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Downtown art project burns with hopes and dreams

By Daniella Gonzalez   The Life Cube was set ablaze Saturday in downtown Las Vegas.   Hundreds of people showed up to see the 24 foot structure be set on fire. The crowd grew impatient after the cube didn’t light

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Artist comes to UNLV for one-time showcase

World-renowned artist Anya Gallaccio showcased some of her most recognized works of art at UNLV on Oct. 15.   Gallaccio’s style is notable for her use of natural objects during processes of transformation and decay.   “I work with organic

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UNLV film alum speaks at Cinefemmes event

Filmmaker Jessica Chandler-Fay was a guest speaker at a Cinefemmes event on Thurs., Oct. 22. Cinefemmes is a UNLV registered student organization which supports women in filmmaking by providing a forum for support, networking and education. A UNLV film alum,

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Zap! and the art of utility boxes

By Maria Rodarte A roadside utility box isn’t usually the place one expects to find art, but a 10-year-old project has brought color and flair to most mundane of urban sights. The Zap! project, which began in 2005 with 10

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Student Spotlight: Jonathan Burt — Polynesian Roots

By Ashley Ranan Las Vegas native Jonathan Burt, 23, otherwise known as “Kiwi Burt” in the art scene, labels himself as a freehand Polynesian design artist. He attributes his art style to where his family origins are anchored: New Zealand.

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“Basin and Range” art exhibition

By Melissa Ayala Two UNLV professors have come together to organize an art exhibit on campus. “Basin and Range” will be on display through Sept. 5, organized by photography professor Checko Salgado and journalism professor Dr. Julian Kilker. It will

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Alexander P. Huerta: ‘The Pablo Picasso of the Arts District’

By Ashley Ranan If you walk into the PeaceNart Studio in the Arts District of downtown Las Vegas, you’ll find a postcard of Pablo Picasso’s “La Reve” painting hanging on the wall. No special attention is drawn to it –

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Art checks into the E.R.

Collection showcases work in old medical center

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Vagus Nerve updates, relocates

UNLV art and literature publication hits the stands

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Artist claims painting at UNLV is a fake

 UNLV REBEL YELL 2009Imitation Stella piece raises concerns in art community, university officials say painting will stay

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