Don Hamrick, Chairman, Board of Directors, KNPR, announces the retirement of Mark Vogelzang as CEO, effective October 6, 2023, and the appointment of Favian Perez to Interim CEO. Perez, who has been with Nevada Public Radio for ten years, assumes this new responsibility after serving as the organization’s chief operating officer since 2022.
Some people still raise their eyebrows when you tell them Las Vegas has a Philharmonic orchestra. Imagine how much higher those eyebrows go when you add: it’s now 25 years old.
Don’t look now, but there’s another festival coming to downtown Las Vegas this fall. But don’t worry about road closures or towering stages.
Our annual Fall Culture Guide is back with more events to experience, art to see, music and readings to hear, and festivals to revel in through the rest of the year. Also included in this issue is a guide to the Valley's Top Dentists!
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Pelosi said the new acting speaker, Patrick McHenry, R-N.C., was behind an email asking her staff to remove their belongings from a workspace she had access to as a former speaker.
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