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Best in Print

April 11-April 17
Best in PrintFamily business: The Mortons have left their mark on Las Vegas, and they’re not done yet
With the Hard Rock Hotel, N9NE Group and many dining and nightlife venues, the Mortons have left ... read article
Best in PrintBarre3 is a core-shredding, leg-shaking exercise revelation
The company’s Henderson outpost is Nevada’s first. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionGovernor’s Cup spurs creative business plans
Here’s an idea: Using energy from in-use exercise machines to power your air conditioner. more
The IntersectionTalking with a man named Tick
State Senator Segerblom is not afraid to tell it like he sees it—even when it comes to good weed. more
The Intersection5 things you should know about Gansevoort
The renovation of the former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall will be finished before other prominent Strip projects. more
The IntersectionGrading on curves: At Twin Peaks an ‘A’ appearance gets extra perks
Employees are graded on their appearance at this themed bar and restaurant. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: For one startup, staying in Vegas might be more trouble than it’s worth
Screwy immigration regulations are weighing down British app developer Bluefields. more
The IntersectionA bittersweet marriage at Cosmo’s Pop-Up Chapel
One in a white jacket, the other in black, they held hands—and their beloved dog Apricot—as the minister waxed about walking lockstep down the sidewalk ... more
In Brief: Convention Center light bulbs, dead eagles and more
Also, gamblers at Venetian and Palazzo can order drinks through their slot machines. Cool. more
Now buried in the desert: a board game you’ll never play
“I wanted to make a game that … nobody living now would ever play.” more
The IntersectionWhat it takes to finish the Las Vegas Spartan Race
To reach that cup of water and banana, the modern-day Spartans had to leap over a fire pit, then run through a gauntlet of people ... more
The IntersectionHow to make 51s baseball even better
Allow us to suggest some features for the new stadium more
Looking at Nevada’s “infamous crimes against nature” statute
What’s most bizarre about all of this is that a 17-year-old Nevada boy was actually prosecuted for his sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy last year. more


NightlifeSander Van Doorn discusses sound, success and his resemblance to Laidback Luke
Plus his top five tracks! more
NightlifeDJ 88 on female DJs, dumbed-down music and open format’s rise
“I’m not soapboxing about some bra-burning sh*t right now…” more
NightlifeHot Spots: A$AP Rocky at Tao, a Polynesian night at Rumor and more
Also, Vanilla Ice performs at LAX. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Tao celebrates seven years, clubs at Coachella and more
Also, the World’s Largest Bachelorette Party is back! more
NightlifeThe 50 Shades of Rose cocktail at Fleming’s is simple and sexy
“This libation is an effervescent sex bomb.” more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentCoachella week in Las Vegas: A handy guide
From New Order at the Cosmo to Beach House at the House of Blues. more
Arts and EntertainmentCoachella 2013: 10 must-see bands
Recommendations from two music writers headed to the SoCal desert fest more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Las Vegas 51s’ home opener, a Brazilian festival and other stuff you’ll want to know about
Also, the AIDS Walk Las Vegas at UNLV. more
Arts and EntertainmentHighs and lows from Sunday’s 48th annual ACM Awards show
Rocking performances, tired jokes (we’re looking at you, Luke Bryan) and more! more
Arts and EntertainmentCD Review: The Knife’s ‘Shaking the Habitual’
Less a collection of linear songs than a series of seething rhythmic sculptures. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD Review: Kurt Vile’s ‘Wakin on a Pretty Daze’
Album-of-the-year potential? more
Arts and EntertainmentCountry cruise: There’s way more to ACM week than the annual awards show
Josh Bell recaps all the the country commotion. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD Review: Paramore’s ‘Paramore’
This might be Paramore’s most ambitious work to date. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhile you were sleeping, someone photographed you
Frustrated by the way friends tried to control photographs of themselves, artist Krystal Ramirez began capturing them at their most submissive: while they were sleeping. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Red Bastard will rip you from your comfort zone (and you’ll like it)
An evening with the Red Bastard might find him accosting the crowd with a megaphone or forcing someone to sing into his mouth. more
Arts and EntertainmentSpiritualized’s Jason Pierce talks ‘Floating,’ festivals and bad drugs
Spiritualized comes to the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay on Friday, April 12. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Weekly interview: Shirley Manson of Garbage
Garbage plays the Pearl April 12 with Kitten. more


ScreenFilm review: ‘No’
It’s a mix of satire and history — and it’s fascinating more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Trance’
It’s a pretty good movie — until everything is spelled out at the end more
Screen42’ tells Jackie Robinson’s story almost entirely in platitudes
“The movie fares best on the field … but there’s more grandstanding than ball-playing.” more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’
Three storylines, one movie … and it’s pretty good more
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The D's new Italian steakhouse is worth a trip Downtown
TasteStraight from Detroit comes Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Steakhouse, an old-school gem.
Putting a Twist on foie gras
TasteTaking apart one-third of a new foie gras trio at Pierre Gagnaire’s regal restaurant.
The guac is back: Dos Caminos opens in Summerlin
TasteThe reliable Mexican restaurant has returned, and this time, there are burgers.
Pink Taco chef James Mendoza craves pupusas, spicy bites and vodka-tonics
TasteMendoza has cooked in several off-Strip casino Mexican kitchens.




CD Cover CD Review: The Knife's 'Shaking the Habitual'
Less a collection of linear songs than a series of seething rhythmic sculptures.
CD Cover CD Review: Kurt Vile's 'Wakin on a Pretty Daze'
Album-of-the-year potential?
CD Cover CD Review: Paramore's 'Paramore'
This might be Paramore's most ambitious work to date.

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Cocktail of the Week Apr 17, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

Comme Ca’s Howard Hughes: A cocktail that screams Las Vegas

“I wanted to have a true Las Vegas cocktail. You don’t hear too many of those out there,” says Comme Ça mixologist Lenard Peterson of his new Howard Hughes ($15). With almost ...