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Story archive > 2005 > February

  • Astromat for February 24 - March 2

  • With a performing arts center hopefully on the way, scaling back local theater could help build the future

  • Only two years old, Tabú has already left a big mark

  • We don't need the Academy's stinkin' categories

  • Without Jello, should the Dead Kennedys still exist?

  • Sometimes in life, only a well-crafted cocktail will suffice

  • What you can watch

  • News, observations, stray thoughts + medically supervised brain drainings about our city

  • I Am Woman, Hear Me Kick It

  • Hot babe Nina isn't enough to save lackluster action game

  • Theater arrives with a flourish—but where's it headed?

  • Once upon a time, there were glory days at the Thomas & Mack. If new UNLV basketball coach Lon Kruger has anything to say about ...

  • THE SEA INSIDE

  • Relient K may be Christians, but don't call them Christian rock

  • We called a truce among five competing critics from three local papers—long enough for them to analyze and agonize about how they do that critical ...

  • Casa Di Amore excels at Italian-American cuisine

  • Advice for a writer looking to break his block

  • New Rocks are beyond compare

  • The troubled Summit View youth prison shapes up

  • DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN

  • He's big. He's driven. He's on an involuntary diet. Richard Abowitz takes the measure of Jeff Beacher, the wild guy behind one of the hottest ...

  • Scott Dickensheets on the suicide of an icon, whose book on Las Vegas defined the city for many people

  • ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead; Maya Arulpragasam

  • Mos Def (4 stars)—The House of Blues, February 11

  • News, observations, stray thoughts + medically supervised brain drainings about our city

  • By The Numbers

  • An eclectic guide to some of our favorite places and activities where your dollar goes a little further

  • Pacino returns to greatness as Shakespeare's Shylock the Jew

  • Such as home owners, politicians, developers. Environmentalists, on the other hand ...

  • Thomas More loses his head, but not his soul, in A Man for All Seasons

  • Astromat for February 17 - 23

  • SON OF THE MASK

  • "Hard-core outreach" with the star of The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas

  • City's centennial will leave legacy of murals throughout the Vegas Valley

  • Growth, property taxes and the people who complain about them

  • Mash Notes, Hate Mail, Urgent Communiqués, Secret Messages, Thesis Pieces

  • Bizarre series ditches Abe for new hero

  • Club world names its 2005 top picks

  • When Sarge downstairs began making noise about how loud he was, Josh Bell had no idea what the old guy meant. Wait, it couldn't be ...

  • CONSTANTINE

  • MICHAEL MOORE HATES AMERICA

  • Superhero movies are doing more harm than good

  • Agave is latest impressive foray by trio behind Sedona, Kennedy and more

  • A spring fling with Frank Gehry

  • It's getting tougher to keep the faith and continue the search

  • Columnist and reader tiptoe through the tarot cards

  • Me First and the Gimme Gimmes are a punk-rock mitzvah

  • Electronic duo Crystal Method earns a debut Grammy nod

  • HITCH

  • Astromat for February 10 - 16

  • The cultural value of your neighborhood strip mall

  • Just in time for Valentine's Day, a sort of love story

  • 108 characters is about 104 too many in Suikoden IV

  • Why do half of the nation's teens think the government should approve this column?

  • Calling the Ethics Commission

  • Chris Carney knows the Prom Kings are the next big thing

  • News, observations, stray thoughts + medically supervised brain drainings about our city

  • Woman: I created vaunted NAACP award. NAACP: No comment

  • Do the nightclub openings in Las Vegas ever stop?

  • Unwritten Law

  • Mash Notes, Hate Mail, Urgent Communiqués, Secret Messages, Thesis Pieces

  • We all know umpteen thousand people move here each month. What about the other side of that statistic? Ten former Las Vegans reflect on the ...

  • A social, psychological, pop-cultural meditation on the condition that, well, whatever...

  • Valentine's Day is coming ... Is a valentine?

  • February is chock-full of reasons to shop

  • What happens when a gay bar and a theme bar meet?

  • Reader needs to sever ties to selfish creep

  • Experts disagree on how to create a state lottery—or if it can be done

  • Cirque's KÀ a stunning mixture of human form and mechanical genius

  • Hidden Envy showcases Dallas chef's talents

  • A few questions about the ol' neighborhood following the Golden Nugget sale

  • Harry Reid invokes Searchlight so often it's becoming an icon. You've probably driven through without stopping. We stopped.

  • Local blues bands and fans pay tribute to a legendary club

  • Fin-de-siecle ballet shocked and inspired

  • News, observations, stray thoughts + medically supervised brain drainings about our city

  • It's not the only game this weekend

  • Hams let loose for Hamlet & more in Compleat Shkspr

  • THE WEDDING DATE

  • Looking forward to 120 days—at least—of big fun at the state capitol

  • Searching for responsibility and resolution after a house fire

  • Bleu Gourmet's mix an untested dish for Vegas

  • Outgrowing the Minority

  • Feelings shared and lessons learned with that hot-tub guy

  • Who needs coasts when we've got neon?

  • The Pete Contino Band brings a unique sound to the local bar scene

  • Mike Leigh's Vera Drake shows the human side of a controversial issue

  • Astromat for February 3 - 9

  • Mercenaries blends military action with open-ended gaming

  • The last time Elton stepped into the ring, he soundly trounced Gordon Sumner, a.k.a. Sting. But how will the champ of chintz fare against a ...

  • City and citizen in search of one another

  • Dust exhibit brings Gotham to Sin City, and shows new possibilities for painting

  • This approving story about a Republican mouthpiece doesn't necessarily reflect the views of the alternative weekly industry

  • Josh Bell Is Right! Josh Bell Is Wrong! Josh Bell Is Rightish, Wrongish!

  • The Game; Shivaree