Dema Guinn, former first lady of Nevada, was honored Dec. 11 at the third annual Women of the World gala at Mandarin Oriental benefiting the Shade Tree Shelter. Marlene Richter, executive director of the Shade Tree, said, “Honoring Dema Guinn at this year’s Women of the World gala is long overdue. She is the epitome of this gala’s theme, giving of her time and money to provide help to countless women and children who would otherwise have nowhere else to go.” The evening’s theme was “global celebration, local dedication.”
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Gorillaz are coming to Las Vegas for the first time ever. 2016’s Grammy winner for best new artist, Chance the Rapper, will return. English rockers Muse will bring their dizzying live show to the streets of Downtown. And that’s just the top of an eclectic bill that features more than 70 acts, along with comedy, interactive art installations, a group art exhibit featuring the work of Mark Ryden, Tara McPherson and Shepard Fairey and much more. Last year saw more than 137,000 attendees trod the festival footprint. Who’s ready for more?
Best of the City 2016
Our seventh annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best place to fix your speeding ticket to the best Bloody Mary.