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Mugs of Craft Beer
Bob Barnes

Las Vegas Brewing News: March 2024

Astronomy Aleworks, Neon Desert Brewing, Bad Beat Brewing, Brew’s Best Craft Beer Festival, Ace’s & Ales IPA Smackdown, the Shamrock Shuffle Booze Crawl, and more March updates from Bob Barnes.

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Mark Steger - Super CSR mural at Hollywood Video 1990
A.D. Cook

Farewell Mark Steger

I was wakened late last night with the news that an old friend had passed away. It seems as we get older that this is an all too common occurrence. This is the reality of life – that we only have today.

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Momentum paintings on wall with floor branded Momentum
A.D. Cook

Momentum Road Trip

My Corvette diptych was barely finished before shipping to the National Corvette Museum last week. I love the energy of MOMENTUM, my two new paintings celebrating Corvette’s legacy. So far, this project hasn’t stopped for a minute. And why should it? These are Corvettes. They are made to run and

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MOMENTUM Corvette paintings by A.D. Cook, 2024
A.D. Cook

Complete Momentum

Nearly a year ago, David Wagner, the curator of the Luster Exhibition, invited me to create something special for an exhibit at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. When he suggested I could do something epic, I didn’t hesitate for a minute.

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Tableside dessert at Basilico Las Vegas
Bob Barnes

Basilico Ristorante Italiano

Basilico is Italian for basil, an ingredient that is prominent in Italian cuisine. The restaurant located in the upscale master-planned Evora community comprised of residential and commercial spaces in southwest Las Vegas on Buffalo between Sunset and Patrick is about to celebrate its 1st anniversary, as it held its grand

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Chef DeMarco, Las Vegas, NV
Bob Barnes

The Chefs Who Cook Las Vegas ~ William “Billy” DeMarco

Oftentimes the unsung heroes of a restaurant are the leaders of the kitchen, who are toiling behind the scenes to provide a pleasurable dining experience for the eatery’s patrons. In this series we shine a spotlight on talented, creative and unique individuals who have or are becoming the culinary superheroes

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Artist A.D. Cook with Momentum Corvette paintings - Art In Process 02/06/24
A.D. Cook

Momentum Update

If you’ve been following my posts for a while, you probably already know that I’ve been buried in the studio working on my two Corvette paintings for the upcoming LUSTER Exhibition at the National Corvette Museum. This morning, the unwrapping revealed my two paintings for the first time, all unwrapped

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