Brian Paco Alvarez, Curator and Chronicler of Culture

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Museums or Libraries
Occupation Curator
Location Las Vegas, Nevada
Introduction Brian Paco Alvarez, is a professional curator, urban historian and native Las Vegan. He has dedicated his life and career to the cultural arts and historic preservation in the Las Vegas area and throughout the state.
Interests During his career Paco has curated major historic collections at the Liberace Museum, Neon Museum, the Hispanic Museum of Nevada and the Las Vegas News Bureau archives. He has served as a board member of the Hispanic Museum of Nevada, Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation, Atomic Testing Museum, Nevada Museums Association, the Contemporary Arts Center of Las Vegas and is the Chairman of the Liberace Foundation for the Creative and Performing Arts. In his spare time Paco dedicates himself to various artistic endeavors including playing his beloved hand drums. In 2008 he created the art installation Beneath the Neon based on the book by Matthew O’Brien. About the blog... The Las Vegas Arts and Culture Blog was started in 2003 by Robert Kimberly one of Las Vegas' great cultural pioneers. His goal was to communicate in good fashion the goings on of the cultural scene in this Radiant City we call Las Vegas. In 2005 Robert handed me the reins of his baby and told me to run with it. I started in earnest and thanks to a friend with great In-Vision I made it a reality again. In late 2009 I finally made it blossom and the blog became enculturate. Enculturate is not just a label its an idea... Of what the future holds for one of the greatest city's in the world. My native home Las Vegas.