Tag Archives: Nevada

Bookstore Tourism: Las Vegas

When I think about bookstore tourism, Las Vegas is not the first place that comes to mind. In fact, the last time that I was in Vegas—about a decade ago—there wasn’t an indie bookshop to be found. That changed in … Continue reading

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Visit Planet Vegas

Director Philip Bloom has created an otherworldly version of Sin City in this surrealistic, slo-mo, infrared video peek at Las Vegas. Actually, it’s exactly as I remember it.

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Magic Mountains

Just about 20 minutes south of the famous Las Vegas Strip, Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone has erected a monumental installation of stacked boulders. Rising 10 meters above the desert, “Seven Magic Mountains” is constructed of colorfully painted limestone rocks, which … Continue reading

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Sin City

I have to admit that I was dazzled by my first view of Las Vegas from a plane, but photographer Vincent Laforet’s images of Sin City from 10,000 feet at night are truly breathtaking . Taken while literally hanging out … Continue reading

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Dam Breathtaking

Photographer James Stillings took these breathtaking shots during the construction of the new Hoover Dam Bridge. The Phoenix Art Museum will be presenting a solo show of his amazing work August through November 2011. All photos © James Stillings

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