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December 13-December 19
Best in PrintThe 25 greatest headliners in Las Vegas history
For more than half a century, Vegas lounges, showrooms, theaters and nightclubs have played host to the ... read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionProstitutes, anthrax and ‘real’ bars: 12 years of Downtown living
In his debut, Joe Schoenmann recalls highlights from living Downtown. more
The IntersectionFrom taxicabs to bathroom sinks, the Vegas video advertising evolution continues
Welcome to the Strip, where advertising is literally all around us. more
The IntersectionRounding up 10 stories that left a mark in 2012, from Broadwell to Lochte
This is a different kind of year-end story list. The awesome kind. more
Thinking about country concerts, beer blowouts, and more
Also, Rush is going into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Yay! more
The IntersectionBull riding: scary or funny?
Slow-motion replay can change terror to humor. more
The IntersectionErik Beehn’s ‘Nothing Stays Here’ reflects Las Vegas’ transitory nature and harsh climate
A new exhibit at CAC is anchored by an image of the Huntridge printed on 480 Post-It notes. more
The IntersectionThe Rebels minus Moser
What the injury might mean for UNLV and its missing starting forward. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Migue Lomeli. more
The IntersectionLas Vegas artist Brent Sommerhauser on using homes as subject matter and medium
Artist Brent Sommerhauser has had a career of making the familiar strange and the strange familiar. more
Can tourists in Vegas (and across the world) trust hotel room locks?
A recent Today show report has us thinking about hotel room safety. more
The IntersectionQueen vs. quarterback: Comparing Miss Universe and the Lingerie Football League
“True fantasy football” meets the globe’s “confidently beautiful.” more
The IntersectionPicture perfect: In Vegas, Help-Portrait day gives homeless kids an image boost
Photographers, makeup artists and hair stylists unite to produce philanthropic photos. more
The IntersectionPreserve Nevada considers alternatives to demolishing Downtown buildings
The group aims to bring professional discourse on rehabbing to the Valley. more

Nightlife

NightlifeHot Spots: Krysten Ritter at the Bank, an ugly holiday sweater party and more
Also, Calvin Harris spins at XS. more
NightlifeKickin’ it country: the dancefloor still rules at Stoney’s
The new Stoney’s Rockin’ Country bar is more intimate and polished, but still the place for line dancing. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: From Weekly’s birthday bash to Red Square’s reopening
Help us celebrate our 14th anniversary! more
NightlifeStoney’s Hot Lil’ Honey will put some spring in your two-step
What’s that? You don’t dance? Do a shot and hit the floor. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentNevada Ballet Theatre gives ‘The Nutcracker’ a Smith Center makeover
With a new set, new costumes and more, this is a whole new Nutcracker. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Midnight hockey, the Ugly Sweater Run and more
Plus, the Amazing Johnathan wants to sell you his car. more
Arts and EntertainmentGreen Day’s trilogy is a little exhausting, but with effective moments
It’s an awful lot to take in at once, but Green Day’s trilogy shows it still has plenty of energy. more
Arts and EntertainmentLocal sideshow queen Jenn O. Cide will teach you to breathe fire, produce awesome shows
Jenn O. Cide, the tattooed, fire-breathing sideshow performer and self-styled “professional weirdo,” wants to show you a few tricks. more
Arts and EntertainmentLone Star State comedians take the stage for NFR
It turns out that Texas also exports popular comedians. more

Screen

ScreenFilm review: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’
It’s unbelievably padded, but there’s still plenty to enjoy in the first of three installments. more
ScreenWho are those guys? A Weekly primer to some of the more obscure ‘Hobbit’ characters
Spencer Patterson researched all this so you don’t have to more
ScreenWith ‘Hitchcock,’ the legendary filmmaker gets another mediocre biopic
The new film focuses on the making of horror classic Psycho. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘This Must Be the Place’
Sean Penn in a fright wig. We’re already intrigued! more
ScreenTV review: ‘1600 Penn’
Yeah, it’s as bad as it sounds more
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Taste

Talking holidays and home cooking with Mario Batali and Wolfgang Puck
TasteWithin five days, the Weekly caught up with Batali at Venetian and Puck at Caesars Palace.
Chada Thai & Wine adds depth to Chinatown dining
TasteFormer Lotus of Siam manager strikes out on his own in Spring Valley.
American Coney Island brings a Detroit favorite to Fremont Street
TasteA tasty little piece of Michigan, right here in fabulous Downtown Las Vegas.

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CD Cover Green Day's trilogy is a little exhausting, but with effective moments
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CD Cover CD review: Wiz Khalifa's 'O.N.I.F.C.'
He's larger than life, but as this album shows, not very good
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CD Cover CD review: Alicia Keys' 'Girl on Fire'
Uh, not really
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Cocktail of the Week Dec 12, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

Stoney’s Hot Lil’ Honey will put some spring in your two-step

It’s no secret that with Shania, the National Finals Rodeo and half of Nashville in town, there’s a whole lot of hootin’-n-hollerin’ going down. And that means it’s time to ...
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