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Brock Radke

Brock is an award-winning writer and reporter who has been documenting life in Las Vegas for 20 years. He currently leads entertainment coverage for Greenspun Media Group's family of publications including the Las Vegas Sun, Las Vegas Weekly magazine and Las Vegas Magazine with a focus on Las Vegas Strip shows and concerts, nightlife, dining and celebrities. Brock is also the producer and host of the All The Vegas and Sun on the Strip podcasts.

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  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

    Cirque is still planning an annual community event at Springs Preserve for 2020, but it will take a new form. “That will be revealed in 2020. “There’s a lot of excitement as we are putting all possibilities on the table.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

    “If you’ve been to our original sushi place in New York, you know it’s kind of an awkward space. But we like awkward spaces. The new one is also long and narrow and evokes that same feeling. It’s funky.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

    Nora En Pure, Alan Walker, Anna Lunoe and more.

  • A&E

    Monday, Feb. 18, 2019

    The Australian quartet marks 10 years starring on the Strip and three decades performing together this year.

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019

    Diablo's Cantina takes a more authentic turn with executive chef Saul Ortiz, a native of Mexico City known for crafting authentic cuisine ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

    “The idea was inspired by these terrific parties in Paris and Brussels on rooftops and thinking about how that would work in Las Vegas.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

    “It’s the inclusive exclusive party. The emphasis has always been inviting everyone to participate and connecting through music and maybe fashion. We don’t want to have people thinking they need to be a certain way or dress a certain way. Everyone’s included.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

    “We saw Shania [Twain’s] and Garth [Brooks’ residencies] and we’ve been talking about trying to fall somewhere in the middle of that.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

    Emmet moved to Las Vegas with his family at age 15 from Rochester, New York, and graduated from Faith Lutheran High School.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

    The 13th annual Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit culinary festival will be back on the Las Vegas Strip May 9-12 with another talented lineup of celebrity chefs, restaurateurs, sommeliers and mixologists. Resort partners represented this year include ...

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

    The band's new "Sin City Residency" opens on August 14.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

    Mayer Hawthorne hits On the Record on February 15.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019

    Deuces Are Wild will feature never-before-seen visuals and audio from Aerosmith recording sessions.

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019

    Las Vegas is one of the greatest restaurant cities in the world but so many terrific dining options can make it difficult to choose your destination for Valentine’s Day. Here are 14 possibilities for ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

    “We still notice that whenever we play in Vegas, electronic music and uptempo stuff is still loved by people. It has a real party vibe, and that’s what people come to Las Vegas for, to party!”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

    “I really, really care about everyone that comes to the show. I like having conversation time in my shows. I want people to know I’m listening. I can hear more about them, and they can hear more about me.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

    When it opens at the Tropicana on February 11, the stars will be Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Whitney Houston and—wait for it—Lady Gaga.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

    He’s a a FOMO-inspiring jetsetter with 11.5 million followers, bouncing between Italy, Miami, Ibiza and every other global hot spot, sharing his unique sense of style, workout regimens and party methodology along the way.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019

    Civillico performs Wednesday nights on the Strip, travels constantly for corporate work and still finds time for nonprofit work in Las Vegas and beyond.

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019

    The menu changes with the seasons and some of the current highlights include grilled octopus, beef and pork meatballs and ricotta ravioli.

  • A&E

    Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019

    Two commercials set to air during the Super Bowl will announce the iconic Las Vegas property's new name.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019

    “I know who I am as a person, but I’m a very strange dude when it comes to music.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019

    “When I said I was doing barbecue in Vegas, there were people coming with, ‘Oh, bro, barbecue doesn’t work in Vegas.’ But we believe in what we do and that people are going to enjoy it.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019

    The father-and-son trio and their hard-rocking band continue to roll out the classics and more modern hits.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019

    It will have a dome ready to cover the outdoor space during the offseason, creating the city’s first, true year-round dayclub and pool party.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019

    Alesso returns to XS on February 2.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019

    Six-time Grammy Award-winning singer Christina Aguilera is the newest resident headliner on the Las Vegas Strip, announcing today her brand-new show “The Xperience” opening May 31 at Zappos Theater at the Planet Hollywood Resort. Aguilera’s show continues the march of female superstars dominating the Strip, as Gwen Stefani and and Lady Gaga have launched Vegas productions in the ...

  • A&E

    Monday, Jan. 28, 2019

    Wayne Newton’s “Up Close & Personal” show opens in its new home, the classic Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace, and the legendary Las Vegas entertainer is ready to “Danke Schoen” all ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019

    The restaurant has long maintained a reputation for stellar food, fine and rare wines and a unique, picturesque setting next to the man-made Lake Jacqueline. Its newest offerings, a beautiful backlit abalone shell bar and ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019

    The club and amphitheater-style complex will have a supplemental dome cover to create a year-round destination.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019

    When the cyberpunk soundtrack kicks in to start the show, you can feel the bass in your chest. When a new scene unfolds onstage, the visual setting stretches to the back of the room, thanks to LED strips on the ceiling and 4K projection on the walls.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019

    Black Coffee, Guy Gerber, Jamie Jones and others will be back for multiple appearances this year.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019

    Deorro drops into Marquee.

  • A&E

    Monday, Jan. 21, 2019

    The celebrity-packed show featured Angel's greatest hits illusions, including the signature and still mind-boggling levitation routine, and plenty of new tricks as well ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019

    “This March, we will welcome back several returning brands and artists from last year and have made some incredible additions to the lineup."

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019

    "Well, we’re a couple guys from Detroit and we’re interested in buying a casino."

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019

    Jesse Saunders celebrates 35 years of On and On.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019

    There were plenty of surprises last week when downtown developer Derek Stevens rolled out his ambitious plans for the Circa Resort & Casino, but the images and details surrounding its multi-level, stadium-style ...

  • A&E

    Monday, Jan. 14, 2019

    When Lady Gaga signed on for her first Las Vegas residency at Park MGM, the pop superstar immediately brought in ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019

    Derek Stevens has been building bits of buzz and excitement in downtown Las Vegas since he and his brother Greg bought a stake in the Golden Gate on Fremont Street in ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019

    When he headlined a series of sold-out November shows at the Paris Theater, the annual “America’s Got Talent Live” productions that showcase the TV competition show’s winner and ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019

    "What’s our purpose? To make you laugh and make you feel better about your situation, whatever it may be."

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019

    Also, the first round of casting calls for pool club positions.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019

    More than 3 million guests have visited the massive beer hall and restaurant, which has served more than 750,000 gallons of beer, 450,000 pounds of sausage, 135 tons of sauerkraut and 1.5 million pretzels.

  • A&E

    Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019

    There’s no indication when Domination might actually happen, but it’s likely this is a postponed show and not a cancelled show.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019

    "Mr. Las Vegas" moves from Bally's to Cleopatra's Barge this month.

  • Nightlife

    Friday, Dec. 28, 2018

    The Palms is holding a casting call for its new dayclub and nightclub venues on January 2-6.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018

    “No one was doing electronic music at that time, and certainly not as a resident. I had a wonderful team of people and guys who went on to be pioneers in their own right, but they helped me start this residency that ended shaping dance music in Las Vegas.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018

    Esther’s Kitchen, NoMad, Cleaver, Block 16 and beyond.

  • Noise

    Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018

    Janelle Monáe, David Byrne, St. Vincent, The War on Drugs, Robyn and more.