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Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival - Home

Beautiful Memories: 2013 to 2017<p>From the first stage setup to the striking of the last chord during the Gorillaz’s set four years later, Life is …

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Housing shortage leads to increase in Las Vegas home prices

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Cannabis Event Season Week 2: RedHat Ralph Continues his Canna-Quest

You might recall my canna-quest from my Week 1 post, but this week includes the (un)official holiday for cannabis consumers, 420 (or April 20, for …

Las Vegas Market Grows Gourmet For Summer Show

The Las Vegas Market has added nine new showrooms and more than a dozen new gourmet lines, which will debut on floors C1 and C11 for the summer …

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UNLV College of Fine Arts

UNLV DANCE would like to congratulate our professor, Victoria Dale, on her piece "Continuum II" being revived by Cleo Parker Robinson Dance for their …

Body Painting Las Vegas - Events, Party Planning - Skin City

Their work is not only technically professional and of a top standard, but is also beautiful and creative.<p>Dave Proctor, Photographer/Owner Double …

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A 'young disorder': Fighting compulsive gambling among women

Blinking lights, the clicking sound of coins, and perks like free or inexpensive food, drinks and casino bus trips are enticing many older women to …

A Chain Reaction

Despite—and perhaps because of—its progress, Downtown Las Vegas has its share of haters. They bitch about parking, Tony Hsieh, the homeless, …

Here's why you won't see all those humiliating GOP town halls this recess after the health care vote

Gutless. They started their victory lap Thursday with cigars following their big health care repeal vote. They rushed over to the White House to …

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Jury Picks Begin in Vegas Doctor Patient Drugging-Sex Trial

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jury selection began Monday in Las Vegas for the trial of a suspended physician accused of drugging patients and videotaping himself …

Nevada Cannabis Event Basics

Nevada cannabis event basics are important for all cannabis brands to be aware of. Nevada is arguably the most regulated cannabis market in the …

Gary Trask - Seven decades of Las Vegas sportsbook experience join forces at South Point

LAS VEGAS – It's a relatively quiet Monday afternoon at South Point Hotel Casino and Spa, and Jimmy Vaccaro is down, but far from out.At 71 years …

Sixty years ago, the Tropicana opened under Mob’s hidden control | The Mob Museum

To commemorate the April 4, 1957 opening of the Tropicana, I wrote a guest blog post for the Mob Museum:It just so happened that Conquistador’s …

High Stakes, High Risk, and a Bad Bet: Inside the Brains of Gambling Addicts

<i>Summary: A new neuroimaging study finds those with gambling addition have a poor ability to assess and adapt to high risk situations.</i><p>Source: Kyoto …

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Trump Inaugural Drew Big Dollars From Donors With Vested Interests

The casino magnate and philanthropist Sheldon G. Adelson wants some big things from the Trump administration: banning the online poker sites that compete with his luxury casinos, for example, and moving the United States Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.<p>And while President Trump was not Mr. Adelson’s …

Experiment Reveals Average Face of Las Vegas Escorts

A Canadian Web site has collected data and used face-morphing software to reveal the average face of female, male and transgender escorts.The site …

Indictment of ‘Vegas Dave’ illustrates how casinos use Social Security numbers

Using the wrong Social Security number in a casino can cost you millions of dollars and land you in jail as one professional sports bettor is finding …

Dubai, the World’s Vegas

A frictionless layover in a non-place of a city.<p>I feel strange admitting this now, so soon after watching that horrific video of a bloodied senior citizen being dragged through the aisle of a United jet, but I actually enjoy air travel. It’s not just that I don’t mind it; I anticipate it with …

Sanctuary cities must cooperate with immigration authorities

The Trump administration is intensifying its threats to crack down on sanctuary cities that refuse to comply with federal immigration authorities.

One Hundred Days of Ineptitude

Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.—“One Hundred Years of Solitude,” Gabriel García Márquez<p>I.<p>Many months later, as he faced the impeachment committee, President Donald Trump was to …

Donald Trump’s Unintelligible Presidency

Why are we spending so much time trying to match what Donald J. Trump says to reality? Is it because he is the President of the United States, and could start a war with words? Or because we place some sort of value on the truth, or on the meaning of words? Whatever the source of our folly, it is, …

What happens after Trump’s executive order on national monuments

Using his executive authority, President Donald Trump directed Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Wednesday to review national monument designations …