The desert has a strange power to provoke crazy dreams: The city we live in is Exhibit No. 1. We should never forget that once upon a time it all looked pretty much like this—a weird gesture on the sunbaked surface of forever. Photographer Paula Lawlor was hiking past an abandoned gypsum mine near the Mountain’s Edge development in the southwest Valley when she found this lonely bit of lawn art, far from its natural habitat but oddly right at home.
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.