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Best in Print

November 8-November 14
Best in PrintCirque du Soleil bets on ‘Zarkana’ to bring back the magic
Having lost its way with Viva Elvis, Cirque is summoning the tried-and-true Zarkana for another go at Aria. read article
Best in PrintUNLV hoops preview: Big games to watch and new names to know
Get up to speed. Get ready to run with the Rebels. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

Thinking about urban park possibilities, ham radio’s comeback and more
Also, the longest married couple in town. more
The IntersectionAfter a tough stretch, Downtown’s Juhl has seen its fortunes rise
Some poor soul bought a two-bedroom, two-bath unit at the Juhl tower Downtown in 2009 for $465,804. The same unit sold earlier this year for ... more
The IntersectionStudy says Nevada brothel workers have a lower STD rate than LA County porn actors
Yet another argument for moving the porn industry to Las Vegas … more
Dirty laundry: Should casinos be responsible for knowing where the money comes from?
Las Vegas Sands Corp. could be in trouble over a few of its gamblers’ illegal practices. more
The IntersectionClay Arts Vegas acknowledges genocide tragedy with One Million Bones contribution
The national project is designed to help fight poverty in Africa. more
The IntersectionTwo Weekly writers gripe over the failed Henderson library measure
Two Henderson Library District locations will now close due to its failure. more
The IntersectionFilm professor Constance Penley on sex, education … and sex education
Why a class on pornography? more
The IntersectionExploring the mystery of Lonnie Hammargren’s house
Like if Disneyland had a baby with the History Channel. more
The IntersectionMiller, Ken Miller — My day as a super spy
Exotic cars, automatic weapons, tuxes … all in a day’s work for James Bond more
The IntersectionUNLV student journalists on covering the election, Ron Burgundy and coffee as religion
After a dozen years of waiting for the perfect storm of resources, professor Gary Larson was about to see his “kids” in the ultimate media ... more


NightlifeNew York import Bagatelle brings French-Mediterranean style to the Tropicana
Will the venue succeed where RPM and Nikki Beach didn’t? more
NightlifeHot Spots: Estelle at the Bank, a Movember party at Lavo and more
Also, Hyde throws a superhero-themed bash. more
NightlifeCulinary Dropout’s Movember-inspired Handlebar is a sweet seasonal treat
You don’t need a ’stache to whip up this cocktail. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Anniversary parties at House of Blues and Casa Fuente
Find out how the venues are celebrating! more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentSunset Sessions give rising acts—and a few familiar ones—a chance to connect with fans
The Sunset Sessions come to the Cosmopolitan this weekend, marking the first time in its 15-year history that the music-industry gathering will be open to ... more
Arts and EntertainmentConcert review: Guns N’ Roses at the Joint
An enigmatic Axl—what else?—stars in the band’s ongoing Hard Rock Hotel production. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Ethel M’s Holiday Cactus Lighting, Wiz Khalifa and more
Also, the National Beard & Moustache Championships. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD Review: Calvin Harris’ ‘18 Months’
Apparently, success doesn’t sound that good. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD Review: Ne-Yo’s ‘R.E.D.’
Is it a clever mashup, or just messy? more
Arts and EntertainmentCD Review: Aerosmith’s ‘Music From Another Dimension!’
It could have been Aerosmith’s best album in years … more
Arts and EntertainmentWe are everybody in ‘Relative Perspectives” exhibit featuring Javier Sanchez and Marlene Siu
There is no “I” when looking at the headshots placed side by side, some enlarged and segmented so they’re viewed through a portrait to more ... more
Arts and EntertainmentShannon Eakins, Marc Dombrosky and Cerberus (yes, Cerberus) at Fifth Wall Gallery
The artifacts offer a meditative response to the more visceral alarm across the hall. more
Arts and Entertainment5 reasons to see Metz at Beauty Bar this weekend
Oh, Caravels is on the bill as well. What are you waiting for? more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Mineola Twins’ suffers from woeful production and direction
Cockroach Theatre’s latest production is a major misstep more
Arts and EntertainmentWassa Coulibaly’s new Town Square theater opens its doors to local performers
“It’s taught me that here, nothing is not doable. You say something and people make it happen.” more


ScreenSkyfall’ combines 007’s past and present strengths
Its plot is less convoluted and more emotionally resonant than the previous two series installments. more
Screen007 in action: Five favorite Bond sequences
The close-quarters clash between Red Grant (Robert Shaw) and Sean Connery’s Bond remains the most visceral, thrilling hand-to-hand combat in the Bond canon. more
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Meat & Three and Honey Salt bring incredible eats to your neighborhood
TasteThe golden age of neighborhood restaurants begins now.
Don't be surprised if you see Diego chef Christina Olivarez at Taco ...
TasteThe local Chopped winner dishes on her favorite kitchen tool, a current craving and more.
Speaking Greek: Let Light Group’s Brian Massie school you on great gyros
TasteGet the recipe here!
Farmer's Market Guide: Week of November 8
Fresher than fresh.




CD Cover CD review: Soundgarden's 'King Animal'
Lots of reunited bands lose their fire after a long hiatus, but Soundgarden sounds as strong as ever.
CD Cover CD review: The Weeknd's 'Trilogy'
Three discs worth of ultra-modern, vivid R&B, without pretension.
CD Cover CD Review: Calvin Harris' '18 Months'
Apparently, success doesn't sound that good.

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Featured Cocktail

Cocktail of the Week Nov 14, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

A birthday, a movie and a cocktail from the Lady Silvia

On November 11, 1982, I entered the world in Indiana, Pennsylvania, the same birthplace as actor Jimmy Stewart. Indiana is a small town built by generations of coal miners, and ...