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Thursday, March 28

Vino Thursdays is back for this month’s edition, complete with an exclusive acoustic set from platinum-selling singer/songwriter Ryan Cabrera of “On the Way Down” and “Tru#mce_temp_url#e” fame. Prior to the performance, guests can start the evening with a complimentary wine tasting from Cloudy Bay and Newton. (In Bellagio, 7 p.m., Gear up for a full “Body Party” at Haze when Ciara performs as a virtual “One Woman Army.” (In Aria, 10:30 p.m., With Easter just around the corner, how about welcoming some bunnies of the adult variety? The Bunnies & Bowties party at Tao invites frolic-y females to don sexy bunny lingerie for a two-hour open bar, while gents are encouraged to bust out their bowties; DJ Five spins. (In the Venetian, 10 p.m.,

Friday, March 29

Grammy-nominated DJ/producer Dirty South is on the road for his Speed of Life North American tour in support of his first full-length album of the same name. And he’s making a stop in Las Vegas at XS, where he holds a new residency. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.,

Saturday, March 30

In case you didn’t get the last-minute memo, the season finale of GBDC (Ghostbar Dayclub) was last weekend. But never fear! If you’re already heading over to the Palms, it’s Palms Pool time, and DJ Direct will be spinning the tunes for swimming. (At the Palms, 11 a.m., Less is more, especially when it comes to the number of synths and samples being used in today’s electronic music. But if you have the “Balls” to try something groovy and underground, a techno and house minimal master returns to Las Vegas for the first time in approximately seven years. Catch Josh Wink in action at Body English. (In the Hard Rock Hotel, 10 p.m., Speaking of people who embrace the underground, Eric Prydz delivered what he promised with his exceptional Black Dice residency, and he can properly educate the dance floor while still making us move. This is one DJ residency you must see (and hear) when he’s at Surrender. (In Encore, 10 p.m.,

Sunday, March 31

Get your hands off of those Cadbury Eggs and don a set of rabbit ears for RevoSundays’ Easter Bunny Costume Contest at Revolution. Now remember, LGBT folks: This is a sexy Easter bunny contest, so a tail and a pair of Ginch Gonch undies are totally acceptable—just not as you’re walking through The Mirage to get to the club. Winner gets a full-service package to American Male. (10 p.m.,

Monday, April 1

The multitalented Gareth Emery plays the piano and guitar, owns a nightclub and a record label, and is one of the most respected DJ/producers in electronic dance music. If you didn’t “Meet Her in Miami” during a whirlwind of gigs at the Miami Winter Music Conference, perhaps give a night out at Marquee a try, because “More Than Anything” we think that’s the spot to be tonight. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m.,

Tuesday, April 2

Always wanted to be a bottle-service baller, but it’s not in your budget? Try the luxe life on for size during the Ainsworth’s happy hour, which includes deals on bottles for parties of eight or more, Mondays through Fridays from 8 to 11 p.m. (In the Hard Rock Hotel,

Wednesday, April 3

If you’re looking for a classy way to break up the monotony of the week, Origin India hosts the Battaglini Estate wine dinner. Experience a five-course tasting menu with exotic India cuisine and wine parings. (4480 Paradise Rd., 7 p.m.,

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Best of the  2013 Nightclub & Bar Show

Best of the 2013 Nightclub & Bar Show

By Deanna Rilling

Why every nightclub and festival does not yet have ArcLite trees, I’ll never know. Backing up for a moment, the annual Nightclub & Bar Show was in Las Vegas from March 19-21, seeking to present the best and brightest products for the industry. But the brightest booth by far featured these gorgeous illuminated ArcLite faux trees on display with twinkling LED light leaves. From a weeping willow to cherry trees in an array of colors, can’t you just imagine walking into a dreamlike wonderland of these?



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