Start where Nancy Houssels spoke to Desert Companion for our August feature, “We just had to ask.” Then rewind some three decades to when she helped found the dance company that would eventually become Nevada Ballet Theater.
For the August issue of Desert Companion, I checked in with the state’s higher ed officials to find out where they are in the ever-evolving effort to get a new public medical school in Southern Nevada. (Check back for that story, coming any moment to this very page.
You might have noticed the occasional slanted, mirror-like roof over a community center or government office parking lot, but the fact that they’re solar panels — or the sheer number of them popping up around town — likely hasn’t registered.
If most nonprofits saw an 8 percent drop in donations over a quarter, they’d be a little concerned. But for the American Red Cross, not having blood for even one patient in need of a transfusion is a crisis.
This morning, the City of Las Vegas, the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada and UNLV publicly celebrated a partnership that has resulted in both personal development and for-credit classes being offered at the Center.
If it weren’t for gross domestic product, we could take away the UNLV Center for Business & Economic Research’s “cautiously,” and just leave it “optimistic.” Unfortunately, in the first quarter of this year, U.
Artists contributing to the Little Green Men show in City Hall’s Chamber Gallery were asked to “explore subject matter that relates to life on other planets or in other galaxies, space travel, UFO sightings and the famous Area 51.” Even given such a wide berth for creative freedom, this exhibit
Zappos has been making so many headlines lately with its unconventional employment praxis — dumping cube-and-office hierarchy for “holacracy,” nixing traditional job postings, pumping employee zany-tude like a corporate socioemotional dress code — that you almost forget the company sells shoes..
In its hallucinogenic mania and high-revving comic frenzy, Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas put forth a twisted view of Las Vegas — and of America. What Vegas littérateur can forget this classic passage about Circus-Circus?.
This morning, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed its much-anticipated Clean Power Plan Rule, loosely known to energy insiders as “the carbon rule.” Building on a key section of President Obama’s June 2013 Climate Action Plan, the rule sets guidelines for states to follow in meeting a n
At 3p today on the second floor of City Hall, the Centennial Grant Commission will ponder the Huntridge Theater’s million-dollar question — that is, whether the commission will hand the City of Las Vegas $1 million to buy land beneath the historic theater, which would, theoretically, help clinch