Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 | 6 p.m.
Reality TV star and “Peepshow” at Planet Hollywood headliner Nicole “Coco” Austin had one busy 2013 Labor Day Weekend.
With actor-rapper husband Ice-T in town, the buxom blonde bombshell judged the 2013 Pleasure Pool Bikini Contest finale at Planet Hollywood on Saturday with her hubby, then performed as Bo Peep in the emotional final show of “Peepshow” on Sunday night.
But the weekend wasn’t over yet. The “Ice Loves Coco” couple hosted the “Peepshow” after-party titled “How to Party During Sunday School” at Body English in the Hard Rock Hotel early this morning, with Austin turning heads in her barely there black top and black hot pants.
The group included Ice-T and Austin, of course, and her “Peepshow” castmates, among them lead stars Cheaza and Josh Strickland. Also on the arrivals carpet: 98 Degrees founder and singer Jeff Timmons with his Men of the Strip hunks Kyle Efthemes and Nate Estimada.
Thanks to Erik Kabik of Retna for his photo gallery of Sunday School.
Don Chareunsy is senior editor for arts and entertainment of the Las Vegas Sun.
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Arguably one the coolest joints in town, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino houses some of Vegas' best entertainment, restaurants and nightlife.
At Hard Rock, it's all about the music. From the light fixtures made out of drum cymbals and guitar shaped door handles to stage costumes and tools of the trade of legendary musicians displayed on the walls, the hotel screams rock and roll. The Hard Rock's Joint has hosted some the biggest names in music — from The Who to Bob Dylan to hometown heroes, The Killers.Aside from the music venues, the pool at the Hard Rock is one of its biggest attractions. Spread out over 4.7 acres, the pool area features swim-up blackjack, a bar and grill, private cabanas, a bevy of secluded nooks, a waterfall and an extensive live music venue with a dance floor. During the summer, the pool transforms into the Rehab club on Sunday afternoons.
The resident nightclub Body English fuses European elegance with a rock star bachelor pad and it often a hot spot for visiting celebs and popular DJs. Vintage rock memorabilia lines the walls at Wasted Space, Hard Rock's anti-club.
Restaurants at Hard Rock are just as hip as the rest of the casino. Pink Taco serves up Mexican dishes, as well as a Central American and Caribbean menu. Nobu, one of five worldwide Japanese-specialty restaurants from famed Nobu Matsuhisa, satisfies a different taste. For round-the-clock cuisine, Mr. Lucky's 24/7, is sure to ease your appetite even after a Vegas-all-nighter.
Though masculine in lines and furnishings, there are sensuous feminine touches to be found within Body English's black leather upholstered walls and oversized booths.
Guests walk down a long flight of stairs which leads to the main entrance of the club. The first focal point that catches the eye is a larger-than-life million dollar, color-changing crystal chandelier that hangs over the main dance floor, offering a touch of elegance while simultaneously offering just enough lighting to create an intimate ambiance.
Around the perimeter of the upstairs level are the main bar and a number of VIP godfather booths, ideal for elite groups. On the main dance floor, additional VIP booths made of elegant black leather circle the room, giving guests the best view of all the action. Complete with its own DJ booth, bar and waitress staff, the room known as The Parlor, which is adjacent to the main dance floor, also offers an intimate experience for separate parties.