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Best in Print

August 2-August 8
Best in PrintIn search of song: Headliner Frankie Moreno treks to Europe to find inspiration
And Sun columnist John Katsilometes tags along. read article
Best in PrintIf classic literature’s ‘tart of tarts’ hosted a Vegas club
A giant fame-grubbing bug. An LED-fighting knight. Thou hast seen nothing yet. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionBlock 16 and Billy Richardson are building an empire—with burgers
It might have seemed unlikely for Block 16—the Las Vegas-based hospitality company behind wildly popular restaurants LBS Burger Joint, Pink’s Hot Dogs, Holsteins, the Barrymore ... more
The IntersectionWill Krave Nightclub’s Downtown move prove to be a success?
The nightspot will become part of the company’s new megaclub concept, Krave Massive. more
The IntersectionReno Air Races receive boost from Nevada Department of Tourism
After last year’s tragic crash, the event could use the support. more
The IntersectionClark County approved the creation of its first public art fund. Now what?
Not only did the commission unanimously pass the county’s first-ever percent for art fund, the entire room seemed to champion it. more
The IntersectionForget food trucks: Hangover Heaven v. Wedding Wagon
Dry heaves? True love? You’re covered. more
The IntersectionCould a 22,000-square-foot market make Tivoli Village a must-visit destination?
With the recent growth of farmers’ market experiences throughout the Valley, the timing seems perfect. more
Conversation starters: Get out the vote, get off the phone and thank’s, Harry
Nevada Highway Patrol has issued more than 4,500 citations to drivers using cellphones in 2012 more
The IntersectionA food truck influx has Downtown restaurants—and local government—crying foul
Here’s an idea: Why not prevent any new restaurants from opening Downtown? more
The IntersectionCarey Hart, retiree: Vegas’ best-known biker calls it a career
On June 30, Carey Hart made it official: “The fat lady sang,” he tweeted. “Thank you so much everyone. The fans, my sponsors, the industry ... more


NightlifeHot Spots: First Friday goes tiki, Tao Beach gets a carnival and more
Also, a Beer Bash at South Point and Rev Run at Rehab. more
NightlifeA Midsummer night’s numerical breakdown
Annual Palms lingerie masquerade party returns Aug. 4. more
NightlifeNightlife News & Notes: International Beer Day and Tao on Facebook
Also, get into the Olympic spirit at Hyde or First. more
NightlifeIndie-electronic-dance trio Miike Snow building momentum
Marquee gets Snowish on August 3. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Rick Ross’ ‘God Forgives, I Don’t’
The Miami rapper mostly retraces his steps, but that’s not a bad thing. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: Alex Stone’s ‘Fooling Houdini’
Alex Stone’s Fooling Houdini isn’t a bad read — it’s just unoriginal more
Arts and EntertainmentGo On’ awkwardly mixes snark and sentiment
Friends alum Matthew Perry leads new NBC comedy. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrading licks with bluesman Johnny Winter
Rock ‘N’ Blues Fest hits the Pearl on August 5. more
Arts and EntertainmentChris Bauder turns latex house paint into the lush and erotic at Brett Wesley
Bauder takes high-gloss ceramics—some he creates, others he finds—and then dips, drips and pours paint onto them to form obscure figures.  more
Arts and EntertainmentReal Madrid, Beck and other things to see, hear and eat in Vegas
Trust us on these awesome weekend events. more
Arts and EntertainmentWorld’s best hip-hop dancers try for the podium in Vegas
It’s like the Olympics of dance, medals and all. more


ScreenThe ‘Total Recall’ remake makes surface improvements but forgets the original themes
Does Colin Farrell play the lead role better that the Governator? more
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Japanese food goes modern at the Wynn's Mizumi
TasteMizumi is colorful, energetic and a great addition to Las Vegas’ dining scene.
Three reasons you must visit Marche Bacchus now
TasteIf you haven’t been to Marche Bacchus lately, here’s a few reasons why you need to go back
Cure that tripa taco craving at Taqueria el Palenque
TasteYou probably haven’t been to Taqueria el Palenque yet, but you should
Chef David Myers on knives, condiments and poisonous fish
TasteThe creator of Comme Ça just happens to love Haribo gummy bears.
LBS Burger Joint chef brings perfection to your table
TasteYou know it’s the perfect burger because it says so on the menu.




CD Cover Reevaluating Blur
The Brits' seven albums each feature a second disc of bonus material.
CD Cover CD review: Rick Ross' 'God Forgives, I Don't'
The Miami rapper mostly retraces his steps, but that's not a bad thing.
CD Cover CD review: The Gaslight Anthem's 'Handwritten'
Gaslight Anthem's major-label debut is a great one

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Cocktail of the Week Aug 8, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

At Night Swim, XS serves a sangria for expensive tastes

Dancing in the moonlight to some of the biggest DJ names in the world, poppin’ champagne bottles and drinking Millionaires Sangria. That’s the way we do in Las Vegas, thanks ...