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Best in Print

March 22-March 28
Best in PrintMike Tyson confronts … Mike Tyson
Loved, hated or feared, Mike Tyson has always been the star of his own story. Now, he’s ... read article
Best in PrintNeon Reverb and the Pastel Project battle for indie music fans’ hearts and minds
How did two festivals end up on one weekend in Las Vegas? read article
Best in PrintBreaking down the Neon Reverb schedule
Let the Weekly guide you through the maze of showcases. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionCertain candidates’ nicknames don’t fly on Nevada’s ballots—and here’s why
And it’s bad news for Nancy “Occupy” Price … more
The IntersectionBen & Jerry’s takes gay marriage to the freezer aisle
And it’s all to raise awareness while the U.K. conducts its public consultation on the practice. more
The IntersectionFood (truck) fight: Could a turf war incite new regulations?
Restaurants see food trucks poaching business. But do they have it wrong? more
The IntersectionLas Vegas pitches in to support a local business on National Cash Mob Day
“The group shopping spree is designed to support the local community and economy.” more
The IntersectionWhat Adelson’s massive Gingrich donation could have funded in Las Vegas
What could you do with those millions? more
The IntersectionZombie Apocalypse Store’s Mike Monko talks knives, undead pets and billion-dollar ideas
Meet Mike Monko, who went from selling artificial grass to zombie survival gear. more
Thinking about musical lawn fertilizers and more
Also, Tennessee’s new proposed abortion law. more
The IntersectionFlavor Flav meets the fryer
Grease, chicken and the story behind this opening night photograph. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: From Herman Cain to Shaquille O’Neal
Also, Nevada earns a D-minus on a recent “corruption risk report card.” more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Austin Spencer. more

Nightlife

NightlifeBooty URLs, glowing beer pong and more at Nightclub & Bar Trade Show
Oh, and did we mention the award plaque with a plastic figurine in a mankini? more
NightlifeUNLVino’s welcome cocktail is a transcendent blend of tequila and moscato
Sample the libation at the UNLV fundraiser’s grand tasting, or learn how to make it at home. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Playboy Club closing, Malibu Red and more
Also, see who made it to town for last week’s Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Mike Posner at Surrender, The Cataracs at Moon and more
Also, an ‘80s party at Tao. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentNeon Reverb Q&A: YACHT
Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans on tattoos and impermanent utopias. more
Arts and EntertainmentPastel Project Q&A: HEALTH
Bassist John Famiglietti talks noise, new album and gunfire to the face more
Video playlist: Pastel Project edition
Hear the festival’s bands before you hear the festival’s bands. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: ‘The Memory Palace’
Mira Bartok’s The Memory Palace deserves all its praise. more
Arts and EntertainmentClay Arts Vegas opens in Downtown’s old Art Bar
Scrappers had stripped out electrical wiring and air-conditioning parts, and the stage on which bands had performed sat in pieces in the corner. But the ... more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to drink, what to eat and where to run this week
A celebration of booze, a great band and running with Cirque du Soleil more
Arts and EntertainmentComedian Kevin Hart comes to Mandalay Bay
Hart doesn’t need a foil to make you laugh. more
Arts and EntertainmentJersey Boys are back in town, well Paris
The show recounts the formation, rise and fall of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. more

Screen

ScreenReview: ‘The Hunger Games’ finally hits theaters
And it could have been so much better. Sigh. more
ScreenFive reasons ‘Hunger Games’ is better than ‘Twilight’
Don’t call The Hunger Games the next Twilight. Five reasons why it’s way better. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘In Darkness’
In Darkness is respectable but overlong more
ScreenMad Men’ is back … any questions?
Got burning questions about the upcoming season of Mad Men? We’ve got some answers. more
ScreenTV review: ‘Touch’
How to put this lightly? Apart from a promising pilot, Touch just … sucks. more
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Taste

Japan meets Italy at Shibuya
TasteTry (and try making) chef Stephane Chevet’s delicate yet bold tuna sashimi.
Chocolatier Jean-Marie Auboine steps up the sweets game in Vegas
TasteCaramel, fudge, ganache, marshmallow, gummies, licorice, coated nuts … Auboine’s team will make them all.
N9NE Steakhouse chef Barry Dakake's picks for mom and pop delicious
TasteOff the clock, he ditches the Strip.
A painter, a DJ and towering burgers at Holsteins Art Throwdown
TasteExperience edgy-urban bovine.

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CD Cover Madonna's 'MDNA' shows she's still got a lot to offer
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Dirty Three finally release another album—and it's worth the wait.
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Cocktail of the Week Mar 28, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

Send summertime blues away with La Cave’s new elixir

For Eddie Cochran there may not have been a cure for the summertime blues, but La Cave at the Wynn is ready to change all that. The sleek lounge and ...
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