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September 13th, 2011

Seeing an old friend in a completely new way.

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    An all-out dance party ... minus the dancers.

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    Outside for the Teenage Riot and back indoors for some Stars.

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    Vegas' comedy community might be even more tightly knit than we thought.

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    Hip-Hop and reggae at Azul Tequila

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    A long, strange night at Beauty Bar.

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    The Beat, the Royal and the Bunkhouse—a whirlwind tour.

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    Tippy Elvis gets the music started, tuba style

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    The most unpredictable element in a good comedy show is a fun audience. Enter Krikor.

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    Putting the wrap on it, poolside

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    A food truck convergence and Big Friendly fun

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    The Queen of the Groupies and an SNL-worthy scene at the Royal

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    The Fremonts return and a new stage is born

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    Getting to see Weatherbox (again) and Black Camaro (at last)

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    The Beat, the Bunkhouse and a childlike finale

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