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Best in Print

January 19-January 25
Best in PrintVegas from above: a new view of the Valley
Photographer Sam Morris goes up high to get you a fresh perspective. read article
Best in PrintSearching for Will Hunting behind the craps table
Are craps dealers math geniuses? Maybe. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionThoughts on the Huntridge’s latest nonhappening
In the absence of something great, wouldn’t something so-so still be better? more
The IntersectionCan Zappos recover from a massive security breach?
More than 24 million of the company’s customer records have been compromised. more
The IntersectionWith megaresort construction on hold, it’s time for Vegas to spruce up what it already has
Although construction of large resorts is on hold, numerous properties are in the middle of big renovation projects. more
The IntersectionThe Nevada Supreme Court strikes a milestone filing amid several famous decisions
The court’s 60,000th case was filed last week. more
The IntersectionLooking back at the hits and misses of Broadway-to-Vegas productions
From Mamma Mia to Phantom! more
The IntersectionTSA defends the confiscation of a cupcake at McCarran over the amount of icing
“Attention pastry companies: The Transportation Security Administration has its eye on you.” more
The IntersectionConversation starters: From Mike Tyson to a gambling Catholic priest
Also, Miss America has an ex-con parent. more
Thinking about Mitt Romney, the validity of the Golden Globes and more
Also, a new studio opens at Emergency Arts. more
The IntersectionEmail chatting with Susie Bright about her book, ‘The Erotic Screen,’ and more
Bright’s new book captures a bygone era of adult film. more
The IntersectionWeekly Q&A: Shanna Moakler puts her brains and beauty behind Miss Nevada USA
The former beauty queen hopes to turn the next Miss Nevada USA into a star. more


NightlifeChatting with one-third of Marquee residents Above & Beyond
Discussing EDM’s U.S. growth, its affect on artists’ creativity and more. more
NightlifeWarm up this winter with a hot cocktail from Garfield’s Restaurant
Check out the Desert Shores eatery’s take on the hot toddy, the hot spiced cider and more. more
NightlifeHot Spots: AVN afterparties, Chromeo at Haze and more
Also, Rhyme N Rhythm performs at Ghostbar. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: a Winter Beer Festival, low-calorie cocktails and more
Also, see which local clubs made’s 25 Best Nightclubs of All Time. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentTool: concert review + setlist
Guess who showed up to jam with the band … more
Arts and EntertainmentThe feminine mystique meets paint and ink at Sin City Gallery
Female eroticism is on the wall. more
Arts and EntertainmentPowerhouse actor Erik Amblad makes ‘Art’
Some of the best emotional knife-fighting this side of Edward Albee. more
Arts and Entertainment5 possible explanations for Coachella’s quick sellout
Spencer Patterson theorizes on the ticket snatch that left so many shut out. more
Arts and EntertainmentIf you only watch one high-school hoops game, this is the one
Local powers Bishop Gorman and Findlay Prep match up on national TV. more
Arts and EntertainmentBetting: projecting player performance in the NFL playoffs
Jeff Haney ponders whether two 49ers and one Patriot can keep it up. more
Arts and EntertainmentArtist Curtis Kulig gives Cosmo’s P3 Studio a little shot of love
‘Love me’ creator Curtis Kulig is the Cosmpolitan’s newest artist in residence more
Arts and EntertainmentDe La Soul brings the music — and the video game throwdowns — to Insert Coin(s)
Chris Bitonti discovers that, if you’re going to see De La Soul … bring a date more
Snow cones and X-rated balloons — HER HRC at a glance
Leslie Ventura takes a look at HER HRC more


ScreenHaywire’ delivers brutal hand-to-hand beat-downs—and more
MMA fighter Gina Carano stars in filmmaker Soderbergh’s latest magic act. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close’
Josh Bell says Stephen Daldry’s adaptation feels empty and reductive. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Shame’
Don’t let the NC-17 rating fool you; ‘Shame’ is a bit of a downer more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Red Tails’
George Lucas’ turn as uncredited director results in—guess what?—wooden dialogue. more
ScreenAn hour spent in hell — er, watching ‘Bad Girls Club: Las Vegas’
Josh Bell watches ‘Bad Girls Club: Las Vegas’ and lives to tell about it more
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Buldogis with bite
TasteThese guys bring the hardcore flavor bombs.
Adios to Macayo's, one of Brock Radke's formative food haunts
TasteOne more round of crispy tacos.
Celebrate Chinese New Year with stir-fried lobster
TasteIn the Year of the Dragon, eat one.




CD Cover CD review: Lana Del Rey
This just in: The SNL whipping girl can actually sing.
CD Cover Leonard Cohen's 'Old Ideas' feels fresh -- and poignant
Leonard Cohen's latest CD was well worth the wait
CD Cover CD review: Tim McGraw's 'Emotional Traffic'
Tim McGraw's 'Emotional Traffic' feels nothing but anticlimactic

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The Making of Oscar

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  • The Making of Oscar
  • George Maloof
  • DJ Pauly D Residency at the Palms
  • Pawn Stars join Kats With the Dish
  • Miss Nevada USA 2011 Sarah Chapman
  • Burlesque Photo Shoot
  • A Crowd of Small Adventures
  • Rhyme N Rhythm

Featured Cocktail

Cocktail of the Week Feb 1, 2012
by Sarah Feldberg

Foundation Room’s Glazed Pear Martini is more than meets the eye

The view is still stunning, the ambiance warm and exotic, but the cocktails at Foundation Room have gotten a bit of a face-lift in recent months. The lounge, which crowns ...