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FOOD REVIEW: ROSE. RABBIT. LIE.

Jan 29, 2014 3:41pm

You have probably seen the billboards, the blogger posts, the banner ads, the news spots, and maybe even the TV commercials (apparently people still watch TV?). Even a faux demonstration of grammarians protesting the gross...

PIZZA MAKING ART

Jan 08, 2014 2:19pm
<p>Jevijoe Vitug&amp;#8217;s &amp;#8220;To be titled Afghanistan&amp;#8221;</p>

MOVEMENT AND CHANGE

Jan 29, 2014 2:07pm
On occasion, we pause long enough to watch the clouds shifting above. Meanwhile, always moving,...
A large, metal praying mantis welcomes visitors to the Container Park downtown on Fremont Street. Photo by Nick Mays

ART AS THE ATMOSPHERE

Updated: Jan 16, 2014 3:56pm
Bursts of flame spew from the towering antenna of a giant metal praying mantis; with its...
<p>Nathan Cote&amp;#8217;s &amp;#8220;Negligence Always Leads to Cannibalism.&amp;#8221;</p>

MUSINGS ON EXISTENCE

Jan 08, 2014 2:19pm
In dark corners of our existence, behind the cheery façade of civilization, creaturesare...
<p>Eric Vozzola - Damn Kids and Their Dubstep</p>

FIRST FRIDAY ROUNDUP

Jan 01, 2014 9:47pm
Lighten-up – Various ArtistsLight a path into the new year with an array of dazzling and...

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<p>Part of the &amp;#8220;Dr. Suess, A Tribute&amp;#8221; exhibit at Blackbird Studios is shown at 1551 S. Commerce St. in Las Vegas on Monday, Dec. 16. The show runs through January.</p>

HOLIDAY TIME WITH DR. SEUSS

Dec 26, 2013 8:36am
For many of us, logging our annual 26 minutes of face-time with the furrowed green visage of the Grinch is a holiday tradition. This Christmas season Blackbird Studios invites you to spend a little...
<p>The three architectural teams are competing for the city contract to turn the Ogden Avenue underpass off Main Street into a vibrant pedestrian corridor. Competitors include, back row left, Drew Gregory, Eric Strain, Albert Brown, David Ryan, Dave Rowe and Joshua Vermillion, and front row from left, Clemente Cicoria, Zak Ostrowski, Glen Curry and Jonathon Anderson.</p>

OGDEN UNDERPASS MAKEOVER

Dec 12, 2013 9:09am
Downtown’s Ogden Avenue underpass is getting a much needed makeover, transforming an ugly unremarkable stretch of asphalt into a vibrant pedestrian corridor. (It looks like a prime location for a...
<p>Untitled work by Darren Johnson</p>

FIRST FRIDAY ART

Updated: Dec 12, 2013 12:44pm
Various Artists - SamplerThe Contemporary Art Center settled into their new digs on Main Street and celebrated their new home-sweet-home with the Sampler show: a cross-stitch of artists local and...
<p>Sean Russell's "Medley"</p>

GOING FOR A WALK IN THE WETLANDS

Updated: Dec 05, 2013 5:21pm
Twining vegetal forms painted by local artist Sean Russell, now on display in the Winchester Cultural Center Gallery, are inspired by Clark County Wetlands Park, and remind us, despite our desert...
<p>Like a magical Orpheus, a brownish tortoise "Houdini" rests half emerged from a narrow burrow in a dry fountain bed, munching a pink bloom. Above, a pedestal holds a multi-pointed abstract star, the rigid geometry clashing with a pair of classical nude figures. The odd mixture feels like a backyard fictional casino model.</p>

Q&A WITH KRISTINE MCCALLISTER

Updated: Dec 05, 2013 5:28pm
Living in this city, residents quietly absorb the spectacle, glamour and magic of Las Vegas and find it taking root and popping up within their homes, objects and lives.Inextricably linked to Las...
Close up of Dylan Mortimer's Prayer Booth.

PRIVATE FAITH IN THE PUBLIC SPHERE

Updated: Nov 27, 2013 4:05pm
“At the completion of your prayer please return the kneeler to its upright position,” states the operating instruction within the familiar blue public telephone converted to “Prayer Booth” by Kansas...
<p>&amp;#8220;Curlique&amp;#8221;</p>

ANTHONY BONDI’S VEGAS TIME CAPSULE

Nov 06, 2013 4:41pm
We encounter a series of classic Vegas motels such as the Desert Inn or the Thunderbird, 1950s vehicles parked out front, women in period attire hailing cabs or walking by seeming to confirm a...

MOTORHEAD DELIVERS WITH TESTED FORMULA

Oct 31, 2013 7:54am
Motörhead delivers. They’re like a tried and true steakhouse. You’ve been here before. You know the flesh on your plate will be grilled black but still bloody. You will get what you came for.This...
<p>PHOTO BY ROGER KISBY</p><p>Atlas Genius</p>

TO-DO LIST, 10.31-11.6

Oct 31, 2013 7:51am
[ROCKABILLY]THURSDAY, OCT. 31Rockabilly HalloweenThe Koffin Kats & Cold Blue Rebels, Ditch Diggers, Dead at Midnite showcase the terrible, twisted link between the undead and classic American...
<p>COURTESY PHOTO</p>

“TEACH ME”

Oct 31, 2013 7:47am
“Teach Me” is the winning story from this year’s Flash Fiction contest, sponsored by the Vegas Valley Book Festival. The author is Lisa McGlaun.Entrants had 90 minutes to write a 500-word story based...

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