Hot Spots: T-Pain, beer pong, early Halloween parties and continued Jersey-fication

It’s a Jersey thing.
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Kim Sozzi at Revolution Last week we told you about the Next Big Thing Thursdays at Revolution. This week, head over when singer Kim Sozzi headlines. She’s been in the biz for more than 10 years, but thanks to chart-topping single “Feel Your Love,” everyone’s finally taking notice. October 21, doors at 10 p.m., $20.

Wonderground at the Olive Have your nights out been less than magical? Every third Thursday dancers, magicians, painters, poets, DJs and more combine partying and performance art for a night of play. Admission is free, with a two-drink minimum. October 21, shows at 8 & 10 p.m., 3850 E. Sunset Road, for more info.

Rapper T-Pain will perform at Rehab at The Hard Rock Pool.

SMASH! Presents Hulk at Chi (formally Forbes KTV) New York meets Chicago as the collaboration of Hulk (aka Claw of Trillbass) and Richie August embrace brostep and thugstep (seriously) for some heavy big room bass on SMASH!’s proper system. October 22, 10 p.m., $10, 3400 S. Jones Blvd., for more details.

T-Pain at Rain Hey, Shawty. Did you fall n luv wit a stripper? Yes, our favorite auto-tuner is off the boat and ready to make you move that body as he steps behind the decks. Plus, a set by Jazzy Jeff. October 22, doors at 11 p.m., $30, local ladies free.

Pong out cancer at Stoney’s Sacrifice your liver to help others. Take those beer pong skills and head on down to Stoney’s, where proceeds will benefit Candelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada. Registration is $70 per two-person team on the day of the event, and spectators who donate $20 each will receive all-you-can-drink beer from 2-7 p.m. October 23, registration begins at 1 p.m., tournament 2-7 p.m.

<em>Las Vegas Weekly</em>'s Deanna Rilling as a <a href="/news/2009/oct/29/perfecto-halloween-makeover/">Perfecto Alien</a> and N9NE Group's Jason "JRoc" Craig as a Playboy Bunny at 2009's JRoc-O-Ween.

Las Vegas Weekly's Deanna Rilling as a Perfecto Alien and N9NE Group's Jason "JRoc" Craig as a Playboy Bunny at 2009's JRoc-O-Ween.

Sammi Sweetheart hosts at Moon The self-proclaimed sweetest bitch you’ll ever meet continues the Jersey-fication of America—or at least Vegas—by clubbing it up Saturday night. No word on whether on-again, off-again boyfriend/castmate Ronnie will be in attendance. Hopeful suitors may want to GTL just in case. October 23, doors at 11 p.m., $40, local ladies free.

Vampires and Villains at Blush Let the plethora of Halloween-y events begin! Blush is putting $5,000 up for grabs at the industry party and costume contest. Don’t forget the free champagne for ladies from 11 p.m.-midnight. October 26, doors at 9 p.m., $30, no cover for local ladies and industry.

JRoc-o-ween at Moon Baaaaaaang … The Tuesday-night industry party goes undead for the annual JRoc-o-ween. Jack “the Ripper” Colton presents a $5,000 dead sexy costume contest for ladies; judges include the Weekly’s own Deanna Rilling. If your costume isn’t quite up to par, the Horror Project will be on hand for free ghoulish makeup transformations. Plus: a “Night of the Not Living” spooky B-boy performance, and a fundraiser for the Horror Project’s Ty Pinney ( October 26, doors at 11 p.m., $20, local ladies and industry free.

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