Look at the Hard Rock Hotel, getting its groove back this weekend.
The Dew Tour Championships brings Shaun White and other skateboarders and BMX riders to the pool and to The Joint, through Sunday.
NBC broadcasts the Dew championships Saturday and Sunday.
Today, hip-rock act N.E.R.D. performs at the Dew Tour. Saturday brings Joint concerts by Alice in Chains, the Deftones and Mastodon. And Sunday, the event ends with indie-noise-rock band WaVVes.
Plus, tonight's club performer is my current favorite DJ/progressive producer Deadmau5 (Joel Zimmerman, 29), hit creator of "I Remember" and "Move for Me" (with Kaskade), "Ghosts N Stuff" (with Rob Swire) and "Happiness" with (Alexis Jordan).
SEE KIM AND VAMPIRE WEEKEND FOR FREE
The most nude-friendly Kardashian, Kim, parties at club Tao tonight after walking a 10 p.m. carpet in the casino. And she's endorsing a Vegas video game, kind of, because the party is being sponsored by "Fallout: New Vegas" (coming out Tuesday).
There is an actual "Fallout: New Vegas" party Saturday night, and it's the real deal because the headliner is Vampire Weekend at the Palms. You can go for free by signing up at N9NEGroup.com/VampireWeekend/.
The pre-concert red carpet is 9 p.m. Saturday featuring: AnnaLynne McCord and Trevor Donovan (both from "90210"), Mark Salling ("Glee"), Anna Kendrick ("Up in the Air"), Jesse Metcalfe, Aaron Paul ("Breaking Bad"), Felicia Day ("The Guild") and of course Wayne ("The Wayner") Newton.
Adam Carolla, the great and verbose podcaster, will be at Mandalay Bay on Saturday for BlogWorld, which runs through Sunday, with keynotes from him, Penn Jillette and other blog dorks. ... Aimee Teegarden celebrates her 21st birthday at club Tabu Saturday, though her birthday was Sunday. ... Look for Chazz Palminteri all over Palazzo. He wraps another weekend of "A Bronx Tale" at The Venetian. ... White parties after 10 p.m. Sunday at club Lavo.
"When you think of a big bush, you think of Angela Davis and radicals. So you know, that's really my intention -- to try to scare white people. Clearly it's not working because you find it beautiful." -- Wanda Sykes on her good hair, in my interview in today's Neon section. She performs today-Saturday at Planet Hollywood Resort.
Doug Elfman's column appears Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. E-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org. He blogs at reviewjournal.com/elfman.