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September 1-September 7
Best in PrintFeel that electricity in the air? No? You’re not the only one
It sounds cliché, but this is a town that will only embrace a winner. read article
Trends, players and teams to watch early in the NFL season
Let’s get “Back to Football,” to use the NFL’s hackneyed slogan. read article
Best in PrintIf you only get to one game this fall, make sure it’s …
The Weekly staff picks five games you shouldn’t miss. read article
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The Intersection

Get off the couch and watch with your fellow fans at these Valley team bars
Whether you’re a Bills fan or a Buccaneer fan, the Weekly has you covered. more
The IntersectionA few more words before he goes
Departing Strip Sense columnist Steve Friess revisits highlights from his four years more
Conversation starters: From Olympic dreams to lottery scams
Also, the history that could be lost with the Hilton. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Katie Knoch more
The IntersectionSurviving the collapse of civilization like a true Las Vegan
What weather phenomenon correlates with typhoons and floods, droughts and ice storms, fish kills and red tides? El Niño, which may be tied to generations ... more
The IntersectionNew York New York’s new ads feature epic Vegas scenes
The hotel’s new advertising campaign hints that “there’s a story everywhere.” more
The IntersectionIs maintaining the United Football League a loco decision?
The idea of the UFL sounds great on paper, but few are buying into it. more
Thinking about Tom Cruise, the VMAs and more
Also, how the fake documentary genre is getting a bit boring. more
Dream Zone: ‘I was in Dr. Phil’s car’
All of a sudden, he leaned over and kissed me! What does that mean? more
The IntersectionQ&A with David Wilson, principal at Chaparral High School
He inherited a school that was in poor shape. There were few working toilets. Air ducts were covered with filth. Carpets and tile were blackened ... more
The IntersectionA killer exhibit: John Wayne Gacy’s artwork is now on display
Convicted serial killer John Wayne Gacy, community socialite that he was, would have loved the exhibit opening this week at the Contemporary Arts Center space. more
The IntersectionWhy MGM should settle that Legionnaire’s lawsuit—and quick
Tough times for CityCenter. more
Taking stock of three Las Vegas-based companies
The stock market has leveled out—knock on wood. more
The IntersectionAs You See It: Readers on O’Sheas, Barney and more
Mrs. Claus weighs in. more


NightlifeChatting with Marquee resident Fatboy Slim
The British disc jockey discusses Ibiza, his Vegas residency and more. more
A quick quiz on the acts playing Identity Festival
EDM expert? Find out here! more
NightlifeHot Spots: Labor Day Weekend
EDM awesomeness, white parties and more! more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentChatting with Frontier Ruckus banjoist David Jones
Michigan folk-rockers Frontier Ruckus headline this weekend’s Maryland Parkway Music Festival. more
Arts and EntertainmentButthole Surfers brought the weird at the Pearl
With the weird-rock Texas quartet cloaked in shadows, it was tough not to stare at a five-screen array as it cycled through bizarre images from ... more
Arts and EntertainmentThree art exhibits: Las Vegas, DNA, clowns, oh my!
Find candids, clowns and the continuous loop at these exhibits worth checking out. more
Arts and EntertainmentConcert review: Sugarland at Mandalay Bay
Sugarland does pop grandeur as well as it ever did country charm. more
Arts and EntertainmentExit interview: The Mad Caps
Weekly chats with the local rock band before their farewell show. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to read, where to go and what to eat this week
Also, where to drink! more
Arts and EntertainmentDC Comics is rebooting all its superhero comic books—will anyone buy it?
J. Caleb Mozzocco wonders if anyone will buy into DC Comics’ attempts to reinvigorate its superhero universe more
Arts and EntertainmentGeeks get some love at 222 Imperial Gallery’s new exhibit
The Downtown gallery’s latest art show is a tribute to all things “geek.” more
Arts and EntertainmentStep out in style for Fashion’s Night Out
Among the fashion festivities, Matt Goss will announce the winner of Las Vegas’ Best New Designer competition. more


ScreenBadass Jewish secret agents hunt Nazis in ‘The Debt’, and it’s awesome
You just can’t go wrong with a Nazi-hunting film, but ‘The Debt’ is great anyway more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Guard’
As buddy cop movies go, ‘The Guard’ is slightly better than most, but not by much more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Names of Love’
French import ‘The Names of Love’ is romantic and funny more
ScreenVegas Cine Fest: How not to run a film festival
Weekly film editor Josh Bell explains why the recent film fest wasn’t so much of a success. more
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Big Wong serves that magical combination: tasty and cheap
TasteChinatown’s latest entry is contending with its competition.
Three dishes our resident foodies are loving at the moment
TasteSelections from Firefly, Goyemon and Spago.




CD Cover New Chili Peppers album is a little lukewarm
If they can cut loose a little more and let Klinghoffer integrate his musical personality more fully into the group, the next Chili Peppers album might be the full-on resurgence ...
CD Cover CD review: Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks' 'Mirror Traffic'
The latest from Stephen Malkmus & The Jinks is one of the group's high points
CD Cover The view is pretty good from Kanye's and Jay-Z's 'Throne'
Kanye West and Jay-Z's collaboration 'Watch the Throne' was worth waiting for

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The Making of Oscar

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  • The Making of Oscar
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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Aug 2, 2011
by Erin Ryan

Is that a beer in your cocktail?

Drinkers often draw a line between beer and booze, but they’re seriously missing out. Case in point: Bellagio’s Summer Shandy, a beer-based cocktail by award-winning mixologist Matthew Myers. After years ...