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Best in Print

May 9-May 15
Best in Print10 burgers to eat right now
A beefy to-do list for Vegas diners read article
Best in PrintA costume-spotting, line-waiting tour of Free Comic Book Day in Las Vegas
Josh Bell scored 29 comic books at Free Comic Book Day. How many did you get? read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionTalking egos, edible ants and Cheetos with Bon Appetit’s Andrew Knowlton
The foodie magazine’s restaurant editor returns for Vegas Uncork’d this weekend. more
The IntersectionThe salmonella outbreak at Firefly could teach local diners a lot—if anybody feels like listening
“One dead cockroach means they’re probably taking care of the problem.” more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: Urban transformation could make Las Vegas for Las Vegans
Las Vegas Strip casinos aren’t there for locals, but more and more, Downtown development is. more
In Brief: High school singers hit the big time, and more
Also, the El Cortez has Double Attack blackjack and desert tortoise limits are in effect. more
The IntersectionU Bottle It teaches beer brewing and winemaking for beginners
You might want to reconsider your next trip to the liquor store. more
The IntersectionThe Las Vegas Redevelopment Agency has been improving Downtown since 1986
The Downtown Project isn’t the only organization out to boost the neighborhood. more
By the numbers: A local look at the housing market rebound
Increase in home prices, homes for sale and more. more

Nightlife

NightlifeTivoli Village is home to an epic happy hour crawl
And Cantina Laredo’s guacamole earns two mom hugs. Two. more
NightlifeSwedish DJ John Dahlback isn’t taking the safe track to stardom
Young veteran spins at the Monday industry bash at XS this week. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Ne-Yo at 1 Oak, Vegas StrEATs, Piranha’s 8th anniversary and more
Also, Lee’s Beer & Tequila Experience takes over at LVH and Eric Prydz plays EBC. more
NightlifeNightlife News & Notes: Busta Rhymes launches Ditch Fridays, Redfoo kicks off Night Swim
Also, Tao’s new promotion will make turning 21 in Vegas even more special. more
NightlifeAndre’s new Summer Fresca is a seasonal treat
Bittersweet strawberry-and-rhubarb libation tickles the tongue. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: PBR’s Last Cowboy Standing, Vegas Uncork’d and other stuff to do this week
Also, a benefit bash for local outfit Dusty Sunshine’s trip to Canada’s NXNE festival. more
Arts and EntertainmentSongs the Rolling Stones should play Saturday at MGM (but probably won’t)
The band’s been dusting off a few rarities for its 50 Years and Counting tour. more
Arts and EntertainmentDon’t you forget about her: Molly Ringwald plays the Smith Center
The Brat Pack alum brings the Great American Songbook to the Cabaret Jazz room. more
Arts and EntertainmentRC Wonderly’s textured minimalism at Amanda Harris Gallery
Minimalism. It’s a wonderful thing, especially in RC Wonderly’s hands more
Arts and EntertainmentVast displays a revealing retrospective on Robert Beckmann
This is a must-see exhibit. Trust us more
Arts and EntertainmentCountry music roundup: Checking in on the state of twang
Natalie Maines, Pistol Annies and Lady Antebellum. Which one earned four stars? more
Arts and EntertainmentPreview: Nevada Ballet Theatre ends its season with ‘Romeo and Juliet’
And its NBT’s first story ballet since Giselle in 2008. more
Arts and EntertainmentAziz Ansari’s latest Vegas visit was hilariously noteworthy
“The world would be a better place if everybody treated each other the way black people treated magicians.” more
Arts and EntertainmentCD Review: Deerhunter’s ‘Monomania’
Raw and unfussy, Monomania rocks like it should. more
Arts and EntertainmentParamore plus enthusiastic audience equals a satisfying show at the Joint
Hayley Williams overcomes food poisoning and technical difficulties. more
Arts and EntertainmentWeekly reactions to Electric Daisy Carnival’s 2013 lineup
Who is our team most excited to see at the Speedway? more

Screen

ScreenBaz Luhrmann tries way too hard to bring ‘The Great Gatsby’ to life
The director identifies much too strongly with Gatsby’s penchant for vulgar excess. more
ScreenGreat adaptations: Five recent movies that successfully captured classic literature
Because we’re not feeling Baz Luhrmann’s take on The Great Gatsby. more
ScreenTV review: ‘Family Tree’
A Christopher Guest fan? Yeah, you’ll enjoy this more
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Taste

Jet Tila is returning to Vegas ... for dessert?
TasteThe chef will open Kuma Snow Cream in Chinatown this month.
Samoan delicacies await at the Hungry Islander
TasteThe Hungry Islander is a market with a tasty buffet in the back.
KC Fazel puts his own twist on classic steakhouse fare
TasteVeteran chef has created a wonderfully diverse menu at Luxor’s Tender restaurant.
Delicious simplicity from Allegro's kitchen
TasteChef Enzo Febbraro’s easy burrata bruschetta is a lovely anytime bite.

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Despite lineup changes, the band's Ungrateful shows little stress.
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Cocktail of the Week May 15, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

The Golden Pillar: An architectural cocktail built for XS

This Sunday, XS nightclub celebrates the grand reopening of its after-dark pool party, Night Swim. Along with the bash comes a new offering of signature cocktails served by the pitcher, ...
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