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Photo: Steven Goforth and Alissa Dale perform during a Ne
Review: ‘The Nutcracker’ by NBT offers adventure, invention and imagination
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The Smith Center:
Betsy Lucas performs Clara’s innocence and exuberance with perfection. Alissa Dale (The Winter Fairy) and Steven Goforth (The Snow Prince) soar in their snow scene — the classic winter scene is their scene.
Weekend best bets: Brian Wilson, Smashing Pumpkins and ‘The Nutcracker’
Weekend best bets: Brian Wilson, Smashing Pumpkins and ‘The Nutcracker’
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Las Vegas:
It’s a great weekend for live music in Las Vegas, with options ranging from The Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson to ’90s icons The Smashing Pumpkins to the festive stylings of Tchaikovsky with Nevada Ballet Theater. Here are our weekend best bets:
Photo: A detail from
Depicting death: Artists take on the great inevitable
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
In our leftovers we all look the same.
Photo: Wendy Kveck's 'Stanley Hall' exhibit at Trifecta G
Wendy Kveck’s hard-hitting ‘Stanley Hall’ brings Trifecta to stunning close
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Kveck’s fascination with the grotesque surrenders to the sensuality of the beautiful.
Photo: Nevada Ballet Theater's
A show in motion: Something old and new in NBT’s ‘The Nutcracker’
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The Smith Center:
“Some of these kids have been with the production for three years now, and we want to keep them interested,” says James Canfield, artistic director. “As the show is evolving, so is the dancing.”
Photo: Peter Lik's photograph
Strip Scribbles: Peter Lik photo sells for $6.5 million; ‘Ink Master’s’ Final Four
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Las Vegas:
Landscape photographer Peter Lik, who has several galleries on the Strip, today sold the most expensive photograph in history. An anonymous L.A. collector shelled out $6.5 million for “Phantom,” then snapped up two other photos.
Spa opens to the public; eateries debut in Arts District, Downtown Summerlin
Spa opens to the public; eateries debut in Arts District, Downtown Summerlin
Monday, December 8, 2014
Openings & Closings:
A renovated spa at Tahiti Village is open to the public after having previously been a guests-only retreat, and it’s celebrating the holidays with a discount for locals. Also, a coffee bar and restaurant opens in ...
Photo: Field of flowers, Javier Sanchez installation
43 Days: Artist Javier Sanchez in solidarity with Mexico’s missing students
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
“In Mexico every day is the day of the dead, and the day of the disappeared, and the day of the mutilated, and the day of the bereaved. "
Photo: Work by Lisa Fields Clarke
Smoke my hookah, caterpillar -- more tales to live out at Skin City
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Las Vegas artists take on the nonsensical underworld of Lewis Carroll.
Photo: A composite image of two of the subjects on a stat
Treasure chest: Secret artwork hidden behind breasts at the Venetian revealed
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
"They were trying to re-create Renaissance Venice, and I was giving them contemporary art.” --Toland Grinnell
Photo: Kyle Dean Massey stars as Pippin in the American R
Review: I love Lucie in ‘Pippin’ revival at the Smith Center
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Lucie Arnaz is absolutely breathtaking as Pippin’s grandmother, Berthe, with her comedic timing — from whom did she inherit that? — and acting chops and at age 63 defies gravity (in body and skills) singing and performing acrobatic moves on a trapeze swing above the stage.
Photo: The American Repertory Theater production of Pippi
‘Pippin’ effectively takes flying leap into land of Cirque
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
“Pippin” is not a Cirque show, of course, but it is dropping into the epicenter of acrobatic-infused performance, with Cirque the city’s predominant production vehicle. And if the company is looking for a way to incorporate gymnastics with musical theater, look no further.
Weekly Q&A: Photographer Shelbi Schroeder focuses on the naked—and real—female form
Weekly Q&A: Photographer Shelbi Schroeder focuses on the naked—and real—female form
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
“I just started being obsessed with who I am and able to love who I am without having to hide behind clothing and hide behind my cellulite and hide behind my rolls.”
Photo: Gig Depios A Requiem for the Outsiders, part of hi
Gig Depio’s ‘A Brief History’ tackles immigration, politics and social media
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
His decadent paintings are almost operatic.
Big changes for Downtown’s Modern?
Big changes for Downtown’s Modern?
Friday, November 21, 2014
"It's time to refresh the project, look at options of location and ensure that our communication about the project is more clear than it has been in the past."

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