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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 29, 2015

    The 100 Centennial murals are great.

  • Art

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    Arts writer Ed Fuentes humorously dubbed it “Benchghazi.”

  • On the Strip

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    Casino closures bring personal stories, drunken toasts and other Vegas rituals. But then there's eBay.

  • Art

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    "It really synthesizes who we are."

  • As We See It

    Friday, April 24, 2015

    What's up with all the moths?

  • Art

    Friday, April 24, 2015

    Heard brings his theater-focused “Dramatic Signs: Bringing Neon to Life” event to the museum in May.

  • Community

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Trees de-stress the mind, stabilize the soil and more.

  • Music

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    The symphony closes its Masterworks series Adams, Rachmaninoff and Tch

  • Art

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Artist residency begins at the Neon Museum.

  • First Friday

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    There were rumblings that First Friday would announce changes to the festival’s footprint.

  • 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.

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