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Best in Print

February 7-February 13
Best in PrintFamous first dates, Vegas-style
Even celebrity couples have to start somewhere read article
Best in PrintStranger in a red scarf
Danielle Kelly’s encounter with the man of her dreams—or was he? read article
Best in PrintWorking in an adult video shop taught one woman to love sex
How a New York native ended up working for the The Déjà vu Love Boutique. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionSex toys and strange medicine: The history of the vibrator
These looked more like small power tools that you would never think of allowing anywhere near your body, let alone your private bits. more
The IntersectionMaking marriage even scarier at the Goretorium
Where “Till death do us part” takes on a different meaning more
The IntersectionRelationship advice from Wilbur Faiss, married 79 years
“You either work together or you fall apart, it’s as simple as that.” more
The IntersectionChef Eric Ripert on staying grounded, having fun and cooking with Roger Waters
Ripert teams up with pal Anthony Bourdain for “Good vs. Evil” event at the Pearl on February 9. more
The IntersectionDespite Las Vegas’ own mini-Coachella, the real festival is still worth the trek
Nick Cave, Lou Reed and the Violent Femmes are three key acts who won’t be in Vegas. more
The Intersection Wranglers president Billy Johnson on the ‘world’s first topless professional hockey team’
The local hockey team’s president and COO discusses his take on promoting sports in Las Vegas. more
The IntersectionPondering Jeff Koons’ ‘Tulips’ at the Wynn
Colorful new sculpture installation is not your run-of-the-mill Strip attraction. more
The IntersectionPatronize your old Vegas favorites while they’re still around
The constant reinvention of Las Vegas shines a light on our collective laziness. more
The IntersectionDowntown Las Vegas? There’s an app for that
The City of Las Vegas unleashed a free iPhone app that might help you park easier. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: City’s four-day week has some Downtowners frustrated
“Thursday is the new Friday,” according to one Downtown businesswoman. more
In Brief: A one-float parade at Arts Factory and a dead escalator on the Strip
Also, a dress that becomes transparent upon arousal. more
The IntersectionWatching cosmetic surgery is kind of like Photoshopping
Chronicling live cosmetic surgery is slightly grotesque, and yet very reassuring. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Far East Movement at Pure, David Guetta at XS and more
Also, Vegas StrEATs hits Downtown. more
NightlifeEric Prydz has his sights set on transforming American EDM
The Swedish DJ also discusses his sound, producing under aliases and more. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Sean Kingston parties at Chateau and more
Also, Method Man plays LAX. more
NightlifeBeyond Drai’s: A look at the past and future of afterhours clubs in Las Vegas
Iconic Las Vegas afterhours venue Drai’s threw its farewell bash Sunday night, as Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall closes its doors for the year to undergo an ... more
NightlifeChina Poblano celebrates Chinese New Year with a special cocktail
Toast to the Year of the Snake at the Cosmo eatery. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment3 epic date ideas for Valentine’s in Vegas
Epic meals, hot air balloons and handguns. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Weekly playlist: Love & Sex edition
We asked Aussie DJ/singer (and sometime Vegas spinner) Havana Brown for her go-to songs for getting in the mood. more
Arts and EntertainmentMusical ‘Anything Goes’ brings a first-class cast to the Smith Center
The Cole Porter comedy features some spectacular choreography. more
Arts and EntertainmentBellagio’s Andy Warhol exhibit helps put the pop-art icon into perspective
The show includes 59 of the icon’s works. more
My Bloody Valentine finally follows through on its post-‘Loveless’ promise
The band hasn’t released a full album since 1991. more
CD review: Tim McGraw’s ‘Two Lanes of Freedom’
The country veteran plays it safe on his 12th album. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: The Who at the Joint, TV zombies return and a ‘Die Hard’ marathon
Also, the Dam Short Film Festival continues and Itzhak Perlman comes to town. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrevor and the Joneses end Chrome Werewolf studio’s run on a high note
There Was Lightning is an explosive, gritty LP. more
Arts and EntertainmentDavid Sanchez Burr’s ‘Beyond Sunrise Mountain’ unfolds before viewers’ eyes
Multimedia installation at Clark County Government Center will have you asking what it all means. more
Arts and EntertainmentCha Cha Velour’s company brings funny, sexy burlesque to Boomers
Every month, the back room at Boomers turns into the Boom Boom Room. more
Arts and EntertainmentNico Vega’s Aja Volkman on marrying Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds and bringing their baby on tour
Nico Vega plays with Imagine Dragons and Atlas Genius February 9 at the Joint. more


ScreenMrs. Cullen goes to the movies
Artist Lauren Adkins on her favorite (and most despised) romance films more
ScreenThree reasons we’re excited about ‘Top Gun’ 3D
Maverick and Iceman … in 3D! more
ScreenSide Effects’ easily one of Soderbergh’s most disappointing films
Too bad this might be Soderbergh’s last movie for a while more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Identity Thief’
It’s actually worse than Due Date more
ScreenNetflix’s ‘House of Cards’ should have taken its time
Just because Netflix could give us all the episodes at once doesn’t mean they should have more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Amour’
Michael Haneke’s latest film keeps us at arm’s length more
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Recipe: Eric Ripert's Valentine’s Day dinner
TasteYour house will be just like Le Bernardin.
Mike Minor tells the story behind Border Grill’s baja ceviche
TasteA trip to Mexico with the “Two Hot Tamales” inspired this favorite dish.
No surprise: Jaleo chef loves paella and Iberico ham
TasteChef Rodolfo Guzman started as a dishwasher at Jaleo in Washington, D.C.
Twists come standard at 28GO
TasteExpect ass-kicking flavors from an Asian fusion eatery named after a robot superhero.
Bellagio’s Jasmine might (still) be the best Chinese restaurant in Las Vegas
TasteReady to splurge for Chinese New Year? Bellagio’s regal restaurant is the place.




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 13, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

Apples and blood oranges: a different zombie cocktail at Hi Scores Bar-Arcade

“I’ve never seen someone come into the arcade and not smile. Because it reminds them of a moment,” says Freddie Delatorre, assistant general manager of Hi Scores Bar-Arcade. “Cocktails should ...