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Best in Print

July 15-July 21
Best in PrintMidnight run: sampling a week’s worth of witching hours
Even in a 24/7 town, 12 a.m. is a magic hour. So we set out to capture ... read article
Best in PrintIt’s easy being green
10 ways to make your life more planet-friendly right now read article
Best in PrintOh, Willie!
Shakespeare can be randier than you think, as a daring theater troupe and a sexy museum set ... read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionA quick thought on Downtown hatin’
Kristen Peterson on the angry divide between the city’s suburbanites and those crazy folks who live and work Downtown. more
The IntersectionA better birdhouse
Gilcrease is designed to relieve abandoned or mistreated birds’ stress by providing food and shelter. That’s no easy task—especially now. more
The IntersectionSex in a can
We believe so deeply in the power of beverages. more
The IntersectionFree speech, expensive pursuit
Proving Einstein’s definition of insanity as doing the same thing and expecting a different result. more
The Intersection5 Things We’re Thinking About This Week
Beat Coffeehouse, immigration law and the iPhone 4. more
The IntersectionCash is still king
Steve Friess on the cashless gaming process. more
The IntersectionWhy not the UFL?
Yes, Las Vegas has a football team. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Sweet ride. more
Dream Zone
I dreamed I was a prostitute and this guy from work was trying to kill me. more
Whatta you think?
What one thing is Las Vegas Missing? more


NightlifeRave reviews
Many might think the all-ages underground dance music scene died out, but July 10 proved otherwise. more
NightlifeLike Roman times?
Caligula was the Roman emperor infamous for spending and sex. Does the Caligula Mondays event live up to its name? more
NightlifePatio party at Satay
When’s the last time you danced while drinking out of a coconut? more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentLilith Fair is … fair
It was an odd lineup and the venue, too, was a strange place for this sort of show. more
Arts and EntertainmentI Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change
Relationships are the territory of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, the musical revue now playing at the Las Vegas Little Theatre. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Bible of Unspeakable Truths
Greg Gutfeld has better ideas than most politicians and is funnier than most political comedians. So why did his book leave me feeling so empty? more
Arts and EntertainmentM.I.A.
Despite the controversy surrounding her politics and personal life, you can’t accuse M.I.A. of pandering to the mainstream with her music. more
Arts and EntertainmentFour questions with Silversun Pickups bassist Nikki Monninger
The Grammy-nominated self-proclaimed non-planners hit the road for their headlining tour. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Rights of Bill (Maher)
When asked if Sarah Palin could be elected president, Maher responded, “I wouldn’t put anything past this stupid country.” more
The checklist: What are you consuming this week?
Chris Gatdula, Michael Huyghue and Paula Francis. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust us
What to see, hear and get this week. more
Arts and EntertainmentThat’s some serious poetry face, Mr. Fagel
The many faces of Harry Fagel. more
Arts and EntertainmentMob scene?
“It’s a typical Las Vegas turnout.” more
Arts and EntertainmentCAC draws a crowd, burp, raises funds
Holding a fundraiser in 110-degree heat on the tarred patios behind the Arts Factory in the hellish sun of July seemed a bit risky. more


ScreenThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Nicolas Cage gives two types of performances: Either he’s off-the-wall crazy, or sleepwalking through films. Unfortunately, this performance falls squarely in the latter category. more
ScreenInception’ expertly balances ideas and explosions
Inception becomes one of the most ingeniously suspenseful movies around, entering into three different layers of dreams within their mark’s mind. more
ScreenJoan Rivers: A Piece of Work
This revealing documentary follows a year in the life of comedian Joan Rivers, who, at 75, still perceives herself as teetering on the edge of failure. more

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TasteA tiny oasis of tranquility, in a place you wouldn’t expect.
Once before it’s gone
TasteBrock Radke will not forget his first and only meal at Hubert Keller’s Fleur de Lys.
Not your father’s spider roll
TasteSen of Japan is known for its unique concoctions, and roll No. 17 is no exception.




CD Cover M.I.A.
Despite the controversy surrounding her politics and personal life, you can’t accuse M.I.A. of pandering to the mainstream with her music.
CD Cover Big Boi
But Big’s first solo album is a deliriously fun statement of purpose that should stop fans from begging for new OutKast.
CD Cover Wolf Parade
The band's third record carves its own path—faster, punchier, dancier—even as it retains that overall Wolf Parade sound.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Jul 7, 2010
by Deanna Rilling

Figure-friendly cocktails

Heidi Hinkle, you had me at “pickled okra.” As Aria’s Director of Beverage/resident mixologist, Hinkle was charged with the task of creating healthy, lower-calorie options for ladies (and gents) craving ...