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Best in Print

May 31-June 6
Best in PrintWhy they play: 5 local bands on what keeps them going
“I’m a player and music is my sport, so I play hard.” read article
New bands worth scouting on the local music scene
Who, where and when to watch. read article
Best in PrintHunting for (and finding) good vinyl in Las Vegas
Blues records in a walk-in closet. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionNevada: possibly the worst state in the union for criminals to hide in
A former local grocery store operator was deported last week for failure to disclose his bloody wartime history. more
Pizza Patron gives free pies for ordering in Spanish—and gets criticism in return
Is the promotion discriminatory or just some harmless fun? more
The IntersectionThe long, strange trip of Bob Stupak’s moon rocks
And the reported breakdown begins with Neil Armstrong. more
Thinking about Mitt Romney, ‘Mad Men’ and more
Also, pondering the obesity rate of a nudist society. more
The IntersectionOn the horizon: a quick look at projects poised to shape Downtown
There’s more happening than that Zappos move everyone is talking about. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Tina Nathalia. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: From the housing market to a ‘Divorce Hotel’
Also, a CSN student wants to carry a gun on the school’s campus. more
The IntersectionCowtown Guitars owners Jesse and Roxie talk new digs, sleeper amps and Eleanors
Moving the local musician’s fave shop Downtown was “a natural fit.” more
The IntersectionTexting and driving simulator (hopefully) scares kids straight
Are you afraid of high school drivers? more
The IntersectionThink you know Las Vegas? Try our exclusive crossword
Can we have a word? more


NightlifeQueens define the night at Drink & Drag, Downtown’s hot new venue
Drink & Drag brings high energy (and bowling) to Neonopolis. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Last bash at Playboy Club and more
Also, Morgan Page at Surrender and Derek Hough at Tabu. more
NightlifeTodd English’s bourbon tea brings back memories
Sugar, spice, everything nice, and then some. more
NightlifePunk Rock Bowling Monday: Pennywise, Hot Water Music and fans watching for free
Crowds thinned for the last round of the punk festival, but it rocked on. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentBuying talent: Danny Zelisko, the Pearl
“There’s a certain point where we won’t chase, we won’t play that game of overspending just to get the act on the property.” more
Arts and EntertainmentBuying talent: Bobby Reynolds, the Joint
“I’ll tell you right now, we’re negotiating with a couple of different bands looking to emulate what we did with Mötley Crüe.” more
Arts and EntertainmentNew Yorker and Californian make Pop Up Art House anniversary show memorable
Artists’ divergent styles prove to be complementary. more
Arts and EntertainmentHow Punk Rock Bowling filled Fremont East with a spirit of unity and adventure
Veterans interacting with newer groups, outrageous punk band jacket patches and more. more
Arts and EntertainmentArtist explores language’s strange evolution at Trifecta
LA-based Thomas Lee Bakofsky enchants with Yes No Maybe. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive thoughts about Childish Gambino’s Boulevard Pool concert at the Cosmo
A 2,000-plus crowd gathered to hear the Community actor’s music. more
Arts and EntertainmentBurlesque Hall of Fame Weekend brings together past and present legends
Get ready for a blast of burlesque this weekend more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go, what to drink and what to see this week
A party to remember, a beer cask and an adults-only comedy night … more
Arts and EntertainmentArtist Stephen Hendee returns with “The Pinpoint Remains”
We know Hendee from his glowing futuristic environments made from translucent polypropylene and fluorescent lights, and his Downtown public sculpture, “Monument to the Simulacrum.” more
Arts and EntertainmentHenderson Symphony Orchestra brings new life to another Chaplin classic
Modern Times coming to Henderson Pavilion. more
Arts and EntertainmentBuying talent: Danny Zelisko, the Pearl
“There’s a certain point where we won’t chase, we won’t play that game of overspending just to get the act on the property.” more


ScreenSnow White and the Huntsman’ makes a familiar story darker and duller
“It takes a tale that can be read to a child in 10 minutes before bed and drags it out past two hours.” more
ScreenBrit Marling mesmerizes in ‘Sound of My Voice’
The Sundance sensation also co-wrote the sci-fi film. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Darling Companion’
“Darling Companion is awkward but also sweet, and it’s difficult to muster actual hatred for the movie.” more
ScreenShort films shine at Tropfest Las Vegas
Cosmopolitan to host three-day showcase event. more
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Eating Luxor
TasteUnsung steak and other hidden deliciousness await.
Viet Bistro satisfies beyond pho
TasteMagical mom-and-pop joint boasts a mighty menu.
Shibuya chef Stephane Chevet loves Japanese, but his go-to restaurants serve more ...
TasteStrip chef blows his friends’ minds by taking them to Hot N Juicy Crawfish.
Sage's Black & Blue Tuna: the perfect bite for the season
TasteAhi seared with a savory crust, arugula, anchovies, green beans and more.




CD Cover CD Review: The Walkmen
Vintage instruments notwithstanding, Hamilton Leithauser’s voice has always been the coolest aspect of The Walkmen’s sound.
CD Cover CD Review: Public Image Ltd.
Meandering ramblings, a few forays into reggae/ska and plenty of cranky-old-man yelping only make This Is PiL a chore to get through.
CD Cover CD review: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros' 'Here'
The group's second full-length feels emotionally substantial.

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Cocktail of the Week Jun 6, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

Jump start your morning with the I Heart Mary

There’s nothing better to nurse a Las Vegas hangover than a fresh Bloody Mary. I Heart Burgers at Town Square presents the I Heart Mary ($8), a vodka/tomato juice combo ...