Arts & Culture
Upcoming exhibits at galleries and museums in Las Vegas can entertain as well as educate children over the summer months. Exploring these exhibits will create lasting memories and help stimulate the imagination of kids.
Las Vegas has a storied past. From its first settling by pioneers, cowboys, ranchers, miners and its evolution to Sin City as fostered by the Mob and watched over by Law Enforcement, it’s a story of growth despite monumental obstacles, vision, graft, corruption, Atomic Testing and, finally, the Las Vegas we have come to love and appreciate. The story of Las Vegas is fascinating to history buffs from around the world, but the sheer impossibility of a paradise in the desert – as envisioned by Bugsy Segal and others – is the true story to be found at The Mob Museum.
Las Vegas is home to a diverse community of people from all over the world, and learning a second language is fast becoming a wise choice to those that live here. Las Vegas offers a variety of classes to expand your communication skills in a city that never sleeps.
Las Vegas has its very own Art District and is very proud of it. Welcome to the 18b Arts District, where, in true Sin City style you can find artists, musicians and food trucks! There are art galleries, vintage clothing shops, steampunk jewelry, bars. coffee shops, retro furniture shops and even a small theater company!
Las Vegas still offers wonderful free activities with many free summer concerts for all musical tastes. Whether under the stars or in a conservatory, enjoy the sounds and sights of music at the right price.
Families are everywhere in Southern Nevada, and for that reason, Vegas is no longer a destination for adults only. It has something for everyone, including kids.
It’s going to be a summer of dinosaurs, revelations, mob connections and Nevada history as various traveling and new exhibits are added to the displays at Las Vegas’ excellent museums. History comes alive this summer and you won’t want to miss the opportunity to learn what it has to teach you.
This episode of Foursquare on The Pin covers New York City’s new Whitney Museum and other art favorites.
Spring means festival time in Las Vegas. You can enjoy everything from food fests to Pirate Fest, wine tasting and jazz as well as the carnival atmosphere of an old-fashioned Spring Jamboree. No matter whether you are looking for something for the entire family or prefer something more adult, you can definitely find it when the weather heats up in Las Vegas.
Cityscapes, skylines and landmarks are sure ways to connect movie audiences with storylines. The movie industry has a love affair with Las Vegas. Since 1952 there have been more than 70 film releases all using this Sin City as a backdrop in one scene or another. The iconic lights, slot machines and Blackjack tables, the grandiose hotels and the vintage personality of this desert town draw reason enough for movie producers to film here. From the Elvis years to today’s “bromantic” comedies, here are some of the very places where directors, grips and favorite actors spent time making movie magic.