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Week in Pictures: April 28-May4

Take a look at some eye-catching pictures from Las Vegas Review-Journal photographers in the past week, including Las Vegas Science & Technology Festival, Pirate Fest, weather and Canelo vs. Jacobs.

Children play inside a hot air balloon provided by Las Vegas Balloon Rides during the Las Vegas Science & Technology Festival on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at The Pavilions at World Market Center, in Las Vegas. (Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @BenjaminHphoto
A lightning bolt streaks down as a fast-moving storm makes its way through the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and the city on Monday, April 29, 2019, in Las Vegas. (L.E. Baskow/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Left_Eye_Images
“Captain” Corey Lefkowitz, owner of A Pirate’s Life Experience, from left, allows his macaws Ronin and Tova on the arm of Alondra Yanez, 8, at the Pirate Fest at Craig Ranch Park in North Las Vegas, Sunday, April 28, 2019. The annual festival offers all things pirate and includes vendors, performers, craftsmen, and activities for kids. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @rookie__rae
Mermaid Farasha says hi to twins Hanna Sparks, 4, left, and Trinity Sparks, 4, at the Pirate Fest at Craig Ranch Park in North Las Vegas, Sunday, April 28, 2019. The annual festival offers all things pirate and includes vendors, performers, craftsmen, and activities for kids. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @rookie__rae
Pedestrians hold umbrellas to protect themselves from heavy winds and rain as they walk along Las Vegas Boulevard near Resort World Las Vegas on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
John Hildebrandt and Emily Rutter of Albuquerque, left, and JoAnn Rutter and Steve Rutter of Indianapolis, pose with Danny “Dino” Tesla, center, as Lauren Ungerer of Key Lime Photography takes a photo at The Venetian to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Las Vegas Strip resort Friday, May 3, 2019. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, center, shakes hands with with Las Vegas City Clerk LuAnn D. Holmes while kissing her husband, former Mayor Oscar Goodman, after being sworn in for her third and final term as mayor at City Hall Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Mariajose Valdez, left, a dancer with Federacion de Poblanos en Las Vegas, performs during a Cinco de Mayo festival at Shadow Rock Park on Friday, May 3, 2019, in Las Vegas. (Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @BenjaminHphoto
Desert Oasis pitcher Jacob Walsh (21) is congratulated by his teammates after hitting a home run in the fourth inning of a baseball game at Basic High School in Henderson, Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (Caroline Brehman/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @carolinebrehman
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, left, connects a punch against Daniel Jacobs in the WBC, WBA, IBF, and Ring middleweight title bout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Saturday, May 4, 2019. Alvarez won by unanimous decision. Alvarez won by unanimous decision. (Erik Verduzco / Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Erik_Verduzco

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