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April 7-April 13
Best in PrintAs LED takes over the Strip, Las Vegas’ classic neon art form is dying
“It was beautiful to drive down the street back then. There was motion because the signs moved, ... read article
Best in PrintThe skiing, hiking, off-the-grid living, 79-year-old king of the mountain
Meet the ultimate ski guide to Lee Canyon’s backcountry, Marcel Barel read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionTake a cue from go-go style and steal your own stage-ready look
Why shouldn’t you? Las Vegas go-go dancers are models with moves—and they’re often some of the hottest ladies in the club. more
The IntersectionThe age of entertainment
Our current headliners are fantastic, but they don’t exactly scream youth. more
The IntersectionFinding the fun in Terry Fator’s gay puppet
This was supposed to turn out differently. more
The IntersectionMagician Gary Darwin is back after a life-threatening episode
He just had a leg amputated, but the guy’s in characteristically good spirits. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Chris Thompson more
Why we love the Vegas Box
A new service called Vegas Box allows frequent visitors to leave behind up to 70 pounds of items they’ll want on their next trip to ... more
One employment agency is having to adapt to scams
The good news is Las Vegas’ unemployment rate is dropping. The bad news is that’s because thousands of Las Vegans have stopped looking for work. more
The IntersectionIs the Cosmo in trouble?
Ever since it opened, the Cosmopolitan has been the place to be on the Strip. more
Dream Zone: ‘a snake at my feet’
It was blue, red and yellow. I lay down on the bed and the snake crawled up and lay across my chest. more
The IntersectionThinking about failed April Fool’s Day pranks, Snow Phoenix and more
Also, Rick Lax takes issue with a Pad Thai restaurant. more
The IntersectionMoney talks. Just ask Lon Kruger.
The UNLV men’s basketball coach admitted money played a role in his decision for Oklahoma. more


NightlifeGet refreshed with Tommy Bahama’s pineapple jalapeno mojito
Check out Tommy Bahama’s new cocktail with a kick. more
NightlifeBlingy fruit’ and melodic blends at Rock ‘n’ Roll Wine’s Sound Bar
The Tasting Room and Sound Bar is now open every Friday night. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: new venues, Tao gives back and more
Also, herbal hookahs are offered at Nu Sanctuary. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Hugh Hefner at the Palms, DJ awards and more
Also, Jenna Jameson rings in her 37th birthday at Chateau. more

Arts & Entertainment

Is the Gypsy Den winding down?
Is it the beginning of the end for Gypsy Den? more
Arts and EntertainmentPillow Fight Club
Weekly writer April Corbin participates in International Pillow Fight more
Arts and EntertainmentThree questions with Marina and the Diamonds
Check out our interview with Marina and the Diamonds before she hits the Cosmo - and next week - Coachella. more
Arts and EntertainmentEmergency Arts offers more than good coffee
Professional studios, artist spaces and tiny art galleries with rotating exhibitions fill the rambling hallways. more
Arts and EntertainmentChecklist: Holding Onto Sound singer/guitarist Bennett Mains
The local punk-rock quartet is preparing to release a new album this month more
Arts and EntertainmentThree outdoor outings to check out this spring
Don’t blink, it’s springtime in Las Vegas! Get outside this weekend and enjoy the weather at these events. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to watch and what to play this week
We’ve got pet-friendly events and a movie with brains and brawn. more
Arts and EntertainmentIf you see one show inside a giant tent this year, make it ‘Absinthe’
Was I hallucinating or was Absinthe really that good? more


ScreenTV review: ‘Gigolos’
Another standard reality TV show … with hardcore sex more
ScreenWin Win’ is a nimble seriocomedy
Check out Weekly writer Mike D’Angelo’s review of Paul Giamatti’s new flick right here. more
ScreenLord of the bongs: stoner fantasy ‘Your Highness’ runs on fumes
Did the director of Pinapple Express deliver another knee-slapper? Find out here. more
ScreenHanna’ combines elegant visuals with tense excitement
Director Joe Wright’s new flick hits theaters Friday. more
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LA's Lee's Sandwiches touches down in Chinatown
TasteChinatown adds another eatery to its already-awesome culinary lineup.
Top Notch Barbeque joins the Vegas food-truck fray
TasteCheck out one of the city’s newer food truck options.
Three questions with Marina and the Diamonds
TasteCheck out our interview with Marina and the Diamonds before she hits the Cosmo - and next week - Coachella.




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 ...