Nightlife news & notes: Frequency, Electric Dream, a happier happy hour and more

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San Diego-based DJ Loczi is bringing his “Electric Dream” to Studio 54 to ring in 2011 with style. And after the ball drops on December 31, the multi-sensory nightlife experience will remain at the nightclub as a regular Friday-night occurrence. The electronic beat bash comes complete with videos and projections of the club’s infamous celebrity guests, live musicians, aerialists, wall climbers, dancers and special effects all intended to blur the line between fantasy and reality. All aboard, ravers! –MA

It’s always good to fuel up before a night of partying and T-Bones Chophouse & Lounge knows this. The Red Rock eatery also understands that we like to eat and drink on the cheap, so it presents a “T-time” happy hour, daily from 5-7 p.m. Try the chicken pot pie pairing with the gin garden cocktail, or finish your nosh with some fried Oreos and a Young’s Double Chocolate Stout. All items are $5 … isn’t it about time to let your inner fat kid out? –Mark Adams

Registration for the World Series of Beer Pong competition (January 1-5 at the Flamingo) has now closed. Missed the sign-ups? Don’t fret: Rockhouse has you pong-heads covered! On January 4 the ultra-dive bar will present the Rockhouse Cup, a second chance at beer-pong glory with a grand prize of $5,000. Teams can sign up (for $50) any time before 11 a.m. on the day of the event. Get your red Solo practice cups ready and mark your calendar! –MA

Bass in your face! Friday night’s Frequency dubstep/drum and bass party at Crown inside the Rio pulled it off. Not gonna lie, we were skeptical about whether the particular niche electronic music genres could draw enough fans to fill the dance floor; those sounds are usually confined to a side room or smaller stage at festivals. But by around midnight, guys and gals were happily stomping around to dark, wonky beats from AK1200, 12th Planet, Datsik, Bare and more. When the night wrapped, more than 600 people had made it through the door. Not too shabby! –Deanna Rilling

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