Click the cover to read the complete digital edition
All things to all people
May 23, 7-10p. The Nevada Restaurant Association sponsors the fourth annual tasting event which includes several gourmet restaurants from the...
Man, what a wreck. Oh, that’s a compliment when you’re talking about the photos of Fred Mitchell. His digitally warped and twisted...
May 25. Benefits The Lili Claire Foundation. 7K course features more than 15 unconventional obstacles. Compete individually or as a team in two...
Cirque's Russian connection
by Andrew Kiraly | posted July 21, 2011
Wherever there's a circus, there are Russians. In what promises to be an ongoing blog exploring Russia's connection to the circus, one observer ponders the many Easterners who flip, bounce and dance for Cirque du Soleil:
How Russians got to Vegas and why they stay there is a long story that has more to do with markets than walking a tightrope. Still, among the immigrants, among those who have found employment in Vegas, there is a world full of stories, a lot of emotion, and plenty of things to discuss. What is art? What has happened to the classical circus? How have the Russian performers elevated the talent pool in a city known more for “t and a” than for beauty flying through the air.
Pick up your Desert Companion today at one of these Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf or Jamba Juice locations.
Also available at Clark County and Henderson libraries.