Articles Written By: Justin Lawson

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Vegas Weekender: Vegas celebrates Mexican Independence

Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends take the top billing for holidays in Las Vegas but Mexican Independence Day isn’t far behind. While Sept. 16 marks the anniversary of Mexico’s fight for independence from Spain, the only thing tourists will be fighting for in Vegas is what event to attend.…

Electronic music finds its new home in Vegas

Las Vegas isn’t just the Entertainment Capital of the World. It’s the reinvention capital of the world. The city has remade itself time and time again. What started out as a dusty railroad stop became a gaming mecca where the biggest entertainers in Hollywood hung out. Las Vegas then bucked…

Vegas Weekender: Close out summer with one last Las Vegas stand

Summer is coming to a close. Soon you’ll be back in your regular grind, whether it be going back to school, the no-vacations-through-the-New-Year policy your boss invoked or saving for that Christmas vacation with family members you don’t even like. Such is life. One last summer stand in Las Vegas,…

1OAK set to take over JET Nightclub in time for New Year

JET Nightclub inside the Mirage has seen it all during its nearly five-year run; outlandish parties like “Pole-a-palooza,” a stripper pole competition with a large cash prize, and celebs from Justin Timberlake to Britney Spears and Kim Kardashian. Like every nightclub in Vegas, though, the excitement must come to an…

DJ AM to be remembered at Vanity

DJ AM was loved by other DJs. He was loved by his fans. Heck, he was loved by Iron Man. Unfortunately, for his friends, family and fans he’s no longer here to see that love. DJ AM died of a drug overdose Aug. 28, 2009 at his New York City…

Spin your way into a Vegas nightclub

You mastered the DJ Hero video game and pinched enough pennies to buy your first set of turntables. It was a used set but after enough practices you managed to get a few gigs: bar mitzvah, sweet-16 parties and proms. Before you know it, your local dive nightclub gave you…