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Best in Print

May 2-May 8
Best in PrintValley of the ‘Bots: How a Vegas workshop is blurring the line between man and machine
Human? Machine? In an entertainment studio just west of the Strip, the answer is definitely both. read article
Best in PrintRemembering Kenny Kerr—gay pioneer
Not just a great entertainer, Kerr’s performances actually changed the world read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionQuiz: What is on Sapphire Pool & Dayclub’s sexed-up menus?
Find salads under “Some Like It Tossed” in the party pool’s dish list. more
The IntersectionWhich is harder to counterfeit: the new $100 bill or a $100 casino chip?
We put the new Benjamin to the test against a typical black casino chip. more
The IntersectionParsing polygamy with the ‘Sister Wives’ family on one side and anti-polygamists on the other
The Brown family throws a wrench into the mostly well-deserved polygamy stereotypes, challenging the intolerance that so many have sworn to based on reports of ... more
The IntersectionIn brief: South Point announces plans for a new bowling arena and more
Also, a couple of local cops are in some hot water. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: Life is Beautiful commercial shoot showcases the vibrance of Downtown
The festival’s video will air in early June. more
The city’s arts scene needs believers to keep moving forward
“Rarely do you find a mayor arguing against an art museum.” more
The IntersectionRated WTF: PG-13 is the industry cash cow, but what does it actually mean?
The King’s Speech received the same rating as Evil Dead. Really? more
After decades of red-state antics, is Nevada finally seeing a progressive movement?
The Silver State experienced a blue streak this April. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Shauna Dong. more
The IntersectionMs. Wheelchair Nevada Ashley Varndell on disability and acceptance
32-year-old Las Vegan has used a walker or wheelchair since the age of 10. more
The IntersectionMaking a pig of oneself
He thought about warning the pigs, but he likes bacon. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Armin Van Buuren at Marquee, Tiesto doubles up at MGM and more
Also, don’t miss Beaches Be Crazy at Bagatelle Beach on May 5 with B-Real from Cypress Hill! more
NightlifeHakkasan isn’t just a huge venue, it’s a massive experience
MGM Grand’s new megaclub kicked off with Steve Aoki on April 25. more
NightlifeThe Freakin’ Frog’s Adam Carmer is launching his own whiskey
It makes perfect sense, doesn’t it? more
NightlifeNightlife News & Notes: Daylight is ready for MDW and EDC is sold out
Also, Steve Aoki followed up his Hakkasan debut with Aokify Splash Vegas at Wet Republic. more
NightlifeCantina Laredo’s Tamarind Rita is the perfect Cinco de Mayo spin
Sweet, tart and spicy, this margarita might really mix you up. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentProfs and politics: A sociologist researches the left and right along the academic aisle
Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care? is on shelves now. more
Arts and EntertainmentLVLT’s ‘The Other Felix’ takes on more than it can pull off
“Nothing seems on target.” more
Arts and EntertainmentCatching up with comedian Aziz Ansari
His ‘Buried Alive’ tour hits the Mirage this weekend. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrifecta’s latest exhibit is a Charley Harper treasure trove
If you haven’t seen this man’s works before, you are missing out more
Arts and EntertainmentFive thoughts on Nerf Herder’s Beauty Bar show
Genre classification (nerdcore?), a TV theme show song and more. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Endurocross, Free Comic Book Day, Fuku de Mayo and other stuff you’ll like
Also, Paramore plays the Joint and the science expo returns to Cashman Center. more
Arts and EntertainmentExquisite Corpse’: the CAC uses collaborative artwork to raise funds
Building a great work of art — one piece at a time more
Arts and EntertainmentBlinking Man … it’s like Burning Man on wheels
Finally, a cycling bar crawl we can get behind. more
Arts and EntertainmentArtists Javier Sanchez and Yasmina Chavez delve into the look and sound of ‘eristic stasis’
“What would unresolved conflict sound and look like?” more
Arts and EntertainmentConcert review: A Prince doubleheader at the Joint
It’s the rarest of performers who gets a reviewer to come back for more. more


ScreenFilm review: ‘Iron Man 3’
Downey delivers again in a great start to the summer movie season more
ScreenThree places to read up on Iron Man’s archenemy, the Mandarin
If you want to more about the Mandarin, look no further than these comics more
ScreenTV: Marc Maron makes an uneven transition in his new IFC sitcom
The comedian plays himself in a lightly fictionalized version of his own life, more
ScreenTV: Eight models vie to be the face of Mandalay Bay
What it does well: showcase the hard-working employees who make the city’s glamorous hotels run. more
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Looking for last weeks issue?


The Hush Puppy: Serving fried catfish and Southern hospitality since '75
TasteCountry-style restaurant maintains through the years thanks to a faithful following.
A tasty tour of Venezuelan eats at Viva Las Arepas
TasteFrom street food stand to full-fledged restaurant, Viva Las Arepas has flavors that should not be missed.
Dining News & Notes: Neighborhood favorites ready for expansion
TasteAlso, Project Dinner Table takes Tivoli Village, where there’s a new pizza joint.




CD Cover Country music roundup: Checking in on the state of twang
Natalie Maines, Pistol Annies and Lady Antebellum. Which one earned four stars?
CD Cover CD Review: Deerhunter's 'Monomania'
Raw and unfussy, Monomania rocks like it should.
CD Cover CD review: Phoenix's 'Bankrupt!'
It's hard look at Phoenix's latest as anything more than a disappointment

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Cocktail of the Week May 8, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

Andre’s new Summer Fresca is a seasonal treat

There’s a new flavor on the cocktail menu at Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge at Monte Carlo. It’s a bittersweet creation, a strawberry-and-rhubarb libation tinged with tequila that beverage director Patrick ...