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On the Tab :: Sept. 7 - 14

Thursday Sep 7, 2017
Uhaul @ Oasis: The popular women's dance night features DJs Silly Syl, Ms. Jackson and Ripley. $20. Friday, Sept 8, 10pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com
Uhaul @ Oasis: The popular women's dance night features DJs Silly Syl, Ms. Jackson and Ripley. $20. Friday, Sept 8, 10pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com   (Source:Shot in the City)

Our forecast for fall fun includes live music, drag hilarity and cocktail concoctions. BYO Queer in Golden Gate Park, Varla Jean and Uhaul at Oasis, and karaoke nights all over town, even in Oakland. Unleash your inner diva.


Thursday, Sept. 7

After Dark @ Exploratorium
The hands-on science museum's adult cocktail parties include drinks, music, and a lovely Bay view. Sept 7: Swing , with demos about the physics of baseball. Sept. 14: Brewed for You: Fort Point's Living Lager (7pm). $10-$15. 6pm-10pm. Embarcadero at Pier 15. www.exploratorium.edu

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon
Weekly beer bust and benefit for local charities. 9pm-11pm. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Bey-Hive @ Port Bar, Oakland
Amoura Teese hosts an Oakland Pride drag and dance night. 9pm-2am. 2023 Broadway. (510) 823-2099. www.portbaroakland.com

Bitch Slap! @ Oasis
World premiere of D'Arcy Drollinger's comic drag parody of telenovelas and night-time soap operas, with plenty of big hair and shoulderpads, with Matthew Martin, Katya Smirnoff-Skyy, Nancy French, Steven LeMay, Jef Valentine and other talents. $25-$35. Thu 8pm, Fri & Sat 7pm. Thru Sept. 9. $10. 10pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Concert & Cocktails for Mark Leno @ Russell Cassman Pianos, Berkeley
Enjoy performances by SF Symphony pianist Robin Sutherland, Grammy nominee Barbara Higbie, and SF Conservatory's Christopher Basso in a musical cocktail reception for the gay former Senator's bid for SF Mayor. $100 and up. 6pm-8pm. 843 Gilman St., Berkeley. http://www.rkassman.com/

Drag King Contest @ Oasis
The annual festive drag king contest, hosted by Fudgie Frottage and Sister Roma, with special guest Landon Cider; performers Max Manchester, SF Drag King 2016, Madd Dogg 20/20, Momma's Boyz, Klingon Vanna White, Rebel Kings of Oakland, Mason Dixon Jars, Gender Queer Society, Simone 3rd Arm. Judges: Leigh Crow, Arty Fishal, Kitten on the Keys, and Clammy Faye. $20-$35. Proceeds benefit PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support) 10pm. 298 11th St. www.sfdragkingcontest.com www.sfoasis.com

Fuego @ The Watergarden, San Jose
Weekly DJed sex party with Latin videos and musics, free salsa bar, half-price lockers, at the famed South Bay bath house. 4pm-12am. 1010 The Alameda, San Jose. www.thewatergarden.com

Gayface @ El Rio
Queer weekly night out at the popular Mission bar. 9pm-2am. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Gym Class @ Hi Tops
Enjoy 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

Junk @ Powerhouse
MrPam and Dulce de Leche cohost the weekly underwear strip night and contest, with sexy prizes. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Kingdom of Sodom @ Nob Hill Theatre
Interactive sex party with a cash bar, clothes check, and a live sex show onstage with Armond Rizzo and Casey Williams at 10:30pm. $20. 8pm-1am. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

The Monster Show @ The Edge
The weekly drag show with host Sue Casa, DJ MC2, themed nights and hilarious fun. $5. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Picante @ The Cafe
Lulu and DJ Marco's Latin night with sexy gogo guys. 9pm-2am. 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com

Puff, Love @ The Stud
The monthly pot-friendly queer night, with Maria Konner and her band Not From Jersey, DJ Sergio Fedasz, and guest Tom Ammiano. $5-$10. 7pm-10pm, followed by the drag show Love (10:30pm-2am). 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Queer Karaoke @ Club OMG
KJ Dana hosts the weekly singing night; unleash your inner American Idol; first Thursdays are Costume Karaoke; 3rd is Kinky Karaoke 8pm. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com

Rice Rockettes @ Lookout
Local and visiting Asian drag queens' weekly show with DJ Philip Grasso. $5. 10:30pm show. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.com

Rock Fag @ Hole in the Wall
Enjoy hard rock and punk music from DJ Don Baird at the wonderfully divey SoMa bar. Also Fridays. 7pm-2am. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.hitws.com

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie's Lounge
Disco guru DJ Bus Station John spins grooves at the intimate retro music night. $5. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com


Friday, Sept. 8

Ain't Mama's Drag @ Balancoire
Weekly drag queen and drag king show hosted by Cruzin d'Loo. 8pm-10pm. No cover. 2565 Mission St. www.balancoiresf.com

Beach Blanket Babylon @ Club Fugazi
The musical comedy revue celebrates its 43th year with an ever-changing lineup of political and pop culture icons, all in gigantic wigs, now with new 'Summer of Love' numbers. $25-$160. Beer/wine served; cash only; 21+, except where noted. Wed-Fri 8pm. Sat 6pm & 9pm. Sun 2pm & 5pm. 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Blvd. (Green St.). 421-4222. www.beachblanketbabylon.com

Bear Happy Hour @ Midnight Sun
Hairy men and their pals enjoy 2-for-1 drinks and no cover. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Boy Division @ Cat Club
The New Wave electro night's queer fun, with DJs Xander and others playing "Rebel Rebel" classics (Billy Idol, Bowie, etc.), and Italo Disco in the back, with gogos, gifts, drink specials. $5-$10. 9:30pm-3am. 1190 Folsom St. www.sfcatclub.com

Cubcake @ Lone Star Saloon
DJs Chaka Quan and Boy Shaped Box spin at the bears & treats night. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

DTF Fridays @ Port Bar, Oakland
Various DJs play house music, and a few hotties gogo dance at the new gay bar's weekly event. 9pm-2am. 2023 Broadway. (510) 823-2099. www.portbaroakland.com

Friday Nights at the Ho @ White Horse Bar, Oakland
Dance it up at the historic (and still hip) East Bay bar. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave. http://whitehorsebar.com

Gaymer Night @ SF Eagle
Video games galore, on large screens all around the bar. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Gogo Fridays @ Toad Hall
Hot dancers grind it at the Castro bar with a dance floor and patio. 4146 18th St. www.toadhallbar.com

Happy Friday @ Midnight Sun
The popular video bar ends each work week with hot gogo guys (starting at 9pm) and drink specials; also Saturday nights. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Hard Fridays @ Qbar
DH Haute Toddy's weekly electro-pop night with hotty gogos. $3. 9pm-2am (happy hour 4pm-9pm). 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

Hella Gay Comedy @ Club OMG
Queer joke night, with host Nasty Ass Bitch. $15. 7pm. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com

iCandy @ The Cafe
Gus Presents' weekly dance night, with DJ Deft, cute gogos and $2 beer (before 10pm). 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com

Latin Explosion/Club Papi @ Club 21, Oakland
The Latin dance night also includes drag acts hosted by Lola and Dorys, with half a dozen gogo studs. $10-$20. 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St., Oakland. www.club21oakland.com

Lick It @ Powerhouse
Lance Holman's leather kink and cruise night, with dJ Blackstone. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Manimal @ Beaux
Gogo-tastic dance night starts off your weekend. $5. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Midnight Show @ Divas
Weekly drag shows at the last transgender-friendly bar in the Polk; with hosts Victoria Secret, Alexis Miranda and several performers. Also Saturdays. $10. 11pm. 1081 Polk St. www.divassf.com

Red Hots Burlesque @ The Stud
The saucy women's burlesque show hosted by Dottie Lux will titillate and tantalize: July shows feature Dulce de Leche, Miss Savvy, Shells Bells and Lez Purr plus special guests. $10-$20. 8pm-9:30pm. 399 9th St. Also Sunday brunch shows at PianoFight Theatre.144 Taylor St. www.redhotsburlesque.com www.studsf.com

Skate Night @ Church on 8 Wheels
Groove on wheels at the former Sacred Heart Church-turned disco roller skate party space, hosted by John D. Miles, the "Godfather of Skate." 7pm-11pm. Sat afternoon sessions 1pm-2:30pm and 3pm-5:30pm. $10. Kids 12 and under $5. Skate rentals $5. 554 Fillmore St. at Fell. www.churchof8wheels.com

Speakeasy @ Center for Sex & Culture
Swing dance party and benefit for the center, with deaf/hearing-impaired welcome (extra loud beats; ASL-interpreted lessons). $15-$25. 7pm-10pm.1349 Mission St. www.sexandculture.org

The Speakeasy @ Palace Theater
The immersive theatrical Prohibition-era nightclub experience includes drinks, food, entertainment, 1920s costumes requested of patrons (rentals available in advance; $125 and up), and hours of bootleg fun. $95. Thu-Sat thru Sept. 9. Columbus at Broadway. https://www.thespeakeasysf.com

Uhaul @ Oasis
Popular women's dance night, with DJs Silly Syl, Ms. Jackson and Ripley. $20. 10pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Vibe Fridays @ Club BnB, Oakland
House music and cocktails, with DJs Shareef Raheim-Jihad and Ellis Lindsey. 9pm-2am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340. www.club-bnb.com

Vivvy's Grand Opening @ The Stud
Ambrosia Salad's the guest at the wild drag night. $5-$10. 10pm-3am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com


Saturday, Sept. 9

Arts & Crafts Sale @ Zeitgeist
Shop from local artists and craftspeople in the bar's been garden; 25% of sales benefit the LGBT Center. 4pm-8pm. 199 Valencia St. https://www.facebook.com/ZeitgeistSF/

La Bota Loca @ Club 21, Oakland
Dance night at the Latin, hip hop and Electro music night. 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St., Oakland. www.club21oakland.com

Bootie SF @ DNA Lounge
Resident DJs and guests spin at the mash-up DJ dance party, with four rooms of different sounds and eight DJs; The Monster Drag Show hosted by Sue Casa. $10-$15 and up. 9:30pm-3am. 375 11th St. www.bootiesf.com www.dnalounge.com

Bounce @ Lookout
Dance music with a view at the Castro bar. 9pm-2am. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.com

Bring Your Own Queer @ Music Concourse
Annual free outdoor LGBTQ live and lipsynch music and art show; host Honey Mahogany, DJs Mark O'Brien and John Major, art workshops, senior seating. 12pm-6pm. 55 Hagiwara Tea Drive, Golden Gate Park. http://byoq.org

Club Rimshot @ Club BNB, Oakland
Hip hop and Latin dance club. $5-$15. 9pm to 4am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340. www.club-bnb.com

Flagging in the Park @ AIDS Memorial Grove
DJ Steve Sherwood plays grooves at the flagging, dancing, flow arts and picnic event. Donations go to GLAAD. 1pm-4pm. Nancy Pelosi Drive at Bowling Green. http://www.flaggercentral.com/

Golden Gate Gaymes @ Collingwood Park, Techshop SF
Imperial Court's festive events, with outdoor picnic, campy sports games and fun. Donations; 11am-3pm, 149 Diamond St. Then, the Finale Sept. 10 at Techshop Gallery, 910 Howard St. 4pm-7pm. https://www.facebook.com/groups/788970194585018/

Lips and Lashes Brunch @ Lookout
Weekly show with soul, funk and Motown grooves hosted by Carnie Asada, with DJs Becky Knox and Pumpkin Spice. The yummy brunch menu starts at 12pm, with the show at 1:30pm. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.com

Mother @ Oasis
Heklina hosts the fun drag show with weekly themes. Sept. 9 is Gay Icons night with Raya Light and Miss Shugana. DJ MC2 spins dance grooves before and after the show. $15-$25. 10pm-3am (11:30pm show). 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Nitty Gritty @ Beaux
Josh Carmichael with DJ Salazer host the tattoo appreciation night. $10. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Planet Booty @ The Chapel
Oakland-based groovy funk band performs music from their new CD, Naked. Bitch Please opens. $15. 9pm. 777 Valencia St. www.thechapelsf.com

Pound Puppy @ SF Eagle
The popular cubs, canines and cruisers night, with DJs Taco Tuesday, Kevin O'Conner and guest Ambrosia Salad. $10. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Saturgay @ Qbar
Stanley Frank spins house dance remixes at the intimate Castro dance bar. $3. 9pm-2am (weekly beer bust 2pm-9pm). 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

Session, House Party @ Powerhouse
DJ Jason Godfrey plays an early house set. 7pm-10pm; House Party with DJs Guy Ruben and Mohammad, 10pm-2am. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Shake It Up @ Port Bar, Oakland
DJ Lady Char spins dance grooves; gogo studs, and drink specials, too. 9pm-2am. 2023 Broadway. (510) 823-2099. www.portbaroakland.com

Soul Party @ Elbo Room
DJs Lucky, Paul, and Phengren Osward spin 60s soul 45s. $5-$10 ($5 off in semi-formal attire). 10pm-2am. 647 Valencia St. 552-7788. www.elbo.com

Studio 5'4" @ Lone Star Saloon
3-year anniversary of the compact disco night for short men and their admirers & pals, with DJ BJ. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Sugar @ The Cafe
Dance, drink, cruise at the Castro club, with DJs Gay Marvine, Taco Tuesday and Matthew XO. 9pm-2am. 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com

Writers With Drinks @ Make Out Room
Enjoy authors Daniel H. Wilson, Juba Kalamka, Meredith May, Natasha Dennerstein and Alvin Orloff reading at the cocktails and prose night. $5-$20. 7:30pm. 3225 22nd St. www.makeoutroom.com


Sunday, Sept. 10

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon
Beer, bears, beats at the weekly fundraiser. $15. 4pm-8pm. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The popular weekly event packs in the fans, with proceeds going to local charities. $10. 3pm-6pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Beverage Benefit @ The Edge
Fundraiser and fun, with proceeds going to local nonprofits. $10. 4pm-7pm. 4149 18th St. www.edgesf.com

Big Top @ Beaux
Enjoy an extra weekend night at the fun Castro nightclub, plus hot local DJs and sexy gogo guys and gals. $8. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.Beauxsf.com

Blessed @ Port Bar, Oakland
Carnie Asada's fun drag night with Carnie's Angels Mahlae Balenciaga and Au Jus, plus DJ Ion. 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.com

Crop Top @ Oasis
Daytime rooftop patio short shorts and cutoff day. $8. 2pm-7pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Dir-T @ SF Eagle
Tea dance for dirty boys and bears, with DJ Byron Bonsall. $10. 7pm12am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Domingo De Escandal @ Club OMG
Weekly Latin night with drag shows hosted by Vicky Jimenez and DJ Carlitos. (Comedy Open Mic 5:30pm). 7pm-2am. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com

Femme Brunch @ Balancoire
Weekly live music shows with various acts, along with brunch buffet, bottomless Mimosas, champagne and more, at the stylish nightclub and restaurant, with live entertainment and DJ Shawn P. $15-$20. 11am-3pm. After that, Femme T-Dance drag shows at 7pm, 10pm and 11pm. 2565 Mission St. at 21st. 920-0577. www.balancoiresf.com

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

Hoodslam @ DNA Lounge
The East Bay pro wrestling crew's entertaining wacky bouts include babes, hunks, and freaks. $20. 3pm. 375 11th St. www.dnalounge.com

Jock @ The Lookout
Enjoy the weekly jock-ular fun, with DJed dance music at sports team fundraisers. 12pm-1am. NY DJ Sharon White from 3pm-6pm. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.com

Oakland Pride @ Downtown Oakland
Large street festival celebrating East Bay LGBT Pride, with Andra Day, Alex Newell, Frenchie Davis, LaTrice Royale, a parade, booths food and drinks, Club 21 & BnB Latin stage with dance music and gogos, Bando Machos, DJed music, children's carnaval and more. Broadway, between 13th & 21st St. Broadway & 20th. $5-$10. 11am-7pm. http://www.oaklandpride.org/

Pole$exual @ The Stud
Bawdy creative burlesque variety show with queer performers. $5-$10. 10pm-3am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Pride After-Party @ Club 21/Club BnB, Oakland
Dance night at the Latin, hip hop and Electro post-Pride party, with a twerk contest. $5-$10 7pm-2am. 2111 Franklin St., Oakland. www.club21oakland.com

Queer Tango @ Finnish Hall, Berkeley
Same-sex partner tango dancing, including lessons for newbies, food and drinks. $5-$10. 3:30pm-6:30pm. 1970 Chestnut St, Berkeley. www.finnishhall.org

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The Country-Western line-dancing two-stepping dance night. $5. lessons at 5:30pm, dancing til 10:30pm. Also Thursdays. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

Sunday's a Drag @ Starlight Room
Donna Sachet often 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

Sunday Brunch @ Thee Parkside
Bottomless Mimosas until 3pm at the fun rock-punk club. 1600 17th St. 252-1330. www.theeparkside.com

Vanessa Bousay @ Martuni's
The drag chanteuse performs Country Roads, a new concert of classic songs, with Steven Satyricon. 7pm. 4 Valencia St. www.vanessabousay.com


Monday, Sept. 11

Asgeir @ The Fillmore
The Icelandic singer-composer performs his unique music with his band. Ethan Gruska also performs. $20. 8pm. 1805 Geary Blvd. http://thefillmore.com/

Epic Karaoke @ White Horse, Oakland
Mondays and Tuesdays popular weekly sing-along night. No cover. 8:30pm-1am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820. www.whitehorsebar.com

Gaymer Meetup @ Brewcade
The weekly LGBT video game enthusiast night includes big-screen games and signature beers, with a new remodeled layout, including an outdoor patio. No cover. 7pm-11pm. 2200 Market St. www.brewcadesf.com

Happy Hour @ The Cinch
Happy hour at the historic neighborhood bar. 5pm-8pm. 1723 Polk St. www.cinchsf.com

Karaoke Night @ SF Eagle
Sing along, with host Beth Bicoastal, prizes, local celeb judges, and $2 draft beer. 8pm-12am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Mahogany Mondays @ The Stud
Honey Mahogany's R&B, soul, drag show and tasty cocktail early event. 5pm-8pm. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Mister Sister @ Midnight Sun
Drag night with Honey Mahogany, Dulce de Leche and Carnie Asada. No cover. 10pm. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Mule Mondays @ Port Bar, Oakland
Enjoy frosty Moscow Mule cocktails in a brassy mug, specials before 8pm. 2023 Broadway, Oakland. www.portbaroakland.com

Musical Mondays @ The Edge
Sing along at the popular musical theatre night; also Wednesdays. 7pm-2am. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5pm-closing. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

No No Bingo @ Virgil's Sea Room
Mica Sigourney and Tom Temprano cohost the wacky weekly game night at the cool Mission bar. 8pm. 3152 Mission St. www.virgilssf.com

Opulence @ Beaux
Weekly dance night, with Jocques, DJs Tori, Twistmix and Andre. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Piano Bar 101 @ Martuni's
Sing-along night with talented locals, and charming accompanist Joe Wicht. 9pm. 4 Valencia St. at Market.

Pillows @ Powerhouse
Glamamore's drag and crafts party. 9pm-2am, $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Spanglish @ Club OMG
Spanish and English drag shows and dance music with DJ Carlitos. $5-$10. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com

Underwear Night @ 440
Strip down to your skivvies at the popular men's night. 9pm-2am. 440 Castro St. 621-8732. www.the440.com


Tuesday, Sept. 12

Cocktail Time @ Ginger's Trois
Enjoy drinks at the intimate downstairs tribute to the original dive bar; Tue & Wed 5pm-12am. Thu-Sat 5pm-2am. 86 Hardie Place.

Cock Shot @ Beaux
Shot specials and adult Bingo games, with DJs Chad Bays and Riley Patrick, at the new weekly night. No cover. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Game Night @ Midnight Sun
Video game fun, Wheel O' Cocktails, and board games. 9pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Game Night, AHS @ SF Eagle
Board games, card games and cheap beer. 4pm-2am, plus weekly viewings of American Horror Story: Cult (8pm-11pm). 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Hella Saucy @ Q Bar
Queer dance party at the stylish intimate bar. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

High Fantasy @ Aunt Charlie's Lounge
Weekly drag and variety show, with live acts and lip-synching divas, plus DJed grooves. $5. Shows at 10:30pm & 12am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

Hysteria Comedy @ Martuni's
Open mic for women and queer comics, with host Irene Tu, Tess Barry, Dom Gelin and Wonder Dave. 6pm-8pm. 4 Valencia St.

Karaoke Night @ The Stud
Sing Till It Hurts with hostess Sister Flora; 2 for 1 happy hour, no cover. 8pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Karaoke Cocktails @ Ginger's
The new basement tribute to the old Ginger's Trois hosts a weekly singing fun. 8pm-12am. 86 Hardie Place. https://www.gingers.bar/

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Strip down with the strippers at the clothing-optional night. $20. 9pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Retro Night @ 440 Castro
Jim Hopkins plays classic pop oldies, with vintage music videos. 9pm-2am. 44 Castro St. www.the440.com

Sing Out @ Encore Karaoke Lounge
Home of drag shows, and hilaraoke karaoke. 9pm-1am. 1550 California St. #2. 775-0442.

Stag @ Powerhouse
Cruisy night for singles, and couples looking for a third. $3 Jagermeister shots will get you in trouble; the fun kind. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

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

Trivia Night @ Port Bar, Oakland
Cranny hosts a big gay trivia night at the new East Bay bar; drinks specials and prizes. 7:30pm. 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.com

Una Noche @ Club BnB, Oakland
Vicky Jimenez' drag show and contest; Latin music all night. 9pm-2am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340. www.club-bnb.com

Underwear Night @ Club OMG
Weekly underwear night includes free clothes check, and drink specials. $4. 10pm-2am. Preceded by Open Mic Comedy, 7pm, no cover. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com


Wednesday, Sept. 13

Bondage-a-Gogo @ The Cat Club
The weekly gay/straight/whatever fetish-themed kinky dance night. $7-$10. 9:30pm-2:30am. 1190 Folsom St. www.bondage-a-go-go.com www.catclubsf.com

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

B.P.M. @ Club BnB, Oakland
Olga T and Shugga Shay's weekly queer women and men's R&B hip hop and soul night, at the club's new location. No cover. 8pm-2am. 2120 Broadway, Oakland. www.bench-and-bar.com

Castro Karaoke @ Midnight Sun
Sing out with host Bebe Sweetbriar; 2 for 1 well drinks. 8pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Cocktails for a Cause @ Virgil's Sea Room
Benefit for the Tenderloin Museum and the film Compton's Cafeteria Riot. $5-$10. 6pm-9pm. 3152 Mission St. www.virgilssf.com

Comedy Showcase @ SF Eagle
Kollin Holtz hosts the open mic comedy night. 5:30pm-8pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Girl Scout @ Port Bar, Oakland
The weekly women's happy hour and dance night with DJ Becky Knox. 6pm-10pm. 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.com

Juicy @ Club OMG
Weekly women's event at the intimate Mid-market nightclub, with DJ Micah Tron. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.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

Movie Night @ SF Eagle
Enjoy drinks and a flick, with trivia games and prizes. 8pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Newish Jewish Happy Hour @ Jewish Community Federation
Keshet, the LGBT Jewish organization, hosts a new-to-town cocktail hour with beer, wine, snacks. 6pm. 121 Steuart St. https://www.keshetonline.org

Pan Dulce @ Beaux
The hot weekly Latin dance night with sexy gogo guys, drag divas and more, returns to the Castro, with Club Papi's Frisco Robbie and Fabian Torres. $7. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Po Hoe @ Powerhouse
Nikki Jizz offers cheap drinks and cheaper men. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Varla Jean Merman @ Oasis
The big drag talent presents her new show, Bad Heroine . $25-$35. Sept. 13 & 14, 8pm. 15 & 16 7pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Wrangler Wednesdays @ Rainbow Cattle Company, Guerneville
Wear your jeans and meet new folks at the Russian River gay bar. 16220 Main St., Guerneville. www.queersteer.com


Thursday, Sept. 14

Junk @ Powerhouse
MrPam and Dulce de Leche cohost the weekly underwear strip night and contest, with sexy prizes. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Kick It @ DNA Lounge
Kandi Love, Northcore Collective and Plus Alliance's weekly EDM, flow arts dance night, with DJs; glow drag encouraged. $5-$10. 9pm-2am. 375 11th St. www.dnalounge.com

Mary Go-Round @ Lookout
Mercedez Munro and Holotta Tymes present saucy and unusual drag acts. $5. 10pm-2am. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.com

The Monster Show @ The Edge
The weekly drag show with host Sue Casa, DJ MC2, themed nights and hilarious fun. $5. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

My So-Called Night @ Beaux
Carnie Asada hosts a weekly '90s-themed video, dancin', drinkin' night, with VJs Jorge Terez. Get down with your funky bunch, and enjoy 90-cent drinks. '90s-themed attire and costume contest. No cover. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.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
Music by Ryan Hemsworth with Qrion, DJ set by Aaron Axelson & Omar Perez, plus animal exhibits and hands-on demos. $12-$15. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. www.calacademy.org

Queer Karaoke @ Club OMG
KJ Dana hosts the weekly singing night; unleash your inner American Idol; first Thursdays are Costume Karaoke; 3rd is Kinky Karaoke 8pm. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com

Throwback Thursdays @ Qbar
Enjoy retro 80s soul, dance and pop classics with DJ Jorge Terez. No cover. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

Thump @ White Horse, Oakland
Weekly electro music night with DJ Matthew Baker and guests. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820. www.whitehorsebar.com

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie's Lounge
Disco guru DJ Bus Station John spins grooves at the intimate retro music night. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com


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