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Best in Print

April 18-April 24
Best in PrintSuperheroes, cowboys, zombies and more in the 2013 summer movie preview
Superheroes, cowboys, zombies and more in our guide to all the films you’ll be watching this season read article
Best in PrintConsul of Monaco Jonathan Warren on Europe’s elegant playground vs. America’s party capital
In the West (and everywhere else), Jonathan Warren spreads the word about the elegant and richly storied ... read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionRisky hipness: The cool factor is big, but casino numbers are still biggest
The Strip is paying more attention to Gen Y crowds, who aren’t gambling much. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: Tony Hsieh envisions real progress for Las Vegas. How dare he?
Turning casinos into community? The guy must hate Las Vegas. more
The IntersectionHow the Cannabis Career Institute helps its students prep for life in the weedustry
No stoner jokes in this traveling classroom. more
The IntersectionNaked City’s ‘house of light’ gets some love
After battling foreclosure on the property, zoning issues and structural problems, workers begin needed renovations on Casa de Luz this week. more
The IntersectionUFC’s fight of the night
The skill, resilience and ferocity shown by Zingano and Tate had me thinking that theirs would be the fight of the night more
The IntersectionWith rumors about a ride at the Rio, where will the thrills and spills end?
The off-Strip hotel may be putting up a zip line between its towers. more
The IntersectionHow many calories are in that?
Assembly is set to vote on the bill requiring chain restaurants to post calorie info. Yikes. more

Nightlife

NightlifeA tour of Hakkasan Las Vegas with Neil Moffitt
Inside the MGM Grand’s new playground—from Michelin-starred restaurant to mega-club and everything in between. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Avicii at XS and EBC, Deadmau5 at Hakkasan and more
Also, Benny Benassi is at Marquee, Common visits the Bank and Jeremih hits Pure. more
NightlifeZaher Fakih’s Oracle aims for ‘cultural nightlife’ and a sense of community
Oracle blends drinking and dancing with classical Greek and Middle Eastern elements. more
NightlifeNightlife News & Notes: Get ready for Tao Beach Brunch and a huge MDW at Marquee
Also, Encore Beach Club gets set for the BCBG swimsuit raffle. more
NightlifeComme Ca’s Howard Hughes: A cocktail that screams Las Vegas
Will the drink be as influential as the man? more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentTasting tips: A Strip somm tells you how to maximize your UNLVino experience
The wine-focused fundraiser benefits UNLV’s Harrah College of Hotel Administration. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Record Store Day, Broadway Bares and other stuff you’ll want to know about
Also, more Coachella runoff. more
Arts and EntertainmentCoachella Weekend 1 wrap: Fine-tuning, a history lesson and a man named Cave
What the festival lacked? Some extra oomph to put it over the top. more
Arts and EntertainmentCoachella Weekend 1 bests and worsts
Featuring fanny packs, $8 burritos and a cruel Daft Punk fake-out. more
Arts and EntertainmentAll-male Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo brings ballet you can laugh at to the Smith Center
The Trocks, as they’re casually called, put comedic twists on classic ballet works. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe strange beauty of juried exibitions
If you’re lucky enough to have your work selected, it might be placed next to something that infringes upon it. more
Arts and EntertainmentCosmochella: A festival for the rest of us
Can’t make it to Coachella? Vegas has you covered more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: ‘Happy’
How to put this—this graphic novel is just too cartoonish more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: Jonah Berger’s ‘Contagious: Why Things Catch On’
One thing’s for sure: This book won’t catch on more
Arts and EntertainmentGlam queens and superheroes at Drink & Drag
He was dressed as a she who was dressed as the usually macho Captain, not his sidekick Golden Girl. more

Screen

ScreenFilm review: ‘Lords of Salem’
Rob Zombie tones it down a bit—and collapses into self-parody more
ScreenOblivion’ doesn’t make a lot of sense at times, but it looks fantastic
Go for Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman, stay for the visuals more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Sapphires’
Forget the great music—this movie blows more
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Taste

Now’s the time to revisit or explore the restaurants at Mirage
TasteThe new Tom Colicchio steakhouse probably won’t be the only restaurant change at Mirage.
Comme Ca has Island Creek oysters and they're fantastic
TasteFrom Duxbury Bay, these ocean jewels are only available in Las Vegas at Comme Ça.
Simple perfection: Making Milos' tomato salad
TasteLook for Dodoni feta cheese at International Marketplace to complete this easy recipe.
Chef Jean Paul Labadie's sons love sushi
TasteExecutive chef at Todd English P.U.B. takes his boys to Sushi Mon for an all-they-can-eat feast.

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CD Cover CD review: Phoenix's 'Bankrupt!'
It's hard look at Phoenix's latest as anything more than a disappointment
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Good luck ever getting to the bottom of this disc
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CD Cover CD Review: The Knife's 'Shaking the Habitual'
Less a collection of linear songs than a series of seething rhythmic sculptures.
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Cocktail of the Week Apr 24, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

Sip on an Indian Flea Market in the name of charity

Though you never need an excuse to drink in Las Vegas, sipping in the name of philanthropy is certainly a good one. Enter Couture for Causes benefiting Communities in Schools ...
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