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May 1

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

Bottoms Up Bingo @ Hi Tops
Play board games and win offbeat prizes at the popular new sports bar. 9pm. 2247 Market St. 551-2500. www.HiTopsSF.com

Dot 429 @ Clift Hotel
The LGBT professional network hosts a cocktail event with guest Betony Vernon, author of The Boudoir bible. Proceeds benefit GLAAD. $35-$45. 6pm-9pm. 495 Geary St. www.Dot429.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

Rookie Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
See fresh talent strip it off, with the audience judging; sign-up by 8pm, show at 9pm; winner gets $200! $20 (for audience). 8pm-11pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Secret Lovers @ Lexington Club
DJs Katie Duck, PonyBoy and Durt play slow jams for makin’ out at the saucy women’s bar. 9pm-12:30am. 3464 19th St. between Mission and Valencia. 863-2052. www.lexingtonclub.com

Trivia Night @ Harvey’s
Bebe Sweetbriar hosts a weekly night of trivia quizzes, fun and prizes; no cover. 8pm-1pm. 500 Castro St. 431-4278. www.harveyssf.com

Way Back @ Midnight Sun
Weekly screenings of vintage music videos, and retro drink prices. 9pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

May 2

Amor for Vida @ Children’s Creativity Museum
Cinco de Mayo-themed fundraising party for the nonprofit that supports needy kids in Oaxaca, with food, music, tequilas for adults, kids pace for kids, a silent auction and more. $25. 6pm-8:30pm. 221 4th St. http://tar104.wix.com/vida-event-site

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

Cowboy Junkies @ Yoshi’s
Alt-rock band performs. $32-$40. 8pm & 10pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.yoshis.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

Gym Class @ Hi Tops
Enjoy cheap/free whiskey shots from jock-strapped hotties and sexy sports videos at the popular new sports bar. 10pm-2am. 2247 Market St. 551-2500. www.HiTopsSF.com

Latin Night @ The Café
Amazingly hot gogo guys, cheap drinks and DJed dance music. $5. 9pm-2am. 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com

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

Nightlife @ Cal. Academy of Sciences
The fascinating museum’s weekly nightlife event; Music, cash bar, DJed music and entertainment. $10-$12. 21+. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. www.calacademy.org

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 disco tunes and eclectic crowd, each Thursday; DJ Bus Station John plays records. $4. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

Underwear Party @ Powerhouse
Strip down to your skivvies (free clothes check) and watch or compete in the wet underwear contest ($100 prize!) at midnight; gogo guys and DJ Dam Nation. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhouse-sf.com

May 3

Blatino Oasis @ Palm Springs
Annual series of gay parties for African American men and their admirers; with strippers, gogo guys adult performers and celebs. Thru May 5. Various hotels. www.BlatinoOasis.com

Built to Last @ Public Works
Reason to Party’s benefit for Dolores Street Community Services’ first LGBT shelter includes aerial dance performances, open bars, DJs Justin Milla and Sebastian Concha, photo-booth, silent auction; VIP lounge include music and singing performances. Cocktail and/or construction attire suggested. $50-$100. 8pm-2am. 161 Erie St. www.dscs.eventbrite.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

Friday Nights @ De Young Museum
Season 9 of the popular weekly early evening museum parties continues, with live music and performance, exhibit-themed workshops and food and drinks. 5pm-8:30pm. Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive. 750-3600. www.deyoung.famsf.org/deyoung/fridays

Happy Friday @ Midnight Sun
Open during renovations, the popular video bar ends each week with gogo guys (starting at 9pm) and drink specials. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Hard @ Qbar
DJ Haute Toddy spins electro beats; cute gogo guys shake it. $3. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

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

J.R. Matthews @ Nob Hill Theatre
Muscled porn stud performs a live strip show. $25. Also May 4. 8pm and 10pm live sex shows with muscle daddy Casey Williams. Enjoy plenty of other strippers before, after and on other nights. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Latin Explosion @ Club 21, Oakland
Eight bars, more dance floors, and a lounge that 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

Rarebits @ Truck
Variety DJ night; no cover. 6pm-10pm. 1900 Folsom St. www.TruckSF.com

Roller Disco @ Women’s Building
SF Indiefest’s roller disco party, with skates and tunes provided by Black Rock Roller Disco. $10. 21+. Now monthly; first Fridays. 8pm. 3543 18th St. at Valencia. www.sfindie.com

Soma Country @ Beatbox
Sundance Saloon’s monthly SoMa two-stepping dance night in a special edition (also every Tuesday). $8. 8pm-12am. Lessons 8pm. 314 11th St. at Folsom. www.sundancesaloon.org www.beatboxsf.com

May 4

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

Booker T. Jones @ Yoshi’s
Legendary soul/R&B musicians performs $28-$35. 8pm & 10pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.yoshis.com

La Moni Stat at last month’s wild Charlie Horse
Charlie Horse @ SF Eagle
Anna Conda hosts the return of the raucous hilarious (monthly) drag show that starts at11pm-ish. (Also now open daily 11am-2am). 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Club Gossip @ Cat Club
Mixed gay-friendly goth-electro-retro-ish club night; monthly (2nd Sat.). $8. 21+. 9pm-3am. 1190 Folsom St. www.sfcatclub.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

Evolution @ Beatbox
Dance night with DJs Escape, Guy Ruben, plus Thomas J. Rodriguez and BeBe. $10-$15. 10pm-4am. 314 11th St. www.beatboxsf.com

Go Bang @ The Stud
Steve Fabus and Sergio Fedasz’ monthly eclectic dance night, with a focus on retro grooves and fab remixes. Guest DJs this month include Pavoen and Pone. Free-$7. 9pm-3am. 399 9th St. at Harrison. www.gobangsf.com

Hard French @ El Rio
The outdoor fun dance, dish and drink party returns, with DJs Carnita and Brown Amy, guest Wam Bam Ashley. $7. 2pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St. www.ElRioSF.com

Homo Erectus @ Qbar
Raunchy, slutty, dancing, drinking party with wild gogo guys and more fun from the Cockfight herd. DJs DCNSTRCT and Mykill. $5. 9pm-2am. 465 Castro St. www.clubhomoerectus.com www.QbarSF.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

Rachelle Ferrell @ Yoshi’s Oakland
R&B and pop singer performs. $28-$32. 8pm & 10pm. 510 Embarcadero, Oakland. (510) 238-9200. www.yoshis.com

May 5

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The classic leather bar is back, with the most popular Sunday daytime event in town. 3pm-6pm (Also now open daily 11am-2am). 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Cabaret Showcase Showdown @ Martuni’s
The singing competition continues, this month with the Best Female DCrooner edition, featuring guest judge Linda Kosit, with guest performer Sabrina Chap. Katya Smirnoff-Skyy and Mrs. Trauma Flintstone cohost. 7pm. 4 Valencia St. 241-0205.

Circuit de Mayo @ Ruby Skye
Fresh and Club Papi present a special edition of the popular downtown dance party T-Dance. $15-$25. 6pm-12am. 21+. 420 Mason St. www.FreshSF.com

The Rolling Stones @ Oracle Arena, Oakland
Historic rock band performs their "50 and Counting" tour. $100-$600. 8pm. Also May 8, at HP Pavilion, San Jose. www.ticketmaster.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

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The popular country western LGBT dance night celebrates a decade and a half of fun foot-stomping two-stepping and line-dancing. Free admission. $5. 5pm-10:30pm with lessons from 5:30-7:15 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

May 9

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

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 popular Castro bar 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

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

May 7

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

Block Party @ Midnight Sun
Weekly screenings of music videos, concert footage, interviews and more, of popular pop stars. 9pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.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

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Enjoy strip shows in the comfort of your skivvies, or less, with complimentary libations, at 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

Trivia Night @ Hi Tops
Play the trivia game at the popular new sports bar. 9pm. 2247 Market St. 551-2500. www.HiTopsSF.com

May 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

Bottoms Up Bingo @ Hi Tops
Play board games and win offbeat prizes at the popular new sports bar. 9pm. 2247 Market St. 551-2500. www.HiTopsSF.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

Leathermen @ Rainbow Skate, Redwood City
Roll out for a special edition of gay skate night, with local and visiting leather and kink men sharing fun on wheels, arcade games, nachos and slurpies galore (no alcohol). $9. 8pm-10:30pm. 1303 Main St. Redwood City. www.facebook.com/events/117172881812780/

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

Sutton Foster @ Feinstein’s at the Nikko
Two-time Tony Award-winning singer Sutton Foster (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Anything Goes) opens the newly renovated cabaret nightclub. $75-$95 (includes $30 food/beverage credit). 8pm. Thu/Fri 8pm Sat/Sun 7p,m, & Sat 10:30pm. Thru May 12. Hotel Nikko lobby, 222 Mason St. (866) 663-1063. www.feinsteinssf.com www.ticketweb.com

Trivia Night @ Harvey’s
Bebe Sweetbriar hosts a weekly night of trivia quizzes and fun and prizes; no cover. 8pm-1pm. 500 Castro St. 431-4278. www.harveyssf.com

Way Back @ Midnight Sun
Weekly screenings of vintage music videos, and retro drink prices. 9pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

May 9

Chrysta Bell @ Bimbo’s
The dreamy singer performs, with equally dreamy multimedia visual created by filmmaker David Lynch. Emily Jane White opens. $18-$20. 21+ 8pm. 1025 Columbus Ave. 474-0365. www.bimbos365club.com

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

Fabulous at 40 @ Bellevue Club, Oakland
The Pacific Center’s anniversary gala includes a speech by Cleve Jones, and performances by the Oakland East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus; honors to local LGBT volunteers. $150. 6:30pm no-host cocktails. 7:30pm dinner and program. 525 Bellevue Ave . at Lake Merritt. www.pacificcenter.org

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

Gym Class @ Hi Tops
Enjoy cheap/free whiskey shots from jock-strapped hotties and sexy sports videos at the popular new sports bar. 10pm-2am. 2247 Market St. 551-2500. www.HiTopsSF.com

Latin Night @ The Café
Amazingly hot gogo guys, cheap drinks and DJed dance music. $5. 9pm-2am. 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com

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

Paula Cole @ Yoshi’s
Grammy Award-winning vocalist performs. $28-$32. 8pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.yoshis.com

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

Underwear Party @ Powerhouse
Strip down to your skivvies (free clothes check) and watch or compete in the wet underwear contest ($100 prize!) at midnight; gogo guys and DJ Dam Nation. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhouse-sf.com


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