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Best in Print

February 4 - February 10
Best in PrintHard times for Harry
Reid’s co-writer unloads read article
Best in PrintEek! Clowns!
At the clown convention, figuring out why painted faces and bulbous noses creep some people out read article
Best in PrintThe 10 Best Steakhouses in Las Vegas
Sink your teeth into our dry-aged, perfectly charred guide to Vegas’ best steak. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionA dream derailed
Say goodbye to that high-speed train. Southern Nevada has been denied funds on two projects. more
The IntersectionObama, I’m just not that into you (for now)
One writer’s disenchantment with the generation of hope more
The IntersectionIs Vegas art-friendly?
Depending on who you talk to, not so much more
The IntersectionGrim success rate
Nevada leads the nation in suicides over 60. more
The IntersectionThe art of provoking
The LED installation at Aria is the best evidence that CityCenter dares to be different. more
The IntersectionPointers for Gov. Gibbons’ state of the state address
Considering the state of the state, Gibbons is probably really nervous about giving the state-of-the-state address. more
Tiny little rant about Obama and Yucca Mountain
Hey, Obama, stop trying to please everyone. more
The Weekly Quote Quiz
“I don’t recall him being involved in any of that.” more
The Help Desk
In closed meeting, Dina Titus says Democrats are “fucked” unless they learn a lesson from the Senate upset in Massachusetts. She also told the meeting ... more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
It just makes sense. more

Nightlife

NightlifeAn exclusive first look at Revolver Saloon & Dance Hall
Revolver Saloon & Dance Hall, tagging itself “country with a twist,” is all about country. more
NightlifeVegas brings the party—and bottle service!—to Sundance(1 comment)
Love it or hate it, Las Vegas plays a huge part in putting the festive in Robert Redford’s festival. more
NightlifeGo girl, go girl, go girl
60 women take turns vying for the crowd’s attention while they fought to outdo one another in costume, skill and charisma. more
NightlifeSomething for the ladies (who love ladies)
The first recurring lesbian party in a mainstream casino club celebrates its grand opening March 25. more
NightlifeExclusive: A Juicy Vegas residency for Robbie Rivera(4 comments)
Summer Sundays are getting even sexier in 2010. Or should we say, juicer? more
NightlifeRock out with your “airness” out(1 comment)
Mastering the air guitar takes a lot — just not an actual instrument. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentFalling down on the job
Undercover Boss’ intro plays up the idea that it’s some zeitgeist-capturing insight into American life, but is it? more
Arts and EntertainmentMountain man: Talking with Yucca author John D’Agata(2 comments)
The Weekly talks to John D’Agata about his book, About a Mountain. more
Arts and EntertainmentLove and squalor: Farewell, J.D. Salinger
Weekly writers say goodbye to a literary great. more
Arts and EntertainmentAll-ages anniversary
The Farm survives to celebrate one year on the scene. more
Arts and EntertainmentShattered Canopy: Pacific pull rips promising trio from our midst
Hey Portland, stop stealing our musicians! more
Arts and EntertainmentPhoenix orders up a night of euphoric rock
The French band brought out fans new and slightly less new for a night of dance rock revelry. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Place to be
Although the building that houses it is more than 50 years old, Place Gallery is still in its relative infancy. more
Arts and EntertainmentA sorta-super Sunday
The Saints have this never-been-to-the-Bowl, post-Katrina rally thing going, and the Colts are rocking a should’ve-been-undefeated season. Lucky for us, Vegas has home-team bars for both. more

Screen

ScreenOff the ‘Avatar’ bandwagon(3 comments)
Step right up. The blockbuster backlash starts here. more
ScreenFrom Paris With Love(2 comments)
John Travolta is not meant to be bald. more
ScreenStories of tolerance and identity
Exploring the range of Jewish culture at the Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival more
ScreenLove is a battlefield
The Messenger and Dear John offer different takes on military romance more
ScreenSee some Dam fine movies
The Dam Short Film Festival in Boulder City has become not just one of the top film festivals in the Las Vegas area, but also ... more

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Downtown gets Naked (City Sandwiches)
TasteThe concept: sandwich simplicity. The spot: Dino’s sister space. The taste: scrumptious.

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Certain moments in IRM sound as if they were recorded in Panavision.
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Why has Monster Zero waited almost a decade to release a second full-length album?
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Taking Dawn’s debut album is an unabashed throwback to the bombastic days of hair metal.
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Cocktail of the Week Feb 4, 2010
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Bramblin Man

For this, Andrew Pollard’s first solo menu at Noir Bar, he presents a twist on the classic Bramble. A gin-based cocktail made popular in 1980s London by Dick Bradsell, the ...
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