Our Metropolis

Our Metropolis is a weekly half-hour issues and affairs program hosted by UNLV journalism professor, Gary Larson, devoted to bringing the issues, personalities, and places of Las Vegas and beyond to our listeners. We present the Southern Nevadan experience through sound, story, discussion, and commentary. Let us know your thoughts by emailing ourmetro (at) kunv.org.

About the Host The Roundtable Contact

Our Metropolis (Feb. 9, 2016): Nevada Caucuses and UNLV Debate Viewing Events

Alexis Germany : February 11, 2016 1:52 pm : Our Metropolis

This week host Gary Larson and regular panelists David Damore and Elizabeth Thompson discuss the controversy surrounding the Nevada Taxicab Authority. The panel also discusses the future of NV Energy.

Listen to Segment 1:

In this segment Gary sits down with UNLV professors David Damore, Michael Green and Jacob Thompson to discuss the upcoming Nevada Caucuses and the primary debate watch parties that UNLV will host over the next few months.

Listen to Segment 2:

Comments are closed

Our Metropolis (Feb. 2, 2016): Solar Energy

Alexis Germany : February 2, 2016 8:30 pm : Our Metropolis

This week host Gary Larson and regular panelists David Damore and Elizabeth Thompson discuss potential funding for the new UNLV stadium. The group also discusses the possibility of the Raiders making Las Vegas their new home.

Listen to Segment 1:

Solar energy has been a hot button topic lately here in Southern Nevada. In this segment Gary sits down with Las Vegas Sun technology reporter, Daniel Rothberg, to discuss some of the changes taking place in our solar landscape.

Listen to Segment 2:

Comments are closed

Our Metropolis (Jan. 26, 2016): Atomic Testing Museum

Alexis Germany : January 26, 2016 9:37 pm : Our Metropolis

This week host Gary Larson and regular panelists David Damore and Elizabeth Thompson discuss the controversy surrounding solar energy changes in Nevada. The group also discusses how major casino companies are working to support Governor Brian Sandoval’s new tax package.

Listen to Segment 1:

The National Atomic Testing Museum documents the history of nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site. In this segment Gary sits down with Michael Hall who was recently hired to lead the museum and the pair discuss his background and what his plans are for the museum in 2016.

Listen to Segment 2:

Comments are closed

Our Metropolis (Jan. 19, 2016): Helping Hands of Vegas Valley

Alexis Germany : January 19, 2016 8:00 pm : Our Metropolis

This week host Gary Larson and regular panelist David Damore discuss MGM’s plan to begin charging for parking at all of its strip properties. The pair also debates whether or not a light-rail system is essential to the growth of Las Vegas.

Listen to Segment 1:

Helping Hands of Vegas Valley was established in 2000 with the mission to provide free, assistive services to senior citizens in Southern Nevada. In this segment host Gary Larson sits down with executive director Dana Serrata to discuss what we can do to help seniors in need in Southern Nevada.

Listen to Segment 2:

Comments are closed

Our Metropolis (Jan. 05, 2016): Wrapping up 2015 and looking toward the future

Dave Nourse : January 6, 2016 8:00 am : Our Metropolis

This week host Gary Larson along with regular panelists David Damore and Elizabeth Thompson discuss the biggest stories that impacted Southern Nevada in 2015 and make their predictions for what we can look forward to in the new year.

Listen to Segment 1:



Listen to Segment 2:

Comments are closed

« Page 1, 2, 3 ... 19 »