Life Is Beautiful Festival Hits Las Vegas October 26-27

L.I.B. announcement video

The Life Is Beautiful Festival (L.I.B.), which arrives in Las Vegas October 26-27, will have a lineup of 50 musical acts, 60 chefs and restaurants, special performances by Cirque du Soleil and other theatrical productions, world renowned artists and over 25 noted speakers. L.I.B expects to attract tens of thousands of people to Downtown Las Vegas.

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Hotel and travel packages from the El Cortez Hotel & Casino, Planet Hollywood, Flamingo and The D are available at www.cidentertainment.com/lifeisbeautiful/2013/index.php?page=travel.

Headlining bands and chefs include: The Killers, Kings of Leon, Beck, Pretty Lights, Imagine Dragons, Passion Pit, Empire of the Sun, Bruce & Eric Bromberg, Scott Conant, Jonathan Waxman, Hubert Keller, Cat Cora, Michael Mina, Chris Cosentino, Rick Moonen, , Kim Canteenwalla, Jet Tila, Donald Link, Tom Colicchio, Michael Symon, Aaron Sanchez, David Burke, Charlie Palmer, Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger, David Myers, Todd English, Kerry Simon, Carla Pellegrino, André Rochat, Sven Mede, and Marcel Vigneron.

The food festival will have demonstrations, culinary affairs, intimate meals, a beer, wine and spirits garden and a large-scale Moroccan-style bazaar with stations manned by more than 60 chefs, mixologists and wine-makers.  The design of the food and wine program will allow attendees the opportunity to engage these talented chefs up close and gain insight into their creative process in the kitchen and beyond. The chef lineup includes: Bruce Bromberg and  Eric Bromberg, Scott Conant, Jonathan Waxman, Hubert Keller, Cat Cora, Michael Mina, Chris Cosentino, Rick Moonen, Kim Canteenwalla, Jet Tila, Donald Link, Tom Colicchio, Michael Symon, Aaron Sanchez, David Burke, Charlie Palmer, Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger, Paul Bartolotta, David Myers, Todd English, Kerry Simon, Carla Pellegrino, André Rochat, Sven Mede, Marcel Vigneron, Mike Minor, Megan Romano, Elias Cairo, Josh Graves, Jason Tuley, Rebecca Wilcomb, Ben Hammond, Grant MacPherson, Michael Kornick, Natalie Young, Dan Coughlin, Sean Kinoshita, Massimiliano Campanari, Carlos Buscaglia, Vinod Ahuja, Manuel Hinojosa and others to be announced.

Programming for the art portion of the festival will have street art, installations, murals and performance art, as well as theatrical performances. Cirque du Soleil will present an act from the highly anticipated and brand new immersive musical experience, Michael Jackson ONE, on the main festival stage, and, in addition there will be six unique performances from other resident Cirque du Soleil productions of Las Vegas.

Tickets are available at www.lifeisbeautifulfestival.com 

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