Matt Sayles, AP
Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 | 11 a.m.
Club SI at Vanity It’s safe to say that the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is one of the most talked about magazine editions on the globe. Why wait for the mag to hit stands when you can experience the pop-culture phenomenon in the flesh? Head to Vanity to catch a main-stage reveal of the issue’s models and a live performance by Grammy-winning hometown product Ne-Yo. February 17, doors at 9 p.m., $20 women, $30 men.
Felix Da Housecat at Rain The “all electro everything” experience at the Palms launched with international superstar Diplo. Now, check out his fellow resident DJ, as Felix da Housecat spins his inaugural Clash set. February 18, doors at 11 p.m., $30, local ladies free.
Ashley Greene at Pure Team Edward fans, unite! Team Jacob fans, beware! Best known for her performance as psychic vampire Alice in the Twilight flicks, Greene hosts a night at the Caesars nightclub. Tearin’ it up on the tables will be resident DJs Cassanova, Reaction and Joey Mazzola. February 19, doors at 10 p.m., $20 women, $30 men.
President’s Day Weekend at PBR It’s time to celebrate America’s leaders, which also means it’s time to get your patriotic drink on! In honor of our cherry-tree-chopping commander-in-chief, the Miracle Mile bar offers Washington apple shots for just a buck apiece. Draft beers will also run you $1, with drink specials running 10:30 p.m. to midnight. Enter the mechanical bull competition for a shot at the prestigious “President of PBR Rock Bar” title and a presidential drink package. February 19-21, no cover.
Disc Glow at Lavo Break out those white T-shirts and highlighters—it’s glow time at Lavo. Electronic dance music DJs the EC Twins play a special set, while the crowd rocks in its black light best. February 22, doors at 11 p.m., $10 ladies, $20 men, locals free.
All the President’s Men at Blush With gay nightlife exploding up and down the Strip, it was only a matter of time before LGBT-friendly Wynn and Encore jumped on board. Groove to beats by DJs Axis and Lisa Pittman while you enjoy a hosted vodka and tequila bar from 10:30-11:30 p.m. February 20, doors at 9 p.m., $30, locals free.
Sundanze at Jet Eduardo Cordova’s monthly LGBT party is back at Jet this weekend. Pop/R&B singer Kat DeLuna performs live with DJ Wayne G supplying the sounds. February 20, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40, $20 locals.
Disco Ball at Blue Martini Velour tracksuits, bell-bottoms, faux-silk shirts and Mars/Venus medallions—it’s all fair game at Blue Martini this Wednesday. Don your disco duds and “Do the Hustle” down to the Town Square lounge for a rockin’ retro party. The dancing king and queen will be crowned at midnight, with Mix 94.1’s radio personalities judging the competition. They’re looking for the total package (costume, hair, dance moves), so be prepared to boogie. February 23, 8 p.m., no cover until 11 p.m., $20, ladies free.