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Downtown Container Park Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ 115th Birthday

Las Vegas venue celebrates with storytelling event, book drive, and Seuss-inspired specials   There’s opportunity wherever you look, stop by Container Park and donate a book! Downtown Container Park, downtown Las Vegas’ open-air shopping center & entertainment venue honors famed literary legend Dr. Seuss with live storytelling and book drive event. In honor of Dr. Seuss’ 115th birthday […]
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Museum hosts diversity and the Transcontinental Railroad lecture

The construction of the Transcontinental Railroad is one of American’s milestone achievements, but it took a multinational workforce to get it done. Many are familiar with the Chinese immigrants who labored for the Central Pacific Railroad, but they were just one of many immigrant groups who found work on the Pacific Railway.   On Friday, […]
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Nevada State Parks offer a winter wonderland

From ice fishing at the remote and remarkable Wild Horse State Recreation Area in the north to cool hikes through southern Nevada’s Valley of Fire, 24 state parks dot Nevada. This winter, they are ripe for exploration and ready to enjoy. Beaver Dam: (Panaca) Always open, Beaver Dam was formed from more than 10 million […]
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Brüka Theatre Announces 25th Season

TAKE FIVE: Making Art in Reno Reno has seen an arts explosion in the 25 years since Brüka Theatre began creating innovative theater. To celebrate the Biggest Little City’s transformation to internationally-recognized arts destination, Brüka invited 36 amazing artists to show in just five entertaining minutes how they make their magic. From Blue Whale creator […]
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Benefit Concert for Las Vegas Victims Includes Killers, Imagine Dragons

Las Vegas’ entertainment industry is uniting in unprecedented fashion in support of the victims of the October 1 tragedy. On Friday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m., T-Mobile Arena will host the Vegas Strong Benefit Concert, a special evening of entertainment featuring Boyz II Men, Cirque du Soleil, David Copperfield, Imagine Dragons, Penn & Teller, The […]
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Free entry at Nevada State Parks

Nevada residents and visitors are invited to celebrate Nevada Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 30, with a “fee-free” day at Nevada’s State Parks. Park fees, including entrance, camping (Saturday night), and boating, where applicable, will be waived at state parks throughout Nevada. Nevada Public Lands Day encourages Nevadans to discover the many exciting and […]
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Vegas Golden Knights single-game tickets going onsale

Nevada residents get two-hour headstart on regular season ticket sales. The Vegas Golden Knights have announced the on-sale information for preseason and regular season single game tickets for their inaugural 2017-18 season at T-Mobile Arena. Both preseason and regular season single-game tickets will only be available for purchase online at www.vegasgoldenknights.com. Starting at 8 a.m. PT […]
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Fast humans gather for annual speed challenge

The 18th annual World Human Powered Speed Challenge will be held in Battle Mountain,  Sept. 11-16. The world’s fastest bicycles will attempt to break the human powered land speed record. The challenge is against the forces of nature and the viscosity of the air itself. The record to beat is an amazing 89.59 mph set […]
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‘City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man’

The  story of how a legendary Nevada gathering evolved through collaborative ritual from humble countercultural roots on San Francisco’s Baker Beach into the world-famous desert convergence it is today comes together in “City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man.” Never-before-seen photographs, artifacts, journals, sketches, and notebooks reveal how this temporary experimental desert city came […]
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Free entry to Nevada State Parks this Saturday

If you’re looking for weekend plans, look no further. Nevada residents and visitors are invited to “Discover Nevada State Parks” on Saturday, June 10. Park visitors will receive free day-use admission and free fishing (no license required) at all of Nevada’s 23 State Parks. This statewide event encourages Nevadans to discover the many exciting and affordable recreation […]
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Best of Nevada 2017

Voting is now open in our 20th anniversary Best of Nevada readers’ poll!  Click here to begin the survey.  One lucky voter will win a deluxe Atlantis Casino Resort Spa vacation package, including: * Two-night Concierge Level Accommodations (Valid Sunday-Thursday; Concierge is the resort’s luxury level, with complimentary breakfast and afternoon hors d’oeuvres, key-card elevator access, […]