by patrick everson When people think of horse racing in the United States, what inevitably jumps to mind is the Kentucky Derby, along with its peers, the Preakness and Belmont Stakes. Those three races are an annual rite of spring, with jockeys and horses pursuing the Triple Crown, one of the most elusive and heralded […]
by bobbie katz Las Vegas’ notorious desert sun aside, Sept. 13 marked a shining moment in the history of Nevada Ballet Theatre. Gathered at Jeff White Custom Jewelry in Tivoli Village, invited VIP members of the community voiced their approval as a gleaming commemorative pendant celebrating the ballet company’s 45th season in Las Vegas, was […]
The evolution of Las Vegas into a community with steadily increasing cultural depth has been fed largely by embracing the sometimes awkward interplay between high art and pop entertainment. The Summerlin Festival of Arts, which celebrates its 21st year Oct. 8-9, is experiencing a parallel transformation as event organizers strive to present a collection of […]
by leslie frisbee For the first time ever, Nevada Ballet Theatre features the full-length version of The Sleeping Beauty, when it opens its 45th season on Oct. 22 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. One of the most beloved classical ballets of all time, no other work personifies ballet theater like Tchaikovsky’s The […]
by bobbie katz This year, the holidays in Las Vegas are proving to be one for the books. Not only will the stage be set for Christmas to come early — right in the middle of the Thanksgiving holiday, in fact — but it will bring with it something one never expects to see in […]
by buford davis A pair of visitors stand close, examining the unassuming structure that stretches like a phantasm across the shimmering surface of the Thames, shrouded eternally in the diffusive gloom. Claude Monet’s “Charing Cross Bridge” is one of at least 37 works in his series of the same name that he executed of the […]
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