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Live in Las Vegas: James Roman’s Chronicles of Old Las Vegas

To celebrate the new Chronicles of Old Las Vegas, Museyon author James Roman will be making a special appearance at the Clark County Library this Saturday, April 5, for the Spring Fling Book Fair. The FREE event starts 11 a.m., and Jim will kick things off with a seminar in the library’s Jewel Box Theater. Stop by to learn tips ... Read More »

Coming Soon: Chronicles of Old Boston!

Here at Museyon we’re super-excited for the launch of Chronicles of Old Boston, the new history book hitting store shelves next month. Boston expert Charles Bahne reveals some of the city’s most shocking moments including a murder mystery on the Harvard campus to the mistake that sent 2 million gallons of molasses pouring down Commerce Street. Then he’ll show you ... Read More »

Exhibition: Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman is a woman of many faces and talents, but is best known for her unparalleled and breakthrough work as a photographer. Always interested in the arts, Sherman would pick up the paint brush first in an effort to portray the ideas trapped in her mind. Yet, she found painting a practice of copying, and decided to try out ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Fraunces Tavern

Built in 1719, Fraunces Tavern was originally an elegant home for the merchant Stephan DeLancy and his family. But when tavern-keepe, Samuel Fraunces bought the building in 1762 and christened it with his name, the building became transformed into one of the most popular taverns in the area. Located on the corner of Pearl and Broad streets, the tavern played ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Moulin Rouge, Las Vegas

Back when the Jim Crow laws had a hold on Nevada, Las Vegas was a separate and segregated community, divided by a railroad that split the city in two: east and west. The east prospered with the energetic casinos and clubs that would eventually give Las Vegas its fun-loving reputation while the Westside acquired the unflattering nickname of “Ragtown,” known ... Read More »

Following in the Footsteps of The Godfather

Not only is it one of the greatest movies of all time, one of the most quoted film in history (“[he] sleeps with the fishes”), and an epic tribute to mafia romance and tragedy, The Godfather is also a dedication to the back alleys and glamorous landmarks of New York. Before filming began, the movie on its way to Hollywood ... Read More »

Introducing: Chronicles of Old Paris

It’s a new year and here at Museyon, we’ve got lots of news to be excited about. First off, our newest title, Chronicles of Old Paris: Exploring the Historic City of Light by John Baxter. The third title in our “Chronicles” series of historical guidebooks, this book reveals the dramatic 2,000-year history of one of the world’s most beautiful cities–from ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Giverny

With his eyes glued to the scenery fleeting before him on a French train in the northern countryside of France, Claude Monet caught sight of the village of Giverny, and made up his mind to live there. The train’s windowpane serving as a temporary picture frame, foreshadowing the type of signature paintings Monet would create for years to come; Giverny ... Read More »

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