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Best in Print

March 21-March 27
Best in Print24 hours in Las Vegas
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The Intersection

The IntersectionBill Maher talks about his residency, pot and his dream ‘Real Time’ guest
The Weekly Q&A chats up Bill Maher. Would he ever appear on Celebrity Apprentice? What do you think? more
The IntersectionWill California’s extended drinking hours affect Vegas?
In California, the party’s over at 2 a.m. That may change soon. more
Gaming by the numbers: the popularity of casino table games
The numbers you need to know from the UNLV Center for Gaming Research’s recent study. more
The IntersectionThe slow, agonizing death of the old Sahara
How to we adjust to casino transitions without implosions? more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: Is Romotive’s departure a sign of the future?
Romotive took a $500,000 investment from Tony Hsieh, built itself up, and is leaving town. more
At Mensa elections, there are no losers
At the annual elections for the Southern Nevada chapter of Mensa, every race was uncontested. Bo-ring. more
The IntersectionThey fly fast and you can never see them coming
Due to the sequestration, this was the last Air Force flyover for a NASCAR race. For now. more
The IntersectionLas Vegas should capitalize on the cruise industry’s recent nightmares
We can see the LVCVA slogan now … more
The IntersectionLearn Cherokee with Thornton Media’s 3D video game—or zombies will eat you
The company’s game aims to unlock any language. more
The IntersectionTaking the grumbling about the percent for arts in a new direction
Councilman Bob Beers wants the council to vote on arts funding each year. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Sky Blu at the Bank, Keri Hilson at Pure and more
Also, a pajama party at Artifice. more
NightlifeHow LA radio star Eric D-Lux became one of Vegas’ most prolific DJs
The DJ also discusses producing, the Internet’s influence on radio and more. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Jeremih plays Chateau, new Hakkasan DJs and more
Also, GBDC closes for the summer season. more
NightlifeMastro’s Las Vegas-inspired cocktail is a best-seller. Surprised?
The Dream Berry is No. 1 in the CityCenter restaurant’s beverage program. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Shrek, Deer Tick, the Runnin’ Rebs and other stuff you want to know about
Also, One Night for One Drop at Bellagio and The Real World: Las Vegas returns. more
Arts and EntertainmentWalter Taieb’s ‘Portraits Through Books’ explores the bookshelves in Las Vegas
The exhibit is almost a contemporary glance into another time, with Taieb asking us to consider the nature of bookshelves in the digital age. more
Arts and EntertainmentCasey Weldon’s paintings shock, then tug on the heartstrings
In updating traditional surrealist imagery, Weldon pushes his subject matter into a futuristic arena that, ultimately, might not be so weird after all. more
Arts and EntertainmentDef Leppard guitarist Phil Collen prepares for Joint ‘Hysteria’
Def Leppard’s Hard Rock Hotel residency runs through April 13. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Justin Timberlake’s ‘The 20/20 Experience’
All hail the new King of Pop more
Arts and EntertainmentFour things I wrote in my notebook at Flogging Molly’s Cosmo show
It’s been 20 years, but this band still rocks—hard more
Arts and EntertainmentYou May Go Now’ covers lots of ground without reaching its destination
Production by Cockroach Theatre plays at Art Square through March 31. more
Arts and EntertainmentHave a nihilist’s spa day at Brett Wesley—or not, who cares anyway?
Looking for relaxation and meaninglessness? Then head to the Arts District gallery. more
Arts and EntertainmentMy night as a Guinness cocktail competition judge
Hyde Bellagio hosts a swanky answer to St. Patrick’s Day and invites The Enthusiast. more
Arts and EntertainmentJohn Kats looks back: 10 highlights from the Colosseum’s first 10 years
Chris Rock, Celine Dion and more. more
Arts and EntertainmentOur Neon Reverb cheat sheet
Nine bands to see at Neon Reverb, from Most Thieves to Milk Music. more


ScreenStoker’ gets by on style and atmosphere
With gorgeous presentation, you don’t realize how fundamentally hollow the film is. more
ScreenSpring Breakers’ is a disaster on multiple levels
With Disney’s teen queens Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens starring, is that really a surprise? more
ScreenTV review: ‘Phil Spector’
It’s not based on a true story. Color us frustrated more
ScreenTina Fey is so much better than ‘Admission’
It’s just another mediocre romantic comedy more
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Comfort food for days at Citizens Kitchen & Bar
TasteLight Group continues its dining makeover at Mandalay Bay with this all-purpose eatery.
Revisiting the surprisingly innovative Alize
TasteChef Mark Purdy is adding some creative twists to French cuisine at the top of the Palms.
Dining News & Notes: Lots of restaurant openings and closings
TasteAlso, more cooking classes at Chocolate & Spice and a locals’ discount at Mood.
Naked City’s Chris Palmeri shows you the way to great wings
TasteThis chef and Buffalo native knows his stuff, lucky for you.




CD Cover The 20/20 Experience
All hail the new King of Pop
CD Cover CD review: David Bowie's 'The Next Day'
It's been awhile, but this was worth the wait
CD Cover CD review: 'Sound City: Real to Reel'
It's a cool concept, but the execution is half-hearted

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Cocktail of the Week Mar 27, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

At Jaleo, a refreshed take on the classic Gin & Tonic

Despite the simplicity of its name, mastering the gin and tonic is not quite as simple as throwing some ice, gin, tonic and lime into a glass. This cocktail was ...