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August 12-August 18
Best in PrintWhatever happened to that butt? … and other burning questions from recent history
The Weekly gets answers to some burning questions from recent history read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionIf Nevada and other states have their way, you’ll know immediately what you’re eating
Did you know Froot Loops are 41 percent sugar by weight? more
The IntersectionBedbug boom: The little bastards are spreading!
…which means there’s more work for UNLV’s bedbug lawyer more
The IntersectionWhere’s Vegas’ sports arena?
Personal vendettas might be getting in the way of a massive, job-creating venue more
The IntersectionFremont Street Experience: the Unhappiest Place on Earth
When did Las Vegas become the small town in Footloose? more
The IntersectionWhy Oscar Goodman should become a ShamWow spokesman
Or, what we learned from the Vegas episode of Cash Cab more
The IntersectionThinking about Ikea, Wasted Space and more
5 things the Weekly staff is thinking about this week more
The IntersectionFashions of the past live on in quirky Calo Style store
Calo has a small, classic Vegas storefront stocked with retro finds that have one thing in common: relentless stylishness. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Susan Vondracek more
The IntersectionWhat celebrity would you like to see in office?
Whatta you think? The Weekly wants to know. more
Dream Zone: ‘I was standing in flood water’
It was rising and rising and it was really cold. more


NightlifeA little bit country, a lot of rock ‘n’ roll at PBR Bar
Those familiar letters don’t stand for Pabst Blue Ribbon. more
Nightlife20-year-old prodigy DJ/producer Avicii headlines in Vegas
Don’t even think about buying him shots… more
NightlifeLady Gagas go to war at Revolution
In honor of Lady Gaga’s upcoming concert, competitors glammed it up for a costume contest. more
NightlifeLet me Twitter dat (@NoveLV’s #TweetUp)
Nove’s first tweetup with all the # and @ you can stand. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentInsurgo’s new ‘Clownshow’ makes for a fun late-night freak show
There’s no better way to end a Friday night than with Golden Showers. more
Arts and EntertainmentNew all-ages concert series launches at Winchester Cultural Center
“We have great bands in this town, and [we want] to put them in a venue that really shows them off.” more
Arts and EntertainmentHappy 50th birthday, ‘Ocean’s 11’
Celebrate at Frankie’s Tiki Room this weekend. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to see and do in Las Vegas this week
Banksy, Rush, Charlie Murphy? Something for everyone. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe checklist: What are you consuming this week?
Ronnie Abaldonado, Kelly O’Donnell, Mike Smith and Tim Rattay more
Arts and EntertainmentPunk, garage, rockabilly fest returns after a nine-year hiatus
The Las Vegas Shakedown, a three-day punk, garage and rockabilly festival, returns after a nine-year hiatus this weekend. more
Arts and EntertainmentThree questions with Bob Saget
Saget like expletives, Entourage and Daniel Tosh. more
Arts and EntertainmentTori dipping with Spelling’s latest book
Bible dipping: The practice of asking God a question, flipping to a random bible passage and drawing divine inspiration from it. Tori dipping: Doing the ... more


ScreenAction! Romance! Indie rock! ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ has it all
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World dares to ask: What if that action movie was a romantic comedy? more
ScreenThe Expendables’ is overstuffed and empty
Give it up, guys. Your ‘80s action hero days are over. more
ScreenThe film adaptation of ‘Eat Pray Love’ is an empty travelogue
Elizabeth Gilbert should have just stayed in New York and bought a bag of fortune cookies. more
Screen‘Countdown to Zero’ is a belabored social-issue documentary
Like just about every social-advocacy documentary, Countdown to Zero works hard to convince you its issue is the most pressing one facing civilization. more
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Palazzo's Dos Caminos feels a little underappreciated
TasteThis Mexican eatery serves up Brock Radke’s favorite guacamole on the Strip… and that’s just the beginning.
Harold’s brings chicken and fish straight from Chicago's South Side
TasteChicago is synonymous with many foods: deep-dish pizza, hot dogs, Italian beef, chicken … chicken?
Home brews go pro with Sam Adams
TasteDrink up best home brewed beverages with the Longshot American Homebrew Contest.




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 Aug 4, 2010
by Deanna Rilling

Origin India’s cocktail for change

August means alcohol? A month for margaritas? Call it what you want, we’re always looking for a reason to imbibe. So throw in a charity angle and sign us up! ...