Articles Written By: Jorge Labrador

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Try your luck in Vegas this St. Patrick’s Day

Green beer. There, I said it. That’s what most people associate with festivities related to St. Patrick’s Day, or at least the ones that don’t involve St. Patrick directly. In Vegas, however, there’s a lot more going on than green beer when it comes to partying on this Irish holiday…

It’s March Madness in Vegas, baby!

So, you’ve been diagnosed with a case of March Madness, where side effects include a distinct change in wardrobe color choices in and a bad case of bracketology. Aside from catching the action at the plethora of sports books in this town, the only known cure is to come down and…

Bassnectar stops in Vegas Friday, keeping things heavy

  Producer and DJ Bassnectar (Lorin Ashton) is known for his vivid live performances and injecting a unique heaviness into his music that is  uncommon  in electronic music.  He plays Rain at the Palms this Saturday, March 3 in promotion of his upcoming release, Vava Voom. What can we expect…

Don’t be salty… celebrate National Margarita Day in Vegas

Who loves margaritas? Trick question, everyone does. Feb. 22 is National Margarita Day, which means a lineup of Vegas bars and restaurants are putting on some great specials for this classic cocktail. Cabo Wabo Cantina in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood celebrates National Margarita Day and National Chip…

We didn’t see anything at the Mob Museum in Vegas

The designers behind the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland and International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. have done it again with the newly opened National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement – aka The Mob Museum. The 41,000-square-foot Mob Museum houses three floors of in-depth and interactive…

DJ88 beats genre expectations

Not content with sticking to one genre or style, Bree Cohen — aka DJ88, is all about the music. DJ88 got her start in the music biz working in the soundtrack division of Atlantic Records. She’s been DJing for nine years, including six in Vegas, with residencies including a stint…

Single for Valentine’s Day? Plenty to do in Vegas.

If you’re single*, Valentine’s Day can feel like anything from just another regular day to an annoying reminder of being single. Worry not, as there’s plenty going on for single people in Las Vegas. Regardless of which category you fall into, there will be something to motivate you to get…

Vegas knows best when it comes to Super Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday, how we love thee. Sure, you could be in Indianapolis on Feb. 5. Or you could be where the party really starts and head to Vegas to catch the Super Bowl at one of these amazing game day celebrations. The weekend is the biggest of the year…

Palms gets a ‘fancy’ new industry night

How does a club night named after a random line from the movie “Step Brothers” stack up? Very well, if last night is anything to go by. Moon Nightclub at the Palms debuted their new Industry Night format, Fancy Sauce, last night with deadmau5 protégé Moguai spinning his brand of…

These Vegas venues rock for music lovers

In the  days of the Rat Pack and Elvis, Vegas was known for its connection to the era’s best musicians. Although a lot has changed since then in the realm of popular music, Vegas’ music tradition stays strong in these excellent music venues: Cosmopolitan: The Cosmopolitan may be a relative…

Our favorite bar and club lounges in Vegas

When you don’t want to go to a mere bar and you do want to be able to hear your friends over  the music, a classy Las Vegas lounge is your best bet for drinks, revelry and a laid-back good time with friends. Downtown Cocktail Room (Downtown Las Vegas) 111…

Get “In the Booth” with XS resident Tiësto

It’s a good time to be an electronic dance music fan in Vegas. Star DJ and producer Tiësto hit the stage at XS for a private set on Jan. 11, putting on the first show to ever be streamed live on Twitter.  Tiësto’s 90-minute set can be watched over the next two…

Celebrities, parties help Vegas ring in new year

Are you ready for 2012? You should be! Vegas brings in the New Year in style with a weekend full of clubbing, fireworks and great food that will make certain that you welcome the new year with a bang. Vegas is putting on a big show with “America’s Party,” launching fireworks…

Celebrate the new year at three new clubs

RPM at The Tropicana (in the former Club Nikki space), 1OAK at The Mirage (previously JET) and Hyde Bellagio (which was once Fontana Bar at The Bellagio) are making their grand debuts during New Year’s weekend. Each venue aims to provide a distinct nightlife experience and a grand bash to…

Zen Freeman and the Art of DJing

Zen Freeman is a British producer, remixer and DJ that has played high-profile Hollywood parties  for celebrities such as Elton John and Harvey Weinstein, in addition to clients such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, Prada, GAP, ESPN and Apple. Freeman has DJed worldwide and is a resident DJ at both Ghostbar…

Vegas Weekender: Feel the Vegas magic

  Shows As a magic show with a huge comedic element to it, there are times during Penn and Teller’s show where you think you know what’s coming next. After all, what trick could they do that you haven’t seen before? But no, Penn and Teller defy expectations and break every…

Where to go, what to hear: Music at Vegas clubs

Electronic: If it’s electronic music you’re looking for in a club, congratulations: You won’t have to look far or for very long. The near ubiquity of electronic music right now guarantees that EDM aficionados can almost walk into any club and hear something they like most nights, but if you…