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July 28, 2016

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Photo: McCarthy, McKinnon, Wiig and Jones (from left) mak
'Ghostbusters' holds its own, but 'Life of Pets' still No. 1
Sunday, July 17, 2016
After months of prerelease debate, Sony Picture's female-led "Ghostbusters" reboot arrived in theaters as neither a massive success nor the bomb some predicted, as the much-scrutinized film opened with an estimated $46 million in North American theaters, second to the holdover hit "The Secret Life of Pets."
VIP list at Criss Angel’s opening-night ‘Mindfreak Live!’ has eclectic Flavor
VIP list at Criss Angel’s opening-night ‘Mindfreak Live!’ has eclectic Flavor
Saturday, July 2, 2016
To the right was Tony Orlando. Behind him, Andrew Dice Clay. A few rows below, actor Gary Oldman. This was the partial list of celebs who turned out for Criss Angel’s premiere of “Mindfreak Live!” at Luxor. Angel certainly …
Photo: Heizer's
‘City’ artist Michael Heizer reveals his softer side in MCQ prints show
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The seven drypoints, screenprints, lithographs and etchings on display engage familiar Heizer content, but reveal a jaunty freedom massive earthworks could never incorporate.
Photo: Neon Museum artist in residence Whitney Lynn, at a
Biblical temptresses in neon: San Francisco-based Whitney Lynn looks at Las Vegas in the larger context of time
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Old Masterworks live in the vernacular of Vegas Vic and the Hacienda’s Horse and Rider.
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Fashion photographer Bill Cunningham dies at 87
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Bill Cunningham, a longtime fashion photographer for The New York Times known for taking pictures of everyday people on the streets of New York, has died. He was …
Mermaids in the desert give love to Coney Island
Mermaids in the desert give love to Coney Island
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
A bunny rabbit drinking a Bud Light and an 8-foot mermaid walk into a bar.
Photo: Yousuf Karsh
Photographer Yousuf Karsh and the intimacy of the 20th century elite
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art offers a look at the cultural, academic, scientific and political lives of significance.
Photo: Myranda Bair's
Somewhere between real and surreal in Myranda Bair’s ‘High Noon’
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
"Bair’s skill as a scientific illustrator comes to the fore. She is a gifted draftsman."
Vandals deface colorful art installation in desert
Vandals deface colorful art installation in desert
Monday, June 6, 2016
A colorful art project in the Nevada desert has been vandalized less than a month after it opened near Interstate 15. Nevada Museum of Art communications director Amanda Horn confirmed ...
Woman who stole from ex-‘SNL’ cast member gets probation
Saturday, June 4, 2016
A woman who helped her bookkeeper husband steal $234,500 from former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Joe Piscopo has been spared a prison …
Photo: World heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali gets his h
Forever truculent, Muhammad Ali shook up our world
Saturday, June 4, 2016
We watched a lot of fights together in those days, many of them involving “The Greatest.” It was Ali vs. Jerry Quarry, Ali vs. Kenny Norton, Ali vs. Joe Bugner, Ali vs. Ron Lyle, Ali vs. Earnie Shavers, Ali vs. Leon Spinks. Always …
Photo: Some graffiti left by hobos is seen under a bridge
Anthropologist follows trail of century-old hobo graffiti
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Anthropologist Susan Phillips had spent a career examining the graffiti that covers urban walls, bridges and freeway overpasses. But when she came across an unrecognizable collection made not of spray paint but substances like grease pencil and apparently left there for a century, she ...
Photo: Five brings a variety of artistic styles
Barrick Museum director Aurore Giguet is leaving Las Vegas
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
After 20-plus years at the Barrick, she has accepted a position as executive director of the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Photo: Seven Magic Mountains
Nevada desert is home to must-see landscape art
Monday, May 16, 2016
On Interstate 15, 10 miles south of the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and St. Rose Parkway, seven colorful stacks of boulders have captured the attention and imagination of drivers, beckoning them to stop and take a closer look. We explain what it is and ...
Open land is a blank canvas for big ideas in art
Monday, May 16, 2016
Q+A: David Walker:
The Nevada Museum of Art’s David Walker discusses why our desert is perfect for art and if a museum is on the horizon ...