Marilyn Manson Hosts the Black Heart Ball, Nas Drops By Drai’s

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Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson

Thursday, February 12

Remember that sense of accomplishment you got when your favorite music video made it to No. 1 on Total Request Live? Remember Total Request Live? Artifice throws back to the golden era of MTV with Thursday Request Live. DJ Roc will deliver any tune your heart desires. (1025 First St., Suite A, 10 p.m.,

Friday, February 13

We hope you’re ready for the zombie apocalypse. It’s real, it’s spectacular and it starts with the Zombie Pub Crawl at Container Park. From there, you and your undead drinking buddies will make stops at Banger Brewing, Vanguard Lounge and Atomic Liquors to sip Ninkasi Brewing Co.’s Dawn of the Red IPA. (707 Fremont St., 8:30 p.m., Swing by Tao for a performance by rapper-singer-producer Ty Dolla Sign. Or nah. (In the Venetian, 10 p.m., Ladies in need of undies can pick up a gift bag of Heidi Klum Intimates at Girls Night Out at Body English. DJ Koko mans the decks. (In Hard Rock Hotel, 10:30 p.m., 

Saturday, February 14

We’re not saying you must go out on Valentine’s Day, but we do suggest you step away from the takeout and reruns. We’ve got a string of singles activities for you at and more parties here: GBDC goes old school with a Sadie Hawkins bash—girls bring the guys. DJ Brooke Evers supplies the beats, and couples in matching outfits receive complimentary admission. (In the Palms, 1 p.m., You know that thing you Googled right before you cleared your browser history? Chances are it’s represented at Cupid’s Fetish Ball at Artisan. Check out music in the main room and patio area, and go ahead, get your freak on. (1501 W. Sahara Ave., DJ Snake works his magic at Surrender. Our fingers are crossed he’ll drop his remix of AlunaGeorge’s “You Know You Like It,” ’cause on a scale of 1-10, it’s a certified banger. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m., If none of the above sounds appealing, hang with Pale Emperor Marilyn Manson at Hyde for the Black Heart Ball. (In Bellagio, 10:30 p.m., And don’t say we didn’t try to help you.



Sunday, February 15

If you didn’t receive any sweets or stuffed animals yesterday, remember: Drugstores are discounting those items like crazy today. Buy some. Then throw some flowers on your bikini for the Halfway to EDC party at Marquee Dayclub. The lineup is stacked with performances by Dash Berlin, Borgeous, Andrew Rayel, Firebeatz and more.  (At the Cosmopolitan, noon, New York-based beat maker Green Lantern takes to the turntables at XS. But what will he play? He told Vegas Seven earlier this month: “I am gonna hit you with some hip-hop, I’m gonna give you some dance music, and everything in between.” (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.,

Monday, February 16

In case you hadn’t heard, MAGIC Market Week kicks off tomorrow. But because this is Las Vegas, the parties start tonight. Join  Jeremih at Marquee with supporting sets by resident DJs M!ke Attack and Lisa Pittman. See our interview with the smooth rhymin’ Jeremih here. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m.,

Mikey Francis

Mikey Francis

Tuesday, February 17

MAGIC carousing continues with rapper Nas at Drai’s. Were you lucky enough to hear his new Madonna collaboration, “Veni Vidi Vici”? We hope so, because it was great, and it has almost disappeared from the Internet. Maybe he’ll tease us tonight. (In the Cromwell, 10:30 p.m., Hakkasan hosts the always-popular Hudson & Grand Voyage Party. DJ Irie sets the soundtrack. (In MGM Grand, 10:30 p.m.,

Wednesday, February 18

Swing by Delano for a set by Mikey Francis. You may recognize the Las Vegas local as a member of Afghan Raiders and BlackBoots. His résumé also includes co-producing remixes for the likes of Phoenix and Depeche Mode. (In Delano, 6 p.m.,

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