We all consider ourselves pretty good storytellers, and all think we have the best stories. But it's not until you visit Dayvid Figler's project at the El Cortez called "The Tell" do you realise just what a good storyteller is.
Ten years after Dwayne Jackson was convicted, the Las Vegas Metro Police Department has admitted that there was an error in its lab that sent Jackson to prison for four years. Only a chance hit on the national database brought the error to light.
Most candidates in judicial races have trouble getting known and their campaign mostly just sends out mailers near Election Day. The race for Las Vegas Municipal Judge District 3 is somewhat different.
This year Las Vegas Writes project has taken a series of historic photos of Las Vegas and used them as inspiration for seven writers to create short stories. The full volume will be published at the festival but three stories are already published on the Las Vegas Valley Book Festival Web site.