Wednesday, May 30, 2012 | 10:48 a.m.
Feel the Rainbow at Artifice The Downtown hangout presents its monthly LGBT party Thursday night, complete with $4 Red Stag by Jim Beam drinks. Sip on the specialty cocktails (Spankin’ Cola, Spiced Lick and Honey Balls) while dancing the night away to house, indie, nu disco and techno beats. May 31, 9 p.m., free entry.
Morgan Page at Surrender The Grammy-nominated producer returns for another round of his Wynn/Encore residency, bringing his beats to the venue’s nighttime pool party Splashdance. Sometimes you just have to work on that moon tan … May 31, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 men, $30 women, locals & industry free.
Rock Bar Beer Pong at PBR Rock Bar The Planet Hollywood party bar launches its summer-long beer pong tournament on Friday, with subsequent editions coming the first Friday of each month. And with the Summer Olympic Games just weeks away, PBR is offering gold, silver and bronze medal bar packages for the tourney’s champions. June 1, 7 p.m., free entry.
Booty Hunt at Krave If the people over at Krave know one thing, it’s how to throw a kickass theme party. That’s exactly what’s going on Friday night, as its weekly F%@k You I’m Fabulous bash gets amped up with pirate ship décor and sexy pirate go-gos. Sail the seven seas—er, Krave’s dancefloor—while enjoying $2 Long Islands (text “GAY” to 313131) as well as beats by resident DJs J Diesel and Mikey Francis. June 1, doors at 10:30 p.m., 21+: $20, locals free before 12:30 a.m.; 18-20: $15, $10 before midnight.
Bling Bash at Tao Beach Take a look around any pool club and it’s clear bedazzled bikinis are still en vogue this summer season. The Venetian venue is giving ladies one more reason to don something sparkly, as the woman with the most blinged-out bathing suit on Saturday takes home $5K. And who better to host such a soiree than a Real Housewife? Gretchen Rossi of the Orange County edition presides over the under-the-sun debauchery. June 2, doors at 10 a.m., $30 men, $20 women, local ladies free.
One Last Bash at Playboy Club Another one bites the dust … After six wild years the iconic nightspot closes its doors this weekend—but only after one kickin’ rager! The top-of-the-Palms venue gives its loyal patrons one last opportunity to take in the swanky Playboy ambiance Saturday night. June 2, doors at 9 p.m., $40, includes Moon Nightclub entry at 11 p.m.
Derek Hough at Tabu The professional dancer has won three seasons of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars and just finished in fourth with Extra host Maria Menounos by his side. He celebrates his 27th birthday at the MGM Grand nightspot on Saturday, with resident DJ Kid Jay on the decks. June 2, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, local ladies free.
Alyssa Campanella’s Miss USA Afterparty at The Bank Beauty queens have invaded The Strip, and on Sunday one will take the Miss USA crown from California’s Alyssa Campanella. That means 50 gorgeous ladies (don’t forget about D.C.) will be duty-free and ready to party as soon as the pageant wraps. Former Miss USA (and creative director for Miss Nevada USA) Shanna Moakler hosts, and resident DJ Karma brings the noise for the pageant afterbash. June 3, doors at 10:30 p.m., $30, locals free.