Three questions for Hubo-the-robot creators

Three questions for Hubo-the-robot creators

As part of its interdisciplinary approach to art at Life Is Beautiful, Art Motel will also be bringing us Hubo, a robot developed by a team of engineers at UNLV. Festival attendees will have a chance to meet Hubo and see what he can do. ArtsVegas grabbed team member Joel Trubatch to learn more about our […]

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Three Questions for Mystic Midway

Three Questions for Mystic Midway

Coming straight from Burning Man, Scott Levkoff, one of the creators of the forthcoming Mystic Midway took some time out to chat with ArtsVegas about what these arts adventurers have in store for Burners and non-Burners alike at this week’s Life Is Beautiful festival in downtown Las Vegas.  Using the “midway” as a theme has so many […]

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Three questions for muralist Casey O’Connell

Three questions for muralist Casey O’Connell

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Casey O’Connell is a public artist in the best kind of way. She paints murals that are at once great works of art and instantaneously relatable. (Her canvas paintings are colorful and have some of the same elements, but are clearly more invested in an art history that includes more Klimt and less Tsugumi Ohba.) Her […]

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Three questions for art collective Meow Wolf

Three questions for art collective Meow Wolf

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Big collectives, whether they’re musical, theatrical, or visual arts based, make most people scratch their heads. How is it possible to create with so many hands on deck? Meow Wolf  has been at this all-hands approach for a long time now, and the results have been wonderous. An art collective turned art production company in […]

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Three questions for artist Jonathon Keats

Three questions for artist Jonathon Keats

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Artist Jonathon Keats shares a few things with the similarly dubbed poet of the early nineteenth century: he’s ambitious, intellectual, and bent on changing the way we think about art. His projects focus on the social, exploring topics of such contemporary relevance as climate change and alien life using science and technology. Keats is the recipient […]

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The Las Vegas Weekend – May 7th

The Las Vegas Weekend – May 7th

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Not sure what to do with your weekend? We’ve got you covered. We bring you the happenings going on all over the Valley. If you have an event that you’d like to see on this list, please submit it to our community calendar here! Thursday Street Seen is KNPR founder Lamar Marchese’s fifth one-man show and opens […]

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The Magic Lantern Show: Story vs. Plot – Frenemies for Life and What Movies Are Really About

The Magic Lantern Show: Story vs. Plot – Frenemies for Life and What Movies Are Really About

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There’s a misconception that movies need a plot. They don’t. There’s an even bigger misconception that movies with plots are trite. They aren’t. Not always, anyway. What’s true is that some movies are strengthened by their plot, limited by their plot or, very smartly, are more concerned with their story than with their plot. Some […]

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The Las Vegas Weekend – April 23rd

The Las Vegas Weekend – April 23rd

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Not sure what to do with your weekend? We’ve got you covered. We bring you the happenings going on all over the valley. If you have an event that you’d like to see on this list, please submit it to our community calendar here! Thursday Some Things You Need to Know Before the World Ends, a surely […]

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The Magic Lantern Show: Art and the Heart – Film’s Biggest Misunderstanding

The Magic Lantern Show: Art and the Heart – Film’s Biggest Misunderstanding

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If you’ve read the four articles I’ve written so far, hopefully you can see a theme emerging: the audience’s relationship with the films they’re watching. I thought this would be a good way of keeping this column from becoming just another bitter string of movie reviews from some movie guy you’ve never heard of, measuring […]

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The Las Vegas Weekend – April 9th

The Las Vegas Weekend – April 9th

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Not sure what to do with your weekend? We’ve got you covered. We bring you the happenings going on all over the valley. If you have an event that you’d like to see on this list, please submit it to our community calendar here! Thursday Frank and Jack, a great combination. Sinatra at the Wynn is hosting […]

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