Jonathan Van Ness is an Emmy-nominated television personality, podcaster, and hairstylist to the stars. He can be seen starring on Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning reboot series “Queer Eye,” where he shines as the show’s groomer, hair guru and self-care advocate. In addition to “Queer Eye,” Jonathan stars on the Emmy-nominated series “Gay of Thrones,” (Funny or Die) a witty social commentary series recapping HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” [more]
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DESUS NICE & THE KID MERO (aka: THE BODEGA BOYS) are quickly taking over the podcast world and late-night game. The comedians and podcasters rose to prominence when the former Bronx schoolmates reconnected on Twitter. As they were building their own followings, the two shared an affinity for complaining about their dissatisfaction for their jobs, coupled with pointed and funny pop culture commentary. [more]
Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor — are joined by journalists, politicians, comedians, and activists for a freewheeling conversation about politics, the press and the challenges posed by the Trump presidency. Pod Save America is a no-bullshit conversation about politics that breaks down the week’s news and helps people figure out what matters and how to help. [more]
The connective power of creativity can aid lasting community transformation. LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL is a catalyst for creators to unite and the Downtown Las Vegas streets are their canvas. Attendees experience art from all over the world in a variety of forms as they flow through our urban streets.
In 2018, LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL, in partnership with JustKids, assembled a diverse roster of artists to transform Downtown Las Vegas into an open air outdoor art gallery, full of murals, art installations and exhibits that fully immerse the festival footprint.