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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?

  • Face-melting Turkey Day meals, carols with Liberace and a drive to the North Pole (Experience)—it's time to shake your holiday season up!

  • Opulence, decadence, excessive ornamentation and extreme wealth.

  • The most common mistake they make is thinking bigger equals better.

  • The program places local youth from single-parent and low-income homes on skate teams, pairing them with adult skate mentors.

  • "That seemed to be the right thing to do. Let’s do an album dedicated to all of our drunk, dead friends."

  • Macaulay Culkin’s pizza-themed Velvet Underground cover band handed out pizza. #MetaMoment

  • Plus David Sedaris at Smith Center and secret pot stickers.

  • Black celebrates his first EP with a release party on November 21.

  • And there's still time to donate! But seriously, check out her donation reminder videos. You won't be disappointed.

  • The stars align and just when you think it’s never going to happen, it happens ... to someone else.

  • The gaming machines of the future are built by teams of video-game caliber animators and artists—and they’re hitting casino floors today.

  • Also, Hot Water Music at Fremont Country Club and Death From Above 1979 at Brooklyn Bowl. Find all the details here!

  • From Pleasantville to I Love You Phillip Morris, a look back at the strongest work from Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels.

  • TV and star chef and restaurateur Brian Malarkey (“Top Chef,” “The Taste” and “Guy’s Grocery Games”) is bringing Searsucker to Caesars Palace in the spring. “Las Vegas is the big stage,” the animated Malarkey says.

  • Whatever you do can and will be used against you in a court of public opinion.

  • It’s similar to the magic trick where the woman is sawed in half, except in this trick, she is known as the Zig-Zag Girl.

  • "It took me 20 years to finally 'get' Kate Bush, so maybe one day I’ll truly, actually like Twin Peaks."