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Best in Print

June 27-July 3
Best in PrintFrom underground bakeries to costume shops: The Strip’s secret spaces
On the roof, under the stage and behind the bar for a look at how the Vegas ... read article
Best in PrintEDC 2013 wrap up: Behind the scenes of the spectacle, and what’s in store for next year
An inside perspective on creating an experience that wows read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionThe cheeseburger-fication of the Las Vegas Strip
Robbed by the recession, we didn’t get to see what Las Vegas was supposed to be in 2013. The Incidental Tourist explores what the Strip ... more
The IntersectionJournalist and author Alicia Shepard discusses today’s media and teaching at UNLV
Today, a news consumer has to be responsible, go to many different sources to get the news, seek out different viewpoints. more
The IntersectionAtomic revival: The landmark bar reopens in a new Downtown
The picturesque dive bar has spawned all kinds of crazy drunken stories. more
The IntersectionNevada’s childhood obesity stats predict a fatter future
One in four Nevadans in obese, according to the CDC. more
The IntersectionEasy fixes for the Strip’s eyesores
The Echelon-turned-Resorts World site is getting pagodas. We’ve got other ideas. more
The IntersectionMormon missionaries are taking to the Internet but ‘God’ is already online
As a meme, God is pretty much Grumpy Cat with a longer beard. more
The IntersectionPhotographing Electric Daisy Carnival
The intensity and pure joy of the festival is a photographic candy store. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: Huntridge Theatre discussion leaves Facebook for face-to-face answers
The group behind the building’s revival effort took their debate offline last Thursday. more
The IntersectionIn brief: Justin Bieber causes some trouble in Las Vegas and more
Also, the upcoming SLS property launches a blog. more

Nightlife

NightlifeRainbow-colored glasses: EDC’s love cult tames the cynical beast
“Wandering the man-made wonderland was like dream hopping.” more
NightlifeHot Spots: Kendrick Lamar at The Bank, our annual Weekly Awards Party and more
Also, Beauty Bar’s Wet Hot DTLV Summer bash. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Tara Reid crowd surfs at Wet Republic and more
Also, Paris Hilton parties it up with Afrojack and Dirty South. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Ne-Yo, Beyonce, Ribbon of Life and other stuff you need to know about
Also, the Maison de Mode pop-up shop comes to Crystals, and Kuma Snow Cream celebrates its grand opening. more
Arts and EntertainmentTerry Bradshaw—what?!—comes to the Strip for a pair of shows
Terry Bradshaw telling jokes. Terry Bradshaw singing. Are you ready for this? more
Arts and Entertainment13 acts to catch at Warped Tour this Friday
We sift through the 92 names on the lineup so you’re ready to rock out! more
Arts and EntertainmentLas Vegas artists take on Route 66 at Springs Preserve exhibit
The exhibit unites personal memories and iconic images. more
Arts and EntertainmentThree local music shows you don’t want to miss this weekend
P.S.: The Bunkhouse closes for a remodel after Saturday night. more
Arts and EntertainmentLewis Black’s stage show doesn’t live up to his comic ability
Black’s musings on disappointment and hanging out were not as funny as Rick Lax had hoped. more
Arts and EntertainmentArtist Wendy Kveck explores women and excess, this time with works on paper
The 20th century is littered with paintings seeking to destroy the female form in order to dominate her, most famously exemplified by de Kooning, Picasso ... more
Arts and EntertainmentPriscilla Queen of the Desert’ deftly balances flamboyant fun and emotional poignancy
And the costumes make EDC look tame! more
Arts and EntertainmentFour reasons to check out two of Mexico’s top soccer teams
Sam Boyd Stadium is where you want to be July 3. more
Arts and EntertainmentMetalcore titans Killswitch Engage rip through House of Blues show
Switching singers hasn’t dulled the band’s intensity. more

Screen

ScreenThe White House gets attacked—again—in the dull ‘White House Down’
Seriously? Another “White House in trouble” movie? more
ScreenShowtime’s ‘Ray Donovan’ takes itself way too seriously
Liev Schreiber joins a long list of cable anti-heroes. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Heat’
The comedy is a worthy addition to the buddy-cop movie canon. more
ScreenThe Kings of Summer’ is a clumsy coming-of-age story
“The film comes across as an insubstantial lark, no more mature than its protagonists.” more
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Taste

The Ogdens take Summerlin with Hops & Harvest
TasteA new casual concept from the father-son chef duo lands at Tivoli Village.
Revolutionary food and drink at the upcoming Rx Boiler Room
TasteChef Rick Moonen’s new alchemy-themed cocktail bar and restaurant will be turning some heads.
The familiar favorites of Carlos' Kitchen are back, at Spectators
TasteChef/owner Carlos Fernandez said his food would return. That’s a good thing.

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Monstrous, beautiful production jumps ahead, misogynistic ideology jumps back.
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CD Cover CD review: Demon Lung's 'The Hundredth Name'
This album just screams epic.
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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 ...
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