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February 10-February 16
Best in PrintA local escort reveals what it’s like to work on the most romantic night of the year
I get asked lots of questions about different holidays—how busy they are and what working is like ... read article
Best in Print8 dates in 8 days
Eight men, four restaurants, two coffeeshops, a handful of bars … and one enthusiastic writer. read article
Best in PrintAshley Madison and the state of affairs
“This couple is married … but not to each other.” read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionWhy Vegas can’t wait for Celine Dion to return
Where most have left the Colosseum with a shrug, Celine left with hugs more
The IntersectionBetting on Super Bowl MVP voting?
By next year’s those sorts of props might be a sports book option more
Las Vegas is a romantic city. No, it’s not. Wait a second…
Two of three “Most Romantic Cities” lists put Vegas in the top 20 this year…really? more
The IntersectionThe prognosis for UMC is not good
The continued existence of UMC, Clark County’s only publicly funded hospital, is vital in a city whose reputation for health care is less than stellar. more
The IntersectionA new stadium at UNLV might sound like a bad idea. Think again
A new stadium could mean economic development, rather than devastation, for the area. more
The IntersectionWill higher ed cuts cause brain drain … or something worse?
With a suggested 17% cut to the higher education budget, Governor Sandoval will have more than a few concerns to address. more
The IntersectionA casino robber’s to (not) do list
The Weekly‘s Ken Miller gives some good advice to the stupid criminals of the world. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Brad Kiser more
Dream Zone: ‘blood started to gush out’
No one cared. more
Thinking about Glen Lerner, the Bellagio’s art gallery and more
Also, the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art is closing its gift shop. more
The IntersectionDoes Valentine’s Day suck?
Whatta you think? The Weekly wants to know. more


NightlifeHot Spots: DJ Pauly D, Matt Darey and more
Also, Haze wants to set you up! more
NightlifeLove Valentine’s Day? Hate it? The District has you covered
Presidio and Al’s Garage present two very different ways to celebrate this February 14. more
NightlifeValentine’s Day cocktails for celebrating or drowning sorrows
Delectable drinks for the Valentine’s Day holiday - brought to you by three nightlife hot spots. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Celebs at Tiesto, Playground’s new nightclub and more
Also, Tryst takes top honors in Nightclub & Bar‘s awards. more
NightlifeVegas prepares for its new (Lingerie) football team
Las Vegas Sin’s team captain gives an inside look at the Valley’s newest (lingerie wearing) sports team. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentWe’ve got a Harry Potter tribute band
All aboard the Hogwart’s Express. more
Arts and EntertainmentCatching up with Franky Perez
Franky Perez brings a resume with names like Velvet Revolver and Scars on Broadway to local lounges. more
Arts and EntertainmentKristen Peterson goes gallery hopping
Knitted sleeves, a girl fond of glitter and the English middle class. more
Arts and EntertainmentFall in love with the Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater
Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater presents a special Valentine’s Day-themed ballet this Friday. more
Arts and EntertainmentBurlesque performers to tease you at El Cortez
Las Vegas’ Burlesque Hall of Fame Museum presents “VarieTease,” a fundraising performance featuring contemporary burlesque performers and vintage vixens. more
Arts and EntertainmentMaking art out of tweets
Exhibit Geolocation gives life to tweets more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Twin Brother’s ‘Best Frenzy’
Nothing else on the local music scene sounds like this more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go and what to read this week
We’ve got rugby, ziplines and the kind of heartburn you can treat. more
Arts and EntertainmentArbitrary excerpts: Snooki, 2012, and more
We bring you random excerpts from three random books that were sent to the Weekly‘s offices. more
Arts and EntertainmentSteve Martin departs from his usual hilarity with ‘An Object of Beauty’
Steve Martin’s latest book isn’t what you’d expect from the comedian. more


ScreenMovie review: ‘The Illusionist’
How does this French animated movie stack up against Toy Story 3? more
ScreenMovie review: ‘The Eagle’
The Eagle has its moments, but falls flat in the end. more
ScreenTV review: ‘The Sunset Limited’
HBO’s Cormac McCarthy adaptation is stagey and stale. more
ScreenJustin Bieber in 3D? What next?
Movies just got real … annoying. more
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CD Cover CD review: James Blake's 'James Blake'
James Blake's self-titled CD showcases a confident artist
CD Cover CD review: PJ Harvey's 'Let England Shake'
Reviewing PJ Harvey's latest release, "Let England Shake"
CD Cover CD review: The Get Up Kids 'There Are Rules'
Reviewing the latest CD from The Get Up Kids

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Feb 8, 2011
by Mark Adams

Valentine’s Day cocktails for celebrating or drowning sorrows

Whether you’re celebrating love with your significant other this February 14 or wishing you could skip the day altogether, a cocktail can help. Tabu, Rhumbar and N9NE Steakhouse are all ...