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Best in Print

May 20 - May 26
Best in PrintHot wet Vegas summer (just add water!)
Water—in every form, from steam to ice—has become a primary form of entertainment. read article
Best in PrintMisty memories of Wet ’n Wild
Originally touted as a tourist destination, it morphed into a local favorite… then disappeared. read article
Best in PrintThe sounds of summer: Your pool-party playlist 2010
Vegas DJs weigh in on which hits-and-mixes should be played poolside this year. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionWe’ve heard that one before, Andy Rooney
Dickensheets dissects: “Who’s better for America a machinist in Detroit or a blackjack dealer in Las Vegas?” more
The IntersectionFranken time
Doggone it, people like Al Franken. more
The IntersectionDave Hickey and Libby Lumpkin say goodbye
They were adored, fawned over, hated, respected, energizing and revered. And now they are leaving. more
The IntersectionOh, Brothers!
How a vintage act taught me to love Vegas for its oldies more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
It’s Sonny Bono! more
Dream Zone
I think it looks like a small lizard with wings. more


NightlifeHot summer cocktails
With summer looming, five cocktails to help you beat the heat. more
NightlifeMemorial Day Party Guide
The DJs you’ll wanna hear this holiday weekend… more
NightlifeThings get intimate at new Artisan pool party
Vegas locals in the know get wind of a new weekly event… and free parasols! more
NightlifeHardcore scratch nerd: Qbert signs on at Crown
America’s Best DJs are making Vegas their home as a new Asian-American club night launches. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentCaravels stick together to fight another day
How Winnemucca almost swallowed up one local Vegas band. more
Arts and EntertainmentLCD Soundsystem
Has Jason Murphy lost his edge? Not even close. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive questions with singer Tim Lambesis of metal band As I Lay Dying
Jesus meets metal with songs that offer a solution to the problems of the modern world. more
Arts and EntertainmentLet them roll it: Sin City Roller Girls
If you’ve never watched a roller-derby match before, you are in for a serious treat. more
Arts and EntertainmentSplashdance
‘Le Reve’ is a fantastic wet dream. more
Arts and EntertainmentTriumphs and tragedies of a Downtown shopaholic
As David Sedaris observed, “It’s the things you don’t buy that stay with you the longest.” more


ScreenKink n’ grind
Last week in Vegas two start-up festivals worked hard to bring underground work to local audiences. more
ScreenShrek Forever After
Exactly how many times can Shrek and Fiona live happily ever after? more

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The Flame still burns nightly
TasteWith well-made classics at reasonable prices, the El Cortez restaurant is an oldie but goodie.




CD Cover Band of Horses
Fuzz-laden campfire music in the vein of Neil Young & Crazy Horse
CD Cover The Dead Weather
Cowards isn’t a bad record; it’s just a little boring.
CD Cover LCD Soundsystem
Has Jason Murphy lost his edge? Not even close.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Apr 15, 2010
by Xania Woodman

Now drink this: Sweet charity

Bellagio mixologist Darren West’s award-winning Passion for Fashion cocktail shows his passion for charitable causes as well. The winner of the Don Q Rum Mix-Off last Monday at Frankie’s Tiki ...