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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)

  • Features

    Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

    All it takes is a large pot, compost ... and lots of patience.

  • Features

    Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

    "Ideas exist nowhere and no when."

  • Site Feature

    Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

    "Cleanliness brings happiness."

  • Print

    Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

    A mix of local and national writers will discuss their craft, telling stories and talking on issues pertaining to literature, society and writing.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

    "Art doesn’t choose anybody. It’s for everybody."

  • Art

    Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

    Be the paw. Just be the paw.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

    "I saw these common threads -- biography, place, memory..."

  • Art

    Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

    Here, the women are on an adventure of another kind, regardless of the bleak and sudden surroundings.

  • Art

    Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

    “If I like it, I’m going to get it and worry about where it’s going to go later.”

  • Art

    Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

    Artists (and non-artists) gather monthly for some cocktails and creativity at the anti-art school establishment.

  • 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.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

    Dennis Oppenheim’s public art piece “Paintbrushes” Downtown.