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Best in Print

March 31-April 6
Best in PrintWhere to find great sushi in the desert
Jim Begley breaks down the best options in the Vegas Valley. read article
Best in PrintChatting with Linda Rodriguez, Las Vegas’ rare female sushi chef
Why are there so few women in your line of work around here? read article
Best in PrintTwo lives come together at an event for homeless veterans
For 15 minutes, their paths intersected—a 52-year-old homeless man hoping for a free haircut and a 28-year-old ... read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionArtist Laurenn McCubbin puts her ass on the line for art
Wanna play with my toys? more
The IntersectionWith the Sahara closing, the Stratosphere faces an identity crisis
“Nobody likes to look out and see abandoned buildings and empty plots of land” more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Ruben Uranga more
The IntersectionDespite low turnout at this year’s Twestival, Nevada is No. 1
Nevada as leader of anything in the technological realm is a concept many have difficulty believing. more
The IntersectionLas Vegas art, meet ‘Real World’ fist
It’s likely that Michael “Adam” Royer has nothing against the Tod Motor Hotel. more
The IntersectionGood luck winning O’Shea’s new football game
It’s called 3 Dice Football, and it debuted last Monday. more
The IntersectionSharing, according to Gov. Brian Sandoval
Brian Sandoval has a tough job. No one disputes that. more
The IntersectionGreat. A smartphone app to help drunk idiots
The argument against smartphone apps that alert drivers to DUI check points seems a safe one for Congress. more
The IntersectionRefresh your home’s style with bright colors and lively patterns
It’s time to open the windows and embrace the season. more
The IntersectionThe smart way to bet on the ’dogs
As VCU’s NCAA tourney run shows, money lines can bring home big bucks more
Thinking about beer, birthdays and being tagged on Facebook
Also, we love Station Casino’s new ad campaign. more
Dream Zone: ‘I started falling’
I dreamed last night that these people and I were stuffed in to an old, run-down trailer. more


NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Memorial Day DJ lineups and more
Also, the Hostile Grape debuts its Rock ‘n’ Roll Wine Tasting Room and Sound Bar. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Lavo’s beach party, Nick Cannon DJs at Chateau and more
Also, Dragonette performs at Surrender. more
NightlifeFour questions with Eric Michael Halderman, a VIP host at Mix Lounge
Half-naked Elvis? Sorry, you are not getting into Mix. more
Bar review, from the people that know best
At Caramel lounge last Friday, Boyd Law students met up with the Clark County Bar Association’s New Lawyers Committee to do what young attorneys do ... more
NightlifeEDM in-the-making
A studio session with Robert Oleysyck and Ryan Jeffs. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentThe Borgias’ vs. ‘The Kennedys’
Two epic families with new TV shows go head to head in sex, bribery and crappy accents. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to rock out and what to apply for this week (hint “Aflac!”)
Country stars, striptease, a sake tasting and one Mega Shark. more
Arts and EntertainmentBust out the confetti. It’s Girl Talk
The mash-up master hits the Boulevard Pool more
Arts and EntertainmentFans flock for another fix of Lady Gaga
Fans flock for another pop-star fix more
Arts and EntertainmentFind seasonal allure at Sin City Gallery with ‘American Shunga’
Two artists exhibit their interpretations of this centuries-old Japanese art form. more
Arts and EntertainmentDearly beloved … you should check out Sunday Sermon
If you tend to spike your coffee on the day of rest, Sunday Sermon is probably for you. more
Arts and EntertainmentInsurgo and CSN bring ‘Machinal’ to life
Who knows? These words of hope and possibility drive protagonist Helen Jones over the edge. more


ScreenThe Killing’ is drawn-out but intriguing
AMC’s newest drama, The Killing, features a season-long murder investigation more
ScreenYet another pointless remake of ‘Jane Eyre’
The latest remake of ‘Jane Eyre’ demonstrates why it doesn’t make a great movie more
ScreenSource Code’ has both brains and action
Moon director Duncan Jones’ latest is a sci-fi thriller that balances action with intriguing concepts more
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A next-level sushi lesson from a Wazuzu chef
How the hell do we get fresh fish in the desert? People always wanna know.
An ode to uni
TasteI’ve dreamt of urchin as I’ve slept. I’ve ordered it for dessert. If I were on death row, I’d choose it for my last bite.
Grocery sushi throwdown
Rick Lax debates: Trader Joe’s vs. Whole Foods
Trying to put our finger on a chameleon of a local roll
TasteA California Roll is a California Roll is a California Roll. But a Vegas Roll?
Vegas chefs to compete on third season of 'Top Chef Masters'
TasteBravo is spicing up the chef show with a curve ball thrown to the chefs that we can’t wait to watch.
Come to San Francisco for the sourdough, stay for the sourdough
TasteYou’ll find more than superb sourdough at this new Henderson eatery.
Tinoco's Kitchen stays classy in its Fremont digs
TasteSee why you’ll still be a fan of Tinoco’s new outpost in the Las Vegas Club casino.




CD Cover CD review: TV on the Radio
Is there a more consistent indie-rock band out there?
CD Cover CD review: The Strokes' 'Angles'
Did the Strokes toy too much with their solid guitar band sound?
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.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Apr 6, 2011
by Rick Lax

Get refreshed with Tommy Bahama’s pineapple jalapeno mojito

Tommy Bahama’s pineapple jalapeño mojito. Sounds abrasive, tastes invigorating. And if it’s not exciting enough for you, just mash the four slivers of green and red jalapeño into the bottom ...