First Friday is going to look different in August. Many of the tents and vendors will move to the north side of the Arts District, creating more accessibility for galleries. In recent months, downtown business owners have raised concerns about rowdy crowds and underage drinking. Will the changes help shift First Friday's focus back to the arts? And will they alleviate concerns about safety?
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.
Moapa Valley celebrates its 16th annual Pomegranate Arts and Crafts Festival, hosted at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Logandale. It brings the community together to celebrate pomegranates, art and other goods.
The music rave-fest known as the Electric Daisy Carnival draws some of the biggest electronica names, from Crystal Method to DJ Paul Oakenfold. But it produced two deaths and hospitalized others for drugs, alcohol, and heat exhaustion in Los Angeles and other cities.
The city's indie music festival, Neon Reverb, is tuning up to play March 10-13. Dusty Sunshine, Crowd of Small Adventures, Black Camaro, Twin Brother and other local bands join national headliners like Asobi Seksu for a jam-packed weekend.