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Best in Print

May 5-May 11
Best in PrintRocker Ronnie Radke is out of prison and ready to make his musical mark again
Ronnie Radke has lived a lifetime over the past seven years. read article
Best in PrintExploring the studio space
Remember when Vegas acts had to leave town to record? Not anymore. Our tour of four top-equipped ... read article
Best in PrintThe Weekly’s handy guide to summer concerts and CDs
From Elvis Costello to Punk Rock Bowling, Spencer Patterson breaks down this summer’s concert and CD releases. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionCSN instructor’s ‘Peeping with Tom’ blog offers a nasty view
A CSN instructor may be going over the line with his insensitive, sometimes racial, comments. more
The IntersectionSod vs. bod: Fake is fake, but can you tell the difference?
We specialize in two false goods in Las Vegas: breasts and front lawns. How different are they? more
The IntersectionThinking about food truck vandalism, Flavor Flav and more
Also, Subway brings back a Rick Lax favorite. more
The IntersectionGamers to gather at Bally’s for ‘Mortal Kombat 9’ tournament
And with a cash prize, there’s more than just bragging rights to win at this gamer competition. more
The IntersectionOscar Goodman: LVCVA employee or the face of Las Vegas?
The Weekly‘s Ken Miller offers a few of his dream jobs for the soon-to-be ex-mayor. more
Dissecting a few highlights from Paul Carr’s Vegas blog
Huffington Post writer Paul Carr supplied 33 days of Las Vegas observations. The Weekly‘s Ken Miller analyzes a few of the scribe’s gems here. more
The IntersectionIt fakes a village: Was Tivoli necessary in this economy?
Tivoli Village: great idea or just another Town Square? more
The IntersectionReaders Respond: Bathroom debacle, feral phenomenon, muscle up
Kristen Peterson’s story and update about a transgendered guest being escorted out of the Cosmo were recommended a total of 452 times, and you responded ... more
Seeking the death penalty? Better get out the checkbook
Killing people ain’t cheap. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Dominic Balistriere more
The IntersectionAt Urban Ranch, the general store gets a modern update
Salsa, belts and fancy doorknobs—oh my! more


NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Barley’s Brewfest, M Resort Live and more
Also, Brett Rubin gets a residency at Posh. more
NightlifeFour clubs for celebrating Cinco de Mayo all year long
Find out where to get your noche latina on all year long! more
NightlifeHot Spots: Cinco de Mayo parties, Ke$ha at Chateau and more
Also, a not-so-known Black Eyed Pea spins a set at Liquid. more
NightlifeTequila gospel
You may not remember the whole night, but you never forget the first time you abuse tequila. It hurts. Everywhere. You think about swearing off ... more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentScalper 101: That’s the ticket … or is it?
Ticket scalping. It’s the big greasy elephant in the room—well, technically, outside of it—at live concerts. more
Arts and EntertainmentChatting with music producer Kevin Churko
The three-time Juno Award-winner is opening a studio on Las Vegas Boulevard more
Arts and EntertainmentPlaylist: Our favorites from the local music scene
Full of bands you may never have heard of—but should check out. more
Arts and EntertainmentJohn Musgrove proves his muscle with his ‘New Paintings’ exhibit
Weekly art critic Danielle Kelly reviews Brett Wesley Gallery’s latest exhibit. more
Arts and EntertainmentChecklist: Kevin Burke of ‘Defending the Caveman’
The Defending the Caveman and Fitz of Laughter star discusses comedy films, his favorite TV show and more. more
Arts and EntertainmentReasons we’re anxious to read ‘Dirty South’
Weekly critic Ben Westhoff has written a book. We list a few reasons we’re excited to read it more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go, what to read and how to geek out this week
Also, a few funny websites to visit. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: ‘The Pale King’
Exploring the intricacies of David Foster Wallace’s posthumous novel ‘The Pale King’ more
Arts and EntertainmentSteve Martin is one wild and crazy bluegrass musician
The actor and comedian took to the Mirage stage, this time to play bluegrass with the Steep Canyon Rangers. more
Arts and EntertainmentO Music Awards think outside the box
MTV show creates a stir on Fremont Street more
Arts and EntertainmentCan pub trivia be hazardous to your health?
Maybe poking at sports fans wasn’t the best idea more
Arts and EntertainmentGet your culture on all week long at CSN
The College of Southern Nevada presents a week of music and dance, get the details here. more
Arts and EntertainmentBike your way through the First Friday festival grounds
Check out this eco-friendly approach to experiencing the monthly art festival. more


ScreenFilm review: ‘Something Borrowed’
All rom-coms can’t be on the level of When Harry Met Sally, but they can be better than this. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘In a Better World’
Is the Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film really the best of the year? more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Thor’
Josh Bell says audiences will be satisfied with the latest superhero romp, but was he? more
ScreenDr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog’ takes the stage at Onyx
The web series sensation goes live action this weekend at the Onyx Theatre. more
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Why locals should eat up Vegas Uncork'd
TasteSo here it is. The biggest culinary weekend of the year.
Three great bites from RM Seafood
TasteOctopus! Blintzes! And … lamb belly?
Meaty manna from heaven
TasteA hot dog shack worth the drive.




CD Cover The Cars are back on the road
Rick Ocasek had a bunch of songs, and he figured the surviving members of his old band could play the hell out of them. Critic Annie Zaleski provides a taste ...
CD Cover Holding Onto Sound's latest has bite—and a message
The Sea is a relentless reminder that modern life is overwhelming, though not bereft of hope.
CD Cover CD review: The Beastie Boys' 'Hot Sauce Committe Part Two'
No one wants the Beastie Boys to grow up.

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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 ...