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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.

  • A&E

    Love is one of the rare Strip productions that has kids in the cast; Zack is part of a foursome that plays the younger Beatles ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Joe Davidson is part man, part myth. He’s lean-built, sunkissed, weather-worn, and his piercing blue eyes have seen the world. His secluded and quirky nursery ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    The 50th-annual World Series of Poker began in late May at the Rio with the set of 89 championship tournaments running through mid-July. The Main ...

  • NewsAllSports

    T.J. Otzelberger hasn’t coached a game at UNLV yet, but the hard work of building the program back into a contender began the the minute ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Temperatures have risen in almost every city in the United States since 1970, but no metropolitan area is heating up as quickly as Las Vegas. ...

  • NewsAllSports

    Thomas Olsen stepped off the Cashman Field pitch after an early-season game and walked to a crowd of more than 30 cheering friends and family ...

  • Dining

    When bartender Riki Taiga hands you a cocktail in a miniature porcelain bathtub, you sip it. Then you Instagram it.

  • NewsAllSports

    MLS Commissioner Don Garber said in April that Las Vegas will be one of the cities considered, but so are Charlotte, Detroit and Phoenix. Once ...

  • Nightlife

    Axwell and Ingrosso have performed and recorded as a pair for five years but are on official hiatus for the SHM reunion; this different duo ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    For millennial Zac Zaher, convenience and community are important traits he looks for in a housing complex. A local commercial real estate broker, Zaher, 30, ...

  • A&E

    “There’s a Radio 4 show that’s been running for over 40 years now, called ‘I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue.’ It was put together by ...

  • FeaturedPool Clubspools

    Hotel pools, water parks, pool parties, community pools, great poolside menus and more!

  • A&E

    The multiuse space was recently awarded $1,000 from Meow Wolf’s DIY Fund, and Calizo just partnered with Mojave Studios for an expansion. Going forward, he ...

  • Incidental Tourist

    Imagine the beautifully wild potential of a company like Spiegelworld creating a show for the former Intrigue space at Wynn.

  • Music

    “We take chances and go for it, and we’re always trying,” Sly Dunbar tells the Weekly. “[Robbie is] always trying to find that sweet spot, ...

  • Dining

    The menu’s size belies its complexity, offering a focused selection of izakaya fare—shareable plates and skewer selections made on the robata grill.

  • Nightlife

    She broke out in late 2017 with her bossy single “ICY GRL.”

  • Dining

    "It’s a neighborhood restaurant and we didn’t put any definition on it outside of that. As long as it’s cohesive, the flavors can come from ...

  • Dining

    What to order at Santos Guisados, Bajamar and ¡Salud!.

  • Nightlife

    Apex Social Club has expanded its rooftop hours at the Palms. Guests can now take in the panoramic Vegas views from 7 to 10 p.m. ...