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Kristen Peterson

Las Vegas Weekly Staff Writer

Kristen Peterson joined the Las Vegas Sun in 1998 as a general assignment reporter. In 2003, she turned her focus to the visual and performing arts and is now a staff writer for the Las Vegas Weekly. She's won seven first place awards through the Nevada Press Association: Best Entertainment Writing in 2013, 2012, 2010, 2007 and 2005. Best Feature Story in 2011 and Journalist of Merit in 2003.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • A&E

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Robin Barcus Slonina, owner of Skin City Body Painting is a producer and judge on Skin Wars premiering August 6.

  • Art

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Time works in circles, and answers are nonexistent in Yasmina Chavez' Floss & Gravity.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    The exhibit even covers the minutiae of data storage and machine parts while showcasing the varying aesthetics of living room electronics.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    His previous décor was an Old English theme -- unicorns, a lion, aliens and a couple of Yeti.

  • A&E

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    Plans for a new museum? The restoration of his Vegas home? The famously flamboyant showman is back in the spotlight.

  • Art

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    “The whole project is designed to showcase the similarities and the differences, because they’re inseparable,” Caldwell says.

  • Art

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    Artists are readying for October's big event.

  • Art

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    Nancy Rubins, Jeff Koons, Frank Stella, Robert Rauschenberg, etc....

  • Art

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    Favela, known for his piñata-inspired works in tissue paper and cardboard will be part of State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    Cuban artist spent six months in prison after protesting censorship by the government.

  • Features

    Thursday, July 17, 2014

  • Wednesday, May 7, 2014

    Part of Mark Brandvik's Green Felt Jungle Gym exhibit

  • Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    One work from Three Bad Sheep's Just Make Me Pretty exhibit at TastySpace.

  • Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Through the looking glass: Just Make Me Pretty runs through May 14 at TastySpace.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

    Dennis Oppenheim’s public art piece “Paintbrushes” Downtown.