Two empty lots in Reno could soon be home to an art installation courtesy of Burning Man 2016.
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The Mojave Desert four hours southwest of Las Vegas is a dry, lifeless, unforgiving wasteland that most of civilized society does its best to avoid. It’s also what made it the perfect spot for the seventh annual Wasteland Weekend.
The Life Is Beautiful festival starts up again at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
The first day of the annual Life Is Beautiful Festival kicked off Friday, as crowds of people began to arrive in downtown Las Vegas, but not everyone was feeling festive. Some business owners say the festival hurts profits.
At $285, the Life is Beautiful 3-day pass isn’t cheap. But scattered around the festival grounds are a number of goodies — even food — you can get for free.
The festival gates will open for the first time at 2 p.m. Friday for 2016’s Life Is Beautiful.
On the streets — and on the walls. That’s the focus for Life is Beautiful’s ever-expansive, and expanding, art program, which continues throughout the downtown festival Friday through Sunday.
Our arts picks this week include the Ethiopian group Fendika performing at the Winchester Cultural Center.
You don’t have to be German American to come to Jazz Night Tuesdays at the German-American Social Club of Nevada, 1110 E. Lake Mead Blvd., but it does raise the price of admission from the $2 members pay to a whopping $7, which really isn’t much for three hours of jazz by seasoned performers.
Subtitled “From Degas to Picasso,” the show — organized in partnership with Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts — spotlights 47 paintings, photographs and prints that explore growing urbanization in 19th- and 20th-century Europe and the U.S.
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