What’s Happening


By Vanessa McConnell


Thanksgiving weekend, Nick Cannon will return for his monthly DJ residency at Chateau Nightclub & Gardens on Saturday, Nov. 26. Following Cannon’s first Thanksgiving with his six-month old twins, the multi-faceted star will spend a night in Sin City to spin for Las Vegas clubgoers. Spinning a blend of top 40, hip-hop and R&B tracks, Cannon will take over the night in the grand marble DJ booth with a high-energy set sure to keep partygoers dancing until the early morning hours. He is set to hit the decks inside the lavish nightclub around 1 a.m.  Chateau Nightclub & Gardens (www.ChateauNightclubLV.com) is located at Paris Las Vegas at 3655 Las Vegas Boulevard South, directly above Sugar Factory American Brasserie restaurant and retail store. Spanning more than 45,000 square feet and sprawled across two stories, Chateau features three separate nightlife experiences including a high-energy nightclub, magnificent Strip-side Chateau Terrace and blossoming Chateau Gardens.

Chateau is open Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights from 10 p.m. to close. Chateau Tuesdays, the nightclub’s industry night, offers complimentary admission to locals with ID on Tuesday nights. Local ladies are always free, while general admission is $20 for women and $30 for men, excluding special events. Dress code is strictly enforced. For table reservations and VIP bottle service, guests may call 702.776.7777 or email reservations@chateaunightclublv.com. For general information and updates, guests may call 702.776.7770, become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/chateaulv or follow Chateau on Twitter www.twitter.com/chateaulv.

Paris Las Vegas brings the romance and excitement of the European City of Lights to the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. The passion and sophistication of Paris Las Vegas transports guests to Europe’s most romantic city. From its dramatic 50-story replica of the Eiffel Tower to authentic architectural reproductions, Paris Las Vegas is a romantic, relaxing destination for anyone looking to get away.  The resort features elegant décor, European-inspired boutiques and a distinctive array of fine cuisine. Singer-songwriter and entertainment icon Barry Manilow performs in the Paris Théâtre as the resort’s headliner. The property boasts 181,000 square-feet of convention space, 2,900 hotel rooms/suites, and an 85,000 square-foot casino. For more information visit www.parislasvegas.com. Find Paris Las Vegas on Facebook www.facebook.com/parisvegas and follow on Twitter www.twitter.com/parisvegas.


The Village Lake Las Vegas Kicks off the Holidays with Skating on The Lake

The Village Lake Las Vegas is bringing back the world-famous floating ice rink that floats atop of the beautiful lake open for all ages.  It wouldn’t e the Holiday season without a spin around one of Las Vegas’ most celebrated attractions. The one-of-a-kind floating ice rink has become a quintessential Vegas winter experience among locals and tourists alike. Guests bundle up and head to this destination attraction to skate on the unique platform that holds up to 75 skaters at one time with the picturesque back drop.  Created on a 52 X 76 foot stage, the rink that floats atop the beautiful lake can be experienced by all ages. After working up a healthy appetite, skaters and spectators can enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants The Village has to offer while continuing to experience the other Holiday festivities.  The rink will be open Nov. 18 to Jan. 29 Monday through Friday from 3pm to 9pm.  Saturday and Sunday, school vacations and holidays hours are from 12pm to 9pm. Cost for adults is $15 and $12 for kids.  Skate rental and full day passes are also available.  The Village Lake Las Vegas is located at 15 Costa di Lago in Henderson, NV 89011.


Tropicana Las Vegas continues its thrilling transformation by introducing the next generation of nightlife with the addition of RPM Nightclub commencing New Year’s Eve Weekend.  Starting December 30, RPM Nightclub at Tropicana Las Vegas will be open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 10:30 p.m. and present club-goers with an interactive, unrivaled experience set to entice each of the senses. The nightclub will feature today’s hottest stars and top recording artists as well as a variety of world-class DJs, dancers and specialty acts. In addition to first-class bottle service, the sleek and stylish 16,500 sq. ft. venue offers table games and roulette inside an elite gaming lounge, and three bars ensure guests are never far from enjoying their favorite libation or one of the club’s signature cocktails.

Tropicana Las Vegas redefines the expectations of today’s global travelers with a recently completed $180 million transformation which provides a true resort experience. In addition to a vibrant and exciting motif with a South Beach, Miami rhythm and vibe, the transformation of the hotel, resort and casino includes a fresh redesign of every best-in-class room and suite, the casino, the conference center and exhibition hall, several new restaurants, bars, a new poker room, a new race and sports book, and the recently debuted Glow®, A Mandara Spa and fitness center which fuses the modern and beach-chic lifestyle with beauty and wellness experiences.


The Birthday Suit Gives Back and Pampers Guests for the Holidays


With the Holidays quickly approaching, The Birthday Suit-waxing spa wants to give back to the community by collecting new, unwrapped toys for those less fortunate which will be donated to 98.5 KLUC’s Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo Toy Drive. Guests that come in with a donation will receive special discounts on services and a chance to receive a 60-minute Dermalogica facial.

From now through Sunday, Dec. 11, guests who bring in new, unwrapped toys valued at $10 or more will receive 10 percent off their same day service; toys valued at $20 or more will receive 20 percent off their same day service and guests who donate a new bicycle will receive a 60-minute Dermalogica Facial ($80 value). Limit of one discount per toy, per service and all participants must bring a copy of the toy’s receipt to verify purchase and discount amounts.

Keeping up with the festivities, The Birthday Suit is also offering a special Holiday Gift Pack for $50 which includes The Birthday Suit’s signature brand of Ingrown Hair Serum, Pineapple Enzyme Scrub and Lava Body Wash perfect for the gift giving season-even if it’s a special treat for yourself.

The Birthday Suit is located at 7645 S. Rainbow Boulevard, Ste. 101, Las Vegas, Nev. 89139. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. until 8 p.m., Saturday 8:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. For more information or to book an appointment please call 702-425-1343 or visitwww.thebirthdaysuit.com

This stylish spa boasts 1200 sq. ft. of lofted ceilings and modern décor, providing a chic atmosphere. Equipped with four private treatment rooms and a separate waiting room for the kids, complete with child-friendly programming and activities, The Birthday Suit caters to a diverse array of clientele. Walk-ins for waxing services are welcomed. Additional services, such as custom facials are available by appointment. The Birthday Suit carries skin care products from top brands including Dermalogica and The Birthday Suit’s custom line of washes, scrubs and ingrown hair serum.



Night School 4 Girls, designed to take the art of seduction to the next level, is offering Christmas gift certificates for classes to make your sweetie’s holiday wish come true. With a gift she’ll keep on giving this Christmas, Night School 4 Girls at Excalibur Hotel & Casino guarantees her inner-bombshell will make the naughty list this year.  Created for bachelorette parties, birthday parties or any fun girls’ trip to Las Vegas, Night School 4 Girls offers ladies a variety of packages to customize their educational experience before the New Year. Gift certificates can be purchased starting at $39.95, including one class, official Night School 4 Girls diploma and a souvenir photograph.

Gift certificates are available for additional VIP packages that include a feather boa and t-shirt, a ticket to Thunder from Down Under, a free glass of champagne at Cathouse, complimentary champagne at ROK Vegas from 11 p.m. – 12 a.m. and VIP access to some of the hottest Las Vegas nightclubs including The Bank, Haze, LAX and miX. To purchase a gift certificate, call SPI Entertainment at (702) 617-9219 or e-mail info@nightschool4glv.com. All gift certificates will be valid for one year from the original date of purchase.  Night School 4 Girls is located in the Thunder From Down Under Showroom at Excalibur. The 70-minute classes are offered every Friday at 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Class times for Saturdays are 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Packages, starting at $39.95, can be purchased by calling (702) 597-7600 or visiting www.excalibur.com or www.NightSchool4girls.com.

Star of E!’s “Holly’s World,” Laura Croft, introduces the ultimate experience in higher nightlife education with Night School 4 Girls. Designed to take the art of seduction to the next level, ladies learn pole and burlesque dancing from the pros as real Las Vegas showgirls guide ladies on how to release their inner bombshell. Created and produced by SPI Entertainment, a leader in world class entertainment for women, Night School 4 Girls is open every Friday through Sunday afternoon in the Thunder From Down Under Showroom at Excalibur Hotel & Casino. For more information, visit www.nightschool4girls.com, become a friend on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NightSchool4Girls or follow Night School 4 Girls on Twitter @NightSchool4GLV.

SPI Entertainment is one of Las Vegas’ premier theatrical production companies with five resident award-winning shows on the Las Vegas Strip.  In addition, SPI’s talent agency division books its own shows and other first class entertainment around the world.  For more information, visit www.spientertainment.com.


New Year’s Eve is promised to be on fire in Las Vegas.  Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick will celebrate the New Year with a spectacular view of the fireworks from the rooftop of the new Chateau Gardens at Paris Las Vegas overlooking the Las Vegas Strip. The celebrated couple will host the official New Year’s Eve bash at ChateauNightclub & Gardens along with thousands of party goers enjoying dancing, drinking, and a champagne toast to ring in 2012.

Chateau Nightclub

NYE Packages 2011-2012

Single Ticket Price $100 includes open bar from 8pm to 10pm and champagne toast at midnight.

Table Packages

1. $1,500 – 4 Tickets, 1 bottle of vodka Belvedere or Kettle & 1 bottle of PJ

2. $2,000 – 6 Tickets, 2 bottles of vodka Belvedere or Kettle & 1 bottle of PJ

3. $2,500 – 10 Tickets, 2 bottles of vodka Belvedere or Kettle & 1 bottle of PJ

4. $5,000- 10 Tickets, 3bottles of vodka Belvedere or Kettle & 2 bottles of PJ includes Stage VIP table or DJ booth table

All additional bottles will be at menu price and all additional tickets to add on to groups will be $100.


Saturday, December 31st: Holly Madison hosts New Yeas Eve @ GALLERY (9:00pm) Revelers, kiss 2011 “goodbye” with reality star and illustrious showgirl, Holly Madison, as she hosts a glamorous New Year’s Eve bash at Gallery Nightclub at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Saturday, Dec. 31!

NYE Packages Gallery

Pre-Sale General Admission = $75

General admission Ticket includes: open bar (well drinks only) from 8pm to 10pm, champagne toast at midnight, party favors such as hats and noise makers

Pre-Sale Table Packages

Package “A”: $1000.00 – 4 Tickets, 1 Grey Goose, 1 Moet

Package “B”: $1500.00 – 6 Tickets, 2 Grey Goose, 1 Moet

Package “C”: $2000.00 – 8 Tickets, 2 Grey Goose, 1 Dom Perignon

Package “D”: $3000.00 – 10 Tickets, 3 Grey Goose, 2 Dom Perignon

Package “E”: $5000.00 – 12 Tickets, 4 Grey Goose, 3 Dom Perignon

Package “F”: $7500.00 – 14 Tickets, 5 Grey Goose, 4 Dom Perignon

Packages are based both on number of guests and the value of real estate. The higher priced packages (D, E and F) will get the best tables.

Packages are for “up to” the number of tickets included. We should try to upsell all small groups based on location of table. Any parties larger than the package purchased will be responsible for additional admission tickets and may be subject to an additional beverage minimum.



Cowboy Up with NFR and Get Festive with Drink Specials December 1 through 10

Brush off the cowboy hat, polish the boots and pull out the ugliest holiday sweater as McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino hosts a ‘Ho Ho Hoe Down’ in honor of National Finals Rodeo (NFR) and the holiday season. Get into the holiday spirit early and cowboy up with weeklong specials, bull riders and plenty of rowdy fun.

Thursday, Dec. 1

The rambunctious celebration will kickoff Thursday as patrons enjoy the NFR fun on multiple big screen televisions, along with $20 bottomless drafts and $1 drinks for local ladies from 10 p.m. until close. All guests will enjoy $5 Jack Daniels and Jack Daniels Honey drinks, $9 Gentlemen Jack shots and cocktails and $7 Single Barrel Jack Daniels cocktails.

Friday, Dec. 2

The evening begins with an open bar from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m. for only $20 for ladies and $30 for guys. Plus, all guests will continue to enjoy Jack Daniels specials and all of the rodeo action.

Saturday, Dec. 3

McFadden’s will trade in the pots of gold for ugly sweaters and cowboy gear as guests wearing party themed attire will receive their first drink for free Saturday night. A pregame open bar will kick off the evening from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. for only $15 followed by an open bar from 11 p.m. until 1 a.m. for only $20. Plus, guests will show off their own rodeo skills on the mechanical bull.

Tuesday, Dec. 6

Partygoers will have a chance to sing their hearts out with live ‘Cowboy Karaoke.’ Guests will take the stage to show the audience what they’ve got while sipping on Jack Daniels.

Thursday, Dec. 8

One of NFR’s greatest, Rocky McDonald, will make an appearance Thursday night to sign autographs, give riding pointers and enjoy the party while guests enjoy $20 bottomless drafts from 10 p.m. until close and local ladies relish in $1 drinks.

Friday, Dec. 9

Guests will continue the fun Friday night with another open bar from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m. for only $20 for ladies and $20 for guys as well as Jack Daniels specials.

Saturday, Dec. 10

The rowdy rodeo fun wraps up Saturday night with a “Cowboy Boots and Mini Skirts” celebration. Patrons will start with a $15 open bar from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. followed by a $20 open bar from 11 p.m. until 1 a.m. Plus, confident drinkers can try give it all they have with a Das Boot beer chugging competition.

Sin City’s rowdiest party bar has hosted such celebrities as Steve-O, Vanilla Ice, a handful of Playboy Playmates and a variety of adult entertainers. McFadden’s presents nightly specials including: Laid Back Mondays, Ultimate Karaoke Tuesdays, Wayback Wednesdays, Beerfest Thursdays, The Party Open Bar Saturdays and Sin Sundays. McFadden’s gorgeous Lucky Charms and jovial Ministers of Hospitality ensure everyone has fun, whether they’re there to watch the game, throw back a few drinks, play beer pong, or simply enjoy a bite to eat. Best known for its beers and libations, McFadden’s offers a full bar featuring dozens of favorite draught beers, 90-ounce fishbowl cocktails and frozen drinks.  McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon is open from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 4 p.m. until 4 a.m. on Saturday 11 a.m. until 4 a.m. and 11 a.m. until 2 a.m. on Sunday. For more information, call 702.270.6200 or visitwww.McFaddensVegas.com. Be sure to follow McFadden’s on Twitter @McFaddensLV and become a fan at www.Facebook.com/McFaddensLasVegas.



Tacos & Tequila (T&T) will host the first New Year’s Eve celebration in Las Vegas with an East Coast-style party on Saturday, Dec. 31. Kicking off at 6 p.m., T&T will party like it’s 2012 with drink specials, a three-course tequila pairing menu and the ladies of FANTASY will toast the official East Coast countdown at 9 p.m. PST with a complimentary Patrón tequila shot for all partiers.

Whether in town from the East Coast, or trying to squeeze in as much New Year’s fun as possible, T&T at Luxor Hotel and Casino is the prime place to party for the final hours of 2011. Resident DJ will kick-off the evening celebration, pumping the hottest beats all-night long. Chef Saul Ortiz will offer a delicious and authentic prix fixe tasting menu with optional tequila pairing. The sexy FANTASY ladies will get partygoers ready to kiss 2011 goodbye as they lead the celebration counting down East Coast-style. When the famous ball drops in Times Square, T&T and the bevvy of beauties from FANTASY will welcome an early 2012 on The Strip.

T&T’s live Mariachi band will begin the New Year’s weekend festivities with their signature Mariachi brunch on Saturday and Sunday. Revelers can nurse their hangovers with T&T’s famous Bloody Marias, sizzling Mariachi brunch with the best Mexican fare in Las Vegas and two-for-one margaritas available from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. T&T will also feature a $20 Dos Equis beer and Patrón shot special at the daiquiri bar for all patrons to enjoy libations throughout the weekend.

Named one of the best tequila bars of 2011 in America by USA Today, Tacos & Tequila embodies the cool modernism of Mexico City while incorporating traditional elements of Mexican style and Las Vegas flair. The color mixture of old and new creates a vivid picture of brushed aluminum, dark wood, leather, bright fabrics and colored glass. The focal point of T&T’s design is its abstract sombrero composed of 20 brushed-aluminum panels featuring thousands of laser-cut images, including two 30-foot dancing, tequila-drinking skeletons. Lit from within, the breathtaking panels stretch across the entire length of the restaurant floor and across the common area, connecting the T&T retail store and walk-up daiquiri bar.

Tacos & Tequila, a highly-stylized Mexican restaurant and bar with a fun, high-energy vibe and flavorful menu is located at Luxor Hotel and Casino. The 8,000-square-foot venue is open daily from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. for lunch and dinner, as well as for a Mariachi Brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. The design embodies Mexican culture, and the flavorful menu is a collaboration between the talents of world-renowned restaurateur and chef, Richard Sandoval, and Executive Chef Saul Ortiz. Guests may call T&T at 702.262.5225, visit the web site at tacosandtequilalv.com, follow Tacos & Tequila on Twitter at www.twitter.com/tacosandtequila or become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tacosandtequila.

FANTASY (www.fantasyluxor.com) has performances nightly at 10:30 p.m. and on New Year’s Eve and special time at 9:30 p.m. in the Atrium Showroom at Luxor Hotel and Casino. Tickets start at $39, plus taxes and handling fees.  Guests must be 18 years of age or older. Tickets can be purchased at the Luxor box office, online at http://www.Luxor.com or by calling (800) 557-7428 or (702) 262-4400. Fans may follow Fantasy on Twitter @fantasylv or like Fantasy on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FantasyLuxor.com.


Crazy Horse III, one of Las Vegas’ premier gentlemen’s clubs and part of the adult nightlife complex PLAYGROUND, will introduce its latest happy hour special to satisfy the appetites of its loyal clientele.  Guests will receive a delicious six-inch sandwich from celebrated sandwich shop, Capriotti’s, along with a refreshing domestic beer or soda for only $5.  Happy hour will be available to all guests daily from 1 until 7 p.m.  Capriotti’s, famous for its fresh, roasted turkey, offers countless combinations for sandwiches, including savory roast beef, turkey, ham and tuna.  Signature sandwiches include The Bobbie, made with turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing and mayo, and the Capastrami, made with hot pastrami, Swiss cheese, Russian dressing and cole slaw.  These mouthwatering sandwiches, combined with an ice cold beer and Crazy Horse III live entertainment, will be the perfect spot to enjoy a hearty lunch or dinner.

PLAYGROUND is a revolutionary concept offering multiple rooms to satisfy the 24-hour cravings of tourists and locals alike, including Crazy Horse III gentlemen’s club, Posh Boutique Nightclub, fresh sushi at Sushi All Night and the Harem Hookah lounge. The 40,000+ square-foot venue is located minutes away from the Las Vegas Strip, just a few blocks west of I-15 on Russell Rd.  For VIP, group reservations or further information about PLAYGROUND, Crazy Horse III, Posh Boutique Nightclub, Harem Hookah or Sushi All Night call 702-673-1700 or visit www.CrazyHorse3LV.com.


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