After several months off to regroup, First Friday is back in downtown Las Vegas. Vendors and galleries opened in the downtown Arts District, and people watched as artists worked on murals and live performances filled the night with music.
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Take an ordinary novel, add a dash of sex, an utterance of blasphemy, a spell of supernatural weirdness and a sprinkling of salty language and what do you get? A book that someone somewhere will argue shouldn't be found anywhere near a library shelf.
When poet Juan Felipe Herrera was a boy, he learned to find beauty everywhere.
The Utah Shakespeare Festival's fall season kicks off Thursday in Cedar City with the Bard's early comedy "Two Gentlemen of Verona."
The "Thomas & Friends" touring exhibit pulls into the Discovery Children's Museum on Saturday for a 3½-month run, combining the fun of Thomas the Tank Engine with the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math curriculum known as STEM.
You can take Broadway in the Hood out of the 'hood — which is exactly what happens this weekend as the theater troupe launches its 2015-16 season at The Smith Center with "Once on This Island."
If "The Book of Mormon" rings your bell, a ticket lottery for the Tony-winning show's Smith Center return should be music to your ears.
Casa de Shenandoah? More like Casa de Wow. And for anybody who's driven past the gates of Wayne Newton's estate near the corner of Sunset and Pecos roads and wondered what lay behind, finding out firsthand now is possible.
The Neon Museum, which turns 20 next year, has been around for longer than many of us have lived in Las Vegas.
Robyn Carr is a best-selling romance novelist, but don't think of her books as romances. Think of them as stories about people who just happen to, after a few unexpected and often nasty twists and turns, live happily ever after. Mostly.
There are many ways to celebrate Roald Dahl Day. You can suck on an Everlasting Gobstopper. Walk across a carpet seething with snakes. Or you can simply read some Roald Dahl.
They seem mournful, like ships' whistles sometimes can be, but it's probably not fair to blame the whistles for that.
Saturday's Las Vegas Philharmonic concert — the first in a season planned by music director Donato Cabrera — includes Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, featuring soloist Andrew Tyson.
Named for a huge totem set on fire on the festival's last night, Burning Man participants dedicate their time to art and community. Check out the photo gallery of this year's event.
The Las Vegas Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show brings artists and craftspeople from across the country, but many of the exhibitors are from right in the Las Vegas Valley's backyard.
The Discovery Children's Museum turns 25 on Wednesday — and launches a year-long celebration to commemorate its debut on Sept. 9, 1990.
According to playwright Ernest Hemmings, his "Tinfoil Haberdashery," the Test Market Theater Group production now playing in the Las Vegas Little Theatre Studio, is a pitch-black comedy.
A musical parody of the 1995 movie, the all-singing, all-lapdancing "Showgirls" begins a month-long run Thursday at the Onyx Theatre.
Las Vegas playwright Ernest Hemmings' latest work explores the way in which the online world and social media can create the illusion of community to sometimes dangerous and tragic ends. The factual foundation of the play is the murder of Las Vegas police officers Igor Soldo and Alyn Beck on June 8, 2014.
The owners of Clay Arts Vegas, 1511 S. Main St., aren't afraid to do several things at once, and they aren't afraid to get their hands dirty doing it.
The First Friday arts festival is scheduled from 5 to 11 p.m. Sept. 4 at venues throughout the 18b Arts District in downtown Las Vegas, near the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Main Street.
Downtown Las Vegas has a new resident who apparently is allowed to do something the rest of would be cited by police for doing: urinating into a public fountain.
Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who made history as the first African-American to play the lead role in a Broadway production of "Les Miserables," died Friday night in New York.