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Best in Print

February 17-February 23
Best in PrintThe Land of More: a venture into the kitchen of the Rio’s Carnival World Buffet
What does it take to put out $45,000 worth of food every day? One Weekly writer finds out read article
Best in PrintMeet (most of) the 18 candiates in the mayoral clown car
Oscar Goodman must be really sad he can’t run again this year. The race to replace him ... read article
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The IntersectionHow Town Square parking meters are a little deceiving
Next time you’re at Town Square don’t be so quick to fill your meter… more
The IntersectionStop punishing horny teens for sexting
Sexting teens, beware! You could be a sex offender. more
The IntersectionTrunk Show: Wood grain offers a warm and striking look
Forget high-tech. Fashion and design are going back to basics. more
The IntersectionLas Vegas’ biggest stage export is conquering London and Broadway
Sierra Boggess wouldn’t be where she is today without it. more
The IntersectionCheck out this not-so-perfect gadget for self-portrait enthusiasts
It’s called the iPhone 4 XShot Camera Extender more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Erik Chudy more
The IntersectionThinking about the Mob Museum, Spalding vs. Bieber and more
Also, Bar + Bistro raises over a grand for a good cause. more
Dream Zone: ‘he was butt naked!’
I had a dream last night that I caught, by surprise, my son-in-law and daughter making love in my bed. more
The IntersectionDogfighting with frickin’ laser beams!
Well, not really, but the latest offering at the Henderson Executive Airport is still a lot of fun more


NightlifeMiami arrives on the Strip, courtesy of Nikki Beach
Vegas gets Miami-fied with a new venue at the Trop. more
NightlifeZombies want your brains, not love, at Valentine’s pub crawl
“The people from Nebraska are scared shitless right now.” more
NightlifeHot Spots: Swimsuit models at Vanity, a disco ball and more
Also, Lavo throws another black light party. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Afrojack wins a Grammy, ‘Glee’ at Tao and more
Also, Sharam’s residency begins at LAX. more

Arts & Entertainment

Seldom Seen Poets find the spotlight at Sunrise Coffee
Are you an unrecognized wordsmith? Seldom Seen Poets is definitely for you! more
Arts and EntertainmentThree questions with Rachel Fannan
Fannan discusses her experience with Sleepy Sun, her latest music and more. more
Arts and EntertainmentGotta dance!’ and other messages from Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater
“Dance is more than putting on a costume. This is about making a difference in the world.” more
Arts and EntertainmentOnetime scene kings 12 Volt Sex return for one night only
Band, once signed to RCA Records, was poised to become Vegas’ next big export. more
Arts and Entertainment18 in front of the orchestra
The young guest conductor Alexander Prior takes the Philharmonic’s reins gracefully. more
Arts and EntertainmentCorsets and pasties for the Burlesque Hall of Fame
When local stars strip down, the Burlesque Hall of Fame heats up. more
Arts and EntertainmentExtreme combat: Young bands battle for festival slots
Shows and voting continue throughout February. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go and what to see this week
Concert-crashing, globetrotting, jazz and more. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe short, sweet and Dam good film festival
The Dam Short Film Festival delivers in Boulder City. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive great series you could be checking out now on Netflix
Josh Bell’s list of the five shows you need to start watching now on Netflix more
Arts and EntertainmentAnd the award for best Grammy tweet goes to …
Who needs TV to enjoy the Grammys? more


ScreenBarney’s Version’ is flawed, yet still intriguing
You might forget the story, but Barney’s Version definitely provides a showcase for terrific actors. more
ScreenDull action and duller romance combine in ‘I Am Number Four’
Is I Am Number Four all buildup and no release? more
ScreenMovie review: ‘Unknown’
Unknown: just a Bourne flick, reworked? more
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Slidin' Thru truck goes brick-and-mortar
TasteSlidin’ Thru’s sliders. Any day, any hour at new HQ.
Finally! Mexico's Victoria beer reaches Las Vegas
TasteAfter 145 years, the Vienna-style lager is now available in the Valley.
A little Corner of the East Coast serves up crab-tastic eats
TasteCalling all crab fans! It’s about time you checked out Crab Corner.




CD Cover CD review: Radiohead's 'The King of Limbs'
The group's latest CD isn't quite up to what came before, but it's still worth your time
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"

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Cocktail of the Week Feb 15, 2011
by Sarah Feldberg

Finally! Mexico’s Victoria beer reaches Las Vegas

It’s taken 145 years, but Victoria beer has finally crossed the border. The Vienna-style lager popular in Mexico has been launching in the U.S. slowly, starting with Chicago last summer, ...