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Best in Print

August 26-September 1
Best in PrintSaving Nevada’s schools: How do we do it?
Okay, heads up, eyes forward! The Weekly asked a few experts how to turn around Nevada’s education ... read article
The voices of education: Thoughts about life in the classroom
Surprises, frustrations, policies … The Weekly finds out what real teachers think about the state of their industry. read article
Best in PrintEducators with an edge
Three local teachers who go way beyond the textbook read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionIs Nevada snubbing local artists?
The portrait painting of departing state governors often becomes thorny. more
Pronouncing Nevada: Who cares?
Is there an official pronunciation for “Nevada?” more
The IntersectionSit Means Sit owner Fred Hassen has turned dog-training videos into a viral sensation
These videos are serious business, exposing Hassen’s dog-training company to a worldwide audience. more
The IntersectionJerry Lewis gets blunt about the evolution of Las Vegas
“You can’t drive down the fucking Strip and tell me it’s all beautifully laid out.” more
The IntersectionRobert Stern vents his frustration with America in a conservative cartoon book
Endorsed by Joe the Plumber! more
The IntersectionThinking about UNLV, apostrophes and more
Also, what’s with the new name for the Nevada Test Site? more
The IntersectionBring-your-own-pot
Medicinal marijuana users find a place to toke and talk at Bluebird Coffee Shop. more
The IntersectionWhat’s the best restaurant you’ve eaten at in the last month?
Whatta you think? The Weekly wants to know more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Repent! more
Dream Zone: ‘a quiet storm of bees’
“They swarmed my entire left leg and stung it.” more

Nightlife

NightlifeThe Secret is out: New nightclub alternative opens with fab-u-lous results
All that was missing was Nathan Lane in drag… more
NightlifeBest. Party. Ever.
AFAN’s Black & White Party is the next best thing to Studio 54 circa 1980. more
NightlifeAt Boa, an alcohol-infused playlist to keep you young
The Fountain of Youth now comes in a cocktail glass. more
NightlifeA bloody good time at the Erotic Heritage Museum’s Cannibal Night
Ever staple dollars to a lightbulb-eating vixen’s butt? This writer has. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentCaldwell’s Game
If animals spoke up, these are a few things they just might say… more
Arts and EntertainmentLe Reve’ from below
A new scuba package invites guests to see below the surface. more
Arts and EntertainmentAn artistic celebration at Grape Vegas
A Town Square wine bar’s two-year anniversary gets artsy. more
Arts and EntertainmentHome is where the laughs are
Maddog Mattern, Sam Tripoli, Bryan Bruner, Nathan Lund and John Hilder return to Vegas for a comedy homecoming. more
Arts and EntertainmentThree questions with The Avett Brothers’ Scott Avett
The Avett Brothers perform at the Silverton on September 2. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: ‘Click: The Magic of Instant Connections’
I haven’t been this disappointed in a sequel since Blues Brothers 2000. more
Arts and EntertainmentAt age 54, Billy Idol can still turn a venue into a cradle of love
With a rebel yell, she cried, “More! More! More!” more
Arts and EntertainmentThe checklist: What are you consuming this week?
Sarah Feldberg, Arran Andersen, Jet Tila and Chris Bitonti more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to read, watch and listen to this week
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Wolfmother and other fine forms of entertainment more
Arts and EntertainmentKeeping it weird
Nearly 30 years into his career, musical parodist “Weird Al” Yankovic is finally hip. more
Arts and EntertainmentAgainst all odds, Clark County continues to fight to keep music education alive
It’s hard to believe that Clark County is again named one of the “Best Communities for Music Education.” more

Screen

ScreenGeorge A. Romero’s ‘Survival of the Dead’ is a real improvement
Easily the best since 1985’s Day of the Dead. more
ScreenMovie review: ‘The Last Exorcism’
The Last Exorcism starts off with an intriguing concept only to lose momentum and coherence as it gets into its actual horrific elements. more
ScreenDVD review: ‘Lost: The New Man in Charge’
For Lost fans who were disappointed by the show’s finale, this 12-minute epilogue might seem like the perfect solution, but is it? more
ScreenSing along with ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’
Because The Rocky Horror Picture Show shouldn’t have all the fun. more
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Taste

Nu Sanctuary stands out in Town Square
TasteLook, up in a shopping mall! It’s a hookah lounge! It’s a bar! It’s Nu Sanctuary!
Rambo's Kitchen offers hot meat-on-meat action
TasteIf you’re heading to Rambo’s Kitchen hoping for a peek at Sly behind the grill, you’ll be disappointed.
Restaurant Week: A delicious excuse
TasteAugust 30 through September 5, you only need one excuse to ditch dinner at home and head out for a fabulous meal.

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CD Cover Interpol's new CD is better on vinyl
Planning to buy Interpol’s new fourth album? Consider the vinyl—much easier to confine your listening to Side A that way.
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CD Cover CD review: Katy Perry
Teenage Dream is the perfect title for an album by Katy Perry.
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CD Cover Arcade Fire’s latest can’t quite match the anticipation
If you can stomach an overblown concept record, The Suburbs makes for a pretty solid spin.
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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Aug 25, 2010
by Deanna Rilling

At Boa, an alcohol-infused playlist to keep you young

At Boa Steakhouse inside Caesars Forum Shops, the bartenders have a playlist of their own—made of cocktails, not tunes. And like every playlist, it needs updating to keep things interesting. ...
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