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Thursday Nov 1, 2012
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Thu 1

Apollo Run @ Amnesia
Innovative Brooklyn-based trio performs Here Be Dragons, The Musical. The New Cassettes and Amusia also play. $10. 8pm. All ages. 853 Valencia St. 970-0012. www.apollorun.com www.amnesiathebar.com

Betty Buckley @ The Rrazz Room
Iconic Broadway actress-singer performs "Ah Men! The Boys of Broadway" $45-$55. 8pm. Nov 3, 7pm & 9:30pm; Nov 4, 7pm. Thru Nov 4. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095. www.TheRrazzRoom.com

Club Temple @ White Horse Bar, Oakland
Weekly DJed music night. No cover. 6551 Telegraph Ave. (510) 652-3820. www.whitehorsebar.com

Comedy Bodega @ Esta Nocha
The weekly LGBT and indie comic stand-up night. This week, Marga Gomez, Colleen Watson, Matt Leib, Stefani Silverman.8pm-9:30pm. 3079 16th St. at Mission. www.comedybodega.com

Fuego @ The Watergarden, San Jose
Weekly event, with Latin music, half-off locker fees and Latin men, at the South Bay private men’s bath house. $8-$39. Reg hours 24/7. 18+. 1010 The Alameda. (408) 275-1215. www.thewatergarden.com

The Monster Show @ The Edge
Cookie Dough’s weekly raucous drag show with gogo guys. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Music, Art & Heart @ Fairmont Hotel
Harry Connick, Jr. performs at this intimate concert and dinner, a gala fundraiser for All Stars Helping Kids. $2,000 (That’s not a typo). 6:30pm reception, seated dinner and VIP post-party reception. (650) 363-1395. www.allstarshelpingkids.org

Shirts Off @ Hole in the Wall Saloon
$1 off any drink if ya doff yer shirt. 8pm-2am. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.holeinthewallsaloon.com

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The popular country western LGBT dance night. $5. 6:30pm-10:30pm with lessons from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. Also Sundays 5pm-10:30pm with lessons from 5:30-7:15 pm. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie’s Lounge
Retro tunes and retro cruisy crowd, each Thursday; DJ Bus Station John plays records. $4. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

Fri 2

Del Shores @ The Rrazz Room
Gay creator of the funny Sordid Lives shows performs his solo stand-up act. $25. 10:30pm. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095. www.TheRrazzRoom.com

Fedorable @ El Rio
Free weekly queer dance party, with gogos, prizes, old groovy tunes, cheap cocktails. 9pm-2am. 3158 Mission St. 282-3325. www.elriosf.com

Jake Genesis @ Nob Hill Theatre
New hairy muscle porn stud shows himself off in 3D at 8pm, with a live duo sex show at 10pm! $25. Also Nov. 3. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Joe @ The Lookout
Shots, drinks and DJed fun. $2. 10pm-2am. 3600 16th St. at Market. www.lookoutsf.com

Josh Klipp and the Klipptones @ Savanna Jazz
The local crooner and his band perform with co-vocalist and Bay Area novitiate, Emily Day. $8. 7:30-11:30pm. 2937 Mission Street. 285-3369. www.savannajazz.com

Latin Explosion @ Club 21, Oakland
Dance club (eight bars, more dance floors, lounge) hosts the largest gay Latin dance night in the Bay Area. $6 cover before 11pm with text message. Sign up online. Happy hour 4pm-8:30pm. Dancing 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

Marga Gomez’s Day of the Dead Republican @ La Peña Cultural Center
The wry comic master presents a holiday-politically-themed comedy night, with a Romney altar to his blandness and political mendacity; plus takes on lesbian heiresses, Pussy Riot and more. $20. 8pm. Also Nov 3. 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. www.margagomez.com www.lapena.org

Pants Off Fridays @ Kok Bar
Anybody who strips down to their boxers, jockstrap or undies gets $2 off their first drink, $1 off each drink after. Free clothes check. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Pulled Pork Happy Hour @ Lone Star Saloon
Weekly happy hour with homemade pulled pork BBQ sandwiches. 2pm-8pm. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Salsa Club @ Cafe Cocomo
Same-sex dancing and lessons with a live band. 21+. 8:30pm-12am. 650 Indiana St. www.QueerBallroom.com

Spicy @ Club OMG
DJ SSHaaN spins Bollywood dance hits at the intimate new South Asian LGBT nightclub. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. at Market. www.clubomgsf.com

Sat 3

Beach Blanket Babylon @ Club Fugazi
Musical comedy revue, now in its 35th year, with an ever-changing lineup of political and pop culture icons, all in gigantic wigs. Reg: $25-$130. Wed, Thu, Fri at 8pm. Sat 6:30, 9:30pm. Sun 2pm, 5pm. (Beer/wine served; cash only). 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Blvd (Green St.). 421-4222. www.beachblanketbabylon.com

Beer Bust @ Hole in the Wall Saloon
Beer only $8 until you bust. 4pm-7pm. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.hitws.com
Club 21’s caliente gogo guys

La Bota Loca @ Club 21, Oakland
Live bands, DJed tunes, gogo hotties, drag shows, drink specials, all at Oakland’s premiere Latin nightclub and weekly cowboy night. $10-$15. Dancing 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

Bounce That @ Truck
New 80s freestyle electro night, with DJs Kris Corzine and Zero Zero One. No cover. 8pm-12am. 1900 Folsom St. www.trucksf.com

Daddy @ Kok Bar
Men-only night; cruisy ambiance, a hot gogo guy, and DJ Guber. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Go Bang @ The Stud
The intimate disco party has moved to SoMa. Guest DJs Lester Temple and Glenn Rivera, with residents Steve Fabus and Sergio Fedasz. $7. 9pm-3am. 399 9th St. at Harrison. www.gobangsf.com

Hard French @ El Rio
Popular daytime deliciously DJed dance party on the patio. $7. 2pm-8pm. 3158 Mission st. www.hardfrench.com www.elriosf.com

Jalwa @ Club OMG
DJ SSHaaN spins a unique Bollywood dance mix at the intimate new South Asian LGBT nightclub. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. at Market. www.clubomgsf.com

Leather Beer Bust @ Kok Bar
Straps and chaps? You’re most welcome at the leather beverage bust, with a BLUF meeting each 3rd Saturday. 5pm-8pm. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Sun 4

All-Male Amateur Strip Show @ Deco Lounge
Ruby Holiday and Diva LaFever cohost the weekly night of newbies gettin’ nude. $100 cash prize! DJ Lambchop spins tunes. Contest 10:30pm. 510 Larkin St. at Turk. 346-2025. www.decosf.com

Carly Ozard @ The Rrazz Room
Former local songstress returns for two shows at the the intimate cabaret club. $20. 2-drink min. 4pm. Also Nov 5, 8pm. Nikko Hotel, 222 Mason St at O’Farrell. (866) 468-3399. www.TheRrazzRoom.com

Salsa Sundays @ El Rio
Salsa dancing for LGBT folks and friends, with live merengue and cumbia bands; tapas and donations that support local causes. 2nd & 4th Sundays. 3pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St. 282-3325. www.elriosf.com

Sports Beer Bust @ Kok Bar
Wear a uniform or strip down to a jock strap and get more beer for your bucks. Team fundraisers coming soon. 5pm-8pm. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The popular country western LGBT dance night. $5. 5pm-10:30pm with lessons from 5:30-7:15 pm. Also Thursdays 6:30pm-10:30pm with lessons from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

Sunday’s a Drag @ Starlight Room
Donna Sachet and Harry Denton host the weekly fabulous brunch and drag show. $45. 11am, show at noon; 1:30pm, show at 2:30pm. 450 Powell St. in Union Square. 395-8595. www.harrydenton.com

Mon 5

Cock and Bull Mondays @ Hole in the Wall Saloon
Specials on drinks made with "Cock and Bull" ginger ale (Jack and Cock, Russian Mule, and more). 8pm-closing. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.hitws.com

Funny Mondays @ Deco Lounge
Victor Torres hosts a comedy open mic night. 7pm-9pm. 510 Larkin St. at Turk. www.decosf.com

Karaoke @ The Lookout
Paul K hosts the amateur singing night. 8pm-2am. 3600 16th St. at Market. www.lookoutsf.com

Monday Musicals @ The Edge
The renovated bar now shows fun musicals each week. 7pm-2am. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5pm-closing. 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Piano Bar 101 @ Martuni’s
Sing-along night with talented locals, and charming accompanist Joe Wicht (aka Trauma Flintstone). 9pm. 4 Valencia St. at Market. www.dragatmartunis.com

Pinups & Show Ponies @ Sofa Lounge
Shakey Gibson’s new weekly revue, with jazz sirens, burlesque beauties and drag follies. 9:30pm no cover. 139 8th St. at Minna, (below Bossa Nova). www.facebook.com/SofaSF

Sacred Cocktails @ Twin Peaks
Weekly gathering for Christian and other faithful LGBTs, sponsored by Oasis, the GLBT Ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of California. Upstairs, 7:30-8:30pm. Castro St. at Market. www.saintaiden.org

Tue 6

Election Night Party @ YBCA
Watch the election returns and enjoy a spirited concert with youth performers, the San Francisco Rock Project and Destiny Arts Center. Free. 6pm-11pm. 701 Mission St. 978-2787. www.ybca.org

Jim Caruso’s Cast Party @ The Rrazz Room
Musical comedy variety show. $30. 8pm. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095. www.TheRrazzRoom.com

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Enjoy strip shows in the comfort of your skivvies, or less, with complimentary libations, and the weekly night. $20. 8pm-11pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Smarty Pants Trivia @ Stray Bar
Kitty Tapata hosts the game show fun with popcorn and prizes at the dog-friendly gay/straight bar in Bernal Heights. Tuesdays, 8pm. 309 Cortland. www.straybarsf.com

Wed 7

Bobby Caldwell @ The Rrazz Room
Veteran vocalist performs jazz, pop and R&B classics. $45-$47.50. 8pm. Nov 8, 8pm. Nov 9 & 10, 7pm & 9:30pm. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095. www.TheRrazzRoom.com

Booty Call @ Q Bar
Juanita More and Joshua J’s weekly night packs the intimate stylish bar with grooves and a groovy younger crowd. $3. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.juanitamore.com www.QbarSF.com

Quiz Night @ Kok Bar
Porn dude Element Eclipse hosts a trivia game night, with prizes. 5pm-12am. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Red Hots Burlesque @ El Rio
Women’s burlesque show performs each Wed & Fri. $5-$10. 7pm. 3158 Mission St. 282-3325. www.elriosf.com

Thu 8

80s Thursdays @ Cat Club
DJs and VJs take you back to the MTV era with music from the 1980s. $6. 9:30-2am. 1190 Folsom St. www.sfcatclub.com

Comedy Bodega @ Esta Nocha
Weekly LGBT and indie comic stand-up night. This week, Pippi Lovestocking and special guests. 8pm-9:30pm. 3079 16th St. at Mission. www.comedybodega.com

Dudley Saunders @ Casa Sanchez
Enjoy dinner and/or drinks as the New York gay folk-rock singer performs music from his fourth album, Monsters. Free. 8pm. 2778 24th St. 282-2402. www.reverbnation.com/dudleysaunders www.casasanchezfood.com

Fuego @ The Watergarden, San Jose
Weekly event, with Latin music, half-off locker fees and Latin men, at the South Bay private men’s bath house. $8-$39. Reg hours 24/7. 18+. 1010 The Alameda. (408) 275-1215. www.thewatergarden.com

Go Deep @ El Rio
Man on man lube wrestling in the pit (an inflatable mini-pool), porn guys, drag queens, clowns, Boylesque performances, DJ Drama Bin Laden and Cajun food! 2nd Thursdays. 8pm-12am. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Ladies Arm Wrestling @ Thee Parkside
Women of the bars compete in the arm-wrestling bouts; Hemlock vs. Casanova and Pops vs. Parkside. 9pm-ish. 21+. www.theeparkside.com

Laughing Stock Comedy Show @ 4N5
Anthony Sandoval, Charlie Ballard, Kollin Holtz, John Hoogasian and Hector Rodriguez offer diversely witty comic acts. $5. 7pm. Gallery/Bar 4N5, 863 Mission St. 522-2440. galiara.com

The Monster Show @ The Edge
Cookie Dough’s weekly raucous drag show with gogo guys. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Shirts Off @ Hole in the Wall Saloon
$1 off any drink if ya doff yer shirt. 8pm-2am. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.holeinthewallsaloon.com

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The popular country western LGBT dance night. $5. 6:30pm-10:30pm with lessons from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. Also Sundays 5pm-10:30pm with lessons from 5:30-7:15 pm. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie’s Lounge
Retro tunes and retro cruisy crowd, each Thursday; DJ Bus Station John plays records. $4. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

VIP @ Club 21, Oakland
Hip Hop, Top 40, and sexy Latin music; gogo dancers, appetizers, and special guest DJs. No cover before 11pm and just $5 after all night. Dancing 9pm-3am. Happy hour 4pm-8:30pm 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

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