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Best in Print

April 21-April 27
Best in PrintMass Appeal: In search of a perfect body, Rick Lax learns about accepting a bit less
Most people think of “body image” as a women’s issue, particularly here in Las Vegas, where sexy ... read article
Best in PrintLiving with HIV/AIDS may not be a death sentence, but it ain’t easy
After Theresa King received the news that she was HIV positive, she took her 15-year-old son to ... read article
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The Intersection

A potential loss of state funding has Barrick Museum rethinking its mission
With the closure of the Las Vegas Art Museum, UNLV’s Barrick Museum is thinking of focusing more on art programming. more
The IntersectionCasinos need to show more responsibility when it comes to problem gamblers
Are gaming venues in the city really doing as much as they can to help gambling addiction? more
The IntersectionRick’s Cabaret: a soft sell?
Now might be the perfect time to buy the strip club you’ve always wanted! more
The IntersectionCarrot Top’s carrot top gets tamed
See how the flat iron treated his curly locks! more
The IntersectionThinking about Victoria beer, Serendipity 3 and more
Also, a photographer’s pictures of American shopping malls. more
The IntersectionBudget cuts would decimate our county’s nationally recognized music program
With the tentative state budget cut, the future looks grim for visual arts, music and theater programs in Clark County. more
Dream Zone: ‘the world as we know it has ended’
A lot of the dreams consist of me trying to get to my kids. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Shawn Brzezinski. more
The IntersectionThe crisis in Japan has many questioning the safety of our sushi
Every day in Las Vegas, we eat things we know aren’t good for us—refined sugar, saturated fats, deep-fried Twinkies—but the threat of food tainted by ... more


NightlifeHot Spots: Nicki Minaj, an Easter egg hunt at Tao Beach and more
Also, PBR Rock Bar launches a party night for all you tweeters. more
NightlifePlayboy Club is putting the tail in cocktail
Check out the Playboy Club’s new signature libation: the Bunny Tail! more
NightlifeA dubstep newbie’s night out with Chase and Status
Weekly writer Sarah Gianetto gains some dubstep street cred and hits Chase and Status’s HOB show. more
NightlifeGamer’s delight: Insert Coin(s) delivers on its promise
The videobar gamelounge has finally opened its doors after months of speculation and anticipation. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Michael Phelps, Rehab opens and more
Also, the Arts District is set to celebrate three new nightspot openings. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment5 things I typed into my iPhone at Mumford & Sons
Sarah Feldberg recounts five things she typed into her iPhone during the Mumford & Sons concert more
Arts and EntertainmentConcert review: Robyn at the Cosmopolitan
For one night in Las Vegas, Robyn was queen of the pop universe. more
Arts and EntertainmentArcade Fire rocks the Joint
Arcade Fire’s first stand-alone concert in Las Vegas was one to remember more
Arts and EntertainmentChad Brown’s latest exhibit is a brilliant use of space
The large space of the Clark County Government Center’s Rotunda is currently the canvas for Chad Brown’s latest sculpture exhibit. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go and what to sing along to this week
This week you should save the earth (free coffee!), watch an awesome show about the earth (on Discovery!) and buy a book with a title ... more
Arts and EntertainmentFeminist/Las Vegas’ offers a look at women beyond the Boulevard
The experience of women in Las Vegas is greater than the Strip more
Arts and EntertainmentAfter a forgettable 2010, Coachella recaptures the magic
Weekly managing editor and seven-time Coachella veteran Spencer Patterson was pleasantly surprised with this year’s fest. Read why here! more
Arts and EntertainmentStrip artists show some skin for charity at Broadway Bares
Why did it take so long to harness striptease’s power to do good? more
Arts and EntertainmentLook up and enjoy ‘Beauty from Above’
It’s Michael Shulman’s celebration of all things sparkly. more
Arts and EntertainmentViva rockabilly!
This weekend you’ll find both the music and subculture at the self-proclaimed “biggest rockabilly party in the world.” more


ScreenHBO’s ‘Cinema Verite’ depicts the beginning of reality programming
HBO’s new original movie chronicles what is now thought of as the first-ever reality show. more
ScreenRobert Pattinson sinks the already trite ‘Water for Elephants’
Twilight‘s Pattinson is upstaged by his Oscar-winning costars. Did he sink it alone? Find out here. more
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Korean cuisine evolves at Soyo Barstaurant
TasteThe usual suspects make room for chicken wings, dumplings and more.
Send me to ... The Egg & I
TasteThis restaurant has a volcanic treat that goes great on top of almost anything.
Chewing the fat with competitive eater Jason Scarincio
TasteI did a meatball-eating contest at the Rio. I go to Buffalo Wild Wings for their blazing challenge and try to do it within a minute. I’ve competed in the Wing Bowl. I’ve done corned beef. I’ve attempted the Colossal Burger at Club Fortune twice.




CD Cover CD review: Explosions in the sky
Do not drive while listening to this music.
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.

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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 ...