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April 21, 2008

“Lawyer’s Row” In Downtown Las Vegas Is Now Part Of The Arts Scene As Well

Michelle Quinn, The forrmer director of the Godt-Cleary Gallery has opened shop in “lawyer’s row”.  Once again, Kristen Peterson of The Las Vegas Sun tells the story. More good press for the new downtown that we love so much. […]
April 11, 2008

Decorative Concrete Block Was A Mid Century Modern Innovation – They’re Everywhere In Vintage Las Vegas

Today, there’s a renewed appreciation for them. They’re actually called “Stone Screen” after famed mid century modernist architect Edward Durell Stone” . I’ve been collecting pictures of the different patterns for over a year. I’ve […]
April 8, 2008

Mid Century Modern Ornamental Block Walls Are The Inspiration For New Public Sculpture To Be Displayed In Downtown Las Vegas

UPDATE: Dedication is 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm (sorry for the typo) Kristen Peterson tells the story in this mornings Las Vegas Sun: Photo by Leila Navidi for the Sun The ornamental concrete walls that […]
April 7, 2008

“First Friday” Pictures – It Happens Monthly In The Arts District Of Downtown Las Vegas

Antique radios on display at the Funk House Antiques. I have the blue one in the top left in my own collection of radios.           We keep running into “Freddie Mercury”. […]
February 29, 2008

We Bent Mayor Oscar Goodman’s Ear At The Aerial Gallery Dedication

The whole VVV crew was there, of course, and we had the opportunity to talk to Mayor Goodman about the Huntridge Theatre, Downtown Redevelopment in general and a couple of other things. We’re happy to […]
February 28, 2008

Aerial Gallery Dedication In Downtown Las Vegas – Today.

The dedication ceremony is 4pm, at the corner of Fremont and Las Vegas Blvd. The artist reception starts at 4:30 at the Downtown Cocktail Room. We hang out there most every Thursday anyway, so if you’d […]
February 22, 2008

“THIRST”- The Las Vegas Boulevard Aerial Gallery Dedication In Downtown Las Vegas

“Another important “save the date” post, and an invitation to attend the dedication ceremony of the new installation of the: Downtown Las Vegas Aerial Gallery “The Aerial Gallery consists of fifty serialized artworks printed onto banners […]
February 22, 2008

Artist Reception Tonight – Urban Living In Las Vegas Provides Many Opportunities To Never Be Bored

Last night at LOPRO (the Thursday Night Downtown Business Mixer at the Downtown Coctail Room) we ran into Henrik Yde. He asked me to invite all of you to come to his opening tonight. Henrik’s […]
February 4, 2008

First Friday Blogging From The Downtown Las Vegas Arts District – Part One

It’s our monthly custom to create several posts about what we saw and did at First Friday. Here’s Part One. Mild weather got the crowds off the couch and into the streets and galleries of […]
January 10, 2008

City Council Approves Two New HiRise Projects In The Arts District

Hot off the presses, thanks to Brian Paco Alvarez for forwarding it to us. The Solterra Group of Companies Receives Approval from the Las Vegas City Council to Build Residences in Downtown Las VegasLAS VEGAS, […]