Downtown Las Vegas

“We want peace, we want justice, we want community. We can’t fight the police and then expect them to protect us.”

Two peaceful Black Lives Matter demonstrations help raise awareness

July 18th, 2016

“We want peace, we want justice, we want community. We can’t fight the police and then expect them to protect us.”

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    Some perspective to keep the Downtown glass half-full after news of The Beat Coffeehouse's impending closure.

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    As the building's owners prepare to swap in an imported eatery, the coffeehouse's impending closure warrants a reminder of its influence.

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    She's performed with Wayne Newton and Jersey Boys.

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    "I don’t think anybody else offers the Twinkies like this. What are they going to do with all these people?"

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    Free shows—and even cheaper drinks—have begun at the Downtown dive.

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    Nearly 100 artists and performers gathered to discuss humanity, no matter how abstractly or unintentional, through their work.

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    Now that the Goodwich has opened inside Soho Lofts, we can all enjoy the best sandwiches in the city, and breakfast, too.

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    “We didn’t ask artists to present their works, but to present themselves."

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    The free-admission series featuring throwback superstar acts complements a busy, three-stage schedule.

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    The bus stops in Vegas for First Friday before moving on to California for the final primary election.

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    Did a festival vet or a modern act take the top spot?

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    It’s no surprise that this love child of Downtown’s Le Thai and Chinatown’s District One is a complete success.

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    Like so many plastic cups of Pabst, the bowling and music festival came to an end on Memorial Day.

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    Like any Biafra show, it was part punk-rock concert, part political rally and part performance art.

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    The future of one of the Strip’s most successful and celebrated productions has spun into uncertainty.

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    During a stripped-down, mostly acoustic segment, the trio delivered a lovely version of hit “Travelin’ Soldier.”

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    And one club is opening this weekend. Get the details here.

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