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Jan. 27, 7p. In his new documentary Gangland Wire, filmmaker and former police officer-turned- lawyer Gary Jenkins will describe the...
Jan. 28, 7:30p. Featuring Mundo Juillert. Part of the American Jazz Initiative. $15 at the door. The Scullery, 150 Las Vegas Blvd. N.,
Jan. 28, 10p. The twenty-piece band transforms popular songs from all genres to produce a one-of-a-kind sound experience. $15-$30, Cabaret Jazz...
On the plate: dining events
Brews and Blues Festival
June 4, 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Fill — and refill — your commemorative tasting mug at this brewfest featuring local and regional craft beers, plus live bands on two stages. Chug, rinse, repeat. $25-$30. Must be 21+, Springs Preserve, 822-7700
Edible Vegas: The Language of Food
June 7, 7 p.m. Local dining critics and food bloggers, including Desert Companion writers Brock Radke, Al Mancini and John Curtas, discuss Vegas culinary culture and the impact of the Internet on the art of culinary criticism. This lively bunch is sure to give new meaning to the phrase “food fight.” Free. Clark County Library
Great Vegas Festival of Beer
June 18, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. A festival featuring the best suds from more than 30 breweries, taking place at the new dining and retail hotspot Tivoli Village. $27-$37. www.greatvegasbeer.com
Project Dinner Table
June 25, 6:30 p.m. The latest dinner in this series that brings together local chefs, philanthropy and great conversation over one long table takes place at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Orchard. $140. www.projectdinnertable.com
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