Vegas Weekender: Steamy shows, top Easter specials, National Beer Day and more


X-Burlesque entertains audiences nightly with some of the hottest numbers in Vegas

X Burlesque at the Flamingo is a sultry burlesque show that combines edgy choreography, comedic moments, music and beautiful dancers into an unforgettable experience. The 180-seat X-Burlesque theater is small enough to allow for up-close interaction with the dancers, who will go out into the crowd and perform on a stripper pole in the center of the room. Tickets start at $42.36, with show times at 10 p.m. nightly.

There’s a little bit of everything in V The Ultimate Variety Show. Enjoy some magic, juggling, gymnastics, music, comedy and acrobatic stunts. Show times are every night at 7 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets start at $44.99.

“American Idol” winner and global superstar Kelly Clarkson comes to The Pearl at The Palms Hotel & Casino tonight at 8 p.m. as part of her Stronger Tour 2012. “Stronger” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 in October 2011. Tickets start at $76.75.

Jimmy Shubert of “King of Queens” and “Alive N’ Kickin’” will be performing at Empire Comedy Club at Paris through Saturday, with one show at 8:30 on Thursday and Friday and a 7:30 and 9:30 p.m show on Saturday. Tickets start at $39.99

Amy Schumer headlines the Riviera’s Icons of Comedy Series, Friday through Sunday at 10:30 p.m. Tickets to catch Schumer, who appeared on Season 5 of “Last Comic Standing” and appears regularly in Adult Swim’s “Delocated,” start at $32.99.

Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club is back, this time at its new home in the MGM Grand. Comedians Butch Bradley and Drew Thomas headline this weekend, with sets at 8 p.m. tonight and 8 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday night. Tickets start at $46.40.

Portugal. The Man comes to the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton tonight at 8 p.m., with special guest The Lonely Forest, as part of the Jagermeister Music Tour. Tickets are $20.

Easter Events

At The Resort on Mount Charleston, you can enjoy a waffle and omelet station and brunch staples for $25.95 for adults, and $14.95 for children 12 and younger. There will also be an Easter egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

Sugar Factory at Paris Las Vegas is offering Easter Sunday brunch, with dishes starting at $12. Selections include Red Velvet Pancakes topped with cherry syrup, white chocolate shavings, candied orange and maple syrup and eggs Benedict with scalloped potatoes, parmesan cheese, Canadian bacon and grilled asparagus.

Comme Ça at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas celebrates Easter with a $39 specialty brunch from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Guests can add on endless champagne, mimosas and bloody Marys for an additional $20. Selections include deviled “lobster” eggs, artisan cheeses, quiche, French potato salad and more.

PBR Rock Bar & Grill at Planet Hollywood’s Miracle Mile Shops offers $5 mimosas and sangrias all day Sunday.

Tacos & Tequila is offering “Mariachi Brunch” specials starting at $11, and a special “Chocolate Bunny,” a drink made with Patron XO Cade Dark Chocolate, Stoli Vanilla, Crème de Cocoa Dark and Aztec chocolate bitters.

National Beer Day

Did you know that Saturday is National Beer Day? PBR Rock Bar and Grill  marks the occasion with 2-for-$8 beer bottles all day. Rockhouse at the Imperial Palace celebrates with 2-for-1 beers, $5 shots and beer pong games all day long.

Public House at the Venetian will offer a three course, $48 meal all week that begins with the Scotch egg paired with a Firestone Double Barrel Ale. The main course is short rib paired with a smooth Deschutes Black Butte Porter, and to wrap things up, Irish coffee cheesecake paired with a Uinta Labyrinth. They’ll also be holding a complimentary beer toast Saturday at 5 p.m.

Nightlife and clubs

Friday nightlife highlights include Chuckie at Marquee at The Cosmopolitan, with LA Riots at XS at Encore. Disco Fries hit Rain at the Palms and Sidney Samson spins at Surrender at Encore on Saturday night, with DJ Vice spinning Marquee Monday night.

Holly Madison celebrates her FHM Magazine cover shot at Chateau at Paris Las Vegas Friday night, while Romanian dance-pop sensation Inna performs under the Eiffel Tower on Saturday.