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Saturday Oct 19, 2013
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THURSDAY, OCT. 17

Circle Jerk @ Nob Hill Theatre
Enjoy onanistic adventures with porn dudes and patrons. $10. 9pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Comedy Thursdays @ Esta Noche
The revamped weekly LGBT- and queer-friendly comedy night at the Mission club is hosted by various comics (1st Thu, Natasha Muse; 2nd Thu, Emily Van Dyke; 3rd Thu Eloisa Bravo and Kimberly Rose; 4th Thu Johan Miranda). No cover; one-drink min. 8pm. 307916th 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

Linda Eder @ Feinstein’s at the Nikko
Celebrated Broadway and cabaret vocalist performs classic songs from various genres. $45-$80. 8pm. Also Oct. 18 & 19. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (866) 663-1063. www.ticketweb.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 @ California Academy of Sciences
Themed event nights at the fascinating nature museum, with DJed dancing, cocktails, fish, frogs, food and fun. $10-$12. 6pm-10pm, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000. www.calacademy.org

Pan Dulce @ The Café
Amazingly hot Papi gogo guys, cheap drinks and fun DJed dance music. Free before 10pm. $5 til 2am. 2369 Market St. www.clubpapi.com www.cafesf.com

Positively Powerful @ The Center SF
Gala fundraiser for Bay Area Young Positives, which celebrates its 23rd anniversary, with a reception, live entertainment (Bebe Sweetbriar, Patty McGroin), a silent auction and refreshments. $30. 7pm-10pm. 584 Fillmore St. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/464484

Randy Roberts @ Alcove Theatre, Martuni’s
Veteran gender illusionist performs live songs as Bette Midler, Cher, and other female music icons. $40. Thu-Sat, 9pm. Oct. 10-Nov 2. 414 Mason St. at Geary, 5th floor. 992-8168. At Martuni’s, and accompanied by Tammy L. Hall, Oct. 14, 21 & 28, 7pm. $20. 4 Valencia St. at Market. 241-0205. www.randyroberts.net

Shocktoberfest 14: Jack the Ripper @ Hypnodrome
Thrillpeddlers’ new show takes on a creepy-fun Halloween theme, with Grand Guignol-styled tales of the famous London serial killer, plus the one-act Salome and more fun. $25-$35. Thu-Sat 8pm. Thru Nov 23. (800) 838-3006. www.thrillpeddlers.com

Spencer Day @ Yoshi’s Oakland
The local crooner performs new and classic songs. $16-$24. 8pm & 10pm. 510 Embarcadero West. (510) 238-9200. Dinner options. www.yoshis.com

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
The weekly live rock shows have returned. 9pm-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. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

Vikesh Kapoor @ Amnesia
Folk singer performs his new (yet very Bob Dylan-influenced) music on a bill with The Barbary Ghosts, Adam Kirk and Olive Mitra. $7-$10. 8pm. 853 Valencia St. 970-0012. www.amnesiathebar.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

FRIDAY, OCT. 18

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

Emily Bergl @ Hotel Rex
Society Cabaret presents the accomplished actress-singer in her cabaret show of classics and restyled pop songs. $25-$55. 8pm. Also Oct. 19, 8pm and 20, at 2pm. 562 Sutter St. 857-1896. www.SocietyCabaret.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.famsf.org

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

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

Josh Klipp and The Klipptones @ Palace Hotel
The local jazz crooner and his band perform weekly shows at the hotel’s lounge, which draws a growing swing-dance audience. 7pm-11pm. 2 New Montgomery. www.joshklipp.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 4pm-8:30pm. Dancing 9pm-4am. 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. 9pm-2am. 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 11pm. $3. 9pm-2am. 43 Sixth St. www.clubomgsf.com www.facebook.com/ReleaseSF

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

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

Bad Glamour Shots @ The New Parish, Oakland
Come dressed in your worst prom drag for this unusual fundraiser for the Horizons Foundations LGBT Youth programs. Dance the night away in your tacky retro shoulderpads, bullets and overdone make-up or gender-bending tuxes, and get your ’bad glamour shots’ taken in the photo booths. $7-$10. 9pm-2am. 579 18th St. www.badglamourshotsforagoodcause.eventbrite.com

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. Special holiday show tickets also on sale. 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

Beatpig @ Powerhouse
Juanita More spins saucy grooves and dudes cruise at the eclectic music (DJ Sidekick), drag and kink night; each 3rd Saturday. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. 552-8689. www.beatpigsf.com www.powerhouse-sf.com

Beer Bust @ Hole in the Wall Saloon
Beer only $8 until you bust. 4pm-8pm. 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. 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

Cherub @ Slim’s
Witty pop duo performs music from their 100 Bottles EP. Mansions on the Moon opens. $13 ($40 with dinner) 10pm. 333 11th St. 255-0333. www.cherublamusica.com www.slimspresents.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

Frolic Vs. Bootie @ DNA Lounge
The club theme night for Furries meets the mash-up fun at this combined event. Enjoy a Bowie vs. Stevie Nick mashup, DJed sets with "Nothing Compares to Wrecking Ball" mash-ups, and partying in the comfort of your own Banana Splits garb. $10-$15. 9pm-4am. 375 11th St. www.neonbunny.com www.BootieSF.com

Gold Rush ’49 @ St. Mark’s Square
Annual gala benefit for San Francisco Night Ministry, the crisis intervention hotline. The evening will feature a red carpet reception, hors d’oeuvres, family-style dinner, drinks, raffle, silent and live auctions, entertainment and much more. 935-7862. www.sfnightministry.org

HRC Gala @ Westin St. Francis
The Human Rights Campaign’s 29th annual Bay Area gala, with a dinner, entertainment and auctions. $150 and up. 5pm-10pm. 335 Powell St. www.sfhrcgala.org

Lit Crawl @ Valencia Corridor
Choose from dozens of reading events at bars, clubs, cafes, bookstores, and even barbershops, at the three-part closing event of the annual Litquake literary festival, with hourly time slots at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm. Get a map at any locale, or check online at www.litquake.org

Magic Show @ Hotel Rex
Old-fashioned magic show with Sebastian Boswell III, Adam Sachs and guest performers, weekly in the parlor of the elegant downtown hotel. Two-drink min. Light fare menu. Saturdays thru 2013. $25-$30. 8pm. 562 Sutter St. 895-0090. www.MagicattheRex.com

Proximities 2 @ Asian Art Museum
Second annual karaoke part, "From ABBA to ZZ Top," at the art museum, with host Glen Helfand. Free with museum admission ($12). 1:30-4pm. 200 Larkin St. 581-3500. www.asianart.org

Straight Bar Takeover @ Playland
Join drag queens and queers in a friendly "gayvasion" at the former location of Kimo’s, a historic gay bar. Dress gay, be polite, and tip well. Meet at The Cinch (1723 Polk St.) 9pm. 1351 Polk St. at Pine. www.underthegoldengate.com

Treasure Island Music Festival @ Treasure Island
Annual big festival on the small island, this year with Beck, Animal Collective, James Blake, Giraffage, and a bunch of other pretentiously-named bands I’ve never heard, so go find out the info yourself on the website, hipsters. Also Oct. 20. www.treasureislandfestival.com

SUNDAY, OCT. 20

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

Daytime Realness @ El Rio
Daytime party, fun hosted by Heklina, DJ Carnita (Hard French) and Stanley Frank (Viennetta Discotheque); performances by Turleen, Lady, Randy Roberts, and Dolly Pardon-My-Mess; guest DJs Robin Simmons and Chipmint. $6-$8. 3pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Disco Daddy @ SF Eagle
DJ Bus Station John’s fabulous retro-groovy night after the popular beer bust. $5. 7pm-12am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com/storm

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. $5. 5pm-10:30pm with lessons from 5:30-7:15 pm. Also Thursdays. 550 Barneveld Ave., and Tuesdays at Beatbox, $6. 6:30-11pm. 314 11th St. www.sundancesaloon.org

Sunday’s a Drag @ Starlight Room
Donna Sachet hosts 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

MONDAY, OCT. 21

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

Mahogany Mondays @ Midnight Sun
Honey Mahogany hosts the weekly drag and musical talent show, which starts around 10pm. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.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.saintaidan.org

Sports Night @ The Eagle
The legendary leather bar gets jock-ular, with beer buckets, games (including beer pong and corn-hole!), prizes, sports on the TVs, and more fun. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

TUESDAY, OCT. 22

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. This week, guest Carla Clayy. One-drink or menu item minimum. 9pm. 500 Castro St. at 18th. 431-HARV. www.harveyssf.com

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Strip down like the strippers, and enjoy a beverage at the erotic male theatre. $20. 8pm and 10pm. Also Sept 28. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Soma Country @ Beatbox
Sundance Saloon’s monthly SoMa two-stepping dance night now takes place every Tuesday. $8. 8pm-12am. Lessons 8pm. 314 11th St. at Folsom. www.sundancesaloon.org www.beatboxsf.com

Torch @ Martuni’s
Veronica Klaus hosts the weekly night of cabaret, jazz and blues music, with Tammy L. Hall and special guests. $15. 7pm. 4 Valencia St. at Market. www.facebook.com/veronica.klaus

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

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23

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

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

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

Rookies Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Compete for $200 prize in this amatuer strip contest, or watch the newbies get naked. $20 includes refreshments. 8pm-11pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.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, OCT. 24

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

Macy Gray @ Yoshi’s
Wildly soulful pop R&B singer performs with her band. $48-$75. 8pm & 10pm. Special meet & greet pre-show (7pm). Dinner options. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.yoshis.com

Magic Parlor @ Chancellor Hotel
Whimsical Belle Epoque-style sketch and magic show that also includes historical San Francisco stories; hosted by Walt Anthony; optional pre-show light dinner and desserts. $40. Thu-Sat 8pm. 433 Powell St. www.SFMagicParlor.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 @ California Academy of Sciences
Themed event nights at the fascinating new nature museum; plus food, cocktails and DJed dancing. 21+. $10-$12. 6pm-10pm, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000. www.calacademy.org

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

Unmasked @ Regency Center
The GLBT Historical Society’s annual gala includes drinks, food, a tempting variety of historic LGBT-themed auction items (plus wines, show tickets and luxury items). Entertainment at the event will include drag stars Miss Rahni and Landa Lakes, swing dancers Ron Jenkins and Photis Pishiaras, erotic cabaret performers from SF Boylesque, and DJs from Stay Gold. Festive attire encouraged. $75 and up. 7pm-10pm. 1290 Sutter St. at Van Ness. www.unmaskedgala.org

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

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie’s Lounge
Retro disco tunes and retro cruisy 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

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


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