Video: Rocking Out in the ‘Derelict Part of Town’

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What was once known as “the derelict part of town”—in the words of one local rapper—is undergoing a revival. This past weekend’s Life Is Beautiful festival aimed to strengthen efforts to make Downtown Las Vegas a center for music, art and food. Experience the sights and sounds of the festival, and hear musicians the Dirty Hooks, RNR and Ekoh and ZZ Ward share their thoughts on what it’s like to be part of the neighborhood’s renaissance.