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Local authors make a strong showing this year.

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October 19th, 2017

Local authors make a strong showing this year.

  • She accepts at least some of the blame for her long campaign’s miserable death.

  • The producer and writer for Fox’s ‘Empire’ takes on issues of race, property and family in this melodic rural noir.

  • So what is the sound of silence, anyway?

  • The debut novel describes a young boy forced away from his family into a dangerous desert plain.

  • The Show That Never Ends is a music wonk’s delight, full of anecdotes about how bands formed, fell apart and regrouped.

  • “More often than not, stories of bodies like mine are ignored or dismissed or derided.”

  • A writer of “weird fiction” might seem an unlikely candidate to author a history of the Russian Revolution.

  • The CSN professor doesn't just write about Las Vegas as a place. She writes about it as three places separated by decades.

  • Doree Shafrir, senior culture writer at Buzzfeed, has written a novel of manners for the digital age.

  • Not only does author Laura Kipnis criticize the secretive, pseudo-judicial Title IX process, she also critiques the assumptions behind “rape culture” on campuses.

  • Elvis, space aliens, the Colorado River and more

  • The Internet has given people algorithms that trace and bolster our affinities and media that refine our interests and buffer us from what we don’t ...

  • The tone is one of gritty realism, but Hamid narrates it in third person, evoking fables of the past.

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

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    Elton had to cancel his spring shows at Caesars due to illness, and he couldn't be happier to be back in town.

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    The new show at the Rio has everything from dancing pirates to an archer shooting an apple off her own head.

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    After Janet Jackson’s October 14 concert at Mandalay Bay, she's a primary candidate for her own casino-based show.

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    The innovative chef talks about relocating Spago from the Forum Shops at Caesars to Bellagio in early 2018.

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    From Tacos El Gordo to China Poblano, the greatest local versions of the most important food.

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    The first NF Hope concert in New York was held in May and the inaugural Chicago event is set for April.

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    It has converted, from a sushi-filled nightspot into a take on the original Blue Ribbon Brasserie from SoHo.

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    The petite burlesque star with the big, soulful voice pops up all over town to support her fellow performers.

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    If “Vegas Strong” meant anything at all, it meant that I couldn’t hide.

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    "The people that want to come to see us know we’re still one of the baddest bands on the planet.”

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    The U.K. DJ just remixed The Killers' "The Man."

  • A&E

    “We’re sort of doing a complete reset of the production and our band and crew.”

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    Mariscos Playa Escondido, the original Lindo Michoacán and more.

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    Local authors make a strong showing this year.

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    It’s one of the most ambitious, successful exhibitions in the UNLV gallery to date—which is saying a lot.

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    Not many Vegas nightlife venues have lasted this long without making wholesale changes.

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