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Kristen Peterson

Las Vegas Weekly Staff Writer

Kristen Peterson joined the Las Vegas Sun in 1998 as a general assignment reporter. In 2003, she turned her focus to the visual and performing arts and is now a staff writer for the Las Vegas Weekly. She's won seven first place awards through the Nevada Press Association: Best Entertainment Writing in 2013, 2012, 2010, 2007 and 2005. Best Feature Story in 2011 and Journalist of Merit in 2003.

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Las Vegas Art Museum makes it official: Will get 50 works from national gift program
Friday, Oct. 10, 2008
Las Vegas Art Museum gets 50 contemporary works from national gift program
Friday, Sept. 12, 2008
Las Vegas Philharmonic will back Placido Domingo
Friday, Sept. 5, 2008
Welcome back to (a cooler) First Friday
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008
Poet and author begin UNLV residencies
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008
Albanian poet Luljeta Lleshanaku and authors Mary Palevsky and Robert Rosenberg begin their nine-month residency at UNLV this semester where they will write new works and interact with students via the Diana L. Bennett Literary Arts Fellows Program of the Black Mountain Institute.
Herridge out at Las Vegas Phil
Thursday, July 3, 2008
Double Down gets its due on 'Today'
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Mayor Goodman gets national honor for supporting the arts
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
New book highlights Vegas displacement
Monday, June 23, 2008
Performing Arts Center group to move downtown
Friday, June 20, 2008
Free lectures tonight at Atomic Testing Museum
Friday, June 20, 2008
Former Guggenheim managing director at Las Vegas Philharmonic
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Sister's story about 'Leaving Las Vegas' author John O'Brien
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Rossini's "Stabat Mater" to be performed at Guardian Angel Cathedral
Thursday, April 24, 2008
Critic to discuss Gitman's small-scale art
Friday, March 21, 2008
Goodman puts his money where his mouth is -- backs First Friday
Friday, March 21, 2008
Bach home for the holidays
Friday, March 14, 2008
Las Vegas Philharmonic plays Led Zep, video game music
Thursday, March 6, 2008
Nevada Ballet selects interim artistic director
Friday, Feb. 29, 2008
Nevada Palace sign headed for Neon Boneyard
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008
El Cortez joins First Friday
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008
Author's Las Vegas book rides high on bestseller lists
Monday, Feb. 25, 2008
Beth Lisick returns to close the Reading Room
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008
Tonight: Krysa conducts his father, the violinist
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008

Violinist Oleh Krysa is in town to perform as this evening's guest soloist with the UNLV Symphony Orchestra.

After midnight, local talent goes wild
Monday, Jan. 28, 2008
Vegas author's debut bites Big Apple
Monday, Jan. 28, 2008
It was only a Paper Doll; stationery store to close
Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008
Morrison exhibit on the walls at Las Vegas Art Museum
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008
Novelist looks at Las Vegas from the inside
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008
Bill Clinton goes into Rio caucus site
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008
Nevada Ballet artistic director steps down
Friday, Jan. 11, 2008

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