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Best in Print

November 18-November 24
Best in PrintAlbert Watson’s new photography book captures Vegas’ offbeat side
The 300-plus-page project showcases the beauty in the Valley’s working stiffs, empty lots and damp corners. read article
Best in PrintThe men who inspired ‘The Defenders’ on TV are living the legal dream
Sorry, Glen Lerner! Las Vegas attorneys Michael Cristalli and Marc Saggese have the ultimate commercial—a CBS drama ... read article
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The IntersectionA few words with the longtime host of NPR’s ‘Weekend Edition Sunday’
Liane Hansen, host of NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday, is in the middle of a two-part series on the Las Vegas economy. more
The IntersectionSex research is alive and going well, even if the actual sex isn’t
For Dr. Debby Herbenick, the study of sex goes way beyond the bedroom. more
The IntersectionWill this season’s gingerbread houses show trouble on a tiny scale?
With the city of Henderson accepting gingerbread house submissions for its WinterFest Celebration, the question remains whether artists will burst beyond the fantasy of the ... more
The IntersectionA new reality for Rick Dale of ‘American Restoration’
Early last year, local antiques restorer had had enough. more
The IntersectionWhy the sudden changes at the Review-Journal may be a very, very bad thing
The more I think about it, the more I worry. more
The IntersectionMy Chuck Taylors are better than your Chuck Taylors
Converse’s Chuck Taylor All Stars are the ultimate pedal equalizer. more
The IntersectionDinosaurs and Roses is expanding the notion of what’s possible with a nonprofit thrift store
They doesn’t sell fossils or fresh flowers, but it does hock thousands of household items typical of thrift stores, as well as something customers might ... more
The IntersectionWhat’s your least favorite holiday?
Whatta YOU think? The Weekly wants to know. more
The IntersectionThinking about trigger-happy cops, Manny Pacquiao and more
Also, we admit we’re anxiously awaiting for the return of Britney. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Aaron Thomas more
Dream Zone: ‘suddenly she was gone’
I have been having a lot of dreams about the woods or firewood lately. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Bam, beats a benefit and more
Go party now before the tryptophan coma takes over next week. more
Nightlife150 bottles of rum on the wall
150 varieties of rum? In one room? Yo-ho, yo-ho, a pirate’s life for me! Plus: 3 specialty cocktail recipes! more
NightlifeNite Bite: Dance party on Fremont Street!
Ever stroll down Fremont Street and think, “Man, that big-ass screen would be so cool for a dance party!”? more
NightlifeThe “Vatican of saloons”: P.J. Clarke’s brings old-world bar charm to Vegas
Don’t you dare ask for a frou-frou frozen drink… more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Reality shows, Godskitchen goes, beer for pong flows
Two new Vegas nightlife shows start filming, Thursdays at Vanity go bye-bye and beer pong! more
NightlifeLet the holiday cocktails begin!
Your favorite shopping outlets are already gearing up for the holidays. So why not do the same with your cocktails? more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentPainting with fire at Trifecta gallery
The level of detail is breathtaking, especially given that all of the paintings are made with fire. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive things I wrote in my notebook during The Hold Steady show
Stage right cries out for Franz Nicolay’s newsboy cap and handlebar mustache… more
Arts and EntertainmentSeek absolution with Las Vegas Little Theatre’s ‘Doubt’
John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt won just about every award it could when it debuted in 2004, and it’s easy to see why. more
Arts and EntertainmentSilverton celebrates Movember with its Mustachio Bashio
Movember is here, and you know what that means! Time to celebrate the ‘stache! more
Arts and EntertainmentHear the drama of Tchaikovsky at the Las Vegas Philharmonic
The Las Vegas Philharmonic presents the second installment of its Masterworks series with special guest Laura Liu. more
Arts and EntertainmentA welcome opportunity in a city with no art museum
Las Vegas receives a welcome concession for those hoping to hold a conversation about art history, masterworks, techniques and symbolism. more
Arts and EntertainmentFall in Vain tops final three foes to finish first in Rock the Roof battle
Diablo’s Rock the Roof battle of the bands finale shook up the Strip with diverse sounds and an unexpected outcome last Friday night. more
Arts and EntertainmentGoldBoot was made for dancin’
Former members of defunct local band America Yeah have returned to the scene with a new endeavor. more
The launch of Southern Nevada’s Literary Arts Council
Writers tend not to be social people, but stereotypes be damned! more
Arts and EntertainmentCoffeetable ‘Lost’
The Lost Encyclopedia’s a solid way to revisit people and places you’ve long forgotten about. more
Arts and EntertainmentForget daubing blue-hairs; this bingo hall is packed with hipsters
They call it Underground Rebel Bingo Club, but it’s listed on the marquee at the Las Vegas Hilton as we drive up Friday night. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go and what to watch this week
This week we’ve got UNLV hoops, burning witches and one of the best movies of the year. more


ScreenHarry Potter’ series starts winding up with ‘Deathly Hallows’
The Harry Potter series finally kicks the plot into high gear. more
ScreenA look at the most memorable supporting roles in ‘Harry Potter’
The Harry Potter franchise is full of colorful supporting characters who add to the tapestry of the movies’ world. Here’s a look at some of ... more
ScreenThe Next Three Days’ is full of agonizing details
Days takes what should be a rousing thriller and turns it into a plodding bore. more
ScreenFair Game’ makes middling drama from real-life headlines
Not every big scandal should be a movie, people. more
ScreenCool It’ fights propaganda with more propaganda
Ondi Timoner’s lively documentary Cool It, about Danish global-warming skeptic Bjorn Lomborg, is really no less alarmist and biased than Al Gore’s influential lecture. more
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Q&A: John Curtas, co-author of Las Vegas’ new restaurant guide
TasteWhat happens when three food critics get together and try to pick the city’s 50 best restaurants?
Send me to ... Bob Taylor's Ranch House
TasteWho goes to lunch way out here?
A very Vegas Thanksgiving menu: Chickarina soup
Check out Lavo chef John DeLoach’s Italian wedding soup.
A very Vegas Thanksgiving menu: Orchard salad
TasteThis Thanksgiving, try a flavorful orchard salad from Serendipity.
A very Vegas Thanksgiving menu: Roasted organic turkey
TasteThis year, plan your Thanksgiving dinner using recipes from notable local chefs.
A very Vegas Thanksgiving menu: Grilled salmon
For friends who don’t dig on poultry, Marche Bacchus serves up a tasty fish dish.
A very Vegas Thanksgiving menu: Chorizo and roasted jalapeno stuffing
Go for some Mexican flavor with this spicy stuffing.
A very Vegas Thanksgiving menu: Pumpkin mashed potatoes
TastePut Halloween pumpkins to use in this tasty Thanksgiving side dish.
A very Vegas Thanksgiving menu: Butternut squash dumplings
They sound fancy, but butternut squash dumplings will wow your guests without wasting your time.
A very Vegas Thanksgiving menu: Cranberry-orange relish
The holiday staple gets a flavorful facelift thanks to fresh ginger, star anise and orange juice.
A very Vegas Thanksgiving menu: Gingerbread crème brulee
TasteBotero pastry chef Sara Steele shares her holiday dessert recipe.




CD Cover CD review: Kanye West 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy'
Judging from his news coverage, you’d think that all he does is make ill-considered political statements, interrupt awards shows and shop for new bathroom fixtures.
CD Cover CD review: My Chemical Romance 'Danger Days'
Just when it looked like My Chemical Romance couldn’t top 2006’s The Black Parade, here comes Danger Days.
CD Cover 'Escape the Fate' might make the band more famous, but it won’t ...
This album proves they have what it takes to make it to the top; it’s unlikely, however, that they’ll have anything worthwhile to contribute once they get there.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Nov 22, 2010
by Deanna Rilling

Cana’s blackberry mojito

Moe-hee-toe. Sounds like summer, right? In an effort to ignore the slowly chilling weather, we cast an eye toward a light, refreshing beverage, available year-round at Town Square’s Caña Tapas ...