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May 26-June 1
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The Intersection

The IntersectionExit through the Mob Museum: Our goodbye to Oscar Goodman
Oscar Goodman gave us the most entertaining mayoral era in Las Vegas history more
The IntersectionTerry Fator claims he was being controlled by his ex-wife; was he?
To hear the 45-year-old singing ventriloquist tell it, until quite recently he was a dummy. more
The IntersectionNFL drama and the gambler’s game
It usually goes something like this: “Well, the house did very well on Saturday, but the bettors killed us on Sunday.” Alas, the actual meaning ... more
The IntersectionDid a Las Vegas ‘Extreme Makeover’ family fake an illness?
A former local family is under fire for supposedly faking an illness, but ABC shares some of the blame. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Zak Farrell. more
The Scarlet letter, version 2.0
Is a website to call out adulterers anonymously fair? more
Weekly web editor turns stage mom
The Weekly‘s April Corbin is slightly obsessed with her child…see why here! more
Thinking about renegade tigers, Stone Brewery and more
Also, Target lends a helping hand to a local elementary school. more
The IntersectionLas Vegas heavyweights go from pals to rivals for UFC 130
Despite their friendly relationship (and the fact that they train at the same gym), Mir and Nelson plan to put on a genuine show at ... more


NightlifeHot Spots: Deadmau5, Armin van Buuren, Fatboy Slim & more
There’s so much awesomeness happening this weekend that we doubled up our Hot Spots! Get all the details here. more
NightlifeThe Weekly wants you to party at the Weekly Fling
Free drinks + stylish locals = the Weekly Fling! Coming to a nightclub or bar near you. more
NightlifeOur email chat with Marquee resident ATB
German native ATB discusses his Marquee residency, Las Vegas as an electronic music destination and more. more
NightlifeNikki Beach is ground zero for Tropicana’s revived vibe
Nikki Beach brings a sexy, tropical vibe to the classic Strip property. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentThe Weekly sends its resident Gleek to ‘Glee! Live! In Concert!’
The Weekly‘s Mark Adams gives you a few highlights from Saturday night’s Gleeked out experience. more
Arts and EntertainmentCalle 13 takes the sounds of the street to Mandalay Beach
Calle 13 brings a party and a crash course in Latin American culture to the Mandalay Beach. more
Arts and EntertainmentLior Suchard: Bending glass and guessing PIN numbers at the Palms
Reading minds is just one talent Lior Suchard shows off every Thursday and Friday at the Palms. more
Arts and EntertainmentPostcards From America brings its scenic Southwest adventure through Las Vegas
You’ll want to check out these postcards from the road more
Arts and EntertainmentPunk Rock Bowling Tournament & Music Festival basics
Get all the details about this weekend’s Downtown music fest right here! more
How well do you know the Punk Rock Bowling lineup?
Test your punk rock trivia skills with the Weekly‘s rock quiz! more
Arts and EntertainmentOur email chat with Descendents frontman Milo Aukerman
Aukerman discusses the Punk Rock Bowling Tournament & Music Festival, playing Vegas and more. more
Arts and EntertainmentKylie Minogue shows her goddess chops
Josh Bell’s take on the awesome hats and immortal beauty of the Australian pop diva as she tours to promote new album Aphrodite. more
Arts and EntertainmentA new book about Area 51 lets you know what really happens there…or does it?
The nearby military base has been a secret for decades now. Is the truth behind its existence out? more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go and what to play this week
Chelsea, Daniel and a whole lotta tequila. more
Arts and EntertainmentRammstein rocks more than the crotch cannon
On the eve of the Rapture, the nightmarish German metal band lived up to its reputation for stage shows bathed in blood, sweat, fire and ... more


ScreenFilm review: ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’
It doesn’t surpass the original, but fans will find plenty to enjoy more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Hangover Part II’
Different place, same situation … but not as funny this time more
ScreenBig screen deja vu—’Hangover 2’ is in good company
A few other sequels also put their main characters through unlikely scenarios more than once. more
ScreenTalking shop with SW and Lakeside chef David Walzog
Wynn Las Vegas steakhouse chef discusses vegan cuisine, where to find a good cut of meat and more. more
ScreenNetwork TV’s fall lineup has fantasy, reality and hot bunnies
See what’s invading your television screen this fall! more
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Viva the Canter's Deli Viva Las Vegas sandwich!
TasteThe transplant deli gives a culinary ode to our city with the Viva Las Vegas sandwich.
Get Japanese tapas and a language lesson at Kyara
TasteLearn the language while you enjoy authentic Japanese tapas at Kyara.
Talking shop with SW and Lakeside chef David Walzog
TasteWynn Las Vegas steakhouse chef discusses vegan cuisine, where to find a good cut of meat and more.




CD Cover CD review: Death Cab for Cutie
Death Cab is getting happy ... and that might not be so bad.
CD Cover CD review: My Morning Jacket
MMJ's usually searing emotional territory is, well, less than hot.
CD Cover CD review: The Mad Caps
The local band's first studio is solid, but the live show is better.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Jun 1, 2011
by Ken Miller

Shine on with some old-school Moonshine at Tao

Moonshine is powerful stuff, both in its lore and its kick. Just the word brings up images of bootleggers hot-footing it from the law or shoeless guys wearing overalls and ...