Hot Spots: Audrina Patridge at Chateau, Diplo at XS and more
Wed, Feb 29, 2012 (1 p.m.)
Chris Pizzello, AP
Kenya Michaels at Krave While the current RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant won’t be lip-syncing “for her life” on Friday night, she’ll perform for the Strip-side gay club, along with a gaggle of go-gos and resident DJs Mikey Francis and J. Diesel. March 2, doors at 10:30 p.m., 21+: $20, locals free before 12:30 a.m., 18-20: $15, $10 before midnight.
Erick Morillo at Marquee Do you like to move it? Then move it on down to the Cosmopolitan club Saturday night, when the internationally renowned house producer brings the noise for his first 2012 residency date. Also on the decks: DJ duo Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano. March 3, doors at 9 p.m., $50 men, $30 women, local ladies free.
Share Nightclub’s Official Grand Opening The off-Strip gay club celebrates its opening in style Saturday night with an exciting lineup of entertainment. The NOH8 photo campaign will be taking pictures of local notables and reality television favorites and offering complimentary photos of the first 100 guests. Partygoers can also enjoy a live performance by recording artist Luciana, a sneak peek at Golden Rainbow’s Ribbon of Life show and the company of the evening’s host, funnyman Ross Mathews of Chelsea Lately. March 3, 9 p.m., $20, $10 locals.
Audrina Patridge at Chateau The brunette beauty famous for being “herself” on The Hills hosts the Paris nightspot’s Spring Break kickoff party, with NBA player-turned-DJ Rony Seikaly supplying his sounds. Here’s hoping L.C. and Speidi crash the red carpet and stir up some real drama. March 3, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.
Femme Fatale Launch at Lily The newest addition to the Strip nightlife scene launches its ladies night on Saturday, offering 2-for-1 cocktails for all females in attendance. Female DJs will grace the club’s decks each week, with DJ 88 serving as the fête’s inaugural beatmaster. March 3, 10 p.m., free.
Diplo at XS The distinguished DJ/producer’s record label, Mad Decent, has helped introduce new subgenres of electronic dance music to the EDM community. This week, he launches his Mad Decent Mondays residency at the Encore nightspot, and he’ll return to play shows at the club monthly. Local DJ Dave Fogg opens. March 5, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, locals free.
Clinton Sparks at Gallery Maybe most recognizable as E! News’ music correspondent, the DJ/producer recently snagged a Grammy nom for his work on Lady Gaga’s hit album Born This Way. He brings his sounds to the Planet Hollywood hotspot Wednesday night. March 7, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, locals free, includes PCD Saloon entry.
Local Celebrity Roast at LAX A number of notable names get praised (and insulted!) at the Luxor Wednesday, when nightlife site Jackcolton.com roasts several Vegas power players. Among the honorary roastees are local socialite Tiffany Masters, Wynn director of nightlife entertainment Zee Zandi and Mr. Colton himself. In the booth: resident DJ Gusto. March 7, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.