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Best in Print

June 30-July 6
Best in PrintThe small-time hustle lives on in today’s Las Vegas
Tourists are here to have a blast and to live out The Hangover. They’re not worried ... read article
Best in PrintA bizarre lawsuit has the Pinball Hall of Fame playing defense
The story, at first, seems unbelievable. The court documents (one of which is stamped, “I love cats”) ... read article
True Crime: Tales straight from the Las Vegas streets
“Some crackhead tried to rob my son—a boxer—outside a 7-11, but he only got a broken thumb ... read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionCombat Con is about bringing the pain, in any century
Jedi, zombie killers, metalsmiths, ancient Celts, steampunks, horror makeup artists and knights could probably all fall under the category “cool,” but do they belong at ... more
The IntersectionLas Vegans are clipping a trend with extreme couponing
Who wouldn’t want to own enough Vitamin Water to fill a pool? more
Does religion have a place at public school graduations?
Choose carefully. more
The IntersectionFacebook memoirs put profiles on the bookshelf
Publishing a memoir used to be hard. Now? Not so much. more
The IntersectionWhen it comes to gay marriage, Nevada is a few states too late
Like most gay Americans not on the happy streets of Greenwich Village on Friday as the New York Senate deliberated whether to make my home ... more
The IntersectionConversation starters: From illegal poker games to recycling
The all-star illegal poker games in LA, starring Tobey Maguire, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, reportedly also included the Light Group’s Andrew Sasson. ... more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Chris Mason more
The IntersectionOne-third of kids are obese before kindergarten? Oy.
In 1985, America first experienced the Truffle Shuffle. more
A thought on the ‘recovery’ of sex workers
The City of Las Vegas Municipal Court is involved in some interesting makeovers. more
Thinking about broken A.C.s, stolen cars and more
Also, may we suggest you grab your picnic basket? more


NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Tiesto’s new reality show and more
Also, a local DJ collaborates with Ms. Spears herself. more
NightlifeVanilla Anchor Steam Float
This adult beverage doubles as dessert at your holiday barbecue. more
NightlifeTales from the SINdustry: Kaskade
Three DJ sets in three cities all on one night? Believe it! more
NightlifeChatting with Insert Coin(s) security man Chris Scheele
The Downtown doorman discusses popular video games, the best part of his job and more. more
NightlifeNew Downtown lounge Lady Silvia brings Old World charm
The latest Downtown watering hole was inspired by a Prague library. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Fatboy Slim at Marquee, Dev at Jet and more
Also, Wynter Gordon performs at Encore’s Dip & Dance. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentVegas-based Rush fans are getting spoiled
Ripped from the notebook of Spencer Patterson … more
Arts and EntertainmentBlackbird Studios exhibit depicts housewives from another era
This First Friday exhibit is complete with a best dressed housewife contest. more
Arts and EntertainmentMickey Mouse, but not as you know him
Before there was Hollywood Mickey, there was comic Mickey more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go and what to see this week
This week we’re celebrating 10 years of Rocky Horror and we’re laughing at (with?) porn stars! more
Arts and EntertainmentMuch ado about Utah: Cedar City’s Shakespeare fest turns 50
The annual summer event glances back—while pushing forward. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe verdict on Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas
Electric Daisy Carnival’s first time in town was spectacular and safe—but not without room for enhancement more
Arts and Entertainment10 Warped Tour acts parents AND kids might like
Against Me!, Foxy Shazam, MC Lars and more … more
Arts and EntertainmentFour comedians unite for an ‘anti-social’ gathering
The Anti-Social Network of Dave Attell, Jim Breuer, Bill Burr and Jim Norton hits the Pearl at the Palms this weekend. more
Arts and EntertainmentBritney Spears is the least essential part of her show
Is Britney just eye candy now? The Weekly‘s Josh Bell reports. more


ScreenLarry Crowne’ is pleasant, well-meaning and completely forgettable
It’s the kind of movie you can watch with the whole family, in that everyone will tolerate it and no one will remember a thing ... more
ScreenBeginners’ is surprisingly moving and has a subtitled Jack Russell terrier
What if your father suddenly came out of the closet at age 75, immediately following your mother’s death? That really happened to writer-director Mike Mills. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Buck’
Buck Brannaman seems like an ideal subject for a short news magazine profile, not a feature-length documentary. more
ScreenChatting with original ‘Captain America’ director Albert Pyun
Pyun discusses his Captain America, the new version of the movie and more. more
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Pan Asian firepower at David Wong's
TasteA rainbow of curries, fantastic roti and so much more.
Sweet or savory, new takes on a French classic
TasteHow about a Bomber—meatballs, mozzarella and tomato sauce—in a thin crêpe?
International flavors in the middle of Vegas
TasteInternational Marketplace offers groceries from far corners of the globe.




CD Cover CD Review: Bon Iver
Bon Iver still sounds haunted (and haunting), but the focus is on the arrangements themselves instead of pain alone in a cabin.
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.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Jun 29, 2011
by Sarah Feldberg

Vanilla Anchor Steam Float

Put down the vodka watermelon and Coronas and belly up to a more sophisticated barbecue beverage this Fourth of July. RM Seafood lead bartender J.R. Starkus suggests the Vanilla Anchor ...