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Best in Print

May 16-May 22
Best in PrintThe unstoppable run of Formula Drift’s mighty underdog Danny George
Who’s Danny George? A man with a 600-horsepower Miata and a serious beard. read article
Best in PrintSpeed demons: Meet six Las Vegans who know their way around an accelerator
The Valley is home to a diverse collection of racers and motorsports performers. read article
Best in Print60 things to know about Henderson
An appreciation of Southern Nevada’s second city read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionSupport for a Huntridge comeback should come as no surprise
Las Vegans are easy to help the historic theater rise again. more
The IntersectionIf Nevada taxes brothels, can statewide legalization be far behind?
The biggest proponents of the proposed tax appear to be brothel owners. more
The IntersectionHocus focus: ‘The Centerfolds of Magic’ was … kinda great
Despite a last-minute setback, Centerfolds manages to avoid train-wreck status. more
The IntersectionMetro’s Missing Persons Detail sees thousands of cases every year
Sixty to 70 percent of Las Vegas missing persons cases involve juveniles. more
The IntersectionThe Las Vegas Philharmonic’s fireworks are back — easier said than done
The Phil’s 15th anniversary party at Symphony Park is expensive—for the Phil. more
The IntersectionDeath becomes Rob Barger—death racing, that is
Would you worship a frozen beaver? Rob Barger would. more
In Brief: Stolen statues, motorcycle sandwiching and more
Also, MTV is casting The Real World in Las Vegas this weekend. Interested? more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: Keeping the door and keeping the peace at the Griffin
You don’t wanna mess with a bouncer whose pro wrestling finishing move is called Death From Above. more
The IntersectionTaking a look at the latest production show happenings
There are plenty of exciting things happening, on and off the Strip. more
The IntersectionLiving a high-speed dream just north of the Strip
Don’t be surprised if you walk away with a surge of adrenaline and maybe even a tinge of invincibility. more


NightlifeWith Sapphire Pool & Dayclub there’s good reason to leave the Strip for something new
Don’t worry about smelling like suntan oil and stripper. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Missy Elliott performs at Haze, Daylight debuts its Eclipse party and more
Also, Maxim hits the town for its Music Weekend. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Sapphire’s new resident DJ, Memorial Day lineups and more
Also, afterhours spot Posh gets a little nip and tuck. more
NightlifeThe Golden Pillar: An architectural cocktail built for XS
Rock any party 24-karat style with this luxurious libation. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentExcerpting Oscar: Passages from the former Vegas mayor’s new memoir
Goodman on Tony Spilotro, government crooks and more. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: R-16 B-Boy Masters Championships, a Boulder City block party and more
Also, Kendrick Lamar takes the stage at Cosmo’s Boulevard Pool. more
Arts and EntertainmentConcert review: The Rolling Stones are still something to behold
I left Saturday’s show convinced that the band should keep touring until it literally can’t. Because someday, the Stones will be gone, and the world ... more
Arts and EntertainmentCD Review: Vampire Weekend’s ‘Modern Vampires of the City’
These vampires open with a ballad. Don’t be alarmed. more
Arts and EntertainmentConcert review: Os Mutantes dazzle at Hard Rock Cafe
The result was a performance that felt more like a house party with 50 of your closest friends. more
Arts and EntertainmentIt’s Red Eye, minus the Radio
The Las Vegas cover band debuts all-new original material, at a show to benefit its friends in Dusty Sunshine. more
Arts and EntertainmentEscape the Fate powers past turmoil on album No. 4
Despite lineup changes, the band’s Ungrateful shows little stress. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Goodwin Games gets to be short and sweet
With no end in sight, the creators would likely run out of clever games, and the premise would lose steam. more
Arts and EntertainmentAbout the James Turrell installation inside the Louis Vuitton store at CityCenter
This, after all, is Turrell’s largest “ganzfeld effect”—an immersive sensory experience that alters perception. more
Arts and EntertainmentHouse of Blues’ revamped Gospel Brunch gets off to a heavenly start
Kirk Franklin and Mother’s Day is a pretty strong combination. more
Arts and EntertainmentTwisted Cherry Burlesque’ is a bit subversive—but also hot
This is burlesque with a definite edge. more
Arts and EntertainmentUNLV exhibit details the White Rose Nazi resistance group
“The German name will be dishonoured forever if German youth does not rise up..” more
Arts and EntertainmentTaking a look at the latest production show happenings
There are plenty of exciting things happening, on and off the Strip. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Neon Bazaar returns—for one day only
‘Cause let’s face it—it’s all about shopping. more


ScreenStar Trek Into Darkness’ is a major disappointment
It’s all lens flare and shaky cam. more
ScreenRecommended alternatives to ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’
Don’t feel like wasting time on the new Star Trek? Revisit these classics more
ScreenVIFF highlights the strengths of local filmmaking
There were no token inclusions in this year’s Vegas Indie Film Festival. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Erased’
Everything about Erased feels generic. more
ScreenTV’s ‘Motive’ is no whodunit
The gimmick is that both the killer and the victim are identified at the beginning of each episode. more
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Six scrumptious slices of Vegas Uncork’d 2013
TasteVegas Uncork’d can be an overwhelming culinary experience. We’re happy to break it down for you.
Juarez Border Food a great addition to local Mexican cuisine
TasteRegional specialties distinguish this recently relocated restaurant.
Three things ordered at Rollin Smoke Barbeque
TasteAnybody up for a BBQ Sundae? It’s not what you think …




CD Cover CD Review: Vampire Weekend's 'Modern Vampires of the City'
These vampires open with a ballad. Don't be alarmed.
CD Cover Escape the Fate powers past turmoil on album No. 4
Despite lineup changes, the band's Ungrateful shows little stress.
CD Cover Country music roundup: Checking in on the state of twang
Natalie Maines, Pistol Annies and Lady Antebellum. Which one earned four stars?

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Cocktail of the Week May 15, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

The Golden Pillar: An architectural cocktail built for XS

This Sunday, XS nightclub celebrates the grand reopening of its after-dark pool party, Night Swim. Along with the bash comes a new offering of signature cocktails served by the pitcher, ...