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Best in Print

August 19-August 25
Best in PrintThe Vegas IQ Test!
Think you know this city? Time to put that knowledge to the test with the ‘Weekly’s’ in-depth, ... read article
Best in PrintIt’s my birthday—whatta ya got for free?
One woman’s attempt to get as much stuff as possible on her special day read article
Best in PrintThe incredibly true, bizarre story of Tea Party candidate Scott Ashjian and $35
Paved with boss impersonators, real estate pitchmen and information roadblocks read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionDon’t cry for our culture, Las Vegas
Even without Lied Discovery Children’s Museum, the Cultural Corridor is strong. more
The IntersectionThinking about drunk donations, a million-dollar watch and more
Also, a thought about Sharron Angle and why she should like black clothing. more
The IntersectionLet’s talk about winter! The Ski Patrol already is
Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Mountain Patrol has begun recruitment. more
The IntersectionThe Locos’ coach is serious about the UFL—and staying in Las Vegas
“It really is outstanding football. These guys are a hiccup away from the NFL.” more
The IntersectionThey’re pretty in their underwear, but these are football players, not cheerleaders (mostly)
Hanging out at the Lingerie Football League tryouts. more
The IntersectionTweet Twins: How two brothers used social networking to open doors
In an Internet minute, two brothers ascend from suspiciously regarded unknowns to publicist-adored media fixtures, invited or given access to all sorts of fancy events. more
The IntersectionAlcohol and video games rule — why not enjoy them together?
If Christopher LaPorte has his way, Insert Coin(s) will be all about shots and extra lives. more
The IntersectionLooks, rants and predictions from the MAGIC tradeshow floor
Check out these fashionistas from this year’s MAGIC. more
The IntersectionWhat is your biggest Las Vegas splurge?
Whatta you think? The Weekly wants to know more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
What’s going on in this photo? Do we want to know? more


NightlifeThe Most Interesting Man in the World to party in Vegas
Interested in seeing if the man lives up to his on-camera persona? more
NightlifeMaharaja hookah lounge: Fit for a king - or a downtown hipster
The hookah lounge/restaurant has been years in the making and welcomes the under-21 crowd. more
NightlifePour-your-own party at New York-New York
Forget the bartender and just get your own tap at Nine Fine Irishmen. more
NightlifeSix things that caught our eye at Playboy’s Midsummer Night’s Dream party
Masks or costumes required … kinda. A lack of clothing was also acceptable. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentThe checklist: What are you consuming this week?
Adam Bergen, Baron Vaughn, John Schenk, DJ Chuckie more
Arts and EntertainmentBeer, sweat and good times at Las Vegas Shakedown music festival
It’s not every day you get your eardrums blown out by psychedelic reverb, heckled by an over-the-top rock star and soaked in a sweat shower, ... more
Arts and EntertainmentThe past is always present at Clark County Museum’s Heritage Street
Stories of early residents and businesses are told through mannequins, furnishings and old newspaper clippings. more
Arts and EntertainmentMen of ‘My Boys’ comedy tour
No comedian this week is likely to give you that “where the hell have I seen that guy before?” vibe more than Michael Bunin. more
Arts and EntertainmentLady Gaga puts songs over spectacle
The pop star’s underrated voice, not her outrageous costumes, carried the Vegas show. more
Arts and EntertainmentFeeling the Rush
A line this long in the men’s room can only mean one thing: Rush. more


ScreenGet Low’ is an affecting showcase for Robert Duvall
Get Low won’t likely be Duvall’s final film, but it functions nonetheless as a sort of crusty valediction. more
ScreenSperm fail: ‘The Switch’ trades in rom-com platitudes
Bateman and Aniston have no chemistry, and the movie is sensitive and restrained in its take on modern motherhood. more
ScreenLottery Ticket’ is lame
A parade of painful ghetto stereotypes miss every opportunity for satire or meaningful social commentary. more
ScreenArty French nonsense in ‘Wild Grass’
Wild Grass is a mess, and not in a particularly compelling way. more
ScreenThe Kids in the Hall return with ‘Death Comes to Town’
influential sketch-comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall has returned with a fitfully amusing eight-part series that serves as a reminder of how funny the ... more
ScreenGrindhouse 101
American Grindhouse shows exclusively this weekend at the Sci Fi Center. more
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Affectionate food at Downtown’s Bar+Bistro
TasteDowntown is as much a group of people as it is a location, and these people need this restaurant.
This taco trailer is trucking tasty
TasteHan Shik Taco is way better than good.
Why this Hatch green chile reminds me of my wife
TasteLove at first sight, meet love at my bite.




CD Cover CD review: Katy Perry
Teenage Dream is the perfect title for an album by Katy Perry.
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.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Aug 25, 2010
by Deanna Rilling

At Boa, an alcohol-infused playlist to keep you young

At Boa Steakhouse inside Caesars Forum Shops, the bartenders have a playlist of their own—made of cocktails, not tunes. And like every playlist, it needs updating to keep things interesting. ...