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Best in Print

August 30-September 5
Best in PrintCocktails and confessions with Las Vegas’ ambassadors of booze
So a brand ambassador walks into a bar attached to a brothel in the middle of nowhere … read article
Best in PrintEnter the supper club: Are nightlife one-stop shops wave of future?
This ain’t your grandma’s steak-and-scotch cabaret. read article
Best in PrintHost with the most: Afrojack on touring, Missy Elliot and ‘making the party’
Also, when to play Nicki Minaj’s “Starships.” read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionConversation starters: Eli Roth’s Goretorium and voter apathy
Also, Vince Neil is misbehaving. Again. more
The IntersectionDowntown desperately needs more parks. Who will step up?
It’s hard to imagine a great city without great parks. more
The IntersectionTiffany’s Cafe still serving burgers and yesterdays amid slow times
Most people coming through the door ask only for directions or change, rather than menus. more
The IntersectionMeet Cortney Jordan, Las Vegas Paralympian
21-year-old swimmer says she belongs in the water. more
The IntersectionCover your breasts in Vegas or go to jail
This may be Sin City, but it turns out Nevada has some of the toughest nudity laws in the country. more
S is for syphilis and C is for contagious
Have you slept with a porn star? more
The IntersectionTalking with Juicy Couture’s Pam Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor
We’re still obsessed with casual luxury, comfort and all of those things that are Skaist-Taylor and Juicy—but it’s a new day. more
Trend-watching at the MAGIC Project Trade Show
Brooches are back, and floral prints are all over. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Labor Day weekend edition!
Deadmau5 and David Guetta at Encore, a float down the Colorado River and more! more
NightlifeMark your calendars: A few pool club closings
Labor Day does mark the end of the summer social season, after all! more
NightlifeHow to mix four signature Vegas Labor Day libations
Can’t hit the pool parties this weekend? Try these cocktails at home. more
NightlifeHave pinata, will party at Ghostbar Day Club’s second season
Beer bongs, go-gos and over-the-top theatrics: This is GBDC. more
NightlifeLMFAO’s Sky-Blu rains champagne at Wet Republic
It’s an isolated drizzle brought on by a booze-infused rain dance to the sound of Sky Blu’s party rock beats. more
NightlifeLight Group resident DJ Aaron “Ikon” White looks beyond the booth
Ikon shares his mixing skills and opinion on mashups. more
The Bank Nightclub (Las Vegas) vs. the Bank Club (Pioche)
Two towns, two very different nightlife scenes, one name. more
NightlifeMeet Marquee’s hard-partying mascot: Mr. Q
What’s life like for Marquee’s big-headed, grammatically creative, mute mascot? Too Party. more
NightlifeThree reasons Kandy Vegas should be part of your holiday weekend
The official Kandy Vegas bash on Saturday night at Paradise Pool will boast a massive gumball machine, gorgeous women in candy attire and vignettes inspired ... more
NightlifeMarquee’s costume menu: It’s not just for Halloween
Suit up for a night of costumed cocktailing at the Cosmo club. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentReturn of The Mad Caps, Pinkberry arrives, and other stuff you’ll want to know about
Plus, Shaq’s All-Star Comedy Jam and the Shoezeum. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe lineup at Cosmo’s P3 Studio is impressive and diverse
The upcoming artists cover the gamut in media and message. more
Arts and EntertainmentCAC’s ‘Off the Strip’ video and performance event meets Justin Favela’s ‘The Mini Market’
Above the aisles of sundries, food items and holiday products are his trademark piñatas, including “Creamy 7-Up Jello,” inverted cactus piñatas and “Paper Tiger,” a ... more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Imagine Dragons’ ‘Night Visions’
Imagine Dragons’ Night Visions is well-polished, but a tad overwrought more
Arts and EntertainmentCandy Warpop unveils its dangerous new lead singer
Amy Pate brings a new dimension to local fuzz-rock outfit. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: ‘Amped’
Daniel H. Wilson’s latest novel is a huge disappointment more
Arts and EntertainmentLocal performers come together at Judy Bayley—for a higher purpose
This year’s God Lives in Glass featured a 40-voice chorus. more
Arts and EntertainmentHard Rock’s intimate new Vinyl shows off on opening night
Curious crowd inspects Las Vegas’ latest live-music venue. more
Arts and EntertainmentFour FYF music fest acts make the LDW trip from LA
Vegas visitors are all solo acts with crazy names. more


Screen‘Robot & Frank’ is charmingly low-key science fiction
Peter Sarsgaard voices the robot, and Frank plays Frank. more
ScreenFilm Review: ‘The Imposter’
Engrossing documentary details French con artist posing as missing teen. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Celeste & Jesse Forever’
Despite its indie cred, Celeste & Jesse Forever is just another romantic comedy more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Cosmopolis’
Robert Pattinson’s street cred just shot way up more
ScreenTV review: ‘Coma’
Despite lots of starpower, Coma is a pointless remake more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Lawless’
If you love Tommy guns, Lawless is for you more
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Looking for last weeks issue?


Mina elevates Strip seafood at American Fish
TasteDon’t worry about the closure of Seablue; American Fish is even better.
In-N-Outish burgers, brats and custard at two new eateries
TasteFreddy’s on the eastside, Dita’s on the west. Pick your spot.
Kerry Simon does edamame his way
TasteA dash of togarashi and a squeeze of lime finish the dish.
Chef Ming Yu shares his favorite spots for Japanese, Chinese and Italian
TasteKitchen commander at Wynn’s Wing Lei makes the culinary rounds.




CD Cover Imagine Dragons
Imagine Dragons' Night Visions is well-polished, but a tad overwrought
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Yeasayer's latest album is a compelling listen
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This tribute is a little heavy on the Nicks.

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