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Kris Vagner, Double Scoop's Editor and Publisher, is a journalist who's been covering arts and culture in Nevada and California since 2004. She freelances for the Reno News & Review and other publications. Kris has earned awards for critical writing, entertainment writing, feature writing, and—somehow—sportswriting. Read more at www.krisvagner.com.

Paint this town

Street art worldwide has come to incorporate ideas about community and inclusion. The Elko Mural Expo has its finger on the pulse of that trend.

/ October 4, 2019

Better visibility

The Nevada Museum of Art now houses the Great Basin Native Artists Archive. Here's why that's a move in the right direction.

/ September 22, 2019

Georgia O’Keeffe: Beautiful flowers or provocative anatomy?

A traveling exhibition is willing to talk about something else already.

/ September 17, 2019

Behind the Neon Line

Art consultant Maria Partridge talks about choosing the sculptures for a downtown Reno development

/ July 18, 2019

Granted!

Nevada Arts Council awards over $1 million to artists and orgs

/ July 11, 2019

Strings attached

In a small show at The Holland Project, Marisa Malone conjures a lot of emotion with a line of thread

/ July 3, 2019

Fixer upper

A 1906 painting of a prominent Reno woman was restored. You can catch a glimpse at the Lilley Musuem.

/ June 21, 2019

Why no comment?

A sexual assault allegation came up in the local art world. Here's why we didn't cover it.

/ April 8, 2019

Wall-to-wall

VIDEO: Meet Wally Cuchine, rural Nevada's legendary art collector—and the grad students who made a film about him

/ April 4, 2019

A place in the sun

VIDEO: A new mural highlights some lesser-known parts of Las Vegas-area history

/ March 29, 2019