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Best in Print

June 6-June 12
Best in PrintThe making of an icon: Oscar Goodman
The former mayor and Mob lawyer talks wiretaps, fame and life after office read article
Best in PrintOur five favorite Oscar Goodman quotes
The truth is, by the time you get halfway through the bottle, you really don’t know ... read article
Best in PrintMoving a 300-year-old painting? For this tight-knit crew, it’s just part of the job
Moving a 300-year-old painting? Cleaning a massive installation? For this tight-knit crew, it’s just part of the job read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionAnatomy of the tube dress
A pseudo-scientific look at the de facto Strip uniform. more
The IntersectionTime to play: the World Series of Poker is back
Is this a good time to play cash games on the Strip? Oh yeah. more
Thinking about ‘Game of Thrones,’ breast milk lollipops and more
But seriously, did you see Game of Thrones this week? Insane! more
The IntersectionFranky Perez returns with new gigs, new songs and a new lease on life
Veteran local musician/songwriter is back to play the Palms, Green Valley Ranch and Palace Station. more
Pimp tax: How the IRS dances with illegal income
Income from shady activities has its own line on the 1040 form. more
The IntersectionLas Vegas needs more protection, maybe
Funding was cut for a counter terrorism center, but new surveillance cameras pop up on the Strip. more
The IntersectionBurlesque’s ‘Tournament of Tease’ through the lens
How can one not take a photo when it’s handed to you on a rhinestone-and-beaded platter? more
The IntersectionThe ‘Hitler Teapot’ isn’t the first time Michael Graves has baffled us
The architect’s renovation of the Clark County Library demonstrates postmodern concepts. more
The IntersectionFilm here now! Local spots we’d like to see on the big screen
Nic Cage isn’t the only one who’s pumped about more movies in the Silver State. more
The IntersectionA real look at health in Las Vegas—with plenty of room for improvement
Hey, at least we’re still No. 1 on the Trade Show Destination list. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Bob Sinclar at Hakkasan, RedFoo at Encore Beach Club and more
Also, a Sailor Jerry Day party at Vanguard. more
NightlifeWith Scarlet and the View, Palms nightlife expands beyond the club
Vodka infusions, “liquid Bananas Foster,” hookahs and shuffleboard. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Jabbawockeez at LAX, McFadden’s is back and more
Also, the local DJs gracing the Life Is Beautiful lineup. more
NightlifeA swillable kaleidoscope at Lucky Bar
Red Rock Resort’s new center bar serves a signature cocktail made with Absolut Tune. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentFirst (fest) take: an early analysis of Life Is Beautiful’s music lineup
The Downtown fest’s inaugural two-day run ought to sell, great news for anyone hoping the event is more than a one-year wonder. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Weekly playlist: Life Is Beautiful edition
Tunes from LIB artists to start getting you ready for October. more
Arts and EntertainmentDon’t be an ‘American Idiot’: Your handy guide to the Green Day musical
Six fun facts to read before the show’s Smith Center run. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Downtown art exhibits, Super Summer Theatre and more
Also, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals take the Mandalay Bay Beach stage. more
Arts and EntertainmentBlackbird’s ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ looks at the early 20th century American circus
Artists to explore the excitement and sadness of the early 1900s traveling circus. more
Arts and Entertainment5 thoughts on Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s May 31 show at Vinyl
What’s with the one guy at every show who doesn’t move a muscle? more
Arts and EntertainmentDoom in June offers plenty of metal memories
We can’t wait for next next year’s headbanging installment. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Queens of the Stone Age’s ‘…Like Clockwork’
This one’s a deviation from the QOTSA norm, which hurts a little. more
Arts and EntertainmentArtist Garilyn Brune takes us into his glam world of big beautiful women
RTZvegas exhibit offers a John Waters-meets-Norman Rockwell glimpse of America. more
Arts and EntertainmentA whirlwind tour of Las Vegas’ three-day Fringe Festival
Some Fringe-goers want to catch as many shows as possible. more
Arts and EntertainmentA scientific experiment at the Boulevard Pool
We Are Scientists is opening for the Offspring. It’s true. more
Arts and EntertainmentFirst Friday emphasizes music
First Friday celebrates the art of music this month. more


ScreenGraceland’ and ‘King & Maxwell’ add to cable’s stable of procedurals
USA and TNT add new crime-solving shows this summer. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Love Is All You Need’
Rom-com meets sophistication. The result? Meh. more
ScreenWhere’s the raunch? ‘The Internship’ is one big sell-out
It’s just one long commercial for … well, you know. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Purge’
This above-average horror flick really makes you think. more
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La Comida and Mingo diversify Downtown dining
TasteNew flavors have arrived on East Fremont and at Arts Square.
Koraku’s menu offers more than mere ramen
TasteSpring Mountain’s new Japanese eatery is not your average noodle shop.
With Scarlet and the View, Palms nightlife expands beyond the club
TasteVodka infusions, “liquid Bananas Foster,” hookahs and shuffleboard.
Life Is Beautiful's chefs rival its musical acts for star power
TasteFestival-goers will gain access to some food events with their general ticket, while other special food events will have their own tickets.




CD Cover CD review: Boards of Canada's 'Tomorrow's Harvest'
The Scottish duo delivered its best material in more than a decade.
CD Cover Black Sabbath makes a surprisingly strong return with '13'
"The album has a surprising integrity and heaviness."
CD Cover CD review: Queens of the Stone Age's '...Like Clockwork'
This one's a deviation from the QOTSA norm, which hurts a little.

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Cocktail of the Week Jun 12, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

The Lion’s Tail cocktail at Embers is a spicy classic reimagined for summer

Refreshing, peppery and adventurous; those are the words that instantly come to mind upon first sip of the Lion’s Tail ($9) at Embers Grille & Spirits. This vintage cocktail, which ...