Citizens protest at the Las Vegas City Council meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, during which council members considered a ban on people sleeping in public areas in downtown Las Vegas.
Jeff Scheid / The Nevada Independent

Las Vegas City Council Approves Controversial Homeless Law

Las Vegas will soon enforce a new ordinance that bans homeless people from sleeping on some city streets. For some city leaders, the new laws are a necessary step in addressing homelessness as a public health problem, but critics argue the measure is waging an illegal "war on the poor." KUNR's Paul Boger talked to Shannon Miller who's been reporting on the new law for The Nevada Independent.

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This week Jack reviews this past week's Nevada Chamber Music Festival.

Jack looks back at the best arts events and performances of 2009.

Jack reviews "A Classic Christmas Celebration," "Holiday Ice Spectacular," and the Bruka Theater production, "The Webber Family Christmas."

Jack previews Karen Burns' "A Classic Christmas Celebration," and the A.V.A. Ballet Theater production of "The Nutcracker."

Jack previews the upcoming Reno Philharmonic Orchestra's "Spirit of the Season," and the Bruka Theater production of "The Weber Family Christmas."

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 11-26-09

Nov 26, 2009

Jack reviews the "Holiday Ice Spectacular" at the Eldorado Hotel in Reno.

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 11-19-09

Nov 19, 2009

Holding center stage this week are my review of Greg London's "Iconman" at Harrah's Reno, my mini review of the Nevada Repertory Company's presentation of "Romeo and Juliet" now playing at Reno's Redfield Studio Theatre, and my preview of Pilobolus, which can be experienced Friday night at 8 in the Grand Theatre at Reno's Grand Sierra Resort.

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 11-12-09

Nov 12, 2009

Jack reviews the University of Nevada, Reno's Fall Dance Festival,and previews the upcoming Reno Philharmonic concerts and the Nevada Repertory Company's presentation of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet."

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 11-5-09

Nov 5, 2009

Jack reviews the "Holiday Ice Spectacular," and preveiws the "Princess Classics, Disney on Ice" and "CATS."

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 10-29-09

Oct 29, 2009

Jack reviews the Halloween shows, "McBeth," and "Ghosts"

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