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Best in Print

December 16-December 22
Best in PrintRallying around the Rebels
This year’s team is looking good. Hop on board, Vegas, and forget your troubles. read article
Best in PrintA guide to the art, entertainment and nightlife features that separate Cosmo from the pack
Everything you want to know about the new resort’s dining, nightlife, art and more. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionMy other truck is a bumper sticker
We’re a country defined by golden arches, the Nike swoosh and the Apple’s apple. more
The IntersectionFor Elaine Wynn, $5 million is just a start
Warren Buffett gets in Elaine Wynn’s ear every so often about this little project he and Bill Gates want her to consider. more
The IntersectionAdvocate: ‘Saved on the Strip’ is wrong to assume all hookers need saving
Former prostitute Annie Lobert’s TV show comes packaged with the staged drama, overacting and ridiculous sensationalism of reality television. more
The IntersectionNotes from the opening of the world’s largest H&M store
The Swedes have hit the Strip, and they’ve brought with them racks and racks of impossibly inexpensive clothing. more
The IntersectionThe Strippermobile returns, this time bearing gifts
It was one of those “only in Vegas” scenes—a Plexiglas vehicle called the Strippermobile delivering $19,000 worth of bikes to a toy drive last week. more
The IntersectionHey! Chill out, Rebel fans
The UNLV men’s basketball team is off to an impressive start, but apparently the good news has not reached some fans. more
The IntersectionWeekly staffers reveal what’s on their holiday wish lists
An inflatable turkey and a hand grenade oil lamp. We have diverse tastes. more
The IntersectionThinking about the Bellagio bandit and fancy art
Thinking about the Bellagio bandit and fancy art more
The IntersectionWhat do you want for the holidays this year?
Whatta YOU think? The Weekly wants to know. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Beth Andries more
Dream Zone: ‘being punched in the face over and over again’
“The man died off.” more


NightlifeMeet @MarqueeLV: Get to know these faces at the new Cosmopolitan nightclub
From the artistic director, a resident DJ, VIP host and more, here’s the faces to become familiar with. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Let’s keep the ho-ho-holiday-themed parties going
Socialites, Juicy Bells, brush battles and bass music… more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Toy drives, Krave robs the cradle, DJ Hollywood Day and Sundanze
XS and Tryst break records, Hollywood gets his own day and more. more
NightlifeThree questions with DJ/producer AK1200
The drum and bass heavyweight chats about the U.K. versus U.S. scene, dubstep and “Sanctuary.” more
NightlifeClubbing confidential: When LAX goes 1920s, it’s Patron meets pearl strings
No, you cannot wear my hat, even though it’s better than yours. Yes, you can kiss me, even though my pants are manlier than yours. more
NightlifeA deep burn: Turn to bourbon for vintage cocktails that will warm you from the inside out
Mmmm. It hurts (and tastes) so good… more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentHoliday nostalgia at the Arts Factory’s Bar + Bistro
As part of its Camp 107 series, the Arts Factory’s Bar + Bistro presents a night of nostalgia - and drink specials. more
Arts and EntertainmentNeon Museum hosts open house at its Neon Boneyard
The Neon Boneyard opens its doors to Las Vegas signage history for one night only. more
Arts and EntertainmentGive the gift of local art
A few locally made suggestions for your holiday list more
Arts and EntertainmentCosmo’s Art-O-Mat machines offer up $5 works of art
Art-O-Mat machines already move nearly 25,000 works of art annually, vending in coffee shops, galleries and museums, including New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art. more
Arts and EntertainmentParty at the Silverton! Hideous holiday sweaters encouraged.
After the successful Mustachio Bashio last month, the Silverton serves up another awesome themed event with its Hideous Holiday Sweater Party. more
Local Music: One bluesy Rose
Local singer/songwriter Walker Rose gave the Beauty Bar a taste of the blues last Saturday night. more
Arts and EntertainmentNew ‘Sinatra’ show looks like another Wynn winner
Twyla Tharp’s new show is what So You Think You Can Dance competitors strive for in their young careers. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to do and what to watch this week
This week we’ve got Christmas couture and floral displays more
Arts and EntertainmentLeonard Cohen’s return to Vegas proves he’s got miles left if he wants ’em
Forget retirement. The man’s got a second career as a stand-up comic waiting if he wants it. more
Arts and EntertainmentBrett Wesley Gallery’s latest exhibit delights in its outsider perspective
Las Vegas nurses a perpetual Southern California hangover, aesthetically as well as literally. more
Arts and EntertainmentThree topics addressed by comedian Aziz Ansari Saturday night at the Pearl
Kanye West? Yeah, he went there. more
Arts and EntertainmentMichael Cera plays House of Blues — really
It’s not every night you see a drummer snapping photos of his bassist mid-concert. more


ScreenBlack Swan’ is ridiculous and captivating
We can’t help but be swept along in the psychosexual drama about a driven ballet dancer. more
ScreenThe Fighter’ is a mostly bland biopic
Director David O. Russell seems determined to prove that he can work in the mainstream. more
ScreenTron: Legacy’: Lovely but dumb
To say that belated sequel Tron: Legacy looks amazing is both to praise and to condemn it. more
ScreenConfession of a ‘Tron’ nerd
I’ve always been a nerd. I had a TRS-80 computer when I was in the third or fourth grade. more
ScreenHow Do You Know’ is rough but lively
For all its rough patches, the film boasts the one element sorely missing from most Hollywood rom-coms: a pulse. more
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Cosmo’s Estiatorio Milos will reflect its creator’s back-to-basics vision
Taste“I got into this business to change how people think about Greek food.”




CD Cover Review: R. Kelly's 'Love Letter'
Love Letter shows Kelly’s ability to expand his style.
CD Cover Review: Michael Jackson's posthumous album
MJ would be disappointed to hear how 'Michael' turned out
CD Cover Daft Punk's 'Tron: Legacy' soundtrack review
It’s curious and disappointing that the Legacy score has little of the digital dazzle that makes Daft Punk great.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Dec 15, 2010
by Deanna Rilling

A deep burn: Turn to bourbon for vintage cocktails that will warm you from the inside out

“’Tis the season of brown spirit cocktails,” says Kent Bearden, master mixologist at the MGM Grand. As you may have noticed, popular culture has embraced the Prohibition era of late, ...