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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

    Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

    Simmons has us rethinking the “ideal.”

  • Art

    Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

    Undoing boundaries, opening discourse.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

    What the world needs now is the look of love. Find it Downtown this weekend.

  • Art

    Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

    Residencies combine some form of installation, studio practice and display, and began January 7 with an immersive meditation nightclub experience.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

    Art and arugula and maybe a little Bloomberg money.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

    Catherine Borg's Scouted aims to present a more dimensional view of Las Vegas.

  • Weekly Q&A

    Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

    Putting women back into history.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

    Demolition has begun.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

    A push to have “City” designated as a national monument has begun.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

    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 of January.

  • 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.