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Best in Print

September 20-September 26
Best in PrintDanny ‘The Count’ Koker on reality show fame and a ride ‘so pimpy, it’s disgusting’
He’s traveled with a Christian singing group. He’s played a vampire Elvis. Now The Count talks to ... read article
Best in PrintMeet the Internet’s next big things, thanks to Crowdstart-Vegas
Ten startups. Five minutes each. $500,000 on the line. This is Crowdstart-Vegas. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionCan we solve the homeless situation by … giving them a place to live?
A prominent business person suggested to me that to solve the homeless problem Downtown, we should buy an empty subdivision in the suburbs and move ... more
The IntersectionWhat kind of ‘banked’ does the FDIC think you are?
Who’s ready for some groovy new vocabulary? more
The IntersectionRecapping the infomercial industry’s Moxie Awards
Because we know you’re dying to know if Susan Lucci won Best Live Shopping On-Air Guest … more
The IntersectionRider safety is top priority for the RTC, but bus stops pose a challenge
A recent traffic accident at a bus stop resulted in the deaths of four people. more
Conversation Starters: Airplane hijinks and sharing bikes
Oh, the crazy stuff people do when they fly more
The IntersectionAs gaming rivals ramp up, Vegas brings the party
And there’s a lot more to do than sit at a slot machine. more
The IntersectionPARK(ing) Day invites people to turn metered spaces into miniature parks
But there’s no such thing as free parking … more
The IntersectionRescued from the flood on Sahara Avenue
Water moves fast, but not faster than Sam Morris’ camera. more
The IntersectionCultural Corridor 2.0: no longer the forgotten hub
What had been envisioned—promised, even—by city leaders two decades ago fell by the wayside. more

Nightlife

NightlifeHot Spots: Dragonette at Hyde, Bob Sinclar at Wet Republic and more
Also, Tao, Tao Beach and Lavo present the World’s Largest Bachelorette Party. more
NightlifeFirkin on Paradise focuses on good food—and lots of beer
The pub has 42 beers on tap. Need we say more? Let’s just get the question out of the way: What the firk is a ... more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Wet Republic closes for the season and more
Also, a change of nightclub and restaurant ownership at the Palms. more
NightlifeShobu teaches us to put sake to work with its saketinis
“Shobu is blazing trails to redefine the cocktail experience.” more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Animal Collective, ‘The Wicked Rocky Horror Show’ and more
Also, Viva Bike Vegas is back. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Las Vegas Art Museum’s collection comes back ‘Into the Light’
The Barrick Museum is hosting a large chunk of LVAM’s permanent collection, right now. more
Arts and EntertainmentA fresh appraisal of Kurt Vonnegut before the release of his second posthumous work
Book critic Chuck Twardy discusses the highs and lows of the late author’s career. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Grizzly Bear’s ‘Shields’
Brooklyn rockers unleash their first new album in three years. more
Arts and EntertainmentConcert short take: Silversun Pickups at the Joint
My last Silversun Pickups show—two years ago in this same room—spoiled me rotten. more
Arts and EntertainmentWalter Simonson gets his due with ‘The Judas Coin’
Simonson draws the Golden Gladiator, the Viking Prince, pirate Captain Fear, Old West gambler Bat Lash and a futuristic version of Manhunter. Plus, Batman. more
Arts and EntertainmentOlympic and world champion gymnasts to perform at the Thomas & Mack
Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman and more! more
Arts and EntertainmentFive thoughts on Neon Reverb’s fall 2012 edition
The Downtown music festival’s ninth installment felt like one of its best, organizationally as well as musically. more
Arts and EntertainmentOne on one: chatting with Hall & Oates’ John Oates
‘Do What You Want, Be Who You Are’ tour swings by the Joint on September 20. more

Screen

ScreenFilm review: ‘The Master’
Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest is a bit too contemplative for its own good more
ScreenTV review: ‘The Mindy Project’
Mindy Kaling is OB/GYN with a disaster of a love life. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘End of Watch’
The writer of Training Day wimps out. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Trouble With the Curve’
Clint Eastwood should have stayed retired more
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Taste

Cosmopolitan chef Gerald Chin talks perfect fish tacos and memorable meals
TasteAs a kid, this chef took his dad to dinner at Daniel Boulud’s place in New York City.
Carla Pellegrino shows you the path to light seafood tagliolini
TasteFresh seafood over pasta in a tomato and white wine sauce makes a perfect end-of-summer dish.

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CD Cover CD review: Grizzly Bear's 'Shields'
Brooklyn rockers unleash their first new album in three years.
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CD Cover The Killers show real growth on 'Battle Born'
After taking a year and a half off to rest their road-weary bones and tend to some solo work, The Killers are back with Battle Born, the band’s fourth and ...
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CD Cover Bob Dylan strongly returns to form with 'Tempest'
Tempest shows Bob Dylan is not losing steam
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Featured Cocktail

Cocktail of the Week Sep 26, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

Celebrate one last sip of summer with Sage’s Pink Lemonade

Last weekend, fall officially arrived. Your cooler-climate Facebook friends might be changing their profile pics (think: sweaters and crisp autumn leaves), but here in Vegas, the blue skies and sunny ...
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