“Detroit is gritty, Vegas is glitzy. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, and what happens in Detroit … Well, who cares? And yet there are striking parallels.” – Howard Gold, MSN MarketWatch. His May 27 article, “Is Las Vegas the New Detroit?” compared Las Vegas with the cities of the Rust Belt when manufacturing dried up in the 1970s and ’80s.
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.