Downtown Denizen: Doralynne Valenzuela

Doralynne Valenzuela

Doralynne Valenzuela Photographer/Set Designer/Stylist Fremont East Studios What is the last book you read? Midnight and the Meaning of Love by Sister Souljah. The last concert you attended? Childish Gambino. What is your favorite virtue? Eudaimonism. If you could give one piece of advice to your 10-year-old-self, what would it be? Find your passion and […]

A Window on Art and Community


Donovan Fitzgerald’s recent work as the first artist in residence for The Window is something of a departure for the Southern Nevada native. A traditional, figurative painter, Fitzgerald long felt there wasn’t really a place in the Downtown scene for the type of art he creates. Then, a friend and fellow artist in Brooklyn suggested […]

Tech Cocktail Week June 2014

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Summer is here! And with it comes a very special Tech Cocktail Week put together with friends at HealthTech Women and Wellthily, called “The Wellth Generation,” sponsored by Downtown Project and the California Stock Exchange. Tech Cocktail is thrilled to have the best and brightest women throughout the Tech, Health. and Wellth worlds in Downtown Vegas. Backgrounds of guests range […]

Downtown Denizen – Liz Gregersen


Liz Gregersen Senior Time Ninja, What is the last book you read? Currently reading The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert. The last concert you attended? I guess Life is Beautiful, but since I have a toddler, I only saw a part of the Imagine Dragons show and a part of the Beck […]

Downtown Denizen – Weston Conwell


Weston Conwell President, Acme Investigation & Security What is the last book you read? I would love to say something profound, but it was Tom Clancy’s Locked On. As a friend once said, we need a little mind bubblegum every once in a while. The last concert you attended? Of course it was Sheryl […]

Another Mural(ist) Transforms Downtown


Muralist Angelina Christina has transformed the exterior of the former Western Hotel & Casino located at 9th and Fremont Streets. Her colorful portrait incorporates a quotation from Hunter S. Thompson’s semi-autobiographical 1971 novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Fellow artist Alex “Ease” Pesante also contributed to the mural.   “Maybe it meant something. Maybe […]

Downtown Denizen – Seong Ha, Lee


Seong Ha, Lee Lead Bartender & Mixologist, 365 Tokyo, Inspire What is the last book you read? Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails by Ted Haigh, a.k.a. Dr. Cocktail. The last concert you attended? Korean hip-hop group DJ DOC, in Korea. What is your goal when you work? To make a good drink for each […]

Welcome to June Creativ Week: Creativ Minds


Welcome to June Creativ Week. Creativ Week is an experience that takes place during the first Thursday-Saturday of each month. CatalystCreativ is excited to invite the people of Downtown Las Vegas to share and participate in this new week focused on finding the “Creativ” in each and every one of us and exploring how creativity can […]

Downtown Denizen – Matt Reyes

Matt Reyes

Matt Reyes Owner/Operator, SinCity Portage What is the last book you read? Currently reading Mastery by Robert Greene and Cesar’s Rules: Your Way to Train a Well-Behaved Dog by Cesar Millan. And I revisit The Art of War by Sun Tzu as much as possible. The last concert you attended? The Roots at Brooklyn […]

Downtown Denizen – Mark Rowland


Mark Rowland Chief Roceteer, Roceteer What is the last book you read? The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins. The last concert you attended? Radiohead. What is your favorite virtue? Empathy. If you could give one piece of advice to your 10-year-old self, what would it be? Definitely don’t try to kiss Louise Patient because […]