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

Halfway point: Our music critics recount their favorite albums from the decade’s first five years

January 28th, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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    “I can’t keep up with what’s going on. I have no idea. We have no plan. It’s management by haphazard luck.”

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    In this showgirl’s world, the Super Bowl of all debates is over which city is better.

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    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 ...

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

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    The King or Costello? You don't have to choose at the Bunkhouse this weekend.

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    It’s a wonder they didn’t call it My Husband’s Completely Gay and He Won’t Shut Up About It.

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    It’s all so good that you likely won’t fixate on how removed it sounds from the calculated, baroque and wistful Belle and Sebastian of old.

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    The album sounds massive from a recording standpoint, with layer upon layer of sounds and styles piled within each song in a way that would ...

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    Bingham is a world-weary journeyman, playing roots music that’s equally comforting and fragile.

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    Like every Sleater-Kinney album, No Cities to Love sounds like nothing else that came before it in the band’s catalog.

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    Dinner at “Top Chef” contestant Shirley Chung’s new Restaurant 28 in Irvine, Calif., is worth every moment of the journey. The former Las Vegas chef ...

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    All it takes to keep the weight off for good is that one dreaded time where you are bigger than your fellow showgirl.

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    "Not doing my show, at first it didn’t bug me. It’s starting to bug me now. I think when you stop working, you die."

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    Also, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

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    This American Life's Ira Glass and Tenacious D's Kyle Gass both play Vegas this weekend. Who are you going to see?

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

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

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    Dinner at “Top Chef” contestant Shirley Chung’s new Restaurant 28 in Irvine, Calif., is worth every moment of the journey. The former Las Vegas chef ...

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

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

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

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    The crew hosts a disco-themed Funk Winter party this weekend. Get the deets here!

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

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

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

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    Art and arugula and maybe a little Bloomberg money.

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    The upcoming Caesars club released its roster today. Plus, underground sound party After celebrates its first anniversary early next month.

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    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 ...

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

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    “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.”

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

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

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    Just to be sure, sleep with one eye open