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Book Reviews: A Different Blue is the reason book lovers spend hours in the bookstores

Book Review:  Amy Harmon’s bestselling novel A Different Blue is unforgettable and satisfying – “Once upon a time there was a little blackbird, pushed out of the nest, unwanted.” Blue, a troubled high school senior in Amy Harmon’s novel  A Different Blue, who doesn’t know who she is, where she comes from, or where she is headed, is challenged […]

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Chinese Cultural Academy fights for tradition

CULTURE: Shaolin Tai Chi Cultural Center celebrates first anniversary -Because of the current Mixed Martial Arts craze, many people seem to be focused on Pay-Per-View fights and gyms that literally revolve around this style that takes elements from boxing, wrestling, and various other styles. In spite of this, Master (Shifu) Chang Yuan, has opted for […]

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Local Culture: Where art thou, arts?

OPINION: building vibrant local cultural identity key to city life quality -In the past year, Henderson has lost a number of significant arts offerings, both public and private. The Shakespeare in the Park Festival, a popular cultural mainstay for nearly 30 years is – at least for now – no more. Shannon McMackin’s VAST Art […]

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MAGAZINE: Hot, dry, and inked

LOCAL COLOR: Autumn at Springs Preserve offers mix of cultural & arts experiences – Well before Captain James Cook introduced the word ‘tattoo’ to the European world, along with descriptions of the intricate body art he encountered in his Pacific Islands expeditions, tattoo imagery was heavily influenced by maritime culture. How has life in the […]

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Body of work: Artist Robin Slonina

ARTS: Local mulitmedia artist to be featured at HopeLink’s Art with a Heart fundraising event Feb. 27 – Robin Slonina doesn’t want for things to keep her busy. The Las Vegas – based multimedia artist divides her professional time running the largest body painting studio in the nation – Skin City Studio (1800 Industrial Road, Suite […]

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ARTS: Matters of the art

GIVING: Local nonprofit HopeLink gathers range of artists to help fight against poverty – Guests of the HopeLink of Southern Nevada’s second annual Art with a Heart fundraiser should expect to be greeted with a compelling and provocative mix of performance, visual and culinary art, say event organizers. “We’re stretching the canvas of the art world […]

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