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Kristen Peterson

Las Vegas Weekly Staff Writer

Kristen Peterson joined the Las Vegas Sun in 1998 as a general assignment reporter. In 2003, she turned her focus to the visual and performing arts and is now a staff writer for the Las Vegas Weekly. She's won seven first place awards through the Nevada Press Association: Best Entertainment Writing in 2013, 2012, 2010, 2007 and 2005. Best Feature Story in 2011 and Journalist of Merit in 2003.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • As We See It

    Friday, April 24, 2015

    What's up with all the moths?

  • Art

    Friday, April 24, 2015

    Heard brings his theater-focused “Dramatic Signs: Bringing Neon to Life” event to the museum in May.

  • Community

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Trees de-stress the mind, stabilize the soil and more.

  • Music

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    The symphony closes its Masterworks series Adams, Rachmaninoff and Tch

  • Art

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Artist residency begins at the Neon Museum.

  • First Friday

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    There were rumblings that First Friday would announce changes to the festival’s footprint.

  • Art

    Thursday, April 16, 2015

    The city has $145,000 set aside for the art.

  • Art

    Wednesday, April 15, 2015

    Going for the full collision.

  • Art

    Wednesday, April 15, 2015

    In-depth training and studio practices ready them for futures in art.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, April 15, 2015

    Swedish flags were waving, local Swedes dressed in yellow and blue and Governor Brian Sandoval sported the colors of the Norse country's flag. Ikea is coming!

  • Arts

    Friday, April 10, 2015

  • Features

    Thursday, July 17, 2014

  • Wednesday, May 7, 2014

    Part of Mark Brandvik's Green Felt Jungle Gym exhibit

  • Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    One work from Three Bad Sheep's Just Make Me Pretty exhibit at TastySpace.

  • Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Through the looking glass: Just Make Me Pretty runs through May 14 at TastySpace.

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