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Mandalay Bay

  • Daylife

    Five Years of Daylight Beach Club

    By Zauni Tanil

    The beach club at Mandalay Bay promises another season of fun.

  • Spaces and Places

    Alessandro Munge Tells Stories with Libertine Social Design

    By Melinda Sheckells

    Studio Munge principal Alessandro Munge, designer of the new restaurant Libertine Social in Mandalay Bay, creates interiors with great stories

  • concerts

    Ziggy Marley Moves Vegas Forward

    By Soni Brown

    Ziggy has long since stepped out of his father’s shadow.

  • Contests

    Register For a Chance to Win the Ultimate Ellie Goulding Experience

    The grand prize includes backstage passes to say “Allo” to the British pop star, two nights at the El Cortez and a $100 Lyft credit.

  • Night-lites

    Update: Light And Daylight Leave Hakkasan Group Roster

    By Vegas Seven Staff

    Former Light Group executives will assume management roles under the new structure.

  • Showstopper

    For the Record: Baz Is All Over the Place … in a Good Way

    By Steve Bornfeld

    Check your health plan—does it cover For the Record: Baz? Medically speaking, you’d know the condition as whiplash—but with music, triple plots, doomed love, poison, gangs, a prostitute, actors hanging off half-moons and voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir.

  • Stage

    Mining Filmmaker Luhrmann’s Mystique for Vegas Baz-ma-tazz

    By Steve Bornfeld

    Described as “a show breaking out in a bar,” the production is a cabaret-style mash-up of musical theater and rock concert excerpting scenes and songs that have been injected, often anachronistically, by Baz Luhrmann into his films.

  • Night-lites

    Embrace the Best Time of Day at Sundown

    By Melinda Sheckells

    Sundown Sundays at Daylight beach club at Mandalay Bay is visually rich, musically sweet and sublime in mood and tone—and even better for the working class, it starts at 4 p.m.

  • Nightlife

    Light Nightclub Brings the VIP Experience to Rock in Rio

    By Kat Boehrer

    In addition to the VIP dining options provided by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck and his team, Rock in Rio has partnered with a nightclub—specifically Mandalay Bay’s Light

  • Nightlife

    Light Changes Its Tune

    By Jen Chase

    When Light opened at Mandalay Bay in 2013, the 38,000-square-foot nightclub added a new page to the Las Vegas playbook by collaborating with Cirque du Soleil to add ultra-sensory visuals and acrobatics to an already electrifying high-tech experience. Now, a year in, Light is reshaping how the cool kids party all over again by actually dialing […]

  • Nightlife

    Best New Resident DJ

    Light is enjoying its debut summer with the prodigious Zedd on its resident DJ roster. The 23-year-old German wunderkind produces with meticulous complexity, so it’s no surprise that he started playing piano at 4 and drums at 12, then broke into the Beatport charts before he could legally drink. Zedd was notably absent from the Electric Daisy Carnival lineup, making his presence at Light that much more exclusive and his impending appearance at October’s Life Is Beautiful festival Downtown that much more anticipated.

  • Nightlife

    Best New Nightlife Tactic

    This award was going to Light from the start. First, because of the Cirque du Soleil acrobats who soar above the dance floor and behind the DJ booth. Then more specifically to Light’s interactive “acrowall,” the acrobat-friendly installation that visually morphs as performers bounce and glide about. But in the end, it’s about the integration we’re calling “Cirque du DJ,” in which resident DJs make their entrance by literally flying from the balcony to the booth.

  • Nightlife

    Best Nighttime Pool Party

    While XS’ Sunday Nightswim started the trend and Surrender’s Splash Dance still draws rave reviews, newcomer Eclipse at Daylight took it to new depths this year to win this category. While booking talent such as Nicky Romero, Skrillex and Zedd helps, the differentiating factor is the Ibiza-inspired layout. There’s a giant, dome-shaped, concert-style stage crested by massive LED towers, with the pool perfectly centralized to offer the best views in the venue.

  • Energy

    Why Strip Solar Is Smart Business

    By David G. Schwartz

    MGM Resorts International recently announced that Mandalay Bay was going solar, with plans to cover the 20 acres of rooftop above the resort’s convention center with 20,000 photovoltaic panels. This development is the latest, and certainly not the last, attempt by the hospitality company to position itself as a green giant. At peak performance, the panels will produce about one-fifth of Mandalay Bay’s overall electricity needs. That’s a great deal of electricity—6.2 megawatts. But it doesn’t seem so much compared with the 400,000 megawatts Las Vegas uses each day.

  • MGM to Blanket Mandalay Bay Convention Center With Solar Panels

    By Heidi Kyser

    During a press conference to preview the National Clean Energy Summit 6.0, set to take place Aug. 13 at Mandalay Bay, the host of the event stole the show. The casino-hotel’s president and COO, Chuck Bowling, announced that parent company MGM Resorts International intends to plaster the roof of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center with a 6.2-megawatt rooftop solar array.

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