Arts & Entertainment
Jazz, funk, rock and hip-hop collide for one night
Jazz compilations and alternative rock jamming meet and harmonize for one night Saturday at John Ascuaga’s Nugget, as trio Medeski, Martin and Wood take the Celebrity Showroom stage. MMW, as the Brooklyn-based band is often dubbed, is a story of a friendship dating back to each member’s early beginnings in the D.U.M.B.O. (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) scene exploring the late-night jazz world. And after officially coming together i...
American flags fly by the thousands at NMA
As young boy, Kit Hinrichs pulled an old tattered American flag out of a box and took it to school for show and tell. The flag was pieced together stitch by stitch by Hinrichs’ great aunt in 1865, in the midst of a nation divided by civil war. The family heirloom started a 40-year obsession for the designer from San Francisco, who has now collected almost 5,000 pieces of American flag history. Hinrichs’ collection will be on display at the Nev...
Through a lens, behind the door
When Jennifer Garza-Cuen was younger, she carried a camera with her wherever she went, snapping photos along the way. "I was quite passionate," said Garza-Cuen, a professional photographer and art teacher at University of Nevada, Reno. "I was always photographing something. It really started to become a sort of diary for me." Since then, the Seattle native and avid backpack traveler has lived abroad for more than 15 years, documenting trips fr...