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November 1-November 7
Best in PrintTo know how Nevada might vote this year, take a look at its past
Nevada has a long, rich history as a swing state. If you didn’t know Nevada and its ... read article
Best in PrintElection guide for dummies
Know nothing about who’s on the presidential ballot? No problem! read article
Best in PrintThe Libertarian dilemma: Third-party voters might have the toughest choice of all
Do they lean left, lean right, or “throw their vote away”? read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionThe disillusioned voters’ guide to moving to Canada
You promised you would hit the road if your candidate lost … more
Stock up on presidential swag
No matter whom you vote for, commemorate the election with these political party favors. more
The IntersectionHow Nevada votes: a timeline
Nevada is important. Here’s the proof. more
The IntersectionWhen and how will the coroner’s inquest issue be resolved?
The Nevada Supreme Court recently called into question one part of the process. more
The IntersectionThe Neon Museum’s Bill Marion on his favorite signs and preserving Vegas’ past
Local historian and museum board chair discusses Vegas’ past. more
The IntersectionLas Vegas’ mid-mod homes don’t just look cool — they were built for the desert
The retro homes were designed smarter than the track homes lining suburban streets. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Vanessa Rodriguez. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: McCarran’s sticky-fingered TSA officers and more
Also, a scary cancer contraction fact for Nevadans. more
The IntersectionIn Las Vegas, the ‘observation’ wheel becomes a new kind of entertainment experience
It really is true—everything old is new again. At the rate Ferris—sorry, “observation”—wheels are going up, you would think the technology had just been created ... more
The IntersectionPoker legend Johnny Chan might soon get his own reality show
Keep your eyes peeled! more
The IntersectionThe art of ink on skin has come a long way
It’s hard to decide what to focus on at Mario Barth’ Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth. more
The IntersectionBeyond poker and baseball: A few other World Series events
Backgammon? Yes, backgammon. more

Nightlife

NightlifeHot Spots: Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike at Surrender, a beer Tweetup and more
Also, soon-to-be open Krave Massive starts the party early. more
NightlifeSimon Hammerstein brings suggestive show-club the Act to Palazzo
Welcome to the Act, where sequined paper-mâché oral sex meets ninja break dancing. more
NightlifeThe beast is back: exploring the pinata-massacring fun of Ghostbar Dayclub
Bubbles, confetti and bedazzled beer bongs on the 55th floor—the crazier the better at GBDC. more
NightlifeTony Abou-Ganim’s Pomme & Circumstance is the perfect Election Day libation
Drink like a president! more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go, what to watch and where to eat this week
A great new Cirque show, a classic silent film and a solid night of indie rock more
Arts and EntertainmentAdam Richman brings World Food Championships to Vegas
The Travel Channel star talks about his food journal and the Yoda of barbecue. more
Arts and EntertainmentMixing art and politics: Vast space projects delivers an ‘October Surprise’
Venice Beach artists Alexis Smith, Scott Grieger, Burton Machen and Mark Farina visit the swing state of Nevada more
Arts and EntertainmentNo place like home: Ruminating on reading in the Vegas Valley
The literature scene in Las Vegas is thriving. Did you know? more
How to make the most of your Vegas Valley Book Fest
Read up! Then pencil these events into your calendar. more
Arts and EntertainmentChatting with former Minuteman, sometime Stooge and always bass-playing punk rocker Mike Watt
He and his Missingmen perform at Vinyl November 3. more
Arts and EntertainmentLVLT’s ‘The Pillowman’ suffers from a lack of intensity in the second act
It starts out great, but The Pillowman loses some steam toward the end more
Arts and EntertainmentRobert Teddy turns sugar into art at Trifecta Gallery
Sugar, as Robert Teddy shows us, can be quite beautiful as art more
Arts and EntertainmentCD Review: Neil Young & Crazy Horse’s ‘Psychedelic Pill’
If you dig long-running jammy rock, this horse is for you. more
Arts and EntertainmentGirls, dancing and Ninja Turtles: Five thoughts on Two Door Cinema Club at the House of Blues
Northern Irish lads Two Door Cinema Club returned to Las Vegas Saturday night, touting a new album, Beacon, and a slate of crunchy, danceable tunes. more
Arts and EntertainmentBob Dylan plays to empty seats and still makes it memorable
Those who left Mandalay Bay Events Center early missed out. more

Screen

ScreenEpic PollyGrind film festival was too much of a good thing
140 films, docs and shorts is a lot to handle, even over five weeks. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Flight’ never quite takes off
Denzel Washington makes his character sympathetic even in his darkest moments, but the movie doesn’t seem to trust his performance. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ is a loving video-game tribute
It’s not a Pixar movie, but you’d be forgiven for thinking that it is. more
The Weekly list: must-see martial arts films
Mike D’Angelo recommends five of the genre’s classics. more
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Taste

How much can one person — or five — eat at a ...
TasteFive hundred of anything is a lot, but the new $17 million, more-than-500-item Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace is overwhelming. Five Las Vegas journalists were put to the test to see how much one person would consume at dinner at Bacchanal.
Kaba Curry brings hippo-sized flavor to Japanese soul food
TasteThey make great curry (and they’re not bad with decorative swords).
Build your own cheesy delight, or don't, at Mix N Mac
TasteNew mac and cheese lover’s paradise is where Atomic No. 7 used to be.
The perfect pumpkin pie recipe, compliments of Megan Romano
TasteChocolate & Spice baker shares her secrets at November 7 cooking class.
Does Kerry Simon take culinary hints from Salvador Dali?
TasteThe celebrity chef dishes on favorite condiments and late-night spots.

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Culinary Dropout’s Movember-inspired Handlebar is a sweet seasonal treat

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