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The latest City of Asylum resident has published an award-winning novel and wrote a screenplay that garnered a 2009 Cannes Film Festival prize.

Banned Iranian author Hossein Abkenar takes up at Black Mountain Institute

September 10th, 2014

The latest City of Asylum resident has published an award-winning novel and wrote a screenplay that garnered a 2009 Cannes Film Festival prize.

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  • He’s played a mascot and worked for local hockey, baseball and football teams. Now he's ready to boost our local bowl game.

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  • “I have been featured on Madonna’s YouTube channel for six years, and it’s kind of fun to see her manager like my Instagram posts.”

  • The local author's debut novel is on Kindle's top 10 list.

  • The former Springsteen road manager and Hard Rock Live's special events manager discusses life on tour, the challenges of the Vegas market and the future ...

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  • The openly gay journalist receives HRC Las Vegas' Equality in the Community Award this weekend.

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