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Five sporting events that shook Las Vegas

The Super Bowl is a crowning moment for Las Vegas. Here are five local sporting events — from megafights to Golden Knights — that helped pave the city’s way to the big time.

Dawn of the City of Sports

Forty years ago, Las Vegas stirred from a civic slump and planted the seeds of a brilliant sporting future.

Gatherer of the Iconoclasts

Tired of dead ends in Hollywood, Jim Cowan moved to Las Vegas and bet his career that the strange, surreal art he loved would be a big deal. It was a winning gamble.

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Elevating Las Vegas Kids, One Song at a Time

Kids — and their social, emotional and intellectual growth — are at the center of Polita Simpson’s mission to create the foundation for good lives through the power of art.

Sound and the City: 7 classical musicians in the spaces that inspire them most

Over time, the relationship between musician and place becomes downright symbiotic. Springsteen and New Jersey, Cobain and Seattle, Newton and Las Vegas. The same goes even for the most hallowed of sounds.

Singing the Kozmic Blues

Behind Michelle Rohl’s embodiment of Janis Joplin is the story of her own legendary life in Vegas rock

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