Seven Nights

Your city after dark

Thu 20

Downtowners are in for a treat! Legendary turntablist DJ Jazzy Jeff stops by Insert Coin(s) for a special guest set, alongside Kid Conrad, DJ 88 and Kid Cut Up. (512 E. Fremont St., 10 p.m., For those who still have Olympic fever—and a furry friend—Rumor hotel has an event for you. The next edition of Yappy Hour features the Doggy Olympics, challenging canines to do what they do best: eat. Based on their weight class, pooches will compete for prizes, plus free doggy dental checkups and goodie bags, while their owners enjoy yappatizer and cocktail specials. (455 E. Harmon Ave., 6 p.m., If you weren’t able to score tickets to the iHeartRadio festival at the MGM Grand featuring pretty much everyone who’s anyone in the music biz, Haze gives you one last chance to win tickets, so show up with fingers crossed. (In Aria, 10:30 p.m.,

Fri 21

Searching the Internet, there’s no current titleholder for World’s Largest Bachelorette Party, so it looks like Tao Group has this one in the bag with a weekend of festivities for brides-to-be, including a plethora of prizes totaling $20,000, free spa services at Canyon Ranch, private performances from the Chippendales and pole-dancing lessons at Stripper 101. Plus, you can wiggle, wiggle, wiggle with Redfoo at Tao tonight. For complete details about the World’s Largest Bachelorette Party, visit (In the Venetian, 10 p.m.) If you’re a fan of people who get freaky on film, one of the most recognizable faces—among other parts—in the adult industry, Jesse Jane, hosts a night at Gallery. (In Planet Hollywood, 10 p.m., Put on your “Ninja Pants,” “Bump Dump Hump” and keep the party going at Artisan Afterhours with a guest set from house DJ/producer Anthony Attalla. (1501 W. Sahara Ave., 1 a.m.,

Sat 22

Seven-year anniversary? No, seven-year “Reinvention Party”! The LGBT boutique nightclub Piranha celebrates with a yet-to-be-announced roster of guest performers and DJs. (4622 S. Paradise Road, 10 p.m., Although Canadian electropop outfit Dragonette has a string of singles, clubbers probably know them most for their collaborations with superstar DJs such as on “Hello” and “Big in Japan” with Martin Solveig, or “Fire in Your New Shoes” with Kaskade. Catch them performing at Hyde in support of their Body Parts tour. Also catch Mick Boogie on turntable duty and read more about the mixtape maestro. (In Bellagio, 10 p.m.,

Sun 23

Whatever you do at Wet Republic today, do not try to buy the DJ a shot for a job well done. And DJ whores, please don’t shove your implants in his face and try to molest him, either. That baby-face in the booth is Danny Avila, and he’s not even old enough to hang on the Strip after 9 p.m. The 17-year-old Spaniard spinner is taking the world by storm and was named Best Newcomer DJ at the 2011 Vicious Music Awards, plus has earned mad respect from some of the biggest names in the biz and gigs in Ibiza. Avila headlines the Construction Closing Party, i.e. the last pool party of the season to make way for a complete venue overhaul for the 2013 season as part of the grand renovation of the MGM. (At MGM Grand, 11 a.m.,

Mon 24

Beach party! Well, minus the beach. Get away from the neon for a bit and head over to the Mountain Springs Saloon to break up the workweek. There’ll be home-cooked barbecue, Corona Light, horseshoes, beer pong, beach babes, classic cars and choppers. (RSVP to, 3325 Highway 160, Mountain Springs, Nev., 3-7 p.m.) For musical theater buffs, Wicked at The Smith Center is all the rage right now. But touring performers sometimes need to mix things up a bit, so what better way than with the cast’s rendition of the always-entertaining Rocky Horror Picture Show raunch fest? The Wicked Rocky Horror Show takes place at The New Tropicana Las Vegas Historic Showroom, and proceeds benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Las Vegas’ Golden Rainbow. (7:30 p.m., If you work normal-people hours, partying at the megaclubs on an industry night is past your bedtime. But the beginning of the week sucks and sometimes ya just gotta get over it with a few cocktails and tunes. OB-One spins for Magnum Mondays at STK to help you get over that case of the Mondays. (In the Cosmopolitan, 9 p.m.,

Tue 25

“Dubstep rules everything around me!” Well, that’s the theme for this week’s Nickel F—ing Beer Night since they’re bringing in Ash Riser and the D.R.E.A.M (Dubstep Rules Everything Around Me) Brigade. Expect many girls with Skrillex haircuts … (At Beauty Bar, 10 p.m.,

Wed 26

Yeah! Snitch at Ghostbar is holding a Peaches Extravaganza! Yes, that Peaches; the delightfully vulgar and eccentric electroclash performer will stop by the midweek soirée for what we can only guess will be an outrageous time. (In the Palms, 10 p.m.,

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