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Best in Print

April 28-May 4
Best in PrintRevenge of the summer movies!!!
From superheroes to sequels, Josh Bell breaks down this summer’s movies. read article
Aquanet nostalgia: The faces (and knuckles) of Rockabilly Weekend
A photographic look at the retro-fabulous weekend. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionThinking about musical memories, foul smells and more
Also we talk about whether or not it’s obnoxious to wear sunglasses inside, at night, with rhinestones. more
The IntersectionA farewell letter to John Ensign
Ken Miller has a few things to say to the outgoing senator, including: ‘It’s not you, it’s us.” more
The IntersectionHow to bet smart on NBA players
Jeff Haney reveals the nuances of trying to predict how many points individual players will score in a game. more
The IntersectionA Weekly writer puts her reputation—and muscles—on the line for ‘Feminist/Las Vegas’
The Weekly‘s Kristen Peterson arm wrestles for the Barrick Museum’s latest exhibit. more
A judge with connections to both the victim and defendant refuses recusal
The judge for the now-infamous “Biker Bandit” case has connections to both parties … and says it’s no problem. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Rigo Cardenas more
The IntersectionOur dream ‘Real Housewives of Las Vegas’ picks
Who would you like to see on a Sin City edition of the Bravo TV hit? Here’s a few ladies we’d like to see represent ... more
The IntersectionLas Vegas is serious about reducing its stray feline population
Clark County is taking action to decrease the size of the local feral cat community, estimated to be as large as 300,000 felines. more
The IntersectionWhere do you pee at Cosmopolitan if you’re transgender?
Stephanie used the women’s restroom and was banned from ever returning to the Cosmopolitan more
The IntersectionDonald Trump’s political positions could hurt his Las Vegas business
Pity the poor souls trying to make that Trump International Hotel more
Dream Zone: ‘a tree had fallen on my house’
For the first time in my life I would have to file an insurance claim. more


NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Ditch Fridays with Hef and more
Also, a party celebrating the royal wedding. more
NightlifeAdult film star Ron Jeremy now making rum
The infamous adult film star is now the face of a new Panamanian rum. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Charlie Sheen returns to Sin City, Kaskade and more
Also, join the Weekly for some free cocktails at Nu’s one-year anniversary party. more
NightlifeThe art of introducing friends at a nightclub
Weekly writer Rick Lax gives some advice on how to get a group of friends mixing and mingling. more
NightlifeNearly nude partying comes with some unusual concerns
Partying at the pool or attending underwear night at the gay bar sometimes calls for some creative thinking… more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentSuperheroes (and their diaries) take stage at Insurgo Theater
The Superhero Diaries II features 10-minute scripts by local and national playwrights that range from moody to funny and silent. more
Arts and EntertainmentLocal band Clydesdale takes the town by the balls
With gusto and for cause, singer Paige Overton is doing her part to make the world greener. more
Arts and EntertainmentNevada State College’s new exhibit phones it in
Explore the wonders of the Hipstamatic app in Vegas From the Hip. more
Arts and EntertainmentExhibit to benefit the Red Cross relief efforts in Japan
Find art created for a cause this weekend at Blackbird Studios. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: Everyone Loves You When You’re Dead
Including interviews with Gaga, Snoop, Bowie and … Mike Tyson. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go, what to see and how to get scientific
Danzig, Game of Thrones and a firebreathing dragon—look out! more
Arts and EntertainmentCelebrating Randy Couture’s retirement/broken bits
In 14 years of action, the mixed martial arts legend managed to stay remarkably healthy. That’s not to say Couture has avoided pain. He’s dealt ... more


ScreenFilm review: ‘I Am’
Tom Shadyac has made a documentary about self-improvement. Or is it a feel-good commercial? Can’t decide. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Fast Five’
Josh Bell reviews the latest installment in the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise more
ScreenAs Steve Carell leaves ‘The Office,’ should we care?
Josh Bell talks replacements, ratings and the future of the NBC show. more
ScreenGet sick and twisted with cartoons at the Sci Fi Center
You won’t find your ordinary children’s cartoons at Spike & Mike’s Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation. more
ScreenFilm review: Indie movies On Demand
A hobo, a shotgun and a killer tire available with a click of the remote. more
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Ri Ra's pub fare better than most
TasteBrock Radke reviews Las Vegas’ latest Irish pub
Exploring the world's cuisine in one spot
TasteJim Begley reviews Forte European Tapas Bar & Bistro
Overcoming fear of bananas
TasteSarah Feldberg faces her hatred of bananas in the Monkey Special at En Sushi & Robata Grill
Talkin' food with ... Paul Oakenfold?!
TasteThe superstar DJ guest-teaches a Vegas cooking class this weekend




CD Cover CD review: The Beastie Boys' 'Hot Sauce Committe Part Two'
No one wants the Beastie Boys to grow up.
CD Cover CD review: Explosions in the Sky's 'Take Care, Take Care, Take Care'
Do not drive while listening to this music.
Does Panda Bear's 'Tomboy' live up to its expectations?
See how Weekly managing editor Spencer Patterson rated the hailed "second coming" of Animal Collective.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week May 4, 2011
by Mark Adams

Celebrate the Kentucky Derby with a classic mint julep

While the Run for the Roses is said to be the fastest two minutes in sports, consider taking more time than that to savor the race’s traditional libation: the mint ...