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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 LA-based rock band toned down the pageantry and schtick.

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  • Dining

    Sweet and savory combos on overload and just way too much Champagne. Your weekend plans begin here.

  • Dining

    Simon is set to close its doors in May, which means time's running out for your final order of Frosted Flakes French toast.

  • Dining

    This is Jamaica meets New Mexico, a culinary combo so potent and fresh that it feels distinctly American.

  • Film

    The sequel suffers from indifferent plotting and apathetic jokes that often don’t appear to have punchlines.

  • Dining

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  • Music

    Having Christine McVie back after a 16-year hiatus seems to have reinvigorated the group.

  • Dining

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  • Dining

    Chef Rick Moonen kicks off his new gig as Weekly columnist with a trip back in time, Italian-style.

  • Booze Blog

    Great tastes from Ballast Point, the Bruery and an up-and-coming local operation.

  • Reviews

    Elizabeth Blau and company move closer to fine dining while showing once again they know their audience better than anyone.

  • As We See It

    When Peeps are fresh, they’re like sweet clouds that just rolled naked on a sugar beach.

  • A&E

    Local ballerina Monika Haczkiewicz dances at the Youth America Grand Prix this month, in front of artistic directors from many of the top ballet companies ...

  • Music

    “I love records. Everything about them: the sound, the artwork, the smell … I’ve been fascinated with how they are made since I realized that ...

  • Nightlife

    With their training regimens, discipline, drive and competition circuits, flair bartenders aren't just entertaining with alcohol acrobatics, they're competing in a strategic sport.

  • Kats Report

    Priscilla is ready to unveil the only authorized Graceland exhibit to open outside of the Memphis estate.

  • As We See It

    Swedish flags were waving, local Swedes dressed in yellow and blue and Governor Brian Sandoval sported the colors of the Norse country's flag. Ikea is ...

  • Music

    I caught some Grade A sets, but the festival lacked its former spark, that intangible feeling of yes.

  • Music

    Scan the spines, choose an album. Slide it from its sleeve, place it on the platter. Tonearm up, needle down. Side one.

  • Hot Spots

    Also, a Guinness World Record attempt for the World's Largest Drag Performance at the Hard Rock Cafe.

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