The art exhibition Tilting the Basin is ambitious both in its scope and motive. The show, which opened March 16 in Downtown Las Vegas, presents a range of work from 34 Nevada-based artists and is intended — in part — to increase momentum for a new contemporary art museum in the city.
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Cathy Sheehy, a veteran in the retail banking industry of more than two decades, is getting used to life in the public sector. Sheehy was appointed commissioner in November of the Nevada Division of Mortgage Lending—an agency that regulates non-depository lending industry in the state.
The 2017 TechConnect event, the largest recruiting engagement for the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Howard Hughes College of Engineering, may have filled the gap for employers seeking entry- and graduate-level workers in science technology engineering and math fields in Southern Nevada.
Chef Lorena Garcia’s CHICA, opens at The Venetian this spring and will mark the first time that a major Strip eatery has featured a Latina head chef.
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Tina Quigley has served for five years as general manager of the Regional Transportation Commission. The Northern California native majored in Airport Planning and Management and began her career at McCarran International Airport before joining the RTC in 2005.
University of Nevada Las Vegas students from the colleges of engineering, architecture, hotel management, health sciences, fine arts and construction management will be competing in Solar Decathlon 2017 at Denver this fall, to showcase their skills in designing an energy-efficient, solar-powered home that can also actively support its aging residents.
To measure that success, Moonridge Group, headed by founder Julie Murray, in partnership with Jeremy Aguero, Applied Analysis; and the Nevada Corporate Giving Council to survey Nevada businesses as to their philanthropic efforts.
Major League Soccer is adding two expansion clubs in 2017 — Atlanta United and Minnesota United — and officials announced last year that they soon plan to further expand by four clubs – to a total of 28. But is Las Vegas even in consideration to be among them?
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While the debate and legal challenges continue over the reorganization of the Clark County School District, many business and other civic leaders are focused on one thing: Is this going to create a better workforce as part of an effort to diversify the economy.
Days after Gov. Brian Sandoval proposed spending $115 million on higher education, the College of Southern Nevada released a study saying the region’s three community college campuses are a worthy investment.
The Nevada economy is poised for a breakthrough in 2017 after showing it has emerged from the depths of the Great Recession, according to a Wells Fargo senior economist.
When a family-owned Wilmington, Delaware sandwich shop named Capriotti’s opened for business in a previously boarded-up store in 1976, it took 12 years before a second location was added. The company, which now has 102 locations, is launching a targeted, nationwide expansion that is expected to increase the number of shops fivefold.
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Several of downtown Las Vegas’ most powerful authors of development and the glitz and glam spoke at a panel about their visions for what’s to come and what they’d like to see in the region in the coming years.
Frank Pellegrino Sr., the New Yorker and actor who brought his famed Italian restaurant to Las Vegas, has died at the age of 72.
From the classroom to the courtroom, Corinne Price has put her passion for children and their well-being first. It’s no wonder the former third-grade teacher turned family law attorney was named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.
William S. Boyd School of Law student Beatriz Aguirre was recently awarded the Waldo De Castroverde Immigration Scholarship. The scholarship, named in honor of the late Waldo De Castroverde, a former criminal defense and immigration attorney in Las Vegas, is given to a first- or second-year Boyd student, as recommended by the faculty.
Change is coming to Boulder City. Since growing out of the desert as a company town for Hoover Dam workers beginning in 1931, the city has developed a rather distinct and separate culture that aligns with its physical proximity, nestled into the mountains retaining Lake Mead, only 26 miles and a world away from Las Vegas and its suburb cities to the north and east.
The Safety Consultation and Training Section of the State of Nevada’s Division of Industrial Relations recognized Helix Electric of Nevada in January for its successful completion of the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program.