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“It’s a city for dreamers, you know. Anything you can dream up is possible here. That idea was concreted when I moved to Washington and Idaho for a while. Great little towns … but not a lot of big dreams, not a lot of gigantic aspirations. We ran back to Las Vegas because I like being around big dreamers.”

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May 9th, 2019

“It’s a city for dreamers, you know. Anything you can dream up is possible here. That idea was concreted when I moved to Washington and Idaho for a while. Great little towns … but not a lot of big dreams, not a lot of gigantic aspirations. We ran back to Las Vegas because I like being around big dreamers.”

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  • “People are expressing themselves in different ways that were hidden before and not talked about. It gives you a chance to say, ‘Here I am. ...

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  • Almost uniformly, the artists shun Asian art traditions and draw upon the Western canon.

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