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Best in Print

September 23-September 29
Best in PrintFrom the farm to the Strip
It’s a desert out there, but with the right techniques and determination, a crop of local farmers ... read article
Best in PrintFeeling localish: A guide to Las Vegas farmers’ markets
Can farmers’ markets reaffirm your faith in humanity? Molly O’Donnell finds out. read article
Best in PrintGIY: Grow your own produce in four easy steps
So what if our ground is bad for digging and our dirt is salty? We can still grow. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionThe Big Boy Toy Show is a celebration of how simple guys really are
What’s better than great cars, video games and hot chicks? more
Party hopping in the USA
Has the recession and high unemployment inspired throngs of loyal partisans to question their beliefs? more
The IntersectionStephen Hopcraft took lumps on ‘Top Chef’, but he’s doing just fine, thank you
How does it feel to lose? Turns out, not so good. more
Honest, academic looks at sexuality run counter to the Strip’s white-bread vibe
In a Downtown Las Vegas living room, respected sexologist and writer Carol Queen discusses the benefits of this dildo or that dildo, the cautions of ... more
The IntersectionAt WEFT, denim gets the tailored treatment
Imagine a pair of jeans that fits your body and personality like a perfectly tailored suit. more
Your driveway’s no longer safe from Big Brother—and his GPS
It’s 10 o’clock. Do you know where your kids are? No? Well, maybe Uncle Sam does more
The IntersectionWhen is the last time you threw up?
Whatta you think? The Weekly wants to know. more
The IntersectionThinking about the Tea Party, Lady Gaga and more
Also, how do we get invited to the Jay-Z/Coldplay concert at the Cosmopolitan? more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Neimon Leaks more
Dream Zone: ‘a ghost-like figure’
I dreamed that my living room furniture was piled in the middle of the living room and painted purple. more


NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Vanguard, Devil’s Night DJ contest, 12 inches of Cox and more
Vanguard opens, vote-whoring time, a new superstar DJ and pool season ends. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Angels, sharks and vampires!
RIVERSIDE, MUTHAF—KER!!! And some other parties to check out over the next week. more
NightlifeNew Siren’s Song party lures the underground scene
Remember Cafe Copioh? Here’s 2010’s answer, but with cooler music. more
NightlifeTales from the Sindustry: DJ 88
The DJ booth brings out the worst in drunk birthday girls. more
NightlifeEmpty space: Wasted Space’s last night with Alien Ant Farm
The anti-club goes out with a quiet and confusing whimper. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentSush Machida creates a world of artwork you really should see
Sush Machida wants to bring you closer to God, and he’s using paint to do it. more
Arts and EntertainmentChatting with Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago
Ready to hear Doolittle in its entirety live? more
Arts and EntertainmentChatting with Band of Horses bassist Bill Reynolds
Yeah, they’re big in Scandanavia. And now everywhere else, actually. more
Arts and EntertainmentI did it my way: A trip through Abby Coe’s ‘Hot Spot’
The windows are blacked out. The door is closed. … more
Arts and EntertainmentFestival snapshots: Neon Reverb
After last weekend, Neon Reverb’s got momentum in spades. more
Arts and EntertainmentCirque du Soleil auditions bring out the fun and flexible
Can you balance on your index fingers? Can you crawl under your own legs? These people can. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to drink, what to watch and everything else you should know
From Dexter to Oktoberfest, here’s some stuff you should know about. more


ScreenThe new ‘Wall Street’ is preachy and cartoonish
As opportunistic, decades-later sequels go, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps makes a bit more sense than most. more
ScreenThe restored ‘Metropolis’ is a must-see
Thanks to footage discovered in 2008, there’s a fascinating new restored version of the silent sci-fi classic. more
ScreenLebanon’ is no ‘Apocalypse Now’
Confined almost entirely to the interior of a single tank, Lebanon is Israeli director Samuel Maoz’s fictionalized account of his harrowing experiences in the 1982 ... more
ScreenS#*! My Dad Says’ is better on Twitter than TV
The material is so drab and bland, though, that neither William Shatner’s innate charm nor the prickly cynicism of writer Halpern’s actual dad comes through. more
ScreenNo Ordinary Family’ is a welcome sense of wonder
A show that’s as much about family drama as it is about superpowered action. more
ScreenWe didn’t see these shows, but we’ve got some ideas how they might turn out …
We break down “Law & Order: Los Angeles” and “Sister Wives” for you. more
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Fresh from the streets of India
TasteDig into street-corner specialties without leaving Las Vegas at Origin India.
Carlito's way
TasteSeptember is Chile Month. Your first stop is Carlito’s Burritos.
Eat early and often
For a particularly scrumptious eggs Benedict, look no further than Home Fries.




CD Cover 'Clapton' is a living legend puttering about on new album
Eric Clapton has nothing left to prove, so there isn’t anything wrong with his coasting through a bunch of old blues and jazz tunes.
CD Cover Adult-contemporary hip-hop? It exists on the new John Legend & The Roots ...
Ready for airtime on a soft-rock station near you.
CD Cover Weezer's 'Hurley' is pretty coldly calculated
Frontman Rivers Cuomo has been retreating further and further into a bubble of superficial pop songcraft.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Sep 29, 2010
by Deanna Rilling

Dessert with a twist: Sweet cocktail treats at SushiSamba

Chocoholics, unite! For those craving something sweet—with a kick—who can’t wait until Halloween or someone spikes the cider, stop by SushiSamba in the Shoppes at the Palazzo. The Latin-Japanese fusion ...