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Best in Print

April 1 - April 7
Best in PrintTea and not much sympathy
The Tea Party Express unleashes its fury at Reid and Obama in Searchlight, all the while explaining ... read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionThe one-minute slogan critic(1 comment)
Rating some actual Tea Party propaganda more
The IntersectionCensus feedback
We’ve been getting quite a bit of response to last week’s item about how there won’t really be fines for people who don’t complete the census. more
The IntersectionAmerica’s first legal male prostitute looks back on his short-lived career
The Shady Lady’s working man, Markus, has quit the “surrogate lover” business after two months. more
The Intersection2B or not 2B? The age of the Twitter suicide note is upon us
The average suicide note is reportedly fewer than 150 words, which raises a truly dark specter: Twitter. more
The IntersectionUNLV academics look into Nevada’s brothel industry
Who wrote the book of love-for-sale? more
The IntersectionThe loving dissolution of Mr. and Mrs. Wynn
Inside perhaps the most expensive - possibly the most civil - divorce ever more
The Help Desk
Tea Party of Nevada candidate Jon Scott Ashjian compares himself to Rosa Parks. First a male prostitute did so, now a third-party candidate. If Rosa ... more
Dream Zone
A few nights ago I dreamed I had sex with a very zitty, obese, gay man, while my husband watched. more


NightlifeStep right up!
See: the man so drunk he can no longer regulate the volume of his voice! See: a woman with magical breasts that defy gravity! more
NightlifeSorry boys - Ladies First!
Ah yes, the perks, they are aplenty. more
NightlifeMiami Vice: Vegas intel, overheard at WMC
2010 could be Vegas’ year of the Massive, that is, multi-day parties of monumental proportions. more
NightlifeSinner man
Reverend Marklen Kennedy will have his hands full taking confession at a Las Vegas pool party. more
NightlifeGet high with Sunday Brunch at Nove Italiano
Saturday night left you a hot mess? High Society brunch will set you right: buffet, DJs and baby bottles of booze. Ohh… ouch… more
NightlifeI drank 30 beers and all I got was this T-shirt
Don’t worry. It is an awesome T-shirt. more
NightlifeYou gotta get up (to Ghostbar) to get Down
Rachel Wenman and Lisa Pittman bring Down up to Ghostbar. All ladies welcome! more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentA poem composed entirely of lines spoken by machines in the Las Vegas Pinball Hall of Fame
What more do you need to know? more
Arts and EntertainmentMaking their Move
Meet the most successful local hip-hop group no one has ever heard of. more
Arts and EntertainmentJesus Christ, community-theater star(13 comments)
The Weekly sends a Jewish writer to East Vegas Christian Center’s Passion play. more
Arts and EntertainmentBarry Manilow’s Paris occupation(1 comment)
Manilow is undeniably the best showman and biggest star abiding in this patch of desert. Respect. more
Arts and EntertainmentArtists create a potent work in the two-part ‘Reduced’
Daniel Habegger and RC Wonderly III up the ante this spring with a two-part exhibition. more
Arts and EntertainmentHow it happened
Michael Lewis shows us the people at the epicenter of the meltdown more
Arts and EntertainmentArt for locals only
Exhibit at Mandarin Oriental offers opportunities for Las Vegans more
Arts and EntertainmentNo tutus zone: Bold new steps for Nevada Ballet
It’s a ‘Brave New World’ for this increasingly strong and sophisticated troupe. more
Arts and EntertainmentYeah they can
Local band America Yeah has developed a loyal following over three years more
Arts and EntertainmentSmall space, big dreams
… and plenty of Heavy Petting more
Arts and EntertainmentJust a couple of guys talking
Two writers, one photographer and a writer… and that’s it. more
Arts and EntertainmentThis Thing is Extreme’
Skateboarders. BMX bikers. Amateur wrestlers. Roller derby. And music, lots of music. Does it get any more extreeeeeme than this? more
Arts and EntertainmentA few questions with Dita Von Teese
The burlesque star talks about her Vegas and compares herself to a Spanish cow. more


ScreenKorean auteur Bong Joon-ho makes an uncompromising masterpiece with “Mother” (2 comments)
Bong’s Mother is Hitchcockian only to the degree that one can imagine a studio flunky telling his cigar-chomping boss, “It’s just like Psycho, J.B., only ... more
ScreenClash of the Titans
Hastily converted to 3-D to take advantage of inflated ticket prices, Titans is visually unremarkable and narratively weak. more
ScreenA Prophet
It’s so rare these days to see a movie demonstrate simple, quiet proficiency that critics can sometimes respond to that quality with a little too ... more

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Lemongrass' place at the table
TasteEarning a spot in the game-changing CityCenter.
Eating Crystals
TasteCityCenter is new. Again.




CD Cover Erykah Badu
The music of 'New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh)' will feel much more familiar to fans of her early CDs.
CD Cover Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
Consistency, thy name is Ted Leo.
CD Cover Drive-By Truckers
The Truckers have nothing left to prove, but To-Do proves something anyway.

Xania's Hot Spots - Download This Week's Special Events

Xania's Hot Spots
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April 1 - April 7
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  • Tattooed Chefs
  • Chilaquiles
  • Felix da Housecat at Jet
  • Holly Madison vs. Lucky Leprechaun
  • Faces of Haiti
  • DJ Pauly D
  • The Restroom at Vanity
  • Sugar Factory

Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Apr 1, 2010
by Xania Woodman

Now drink this: Champagne, sake and wine

The 36th annual UNLVino wine tasting extravaganza is back for an incredible three days of Champagne, sake and wine tasting, and also to drum up some much appreciated fundage for ...