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Vegas Brews, Healing Vegas, Becoming America’s Playground and more.

Autumn brings a bounty of books by local authors and about Southern Nevada

October 3rd, 2019

Vegas Brews, Healing Vegas, Becoming America’s Playground and more.

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    “I loved finding out about the relationship between Elvis and Liberace. When Elvis was struggling in that 1956 show, Liberace came over, saw Elvis’ show, ...

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    ‘Elvis in Vegas,’ ‘Lost Restaurants of Henderson,’ ‘Life Is a Country Western Song’ and more.

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    He began documenting the 1950s-vintage motels of Fremont Street, Boulder Highway and North Las Vegas in the mid-1990s, using a conspicuously bulky large-format view camera ...

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    The new location will have a larger staff, a more versatile events space (with a baby grand piano) and possible outdoor seating. Plus, they’re adding ...

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    From memoir to biography to novels, your options are blooming.

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    The acclaimed comic and Seattle cabaret star join what's already a must-see literary, musical and cultural bill.

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    “Coming from out of state, I’d heard a lot of bad things about Nevada beer,” author Pat Evans says. “I found that very quickly to ...

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    This literary, arts and music fest is bringing together not merely a who’s-who, but a who’s-what of cultural figures.

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    The author especially loves the koshari at POTs, the brunch at Tacotarian and Good Pie’s Detroit pizza.

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    Here's a roundup of Las Vegas or Nevada-related books that you may have missed in 2018.

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    In her new chapbook, I Was the Girl With the Moon-Shaped Face, Cassera’s world is filled with desert imagery, youthful nostalgia and a relatable realm ...

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    Listen, discuss, workshop and, of course, buy books.

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    Two days after chef José Andrés released his book, We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time, ...

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    He’ll celebrate the release of Fire Escapes September 10 at the Bunkhouse.

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    “We’re trying to build the idea that this is another literary destination.”

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    More than 150 writers and artists explore themes, causes and responses to gun violence, with all proceeds benefiting the nonprofit Route 91 Strong.

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    See photos of the Valley’s vanished bars, movie theaters and more—and hear their stories.

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    New work from comedian Louie Anderson, poet Claudia Keelan and more.

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    Since recreational marijuana was legalized in Nevada in 2016, there’s been a great paradox. It’s legal to buy and possess recreational marijuana, but unless you’re ...

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    Recreational marijuana isn’t legal at the federal level, meaning there are no federal standards or regulations for approving cannabis products for sale. That leaves policymaking ...

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    The entertainment will include a more ambient experience during dining hours transitioning into a high-energy environment later in the evening ...

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    Over the course of his first working decade, Burton created an instantly recognizable visual aesthetic, which he is constantly expanding and revising; in essence, he ...

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    Neal Schon takes every opportunity to unleash extended, squealing guitar solos.

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    Chris Curtis relocated to Las Vegas in January and immediately began training more intensely than he had at any other point in his 10-year professional ...

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    It was not a pretty night in hockey's other desert city for the Vegas Golden Knights. They lost the special teams battle, they lost their ...

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    Efforts to grow, thrive and reproduce all depend on the ability to interact with the environment around you and all the beings therein. Many plants ...

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    Supplying water to millions of people in Southern Nevada is no simple task. It requires continuous reinvestment and many knowledgeable engineers, operators and skilled laborers ...

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    Last month, the former Tao Group corporate executive chef launched his spot in the southwest Valley, marking his official debut as a Vegas restaurateur.

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    From the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center’s festival to Urban Pride to the We Are All One Festival and beyond.

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    We're visiting one of the valley’s top neighborhood Italian restaurants to get some pasta tips from chef Marc Sgrizzi.

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    A 2019 UNLV graduate, Natnael Gebremariam knows the stresses of figuring out how to pay for college. “I applied for scholarships and grants, basically anything ...

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    Boosting your financial well-being is a worthwhile goal, regardless of income level, tax bracket or savings. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, financial well-being ...

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    LA, Phoenix, Sedona, Salt Lake City and beyond.

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    Tim Faust’s job sometimes leaves him feeling like a “library of human misery.” He tours the country to advocate for single-payer health care, meeting with ...

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    “Gwen had a specific idea how she wanted to tell her story about her life. From there it was a conversation about the arrangement of ...

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    Pizza connoisseurs consider it to be the ultimate expression of the dish—the crust is slightly crispy on the outside (even charred) and soft and tender ...

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    “Our ticket sales were only like 200 a couple days before our first Brooklyn Bowl show in Vegas, but it ended up drawing 1,600 people. ...

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    E-40’s Function Fridays at Light, Pauly D at Drai’s and more.