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Brock Radke has been writing about Las Vegas for almost two decades. He currently serves as editor-at-large covering entertainment and nightlife for the Las Vegas Sun, Las Vegas Weekly magazine and Las Vegas Magazine and he's the creator and host of the Weekly's entertainment podcast All The Vegas.

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  • A&E

    Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018

    Eataly Las Vegas, a 40,000-square-foot culinary destination and Italian marketplace fronting Las Vegas Boulevard, opens at Park MGM on Dec. 27. It marks the sixth ...

  • A&E

    Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018

    Held every December since 1992, the game offers all the pageantry of college football with plenty of extra Vegas — and it starts well before kickoff. When the teams arrive on Tuesday, the players are greeted by ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018

    This place has too much atmosphere for just food and drinks, a vibe that’s both vintage and fresh and completely unique on the Strip.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018

    “I’m lucky to get to go to Vegas, because you can play every genre there, and I get to go out of the box that I’m known for.”

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018

    “I miss my fans, and I want to return to the stage,” says Sutorius, who hits Marquee on December 8.

  • A&E

    Monday, Dec. 3, 2018

    After Fleetwood Mac opened its T-Mobile Arena concert on Friday with the reliable, rollicking “The Chain” — a 1977 track from best-selling album “Rumours” that was used in the soundtrack for last year’s superhero epic “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” — singer Stevie Nicks reminded an already ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018

    “I have always taken inspiration from various places—tropical house, soul and funk music, even disco—and I think the album is a reflection of that."

  • A&E

    Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018

    The spot, from Bravo TV reality star and West Hollywood restaurateur Lisa Vanderpump, opens in early 2019 in the casino space between the Forum Shops and the Colosseum.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018

    Francis next spins in Vegas on December 28 at XS and on New Year’s Eve at Intrigue.

  • A&E

    Monday, Nov. 26, 2018

    It hasn’t always thrived, but stand-up comedy has been a constant force in the Las Vegas entertainment landscape. At the moment, Caesars Entertainment clearly believes this brand of fun is, well, having a moment. In April, the hospitality and entertainment giant opened the Comedy Cellar at the Rio, an outlet of the Manhattan institution where many ...

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018

    While most Golden Knights fans were singing along to “Sweet Golden Knights,” we bounced to Migos’ “Stir Fry.”

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018

    Last week in Las Vegas she won two Latin Grammys for the song, including Best Urban Fusion Performance.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018

    Have a couple Mole Negronis and you’ll need a snack. That’s where the infamous truffle nachos come into the picture.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018

    Murray's sixth annual charity holiday show is set for December 22 at Starbright Theatre.

  • Sports

    Friday, Nov. 16, 2018

    Deryk Engelland has made it his job to meet even more Las Vegans by creating the Engelland’s Vegas Born Heroes Foundation this year. Its mission is to publicly recognize and reward local charities and community members who selflessly help others.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

    I’ve been recommending this residency to strangers, friends, tourists and locals since I saw it for the first time last year.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

    The pioneering Las Vegas nightclub entertainer performs on November 17 before returning December 31.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

    A GoFundMe campaign to help DJ Presto One with medical costs.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

    If you want to bring in the big-spending Asian clientele, you have to create an elegant experience and serve all the classics.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

    I crowded my (first) plate with totally respectable dim sum, chewy pathiri rice flour pancakes, breakfast pizza and a maple-pecan Danish.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

    One-fourth of 98 Degrees, singer Jeff Timmons, has lived in Las Vegas for almost seven years.

  • A&E

    Friday, Nov. 9, 2018

    Recently she’s been singing with longtime Las Vegas lounge favorite Pop Rebels, formerly known as Generation.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

    “I think this has been one of the worst years for club music I’ve experienced.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

    I Love the’90s: The Vegas Show is being billed as the first hip-hop residency on the Strip.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

    It’s still one of our favorite Strip hideaways, and those floor-to-ceiling windows remain the stars.

  • Taste

    Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

    The “street fries” are a buffet-in-a-box, especially the savory “mess” variety, covered in smoked brisket chili, cheese, green onions and bacon.

  • A&E

    Monday, Nov. 5, 2018

    A vibrant alleyway stacked with entertainment experiences, bars and restaurants between two Las Vegas Boulevard casino-resorts, the Linq Promenade was created to entice Strip pedestrians to stroll through the fun on their way to ride the High Roller Observation Wheel. On November 9, Vegas visitors (and locals, too) will be able to make that journey in a matter of seconds. Fly Linq is the Strip’s first zipline and it makes ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018

    Judy Tenuta, 61, has been around all sorts of stars through nearly four decades in comedy, but there’s a special star in Las Vegas waiting for her next week. She’ll be honored on her birthday, November 7, when her name is added to ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018

    The Chainsmokers, Dillon Francis and Ludacris are just a few of Las Vegas’ December 31 club options.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018

    Chatting with the Bronx rapper about music, movies and more.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018

    Paul Reiser hasn’t performed in Las Vegas for three years and like this weekend’s show, his last appearance was at a neighborhood casino, the Suncoast. On Saturday, the veteran comedian and actor will take the stage at Aliante’s Access Showroom for a stand-up set.

  • A&E

    Monday, Oct. 29, 2018

    A year ago, comic magician Piff the Magic Dragon solidified his presence in Las Vegas by moving to five shows a week at the Flamingo and cutting back on his busy touring schedule to spend more time on the Strip. The results include breaking all box office records at ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018

    Why miss the chance to throw on Madonna’s bustier or your hidden pair of parachute pants?

  • Features

    Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018

    In the always up-and-down nightlife industry, this team has discovered consistency while leaving space for experimentation and growth.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018

    The Palms has confirmed its club and restaurant plans “are still moving forward with the timeline mentioned,” which means the off-Strip resort plans to open the new venues at the end of the first quarter of 2019.

  • Noise

    Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018

    The band's "Our Kind of Vegas' show kicks off in February at the Pearl Concert Theater.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018

    The brand-new, original show at the Plaza is the first made-in-Vegas production to hit Fremont Street in years, but it’s also a completely fresh take on the conventional variety show that wisely takes advantage of the public’s ongoing fascination with organized crime.

  • A&E

    Monday, Oct. 22, 2018

    Bean’s new record "Spectrum" is a unique twist on the big band sound.

  • A&E

    Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018

    He finally played the Cosmopolitan again after performing there in 2016 and rescheduling shows from January to October, but no one was complaining.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018

    Also: XS’ Drain the Pool Party and a major award for Victor Drai.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018

    Well-reviewed sophomore album Ringos Desert features diverse guest spots from the likes of Tokimonsta and Majid Jordan and dabbles in disco beats, futuristic-western atmospherics and sprawling storytelling.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018

    “[Vegas] was like our second home for a while, and now we’ll be able to see it with a completely new perspective from all our traveling and experiences with different cultures and scenes and people around the world.”

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018

    Most people probably think of the Las Vegas Festival Grounds as the big empty lot where the first and only edition of Rock in Rio USA was held in 2015. But last month brought the iHeartRadio festival to the site and October has three big events, including ...

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018

    The longest running show on the Strip will start over at the Trop in February.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018

    Album1 arrived September 21 flush with organic sounds and guitar work.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018

    The breezy, 11-track record glides through various genres and is stacked with standout vocal performances from guests.

  • A&E

    Monday, Oct. 8, 2018

    Any time he wasn’t touring or recording with metal outfit Korn, Jonathan Davis has always been working on his own music. In fact, one of the most popular tracks from the band’s most recent release, a song called “Take Me” on 2016’s “Serenity of Suffering,” was originally intended for ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018

    The gentle lean toward house music and incorporation of new, international artists comes to its climax at Encore Beach Club and XS Nightclub from October 5-7.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018

    Each year seems to be bigger than the one before it for the Toronto-born artist, who turns 32 years old this month.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018

    “That Skrillex era hit right when I was learning to produce hip-hop. It was perfect timing for me.”