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<p>Metro Lieutenants Kelly McMahill, left, and Sasha Larkin.</p>


Updated: Jan 10, 2014 2:51pm
Picture a police officer.If you’re like most folks, your mind’s eye will conjure up a uniformed man, in a typical hat, wearing a Sam Brown belt. Maybe some aviator-style shades and a mustache.Kelly...
<p>Eric Vozzola - Damn Kids and Their Dubstep</p>


Jan 01, 2014 9:47pm
Lighten-up – Various ArtistsLight a path into the new year with an array of dazzling and whimsical handmade ceramic lamps. The illuminated clay creations take on all manner of forms: from genie-in-a-...
<p>Janelle Monae, seen performing during the Life is Beautiful festival Oct. 27, has had her album The Electric Lady named to the top 10 of the year by our critics.</p>

TOP 10 CDS OF 2013

Updated: Jan 15, 2014 10:18am
Our music critics didn’t hear all 70,000 albums released in 2013. But they spent a couple thousand hours listening to a few hundred of the most notable ones to compile CityLife’s favorite albums of...
<p>Bitcoins. These go clinkity-clink, but mostly they&amp;#8217;re flowing through the web-tubes.</p>

Cryptocurrency On The Rise: What The Hell Is Bitcoin?

Jan 01, 2014 9:45pm
On November 27th, after a short period of sudden and sustained growth, the price of one Bitcoin surpassed $1,000. From there it continued its ascent, peaking at $1,203 before undergoing a two-week...

To Our Friends, Neighbors, Frenemies, the Universe and Everyone and Everything

Jan 01, 2014 9:44pm
Two-aught-thirteen, unlike every other year in the history of ever, was a very challenging year. OK, a bit of hyperbole. It was no 1929, 1939, no 1945 or 1962 or 1974 or even, God forbid, 2001. But...

Public Education Year In Review: Who’s the enemy?

Updated: Jan 06, 2014 8:56am
Back in the day, they put Socrates and Jesus, both teachers, to death for striving for academic excellence. And, judging by the viciousness of the current corporate-based education reform movement in...
<p>Twist at Mandarin Oriental at CityCenter is the culinary place to be New Year's Eve if you have the means to splurge. Legendary French chef Pierre Gagnaire will oversee a six course meal for $525, which will include all-night admission to a nightclub after the dinner.</p>


Updated: Jan 09, 2014 10:04am
Las Vegas does not lack for New Year’s Eve celebrations. But even with Vegas’ world-class ability to party down, all are not created equally. Here are a half-dozen dining selections around town that...
<p>Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval speaks to reporters following a ceremony honoring Jeffrey A. Hinton as the Nevada Teacher of the Year at Northwest Career and Technical Academy in Las Vegas Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.</p>

Year-end factos that go in your ipso

Dec 26, 2013 8:39am
In an uncharacteristic oversight, the Tea Party has neglected to say when the founders wanted you to turn off your Christmas lights. So allow me: Jan. 1 is the last night that Christmas lights should...
<p>Leonardo DiCaprio stars in The Wolf of Wall Street, his fifth film with director Martin Scorsese.</p>


Dec 26, 2013 8:39am
The Wolf of Wall Street is another in a long line of American excess stories from director Martin Scorsese. Most of the time – Raging Bull, Goodfellas, even Casino – we feel something for at least a...

In my work, 26 is over the hill

Dec 26, 2013 8:39am
Here in Vegas, we’re not into old shit. If a building starts accumulating too much history, we blow it up.Same with our women; once the dew wears off, we have no more use for them, and out to pasture...