With this Thursday we say goodbye (for now) to Vegas Music Experience and the Billboard Dance Music Summit and hello to Motocross and Supercross! Hope you like tattoos! This weekend we officially welcome Diablo’s Cantina into the fold, we say buh-bye to Bare, and the Playboy Club shows off its new assets—four new gold couches and a dance floor, of course!
Thursday, October 11
Bare: Syrup Swimwear’s John Thomason hosts the final Asset Thursday of the season as well as his 25th birthday party; barbecue 3 p.m., sounds by DJ Shift. Beauty Bar: Electro with Franki Chan and The Toxic Avenger, $5. Diablo’s Cantina: Las Vegas Weekly industry party, 6-9 p.m. Eyecandy: Big Sexy Funk Night with DJs Vinyl Richie, Mat the Alien. Tabu: House of Style with an Addiction runway show and a surprise guest DJ. Voodoo: VME Hangover party with Spankox and Jes, live with DJs Joey Mazzola and L-1, 10 p.m.
Friday, October 12
Blush: Official Rockstar U.S. Open afterparty hosted by premier riders of Supercross. Body English: Indulge gives away 100 bottles of L, a L.A.M.B. fragrance by Gwen Stefani. Empire Ballroom: Late Night Empire presents Human Research with DJs Dieselboy, Demo, Rize and Feight, 11 p.m. Jet: Actress Martha MacIsaac’s Superbad birthday party. Polly Esther’s: Bikini car wash contest with DJ Robert Oleysyck in Suite 2000. Ladies, wear your bikinis for drink specials. Pure: The World’s Sexiest DJ Colleen Shannon spins.
Saturday, October 13
Diablo’s Cantina: Something wicked this way comes! It’s Diablo’s grand opening party, 8 p.m. Beauty Bar: Babes in Sin Burlesque Troupe’s first annual “Miss All Tease, No Sleaze” pageant; 9 p.m. Empire Ballroom: VME Thank You Party with Donald Glaude and Joey Mazzola; promoter Tiffany Jolie’s birthday, 1 a.m. LAX: DJ Vice’s birthday celebration.
Sunday, October 14
Body English: Motocross weekend’s closing party. Ladies in race gear enjoy free champagne all night long. Playboy Club: The Grand Opening of After Dark Sundays celebrates the November Vegas Bunny pictorial in Playboy magazine. Tao: Sunset Sessions is hosted by the staff of Addiction Boutique, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Monday, October 15
Jet: It’s a Light Group Lock-In! First, check into your room at the Mirage for just $89 per night. Then, close out the ’07 Bare pool season with a dip and a party sponsored by Red Bull and Belvedere. Enjoy snacks at Stack before partying your face off at Jet’s Industry Monday (theme: Golf Pros and Tennis Hos!). But don’t think the party ends there. Budweiser Select, Spearmint Rhino and Belvedere will provide the exclusive afterparties in their respective suites. Sweet!
Tuesday, October 16
Artisan: Tuesday is Artist Appreciation Night with happy hour from 11 p.m.-2 a.m. Sounds by DJ Ernan.
Wednesday, October 17
Bare: Bombay Sapphire and Vegas United present the Sapphire Lounge in recognition of breast cancer awareness month. Hosted bar 6-8 p.m. followed by a live performance by Chris Clouse. All door proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. A $10 donation is requested. LAX: Nick Cannon spins a special live set. Sedona: 2008 Syrup Swimwear sneak peek fashion show hosted by Playboy special editions model Dana Dicillo.