Article Photos: Las Vegas: Feasts and flowers for Lunar New Year 2/2

This January 2013 photo provided by The Venetian in Las Vegas shows a Chinese New Year art installation welcoming the year of the snake in the waterfall atrium connecting The Venetian and The Palazzo resorts. The display features an animatronic snake coiled in a tree decorated with flowers, lanterns and coins. Las Vegas celebrates Chinese New Year in a big way with feasts, exhibits, performances and other events around the city. The year of the snake begins Feb. 10. (AP Photo/The Venetian, Audrey Dempsey)