Site not look beautiful? Click here

Weekly Q&A

“When you discuss all-American, it’s blond-haired, blue-eyed, plays baseball, apple pie.”

Weekly Q&A: UNLV literature professor Julia Lee delves into all the shades of America

March 25th, 2015

“When you discuss all-American, it’s blond-haired, blue-eyed, plays baseball, apple pie.”

  • Weekly Q&A

    “We want to make a name for ourselves as a fashion city. Typically people don’t make that association. Shopping, yes. We want to change that.”

  • Weekly Q&A

    “Tourists want to see Frida Kahlo with a monkey on her shoulder.”

  • Weekly Q&A

    “Even in areas where we’ve seen marriage equality pass, discrimination still exists. So it’s important for people to still get involved.”

  • Weekly Q&A

    The choreographer extraordinaire talks working on Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers, researching for Showgirls and teaching Tom Cruise to spank some air booty in Tropic Thunder.

  • Weekly Q&A

    Bernal is the first UNLV soccer player to earn all-conference honors four years in a row and the fourth to be drafted to Major League ...

  • Weekly Q&A

    While Toyboxx's gallery will transition into a retail space, it's already functioning as an offbeat forum for new ways to talk—and think—about sex.

  • Weekly Q&A

    The Clark High School orchestra director was again named a top-10 finalist for the Grammy Foundation's Music Educator Award.

  • Weekly Q&A

    “We would never suggest this is the only burger or the last burger you should have. We just want to make sure Shake Shack makes ...

  • Weekly Q&A

    "Flying used to be this fantasy. We’ve realized it. Going to the moon. Going underwater in the deep. But people have yet to get the ...

  • Weekly Q&A

    Trifecta owner Marty Walsh closes her Arts Factory space, which became a staple of the arts scene for its consistency and quality, at the end ...

  • Weekly Q&A

    2015 winner Lauren Heaton talks rodeo crowns, riding strange horses and maybe hyperventilating just a little onstage.

  • Weekly Q&A

    Chef Alex Stratta takes his cuisine from the Boulevard to the 'burbs with a new tapas restaurant this month.

  • Weekly Q&A

    “I just started being obsessed with who I am and able to love who I am without having to hide behind clothing and hide behind ...

  • Weekly Q&A

    "We’re always helping other people’s dreams come true, but we never had a chance to do any work on our own place."

  • Weekly Q&A

    The elite athlete will be running as a pacer in the Rock ’n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon this weekend.

  • Weekly Q&A

    Q&A: Storm Large's act works with both punk-rock and symphonic audiences. She brings it to the Smith Center this weekend.

  • Get More Weekly Q&A Stories
  • Music

    The Killers’ frontman only plays three new songs from upcoming solo album The Desired Effect.

  • Dining

    The thing about pho is that it’s pretty much the same all over.

  • Music

    If he didn’t win you over from behind his turntables, his bear hug and wide smile would close the deal.

  • FeaturedFashionStyle

    The Junior League of Las Vegas' annual design competition culminated in a March 14 runway blowout at Fashion Show Mall.

  • Downtown Las VegasFashionStyle

    With blossoms winking from the trees and the air turning luxuriously warm, you get the urge to throw your wardrobe out the window and start ...

  • Nightlife

    The SLS’ new cool-down spot, from swordfish salad to Steve Angello.

  • Las Vegas

    NASCAR driver and Las Vegas native Kurt Busch and heavyweight boxer and area resident Mike Tyson will head a group of five 2015 inductees into ...

  • Nightlife

    Local nightlife veteran Jesse Waits has kept Encore's megaclub XS on top six years after its debut.

  • Dining

    The expo has been around for 30 years. John Arena’s been there for 29 of them.

  • Weekly Q&A

    “We want to make a name for ourselves as a fashion city. Typically people don’t make that association. Shopping, yes. We want to change that.”

  • Reviews

    Great, easy comfort food from the island of Guam.

  • As We See It

    The new app might get better, but for now it has issues.

  • As We See It

    "That’s gotta be going through his head ... how he went from going places and now it turned very quickly. He’s doing a lot of ...

  • Arts & EntertainmentThe Smith CenterLas Vegas Philharmonic

    “I’m hoping ... maybe it can create a shift in the thinking of how things happen here. Brave is about changing your comfort zone.”

  • Music

    Also, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Wu Tang's Ghostface Killah and Raekwon.

  • A&E

    The retro-themed roller skating party is back in Vegas after taking a break in 2012.

  • Dining

    From pambazo to pozole, this mom-and-pop eatery does it right.

  • As We See It

    Las Vegas excels in over-the-top VIP packages, but the latest two surpass extravagance.

  • Hot Spots

    Also, a saccharin-sweet Candyland edition of Hyde's XIV Vegas Sessions promo.