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Best in Print

October 18-October 24
Best in PrintThe big bulls, brave riders and dedicated contractors of the PBR
All eyes are on the arena, where dust (and bulls) will fly. read article
The baddest bulls of the PBR
Meet the animal athletes behind the best—and toughest—rides. read article
Best in PrintNeon Museum opens its doors with powerful stories and spellbinding artifacts
It’s a lovely Saturday morning in Downtown Las Vegas, and we’re in the Neon Museum’s Boneyard, standing ... read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionBadass bull rider J.B. Mauney on liver lacerations and love
Broken, bruised, sprained or nursing a concussion, this man gets it done. more
The IntersectionUNLV rodeo coach Ric Griffith is not afraid to brag about his team
“A lot of rodeo comes from the heart,” says UNLV coach. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier—again—in Las Vegas and more
Also, the presidential race will be close in Boulder City, according to 7-Eleven … more
The IntersectionCould Libertarian Gary Johnson have a Ralph Nader effect on the election?
Some Democrats blamed their loss in 2000 on the ultra-liberal Green Party candidate. more
The IntersectionMister Rogers’ Henrietta Pussycat comes out of ‘retirement’ in Las Vegas to help skewer Romney
The political puppet recently took jabs at his wealth, views toward PBS and more. more
The IntersectionOccupy Las Vegas isn’t dead—but it’s not occupying much, either
The organization is now in what it calls “Phase 2.” more
The IntersectionHomeowners associations: A necessary evil?
With an ongoing federal investigation and more, it’s been a rough year for the state’s HOAs. more
The IntersectionAre Downtown landowners waiting for a Hsieh payday?
Are owners in denial about the crash? more
The IntersectionComstock conundrum: Are sexual politics in America moving backwards?
With the 2012 campaign season in mind, it seems that might be the case. more
The IntersectionLady robot mannequin gives birth to robot baby
Things can get pretty realistic. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Deanna Taylor. more


NightlifeTalking DJ gossip and great opening acts with Norman Doray
The French DJ plays XS this weekend. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Psy performs at the Hard Rock, Ghostbar Dayclub opens and more
Also, Marquee throws a party for you and your pooch. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: PT’s celebrates 30 years, new venue openings and more
Also, new headphones specifically designed for EDM by Tiësto. more
NightlifeTrick or treat: Tabu’s Black Magic Martini is better than a mini Snickers
And it’s all booze—no mixer! more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go, what to watch and what to eat this week
A couple of great concerts, an Asian food fest and a poet in a casino more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!’
Hit repeat, nudge up the volume and say Allelujah!, for one of music’s most welcome reappearances. more
Arts and EntertainmentEvan Dent’s ‘Supporting Recollection’ delivers mixed-media memories
The hands, chosen for their expressive nature and high profile in video games, read as a sort of secret sign language. more
Arts and EntertainmentJana Cruder photographs Barbie idealism with real-world complications
Plenty of people have photographed Barbie, the actual doll, in real-world settings using adult themes, but Cruder uses live models, special lighting and a discerning ... more
Arts and EntertainmentLA artists exhibit comes with a political bent and a Lonnie Hammargren rally
Get your culture and civic participation on this weekend! more
Arts and EntertainmentOnyx Theatre’s ‘Sweeney Todd’ makes terror terrifically funny
Director Brendon Burk and his comrades made good on Stephen Sondheim’s original hope that the work be intimately staged. more
Arts and EntertainmentBreweries show off their tastiest crafts at the Downtown Brew Festival
Check out these recommendations while your making your to-drink list. more
Arts and EntertainmentChatting with Melvins mainstays Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover
Iconic punk-metal trio’s 51 shows in 51 days includes a stop in Downtown Vegas. more


ScreenTV: HBO biopic ‘The Girl’ struggles to connect
It’s just a story about a creepy guy and a pretty girl, and it rarely manages to be more than that. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Alex Cross’
Tyler Perry strays from his own films—but should he have? more
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Saffron packs a punch but serves more than spiciness
TasteNorthwest located, family-owned Indian restaurant is a neighborhood gem.
Evil clowns aside, Cariba Charlie's ribs leave a lot to be desired
TasteJust because Scorch the Clown says the ribs are great doesn’t make it so.
At Greens & Proteins, you don't have to feel bad for wanting ...
TasteTofu fries aren’t really about being healthy. They’re too delicious.
Tacos & Tequila chef shares his favorite ingredients
TasteChef Saul Ortiz is obsessed with spicy peppers, so of course he’s into Thai food.
Sirio chef explains fresh pasta in black and white
TasteChef Vincenzo Scarmiglia implores you to make your own.
Farmer's Market Guide: Week of October 18
Time for your Weekly dose of freshness.




CD Cover CD review: Taylor Swift's 'Red'
Country? Please. Taylor Swift's latest CD is all pop
CD Cover CD review: Swedish House Mafia's 'Until Now'
Swedish House Mafia's (hopefully?) last CD is best left in its case
CD Cover CD review: Gary Clark Jr.'s 'Blak and Blu'
Gary Clark Jr. delivers on the diverse Blak and Blu

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Trick or treat: Tabu’s Black Magic Martini is better than a mini Snickers

Halloween is just around the corner. Thanks to seasonal pop-up costume shops and last week’s issue of the Weekly, your makeup and haunted house visits are all set. Now the ...