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Best in Print

November 29-December 5
Best in PrintHolly Madison ditches the ‘Peepshow’ corset and prepares for motherhood
Ready for her biggest challenge yet, the Queen of the Strip continues to keep everyone guessing. read article
Best in PrintLas Vegas, through the curious lens of Google’s Autocomplete
Does Vegas control the NFL? You asked, and Google answers. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionHere’s to hoping SLS’ ‘LA style’ is interesting enough for the Strip
Relaxed sophistication is a long way from what once was the Sahara. more
The IntersectionYou know what we need? A Las Vegas-themed casino!
Enough of casino themes from other places. Right? more
The IntersectionBooze vs. books: Comparing Liquor Library to Henderson’s Paseo Verde Library
Does the new McCarran store stack up to the Hendo branch? more
The IntersectionConversation starters: A party train from Vegas to California and more
Also, Metro’s turkey sting operations. more
The IntersectionOur Downtown columnist offers friendly advice for the area as he prepares to move on
A last installment of Sun columnist J. Patrick Coolican’s Neon Eden column. more
The IntersectionThree things we know—and three we still don’t—about this year’s Runnin’ Rebels
Taylor Bern has a few observations about this year’s team. more
The IntersectionA few features we’d like to see at the proposed UNLV sports center
It’s never too early to start dreaming … more
The IntersectionVaha Esikia talks rugby in Las Vegas
This year, he was appointed director of Las Vegas Rugby Associations. more
The IntersectionGirl’s flag football is nothing to snicker at
Give me girl’s flag football over Friday night lights any day. more
The IntersectionDoes the City of Las Vegas have a Christmas tree?
If Christmas comes and we have no official tree to call our own, how will Santa find us? more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Tarantino film viewings, the Great Santa Run and more
Also, one final night of the Bumbys at the Cosmopolitan. more
Arts and EntertainmentCountry strong: A quick guide to the Strip’s incoming musical residents
Shania Twain opens this weekend, with Tim McGraw & Faith Hill to shortly follow. more
Arts and EntertainmentProstitution meets the comic strip in ‘Lust to Dust’
Prostitute as superhero? At Lust to Dust, yeah, pretty much more
Arts and EntertainmentVegas Style’ shows our Valley was once pretty chic
This exhibit proves it—we have a rich style history more
Arts and EntertainmentAfter all these years, Rush is still pushing forward
The Canadian power trio isn’t taking it easy on its current tour, as evidenced by a rousing MGM Grand stop. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe art of celebrtiy mug shots at Amanda Harris
Benjamin Alejandro’s silk-screen work shows celebs at their best—and worst more
Arts and EntertainmentOnyx Theatre’s ‘Boom’ zooms in on Earth’s last two survivors, plus one
Production fits the venue, but leaves story questions unanswered. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive things I wrote in my notebook at The Faint’s November 24 show at House of Blues
First, they played new stuff. Then, Danse Macabre. All of it. more


ScreenAnna Karenina’ fails to capture the novel’s brilliance
It’s an honorable effort, beautiful and earnest but fundamentally hollow. Leave the great books alone. more
ScreenKilling Them Softly’ is a muddled crime movie
Dominik delivers some striking elements that never add up to a cohesive whole. more
ScreenThe Other Son’ makes the political personal
Levy’s ultimate message is positive and humane. more
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Woo family's Fu is a welcome addition to Hard Rock
TasteThe Woo family returns to the local restaurant biz with this comfortable Chinese spot.
Two great bar burgers worth a bite
TasteYour bar, a cold beer, a big burger. Any takers?
A buttermilk bath is the secret behind Hank's tender fried chicken
TasteComfort food is a surprise favorite at Green Valley Ranch steakhouse.
Buffalo native chef Chris Conlon perfected Buffalo wings at Fix
TasteLight Group chef is readying three new restaurants at Mandalay Bay.
Farmer's Market Guide: Week of November 29
Get your fresh veggies before winter arrives!




CD Cover CD review: Wiz Khalifa's 'O.N.I.F.C.'
He's larger than life, but as this album shows, not very good
CD Cover CD review: Alicia Keys' 'Girl on Fire'
Uh, not really
CD Cover CD review: Scott Walker's 'Bish Bosch'
Really, Scott Walker? Fart noises? Seriously?

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Cocktail of the Week Dec 5, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

Winter in Venice comes with a candy cane-rimmed kick

The weather outside might not be frightful, but for those craving a taste of Rockwellian Christmas, rest assured that there’s an oasis in this desert. The Venetian and Palazzo’s Winter ...