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April 25-May 1
Best in PrintThe brew crew: A guide to the local craft beer scene
Get to know your local breweries. Then go get a pint! read article
Best in PrintTalking beer with Stone brewmaster Mitch Steele
On collaborations, canned microbrews and much, much more. read article
Best in PrintThe coming year could bring a craft brew explosion to Southern Nevada
The Las Vegas Valley could see at least four new breweries open up by the end of ... read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionDo a ‘park’ and warehouse district signal a new trend for Las Vegas Boulevard?
Resorts will soon tempt tourists away from the casino for the first time. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: A news tour through the neighborhood’s darker, dirtier past
Let’s just say the area has seen more than a food truck battle. more
The IntersectionWell, hello there, White Castle. Welcome to Vegas
“White Castle would never come to Las Vegas. Never ever,” was what I thought the spokeswoman had said. more
The IntersectionFlavor Flav’s double booking: criminal arraignment or Hall of Fame induction?
“Should Las Vegas courts be more lenient to famous people because their previously scheduled events are more high-profile?” more
The IntersectionThe Legislature’s vote to support gay marriage was historic for many reasons
The resolution now goes to the Assembly. more
The IntersectionIn brief: Nevada’s Senate Hall of Fame, a Las Vegas taxi audit and more
Also, criminals who break into jail. more
The IntersectionI do’ in a giant fish tank
It was also one of the most fun and funky ceremonies I’ve photographed during my time in this wedding-heavy town. more
The IntersectionWhen Don King talks, it’s tough not to listen
Don King’s office last week was the 36th floor penthouse at Treasure Island. He felt right at home — it’s Las Vegas, after all. This ... more


NightlifeHot Spots: Justice at Rehab, Hakkasan’s grand opening and more
Also, Artisan launches two pool parties. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Hakkasan’s celeb-studded opening and more
Also, Marquee teams up again with Insomniac to put on its Wet Wonderland parties. more
NightlifeThe Iron Chef and I: A brush with greatness at UNLVino’s Sake Fever
And of course, a lot of sake sipping. more
NightlifeSip on an Indian Flea Market in the name of charity
The cocktail is inspired by the lassi, a traditional Indian libation. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentTackling a $180 beer: Tactical Nuclear Penguin
Oh, did we mention it’s 64 proof? more
Arts and EntertainmentFive recommendations from local beer experts
From Big Dog’s to Sierra Nevada to Deschutes, these folks know what they like. more
Arts and EntertainmentMotley Brews wants you to drink more beer
Brian Chapin had a passion for beer—so he made it his job. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Prince, polygamy, puppies and other things you need to know about
Also, check out Vegas Indie Film Fest and the Horror Movie Slumber Party. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Weekly interview: comedian Whitney Cummings
Star of Whitney brings the laughs to TI on April 26. more
Arts and EntertainmentZak Ostrowski’s latest exhibit reveals worlds within worlds
Zak Ostrowski’s expertise in architecture and craftsmanship finds a common denominator in shou-sugi-ban more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Phoenix’s ‘Bankrupt!’
It’s hard look at Phoenix’s latest as anything more than a disappointment more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: The Flaming Lips’ ‘The Terror’
Good luck ever getting to the bottom of this disc more
Arts and EntertainmentFour questions with Ira Glass
“I know people who are hip, and I can feel distance between them and me.” more
Arts and EntertainmentCoachella Week: Jello Biafra as wild as ever at LVCS
Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine performed April 20 at Las Vegas Country Saloon. more
Arts and EntertainmentCoachella Week: The Postal Service puts its stamp on the Cosmo
Leader Ben Gibbard says, “We should do a residency here.” more
Arts and EntertainmentCoachella Week: 5 thoughts from Saturday’s Band of Horses concert
“Cosmochella” gets back on track after cold, crowded Of Monsters and Men show. more


ScreenRobert Redford delivers a poorly plotted lecture in ‘The Company You Keep’
It’s not as condescending or dry as his other movies, but it’s just as uninteresting. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Arthur Newman’
The movie stars Colin Firth as a middle manager who changes his identity. more
ScreenMichael Bay makes a loud mess of ‘Pain & Gain’
Though it still might be the director’s best movie in years … if not ever. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Mud’
Can we all finally agree that Matthew McConaughey is a pretty good actor? more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Big Wedding’
Yeah, but a Big Picture this is not more
ScreenBarrick’s new film series features works by Deville Cohen and Jessie Stead
There had been talk of bringing in films, but there’s always talk about this somewhere. more
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All you can eat and then some: Taking on the Buffet of ...
TasteThe mountains of food on Las Vegas buffet lines aren’t as bad as they used to be. Or are they?
Finding the best fried chicken in Vegas
TasteBrock Radke picks his favorite local versions of the world’s greatest comfort food.
Great beer overshadows tasty grub at Aces & Ales
TasteEast-side favorite prepares to bring its stellar taps and massive menu westward.
How did all the 5 & Diners become Asian restaurants?
TasteMeatloaf and milkshakes has turned to loco moco and pho. Weird.




CD Cover CD review: Phoenix's 'Bankrupt!'
It's hard look at Phoenix's latest as anything more than a disappointment
CD Cover CD review: The Flaming Lips' 'The Terror'
Good luck ever getting to the bottom of this disc
CD Cover CD Review: The Knife's 'Shaking the Habitual'
Less a collection of linear songs than a series of seething rhythmic sculptures.

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