Two hundred and sixty-four lawsuits later, Righthaven's recent loss to a li'l nonprofit over copyright infringement might backfire and blow up in the newspaper industry's face -- not to mention continue to tar the image of newspapers in an age when they, like, super-mega-need readers:.
CLAES OLDENBURG AND Coosje van Bruggen's "Flashlight" is Las Vegas's most significant work of public art, and art historian Michael Lobel, a leading Pop Art scholar, has prepared a talk that will illuminate its social, political and art historical contexts. .
The Vegas Valley Book Festival, that annual bash dedicated to those interactive multimedia things printed on dead trees -- books, we think they're called -- just announced the two keynote speakers bookending the event that takes place Nov. 3-7 at the Historic Fifth Street School.
If you haven't yet digested our DEALicious Meals edition, by all means, dig in. In what's either a testament to our bad math or the bountiful cheap eats to be had across the Las Vegas Valley, here are a few we just couldn't find room for.
Sink your teeth into 75 scrumptious, savory, spicy and sweet meal deals that'll fill your belly -- without draining your wallet. The great migration of celebrity chefs to Las Vegas has done wonders for boosting our culinary reputation.
Go on, bemoan the slick advent of the digital world with its Tweeting and iPads and video embeds and those countless other apparent disses of the printed word. David Bauman, owner of Bauman Rare Books in the Shoppes at the Palazzo, is quietly sanguine about it all as he floats among the store's burnished shelves, the heavy tomes.
So, you love Vegas, right? The gaming, the dining, the shows -- Vegas has it all! And there's no time like the summer to experience Vegas in all its glory. Sure, you may have heard that Vegas gets a little warm in the summer.
You may have noticed a jagged peak of steel and acrylic set off against the Mission-style architecture of the Historic Fifth Street School. This addition to the cityscape, located in Centennial Plaza at South 4th Street and Lewis, is a sculpture by Stephen Hendee titled, "Monument to the Simulacrum.
In a world of faceless dot-commerce, crafty Vegas entrepreneurs turn to Etsy, where Sin City sells itself
Seeing her dress on a young Japanese woman at a Tokyo rock 'n' roll wedding is what hooked Jennifer Henry. The neon-striped number straight out of the '80s was Henry's first sale from her online vintage clothing shop, Flock Flock Flock.
I want sweet gooey gross awesomeness and I want it now.
Funny how a sudden craving for a deep-fried Twinkie can grip my soul, but a few hours of drinking on East Fremont always does it for me -- something about my body's early-warning system, sensing hangover! hangover!, clamoring for greasy food product to sponge up the Maker's Mark sloshing around my guts.
In the hierarchy of food memory-making, the winter holidays may trump July 4th, but I'd argue for a reassessment of summer. Everything we ate at county fairs and boardwalks was essential to the fun of summer growing up.