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Best in Print

April 14-April 20
Best in PrintLife continues getting better for the Valley’s gay community
Where once there was fear, the Valley’s gay community is building hope and momentum. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionDave Rice has links to glory—here and elsewhere
UNLV’s new men’s basketball coach, Dave Rice takes over a UNLV program that finished third in the Mountain West Conference this past season. more
Don’t pile up money against the slumping Cards and Rays
They can’t lose forever, can they? more
The IntersectionName your own price at the meet market
It’s not every day you get called a pimp on Australian television. more
The IntersectionA crash course in wheelchair rugby
Some know it as murderball, a cheeky nickname officials downplay because most corporate sponsors steer clear of things even remotely suggesting murder. more
ACORN pleads guilty—and gets a slap on the wrist
See what the now-defunct political group got for being guilty of felony compensation for registration of voters. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Chris Mason. more
The IntersectionLongtime Vegas restaurant the Tillerman quietly disappears
The Tillerman recently closed its doors - and without much ado about it. more
The IntersectionNerd Central: At home with Chris Kenner
Chris Kenner is a master magician, but you wouldn’t know that from touring his house. more
The IntersectionAt Hussong’s, ignorance in any language
Does “Hussong” sound like an Asian name to you? more
The IntersectionNPR’s multi-station effort brings border issues home
If you’ve been listening to KNPR recently, you might have heard part of the ongoing collaborative project between seven public radio stations examining the U.S.-Mexico ... more
The IntersectionUNLV exhibit highlights grim future for photography program
A literal installation composed of empty frames, signals the silence of future photography and printmaking students whose programs are to be eliminated as part of ... more
The IntersectionThinking about Marina and the Diamonds, ‘Mad Men’ replacements and more
Also, we are saddened that one of the Clark County School District’s few success stories is losing funding. more
The IntersectionExtreme Election: If Chris Giunchigliani and Carolyn Goodman were wrestlers
No doubt about it: The mayoral race is shaping up to be one of the liveliest in recent memory. more


NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Karaoke XXX, the Naked Pool and more
And if getting “Naked” isn’t your thing, check out Comme Ça’s new nightly specials. more
NightlifeNightlife and photography meet and mingle at Gallery
In Las Vegas, nightlife isn’t just a business, it’s an art; and when it’s done well, it can be downright stunning. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Kim Kardashian returns, Liquid opens and more
Also, Krave begins their season of foam parties and Beauty Bar throws a 4-20 bash. more
NightlifeDivorcee’s night out, Vegas-style
There’s no reason a failed marriage has to bring us down forever. more
Nightlife2 new pool parties diving into Las Vegas ‘daylife’ scene
It’s the time of year when packs of bikini-clad 20-somethings descend on Las Vegas Strip resort pools with yard-long drinks and hundreds of dollars to ... more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentAfter a rough 2010, Coachella tries to iron itself out
Coachella 2010 was fun … and it wasn’t. more
10 acts not to miss at Coachella
Weekly managing editor breaks it down for you more
Arts and EntertainmentDoes Panda Bear’s ‘Tomboy’ live up to its expectations?
See how Weekly managing editor Spencer Patterson rated the hailed “second coming” of Animal Collective. more
Arts and EntertainmentBellagio’s ‘A Sense of Place’ brings together classic and contemporary
The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Arts goes for Round 2 in its partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Museum of Contemporary Art ... more
Arts and EntertainmentGood music, straight outta Springboro
You’d expect a badass girl group to come out of California or Oregon, but Ohio? more
Arts and EntertainmentBlack Mountain Institute celebrates National Poetry Month
Check out two literary events this month, both put on by the BMI. more
Arts and EntertainmentChecklist: Claire Sinclair
The Playboy playmate and Bettie Page spokeswoman returns to Las Vegas to guest star in Crazy Horse Paris at the MGM Grand, April 20-27. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go and what to see this week
This week we have record releases, a fun viewing of Repo! and a great charity. more
Arts and EntertainmentVegaschella: the Coachella spillover is in full effect
Didn’t score a ticket to the the Indio-based music festival? Get your ‘Chella fix right here in the city. more


ScreenFilm review: ‘Scream 4’
‘Scream 4’ is more of the same—and that’s a good thing more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Of Gods and Men’
Of Gods and Men is a hit in France. Will it do as well in the states? The Weekly‘s Josh Bell reviews. more
ScreenTV review: ‘Game of Thrones’
Josh Bell reviews HBOs’ newest series more
ScreenThe 48-hour film fest’s defending champs show us how it’s done
The clouds gather ominously overhead as I circle a windowless building, deciding if I’m in the right spot. more
ScreenScream’: Then and now
How times have changed since the first Scream more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Conspirator’
Robert Redford takes another stab at directing. See how that went right here! more
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Falling for Andre's offal
TasteSnout-to-tail specialties get serious treatment at the Monte Carlo restaurant.
Las Vegas gets bodegas, baby!
TasteA new foodie trend lands in the Valley.
Il Vino only looks upscale
TasteAffordable Italian comes to Aliante Station.




Does Panda Bear's 'Tomboy' live up to its expectations?
See how Weekly managing editor Spencer Patterson rated the hailed "second coming" of Animal Collective.
CD Cover Foo Fighters are back and heavier than ever with 'Wasting Light'
The alt-rock band goes heavy metal. Check out our review here.
CD Cover CD review: TV on the Radio
Is there a more consistent indie-rock band out there?

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Apr 19, 2011
by Mark Adams

Playboy Club is putting the tail in cocktail

Playboy Bunnies have been serving cocktails since 1960, when Hugh Hefner opened the first Playboy Club in Chicago. With the inception of the pop culture icon came a set of ...