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Best in Print

November 22-November 28
Best in PrintGiving thanks: 58 reasons to love Las Vegas
Tis the season for Weekly‘s staff to share everything we love about living, working and playing ... read article
Best in PrintA very ‘KA’ Thanksgiving
Cirque performers come from all over the world, but they all partake in the Thanksgiving tradition. read article
Best in PrintTwo decades of Double Down: How Vegas’ most famous dive not only survived but thrived
How Las Vegas’ most famous dive not only survived but thrived read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionAdd the spectacle of Shania’s arrival to the long list of Vegas publicity stunts
Forty horses on Las Vegas Boulevard? No problem. Disruption equals effective attention-whoring. more
The IntersectionA handy guide to what Nevada will need if it secedes from the union
More than 10,000 signatures have been collected. We better get ready. more
Three Las Vegas corporations earn perfect marks for LGBT practices
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation recently released its 2013 Corporate Equality Index. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: From Nevada’s new area code to 50 Cent’s boxing venture
Also, a Henderson resident is arrested … on her way to court. more
The IntersectionThe body modification world mourns the loss of Nevada’s “Stalking Cat”
Dennis Avner transformed himself into a female tiger. more
The IntersectionTalking with Caesars Palace concierge Jasmin Vitale
At Caesars concierge headquarters, he reflected on his athletic past, his wife’s unmistakable Cirque legs and getting tipped in Canadian junk food. more
The IntersectionShowgirls vs. supermodels: Will Vegas shake up the next ‘Sports Illustrated’ swimsuit issue?
Look out for Vegas performers in the February magazine. more
The IntersectionThe battle for the Huntridge is waged in frustration and misunderstanding
Will the wrecking ball arrive after all is said and done? more
The IntersectionThe lure of Thunderbirds
” I’ve pulled my car over a couple times to enjoy what almost seemed like a private show.” more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Deanna Carr. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Redfoo at Marquee, an ‘80s edition of GBDC and more
Also, hip-hop battles house at Surrender. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Crazy Horse III’s Show Us Your Cans food drive and more
Also, Sushi Roku celebrates their anniversary with some lucrative deals. more
NightlifeDowntown’s Cycle Pub Vegas lets you booze and cruise
Looking for a different way to barhop? You may have found it. more
NightlifeBagatelle’s Girl From Lima cocktail will help your palate feel happy
And it’s a favorite of actress Eva Longoria. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentBlue Man Group’s relaunch isn’t a total reinvention—and that’s not a bad thing
The production’s usual tricks are augmented by a few new ones. more
Arts and EntertainmentQ&A: Interpol vocalist Paul Banks talks new record, going solo and his ‘rage song’
Banks marks the first time the singer has ventured into songwriting away from his longtime band. His solo tour stops at the House of Blues ... more
Arts and EntertainmentDiva vs. diva: Rihanna and Christina deliver dueling mediocrities
Aguilera over-sings and Rihanna’s vocals are disengaged. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive things I wrote in my notebook at the Deftones’ House of Blues concert
Audience chants, an energetic fill-in bassist and more. more
Arts and EntertainmentArtist Jevijoe Vitug offers a satirical handbook for living in Las Vegas
Vitug plays the role of visual DJ in this exhibit, remixing visual styles to come up with a new language. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Hard Rock Cafe’s musical staff gets onstage for hurricane relief
Each band on the bill featured a member of the staff. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Rush, Jim Gaffigan, ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ and more
Also, two Runnin’ Rebels games. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook Review: Jon Meacham’s ‘Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power’
Jefferson may not have been perfect, but he was a great president. more
Arts and EntertainmentFour reasons to see The Faint at the House of Blues
Pro: They’re playing the whole Danse Macabre album. Con: It’s only 35 minutes long. more


ScreenFilm review: ‘Red Dawn’
Hey, remember when movies like this were considered cool? more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Silver Linings Playbook’
Rom-coms and mental illness—not always a great mix more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Life of Pi’
It falls a bit short, but it’s not for lack of trying more
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Estiatorio Milos chef Tyler Bringhurst is obsessed with pickles
TasteName one other Strip chef who has eaten this much pickled okra from Shoney’s.
Sinatra’s Theo Schoenegger pairs beets and blood oranges for fall
TasteSinatra’s menu is about surrendering to the seasons, exemplified by this brisk vegetable salad.
Henderson gets crabby: California Crab arrives on Eastern Avenue
TasteThe Eastern eating drag gets more Asian, and more delicious, with the latest arrival.
Stop me before I dim sum again
TasteWell-known Chinatown dim sum house stays open until 5 a.m.
You’ll long to linger at Tivoli Village's View Wine Bar & Kitchen
TasteThe hub of the unique Market LV is the quintessential casual drink-and-nosh.




CD Cover Rihanna vs. Christina
Aguilera over-sings and Rihanna's vocals are disengaged.
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.

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Featured Cocktail

Cocktail of the Week Nov 28, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

Channel ‘The Big Lebowski’ with Stoli’s new chocolate coconut spirit

Forget carrots for the reindeer or home-baked cookies beside the chestnut-roasting fire. Spike the milk instead. On November 30, Drink & Drag will celebrate the launch of Stolichnaya Chocolat Kokonut ...