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Best in Print

January 17-January 23
Best in PrintSeven Las Vegas filmmakers talk failed projects, promising ideas and post-apocalyptic mermaids
Up-and-coming locals share the thrill of the shoot. read article
Best in PrintTalking movies with AMC’s projection manager John Moon
You miss so much more than a big picture when you watch movies at home. This guy explains. read article
Best in PrintCatching up on the latest from veteran Vegas filmmakers
From Francisco Menéndez to Ted V. Mikels, we found out what they’re working on. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

Thinking about Lance Armstrong, ‘Battlestar Galactica’ and more
Also, Jodie Foster’s Golden Globes speech. more
The IntersectionYou didn’t know? The Golden Gate finished its million-dollar renovations
The property is the oldest casino in the state. more
The IntersectionViva Las Wi-Fi: Vegas is primed for a citywide connection
MGM Resorts recently announced it would offer a free network in low-rise public spaces. more
The IntersectionDreaming of a ’90s R&B mega-mashup
Boyz II Men, En Vogue and Babyface in town? Destiny’s Child coming back? What year is this? more
The IntersectionBlue Angel remains where Las Vegas Gateway Center project has stalled
A planned retail community to replace the blight on East Fremont has run into some roadblocks. more
The IntersectionLocal author Daria Snadowsky on sex and the state of writing in Las Vegas
Snadowsky lives in Las Vegas, practices law and writes young-adult novels for Random House more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: Strange messages, a mysterious sender and mental health Downtown
Joe meets the man who’s been leaving him odd messages at the Beat. more
The IntersectionMayor’s State of the City address notable for what wasn’t discussed
With homelessness, foreclosure and violence, this city’s got a lot of questions yet to be answered. more
The IntersectionLet them eat doughnuts
Who could appreciate a sweet snack more than a pageant contestant ready to go off-diet? more


NightlifeHot Spots: Sean Paul, a winter beer festival, AVN afterparties and more
Also, Pauly D launches a residency. more
NightlifeBody English picks up right where it left off
No awkward reacquaintance phase necessary. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Pure Lounge opens, a new Light Group restaurant and more
Plus, how to apply for nightlife industry jobs. more
NightlifeBorder Grill’s Raspberry Chipotle Margarita is all about the shrub
No, not that well-trimmed bush lining your suburban street. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentTalking burlesque and odd audiences with Melody Sweets
The burlesque singer celebrates her debut album on January 19. more
Arts and EntertainmentChatting with Ernest Hemmings, the writer/director of ‘The Proletariat’
The stage show is currently playing at the Las Vegas Little Theatre. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: DRUMline Live at the Smith Center, Sea Wolf at Beauty Bar and more
Also, Archer returns for a fourth season. more
Arts and EntertainmentCraig Yoe uses comics to looks into cartoonists
It’s not that comics creators are vain so much as they suffer from their field’s own insidious form of writer’s block. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Red Dress’ doesn’t live up to the story being told
The cast weaves in and out of tale unremarkably except for Enoch Scott. more
Arts and EntertainmentJason Adkins’ P3 residency invites you to paint with the artist
It’s all part of engaging guests using art. more


ScreenGrading movies: The CinemaScore story
How a family-owned Vegas company became Hollywood’s go-to source for audience reactions. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Mama’
Jessica Chastain will be burying this deep at the bottom of her resume. more
ScreenRust and Bone’ transcends its inspirational-drama setup
The French film focuses on an orca trainer who loses her legs in an accident. more
ScreenKevin Bacon’s new Fox series wallows in grim tedium
The premise of ‘The Following’ strains believability at every turn. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Broken City’
Despite a great cast, Broken City is just … broken more
ScreenHow well do you know your Arnold taglines? Take our quiz
Because sometimes, it’s all about the poster more
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Chef Michael Chen is all about the late night nosh
TasteYellowtail’s executive chef appreciates Fukuburger, Goyemon, and sometimes … Jack in the Box?
Diego chef Christina Olivarez lets you in on a family secret
TasteHearty chile colorado will warm up your winter kitchen.
Chef Marc strikes again with stellar new pizza joint Novecento
TasteIs the northwest’s Centennial Hills neighborhood ready for real Neapolitan pizza?
M&M still dishing out comforting Southern cuisine
TasteWinter is the right time to return to the Vegas soul food institution.
Pink Box could help start a Vegas doughnut revolution
TasteAt last, a doughnut with bacon and blue cheese on it.




CD Cover CD Review: Adam Ant's 'Adam Ant Is the Blueblack Hussar in Marrying ...
New-wave icon's first album in 17 years is a type of musical autobiography.
CD Cover CD Review: Fidlar's 'Fidlar'
Punkish debut disc a slurred, pummeling ode to living fast and dying young.
CD Cover CD Review: The Joy Formidable's 'Wolf’s Law'
Welsh band's second album sounds like stampeding self-assurance.

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Cocktail of the Week Jan 23, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

VDKA’s Cotton Candy Swirl takes a childhood favorite into cocktail hour

A dentist by the name William Morrison and the confectioner John C. Wharton invented cotton candy in 1897. They called it “fairy floss” and introduced it to the public at ...