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Best in Print

May 17-May 23
Best in PrintDita being Dita: At home with burlesque queen Dita Von Teese
As she embarks on her grandest production yet, we get to know the woman behind the lipstick. read article
Best in PrintThe strange allure of baccarat: ‘The cards speak for themselves’
Despite its relatively few players, baccarat can take casino revenue for a wild ride read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionOn the heels of national manufacturing stats, a look at what’s made in Las Vegas
Salad dressing, a KISS guitar and more! more
The IntersectionDowntown Bound: Column will focus on an evolving, exciting part of Las Vegas
This space is dedicated to one of the most important stories in the Valley. more
The IntersectionHow gambling on the World Series of Poker could influence play
The Gaming Control Board will allow gamblers to bet on various WSOP events this year. more
The IntersectionFive localish reactions to President Obama’s support of same-sex marriage
A Democrat, a Republican, a political columnist, an LGBT community figure and … a boxer. more
The IntersectionCheaterville’s James McGibney swaps ‘revenge porn’ for anti-bullying hope
Is Bullyville a PR stunt or an internet venue for reasonable retribution? more
The IntersectionLearning from and repeating history with the Miss Atomic Bomb photo recreation
Was it really necessary to put Holly Madison in a mushroom cloud swimsuit? more
The IntersectionFollowing the ‘Pawn Stars’ lead, ‘American Restoration’ moves Downtown
Cheap drinks, dollar shrimp cocktails and … reality shows. more
Thinking about suitcase-sized cheeseburgers, Vegas Uncork’d and more
Also: Wii Fit, but it has nothing to do with that cheeseburger. more


NightlifeFive and a half questions with Dirty Dutch master Chuckie
Looking into the future, through the DJ booth. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: On the Rocks festival coming this fall and more
Also, Cosmo’s Chandelier bartender took the prize at Uncork’d Mix-Off. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Yelp’s Spring Break, Soul Kitchen’s anniversary, Benny Benassi and more
Also, Neon Night Swim at the Royal House and LL stops by Rehab. more
NightlifeCucumber meets jalapeno in a customer-inspired Mandarin Bar cocktail
Sensational flavors will thrill as much a the view from Mandarin’s 23rd floor. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentToss the bad mystery and take a travel story along on your own globe trots
Books about travel make perfect seatmates. more
Arts and EntertainmentHard-working Vegas rockers Otherwise finally hit it big
Frontman Adrian Patrick talks new album, hit single and soldiering on. more
Arts and EntertainmentTop secret! Atomic Testing Museum pulls back the curtain on Area 51
They’ve even got an Avrocar. Wait, what’s an Avrocar … ? more
Arts and EntertainmentLas Vegas artist Wendy Kveck takes over Cosmo’s P3 Studio
‘Pageant of the Amuse Bouche’ to run through June 10. more
Arts and EntertainmentWho to hear, where to eat and which B-movie to see this week
Plus, a parade, a rodeo and a carnival—in the same place on the same night! more
Arts and EntertainmentInterview: Lacey Schwimmer of ‘Dancing With the Stars’
The Vegas version runs through July 7 at the Tropicana Theater. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: ‘The Fear Index’
The man who wrote The Ghost Writer returns with another effective thriller, The Fear Index more
Arts and EntertainmentLas Vegas Deaf Theatre to make its debut
Cultures coming together for A Grand Night for Singing. more
Arts and EntertainmentLewis Black carrying the torch of satire
Get ready for observational comedy with quite a bit of anger. more


ScreenSacha Baron Cohen is back — sort of — in the uneven ‘The Dictator’
The Dictator relies more on script than previous Cohen films — and that’s not always a good thing more
ScreenBattleship’ and ‘Expecting’: Products as movies
They’re not just a board game and self-help book anymore: Battleship and What to Expect When You’re Expecting are now movies more
Make your own movie — by looking at your bookshelf
Battleship and What to Expect When You’re Expecting are just the beginning more
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Diners, diners and diners in Boulder City
TasteIf you happen to wake up in a Boulder City ditch, you know where to get your breakfast.
Hard Rock steakhouse chef sticks to his favorites
Taste35 Steaks head honcho Chris Noble digs pub grub and shellfish.
Tao's simple and savory red curry scallops, in your kitchen
TasteChef Mike Armstrong shares one of his favorite Thai dishes.
The Plaza's Pop Up Pizza represents more than just great crust
TasteRevitalizing a city’s Downtown core is dependent on brilliant pizza.
Drinking it all in with Aria's Director of Beverage
TasteFrom Rosemary’s Restaurant to Sage at CityCenter, Michael Shetler has tasted it all.




CD Cover CD review: Garbage's 'Not Your Kind of People'
Garbage's first disc in seven years is well worth your time
CD Cover Tenacious D
Even hardcore Tenacious D fans will have a hard time getting worked up about Rize of the Fenix
CD Cover Silversun Pickups
The quartet explores on its third album, and doesn't necessarily succeed.

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Cocktail of the Week May 23, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

Rhumbar’s Scorpion Bowl stings so good

Ready to celebrate the official start of summer? Prepare for takeoff. Memorial Day Weekend picks up speed with the addition of Rhumbar’s Scorpion Bowl ($49) to the weekend’s party lineup. ...