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Best in Print

July 19-July 25
Best in PrintThe 10 best sandwiches in Las Vegas
All the meaty, cheese goodness you can fit between two pieces of bread read article
Best in PrintThe strange saga of the Stirling Club
A real estate mogul, a legendary venue and a deal snuffed out in the middle of the night read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionGuys and Dolls’ vs. Eeyore: What are Las Vegas gamblers really like?
Are depressing gaming revenues a reflection of the people playing? more
The IntersectionPhotographer Erik Kabik turns the lens back on his years shooting concerts
From the Grateful Dead to Shakira. And why he hasn’t snapped the perfect Bob Dylan photo—yet. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: Nevada’s 150-year anniversary theme and more
Also, Double Down sends a cease and desist order to a Florida bar. more
The IntersectionDodger Stadium in downtown LA shows that adding a ballpark is no magic bullet
Las Vegas could learn something from the City of Angels. more
The IntersectionTI seeks to please all with its recent redevelopments
The hotel has come a long way from its Treasure Island days. more
Extreme heat by the numbers
Do you know how long it takes to acclimate to Las Vegas temperatures? more
The IntersectionMafia championship comes to Vegas for some friendly psychological warfare
If you really want to put your bluffing and reasoning skills to the test, you have to play Mafia. more
The IntersectionTarot 2.0: The Psychic Friends Network is back—and online, too
In need of breakup advice or stock tips? You’re in luck. more
The IntersectionThree apps to help you get in shape
Getting fitter faster more
The IntersectionParty girls can be yogis, too
“I didn’t end up being a Yoga teacher in Las Vegas or opening Sin City Yoga by accident.” more
The IntersectionIn sync and under water
I didn’t notice this photo until the second time I went through my take from a recent synchronized swimming competition. more

Nightlife

NightlifeShakespeare’s is the neighborhood haunt you’ve been thirsting for
Everything you want in a pub, plus freaking awesome chicken tenders. more
NightlifeSTK’s shot-beer combo recalls an American classic
Cosmo hot spot turns JD and PBR into PB&J. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: The Situation’s birthday, Rusko’s residency and more
Also, a local Firkin outpost opens. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Yappy Hour at Rumor, Bob Sinclar at Wet Republic and more
Also, Blue Martini’s annual Little Black Dress party. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentVinyl, Hard Rock Hotel’s new music venue, starts filling its calendar
Bookings so far include synth-pop outfit Julien-K (August 24, opening night), metal band Static-X (August 29), punk rock veteran Mike Watt + the Missingmen (November ... more
Arts and EntertainmentMonkeys, pancakes, bird ladies, oh my: Las Vegas artists create a London Biennale in Henderson
For a second year, Las Vegas artist Jevijoe Vitug has organized a performance art event in conjunction with David Medalla’s DIY event in London. more
Arts and EntertainmentArtist Philip Denker takes on new materials with impressive results
Once again, Denker delivers a clean, mathematical aesthetic through laborious work, this time using craft material to create slick abstract pieces that appear digitally created. more
A reading list for fans of the Dark Knight and his friends and foes
Just because Christopher Nolan is done with the caped crusader doesn’t mean you have to be. more
Arts and EntertainmentLike Natty Lite, ‘Trailer Park Musical’ is frothy and sure to leave you with a buzz
And it’ll do it with songs like “Flushed Down the Pipes” and “Road Kill.” more
Arts and EntertainmentThousands of magicians descend on Vegas
The oldest magic club in the world rolls into Downtown. more
Arts and EntertainmentZombies, chocolate tarts and Willie Nelson: This week in Vegas
Learn to cook delicious pastry, hear the country legend and laugh at Jerry Seinfeld. more

Screen

ScreenActress Cerina Vincent returns to Vegas with the thriller ‘MoniKa’ at the Las Vegas Film Festival
“I grew up going to Mount Charleston and Lake Mead, and shooting guns out in the middle of the desert and riding four-wheelers.” more
ScreenNotable highlights at the Las Vegas Film Festival
A look at military families, Asian films, Lea Thompson, Louis Gossett Jr. and Bob Marley more
ScreenThe Dark Knight Rises’ … and then gets too complicated, hyperactive and long
How many instances of wit and playfulness are there in nearly three hours? One. more
ScreenBeasts of the Southern Wild’ is unique but disjointed
‘Rather than making a poignant statement about poverty or natural disasters, it mashes together a bunch of disparate elements into a clumsy (if sometimes striking) mess.’ more
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Taste

Leave the lime behind with T&T’s Mexico City guacamole
TasteChef Saul Ortiz’s recipe focuses on avocado creaminess.
Trop's executive chef needs better Mexican food
TastePlus, showing some love to Henderson eateries.
Noodle house I-Naba is your soulful gateway to Japanese cuisine
TasteSoothing soba noodles are only the beginning.
Farmers' Market Guide: Week of July 19
Find out what’s fresh this week.
One more Bradley Ogden burger before they're gone
TasteBid a fond farewell with every juicy bite.
Bobby Q Grille brings the Southern hospitality
TasteTwo food trucks combine to create a killer menu.
Prepare for food porn: 'Top Chef Masters' hits Las Vegas
TasteShot at the Cosmopolitan, Bravo’s culinary battle returns to the Valley.

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CD Cover CD review: The Gaslight Anthem's 'Handwritten'
Gaslight Anthem's major-label debut is a great one
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CD Cover CD Review: Passion Pit's 'Gossamer'
Frontman Michael Angelakos, who suffers from bipolar disorder, has turned a very autobiographical work into a fine backdrop for summertime driving.
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CD Cover CD Review: Frank Ocean's 'Channel Orange'
It outruns the own hype, and that’s no small feat.
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Cocktail of the Week Jul 25, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

Cheat on your cocktail with Cherry’s Summerlin Affair

Just when you thought you didn’t have enough summer romance, Cherry nightclub at Red Rock presents the Summerlin Affair ($13). This summertime tryst-in-a-glass is a twist on the mojito. Instead ...
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