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Best in Print

February 2-February 8
Best in Print38 deals only for Las Vegas locals
You’ve got the key to the city in your wallet. Read on, cash in and feel the ... read article
Best in PrintMid-century marvel: At home with Steve Evans
The fabulousness of ‘60s architecture is fit for a Vegas icon (or two) read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionBasking in wax Justin Bieber
A Weekly writer reaches out to the pop star’s statue at Madame Tussauds. more
The IntersectionA president, a policy and a pizza place: Obama’s Vegas visit by the numbers
Find out where the Commander-in-Chief stayed, what he talked about and more. more
The IntersectionSouthwest Airlines celebrates 30 years in Las Vegas with a humorous Twitter contest
Las Vegas was the 15th city added to the company’s route map, originally drawn by Southwest’s cofounders on a cocktail napkin. more
The IntersectionThe slings and arrows of at-will employment
And one of those arrows is appearance discrimination. more
The IntersectionCaucusopalypse: What the Republican candidates might mean for Las Vegas
Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul — are any of them good for Nevada? more
The IntersectionDJ Tina T on beats, outreach and proving she’s not a nightclub prop
Shattering the glass ceiling, and teaching kids to spin. more
The IntersectionIs the key to Las Vegas’ future bohemianism?
“To have a cubicle army, Florida might say, we must have Foster the People for their earbuds.” more
The IntersectionConversation starters: From gaming revenue losses to a possible Vegas season of ‘Jersey Shore’
Also, Dana White’s recent involvement with the Stop Online Piracy Act. more


Nightlife news & notes: Lily Bar & Lounge opens at the Bellagio and more
Also, Stoney’s Rockin’ Country opens on Wednesday nights. more
NightlifeAoki, Avicii and more reveal their must-have headphones
Listen like a pro with these recommended skull shakers. more
NightlifeBay Area DJs Gabriel & Dresden are reunited—and headed for Marquee
The DJ duo discuss what they learned from their hiatus, their greatest contribution to EDM and more. more
NightlifeFoundation Room’s Glazed Pear Martini is more than meets the eye
For a taste of something original, look no further than the top-of-the-Mandalay Bay venue. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Tao-A-Go-Go, Skrillex and more
Also, Jack N Cake returns to Ghostbar. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentThree art exhibits you’ve gotta check out this month
Kristen Peterson details three exhibits that are well worth your time this month more
Arts and EntertainmentLVLT’s ‘Measure for Pleasure’ is a hilarious, bawdy good time
LVLT’s ‘Measure for Pleasure’ deftly mixes farce and sex appeal more
Arts and EntertainmentLeonard Cohen’s ‘Old Ideas’ feels fresh — and poignant
Leonard Cohen’s latest CD was well worth the wait more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Tim McGraw’s ‘Emotional Traffic’
Tim McGraw’s ‘Emotional Traffic’ feels nothing but anticlimactic more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Lana Del Rey
This just in: The SNL whipping girl can actually sing. more
Arts and EntertainmentRock the First Love Confession Caboose at First Friday
Festivalgoers invited to tell stories of their first loves for a video project. more
Arts and EntertainmentNew space exhibit will have you packing for Mars
New Springs Preserve exhibit highlights the fantastic evolution of America’s space exploration. more
Arts and EntertainmentHunting and fishing expo coming to Las Vegas
Thousands of outdoorsmen (and women) hit the Valley for the International Sportsmen’s Exposition more


ScreenTV: Broadway drama ‘Smash’ is tuneful and smart
Please, don’t call it a Glee rip-off! more
ScreenTV: ‘The River’ navigates choppy waters
The found-footage trend hits the small screen, with solid enough results. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Woman in Black’
Daniel Radcliffe ditches the Harry Potter robe and heads to Creepyville. more
ScreenJewish Film Festival scales back on the scope, but not on the quality
This year’s Jewish Film Festival offered fewer films, but still had plenty of quality more
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Not just meat and potatoes at STK
TastePickled prawns and blue cheese butter and sweet corn pudding, oh my.
And now for a Chinese merlot ...
TasteVintages from the land of dragons and emperors.
Thailand, China and Vietnam are well represented on the plate at Lilly's
TasteAnd the soup … it goes on forever.




CD Cover CD: Van Halen's 'A Different Kind of Truth' is surprisingly decent
David Lee Roth's first album with the band in 28 years is much better than its first track would indicate.
CD Cover CD review: Air
Ultimately, 'La Lune' is a success even apart from its cinematic accompaniment.
CD Cover CD review: Lana Del Rey
This just in: The SNL whipping girl can actually sing.

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Featured Cocktail

Cocktail of the Week Feb 8, 2012
by Sarah Feldberg

The Wynn’s Aphrodite cocktail is liquid flirtation

In Greek mythology, Aphrodite is the goddess of beauty and love, and she’s often depicted nude with voluptuous curves and come-hither eyes. It makes sense, then, that she gets a ...