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Nightlife News & Notes: Booze District tours, DJ shuffling and more

Bad Beat Brewing features lots of variety, shuffleboard and NES video games. Dibs on Legend of Zelda!
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Need an excuse to finally tour the Artisan Booze District in Henderson? A variety of guided treks within the Valley’s newest barhop zone—which includes Las Vegas Distillery, Grape Expectations winery/winemaking school, Bad Beat Brewing and CraftHaus Brewery—can accommodate groups small and large, and involve operational demonstrations of each facility. And with various passports good for up to six months, they also make for solid gift ideas for your beloved boozehounds. For scheduling, pricing and other info, visit

It’s that time of year, where Strip nightclubs collect unwrapped toys for less-fortunate children in lieu of a cover charge. While Surrender held its toy drive on December 3, Chateau keeps its own campaign—which includes both free entry and a comped cocktail—going through December 17. And speaking of seasonal deviations: Tryst will go dark December 14-30.

DJ Arty will move from Drai’s to XS come December 5. Borgeous, however, will now boast a dual residnecy with the Cromwell’s rooftop danceteria and Marquee, which he’ll play on Christmas night. The former nightspot has lured two familiar names for December 19 and 20: veterans Bad Boy Bill and Robbie Rivera, respectively. On the subject of curious bookings: Former pro skateboarder and active film/TV/video game personality Tony Hawk will host the December 5 edition of Sayers Sessions at Sayers Club.

Another house weekly has surfaced, this time at Tacos & Beer. True House Sundays favors the more colorful versions of house music, and the new promo is helmed by Downtown Cocktail Room resident Douglas Gibbs.

  • Another significant loss of deliciousness: Gelato Messina shuttered at Downtown Summerlin.

  • We don't know who's playing Jewel on its first Friday night, but we do know Anderson .Paak is coming to the House of Blues.

  • The Swedish superstar is calling it quits but will wrap up his XS and Encore Beach Club shows.

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