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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

  • News

    Thursday, April 12, 2018

    Gluttony, indulgence and sin—the famous perceptions of Las Vegas seem antithetical to the #MeToo movement. But as a city, we have a unique opportunity to be leaders in the campaign.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018

    "Party Bus to Hell," an indie horror movie starring Tara Reid and filmed in Las Vegas and the Valley of Fire, will have its video-on-demand release on April 13 ...

  • Business

    Friday, April 6, 2018

    With the recent creation of the Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition, the recreation industry is growing.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 5, 2018

    Behold the rare exhibit that will appeal to art lovers and loathers alike.

  • Community

    Wednesday, April 4, 2018

    The Las Vegas Victims’ Fund has begun distributing its $31.4 million. Money is allocated via seriousness of injury, with $275,000 going to those who ...

  • Community

    Wednesday, April 4, 2018

    Despite rumors to the contrary, the Healing Garden is here to stay. The City of Las Vegas contracted with ...

  • Community

    Thursday, March 29, 2018

    Gina Argento hired Erick Silva at Contemporary Services Corp. back in 2014, opening the doors for where Silva would spend up to 20 hours a day for the next three years working ...

  • Stage

    Thursday, March 29, 2018

    Florian Zeller's 'The Father' is presented in partnership with the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 29, 2018

    April brings a couple of very different exhibits to CSN's North Campus.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 29, 2018

    A new season of Las Vegas’ own hit reality show will premiere at 9 p.m. March 30.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 29, 2018

    Knack is like the AirBnB of peer tutoring.

  • News

    Friday, March 23, 2018

    Officially known as seasonal allergic rhinitis (or, more casually, hay fever), pollen allergies strike in Las Vegas in the fall and spring. But there’s no reason to stand by and wait for the season to pass.

  • A&E

    Saturday, March 17, 2018

    More than 250 fans crowded into The Refuge Climbing Center on Thursday night for a presentation by climbing great Alex Honnold ...

  • News

    Thursday, March 15, 2018

    The long, grueling and combative 2016 election had at least one silver lining. According to the website VolunteerMatch, its highest-ever traffic numbers happened four days after Trump’s inauguration and ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 15, 2018

    Yes, it’s on purpose. The misspelling in the exhibit’s name is a sly joke proving the show’s very point.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 15, 2018

    Nevada’s coalition included arts leaders, high school students and Sarah O’Connell, a Las Vegas-based theater director and founder of the website

  • News

    Tuesday, March 13, 2018

    Nevada has the highest online romance scams per capita, according to a study released last week by HighSpeedInternet.com and Safewise. “America’s Matchmaker” Patti Novak says ...

  • News

    Friday, March 9, 2018

    Researchers in Boston found that the convenience and low cost of ride-hailing led commuters to choose it over mass transit, biking or walking.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 8, 2018

    “It acknowledges that women have a place in political struggles and that they can just as believably fight and die for a cause as a man could.”

  • News

    Monday, March 5, 2018

    Amid the excitement surrounding potential new stadiums, arenas and art museums, some locals want Las Vegas to get a different kind of venue. During the past few years ...

  • News

    Friday, March 2, 2018

    In many other parts of the country, gardening comes easily. But the Mojave Desert requires a little more finesse.

  • News

    Friday, March 2, 2018

    Fewer than 15 percent of editors on Wikipedia are female or non-gender binary.

  • News

    Thursday, March 1, 2018

    Grassroots organization Save Red Rock was in the spotlight last year for its “Keep Red Rock Rural” campaign against urban encroachment. But that was just a side effort.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 1, 2018

    He moved to Las Vegas more than 30 years ago to design neon signs for YESCO, most famously the Buffalo Bill’s Casino sign in Primm.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

    The School of Rock, The Lion King, Dear Evan Hansen and more.

  • News

    Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

    If it seems like the Environmental Protection Agency has been in the news more often than usual, well, that’s because it has.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018

    The artist plays the nursemaid in Cirque du Soleil’s .

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018

    “I’ve been navigating from my experience as a woman of color, and those are stories I wanted to tell.”

  • News

    Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

    The story of the West is one of competing interests, each group gunning for resources that seem vast and infinite but are in fact finite: ranchers versus city slickers; tourists versus locals; environmentalists versus developers; and in this case, the Air Force versus ...

  • Features

    Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

    There may be no way to fix what’s beyond your front door, but what’s inside can be a haven of your own creation.

  • Fine Art

    Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

    Reminiscences includes images of couples in love, friends seeking love and others dressed as showgirls.

  • Print

    Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

    "I was driving my car when she called. It was Oprah’s voice in surround sound."

  • News

    Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

    Gov. Brian Sandoval vetoed a bill that would have helped with vacating past marijuana convictions. Where does that leave low-income individuals with little resources ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

    Two towers house eight projectors, which splash 80,000 lumens of life back into the old signs. In short, magic.

  • Fine Art

    Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

    “My job is to show everything as it is—warts and all.”

  • A&E

    Friday, Feb. 2, 2018

    Nobody wants to stand behind the person using their phone at a concert, but everybody wants to use their phones at concerts. One day we’ll learn manners. But in the meantime ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018

    “The timing, the movement … it’s all dialed up to 11 in this show.”

  • Features

    Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018

    The greatest rock climber of our generation lives in an anonymous house in west Las Vegas.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018

    On February 9, the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art will debut its Spring 2018 shows.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

    To be in the dining room at Spago was to feel like royalty. The entire town turned out to wish it bon voyage.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018

    For his directorial debut, Noah Keeling chose the play The House of Yes by Wendy MacLeod.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018

    In one week, nearly 370 people signed on with their support.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

    Hoopla and Libby by OverDrive offer instant access to your library’s digital content.

  • Intersection

    Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

    Unlike marijuana, hemp-based CBD oil doesn’t create a high due to its small amount of THC.

  • Stage

    Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

    “People focus on the broad strokes of stories, but the interesting parts are the small details within it.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018

    “Compared to my Ohio life, people are more positive here, more responsive to literary things.”

  • Intersection

    Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018

    “I’m telling everybody to go down and buy as much as you can, because tomorrow it may not be there.”

  • Intersection

    Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018

    Despite Tuesday’s rain, the demo rides were so popular, people were waiting outside for nearly an hour to try one.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018

    The Little Church of the West, the Old Mormon Fort and more.

  • A&E

    Friday, Dec. 29, 2017

    The 2018 schedule will include the world premiere of a new musical called Big Foot.