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April 21, 2015

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Fine Arts

Photo: Year of the Buddha at Dray Studio & G
Vegas artist Dray opens a new gallery—and turns his focus to Buddha
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Year of the Buddha features more than 60 pieces made in various styles and mediums, from aerosol to acrylic.
Photo: The Tony Award-winning
Preview: Breaking news! Award-winning ‘Newsies’ is at the Smith Center
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Stop the presses! Extra, extra, read all about it! In the olden days, those were the war cries that sold newspapers on the streets — decades before an Internet was even imagined. When I started out in my journalism career, keyboards clattered in noisy newsrooms.
Photo: Mukhtar Omar Sharif Mukhtar and his wife Sylvia at
Baby, Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar’s family and career are a 2-for-1 package
Friday, March 13, 2015
In September 2013, Sylvia Mukhtar called her husband, Mukhtar Omar Sharif Mukhtar, with a twin-pack of important news involving the couple’s pregnancy. A member of the Cirque du Soleil family as a performer, choreographer and director ...
Photo: Jill Klopp stars in The Three Es.
L.V. flick ‘The Three Es,’ shot with $11,000 in two years, has first film society screening
Friday, March 13, 2015
It’s difficult to believe that you can make a great movie for just $11,000. It’s even more difficult to believe that it took three years out of the lives of the filmmakers here in Las Vegas to capture the story.
Photo: Joseph Guadamuz djs his No Pop No Style art show i
A creative complex rises: A look inside the galleries, shops and studios of Downtown Spaces
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Taxidermy, sex toys, a recording studio, galleries and (soon) a marijuana dispensary—it's all under one roof.
Photo: The curator: Ortega wants to show sides of Mexican
Weekly Q&A: Emmanuel Ortega on the visual history of Mexico
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
“Tourists want to see Frida Kahlo with a monkey on her shoulder.”
Photo: Film-Run All Night
‘Run All Night’ is another dependable Liam Neeson thriller
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
But it's the scenes he shares with his fellow actors that resonate the most.
Photo: Linda Alterwitzs Untitled 104 in While I Am St
Photo retrospective ‘While I Am Still’ is ambitious and unconvincing
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
As an educational exhibit, it easily dovetails into STEM curricula. But as fine art, the quality is doubtful.
Photo: Back in spirit: Former local Dave Hickeys words wi
Contemporary Arts Center kicks off book club with Dave Hickey’s ‘Pirates and Farmers’
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
After film screenings and a pop-up exhibit, CAC starts a new art-ed adventure with the former notable resident's essay collection.
Photo: Child Haven
Clark County’s public art program will brighten up Child Haven facility with creative flair
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Three artists will present their proposals next week for the art renovation project.
Photo: Springing to Life: Griep-Ruiz shoots her magazine
A Cirque aerialist shows her skill with a camera at Blackbird
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The artist transforms magazine photographs into surprising subjects of her own work.
Photo: Michael Tilson Thomas.
Q+A: Michael Tilson Thomas conducts London Symphony Orchestra in first L.V. performance
Monday, March 9, 2015
The Smith Center:
Michael Tilson Thomas is the third generation of his family to follow an artistic career. The principal guest conductor of the London Symphony, he also is the music director of the San Francisco Symphony and founder and artistic director of the New World Symphony.
Photo: Short circuit: The robot star of Chappie
Film review: ‘Chappie’ is a muddled sci-fi failure
Friday, March 6, 2015
The flick fails at both social commentary and basic storytelling.
Photo: Artist Izaac Zevalking works in his studio Sunday,
Artist Izaac Zevalking: ‘My designs can have five different meanings’
Friday, March 6, 2015
First Friday:
Artist Izaac Zevalking has sold 276 shirts, 251 original pieces, 592 prints and more than 2,500 stickers. But the most important number he is celebrating this week is two. Two years with First Friday, and two years of not missing a single Friday to showcase his ...
Photo: Lundon Boyd (left) and Luke Jones are up to someth
Local film supergroup gives us darkly comedic thriller ‘Dealer the Movie’
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Local film:
“A mistreated blackjack dealer is forced into becoming a drug dealer for a day with disastrous results.”

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