DRP special screening of 'Rancho High School Riots'

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DRP special screening of 'Rancho High School Riots'

Rancho High School Riots 
24th January 2014
13.00 start
500 South Grand Central Parkway 89115
Clark County Government Centre

Stan Armstrong would like to invite you to join him for a special showing of his documentary "The Rancho High School Riots" at the Clark County Government Centre. A discussion of some of the themes and issues raised follows the film, led by a panel of expert guests: Mike Sosebee and Pat Dickinson, Jerushia McDonald-Hylton, Antonio Fargas, Sue McDonald, Jim Holt, Lee Gray  and Michael Brophy. Master of ceremonies will be Martin Dean Dupalo.

Desert Rose's Rancho High School Riots' DVDs will be available for sale at the event.

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"Stop the Presses!"... Desert Rose in the News

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"Stop the Presses!"... Desert Rose in the News

It’s been called “a town within a town,” this century-old reservation of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe. It’s a small, relatively obscure reservation that sits a few blocks north of the Fremont district — directly behind the smoke shop with the drive-through window and the mini-mart that offers all sorts of Native American commodities.
Many Las Vegas Valley residents may be well aware of the Moapa River Reservation, with its coal-fired smoke-spewing power plant north of Las Vegas just off Interstate 15. And they may have had lunch or played golf at the Snow Mountain Reservation, with its Paiute Golf Resort along U.S. Highway 95 on the northern side of the Las Vegas Valley.
But few people know about this sliver of an urban reservation — even though it was the first to be established by the Southern Nevada Paiutes — in December 1911. That’s about to change.
The reservation’s history and its residents will be featured in a documentary that’s being shot by well-known local filmmaker Stan Armstrong, who’s calling it “City Within a City.” It’s scheduled to be released early next year, possibly making its debut on PBS before it hits the film festival circuit in the Southwest...

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