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July 29-August 4
Best in PrintHow many is enough? Nothing is out of bounds for Vegas’ varied collectors
Collectors. People who build their lives around the accumulation of specific items, slowly piecing together a whole ... read article
Best in PrintHip-hop dance culture is breaking out in Las Vegas
It’s happening right here” read article
Best in PrintThe full Monti Rock, and then some
Checking in with Las Vegas’ icon of inexplicable fame read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionKenny Guinn, the Republican in name only
Kenny Guinn, 1936-2010 more
The IntersectionA quick note on beer pong and herpes
Do not listen to Dr. Cole Desorio. more
The IntersectionRemembering Todd Sampson, a respected punk pioneer
Early Sunday morning, the Las Vegas punk community lost one of its original heroes. more
The IntersectionDefending the R-J’s copyright suits
Steve Friess agrees with Sherm Frederick? Believe it. more
The IntersectionWhat can a new exhibit tell us about the foreclosure crisis?
A juxtaposition of myth and reality plays out in Emily Kennerk’s exhibit, America’s No. 1 Foreclosed City: Las Vegas. more
The IntersectionWhat’s on your Vegas bucket list?
Whatta you think? The Weekly wants to know. more
The IntersectionSomething to get off your chest? This guy will listen—for a fee
Meet Steven Diamond, the operator of a self-help hotline. more
The IntersectionThinking about Shirley Sherrod, ninjas and more
We are not, however, questioning whether Shirley Sherrod is a ninja. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Egg-cellent! more
Dream Zone: ‘I saw three dragonflies’
I saw three dragonflies more


NightlifeShh… From a private weekend at Rumor to party planes, Whispering Giants offers exclusive fun
Who needs a party train when there’s already a party plane? more
NightlifeLeBron James hosts at Tao … at least we think that’s who that was
The term “host” seems to have quite a different meaning in a nightclub then at any other party. more
NightlifeHotties trump holograms during Lolita’s grand opening
Touted as the first nightlife destination with holographic entertainment, partiers seemed more interested in the live dancing girls. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentCatching up with Kyle Divine, guitarist for Dusty Rhodes and the River Band
The band embarks on what’s (probably) their last tour and makes a stop in Vegas with handmade merch. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook “Extra Lives” states the obvious: Gaming is fun!
The book isn’t even about why video games matter, it’s about why Tom Bissell likes playing video games more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse
In the year between the album’s leak and its release, Sparklehorse’s Mark Linkous and vocalist Vic Chesnutt both committed suicide. more
Arts and EntertainmentMagician Paul Draper reads minds in Vegas
Paul Draper can bend spoons with his mind, see through duct tape and read other people’s thoughts. more
Arts and EntertainmentMoksha stretches out along Binion’s rooftop
“This is like trying to follow the Goonies’ treasure map.” more
Arts and EntertainmentDissecting ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’
Local authors discuss the classic novel on its 50th birthday more
Arts and EntertainmentStuff you’ll want to know about
Predators, Limbo and more! more
Arts and EntertainmentThe checklist: What are you consuming this week?
Zoe Thrall, Terry Fator, Frank Pellegrino and Patrick Gray more


ScreenWhat’s for Dinner? “Schmucks” is a hit-and-miss comedy
The English remake of The Dinner Game is about as mediocre as the French version. more
ScreenWinter’s Bone” is the best film of the year
At first glance, Winter’s Bone, looks like more of the same. Against all odds, however, this turns out to be the most electrifying movie of ... more
ScreenAssessing “Jersey Shore’s” season 2 situation
All eight of the original cast of preening, pumped-up young(ish) guidos and guidettes are back for more insta-nicknames, GTL, grenades and gorillas, creepin’, smushin’ and ... more
ScreenThe Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” follow-up film is dull at best
The Girl Who Played With Fire presents a much less compelling mystery with a convoluted, grim back story. more
ScreenLove Ranch” film makes hookers seem dull
You might imagine a movie about legalized prostitution would at least hold your attention. But there’s a reason director Taylor Hackford (Ray) has the word ... more
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Payard offers an intense French experience
TasteIf this place was easier to find, it would have a line out the door all day long.
Summerlin's The Sushi doesn’t separate from the pack
TasteIf The Sushi really is The Sushi, our standards have fallen too low.
Farmer Boys: World's greatest? No. But it's okay
TasteKen Miller investigates.




CD Cover Arcade Fire’s latest can’t quite match the anticipation
If you can stomach an overblown concept record, The Suburbs makes for a pretty solid spin.
CD Cover CD review: Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse
In the year between the album’s leak and its release, Sparklehorse’s Mark Linkous and vocalist Vic Chesnutt both committed suicide.
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.

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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 ...