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“I’m hoping ... maybe it can create a shift in the thinking of how things happen here. Brave is about changing your comfort zone.”

Dreaming out loud: Charles Ressler aims to inspire Las Vegas with ‘Brave’

March 26th, 2015

“I’m hoping ... maybe it can create a shift in the thinking of how things happen here. Brave is about changing your comfort zone.”

  • If he didn’t win you over from behind his turntables, his bear hug and wide smile would close the deal.

    If he didn’t win you over from behind his turntables, his bear hug and wide smile would close the deal.

  • Aloha, and happy anniversary!
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    The new app might get better, but for now it has issues.

  • Las Vegas excels in over-the-top VIP packages, but the latest two surpass extravagance.

    Las Vegas excels in over-the-top VIP packages, but the latest two surpass extravagance.

  • We've got paint, glow, glitter, zombie ... How about the Pie-ditarod? Spectators toss pies!

    We've got paint, glow, glitter, zombie ... How about the Pie-ditarod? Spectators toss pies!

  • "That’s gotta be going through his head ... how he went from going places and now it turned very quickly. He’s doing a lot of reflection right now.”

    "That’s gotta be going through his head ... how he went from going places and now it turned very quickly. He’s doing a lot of reflection right now.”

  • Also, recent visitation numbers show gaming is down. Better luck next year?

    Also, recent visitation numbers show gaming is down. Better luck next year?

  • “When you discuss all-American, it’s blond-haired, blue-eyed, plays baseball, apple pie.”

    “When you discuss all-American, it’s blond-haired, blue-eyed, plays baseball, apple pie.”

  • "The midday light was not a friend, so I wandered around looking for the most interesting elements not blasted by sunlight."

    "The midday light was not a friend, so I wandered around looking for the most interesting elements not blasted by sunlight."

  • Plus: Disclosure at Light and Sammy Adams at Rehab. Get all the deets here.

    Plus: Disclosure at Light and Sammy Adams at Rehab. Get all the deets here.

  • Plus: An upcoming collabo track from Paul van Dyk and Hakkasan/Omnia resident Mark Eteson.

    Plus: An upcoming collabo track from Paul van Dyk and Hakkasan/Omnia resident Mark Eteson.

  • The SLS’ new cool-down spot, from swordfish salad to Steve Angello.

    The SLS’ new cool-down spot, from swordfish salad to Steve Angello.

  • The personal playlists of local nightlife staff.

    The personal playlists of local nightlife staff.

  • Find a great escape in Boulder City's inviting historic district.

    Find a great escape in Boulder City's inviting historic district.

  • Plus: a Million Dollar Burger and the Phil's Pops series.

    Plus: a Million Dollar Burger and the Phil's Pops series.

  • Oh, look! It’s a big, beautiful woman with a cow body for legs.

    Oh, look! It’s a big, beautiful woman with a cow body for legs.

  • The Killers’ frontman only plays three new songs from upcoming solo album The Desired Effect.

    The Killers’ frontman only plays three new songs from upcoming solo album The Desired Effect.

  • These are songs that need to be heard, for present’s sake.

    These are songs that need to be heard, for present’s sake.

  • Unabashedly wordy and awkwardly charming, the Australian's debut LP is a candid hit.

    Unabashedly wordy and awkwardly charming, the Australian's debut LP is a candid hit.

  • The adult-oriented Zumanity gets an update.

    The adult-oriented Zumanity gets an update.

  • The cast features some buzz comics, but Friday night's show was the comedy equivalent of an airball.

    The cast features some buzz comics, but Friday night's show was the comedy equivalent of an airball.

  • The musical comedy duo's IFC show was recently cancelled. Maybe their crass brand of ukulele-comedy is just better suited for the stage?

    The musical comedy duo's IFC show was recently cancelled. Maybe their crass brand of ukulele-comedy is just better suited for the stage?

  • The retro-themed roller skating party is back in Vegas after taking a break in 2012.

    The retro-themed roller skating party is back in Vegas after taking a break in 2012.

  • You don’t see this exhibition. You experience it.

    You don’t see this exhibition. You experience it.

  • Our complicated relationship with food gets funny at the Onyx.

    Our complicated relationship with food gets funny at the Onyx.

  • There’s nothing politically correct about The Sellout, and its characters’ flawed logic draws attention to America’s greatest faults.

    There’s nothing politically correct about The Sellout, and its characters’ flawed logic draws attention to America’s greatest faults.

  • But can the songs be diamonds in the rough?
  • Scorpio, you try to get everyone in a party mood, but all they want to do is extract your DNA and add it to the monster. APRIL FOOL!

    Scorpio, you try to get everyone in a party mood, but all they want to do is extract your DNA and add it to the monster. APRIL FOOL!

  • The HBO documentary is effective as an overview of the history and main criticisms of Scientology.

    The HBO documentary is effective as an overview of the history and main criticisms of Scientology.

  • Is it full of ill-advised humor about race and sexuality? Sure. But it's less offensive than it is misguided.

    Is it full of ill-advised humor about race and sexuality? Sure. But it's less offensive than it is misguided.

  • From now on, Jay will be relentlessly pursued by a malevolent force that’s always walking in a straight line toward her, no matter where she goes.

    From now on, Jay will be relentlessly pursued by a malevolent force that’s always walking in a straight line toward her, no matter where she goes.

  • TV Land’s original sitcoms have been resolutely old-fashioned, but Younger is looking to change that.

    TV Land’s original sitcoms have been resolutely old-fashioned, but Younger is looking to change that.

  • Aliens invade Earth and forcibly relocate the entire human population ... but in a fun way.

    Aliens invade Earth and forcibly relocate the entire human population ... but in a fun way.

  • Great, easy comfort food from the island of Guam.

    Great, easy comfort food from the island of Guam.

  • Chef Brian Malarkey brings his upbeat, social eatery to the Strip on March 27.

    Chef Brian Malarkey brings his upbeat, social eatery to the Strip on March 27.

  • From pambazo to pozole, this mom-and-pop eatery does it right.

    From pambazo to pozole, this mom-and-pop eatery does it right.