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Whiskeyfest 2014

WhiskeyFest Las Vegas

For those of you who might be thinking I don’t know Jack, I’m here to tell you otherwise. In fact, after yesterday’s WhiskeyFest Tasting Experience at the Golden Nugget in

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Raphael Schnepf Illustration Design

Raphael Schnepf

I’m a huge fan of artist Raphael Schnepf. I have been since the day I met him a quarter-century ago. It sounds like a long time, I know, but it

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Super Bowl XLVIII 2014 at R&R Partners

Super Bowl

Super Bowl XLVIII — 2014 The best Super Bowl party ever. Not to discount previous Super Bowl parties, because they’re all great in their own way, but this one was

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Jennifer McCarty Artworks 2014

Jennifer McCarty Art Show

The Jennifer McCarty Art Show – “An Aries Artist” was her 1st Solo Show, but you wouldn’t know it by the crowd. She showed 61 original pieces and had a

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James Walkenshaw and A.D. Cook Jame's B-Day

Happy Birthday James

Happy Birthday to James Walkenshaw. For anybody that doesn’t know James, he’s the man for art supplies in Las Vegas. His family has owned and operated Desert Art Supplies for

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RIP CityLife 1992-2014

Las Vegas CityLife

Farewell Las Vegas CityLife — 1992-2014. As they say, “All great things come to an end, and it is now CityLife’s time to exit gracefully from the Sin City media

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Art Giclée

Art Giclee Prints

What are Art Giclee Prints really? Art Giclée (pronounced “zhee-clay”) prints have been around the art scene for quite a while now. They first made their appearance in the early

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ModelsMania - A.D. Cook Interview Preview

ModelsMania Magazine 2014

Hot Exclusive. A.D. Cook interview. A while back – September 2012 specifically – I was interviewed by ModelsMania magazine for a feature article. I know I made mention of it then,

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Shades of Gray

Shades of Gray

Shades of Gray… you want 50 to inspire passion? Forget about it. I got 256. Colorful ladies in a world of black and white. The Goddess-Collective (left to right: Jessica

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Collector Testimonial - Rosharon & Jerry, Las Vegas, NV

Collector Testimonial

There is an old adage that says things happen for a reason. It seems we can’t pass a gallery without going in. As luck would have it, we decided to

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Beauty Video Preview

B E A U T Y aka BEAUTY

Ahhh… beauty. We all love it. Beauty inspires us. It moves us. Sometimes, especially in this fantastic world of art, you run across something that is so beautiful that it

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Art Scams - Don't be a victim

Artist Beware – Art Scams

Art scams abound. Artists, ever get this email?… “Hi there,my name is XXX (Larry, Bob, etc.) im an art collector from XXX (wherever),was browsing through the internet and my eyes

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Social Media and CB Microphone

Social Media. The Prequel.

“Breaker Breaker One-Nine. You got a copy on me good buddy?” I’m sure I’m dating myself by even admitting first-hand knowledge of the Citizens Band radio era. But, like some

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When Buying From An Artist

When Buying From An Artist…

When buying from an artist/maker, you’re buying more than just an object/painting. You are buying hundreds of hours of failures and experimentation. You are buying days, weeks & months of

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