With Tweets that range from “acid-tongued” to “oversharing” to “context-bereft existentialism,” Stephanie Weedin (@stephanieweedin) piles on the new material with a frequency that would put most spam-bots to shame. She also does it with wit and verve—when she’s not doing it with eyebrow-arching absurdism. “This guy at the bar last night asked me what I do to keep my body. ‘Vomit,’ I said.” Somehow, she’s still under 1,000 followers at a time when even our former local TV personalities have more than 5,000.
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.