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Best in Print

March 24-March 30
Best in PrintIs Carolyn Goodman more than just a name?
Oscar’s better half has plans of her own if elected mayor read article
Best in PrintA Weekly writer gives his future self some Sin City advice
How will you act in Las Vegas 10-15 years from now? Maybe it’s time to lay some ... read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionArtifice in the Arts District embraces the neighborhood
Artifice ain’t your pappy’s neighborhood watering hole. more
The IntersectionWhat causes allergies in Las Vegas?
Joel Katz, M.D., an allergist at the Allergen Asthma Center, gives a few tips for allergy sufferers to consider. more
The IntersectionIs it time for Nevada to give up the death penalty?
Come July, 16 states will have banned the death penalty. Is it time for Nevada to follow suit? more
The IntersectionThe Rebels fell hard, but could be a 2012 conference favorite
Las Vegas Sun sports reporter Ryan Green looks forward to UNLV’s 2012 basketball season. more
The IntersectionTropicana’s decision to headline Gladys Knight is a real head-scratcher
Until last week, the Tropicana’s new management had been firing on all cylinders. more
To work for a city, should you have to live there?
Seems like that shouldn’t be an issue, but it is. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Tom Casey more
The IntersectionTragedy in Japan sparks up new Yucca debate
Hell no! Nevada won’t glow! more
The LVCVA figures out the recession affected people
Uh … Duh? more
The IntersectionThinking about the volume at Vanguard, crystals at Cosmo and more
Also, we recommend the sweet sounds of sax. more
Dream Zone: ‘I was choking’
When I looked in the mirror, I saw all these veins of blue all over my face. more


NightlifeCocktails get artsy with the Mixtures iPhone app
Check out the Mixture app for fancy cocktail photos and recipes. more
NightlifeDavid and Cathy Guetta: f*** them, they’re famous
David Guetta and wife Cathy are bringing their party to LAX. more
NightlifeHouse party: a Dutch DJ wants you to ditch the Strip this weekend
Forget the club this weekend and party hearty in one of Las Vegas’ mansions! more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Britney Spears at the Palms, Hollywood birthdays and more
Also, Marquee breaks a new Friday night entry record. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Fergie’s birthday, Dev at Blush and more
Also, Flosstradamus plays Bond at the Cosmo. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentSouth by Southwest by numbers
A few stats from Caravels’ SXSW trek. more
Arts and EntertainmentChecklist: Absinthe ringleader the Gazillionaire
The best way to drink absinthe and other important things to know. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe art of skating at Good Games 2011
Jesus has risen. He had the wind knocked out of him, he’s walking. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go and what to see this week
We’ve got lawyer flicks, showtunes and extreme music. more
Arts and EntertainmentCAC’s ‘Blur’ strips away the myth of the American Dream—in breathtaking fashion
Brutality and collusion are quiet companions throughout the CAC’s Its All a Blur. more
Arts and EntertainmentThree questions with comedian Hal Sparks
The comedian discusses Vegas crowds, the South and reality TV. more
Arts and EntertainmentPoets to read from their collaborative book, ‘Tragic Bitches’
Check out one of the presentations part of UNLV’s Women’s History Month celebration. more
Arts and EntertainmentChatting with Panic! At the Disco’s Brendon Urie
On new record Vices & Virtues, a briefly considered name change and more more


ScreenHow big was the ‘Big Love’ finale?
HBO’s polygama series ends with a bang … and a medical cruise?! more
ScreenTV review: ‘Body of Proof’
Dana Delany plays yet another crime-solving “genius.” more
ScreenHBO’s ‘Mildred Pierce’ has a little too much class
Our recommendation: Stick with the 1945 original. more
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Sedona Restaurant & Lounge gets a food upgrade
The hip hot spot now has food to match the fun.
Bazic puts a Korean twist on a Southern favorite
TasteChicken and beer in Chinatown? See it to believe it at Bazic.
John F. Mariani’s new book traces the ascent of Italian cuisine
TasteThe author of The Italian-American Cookbook has a new book out on Italian cuisine’s world dominance.
Presidio brings a new look, new menu and new hours to GVR
TasteCheck out a few of the changes made at the space formerly occupied by Kennedy.
Bratalian brings authentic Italian to the heart of Henderson
TasteAn Italian eatery (with former Rao’s chef Carla Pellegrino) amps up Henderson’s dining scene.




What's new in: local music
Weekly managing editor Spencer Patterson reviews new stuff from Black Camaro, Jacuzzihidive, David Hopkins and Dinner Music for the Gods.
CD Cover The Spears machine rolls on with new album 'Femme Fatale'
Can Weekly writer Josh Bell not resist the pop princess? Or does he really hate everything?
CD Cover CD review: Panic! At the Disco's 'Vices & Virtues'
In general, bands don’t escape unscathed from the kind of catastrophic schism experienced by Panic! At the Disco.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Mar 17, 2011
by Mark Adams

Spice up St. Patrick’s Day with Irish-inspired cocktails

If you plan on partying at home this St. Patrick’s Day, know that your celebration doesn’t have to include green food coloring and a six-pack of light beer. These Irish-inspired ...