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August 22, 2014

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Photo: Su Limbert is at Trifecta Gallery through August 2
Revisiting narrative in Su Limbert’s ‘Forevermore’ at Trifecta Gallery
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Forevermore engages the theme of death without becoming creepy.
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Jennifer Aleman, company manager of ‘Crazy Girls’ at the Riviera: What is a dancer?
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Guest Columnist:
The first type of Las Vegas dancer who comes to mind for most is the classic showgirl. These are the girls who wear elaborate costumes with feathers and rhinestones weighing as much as 40 pounds! Imagine gliding elegantly down a set of stairs in these costumes.
Photo: Trifecta Gallery owner Marty Walsh and Spud, surro
End of an era: Trifecta Gallery is closing
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Trifecta Gallery in the Arts District is closing in January. Owner Marty Walsh and her husband Pete plan to move back to Ireland.
Philharmonic conductor Donato Cabrera brings a contemporary edge to orchestral music
Philharmonic conductor Donato Cabrera brings a contemporary edge to orchestral music
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Weekly Q&A:
Weekly Q&A: The new conductor discusses exposing audiences to new music, his background in opera and more.
Photo: Tom Zaller at
Tom Zaller: Las Vegas wants daytime cultural entertainment and great event spaces
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Guest Columnist:
Seeing the success of Las Vegas exhibitions, it is clear that locals and tourists in Las Vegas want more access to arts and culture. To meet their demand, I opened Imagine Exhibitions Gallery in June 2012 in partnership with the Venetian.
A Time to Tango
A Time to Tango
Friday, August 1, 2014
Mojitos and cigars abound
Transport yourself back to a time when the sultry island was a spicy playground.
Photo: Michael Godard and
Michael Godard: Las Vegas pop artist witnesses McCarran’s midnight circus
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Guest Columnist:
Once again I find myself at one of the greatest locations for people watching: McCarran Airport here in Las Vegas. Usually I’m rushing through the terminal placing mental bets on whether I’ll make my flight. Well tonight’s a different story.
Photo: Robin Barcus Slonina, owner of Skin City Body Pain
‘Skin Wars’: Las Vegas entrepreneur talks body paint, RuPaul and reality TV
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Robin Barcus Slonina, owner of Skin City Body Painting is a producer and judge on Skin Wars premiering August 6.
Photo: Floss & Gravity
Yasmina Chavez’s farewell exhibit takes us to that space between control and the authority of nature
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time works in circles, and answers are nonexistent in Yasmina Chavez' Floss & Gravity.
Photo: Sush Machida
Sush Machida’s sneaky Zen koans and the importance of mindfulness
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Tokyo in Vegas: Vision Collision might come across as Pop Art, but if you stop there, you’ve really missed it.
Photo: Sequel face-off! Catch Sharknado and
When sequels attack! Sharknado vs. Sharktopus
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The two franchises are set to premiere their second installments on Syfy.
Photo: Photographer Todd Duane Miller, left, and artist J
Artists JW Caldwell and Todd Duane Miller go 'Face 2 Face' at Cosmo's P3Studio
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
“The whole project is designed to showcase the similarities and the differences, because they’re inseparable,” Caldwell says.
Photo: The Chuck Close tapestry at the 'Art Odyssey' is t
Life rendered: Looking at the selection process for this year’s Life Is Beautiful art component
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Artists are readying for October's big event.
Photo: Tania Reis and Vartan Zakhariants dance together a
Dance studio steps in to help local schools fill budget holes
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
When Nessa Apostol first started dancing, it was to escape the monotony that came with being a full-time college student, working two jobs and mending a newly broken heart.
Photo: Myron Martin, president and CEO of the Smith Cente
Smith Center’s Myron Martin: Performing arts center is ‘the living room’ for Las Vegas
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Guest Columnist:
It’s amazing to think that nearly two decades ago, with little more than the “can-do” spirit for which Las Vegas is known, community leaders set out to bring a performing arts center to our city, and two years ago the Smith Center opened with great fanfare.

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