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Thursday May 29, 2014
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Jimmy Durano dances at the return of Stallion! Sat. 31
Jimmy Durano dances at the return of Stallion! Sat. 31  

Here a beer bust, there a beer bust. Drag DJ, Brazilian DJ. Gogo hunks on the bar and in your lap. The fun never ends.

Thursday, May 29

Bloom @ City View
API Wellness Center’s annual gala includes cocktails, hors d’eouvres, live entertainment, a silent auction and a great view. $125-$250. 6:30-9:30pm. Metreon, 135 Fourth St. 292-3420. www.apiwellness.org

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 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 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

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

Michael Feinstein, Paula West @ Feinstein’s at the Nikko
The cabaret singer-pianist and namesake of the classy nigthclub performs in a one-year anniversary celebration of concerts with special guest vocalist Paula West. $65-$95. 8pm. May 30, 8pm. May 31 & June 1, 7pm. Thru June 1. 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 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
The museum’s weekly cocktail parties continue with drinks, food live music and pop-up display exhibits and docent talks, plus creature, plant and science exhibits. $10-$12. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000. www.calacademy.org

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

Pearls Over Shanghai @ The Hypnodrome
Thrillpeddlers’ hilarious Cockettes revival returns, with new choreography, costumes and cast members. $30-$35. Thu-Sat 8pm. Thru May 31. 575 10th St. (800) 838-3006. www.thrillpeddlers.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; now in its tenth year! $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, May 30

AIDS LifeCycle Sendoff @ Lookout
The fourth annual happy hour buffet celebrates AIDS ride participants, with DJs Stefanie Phillips, Hazmat and Paul Goodyear. 6:30-9:30pm (food, happy hour), dancing, partying til 2am. 3600 16th St. at Market. 431-0306. www.LookoutSF.com

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

Friday Night @ de Young Museum
Nightlife events at the museum take on different themes. $20-$35. 6pm-8:30pm. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive. www.deyoung.famsf.org

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. 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

Nasty @ The Powerhouse
Celebrate Brazil’s World Cup, Leo DaSilva’s birthday with host Suzan Revah, and raise funds for the gay men’s health center, with DJ Guy Ruben. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Nick Cross @ Nob Hill Theatre
The tattooed muscle stud performs live and nude; stripping at 8pm; sex shows with superhung Michael Brandon at 10pm. $25. Also May 31. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Some Thing
Mica Sigourney and pals’ weekly offbeat drag performance night. May 30, a special Malificent-themed night. 10pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.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, May 31

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

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The classic leather bar’s most popular Sunday daytime event now also takes place on Saturdays! 3pm-6pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.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

Circle of Life Party @ Millennium Tower
Fundraiser for the disabled-inclusive theatre company includes cocktails, hors d’eouvres, musical and dramatic excerpted performances, including Paradox, the company’s new pop-rock a cappella vocal group. Donations. 7pm-9pm. RSVP for info. www.CircleofLifeTheatre.org

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

Code @ The Edge
The hot monthly (4th Saturdays) leather party returns, with host Erick Lopez, DJ Bill Dupp, studly gogo guys Kyle, Daniel and Sam; SoMa Guardians clothes check, if you need to change, because a strict leather code will be followed! Yessir! 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. www.qbarsf.com/EDGE

Dickslap @ SF Eagle
Enjoy a night of unusual fun music mixes with Amoania, Two Dudes in Love, Trevor Sigler, Nark, and Rich Kelly. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

I Just Wanna F*ckin Dance @ Beatbox
Lacoya Hill’s sweat-happy dance night returns, with DJs APG and Felipe Lira bringing a Brazilian flavor to the grooves. Cash prize for the best Brazilian costume. $15. 10pm-4am. 314 11th St. www.beatboxsf.com

Mr. & Miss Gay Kickoff @ Toad Hall
Enjoy drag acts by Imperial Court members, with MC Galilea Fortyone, hosts Emperor JP Soto and Empress Misty Blue, all to kick off the local competition. 4pm-7pm. 4146 18th St. www.toadhallbar.com

Pride Month Kickoff @ Lexington Club
Stone Pony and Lexington come together for a summer extravaganza, with DJs Pony Mane and Coco. 9pm-2am. 3464 19th St. 863-2052. www.lexingtonclub.com

Stallion Saturdays @ Beaux
The gogo-tastic night returns, with hunky dancers Michael Tempesta, Sticky Ricky and Jimmy Durano; lap dances upstairs in the lounge, hosted by Sister Roma. $4. Free before 10pm. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Tenants Union Fundraiser @ El Rio
Lil Miss Hot Mess hosts a fundraiser for the SF Tenants Union, which fights evictions. Live music by Adelante, Mean to Me and Be Calm Honcho. $5-$50. 3pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Sunday, June 1

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon
The ursine crowd converges for beer and fun. 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. Now also on Saturdays! 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

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

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

Jock @ The Lookout
The weekly jock-ular fun continues, with special sports team fundraisers. 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

Meals on Wheels Gala @ Fort Mason
Notable chefs and vintners from Northern California’s top restaurants and wineries join James Beard Award-winner Nancy Oakes to create a huge celebration of food, wine and cocktails. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit that provides food to homebound seniors. $200 and up. 5pm-11pm. VIP reception, car raffle, silent auction, seated dinner and wine and dessert reception. DJ Chef Hubert Keller. Black Tie attire, please. Festival Pavilion, 343-1283. www.mowsf.org/gala

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
BeBe Sweetbriar hosts Shante, you Stay

Monday, June 2

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

Drag Mondays @ The Cafe
Mahlae Balenciaga and DJ Kidd Sysko’s weekly drag and dance night. 9pm-1am. 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.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, 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, June 3

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

Piano Bar @ Beaux
Singer extraordinaire Jason Brock hosts the new weekly night, with your talented host and even you singing. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.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, June 4

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

The Damned @ Slim’s
Veteran punk-rock band performs; Coffin Cats and Stellar Corpses open. $30-$55 (with dinner). 8pm. 333 11th St. 255-0333. www.slimspresents.com

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

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

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, June 5

Circle Jerk @ Nob Hill Theatre
Enjoy yourself as others do, along with a performing porn stud, in the Arcade’s underground playroom. $10. 9pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

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

Jewseum @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
The quarterly after-work cocktail party include music of Karina Denike and Michael McIntosh of The Cottontails, flash tours, food and craft demos, DIY activities, snacks and a celebration of the Jewish holiday of Shavuot. $5. 6pm-8pm. 736 Mission St. at 4th. 655-7800. www.thecjm.org

Kris Delmhorst @ The Chapel
Boston folk singer-guitarist performs. $18-$20. 9pm. 777 Valencia St. www.krisdelmhorst.com www.thechapelsf.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

Shoshana Bean @ Feinstein’s at the Nikko
The Broadway singer (Hairspray, Wicked) performs music from her second CD, O’Farrell Street, aher interpretations of vintage soul songs of the 1960s by Sam Cooke, Etta James, Otis Redding and others. $35-$50. 8pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. www.ticketweb.com

St. James Infirmary Party @ Temple
The sex worker healthcare nonprofit celebrates 15 years with a sexy party. DJs: David Harness, Ricky Sinz, Victor Vega, Carol C, Floozy Flo. In the VIP Room, hostess Princess Pandora, lap dancing, table dancing & more. In the dungeon, BDSM demos, kinky play and dancing hosted by Kink.com, plus gogo dancers, pole dancers and porn hotties, a photobooth, lounge and bottle service on the balcony. $20-$50. 21+. 9pm-3am. 540 Howard St. www.stjamesinfirmary.org

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie’s Lounge
Tenth anniversary of the intimate groovy retro disco night with tunes spun by DJ Bus Station John. $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


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