5th Annibrewsary Bash at Boulder Dam Brewing Co. The Boulder City brewpub celebrates its fifth anniversary Friday night by tapping its 5th Annibrewsary Ale. Enjoy housemade brews (“hoppy” hour pricing applies all night) and live music by Bluff Control, or try scoring a sweet prize in the night’s raffle for trips to Hawaii and Mexico. February 17, 7 p.m., free entry.
Rude Photo Grand Opening at Vanity Party like a true socialite Friday night! Vanity will be giving disposable cameras to clubgoers (while supplies last), and other photo opportunities will be set up throughout the club. When you’re not snapping candid moments (or being photo-bombed by the paparazzi), hit the dancefloor for beats by resident DJ Felix da Housecat. February 17, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.
Benny Benassi at Marquee The “Electroman” is just one DJ in the impressive lineup of residents to grace the turntables at Marquee this year. The Italian beatmeister embarks on his 2012 Marquee commitment Saturday night. February 18, 9 p.m., $50 men, $30 women, local ladies free.
Jayde Nicole at Gallery Want to party with a Playboy Playmate of the Year? The model-turned-reality actress celebrates her birthday Saturday night, playing host at the Planet Hollywood club. We suggest not throwing a drink in her face, as we all saw how that played out on Holly’s World. February 18, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.
Cee Lo at Haze The Voice coach received Grammy nods for memorable hits such as “Crazy” and “F*ck You” and scored two more golden gramophones Sunday night. We’re hoping he treats the crowd to something from his most recent album, The Lady Killer. February 18, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 men, $20 women.
Porter Robinson at Surrender “Wunderkind” could be an understatement. The EDM artist just signed on for a residency at the Encore club, even though he’s not yet old enough to order a drink at the indoor/outdoor nightspot’s bar. The DJ brings his beats to Surrender Saturday night. February 18, doors at 10:30 p.m., $50 men, $30 women.
Light Up Las Vegas at 1Oak Feeling philanthropic? The Mirage nightspot opens its doors Sunday, presenting a special benefit for the Nevada Cancer Institute. Party for a great local cause (all revenue from the night benefits the nonprofit) while you enjoy performances by T-Pain and John Legend. In the booth: DJ Ikon. February 19, doors at 10:30 p.m., $50.
Mardi Ra at Ra Fat Tuesday is here! Although Japan is more than a hop, skip and jump from the Big Easy, the Fashion Show sushi bar and restaurant is getting in on the Mardi Gras action. Celebrate in true New Orleans fashion with HurRAcane and Southern Julep cocktails, as well as—what else?—beads! No flashing required. February 21, 7 p.m., free entry.