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“Compared to my Ohio life, people are more positive here, more responsive to literary things.”

Literary tour guide: Vegas-based writer Noah Cicero takes his fans on a journey

January 11th, 2018

“Compared to my Ohio life, people are more positive here, more responsive to literary things.”

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    Lincoln, Grant and Clinton make appearances.

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    The posthumous collection reflects a lifetime of the writer’s journalism, essays and profiles.

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    Attempting a modern sequel of a classic novel is a dicey affair.

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    What happens when our mobster past comes back in undead form?

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    He has in many ways become the country’s most recognized black writer, a latter-day James Baldwin.

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    Local authors make a strong showing this year.

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    “I want this to be a community hub—a place that’s warm and welcoming.”

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    She accepts at least some of the blame for her long campaign’s miserable death.

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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.

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

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    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.

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    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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    She'll perform his classic concept album "In the Wee Small Hours" on Jan. 12.

  • Chef Talk

    Gordon Ramsay is too famous to do anything quietly, but he gave it a shot by soft-opening his fifth restaurant in Las Vegas on Jan. ...

  • Incidental Tourist

    I am best-suited to determine the exact geographic delineation of one of the most famous destinations in the world. (Okay, maybe not.)

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    "There’s no way we could cover everything we have. It would have to be a three-and-a-half-hour show."

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    Corned beef bread pudding Benedict? Yes, please.

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    He’s done acid in Las Vegas, which he calls “a bad life decision.”

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    "I cannot wait to share what we have in store for Las Vegas."

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    Cole is expanding on his role as Charlie in "Black-ish" with the award-winning show's spin-off, "Grown-ish."

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    The incoming artists are better known in Ibiza, where dance music remains house-centric.

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    Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead and Bob Marley all played concerts there.

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    The in-demand hip-hop and R&B singer, writer and producer takes his talents to the Cromwell this weekend.

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    The hip resort hosts a pool hiring party on January 18.

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    The former Wynn executive has been appointed president of events and nightlife for MGM Resorts International.

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    Using elements of dance, contortion and gymnastics, this trio fits right in.

  • Weekly Q&A

    “Compared to my Ohio life, people are more positive here, more responsive to literary things.”

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    Last year, four location added growler fill stations, rotating in kegs of Pizza Port’s Bacon & Eggs coffee porter, Lovelady’s peanut butter-laced Paleo Porter and ...

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    Potato pancakes, tortas, loco moco and more.

  • Film

    Tom Hanks plays Ben Bradlee, a born newspaperman whose only instinct is to publish the Pentagon Papers.

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    It could have been a scene straight out of a science fiction thriller.

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    “I’m not competitive, but I do think I was the greatest strip-club DJ who ever lived.”