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The producer and writer for Fox’s ‘Empire’ takes on issues of race, property and family in this melodic rural noir.

Attica Locke’s ‘Bluebird, Bluebird’ is a Shakespearean drama for our times

September 21st, 2017

The producer and writer for Fox’s ‘Empire’ takes on issues of race, property and family in this melodic rural noir.

  • Arts & EntertainmentCultureFeatured

    Artist Raymond Pettibon, Young (and old) Frankenstein, the book fest and other Las Vegas events to mark on your calendar.

  • Intersection

    A storewide 25 percent-off sale has been “a godsend,” but the situation remains dire.

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    The debut novel describes a young boy forced away from his family into a dangerous desert plain.

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    The Show That Never Ends is a music wonk’s delight, full of anecdotes about how bands formed, fell apart and regrouped.

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    “More often than not, stories of bodies like mine are ignored or dismissed or derided.”

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    Also, comic Kathleen Madigan and an astronomy escape.

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    Sofia Coppola’s latest film, Lizzy Goodman’s latest book, Lana Del Rey’s latest album and more.

  • Print

    A writer of “weird fiction” might seem an unlikely candidate to author a history of the Russian Revolution.

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    The CSN professor doesn't just write about Las Vegas as a place. She writes about it as three places separated by decades.

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    Doree Shafrir, senior culture writer at Buzzfeed, has written a novel of manners for the digital age.

  • A&E

    The Friday-Saturday series of literary events showcased enlightening performances from national and local writers.

  • Intersection

    Curbed is the most recent publication to enter the fray with an ambitious package about Las Vegas.

  • Print

    Elvis, space aliens, the Colorado River and more

  • A&E

    Her middle-grade novel, One Hundred Spaghetti Strings, is out this month by Harper.

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    Not only does author Laura Kipnis criticize the secretive, pseudo-judicial Title IX process, she also critiques the assumptions behind “rape culture” on campuses.

  • Print

    The Internet has given people algorithms that trace and bolster our affinities and media that refine our interests and buffer us from what we don’t ...

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    The tone is one of gritty realism, but Hamid narrates it in third person, evoking fables of the past.

  • A&E

    Plus, Vince Gill and Lyle Lovett play the Smith Center and the Nevada Women's Film Festival runs at Springs Preserve.

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    Most felt Golovkin won the slugfest, or at very least it was an extremely close fight, but ringside judge Adalaide Byrd scored the fight ...

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    “It’s sad to see everyone leaving because this plaza is getting old. You don’t leave your grandparents because they’re getting old.”

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    King was a finalist on the show, parlaying the exposure to a lengthy pro wrestling for the Las Vegas resident ...

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    Don’t skip the Octopus Salteado, tender seafood drenched in a tongue-tingling romesco-lime sauce.

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    “No one stays the same,” she sings on her latest single, the title track off her upcoming album Younger Now.

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    The Wynn retreat offers one of the most spectacular seafood experiences you’ll ever have.

  • MusicFeatured

    There’s something special about karaoke bars, and even more so about the folks who frequent them.

  • Industry Weekly

    Los Angeles hosted the Emmy Awards but Las Vegas made one unforgettable appearance.

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    Chef Natalie Young's "Chinese and chicken joint" is closing its doors, but its kitchen is staying busy.

  • Music

    Wonderful Wonderful also has the confidence to be far more inventive than anything the band has released before.

  • Dining

    The casero is the most popular ceviche—shrimp marinated in lime with avocado, onion, cucumber, cilantro and plenty of spicy bits of serrano pepper.

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    The governor’s task force predicted tourists would account for 63 percent of Nevada’s recreational marijuana sales, but where did it expect those millions to toke ...

  • Industry Weekly

    Brittany Rose, Ekoh, Sabriel and Dark Black bring additional Vegas vibes.

  • Industry Weekly

    Frozen beer, flaky potato pancakes and much more await at Palazzo.

  • Dining

    The Mexican Sloppy Jose is a zesty gut-buster, a spicy mélange of chorizo and ground beef contrasted by cool and creamy avocado.

  • A&E

    Mount Charleston, a pumpking patch, Floyd Lamb Park and more.

  • Intersection

    The classic, circular Ellis Island sign will be on display at the Neon Museum.

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    A new bridge will connect the train to the main line, so it could technically take you anywhere in the country.

  • Fine Art

    It’s a joy to stroll the gallery and see how each artist interprets the challenge of art with a limited palette.