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Three otherworldly exhibits you really need to see

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Stephen Hendee’s The Ice Next Time

The Ice Next Time, Stephen Hendee In this post-apocalyptic world devoid of digital information, civilization must rely on memories to reconstruct its past and create a new order. Hendee, a UNLV professor, features mostly textile artifacts to portray the life that was ... in the years 2026-2280. Through October 3. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Marjorie Barrick Museum 895-3381.

Penumbra, KD Matheson The artist’s fantastical, mythical and primitive style continues here, with large-scale sculptures—concrete, paper mache and cardboard—referencing the ancient past and distant future. Through October 8. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Government Center Rotunda Gallery, 455-7340. Opening reception September 2, 6-8 p.m.

Hot Spot, Abby Coe Reflected light and shadows create a site-specific light installation that works in direct conjunction with the architecture of Winchester Cultural Center Gallery. Through October 10. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 3130 S. McLeod Drive, 455-7340.

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  • Like the other critters lurking among the 32 works, the pickled fish carry environmental messages.

  • She also sees Core Contemporary as an event space—hosting classes, lectures, artist talks and even the odd office holiday party.

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