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Life Is Beautiful Festival

The music, food, art and learning fest will return to Downtown Las Vegas October 24-26, 2014.

Life Is Beautiful Festival announces 2014 dates: October 24-26

January 27th, 2014

The music, food, art and learning fest will return to Downtown Las Vegas October 24-26, 2014.

  • Music

    A continuous sensory flood over two days in Downtown Las Vegas, the Life Is Beautiful Festival turned out to be pretty spectacular.

  • Music

    We will be back next year. ... And I can tell you, the growth potential for this thing is tremendous.

  • Fine Art

    Life and death are nailed to the wall in the form of potatoes.

  • Dining

    Hey, you try and sing with a habanero pepper in your mouth.

  • Music

    One of the weekend's largest crowds couldn't get enough.

  • Music

    Moms and dads partying with kandi kids. Must be Life Is Beautiful.

  • Music

    Who would have guessed requests for a blunt would get so old so quickly?

  • Music

    This is nighttime revelry stuff, folks, not mid-afternoon.

  • Music

    She played early in the day but still drew a sizable crowd.

  • Music

    From the act to the crowd, the performance was surreal.

  • Music

    The crowd was small but mighty, vibing off the thrash-hop, funk-metal, jazz-punk and whatever else the New York City legends threw our way.

  • Music

    To join a cult or not join a cult? It depends.

  • Music

    Where were the tech blacks and blue paint?

  • Music

    Live, the sister trio is a completely different beast.

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  • Dining News

    Firefly has been working to overcome the fallout from last year's salmonella outbreak at its original location.

  • Dining

    There are too many restaurants to eat the Linq all at once, but you can definitely nibble your way through. Here's how.

  • Dining News

    After receiving 38 demerits and a C grade from the Health District, the Henderson tapas restaurant was reinspected for an A.

  • Dining News

    Also, Tom's Urban is joining Shake Shack on the Strip, and the Foodie Fest is going big this month.

  • As We See It

    Sprinkles, Kitson, Umami Burger, the Sayers Club. LA is officially arriving in Las Vegas.

  • Reviews

    With Portofino and chef Michael LaPlaca, Mirage has one of the Strip's most exciting Italian restaurants.

  • Joe Downtown

    Downtown Project is sitting on buildings and properties until ideas spring up.

  • As We See It

    Columnist Steve Friess discusses student-athlete unions, UNLV's heyday and more with the former Runnin' Rebel.

  • Nightlife

    Residency lineup for upcoming party spot favors artists on the rise over expensive DJ superstars.

  • Las Vegas

    Metro Police identified a woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas as Alison Michelle Ernst and arrested ...

  • Joe Downtown

    No one is saying exactly when Slotzilla will open, but project managers and engineers are this week testing 175-pound dummies on each of the four ...

  • Food

    The Downtown Project has taken over Wild, the gluten-free pizza restaurant on the first floor of The Ogden, and has employed a former chef to ...

  • A&E

    One guy has a Stone Cold Steve Austin shirt on. I believe in fashion terms that’s called “sad vintage."

  • A&E

    The west side water park turns the H2O on this weekend.

  • Joe Downtown

    A tiny dirt lot in downtown Las Vegas became ground zero for bewildered vehicle owners who found their cars had been towed. Downtown resident John ...

  • Music

    Long lines, Coachella consumerism and focusing on the music at the festival's Yuma Tent.

  • Joe Downtown

    downtown liquor store operators on Fremont Street are feeling the squeeze. They put up signs telling people not to open containers inside their stores, they ...

  • Music

    The ladies represent, extreme PDA and why Future Islands' frontman sounded like Cookie Monster after a bottle of whiskey.

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    From UNLVino’s 40th anniversary to a hotly contested fight night at MGM Grand Garden Arena — a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley — ’tis ...