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Marina and the Diamonds hit the Cosmo's Boulevard Pool at 7 p.m. May 9.

Marina and the Diamonds hit the Cosmo’s Boulevard Pool at 7 p.m. May 9.

Thursday, May 9

Cue the cocktails and catfights, cuz it’s about to get real. Liquid Pool Lounge hosts The Real House DJs of Las Vegas. Maybe DJs ShadowRed or Stretch will flip a turntable. (At Aria, 11 a.m., Grab the glitter and get out those Bedazzlers, kids—Marina and the Diamonds rock the Boulevard Pool with sassy songs, such as “Primadonna” and “How To Be a Heartbreaker.” (At the Cosmopolitan, 7 p.m., If you can’t decide what to do tonight, you can do it all at Poppy Den’s multifaceted We Love Thursdays event. Art, fashion and fine dining round out the night hosted by David Barton Gym and 9037 Salon. (440 S. Rampart Blvd., 7 p.m.,

Friday, May 10

Give your best Great Gatsby getup a go at Ravello Lounge for some 1920s-themed revelry. In addition to just looking awesome, you could win a prize! Follow @MResort on Twitter for the secret password for free entry. (In M Resort, 9 p.m., He can sing, he can dance, and he’ll love you till you learn to love yourself. Ne-Yo hosts the night at 1 Oak, while DJ Karma keeps you moving. (In The Mirage, 10:30 p.m., Yes, there’s a little piece of “Heaven” here in Sin City. Eduardo Cordova’s sexy poolside party returns with a new location at Breathe Pool Lounge. (At Hard Rock Hotel, 10 p.m.,

Saturday, May 11

It’s an international affair on the Strip as Scottish sensation Calvin Harris gets it going at Wet Republic (in MGM Grand, 11 a.m.,; British “Troublemaker” Olly Murs takes the stage at Pure (in Caesars Palace, 10:30 p.m.,; and Dutch duo Bingo Players hype the crowd at Hakkasan. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m.,

Sunday, May 12

Tell Mom not to plan your outfit today—a swimsuit will do just fine when Mother’s Day splashes down at Encore Beach Club as Eric Prydz mans the decks and you do some day-drinking. (At Encore, 11 a.m., Once you’ve had enough sun (but not quite enough liquor), keep it going at XS Nightswim for a dripping-wet set by Manufactured Superstars. (At Wynn, 10 p.m.,

Monday, May 13

For the kind of multitasking you’ll actually want to do on a Monday morning, check out the Cabanas for a Cause fundraiser. All proceeds from cabana rentals benefit the Achievement Academy, so you can do good while you get your tan on. (At the Palms, noon, If you’re too busy working to make that sunny soirée, you can still work it at Match Game Mondays at Drink & Drag. Don’t miss the new night of game-show style fun for your chance to “match, snatch and win” something fabulous. (450 Fremont St., Suite 250, 6 p.m.,

Tuesday, May 14

Free punch and five-cent booze? Beauty Bar is bursting with bargains for another round of Nickel F—n Beer Night. (517 Fremont St., 10 p.m., DJ Eric D-Lux spins to the in-crowd at Hyde’s Lost Angels Industry Tuesday. (In Bellagio, 10 p.m.

Wednesday, May 15

Forget carrying a clutch—tonight’s happenings go better with a shopping bag. At Commonwealth, classy lads can get their hands on select styles from Stitched for 70 percent off. (525 Fremont St., 6 p.m., For the ladies, Ghostbar ups the ante with a panty giveaway from Elle McPherson Intimates. OK, maybe that one’s for the guys, too. (In the Palms, 8 p.m.,

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Break-dance competition Red Bull BC One headspins its way to Fremont Street Experience (425 Fremont St.) at 8 p.m. on May 18 to illustrate that while Toprock and Downrock sound like distant cousins to Fraggle Rock, they are, in fact, terms to describe elements of b-boying or breaking. Hosted by CROS1, this free, all-ages event will be judged by renowned b-boys Floor Rock, Teknyc and Neguin. From Vancouver to Vegas, 16 b-boys from the West Coast will battle it out; one additional invited b-boy and two pre-qualifiers will be added.