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Best in Print

June 20-June 26
Best in PrintEDC’s feel is about the otherworldly performers as much as the music
“A lot of people are getting into dance music now, which is a beautiful thing, but they ... read article
Best in PrintWeeding through EDC’s massive DJ lineup
It’s impossible to see every act at EDC, but we pored over the lineup and cherry-picked some ... read article
Best in PrintTips from our EDC team for making the most of this weekend’s festival
Going? Trust us—you’ll want to read this. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionThe tastemaker: EDMbiz host Jason Bentley breaks down EDC Week’s unifying groove
Bentley has made separate careers of music supervision for film and advertising, as well as DJing nightclubs and music festivals. more
The IntersectionThe LGBT center’s new arts and culture series aims to unify the community
The Center’s Centerpiece events launch next weekend. more
The IntersectionDoes CAC’s early closure on First Friday reflect a larger issue?
Some have argued First Friday is no longer an art event, and some galleries are skipping the party. more
The IntersectionPublic interest: Who knew Las Vegas’ PBS station was so successful?
The local station is one of the most-watched in the country, according to TRAC Media Services. more
The IntersectionThe next big Vegas rivalry: Hershey’s vs. M&M’s
Hershey’s World opens on the Strip this winter. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: Fremont East might be fenced off on First Fridays to curb underage drinking
The idea is circulating among business owners, Metro and the city. more
The IntersectionNewsflash: Nevada does have indecent exposure laws
Maybe not saggy pants laws, but they’re laws all the same. more
The IntersectionComic Con good for iconic images
South Point hosted the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con this past weekend. more
The IntersectionIn brief: Sandoval’s veto-happy June, a potential new roller coaster for the Strip and more
Also, Trip Advisor thinks Las Vegas is the biggest bang for the tourists’ bucks. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Andy Alvarez. more


NightlifeEveryday Carnival: How EDC has shaped Vegas nightlife
The dance-music fest changed the shape and sound of our nightclubs. Now, those clubs are helping EDM dominate Vegas entertainment. more
NightlifeDutch superstar Tiesto talks EDC, a new album and the up-and-coming DJs to watch
Also, his thoughts on the Ibiza vs. Las Vegas EDM rivalry. more
NightlifeAussie twins Mim and Liv prepare to turn the Speedway into Nervo Nation
The sister act talks Hakkasan residency, debut album, songwriting idols and much more. more
NightlifeMix pool parties and club shows to create your own EDM experience
EDC week has turned into its own holiday on the Strip, and this year the festivities kick off early. more
NightlifeYour new favorite DJ! EDC’s Discovery Project returns
A select group of relatively unknowns get to play the same festival as some of EDM’s best-known heavyweights. more
NightlifeQuiz: Are these DJs or software companies?
Seriously, can you tell the difference? more
NightlifeHot Spots: Sean Paul at 1 Oak, EDC Week events and more
Also, Jazzy Jeff takes the tables for Ditch Friday. more
NightlifeA South Point bar crawl: Hunting for cocktail bargains at an underrated drinking spot
The suburban casino definitely is easy on the pocketbook. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Celeb spottings at Hakkasan and more
Also, NKOTB’s upcoming afterparty at Pure. more
NightlifePostrio’s nod to Don Quixote makes for a perfect summertime drink
With añejo rum and fresh lime juice, the Distorted Chivalry is ultra-refreshing. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment5 thoughts on Ryan Bingham at the Boulevard Pool
Alt-country singer-songwriter brought some slide guitar action to Cosmo on June 13. more
Arts and Entertainment5 thoughts on last night’s STRFKR show at Beauty Bar
The synth-pop foursome inspires … stage dives and a circle pit?! more
Arts and EntertainmentArtists Su Limbert and Sierra Slentz take over Cosmo’s P3Studio
A storybook world exploring real-life issues of home and safety through sculpture, ceramic objects and slip-cast figurines. more
Arts and EntertainmentGeorge Packer’s ‘The Unwinding’ draws a sharp line between the movers and the moved
Packer’s prose is nearly always flawless in presenting breezy bios of notable “Unwinders.” more
Arts and EntertainmentCones of Fury has seriously talented horn players bringing the brass
Sam Pilafian and JD Shaw are making sure the tuba and French horn get their due. more
Arts and EntertainmentConcert review: Fall Out Boy
The emo kids showed they’re still just as passionate about their music Saturday night at the House of Blues. more
Arts and EntertainmentDespite technical proficiency, ‘Catch Me If You Can’ never quite works
It’s a fascinating story, but this version has no emotional payoff. more
Arts and EntertainmentFilm review: ‘The East’
It’s a bit simplistic, but with some effective moments. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Falling in Reverse’s ‘Fashionably Late’
The group’s sophomore effort is wildly uneven. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD 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. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Demon Lung’s ‘The Hundredth Name’
This album just screams epic. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Las Vegas Sin opener, Lewis Black, free smoothies and more
Also, the Laramie Project at the Onyx. more
Arts and EntertainmentNevada State Museum exhibit looks at Mexico’s rich embroidery tradition
The bilingual exhibit is a fascinating glimpse into a waning tradition. more


ScreenGraceland’ and ‘King & Maxwell’ add to cable’s stable of procedurals
USA and TNT add new crime-solving shows this summer. more
ScreenTV review: ‘Devious Maids’
Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry is behind this campy, clever soap. more
ScreenUnder the Dome’ gets off to a creepy start
Based on a Stephen King novel, the new Showtime drama packs plenty of suspense. more
ScreenWorld War Z’ upgrades the undead with mixed results
Latest zombie film throws the book it’s based on completely out the window. more
ScreenMonsters University’ is an adequate prequel
Pixar’s production of animated sequels continues to be a mixed bag. more
ScreenWhedon’s version of ‘Much Ado’ not much more than friends having fun together
Lots of enthusiasm, but not much reason for this to exist. more
ScreenSofia Coppola’s ‘The Bling Ring’ is hollow entertainment
It’s got plenty of surface detail, but there’s little underneath. more
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Chef David Walzog tells you what to eat at SW and Lakeside
TasteWhy settle for just steak or just lobster when you can have both?
Rio’s renovated Royal India Bistro remains a favorite
TasteThe operators behind India Masala have created a more casual feel at their original Las Vegas restaurant.
New dishes to adore at Red Rock hot spot Hachi
TasteIs this Japanese jewel one of Las Vegas’ most underrated restaurants?




CD Cover Yeezus
Monstrous, beautiful production jumps ahead, misogynistic ideology jumps back.
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.

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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 ...