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Best in Print

February 11 - February 17
Best in PrintLove and the city
One man’s search for answers read article
Wait … so it’s not cheating?
One woman’s quest to get to the bottom of the swinging lifestyle read article
Best in PrintFour great places to meet locals
Valet parking, Borders and “smallish concerts” are great places to meet your future ex-spouse. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionWhat do we do with Yucca now?(1 comment)
Thanks to President Obama, the nuke-waste repository will soon be mothballed. more
The IntersectionDating tips for the Guv
Gibbons says he hasn’t had sex since the ’90s; a few tips for getting back in the game… more
Tiny Little Rant: Cannapalooza canceled?
We’re the 11th drunkest city in the nation, and police are worried about a few people, most of whom would be staying on the Strip ... more
The IntersectionMountains of partisanship
But what to name in Vegas for Ronald Regan, the man considered by many as one of the last century’s biggest game-changers? more
The IntersectionPlump burlesque? Entrails? Art! (17 comments)
No stick-thin, predictable blondes with spray tans and boob jobs here. more
The IntersectionIdentify theft continues to keep Metro’s Electronic Crimes Unit busy(1 comment)
A credit card that was swiped at a high-end fashion retailer in Las Vegas on Monday was counterfeited and being used by Wednesday. more
The IntersectionThe Franco files: As Cirque expansion hits high gear, a word with the guy who abstained
Franco Dragone flew the Cirque coop because he didn’t want to be a factory hand. more


NightlifeGetting down with the pinups(1 comment)
It took three hours and did more damage to my bathroom than the Atomic Age did to the desert to roll the clock back five ... more
NightlifeIt’s 3 a.m. … Do you know where your house-heads are?
Take a disco nap and charge up on Red Bull, the party starts as the sun comes up. more
NightlifeExclusive: Felix da Housecat finds a home in Vegas
A brand new party is sure to be the cat’s meow. more
NightlifeVegas’ DJ Alpyne off to the Winter Olympics
Sin City will be well-represented at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver by Vegas’ own DJ Alpyne. more
NightlifeNite Bite: Goodlife’s moving from Moon
The Sunday night electronic and house music party is moving venues beginning March 7. more
NightlifeMeet the Grinders
With V-Day looming, our thoughts turn to nightlifers in love. Grinder Girl has a boyfriend. more
NightlifeKaraoke: OK? Not-OK? The ground rules
If you’re planning on heading to Dino’s this Friday or Ellis Island this Saturday, here are some basic guidelines to keep in mind. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentInside the Smith Center
A first look inside the complex that’s already changing our arts scene. more
Arts and EntertainmentFestival focus
Checking in on Neon Reverb, one month out more
Arts and EntertainmentLove is in the air: No fan is too young for this Ministry
Everyone wants to marry Meg Vitale. more
Bookmark these now!(3 comments)
Music websites you really should be frequenting more
Arts and EntertainmentI dress them with art’(1 comment)
Somewhere between naked and not, there’s body paint. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe great mall of China
There’s an international pop superstar in Vegas this weekend, and you’ve likely never heard of him. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive random excerpts from Jay Rankin’s “Under the Neon Sky: A Las Vegas Doorman’s Story”
“She didn’t look familiar, but she did look drunk.” more
Arts and EntertainmentIn “About a Mountain,” D’Agata sifts Yucca, Vegas for deeper meanings
D’Agata spent a considerable amount of time and effort trying to understand the general state of suicide in Las Vegas, but what he’s really writing ... more


ScreenThe Wolfman
A remake of ‘The Wolf Man,’ now with more entrails! more
The Weekly’s Ultimate Wolf Matrix
From Wolfgang Puck to ‘Beowulf’ and everywhere in between. more
Not quite making it: ‘Entourage’ east
Take “Entourage,” move it to New York and subtract two friends and you’ve got HBO’s new comedy. more
ScreenValentine’s Day
Here is“‘Valentine’s Day,” filled with big stars coasting through insubstantial roles in sketchily drawn stories that never need more than the most basic of plot details. more
ScreenPercy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
“Percy Jackson” is a little bit worse than lifeless: It’s clueless, like a Medusa running around with her head cut off. more

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Sixty years of sopapillas and salsa
TasteCrowds still pack Downtown institution El Sombrero at lunchtime—and for good reason.
One meal: Aloha A Go Go
TasteAt Aloha A Go Go the food isn’t fancy, but you’ll always leave full.




CD Cover Charlotte Gainsbourg
Certain moments in IRM sound as if they were recorded in Panavision.
CD Cover Monster Zero
Why has Monster Zero waited almost a decade to release a second full-length album?
CD Cover Taking Dawn
Taking Dawn’s debut album is an unabashed throwback to the bombastic days of hair metal.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Feb 11, 2010
by Xania Woodman

The Rose

What’s blushing, über lovey-dovey and looks good in nothing but rose petals? Valentine’s cocktails! Bring your honey to the Palazzo for mixologist/bartender Wendy Verdel’s creation, featuring Alizé Rose, a blend ...