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Thursday Jun 26, 2014

The rainbow of fun flows freely throughout the Bay Area, the nation, and the world. But no matter where you go, if you're out and proud, you're your own one-person Pride march. Enjoy the parties and celebrations, but remember, pride comes from within.

Thursday, June 26

80s Pride @ Cat Club
Celebrate the gay songs of the 80s, with DJs Damon and Steve, Dan and Jim Hopkins. $7. 9pm-2am. 1190 Folsom St.

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

Eden V @ Various Venues
The fifth annual largest party series for women brings four days and nights of events. June 26: Kickoff party at Supperclub with DJs Lady Ryan and Fusion, live music by Oh Blimey, aerial acrobats and upscale attire; 657 Harrison St. 10pm-2am. June 27: White Party (white attire) with True Blood actress Jessica Clark, DJs Val G, Lady Ryan, Motive, Lezlee and more, at The Factory, 525 Harrison St. 9pm-3am. June 28, fifth anniversary party with headliner Goapele, plus DJed music, champagne toast and more. 9pm-3am at Mezzanine, 444 Jessie St. June 29: Pride party with DJs Lady Ryan, Lezlee and Dirty Rich Kidd, at Parliament, 811 Washington St., Oakland.

La Femme @ Beaux
Pride edition of the ladies' happy hour at the Castro nightclub, with drink specials, no cover, and women gogos. 4pm-9pm. 2344 Market St.

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.

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.

Hella Gay Comedy @ Magnet
The bawdy queer comedy show's last event includes host Charlie Ballard, Zachary Toczynski, Ash Fisher, Kelly Doyle, Jesus Fuetes, Justin Lucas, Sampson McCormick and Karinda Dobbins. Free. 8pm. 4122 18th St.

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.

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.

The Monster Show @ The Edge
Cookie Dough's weekly drag show with gogo guys and hilarious fun. June 12: a Queen tribute! $5. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood.

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.

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.

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.

Pearls Over Shanghai @ The Hypnodrome
Thrillpeddlers' hilarious Cockettes revival returns, with new choreography, costumes and cast members. $30-$35. Thu-Sat 8pm. Extended thru July 26. 575 10th St. (800) 838-3006.

TBT Pride @ Starlight Room
Dot429 and Kimpton Hotels cohost a "Throwback Thursdays" retro-themed benefit for the Trevor Project, with a performacne by '60s singer Lynda Kay. $30-$65. 6pm-12am. Sir Francis Drake Hotel, 450 Powell St.

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.

Uhaul Pride @ Lexington Club
Pride kick-off party with a real Uhaul van, DJs Chelsea Starr and China G, plus wimmin gogos and cheap drinks; no cover. 9pm-2am. 3464 19th St. between Mission and Valencia. 863-2052.

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
The weekly live rock shows feature local and touring bands. 9pm-ish. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

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

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.

Friday, June 27

Adam Killian @ Nob Hill Theatre
The flexible and enthusiastic porn stud performs two shows a night. $25. 8pm (solo) & 10pm (duo sex show). Also June 28 & 29. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758.

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.

Bearracuda @ Public Works
The ursine scene gets bigger and bearier at the warehouse-sized club of fun, with DJs HiFi Sean, Rotton Robbie, Freddy, King of Pants $12. 9pm-3am. 161 Erie St. at Mission.

Bibi SF @ Pork Store Cafe
Final night of the LGBT Middle Eastern collective dancy party, with DJs Raffy, Nile, Emancipacion, bellydancing, hookahs and drink specials. $10-$15. 9pm-2am. 16th St. at Valencia.

Big Gay Birthday @ Mezzanine
Celebrate San Francisco's 238th anniversary with DJ JD Samson, drag acts by Peaches Christ and Honey Mahogany, twerk-hop queens Double Duchess, a lip sync contest, cocktails and dancing. $20. 9pm-2am. 444 Jessie St.

Colossus Launch @ Mighty
First of four events for Pride weekend, with DJ Abel. $30-$75 (weekend pass). 10pm-3am. 116 Utah St.

Darling Switches @ Slate
DJs Finn, Durt, Andre and Jenna Riot of Darling Nikki and Switches team up for adouble-fun queer 80s-90s hip hop dance party. $7. 8pm-2am. 2925 16th St.

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

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

Get Her Wet @ The Chapel
She Said's women's Pride party gets splashy, with DJs China G, Olga T, Nicki Butler, Bia Bia; musicians Hazel Rose and Oh Blimey, and a wet T-shirt contest. $14-$20. 9pm-2am. 777 Valencia St.

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.

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.

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

Mr. @ Monarch
Seventh annual mustache party includes DJs David Harness, Kevin Graves, Manny Ward, Gehno Aviance and others. $10-$30. 9pm-2am. 101 6th St. at Mission.

Planet Booty @ Great American Music Hall
The groovy funky fun Oakland band headlines a night of dancing and music; with Midtown Social and Matt Haze opening. $15-$40 (with dinner). 859 O'Farrell St. 885-0750.

Pound Puppy: House Trained @ Beatbox
The canine and kink-themed (yet bear-popular) event, usually held at The Eagle, moves to get the moves on, with bath house sounds by Jackie House aka P-Play, Aaron Clark, and Chipment, with Folsomy gogo dogs, and leather kink demos and stylish haircuts by handsome barber Tony. $10-$15. 10pm-4am. 314 11th St.

Pride on the Pier @ Pier 3
Colette Carr and cast members from Beach Blanket Babylon perform at this scenic cocktail party with a bayside view. Proceeds benefit the Academy of Friends. $45-$75. 8pm & 10pm. Hornblower Landing, Embarcadero, Pier 3.

Queer Open Mic @ Modern Times Bookstore
Marga Gomez and Kay Nilsson are the special guests and the LGBTQQIetc reading series., hosted by Baruch Porras-Hernandez. 7pm. 2919 24th St.

Rickie Lee Jones @ Yoshi's
The two-time Grammy winner returns with classic and new music. $46-$68. 8pm. Also June 28. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600.

Shann Carr @ Hotel Rex
Society Cabaret welcomes the lesbian wit for two nights of "Spicy Gay Comedy." $25-$45. 8pm. 562 Sutter St.

Some Thing @ The Stud
Mica Sigourney and pals' weekly offbeat drag performance night takes on a Gay Freedom Celebration theme. May 30, a special Malificent -themed night. 10pm-2am. 399 9th St.

Steam @ Powerhouse
DJ Chris Griswold spins tunes at the wet and steamy night with wet towel contests, Steamworks passes, massages, shower gogos, and more. Proceeds benefit Project Inform. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

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.

Trans March After-Party @ Lexington Club
Join the marchers and friends of trans queers, with DJ Ms. Pop. 9pm-2am. 3464 19th St. between Mission and Valencia. 863-2052.
House of Babes. photo: Valerie Renee Ramos

Saturday, June 28

Afterglow @ The Factory
Comfort & Joy's annual blacklight discotheque returns for a tenth anniversary all-nighter, with DJs Neco D, Justime, Gehno Aviance, Kenneth Kemp, Show Pony, Trevor Sigler, Two Dudes in Love, Dr. Sleep, Juan Ramos, Go Bang!, The SynthaTigers and more. Proceeds benefit Play Joy's Burning Man camp. $20-$40. 10pm-10am. 525 Harrison St. at 1st. class=fsl>

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.

Pride Birthday @ Beatbox
The SoMa nightclub celebrates three years, with a live set by singer-songwriter Matt Alber, plus DJs Chris Cox and Russ Rich; hosted by Bebe Sweetbriar and Donna Sachet. $15-$75. 10pm. 314 11th St. at Folsom.

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

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.

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.

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.

Club Rimshot @ Bench and Bar, Oakland
It's a hip-hop Pride party, with guest gay rapper Fly Young Red ("Throw That Boy Pussy") at the weekly hip hop and R&B night. $8-$15. 9pm to 4am. 510 17th St.

Colossus @ Sloan
Candyland is the theme of Gus Presents' annual big-style circuit-dance after-party, with DJs Danny Verde, Twisted Dee ; all in a new space (4-party weekend pass $75). $30. 2am-10pm. 1512 Mission St.

Dyke March after-Party @ Lexington Club
Celebrate after the march at the popular women's bar, with DJ Footy Wild. 3464 19th St. between Mission and Valencia. 863-2052.

Dykes on Bikes Party @ El Rio
The Womens Motorcycle Contigent's annual pre-Pride party revs up the sapphic wheels, with DJ Lady Ryan; scooter riders welcome, too. Get an official SF Dykes on Bikes T-shirt. All genders welcome. 12pm-5pm. 3158 Mission St.

Hella Gay Comedy @ Magnet
The offbeat LGBT comedy night hosted by Charlie Ballard ends it four-year run, withstand-up from Zachary Toczynski, Ash Fisher, Kelly Doyle, Jesus Fuentes, Justin Lucas, Sampson McCormick and Karinda Dobbins. Free. 8pm. Magnet, 4122 18th St. 581-1600.

Hole Patrol @ Truck
Half-naked bartenders and bi-curious drinks. 9pm-2am. 1900 Folsom St.

House of Babes @ Public Works
The biggest Dyke March after-party for riot grrrls, queerbois, dykes and anyone who wants to shake it good, with DJs Lisa Delux (Vancouver), Cakes da Killa and Jungle Pussy (NYC). $15-$35. 7pm-3am. 161 Erie St. at Mission.

Lea DeLaria @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The out lesbian singer-actress performs jazz standards, show tunes, and music from her new CD DeLaria + Bowie = Jazz. $45-$60. 8pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St.

Magic Shows @ Rex Hotel
New weekly magic show and cabaret act with Adam Sachs and mentalist Sebastian Boswell III. $25. 8pm. two-drink minimum. Thru 2014. 562 Sutter St.

Matmos/Beer Garden @ SF Art Institute
The electronic music duo perform with others at an outdoor beer garden coordinated with the exhibit Wrong's What I Do Best. $10. 6pm (beer) 8pm (show). 800 Chestnut St.

Pink Saturday @ Castro
Castro Street's annual block party is fun in the early evening, then gets big, crowded, with multiple DJ stages and food trucks. Bars will be open. 5:30-10:15pm. Gate donations taken by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

Pink Triangle @ Sutro Tower
Installation, commemorations and politican and celebrity visits highlight the annual preparation and display of a giant fabric pink triangle. Install 7pm-10am. Commemoration 10:30am.

Pop Porn @ Beaux
Chi Chi LaRue, Sister Roma and DJ Kevin Graves' porn-themed Pride event with gogo guys who do porn. 6pm-2am. 2344 Market St.

Pride @ The Armory
Prison of Love, the large-scale circuit party co-produced by Masterbeat, We Party, and Fresh SF, takes on a jail/kink theme, with huge projections screens, ample dance and lounge areas, DJs Alyson Calagna, Shane Steil and Sr. Edu. VIP Upper Room BD/SM demonstrations, too. $75 and up. 9pm-4am. 1800 Mission St. After-party Beyond the Prison, June 29. $30. 4am-10am at City Nights, 715 Harrison St.

Pride Brunch @ Hotel Whitcomb
16th annual brunch honors the year's Grand Marshals of the Pride Parade; hosted by Donna Sachet and Gary Virginia. Proceeds benefit Positive Respurce Center. $75 and up. 11am-2pm. 1231 Market St.

Intrigue @ Beatbox
Pride fashion show of clothing by local LGBT designers, with B. Scott. Open bar 5pm-6pm. $15-$40. 5pm-8pm. 314 11th St.

Robyn, Royksopp @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
The cult-followed singer and the innovative Norwegian electro band perform music from their new mini-album, Do It Again . Zhala opens. $45. 8pm. 99 Grove St, Civic Center.

ShangriLa @ The Endup
Pride party for gaysians and pals, with DJs Louis T, Byron Bonsall, and a live set with Tintin V. $20. 10pm-6am. 401 6th St.

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.

Sundance Saloon @ Hotel Whitcomb
The country-western line-dancing tribe celebrates Pride at their annual dance party, with folks from around the country joining in. $10. 7:30pm-12am. Also June 29, 6pm-11pm. 1231 Market St.

Tour de FUNds @ Trax
Royals Misty Blue and John Paul Soto host a charity Pink Saturday night, with raffle prizes and a drag show. 9pm-12am. 1437 Haight St.

Sunday, June 29

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon
The ursine crowd converges for beer and fun. 4pm-8pm. 1354 Harrison St.

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.

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

Candy Crush @ Lexington Club
Romi from The Real L Word hosts a post-Pride party, with DJs Andre and Jenna Riot. 9pm-2am. 3464 19th St. between Mission and Valencia. 863-2052.

Disco Daddy @ SF Eagle
Enjoy a special Pride edition of the disco night with DJ Bus Station John; seven-hours of Gay libration grooves. $5. 7pm-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

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.

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.

Hard French @ Mezzanine
Hard French Hearts Los Homos, a Pride party of soul music and fun, with DJs Carnita and Brown Amy, two stages, a block party (six clubs in six hours), performances by Midnight Magic, Hi Fashion, dance installation show Saturn Rising, Persia with Daddies Plastik, Screaming Queens and more. $15-$75. 3pm-11pm. 444 Jessie St.

Hero @ Ruby Skye
Freemasons and Wayne G DJ the popular T-dance. $20-$45. 6pm-12am. 420 Mason St.

Jock @ The Lookout
The weekly jock-ular fun continues, with special sports team fundraisers. 3pm-7pm. 3600 16th St.

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

Mass Pride @ The Chapel
Lincoln Jesser, performs live at this multi DJ event (Havoc, Dewey Beats, Two Dudes in Love, Keith Kraft, Blaus and more). $20-$30. 7pm-2am. 777 Valencia St.

Pride Party @ Jones
Juanita More!'s 16th annual benefit party includes Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears and Jason Kendig DJing, plus performances by Lady Bunny, Glamamore the Cougar Cadet Drum Corps and more. Proceeds benefit the AIDS Housing Alliance. $30. 12pm-10pm. 620 Jones St.

Reach @ City Nights
Pride T-dance raises funds for the Real Bad events, with DJ Christopher B playing house and disco. $20-$30. 6pm-12am. 715 Harrison St.

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.

Sanctuary @ 1015
Colossus Candyland Pride weekend closing party, with DJs Tony Moran, Nina Flowers and Cindel, plus Brian Maier in the lounge. $20-$40. 9pm-9am. 1015 Folsom St.

SF Pride @ Civic Center
Join in or watch the annual Pride parade along Market Street from Embarcadero, followed by the Civic Center celebration, with drinks, food, dozens of live acts, multiple DJ dance area, and lots of booths hosted by local LGBT nonprofits and corporate sponsors. 11am-6pm.

SF Pride VIP Party @ City Hall Rotunda
Enjoy a break from the sun under the cool indoor spacious city hall rotunda, with performances by Connie Champagne, Daft-Nee Gesuntheit, Jason Brock, Prancing Elits, Velocity Circus, Kid Alien and others. Hosted bar, nibbles, photo booth, body art installations. $50. 2pm-5pm. City Hall.

Sundance Saloon @ Hotel Whitcomb
The popular country western LGBT dance night; continues its Pride weekend dancing at the nearby hotel. $10. 6pm-11pm. 1231 Market St. (Also during Pride, with a big dance floor at Civic Center: Grove St. near Larkin)

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.
Spencer Day at One Night Only

Monday, June 30

Ascent @ Beatox
After-hours high-energy dance night, with DJ Tristan Jaxx. $10-$20. 4am-10pm. 314 11th St.

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.

Drag Mondays @ The Cafe
Mahlae Balenciaga and DJ Kidd Sysko's weekly drag and dance night. 9pm-1am. 2369 Market St.

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.

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

Mahogany Mondays @ Midnight Sun
Honey Mahogany's weekly drag and musical talent show starts around 10pm, 4067 18th St. 861-4186.

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.

Name That Beat @ Toad Hall
BeBe Sweetbriar hosts a weekly musical trivia challenge and drag show. 8:30-11:30pm. 4146 18th st. at Castro.

One Night Only @ Club Fugazi
The cast of the musical Once performs at this musical benefit for the Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation, with special guests Spencer Day, Sharon McNight, David Burnham (Wicked, Light in the Piazza), Erich Bergen (Jersey Boys, Anything Goes). $25-$100. 7:30pm. 678 Green St., North Beach. 421-4222.

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.

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.

Tuesday, July 1

13 Licks @ Q Bar
Weekly women's night at the stylish intimate bar. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St.

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.

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.

C.O.L.T. Following @ Beatbox
Circle of Life Theatre's new weekly variety show includes live entertainment, DJ Anthony Froyd, a free cocktail, door prizes, with donations supporting the new disability-inclusive performing arts group. $10. 7pm-9pm. 314 11th St. at Folsom.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

Wednesday, July 2

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

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.

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.

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

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

Rookies Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Watch newbies get nude, or compete yourself for a $200 prize. Audience picks the winner. $20. 9pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Thursday, July 3

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

Diva @ Longboard, Pacifica
New monthly (1st Thu) drag night at the surfy margarita bar; hosted by Ana Mae Coxxx. No cover. 10pm. 180 Eureka Square, Pacifica.

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.

The Monster Show @ The Edge
Cookie Dough's weekly drag show with gogo guys. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood.

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, class=textexposedshow>plus creature, plant and science exhibits. $10-$12. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000.

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.

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.

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

Xotica @ Nob Hill Theatre
The Other Side of the Rainbow, a fundraiser for St. James Infirmary, presented by Ducal Council's Kippy Marks and Joie de Vivre, includes an all Male Revue, a drag show and silent auction, drinks (open bar for VIPs), plus admission to the Arcade. $50-$100. 7pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758.

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