Las Vegas Lowdown: First Friday, Royal Crawl and Gonden Knights vs. Rangers

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Las Vegas Lowdown (KSNV)

The weekend is almost upon us. If you are unsure of what to do, Jillian Lopez has you covered with this week's Las Vegas Lowdown.


First Friday promotes “commitment” at first event in 2018.

Key elements for this month include:

  • First Friday's Featured Artists – a collaborative featuring artists of LaRon Emcee and AROSE1. They will be displaying and collaborating on a painting Live at First Friday. LaRon Emcee is influenced by afro-futurism, cartoons, comic books, realism and portraiture and has shown his work throughout the U.S. AROSE1 is a 27-year-old multimedia/grafitti artist.
  • Live entertainment abounds – with music of all kinds provided from 5:00PM until 11:00PM. On the City Stage: 05:00PM-05:45PM DeBlanc; 06:00PM-06:45PM Gia K & Mango Rankin; 07:15PM-07:45PM Travis Slumberland; 08:15PM-09:00PM B. Bigga; and 09:30PM-10:10PM Sounds Hound.
  • Kids Zone Kids Zone has a new partner: The Girl Scouts of America. They will be bringing a Planetarium for January’s event with several other interactive activities all geared towards STEAM. Kids Zone will be an educational and FUN must see! :)
  • FIRST FRIDAY FOOTPRINT – Once again, the main stage moves to south end of Art Way parking lot. Majority of artists/vendors move to First Street, extending to Hoover. Premium Parking available in lot in front of Mission building and Art Square (accessed via Coolidge and South Casino Center Blvd.).

The First Friday Foundation will post updates and special offers on scheduled First Friday events and other programming through its social media channels on Facebook at and Twitter @FirstFridayLV. The website,, is active, and applications for artists and vendors are currently being accepted for next month’s event.




The future of nightlife has arrived with The Royal Crawl. Whether you’re a local looking for a fun night out with friends or a visitor looking to explore the city, The Royal Crawl delivers a fun and action packed night! At each check-in, crawlers receive a drink and a playing card to build their poker hand, and the best hands win prizes. Each crawl includes drinks, exclusive offers at the venues, and a chance to win! Download the free app today on iOS or Android!

1st Place: $100 Amazon Gift Card

2nd Place: $50 Red Rock Gift Card

3rd Place: $25 Red Rock Gift Card

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Vegas Golden Knights vs. New York Rangers

T-Mobile Arena, January 7

Doors open at 5:00 PM

Puck drop: 6:30 PM