The four-day music festival Neon Reverb returns this weekend for its tenth installment. The founders have passed the torch to Jason Aragon, who is bringing the festival back to its roots as a showcase of local music.
The Discovery Children's Museum has a new name and new digs next door to the Smith Center. The museum opened to the public last week -- it includes a three-story climbing structure, as well as several new exhibits designed for kids.
The Smith Center for The Performing Arts opens its doors this weekend with a black tie gala to celebrate the debut of one of downtown Las Vegas' biggest cultural and redevelopment project. The center is the cornerstone of Symphony Park which developers say will eventually include residences, a casino hotel and other projects.
With the revival of downtown, two Las Vegans want to bring a new farmers market to an old bus terminal near Fremont Street. Kerry Clasby, known as the Intuitive Forager and Cheryl MacPherson, a local beverage executive plan to open the market in February in the city owned terminal near the shuttered Lady Luck Casino.
Famed photographer and environmentalist Ansel Adams' work is often credited as establishing photography as an art form. This month, the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum brings a collection of 30 Adams' photos to Las Vegas.
In a near future Las Vegas where moral codes have vanished and complete economic and environmental collapse have taken place Sin City remains the beacon of excess. That's the universe set up in the book Dead Neon: Tales of Near-Future Las Vegas.
Trombonist Nathan Tanouye picked UNLV over the prestigious Berklee School of Music and has been performing here for more than ten years with acts like Bette Middler, The Las Vegas Philharmonic and his own Santa Fe and the Fat City Horns. Tanouye performs this Saturday as part of the Clark County Jazz in The Park series.
The Utah Shakespearean Festival will be presenting public performances of
Shakespeare's classic tale of the battle between the sexes. This new
production has been touring schools throughout the West and has been given a
"Wild West " theme.
The Insurgo Theater Company has mounted a new production of Shakespeare's Othello in its new space on East Karen Avenue. It's an unusual venue for a
classic play but then Insurgo is not the typical theater company.
David Hopkins is an Irish singer-songwriter who now lives in Las Vegas. He
toured with rock legends The Who as their keyboardist for 2001's acclaimed
"Quadrophenia" tour, and is a friend and contemporary of Damien Rice.
Most of know that sake is a rice wine but there are varietals that suit some foods better than others. Las Vegas' only sake sommelier, Yuji Matsumoto brings his sample case and some glasses into the studio for us to try the Japanese wine.