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Wednesday Aug 1, 2012
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Wed 1

Andrea Marcovicci @ The Rrazz Room
Cabaret veteran performs classic American Songbook hits. $35-$45. 7:30pm. Wed-Sat 7:30pm Sun 5pm. Thru Aug. 5. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095. www.TheRrazzRoom.com

Bear Bust @ Kok
All-you-can-drink Bud Light, Rolling Rock draft. 8pm-12am. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.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

Bubba @ Truck
Good ole boy drinks, specials and Bubba bartenders. 9pm-2am. 1900 Folsom St. www.trucksf.com

D’lysh @ Deco Lounge
Isa Manzanita hosts the weekly drag show at 10:30pm. No cover. 510 Larkin St. at Turk. 346-2025. www.decosf.com

Pit Stop @ Kok
Hamisi DJs the popular happy hour, 6pm-9pm, where fun continues later. 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

Rookies Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
New strippers audtion for the audience. $20. Sign up 8pm; show 9pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 781-9468. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Wolf @ The Watergarden, San Jose
Monthly event for furry men on the prowl, 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

Thu 2

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

Marga Gomez (often) hosts Comedy Bodega

Comedy Bodega @ Esta Nocha
The new weekly LGBT and indie comic stand-up night. 8pm-9:30pm. 3079 16th St. at Mission. www.comedybodega.com

Daddy @ Kok
Daddies and their boys enjoy drink specials and porn entertainment. 10pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Fauxgirls @ Infusion Lounge
The classy drag revue celebrates its 11th year; Victoria Secret, Alexandria, Chanel, Maria Garza, Mini Minerva, Kipper, Daffney Deluxe and Ruby LeBrowne; dinner seating at 7pm. Show at 8pm. No cover. 124 Ellis St. 421-8700. www.fauxgirls.com

Fuego @ The Watergarden, San Jose
New 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 hot gogo guys and DJ MC2. 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

Show Off @ Truck
Weekly drag variety show hosted by Pristine Condition. 9pm-2am. 1900 Folsom St. www.trucksf.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
Shake your groove thang at the intimate retro disco night where DJ Bus Station John plays classic records. $4. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

Fri 3

Bad Girl Cocktail Hour @ The Lexington Club
Every Friday night, bad girls can get $1 dollar margaritas between 9pm and 10pm. All drinks being served up by the fabulous bartending duo of Tanya and Amy. 3464 19th St. between Mission and Valencia. 863-2052. www.lexingtonclub.com

Café con Comedy @ Dolores Park Café
Kung Pao Kosher Comedy presents a night of hilarious tales from restaurant workers, former and current: Nick Leonard, Bob McIntyre, Carla Clayy, and Lisa Geduldig. $7-$20. 8pm. 501 Dolores St. at 18th. www.KosherComedy.com www.doloresparkcafe.com

Edna Wright, Honey Cone @ The Rrazz Room
Classic 70s R&B, osul and girl group concert. $35. 9:15pm. Also Aug 4. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095. www.TheRrazzRoom.com

Friday Nights @ de Young Museum
Weekly parties, live performances and quick art installations, paired with current shows, including the Jean Paul Gaultier couture/costume exhibit. Free-$18 (tickets required for exhibit entry). 5:30pm-8:30pm. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park. www.deyoung.famsf.org

Fuzzz @ El Rio
Diverse crowd for an eclectic queer-friendly dance night with different themes. 3158 Mission St. 282-3325. www.elriosf.com

Hard @ Q Bar
Electro pop dance night at the intimate Castro bar-club, with DJ Haute Toddy. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

Ho Down @ Thee Parkside
Yee-haw! Enjoy live sets by the bands Glenmeadmore and the Kuntry Band, The Whoa Nellies, Andrew Roberts, Pippi Lovestocking and DJ Phatima. $10. 9pm. 1600 17th St. 252-1330. www.theeparkside.com

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

Kinky Beats @ Café Flore
Sergio’s weekly DJ night at the popular café-bar 2 for 1 martinis! 9pm-1:30am. 2298 Market St. 621-8579. www.cafeflore.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. Happy hour 4pm-8:30pm. Dancing 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

Legendary @ Beatbox
Gheno Aviance welcomes musician-actor-fab creature Kevin Aviance, Mother Juan, capoeira hunk Antonio Contreras, and members of the talented creative New York House of Aviance community, with local talents Juanita More, Jason Kending. 9pm-2am. 314 11th St. www.houseofaviance.com www.beatboxsf.com

Some Thing @ The Stud
Weekly drag show with unusual acts. 10pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Sat 4

Beer Bust @ Hole in the Wall Saloon
Beer only $8 until you bust. 4pm-8pm. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.hitws.com

Bistroteque @ Café Flore
DJ Ken Vulsion spins tunes at the popular café-bar; 2 for 1 cosmos! 9pm-1:30am. 2298 Market St. 621-8579. www.cafeflore.com

Bloody Mary Bar @ Pilsner Inn
Build your own nutritious beverage with a zing. Every Saturday and Sunday, 10am-2pm. 225 Church St. www.pilsnerinn.com

Bootie SF @ DNA Lounge
Weekly mash-up dance night, with resident DJs Adrian & Mysterious D. No matter the theme, a mixed fun good time’s assured. $8-$15. 9pm-3am. 21+. 375 11th st. at Harrison. www.BootieSF.com www.DNAlounge.com

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

Club Rimshot @ Bench and Bar, Oakland
Weekly hip hop and R&B night. $8-$15. 9pm to 4am. 510 17th St. www.bench-and-bar.com

Cockfight @ Underground SF
Black light beach party at the intimate popular monthly night, with gogo guys, DJed fun and hipster heaven. $8. 9pm-2am. 424 Haight St. www.cockfightsf.com

GAPA Runway @ Herbst Theatre
Gay Asian Pacific Alliance’s 24th annual drag and entertainment pageant, with hostess Tita Aida. $20-$50. 7pm-10pm. 401 Van Ness Ave. www.gapa.org/gapa-runway

I Just Wanna F*ckin Dance @ Beatbox
One year anniversary of Locoya Hill’s dance night, with DJs Joe Gauthreaux, Lee Decker, VIP hosts Sister Roma and Bebe Sweetbriar, gogo guys and more. $15-$20. 10pm-3am. 314 11th St. www.beatboxsf.com

La Quebradora Closing Party @ Mission Cultural Center
Lucha Libre wrestlers combat, meet legend Mil Mascaras (3:30pm), and see the last night of the exhibit about Mexican pro wrestling culture. $10-$30. 7pm. 2868 Mission St. 643-2785. www.missionculturalcenter.org

Sun 5

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

Beer Bust @ 440
$8 a cup, where the beer is cheap, and the men are priceless. 3pm-8pm. 440 Castro St. www.the440.com

Beer Bust @ Truck
Beer, and lots of it. $10. 4pm-8pm. Ice Queen Sundays, a new drag show, follows. Shows at 9:30 and 11pm. 1900 Folsom St. www.trucksf.com

GAWK Party @ Tikka Masala
Jon Sugar celebrates his 63rd birthday, with performances by Scarlet Stolic, 2am Music, comis and others. 7pm. 1668 Haight St.

Help Is on the Way XVIII @ Herbst Theatre
Helen Reddy makes her return to the stage after ten years at the star-studded cabaret benefit for the Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation, with Carole Cook, Sam Harris, Rex Smith, Maureen McGovern, Tuck & Patti, Paula West, Les Miserables cast members and many more. $30-$175. 5pm-silent auction VIP receptions. Show 7:30pm. 401 Van Ness Ave. 273-1620. www.helpisontheway.org

Honey Soundsystem @ Holy Cow
Sunday music mix crew plays groove-adelic sounds for a hip, diverse crowd. 10pm-2am. 1535 Folsom St. at 11th. www.honeysoundsystem.com

It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere @ The Stud
Seymore Sinn and Dean Disaster cohost a decadent drag king variety show and performance revue. $5. 7pm-10pm. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Joanna Pitt @ The Rrazz Room
Los Angeles singer makes her Rrazz Room debut with a concert of songs by The Carpenters. $25. 8pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. www.TheRrazzRoom.com

Jock @ Lookout
Weekly fundraiser for various local LGBT sports groups. $2 cover. Drink specials. 3pm-9pm. 3600 16th St. at Market. www.lookoutsf.com

Jockstrap Bust @ Kok Bar
$8 stripped down, $10 not; all you can drink Bud Light or Rolling Rock. Weekly. 5pm-9pm. 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. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

Sunday School @ The EndUp
New T-dance and beer bust at the famed disco. Enjoy the sunny patio and grooves by DJ Hawthorne and the Ghetto Disco crew. $5 cover. $3 drinks. 3pm-8pm. 401 6th St. www.theendup.com

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 6

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.holeinthewallsaloon.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
Cast members from the touring production of Les Miserables perform in the bar (9pm)! Show ticket giveaways, too. 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

Supernova @ Truck
Trivia show at the lil gay bar, with DJs Pork Sweats and Jimmy Swear. 1900 Folsom St. www.trucksf.com

Tue 7

13 Licks @ Q Bar
Weekly women’s night at the stylish intimate bar. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

Funny Tuesdays @ Harvey’s
Ronn Vigh hosts the weekly LGBT and gay-friendly comedy night. One drink or menu item minimum. 9pm. 500 Castro St. at 18th. 431-HARV. www.harveyssf.com

The Kinsey Sicks @ The Rrazz Room
The hilarious dragapella group returns with Electile Dysfunction: The Kinsey Sicks for President. $35-$40. 8pm (Sun 7pm) Aug 7-12, 14-19. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095. www.TheRrazzRoom.com

Meow Mix @ The Stud
Weekly drag and variety show. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. at Harrison. www.studsf.com

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Strip down as guys onstage strip. Weekly. $20. 8pm-11pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 781-9468. 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 8

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

Bubba @ Truck
Good ole boy drinks, specials and Bubba bartenders. 9pm-2am. 1900 Folsom St. www.trucksf.com

D’lysh @ Deco Lounge
Isa Manzanita hosts the weekly drag show at 10:30pm. No cover. 510 Larkin St. at Turk. 346-2025. www.decosf.com

Dream Queens Revue @ Aunt Charlie’s Lounge
Retro-classic drag show (2nd and 4th Wednesday) at the classic Tenderloin bar, featuring Collette Ashton, Ruby Slippers, Sophilya Leggz, Bobby Ashton, Sheena Rose, Davida Ashton and Joie de Vivre. No cover. 10pm. 133 Turk St. 441-2922. www.dreamqueensrevue.com

Jokers & Queens @ Tommy T’s
Comedy and drag royalty perform (Jackie Cox, Kit Tapata, Holotta Tymes, Ruby Holiday, Cassandra Gorges, Natasha Muse, Ronn Vigh, Pippi Lovestocking), with hosts Gingersnap and Pia Messing. $20. 2-item min, (drink or food). 9:30pm. 1000 Van Ness Ave. www.tommyts.com

Pit Stop @ Kok
Hamisi DJs the popular happy hour, 6pm-9pm, where fun continues later. 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

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