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June 2-June 8
Best in PrintA stripped-down introduction to Vegas burlesque
The ye old bump & grind celebrates its biggest weekend of the year read article
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The Intersection

Dream Zone: ‘fires and chaos’
There were fires and chaos and the police were murdering people. more
Who needs college when Peter Thiel’s dangling $100K in front of you?
The great hopes of tomorrow are in the hands of a few teenagers with a combined SAT score of infinity and plans to avoid college—at ... more
The IntersectionAs You See It: Reader comments about, Ronnie Radke and more
Also, a few reader-submitted songs Weekly writer Kristen Petersen left out of her Rapture playlist. more
The IntersectionThinking about Coachella, cockroaches and other stuff
Also, we contemplate what Steve Wynn’s brunch bill might be more
The IntersectionWhy a Clark County judge is the perfect fit for ‘Swift Justice’
Nancy Grace is leaving her Swift Justice show! Her replacement? Clark County’s Jackie Glass. more
The IntersectionWhat the Oct. 21 rapture has to do with the Las Vegas Wranglers
Gotta love that Harold Camping. more
The IntersectionArea 702 Skatepark wants to come back bigger and safer
The all-ages venue closed in February and is currently hoping to open a new location soon. more
The IntersectionTweets gone #wrong
These things happen. more
The IntersectionKnow thy neighbor! Thoughts on the 2010 census data
The census is over! The people have been counted! We give you a few observations on the new data. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Marco Rivas more
Why AB 456 is a huge middle finger to Nevada’s education system
Forget watering down the test; this bill waters down the whole diploma. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Nick Cannon DJs, Karina Smirnoff hosts and more
Also, a few of the Real World: Las Vegas suitemates host a night at Gallery. more
NightlifeShine on with some old-school Moonshine
There’s a new spirit in town—the oldest in America! more
NightlifeDefected in the House touches base at Club Nikki
Defected Records and Club Nikki team up to present the Defected in the House party. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: cocktail cupcakes, a beer fest and more
Also, DJ Mag celebrates its 20th anniversary party at Surrender. more
NightlifeMDW from the sidelines and the dancefloor
Thousands flocked to the city to officially start their summer off right with MDW nightlife festivities. Weekly writer Rick Lax gives a few of his ... more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentWhere go to and what to see this week
An extreme event, a B-movie night and country … and western more
Arts and EntertainmentThe CAC’s ‘Annual Juried Show’ trims down a bit, but still delivers
The 22nd iteration of the CAC’s ‘Annual Juried Show’ is a bit pared down, but still fantastic more
Arts and EntertainmentPunk Rock Bowling winds up where it was always meant to be
Downtown fits the festival like an old Ramones T-shirt more
Arts and EntertainmentBossypants’ doesn’t live up to Tina Fey
If she didn’t write, produce and star in the funniest sitcom, I’d be satisfied. more
Arts and EntertainmentLas Vegas says ‘Yes, Way’ to My Chemical Romance
At the House of Blues, MCR had people moshing, singing and gesturing in adoration. But how many stars is so much love worth? more
Arts and EntertainmentTaking a glue gun to CityCenter
Justin Favela’s CountyCenter riffs on the famed Strip art collection more
Arts and EntertainmentThree question about Rusty Maples
If you know The Skooners, you sorta know these guys more
Arts and EntertainmentLittle Theatre thinks big with its annual Fringe Festival
Two theaters to show 11 films multiple times over 10 days more
Arts and EntertainmentThree thoughts on Philip Denker’s ‘CMYKYMC’
The artist returns to Trifecta Gallery with another jaw-dropping show. more
Arts and EntertainmentHenderson Symphony updates a Chaplin flick with live music
Experience a night of Charlie Chaplin with the Henderson Symphony Orchestra performing the movie’s score! more
Arts and EntertainmentVicki Pettersson discusses the end of her ‘Zodiac’ series and more
The novelist also discusses her thoughts on Vegas and an upcoming project. more


ScreenMTV nearly ruins ‘Teen Wolf’; what other ’80s classic is next?
After seeing the ‘Teen Wolf’ reboot, Josh Bell ponders what other ’80s classics MTV could ‘modernize’ more
ScreenX-Men: First Class’ offers franchise redemption
Does Bryan Singer’s return save the ailing series, or is the superhero schtick too tired overall? more
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Why the Epicurean Affair is one foodie’s favorite spring festival
TasteThere’s Uncork’d and Taste of the Nation, so why is the Epicurean Affair so special? Weekly food writer Brock Radke lets you know why!
LaDuca’s II does Italian deli classics right
TasteLaDuca’s II has just what you want from an East Coast-style Italian deli!
Why Las Vegas is the nation’s true burger capital
TasteVegas wins the burger battle—thanks (in part) to one very spicy bite.




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 album 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

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 ...