Hot Spots: Kendrick Lamar at The Bank, our annual Weekly Awards Party and more

Kendrick Lamar takes the mic at the Bank Friday night.
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Wiz Khalifa at Tao If you’re “Young, Wild & Free” and looking to “Work Hard Play Hard,” there’s one place for you to be this Thursday. The “Black and Yellow” rapper rhymes live at the Venetian venue’s Worship industry night party. June 27, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, locals free.

Summer of Swim at Encore Beach Club It’s been a few months since men across America were drooling over the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, but this weekend they can get a taste of that eye candy—live—at EBC. Join SI Swimsuit models Nina Adgal, Chrissy Teigen, Alyssa Miller and Kate Bock for some fun in the sun Friday afternoon. On the decks: DJ duo Sultan & Ned Shepard. June 28, doors at noon, $32 men, $22 women.

Final Friday at The View Local tattoo artist collective Industry Supporting Industry presents its monthly culture bash, this time with solid sounds courtesy of local bands The People’s Whiskey and The Lucky Cheats. The Friday night fête is complete with live art to peruse, half off your bar tab from 8-11 p.m. and beats by DJ Danny Coker. June 28, 8 p.m., $25, ladies free, men free until 11 p.m.

Kendrick Lamar at The Bank The rapper won over both critics’ and consumers’ ears with his 2012 album Good Kid, M.A.D.D. City. Find out what all the hype is about Friday, as he takes the mic at the Bellagio nightclub. Also supplying sound: DJ Ikon. June 28, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 men, $30 women.

Shut Up and Glow Me at Krave Massive Haven’t you heard? The world’s largest gay nightclub opened two weeks ago on Fremont Street, and longtime Vegas staple Krave added a “Massive” to its name for its new location. The megaclub’s Friday blacklight party includes $2 Long Islands and DJs Mikey Francis and Lightknife on the decks. June 28, doors at 10:30 p.m., $20, $10 locals, locals free until midnight.

Calvin Harris at Hakkasan The Scottish DJ and producer scored gold with his latest release. Count the radio hits, give ’em a listen and get pumped to catch the magic live at MGM. Do it now, before that new club smell wears off. June 29, doors at 10 p.m., $50+ men, $30+ women, local ladies free.

Weekly Awards Party at Stoney’s Next week’s issue celebrates the best of Vegas nightlife, arts and entertainment, food and more, and Wednesday night, you’re invited to join the winners and the Weekly for a celebratory bash at Stoney’s. Raising a glass to the guests of honor won’t hurt the wallet, either—score free Stoli cocktails by RSVPing at July 3, 8 p.m., free entry.

Wet Hot DTLV Summer at Beauty Bar Paul Rudd won’t be on lifeguard duty (phew!) and the NASA Skylab won’t be crashing into Fremont East Wednesday night (double phew!). Still, summer camp comes alive midweek at Beauty Bar with free PBR from 10 to 11 p.m. and a set by local cover outfit Red Eye Radio. Did we mention the winner of the hot dog eating contest scores a $50 bar tab? July 3, doors at 9 p.m., free entry.

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