Meet Shazelle Hayden
It is too cold now to party at outdoor dayclubs, because that would result in a lot of, “Hey, we’re by the pool, let’s get naked, oh no, wait, it’s freezing!”
Australia’s Nervo twins are fun. They are perhaps the most popular DJs among other DJs, these classically trained musicians who turned down opera college to write songs for pop stars and then for themselves.
The fourth annual Aki Matsuri Japanese culture and food event is 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road. A number of local restaurants will have booths, and there will be karaoke and cosplay contests, craft vendors and more. Tickets are $8 at the gate, $5 in advance and $5 for members of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce; it’s free for kids 8 and younger. For businesses offering advance tickets, go to www.LVAkiMatsuri.com. …
When I reviewed Le Thai in downtown Las Vegas a while back, I remember thinking (and writing) that it was just right for the area, and that I could really feel things in the Fremont East district coalescing at last. I felt optimistic for downtown — an optimism that was only reinforced by our more recent dinner at La Comida.
Once upon a time, and for a very long time, the words “string quartet” signified one thing: formally dressed musicians performing familiar classical works. Four decades ago, however, the Kronos Quartet started shaking things up — and they haven’t stopped since.
Classic rockers Styx headline The Pearl at the Palms on Jan. 19. Tickets start at $40 and go on sale at noon Friday at The Pearl box office, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, and Ticketmaster outlets.
On her latest album, Ani DiFranco claims to disrobe every time she opens her mouth, such is the extent to which the singer-songwriter bares herself in her diary-candid folk.
How to describe the planetoid-heavy duo of singer-guitarist Charlie Moothart and drummer/indie rock workhorse Ty Segall?
Hmm. If Jimmy Buffett wanted to play a cozy little joint for a change, where would it be?