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Best Choices: Alanis Morissette, Trevor Noah, Las Vegas Aces basketball and more for your Las Vegas weekend


Amy Harris/AP Alanis Morissette takes the stage at the Pearl theater Friday.

POST MALONE The unlikely hip-hop star behind hits “Rockstar,” “Congratulations” and “White Iverson” rolls into Park Theater Friday night with assistance from 21 Savage and SOB x RBE. After the program, Post Malone will publish up at Drai’s Bar at the Cromwell. June 22, info at < a href="

https://www.parkmgm.com/en/entertainment/park-theater.html “target= “_ blank” > parkmgm.com. LAS VEGAS ACES The Aces have actually won 3 of their last 5 games on the strength of novice A’Ja Wilson’s effective play and are now lined up for four straight home games at Mandalay Bay Occasions Center. Catch them Friday night versus the New york city Liberty and Sunday hosting the Minnesota Lynx. June 22 and 24, info at aces.wnba.com.

ALANIS MORISSETTE More than 20 years after the release of her landmark album “Rugged Little Tablet,” Morissette’s music and message continue to resonate with a broad audience. She just recently collaborated with writer Diablo Cody and director Diane Paulus to create a stage musical based on the record. She’s sure to play many hits from that age when she performs at the Pearl at the Palms this weekend. June 22, details at < a href=" http://palms.com/pearl-theater.html "target =" _ blank

” > palms.com. Related material TREVOR NOAH When he’s not skewering the president or the political system on “The Daily Show,” comedian Trevor Noah finds time to make the rounds on the stand-up phase. His second performance at Park Theater is set for Saturday night and it’s not likely he’ll be back in Vegas anytime soon, so capture him while you can. June 23, details at < a href="

https://www.parkmgm.com/en/entertainment/park-theater.html” target =” _ blank “> parkmgm.com. THE LON BRONSON BAND Long time regional band-leading favorite Lon Bronson brings his 14-piece outfit to Myron’s Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts Saturday night to carry out soul classics from the similarity Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, Wilson Pickett and more. Plus an amazing reward: The unique guest singer is former Tower of Power singer Larry Braggs. June 23, details at thesmithcenter.com.

Best Choices: Blink-182, WNBA basketball, ‘Marilyn’ and more for your Las Vegas weekend


Erik Kabik Photography/ MediaPunch Blink 182 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & & Casino in Las vegas, NV on July 23, 2016.

Friday, May 25, 2018|2 a.m.

Memorial Day weekend brings fresh arrivals to the Vegas entertainment scene and one returning homeowner who cannot wait to get back onstage. Whether you’re searching for music, sports or funny this vacation weekend, it’s easy to find the best program in the best place on and off the Strip.

‘ MANILOW LAS VEGAS: THE HITS GET BACK’ Barry Manilow’s return to the Vegas phase provides a show tailor-made for the Vegas audience. “My audience has actually been informing me exactly what they desired,” he said. “As they’ve grown more youthful and older, they want to hear the songs they know and I more than happy to do that, so I changed my show around.” Hence those hits, coming home to the Westgate International Theater. Might 25-26, details at < a href=" https://www.westgateresorts.com/hotels/nevada/las-vegas/westgate-las-vegas-resort-casino/barry-manilow-greatest-hits-concert-tour/" target=

” _ blank” > westgateresorts.com.’ MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL’ Initial Broadway-style musical productions are an unusual thing on the Las Vegas Strip nowadays, makings this new program much more interesting. The fantastic Ruby Lewis stars as Marilyn Monroe and leads an excellent cast at the Paris Theater, where preview reveals started today and the production continues at 7 p.m. nightly other than for Mondays. Might 25-27, info at < a href="

https://www.caesars.com/paris-las-vegas/shows/marilyn-the-new-musical#.Wwb2_1MvzBI” target=” _ blank “> caesars.com. BLINK-182: KINGS OF THE WEEKEND The first punk-rock citizens in Las Vegas are also bringing the first headlining residency reveal to the fabulously remodelled Pearl Theater at the Palms. Blink-182 kicks things off with two show spectaculars this weekend and is set to return in June. Might 26-27, info at < a href=" http://www.palms.com/pearl-theater.html "target =" _ blank

” > palms.com. Related content JIM GAFFIGAN Celine Dion is back house at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace (through June 9) however comedian Jim Gaffigan slips in for a Sunday night program. Still hot on his current “Cinco” Netflix show, Gaffigan is about to drop a new special “Noble Ape,” beginning July 13. May 27, details at < a href=" http://www.thecolosseum.com/events/detail/346490" target=

_ blank” > thecolosseum.com. LAS VEGAS ACES VS. SEATTLE STORM The next chapter of our Las Vegas expert sports story begins Sunday at 5:30 p.m. when the WNBA’s Aces, led by No. 1 draft pick A’ja Wilson, tip-off their home opener at Mandalay Bay Occasions Center. May 27, details at aces.wnba.com.

Basketball legend Isiah Thomas believes Las Vegas is prepared for the NBA


Isiah Thomas brought his Cheurlin Champagne to the Bellagio previously this month.

Death penalty supported in 2006 slaying of former basketball player

Thursday, June 25, 2015|1:32 p.m.

CARSON CITY– The Nevada Supreme Court has actually declined an appeal for a death sentence conviction for a 2006 fatal shooting of a previous professional basketball gamer in Las Vegas.

5 justices promoted the capital punishment for Timothy Burnside in a viewpoint released Thursday.

Justices discovered that prosecutors ought to have noted a cellular phone tower service technician as a professional witness throughout the trial, which jury member got complicated directions.

However the court discovered that regardless of some mistakes throughout the trial, none were serious sufficient to require reversing or resuming Burnside’s death sentence conviction for shooting and robbing Kenneth Hardwick in December 2006.

Justices Michael Cherry and Nancy Saitta dissented, saying that confusing jury directions over mitigating proof throughout the sentencing required a new charge trial.