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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.

Story Archive

  • Fine Art

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Six times larger than in years past, the nearly-30,000-square-foot, two-story retail space will be transformed into an immersive playground for the adventurous.

  • Features

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    A furniture expert, a luthier, a neon master and an electronic whiz.

  • A&E

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Glowzone, King Putt, Fast Lap …

  • A&E

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    We knew there would be zombies, but we didn’t know how we’d encounter them.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    What was behind the sudden end of the ladies' wrestling show once staged at the Riviera—and does it have to do with Pia Zadora?

  • Intersection

    Thursday, July 13, 2017

    For all the giddy news of long lines and robust sales, one group has been semi-forgotten amid Nevada’s recreational marijuana boom.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, July 6, 2017

    It was a historic day, marked with jovial tomfoolery and a few bittersweet moments.

  • A&E

    Thursday, July 6, 2017

    The Art of the Teese tour sashays into House of Blues on July 10.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, June 29, 2017

    I have one request: Lay off the tourists.

  • Features

    Thursday, June 29, 2017

    Keep edibles out of reach of children, and take extra care consuming them yourself.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 29, 2017

    The Butterbeer was flowing, the crowd was enthusiastic and the costumes were epic at PotterParty.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, June 22, 2017

    Beginning in January, it will allow people to “still travel to work and provide for their families,” Metro says.

  • A&E

    Monday, June 19, 2017

    Electric Daisy Carnival is a bonanza of noise and light—or 'Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome' meets 'Alice in Wonderland.'

  • Intersection

    Friday, June 16, 2017

    Have questions about living Downtown? A panel of experts attempts to answer them.

  • Intersection

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    “It’s his homes that make Paradise Palms stand out as such an exceptional community" says Jack LeVine, broker/owner of Very Vintage Vegas Realty.

  • Art

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    Two hours north of Las Vegas, there’s an eerie place where rocks and shadow take on familiar forms.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, June 13, 2017

    Like the jagged vistas of Red Rock Canyon, Anne Patterson’s new art installation shifts under changing light and vantage point.

  • 2020

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    Don’t you hate it when your bus to Burning Man breaks down in the middle of a murderous satanic cult ritual, and suddenly you’re fighting for your life?

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    Allison Wiese will immerse herself in the Neon Museum’s collection, while also discovering the city.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    June 10’s What Can I Do? event will be a one-stop shop for progressive action.

  • Intersection

    Tuesday, June 6, 2017

    Patsy Garcia's Yoga Energy LV studio emphasizes healing and gentleness.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, June 1, 2017

    The 37,000 square-foot facility is eight years in the making and will provide housing education, employment and health services.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 1, 2017

    ‘Parade: The Collective’ will be held at Neonopolis’ Metropolitan Gallery of Las Vegas Art Museum.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, June 1, 2017

    It feels good to finally participate, and it’s easier than you’d think.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    The Loop will circle five major tourist destinations—North Premium Outlets, Plaza Hotel, Mob Museum, Fremont East and Pawn Plaza—along with the Bonneville Transit Center.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    In seeking a balance between tradition and innovation, she asks: Would my family be proud? Would my ancestors be proud?

  • Intersection

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    See what’s been filmed where, or search by film to get that encyclopedic list of locations you’ve seen in Casino.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    This year, the goal is to admit eight new students, and the original five are working to help.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    Seems like just yesterday we were all underwater …

  • LV Weekly

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    “She was authorized to carry a gun. One time, she did arrest someone who was endangering the livestock.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    The CSN professor doesn't just write about Las Vegas as a place. She writes about it as three places separated by decades.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    "I’m excited, because it’s going to be my first solo show in Vegas. I’m bringing everything."

  • Intersection

    Tuesday, May 9, 2017

    The weekly Vegas PBS show will explore Gold Butte, the Amargosa River, the Old Spanish Trail and Nevada's Native American tribes.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    For Exploratory Surgery, she referenced cadavers, which she received special permission to study in graduate school.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    A complete decommission seems unlikely, but it is possible to reduce the acreage of a national monument.

  • Horoscopes

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    When the governor’s budget proposed diverting $100,000 from the Nevada Arts Council arts lovers mobilized.

  • Noise

    Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Also: Blues Traveler, KMFDM and a slew of Fremont Street Experience adds.

  • Stage

    Thursday, April 27, 2017

    The “plot” is (very) loosely inspired by the films, but don’t expect a man’s story.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 27, 2017

    The 30-year old is a beloved fixture on the local literary scene—and happier than she ever thought possible.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, April 20, 2017

    A Station Casinos exec purchased a fake Mark Rothko ten years ago and recently settled a related lawsuit.

  • Print

    Thursday, April 20, 2017

    Elvis, space aliens, the Colorado River and more

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 20, 2017

    Her middle-grade novel, One Hundred Spaghetti Strings, is out this month by Harper.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, April 20, 2017

    Curbed is the most recent publication to enter the fray with an ambitious package about Las Vegas.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    Nitro, loose leaf, boba and more.

  • Features

    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    Zombies, Run! is a workout tracker and immersive storyteller.

  • Features

    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    Collect 15 stamps and you'll receive a free yearlong pass.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    The City of Las Vegas is much smaller than you’d think. Even the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign itself is free floating in Clark County. It just seems wrong.

  • Intersection

    Wednesday, April 5, 2017

    Las Vegas has become a little bit less fabulous with the closure of year-round Las Vegas costume stores Williams Costume Co. and HalloweenMart.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, March 30, 2017

    The McDonald’s on Sunset and Durango has unveiled its first self-service kiosks in Las Vegas.

  • Television

    Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    For most of my adult life, I was one of those smug boors who quietly bragged about not owning a television set. Not anymore.