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Peelander Z @ DNA Lounge, Thu 17
Peelander Z @ DNA Lounge, Thu 17  

A quartet of fabulous women with stellar vocal talent lead our listings this week. Oh, and Japan’s wacky pop-punk band gets a nod. Ogle gogos, slurp cocktails and enjoy a week of nightlife fun.


Thursday, April 10

The Crib @ 715
Dance night for the younger guys and gals. 9:30pm-2am. 715 Harrison St. www.thecribsf.com

La Femme @ Beaux
Ladies’ happy hour at the new Castro nightclub, with drink specials, no cover, and women gogos. 4pm-9pm. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.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

Joan Collins @ Feinstein’s at the Nikko
The iconic fabulous actress performs a unique autobiographical cabaret show. $60-$75. 8pm. Also April 11, 8pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. 394-1111. www.hotelnikkosf.com/feinsteins.aspx

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

Lynda Carter @ Yoshi’s
The multi-talented actress-singer performs with her all-star band, featuring Paul Leim and Blue Lou Marini. $25-$55. 8pm. Also April 9, 8pm. 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 and hilarious fun. $5. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Nap’s Karaoke @ Virgil’s Sea Room
Sing out loud at the weekly least judgmental karaoke in town, hosted by the former owner of the bar. No cover. 9pm. 3152 Mission St. 829-2233. www.virgilssf.com

Nightlife @ California Academy of Sciences
Themed event nights at the fascinating nature museum, with DJed dancing, cocktails, fish, frogs, food and fun. April 10, Cosmic Nightlife honors space-age wonders like first astronaut Yuri Gagarin, plus Star Trek fans, and lunar exhibits and events.$10-$12. 6pm-10pm, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000. www.calacademy.org

Pearls Over Shanghai @ The Hypnodrome
Thrillpeddlers’ hilarious Cockettes revival returns, with many of the ebullient cast members. $30-$35. Thu-Sat 8pm. Thru May 31. 575 10th St. (800) 838-3006. www.thrillpeddlers.com

Pan Dulce @ The Cafe
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

Sacramento Realness @ El Rio
Hard French’s Tom Temprano and Trannyshack’s Heklina cohost a fundraiser for David Campos’ state Assembly run; Vivvyanne ForeverMORE, Roxy-Cotten Candy, Raya Light, Jem Jehova, Mutha Chucka perform. $5-$10. 7pm-10pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
The weekly live rock shows have returned. April 10: Tears Club, Nasty Christmas, Taser Island and Evevator Music. 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. $4. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

Underwear Party @ Powerhouse
Strip down to your skivvies at the weekly cruisy SoMa bar night. 10pm-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 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,April 11

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

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
Manimal at Beaux Fri 11 photo: Steven Underhill

Go-Beaux @ Beaux
Gogo-tastic weekly night at the new Castro club. Bring your dollahs, ’cause they’ll make you holla. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Hans Berlin @ Nob Hill Theatre
The husky muscled porn dude performs solo shows at 8pm and duo shows with Nick Prescott at 10pm. Also April 12. $25. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Happy Friday @ Midnight Sun
The popular video bar ends each week with gogo guys (starting at 9pm) and drink specials. Check out the new expanded front lounge, with a window view. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

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

Manimal @ Beaux
Gogo-tastic night starts off your weekend. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Shit & Champagne @ Rebel
D’Arcy Drollinger’s "whitesploitation" drag satire musical play kicks up the laughs; also starring Matthew Martin. $20-$25. Fri & Sat, 8pm. Extended thru April 26! 1772 Market St. at Octavia. www.shitandchampagne.eventbrite.com

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

Taylor Dayne @ Yoshi’s
The dynamic vocalist and gay community favorite ("Tell It To My Heart") performs her pop hits and new music. $45-$49. 8pm & 10pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.taylordayne.com www.yoshis.com

Themed Nights @ The Brig
If you’re looking for a new sexual adventure, check out this new space. Weekend events take place Fridays through Mondays, and the intimate venue with a jail theme offers slings, tables and various spaces for erotic play. Sat-Mon, above PopSex960 at 962 Folsom St. at 6th St. www.BrigSF.com


Saturday, April 12

20th Anniversary @ Hole in the Wall
The proudly alternative SoMa bar celebrates two decades. All-day (and night) fun. 1369 Folsom St. 431-HOWL. www.hoelinthewallsaloon.com

AtmosQueer Spring Fling v@ LGBT Center
Fun & free community expo designed to connect members of the LGBTQ community to groups and organizations that pique their personal interests. From culture, arts and leisure to athletics and volunteerism, AtomsQueer will get you connected to the queer community. Live DJs, food trucks, performances and prizes. Free HIV/STD testing. Free and open to the public. 1pm-5pm. 1800 Market St. www.atmosqueer.org

Beach Blanket Babylon @ Club Fugazi
The musical comedy revue celebrates its 40th year with an ever-changing lineup of political and pop culture icons, all in gigantic wigs. $25-$160. 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-8pm. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.hitws.com

Bleaux @ Beaux
Haute Toddy and Linsay Slowhands’ twerky poppy fun night at the stylish Castro bar-nightclub. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Bootie SF @ DNA Lounge
The 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
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

Double Down for Shanti @ City Club
The fundraiser for breast cancer patients turns the nightclub into a glamorous casino complete with a variety of betting tables and games, plus honors for board member Tracy Curtis. $100-$400 and up. 3pm-6pm. 155 Sansome St. 674-4700. www.shanti.org

Evolution @ Beatbox
Dave Aude is the featured DJ at the dance event. 10pm-4am. 314 11th St. www.beatboxsf.com
Frolic

Frolic @ The Stud
Neonbunny Lapine’s fursuit fun dance night for Furries, with a special Bronycon tribute and guest DJs Birds, R. Mutt and Switchblade. Free/$10. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Megan Hilty @ Feinstein’s at the Nikko
The Broadway and TV singing sensation performs her stylish cabaret show. $60-$75. 7pm. Also April 13, 7pm. Nikko Hotel, 222 Mason St. www.hotelnikkosf.com/feinsteins.aspx

Milk Queen @ Beaux
Another popular RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant performs live. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com


Sunday, April 13

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon
Monthly 2nd Sundays fundraiser for the SF Fog Rugby Club, with drinks, Jell-O shots BBQ and hunky men and women ruggers. 4pm-8pm. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The classic leather bar’s most popular Sunday daytime event in town draws the menfolk. 3pm-6pm, with an ’80s-themed dance party 7pm-1am. $5. Also now open daily 11am-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

The Big Gay Comedy Show @ Marines’ Memorial Theatre
Bruce Vilanch headlines the stellar laughfest, with Marga Gomez, Shann Carr, Shawn Ryan, Leanne Borghesi and her B.O.O.B.S. trio, Katya Smirnoff-Skyy, Ali Mafi, Cassandra Cass, Jason Brock, and Kitty Tapata; proceeds go to the Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation. $35-$75. 7:30pm. 609 Sutter St. 273-1620. www.reaf.org

Brunch @ Hi Tops
Enjoy crunchy sandwiches and mimosas, among other menu items, at the popular sports bar. 2247 Market St. 551-2500. www.HiTopsSF.com

Cocktailgate @ Truck
Suppositori Spelling’s wild weekly drag show night. $3. 10pm-2am. 1900 Folsom St. www.trucksf.com

Full of Grace @ Beaux
Weekly night with hostess Grace Towers, different local and visiting DJs, and pop-up drag performances. No cover. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

GlamaZone @ The Cafe
Pollo del Mar’s weekly drag shows takes on different themes with a comic edge. 8:30-11:30pm. 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com

Jesse Macht @ Hotel Utah
The LA-based singer-songwriter performs music from his new/second CD. Butcher Brown headlines, Synapse opens. $10-21+. 9pm. 500 4th St. www.jessemachtmusic.com www.hotelutah.com

Jock @ The Lookout
The weekly jock-ular fun continues, with special sports team fundraisers. This week, SF Fog Rugby Club! 3pm-7pm. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.com

Liquid Brunch @ Beaux
No cover, no food, just drinks (Mimosas, Bloody Marys, etc.) and music. 2pm-9pm. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Resilient @ OMG
Free monthly dance/social event (second Sundays) by and for HIV+ guys and allies. Come dance under the dome to beats from the best local DJs while our dancers work it. No cover. 5pm. 43 Sixth St. www.facebook.com/RESILIENTSF www.clubomgsf.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; enjoy 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.starlightroomsf.com


Monday, April 14

Bryan Ferry @ Fox Theatre, Oakland
The veteran vocalist from Roxy Music returns. $45-$55. 8pm. 1807 Telegraph Ave, Oakland. www.thefoxoakland.com

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

Gypsy Love @ Beaux
The singer performs with Kippy Marks at a Stoli Vodka bartender cocktail contest hosted by Mahlae Balenciaga, with judges Audrey Joseph, BeBe Sweetbriar and Patrik Gallineaux. No cover. 6:30pm. $3 Stoli cocktails. 2344 Market St. www.keywestcocktailclassic.com www.BeauxSF.com

Irish Dance Night @ Starry Plough, Berkeley
Weekly dance lessons and live music at the pub-restaurant, hosted by John Slaymaker. $5. 7pm. 3101 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. www.thestarryplough.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’s weekly drag and musical talent show starts around 10pm, with a RuPaul’s Drag Race viewing as well. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Monday Musicals @ The Edge
The casts of local and visiting musicals often pop in to perform at the popular Castro bar’s musical theatre night. 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

Shante, You Stay @ Toad Hall
BeBe Sweetbriar hosts a weekly viewing party of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6, with a live drag show challenge. 8:30-11:30pm. 4146 18th st. at Castro. www.toadhallbar.com

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, April 15

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

Bombshell Betty & Her Burlesqueteers @ Elbo Room
The weekly burlesque show of women dancers shaking their bonbons includes live music. $10. 9pm. 647 Valencia St. 552-7788. www.elbo.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

Ink & Metal @ Powerhouse
Show off your tattoos and piercings at the weekly cruisy SoMa bar night. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Strip down at the strip joint. $20 includes refreshments. 8pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Showdown @ Folsom Foundry
Weekly game night for board and electronic gamers at the warehouse multi-purpose nightclub. 21+. 6pm-12am. 1425 Folsom St. www.showdownesports.com

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


Wednesday, April 16

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

Broadway Bingo @ Feinstein’s at the Nikko
Joe Wicht and Katya Smirnoff-Skyy cohost the weekly fun musical theatre trivia sing-along night. Pull up a comfy chair or sofa, enjoy a cocktail or three, and test your Broadway knowledge. Kanpai Lounge, Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. No cover. 7pm-10pm. 394-1111. www.hotelnikkosf.com/feinsteins.aspx

Mad Manhattans @ Starlight Room
The new weekly event includes classic cocktails created by David Cruz, and inspired by the the show Mad Men, plus retro food classics like prawn cocktails and Oysters Rockefeller, all with a fantastic city view. 6pm-10pm. 21st, Sir Francis Drake Hotel. 450 Powell St. www.starlightroomsf.com

Miss Kitty’s Trivia Night @ Wild Side West
The weekly fun night at the Bernal Heights bar includes prizes, hosted by Kitty Tapata. No cover. 7pm-10pm. 424 Cortland St. 647-3099. www.wildsidewest.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

Rookie’s Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Watch competitors shake it for a $200 first prize in stripping, or sign up yourself by 8pm. The audience picks the winner. $20 includes refreshments. 8pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

So You Think You Can Gogo? @ Toad Hall
The weekly dancing competition for gogo wannabes. 9pm. cash prizes, $2 well drinks (2 for 1 happy hour til 9pm). Show at 9pm. 4146 18th St. www.toadhallbar.com

Sony Holland @ Level III
The acclaimed jazz vocalist performs with guitarist Jerry Holland. Weekly 5pm-8pm. Also Thursdays & Fridays. JW Marriott, 515 Mason St. at Post. www.sonyholland.com

Tingel Tangel Club @ Brick and Mortar
Comics Marga Gomez and Justin Sayre, Veronica Klaus, Ethel Merman, Kitty Con Quim, plus puppeteer Basil Twist and hunky contortionist Elastico (aka Elliot Goodwin Gittelsohn) perform at Earl Dax’s variety show’s six-year anniversary show. $12-$15. 9pm. 18+. 1710 Mission St. www.brickandmortarmusic.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

Underwear Night @ SF Eagle
Strip down to your skivvies at the popular leather bar. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Way Back @ Midnight Sun
Weekly screenings of vintage music videos and retro drink prices. Check out the new expanded front window lounge. 9pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com


Thursday, April 17

Comedy Returns @ El Rio
The monthly comedy show this time includes Shazia Mirza, Carla Clayy, Victor Escobedo, Belo Cipriani and hostess Lisa Geduldig. $7-$20. 8pm. 3158 Mission St. (800) 838-3006. www.elriosf.com

Fauxgirls @ Infusion Lounge
The upscale drag show includes dinner at the swellegant nightclub, with Victoria Secret, Alexandria, Chanel, Maria Garza, Mini Minerva, Kipper, Ruby LeBrowne, and Lulu Ramirez. 8pm. 124 Ellis St. www.fauxgirls.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

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 Cafe
Enjoy 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

Peelander Z @ DNA Lounge
The wacky Japanese costumed quartet performs new dizzying metal-pop-punk music with a comic edge. Crashfaster and Gnarboots open. $12-$15. All ages. 375 11th St. www.dnalounge.com

Sierra Boggess @ Feinstein’s at the Nikko
The Broadway and London stage sensation (The Little Mermaid, Phantom of the Opera, Master Class) debuts her intitate cabaret show. $40-$55. 8pm. Also April 18, 8pm. April 19, 7pm. Nikko Hotel, 222 Mason St. www.hotelnikkosf.com/feinsteins.aspx

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
The weekly live rock shows have returned. April 17: Worm Ouroboros, Predatory Light and Lycus. 9pm-ish. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Underwear Party @ Powerhouse
Strip down to your skivvies at the weekly cruisy SoMa bar night. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhouse-sf.com


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