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Best in Print

April 4-April 10
Best in PrintLoaded question: In a world with guns, is there a right way to keep kids safe?
Some parents train their kids to handle guns. Others won’t even say the word. read article
Best in PrintLearning to kill at Front Sight
Piazza promises that students will leave the Front Sight course with “self-defense firearms training skills that surpass ... read article
Best in PrintWhy they carry: Las Vegas gun owners speak their minds
From dancers to construction workers to photographers, firearm owners speak their minds. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionA timeline of gun violence in Nevada since the Sandy Hook shootings
Nevada has seen more than its share of gun violence since the Newtown killings more
The IntersectionWhen guns take a son
“Joey was …” It’s the cruelest way for any parent to start a sentence. more
The IntersectionTracking the guns impounded by Metro during 10 weeks
Not all guns that end up in the hands of Las Vegans stay there. more
A guide to gun bill proposals in the Legislature
From background checks to the abolishing permits, they run the gun gamut. more
The IntersectionDiscussing the LGBT center’s Downtown move with program director Mel Goodwin
The Center celebrates its grand opening this Saturday. more
The IntersectionWith bottle fraud in the news, we ask a sommelier what’s what
It’s easy to tell the difference between good and bad wine, but what about good and great? more
The IntersectionShare your voice this month with StoryCorps
The MobileBooth recording studio will be stationed at Downtown’s Centennial Plaza through April 27. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: With development creeping east, the Bunkhouse no longer feels far away
The Bunkhouse was purchased by the Downtown Project in January. more
Game of Thrones,’ ‘Absinthe’ and other things we’re thinking about this week
Also, fantasy baseball, a great hike and hate-watching The Walking Dead. more
The IntersectionI do, plus pancakes: Denny’s Wedding Chapel is open for business
The pinnacle of American romance is now available at Neonopolis. more
The IntersectionTony’s Teslas: Downtown Project to launch car sharing program
Get ready to see 100 Teslas scooting around Fremont Street. more
The IntersectionTeen tanning? Casting our vote on some recent bills and proposals
Also, where we stand on taxing Burning Man and betting on elections. more
The IntersectionAmerican Vagabond brings indie style to Emergency Arts
New ideas in Downtown Vegas drew LA’s Daniella Capitano. more
The IntersectionUnica home store closing with a big sale
Stop by soon if you want to find the best deals. more
The IntersectionThe Steven Brooks saga points to much bigger problems
The unfortunate truth is that story of expelled Assemblyman Steven Brooks, sad as it is, could have been even more tragic. more


NightlifeClubbing like a boss with Vegas nightlife icon Sir Gaga
Meet the man behind the zebra pants and plastic neckties. Sir Gaga has spent a dozen years clubbing up and down the Boulevard like it’s ... more
NightlifeCreative Alliance introduces First Friday music series at El Cortez
Sessions was inspired by LA’s hole-in-the-wall indie-music scene. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Calvin Harris at Wet Republic, David Guetta at XS and more
Also, a poolside beer fest at Palms. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: ‘Absinthe’ celebrates 1,000 shows at Pure and more
Also, details on Hakkasan’s Preview Weekend and Grand Opening events. more
NightlifeMixologist Tony Abou-Ganim’s new book shows vodka in a new light
Check out one of the book’s recipes here. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentA country extravaganza, Cowtown’s anniversary and other stuff you’ll want to know about
Plus, Tigerbomb at Beauty Bar and Pyroclasm at Brett Wesley. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Coastwest Unrest’s ‘High Times on Lowly Streets’
The record shines with confidence, cementing Coastwest Unrest as a band that’s here to stay. more
Arts and EntertainmentCaravels album ‘Lacuna’ finds the Las Vegans creatively focused
The record is energetic and meticulous, arranged to maximize dynamic contrast and emotional impact. more
Arts and EntertainmentThree exhibits to see at April’s First Friday
Intimate photographs of men, a ‘sleeping performance’ and more. more
Arts and EntertainmentGoing Grand: Biking, toasting and gawking on a first trip to the Canyon
This actually might be the best time of year to hit the park. more
Arts and EntertainmentA walk down punk rock memory lane at Extreme Thing
What, did your teen years not include mosh pits and chipped teeth? more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Mystery of Irma Vep’ keeps two LVLT actors extremely busy
Gothic horror meets lots of cross-dressing, and it doesn’t suck. more
Arts and EntertainmentArtist Erin Stellmon looks at Downtown changes in new exhibit at Trifecta Gallery
Stellmon steps away from the Strip—the focus of her Reign of Glass exhibit in 2010—to tackle the similar narrative playing out in the rest of ... more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Weekly chat: Heart’s Ann Wilson heads to the Hall of Fame by way of Las Vegas
Heart plays at Green Valley Ranch Resort on April 5. more
Arts and EntertainmentPhotographer Fred Mitchell exhibits a crash course at Government Center
Mitchell puts the audience in the position of witness, forced to look—really look—at the places where cars careen out of control. more
Arts and EntertainmentChatting with Tegan and Sara’s Tegan Quinn
Tegan and Sara play Cosmo’s Boulevard Pool on April 10 with Portugal. The Man. more


ScreenFilm review: ‘Evil Dead’
Just what we need: Another pointless remake more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Ginger & Rosa’
Great performances in a so-so film more
ScreenTV review: ‘Vice’
HBO’s news magazine is off to a great start more
ScreenSix burning questions for the sixth season of ‘Mad Men’
Will Peggy return to Sterling Cooper Draper Price? more
ScreenTV review: ‘Hannibal’
Despite its central character, this is a pretty weak show more
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A conversation with ‘Chef of the Century’ Joel Robuchon
TasteHealthy eating is the future, sushi has dethroned pizza and nothing beats great bread.
Zen and the art of curry concoction
TasteSmall curry house has a simple, fun menu.
Three new Chinatown restaurants you should check out
TasteEat your way through a kushi-age spot and new Shaanxi and Shanghai restaurants.




CD Cover Caravels album 'Lacuna' finds the Las Vegans creatively focused
The record is energetic and meticulous, arranged to maximize dynamic contrast and emotional impact.
CD review: Coastwest Unrest's 'High Times on Lowly Streets'
The record shines with confidence, cementing Coastwest Unrest as a band that’s here to stay.
CD Cover CD review: The Strokes' 'Comedown Machine'
It ain't no Abbey Road.

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Cocktail of the Week Apr 10, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

The 50 Shades of Rose cocktail at Fleming’s is simple and sexy

How about a super-simple cocktail perfect for that spring-summer romance? Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar offers 50 Shades of Rosé ($10). Named after one of the hottest pop-culture phenomenons ...