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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, Aug. 22, 2019

    Nicole Brisson, Gina Marinelli, Leticia Nunez, Megan Shaver and Jamie Tran participated in a roundtable discussion at the ‘Weekly’ offices.

  • Stage

    Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019

    Director Darko Tresnjak remembers reading a biography of the last Russian tsar while suffering through pneumonia as a child in Yugoslavia, and becoming fascinated by the history of the Romanovs.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019

    Most food and beverage items are offered as a trio—flights of shrimp, ceviche, mac ’n’ cheese, dips and pita, and even salad.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019

    Chef Ayoung Chang’s menu samples well-loved favorites from China, Japan and Korea. There are teppanyaki tables, a sushi bar, a noodle bar and a traditional booze bar that opens onto a large patio with waterfall view.

  • Health

    Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019

    During the course of 15-plus years, burlesque dancer and cocktail waitress Jennifer Affronti, aka Ms. Redd, knew something was dreadfully wrong with her body. But neither she nor an army of doctors and specialists could figure out what. Her symptoms seemed inconsistent ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019

    “I loved finding out about the relationship between Elvis and Liberace. When Elvis was struggling in that 1956 show, Liberace came over, saw Elvis’ show, took some publicity photos with him and gave him one piece of advice: ‘Your show needs more glitz.’”

  • Noise

    Thursday, July 25, 2019

    With the help of Grammy-winning producer Chad Brown, he recorded in Nashville with a full array of musicians, including backup singers, horns, organs, piano and guitars. Locals can hear the songs July 30 at the Sand Dollar Lounge.

  • Noise

    Monday, July 22, 2019

    It was a night of hellish pyrotechnics, knee pads, paper straws ... and oh yeah, a number of hits.

  • News

    Saturday, July 20, 2019

    As far as desert jobs go, Bryan Sloan might have one of the most unusual — a yacht captain. We chatted with Sloan to ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, July 18, 2019

    ‘Elvis in Vegas,’ ‘Lost Restaurants of Henderson,’ ‘Life Is a Country Western Song’ and more.

  • 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.