Neon Signs: A Fading Art
Thu, Mar 31, 2011 (midnight)
The demand for neon signs is dwindling, and the Vice President of Casino Lighting & Sign calls it a dying art. It takes years to learn to bend the glass and pump the gas that once lit up the Strip, but the advent of LED lights and architectural signs has left only a handful of neon artists employed. The Weekly takes you to meet one of them and learn his art.