THE MOB MUSEUM CELEBRATES NEVADA DAY ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28
WITH HISTORY PRESENTATIONS, BOOK SIGNINGS, POETRY READINGS
The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, presents special programs this Nevada Day, which will be observed on Friday, October 28, 2016. Programs include:
Oscar B. Goodman room on the Museum’s third floor
11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
“A Brief Look at Nevada History,” Troy Beals, professor of history, College of Southern Nevada, will address notable people and issues comprising the state’s history.
Book Signings with Nevada Authors
Museum retail store
- 11 a.m.: Geoff Schumacher, director of content, The Mob Museum, and author of “Sun, Sin & Suburbia: The History of Modern Las Vegas”
- 12 p.m.: Jeff Burbank, content specialist, The Mob Museum, and author of “Las Vegas Babylon” and “Lost Las Vegas”
- 1 p.m.: Paul Papa, author of “Discovering Vintage Las Vegas”
- 2 p.m.: Su Kim Chung, author of “Las Vegas: Then & Now”
- 3 p.m.: David Schwartz, author of “Grandissimo: How Jay Sarno Won a Casino Empire, Lost It, and Inspired Modern Las Vegas”
Poetry Readings and Reflections from a Nevada Police Officer
Oscar B. Goodman room
12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Poet and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Lieutenant Harry Fagel will share stories from his work with the department, as well as recite poetry. Fagel is a Las Vegas native who writes and performs regularly in Las Vegas’ poetry community. A poet and performer for more than 20 years, Fagel has written two books, “Street Talk” and “Undercover,” one chap book, “Skin and Bones,” and has released one CD, “Wordmurder.”
FREE with regular Museum admission and free for Museum Members.
The Mob Museum
300 Stewart Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101