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Joe Downtown Radio

Join Joe Schoenmann for a half-hour look each week at what's happening in downtown Las Vegas. Joe doesn’t just cover downtown, he lives and works there. Schoenmann is Greenspun Media Group’s embedded downtown journalist, working from an office in the Emergency Arts complex. His radio show airs at 7 a.m. Wednesdays on KUNV 91.5 The Source and is available along with lots of downtown news at lasvegassun.com/joedowntown.

Are more TV shows and films coming to Las Vegas?
Wed, Nov 6, 2013 (7 a.m.)
Joe Schoenmann talks to Chris Ramirez, founder of Lola Pictures and Silver State Productions, discusses the existing film and TV business downtown.

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High-rise living in downtown Las Vegas
Wed, Oct 30, 2013 (7 a.m.)
Joe Schoenmann talks to two people who live downtown: Clark County employee Randy Swallow and Rose Signor, who works at The Atomic.

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Marching to a different drummer downtown
Wed, Oct 23, 2013 (7 a.m.)
Joe Schoenmann talks to Bernard Walter, aka Mister Tony, and Darla Lush about life downtown on this week's episode of the "Joe Downtown Show."

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Police presence in downtown
Wed, Oct 16, 2013 (7 a.m.)
Joe Schoenmann talks to Shawn Andersen, Metro Police's captain over the downtown area, and Shaun Swanson, who has been involved in the Huntridge Theater renewal.

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Downtown tech vs. African tech
Wed, Oct 9, 2013 (7 a.m.)
Joe Schoenmann talks to Josh Ellis and Angie Morelli. Ellis has been a critic of how redevelopment is taking place downtown and just raised money to fly to Africa to write a book on how they do tech there. Morelli is a Marine, custom T-shirt/decal shop owner and an organizer of Saturday’s march against GMOs — genetically modified organisms — that will take place downtown.

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Tequila, fashion and politics
Wed, Oct 2, 2013 (7 a.m.)
Joe Schoenmann talks to George Harris, owner of Mundo restaurant at World Market Center, and Mingo, a bar/restaurant in Art Square, tequila distiller and political junkie. In the second half, Joe chats with Daniella Capitano, who is bringing American Vagabond, a women’s fashion boutique currently housed in a tiny room in the Emergency Arts building downtown, to the new Container Park.

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Liquor and law enforcement on Fremont Street
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 (7 a.m.)
Joe Schoenmann talks to Kent Johns, one of the owners of the Atomic and a commercial real estate broker, and Chris Curtis, the face of the Downtown Rangers and a former Metro Police Sergeant.

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Two views of downtown's changes
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 (7 a.m.)
Joe Schoenmann talks to Zappos head Tony Hsieh, who is moving his company into the former City Hall, and Leah Ballard, who grew up here, left, and then returned this summer to see a transformed downtown.

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Crime and punishment in downtown Las Vegas
Wed, Sep 11, 2013 (7 a.m.)
Joe Schoenmann talks to Terry Murphy, president of the Downtown Las Vegas Alliance, about the changing landscape downtown. We also featured Justin Graham, who works downtown and had a recent run-in with Metro police, as well as attorney Dayvid Figler, who represents many of the people stopped and ticketed by police.

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Arts downtown and Life Is Beautiful
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 (5:45 p.m.)
Joe Schoenmann talks to Patrick Duffy, the former president of the Las Vegas Art Museum, current board member of the Smith Center for the performing arts, curator of the "Life Is Beautiful Art Odyssey."

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