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Best in Print

January 24-January 30
Best in PrintFilling the gap: Las Vegas’ Caravels have (finally) gone full-length
Start with Caravels—whose March 26 album ‘Lacuna’ was recorded at the Palms—then continue on to nine other ... read article
Best in Print10 Vegas bands you should hear right now
Prepare your ears: This is what Las Vegas local music sounds like in 2013. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

Thinking about Lance Armstrong, ‘Battlestar Galactica’ and more
Also, Jodie Foster’s Golden Globes speech. more
The IntersectionNeon Reverb Radio’ DJ Donald Hickey on returning to the airwaves and local music
“No white-dude-with-a-guitar-and-a-latte adult contemporary. F*ck that sh*t.” more
The IntersectionThe tragic death of Doris Stoehr, killed by a car where she’d lobbied for a crosswalk
Local grandmother helped initiate a traffic study for a crosswalk that should be finished in three months. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: ‘Sorceress’ Sarah Nisperos and the origin of Tony Hsieh’s Downtown dream
Get to know the person who steered the Zappos CEO to Downtown Vegas. more
The IntersectionHow bazaar: street market coming to Bally’s
The moving sidewalks that lead into Bally’s are about to be replaced by the Grand Bazaar Shops. more
The IntersectionSorting through Lance, Lennay, and ‘love’ in a world of lies
Everybody lies. Is that so bad? more
The IntersectionCosmetic surgery procedures increase as we see our faces more and more online
Chin augmentations increased 71 percent between 2010 and 2011. Blame Skype. more
The IntersectionTwo more reasons to reconsider guns, straight from local headlines
Just this week, an assemblyman threatens violence and tragedy strikes in Boulder City. more
The IntersectionNo wait necessary: Life is Beautiful fest plans monthly local music showcase
First free show to feature Rusty Maples and five others at Artifice on February 6. more
The IntersectionPhotographing the porn convention
We can only show so much to our readers. more

Nightlife

NightlifeHappy hours at Downtown’s new Denny’s, a real Fremont gem
Come spring, Denny’s will have a chapel fit for a Grand Slam Wedding. more
NightlifeNightlife News & Notes: the end of Snitch and a big break for DJs
Also, Tao will host the Blondes vs. Brunettes Bowl on January 31. It involves girls. Kissing. more
NightlifeHot Spots: T-Pain’s residency starts at Haze, Lady Starlight at the Act, and more
Also, Big Dog’s Winterfest hits the Draft House, Madeon visits XS and Becca Tobin drops by Hyde Bellagio. more
NightlifeVDKA’s Cotton Candy Swirl takes a childhood favorite into cocktail hour
Formerly known as “fairy floss,” cotton candy is a favorite sweet that now finds its way into cocktails. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentQ&A: Futurist Ray Kurzweil on Google, reverse engineering the brain and more
Also, how we will soon merge with nonbiological intelligence. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Lady Gaga at MGM, the Jewish Film Festival and more
Also, comedian Paula Poundstone delivers some laughs at the Orleans. more
Arts and EntertainmentDon’t Go Where I Can’t Follow’ is raw and affecting
The book is really about a journey that doesn’t go as planned. more
Arts and EntertainmentTell-all tale ‘Heads in Beds’ doesn’t tell enough
Hospitality vet? Check. Juicy stories? Not so much. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhen a good writer goes bad: A look at Mark Helprin’s latest
Who talks like this? more
Arts and EntertainmentArtist Eri King’s palace of refuse at Winchester Cultural Center has us looking at waste
King is reminding us of what we hold sacred. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD Review: Adam Ant’s ‘Adam Ant Is the Blueblack Hussar in Marrying the Gunner’s Daughter’
New-wave icon’s first album in 17 years is a type of musical autobiography. more
Arts and EntertainmentBenjamin Entner’s ‘Ego Sum’ at CAC puts an inflatable spin on ancient Rome
There’s a big inflatable naked guy filling out the Contemporary Arts Center. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD Review: Fidlar’s ‘Fidlar’
Punkish debut disc a slurred, pummeling ode to living fast and dying young. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD Review: The Joy Formidable’s ‘Wolf’s Law’
Welsh band’s second album sounds like stampeding self-assurance. more
Arts and EntertainmentSki Yucca Mountain in a Hazmat suit
Joseph Woolfolk’s Poster Power delivers poignant works tackling hypocrisy and manipulation. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe ‘Weekly’ interview: Ben Folds
The musician discusses reuniting Ben Folds Five, pianos in the grunge era and more. more
Arts and EntertainmentAnthony Burgess’ ‘A Clockwork Orange’ as a chilling musical
The classic gets even stronger. more
Arts and EntertainmentChecking in on the Palms Lounge indie showcase
Palms is rolling the dice every Tuesday with its Emerge Indie Showcase. more

Screen

ScreenQuartet is a sleepy dramedy about retirees
The Dustin Hoffman-directed movie leaves no impression once it’s over. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Any Day Now’
The period piece focuses on a gay couple fighting for child custody. more
ScreenThe Americans’ is an often fascinating portrayal of double lives
The period drama revolves around Soviet spies living in Washington, D.C. more
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Taste

Mizumi chef on the benefits of soy salt and Hitachino Nest
TasteChef Devin Hashimoto helped turn Okada into the more modern Mizumi at Wynn last year.
Pink Taco’s new chicken mini-tortas are easy to replicate
TasteChef James Mendoza is adding all kinds of spice to the Hard Rock’s Mexican restaurant.
Exploring the Eastern European treasures of Ron's Market
TasteSample a couple lamejuns, Armenian pizzas, while you shop.
Chinese food remains your best bet at the aging Gold Coast
TastePing Pang Pong and Noodle Exchange are the best reasons to eat at this just-off-Strip casino.

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CD Cover CD Review: Adam Ant's 'Adam Ant Is the Blueblack Hussar in Marrying ...
New-wave icon's first album in 17 years is a type of musical autobiography.
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CD Cover CD Review: Fidlar's 'Fidlar'
Punkish debut disc a slurred, pummeling ode to living fast and dying young.
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CD Cover CD Review: The Joy Formidable's 'Wolf’s Law'
Welsh band's second album sounds like stampeding self-assurance.
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Cocktail of the Week Jan 30, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

Pink Chandelier pairs with killer beats at reborn Body English

After reopening on New Year’s Eve, Body English at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino has been throwing star-studded weekends filled with the who’s who of the bass, indie, progressive ...
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