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Best in Print

March 15-March 21
Best in PrintThe strange, intimate world of pledge dentistry
This wasn’t a routine teeth cleaning. This was the start of a relationship. read article
Best in PrintMy day with UNLV’s Hey Reb
The man, the myth, the mustache read article
Best in PrintHow the Rebels can run
Four things UNLV must do to make noise in the NCAA Tournament read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionOscar Goodman honored with bronze bust in Symphony Park’s Tribute Plaza
Rub its nose for…uh, good luck? more
The IntersectionWebsite converts dead Mormons to homosexuality
Simply search for a name, type it in and press the “convert” button! more
The IntersectionONE Group hopes for success at Tropicana with Bagatelle concept
Does nightlife/daylife work for every Strip property? The Tropicana is hoping the answer is yes. more
If mothers want to surrender their babies, is that so bad?
Sometimes it’s better to give your baby up than to keep it more
The IntersectionFour ways we can solve the food situation at the Smith Center
Pedicabs? Food trucks? We think the Smith Center should use ‘em more
Thinking about Encyclopedia Britannica, Louis C.K. and more
Also, Jack Kerouac’s On the Road will finally hit the big screen soon. more
The IntersectionThe Bumbys dole out fair (and silent) fashion critiques
The Bumbys tell you how you look more
The IntersectionThe spaces in between Downtown’s landmarks—and why they matter so much
J. Patrick Coolican takes a tour with the experts. more
The IntersectionShabby Apple celebrates classic femininity and romantic whimsy
The collections have old-fashioned charm more
The IntersectionAt Sumita Beauty temporary is a way of life
The Fashion Show mall beauty shop gives good mehndi. more


NightlifeHot Spots: St. Patrick’s Day edition
Get your green on! more
NightlifeVictor Drai looks back on 15 years of nightlife success
The nightlife mogul discusses a new project, his movie producing career and more. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Datsik at Surrender, UNLVino and more
Also, Liquid opens its doors for the summer season. more
NightlifeShibuya’s Ruby Dragontini is a cocktail fit for 2012
Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with this soothing libation. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentNevada Ballet Theatre goes flash mob
Classical performance art, meet cavernous shopping mall on the Strip. more
Arts and EntertainmentComedy review: Daniel Tosh’s live show isn’t quite as daring as his TV series
Sill, what matters most are the jokes, and they were strong. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: ‘The Natural: How to Effortlessly Attract the Women You Want’
It teaches you to pick up women by being yourself … or does it? more
Arts and EntertainmentFred Mitchell’s ‘Tangents’ photos expertly probe accident scenes
Put yourself on a collision course with this Fifth Wall Gallery exhibition. more
What’s new in … indie mainstays
New albums from The Magnetic Fields, The Shins and Andrew Bird more
Arts and EntertainmentTalking with Jeff Ross about roasting Las Vegas
Jeff Ross can’t wait to roast Las Vegas more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go, what to hear and what to download this week
A classic movie, a great app for gift-giving and a classic opera more
Arts and EntertainmentAlvin Ailey company arrives at the Smith Center
This is modern dance it its best and most relevant. more
Arts and EntertainmentZumba for a cause at Silverton
Top Zumba instructors will help you break a sweat. more


ScreenFilm: ‘21 Jump Street’ adds mediocre humor to an old TV concept
Yet another show that shouldn’t have been made into a movie. At least, not into this movie. more
ScreenFilm review: Will Ferrell’s ‘Casa de Mi Padre’
It’s spoken almost entirely in Spanish. Yep, Will Ferrell speaks Spanish in this movie. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home’
The Duplasses craft a crowd-pleasing comedy while keeping their unique sensibilities intact. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Being Flynn’
This one more or less lives up to its marquee-friendly adapted title. more
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Eating Harrah's
TasteToby Keith-inspired comfort grub and a quiet, cozy oyster bar.
Three dishes our resident foodies are loving at the moment
Tots, urchin sauce and a cauldron of Mexican flavors.
Sage chef Richard Camarota shares his neighborhood favorites
TastePizza, sushi and wings in Summerlin.
Country Club's shrimp and grits is a classic refined
TasteGive this recipe the love (and patience) it deserves.




What's new in ... indie mainstays
New albums from The Magnetic Fields, The Shins and Andrew Bird
CD Cover CD review: Dirty Three's 'Toward the Low Sun'
Dirty Three finally release another album—and it's worth the wait.
CD Cover Springsteen
Springsteen's "Wrecking Ball" is one of his most consistent in years, but it could have used a lot more E Street Band presence.

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Cocktail of the Week Mar 20, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

UNLVino’s welcome cocktail is a transcendent blend of tequila and moscato

Tequila and moscato were caught k-i-s-s-i-n-g in a tree. First came love, then marriage. Then out popped El Tecato, a bundle of joy in a tumbler glass. This Italo-Mexican concoction ...