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March 3-March 9
Best in PrintMost cities sleep. Not this one.
In the strange space between today and tomorrow, Las Vegas is filled with possibility and shadow. We ... read article
Best in PrintWhere to go, after you go out—and places we wish existed
For some of us, the party never ends. If you’re of that mind-set, congratulations—you’re in the right city! read article
Best in PrintWhat do local workers do when their shifts are over?
Find out the late-night habits of four Vegas locals read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionA late-season surge has UNLV poised for a postseason run
The Rebels appear poised to secure their fourth NCAA tourney bid in five seasons. more
The IntersectionWhy NCAA tourney bettors should stick with marquee teams
We all love a Cinderella story, but long shots rarely pay off. more
The IntersectionBeauty queens with rings at the Mrs. Nevada Pageant
This isn’t your typical beauty pageant… more
The IntersectionWould you rather rob a casino wearing a helmet or a mustache?
Quick! You’re robbing a casino. What do you grab - ‘stache or helmet? more
The IntersectionLocal model deals blackjack all over the city…and makes no tips
Why play blackjack with real people when you can sit down with a virtual dealer? more
The IntersectionHold your head high with these cool hats
There’s a hat out there for everyone more
Dream Zone: ‘chased by a giraffe’
He never caught me though! What does that mean? more
The IntersectionThe New Mob Wars: Could Goodman’s pet project get whacked?
Back when concrete plans were coming together for the construction of a $43 million mob museum in Downtown Las Vegas, I was a vocal media cheerleader. more
The IntersectionAsia is dwarfing Nevada’s uptick in gaming revenue
Good news! Also, not-so-good news! more
The IntersectionWhy we’re not amused by amusement park plans
A 19th century entertainment is sweeping Vegas. more
The IntersectionIs soccer the answer to Vegas’ sporting woes?
Yep, at least that’s the feeling of Mayor Oscar Goodman, who’s been trying for the last decade to get a pro baseball, basketball or hockey ... more
The IntersectionThinking about pot roast, how awesome Vegas is and more
Also, yet another reason the Cosmopolitan is the coolest place ever. more


NightlifeHot Spots: ‘Real World’ at Vanity, Three 6 Mafia at Haze and more
Also, Krave throws a blacklight party. more
NightlifeSweet sophistication: Chateau and Sugar Factory freshen up Paris
The Paris will open its new nightclub and restaurant this weekend. Get the details here! more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: A masquarade ball, Josh Strickland’s dance single and more
Also, the M has some serious drink specials. more
NightlifeDaisy comes to the desert: EDC hits Vegas this June
The country’s largest dance music festival is headed our way. Get excited! more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentDreaming of Vegas-chella
Wish-listing bands booked for the festival who should stop here on the way. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go, what to learn and you should be cheering this week
Cars, ballers and playful pooches. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: ‘Alone Together’
Is technology scary? This author/MIT professor seems to think so. more
Arts and EntertainmentAhern plays the keys safely at ‘Piano! Las Vegas’
Piano! Las Vegas has all the elements of a great piano performance, minus pizazz. more
Arts and EntertainmentTwo recommended new exhibits
Sam David brings ‘False Horizons’ to Trifecta; group show ‘Skull’ comes to Blackbird more
Arts and EntertainmentSo far, snow good for Red Abbey
Bluesy duo finding success since relocating from New York more
Arts and EntertainmentArtist Mary Warner curates and shows at Springs Preserve
‘Kaleidoscope: Visual Inspiration’ places the UNLV prof alongside former students more
Arts and EntertainmentNo day but…Wednesday. ‘Rent’ returns to the Valley
Another production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical is coming to the city. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrash gets a second life with ‘ArtCycle’ at Emergency Arts
Check out trash turned into treasure at a mixed-media artist’s new exhibition. more
Arts and EntertainmentNevada Ballet Theatre spices it up for their spring series
The theatre’s series is jam-packed with special guests this weekend. more


ScreenMovie review: ‘Rango’
Read how Johnny Depp fares as a lizard sheriff. more
ScreenCedar Rapids’ is a recycled man-child comedy
Do naive, small-town insurance salesmen make for good comedies? Find out here! more
ScreenThe Adjustment Bureau’ is a skewed sci-fi romance
Matt Damon’s new flick combines genres…with mixed results. more
ScreenReal World’ returns to town to embarrass us all
The first episode wastes little time in getting the cast members out to nightclubs to drink too much and pick up loose local ladies. more
ScreenTV review: ‘Taking on Tyson’
Watch the 2008 documentary Tyson instead. more
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TasteJaleo’s flavors are classic Spain. Its preparations? Not necessarily.
These dishes really hit the spot after a long night out
TasteEating late at night? Here you go




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Weekly writer Annie Zaleski serves up her dish on the band's latest.
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The group's latest CD isn't quite up to what came before, but it's still worth your time

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Cocktail of the Week

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, ...