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Best in Print

September 2-September 8
Best in PrintTales from the Sindustry: Local nightlifers tell their best stories
A lap dance from Coolio, going to strip clubs with Daft Punk, and replacing Red Bull with urine? read article
Best in PrintHalloween costumes are serious business
What kind of people put so much effort and money into their costumes, and why do they ... read article
Best in PrintThe final curtain: Amargosa Opera House visionary Marta Becket prepares to bow out
“I’m not going to live forever. I can’t imagine the afterworld being as beautiful as this. I’d ... read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionLas Vegas needs a timeout
A chlorine leak, a socialite’s arrest and nightclub shakeups. Something weird is in the air. more
The IntersectionThinking about Penn Jillette’s hair, Escape the Fate and more!
Also, what’s the deal with Katy Perry’s scented CD? more
Rules of the game
The sky’s the limit when it comes to possible casino fines. more
The IntersectionWorried about your privacy? Protest with pasties
A gag gift. A political statement. A collector’s item. Or possibly … a good idea? more
The IntersectionWhere is your favorite place to take a date?
Whatta you think? The Weekly wants to know. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Austin Spencer more
The IntersectionSaving the planet one vibrator at a time
Nontoxic, hypoallergenic sex toys? That’s “doing it green.” more
The IntersectionThe humble hustle of Pete Rose
“All I can tell you is, ‘Listen, I made a bad mistake, I’m sorry and I’m trying to go on with my life.’” more
The end is coming, and it’s going to be a wet one
Enjoy this story, as it might be the last one you ever read. more
Dream Zone: ‘a bomb landed’
“I ran away as fast as I could to take shelter from the explosion.” more
The IntersectionJust being there is the key for Visiting Angels
With the elderly population growing, more families are turning to in-home care services. more

Nightlife

NightlifeTales from the Sindustry: Local nightlifers tell their best stories
A lap dance from Coolio, going to strip clubs with Daft Punk, and replacing Red Bull with urine? more
NightlifeThe Glaude-iator: Donald serves up musical gumbo for Glamorous
The headbangin’, Cheeto-lovin’ crowd-pleasin’ DJ is back. more
NightlifeThe Abbey brings gay nightlife from LA to the Vdara pool
Nobody put the gays in the corner. Not at this new pool party. more
NightlifeLobbying for locals at new Green Vally Ranch bar
Party in the lobby! more
NightlifeHot spots: The only Labor Day Weekend 2010 party guide you’ll need!
Only losers will skip these parties. more
NightlifeWinter in August at Azure is mostly wishful thinking
Bridget Marquardt hosts a snow day in summer… kinda. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentThree questions with David Lowery of Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker
Which song typically gets a louder reaction, “Take the Skinheads Bowling” or “Low”? more
Arts and EntertainmentVegas! The Show’ is a sampler platter of Strip productions
If you can’t make it to all of Las Vegas’ show, this one gives the audience a taste of all past and present hits. more
Arts and EntertainmentDusty Sunshine debuts
Members of The Petals, Rubiks Hotel and A Crowd of Small Adventures have formed a local-supergroup-of-sorts. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Fryer’s Club brings Vegas’ funny people together
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: George Wallace, Grandma Lee and Carrot Top walk into Hooters… more
Arts and EntertainmentThree otherworldly exhibits you really need to see
September is for sculptures. more
Arts and EntertainmentKing Ink’s performing duo shares a spirit of exploration
Meet the new faces of Vegas entertainment. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to see, hear and do this week
From movies to magazines! We tell you what to like. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe checklist: What are you consuming this week?
Deanna Rilling, Randy Couture, Mike Thompson and Rebecca Bills more

Screen

ScreenGeorge Clooney elevates a moody thriller in ‘The American’
An actor with less going on behind his eyes than George Clooney might have sunk The American. more
ScreenMachete’ was better as a mock trailer
This ostensible homage to ’70s sleaze feel more like a late-night comedy sketch. more
ScreenGoing the Distance’ hardly makes it out of the gate
Real-life couple Drew Barrymore and Justin Long have a natural chemistry in the romantic comedy Going the Distance. more
ScreenTerriers’ struggles to bust out from a procedural format
The new private-eye series ‘Terriers’ comes the closest yet to the FX version of a predictable, lighthearted time-waster. more
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Taste

Social House improves on its quality pan-Asian cuisine in its new Crystals ...
TasteA reclaimed treasure: Social House is back!
Send me to ... Bouchon
TasteBrock Radke finally visits Thomas Keller’s quintessential French bistro.
The Weekly staff takes on Restaurant Week
TasteWe visit Julian Serrano, Aureole, Michael Mina, BOA Steakhouse and Charlie Palmer Steak.
Las Vegas Epicurean Affair returns with poolside cuisine
TasteNot only will many of the city’s best restaurants serve up well-crafted nibbles, but their chefs will emerge from the kitchen to chat with guests.
Marché Bacchus' lakeside hideaway
TasteVive la France!

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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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