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On the Tab :: December 19-25

Wednesday Dec 19, 2012

Wed 19

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.

Quiz Night @ Kok Bar
Porn dude Element Eclipse hosts a trivia game night, with prizes. 5pm-12am. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St.

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

Rufus & Martha Wainwright's Christmas 101 @ Fox Theatre, Oakland
Holiday-themed music concert of traditional and modern carols and holiday songs features guests Emmylou Harris, Maria Muldaur, Van Dyke Parks and Wainwright friends and family. Proceeds benefit the Kate McGarrigle Foundation. $45-$65. Gala tickets $166. 8pm. 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland.

Way Back @ Midnight Sun
Weekly screenings of vintage music videos, and retro drink prices. 9pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186.

Thu 20

Fauxgirls @ Infusion Lounge
The classy drag revue (3rd Thursdays) has moved to a new location, and celebrates its 11th year; Victoria Secret, Alexandria, Chanel, Maria Garza, Mini Minerva, Kipper, Daffney Deluxe and Ruby LeBrowne, with special guest Anya; dinner seating at 7pm. Show at 8pm. No cover. 124 Ellis St. 421-8700.

Justin Vivian Bond @ The Rrazz Room
The transcontinental sensation returns with a new show, Snow Angel. $30. 10pm. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095.

Porno @ Beatbox
Naughty Santa edition of the quarterly porn-themed dance night, with hosts BeBe Sweetbriar and Turk Mason, DJ Robbie Martin, porn DVD giveaways, naughty Santa and more. $10-$15. 314 11th St.

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie's Lounge
Special "shake your giblets" post-Thanksgiving night, with retro disco tunes and retro cruisy crowd, each Thursday; DJ Bus Station John plays records. $4. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor.

Wood @ Lone Star Saloon
Lumberjack-themed night with DJ Bill Dupp. Flannel, boots and rugged gear encouraged. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St.

Fri 21

Dragon 2.0 @ Raven
Revamped monthly gay Asian dance party at the renovated club (formerly Club 8); tequila gogos and two floors of fun. Third Fridays. $5. 9pm-3am. 1151 Folsom St. at 7th.

Fedorable @ El Rio
Free weekly queer dance party, with gogos, prizes, old groovy tunes, cheap cocktails. 9pm-2am. 3158 Mission St. 282-3325.

Fishnet Follies @ The Rrazz Room
Ladies perform a saucy burlesque revue. $30-$45. 10:30pm. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095.

Joe @ The Lookout
Shots, drinks and DJed fun. $2. 10pm-2am. 3600 16th St. at Market.

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.

Pants Off Fridays @ Kok Bar
Anybody who strips down to their boxers, jockstrap or undies gets $2 off their first drink, $1 off each drink after. Free clothes check. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St.

Pulled Pork Happy Hour @ Lone Star Saloon
Cheap drinks and free pulled pork sandwiches, 2pm7pm at the bear bar. 1354 Harrison St.

Spicy @ Club OMG
DJ SSHaaN spins Bollywood dance hits at the intimate new South Asian LGBT nightclub. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. at Market.

Tony! Toni! Toné! @ Yoshi's Oakland
The dapper R&B trio returns to their home town. $30. Dec 21 & 22, 8pm 7 & 10pm. Dec 23, 7pm & 9pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square. (510) 238-9200.

Sat 22

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

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.

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.

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

Daddy @ Kok Bar
Men-only night; cruisy ambiance, a hot gogo guy, and DJ Guber. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St.

Jalwa @ Club OMG
DJ SSHaaN spins a unique Bollywood dance mix at the intimate new South Asian LGBT nightclub. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. at Market.

Kim Nalley @ The Rrazz Room
Amazing vocalist returns with her annual Gospel Christmas show, with the Tammy Hall Trio and special guests. $35. 3pm & 7pm. Also, a special New Year's Eve show; Dec 26-29, 8pm. Dec 30, 7pm. Dec 31, 7:30 & 10:30pm (special champagne and NYE fun). $35-$175. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095.

Kung Pao Kosher Comedy @ New Asia Restaurant
20th anniversary of the hilarious, delicious night of Jewish (and other) comedy and Chinese food! Performers include Judy Gold, Adrianne Tolsch, Mike Capozzola and hostess Lisa Geduldig. $44-$64. Dinner shows 6pm; cocktail shows 9:30 and 8:30pm. Thru Dec 25. Yes, shows on Christmas Day. 772 Pacific Ave., Chinatown. (925) 855-1986.

Leather Beer Bust @ Kok Bar
Straps and chaps? You're most welcome at the leather beverage bust, with a BLUF meeting each 3rd Saturday. 5pm-8pm. 1225 Folsom St.

Sun 23

Jock @ Lookout
Weekly fundraiser for various local LGBT sports groups. $2 cover. Drink specials. 3pm-9pm. 3600 16th St. at Market.

LGBT Mixer @ Max's Lounge, Corte Madera
Enjoy a prix fixe menu, drinks and live music with different acts at the weekly LGBT mixer. 6pm-9pm. 60 Madera Blvd., Corte Madera. 924-6297.

Sports Beer Bust @ Kok Bar
Wear a uniform or strip down to a jock strap and get more beer for your bucks. Watch games on widescreen TVs. Team fundraisers coming soon. 5pm-8pm. 1225 Folsom St.

Sunday's a Drag @ Starlight Room
Donna Sachet and Harry Denton host the weekly fabulous brunch and drag show; through December with a special "Miracle on Powell Street" holiday theme. $45. 11am, show at noon; 1:30pm, show at 2:30pm. 450 Powell St. in Union Square. 395-8595.

Mon 24

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

Monday Musicals @ The Edge
The renovated bar now shows fun musicals each week. 7pm-2am. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5pm-closing. 18th St. at Collingwood.

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.

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.

Tue 25 - Christmas Day

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.

Bud E. Luv @ The Rrazz Room
Vegas-style fun band performs a special holiday show. $35. 8pm. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095.

Holiday Brunch & Dinner @ Top of the Mark
Brunch/dinner buffet at the elegant hotel, with pianist Michael Athens and Ricardo Scales. $105 adults, $59 kids 4-12. 10am-7pm. 1 Nob Hill. Reservations only: 616-6941.

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, 8pm. 309 Cortland.

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