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  • Friday, Sept. 9, 2011

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

  • Entertainment

    Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011

    A decade after the Towers fell, local businesses and organizations remember the dead.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011

    Enjoy the full spectrum of entertainment options this LDW with dozens of DJs, concerts, comedians and the obligatory Jersey Shore club hosts.

  • Entertainment

    Friday, Aug. 26, 2011

    The UFC returns to Brazil this weekend but if a South American vacation isn’t in your plans, don’t worry, plenty of local bars will be showing the fights.

  • Sports

    Monday, Aug. 15, 2011

    Tompkins was in Canada working with fighter Chris Horodecki.

  • Mixed Martial Arts

    Monday, Aug. 8, 2011

    Songs from Rocky, Police Academy and even some Lady Antebellum highlighted an odd walk-in music playlist at UFC 133.

  • A&E

    Friday, Aug. 5, 2011

    If you’re not Philly-bound this weekend, don’t fret. Several local sports bars and casino venues will be showing the fight.

  • Thursday, July 7, 2011

    Comedian and TV star Billy Gardell is moving up to the majors, headlining Mirage’s Aces of Comedy Series at the Terry Fator Theater. Best known for his role on the sitcom ...

  • A&E

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011

    After performing at various comedy clubs around town, comedian Billy Gardell is moving up to the majors, headlining Mirage’s Aces of Comedy Series at the Terry Fator Theatre.

  • Sports

    Sunday, July 3, 2011

    In a night of possible career-ending and career-saving fights, the music fighters chose at UFC 132 seemed of extra importance as many came singing and dancing out of the tunnel at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

  • A&E

    Friday, July 1, 2011

    This weekend fireworks won’t just be in the air; they will be in the octagon as well. Find out where to watch UFC 132 locally.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011

    This Fourth of July Weekend, expect all of the usual amazing DJ lineups, concerts and comedians plus the added excitement of UFC 132 and its requisite fighter afterparties plus fireworks on and off the Strip.

  • A&E

    Monday, June 13, 2011

    Let’s face it; he probably has enough ties. What dad really wants is a nice meal with the family or a fun outing.

  • A&E

    Monday, June 13, 2011

    This Father’s Day (June 19), check the many manly brunch options, spa “man”-icures and freebies for dads.

  • Sports

    Friday, May 27, 2011

    On the eve of UFC 130, Tuff-N-Uff is serving up a 12-bout fight card for what should be its biggest audience ever.

  • Entertainment

    Friday, May 27, 2011

    Even if the main event between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard got scrapped due to injury, there’s still plenty of action to see at UFC 130.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011

    Various Vegas properties are remembering the real meaning of Memorial Day this weekend with discounts and events specifically for members of the armed forces.

  • Entertainment

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011

    The unofficial start of summer is here. Find out where to party.

  • Print

    Wednesday, May 11, 2011

    The Weekly staff takes inspiration from Austin Kleon’s Newspaper Blackout.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 5, 2011

    Sebastian Maniscalco, a style correspondent for The Tonight Show With Jay Leno and a performer on Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show, ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 5, 2011

    From tea parties to T-bone steaks, Las Vegas restaurants have you covered on Mother’s Day.

  • Entertainment

    Monday, May 2, 2011

    It’s time to pretend we’re south of the border!

  • A&E

    Monday, May 2, 2011

    Sebastian Maniscalco, style correspondent for The Tonight show with Jay Leno and performer on Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show, heads to the Playboy Comedy Club.

  • A&E

    Sunday, May 1, 2011

    Confidence was the theme of the night as UFC fighters came down the tunnel at the Rogers Centre in Ontario, Canada, to songs with titles like “Strength,” “It’s My Time” and “Bleed it Out.”

  • Entertainment

    Saturday, April 30, 2011

    UFC is going to Toronto for the first time, but if a trip North isn’t in the cards for you, no worries.

  • Entertainment

    Friday, April 15, 2011

    This Easter and Passover there are many options for those who don’t want to be chained to their stoves.

  • A&E

    Sunday, March 20, 2011

    With tracks from Social Distortion, The Who, AC/DC and Credence Clearwater Revival, the airwaves in The Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., were filled with all the classics. Despite the classic rock, several of the “classic” fighters fell to the new guard.

  • A&E

    Friday, March 18, 2011

    It seems like just yesterday UFC President Dana White was telling Jon “Bones” Jones that his victory over Ryan “Darth” Bader earned him a shot at a title, ...

  • A&E

    Friday, March 18, 2011

    Catch Jon Jones and Shogun Rua in the light heavyweight championship plus the UFC debut of Urijah Faber!

  • A&E

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011

    It’s that time of year again where everyone is Irish and the green beer flows. Though Las Vegas isn’t Dublin, the food and drink specials on and off ...

  • A&E

    Monday, March 14, 2011

    It might not be time for Ditch Fridays at the Palms, but it’s a safe bet that a lot of sports fans will be calling in sick this week as March Madness takes over ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, March 13, 2011

    Bring on the green beer and fake Irish accents.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, March 1, 2011

    NASCAR fans are racing into town for the 2011 NASCAR Weekend, and there’s plenty to do before and after the checkered flag drops. In addition to the races ...

  • A&E

    Monday, Feb. 28, 2011

    There’s plenty to do before and after the checkered flag drops.

  • A&E

    Friday, Feb. 25, 2011

    If a trip Down Under isn’t in your budget, you still don’t have to miss a minute of the UFC 127 action Sunday from Sydney, Australia.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011

    How often can you say you got to hang with Mr. Cooper?

  • A&E

    Monday, Feb. 21, 2011

    It seems like every day is National Something or Other Day. Fortunately for tequila lovers, several Las Vegas venues are celebrating National ...

  • Dining

    Monday, Feb. 21, 2011

    It seems like every day is National Something or Other Day. Fortunately for tequila lovers, several Las Vegas venues are celebrating National Margarita Day on February 22.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011

    If you are looking for some outside-the-chocolate-box ideas for Valentine’s Day, we have you covered.

  • Guides

    Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011

    If you are looking for some outside-the-chocolate-box ideas for Valentine’s Day, we have you covered.

  • Entertainment

    Friday, Feb. 4, 2011

    Don't miss the middleweight championship bout between Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort just because UFC 126 is sold out!

  • A&E

    Friday, Feb. 4, 2011

    Don't miss the middleweight championship bout between Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort just because UFC 126 is sold out! Silva is looking to ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011

    Even if your team didn’t make it to The Super Bowl this year, there’s no reason you can’t place some silly prop bets and stuff your face.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011

    For Chinese New Year, seasonal public art takes over the Strip.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011

    Submitted by Allison Duck

  • Monday, Jan. 10, 2011

    Local band Imagine Dragons had a little public band practice to start off their year.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010

    As Las Vegas braces for a New Year, complete with several venues opening on New Year’s Eve, plan your dining and partying to make sure that you don’t miss any of the headliners, concerts or deejays you’re dying to ring in the New Year with in town.

  • New Years

    Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010

    Plan your partying accordingly.

  • A&E

    Friday, Dec. 17, 2010

    The Cosmopolitan might be “just the right amount of wrong,” but Robosaurus is definitely “just the right amount of ridiculous.”

  • A&E

    Friday, Dec. 10, 2010

    If you’re not visiting our neighbors to the north in Montreal, Quebec, for UFC 124, fear not. The fights will be televised in various venues ...