge in the later part of his tennis career, Agassi had set his course. He created a charitable foundation to improve the ...

  • Fine Art

    Published Thu, Feb 16, 2017 (midnight)

    Vanessa and Elena Skye’s gallery, nestled within the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, has distinguished itself from its neighbors with its local roots.

  • Industry Weekly

    Published Thu, Feb 16, 2017 (midnight)

    "You have to believe in something more than product or money. There’s got to be a deeper meaning."

  • FeaturedLove & Sex 2017

    Published Thu, Feb 9, 2017 (midnight)

    The dating app has its perks and its problems.

  • CultureFeaturedLove & Sex 2017

    Published Thu, Feb 9, 2017 (midnight)

    Example: We matched on Grindr two days ago, and he won’t stop messaging me. He’s being so extra.

  • FeaturedShoppingLove & Sex 2017

    Published Thu, Feb 9, 2017 (midnight)

    From a Sexy Truth or Dare game to the Love Is Art painting kit.

  • CultureFeaturedLove & Sex 2017

    Published Thu, Feb 9, 2017 (midnight)

    Constant contact makes us think we’re better communicators than we are, but there’s little meaning in a steady stream of emoticons.

  • FeaturedLove & Sex 2017

    Published Thu, Feb 9, 2017 (midnight)

    There are no union spokespersons for the city's escorts. But we've heard stories.

  • FeaturedLove & Sex 2017

    Published Thu, Feb 9, 2017 (midnight)

    When the big day evolves from pining for cheap jewelry to hiking with your love.

  • FeaturedLifestyle Love & Sex 2017

    Published Thu, Feb 9, 2017 (midnight)

    If I don't like online dating, why am I still doing it?

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Published Wed, Feb 8, 2017 (2 a.m.)

    The Las Vegas Sun has resolved a technical problem that caused a disruption in the reader commenting function at lasvegassun.com and its sister websites lasvegasweekly.com ...

  • Dining News

    Published Tue, Feb 7, 2017 (4:14 p.m.)

    Du-Par’s restaurant at the Golden Gate in downtown Las Vegas abruptly closed its doors Tuesday evening, hours before it was expected to. By 6:30 p.m., ...

  • NewsAllSports Betting

    Published Sun, Feb 5, 2017 (11:15 p.m.)

    Through the first half of Super Bowl LI in Houston, the Atlanta Falcons were in prime position to win their first title in franchise history. ...

  • A&E

    Published Sun, Feb 5, 2017 (2 a.m.)

    We’re not content with stadium seats and a massive screen anymore. The cinema experience is all about the extra dimensions and sensations.

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Published Fri, Feb 3, 2017 (2 a.m.)

    In Las Vegas you can watch Sunday’s Super Bowl from a rooftop on the Strip or a nightclub dance floor. The most challenging part: Deciding ...

  • SportsSports BettingFeatured

    Published Thu, Feb 2, 2017 (12:01 a.m.)

    A Falcons’ victory on Sunday would make Atlanta the longest-shot champion in at least 20 years.

  • MusicFeaturedSuper Bowl

    Published Thu, Feb 2, 2017 (midnight)

    Gaga's got her work cut out if she's gonna catch up with Left Shark.

  • NewsFeaturedHealth

    Published Thu, Feb 2, 2017 (midnight)

    Trans health care in Nevada is slowly improving, but it has a long way to go.