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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, Aug. 27, 2015

    Fine art, dance, music and literature to keep you busy this season.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

    Revealing the mystery and explaining details.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

    Researched and written by Friends of Red Rock Canyon volunteers, Seekers, Saints & Scoundrels portrays the people drawn to the mountains.

  • Features

    Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015

    “It’s another day in paradise, gentlemen.”

  • Art

    Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015

    3D-scanning the Riv.

  • Art

    Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015

    At 38, designer Brian Henry's imprint is all over Las Vegas Boulevard.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015

    Highlighting artist Rafael Espino.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015

    "Uh-oh" is holding a bouquet of multicolored balloon grenades.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015

    Artist Thomas Willis and his Retrofit Painting brand.

  • Fine Art

    Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015

    We say goodbye to artists Erin Stellmon, David Sanchez Burr and Danielle Kelly.

  • 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.