Seven Nights

Thu 7

If the Hard Rock Hotel’s a-knocking, it’s probably because of the new Thursday-night party at Body English. Appropriately called BASSment (get it?), the inaugural night will darn-near blow speakers and rattle your teeth thanks to headliner Kill the Noise. (10 p.m., Soccer doesn’t really woo the States; maybe rugby can! The USA Sevens rugby team (no affiliation to this magazine, but a snappy name nonetheless) will kick off tournament week with opening ceremonies on Fremont Street starting at 6:30 p.m. with tunes by Light Group’s resident DJs. Keep the team spirit going with official after-parties at Haze on Friday (In Aria, 10 p.m.), 1 Oak on Saturday (In The Mirage, 10 p.m.) and The Bank on Sunday (In Bellagio, 10 p.m.,

Fri 8

S-V-D! At Marquee! The delightful Dutch DJ/producer Sander van Doorn returns with his new Underworld/Mark Knight collaboration in his crate. Read about that, his contribution to the Halo 4 soundtrack, signing with Jay-Z’s label and more at (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m., Free tattoos and haircuts! Really! The Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum Airstream will be pulling up with tattoo artist Tommy Banas and hairstylist Audra Luzell of Black Banditz, plus anyone getting a peacock feather inked will get a free Sailor Jerry cocktail at Commonwealth for life. (525 Fremont St. 9 p.m.,

Sat 9

With all the nauseating red and pink accouterments at every drugstore, there’s no escaping the impending Valentine’s Day. But the girls of Grindhouse Burlesque share our sentiments and are putting on their third annual Dark Valentine’s Burlesque at Choices Pub & Showroom. (6720 W. Cheyenne Ave. 9 p.m., If class in a glass is more your thing, the 24th annual Splendor in the Glass tasting event benefits Southern Nevada Public Television. So you better attend, or Big Bird could lose his job. (At the LVH, 3 p.m.,

Sun 10

“You Are Like Nobody Else.” At least that’s what Russian trio Swanky Tunes thinks. Their forthcoming single drops on Monday. Together 15 years, these guys will keep the crowd in the mix—and probably celebrate the heck out of that single release with the Las Vegas party people at XS. (In Encore, 10 p.m., It’s time to channel your inner someone else for another edition of Alter Ego at SHe. Nightlifer Noah Auspitz goes all 007 on the venue as James Bond, while Eric DLux spins. (In Crystals at CityCenter, 10 p.m.,

Mon 11

Bartenders Unite! No, there’s isn’t a citywide labor strike, but a night for bartenders to relax while the crew at Oracle Mansion takes the reigns. The second Monday of each month, all bartenders can take in dinner and a show, as well as enjoy hookah and drink specials while the flair flies. (3500 W. Naples Dr., 9 p.m.,

Tue 12

While New Orleans celebrates the final night of Mardi Gras debauchery, you can do the same in Las Vegas when Fat Joe puts on a special Fat Tuesday performance at Pure. (In Caesars Palace, 10 p.m., There’s also Party Gras at Ranch House Kitchen with hurricane cocktail specials and beads (In Town Square, 9 p.m.,; a Bourbon, Beads and Bulls celebration all day at PRB Rock Bar (in Miracle Mile Shops,; and the Rock You Like a Hurricane Mardi Gras-themed specials at Rockhouse (in the Venetian, 10 a.m.,<

Wed 13

Think You Can Go-Go? Try out your shimmy and shake at LAX tonight for the chance to win $5,000. DJ Gusto will drop beats to help you get into the groove. (In Luxor, 10 p.m.,

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By Deanna Rilling

Between the coast-to-coast festivals and the numerous club sets, keeping track of the number of times we’ve seen Sander van Doorn is futile at this point. One indelible image is the pure happiness van Doorn seems to exude while playing for any crowd, his smile beaming all the way to the partiers in the back. Needless to say, we just get a good vibe from the guy, like when we caught up with the Netherlands native before his most recent set in Las Vegas. Van Doorn returns to Marquee on February 8, as well as Lavo on February 12.

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