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S c e n i c S u n day d r i v e S 1. State route 159 to red rock canyon Whether you start on the Blue Diamond side or the Summerlin side, the views are spectacular— and punctuated by occasional burros. (Don't feed them; it's illegal.) 2. kyle canyon road to Mount charleSton Palm Springs isn't the only desert town offering a "palms-to-pines" experience. Bonus: It's always a few degrees cooler up there. 3. Great BaSin hiGhway (u.S. 93) to Boulder city Next year, Interstate 11 will render this utterly charming route to the Arizona border unnecessary. Make a habit of enjoying it now. 4. i-15/GoodSprinGS road to GoodSprinGS Pretend that you're leaving town—then veer off into the desert to this venerable mining town and its 100-year-old Pioneer Saloon. 5. laS veGaS Boulevard An end-to-end drive of this scenic byway is practically a history lesson, from Nellis AFB to the Strip to Seven Magic Mountains. –Geoff Carter The Weekly 5 Arts & entertAinment When Bastille played the Chelsea on April 14, it proved two things beyond any doubt. First, the British band doesn't need to play its hits to enchant an American audience; it went more than an hour before playing a U.S. radio single. And secondly, frontman Dan Smith is one gracious and likable performer. Read our full review at (Photograph by Erik Kabik/Media Punch) BaStille day l a s v e g a s w e e k ly 55 0 4 . 2 0 . 1 7

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