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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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  • 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

    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.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

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

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

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

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018

    September 21 was named Dee Jay Silver Day in the City of Las Vegas by Mayor Carolyn Goodman.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018

    The French forward and his wife Hannah have been spending time with patients at local clinics.

  • A&E

    Monday, Oct. 1, 2018

    He's back at the Colosseum October 6 and 7.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018

    It shares a patio space with Fukuburger, which means you can meet up with the crew and share burgers, fries, spicy tuna nachos and matcha green tea churro sticks.

  • A&E

    Monday, Sept. 24, 2018

    Celine Dion performed for the first time at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, a theater built just for her, on March 25, 2003. More than 15 years later, the truly iconic Las Vegas Strip headliner has announced her final performance there will come on June 8 ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

    La Monja will be a Mexican-style raw bar, while Hatsumi will offer a more elegant experience, focused on traditional robata and irori grilling.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

    He just put the finishing touches on his next album and will likely tease new tracks at the festival and at Marquee.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

    She’ll be onstage as a presenter at this weekend’s iHeartRadio Music Festival...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

    Head to the bar for executive chef Mark Andelbradt’s counter-only menu and prepare for a range of explosive flavors.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

    Yes, he’s the son of Victor Drai, but he’s not the Vegas kid you might be imagining.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

    He’ll play three times this weekend—at EBC, XS and the Life Is Beautiful festival.

  • A&E

    Monday, Sept. 17, 2018

    Everything is different now for Whitney Cummings. The comedian has always used being single, dating and the misadventures of her romantic life as fodder for her standup act and writing. But earlier this month she got engaged. Now what?

  • A&E

    Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018

    The more you learn about the brand and its dream-like parties, the more it becomes clear it belongs in Las Vegas.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018

    “If the audience is happy, I’m also happy. It’s about finding the balance in that relationship.”