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  • He likely played a major part in your childhood without you knowing.

    He likely played a major part in your childhood without you knowing.

  • May your face be with you.
  • They are performers, ambassadors, archetypes. The Las Vegas Showgirls are Vegas' favorite mascots: elegant and alluring, strong and sophisticated.

    They are performers, ambassadors, archetypes. The Las Vegas Showgirls are Vegas' favorite mascots: elegant and alluring, strong and sophisticated.

  • Ticket prices, the point spread and the series record between Utah and BYU.

    Ticket prices, the point spread and the series record between Utah and BYU.

  • LVSM must get approval of a land-use permit by the Clark County Commission or close in February.

    LVSM must get approval of a land-use permit by the Clark County Commission or close in February.

  • "I feel like glitter."
  • Plus: Steve Powers at Light and Jermaine Dupri at Surrender. Get all the party deets here.

    Plus: Steve Powers at Light and Jermaine Dupri at Surrender. Get all the party deets here.

  • Also: a new gay night on the Strip at Fizz.
  • Plus: Edgar Winter, the return of Serial and a free day at the Natural History Museum. Get all the details here.

    Plus: Edgar Winter, the return of Serial and a free day at the Natural History Museum. Get all the details here.

  • Visual data in a data-obsessed society.

    Visual data in a data-obsessed society.

  • The show feels like journeying through Anderson's movies, beginning with Royal Tenenbaums.

    The show feels like journeying through Anderson's movies, beginning with Royal Tenenbaums.

  • Bastille, Silversun Pickups and Fidlar.

    Bastille, Silversun Pickups and Fidlar.

  • Some jokes hit, others miss, but the movie as an actual movie feels almost irrelevant.

    Some jokes hit, others miss, but the movie as an actual movie feels almost irrelevant.

  • This is an updated musical C.V. of a rhythmic craftsman.

    This is an updated musical C.V. of a rhythmic craftsman.

  • Sliminess notwithstanding, it’s hard not to nod your head to these grooves.

    Sliminess notwithstanding, it’s hard not to nod your head to these grooves.

  • The new tunes find Baroness digging in and honing in on its strengths.

    The new tunes find Baroness digging in and honing in on its strengths.

  • "Do you want to be a rock star and sputter out like an explosion or do you want to just have fun? I play from the heart, to have fun.”

    "Do you want to be a rock star and sputter out like an explosion or do you want to just have fun? I play from the heart, to have fun.”

  • The movie shines a light on a talented man who was never able to escape the shadow of a legend.

    The movie shines a light on a talented man who was never able to escape the shadow of a legend.

  • Get ready for predictable jokes about angry dads, rebellious teenagers and weird neighbors.

    Get ready for predictable jokes about angry dads, rebellious teenagers and weird neighbors.

  • She takes care to consider how history’s turns affected women, slaves, conquered peoples and millions of unheralded and powerless Romans.

    She takes care to consider how history’s turns affected women, slaves, conquered peoples and millions of unheralded and powerless Romans.

  • "It will be a little classical, a little country, a little theater and a whole lot of beautiful playing by my brother-from-another-mother/pianist extraordinaire Philip Fortenberry."

    "It will be a little classical, a little country, a little theater and a whole lot of beautiful playing by my brother-from-another-mother/pianist extraordinaire Philip Fortenberry."

  • Who will play important roles in future movies?

    Who will play important roles in future movies?

  • Capricorn, be ready to express your dissatisfaction in ways that generate the most constructive transformations.

    Capricorn, be ready to express your dissatisfaction in ways that generate the most constructive transformations.

  • Some jokes hit, others miss, but the movie as an actual movie feels almost irrelevant.

    Some jokes hit, others miss, but the movie as an actual movie feels almost irrelevant.

  • The movie shines a light on a talented man who was never able to escape the shadow of a legend.

    The movie shines a light on a talented man who was never able to escape the shadow of a legend.

  • Get ready for predictable jokes about angry dads, rebellious teenagers and weird neighbors.

    Get ready for predictable jokes about angry dads, rebellious teenagers and weird neighbors.

  • Who will play important roles in future movies?

    Who will play important roles in future movies?

  • It’s hard to imagine any fans coming away from The Force Awakens feeling the anger and betrayal that some expressed after watching George Lucas’ prequels.

    It’s hard to imagine any fans coming away from The Force Awakens feeling the anger and betrayal that some expressed after watching George Lucas’ prequels.

  • A lazy, slapdash exercise, with repetitive, stale jokes and a parade of one-dimensional characters based on cultural stereotypes.

    A lazy, slapdash exercise, with repetitive, stale jokes and a parade of one-dimensional characters based on cultural stereotypes.

  • Wings, tacos, brisket … it’s all out there waiting for your face.

    Wings, tacos, brisket … it’s all out there waiting for your face.

  • Odd (and possibly offensive) combo plates, double-fisting drinks and more.

    Odd (and possibly offensive) combo plates, double-fisting drinks and more.

  • There was a time when the Rio Buffet was the center of the Vegas buffet universe. Now, the Carnival World & Seafood Buffet offers a new experience — prepare for the invisible hand-stamp that will get you into what feels like Club Shrimp Scampi.

    There was a time when the Rio Buffet was the center of the Vegas buffet universe. Now, the Carnival World & Seafood Buffet offers a new experience — prepare for the invisible hand-stamp that will get you into what feels like Club Shrimp Scampi.

  • A how-to on eating all you can in the all-you-can-eat capital of the world.

    A how-to on eating all you can in the all-you-can-eat capital of the world.

  • "I’m not one for casual buffets, but Sweet Tomatoes is just non-buffet enough."

    "I’m not one for casual buffets, but Sweet Tomatoes is just non-buffet enough."

  • Alain Ducasse's remade restaurant atop Delano Las Vegas is definitely worth a visit.

    Alain Ducasse's remade restaurant atop Delano Las Vegas is definitely worth a visit.

  • From matzo balls to doughnuts, Kim's got you covered.

    From matzo balls to doughnuts, Kim's got you covered.