Open Mic Tourism at the Human Experience

Nevada and the Human Experience

Where the Open Mic Tourist hits her westernmost mic to date and ponders a stage name... So it turns out there are places in Las Vegas that don’t serve beer all day. The Beat Coffee House, located in collective arts space called Emergency Arts (because, as one local told me, it was once a medical center) on Fremont Street, is one of them. It’s a terrific space, with plenty of chairs, good food, and (after 7 pm anyway) beer. The Beat is home to an artists’ community and open mic event … [read more...]