On The Beat

ON The Beat tracks a range of cultural activity in Las Vegas. The site currently features 2013 contributions of “60 Seconds with …,” audio commentaries by local cultural animators | critics | writers.

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“60 Seconds with Lissa Townsend Rogers”

“Writer on film, history, cocktails, food, travel, pop culture and all other manner of profoundity and nonsense…,” Lissa Townsend Rodgers is from New York City and currently resides in fabulous Las Vegas. She has written for Las Vegas Citylife, Desert Companion, Las Vegas Weekly, New York Magazine, Time Out, The Village Voice and many, many more. Ms. Rodgers'”60 seconds with …” resonates with her current book project, “Winner/Loser,” a collection of Las Vegas biographies.

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“60 Seconds with Geoff Carter”

One learns from his bio on the Vegas Seven site that “Geoff Carter has been writing about Las Vegas since 1994, when he joined the staff of Scope, the alternative magazine that would later become the Las Vegas Weekly. He wrote for virtually every publication with ‘Vegas’ in its name—including Vegas.com, the Las Vegas Sun and the self-published Geoff Carter Lives in Las Vegas and is Awesome —until 2002, when he took a ten-year ‘weekend’ trip to Seattle. He returned to Vegas in May 2012 to become one of Vegas Seven’s senior writers and to be the editor of DTLV, the authoritative, yet mellifluous voice of downtown Las Vegas. His work has also appeared on MSN.com, in Time Out’s 1000 Songs to Change Your Life and in the Seattle Times. And he won an award once, but he gave it to his dad.


60 Seconds with Gregory Crosby

We launched the series with a commentary by Las Vegas expat Poet | Journalist Gregory Crosby. Gregory called in in December 2012 from New York where he writes and teaches.


IN conjunction with “Our Las Vegas” Lead Photographer Ginger Bruner’s 2013 spring | summer exhibition at CSN’s Artspace Gallery, we also present “Ginger Bruner: The Daily Frame,  an essay focusing on her creative practice.


On the Beat Archive

rev. February 24, 2014 15:30 PST