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The rise of professional sports, musical residency chairs, trading dancefloors for video games and more.

The top Las Vegas entertainment stories of 2018

December 27th, 2018

The rise of professional sports, musical residency chairs, trading dancefloors for video games and more.

  • Nightlife

    A pyramid formed from shining black glass with a powerful beam of light blasting from its pinnacle sounds like it could be a video game ...

  • Industry Weekly

    It could be a major spark for a new firestorm of entertainment in Las Vegas.

  • NewsAllAggregate

    During the 2015 legislative session, Nevada lawmakers identified a troubling trend: Owners of old cars labeled as “classic” vehicles were skirting smog tests and potentially ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    To the Western Shoshone, most of Nevada isn’t Nevada. At least not in the current sense. More than 150 years after the first treaty between ...

  • Music

    There was little doubt Def Leppard’s new engagement at Planet Hollywood’s Zappos Theater would be successful. The British band, newly inducted into the Rock and ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    After starting a successful stroller-rental business in Orlando this past year, Mark Ortenzo figured Las Vegas would be a good city for expansion. His business, ...

  • A&E

    "It starts out smooth and sophisticated, but by the end of the night you’re a little giddy on your feet."

  • NewsAllSports

    Time is running out to get action down on arguably the best way to bet college football.

  • NewsAllSports

    Since opening in April, the 10,000-seat, $150 million Downtown Summerlin ballpark has become one of the places to be—and to be seen—in the Vegas Valley. ...

  • Nightlife

    This massive karaoke bar, now open on the second floor of Neonopolis, is an offshoot of the 30-year-old Bourbon Street original. The Vegas location has ...

  • Music

    “Rock is more accepted [as a residency show] and that’s cool ... It feels like a whole new Vegas, more modern and digital and swanky. ...

  • Dining

    Chef Ayoung Chang’s menu samples well-loved favorites from China, Japan and Korea. There are teppanyaki tables, a sushi bar, a noodle bar and a traditional ...

  • Dining

    This ongoing event—a joint undertaking between Real Awesome Food Truck proprietor Paul Samano and Fergusons Downtown—rounds up a cross-section of cuisines from lobster rolls to ...

  • Dining

    The comedy club’s sister restaurant offers pre- or postshow drinks, and entrees with cheeky, punny names: “Nacho Problem,” “Oh, Kale No!” Running late for the ...

  • Music

    Chvrches, Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Leon Bridges and more among initial artists announced for December 6-7 music gathering.

  • A&E

    Vegas hasn’t always been known for its street style, but that’s changing. Layer it up ’90s-style by pairing denim jackets with Doc Martens, go ’80s ...

  • Fine Art

    Henson is working on a variety of sculptures that will translate the Neon Museum’s behemoth relic signs into softer fabric forms, using materials you’d typically ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    It can’t be stressed enough that we need to watch out for our family members, including the furry ones, and keep an eye out to ...

  • A&E

    The word “history” almost feels wrong in reference to these concert photos. These shots are urgent, visceral, immediate; you can almost hear the guitars and ...

  • Issues

    Almost all water used indoors in Southern Nevada is recycled, making outdoor water conservation a primary concern year-round. According to the Southern Nevada Water Authority, ...

  • Music

    “It’s really just been kind of a refocusing of what we like in songwriting and music. … In a way, it was the most natural ...