Downtown Las Vegas

“Do you guys ever wonder if heaven is like this—just one long music festival?"

Life Is Beautiful Day 3 reflections: Arcade Fire, Lizzo, Santigold and more

September 24th, 2018

“Do you guys ever wonder if heaven is like this—just one long music festival?"

  • Music

    "I can’t believe Foster the People didn’t play ‘Pumped-Up Kicks.'"

  • Fine Art

    Once again, the JustKids studio has curated a striking assortment of murals, with a few eye-popping standouts.

  • Music

    A few tips: Bring a water bottle and keep it filled, wear earplugs and be ready to deviate from your itinerary.

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    Where to eat, drink, catch live music, experience art and more.

  • Dining

    Derek Stonebarger's new bar is something of a "living museum" ... with a killer selection of Nevada-brewed drafts.

  • Music

    He’ll co-host a night of live music at the Bunkhouse with high-school friend and former Chapter 11 bandmate Clayton Scrivner.

  • Music

    Florence + The Machine, Blood Orange, Justice and more.

  • Music

    It’s also the new home of the Human Experience open mic, a daily karaoke open mic and a dance battle every First Friday.

  • Dining

    “I’m not adding mayos or mustards or vinegars that don’t belong. It’s very basic, and that’s what people like about it.”

  • Reviews

    Eureka is a worthy addition to the Downtown scene.

  • Music

    Highlights included a history-heavy set from Crass, an ebullient Against Me!, a strangely preachy X and an inspired set from At The Drive-In.

  • Music

    Highlights included an unexpected turn from Rise Against, an all-female mosh pit during a GBH set and L7's ferocious, day-stealing set.

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    Cannabition, an “immersive, Instragrammable cannabis museum,” opens Downtown this July.

  • Music

    Also on the Downtown music fest’s bill: N.E.R.D., St. Vincent, Travis Scott, Justice and many more.

  • Music

    Also: Cults, Gwen Stefani’s new residency and an additional Caifanes performance

  • Fine Art

    Artist and writer Adam Turl has seen the future—and it's drowning in climate change, sex robots and gold-painted cat leavings.

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  • Nightlife

    It’s the kind of inviting, unique space that beckons to anyone walking by.

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  • A&E

    Everything is different now for Whitney Cummings. The comedian has always used being single, dating and the misadventures of her romantic life as fodder for ...

  • NewsAllSports

    This year, Democracy Prep football team was elevated to Class 3A, the state’s second-highest classification, pitting it against the likes of Moapa Valley, an established ...

  • Music

    A rebel yell will be heard again in Las Vegas. Palms Casino Resort and Live Nation on Tuesday have announced Billy Idol is returning for ...

  • SportsBoxing

    Saul "Canelo" Alvarez out-punched Gennady Golovkin to a majority decision in the highly-anticipated rematch Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena ...

  • A&E

    Celine Dion performed for the first time at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, a theater built just for her, on March 25, 2003. More than ...

  • Nightlife

    Yes, he’s the son of Victor Drai, but he’s not the Vegas kid you might be imagining.

  • Dining

    Tender wrappers, each plumped up to the size of a playing card, swaddle a juicy pork/vegetable blend worthy of being trumpeted on the marquee.

  • Dining

    La Monja will be a Mexican-style raw bar, while Hatsumi will offer a more elegant experience, focused on traditional robata and irori grilling.

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    Meet the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada and learn about its mission, which goes beyond collecting and providing blood for those in need.

  • Music

    From Welshy Arms to The Presets, Hinds to Sofi Tukker

  • Dining

    Head to the bar for executive chef Mark Andelbradt’s counter-only menu and prepare for a range of explosive flavors.

  • Music

    She’ll be onstage as a presenter at this weekend’s iHeartRadio Music Festival...

  • Music

    Stick around for The Weeknd, Florence + The Machine and Arcade Fire.

  • Nightlife

    He’ll play three times this weekend—at EBC, XS and the Life Is Beautiful festival.

  • Music

    Hopes are high for Michigan quartet Greta Van Fleet, which has been riding the buzz train thanks to its unabashed re-creation of 1970s rock.

  • Music

    A few tips: Bring a water bottle and keep it filled, wear earplugs and be ready to deviate from your itinerary.

  • Fine Art

    It’s not the craziest idea to visit the festival just to see the art, and this year there’s more of it than ever.

  • Dining

    You come from the music, but you leave talking just as much about the food.

  • Nightlife

    He just put the finishing touches on his next album and will likely tease new tracks at the festival and at Marquee.

  • A&E

    The crew is raising funds and gearing up to bring a crew of 28 students and instructors to Montpellier, France, to compete in this November’s ...