April 2009

April 2009

Letters to the Editor—April 2009

Letters to the Editor—April 2009

Your responses to our March 2009 issue.

Categories: Letters to the Editor

The Big Secret

The Big Secret

How Parry Thomas and Jerry Mack—a Mormon from Utah and a Jew from Las Vegas—built the Bank of Las Vegas and changed laws to entice corporations and make the Mob leave Sin City.

Categories: Business / Feature Story / Politics

50: T-Shirts

50: T-Shirts

We would like to thank these outlets and individuals that generously lent us the clothing that comprises this "50." Whether you're looking for the freshest new fashion or the rarest originals, you'll find it on this list.

Categories: 50

T-Shirts: Details

T-Shirts: Details

We would like to thank these outlets and individuals that generously lent us the clothing that comprises this "50." Whether you're looking for the freshest new fashion or the rarest originals, you'll find it on this list.

Categories: Fashion

Critical Mass

Critical Mass

Dave Hickey, art critic and professor of English at University of Nevada, says Vegas is "gold on the ground." Then why does he bite the hand that feeds?

Categories: Art / The Gadfly

Eye on the Ball

Eye on the Ball

Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf volley on raising two kids in Las Vegas and raising money for their charitable endeavors, the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy and Andre Agassi Foundation and Graf's Children for Tomorrow.

Categories: Celebrities / Feature Story / Giving Back / Sports

Tena Clark

Tena Clark

She has written and produced for the likes of Patti LaBelle, Dionne Warwick and Aretha Franklin; composed memorable ad campaigns, like "Have You Had Your Break Today?" for McDonald's; and amassed a slew of film and television credits. But who programs Air Force One? Why, L.A.'s own Tena Clark.

Categories: Interviews / Music / Turn It Up

The Road to Area 51

The Road to Area 51

Although the government still refuses to acknowledge the famous military institution 100 miles outside of Las Vegas, five former military men are finally able to share their tall but true tales.

Categories: Back/Story

The Style List—April 2009

The Style List—April 2009

This month's must-experience list includes the Los Angeles Antiques Show, Golden State on Fairfax, Encore in Las Vegas, and the work of John Hardy and Patricia Urquiola.

Categories: Beauty / Books / Fashion / Interior / Interiors+Interior Design / The Style List

Q and Me

Q and Me

Nicole Avant chats with her—and music’s—godfather Quincy Jones on passion, politics, perfection and passing the torch.

Categories: Feature Story / Music / Photos / Pictorials / Politics

A Love Letter to Sin City

A Love Letter to Sin City

Vegas Mon Amour: Peruse Albert Watson's visionary album for a winning mecca.

Categories: Art / Feature Story / Photos / Pictorials

Native Wisdom

Native Wisdom

Pat Mulroy, head of the Southern Nevada Water Authority, has been pushing xeriscaping by example at Las Vegas' Springs Preserve—and it's really catching on.

Categories: Feature Story / Gardens / Green / Living Green / Outdoors / Photos / Pictorials

21st-Century Altruism

21st-Century Altruism

A look at the Las Vegas lives of Jenna and Michael Morton—the N9NE Group, tackling local causes and the magnificent house they built overlooking Red Rock Canyon.

Categories: Architecture / Feature Story / Green / Living Green / Photos / Pictorials / Politics

Goodwill Guardians

Goodwill Guardians

The philanthropic know-how in Vegas arises from its humble beginnings as a desert outpost inhabited by a handful of intrepid settlers. But arise it sure did.

Categories: City of Angels / Giving Back

Manifestly Maestro

Manifestly Maestro

A unique view of maestro Leonard Bernstein through the lens of longtime friend and admirer Howard Rosenman.

Categories: Celebrities / My Best Story / Relationships