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"I'm building things I think my 5-year-old self would geek out about."

Inspired by video games, Kent Caldwell creates familiar fantasies in ‘Otherlands’

March 24th, 2015

"I'm building things I think my 5-year-old self would geek out about."

  • Music

    If he didn’t win you over from behind his turntables, his bear hug and wide smile would close the deal.

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    The Killers’ frontman only plays three new songs from upcoming solo album The Desired Effect.

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    With blossoms winking from the trees and the air turning luxuriously warm, you get the urge to throw your wardrobe out the window and start ...

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    Taxidermy, sex toys, a recording studio, galleries and (soon) a marijuana dispensary—it's all under one roof.

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    Symphony Park is where it all begins—the dream of a new Downtown, a cultural and commercial hub, the soul of a real city.

  • Fine Art

    "This is about people at different stages in their lives reflecting on a sentimental shared experience."

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    The study, commissioned by the City of Las Vegas, offers some interesting findings to chew on.

  • A&E

    February 6 will be the first time since 2008 that poetry has been featured at Downtown's monthly culture fest.

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    Micro-showers, campfire sing-alongs and soup with Tony Hsieh. Welcome to the tiniest neighborhood in Las Vegas.

  • A&E

    The show features performers from Le Rêve, Mystère, Absinthe and others.

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    Also, artificial bird adoptions (?!) at the Writer's Block.

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    “A lot of money goes into promoting Las Vegas as just the Strip and not our community.”

  • Fine Art

    It wasn’t meant to be such a departure from her usual style and subject matter; it just turned out that way.

  • Music

    This wasn’t a concert. It was a history lesson.

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    New noodles at the California are a good start.

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    "You made it possible for me to buy a real piece of art, because you saw the look in my eyes and wanted me to ...

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    Where to start at the Arts District brewpub.

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    The thing about pho is that it’s pretty much the same all over.

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    If he didn’t win you over from behind his turntables, his bear hug and wide smile would close the deal.

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    Local nightlife veteran Jesse Waits has kept Encore's megaclub XS on top six years after its debut.

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    Great, easy comfort food from the island of Guam.

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    The expo has been around for 30 years. John Arena’s been there for 29 of them.

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    The new app might get better, but for now it has issues.

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    “I’m hoping ... maybe it can create a shift in the thinking of how things happen here. Brave is about changing your comfort zone.”

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    From pambazo to pozole, this mom-and-pop eatery does it right.

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    The retro-themed roller skating party is back in Vegas after taking a break in 2012.

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    Also, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Wu Tang's Ghostface Killah and Raekwon.

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    Las Vegas excels in over-the-top VIP packages, but the latest two surpass extravagance.

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    Chef Brian Malarkey brings his upbeat, social eatery to the Strip on March 27.

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    Even if your bracket is a mess, this drink is a safe bet.

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    Also, recent visitation numbers show gaming is down. Better luck next year?