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Best in Print

December 20-December 26
Put a bow on it! Explore our inventive gift guide
Need to finish your holiday shopping with some flair? We’ve got you covered. Start your tour of ... read article
Best in PrintThe end is nigh: A history of false Armageddons
From the Mayan “prophecy” to German visions and man-made black holes, the end is always near. read article
Best in PrintLocal essay-contest winners (and artists!) school us on the spirit of giving
The gift of love, through different eyes. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionCrafty comforts: DIY holiday decor
“Wreathes are going like hotcakes.” more
The IntersectionGot everything you need? Consider giving your time to a charity
Because there’s no shortage of people that need your help this holiday season more
The IntersectionFour cocktails to get you through the season
Conquer holiday stress (and jabs from in-laws) with these seasonal libations. more
The IntersectionCheck off this boozy shopping list
These gifts will satisfy—without that pesky hangover. more
The IntersectionThe sweetest things: three holiday treat recipes
Peppermint, shortbread and chocolate-covered bacon! more
The IntersectionThree tips for the apocalypse
Pick up these items and live. Don’t, and you’re on your own. more
Five local Twitter personalities you need in your feed
Get the best dirty jokes, Downtown updates and Runnin’ Rebel news on Twitter. more
The IntersectionBlood trails, cyber babes and Tech Cocktails in Downtown Vegas
Finding the intersection of Internet businesses past, present and future. more
The IntersectionAt Aria, you can play two games of poker simultaneously, but do you want to?
On paper, the Multi Action Poker table looks like a great idea. In practice, not so much. more
The IntersectionThe promise of Powerball will draw you to Primm
It’s a one in 175 million shot. I like those odds. more
The IntersectionStruggling to find common ground with the Mormon church’s ‘new compassion’ for gays
Is the church’s new website a step in the right direction, or too little, too late? more
The IntersectionShootings will spark new debates for gun-friendly Nevada
State Senator Tick Segerblom: “The expansion of gun rights has reached its apogee.” more
Three things we’re thinking about this week
Quick thoughts on Obama haters, holiday wishes and email hackers. more
The IntersectionScoring touchdowns and defying stereotypes
Get a deeper look at the Canyon Springs High School football team from the Las Vegas Sun. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Diplo, holiday-themed parties, Bagel Ball and more
Also, Dub Church calls it quits at Artisan. more
NightlifeAndrea’s Jennipher Frost discusses the venue, ‘vibe dining’ and her ANTM past
The new Wynn restaurant opens NYE weekend. more
NightlifeLocal nightlife pros share their New Year’s memories
Last-minute table requests and celebrations at 4 a.m. more
NightlifeLocal venues and personalities recognized at Nightlife Entertainment Awards
See who won big in the poll-driven popularity contest. more
NightlifeGet ‘em a residency: Four thoughts on Macklemore’s Vegas debut
The Seattle-based hip-hop group played their first Vegas gig on Dec. 14. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentNew York artist Ellen Harvey trades her luck for your good fortune at Cosmo’s P3 Studio
The artist’s work is on display at Cosmo’s P3 Studio. more
Arts and EntertainmentEnoch Augustus Scott’s ‘Confessions’ blends bodybuilding, action figures and pro wrestling
This cabaret show’s story was fascinating, but ultimately became an emotional experience without connection. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Snoop, Social D and a holiday classic
Plus, Jerry Seinfeld and Glittering Lights at the Speedway. more
Arts and EntertainmentFor art lovers, the action’s on the night before First Friday
In theory First Friday is an enthusiast’s paradise; in practice it’s sensory overload. more


ScreenFilm review: ‘Django Unchained’
Tarantino’s latest is sprawling, but with occasional moments of greatness more
ScreenYou probably speak a lot more Tarantino than you know
Tarantino’s movie lines have crept into everyday conversation more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Guilt Trip’
Barbra Streisand returns from her acting hiatus to star in the least challenging fare she could find. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Les Miserables’
From singing to filmmaking, this is a pretty miserable experience more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Jack Reacher’
Tom Cruise drops in, and the results are unexpected, but not unpleasant. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘This Is 40’ has its moments, but not much more
Judd Apatow has lost sight of what’s worth sharing and what should remain in his notebook of ideas. more
ScreenCirque performer Erica Linz moves from stage to screen in ‘Worlds Away’
The star of the James Cameron-produced 3D Cirque du Soleil film chats with the Weekly. more
Screen‘Worlds Away’ is a basic but appealing Cirque sampler
If you’re familiar with Cirque shows, this 3D movie will bring some impressive new perspective. more
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Chef Sammy D brings boundless culinary energy to Rattlecan
TasteVenetian burger joint offers a mechanical pickle, crazy grub and lots of graffiti.
Cantina Laredo brings modern Mexican to Tivoli Village
TasteSleek and cozy decor plus spicy guacamole equals a neighborhood Mexican joint worth a try.
For a true Kobe beef experience, stop by Shibuya
TasteIntensely flavored, fat-marbled Japanese beef is prepared with precision at MGM’s stellar sushi spot.
Chef Bruce Bromberg recommends early arrival for Chinese barbecue
TasteBlue Ribbon executive chef shares why his father is his ultimate food inspiration.
Michael Mina’s tuna tartare is one of the dishes that made his ...
TasteThe popular appetizer at the Bellagio restaurant once known as Aqua is a Mina signature.




CD Cover Green Day's trilogy is a little exhausting, but with effective moments
It's an awful lot to take in at once, but Green Day's trilogy shows it still has plenty of energy.
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

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Cocktail of the Week Dec 12, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

Stoney’s Hot Lil’ Honey will put some spring in your two-step

It’s no secret that with Shania, the National Finals Rodeo and half of Nashville in town, there’s a whole lot of hootin’-n-hollerin’ going down. And that means it’s time to ...