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Best in Print

May 23-May 29
Best in PrintDowntown Las Vegas needs an epic water fight
It’s a desert out there, but for one day, let’s make it rain read article
Best in PrintFor longtime Las Vegans, Wet ‘n’ Wild’s relaunch feels like so much more
After nine years, the city’s water park drought ends this weekend. read article
Best in PrintGet outside: Seven great things to do this summer
From Strip-side movies to Jazz in the Park, there’s plenty to do in the Valley this season. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionMount Charleston—a world of its own
Mount Charleston is a cool and easy summer escape for Las Vegans. more
Six must-have summer products
You might not make it through the summer without this hot stuff. more
Did you know you can fly straight from Las Vegas to … ?
Montreal is lovely this time of year. more
The IntersectionA look at what the proposed ‘fun tax’ would mean for your wallet
The proposed tax has drawn a lot of fire, including a Steve Wynn visit to Carson City. more
The IntersectionRichard Hooker dicusses art, the Neon Museum and his new gallery in Downtown Las Vegas
We were the beginning of it all. Then sure enough, along came Allen Kaprow, the inventor of happenings. more
The IntersectionAn open letter to Bob Beers regarding art in Las Vegas
The amendment to cut arts funding was defeated, but that’s only the beginning of the conversation. more
Five things we’re thinking about this week
From the passing of a critic to a flying R&B star. more
The IntersectionA rant of a thousand weeds, or why we need HOAs
Just because we live in sterile subdivisions doesn’t mean we can’t be pretty. more
The IntersectionIn brief: A proposed state drink for Nevada, a local Monsanto march and more
Also, one son seriously ups the ante Mother’s Day gifts. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: As the neighborhood becomes more popular, parking becomes an issue
And you know it if you’ve been to First Friday lately. more
The IntersectionFeature’s guide to the season’s hot sneakers
The local store has drawn celeb clients like 2 Chainz and Taboo. more
Six things that were, and were not, stolen from editor Sarah Feldberg’s car last week
Why would they take the iPhone charger but leave the old tea kettle? more
The IntersectionSwimsuits and water guns belong Downtown
This week’s cover shoot was a lot of fun. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Memorial Day Weekend 2013 Edition
Armin van Buuren’s at Marquee, Charlie Sheen’s at Sapphire, Diddy’s at Rehab and much, much more. more
NightlifeSix questions with DJ Robbie Rivera
Prolific Puerto Rican DJ is bringing a taste of Miami to the Hard Rock this weekend. more
NightlifeDesigner Josh Held on creating the space for the new Light Nightclub
Cirque du Soleil and Light Group collaboration debuts at Mandalay Bay Friday. more
NightlifeNightlife News & Notes: VIP drinks at Hakkasan and stars shine bright at Billboards
Also, the Act pushes back its End of the World party. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentPunk Rock Bowling interview: Devo co-founder Gerald Casale
On Skrillex, irony and whether Devo qualifies as an honest-to-goodness punk band. more
Arts and EntertainmentPunk Rock Bowling interview: Lagwagon frontman Joey Cape
On new material, holding onto hooks and playing in the Gimme Gimmes. more
Arts and EntertainmentPunk Rock Bowling interview: Me First and the Gimme Gimmes bassist Fat Mike Burkett
On his Vegas house, BDSM pool parties and the Fat Wreck Chords shop’s odd hours of operation. more
Arts and EntertainmentA dozen acts to catch at Punk Rock Bowling
From Sean and Zander on Friday to Subhumans Monday night, the festival’s lineup is stacked with goodies. more
Arts and EntertainmentPunk Rock Bowling interview: Flag drummer Bill Stevenson
On his punk-rock family, his health post-brain tumor and which Blag Flag songs fans should expect to hear. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Kings of the Mic at the Joint, the Epicurean Affair and other stuff to do this week
Also, where to get $1 burgers on National Hamburger Day. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Weekly interview: comedian Ralphie May
The Last Comic Standing breakout star plays the South Point this weekend. more
Arts and EntertainmentGinger Bruner shoots from a Las Vegan’s point of view
The Daily Frame is on display through July 12 at Artspace. more
Arts and EntertainmentCAC’s latest juried exhibit suggests the direction of our species
27 paintings, photos and prints move away from the conceptual and toward the sensual. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: The National’s ‘Trouble Will Find Me’
The new disc is a mellower version of 2010’s High Violet. more
Arts and EntertainmentDaft Punk’s long-awaited new album actually lives up to the hype
“It’s tempting to give this album a five-star rating.” more
Arts and EntertainmentBe sure to catch world-famous con man Frank Abagnale this weekend
You saw him portrayed in Catch Me If You Can more


ScreenMore crazy stunts and wooden acting in ‘Fast & Furious 6’
The film franchise has become a convoluted soap opera. more
ScreenThe never-ending series: Film franchises that have ‘Fast & Furious’ beat
Can you guess the series with 23 installments? more
ScreenThe Hangover Part III’: Just end this franchise already!
You know a comedy’s in trouble when it’s not remotely funny more
ScreenBehind the Candelabra’ puts Liberace’s personal life in the spotlight
The story of Liberace’s profoundly dysfunctional relationship with Scott. more
ScreenMichael Shannon shines in the otherwise dull ‘The Iceman’
Because even violent death, after a while, gets pretty monotonous more
ScreenJune Carter Cash deserves better than Lifetime’s ‘Ring of Fire’
June Carter Cash has been relegated to a Lifetime made-for-TV movie. more
ScreenEpic’ is a middle-of-the-road animated adventure
It isn’t a total failure, but it’s not a winner, either. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘At Any Price’
There’s no easy way to say it: This movie’s a mess more
Screen5 reasons you should be very excited about the return of ‘Arrested Development’
The return of Tobias … need we say more? more
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Grill smarter with chef Edmund Wong
TasteBellagio’s executive chef is hosting a barbecue cooking class on May 29.
Six treats that taste like summer
Cool off with serious local flavor.
Sensi chef Roy Ellamar designs his ideal meal
TasteEver had opihi? The Hawaiian version of the oyster is one of Chef Roy’s favorites.
Bagatelle refocuses as poolside cafe
TasteThe Tropicana supper club has streamlined its dining operations.
Eat these up: panuchos at Chicken Itza
TasteMexican and Yucatan dishes rule at this simple, affordable restaurant.
Dining News & Notes: New Japanese restaurants hitting the Strip
Also, Wahoo’s Fish Tacos is expanding and Border Grill plans a tequila dinner.




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 29, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

The Palms’ new whiskey bar offers up the Social Misfit

Bourbon is the keeping-it-real spirit. William Faulkner used to have a bottle within reach while writing his Nobel-winning stream-of-consciousness works. It can be a truth serum or an instant party ...