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Best in Print

April 12-April 18
Best in Print50 Must-Eat Las Vegas Meals
A dining to-do list for the best of the Valley read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionAllegiant Air’s new fee raises the question: What aren’t we paying for?
“If hotels hurt and shampoo winds up in the mini bar with the macadamia nuts, will I pony up even though the idea of paying stings?” more
The IntersectionSiegfried & Roy unveil the Save Vanishing Species postage stamp at the Mirage
The stamp’s proceeds benefit conservation efforts for specific species facing endangerment. more
The IntersectionLet the Clark County Commission make the Strip safer, but leave the entrepreneurs alone
Civil libertarians believe the “clean up” is an attempt in the county’s battle against the First Amendment. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: From Harry Reid to the police’s illegal tracking of cell phones
Also, Infertility Awareness Month. more
The IntersectionWhat Google’s goggles could do for Las Vegas
How about a mini Zach Galifianakis who lives in your glasses? more
The IntersectionThe loaded past and present of the F Street closure
“Residents charge that blocking off F Street, a decision made in 2006, was racially motivated.” more
The IntersectionKung Fu master: “It’s a way of life”
“Once you learn how to hurt someone, you don’t want to.” more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Henri Sagalow. more
The IntersectionWorkouts getting stale? Find your perfect gym
Rick Lax wants to help you find that gym with something extra more

Nightlife

NightlifeChromeo wants to funk you up at Pure
The electro-funk duo hits the Caesars Palace nightclub April 13. more
NightlifeHot Spots: An AIDS Walk afterparty at Marquee, Robin Thicke at 1 Oak and more
Also, Melissa Molinaro performs at Krave. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Mike Tyson’s afterparty at Tabu and more
Also, Lavo launches two new themed nights. more
NightlifeA night out with the performers
“It was one of those old-school Vegas nights.” more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentBurning questions about a potentially chilly Coachella
A new format, old-school faves and potential breakouts. more
Arts and EntertainmentDo Coachella (light) right here in Las Vegas
The festival’s Valley spillover is in full effect again this month. more
Arts and EntertainmentMeet new Vegas band Trevor Jones and the Joneses
Soldiering on to cover BRMC and The Mighty Lemon Drops for the devoted. more
Arts and EntertainmentCrashing rockabilly’s biggest annual party
Erin Ryan experiences the vintage-embracing fest known as Viva Las Vegas. more
Arts and EntertainmentBetting hockey or baseball, know how to read between the baked-in lines
The “other” category, and how to spot pitchers poised for ruin. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Color Purple’ hits a few snags at Smith Center
Muddy sounds mars a few beautiful moments of The Color Purple at Smith Center more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere and when to hear Latin funk and eat like you’re on the Titanic
Also, bagpipes blare and Mike Tyson’s bares his soul. more
Arts and EntertainmentArt review: Miguel Rodriguez’s ‘So Sincere’
His formal devices are there, but there’s no coherent message. more
Arts and EntertainmentKelly Clarkson delivers a short but satisfying Vegas show
She could have performed a bit longer, but when she’s this good, who cares? more
Arts and Entertainment5 things I wrote in my notebook at the Gwar concert
Blood, decapitations and World Maggots — just another day at the office for Gwar more
Arts and EntertainmentCharlie Chaplin and Tony Hsieh onstage with the Las Vegas Philharmonic?
The Phil is already touting next season, which begins in October with the return of pianist Navah Perlman and cellist Zuill Bailey, performing Beethoven’s Concerto ... more
Arts and EntertainmentCosmo’s Turntable Tuesdays offers the chance to DJ
Fans can take to the decks themselves. more
Arts and EntertainmentStrip performers take off their clothes for charity in Broadway Bares
Sexy people stripping down for a good cause: Hard to argue with that. more

Screen

ScreenTV review: ‘Girls’
Girls is an an extension of Tiny Furniture, but not a very good one more
ScreenThe Cabin in the Woods’ is not your average slasher flick
The slasher genre gets a bit of deconstruction in the clever The Cabin in the Woods more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Three Stooges’
Despite good impersonations, there’s just no reason for this movie to exist more
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Taste

Impressive Mexican at Diego
TastePit-style barbacoa goat? And how.
Chowdowntown could pop up in an apartment near you
TasteShow up, eat up, sigh with pleasure.
Dover sole, deboned tableside at T-Bones (or in your dining room)
TasteChef Philipp Norsetter lets you in on the secrets of a beloved dish.
Where Le Cirque's Gregory Pugin devours French, Thai and romance
TasteThe perfect number on the spicy scale to pair with wine.

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Cocktail of the Week Apr 17, 2012
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Lily’s take on the classic Manhattan is all about presence and power

If there is a cocktail worthy of being called the quintessential drink of Vegas ... it is the Manhattan ($20), as made by mixologist Emilio Tiburcio of Lily. Not for ...
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