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Best in Print

May 10-May 16
Best in PrintBuilding bodies (and minds) with Denise Dinger
On the outer edge of human strength and effort, a fitness coach molds clients for competition—and life. read article
Best in PrintHolley’s World (of coffee)
A former Le Rêve performer opens her own business and creates a new community read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionJournalist vs. public figure duels: Three to remember
Will anything measure up to the immortal Norm vs. Criss Angel battle? more
The IntersectionThe Sahara’s SLS renovation could mean big things for the north Strip
The hotel’s redevelopment project will begin in September. more
Finding a home with urban sophistication
Killer views and more, now available. more
The IntersectionBrian “Paco” Alvarez, a Las Vegas original
There’s nothing more rewarding for a geek like me than reading the missives between two individuals debating the name of Las Vegas, should it be ... more
The IntersectionPunch drunk love for Mayweather?
Inexplicably, even Justin Bieber is a fan. more
Testing canine saliva with our young scientist
Seven Nevada students are off to Pittsburgh for the 2012 Intel science fair. more
The IntersectionR.I.P. Meow: Examining the pet obesity epidemic
Nevada is one of the worst states in the nation for pet obesity. more


NightlifeHot Spots: The Wanted, Audrina Patridge, zombie prom and more
Also, a Weekly-sponsored beer fest at Hard Rock! more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Uinta Tap Night at Aces & Ales and more
Also, Samantha Ronson and Vice engage in a friendly cross-booth DJ battle. more
NightlifeBreaking out the keytar at Marquee
Joachim Garraud brings his Invasion Show to Cosmo. more
NightlifeA classic cocktail revived at American Fish
Prepare to fall in libation infatuation with the Moscow Mule. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentHit the runway! Fashion Week comes to Las Vegas
Nightly shows from local, national and international designers. Plus, cocktail parties. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhich concerts to see, where to eat big and how to score ‘Dictator’ swag
Also, a local team makes a run for the title. more
Arts and EntertainmentCartoonist Guy Delisle’s world travels take him to an explosive new setting: Jerusalem
“It’s a city so unlike any other that, in many ways, it might as well be another planet.” more
Arts and EntertainmentThe second ‘Object Builders’ student art exhibit feels as fearless and infectious as the first
It seems UNLV and CSN have some talented artists on campus. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: ‘Drop Dead Healthy’
A.J. Jacobs tackles the health craze in his latest book, ‘Drop Dead Healthy’ more
Arts and EntertainmentCity’s Aerial Gallery moves to First Street as part of Downtown’s Art Trail
The city is moving the Aerial Gallery over to First Street as part of its Art Trail project, designed to stretch from Boulder Plaza behind ... more
Arts and EntertainmentWinners, losers and break evens from the Kentucky Derby
Betting on the last two legs of the Triple Crown? Check out our Kentucky Derby roundup more
Arts and Entertainment7 Fingers brings ‘PSY’ to Smith Center
Set in a psychiatrist’s office, it’s a blend of flips, balancing, juggling, trapeze artistry, pitch-perfect choreography and even a bit of humor, all in an ... more


ScreenUNLV’s Francisco Menendez and Roger Corman are ‘Stealing Las Vegas’
It’s pretty unlikely for a filmmaker to get his big break after spending more than 20 years as a university professor, but that’s exactly what ... more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Dark Shadows’
‘Dark Shadows’ finds Tim Burton in a scary place: Autopilot more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Lady’
Luc Besson’s latest film The Lady is a bit … ordinary more
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Megan Romano takes her sweets to the neighborhood
TasteAureole’s former pastry chef serves it up at Chocolate & Spice
Savory secrets to Biscayne's enduring lamb eggplant taco
TasteIf you can make chicken parm, you can make this.
Chef Carlos Guia of Country Club likes his lunch with a little ...
TasteWith roots in South America and New Orleans, Guia’s tastes are also Vegas favorites.
Design your own burger at Wildburger
TasteAnd don’t forget the deep fried Twinkies.
Hot, crispy, juicy love at Pho Saigon 8
TasteVietnamese cha gio set the standard for crunchy, savory bliss.
Eat to end hunger at Taste of the Nation
TasteAll of the proceeds from this annual event benefit Share Our Strength’s efforts to end childhood hunger.




CD Cover Tenacious D's return is ... D-pressing
Even hardcore Tenacious D fans will have a hard time getting worked up about Rize of the Fenix
CD Cover Silversun Pickups
The quartet explores on its third album, and doesn't necessarily succeed.
CD Cover CD review: Beach House's 'Bloom'
The Baltimore duo's latest is a shoddy version of its last full-length.

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Featured Cocktail

Cocktail of the Week May 16, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

Cucumber meets jalapeno in a customer-inspired Mandarin Bar cocktail

Mandarin Oriental, the international hotel group with a reputation for luxury and service, has done it again. This time with a cocktail. As the story goes, Mr. Olsen, a regular at ...