Four years ago, senior Donovan Souder never saw himself taking a journalism class at Spring Valley High School. His mind was occupied by sports — baseball, basketball and anything else that would keep him from writing, he said.
Interacting with listeners is among the biggest rewards of performing, storytellers say. That’s part of what attracted 12 to 20 members to the Nevada Storytelling Guild, the Las Vegas affiliate of the National Storytelling Network.
In conjunction with Gary Stern of Stern Pinball, Joe Kaminkow created a Beatles-themed pinball machine series that will feature music from eight Beatles performances: “A Hard Day’s Night,” “All My Loving,” “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Drive My Car,” “Help!,” “I Should Have Known Better,” “It Won’t Be Long” and “Ticket to Ride.” Only 1,964 are being made, reflecting the year in which the Beatles came to America.
Interfaith Amigos travel nationwide speaking about religious inclusivity; Sunday’s stop, hosted by the Stillpoint Center for Spiritual Development, was at Bishop Gorman High. The group formed in 2002, following the Sept. 11 attacks, to promote religious and spiritual unity while offering a twist of humor.
Earnest Frederick Symes, 52, was riding on a 2008 Harley-Davidson west on Blue Diamond Road near South Decatur Boulevard just before 4:35 p.m. Friday when he was struck by a 2014 Lexus IS350 that was changing lanes.
The parents of homicide victim Sydney Land have been paying for four billboards in the Las Vegas Valley that ask for information about the unsolved crime.
A neuromuscular disease forced former Clark County Fire Capt. Dennis Snider into early retirement more than 10 years ago, and the cause of the illness remains a mystery.
U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith, a 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner, read C.K. Williams’s “The Cup” and her own piece “Dusk.” She had audience members develop questions afterward — giving them a topic to explore to develop their own poems.
Pawtastic Friends, founded in 2016 by Melissa and Michael Novelli, was born from a desire to socialize rescue dogs waiting for permanent homes.
Sprouts Farmers Market will open its next Las Vegas area location grocery No. 8 ?on Oct. 3.