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Best in Print

June 16-June 22
Best in PrintThe search for the perfect blackjack game …
… leads to a lonely northeastern Nevada town read article
Best in PrintA Father’s Day letter to my dad
From Superman strength to patience for driving lessons and lame boyfriends, this dad deserves some holiday props. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionEsteemed artist and professor heads to Maryland to teach
Artist and former UNLV professor Stephen Hendee leaves for the Maryland Institute College of Art’s Foundation Department more
The IntersectionSpandex and body slams live on with the Future Stars of Wrestling
Local venue Future Stars of Wrestling is home to the sport in a city dominated by boxing bouts and UFC matches. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Rigo Cardenas. more
The IntersectionNevada’s Capitol ignores sin and our city, but we can change that
The Carson City building makes no mention of a few key state facts. more
Conversation starters: From sports arenas to Shania Twain
It’s a bit difficult to believe that local blackjack dealer Lisa Weiss is having a “personal meltdown” over her involvement in the Anthony Weiner scandal ... more
How the emerging super-strain of E. coli might invade the city
Even vegetables might not be a safe bet anymore…read why here! more
The IntersectionCommitting to a role
Actor Douglas Brian Irvin Jr., who played a cop on CSI, was arrested for impersonating a police officer. more
Dream Zone: ‘Pulled into a cave in the water’
I was in the mountains, and I look over and there’s this guy being pulled into a cave in the water. The cave was completely ... more
Thinking about Bill Maher, Shawn Marion and more
Also, we wonder why Boston is hogging all the good beer. more
The IntersectionNevada scores easy money off unclaimed slot tickets
You walk to the kiosk to cash in your winnings. But there’s a line. So you think, I’ll redeem it later. But you never do. more
The IntersectionAs You See It: Readers on what Las Vegas needs
When we started brainstorming for our “What Las Vegas Really Needs” story, we had enough ideas for an entire issue. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Bruno Mars at Tao, Dragonette and more
Also, Chingy takes the stage at Gallery this weekend with Bam Margera as the evening’s host. more
NightlifeA Weekly writer walks into a biker bar and…
The Weekly‘s Rick Lax checked out Mr. D’s Sports Bar & Grill. Read about his experience here! more
NightlifeAxwell gets Marquee moving before he headlines EDC
The Swedish House Mafia DJ provided an Electric Daisy Carnival appetizer Friday night when he made his solo Las Vegas debut at Marquee. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: The NHL Awards, a bloody mary vodka and more
Also, learn why a Minus 5 ice bar currently has a 500-pound ice engagement ring replication on display. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentThe Bellagio Gallery’s latest show feels a bit tight, but it’s not bad
Danielle Kelly reviews the Bellagio Gallery’s latest show more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go, what to see and how to celebrate this week
Also, where to learn some interesting things about cider! more
Arts and EntertainmentTracy Morgan’s Las Vegas show is drawing heavy fire
Tracy Morgan’s mired in controversy—and now he’s coming to Las Vegas more
Arts and EntertainmentLocal artist Abraham Abebe’s dreamy take on the Las Vegas landscape
‘The Other Side of Las Vegas’ aims to show the beauty beyond the Strip. more
Arts and EntertainmentConcert review: Paul McCartney at MGM Grand
A Magical history tour, starring Sir Paul and … Yoko Ono?! more
Arts and EntertainmentPeanuts’ grows up with ‘Dog Sees God’ at Onyx
Charlie Brown and his crew never had the chance to grow up. Until now… more
Arts and EntertainmentTweeting on the Fringe: An LVLT festival recap
A quick look back on all 11 productions more
Arts and EntertainmentGeat a head—or 20—at the Great Vegas Festival of Beer
Sip on some craft brews this weekend at the Tivoli Village festival. more
Arts and EntertainmentSmorkin’ Labbits! It’s Frank Kozik! Cosmo brings in Kidrobot
Artist Frank Kozik took up residence last weekend in Cosmopolitan’s P3 Studio. more


ScreenFilm review: ‘The Art of Getting By’
‘The Art of Getting By’ is just another generic, one-dimensional ‘quirky’ romance more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins’
For Josh Bell, Jim Carrey’s latest comedy is poop jokes and little else more
ScreenTree of Life’ is almost the best movie ever
Mike D’Angelo says ‘Tree of Life comes close to being the best movie of all time more
Terrence Malick Films 101
Catch up with a quickie marathon more
ScreenCineKink festival’s sexy films stirred crowds and conversation
While hardcore porn wasn’t part of the showcase this year, CineKink artfully explored sexual topics ranging from the real-life International Mr. Leather competition to fictional fetishes. more
ScreenTV review: ‘Falling Skies’
Been there, invaded that more
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TasteEddie D’s is on the move, bringing gut busting lunches to a whole new neighborhood.




CD Cover CD review: Arctic Monkeys' 'Suck It and See'
The Arctic Monkeys' latest is a step backward
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.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Jun 14, 2011
by Erin Ryan

Republic’s tangerine mojito is sweet relief in the summer heat

The gentle hand of spring is turning to the angry slap of summer, and cocktail menus are answering with concoctions as refreshing as a dive into a lake after a ...