Events

Neon Lit Reading x Witness Launch Party

Vegas Theatre Company 1025 South 1st Street, Las Vegas, United States

Please join Neon Lit and Witness Magazine for a reading celebrating the fresh launch of Witness's spring issue on April 16th at 7 PM (doors 6:30 PM) at Vegas Theatre Company. Featuring readings by Annie Livingston, Sada Malumfashi, Leah Mell-Carrington, Arel Wiederholt Kassar, Madina Tuhbatullina, with special guest Hannah Olabosibe Eko.   Access info: Vegas […]

The Dysfunction of Food: On Food That Isn’t Beautiful or Comforting or Delicious with Kim Foster

UNLV 4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154

Kim Foster, James Beard Award-winning Author of the forthcoming The Meth Lunches: The Care and Feeding of a Drug Addict, St. Martin’s Press. In this lecture, Kim Foster will examine the ways food can signify and complicate dysfunction in Las Vegas, for both individuals and communities – those with empty tables, and those with full plates. […]

Free

Their Divine Fires Book Launch with Wendy Chen

UNLV 4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154

Join BMI and the UNLV Department of English as we celebrate Creative Writing faculty member Wendy Chen for her debut novel, Their Divine Fires. A captivating and intimate story interwoven with folktale and myth, the book is shaped by love affairs of three generations of Chinese women across one hundred years of revolutions, both political and […]

Free

Sagebrush to Sandstone: Wild Life, Wild Skies – Nature Walk and Creative Writing

Desert National Wildlife Refuge 16001 Corn Creek Road, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Join us for a day of poetry and outdoor exploration at the Desert National Wildlife Refuge! Local poet JM Huck and Dale Etheridge Planetarium staff will guide participants in experiencing and appreciating our Nevada landscape, as well as the wildlife within.In the first half hour, participants will take a slow-paced nature walk on these Corn Creek trails: Big […]

Free to the public

An Evening of Poetry with Sean Singer

Winchester Dondero Cultural Center 3130 McLeod Drive, Las Vegas, NV, United States

Join us for an evening of poetry and conversation with Sean Singer.   Winchester Dondero Cultural Center 3130 McLeod Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89121 Wednesday, May 15, 2024 6:00 - 7:30 pm Sean Singer is the author of Discography (Yale University Press, 2002), winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize, selected by W.S. Merwin, and the Norma […]

FREE

Author Event – Children’s Author and Illustrator Apryl Stott Storytime and Paper Crafts Fun at Browsers Corner Book Store

Brewery Arts Center 449 W. King St, Carson City, NV, United States

Children's author and illustrator Apryl Stott will be at Browsers Corner Book Store on Saturday, May 18 from 10:30-12:00 to read from her popular book Almost Always Best Best Friends. She will also host a papercraft activity for kids to color and create a character from her book. Join us!

Surface Tension: A Salon hosted by Black Mountain Institute

West Las Vegas Library 951 W. Lake Mead, Las Vegas, NV, United States

Join Black Mountain Institute, the Las Vegas Philharmonic, and the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District for Surface Tension: A Salon, an evening of art and community at the West Las Vegas Library. Surface Tension brings together local artists and performers on the stage at the West Las Vegas Library’s performing arts center, for one night […]

Free

Art and Poetry at the Bird Viewing Preserve

Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve 350 E Galleria Dr, Henderson, NV, United States

10am-11:30am Nature Poetry Workshop with Heather Lang-Cassera Celebrate birds as we write in a beautiful and encouraging environment. This workshop will explore poetic forms ranging from blackout poetry to ekphrasis, all steeped in the art of close looking. Flexible prompts, activities, and guidance will be provided. Poets of all levels will go home having written […]

Free

Poetry for Resilience: Clark County Poet Laureate Closing Event

Winchester Dondero Cultural Center 3130 McLeod Drive, Las Vegas, NV, United States

Clark County Poet Laureate Angela M. Brommel will celebrate the conclusion of her laureateship with an evening of poetry and music featuring Emily Hoover, Gig Depio, Nevada Youth Poet Laureate finalist Ilakkiya Suresh, Rick Writes, Sandra Azofeifa, Nevada Youth Poet Laureate Sofia Reynoso, and 2nd Clark County Poet Laureate Vogue M. Robinson with a special […]

Free

Poetry and Pour Painting Wednesday: Abstract Expressions

Doolittle Community Center 1950 N. J St., Las Vegas, NV, United States

Free art workshop series with Vogue M. Robinson. Open to adult beginners and people aged 55 or older. Participants must attend all four classes. June 25: 1-2:30 p.m. - Poetry July 2: 1-2:30 p.m. - Painting July 9: 1-2:30 p.m. - Editing July 16: 1-2:30 p.m. - Final Event Reading and Celebration Location: Doolittle Community […]

Free

Storytelling Workshop for Seniors

Winchester Dondero Cultural Center 3130 McLeod Drive, Las Vegas, NV, United States

Come with a thought, idea, or concept and leave with a story . . . worth telling! Taught by best-selling author Joylynn M. Ross. These three weeks of hands-on writing and storytelling activities - with a fourth week concluding public event on July 17 - will help you unearth your story. Writing supplies will be […]