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October 4-October 10
Best in PrintWelcome to Doom Town: Stories and scars of nuclear Nevada
For 40 years, nuclear tests shook Southern Nevada. Today, the mushroom clouds are gone, but the memories—and questions—remain read article
Best in PrintTwo times the comic books in one Vegas weekend
MorrisonCon and Las Vegas Comic Expo promised very different events, but delivered something strikingly similar. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionTrash can warrior: Renaissance Faire jouster David Schade knows history can hurt
Catch him at the Age of Chivalry fest this weekend. more
The IntersectionKeeping up with Downtown development can be exhausting
There’s no shortage of great projects going on Downtown. Check out our list. more
Conversation Starters: Stolen iPads and Paris Hilton
Oh, and some gamblers got their money refunded. For real! more
The IntersectionFrom art walk to street festival: A look back at ten years of First Friday
Weekly arts writer Kristen Peterson highlights moments from the fest’s first ten years. In March 2006 a wood carver named Sydney Waithe was grilling chicken … more
The IntersectionOne of the most diverse campuses in the country, UNLV aims to reflect its community
U.S. News & World Report ranks UNLV eighth in ethnic diversity. more
The IntersectionMGM Grand’s new ‘Stay Well’ rooms are designed to make you feel better
Vitamin C-infused shower, anyone? more
The IntersectionCourting the Hispanic vote: Mana vs. Craig Romney
Both made appearances in the Valley for the two frontrunners. Who was more affective? more
The IntersectionKitten in the drywall
A call came in about a cat that needed to be picked up at an apartment complex. more


NightlifeYou don’t know Markus: a candid chat with America’s Best DJ
Markus Schulz (with DJ A-Trak) will be at Marquee October 7. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Magic Hat beer finally makes it to Nevada and more
Also, pool club closures and party brunch launches. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Nervo at XS, DJ Pauly D at the Hard Rock Hotel and more
Also, Marquee Dayclub’s closing party. more
NightlifeRaise a glass—or several—at the inaugural Beverage Blowout
Champion of mixology Tony Abou-Ganim will be roasted as part of the Downtown event. more
NightlifeN9NE Steakhouse gives pumpkin some thrills with the Jack O’Lantern
This Tuaca-laced treat will make you forget you ever had a pumpkin latte. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go, what to eat and what to see this week
Cee Lo and the Muppets, Blue Man Group finds a new home and Zombiepalooza more
Arts and EntertainmentLocal artist Su Limbert brings dreamy new work to Blackbird
“Into the Wild” picks up where the “All Is Full of Love” installation left off. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD Review: Deadmau5’s ‘Album title goes here’
The Canadian superstar producer grasps how to wrangle his progressive house into something resembling an accessible pop album. more
Arts and EntertainmentBryce Harper’s amazing story told in new book
In his first year in the majors, Harper is headed to the playoffs more
Arts and EntertainmentRise Against’s latest Las Vegas show can’t live up to the past
Too many politically themed multimedia interludes disrupted the musical flow. more
Arts and EntertainmentA few friendly suggestions for First Friday’s 10-year time capsule
This time capsule will be opened in 2022, and we’ll be there, somehow. more
Arts and EntertainmentChatting with The XX’s Jamie XX
Chatting about new albums, simple sounds, and whispered lyrics. more
Arts and EntertainmentFirst Friday afterparty the Get Back turns 10
The Beauty Bar’s funk-soul bash marks a decade Downtown on October 5. more
Arts and EntertainmentKaraoke? Try Okie-Dokie
Artifice’s new night has some definite perks. more
Arts and EntertainmentAuthor Robert Anasi on the rise and fall of ‘The Last Bohemia’
Author Robert Anasi lived at the right place at the right time: Williamsburg, 1988. more


ScreenFilm review: ‘Taken 2’
Will it live up to the original? more
ScreenThe Perks of Being a Wallflower’ captures the awkwardness of adolescence
The film adaptation of the popular book is directed by Perks writer Steven Chbosky. more
ScreenFrankenweenie’ brings some energy to Tim Burton’s familiar style
“The homage to monster movies of the past is warm and funny.” more
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Our best Vietnamese is back and better than ever
TasteBosa 1 returns to life as Pho Bosa on Spring Mountain Road.
Beach Hut Deli could be Henderson's next great sandwich shop
TasteNothing’s more important in sandwich construction than great bread.
Get your noodle shops straightened out and head to Beijing Noodle Cafe
TasteThis neighborhood treasure is easily confused with a Caesars Palace restaurant.
Farmer's Market Guide: Week of October 4
Farm fresh goodies, straight to your kitchen.
Ri Ra Irish Pub's James Sawyer prefers bacon and A-1
TasteThe chef’s favorite dish on his menu? Anything with corned beef.
Paul Bartolotta brings a bold yet simple shrimp dish to your table
TasteBartolotta Ristorante Di Mare’s gamberi e cannellini is easy to make.




CD Cover Mumford and Sons
Is this British folk band playing dress-up? Maybe, but that banjo sounds pretty good.
CD Cover CD Review: No Doubt's 'Push and Shove'
It's a been long time, but No Doubt is finally back.
CD Cover CD Review: Green Day's 'Uno!'
The first of a trilogy of Green Day albums serves as a nice palate-cleanser.

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Cocktail of the Week Oct 3, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

N9NE Steakhouse gives pumpkin some thrills with the Jack O’Lantern

October is here, and so are the pumpkins. They’re in your lattes, on sale at roadside patches and about to show up on your neighbors’ stoops. Forty-six percent of American ...