Ask Las Vegas locals why East Fremont Street boasts the best bar-hopping in Las Vegas. Ask the city’s established and emerging artists why they are drawn to dozens of galleries that dot the downtown landscape. Check out the city’s most iconic architecture that has put downtown Las Vegas on par with other great metropolitan areas. Discover why downtown is the epicenter of cool and how art, design, style, fashion, food and funk are converging to create a sense of community culture in our city.
Join CityLife editor, Steve Sebelius, who will lead the conversation with a fun, outgoing panel of downtown business owners and ambassadors who have made significant financial and emotional investments in the city’s heart. The next Symphony Park Lecture – The Urban Vibe – is scheduled for Wednesday, October 13 at the historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth Street. It is free and open to the public.
Doors open at 5 p.m. for a wine bar hosted by Newland, Faiss Foley Warren and Inhabit Design, a cutting edge interior design duo. The social hour also features a jazz pianist and an informal vintage fashion presentation by Jennifer Henry of FlockFlockFlock, a vintage clothing boutique inside the Emergency Arts building with hair and make-up provided by Globe Salon.
The presentation begins promptly at 6 p.m. and features Jennifer Cornthwaite, owner of The Emergency Arts District and The Beat Coffeehouse; James P. Reza, co-owner of The Globe Salon; Brett Sperry of Brett Wesley Gallery; Jennifer Henry, owner of FLOCKFLOCKFLOCK, Dan Maddux, CEO of MEET Las Vegas; Damon Andrews of Faciliteq; Andrew Kiraly, editor of Desert Companion and John Curtas, food and restaurant critic.
For more information, click on ARTS & EVENTS in symphonypark.com.