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FOOD REVIEW: ROSE. RABBIT. LIE.

Jan 29, 2014 3:41pm

You have probably seen the billboards, the blogger posts, the banner ads, the news spots, and maybe even the TV commercials (apparently people still watch TV?). Even a faux demonstration of grammarians protesting the gross...

PIZZA MAKING ART

Jan 08, 2014 2:19pm

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

Jan 29, 2014 3:44pm
ARIES (March 21-April 19)On my fifteenth birthday, I finally figured out that eating dairy products...
<p>Josh Brolin makes delicious pies that makes the ladies fall in love with him.</p>

TASTY PIE LOVE STORY

Jan 29, 2014 3:39pm
Here’s an odd bit of trivia: If you caught last year’s documentary about J.D. Salinger,...
<p>Jevijoe Vitug&amp;#8217;s &amp;#8220;To be titled Afghanistan&amp;#8221;</p>

MOVEMENT AND CHANGE

Jan 29, 2014 2:07pm
On occasion, we pause long enough to watch the clouds shifting above. Meanwhile, always...
<p>Felicity Jones, left, as Nelly Ternan, and Ralph Fiennes as Charles Dickens, in a scene from The Invisible Woman. Jones performance as the younger woman in the famous author&amp;#8217;s life holds the Fiennes-directed movie together.</p>

DICKENS’ PASSION

Jan 22, 2014 10:13am
The Invisible Woman: Come for the acting chops and directorial flourishes of Ralph...

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<p>Like a magical Orpheus, a brownish tortoise "Houdini" rests half emerged from a narrow burrow in a dry fountain bed, munching a pink bloom. Above, a pedestal holds a multi-pointed abstract star, the rigid geometry clashing with a pair of classical nude figures. The odd mixture feels like a backyard fictional casino model.</p>

Q&A WITH KRISTINE MCCALLISTER

Updated: Dec 05, 2013 5:28pm
Living in this city, residents quietly absorb the spectacle, glamour and magic of Las Vegas and find it taking root and popping up within their homes, objects and lives.Inextricably linked to Las...

Free Will Astrology, Nov. 21

Nov 20, 2013 4:23am
ARIES (March 21-April 19)The poet Charles Baudelaire prayed for help, but not to God — rather he prayed to the writer Edgar Allan Poe. Novelist Malcolm Lowry sometimes pleaded with God to give him...

TO-DO LIST, NOV. 21-27

Nov 20, 2013 4:15am
[FORUM] THURSDAY, NOV. 21Does Reputation Help to Control Corporate Misconduct?Hmmm. We’re tempted to opine that jail terms might be more effective, but the College of Liberal Arts is hosting the talk...
<p>Matthew McConaughey loses 60 pounds, portrays a man with AIDS, and starts to receive Oscar buzz for the finest performance of his career as Ron Woodroof in Jean-Marc Vall&amp;#0233;e&amp;#8217;s fact-based drama, Dallas Buyers Club.</p>

FINEST PERFORMANCE

Nov 20, 2013 3:51am
One of the most essential scenes in understanding the transformation of Matthew McConaughey’s career is, as it happens, one of the least essential scenes in the Dallas Buyers Club. It’s an innocuous...
<p>This image provided by Warner Bros. from Oliver Stone&amp;#8217;s 1991 movie JFK shows a recreation of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy in Dallas. &amp;#8220;This murder in broad daylight &amp;#8230; Everything changed,&amp;#8221; says Stone.</p>

THE BIG COVER-UP

Updated: Nov 15, 2013 11:53am
When George Joannides died in 1990, the obituaries said he was an attorney at the Department of Defense. We know now that in 1963, Joannides oversaw anti-Castro Cuban exiles for the CIA. Three months...
<p>WESLEY JUHL/CITYLIFE</p><p>Spoken word artist Nathan Gay performs during UNLV&amp;#8217;s UNCENSORED event in late October. The 29-year-old university student says he has found expression as a disabled gay man through slam poetry.</p>

GAY, DISABLEDAND LOUD

Updated: Nov 27, 2013 4:06pm
“So, I’m very gay and very disabled,” slam poet Nathan Say jokes during a performance in the student union auditorium at UNLV on Nov. 4.Say appeared as part of the UNCENSORED poetry series put on by...
Close up of Dylan Mortimer's Prayer Booth.

PRIVATE FAITH IN THE PUBLIC SPHERE

Updated: Nov 27, 2013 4:05pm
“At the completion of your prayer please return the kneeler to its upright position,” states the operating instruction within the familiar blue public telephone converted to “Prayer Booth” by Kansas...
<p>Congresswoman Dina Titus, her book Bombs in the Backyard, and Atomic Liquors co-owner Derek Stonebarger.</p>

AN ATOMIC BOOK SIGNING

Updated: Nov 27, 2013 4:07pm
More than 25 years ago, a young UNLV academic wrote what has become an important book on the complex history of America and nuclear weapons, and specifically on nuclear weapons testing in Southern...

Free Will Astrology

Nov 13, 2013 6:20pm
ARIES (March 21-April 19)There’s something resembling a big red snake slithering around in your mind these days. I don’t mean that literally, of course. I’m talking about a big red *imaginary* snake...
<p style="text-align:right;">courtesy</p><p>Death Valley High</p>

TO-DO LIST, 11.14-11.20

Updated: Nov 20, 2013 9:40am
[FILM]THURSDAY, NOV. 14Wild and Scenic Film FestivalFriends of Nevada Wilderness hosts Las Vegas’ first film festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, a legislative success (if...
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