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Best in Print

May 30-June 5
Best in PrintAt 28 years old, the local singer almost lost her voice—and her life—to cancer
It’s approaching midnight backstage at the House of Blues, and Ministry of Love is set to take ... read article
Best in PrintTurntable roundtable: Local DJs on how Vegas’ rise to EDM Mecca has impacted their scene
We brought Miss Joy, Doodle Do and Crykit to our office for a DJ chat. read article
Best in PrintMust-see summer concerts in Vegas
Mark your calendar for these 10 shows! read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The Intersection‘Swami of Spin’ Jason Rose on the finer points of scandal
“Everyone deserves to tell their side of the story.” more
The IntersectionNevada loves it some speciality license plates
From “Spay & Neuter” to “Wild &Free,” these plates cover the bases. more
The IntersectionLooking at the brain and illness through art, a Lou Ruvo Center lecture
From a scientific point of view, the paintings tell us a lot about how the person’s brain is functioning. more
The IntersectionA Nevada lottery would make a lotto sense
California made $4.4 billion on its lottery in 2011. Did you buy a ticket? more
The IntersectionFancy fast food: McDonald’s is classing up Las Vegas with a chandelier and other things that don’t involve a clown
A local Mickey D’s will soon open, complete with a chandelier. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: Downtown Project answers your questions
To address the gripes and allay fears, Downtown Project responds. more
Thinking about Ashton Kutcher at Eat, Wet ‘n’ Wild and more
Also, the death of a Prius hybrid battery. more
The IntersectionFive local places to pick up a new skill
From cooking to crafting to climbing, this is what you call summer school. more
The IntersectionOrc romance in Boulder City
Sherman’s House of Antiques is full of interesting discoveries. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Macklemore celebrates Surrender’s anniversary, Tiesto’s at Hakkasan and more
Check out Final Fridays at the Palms’ View and the Bicycle Prom at Artifice. more
NightlifeThe new crawl: Arts District bars welcome sipping and strolling
East Fremont isn’t the only Downtown drinking drag. more
NightlifeNightlife News & Notes: Light arrives, Nas takes Tao and Diddy rules Rehab
Also, Kaskade made a six-hour debut at Tao. That’s right, six hours. more
NightlifeThe Palms’ new whiskey bar offers up the Social Misfit
Bulleit Rye and Disaronno Amaretto star in this libation, served in a chilled flask. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Weekly’s Music Issue Showcase, a Stone tap takeover and more
Also, the Vegas Fringe Festival returns. more
Arts and EntertainmentTease to please: Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend hits town once again
Four days of tease hit the Orleans on Friday. more
Arts and EntertainmentComic review: Jim Rugg’s ‘Supermag’
“When you can draw as well as Rugg, it’s okay to show off a little.” more
Arts and EntertainmentSummer reading: A list to conquer by the pool or at home in bed
Picks by David Sedaris, Stephen King and more. more
Arts and EntertainmentBack up to ‘Code’: Dan Brown’s latest will help you forget his ‘Da Vinci’ best-seller
Symbology professor Robert Langdon is back in Inferno. more
Arts and EntertainmentGet biblical: Unique bibles on exhibit at Bauman Rare Books
Including an edition taken on Apollo 14 to the moon. more
Arts and EntertainmentSRO’s ‘Billboard’ doesn’t measure up to its clever concept
“Perhaps the play itself has more going for it, and it was just butchered…” more
Arts and EntertainmentPunk Rock Bowling 2013 set the bar high for future events
Almost too much punk rock goodness in one weekend. more
Arts and EntertainmentJesse Smigel’s Winchester exhibit presents the year 4013—and cats!
Smigel has harnessed the marketing prowess of corporate America, the propaganda of government regimes and what could best be described as Smigelism. more
Arts and EntertainmentA punk-rock puppet show at Mickie Finnz
When Green Jellÿ plays Downtown, it’s anyone’s guess what’s really happening. more
Arts and EntertainmentKey Vegas bands are back after extended breaks
Kid Meets Cougar, Twin Brother and The Pandas making a welcome return. more
Vegas musicians share the tracks they’ve been listening to
A playlist by locals on locals for locals. more
Arts and EntertainmentFresh sounds: 5 summer albums to watch for
Kanye West, Queens of the Stone Age and Scotland’s most reclusive electronic duo. more


ScreenArrested Development’ is just not worth the effort
After 15 episodes, you may not have much more than a big headache. more
ScreenTV review: ‘Mistresses’
It’s forgettable summer filler, nothing more. more
ScreenIn the wonderful ‘Frances Ha,’ less is definitely more
It’s Noah Baumbach’s warmest movie so far, and that’s saying something. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Kon-Tiki’
It’s a serviceable biopic, but lacks the explorer spirit. more
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Lulu's Bread & Breakfast is worth the wait
TasteNorthwest bakery-cafe is a winner for breakfast, brunch or lunch.
PoshBurger Bistro's memorable burgers live up to the name
TasteCelebrity chef’s new Summerlin burger bar is pricey yet delicious.
The dishes that made Hakkasan
TasteChef Ho Chee Boon breaks down three dishes that helped build Hakkasan’s delicious reputation.
10 things you need to know about Hakkasan
TasteCheck out these insider tips before you visit the megaclub and restaurant at MGM Grand.




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 ...