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July 26, 2014

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Photo: Sheldeen and Gary Haleamau perform at the Cannery
Local Hawaiian couple to receive Nevada Arts Council cultural award
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Gary and Sheldeen Haleamau are the recipients of the 2015 Nevada Heritage Award.
Photo: Yasmina Chavez in the throes of Butoh during an in
Vegas' 2014 London Biennale wraps with a taco takeback and more
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Japanese dance, sound installations and stories.
Photo: Activism through art: Reid writes plays for people
Weekly Q&A: Playwright Ryan Reid brings the realities of Alzheimer’s to center stage
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Weekly Q&A:
"I think activism through art is the best way," says the budding playwright (and granddaughter of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid).
Photo: A fundraiser for Joanie Spina. Tommy Wind and Lanc
Crowdfunded ‘Guard Dog’ by Las Vegas’ Rory Johnston features Lance Burton
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Casting is set to start this weekend for July filming in Las Vegas on “Guard Dog,” a new family-feature film that involves former longtime Strip headliner magician Lance Burton. You can find all the details of this crowdfunded project at GuardDogMovie.com.
Photo: Wassa Coulibalys Tribal Night at Baobab Stage in T
Ex-‘Zumanity’ star Wassa Coulibaly takes on the world with ‘Tribal Night’ at Baobab Stage
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Wassa Coulibaly was one of the standout performers in “Zumanity” at New York-New York until leaving in October at the peak of her acrobatic acumen to focus full time on her true passion, Baobab Stage at Town Square.
Photo: Wassa Coulibalys Tribal Night at Baobab Stage in T
Ex-‘Zumanity’ artist Wassa Coulibaly takes on the world with ‘Tribal Night’
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Wassa Coulibaly was one of the standout performers in “Zumanity” at New York-New York until leaving in October at the peak of her acrobatic acumen to focus full time on her true passion, Baobab Stage at Town Square. ...
Photo: Shelbi Schroeder performs in her live still life i
The body in the room, the shaman and other tales -- 2014 London Biennale: Pollination in Las Vegas
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
A seamless integration of ideas (and props) under the umbrella of maps, mazes and mysteries.
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The bright vernacular of Richard Hooker’s 'Pregnant Neon'
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
The local artist recreates today's text messages in neon signage.
Photo: London Biennale
Finding the art is part of the thrill of the 'London Biennale'
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
This year it's all about maps, mysteries and mazes.
Photo: Myron Martin, president and CEO of the Smith Cente
Who wants ‘The Book of Mormon’? Myron Martin had to raise his hand
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Myron Martin has been on a mission on behalf of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. But instead of the Book of Mormon, he’s packing his Tony Award voter’s card. And he played it expertly to land ...
Photo: Forward into the past: Artwork by Ali Fathollahi,
Find works of future past at Blackbird Studios’ ‘Dinosaurs vs. Robots’
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Opening June 5, the exhibit features re-created narratives, imagined moments or ideas about the continuum of evolution.
Photo: Photographer Bunny Yeager turned her camera on Bet
Bunny Yeager: Pin-up pioneer
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Sin City Gallery celebrates the model photographer
Her images celebrate the female form in exquisite photographs of topless and nude models, including herself, in the outdoors or lounging around the home.
Photo: Justin Favela's Big Bird sculpture at Trifecta.
Witty works, humble materials
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Trifecta's 'comedians and magicians' is wicked smart and funny
When there’s a 9-foot Big Bird sculpture lying on a gallery floor, his head to the side, eyes closed and beak agape, there’s a good chance it has something to do with artist Justin Favela.
Photo: Angelina Jolie as the titular character in Mal
‘Maleficent’ makes an iconic villain into a mediocre heroine
Friday, May 30, 2014
Instead of replicating classic Disney magic, Maleficent feels more like one of the CGI-cluttered fairy tale retellings of recent years.
Photo: Artist Sola with her recently completed tapestry o
Las Vegas Tapestry, a longtime Trifecta Gallery fixture, moves to LGBT Center
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Sola Fiedler's large-scale tapestry of the Strip and outlying areas will serve as a centerpiece for the annual ARTrageous event this year.

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