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Neon Reverb: Big Talk's big surprise

September 13th, 2011

Seeing an old friend in a completely new way.

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

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

  • Hip-Hop and reggae at Azul Tequila

  • A long, strange night at Beauty Bar.

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

  • Tippy Elvis gets the music started, tuba style

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

  • Putting the wrap on it, poolside

  • An all-night dance party at Beauty Bar and beyond

  • A food truck convergence and Big Friendly fun

  • The race Downtown: Was it worth it?

  • Sharing the stage for a production with live camels from a nativity scene? All in a (holi)day's work for a showgirl.

  • Weekly film critics pick their 10 favorite movies of the year.

  • Weekly music critics pick their favorite live shows of the year.

  • Weekly's art critic picks her five favorite shows of the year.

  • Weekly's book critic picks his favorite reads of the year.

  • From Electric Daisy Carnival to Kinky Boots, the last 365 days in Vegas A&E.

  • Weekly's theater critic picks his favorite shows of the year.

  • Weekly's film editor Josh Bell picks his favorite TV shows of the year.

  • Plus: Robin Williams, finding Vivian Maier and thirty years after Purple Rain.

  • Half of the long-running and market-topping KXMB 94.1 “The Mix” morning radio team has announced a departure. Mark DiCiero, who teamed with Mercedes Martinez for 18 years ...

  • Ryan North has been thinking about King Midas for a while.

  • Plus new material from Love Vendetta and a SquidHat Records showcase

  • Time to start a few new traditions that don't involve Bing Crosby or Andy Williams.

  • Las Vegas’ nerd-out capital, the Sci Fi Center, has done it again.

  • Hakkasan Group initiated a major shakeup of the Strip’s nightlife business today with plans to acquire another prominent nightlife company, The Light Group, for $36 million. Morgans Hotel Group ...

  • All I wanted for Christmas were some new Imagine Dragons tracks, which didn’t seem unreasonable.

  • Extreme Thing attracted the high school and early-20s sets, who have taken to Facebook demanding answers.

  • Also: Bass Drum of Death at Beauty Bar, Zola Jesus and The Growlers at Bunkhouse.

  • Everyone knows about 2014's Zeppelin, Dylan and Springsteen sets. Here are three others you might have missed.