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Best in Print

January 31-February 6
Best in PrintTaking on the haters who knock Las Vegas
Don’t drink the Haterade. Drink a cocktail with Elvis-frog instead. read article
Best in PrintSuper Bowl parties for partisan fans
Find yourself some good company for the big game. read article
Tale of the tape: San Francisco beer vs. Baltimore beer
The beer version of the big game: Stillwater’s Cellar Door vs. Speakeasy’s Big Daddy. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionLocal drag queen Coco Montrese on competing on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’
The Divas Las Vegas star talks her competition, reality TV drama and more. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: Las Vegas becoming less a phase and more a home for many
Most Las Vegans came from somewhere else, but feeling ownership of Las Vegas is on the rise. more
In Brief: Czechoslovakian glass concert venues, missing pets and more
Also, did you know Blockbuster Video is closing? What will we do? more
The IntersectionArtist Lauren Adkins finally weds ‘Twilight’ cardboard cutout at Vegas chapel
The groom didn’t have much to say during the vows … more
Three big issues facing the Nevada Legislature
The 2013 legislative session kicks off February 4. Let the governing begin! more
The IntersectionShould online dating sites be responsible when their couplings end in violence? has warnings and disclaimers on its site, but is that enough? more
The IntersectionAfter 10 years, the contentious saga of Jim Rhodes’ efforts to develop near Red Rock might be over
The developer’s 2003 plans to build houses and businesses off Route 159 offended many. more
The IntersectionKeeping it cool: Nobu Hotel opens inside Caesars Palace this week
The opening marks the first celebrity chef-branded hotel venture in Las Vegas. more
The IntersectionHow porn star Courtney Trouble is starting a queer revolution
Courtney Trouble’s feminist work is finding mainstream recognition in the industry. more
The IntersectionShowgirl and boy tryouts generate plenty of sweat and nervous energy
Both Jubilee! and Chippendales held auditions this month. more


NightlifeHot Spots: The Get Back at Beauty Bar, Totescity at Artifice, Sky Blu at Pure and more
Also, Calvin Harris is back at Surrender, J. Cole visits Haze and Redfoo hits XS. more
NightlifeNightlife News & Notes: Body English goes big, famous fun at the Act and more
Also, Drai’s wraps it up at Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall this weekend. more
NightlifePink Chandelier pairs with killer beats at reborn Body English
Nothing goes with a booming bassline like a delicious libation. more
NightlifeRaising a pint with Ri Ra owners David Kelly and Ciaran Sheehan
It’s not just the beer that evokes the homeland at this Irish pub, it’s everything. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentThe musical adaptation of ‘A Clockwork Orange’ lacks the dark intensity of the film
“This is a two-hour-plus show, and the moments were far too few.” more
Arts and EntertainmentAllan Teger returns to Sin City Gallery with ‘Bodyscapes’
The artist took Best in Show at the gallery’s 12 Inches of Sin exhibit last year. more
Arts and EntertainmentSam Davis unleashes a quest for love (in all the wrong places) at Trifecta Gallery
We can relate to this lovable stranger in a strange land searching for another. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: ‘30 Rock,’ local music and free pancakes!
Plus, Anything Goes and Life Is Beautiful’s Local Music Showcase. more
Arts and EntertainmentJose Bellver’s ‘Scramble’ at Donna Beam
The highly academic works that insist you think “Barnett Newman meets Mark Rothko meets Jasper Johns” fully communicate through the texture. more
Arts and EntertainmentFrom dieting to conspiracies to pot, Joe Rogan covers his comedic bases
The versatile TV host and UFC announcer rolls into Mandalay Bay on February 1. more
Arts and EntertainmentJoining the sometimes diabolical watercooler Hirst discussion thanks to his spot prints at MCQ
The spot prints, purchased through Paragon Press in London after gallery owner Michele Quinn saw a handful at Art Basel in Switzerland last summer, vary ... more
Arts and EntertainmentSquidHat Records celebrates its Vegas bands— and adds one more
Spicing up the festivities was a battle of the bands with a serious prize awaiting the winner: a spot on the SquidHat roster. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive things I wrote in my notebook during the Ben Folds Five show
Yeah, this band still rocks more than 10 years later more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Tegan and Sara’s ‘Heartthrob’
Tegan and Sara are building on something more


ScreenWhat to see at the Dam Short Film Fest 2013
Found footage! Local talent! Naughty shorts! more
ScreenWarm Bodies’ proves a zombie film can be lyrical and moving
Finally — a zombie movie with heart (literally) more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Stand Up Guys’
We love the cast. So why does the movie suck? more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Bullet to the Head’
Get out the time machine. Sly’s in an action movie again more
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Looking for last weeks issue?


Super Bowl snacks made really easy
TasteOur guide to the best Super Bowl ever starts with ultimate snack simplification.
House of Blues chef Dermot Driscoll shares his ahi tuna salad
TasteExecutive chef worked with celeb cook Aarón Sánchez on a new menu.
Don't touch his spoons: In the kitchen with chef Stephen Hopcraft
TasteSTK executive chef and former Top Chef contestant is happy to have Japanese beef again.
Biscuits, burgers, and one crazy juicing contraption
TasteBiscuit sliders are the main attraction at Biscuits 2 Burgers, until you discover the Zumex.
Meet Shoku, the new ramen spot by Bachi Burger
TasteThis ramen fanatic is convinced: Shoku is tops in our town.
Nosh & Swig is an international trip to small plate heaven
TasteChef Steve Piamchunter’s fun new restaurant has you covered from Thailand to Ireland.




CD review: Tim McGraw's 'Two Lanes of Freedom'
The country veteran plays it safe on his 12th album.
My Bloody Valentine finally follows through on its post-'Loveless' promise
The band hasn't released a full album since 1991.
CD Cover CD review: Tegan and Sara's 'Heartthrob'
Tegan and Sara are building on something

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Cocktail of the Week Feb 6, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

China Poblano celebrates Chinese New Year with a special cocktail

At China Poblano, Cocktail Innovator Juan Coronado has crafted a seasonal drink to celebrate Chinese New Year (February 10) featuring an unusual ingredient: bean paste. “The bean paste is a traditional ...