In Focus: Las Vegas Camera Club

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From the time the Polaroid camera was introduced in 1948 until the company stopped making instant film in 2008, millions of instant cameras were produced, and generations of memories were captured. Artists Geoffrey Ellis and Bryan McCormick found their interest in instant cameras just a couple of years ago, and started taking the cameras with […]

Downtown Denizen – Mike Jones

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Mike Jones Barber and owner, A Cut Above the Rest acutabovetherestdowntown.com What is the last book you read? Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter. The last concert you attended? Ice Cube. What is your favorite virtue? Faith. Keep God first. If you could give one piece of advice to your 10-year-old […]

Welcome to September Catalyst Week: Citizen Power

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Welcome to September Catalyst Week. This month, CatalystCreativ has partnered with Citizen University for a week dedicated to empowering others to become catalysts for change in their own communities. We look forward to bringing together and learning from a group of influential changemakers, each working to make a difference in our world. Our co-host for […]

Downtown Denizen – Brian Chapin

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Brian Chapin Founder, Motley Brews motleybrews.com What is the last book you read? Walden by Henry David Thoreau. The last concert you attended? Something at Brooklyn Bowl, I’m sure. What is your favorite virtue? Self-discipline. If you could give one piece of advice to your 10-year-old self, what would it be? I’d say, “Be ten. […]

Downtown Denizen – Winky Wu

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Winky Wu Winky Designs winkydesigns.com What is the last book you read? The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. The last concert you attended? Boyz II Men, a birthday gift from my sister. What is your favorite virtue? Wisdom, followed closely by patience. If you could give one piece of advice to your 10-year-old […]

Bringing the Joy of Toys to Downtown

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Kappa Toys has a little something for everyone, from toddlers to the young at heart of all ages. From American-made wooden blocks adorned with the ABCs (or the elements) to mini kaleidoscopes, fluffy stuffed hand puppets, or the classic Etch A Sketch, Kappa Toys owners Lizzy Newsome and Trevor Yopp have it at their Downtown […]

Downtown Denizen – Andy Chatham

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Andy Chatham R&D, SHIFT by Project 100 shiftconnects.com What is the last book you read? Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field: How Two Men Revolutionized Physics by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon. The last concert you attended? Thievery Corporation. What is your favorite virtue? Thoughtfulness. If you could give one piece of advice to your […]

Welcome to Stitch Factory’s Behind the Seams Speaker Series Curated by Zappos

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The third week of every month, Stitch Factory brings together passionate individuals to share ideas, network and inspire. In an effort to help revitalize Downtown Las Vegas, Stitch Factory is committed to making the community “smarter” and “more fashionable.” Fashion innovators from all over the country spend time immersing in the culture of Downtown, collaborating, […]

Downtown Denizen – Raph Olson

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Raph Olson Operations at Work In Progress/VegasTechFund workinprogress.lv What is the last book you read? Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss, my daughter’s choice, of course. Many children’s books these days. The last concert you attended? Jackie Greene at the Belly-Up Tavern in Solana Beach. What is your favorite virtue? Loyalty. If you could […]

Downtown Denizen – Rachel Baker

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Rachel Baker CEO, Maidly Cleaners maidly.net What is the last book you read? Get Off Your “But” by Sean Stephenson. I listened to a talk Sean Stephenson did in Downtown, and thought he was brilliant. Very inspiring man, made me really appreciate everything I have. The last concert you attended? Life is Beautiful. It was […]