[Life Is Beautiful 2014]

Photos: Best of Life Is Beautiful 2014

Ferris wheel lights fill the sky on the opening night of the Life is Beautiful Festival in Downtown Las Vegas Friday, October 24, 2014.
Mona Shield Payne

The bands have packed up their gear, celebrity chefs have cleaned their knives and the Downtown skyline is down a Ferris wheel—another Life Is Beautiful Festival is in the books.

Our staff hit the festival footprint's pavement all three days, documenting killer sets from the likes of indie queen Jenny Lewis and hip-hop icon Kanye West, tasty bites from famous (and local) foodies and awe-inspiring art at the creative takeover of the Western Hotel. And the musical, delicious, artistic and inspirational—some might say "beautiful"—weekend was chock-full of fantastic photo ops just waiting to happen, and boy, did we capture them.

With that, we present our favorite photos from Life Is Beautiful 2014:

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