Seven Nights

This week in your city.

Thu 23

Which bottle-service beauty will win the final purse of $10,000? Watch the drama unfold at’s Sexiest Server Finale at Haze. (In Aria, 10 p.m., Insert Coin(s) and First Friday team up for the Burn Vegas Burn Fundraiser in preparation for the first-ever Las Vegas Burn (March 2), inspired by the exuberant annual Burning Man festival. Guests are encouraged to dress in their finest ’80s gear Those dressed up can party for $5; those stuck in 2012 pay $10. (512 E. Fremont St., 8-11 p.m.,

Fri 24

Escape to Babylon with singer and ballad writer David Gray at the Chelsea. (In the Cosmopolitan, 9 p.m., Throw on your glasses and get to your happy place at Haze’s In the House Fridays with Swanky Tunes DJ. (In Aria, 10 p.m., “Phazing” superstar DJ from Down Under, Dirty South, will put you in a daze as he continues his residency at Tao. (In the Venetian, 10 p.m., Keep the deep beats going at Aoki’s House at Surrender with special guest DJ Bl3nd. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.,

Sat 25

Whether it’s your first, last or just one of many, take a ride with legendary DJ John Dahlback at XS. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m., Cry just a little—or a lot—out of happiness that Bingo Players will be bringing their sounds to Surrender. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m., Electronic masters and make-you-dance-off band Die Antwoord crash the House of Blues along with local talent DJ M!ke Attack. (In Mandalay Bay, 9 p.m.,

Sun 26

Following Oscar Night America at Brenden Theatres, the Playboy Club hosts the star-studded after-party with complimentary admission for Oscar Night Las Vegas ticket holders. (In the Palms, 9 p.m., The Fresh Foundation presents Sunday Skoolin every week, where guest performers, local hip-hoppers and DJs bring soulful rhymes to the Beauty Bar. (517 E. Fremont St., 10 p.m., Get spiritual in another kind of way at the King’s Room in Crown for its weekly late-night party, Dub Church. (In the Rio, 10:30 p.m.,

Mon 27

Rock over to the rock ’n’ roll-inspired restaurant Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ & Beer for happy hour featuring $5 pulled pork sandwiches and wings, $3 draft drinks and $5 well drinks and house wines from 3-6 p.m.; from 9-11 p.m. enjoy a reverse happy hour with drink specials. (In Excalibur, open at 11 a.m.) Choose from the hottest Monday night parties: Marquee Mondays at the Cosmopolitan is a wild and out-of-control time with resident DJ Eric D- Lux. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m., Or hit XS for its always-stellar house lineup with Max Vangeli spinning tonight. (In Encore, 10 p.m.,

Tue 28

The Oasis-influenced Brit-pop indie rockers The Kooks come to perform hits at House of Blues. (In Mandalay Bay, 6:30 p.m., Get high, get low, but most important get to Lavo where you can party till dawn at with French DJ, Cedric Gervais. (In the Palazzo, 10 p.m.,

Wed 29

Snitch keeps up its weekly shenanigans, tonight featuring a performance by Hack the Planet. (In the Palms, 10:30 p.m., Check out DJ 88’s weekly jam of DJs from all across the board for a basement style set as Hang the DJ presents: Versus at Insert Coin(s). (511 E. Fremont St., 8:30 p.m.-midnight, Do you go-go? Or just like the go-go gals of Las Vegas? Visit them during RPM nightclub’s Go-Golicious competition. (In the Tropicana, 10 p.m.,

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The Heavy Hitter

It takes balls to prance around a nightclub in a Playboy Bunny costume just to get a few laughs during a night of partying at the Palms on Halloween. Especially when that’s not in your job description. However extracurricular, dressing up and poking fun at himself might as well be part of the gig for Jason Craig, as long as it means that people are having a good time. To most, he’s JRoc, a nickname well known in Sin City, belonging to the “golden boy” of Las Vegas nightlife. His actual day job: He’s the guy that throws the party, lassos in the lasses and gets the party started.