Hot Spots: ‘Real World’ at Vanity, Three 6 Mafia at Haze and more
Tue, Mar 1, 2011 (8 p.m.)
Photo: Stefano Paltera, AP
Mario Lopez at Lavo If last week’s Clash appearance by DJ AC Slater got your hopes up to see Bayside High’s superhunk, you’re in luck! The Extra correspondent, widely known for his portrayal as the muscled-up jock on Saved by the Bell, hosts an evening at the Palazzo nightclub. Rock out to local DJ Jason Lema’s marvelous mixes or, if you dance like Screech, maybe just hang by the bar. March 4, doors at 11 p.m., $30 men, $20 ladies.
Neon at Krave Glow-in-the-dark parties are all the rage lately, and this blacklight bash will be one for the ages. Match the gay nightclub’s go-gos in their fluorescent body paint and undies by scoring giveaways of glow sticks, neon beads and highlighters. Enjoy $5 drinks all night at the massive blacklight event by texting “KRAVE” to 313131. March 4, 10:30 p.m., $20, no cover for 21+ locals before 12:30 a.m., no cover for 18-21 on guest list before 11:30 p.m.
NASCAR Weekend at PBR Rock Bar After you get your fill of watching cars race in circles, head down to PBR and start your head spinning. Be quick, though—just like at the Speedway, it’s a race to the bar. PBR’s open bar with free well drinks and draft beers lasts only an hour after the races. Before speeding to the tap, remember that a Sprint Cup ticket stub is required. March 4-6, drink specials for an hour after races, free entry.
Grand Opening of Chateau The Strip’s newest nightclub opens March 4 and boasts an inaugural weekend jam-packed with great DJs and a number of celebrity appearances. LiLo-ex DJ Samantha Ronson takes the tables on Saturday with rap superstar Drake making a special appearance. March 5, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 ladies, local ladies free.
The Real World: Las Vegas Premiere Party at Vanity It’s been almost a decade since the pop-culture phenomenon called Vegas home. Although the show doesn’t air until March 9, party with the new cast members as they celebrate the premiere of another sexy season in Sin City. And, hey, if you meet the suitemates, you can say you knew ’em before they were briefly famous. March 5, doors at 10 p.m., $40 men, $20 ladies, local ladies free.
The Celebrity Apprentice at Surrender and Blush: Money, money, money! A few potential Trump protégés will celebrate the reality show’s launch this weekend at Wynn and Encore. Atlanta housewife NeNe Leakes, Playboy playmate Hope Dworaczyk, actor Gary Busey and former MLB star Jose Canseco unite with their fellow castmate, Lil Jon, as he spins at his monthly residency on Saturday at Surrender. Join the temporary Trump employees on Sunday as they watch the show’s premiere at Blush. March 5, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 men, $30 women; March 6, doors at 7:30 p.m., $30, local ladies free.
Carnaval at SushiSamba Forget Rio! There’s a spectacular Carnaval celebration happening right here in Sin City. Enjoy traditional Brazilian food and the country’s national drink, the caipiriñha, at the Palazzo eatery and lounge. SushiSamba will air live coverage from Rio de Janeiro to bring energy and excitement from the festival to the restaurant, with samba dancers completing the cool, cultural event (performances at 9 & 10 p.m.). March 5-7, 11:30 a.m.-1 a.m., free entry.
Three 6 Mafia at Haze Haze is opening its usually closed doors this Monday night for the official Nightclub & Bar Convention party. Academy Award-winners Three 6 Mafia complete the exclusive event with a live performance. To the rap group, we ask: When you’re in Vegas, is it really hard out here for a pimp? March 7, doors at midnight, $30.
Miami Horror at Ghostbar Check out the Australian electro-pop act as it makes its way to the famed South by Southwest festival in Austin. Not a house head? Then the open Tequila 1519 bar from 10 to 11 p.m. should be enough to sell you on this edition of the club’s Snitch industry night. March 9, 10 p.m., $20, local ladies free.