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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)

  • Art

    Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

    Leggy and feathered bird women, chic and defiant on the harsh landscape.

  • Art

    Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

    “We wanted to do a Las Vegas Christmas."

  • Art

    Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

    Justin Favela at the Mexican Consulate

  • Art

    Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

    Reflecting and Projecting is as much about the process as it is about the end result.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

    Balancing discrete shapes with analog sensibility.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

    Changing lives one dreamer at a time.

  • Culture

    Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

    A public nod to Las Vegas history like none other in this town.

  • Features

    Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

    For iconic toys and collectibles, head to Kettlemuck's in Henderson.

  • Print

    Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

    Christmas in Nevada, Hoover Dam, Women at Work in Las Vegas

  • Unions

    Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

    Audio, images and artifacts chronicle its nearly 80-year relationship with the hotel industry at the UNLV Lied Library.

  • 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.