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Spencer Patterson

Spencer Patterson is the Editor of Las Vegas Weekly, having previously served as Managing Editor, Arts & Entertainment Editor and a Staff Writer for the magazine. A graduate of Cornell University, he's an obsessive album listener who can typically be found earphoned, discovering new artists or digging deeply into favorites' back-catalogs. He's also a voracious sea urchin eater; if you have a celestial uni spot to recommend, please drop him a line.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Find a great escape in Boulder City's inviting historic district.

  • Music

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    Some bands don’t need to change to maintain our attention.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, March 17, 2015

    The volume’s loud enough to leave a post-show buzz, even with earplugs safely in place, and most significantly, the mix is spot-on.

  • Men's Basketball

    Thursday, March 12, 2015

    From a squeaker versus Ball State to a blowout of Loyola Marymount, with an epic ending against Duke.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

    "I did feel a little bleak, after the band had dissolved and we were done with the major-label deal. I was just kind of standing there with a few poetry books and a guitar."

  • Music

    Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

    “I wish I could say this was the first bowling alley I’ve played in, but that would not be true."

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015

    According to one list, Murfreesboro, Tennessee and Las Cruces, New Mexico are better locations for football enthusiasts.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

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

  • Music

    Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

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

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

    I didn’t plan on spending Friday night pressed against the Bunkhouse stage, but nothing else made sense.

  • Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015

    Ping Pong's Tom Yum Goong

  • Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015

    Sweets Raku's Nassy

  • Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015

    Soho's menu—and specials board—are loaded with must-try Japanese treats.

  • Noise

    Thursday, April 25, 2013

    The Men, performing Wednesday at the Bunkhouse.

  • Noise

    Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012

    Mike Watt (left) gestures toward the drums during Saturday's Missingmen show at Vinyl.