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October 14-October 20
Best in PrintChoose your own adventure
The heat has broken, and across the Valley, the great outdoors is calling. Leave the comforts of ... read article
Best in PrintA chat with Carey Hart about the Dew Tour Championships
Just Dew it. Watch someone else’s adventure at the Dew Tour Championships. read article
Best in PrintCompetitive adventure: Three races that go well beyond the road
One of them is named after the devil. That can’t be a good sign. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionSpending some time in a supposedly sketchy neighborhood
It’s 2 o’clock in the afternoon and I’m standing at the edge of what is supposedly America’s third most dangerous neighborhood. more
The IntersectionIs Stephen Colbert responsibile for Nevada’s debate on bear hunting?
OK. Probably not. But you never know. more
The IntersectionUs to Stephen Colbert: Visit Nevada!
If our anti-bear stance isn’t enough to persuade you, here are some other reasons for you to visit us! more
The IntersectionDefending Donny and Marie
Normally, ex-managers are pretty good for the inside scoop on what stars and celebrities are really like—but what about Chip Lightman? more
The IntersectionSupermodel Marisa Miller teaches us to work it
Learn how to work your curves like this hot California girl. more
California welfare is going straight to Las Vegas
Thanks, Golden State! more
The IntersectionCustomistic is all about creating the T-shirt you want
Angie Morelli, 27, served as a Marine for five years. Now she lives in Vegas and runs a T-shirt shop. more
The IntersectionDeliciously cool vessels for your morning cup from Max Brenner
With names like Kangaroo and Hug Mug, what’s not to like? more
The IntersectionWhat’s your gnarliest scar story?
Whatta you think? The Weekly wants to know. more
The IntersectionThinking about Springsteen, dogs and more!
Also, would you turn in your neighbor for driving with out-of-state license plates? more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Elizabeth Dillingham more
Dream Zone: ‘a purple sports car with glitter!’
“I thought for sure it was a V6, but as I was accelerating I noticed that it was only a 4 cylinder.” more
How to stay safe during your extreme adventure
With risk should come responsibility. more
The IntersectionMeet the Adventurer: Climber Mike Ward
“Just leave footprints and not a whole lot of them.” more


NightlifeAnimal rights: Examining the menagerie of Mau5heads before electronic artist Deadmau5 comes to Vegas
A closer look at the mau5 that makes the man. more
NightlifeHot Spots: GILFs, Shakira, Bob Sinclar, bulls… and twins!
Granny’s got it going on, as does the Twitteratti, Madame Filth and a pair of Jared Leto look-a-likes. more
NightlifeMarquee-worthy: Tao Group expansion embraces electronic dance music
Erick Morillo, the Beatport Beach Party and now Marquee: Jason Strauss and Tao Group heart EDM. more
NightlifeTales from the SINdustry: DJ Hollywood encounters the Iceman
A hobo-looking Val Kilmer plays jukebox with the resident DJ. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Tiesto details confirmed, EBC’s winter plans and more
Tiesto, The Next Big Thing, Kim Sozzi and a Harlem Room. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentLCD Soundsystem rocked the Pearl Tuesday night. Where were you?
Band and fans batted sweat-soaked energy back and forth for LCD’s entire hour-and-45-minute set. more
Arts and EntertainmentFlash!’ takes an entertaining inside look at ‘GGW’ (though it could use more pics)
Five years on the road with the Girls Gone Wild crew? Tough job. more
Arts and EntertainmentSufjan Stevens’ CD ‘The Age of Adz’ is a haphazard patchwork of genres
Disney-reminiscent orchestration and angelic harmonic trills skate around electronic belches, robotic programming and primitive synth-pop. more
Arts and EntertainmentOff The Strip’ festival will explore myriad aspects of Sin City
The multi-voiced festival explores consumption, spectacle, sex, sustainability and economy by local, national and international artists presenting at multiple venues. more
Arts and EntertainmentOnyx Theatre to stage live performance of ‘Rocky Horror Show’
Let’s do the time warp again! A live performance of The Rocky Horror Show comes to the Onyx Theatre Friday, Oct. 15. more
Arts and EntertainmentWanda Sykes brings her stand-up to Planet Hollywood
Three questions with comic Wanda Sykes. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go (and what you should behold!) this week
We’ve got heavy metal, snowboarding and one giant margarita! more
Arts and EntertainmentChecklist: ‘Fantasy’ vocalist Lorena Peril
America’s Funniest Home Videos, burritos … and Linda Ronstadt? more


ScreenJohn Lennon’s early life is clumsily dramatized in ‘Nowhere Boy’
Before He Was Interesting may have been a better title for this pre-Beatles biopic. more
ScreenRed’ is a fun balance of action and comedy
The entertainment value comes from the great casting, even if some of the roles are glorified cameos. more
ScreenLive action sci-fi drama ‘Tower Prep’ should have been a cartoon
Tower Prep is dragged down by subpar acting and cheesy special effects. more
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Dig into some of Vegas’ extreme burger adventures
TasteJim Begley goes on an eating adventure.
Tropicana's Biscayne steakhouse falls a bit short
TasteLike all the new stuff in this resort, Biscayne is a big improvement on what came before.
Send me to ... Island Flavor
TasteVegas may very well be the Ninth Island, but having a huge Hawaiian population hasn’t translated into a diverse selection of island cuisine.
Feel the love of fine wine at Crush
Taste“Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.”




CD Cover Kings of Leon's fifth LP might be its most radical departure yet
With each new album, Kings of Leon isn’t afraid to nudge its sound into uncharted territory
CD Cover Sufjan Stevens' CD 'The Age of Adz' is a haphazard patchwork of ...
Disney-reminiscent orchestration and angelic harmonic trills skate around electronic belches, robotic programming and primitive synth-pop.
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.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Oct 19, 2010
by Sarah Gianetto

After years away, Genever is back at the bar

Genever: Don’t know what it is. Can’t pronounce it. What do I do now? I read the brochure and menu, listen to the presentation, watch the movie and try to ...