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C. Moon Reed

C. Moon Reed never meant to make Las Vegas her home, but she found a kindred spirit in this upstart town. From trolling red carpets for celebrity gossip to writing in-depth feature stories and slightly self-indulgent personal essays, Reed has explored the kitschy yet endearing pioneer spirit of the Silver State. She is a staff writer for the Las Vegas Weekly. Follow her on Twitter @cmoonreed and at Facebook.com/cmoonreed.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 13, 2019

    Nevada Public Radio will broadcast recordings of the Phil’s 2018 and 2019 performances on KCNV 89.7 FM, Sundays at 2 p.m.

  • Features

    Thursday, June 6, 2019

    Hotel pools, water parks, pool parties, community pools, great poolside menus and more!

  • Transportation

    Saturday, June 1, 2019

    Nowadays, there are more options than ever when it comes to transportation. So we've created this guide to help you get from here to there.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 30, 2019

    Upcoming and recent classes range from the practical (DIY Alterations & Repairs) and whimsical (Creating Your Own Cosplay Costume) to the fashionable (Techniques of Costume & Fashion Design) and artsy (Silk Painting).

  • Taste

    Thursday, May 30, 2019

    Locals have the advantage of 50 percent off standard ticket prices, which range from $35 to $52.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 30, 2019

    The menu mostly comprises shareable plates, except for a few truly grand entrées. Our server recommend eating in a specific order: from cold to hot, mild to spicy. That means you can expect to taste the ceviche and sushi (by chef Kiyotaka Jet Asano) first.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 30, 2019

    “To me, when I’m onstage, if I’m not risking anything, then I kind of think, “What’s the point?” A big part of the appeal of performing to me is the chance that I could completely embarrass myself.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 16, 2019

    MsEasy advises partiers visit the revamped Downtown EDC to see the fest’s new concepts, like a drag bar with live drag queen performances. She also says she’s excited to bring back an open-air theater with fire performers, which hasn’t been seen at EDC Vegas since 2015.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 16, 2019

    This is the work of photographer Cody Brothers, who shot six national parks for his latest project, ‘Forgotten Horizons.’ Created to mark the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary—and with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts—Brothers’ exhibit captures the majesty of Nevada, New Mexico and Death Valley, California.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 16, 2019

    “It’s a tough role vocally,” Traci Kesisian says of the Witch. Belting out songs in an “old, ugly witch voice” while physically hunched over is difficult, not to mention the intense Sondheim score. Still, she says, she loves it. “She’s a strong, funny, sassy character—a dream to play, really.”

  • Wednesday, July 18, 2018

  • Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

    Zoltar, we wish this carousel still turned.

  • Wednesday, July 5, 2017

    It’s a nice day for a green wedding.

  • Features

    Wednesday, March 8, 2017

    Lake Harriet, once (and future?) home to the Pahrump poolfish.