Word is, people are going to be pretty focused on love this week because of some holiday based on an obscure Catholic saint.
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In every class, there are always a few kids you try to avoid. The know-it-all kid, for instance: Who has time for that? Or the kid who can't stop yammering or who can't control his temper: Why invite drama?
Friendship, affection, rejection, beauty, music, fear, longing and loneliness are among the topics Las Vegas native Tami Belt explores in her poetry.
Andrew Stauffer, associate English professor from the University of Virginia, plans to talk about the future of the reading experience during a free University Forum Lecture Series event.
Two wrongs don't make a right. You've grown up hearing that, and it barely makes sense. Two wrongs actually just make things worse, and there's nothing correct about that.
Local author s. h. montgomery grew up in Texas and lived in Chicago for 30 years before moving to Las Vegas in 2003.
Author Logan Hebner and photographer Michael Plyler plan to talk about their book "Southern Paiute: A Portrait" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 28 at The Writer's Block, 1020 Fremont St.
The quiet girl that sits the next row over may know how to inspire people. The know-it-all in your class could own a business in the future. The kid everybody picks on might become president.
Now that those elves have left the shelves and joined holiday decorations packed away, families may be looking for a new stuffed friend to amuse children.
Local poet Lee Mallory plans to read passionate poetry backed up by upright bass player Mizz Absurd at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at Hop Nuts Brewing Co., 1120 S. Main St.
Nothing beats recognition when you've finished a project. Good job! Well done!
The Cultural Resources Committee of Friends of Red Rock Canyon monitors rock art and artifacts found in the conservation area.
The Earth is being overrun with trash and pollution that clogs the skies and waters. What are humans to do?
Heavy demand for the first edition of Hitler's "Mein Kampf" to be printed in Germany since his death is taking its publisher by surprise, with orders received for almost four times the print run.
Mama says it's chilly outside, and you need to cover up.
MacArthur Johnson practiced law for 28 years before moving to Nevada to work as house council for a construction company.
The North Las Vegas Library District plans to host Buddy Bookworm's second annual Winter Reading Program with activities and reading promotions planned through Jan. 7.
There'll always be a soft place in your heart for your first kiss, your first I-love-you and for the person who gave them to you.
Las Vegas-based executive coach and corporate trainer Tim Schneider channeled his more than 20 years of experience teaching leadership into the book "Lead Well: The Ten Competencies of Outstanding Leadership."
A book signing of "Rainbow Wings," hosted by The Gateway Arts Foundation, is planned at 2 p.m. Jan. 2 at Hattie's House, 9109 Lazy Hill Circle.
The neighborhood over a couple blocks is all lit up.
Strippers, junkies and former beauty queens are among the stars of Las Vegas poet Peter Magliocco's latest collection "Downtrodden Millennium."
Actress Illeana Douglas plans to discuss her memoir "I Blame Dennis Hopper: And Other Stories From a Life Lived In and Out of the Movies" at 2 p.m. Jan. 3 at the 2191 N. Rainbow Blvd. Barnes & Noble.
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