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November 25-December 1
53 things we’re thankful for
From Harry Reid’s win over Sharron Angle to Jubilee! read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionCelebrities: To ban or not to ban?
The adage about there being no such thing as bad press has been repeated for as long as celebrities have been living their lives under ... more
The IntersectionA few suggestions for keeping that Christmas spirit going long after Black Friday
We at the Weekly have come up with a few other ways retailers can keep shoppers feeling pressured to purchase in the other days leading ... more
The IntersectionWhy ‘Eating Las Vegas’ fails to help anyone find anything
Now seating ego, party of three more
The IntersectionWhat if we turned Vegas’ empty homes into works of art?
Abandoned homes in Detroit are getting a special kind of home makeover - maybe it’s time to bring the concept to the Valley. more
The IntersectionAsian superstars are bringing business to the Strip
Superstars from Asia seem to regularly make the trek across the Pacific to perform at Las Vegas venues - but have we heard of them? more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Allen Lester more
The IntersectionTa-Ta-Toos allow you to use your assets to communicate
Letting someone see your breasts is already one of the best gifts you can give, but if you’ve ever wanted your boobs’ message to be ... more
The IntersectionCelebrity hair for civilian prices at Platinum Blow-Dry Bar
Every girl knows no matter how amazing the outfit, if the hair and makeup aren’t up to par, your look is totally shot. more
The IntersectionArt, virtually
Will the homeless Las Vegas Art Museum consider throwing its collection online? more
The IntersectionWhat does your mustache say about you?
We sought out locals at the Silverton’s Mustachio Bashio this week to answer “what does your mustache say about you?” more
The IntersectionThinking about last week’s cover, Dirk Arthur’s guarantee and more
Also, Sharron Angle finally speaks! more
Dream Zone: ‘Cheryl Burke was performing’
“…the audience was screaming “BOOOOOO” because the dance was really slow.” more


NightlifeHot Spots: Turkey termination, Double Down’s barely legal, Raiders and fundraisers
There’s a whole lotta giving going on… more
NightlifeThe Schnitzer bros have strong bonds with Vegas’ club scene—and one another
Neal, Bryan and David are nightlife employees who work together, live together and play together… and still like each other. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Downtown dance party, bass party and charity parties
Fremont got funky, bass will be bumping soon, cans for cans and a benefit for BMXers. more
NightlifeModa at Lolita’s is full of fresh sounds … and confetti
The new party is happily far from commercial. more
NightlifeCana’s blackberry mojito
In an effort to ignore the slowly chilling weather, we cast an eye toward a light, refreshing beverage. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentKathy Griffin talks about banned celebrities, Thanksgiving and Sharron Angle
The D-List queen returns to the Colosseum Nov. 27 and she’s ready to tell it all: midterm election hilarity, Sister Wives, and her Ricky Martin fantasy. more
Arts and EntertainmentTheater Review: Insurgo makes ‘The Crucible’ relevant again
These Puritans aren’t the same smiling pilgrim faces in grocery stores this week. more
Arts and EntertainmentAges-old format gets revived with ‘Burlesque: The Show’
Third-generation burlesque dancer Brandy Lee brings the art of seduction to the Westin Casaurina. more
Arts and EntertainmentA Perfect Circle’s return leaves us wanting more
Six years after they last performed together, the members of A Perfect Circle (including one new addition) reunited for a brief tour. more
Arts and EntertainmentJapanese rock band The Heiz makes Vegas its second home
Japanese rock band The Heiz - Las Vegas locals? more
Arts and EntertainmentAt Lou Ruvo center, a painting to match the mission
Steve Wynn, an art collector, took a long look at the impressive cathedral-like interior and decided it needed a big statement. It needed art. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook Review: An American ramble with Mark Twain
On March 12, 1906, Mark Twain was furious. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to watch and listen to this week
This week we’ve got Roger Waters, great local music and more more


ScreenMovie review: ‘Burlesque’ is flashy and empty
Burlesque is a loose remake of Coyote Ugly, but without the charm. more
ScreenMovie review: ‘Love and Other Drugs’
Edward Zwick has finally directed a movie that mirrors the kind of earnest relationship stories he’s known for producing on TV. more
Screen127 Hours’ is riveting, gruesome and fascinating
By golly, it kind of works! more
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Talking shop with Joel Robuchon
TasteTo use a cooking term, Joël Robuchon’s attire is “blackened.”
Drink this: True Evel Daredevil Ale
Taste“You won’t be able to tell when or where you’re going to land.”
Andre’s brings back the three-martini lunch ... for dinner
TasteMost employers frown upon workday drinking these days, which might explain why Andre’s is offering a three-martini “lunch” at dinnertime
DW Bistro has acceptable comfort food, but it needs to let loose
TasteAt a 7-month-old southwest Vegas spot with a Jamaican influence, I figured full flavors would follow. Not so much.




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 ...