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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 that produced 4-by-5-inch Fujichrome transparencies.

Fred Sigman’s outstanding book ‘Motel Vegas’ captures a fading, wild Las Vegas era

May 23rd, 2019

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 that produced 4-by-5-inch Fujichrome transparencies.

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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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    It unfolds leisurely over just two days and four events—with no overlaps.

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    The latest addition rounds out a packed program for the weekender's closing variety show.

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    Learn some of the ways the Writer’s Block, B&C Camera and Kappa Toys keep customers coming back.

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    Day N Vegas will take place November 1-3 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds next to Circus Circus.

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    Highlights include the original handwritten lyrics for “Walk This Way” and a 13-foot neon sign used in the Honkin’ on Bobo tour.

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    The Colorado River is low. Lake Mead is low. Lake Powell is low. The white ring along the sides of giant mountain-lined reservoirs continues to ...

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    Stevens talks about his new Circa sports book and how renovating the historic Golden Gate casino sparked the concept for Circa Las Vegas casino and ...

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    “When you’re a kid and going to shows, you don’t realize how much goes into planning and booking those shows. So it’s nice to feel ...

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    James Trees’ handmade pasta dishes have made waves Downtown, and the trend continues at the Summerlin-adjacent Tivoli. On a hot summer day, the best choice ...

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    “We started with pop—The Weeknd, Chris Brown, Iggy Azalea—to a hip-hop guy here, a hip-hop guy there. It was this synergy of hip-hop at the ...

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    Happily, new third places are developing around us. This column was written at two of them: Sambalatte in Boca Park and the new Writer’s Block. ...

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    Last week she dropped the Right Party EP on fellow Wynn Nightlife resident Diplo’s Mad Decent label, a summer-appropriate collection of new and previously released ...

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    Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Florence ...

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    Instead of painting just one Blue Angel, Stanford decided to paint multiple versions—one emerging from a half shell like Sandro Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus,” and ...

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    It’s a great way to try out Locale, the much anticipated restaurant by Nicole Brisson, which opened June 19.

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    The club’s grand opening event generated plenty of buzz over the big fight weekend, thanks to an all-star roster of surprise performers that joined ...

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    It begins with a fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes and a sore throat—common enough symptoms. What follows is a more telltale sign—a blotchy red ...

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    Jordan Davis doesn't expect a team to select him in the NBA Draft today. The North Las Vegas native, who played at the small college ...

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    Since the opening of the Las Vegas Ballpark this spring, Aviators games have become one of the most popular sports destinations in the Valley. According ...

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    While his modern R&B peers opt for trapped-out beats and drug-filled sex fantasies, the young singer is earnest and wholesome, embracing a sound that’s equal ...

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    Joe Maxx, Zen and Dark Moon have arrived.