“My most prized possession is a Zenith Tube Radio/Record Player, Model 5R086 ZR, from 1946 that I found in my grandmother’s attic. I grew up in her house in Detroit, and as a little girl I always wanted to go into the attic but I was never allowed to. She lived in the house since the 1950s, and the attic hadn’t been opened in over 30 years. This summer, my grandma moved and I went back to clean out the house. I finally got to open the attic! The first thing I saw was this record player/radio. Besides the obvious cool factor, I love it because I found it in the attic that I had fantasized about since I was a child. The record player part doesn’t work right now but the radio does.”
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.