My most prized possession is a video I took while visiting Nelson Mandela’s prison cell at Robben Island, where he was held for 27 years. The trip to South Africa was a result of my work in the anti-apartheid movement and I was invited to attend the “46664 Benefit Concert” in Cape Town, where I participated in a private event at the prison and later listened to Mandela speak in the courtyard.
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.