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Best in Print

May 19-May 25
Best in PrintWelcome to the other Strip
Who says Las Vegas Boulevard is only about casinos? read article
Best in PrintThe multimillion-dollar auto assets of Imperial Palace
Antiques, classics, roadsters and Johnny Carson’s old ride at the Auto Collections read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionThe Rapture is coming! Here’s a survival kit
With the impending rapture, the Weekly‘s Kristen Peterson gives you a few essential items to end existence with. more
The IntersectionIs the Health District chasing smoke by targeting hookah smokers?
Is hookah hazardous to your health? The question seems simple enough, but it lies at a crossroads of emerging medical opinion, cultures an ocean away, ... more
The IntersectionLVCVA attempts to top ‘What Happens Here, Stays Here’
The LVCVA has tried long and hard to top the successful “What Happens Here …” campaign. Did they achieve it this summer? more
The IntersectionA personal account from one victim of the city’s real estate collapse
I’m not sure why it took so long to figure out how interminably badly this had all gone. more
Professors talk their own sh*t with Sh*t My Students Write
A website purely devoted to the making fun of student’s work. Are you a victim? more
Dream Zone: ‘my pants and socks were on my desk’
I tried to hide them before the next shift came in and saw them. more
The IntersectionGoodman versus Giunchigliani. Screw polls! Just get out and vote
The race for Las Vegas’ next mayor is either very close or a done deal, depending on who you ask—or, in this case, what polls ... more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Don Yancey more
The IntersectionShould Nevadans be worried about Google’s self-driving cars?
We can only assume they will use Google maps if they get lost. more
Rave Motion Pictures wants you to take a seat… an assigned seat
It’s been standard practice in Europe for decades, and upscale movie theaters in the U.S. have been steadily implementing it for several years. more
The IntersectionThinking about PlayStation gifts, editor-attacking birds and more
Also, we advise you to check out Rivane Neuenschwander: A Day Like Any Other more


NightlifeHot Spots: Benny Benassi at Marquee, Rihanna at Lavo and more
Also, Will.I.Am DJs at Pure. more
NightlifeManhattan Cocktail Classic celebrates a Cosmo cocktail
The event named the Sordid A-Pear, a drink available at the Cosmo’s Vesper Bar, one of the fest’s top 15 libations. more
NightlifeOff the clock: A last night at Office Bar #2
Weekly writer Sarah Gianetto says a fond farewell to a favorite dive. more
NightlifeUNLV grads party hearty, now they want jobs
As the largest UNLV graduating class celebrates, many are concerned about finding jobs. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Nicki Minaj, Nikki Beach and more
Also, the receipt from one crazy expensive bar tab at Tryst! more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentDeconstructing a Casey Weldon painting
Weekly arts writer Kristen Peterson gives her thoughts on one of Weldon’s recent works. more
Arts and EntertainmentShow some love for the shorty
May is National Short Story Month. That’s right, poetry, you’re not the only genre with a month of self-love. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to see, eat and drink this week
Also, find out where the “world’s largest swimming pool” is this week! more
Arts and EntertainmentA quickie on Reno band Buster Blue
Everything you wanted to know about who they are, where they play and if they’re still using kitchen items as a rhythm section. more
Arts and EntertainmentKeeping America’s favorite comic strip alive
Artist Tom Everhart is the only person on the planet with rights to use the iconic characters created by Charles Schulz for his beloved comic ... more
Arts and EntertainmentFive things I wrote in my notebook during Lauryn Hill’s Cosmo show
She wasn’t prompt, but way late trumps no-show any day. more
Arts and EntertainmentEmergency Arts presents the art of Opportunity Village
For one night only, the Downtown arts venue will show works from Opportunity Village’s Art Enrichment program. more
Arts and EntertainmentConcert review: Elvis Costello’s no-spin zone
Minus its wheel of fun, the Vegas tour stop feels downright depressing more
Arts and EntertainmentTheatre 7 presents an ode to Oscar Goodman
The Arts District venue is currently showing OSCAR: A Good Man through the June 7 mayoral election. more


ScreenFilm review: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’
Even Captain Jack Sparrow can’t save the latest in the sputtering ‘Pirates’ franchise more
ScreenFilm review: ‘POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold’
Product placement in a movie about product placement? We need a Tums more
ScreenTV review: ‘Too Big to Fail’
Do we really want to be reminded about who almost ruined this country? more
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Viva la bam! Emeril’s Table 10 lightens its menu up
TasteAfter a few alterations to Emeril Lagasse’s Table 10, Weekly food critic John Curtas finds out if those changes were for the better.
Vintner Grill doesn't want you to fear the cheese
TasteThe Summerlin eatery now offers a cheese tasting on Monday through Friday evenings.




CD Cover Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' is an occasionally brilliant mess
Saddled with the reputation that her image is far more exciting than her music, Lady Gaga seems to have decided to pummel her detractors into submission.
CD Cover CD review: Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi, 'Rome'
Is that the Italian dude who scored Hell Ride?
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 ...

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week May 17, 2011
by Mark Adams

Manhattan Cocktail Classic celebrates a Cosmo cocktail

A festival of libations, the Manhattan Cocktail Classic celebrated its third year last week with more than 100 events at venues across New York City’s five boroughs. The celebration might ...