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Friday Aug 23, 2013
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Friday, August 23

Bad Girl Cocktail Hour @ The Lexington Club
Every Friday night, bad girls can get $1 dollar margaritas between 9 pm and 10 pm. 3464 19th St. between Mission and Valencia. 863-2052. www.lexingtonclub.com

Happy Friday @ Midnight Sun
Open during renovations, the popular video bar ends each week with gogo guys (starting at 9 pm) 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. 9 pm-2 am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

HYSL @ The Lookout
Shots, drinks and DJed fun with the adorable David and Trevor. $2. 10 pm-2 am. 3600 16th St. at Market. www.lookoutsf.com

Picante @ Esta Noche
Weekly show with drag queens and the Picante Boys; hosted by Lulu Ramirez; DJ Marco. 9 pm-2 am. 3079 16th St. 841-5748. www.jceventssf.com

Pink Friday @ The Mad Dog in the Fog
Yo, bro; the Haight straight bar goes gay (and lesbianic!), now each 4th Friday. Gogo guys, pink drinks, no cover, Jell-O shots, and gay fun; DJ Getty spins tunes. 9 pm-2 am. 530 Haight St. 626-7279. www.facebook.com/MadDogPinkFriday

Release @ Club OMG
Weekly party at the intimate mid-Market club; rotating hosts and DJs, Top 40 dance remixes, giveaways, gogo hunks. Free before 11pm. $3. 9 pm-2 am. 43 Sixth St. www.clubomgsf.com www.facebook.com/ReleaseSF

Saturday, August 24

Block Party @ 20th St
Noise Pop and other groups present a music and food funfest, with several bands and booths. 12 pm-6 pm. 20th Street between Harrison and Bryant. www.noisepop.com http://do415.com/event/2013/08/24/20th-street-block-party

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

Bootie SF @ DNA Lounge
Mash-up DJ madness at the popular club event. $10-$15. 9 pm-3 am. 375 11th st. www.BootieSF.com www.dnalounge.com

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

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

Sadistic Saturdays @ SF Eagle
Michael Brandon and Terry Penn cohost the leather and kink night, with demos, gogo guys boot black and naughty fun. 2nd & 4th Saturdays. 10pm-1am. (Also now open daily 11 am-2 am). 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Showgirls @ Castro Theatre
Peaches Christ presents the annual (consistently sold-out) hilarious screening of the campy film about Vegas strippers; with pre-show fun, including a "Goddess Spectacular," free laps dances with any purchase of a large popcorn, and a Nomi-Malone look-alike contest. $22-$50 (VIP pre-show reception 6:30 pm). 8pm. 429 Castro St. www.peacheschrist.com www.castro theatre.com

Sunday, August 25

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The classic leather bar is back, with the most popular Sunday daytime event in town. 3 pm-6 pm (Also now open daily 11am-2am). 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.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. 3 pm-8 pm. 3158 Mission St. 282-3325. www.elriosf.com

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

Monday, August 26

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). 8 pm-closing. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.hitws.com

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

Monday Musicals @ The Edge
The popular Castro bar shows fun musicals each week. 7 pm-2 am. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5 pm-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). 9 pm. 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, 7:30-8:30 pm. Castro St. at Market. www.saintaidan.org

Tuesday, August 27

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

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

Funny Tuesdays @ Harvey’s
Ronn Vigh hosts the weekly LGBT and gay-friendly comedy night. This week LA-based (and Roseanne writer) Betsy Salkind. One-drink or menu item minimum. 9 pm. 500 Castro St. at 18th. 431-HARV. www.harveyssf.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, 8 pm. 309 Cortland. www.straybarsf.com

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

Wednesday, August 28

Ben Sollee @ Yoshi’s Oakland
Cellist-vocalist performs interesting hybrid original music (bluegrass, jazz, R&B) at the classy nightclub-restaurant. $19. 8pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. (510) 238-9200. www.yoshis.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. 9 pm-2 am. 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

Heart @ America’s Cup Pavilion
The ’70s rock icons Ann and Nancy Wilson perform their hits. Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience opens. $35-$118. 7 pm. Pier 27 & 29. www.ticketmaster.com

Queer Salsa @ Beatbox
Weekly Latin partner dance night. 8 pm-1 am. 314 11th St. www.beatboxsf.com

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

Thursday August 29

Comedy Bodega @ Esta Noche
Marga Gomez hosts the weekly LGBT- and queer-friendly comedy night at the Mission club. This week, LA headliner Betsy Salkind, Marga and special guests. No cover; one-drink min. 8 pm. 3079 16th St. 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

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

Jukebox @ Beatbox
Veteran DJ Page Hodel (The Box, Q and many other events) presents a new weekly dance event, with soul, funk, hip-hop and house mixes. $10. 21+. 9pm-2am. 314 11th St. at Folsom. www.BeatboxSF.com www.facebook.com/Jukeboxsf

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

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

Nightlife @ California Academy of Sciences
Themed event nights at the fascinating nature museum; plus food, cocktails and DJed dancing. This week, Fire & Ice, with Three Twins ice cream, sno-cones, lunar exhibits, music by Icee Hot; DJs Terrence Parker and others. $10-$12. 6 pm-10 pm, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000. www.calacademy.org

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
The weekly live rock shows have returned. 9 pm-ish. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie’s Lounge
Retro disco tunes and a fun diverse crowd, each Thursday; DJ Bus Station John plays records. $4. 10 pm-2 am. 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. 9 pm-2 am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Friday, August 30

Dancing Ghosts @ Cat Club
Darkwave Dance Party for our 3rd annual Sandman Ball! DJs Xander, Daniel Skellington, Tomas Diablo, and BatKat. $7 ($3 before 10). 21+. 9:30-2 am. 1190 Folsom St. www.sfcatclub.com

Epic, Colossus, Sanctuary @ Various Venues
Three-event annual Labor Day weekend circuit dance parties. $15-$50 (3-party pass). 10 pm - Sept 1. www.guspresents.com

Fedorable @ El Rio
Free weekly queer dance party, with gogos, prizes, old groovy tunes, cheap cocktails. 9 pm-2 am. 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-8:30 pm. Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive. 750-3600. www.famsf.org

Happy Friday @ Midnight Sun
Open during renovations, the popular video bar ends each week with gogo guys (starting at 9 pm) 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. 9 pm-2 am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

HYSL @ The Lookout
Shots, drinks and DJed fun with the adorable David and Trevor. $2. 10 pm-2 am. 3600 16th St. at Market. www.lookoutsf.com

Jake Steel @ Nob Hill Theatre
The lanky porn hunk strips and goes all the way onstage. $25. 8 pm & 10 pm. Also August 31. Other strippers nightly, and before and after headliners. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Latin Explosion @ Club 21, Oakland
Eight bars, more dance floors, and a smoking lounge; the largest gay Latin dance night in the Bay Area. Happy hour 4 pm-8:30 pm. Dancing 9 pm-4 am. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

Picante @ Esta Noche
Weekly show with drag queens and the Picante Boys; hosted by Lulu Ramirez; DJ Marco. 9 pm-2 am. 3079 16th St. 841-5748. www.jceventssf.com

Release @ Club OMG
Weekly party at the intimate mid-Market club; rotating hosts and DJs, Top 40 dance remixes, giveaways, gogo hunks. Free before 11 pm. $3. 9 pm-2 am. 43 Sixth St. www.clubomgsf.com www.facebook.com/ReleaseSF

Some Thing @ The Stud
Mica Sigourney and pals’ weekly offbeat drag performance night. 10 pm-2 am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Saturday, August 31

Beer Bust @ Hole in the Wall Saloon
Beer only $8 until you bust. 4 pm-8 pm. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.hitws.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. 9 pm-3 am. 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 9 pm-4 am. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

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

Olympus @ Mezzanine
New Labor Day weekend circuit dance party (produced by the WE Party crew) with DJs Chus+Ceballos, Shane Stiel & James Torres, and Alyson Calagna, with costumed gogos, plenty of visuals. $45-$55. 21+. 9 pm-3 am. 444 Jessie St. www.mezzaninesf.com

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