Jack Gereski / photo by Jeff McMorrough

IN 2003, AUTHOR John D’Agata completed a provocative and moving essay for The Believer about Las Vegas, its tourist culture, the city’s unusually high suicide rate, and a teenage boy named Levi Presley, who jumped to his death from the observation deck the Stratosphere Hotel (now called the Strat Hotel, Casino & SkyPod).

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William Blake's watercolor 'Oberon, Titania and Puck with Fairies Dancing,' inspired by 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

WINTER IS HERE and the time is right for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the inaugural production in the Alley Theatre’s “Alley Transported” series, which brings professional performances of Shakespeare, free of charge, to Houston schools, recreation centers, libraries and other community venues.

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