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If you're looking for information on the best strip clubs in Las Vegas, you just hit the jackpot, Jack. You've found the ultimate Las Vegas guide to girls peeling off their underthings in public.

Las Vegas Topless Clubs, Nude Clubs and More

There are 16 topless gentlemen's clubs in Las Vegas, seven clubs where the girls are on stage fully nude, ten casino shows that feature topless showgirls, bars and nightclubs that feature erotic entertainment, peep shows, swingers' clubs, 10 adults-only topless party pools, and a dozen male revues, including one where the guys dance nude.

We've got strip clubs with such an awesome number of drop-dead gorgeous dancers that the scene rivals the harem of the Sultan of Brunei. We've got strip clubs that offer private VIP rooms where you can close the door and get creative with the dancer of your choice.

We've got high-mileage lap dances, nude bed dances, shower shows, mud and oil wrestling, bikini bull-riding, pretty beaver contests, and Monday night football titty blizzards. We’ve got strip clubs that feature stacked dancers, others that feature big booty, and still others that feature 18-year-olds who can fly around the stripper poles.

We’ve even got high-end legal brothels an hour's drive from Vegas.

As a traveling man, I've been to strip clubs in just about every state in the U.S.—including Alaska and Hawaii—and a lot of other countries as well, and I've never seen another town like this one for strip clubs. The best strip clubs in Las Vegas are some of the best strip clubs in the world.

100% Honest Vegas Strip Club Reviews

At Topless Vegas Online, I cover it all. I give it to you straight and tell you exactly what you can expect. If I like a place, I tell you why. If I don't like a place, I tell you the problem. I list the prices for everything, and whether or not I think they're worth it.

Las Vegas Strip Club Costs, Etiquette, Slang and Local Laws

I also fill you in on how to avoid getting ripped off by the tourist traps, and provide tricks the locals use to have maximum fun at minimum cost. And if you're new to the Vegas strip club scene, you'll find guides to Las Vegas strip club etiquette, tipping advice, slang, and local laws.

How to Get the Most from Topless Vegas Online

If you're not familiar with Vegas strip clubs, start with the articles under "Strip Club Survival Guide" at the left. Once you know whether you're looking for a topless or nude club, or some other adult entertainment, check out the "Best Of's" at the top left.

Once you've narrowed down the clubs or shows that you're most interested in, check out their individual reviews for detailed information, hours, prices, and location. And don't forget to check out the free round-trip limo transport offered by many of the clubs. The clubs give free admission when you arrive at their club by their limo, no strings attached. That can save you $70+ to enjoy the pleasures of the establishment.

Stripper Blogs and Websites – A View into the Dancer’s World

A lot of the most interesting and entertaining information about strippers can be found online at blogs and websites that are created by strippers. If you’re interested in how dancers view their job, the clubs they work in, and their customers, spend a little time at some of these sites.

If you read the stripper blogs and forums, you’ll come to understand that dancing in strip clubs is first and foremost a job. You’ll learn that the women who strip are not prostitutes and that if they want to be successful as strippers they have to take their work seriously.

You’ll learn what kinds of customers dancers like (aside from the obvious—guys with money) and what kinds of customers they hate (even if they have money). You’ll read story after story about irritating customers, amusing customers, appreciated regulars, good and bad club managers, DJs, and even other dancers that strippers have to put up with.

If you’re interested in learning more about what the world looks like from a dancer’s perspective, these are some sites I recommend:   Read more …

Pole Expo 2014 at the Palms Casino

palms pole dancing2This Thursday through Sunday, September 4 – 7, the 2014 Pole Expo will be held at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas. The expo includes workshops, seminars, male and female pole-dancing competitions and a showcase of ten international pole dancing stars.

If you’re interested in watching the competitions and showcase, that event is on Thursday evening, starting at 7 pm. Tickets are $49. Ten female finalists and ten male finalists will be vying for the title of Overall Pole Classic Champion 2014.

On September 5 through 7, more than 100 workshops and seminars for pole enthusiasts will be held from 9 am to 5 pm each of the three days. Workshops include not only instruction on pole dancing, but also on burlesque, handstands, silks, yoga, flexibility, splits, stretching, chair dancing, neo-burlesque, go-go dancing, striptease, lap dancing, belly dancing, floor work, and related interests.

Tickets for the entire 4-day event, including the competitions and showcase plus passes to all workshops and seminars, are $165.

Pole Expo Offers FREE Workshops and Seminars Too

There’s also a full schedule of about 60 FREE workshops and seminars on all three days from 9 am – 5 pm, including pole dancing, burlesque, twerking, hula hoops, and even a trip to the Sapphire Pool. The free twerking workshop is on Sunday at 1 pm. I can think of worse ways to spend an afternoon than watching a group of young women learn how to twerk.

For the full schedule and to purchase tickets, go to the Pole Expo website.

Best Vegas Strip Clubs Fall Update

I just finished my early fall update of my picks for the Best Las Vegas Strip Clubs.

There have been a few changes since the midsummer update.  Crazy Horse Too is off the list as it has recently closed. Nude club Talk of the Town has been edged off the list by continued improvements at the Palomino and Little Darlings nude clubs.  And I’ve removed a few topless clubs when I noticed the hustle factor getting too high.

Palomino is singled out for having the most consistently beautiful plus talented stage dancers of any strip club in Vegas, even at off-peak hours. I’ve been deliberately going to the club mid-week and at weird times, trying to find some second-string dancers, and I haven’t found one yet at any hour of the day, any day of the week.

Meanwhile, Little Darlings is running so many Blue Light Specials (two lap dances for $20 or $30, depending on the time and day of the week) that their effective lap dance price is now two-for-$20 or $30.

In addition, many of the Little Darlings’ dancers have increased their tease factor on stage. I’ve complained in the past that in between songs too many dancers were walking off the stage to remove their g-strings and then return to the stage naked, seemingly oblivious to the fact that many in the audience (me!) would prefer to watch the dancers slowly remove their g-strings on stage, as part of their dance.

For decades this has been considered the sexiest part of a striptease. And recently I’ve been noticing more and more Little Darlings dancers taking their time with erotic striptease instead of leaving the stage to get naked between songs. Makes my heart sing.

A tip of the hat to Sapphire for the most-improved stage show since the summer update. I’ve been seeing the best pole dancing and erotic acrobatics here of any topless club in town.  Sapphire is also reaching out to couples, and they’re showing up in greater numbers.  My wife and I had a very enjoyable evening at the club.

Note that the Sapphire Pool hours have been cut back to noon – 6 pm, Fri – Sun.

e. e. cummings was a burlesque fan

eec0465e. e. cummings, the American poet I quoted on 28 August 2014, was a huge fan of burlesque from the 1920s (when he was in his 20’s) until his death in 1962. His wife was a former Ziegfeld showgirl. At a time when the politicians and press were calling burlesque obscene and demanding laws to ban it, cummings insisted it was not only art, but high art.

eec0738In 1925, in Vanity Fair, he wrote about New York’s most popular burlesque house, Minsky’s National Winter Gardens Theater:

… the creations of the National Winter Gardens possess, in common with the sculpture of Gaston Lachaise, the painting of John Marin and the music of Igor Stravinsky, the virtue of being intensely alive; whereas the productions of the conventional theatre, like academic sculpture and painting and music, are thoroughly dead and since “art,” if it means anything, means TO BE INTENSELY ALIVE, the former constitute art and the latter are balderdash.

eec1142In another essay, titled, “Burlesque, I Love It!” he describes one popular dancer, June St. Claire, as having,

… a literally miraculous synthesis of flying and swimming and floating and rising and darting and gliding and pouncing and falling and creeping and every other conceivable way of moving …

eec0834cummings wrote about strippers in some of his poems, and also sketched and painted strippers. Many of his paintings hang in museums. You can find a number of his sketches and paintings of strippers for sale online at The Paintings of E. E. Cummings: Strippers.