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Best in Print

March 18 - March 24
Best in PrintTipped off
This isn’t about whether to give 15 or 20 percent. Tip workers sound off on customers, the ... read article
Best in PrintThrowaway kids: What to do with teenage prostitutes?
Juvenile prostitutes are technically criminals. Juvenile prostitutes are also victims of crime. read article
A voice from the other side of the tip
A cocktail waitress-slash-stripper tells all read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionWhat you need to know about UNLV basketball
Let us prep you for the Rebels’ upcoming NCAA tournament game against Northern Iowa more
The IntersectionStripping down Las Vegas(1 comment)
Talking with the director of Stripped, a different kind of Las Vegas movie more
The IntersectionTea for 6,000(2 comments)
Nevada has embraced the Tea Party movement in a big way more
The IntersectionHis name is Earl
Robert Earl arrived from—almost literally—another planet. more
The IntersectionShakespeare + The Dude = ‘Two Gentlemen of Lebowski’
Sounds hilarious, but don’t get your hopes up. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Lick that cone! more
The Help Desk
Mayor Goodman drops controversial proposal to mass-fire, rehire city workers. Says ruefully, “It’s just not convoluted and baffling enough”; vows to come back with “something ... more

Nightlife

NightlifeHot child in the country
It’s only my second time on a bull, but “Hold on like hell” was not a difficult lesson to learn. more
NightlifeThe state of afterhours
Where’s the party at? More specifically, the party after the party? more
NightlifeKraving a convincing himpersonation?(2 comments)
Derrick Barry is the best Britney Spears impersonator in the world. He’s not the best male Britney impersonator; he’s the best overall. more
NightlifePole dancing, according to Kendra Wilkinson
New mom Kendra Wilkinson will teach the sexy, healthy art of pole dancing at V Theatre’s Stripper 101 class. more
NightlifeNow drink this: Fresh things!
Things are getting pretty fresh over at the Renaissance Hotel’s Envy Lounge… more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentThree times a ‘Musical’
Listen up, gleeks, show queens and folks who just like musical theater a lot. more
Arts and EntertainmentLit + art
What else do you need to know? more
Arts and EntertainmentWEIRD-EVENT-O-METER!
In this installment: Dinosaurs vs. a talking car more
Arts and EntertainmentWrapping Reverb
Depending where you sit, Neon Reverb is either a can’t-miss party or a total nonentity. more
Arts and EntertainmentThat’s aquatainment!
WET’s water features give gravitas to the Strip. more
Arts and EntertainmentNot big enough: “Union Atlantic” can’t quite fill its 21st-century canvas
To paraphrase one of the principal characters, a retired historian, Union Atlantic is an effort to portray “history’s reckless imagination” of the 21st-century world. more
Arts and EntertainmentDray’s “No Picassos” traces the artist’s decade-long impact
Many Las Vegas residents are already familiar with San Francisco-based artist Andre Wilmore; they just don’t know it. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Silence of the Clams” brings a jolt of campy energy to the local theater scene
Before heading to catch The Silence of the Clams, take this quick self-test: Do you laugh at vagina jokes? How about fart gags? more
Arts and EntertainmentHicksville”
An American journalist trying to write a biography of Dick Burger, the world’s most successful comic-book artist, journeys to Burger’s hometown, the mysterious little New ... more

Screen

ScreenRepo Men(3 comments)
Repo Men takes a serious look at a world in which artificial organs are violently repossessed when people can no longer pay for them. more
ScreenShoWest’s coolest offerings
A vending machine of the future and some good vibrations at the movie-theater industry’s annual trade convention. more

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Taste

Food fight: Chili Dogs
TasteBreaking down Las Vegas’ best dogs piece by piece
Where's the beef?
TasteNow on sale at your local Walmart… 100-calorie steak?
Requiem for a coffeehouse
TasteReJAVAnate joins the list of economic casualties.

Horoscopes

Soundcheck

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CD Cover Broken Bells
At its core, Broken Bells is the ultimate soundtrack for lazy Sundays.
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CD Cover Liars
It’s pretty much official now: Liars sound best at their spookiest.
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CD Cover Gorillaz
Strong songwriting helped Gorillaz transcend the gimmick tag for two albums. Unfortunately, the group isn’t so lucky this time.
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Xania's Hot Spots
Download and print Xania's Club Grid
March 18 - March 24
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Videos

  • Felix da Housecat at JET
  • Holly Madison vs. Lucky Leprechaun
  • Faces of Haiti
  • DJ Pauly D
  • The Restroom at Vanity
  • Sugar Factory
  • DJ Skribble and his Freak Show
  • 'Small Town'

Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Mar 18, 2010
by Xania Woodman

Now drink this: Fresh things!

Things are getting pretty fresh over at the Renaissance Hotel’s Envy Lounge. Newly-named Bar Chef Christian Oldan is settling into his new role quite nicely and is making freshness the ...
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