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'Stop the Car, Dad!' photos expose Nevada's quirks, character

Capturing the roadside attraction of Nevada's everyday sights and scenes, "Stop the Car, Dad!" takes viewers on a digital trip along the state's sometimes overlooked highways and back roads.

Erik Lauritzen's exhibit of 30 photographs is being featured at the Nevada Arts Council's OXS Gallery through Sept. 14.

"I think a lot of people have driven through some of these places and have seen things like this along the road," said Nevada Arts Council's Fran Morrow. "From abandoned military installations to roadside architecture that reflects local flair, the sites Lauritzen photographed reveal a certain irony often underlying everyday encounters in …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jul 27, 2012 02:48AM Published Jul 27, 2012 02:43AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.