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Bubblegum and Broken Fingers: A Film Review

Written by Joe Buda “Bubblegum and Broken Fingers”, written and directed by Sean Jackson, is a short movie full of style and nuance and should be viewed by those who enjoy good story-telling.  It should also be viewed by anyone who enjoys independent films or is considering going into filmmaking. The tale begins as the […]

The South Street Walker

By Informer Staff   When sitting down with recording artist Freddy Walker you instantly pick up on the high energy that he kicks out. Originally from Philadelphia Freddy came to Las Vegas to get a change of pace and launch his career as a musician.

Gold & Silver Pawn

Written by Nikki Artale There is a new tourist attraction Gold & Silver Pawn Shop at 713 S Las Vegas Blvd that is owned and operated by Richard Harrison and his son Rick. The pawn shop has been featured on the History Channel, Travel Channel and ABC TV. It is open 24 hours a day […]

Jefferson Montoya The Man, The Myth, The Legend

By Informer Staff After his performance on January 27, I had the chance to sit down with Mr. Jefferson Montoya. Originally from Price, Utah, a town with a population of only 8,402 people, J, as his friends like to call him, told the Informer that he had only learned the guitar in the summer of […]

McKee Ranch & The Secret Garden

Written by Nikki Artale Photos by Nikki Artale McKee Ranch McKee Ranch is only a stones throw away from the Las Vegas strip but the ranch brings you back to the days of the old west. Max McKee and his wife Christi bought the 2.5 acre ranch in 1999 and it took over 2 years […]

Somnium Productions Film Premiere “Take Two”

Written by Joe Buda Somnium Productions held “A Night of Short Films TAKE TWO” on Thursday, January 27 at the Rave Motion Picture theatres in Town Square. Actress and Producer Patty Chong hosted the event.   The “Take Two” was in reference to this being the follow-up premiere of these films, after the first premiere ran […]


Zika and Nikki Written by Nikki Artale Photos by Nikki Artale Zika has always had a love for animals since she was a young girl growing up in Russia. Every opportunity she had, she brought home stray animals. That was the start of her rescue and it continues until today. She started the nonprofit organization, […]

The Acoustic Spotlight

Jefferson Montoya By Informer Staff Among the interesting interior of The Artisan Hotel is an ultra lounge and for one night in that ultra-lounge was some amazing talent. On Thursday the 27th  the hotel held The Acoustic Spotlight featuring talent such as Denise Savello and Jefferson Montoya. This is the first of many to be […]

Meatballs of Martorano

Written by Nikki Artale Photos by Nikki Artale You haven’t eaten the best meatball of your life until you eat a meatball from Martorano’s Restaurant. Steve Martorano is the owner of the Italian Restaurant and he attributes his fabulous food to the teachings of his grandmother. As a young boy, Steve would spend many days […]

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Miss America Parade of Shoes

Written by Nikki Artale Photos by Nikki Artale The Miss America Organization brought back the “DSW Show Us Your Shoes Parade” which showcased the shoes and costumes of the 53 Miss America Contestants. The parade had been a tradition in Atlantic City NJ and was dropped when the pageant moved to Las Vegas. Now after […]

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