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Photo: Artist Jesse Carson Smigel holds a clay model of h
Giant cat head to take over Downtown corner
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
You had us at giant gnomes, Jesse. But, by all means, keep going.
SLS debuts amid high expectations; skateboarding shop to ride park’s success
SLS debuts amid high expectations; skateboarding shop to ride park’s success
Monday, August 25, 2014
Openings & Closings:
The new SLS Las Vegas is expected to reinvigorate the north end of the Strip, as a paint-and-sip store opens to the Henderson public. Meanwhile, a skateboarding store sets up shop, and ...
Photo: Jessica Alba and Mickey Rourke ride into the ultra
Film review: 'Sin City' offers just more of the same -- so what was the point?
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
If, however, you're looking for the same-old same-old, you'll probably have a great time.
Photo: Another teen romantic drama, another scene in the
Film review: 'If I Stay' is TV-movie bland
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Comas. Check. Flashbacks. Check. Cheesiness. Check.
Photo: Christoph Waltz as a listless guy speaking almost
Film review: The ponderous 'Zero Theorem' suffers from a poor central performance
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The man who gave us Twelve Monkeys now gives us ... this.
Photo: Brendan Gleeson, left, is a man on a mission in th
Film review: Gleeson's wonderful performance anchors the otherwise uneven 'Calvary'
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Too many one-dimensional characters. Not good.
Photo: Jack Rabbit, acrylic paint on a utility box by Tat
The bureaucratic hurdles of public art: Looking at Clark County’s program
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
“Things are going to move along at a pretty slow rate, but pretty soon we’re going to start seeing art," Patrick Gaffey
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Palm reading: The precision of Louis Varela-Rico’s suspended hand
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
‘Organic Study No. 1’ marks a stylistic departure for Luis Varela-Rico
Photo: Event winner Victor competes in the Red Bull BC On
10 thoughts from the Red Bull BC One North American Final
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Power moves, crotch grabs and crazy acrobatics at Brooklyn Bowl.
Photo: Molly (Katie Postotnik) and Sam (Steven Grant Doug
Special effects and cast’s soaring vocals lift ‘Ghost’ story of love and heartbreak
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Review:
Tall and athletic Steven Grant Douglas, as Sam, commands the stage with his physical and vocal presence — his gorgeous voice is strong and soaring and his range wide — and is the standout of “Ghost the Musical” now at the Smith Center through Sunday.
Photo: Chris Jones at Patina Decor.
Timeless glamour and haughty attitudes of Chris Jones’ billboard collages
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Sexy, vintage and alluring, the 40-by-60-inch billboard collages combine fashion illustrations (from old Harper’s Bazaar magazines) and enhanced photographs of models, as well as other printed imagery.
Photo: Daniel Radcliffe are Zoe Kazan are extremely appea
Film review: Despite its predictability, 'What If' manages to be quite charming
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Call it 'When Harry Potter Met Sally.'
Photo: JK Russ at Sin City Gallery
JK Russ taps into the primal force of the image-making psyche
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
An archaic relationship between body and landscape dominates the show at Sin City Gallery
Photo: Ghost The Musical is at the Smith Center for the P
‘Ghost The Musical’ brings movie magic and romance to the Smith Center stage
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
“Ghost,” nominated for five Academy Awards, brought new meaning to the art and skills of pottery and starred Demi Moore, Patrick Swayze and the comedic talents of Whoopi Goldberg, who won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. ...
Photo: Musical director Richard Oberacker.
Can a musical from Las Vegas make it in New York? Richard Oberacker is finding out with ‘Bandstand’
Friday, August 8, 2014
Maybe the most apt way to describe Richard Oberacker’s emotions at the moment are “mitigated excitement.” His new musical “Bandstand: A Musical,” co-created with lyrics-writing partner Robert Taylor, could become "something extraordinary." ...

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