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Mary Warner's Heavy Petal

Unearthly Blooms

Trifecta Gallery exhibits Mary Warner's "Heavy Petals"

It may be a spaceship, hovering over a paint-by-numbers background. Or perhaps a nebula of fireworks, caught at the exact moment of explosion before color vanishes into annihilating shadows. To call Mary Warner’s recent canvases “portraits of flowers”—or worse yet, “flower paintings”—misses the point. They are not really flowers at …more Unearthly Blooms

Chef Lynch

Mon Ami Terry Lynch

The Las Vegas French Meet-Up Group schedules a French cooking class

I am a fantastic cook. Correction: I am an OK cook. Correction: I am not so great in the kitchen. No, wait—my dishes are sublime. This is all true. I swear it! The success of my meals (and their failures) is as conspicuous as the peaks and gullies of the …more Mon Ami Terry Lynch

Vegas NYE 2012

Standing Room Only On The Strip

Las Vegas invites 300,000 to celebrate New Year's Eve

It was my first New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas and I was dressed for it: black satin leggings, sparkly camisole and black jacket. I elbowed my way through hundreds of thousands of people, a surprising number of them pushing baby strollers. I made eye contact with a lot of …more Standing Room Only On The Strip

Flamingo Casino

Rumor: Spread It

Vegas' nightclubs market revealing names

Blush. Surrender. Presumably, in a Haze. The roll call of Vegas nightclubs slips from the tongue like figs from the tree—heavy with innuendo, oozing with the promise of pleasure. In the primeval Paradise, God caused a knowing Adam to name all the things in our world. Here, too, in Sin …more Rumor: Spread It