Site not look beautiful? Click here

A&E

This wasn’t a concert. It was a history lesson.

A rare Rakim drop-in gets the legendary MC’s Vegas fans frenzied

January 30th, 2015

This wasn’t a concert. It was a history lesson.

  • This year’s festival included only three narrative films.

  • Some names you surely know and a few we suggest you investigate.

  • Plus, a local protest Downtown for the Global Day of Action Against Torture.

  • Will Smoke + Mirrors live up to Night Visions' glory?

  • The former White Stripes frontman brings his solo show to Brooklyn Bowl this week.

  • Bassist Ron Wells talks the band's new album and getting crowds rowdy.

  • Set in a mysterious alternate world populated exclusively by women ...

  • In this courtroom battle, the white guy is the underdog.

  • Wilmore is a confident host, funny and engaged with the subject matter.

  • It addresses her split from Matthew Barney—but don't call it a breakup record.

  • The small-town film fest has scaled back to four days, but it's still set to feature 141 short films.

  • Get More A&E Stories
  • Food

    From Shake Shack to Guy Fieri and hangover burgers to jerk turkey burgers, let the battle for the best commence!

  • Music

    From brooding country to sunny psychedelia, dancey R&B to matte-black punk, local artists that will make you sit up and listen.

  • As We See It

    Soccer moms in Summerlin? Too easy. Henderson residents watching the DIY Network and eating at Panera? Zip Code Lookup is kinda creepy ...

  • Food

    We didn’t know deep-fried scallops were a thing, but we're glad they are.

  • A&E

    In the end, the Las Vegas Wranglers skated full circle. Vanquished from their home ice at the Orleans Arena in December 2013, the team crisscrossed ...

  • Art

    Catherine Borg's Scouted aims to present a more dimensional view of Las Vegas.

  • Food

    There’s something special about the food you grew up with.

  • As We See It

    There’s no science here. Just silliness. But tell us we’re wrong about the mantis.

  • Food

    Uncommonly big flavors help Tom's Urban stand out in the crowd.

  • Food

    Bar bite buffets, open bars and butler-style service. Where are you watching this Super Sunday?

  • Art

    Art and arugula and maybe a little Bloomberg money.

  • Adult

    Don't forget to send a thank-you card! No, really ...

  • A&E

    Troy Heard, theater rebel: The man generates material at a ferocious rate, and seems fearless when it comes to experimenting with old and new. Right ...

  • adult

    You know you’ve been dying for some homemade, organic sex butter, don’t be shy ...

  • Betting

    “I guess, because I was winning, they let a lot of it slide, and there haven’t been complaints so far, as far as I know.”

  • Music

    Is Mariah on top, or did Elvis or Celine churn out more No. 1 hits?

  • A&E

    From Super Summer Theatre to Las Vegas Little Theatre, and everything in between.

  • As We See It

    Just to be sure, sleep with one eye open

  • Adult

    Porn stars and pinot noir—because why not, right?

  • Nightlife

    The brewery features a well-rounded menu for craft-beer lovers, as well as newbie hopheads.