From the nation’s coolest beer events to movies, music and cutting edge TV – we’ve got your back big-time. Plus we’ve another weekend beer pick for you too, because we know you’ll be drinking.
Drink Las Vegas! (Las Vegas, NV) – The 9th Annual Great Vegas Festival of Beer returns to “Sin City” this weekend and things promise to get wild. This year’s festival features a new venue partnership with The Downtown Las Vegas Events Center puts Great Vegas at center stage. Downtown Las Vegas Events Center is a state-of-the-art, fully turfed facility complete with a full concert-style stage, restroom trailers for all attendees, an elevated VIP area complete with cabanas and seating. And Saturday’s “Grand Tasting” will showcase more than 500 hand-crafted creations from the region’s most exciting new brewers along with artisan food and killer music and educational seminars.
On The Big Screen – This weekend’s big movie opening is a remake of one of Stephen King’s most disturbing novels. Pet Sematary follows Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke), who, after relocating with his wife Rachel (Amy Seimetz) and their two young children from Boston to rural Maine, discovers a mysterious burial ground near the family’s new home, setting off a perilous chain reaction of events with horrific consequences.
TV Time And Streaming – Amazon ups its game considerably with a great-looking, and more times than not, exciting new international thriller. Based the 2011 film of the same name that starred Oscar-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan in the title role, Hannah follows “the journey of an extraordinary young girl, Hanna, as she evades the relentless pursuit of an off-book CIA agent and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is.” And what she is, is a killing machine.
THE ACB WEEKEND BEER PICK
This weekend we’ll be returning to something new from Boston Beer that originated at Sam Adams’ nanobrewery in Boston and now seeing national distribution. Crafted with hops exclusively sourced from the Hallertau Region in Germany, Samuel Adams New England Pale Ale is a 5.5% ABV juice bomb that never disappoints.