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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

University literati descend upon Downtown...

The creative writers, authors and poets of UNLV descend upon Downtowns Arts District to show us their latest literary wares. Whether you like poetry, short stories or even a haiku or two, this Friday will be rocking with the spoken word brought to you LIVE by the grand daddy of the contemporary art scene in Southern Nevada - The Contemporary Arts Center.

Come join us for the Defense Edition of NeonLit: readings from thesis and dissertations (poetry collections, novels, story collections, musical collaborations, translations....) Students in their third year in the graduate writing programs at UNLV will take the mike and present highlights from their years of work here in Las Vegas.

Doors at 6 pm. Reading begins at 7 pm.
Tasty snacks. Cash bar. Great writing.

About the Contemporary Arts Center
The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 art organization dedicated to presenting new, high quality, visual, and performing art, while striving to build, educate, and sustain audiences for contemporary art. The CAC strives to provide a place where artists can learn about best practices, test new ideas in the public arena, and connect with fellow artists within and beyond our own community. 

General Information:
The Contemporary Arts Center is located in The Arts Factory at 107 East Charleston Boulevard, Suite 120. For information on the CAC and it’s programming, please visit the website lasvegascac.org or contact via telephone at 702-382-3886 or via e-mail at info@lasvegascac.org.
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 12-5 or by appointment.
First Friday 6-10

Nevada Public Radio
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