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Best in Print

July 21-July 27
Best in PrintTales from the journey
On the open road, along a dusty trail or in an RV bumping across Europe, the space ... read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionWho controls First Friday? No one, it seems.
The recently announced two-month hiatus concerns only a portion of the monthly art festival. Check out the details here. more
The IntersectionThis is your life, Las Vegas Natural History Museum
Looking back on the institution’s two decades. more
The IntersectionSmith Center to start selling tickets for Broadway Las Vegas series
Check out the cultural center’s first season of Broadway productions! more
The IntersectionA glimpse at Google+
Google+ is full for the time being. Still intrigued? Find details here. more
The IntersectionAre ladies nights legal or not?
Check out the new law Governor Sandoval just signed. more
The IntersectionBetting: Got a WSOP favorite? Head to a sports book
Jeff Haney says just because you can get on WSOP players doesn’t mean you should more
The IntersectionConversation starters: From a petroglyph to Yucca
A 300-pound boulder with a historic petroglyph was returned to the Spring Mountains National Preserve by helicopter last week after going missing in 2008. more
Thinking about the DMV, ‘Breaking Bad’ and more
Also, the Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort’s new plans. more
The IntersectionFor MGM Resorts, bad luck isn’t only in the cards
The flames devoured the roof at such a dramatic pace that the Monte Carlo seemed doomed. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Michael Reinoehl more
The IntersectionJo Malone at Wynn is heaven scent
From cologne to candles, the products that grew from her imagination and love of natural essences show her understanding of scent’s subtlety and power, its ... more
The IntersectionIntroducing… Babiators
It’s never too early to share the wonders of 1980s cinema with the younger generation. more
The IntersectionWork du Soleil with Cirque
On the Strip, $40 won’t buy a ticket to Cirque du Soleil, but it will buy a Cirque-inspired cardio class. more


NightlifeNightlife news & notes: EDC gives back, Sex Panther and more
Also, a tequila dinner at Border Grill. more
NightlifeHot Spots: David Hasselhoff, Cali Swag District and more
Also, a ‘90s party at Haze. more
Free nightlife swag doesn’t end at comped bottles and open bars
Check out what else a couple of venues are giving away! more
NightlifeA skeptic’s night out at Club Nikki
Weekly writer Rick Lax experiences an authentic Vegas club experience with his skeptic friend. more
NightlifeDowntown dad: A Weekly writer takes her father to the Bunkhouse
Have you taken your dad to the Bunkhouse? The ‘s April Corbin did. Find out what went down here. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go, who to hear and what to read this week
Also, what to watch—including a special screening of Rocky at the Cosmo pool. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe skateboard deck gets much love with LVSK8 5
The latest LVSK8 exhibition features some absolutely gorgeous artwork more
Arts and EntertainmentBob Dylan delivers a shot of love at the Pearl
Weekly critic Spencer Patterson is glad he revisited Bob Dylan more
Arts and EntertainmentTeen outsiders are heroes in comic ‘Shadoweyes in Love’
If you’re a superhero or crime-fighting vigilante, you already know that violence is the answer—you wouldn’t be running around rooftops and pouncing on bad guys ... more
Arts and EntertainmentARTrageous brings art of all kinds to the Cosmo
The second-annual art extravaganza benefits the Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada. more
Arts and EntertainmentDirty Rotten Scoundrels’ at Las Vegas Little Theatre is a laughter sandwich
Jokes are delivered in bunches in this remake of a remake. more
Arts and EntertainmentAs Wyatt McKenzie leaves Las Vegas, I’ll miss the man as much as his music
The scene loses a hero. Aaron Thompson loses a “brother.” more
Arts and EntertainmentSnippets from an email chat with Tony Bennett
Bennett discusses his friendship with Fred Astaire and his new collabo album. more


ScreenThe Las Vegas Film Festival struggles to find its niche
Weekly film editor Josh Bell recaps the film fest’s 2011 happenings. more
ScreenHolding out for more heroes
This summer Thor, Green Lantern and Captain America made it to the big screen. Weekly film editor Josh Bell gives his picks for who he’d ... more
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At All-Star Cochon, embracing the magic of pork
Taste14 heritage pigs, 4 butchers, 10 chefs—if you have a thing for swine, it doesn’t get better than this.
Eating old-school in modern Vegas
TasteAt these classic restaurants, serious food and service haven’t gone out of style.
Find brews and reggae at Big Dog's Summer Beer Fest
TasteThe brewing company will have more than 30 beers to sample this Saturday.




Music: What's new in … Robert Pollard
Yeah, one guy has released five albums this year. What have you accomplished?
CD Cover CD review: Incubus' 'If Not Now, When?'
Music writer Annie Zaleski reviews Incubus' latest CD
CD Cover The Killers' Ronnie Vannucci speaks up
The drummer's side band is all about radio-friendly rock.

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The Making of Oscar

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  • The Making of Oscar
  • George Maloof
  • DJ Pauly D Residency at the Palms
  • Pawn Stars join Kats With the Dish
  • Miss Nevada USA 2011 Sarah Chapman
  • Burlesque Photo Shoot
  • A Crowd of Small Adventures
  • Rhyme N Rhythm

Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Jul 12, 2011
by Sarah Feldberg

A Cosmo bartender creates sensuality in cocktail form

Some people are emotional drinkers. They drink when they’re happy. They drink when they’re sad. They drink when they’re feeling slightly excited with just a hint of nostalgia and a ...