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Best in Print

March 11 - March 16
Best in PrintWhat can I do on a Saturday Downtown?
We just happen to have an itinerary read article
Best in PrintWho are some artists I should know?
Get to know four local artists making their mark in Las Vegas. read article
Best in PrintHow dangerous is it—really?
There’s crime, all right, but in areas most of us will never see read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionPaint it, positive
Despite the economy’s devastating impact on the arts in Las Vegas, a community remains hopeful more
The Intersection(Tea) party on!
Tea Party of Nevada Jon Scott Ashjian’s candidacy is good news for the Democrats—sort of more
The IntersectionRoger that!
The Hangover may have struck out, but Vegas still scored a Wynn at the Oscars more
The IntersectionA Weekly update on Calvin Leslie
Calvin Leslie has done a bit of traveling lately, and not the good kind. more
The Weekly quote quiz
“We’re pretty thrifty—not in terms of being economical but in terms of being miserly.” more
The Help Desk
Katie Price’s Las Vegas wedding to Alex Price a sham because minister was unregistered. Not a real minister? That’s okay. They’re not real celebrities. Unemployment ... more
The IntersectionWait, not yet! …
Did you know a weekly magazine picked up for free on your way out of Albertson’s is your best source of career advice? more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
These shoes are made for walking. more


NightlifeLas Vegas’ top five nightclub bathrooms(2 comments)
From Valley views to Playboy playmates, visiting the loo at these clubs is an experience. more
NightlifeFinally! A 25-foot stripper
She’s big. She’s busty. She’s Sin City Sindy. more
NightlifeBang!, Sonic Royalty join the Palms lineup
Ready to bang the whole industry? more
NightlifeNite Bite: Welcoming Crown Nightclub(1 comment)
Crown Nightclub will open in May for live concerts and nightlife. more
NightlifeNow drink this: Green things
Most bars will happily dose your brew with food coloring this St. Patrick’s Day, but we think you can do better than a pint of ... more
NightlifeDrai’s goes to Hollywood
Victor Drai’s latest venture may have taken him to Hollywood but the nightlife don promises a return to Vegas and more clubs. more
NightlifePaging Dr. House (Party)(2 comments)
If you’re thinking about throwing a house party this spring, here are a few tips. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentUnsleepy heads: In noir star Huston’s latest, insomnia ruins everything
Charlie Huston still qualifies as a bit of a newbie to the crime-fiction scene, yet the prolific author’s already created a career’s worth of material. more
Arts and Entertainment120 Days of Simon”
The rules were simple: Swedish rapper Simon Gärdenfors would spend four months hobo-ing about the country and make a comic book about his experiences. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive random excerpts from “Repeat Until Rich: A Professional Card Counter’s Chronicle of the Blackjack Wars” by Josh Axelrad
“Now I felt more like a lion cub, or a pacifist beaver.” more
Arts and EntertainmentToys story
It’s official: Apple still hasn’t released the iPad. Until then, let’s play with some other new gizmos more
Arts and EntertainmentChatting with The Ruby Suns’ Ryan McPhun
The Ruby Suns find themselves at the top of a 100-plus act bill for Neon Reverb festival. more
Arts and EntertainmentMidnight blues: The Pines fight the law, and win (for a minute)
Sometimes, 15 minutes isn’t enough time. more
Arts and EntertainmentShining a spotlight on some of Neon Reverb’s visiting acts
Let the Weekly‘s Laura Davis schedule your weekend! more
Arts and EntertainmentMaking sense of Neon Reverb(3 comments)
Prioritize properly with our Neon Reverb primer. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe return of the solo Strip show
Lily Tomlin returns to town for a one-woman show, “Not Playing with a Full Deck.” more
Arts and Entertainment20 questions with a … puppet!?
In honor of his first anniversary at the Mirage, Terry Fator will unveil a new “cast” puppet at his March 13 show. We couldn’t wait, ... more
Arts and EntertainmentMojave magic
The Mojave Desert of Las Vegas is no universally adored land of wonder, but Cliff Segerblom knew its beauty. more
Arts and EntertainmentA ‘Night’ with the “British” makes for great theater
Like Anouilh mixed with LaBute, Dogs is a moral examination, and the tension grows minute by minute as relationships are developed, then slowly shifted by ... more


ScreenNo end in sight
Green Zone tediously rehashes critiques of the war in Iraq more
ScreenThe White Ribbon
No wonder Oscar approves. more
FX has built such a strong reputation for layered, uncompromising dramas. Does Justified follow suit? more
ScreenShe’s Out of My League
Inventively vulgar humor on the surface and earnest sweetness underneath more
ScreenMaking sense of chaos
The Pacific focuses on the less-glamorous horrors of war more

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Tasting Vegas' No. 1 rated Yelp eatery
TasteIt’s not for cranky critics, but Off the Strip serves giant, simple food.
One Meal: Market Grille Cafe
TasteSatisfaction that doesn’t leave you feeling like you’ve swallowed a brick.




CD Cover Liars
It’s pretty much official now: Liars sound best at their spookiest.
CD Cover Broken Bells
At its core, Broken Bells is the ultimate soundtrack for lazy Sundays.
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
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March 11 - March 16
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  • The Restroom at Vanity
  • Sugar Factory
  • DJ Skribble and his Freak Show
  • 'Small Town'
  • Life is a Drag

Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Mar 11, 2010
by Xania Woodman

Now drink this: Green things

Like consuming so much artificially colored Irish soda bread and sporting racy buttons encouraging indiscriminate smooching, the St. Patrick's Day holiday demands that you also ingest green alcohol. Luckily, most ...