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Best in Print

February 21-February 27
Best in PrintCan a group of Liberty University evangelists save Las Vegas?
In 2012, Pastor Dave Earley moved to the Valley to start a church. Now he’s trying to ... read article
Best in PrintShop talk and grappa shots with the Coalition of Independent Music Stores
Forget the digital “blowup doll.” It’s time for physical music. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

In brief: The LGBT center’s big move, new bike lanes and more
Also, Obama’s new online College Scorecards. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: The call of Downtown persuades successful professionals to uproot their careers
For Michael Downs, former vice president of operations at Bellagio, Downtown Las Vegas used to barely register on his day-to-day radar. Yet downtown is his ... more
The IntersectionLawmakers are just like us—in debt
Nearly 50 members of Congress owe big bucks for student loans. more
The IntersectionSearchlight for sale: Residents wonder what will become of their ‘hub’
The tiny town’s only casino, the Nugget, is up for sale, along with other important acreage. more
The IntersectionFontainebleau and Echelon amenities live on in different properties
There’s no sign of these north Strip resorts coming to life, but some of their planned venues already have. more
The IntersectionThe cutest lion: ‘Sometimes he dances, and sometimes he refuses’
Traditional dance marks the beginning of the Year of the Snake. more
The IntersectionThe best loser wins big in Station’s Great Giveaway
Janette Lee likes blue and panthers. Recognize. more

Nightlife

NightlifeHot Spots: Dilated Peoples, Ray Rice, a Runnin’ Rebels party and more
Also, AN21 spins at Tryst. more
NightlifeSHe abides: Eva Longoria’s new CityCenter venue sexes up the Vegas steakhouse
In addition to DJs, the nightclub aspect will soon have Cirque-esque performers and entertainment. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Pool club openings, ‘SI’ swimsuit models and more
The Sports Illustrated models got their Harlem Shake on. more
NightlifeHolsteins’ Cereal Bowl Bamboozled Shake puts Cap’n Crunch to good use
Wheaties and Tony the Tiger, please step aside. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Rollergirls, Loberace and nuclear testing!
Also: an ‘80s cult-classic film with a live “shadow” cast. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ ‘Push the Sky Away’
Perhaps its most appealing aspect is its sense of resignation, with the craggy, soulful Cave often sounding like an omniscient narrator who knows too much ... more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Iceage’s ‘You’re Nothing’
The unrelenting 29-minute charge feels equally indebted to ’80s hardcore, ’90s noise-rock and arty post-punk, with messy, grinding production just beneath its surface. more
Arts and EntertainmentBreaking down the lineup for Comedy Central’s Las Vegas mini-fest
From Dave Atttell to Amy Schumer, it’s a good weekend for laughs on the Strip. more
Arts and EntertainmentKyla Hansen’s ‘The End’ provides Kleven Contemporary with a fitting final chapter
The End is a fantastic exhibit that sweeps together Wild West mythology, the feared end times and the detritus we’ve cast aside, piling it all ... more
Arts and EntertainmentNational Geographic’ exhibit turns a lens on beauty and devastation
It will break your heart as much as it will make you smile. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Color Run rainbow-washes Downtown
The Color Run, a 5k with a twist, made its second annual appearance in Downtown Las Vegas over the weekend. more
Arts and EntertainmentFaith meets friendship in Carlene Bauer’s debut novel
Frances and Bernard‘s protagonists write while exploring faith and romance. more
Arts and EntertainmentStrip performers team up for Town Square production that proves the [show] must go on
Stars of popular Strip show take to the Baobab Stage. more

Screen

ScreenOscar bait: Revisiting our critics’ takes on this year’s Best Picture nominees
Didn’t catch Argo, Les Misérables? Brush up on all the contenders here. more
ScreenTV review: ‘Parade’s End’
The source material is solid, but this version is just too uneven more
ScreenWhere’s the action? Certainly not in ‘Snitch’
And by the time it does come, it’s too little, too late more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Bless Me, Ultima’
A landmark novel becomes a snoozer of a film more
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Taste

Deconstructing the Barely Buzzed Grilled Cheese at Honey Salt
TasteWhat could be better than a perfect grilled cheese sandwich? Chef Kim Canteenwalla breaks it down.
Sheridan Su brings the flavor at Fat Choy
TasteChef’s varied Vegas experiences culminate with great new Asian American cafe.
Go beyond Chinese classics at Wendy’s Noodle Cafe
TasteIt looks typical, but dig a little deeper into Wendy’s menu for delicious finds.
A satisfying steak dinner at Santa Fe Station
TasteThe Charcoal Room is offering three courses for $24.

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CD Cover CD review: Atoms for Peace's 'Amok'
Lots of talent, but not much urgency here
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CD Cover CD review: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' 'Push the Sky Away'
Perhaps its most appealing aspect is its sense of resignation, with the craggy, soulful Cave often sounding like an omniscient narrator who knows too much about the fate of his ...
Read more...
CD Cover CD review: Iceage's 'You're Nothing'
The unrelenting 29-minute charge feels equally indebted to ’80s hardcore, ’90s noise-rock and arty post-punk, with messy, grinding production just beneath its surface.
Read more...

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Featured Cocktail

Cocktail of the Week Feb 20, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

Holsteins’ Cereal Bowl Bamboozled Shake puts Cap’n Crunch to good use

The team behind Holsteins’ innovative cocktail menu went through a few cereals before finding the perfect choice for their Cereal Bowl Bamboozled Shake ($11). Wheaties and Tony the Tiger, please ...
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