Archive for the ‘Art’

  • Kreo’s Cove Art Gallery Opens in Shell Beach CA
    Kevin Kreowski in his new Shell Beach "Cove" gallery. And this guy retired from Border Patrol?! Back home in Shell Beach after a border patrol career in southern California, Kevin Kreowski has livened up Shell Beach Village with the transformation of his mother’s gift shop to hip art gallery Kreo’s Cove on Shell Beach Road. Saturday July 28 was...
    by at August 2nd, 2012 at 12:08 pm
  • LACMA permanent collection of Islamic Art is almost as impressive as Gifts of the Sultan
    Carved Ivory tusk, Moghul India with human figures from the permanent LACMA Islamic art collection (as all photos on this page.) At LACMA, we visited the Gifts of the Sultan exhibit with an impressive collection of gifts either given by various Sultans of the Ottoman Empire to other crown heads, such as the Tsar of Russia, or received by them. Photography was not allowed...
    by at July 28th, 2011 at 04:07 pm
  • Watercolor Society
    The Nevada Watercolor Society meets @ 7pm the 2nd Wed each month Sept -May with speakers or demonstrations about watercolor techniques. Members of the public are welcome. Call 702-393-6192 or visit their website watercolorsociety.com. Call first to confirm venue. Spanish Oaks Clubhouse 2201 Spanish Oaks Dr Las Vegas NV.
    by at September 1st, 2007 at 12:09 am
  • “First Friday” Downtown Arts District
    This Friday is the monthly giant block party happening in the Arts District Downtown Las Vegas. All the galleries are open late and the streets will be teeming with native life. A growing tradition in a lot of towns these days, the First Friday in Las Vegas is indeed special. You’ll find lots of FREE live entertainment at what is fast becoming the monthly place...
    by at August 24th, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • Anime Vegas
    The existence of anime clubs is a really interesting phenomena. I have watched a fair share of the Japanese cartoons (animation) and it just doesn’t strike a cord with me. But the world-wide appeal among a very select segment of the population is undeniable. These are a dedicated lot and they have a group here that meets on the 2nd Saturday for a marathon viewing...
    by at August 8th, 2007 at 12:08 am
  • Third Thursday in Henderson
    Water Street businesses stay open til 9pm every 3rd Thursday with art shows, entertainment, food, and special offers. The event starts at 5pm and is great for family outings. The Gibson Library and the Water Street Arts District also sponsor children story time and art projects. The library is located at 280 S. Water St Henderson NV. For more info on Third Thursday call...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • Picasso Exhibit at Bellagio
    It’s hot outside, so if you are looking for something to do in the cool, check out the exhibit at the Bellagio. Pablo Picasso is best known for his paintings and drawings, but he actually was a fairly prolific sculptor and ceramicist. Thirty of his works in the media of ceramics are on display at Las Vegas’ Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, (started May 25) and...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Last Day for Pauite Elders Exhibit
    If you are looking for an interesting day trip, don’t forget the drive to Overton and the Lost City Musuem. Besides the regular exhibit, they are featuring this special treatise of Pauite Elders. It took over five years to create this project with interviews and photographs of Southern Pauite Elders. The participants include the five bands of the Pauite Tribe of...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Opening @ The Gallery Summerlin
    Thurs Jun 07 from 6-9 pm is the opening reception for artists Sharon Gainsburg and Wendy Westover. Gainsburg’s media is stone and Westover‘s is charcoals and pastels. Both artists are centered in the area, with Gainsburg making her home in Utah and Westover here in Las Vegas. For more info on their fascinating lives and the creative expression they have...
    by at June 2nd, 2007 at 04:06 am
  • Free “Urban Renewal” Concert & Art Show
    In celebration of First Friday and warm summer evenings, The Clark County Amphitheater will host a free concert with “Urban Renewal,” a new band that mixes jazz and hi-hop (call that nu-jazz.) The concert begins at 7pm with lawn seating – blankets and low back chairs welcome. Pls no pets. Part of Jazz in the Park Series. Kevin M Bays, a local artist,...
    by at May 30th, 2007 at 06:05 pm
  • LA Times Pagel speaks on Gaikotsu art
    The Las Vegas Art Museum is hosting an exhibit by Sush Machia Gaikotsu thru Jul 8 and have invited Los Angeles Times art critic David Pagel to comment on Gaikotsu’s work, which is described as playful pop paintings. May 30 at 6pm. Tickets for the talk are $10 non-members/$7 members & students. Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. Call 702-360-8000....
    by at May 28th, 2007 at 11:05 am
  • The Grand Art Competition – Opening Reception
    The Cultural Division of Clark County Parks & Rec is sponsoring “The Grand,” a non-themed art competition open to all media and all artists over 18 years old who live in Clark County. There is a cash award of $1000 for the “Best of Show.” Stephen Bendee will select 15-25 pieces for exhibit, as well as the cash prize winner. The exhibit will...
    by at May 24th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Zion Canyon Art & Flute Festival
    The 3rd Annual Zion Canyon Art & Flute Festival is a world event. Starting at 9:30a on Fri June 8 and continuing the weekend til 5pm on Sun Jun 10, enthusiasts and friends of the Native American Flute gather in Springdale Utah for workshops, concerts and sharing of the passion for this special art form. Evening concerts on Fri & Sat begin at 6:30p and end at about...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Snow Mountain Pow Wow
    This Memorial Day Weekend is the 19th annual Snow Mountain Pow Wow hosted by the Las Vegas Paiute tribe with artisans, singers and dancers from around the country. May 26 is a contest pow wow with 2 sessions 11am and 7pm. May 27 is a cultural celebration with starting at 11am. Tribes from the Torres Martinez and Pala reservations in CA and the Mojave tribe bordering...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Valley of Fire Day Trip
    You can begin to feel the heat of summer building, so now is the time to take that day trip out to Valley of Fire before the name takes on a new dimension other than just color. Check out the new article with photos, both on the page and available at Picasa on the web. Valley of Fire State Park, Archaeology/Historic Awareness Month Events
    by at May 16th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • So Nevada Rock Art Association Meets
    The third Thursday of the month @ 7pm is the regular meeting time of the Southern Nevada Rock Art Association. Admission is free and open to anyone interested in Native American rock art. Guest speakers present various topics. For info call 702-897-7878. Las Vegas Library 833 Las Vegas Blvd No Las Vegas NV. Related Archaeology/Historic Awarness Month Events, A Drive...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • The Poet’s Corner
    The Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas is sponsoring the Poet’s Corner on two Fridays, May 18 and June 15 @ 7:30 pm. Keith Brantley will host the forum for established poets but will have an open mike for any motivated members of the audience. The event is free. Call 702-229-4800 for more info. West Las Vegas Arts Center 947 West Lake Mead Boulevard,...
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 11:05 pm
  • Registration Begins for Summer “Cultural Arts Classes”
    Lumped together under the broad category of “cultural arts classes” is a variety of wonderful activities sponsored by the City of Las Vegas. Check out website www.lasvegasparksandrec.com or call specific Center. May 12-24 registration. Reed Whipple Cultural Center: pottery for all levels, youth certamics; ballet, hip hop, hula; private flute, guitar, piano....
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Artist Tsui @ The Gallery at Summerlin
    If you want to see some marvelous paintings by a Chinese artist with 20 years of New York art scene in his work, and meet the artist himself, be at the Gallery at Summerlin Fri May 11 from 6p-9p. George Tsui relocated to Beijing in 1996 to begin “a creative journey into China.” That journey produced a series of works titled “Fair Ladies of the Past,”...
    by at May 10th, 2007 at 12:05 am
  • Israel Independence Day @ Venetian
    Another celebration of Israel Independence Day? There was an afternoon event on Apr 29 that I wrote about. It seems the official date is May 14, 1948 for the creation of the state of Israel, a controversial vote by the United Nations that is disputed by many even today. But Israel is going strong and that memorable day is being feted from 12p-4p Sun May 13 with a Mother’s...
    by at May 10th, 2007 at 12:05 am
  • Nevada Camera Club meets
    The Nevada Camera Club meets the 2nd & 4th Fridays @ 7pm. The 2nd Friday is usually a speaker or program with the 4th Friday designated for competition or challenge show. This is a club for photographers of all levels from beginners to action photgraphers, with classes and field trips. Call Ed 702-454-1691 for more info or visit their website nevadacc.org. The group...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Archaeology/Historic Awareness Month Events
    May is the month for Archaeology Awareness and Historic Preservation. The Nevada Rock Art Foundation is leading tours of rock art sites around the state with federal & state agency archaeologists and local civic groups hosting events in Clark County. Here is a sampling of activities: check out www.nevadaculture.org for complete listing of events around the state. Wed...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Las Vegas GirlFestival 2007
    Festivities for the Las Vegas GirlFestival 2007 will be held May 11-14 at several venues around town. The Festival celebrates women artists, musicians, poets, dancers and comics from the West and Southwest. The event is hosted by the WorldFolk Foundation, a grass-roots non-profit dedicated to promoting people, music and culture in the world. Admission is free to all GirlFestival...
    by at May 8th, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • High-End Antiques at Wholesale Prices
    This seems like a unique opportunity for non-professionals to have a chance to purchase some very high-end antiques at wholesale prices normally reserved for designers, decorators and builders. Market Road is owned by two local UNLV law graduates, who are following their dream of collecting and bringing to the public an eclectic mix of British, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish...
    by at May 8th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • New Horizons Academy Art Show & Auction
    Start with wine and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30p, go to quick draws at 6:00p with live auction at 7:00p on Sat May 12. Featured work is “Villa de Santiago” by Ed Hoag. Hoag is the president of the Nevada Watercolor Society and the associate director for the School of Architecture at UNLV. He paints only subjects and places he has visited and personally experienced....
    by at May 6th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Henderson ArtFest
    Sat May 12 from 10a-6p is the 10th annual Fine Arts Festival in Henderson with over 200 artists from across the country exhibiting their work. The Festival also provides entertainment, vendors with international food and a children’s play area. The venue is the Henderson Events Plaza 200 S. Water St Henderson NV. Related Boulder City Fine Arts, Native American...
    by at May 3rd, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Dog-friendly Spring Fling
    Three events at once on Sat May 5 & Sun May 6 at the District at Green Valley Ranch – and they are advertised as a “dog-friendly event.” Art Festival with over 50 painters, sculptors, glass blowers exhibiting and selling their work. There will be live music on the The Courtyard stage. Spring Fling at the Green is a family affair with art projects...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Ladies Lost Weekend
    This is a art retreat for the ladies (and their kids, if they want) sponsored by the Goldwell Open Air Museum in Rhyolite NV. The weekend activity is to site and restore a couch covered in tile and mosaic designed by German artist Sofie Siegman. The result of an artist residency at the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum in Las Vegas, the couch was donated to the Goldwell...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Boulder City Fine Arts Festival
    More than 100 artists from the Southwest will be on hand at the 22nd annual Boulder City Arts Festival Apr 21 & 22. Vendors exhibit paintings, photographs, glass art, pottery, jewelry and more. As usual there will be entertainment and food vendors. Admission is free, 10a-5p. Check the website for more information bcfineartsfestival.com. The venue is Bicentennial...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • The Art of Politics Art Show
    Exhibiting thru April 27 at the Left of Center Art Gallery in North Las Vegas is a show called “The Art of Politics.” A group of artists “explore the political and humantarian issues the impact our lives.” The gallery also displays a collection of African art. The hours are Tues-Fri 1p-6p, Sat 10a-2p. Call 702-647-7378 for more info. 2207 W...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 10:04 am