The Magazine - Archive - June 13, 2013

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Best in PrintLots of laughs: A look inside the Las Vegas comedy boom
There is more comedy being performed in Las Vegas today—at any and every level—than in any other ... read article
Best in PrintBranden Powers talks rave culture, the Hard Rock and fro-yo
Is this guy Las Vegas’ most interesting man? read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionWill the Las Vegas community help fund the Huntridge?
Failure to achieve the goal could doom the project before it begins. more
The IntersectionPets and pot: the medical marijuana debate gets furry
Meet the SoCal vet “leading the charge” to get cannabis cleared for animal treatment. more
The IntersectionHot Frisbee of Fun? Guesses about Guy Fieri’s Las Vegas restaurant
Fieri has so many famous “Guy-isms”, he made this easy. more
The IntersectionBe part of City Council meetings in your pajamas
Online comments are enabled for Las Vegas City Council meetings. Don’t get any ideas, Internet trolls. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: Where casino project could have been, the Arts District is growing
Massive condo development Juhl will soon open its first retail outlet. more
In Brief: ‘Crazy Girls’ gets updated and Symphony Park gets bridged
Also, Nas is set to open a Vegas sneaker shop, but will you buy his kicks? more
The IntersectionPhone tracking, privacy rights and surveillance cameras
“We’ve already slid. We’ve hit the bottom.” — Tod Story, ACLU of Southern Nevada more
The IntersectionStay cool with Wet ‘n’ Wild pics
Stop taking photos of your car temperature readout. more


NightlifeNew party pool Daylight offers eye candy—and free water!
The Mandalay Bay dayclub also boasts an impressive DJ lineup. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Dada Life at Hakkasan, a new pool party at Cosmopolitan and more
Also, Flosstradamus spins at Surrender. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Emeril parties with Sammy Hagar, EDC Week and more
Also, more details about McFadden’s resurrection at Town Square. more
NightlifeThe Lion’s Tail cocktail at Embers is a spicy classic reimagined for summer
The vintage cocktail dates to the 1930s. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentDowntown music anchor the Bunkhouse set for a summer hiatus
The Downtown Project will be repositioning the venue. more
Arts and EntertainmentVegas bands Kid Meets Cougar and Twin Brother get into Beautiful spirit
Two local bands made a highly-anticipated return to the scene at Wednesday’s Life Is Beautiful showcase at Beauty Bar. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: She & Him at Cosmopolitan, burlesque at the Sci-Fi Center and more
Also, Reggae in the Desert is back. more
Arts and EntertainmentFast-rising local band Rusty Maples loses its cellist
Frontman Blair Dewane is flirting with the idea of bringing in string players for shows. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Boards of Canada’s ‘Tomorrow’s Harvest’
The Scottish duo delivered its best material in more than a decade. more
Arts and EntertainmentGreen Day musical ‘American Idiot’ makes for a memorable punk night out at the Smith Center
‘As an explosion of angst and energy, Nee, O’Farrell and Hettrick bring it in spades.’ more
Arts and EntertainmentBlack Sabbath makes a surprisingly strong return with ‘13’
“The album has a surprising integrity and heaviness.” more
Arts and EntertainmentThe science of art and art of science in Miguel Rodriguez’ new exhibit
A herd of turtles moves at the speed of light. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con hits the South Point this weekend
Attendees have a shot at meeting the legendary Stan Lee. more
Arts and EntertainmentJames Turrell brings a second (less successful) installation to Crystals
Unlike “Akhob” at Louis Vuitton, Turrell’s “Untitled” monorail station functions mainly as set and theater. more
Arts and EntertainmentExploring David Sedaris’ ‘Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls’
Sedaris is one storyteller who’s meant to be heard. more
Arts and EntertainmentSeth Meyers talks Stefon, his big move from ‘SNL’ and more
The Weekend Update newsman takes the stage at Mirage this weekend. more


ScreenThe Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con hits the South Point this weekend
Attendees have a shot at meeting the legendary Stan Lee. more
ScreenThis Is the End’ just doesn’t work as a feature-length film
Comedy buddies spent a long time making this self-referential dud. more
ScreenBefore Midnight’ builds on a remarkable legacy
Watching Jesse and Céline journey from ecstasy to acrimony is a powerful experience. more
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Cafe de Cebu offers up pork deliciousness and more
TasteIt all started with delicious deep-fried Filipino egg rolls. Now we here.
Spiffy new patio reminds us: Central is great
TasteMichel Richard’s 24-hour Caesars Palace cafe is a winner, day or night.
Six great Las Vegas breakfast sandwiches
TasteMake your morning better with these local bites.




CD Cover CD review: Demon Lung's 'The Hundredth Name'
This album just screams epic.
CD Cover CD review: Empire of the Sun's 'Ice on the Dune'
There are a couple of gems here, but the whole album is a bit of a chore.
CD Cover CD review: Falling in Reverse's 'Fashionably Late'
The group's sophomore effort is wildly uneven.

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Cocktail of the Week Jun 19, 2013
by Ken Miller

Postrio’s nod to Don Quixote makes for a perfect summertime drink

When you think of summer, odds are thoughts of legendary literary character Don Quixote don’t spring to mind. But after trying a Distorted Chivalry at the Venetian’s Postrio, that might ...