Seven Nights

This week in your city.

Thu 10

Fashion, food and fundraising take place today at First Food & Bar. Benefiting Shade Tree, the Commercial Real Estate Women of Las Vegas (CREW-LV) hosts a look at the latest trends, courtesy of Barneys New York, with emcee Simon Doonan. (In the Palazzo, 11:30 a.m., Over at King’s Room, Konkrete Jungle is at it again. The bass music crew welcomes DJs Heretic, Damien, Rize and more. (In the Rio, 10 p.m., Rock ’n’ Roll Wine makes its Thursday rounds, stopping by the Artisan with an open wine bar 6-8 p.m. for all who RSVP in advance via DJ JustIN Key provides the tunes. (1501 W. Sahara Ave., 6 p.m.)

Fri 11

Braaaaains … and boutonnieres! Our Fabulous Sin City Rollergirls’ third annual Zombie Prom fundraiser features a “Hoover Damned” theme at the Bunkhouse Saloon. (124 S. 11th St., 8 p.m., We. Are. Back! DJ/producer/keytarist extraordinaire Joachim Garraud starts his residency at Marquee for all the little space invaders ready for the invasion! (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m., Ok, n00bs: Toolroom is one of the biggest record labels in electronic music, not the name of a place where douchebags congregate. The label’s founder, Mark Knight, launches his Toolroom Knights residency at Haze this evening, complete with some of those best-selling house sounds. (In Aria, 10:30 p.m., Add underscores to the next fad in DJ names. The Dutch duo of NO_ID brings its brand of big-room progressive house to XS. (In Encore, 10 p.m.,

Sat 12

52-card pickup! At least the deck will be a lot more artsy thanks to the second Stack the Deck, offering playing cards featuring works from 50 local artists and benefiting Three Square Food Bank. The original pieces—as well as the full limited-edition decks——are available at Artifice tonight. (1025 First St., 5:30 p.m., They’re baaack! The high-energy duo of Scooter & LaVelle return to the booth on Saturdays this summer at Liquid. (In Aria, 11 a.m., With so much drama in the LVV (that’s the Las Vegas Valley, son), you need a break from it all with Snoop D-O-double-G. The Dogfather performs for the Soundwaves concert series. (At the Hard Rock Hotel, 10 p.m.,

Sun 13

Happy Mother’s Day! If you’re looking for something a bit brunch-y for mom, chack out “Mother’s Love (Food),” (April 26). But if you have a hot mama who likes to party, go shot for shot with the leading lady in your life at the new Carlos ’n Charlie’s. All moms of legal drinking age (sorry Teen Mom cast) can score a free MILPH shot during business hours. And if you didn’t know that acronym yet, they’re referring to “Mamacitas I Like Party Hard.” (In the Flamingo, 11 a.m., And after Mom is feeling toasty, take her over to PBR Rock Bar & Grill for a free ride on the mechanical bull and more action than she’s probably had in awhile. (In the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, 8 a.m.,

Mon 14

Ugh, it’s Monday. That lady from accounting’s voice is grating on your last nerve, and skipping out to get coffee is getting old. Why not mix things up a bit and take a looong lunch over at Bare Pool with DJ Que for Industry Mondays? It’s not like you’re going to see topless chicks at the office … (At The Mirage, 11 a.m.,

Tue 15

Hey, everyone! Chris Rene from The X Factor is at Pure tonight! [Crickets …] OK, we did the Googling for you, and he’s the one who did that “Young Homie” song. [Crickets …] Well, with a couple million YouTube views, someone knows who he is, and he seems like someone the ladies would find crush-worthy. (In Caesars, 10 p.m., Speaking of people we have to Google—thanks to living in an EDM bubble as of late— ladies will also be screaming over at 1 Oak for leaders of the next wave of boy bands, The Wanted. Plus they have those charming British and Irish accents! [Swoon.] (In The Mirage, 10:30 p.m., If you’re looking for some legit underground tunes, French DJ The Phantom’s Revenge spins for DJ88’s new party #DWNTWN, which you can read more about in Night-Lites. (At Insert Coin(s), 10 p.m.,

Wed 16

Feeling Mad Decent? According to his reps, Paper Diamond, the newest edition to Diplo’s label, promises to bring beats “that are a blend of hip-hop, bass music, electro, all with a whiff of ganja smoke blowing through it.” Somewhere, a security guard cringes. Good thing Ghostbar has an outdoor patio. (In the Palms, 10 p.m.,

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Thu 3 Did you know there are other reasons to drink than to get drunk? At Origin India Restaurant & Bar, the Give the Gift of Happy Summer Memories benefit cocktail party will raise money for the Camp K’helah fund. (4480 Paradise Road, 6:30 p.m., After we stopped laughing, we decided this one was worth sharing: Hussong’s Cantina & Taqueria hosts a Shake Weight competition, so get those camera phones ready.



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