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Best in Print

November 4-November 10
Best in PrintSteve Wynn: Viva Las Vegan
How the casino magnate became an unlikely evangelist for healthy, no-splurge eating read article
Best in PrintThe Beat: A day inside Downtown’s communal new coffeehouse
10 hours. 1 strange sandwich. Lots of poetry. Here’s a day at The Beat. read article
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The Intersection

Is Las Vegas literate?
Do residents here read, own books and celebrate them? more
The IntersectionWelcome to God’s mega-club
Verve: It sounds like the newest addition to Vegas nightlife … but it isn’t. more
The IntersectionThree thoughts on Reid-Angle
You have to marvel at Harry Reid’s survival instincts, and two other thoughts. more
The IntersectionThinking about Phish, cream and more!
Also, Christmas comes early for the Weekly’s Ken Miller! more
The IntersectionFinding signs of poker’s demise in the cosmos
Now that those thrilling elections are behind us, who’s ready for some poker? more
Dream Zone: ‘forced to fight’
“It wasn’t a real-life friend, just some dream friend.” more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Anthony Sanchez more
The IntersectionWhat is your pet peeve about Las Vegas tourists?
Whatta YOU think? The Weekly asked. more
The IntersectionTransgender advocate recognized by a group with which she’s taken issue
Jane Heenan isn’t used to receiving awards. more
The IntersectionThe Rally to Restore Sanity, Fremont style
Saturday afternoon, an epidemic swept the nation. more

Nightlife

NightlifeThree questions with “refixer” Chew Fu
Chew on this! Fu the “refixer” bring his future-perfect music to Vegas for the first time. more
NightlifeFive years of Tao
Spirituality first met sin five years ago. Delectable dining enticed guests before debauchery lured them upstairs. And don’t forget those girls in the tubs … more
NightlifeLocked and loaded: These tasty shooters hit the spot
We’re bananas for banana! And six other fruit shooters at only $5 each. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Halloween recaps, the Shadowsphere, Thirsty Girls and booze for battle buddies
TGHO: Thank Goodness Halloween’s Over. Free booze for soldiers and the best show you weren’t at. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentEphemeral objects are elevated in Dombrosky’s rotunda exhibit
Boxes, bags and beauty in a new art exhibit. more
Arts and EntertainmentDavid Sedaris’ animal fables aren’t just kids’ stuff
I feel bad for readers who don’t know the name David Sedaris. more
Arts and EntertainmentNot your grandma’s game: Underground Rebel Bingo
After success in London and NYC, the Underground Rebel Bingo Club is set to unleash its chaos and insanity on the City of Sin. more
Arts and EntertainmentCommon Ground calls it a night with one last First Friday blowout
Uncommon Ground might have been more fitting for this Bunkhouse Party. more
Arts and EntertainmentThree questions with comedian Greg Fitzsimmons
Fitzsimmons discusses his memoir, public urination and what he does for fun in Sin City. more
Arts and EntertainmentNevada Repertory Dance Theater to perform Dr. Seuss classics
What happens when The Wiggles meets So You Think You Can Dance? more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to chew on (literally and figuratively) this week
Zombies, skateparks and … gum? Trust us. You’ll love it. more
Arts and EntertainmentChatting with competitive eating champ Joey Chestnut
How would you like to earn $17,000 an hour to eat a ton of food? Joey Chestnut does! more
Arts and EntertainmentBiblio-Vegas: Three anthologies showcase local writers
Where is the Great Nevada Writer? more
Arts and EntertainmentThree high school bands we’ll be watching
Bringing Down the House at the House of Blues brought together 11 bands from high schools across the valley more

Screen

ScreenZach Galifianakis plays another weirdo role in ‘Due Date’
Due Date is just a lame, straightforward trip from one point to another. more
ScreenTyler Perry spoils a classic play in ‘For Colored Girls’
The more Perry tries to be profound and meaningful, the more absurd the movie becomes. more
ScreenThe art of voicing animated films
Celebrities sometimes get to cut loose and be creative with voices for animated movies, and sometimes they just phone it in. more
ScreenWill Ferrell is a reformed supervillain in the mediocre animated ‘Megamind’
Can a supervillain really 180 to save the day instead of destroying it? more
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Taste

Wok 101: Five essential ingredients for authentic Asian
TasteWith a few basic ingredients, you can work your wok like a pro.
Send me to ... Pho 87 and Pho So 1
TasteSeeking out delicious Vietnamese beef broth and rice noodle soup.
1.21 gigawatts of fro-yo!
TasteIf you love the ‘80s, you’re going to love I Love Yogurt.

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With each new album, Kings of Leon isn’t afraid to nudge its sound into uncharted territory
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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Nov 4, 2010
by Deanna Rilling

Locked and loaded: These tasty shooters hit the spot

Rouge Inside the MGM Grand Open daily 4 p.m. to close You can go with this, or you can go with that … or at only $5 each, why not ...
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