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Life Is Beautiful Festival

Thierry Guetta is suing LIB for using the festival's titular phrase and its paint-splashed heart logo, which he says he's trademarked.

Has a Banksy prank turned into real legal trouble for Life Is Beautiful?

November 12th, 2014

Thierry Guetta is suing LIB for using the festival's titular phrase and its paint-splashed heart logo, which he says he's trademarked.

  • A&E

    With another festival in the books, we take a look back on our favorite photos from LIB's 2014 installment.

  • Music

    The inaugural festival succeeded largely on the strength of surprise. This time, there could be no replicating that initial burst of wonder.

  • Fine Art

    The art component of Life Is Beautiful hit visitors with a multi-sensory wallop, the kind of one-two audio/visual punch taking over the streets outside.

  • Music

    It was worth attending just to see Brian Burton (also known as DJ Dangermouse) perform live.

  • A&E

    Our photographer turned her camera on festival-goers as the sun set over Life Is Beautiful.

  • Music

    From their 9th-grade repertoire to hits from the past two decades, Foo Fighters rocked Las Vegas.

  • Music

    While the quirky musical twists didn’t always match up with the smooth vocals, the production as a whole delivered.

  • Music

    What went down on the Vegas festival's third day?

  • Music

    Frontman Alex Turner can even make singing about a vacuum cleaner sultry.

  • A&E

    Courage, toughness and Superman undies. This is learning at LIB.

  • Music

    And the electronics never overwhelmed the live percussion during the dance-pop act's evening performance.

  • Music

    This was the most Vegas set of Life Is Beautiful—and it was stunning.

  • Dining

    RM Seafood's lobster roll and Sicilian-style slices from Metro. Yum.

  • Music

    A set full of head-turners, complete with a "Try a Little Tenderness" homage to Otis Redding.

  • Music

    The DJ brought his badass spaceship booth and delivered what sounded like a Vegas megaclub set.

  • Music

    Either way, this band was a festival highlight.

  • Music

    The Brit quartet's tunes would have been more enjoyable in the light of day.

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  • Weekly Q&A

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  • Dining

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  • Film

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  • Fine Art

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  • Incidental Tourist

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  • A&E

    Face-melting Turkey Day meals, carols with Liberace and a drive to the North Pole (Experience)—it's time to shake your holiday season up!

  • MirageFeaturedLas Vegas Strip

    If you were there for the opening of the Mirage 25 years ago, Folk was probably the first person you met.

  • Dining

    Start with potato pancakes and save room for the rouladen.

  • Reviews

    The Downtown stalwart has new owners, a new look and an exciting new Mexican menu.

  • As We See It

    The race packed 23 obstacles in a punishing 5-mile loop that runners completed over and over again for 24 hours straight.

  • As We See It

    Even professional exhibiting artists have sat down at the space, creating works that eventually went into gallery shows.

  • Nightlife

    A trio of seasonal sips at the hotel's crystal cocoon.

  • Dining

    If you thought last year's Grand Banquet was amazing, wait until you see the sequel.

  • As We See It

    And the chicken fried steak tastes just as good.

  • Hot Spots

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