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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, April 27, 2016

    The Reading Room's art of the story.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    Neon Museum artist-in-residence Jennifer Bellor is composing something different.

  • Features

    Friday, April 22, 2016

    A Blue Diamond nursery taking Las Vegas back to its roots.

  • Fine Art

    Friday, April 22, 2016

    The colorful rock totem installation is slated to open to the public May 11.

  • Features

    Thursday, April 21, 2016

    This garden proves that growing in this climate can be fruitful and relatively easy once the soil is amended, watering is strategized and planting style is determined.

  • Features

    Thursday, April 21, 2016

    Woody perennials in the desert.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    The white Champagne glass tilting amid bubbles on a round red backdrop had been replaced by a contemporary and less celebratory look.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    Kearns Goodwin is a regular on news talk shows, including Meet the Press, helping to dissect the players and policies in D.C.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    It’s Cabrera’s reminder that the Philharmonic is for “everyone."

  • Art

    Thursday, April 14, 2016

    “Why should art, of all things, be free from critical dissection?”

  • 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.