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Best in Print

August 23-August 29
Best in PrintDream city: The Vegas skyline that might have been
What if the Strip had London instead of Paris? What if Fremont Street had a life-sized Starship ... read article
Best in PrintEducation Issues 101: A look at this year’s challenges for School District
Despite improvements, a recent report ranked Nevada’s public education worst in the nation. read article
Best in PrintA very Vegas education: Five UNLV courses you don’t want to miss
It’s not too late to sign up for that Sex, Dance and Entertainment class. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionSmall businesses, big beginnings: Talking with Downtown Project’s Don Welch
The Downtown Project’s plan to open dozens of small businesses in the next few years after picking from hundreds of at-times highly creative submissions can ... more
Conversation starters: Hospital denies decision-making to domestic partners and more
Also, a man tries to rob a local Dairy Queen with a samurai sword. more
The IntersectionWith his post-Olympic Vegas weekend, Ryan Lochte proves he’s ready to headline
The aqua-stud is a marquee-ready cash cow. more
A primer for those eligible for affordable health care next year
How to get the insurance, what it costs, and more. more
The IntersectionArtist Suzanne Lugano uses the human form as a canvas
“Every body is different. So no matter what I have in my mind, I get a surprise when the models drop their clothes, and I ... more
Faces of gay Vegas: Modeling agency launches LGBT division
Will it perpetuate the notion that LGBT people look different? more
Thinking about Todd Akin, ‘True Blood’ and more
Also, a yodel for emergency situations. Yes, a yodel. more
The IntersectionMop racing at the Olympics
There’s no denying that housekeepers are one of the most important groups keeping this city running, more
The IntersectionIs it time for Nevada to think again about guns?
They’re everywhere—in movie theaters, at Dairy Queen, on the front page. more


NightlifeHot Spots: AFAN’s Black & White Party, Nelly at Rehab and more
Also, Morgan Page at Surrender. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Prince Harry races Ryan Lochte at XS and more
Also, Culinary Dropout opens. more
NightlifeSitting in judgment at Bombay Sapphire’s Imaginative Bartender Search
Mixologists vie for a sweet prize package, including the cover of GQ. more
NightlifeBelvedere’s Lemon Tea vodka makes Tea Time a perfect summer drink
The libation was served at the vodka’s Saturday launch party. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentA ‘Wicked’ musical comes to the Smith Center
The story of Oz didn’t start with Dorothy … more
Arts and EntertainmentMinistry of Love focuses on getting its singer healthy
The band’s recent HOB show will likely be its last for the foreseeable future. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Dillinger gives music fans good reason to visit Boulder City
The restaurant and bar celebrates their one-year anniversary next month. more
Arts and EntertainmentRestaurant Week, Vinyl’s first night and other things you want to know about
Plus, Charlie Sheen roaster Amy Schumer at the Riv. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Yeasayer’s ‘Fragrant World’
Yeasayer’s latest album is a compelling listen more
Arts and EntertainmentGeoffrey Nunberg’s new book gets to the bottom of “asshole”
With the decay of Victorian values, it first seemed smart not to seem smug. more
Arts and EntertainmentGet ready for grotesque body painting and lightbulb eating
Third annual Cannibal Night fundraiser set at Erotic Heritage Museum. more


ScreenFilm review: ‘Killer Joe’
Killer Joe is little more than a wallow in the worst of humanity more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Premium Rush’
Premium Rush is a commendable attempt at a B movie more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Hermano’
All we can say about Hermano is … Oh, brother more
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Everybody Woonam Jung tonight: Korean barbecue awaits you
TasteThis Korea Town Plaza joint will welcome you in—and keep you coming back.
Delmonico's secret stash is one of the country’s top whiskey collections
TasteEmeril’s Venetian steakhouse is the spot for the good stuff.
Strip House is celebrating and you get to take the cake
TasteYour birthday cake didn’t have 24 chocolaty layers. Jealous?
Tao chef Mike Armstrong on the art of Japanese cuisine
TasteChef likes the underdog factor of cooking at Tao.
Fleur offers a cooler take on Thai
TasteChef Laurent Pillard shares a well-balanced Thai recipe.




CD Cover CD review: Imagine Dragons' 'Night Visions'
Imagine Dragons' Night Visions is well-polished, but a tad overwrought
CD Cover CD review: Yeasayer's 'Fragrant World'
Yeasayer's latest album is a compelling listen
CD Cover CD Review: 'Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to ...
This tribute is a little heavy on the Nicks.

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Cocktail of the Week Aug 29, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

How to mix four signature Vegas Labor Day libations

Sharing is caring this Labor Day. What better way to celebrate than passing around these tasty cocktails by the pitcher? From refreshers to adrenaline kicks to hangover havens in a ...