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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)

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

    Dance past and present this season at the Nevada Ballet Theatre.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

    You had us at giant gnomes, Jesse. But, by all means, keep going.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

    Plans for a $45 million complex (and Rosemary's spinoff) at Reed Whipple are off the table for now.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

    “Things are going to move along at a pretty slow rate, but pretty soon we’re going to start seeing art," Patrick Gaffey

  • Art

    Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

    ‘Organic Study No. 1’ marks a stylistic departure for Luis Varela-Rico

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

    Sexy, vintage and alluring, the 40-by-60-inch billboard collages combine fashion illustrations (from old Harper’s Bazaar magazines) and enhanced photographs of models, as well as other printed imagery.

  • Art

    Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

    Who will move into the space? What comes next?

  • Stage

    Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

    Madeleine George's academic sex comedy comes to Las Vegas.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

    What are you waiting for? Get down there and press a penny!

  • Art

    Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014

    Russ’ works are often sexy and fun robust creation.

  • 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.