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Coachella party guide

Aside from stage-hopping at Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, there’s a whole other scene outside the gates that’s packed with in-demand celebrities and in-the-know festival goers.

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Bronze off: Miss iTAN 2014 competition

Every year, iTAN Sun Spray Spa crowns a new Miss iTAN to act as the fresh face of the brand. And every year, the competition gets more and more fierce. The 2014 finalists will walk the runway on Saturday, April 26 at Stingaree, competing for the coveted title of Miss iTAN and representing modern beauty throughout Southern California.

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2014 Coachella survival guide

Coachella may be the carefree escape from reality you’ve been looking for, but there are a few key pieces of advice to stay mindful of during your escapades.

Top pick: Neon Nights at Dive Dayclub

NightlifeNeon Nights at Dive Dayclub

Harrah’s Resort is kicking off the weekend with Neon Nights at Dive. Grab your friends, wear your suit and enjoy the beats of DJ Showtime by the grotto waterfall. Best of all, admission is free and there will be $6 shots all night long, as well as specials on VIP bottle service.

Party with NERVO & free the sea

NightlifeInside FLUXX nightclubs's most recent theme, Abyss

Sister duo NERVO, Michael Woods, Chris Lake, Funkagenda and more will all headline at FLUXX for one night in support of the International Marine Mammal Project in partnership with LED. Dubbed “Free the SEA,” the charity event will donate 100% of proceeds to the IMMP, which works to end the capture and captivity of orcas and whales for over 30 years.

On Scene: 15 Best Weekend Photos

PlayOn Scene: 15 Best Weekend Photos

Last week, San Diego went from partying at Side Bar to sipping cocktails at the San Diego Museum of Art, celebrating local music at Hard Rock Hotel, getting wild with Wolfgang Gartner at FLUXX and Feenixpawl at Bassmnt and testing local brews at the San Diego Winter Brew Fest. Our photographers were there to capture it all.

Nightlife News: Old-School Hip-Hop Edition

Club NewsXzibit

Clear your calendars. A slew of hip-hop talents from your glory days are coming through San Diego, including Xzibit at Hard Rock Hotel, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony at FLUXX, Rev Run at Stingaree and Warren G at Sevilla Nightclub. Plus, we've got a few hot DJs like Fedde Le Grand and Paul van Dyk popping up on our radar.

Mardi Gras Party Guide

Nightlife

Observing Mardi Gras as a historic, honored and age-old tradition might not register for most of us. After all, this isn’t exactly your grandmother’s holiday (unless your grandma likes to get a little crazy…). These days, we honor Fat Tuesday with a grandiose party that trumps all the rest, using booze and beads as our spirit guides.