Tahoe Takeover: Summer Edition at Liquid Want to win a winter getaway for you and 29 of your closest friends? Liquid’s here to help, but only if you’re rollin’ deep this Thursday. The Aria dayclub invites other venues and locals to bring the largest entourage to the pool by 4 p.m., with the most massive crew winning a Lake Tahoe vacay for 30 guests. July 21, doors at 11 a.m., $20 men, $10 women, locals free. Locals can pre-register by calling 588-5656.
Step into the ’90s at Haze It’s time to channel your inner Blossom, ladies! As for the dudes, rock your best flannels on Thursday. Haze rewinds the clock to an era of grunge, jelly sandals and the hairdo phenomenon known as the Rachel. Ladies in ’90s attire enjoy an open bar from 10:30 to midnight, and everyone rocks out to a special performance by ’90s rap group Digital Underground. July 21, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 men, $20 women, locals & industry free.
Cali Swag District at Rain The chart-topping recording artists take the stage this Friday at the Palms nightspot’s weekly Clash! bash. And who knows, maybe the hip-hop crew will teach you how to Dougie … The “all electro everything” party is complete with sets by Palms resident DJs Dave Fogg and Exodus. July 22, doors at 11 p.m., $40, local ladies free.
Ugly Bathing Suit Contest at Tao Beach The saying usually goes “dress to impress.” Well, Tao Beach wants you to reconsider. Ladies and gentlemen are invited to rock some shocking swimwear this Saturday, with a $2,000 prize going to the guy or girl in the most unsightly swimsuit. July 23, doors at 10 a.m., $30 men, $20 women, local ladies free.
Talib Kweli at LAX Kweli takes the mic this weekend at the Luxor nightclub for a performance you don’t want to miss. The so-called “conscious” rapper’s 2007 Eardrum album debuted at No. 2 on Billboard and even garnered the top position on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart. Revel while he rhymes this Saturday. July 23, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.
David Hasselhoff at Blush After serving up “Vegas Verdicts” on America’s Got Talent and starring in The Producers at Paris, Hasselhoff is no stranger to the Strip. The Baywatch star returns to the Boulevard to celebrate his 59th birthday at the boutique nightclub. Our advice? Don’t honor the In-N-Out rider. July 23, doors at 9 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, local ladies free.
Weekly Fling at Rhumbar This Weekly Fling comes complete with a theme! Be a secret agent for the night Tuesday at the Mirage venue’s “From Rhumbar with Love” party. Ladies drink complimentary Goldeneye cocktails from 9 to 10 p.m. and contests for hottest Bond girl and best Bond villain complete the event, with the successful spies taking home a pair of designer shoes and a round of fire at a local shooting range, respectively. July 26, 9 p.m., free entry.
Christmas in July at McFadden’s Hideous holiday sweater and Santa season is still five months away, but McFadden’s starts the festive December celebration early this year. Those bold and brave enough to rock the iconic red and white suit, a Christmas sweater or a sexy Santa’s helper outfit in the July heat will receive a complimentary open bar all night long. July 30, 8 p.m., free entry.