Moquin it work: The girls of summer—the migration continues
Sun, Oct 18, 2009 (9:09 p.m.)
Kalika Moquin is leaving Bare for The Bank and bikinis for party dresses and high heels.
After three years at Bare Pool Lounge, marketing director Kalika Moquin is hanging up her bikini and heading for dry land to become The Bank nightclub’s marketing director. “It’s like the same feeling you have when you graduate high school and move on to college,” says the Missoula, Mont. native, “very bittersweet.”
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Moquin has been an ever-present face (and body) at the Light Group’s adult pool at the Mirage, honoring local industry members with Asset Thursdays and doling out the Sunday poolside barbeque. “I'll miss working in such a beautiful venue: the daytime hours, weather, but most of all the Bare customers and locals who have become like family. Bare is such a fun place, and yes, it has been the love of my life for the past three years.”
That being said, the former cocktail server who arrived in Vegas in 2004 is pumped to once again be taking on the night at The Bank, “a venue that I love equally as much,” says Moquin. “I’m very excited for the opportunities and experience (and of course the parties) that lie ahead.”
The interior delivers elegance, class and luxury with glamorous all-black décor, awe-inspiring crystal chandeliers and enough gold to wow even Donald Trump. Foam falls from the ceiling like snow every 20 minutes, silver trays of strawberries and chocolates are bestowed on lucky bottle service patrons, and the atmosphere feels positively charged with good music, beautiful people and overflowing opulence. By the end of the night, you may have put a dent in your personal bank account (the cover and drink price is on the steep side) but it will be worth it. Cover: $30, 2 cocktails: $30, partying like a rock star as you bathe in decadence and attention: undeniably priceless.
The Bank’s Sunday night festivities attracts celebrities and locals-in-the-know every week as the high-energy experience features beautiful crowds, the hottest dance music being spun by resident DJ Karma and complimentary admission for locals.
3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S., In the Bellagio
Bare Pool Lounge at the Mirage Hotel & Casino had its grand opening for the summer season on March 14.
Bare, which offers European-style topless-optional sunbathing, offers a sophisticated ambiance to the adult party-goer who enjoys extensive VIP services and the best in outdoor entertainment. Guests can sneak away into one of the two luxury dipping pools or rest easy in a private cabana and experience the ultra-VIP luxury of an exclusive Las Vegas retreat.
Complete with a full-service bar and a poolside menu created by The Light Group’s Corporate Executive Chef Brian Massie, Bare Pool Lounge offers poolside pampering and outdoor entertainment.
Bare will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday until April 15. From April 16 to April 29 it will be will open Thursday through Monday.
Starting April 30, Bare is open seven days a week.
The cover charge is $40 ($10 for women) on Friday and Saturday, and $20 ($10 for women) on weekdays. Locals are free Monday through Thursday.
Resident DJs will be DJ Karma, DJ Que, DJ Greg Lopez, DJ Sincere and DJ Shaun O'Neale. DJ Bamboozle will be a guest DJ.
3400 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Inside The Mirage