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Life Is Beautiful Festival

Also on the bill: Brandon Flowers, Shamir, Duran Duran, Hozier, Weezer, Major Lazer, Run the Jewels and more.

Imagine Dragons, Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar to headline Life Is Beautiful festival

May 19th, 2015

Also on the bill: Brandon Flowers, Shamir, Duran Duran, Hozier, Weezer, Major Lazer, Run the Jewels and more.

  • As We See It

    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.

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  • As We See It

    Don't expect to dine al fresco at the Arts District eatery until late this summer.

  • Music

    A weird night: More costume changes than Lady Gaga, video interludes and an audience ready for some polka.

  • FeaturedSteve WynnLas Vegas Strip

    "Luxury is real taste and ability and thought and comfort—and we’ve made those decisions for you, and they’re all the right decisions."

  • As We See It

    Cotton candy and Frosted Flakes-crusted brioche French toast, anyone? There's one last week to experience the beloved restaurant's fun-loving, mid-morning meal.

  • Nightlife

    Welcome to your party checklist. From beach clubs to beats, we've got everything you need for five days of MDW fun, aka Biggest Weekend Ever.

  • Nightlife

    The new nightspot replaces the former Shadow Bar.

  • Music

    Charli XCX and Ed Sheeran added their unique styles to the pop weekend mix, too.

  • As We See It

    “I’m watching the layers strip off, physically and metaphorically."

  • Nightlife

    "Many times, strippers are on top of people. We’re now going to have a party on top of strippers. It’s a little different, but I ...

  • FeaturedLas Vegas Strip

    Roger Thomas says choosing his favorite spaces at Wynn is like a parent choosing favorite children. But then he realizes, “My favorite room is always ...

  • Dining

    What happens when a Romanian economist trains as a chef in English pubs and masters classical French technique?

  • Kats Report

    Mariah’s performance is generous, fulfilling and familiar. If it’s a dance party you’re after, you’ll find it across the street.

  • Film

    The freshness of the original has been replaced by a dutiful retread. And "Cups" will again be in your head for weeks.

  • Reviews

    A meal at White Rabbit is essentially a Choose Your Own Adventure.

  • Music

    Also on the bill: Brandon Flowers, Shamir, Duran Duran, Hozier, Weezer, Major Lazer, Run the Jewels and more.

  • As We See It

    In tech, dropping out of college can be a badge of honor.

  • Film

    The latest installment is a marvel of action choreography, even if the crashes and explosions get a little repetitive after a while.

  • News & Notes

    Plus: Henderson's CraftHaus brewery cans its craft brews.

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