Say Goodbye to 2013 with Britney, Bruno and Unlimited Booze

britney_WEBThursday, Dec. 26

Did you end up with a bunny suit for Christmas? Ditch your fuzzy-wuzzy duds and hop over to Beauty Bar’s Bottomless Party. Twenty bucks gets you unlimited booze to drown the holiday blues while Rinzler, Kung Pao, Kain and Beast Fremont rip up the turntables. (517 Fremont St., 9 p.m.,

Friday, Dec. 27

Not since her 2004 wedding and annulment has Miss Spears caused such a commotion in Las Vegas. Opening the same night as the Beacher’s Madhouse debut at MGM Grand (now with 100 percent more Miley Cyrus), Britney Spears’ two-year Piece of Me residency finally pops off tonight. That’ll be one show down and 99 to go, Brit. (In Planet Hollywood, 9 p.m., Lavo went dark on Dec. 9 for a redesign and renovation, and tonight its elusive ultralounge look will be revealed. (In the Palazzo, 11 p.m., Not only is it Friday, it’s Final Friday, and that means live art and music in The View lounge. Local hip-hop band RNR brings the funk; you bring the coinage for discounted cocktails until 11 p.m. (In the Palms, 8 p.m.,

Saturday, Dec. 28

Calvin Harris holds down the DJ booth at Hakkasan. Consider it a cost-effective preview of his much-hyped New Year’s Eve appearance. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m., Stuck between satisfying your sweet tooth and drinking to your heart’s content? The party animals at Collective Zoo believe you shouldn’t have to choose: They’re hosting a special Jack N Cake edition of GBDC with complimentary cupcakes and shots of Jack Daniel’s, plus sounds by Mark Stylz and Byra Tanks. (In the Palms, 1 p.m., Don’t forget to swing Downtown as the Gold Spike has entertainment split up house-party-style with DJ Wizdumb on deck indoors and songstress Jordan Kate Mitchell heating up the backyard. (217 Las Vegas Blvd. North, 10 p.m.,

Sunday, Dec. 29

The end of the year brings a whole lotta new, doesn’t it? Bruno Mars is second to jump on the residency train this week, kicking off his show at the Chelsea, which opens its doors to the public for the first time tonight. (In the Cosmopolitan, 8 p.m., Before you toast to 2014, let’s pause to reflect on the year that was. And what would it have been without “Blurred Lines,” one of the year’s stickiest earworms, brought to us by Robin Thicke? Sing along (for the last time, OK?) when Thicke plays the Pearl. (In the Palms, 8 p.m.,

Monday, Dec. 30

Well, there’s no place like home for the holidays. Las Vegas’ own Imagine Dragons rock The Joint tonight with support from the Mowgli’s and Parade of Lights (8 p.m., Afterward, the Dragons’ leading man, Dan Reynolds, steps in to spin at Body English. Get reacquainted with Reynolds by reading our interview here. (In Hard Rock Hotel, 10:30 p.m., Swedish duo Icona Pop presented us with two sassy singles this year: the bubbly ode to irresponsibility, “I Love It,” and the caffeine-induced anthem, “All Night.” Plus they’ve already booked a plush gig for the new year, joining Cyrus and Katy Perry on their respective tours. Celebrate with the Swedes tonight when they shake up The Bank. (In Bellagio, 10:30 p.m., Over at Pure, brooding R&B singer and Drake’s OVO cohort The Weeknd performs. (In Caesars Palace, 10:30 p.m.,

Tuesday, Dec. 31

Stick with us tonight, kids, and you’ll make it to 2014. If you want an early start, join the ladies of Fantasy for an East Coast-time countdown at Tacos & Tequila. (In Luxor, 7 p.m. The Jabbawockeez huddle up at Gold, bringing along their PRiSM DJs, the Bangerz, for a party that includes an open bar till 11 p.m. (In Aria, 9 p.m., “How exactly does one #twerk?” and “What does the fox say?” Of the many questions we asked ourselves in 2013, “What would Ryan Lochte do?” may not have been at the top of our list, but it shall not go unanswered. Tonight, the 11-time Olympic medalist graces the upstairs nightclub of SHe by Morton’s, with fellow swimming star Cullen Jones at his side. (In Aria, 8 p.m., Still with us? Keep your finger on the party pulse and see more events in our New Year’s Eve Party Guide.

Wednesday, Jan. 1

2014 is here! Now is the time to break your bad habits … or stick with what works and slam drinks for breakfast. Park on Fremont serves a Hangover Brunch, offering post-revelry refreshments such as $20 bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys. (506 Fremont St., 11 a.m., To all those who worked last night so that the rest of us could play, we say “thank you,” and Surrender says “screw the calendar,” it’s Industry New Year tonight! Diplo returns after doing New Year’s Eve duty so that you can start your year off right. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.,



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