“Las Vegas Creatives”


“Our Las Vegas” is honored to collaborate with students in Professor Mary Hauschs UNLV Hank Greenspun School of Journalism & Media Studies Advanced Reporting and Writing  classes.

On February 13, 2014, we debuted a new feature, “Las Vegas Creatives,” with a profile by Crystal Mae Muguerza of Kristin Bartolo, the owner of the legendary Dino’s Lounge. Our second profile of writer | teacher Lissa Townsend Rodgers was added by Cassandra Taloma. For our third profile, Brianna Vargas contributed a profile of dance instructor Richard Havey. Rosalie Spear added a profile of activist Michelle Marchese. Jordan Tran and Diana Perez join the ranks with ones on Ralph Mathieu and Leandro Mena.

After a two-year hiatus, a profile of 22 year-old jazz musician and singer Peter LaCasia by  Jacob Lasky relaunches the project.

Our heartfelt thanks to these budding journalists – and to their professor!

• • •

•  An Old Sound for a New Age
by Jacob Lasky
(May 2, 2016)
Latin All-Star
by Diana Perez
(May 8, 2014)
Living in the Alternate 
by Jordan Tran (April 29, 2014)
•  Michelle Marchese is out to Save the World
by Rosalie Spear (April 10, 2014)
  A Passion for Dance: a Profile of Richard Havey
by Brianna Vargas (February 27, 2014)
•  Kung Fu, Zombies & Explosions: a profile of Lissa Townsend Rodgers
by Cassandra Taloma (February 18, 2014)
•  Women Behind Bars: Dino’s Kristin Bartolo
by Crystal Mae Muguerza (February 13, 2014)

rev. 5.2.2015 | 7:15 PDT

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