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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.”

  • Nightlife

    Local nightlife veteran Jesse Waits has kept Encore's megaclub XS on top six years after its debut.

  • FeaturedFashionStyle

    The Junior League of Las Vegas' annual design competition culminated in a March 14 runway blowout at Fashion Show Mall.

  • Downtown Las VegasFashionStyle

    With blossoms winking from the trees and the air turning luxuriously warm, you get the urge to throw your wardrobe out the window and start ...

  • UNLV sportsFeatured

    From a squeaker versus Ball State to a blowout of Loyola Marymount, with an epic ending against Duke.

  • SportsUNLV sportsFeatured

    It's been 25 years since the Runnin' Rebels claimed the 1990 national championship.

  • SportsUNLV sportsFeatured

    "A lot of people don’t realize: All you have to do is go on a six-game winning streak."

  • Film

    Avengers and Star Wars? Of course. But are you up on your Crimson Peak and Hateful Eight?

  • Film

    Local film! The weird and wondrous fever-dream of William Powell's Sci Fi Center and other places and players making Las Vegas' film scene an adventure.

  • Film

    “A mistreated blackjack dealer is forced into becoming a drug dealer for a day with disastrous results.”

  • Film

    In search of Nicolas Cage: The hunt for the Vegas-based actor turns weird.

  • Film

    Alongside Night is an unabashedly political sci-fi thriller, a libertarian manifesto that recalls Atlas Shrugged.

  • Film

    Ridiculously, he opened his shop two a half years ago. And the business that shouldn’t have worked, did.

  • BusinessFeaturedFood

    If you’ve eaten Mexican food in Las Vegas, you’ve probably had Los Arcos tortillas or chips, which are the foundation for tacos and nachos in ...

  • BusinessDiningFeatured

    Big food, crazy cocktails and undeniable warmth: A day in the life of a Strip institution.

  • PhotographyFeaturedLifestyle

    In the shadow of the Strip, the jumbled stretch of road tells another Vegas story.

  • BusinessFeatured

    David Siegel saw Elvis' comeback at the old Las Vegas Hilton. "Little did I know ... I’d be buying the hotel, but it does feel ...

  • FeaturedLove and Sex 2015

    We all know that Italy was full of sex-monkeys during the Black Death ...

  • FeaturedLove and Sex 2015

    “This museum is not about one person, nor one collection, nor any particular mission. It’s about all of us as sexual beings … our fantasies, ...

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  • Music

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

  • Dining

    The thing about pho is that it’s pretty much the same all over.

  • Music

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

  • Nightlife

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

  • Nightlife

    Local nightlife veteran Jesse Waits has kept Encore's megaclub XS on top six years after its debut.

  • Reviews

    Great, easy comfort food from the island of Guam.

  • Dining

    The expo has been around for 30 years. John Arena’s been there for 29 of them.

  • As We See It

    The new app might get better, but for now it has issues.

  • Arts & EntertainmentThe Smith CenterLas Vegas Philharmonic

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

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    "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 ...

  • Dining

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

  • A&E

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

  • Music

    Also, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Wu Tang's Ghostface Killah and Raekwon.

  • As We See It

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

  • Dining

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

  • As We See It

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

  • Southern

    Even if your bracket is a mess, this drink is a safe bet.