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Best in Print

June 21-June 27
Best in PrintTouring Las Vegas through the eyes of best-selling author Vicki Pettersson
The ‘Zodiac’ series creator takes us on an epic journey to local landmarks. read article
Best in PrintThe Woman of Shoshone
Most people never dream of owning their hometown, but for Susan Sorrells, the role is a desert birthright read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionGood driving could score you free 51s tickets
Baseball fan? Be sure to wear that seat belt! more
The IntersectionNancy Williams Baker has been bringing color to Downtown for decades
The costume shop owner intended to stay in town for two weeks — she stayed a lifetime. more
How would Nevada politics change if “none of these candidates” wasn’t a ballot option?
Nevada is the only state in the country that offers it. more
The IntersectionA few extinct casino brands we’d like to see return to the Strip
Because some classic Vegas identities have been lost due to rebranding. more
The IntersectionGet ready for that new airport smell at McCarran’s Terminal 3
The $2.4 billion addition opens June 27. more
Thinking about Kabuto, a 3D printer that makes burritos and more
Also, a recently-released Aretha Franklin recording. more
The IntersectionFormer referee Richard Steele weighs in on Bradley-Pacquiao and the future of MMA
Perhaps no one in town is as qualified to give a well-rounded view of the current state of boxing as Richard Steele. The 68-year-old has ... more
The Nevada Commission on Tourism’s list of potential new catchphrases is pun-heavy
Check out what’s still being considered and what got axed. more
The IntersectionCapturing the perfect circus cliche
Fifteen minutes, one elephant and one ideal circus wave. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentNever been to Utah Shakes? Read this, then gas up the tank
Mirth and revenge take over Cedar City. Don’t miss it. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive things I wrote in my notebook during The Jesus and Mary Chain
How douchey do you have to be to order bottle service at a Jesus and Mary Chain show? more
Arts and EntertainmentEnter PIN, buy art at ‘ATM Pop Up’
The Jerry Misko-curated exhibit is affordably eclectic. more
Arts and EntertainmentTwo years later, it’s almost time to cash in that Lucky’s LeBron ticket
If you bet on LeBron winning an NBA title in 2011 or 2012, you might be about to cash in more
Arts and EntertainmentFour questions with Primus’ Les Claypool
“We’ve always been that band that you can’t really get under your thumb.” more


ScreenFilm review: ‘Brave’
Think you know what this movie’s going to be about? Think again more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the World’
We’re seeking a slightly better movie more
ScreenAbraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ sounds awesome, but it’s … not
Skip this crap and read a history book; you’ll thank us later more
ScreenAaron Sorkin repackages the familiar on HBO’s The Newsroom
Despite the noble efforts from Sorkin and the cast, The Newsroom ends up closer to Studio 60 than to The West Wing. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Safety Not Guaranteed’
It’s based on a joke, but Safety is actually pretty touching more
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Tasting the hype at Gordon Ramsay Steak
TasteYou know the man. Get to know his food.
Lobster grilled cheese? Yes, please
TasteLobster and brioche make a better grilled cheese.
Chef Kim Canteenwalla's picks: peppercorns and juicers
TasteToday’s topic: pink peppercorns are actually gooseberries. Discuss.
Discover tasty treats poolside at the Stratosphere
Snack from above at Level 8 Pool Cafe.
Smell the sandwichy goodness at Baguette Cafe
TasteGrab lunch for breakfast at this office park eatery.
Tila jets in for LuckyRice Night Market
TasteChefs converge for food festival at Cosmopolitan




CD Cover Fiona Apple
Fiona Apple's first release in years was well worth waiting for
CD Cover Neil Young
And you didn't know "Oh Susannah" could rock out.
CD Cover CD review: The Smashing Pumpkins' 'Oceania'
Corgan's "album within an album" sounds woozy and unremarkable.

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Cocktail of the Week Jun 27, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

RM’s Liberty & Justice is liquid patriotism

Nothing says red-blooded American quite like the moment when Jim Beam meets wet, juicy watermelon. This Fourth of July, “ignite the light and let it shine” with Liberty & Justice ...