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Thursday, August 1

Christine Andreas @ Feinstein’s at the Nikko
Broadway singing star ("La Cage aux Folles," "The Light in the Piazza") performs "Bemused," her cabaret act featuring a myriad of Broadway classics and American standards. $30-$55. 8 p.m. $20 food/drink minimum. Also Aug 2 & 3. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. 394-1111. www.hotelnikkosf.com

Comedy Bodega @ Esta Noche
Marga Gomez (often) hosts the weekly LGBT- and queer-friendly comedy night at the Mission club. This week, Marga and Miss Persia. No cover; one-drink min. 8 p.m. 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. 10 p.m. - 2 a.m. 2247 Market St. 551-2500. www.HiTopsSF.com

Jerry Garcia Celebration @ Connecticut Yankee
Garrin Benfield, Matt Cohen, Jordan Feinstein, Murph Murphy and Ezra Lipp perform Grateful Dead classics in honor of the iconic San Francisco musician’s birthday. 9 p.m. 100 Connecticut St. 552-4440. www.theyankee.com

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

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

Nightlife @ California Academy of Sciences
Weekly parties at the fascinating nature and science museum. This week, crowdsource,data, environmental biodiversity and more. DJs Aaron Pope and Mancub. $10-$12. 21+. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-5128. www.calacademy.org

Steve Cole @ Yoshi’s
Celebrated saxophonist performs with his band at the stylish nightclub-restaurant. $24. 8 p.m. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.yoshis.com

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
The weekly live rock shows have returned. 9 p.m.-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 p.m. -2 a.m. 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 p.m. - 2 a.m. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Friday, August 2

Fedorable @ El Rio
Free weekly queer dance party, with gogos, prizes, old groovy tunes, cheap cocktails. 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. 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. 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 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 p.m.) 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 p.m. - 2 a.m. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

HYSL @ The Lookout
Shots, drinks and DJed fun with the adorable David and Trevor. $2. 10 p.m. - 2 a.m. 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, with a growing swing-dancing audience. 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. 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 4 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Dancing 9 p.m. - 4 a.m. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

Les Nubians @ Yoshi’s
French Afropean-urban-R&B sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart perform at the stylish nightclub-restaurant. $28-$32. 8 p.m. & 10 p.m. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.yoshis.com

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

Release @ Club OMG
New weekly event at the intimate mid-Market club; remixes by DJ AL3X, giveaways, and cute gogos. Free before 11 p.m. $3. 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. 43 Sixth St. www.clubomgsf.com www.facebook.com/ReleaseSF

Some Thing @ The Stud
Mica Sigourney and pals’ weekly offbeat drag performance night, with special guest Lady Bunny! 10 p.m. - 2 a.m. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Saturday, August 3

Art & Soul Festival @ Downtown Oakland
13th annual outdoor music and food fest, with four stages, performances by Lisa Loeb, Leela James, Vintage Trouble, ConFunkShun, Tristan Prettyman and Los Rakas and many local groups; dozens of food and beverage booths. 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. Also Aug. 4, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Free (12 & under) - $15. Broadway between 8th & 12th St. www.artandsouloakland.com

Beer Bust @ Hole in the Wall Saloon
Beer only $8 until you bust. 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. 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 p.m. - 3 a.m. 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 p.m. - 4 a.m. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

Charlie Horse @ SF Eagle
A Judy Garland/Liza Minnelli drag tribute show is performed by Mutha Chucka, Donna Persona, and others. $5. 10:30 p.m. - 1 a.m. 12th st. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.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

Go Bang @ The Stud
Sergio Fedasz and Steve Fabus’ first-Saturdays retro-fun dance party, this month with guest DJs Jordan Fields and Osmose. Free/$7. 9 p.m. - 3 a.m. 399 9th St. at Harrison. www.facebook.com/GoBANGSF www.studsf.com

Hard French @ El Rio
The popular outdoor dance party returns, with Glamamore performing, and DJs Carnita and Brown Amy, plus Seattle’s Nitty Gritty. $7. 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. 3158 Mission st. www.ElRiosf.com

Rye Rye, Hard French @ Public Works
Popular hip hop diva performs with MIA; Bay Area rapper Micahtron and Swagger Like Us also perform; plus, DJ sets by the Hard French crew (Brown Amy & Carnita), and Olga T. $15-$20. 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. 161 Erie St. www.hardfrenchryerye.eventbrite.com

Homo Erectus @ Qbar
Raunchyy, slutty, dancing, drinking party with wild gogo guys and more fun from the Cockfight herd; first Saturdays. DJs DCNSTRCT and Mykill. $5. 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. 465 Castro St. www.clubhomoerectus.com www.QbarSF.com

Splish @ Rebel
San Francisco Tsunami Water Polo teams’ annual funfest, with Cookie Dough hosting a sexy swimwear fashion show, comic Natasha Muse, DJ Brian Urmanita and raffle prizes. $10. 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. 1760 Market St. www.sftsunamiwaterpolo.eventbrite.com

Sugar @ The Café
Fun club night with sexy gogo guys, drag acts and drink specials; 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sat monthly. Free guest list before 11 p.m. 841-5748. 9:30 p.m. - 2 a.m. 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com

Wild Child @ Yoshi’s Oakland
Doors tribute band (with lead singer Dave Brock’s spot-on Jim Morrison vocals) performs classic ’60s rock and the classy nightclub-restaurant. $24. 9:30 p.m. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. (510) 238-9200. www.yoshis.com

Sunday, August 4

Barbary Coast Burlesque @ Yoshi’s
Saucy women’s strip ensemble performs at the stylish nightclub-restaurant. $15-$20. 18+. 8pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.yoshis.com

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

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

Jock @ Lookout
Weekly fundraiser for various local LGBT sports groups. $2 cover. Drink specials. 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. 3600 16th St. at Market. www.lookoutsf.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. 5 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. with lessons from 5:30-7:15 p.m. Also Thursdays. 550 Barneveld Ave., and Tuesdays at Beatbox, $6. 6:30-11 p.m. 314 11th St. www.sundancesaloon.org

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

Swagger Like Us @ El Rio
Queer hip hop dance party, with performances by Vogue and Tone, DJ sets by davO of Double Duchess, Lemz, and more. $5-$8. 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. 3158 Mission St. www.ElRioSF.com

Monday, August 5

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

Monday Musicals @ The Edge
The renovated bar shows fun musicals each week. 9pm show; open til 2 a.m. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5 p.m. - 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 p.m. 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 p.m. Castro St. at Market. www.saintaidan.org

Tuesday, August 6

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

Funny Tuesdays @ Harvey’s
Ronn Vigh hosts the weekly LGBT and gay-friendly comedy night. This week, speical guest TV and Gay Pride fave Shawn Pelofsky (Community, The Gossip Queens). One-drink or menu item minimum. 9 p.m. 500 Castro St. at 18th. 431-HARV. www.harveyssf.com

Diana Ross @ Golden Gate Theatre
The legendary Motown vocalist and former Supremes singer returns for two full concerts. $70-$265. 8 p.m. Also Aug 7. 1 Taylor St. at Market. www.shnsf.com

Madonnalogues @ 1760 Market
Nadya Ginsberg, dubbed "the woman of a thousand voices," known for many celebrity impersonations, performs her Madonna impersonation show. $20. 8 p.m. 1760 Market St. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/413692

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Enjoy strip shows in the comfort of your skivvies, or less, with complimentary libations, at the weekly night. $20. 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. 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, 8 p.m. 309 Cortland. www.straybarsf.com

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

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

Wednesday, August 7

Bi Monthly Social @ Café Flore
Gathering for all ages, genders and orientations; meets every other month. 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. 2298 Market St. 621-8579. www.cafeflore.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 p.m. - 2 a.m. 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. 9 p.m. 2247 Market St. 551-2500. www.HiTopsSF.com

Gail Jhonson, Pat Casion
@ Yoshi’s Oakland
Two smooth jazz vocalists perform at the classy nightclub-restaurant. $19. 8 p.m. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. (510) 238-9200. www.yoshis.com

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

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

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

Thursday, August 8

Ariana Savalas @ Feinstein’s at the Nikko
Young jazz voaclist performs songs from her new CD, Sophisticated Lady. $25-$45. $20 food/drink minimum. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. 394-1111. www.hotelnikkosf.com

Comedy Bodega @ Esta Noche
Marga Gomez (often) hosts the weekly LGBT- and queer-friendly comedy night at the Mission club. This week, Shazia Mirza, Mary Van Note, Brendan Lynch. No cover one-drink min. 8pm. 3079 16th St. www.comedybodega.com

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

Gypsy Allstars @ Yoshi’s
Eclectic band ("Bamoleo meets Bollywood") performs at the stylish nightclub-restaurant. $26-$30. 8pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.yoshis.com

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

The Monster Show @ The Edge
Cookie Dough’s weekly drag show with gogo guys. 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. 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. This week, Outside Lands-themed event, with music by The Growlers and Houndmouth; DJ Andy Cabic. $10-$12. 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000. www.calacademy.org

Rebirth Brass Band @ Yoshi’s Oakland
Classic traditional New Orleans brass band performs funk and traditional music at the classy nightclub-restaurant $29. 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. Also Aug. 9, 8 p.m. & 10 p.m. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. (510) 238-9200. www.yoshis.com

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
The weekly live rock shows have returned. 9 p.m.-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. 10 p.m. - 2 a.m. 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 p.m. - 2 a.m. 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 9 p.m. - 3 a.m. Happy hour 4 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

Vixen Noir @ Milk Bar
Sassy performance artist-singer performs live. $11-$13. 21+. 6:30 p.m. 1840 Haight St. www.AftonShows.com/VixenNoir


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