Once upon a time, Las Vegas was a place where a man with a trumpet could have a steady job and union benefits. The Musicians’ Union contract required live music at Strip productions, and harmony, not to mention syncopation, reigned. That all changed in 1989, when, after an epic strike, the union lost the battle over canned tunes. The culture has changed, but the loss still smarts.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Get to know the Life Is Beautiful acts. Learn about Downtown's new kaleidoscopic murals. Find tips on how to navigate schedule conflicts. And see what's on the mouthwatering menu. Here is Vegas Seven's guide to tasting, seeing and hearing all the festival has to offer, from the first afternoon set to the final headliner.
Best of the City 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products