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Indie label releases snapshot of Vegas scene

Shahab Zargari’s clicking an invisible camera. Sitting at a small table at The Beat Coffeehouse and Records on a recent Tuesday evening, the founder of Vegas-based label GC Records mimes taking a picture as he discusses an upcoming compilation featuring local acts.

Kevin Hart invades Cosmo

Comedian Kevin Hart’s box-office hit “Think Like A Man Too” is set in Vegas. He’ll return to the scene Sept. 5-6, bringing his “Hartbeat Weekend” with comedy shows, a performance by Kendrick Lamar and even a blackjack tourney at The Cosmopolitan.

New CDs you need

Here are three new CDs you need: Mastodon’s melodic “Once More ‘Round The Sun,” Strand of Oaks’ feel-good “HEAL” and Jad Fair & Danielson’s smily “Solid Gold Heart.”