The glittering lights of Las Vegas got a little brighter on August 29th, 2023, as the Museum of Illusions celebrated the grand opening of its largest and most captivating museum yet. Situated at 63 on The Strip, nestled conveniently between The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and The Shops at Crystals, this new attraction promises an awe-inspiring adventure for visitors of all ages.
The first Pride was a riot. Trans and gender-nonconforming individuals, people of color, and LGBT individuals in New York had had enough, and they stood up. They fought the Police and systems of oppression in the streets outside the bar “Stonewall Inn.” The insurrection continued for the next several nights. These uprisings made significant headlines and rippled throughout the globe, with similar fights happening in England and across the United States.
Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) will host the 33rd annual AIDS Walk Las Vegas at Sunset Park with Grand Marshals Penn & Teller on May 7, 2023. This is one of Nevada’s most significant fundraising events to support the fight against AIDS.
The Rainbow House is an abstinence-based sober living program that is safe and secure with in-house recovery meetings, a live-in house manager, and access to recovery resources/services.
Zandi Salstrom Schlegel of Inspired Life Therapy in Reno and Brian “Paco” Alvarez of Psionic Art Works in Las Vegas each received $5,000 from Cox Business as the 2022 Cox Business and Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Nevada, GLCCNV.
Lady Like, A Retro Modern Burlesque Show, takes on the “traditional woman’s role” from the 1950s to the 1960s with an edgy twist. The new show opened with a limited engagement preview on the Las Vegas Strip in June before announcing an impending venue change (yet to be announced).
Peace, love, unity, respect- P.L.U.R. The credo has long since been what has attracted people to raves and festivals. The camaraderie, the lifestyle, the way people look out for people, it’s why we rave. It's why we take to the desert of Las Vegas every year to take in the energy of nearly 170,000 people.
House ballroom has long been the scene where legends rise in the LGBTQ+ community. While the concept dates back centuries, ballroom culture as we know it thrives on the foundation of the Harlem ballroom scene in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
I sat down with D Marcucci in the afternoon at my home here in Las Vegas. They sat on a large area rug centered on the floor of a large open living room, surrounded by house plants with a 1970’s orange, gold, and leopard print theme, called The Leopard Lounge. A normal interview might be conducted on a pair of opposing chairs or couches, but I knew this typical strategy wouldn’t work.
What’s two stories, 10,000 SF and the hot new nightclub from Corner Bar Management in downtown Las Vegas? If you guessed the spectacular indoor/outdoor art-centric confines of We All Scream, you clearly have your finger on the pulse of all things fabulous Las Vegas.