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  • Intersection

    Wednesday, July 27, 2016

    Check out their "Can't Stop the Feeling" video, which shows city employees and local residents shaking it to Justin Timberlake's hit song.

  • Fine Art

    Friday, July 22, 2016

    Curated by Linda Alterwitz, ART + SCIENCE brings together work that makes interesting bedfellows of the two disciplines.

  • Fine Art

    Thursday, July 21, 2016

    Brune’s message of gender identity and physical acceptance is back in Las Vegas, this time at the Center.

  • Intersection

    Wednesday, July 6, 2016

    Two events this week look at the past.

  • Art

    Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    Old Masterworks live in the vernacular of Vegas Vic and the Hacienda’s Horse and Rider.

  • Intersection

    Tuesday, June 28, 2016

    "I don’t think anybody else offers the Twinkies like this. What are they going to do with all these people?"

  • A&E

    Tuesday, June 28, 2016

    Only a week after the implosion of her former Riviera home, Charo wows the South Point crowd.

  • Fine Art

    Friday, June 24, 2016

    Nearly 100 artists and performers gathered to discuss humanity, no matter how abstractly or unintentional, through their work.

  • Art

    Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    A bunny rabbit drinking a Bud Light and an 8-foot mermaid walk into a bar.

  • Fine Art

    Wednesday, June 15, 2016

    “We didn’t ask artists to present their works, but to present themselves."

  • Intersection

    Wednesday, June 15, 2016

    We’re barbarians. We destroy things others create and think it’s hilarious.

  • Features

    Thursday, June 9, 2016

    When your kicks are out to get ya.

  • Art

    Wednesday, June 8, 2016

    Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art offers a look at the cultural, academic, scientific and political lives of significance.

  • As We See It

    Saturday, June 4, 2016

    The Historic Westside destination was a boarding house that became a safe haven for black Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam) construction workers.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, June 2, 2016

    The Land Art Generator Initiative could change our public art and clean-energy landscapes.

  • Features

    Thursday, June 2, 2016

    Under the stars at the West Wind.

  • Intersection

    Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    The bus stops in Vegas for First Friday before moving on to California for the final primary election.

  • Art

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    After 20-plus years at the Barrick, she has accepted a position as executive director of the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

  • Intersection

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    Elvis, neon and the removal of big bands.

  • As We See It

    Saturday, May 21, 2016

    Nothing short of a spectacle was expected. The 40-minute left-turn wait on Durango Drive was understandable.

  • Features

    Thursday, May 19, 2016

    Larry Ruvo's examined life, from busboy to great benefactor of Las Vegas.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016

    An expected 19 million vehicles will pass the "Seven Magic Mountains" installation during its two years in the desert before it gets spirited away without a trace.

  • Fine Art

    Monday, May 2, 2016

    “Seven Magic Mountains” is a poignant work of art with a message that inspires contemplation, but with the allure of a mid-20th-century roadside attraction.

  • 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

    Woody perennials in the desert.

  • 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.

  • 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?”

  • A&E

    Friday, April 8, 2016

    The exhibition halls of small-town glory.

  • LV Weekly

    Thursday, April 7, 2016

    Angles of repose.

  • Art

    Wednesday, April 6, 2016

    The life and death of a tumbleweed and all that crosses its path.

  • Art

    Thursday, March 31, 2016

    There's a new website for Ugo Rondinone’s “Seven Magic Mountains.”

  • Art

    Wednesday, March 30, 2016

    Wendy Hickey's promoting of the arts on available billboard space comes to town.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, March 30, 2016

    Also, deputies will now be riding motorcycles in parks.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, March 16, 2016

    Cliven Bundy’s supporters hold up signs—“Ranchers lives matter” and “Honk for freedom.” A tourist snaps a photo.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, March 16, 2016

    Thanks for the memories.

  • Fine Art

    Monday, March 14, 2016

    The Barrick Museum is hopping this week.

  • Art

    Thursday, March 10, 2016

    Unless a contract says otherwise, artists who sell their works no longer have a voice in what happens to them.

  • Features

    Thursday, March 3, 2016

    An inspiring mini-tour of our museumscape.

  • Music

    Wednesday, March 2, 2016

    Costume designers promise to delve into the “comedy, the tragedy and the wardrobe malfunction” at the Nevada State Museum this weekend.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, March 2, 2016

    It's a classical concert you don't want to miss.

  • Arts District

    Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

    Memories of former owner and longtime figurehead, Wes Myles, from his bocce-ball tourneys on the patio to his colorful protests over city codes.

  • Fine Art

    Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

    With construction paper, X-Acto knives and protractors, visitors test the “My kid could make that” claim heard at contemporary art museums.

  • Fine Art

    Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

    It’s contemporary America’s relationship with nature presented at its most extreme and bizarre.