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Cedric Bixler-Zavala of Zavalaz

Former Mars Volta and ATDI singer debuts new band at Artifice

There he was, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, standing against the wall watching opening act Dot Hacker like he was a paying ticketholder, unmistakable with his signature 'fro and unmissable to anyone...

Tags: Live Music

Keil Corcoran talks STRFKR and his musical coming of age in Vegas

Portland-cum-Los Angeles band STRFKR has a lot of celebrate when its bus drives into Las Vegas this week. The band will have just completed its late-spring tour, which introduced new visual...
Tags: music
"Disco Inferno" exhibit at Momas and Dads (COURTESY)

Disco Inferno: An exhibit for our hellish summer

“Have we got it hot enough? The heaters are on and everything,” joked artist Matthew Couper. Summer settled on Las Vegas during First Friday, just in time for the opening of the new exhibit Disco...

Tags: visual arts
The Killers (COURTESY)

Locals reign over Life is Beautiful lineup

The promoters of the Life is Beautiful festival promised to include locals in its first edition, and its just-released lineup looks to deliver on that declaration.


Tags: downtown
Painting by Alzheimer's patient Lester Potts

Talk: Can 'art therapy' assist those with brain disease?

The double line of cars waiting to valet at the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health stretched all the way down to the street entrance. Guests stopped for a glass of wine or canapé before filing into...

Tags: art
A Daily Frame photo of the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health (COURTESY: GINGER BRUNER/OUR LAS VEGAS)

TONIGHT: Our Las Vegas celebration exhibit shows growing dynamic of public art

A large flat cake with “Our Las Vegas” scripted in red dominated a small table. Visitors, artists and city employees sipping lemonade in between forkfuls of cream cheese frosting filled the...

Tags: art

Punk Rock Bowling: 5.27.13: The hardcore continuum

It was a slow, ambling, unsteady exodus out of the outdoor festival for Punk Rock Bowling last night. The attendees had just completed a three-day live punk marathon at the makeshift venue, to say...

Tags: Live Music
Brandon Buck of Surrounded By Thieves (PHOTO: STEPHANIE GONZALES)

Punk Rock Bowling, 5.26.13: Stepping out of the box

Arriving to the scene of Punk Rock Bowling music festival before the crowd yesterday, you found an unpaved downtown lot littered with smashed sunglasses, metal studs, safety pins, miniature liquor...

Tags: Live Music
Mark Mothersbaugh of Devo (PHOTO: STEPHANIE GONZALES)

Punk Rock Bowling, 5.25.13: Are we not punks?

When you get right down to it, punk is — theoretically speaking — no different than any other music genre, and its festivals follow the same template as the other multi-band gatherings.


Tags: Live Music
A showgirl poses at the Moulin Rouge (COURTESY UNLV SPECIAL COLLECTIONS)

Remembering the Moulin Rouge

Flouting the Jim Crow laws that were still in effect at the time, the Moulin Rouge opened in 1955, billed as the nation’s first desegregated resort. Commemorating the 58th anniversary of the...

Tags: history


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