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9/28-29 Las Vegas Comic Expo

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Comic books, pop culture, costume play, videogaming, and more can be found at the Las Vegas Comic Expo at the Riviera. Guest artists include Jim Cheung (X-Men, Avengers), Philip Tan (Iron Man), and many more. LasVegasComicExpo.com

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Artist Charles Clary

10/30-11/2 Vegas Valley Book Festival

New York Times bestselling suspense novelist Catherine Coulter (The Maze, The Cove) headlines the Vegas Valley Book Festival. VegasValleyBookFestival.org

9/5-28 Charles Clary - Brett Wesley Gallery

11/2 Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival

Tennessee-based artist Charles Clary will dazzle and delight with colorful, imaginative wall-mounted relief sculptures made from hand-cut paper. His upcoming show at the Brett Wesley Gallery promises to be big, beautiful, and pleasurable in a way few art exhibits can match. BrettWesleyGallery.com

Guests Greg Rucka, Georges Jeanty, and Chris Staros will be featured at the Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival. VegasValleyComicBookFestival.org

9/13-10/5 Casey Doyle - Contemporary Arts Center

I Am My Own Cheerleader, by University of Idaho professor Casey Doyle, explores the nexus between art, identity, and selfempowerment. This is a multi-media exhibit—sculpture, interactive objects, performance video, and audio. Expect the unexpected from this one. LasVegasCAC.org

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10/5-6 Boulder City’s Art in the Park

Packed with hundreds of artists, sculptors and craftspeople. Bchcares.org/foundation/art-in-the-park 10/12-13 19th Annual Summerlin Art Festival

Located at Summerlin Centre Community Park this outdoor festival has chalk art and over 100 artisans and craftsmen from around the country. Summerlin.com/art-festival 10/11-12/20 Passage to the Future - Marjorie Barrick Museum

Get caught up on the cutting edge of contemporary Japanese art with Passage to the Future at the Marjorie Barrick Museum. The work of a new generation of 11 artists—painters, sculptors, photographers, installationists—will be represented in this internationally touring exhibition. BarrickMuseum.UNLV.edu

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Photo: Chris Jones

October 6th & 13th

Cirque du Soleil® and Nevada Ballet Theatre

Critically acclaimed collaboration by Cirque du Soleil® and Nevada Ballet Theatre is presented in the Mystère Theatre at Treasure Island. NevadaBallet.org

The Culture Issue | August/September 2013 | 25

BLVDS LV “Culture” Aug/Sept 2013  

Las Vegas culture at its finest. Discover interesting people, hot art spots, amazing performances, and try something delicious in dining.

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