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Best in Print

January 27-February 2
Best in PrintStep into a cab and you might get taken for a ride
In an era when corruption seems so antiquated that we’re creating museums to look back on it, ... read article
Best in PrintAppearing on TV didn’t make Shae Wilhite rich or famous, but it did give her one heckuva story
The day before Christmas, Shae Wilhite’s email box started filling up with some unusual messages. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionNevada’s first distillery is ready to go online—once permits are issued
Whisky, bourbon, gin and vodka - all distilled in the backyard of Vegas, nearby Henderson. more
The IntersectionSetting the record straight about Vegas’ Twitter twerps
@24k and @VegasBill are a very familiar Vegas breed, the sort of freeloaders who make it more difficult for real media vanguards to be taken ... more
The IntersectionThe weapons industry shows off its latest at its Vegas convention
CES, AVN…what next? Oh yeah, guns. more
The biggest threat to Las Vegas is Florida
The cat’s outta the bag: Casinos make money. more
The IntersectionA super bummer
Why do we call the Super Bowl the Big Game? more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Allison Duck more
Dream Zone: ‘Dead people didn’t like where they were buried’
And then my mother disowned me because I wouldn’t go to church even though I was sick. more
The IntersectionThinking about Stephen Hawking, snorting bath salts and more
Also, Jeff Magnum announces two shows. more
Random News Quiz
Keeping up on the world? Test your current events. more


NightlifeLMFAO’s DJ Redfoo launches his Party Rock residency this Monday
Party Rock Mondays: checkered shoes and no-lens glasses encouraged, not required. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Yolanda Be Cool, a beer fest at Big Dog’s and more
Also, the Artisan transforms itself into a Masquerade Motel for one night only. more
NightlifeIn search for adventure, three men embark on a PT’s pub-crawling marathon
That’s right: these men had a drink at every single PTs in the Valley! more
NightlifeSoulkitchen’s Edgar Reyes celebrates his birthday at Vanguard
Soulkitchen finds a new home at Downtown hot spot Vanguard Lounge. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Teddybears play Cosmo, the Giants at Moon and more
Also, Wednesdays get notorious at Piranha. more
NightlifeHow to act when you’re the guest of honor
Rick Lax gives some advice on how to act at your own party. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentTarah Grace’s magnetic pull
This veteran performer has a passion for the stage that’s hard to miss. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Year of the Rabbit … in high-density foam and flowers
For Chinese New Year, seasonal public art takes over the Strip. more
Arts and EntertainmentMILFs, Cinderella and bestiality at improv S.E.T.
Improv Vegas’ weekly Onyx showcase is zany fun on the fly. more
Arts and EntertainmentWeezer doubles down on the album-concert concept
The alt-rockers play their early work to an adoring crowd at the Joint. more
Arts and EntertainmentCorb Lund discusses Canadian country, cattle culture and more
Canadian country star Corb Lund is taking the Bunkhouse stage - only after he hits up a cowboy poetry festival. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go and what to eat this week
We’ve got a discussion for the ages, Ozzy Osbourne and a B-movie night more
Arts and EntertainmentFeeling the ‘Emergy’
Maria Michails’ Charleston Heights Art Gallery exhibit explores “emergy” more
Arts and EntertainmentDanielle Kelly comes full circle with new art exhibit
Weekly art critic Danielle Kelly is putting the pen down - to exhibit her latest work. more
Arts and EntertainmentTarah Grace’s magnetic pull
This veteran performer has a passion for the stage that’s hard to miss. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive thoughts on the Social Distortion concert
Sure, it’s a good band, but we didn’t expect this. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook that combines magic, psychology only sleightly interesting
The neurosicience of magic might be a fresh topic, but the authors’ jokes and anecdotes are stale more


ScreenThumbs up or down for Roger Ebert?
Does Josh Bell give Roger Ebert’s new show thumbs up—or down? more
ScreenAlejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s ‘Biutiful’ wallows in misery
Biutiful burdens its lead character with enough problems for an entire ensemble. more
ScreenMovie review: ‘The Mechanic’
It’s not easy to make a half-assed Charles Bronson/Jan-Michael Vincent thriller from 1972 look good. more
ScreenOne uneven performance mars the otherwise charming ‘Another Year’
Mike Leigh’s latest character study is charming but uneven. more
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Pasta on the move
TasteAt the Pasta Shop’s new Henderson home, they make more 200 pounds of the good stuff daily.
Eat your words: Chinese New Year foods send hopeful messages
TasteWazuzu chef Jet Tila shares some Chinese love homophones for Chinese New Year.




CD Cover CD review: Wanda Jackson 'The Party Ain't Over'
Rockabilly queen and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Wanda Jackson is the latest cult artist lovingly resurrected by music’s younger generation.
CD Cover Decemberists disappoint with new album
The unadorned songs are almost too plain to distinguish themselves.
CD Cover CD Review: R. Kelly's 'Love Letter'
Love Letter shows Kelly’s ability to expand his style.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Jan 19, 2011
by Sarah Feldberg

Wine and chocolate, together at last?

Few foods and beverages evoke such passionate devotion as chocolate and wine. Chocoholics flock to high-end grocery stores for shelves full of high-percentage cacao bars, while nearby wine racks draw ...