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Best in Print

July 4-July 10
Best in PrintBest New Nightlife Destination: Hakkasan
Hakkasan is our pick for Best New Nightlife Destination, but it’s only the beginning of this year’s ... read article
Best in PrintBest New Restaurant: Honey Salt
Honey Salt is a game-changer. read article
Best in PrintBest Place to Gamble: Venetian
Credit goes to a formidable selection of table games, endless banks of the newest slots and a ... read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionKA’ tragedy reminds us that extraordinary expression is not without risk
Sarah Guyard-Guillot was an ideal fit for Cirque du Soleil. more
The IntersectionThe local music scene pays its last respects to the old Bunkhouse
The Bunkhouse isn’t closing for good, but whatever comes next will be something different. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: The fine line between problems and progress
The Southern Nevada Senior Law Program is a different example of the Downtown Project’s efforts. more
The IntersectionDo the Bellagio Fountains belong among the world’s greatest landmarks?
Suddenly, when water was taught to dance to “Viva Las Vegas,” Old Faithful had some stiff competition. more
The IntersectionMusing on dating Beebs, insta-fame and Hot Cheetos
Maybe dating a guy with 41 million Twitter followers is a bad idea. more
The IntersectionUNLV looks to expand its drone studies, starting with a new flight path
UNLV mechanical engineering professor and his students have been piloting drones through the Nevada National Security Site. more
The Intersection125 degrees is not hot enough to fry an egg
The hottest temperature ever measured was in Death Valley, but the record still stands. more


NightlifeHot Spots: NKOTB at Pure, Fatboy Slim at Marquee and more
Also, Velveteen Rabbit celebrates its grand opening. more
NightlifeSix things you don’t know about DJ Vice
The Vegas staple talks Ibiza, OutKast and why he’ll never play Kenny G’s birthday again. more
NightlifePhotographers Bryan McCormick and Geoffrey Ellis present a new, intimate look at Blue Angel
The photographers captured the normally unseen details more
NightlifeCool down with Venetian’s Carnevale cocktail, the Silent Serenade
“One sip after another will carry you through layers of herbs and citrus.” more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Silva-Weidman, Twin Shadow, NKOTB and other stuff you need to know about
Check out the new $45 menu at Emeril Lagasse’s Table 10 at Palazzo, too. more
Arts and EntertainmentArtist Cristina Paulos depicts bipolar disorder at Blackbird Studios exhibit
Her stream-of-consciousness approach results in mixed-media drawings and paintings depicting the peaks and valleys, “gleeful mania,” fear and “dark depression” of the illness. more
Arts and EntertainmentPhotographers Bryan McCormick and Geoffrey Ellis present a new, intimate look at Blue Angel
The photographers captured the normally unseen details more
Arts and EntertainmentCirque’s ‘Michael Jackson One’ is a Vegas feast for the senses
MJ himself appears in a stunning hologram near the end of the production. more
Arts and EntertainmentCatching up with Weird Al, king of pop parodies
His Royal Weirdness arrives at the Smith Center on July 6. more
Arts and EntertainmentPatriotic partying: Independence Day celebrations you won’t want to miss
Consider celebrating America’s birthday at these two community events. more
Arts and EntertainmentLocal band Alaska prepares to release a new album and embark on a month-long tour
The fast-rising screamo group will wind from California to Chicago and back. more
Arts and EntertainmentSix reflections on Friday’s freakishly toasted Warped Tour stop
More than 200 heat-related illnesses were reported at the annual music fest. more
Arts and EntertainmentBeyonce turns her spectacular pop tour into something personal
The spectacle-packed Mrs. Carter World Tour thrilled Las Vegas fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. more


ScreenThe Lone Ranger deserved so much better than Disney’s bloated mess
Isn’t it time to tell Johnny Depp to stop repurposing Jack Sparrow? more
ScreenDespicable Me’ is back for a mediocre sequel
It’s a little unnecessary, but it is nice to see the minions again. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Unfinished Song’
It’s a bit contrived, but any movie with Terence Stamp is worth checking out. more
ScreenThe Bridge’ is an uneven crime drama
The new FX show is an adaptation of a Scandinavian series. more
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Shobu serves more than sushi and sake— and does it all well
TasteJust off the Chinatown drag, Shobu is another great new Japanese restaurant.
Jean-Georges executive chef Rob Moore recommends the beef Carpaccio
TasteThe kitchen boss at Aria’s supreme steakhouse likes to kick it at Money Plays.
Andiamo Italian steakhouse shares its signature osso buco
TasteYou don’t have to choose between a big piece of meat or an Italian classic when dining at the D.
Food moves fast on Eastern Avenue
TasteRestaurants seem to open and close all the time on this southeastern thoroughfare.
The Pub at Monte Carlo rotates guest brews for fun, delicious dinner ...
TasteNew Belgium beers were on tap at the most recent Gus’ Beer and Bites event.




CD Cover Magna Carta Holy Grail
It's the first and only time an album has been arranged to arrive with platinum certification.
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.

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Featured Cocktail

Cocktail of the Week Jul 3, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

Cool down with Venetian’s Carnevale cocktail, the Silent Serenade

The dog days of summer are here. Take a breather, wipe your brow and cool down Carnevale-style. At first glance the Silent Serenade ($13), which is available at all Palazzo ...