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Life Is Beautiful: The good, the bad & the weird from day one

October 25th, 2014

The fire-shooting grasshopper has finally found its purpose.

  • A&E

    Will people stand for 10 hours in the sun just to see Kanye West? Yes.

  • Music

    And yet they had one of the biggest crowds of the night. Go figure.

  • Music

    “I was bullied in high school and I still think life is beautiful."

  • Music

    The Downtown venue is outside the fence line but will have its own access point.

  • As We See It

    The much-demanded app is finally here! So now what?

  • Music

    The Tucson-based, indie-focused six-piece plays the Life Is Beautiful-alternative mini-fest Life Is Sh*t this weekend.

  • Nightlife

    Soho's cocktail hideaway sits locked up.

  • Dining

    Recent renovations have brought changes in dining to the veteran Fremont Street casino.

  • Film

    But at least it has Bill Murray in a starring role.

  • Dining

    Don't miss the new Philadelphia water ice-inspired cocktails—and save room for desert!

  • Business

    They fly into McCarran International Airport with their credit cards, their luggage and their plans to enjoy the type of fun only Las Vegas can ...

  • As We See It

    The much-demanded app is finally here! So now what?

  • Music

    The former Van Halen singer will celebrate his birthday by rocking with his friends Downtown.

  • Lifestyle Featured

    How to ... Find your spirit cheese! Break an apple with your bare hands! Make the perfect mixtape! Speak teen! Our guide to becoming a ...

  • Dining

    It was like Disneyland, only with a beautiful burnt ends burrito.

  • Reviews

    The Chicago takeover continues with this fiery new Chinese restaurant.

  • Nightlife

    Jenna Marbles knows what your eyebrows mean.

  • DiningFeatured

    Don't know how to attack the buffet? Let us show you the way.

  • Hot Spots

    Also, an "Adult Halloween Bash" at the Sheri's Ranch brothel. Yes, brothel.

  • As We See It

    From discounts on ceremonies to matching bands, lucrative promos are being offered to LGBTQ couples wishing to wed.

  • Dining News

    Restaurateurs are hoping to find new locations.

  • Music

    The frontman talks playing his hometown's music fest, the next P!ATD album and a Kanye-centric LIB schedule conflict.

  • Music

    The indie pop artist on her parents' Vegas showbiz past, Troop Beverly Hills and what you'll hear on the LIB stage (hint: Rilo Kiley).

  • Music

    Start planning your festival experience around these dozen acts.

  • A&E

    Life Is Beautiful 2014 Preview: How will this year compare to last year? Plus so much more!

  • The Sunday

    Some pits are fueled by natural gas or propane. Others can burn wood but use common sense: avoid burning on windy days because of blowing ...

  • A&E

    A massive conga line to the tune of Lionel Richie's "Dancing on the Ceiling"? Oh yes they did.

  • Music

    He got naked last time he played here. He's got an explanation.

  • As We See It

    Published Sat, Oct 25, 2014 (1:51 p.m.)

    “We’re more worried about being poisoned by bad milk than being poisoned.”

  • As We See It

    Published Fri, Oct 24, 2014 (5 a.m.)

    The much-demanded app is finally here! So now what?

  • Music

    Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 (12:05 a.m.)

    Start planning your festival experience around these dozen acts.

  • A&E

    Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 (midnight)

    Life Is Beautiful 2014 Preview: How will this year compare to last year? Plus so much more!

  • Music

    Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 (midnight)

    The polarizing performer deserves his role as LiB headliner.

  • Dining

    Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 (midnight)

    One of the things setting Life Is Beautiful apart from other festivals is its impressive culinary component. Try these five bites!

  • A&E

    Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 (midnight)

    A massive conga line to the tune of Lionel Richie's "Dancing on the Ceiling"? Oh yes they did.

  • A&E

    Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 (midnight)

    Festivals + flip-flops = Bad. Sitting once in a while = good.

  • Music

    Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 (midnight)

    From a German folk-pop duo to an indie-pop foursome from LA.

  • Music

    Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 (midnight)

    "Getting on the festival circuit is on all of our minds."

  • A&E

    Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 (midnight)

    From cocktails to beer to wine, you are seriously covered here.

  • Music

    Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 (midnight)

    Orchestral renditions of "Eleanor Rigby" and professional aerialists? You won't want to miss this.

  • A&E

    Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 (midnight)

    LIB's learning element is stacked with inspirational speakers.

  • Fine Art

    Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 (midnight)

    “Freefall” is a vertical move from Tillinghast’s courtyard water installation (a 30-by-60-foot reservoir) last year at the Odyssey,

  • Fine Art

    Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 (midnight)

    A whimsical wall by locals Sush Machida and Tim Bavington and more.

  • As We See It

    Published Wed, Oct 22, 2014 (3 p.m.)

    If elected, Lauren Scott will be the first openly transgender state legislator in Nevada—and the U.S.

  • Weekly Q&A

    Published Wed, Oct 22, 2014 (3 p.m.)

    Chatting with Mike Tyson: “I want to stay home and stay away from all the bullsh*t because I’ve been there before. I know what that ...

  • As We See It

    Published Wed, Oct 22, 2014 (3 p.m.)

    Better start practicing "Home Means Nevada"!

  • As We See It

    Published Wed, Oct 22, 2014 (2 p.m.)

    Let the chalky fun begin!

  • As We See It

    Published Wed, Oct 22, 2014 (1:30 p.m.)

    Dressing up at Elsa from Frozen this year? Here's some advice: Let it go.