Issue:  Vol. 48 / No. 12 / 22 March 2018

On the Tab, July 13-20, 2017

On The Tab

Daytime Realness @ El Rio
Heklina and Carnita cohost the fun patio party, with drag acts Qween, Sasah Devarde, Helen Heels and Tiny Teese; guest DJs Robin Simmons and Rosegold, and resident Stanley Frank. $10. Sunday, July 16. 2pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St.
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Hoist a stiff drink, or a soft one, and enjoy the midsummer fun out there in nightlife land. Hodor spins grooves, sober dragsters rock, iconic music talents croon, and comics make us cackle.


Thu 13

Aimee Mann
@ Uptown Theatre, Napa/UC Theatre, Berkeley

The former lead singer for Til Tuesday performs her original music, with Ted Leo, including songs from her new album, Mental Illness. $35-$65. 8pm. 1350 3rd St., Napa. Also July 14, 8pm, at UC Theatre, 2036 University Ave., Berkeley.

After Dark @ Exploratorium

The hands-on science museum's adult cocktail parties include drinks, music, and a lovely Bay view. July 13: Sample delish hot sauces. July 20: an Ernie Gehr Variety Show (avant-garde films). $10-$15. 6:30-9:30pm. Embarcadero at Pier 15.

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon

Weekly beer bust and benefit for local charities. 9pm-11pm. 1354 Harrison St.

Debbie Does Dallas @ Oasis

Nancy French stars in the title role of Erica Schmidt and Andrew Sherman's acclaimed campy musical adaptation loosely based on the classic '70s football-cheerleader straight porn flick. $25-$35. Wed-Sat 7pm. Thru Aug. 5. 298 11th St.

Dita Von Teese @ The Fillmore

The Art of the Tease, a saucy classy women's burlesque show with elaborate costumes and lavish production numbers. $50 and up. 7:30pm. Also July 15 & 16. 1805 Geary St.

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.

Gayface @ El Rio

Queer weekly night out at the popular Mission bar. 9pm-2am. 3158 Mission St.

Junk @ Powerhouse

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

The Klipptones @ Top of the Mark

The local jazz band performs weekly at the swanky hotel lounge bar. 7pm-11pm, thru August. 999 California St.

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.

Nightlife @ California Academy of Sciences

Enjoy stimulating festive and fun parties at the earth sciences museum return, with 21+ music, drinks, demos and exhibits. July 13: outdoor stage, psychedelic pop, music by Connan Mockasin with Morgan Delt; DJ set by Chulita Vinyl Club. $12-$15. Weekly 6pm-9pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park.

Paula West @ Feinstein's at the Nikko

Paula West @ Feinstein's at the Nikko

The acclaimed local vocalist performs an extended concert residency at the intimate nightclub. $28-$60. Thu & Fri 8pm. Sat 7pm. Sun 5pm. Thru July 16. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St.

Picante @ The Cafe

Lulu and DJ Marco's Latin night with sexy gogo guys. 9pm-2am. 2369 Market St.

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.

Rice Rockettes @ Lookout

Local and visiting Asian drag queens' weekly show with DJ Philip Grasso. $5. 10:30pm show. 3600 16th St.

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.

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle

Music night with local and touring bands. $8. 9:30pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

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.



Cubcake @ Lone Star Saloon
photo: Gareth Gooch

Fri 14

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.

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.

Bear Happy Hour @ Midnight Sun

Hairy men and their pals enjoy 2-for-1 drinks and no cover. 4067 18th St. 861-4186.

Beck @ Greek Theatre/Fox Theatre

The innovative pop singer-composer performs with his band; Thundercat opens. $60. 8pm. 2001 Gayley Road, UC Berkeley campus. July 15 at Fox Theatre, $60-$80. 8pm. 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland.

Boy Division @ Cat Club

It's Morrissey Night at the monthly New Wave queer dance night, with multiple DJs (Xander, Tomas, Donimo, Starr) and other sounds in different rooms, plus glow bracelets, gogo dancers and ticket giveaways for the July 25 Psychedelic Furs concert at The Fillmore. $5-$8. 9:30pm-3am. 1190 Folsom St at 8th.

Cubcake @ Lone Star Saloon

Bears, cubs, beers and sweets, with DJ Paul Goodyear. $3. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St.

Lick It @ Powerhouse

DJ Blackstone, cruisy vibes and drink specials. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

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.

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.

Gay Wine Weekend @ Sonoma Valley

Enjoy wine-tastings, dinners, tea dances and more at the luxury weeknd full of events. Single event or full schedules are $65, $125, and up (VIP packages). Thru July 16. Sonoma Valley Inn and other locales.

Gogo Fridays @ Toad Hall

Hot dancers grind it at the Castro bar with a dance floor and patio. 4146 18th St.

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.

Hard Fridays @ Qbar

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

Hella Gay Comedy @ Club OMG

Queer joke night, with host Nasty Ass Bitch. $15. 7pm. 43 6th St.

iCandy @ The Cafe

Gus Presents' weekly dance night, with DJ Deft, cute gogos and $2 beer (before 10pm). 2369 Market St.

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.

Manimal @ Beaux

Gogo-tastic dance night starts off your weekend. $5. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St.

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.

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.

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. Also Wed, Thu, 7pm-10pm. Sat afternoon sessions 1pm-2:30pm and 3pm-5:30pm. $10. Kids 12 and under $5. Skate rentals $5. 554 Fillmore St. at Fell.

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.

Uhaul SF @ Oasis

The groovy monthly women's (and friends) night includes DJs Jibbz and China G. $20. 10pm-2am. 298 11th St.

Vibe Fridays @ Club BnB, Oakland

House music and cocktails, with DJs Shareef Raheim-Jihad and Ellis Lindsey. 9pm-2am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340.

Video Gaymer Night @ SF Eagle

Multiple screens around the bar for gaming; plus no cover, free coat check and drink specials. July 14 is a Just Dance tournament. 8pm-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

Wesla Whitfield @ Hotel Rex

The talented local favorite singer performs "Having Any Fun?" her new cabaret show, with pianist Mike Greensill; cocktails and small plates available. $35-$60. 8pm. Also July 15. 562 Sutter St.



Gameboi SF @ Rickshaw Stop
photo: Steven Underhill

Sat 15

Beatpig @ Powerhouse

Juanita MORE! and crew's monthly eclectic drag and hunks night. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

La Bota Loca @ Club 21, Oakland

Dance night at the Latin, hip hop and Electro music night. 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St., Oakland.

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.

Bounce @ Lookout

Dance music with a view at the Castro bar. 9pm-2am. 3600 16th St.

BreastFest Beer Festival @ Marin Center, San Rafael

Drink up and enjoy food, games, music, and prizes at the 17th annual fundraiser for the Charlotte Maxwell Clinic. $50-$65. 1pm-5pm. Fairgrounds, 10 Ave. of the Americas, San Rafael.

Club Rimshot @ Club BNB, Oakland

Hip hop and Latin dance club. $5-$15. 9pm to 4am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340.

Dancing @ Club OMG

Enjoy dancing and cocktails at the intimate mid-Market club. $7. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St.

Gameboi SF @ Rickshaw Stop

The monthly Gaysian and pals dance night. $12. 9:30pm-2am. 155 Fell St.

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.

Makeout Party @ SF Eagle

Nark Magazine's monthly smoochfest, with free shots in the photo booth. $5. 9:30pm-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

Mascara @ Eureka Valley Rec. Center

Castro Country Club's sober yet wild drag show, hosted by MGM Grande, with Landa Lakes, Roxy Cotton-Candy, Miss Shugana, and many more. $15-$20. 7:30pm. 100 Collingwood at 18th.

Mother @ Oasis

Heklina hosts the fun drag show with weekly themes. July 15 is a tribute to Chicago the musical. MC2 spins dance grooves before and after the show. $15-$25. 10pm-3am (11:30pm show). 298 11th St.

Nitty Gritty @ Beaux

Weekly dance night with nearly naked gogo guys & gals; DJs Chad Bays, Ms. Jackson, Becky Know and Jorge T. $4. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St.

Otter J Antics @ The Stud

Underwear party for otters (slim furry guys) and their admirers, with DJs Kevin O'Connor, Collin Bass and porn stud ABeardedBoy. 9pm-3am. 399 9th St.

Pete Escovedo Orchestra @ Yoshi's Oakland

The legendary Latin jazz percussionist and his musicians perform at the restaurant-nightclub. $34-$75. 7:30pm & 9:30pm. July 16 7pm & 9pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland.

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.

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.

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.

Sugar @ The Cafe

Dance, drink, cruise at the Castro club, with DJs Gay Marvine, Taco Tuesday and Matthew XO. 9pm-2am. 2369 Market St.


Katya Presents @ Martuni's
photo: Linda Lee

Sun 16

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon

Beer, bears, beats at the weekly fundraiser. June 11 benefits Bears of San Francisco. $15. 4pm-8pm. 1354 Harrison St.

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle

The popular weekly beer bust raises funds for local charities. $10-$12 for an endless cuppa. 3pm-6pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

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.

Blessed @ Port Bar, Oakland

Carnie Asada's fun drag night with Carnie's Angels – Mahlae Balenciaga and Au Jus, plus DJ Ion. 2023 Broadway.

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle

The popular daytime event, with your $10-$12 cuppa going to local charities. 3pm-6pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

Daytime Realness @ El Rio

Heklina and Carnita cohost the fun patio party, with drag acts Qween, Sasah Devarde, Helen Heels and Tiny Teese; guest DJs Robin Simmons and Rosegold, and resident Stanley Frank. $10. 2pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St.

Disco Daddy @ SF Eagle

DJ Bus Station John plays a Stevie Wonder tribute at the retrolicious monthly T-dance. $5. 7pm-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Katya Presents @ Martuni's

Katya Smirnoff-Skyye's monthly cabaret concert features veteran crooner Tom Reardon. $12. 7pm. 4 Valencia St. at Market.

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.

Stoopid @ Powerhouse

Jimmy Swear and Profundity's game night, 5pm-9pm. 1347 Folsom St.

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550

The Country-Western line-dancing two-stepping dance night. $8. lessons at 5:30pm, dancing til 10:30pm. Also Thursdays. 550 Barneveld Ave.

Sunday's a Drag @ Starlight Room

Donna Sachet often hosts the weekly fabulous brunch and drag show, now celebrating its tenth anniversary. $45. 11am, show at noon; 1:30pm, show at 2:30pm. 450 Powell St. in Union Square. 395-8595.

Sunday Brunch @ Thee Parkside

Bottomless Mimosas until 3pm at the fun rock-punk club. 1600 17th St. 252-1330.


Havin' Fun @ White Horse, Oakland

Mon 17

Epic Karaoke @ White Horse, Oakland

Mondays and Tuesdays popular weekly sing-along night. No cover. 8:30pm-1am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820.

Collide-O-Scope @ Oasis

The Seattle movie clips, bloopers and visual oddities show comes to SF. $10. 8pm. 298 11th St.

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.

Happy Hour @ The Cinch

Happy hour at the historic neighborhood bar. 5pm-8pm. 1723 Polk St.

Karaoke Night @ SF Eagle

Sing along, with host Beth Bicoastal, prizes, local celeb judges, and $2 draft beer. 8pm-12am. 398 12th St.

Mister Sister @ Midnight Sun

Drag night with Honey Mahogany, Dulce de Leche and Carnie Asada. No cover. 10pm. 4067 18th St. 861-4186.

Mule Mondays @ Port Bar, Oakland

Enjoy frosty Moscow Mule cocktails in a brassy mug, specials before 8pm. 2023 Broadway, Oakland.

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.

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.

Opulence @ Beaux

Weekly dance night, with Jocques, DJs Tori, Twistmix and Andre. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St.

Piano Bar 101 @ Martuni's

Sing-along night with talented locals, and charming accompanist Joe Wicht. 9pm. 4 Valencia St. at Market.

Spanglish @ Club OMG

Spanish and English drag shows and dance music with DJ Carlitos. $5-$10. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St.

Underwear Night @ 440

Strip down to your skivvies at the popular men's night. 9pm-2am. 440 Castro St. 621-8732.


Cocktail Time @ Ginger's Trois
photo: Steven Underhill

Tue 18

Cocktail Time @ Ginger's Trois

Enjoy drinks in the intimate 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.

Game Night @ Midnight Sun

Video game fun, Wheel O' Cocktails, and board games. 9pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186.

Game Night @ SF Eagle

Board games, card games and cheap beer. 4pm-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

Hella Saucy @ Q Bar

Queer dance party at the stylish intimate bar. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St.

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.

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.

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre

Strip down with the strippers at the clothing-optional night. $20. 9pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758.

OutLoud @ Oasis

Joshua Grannell and Peggy L'eggs' monthly storytelling series is this time themed "Dial 911," with emergency tales from Raya Light, Jimmy Swear, Alexa Fraser-Herron, Jelly Jellyfish, Marissa Hutchens and Sera Bushman. $10. 7:30pm. 298 11th St.

Retro Night @ 440 Castro

Jim Hopkins plays classic pop oldies, with vintage music videos. 9pm-2am. 44 Castro St.

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.

Trivia Night @ Hi Tops

Play the trivia game at the popular new sports bar. 9pm. 2247 Market St. 551-2500.

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.

Una Noche @ Club BnB, Oakland

Vicky Jimenez' drag show and contest; Latin music all night. 9pm-2am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340.

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.


Kristian Nairn at Rave of Thrones @ Mezzanine

Wed 19

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.

Bottoms Up Bingo @ Hi Tops

Play board games and win offbeat prizes at the popular sports bar. 9pm. 2247 Market St. 551-2500.

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.

Castro Karaoke @ Midnight Sun

Sing out with host Bebe Sweetbriar; 2 for 1 well drinks. 8pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186.

Comedy Showcase @ SF Eagle

Kollin Holtz hosts the open mic comedy night. 5:30pm-8pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

Girl Scout @ Port Bar, Oakland

The weekly women's happy hour and dance night with DJ Becky Knox. 6pm-10pm. 2023 Broadway.

Judy Collins @ Yoshi's Oakland

The iconic folk-pop singer performs at the elegant nightclub-restaurant. $49-$85. 8pm. Also July 20. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland.

Juicy @ Club OMG

New weekly women's event at the intimate Mid-market nightclub, with DJ Micah Tron. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St.

Kosmetik @The Stud

Techno and EDM with Doc Sleep. 9pm-3am. 399 9th St.

LGBT Pub Crawl @ Castro

Weekly guided tour of bars. $10-$18. Meet at Harvey Milk Plaza, 7:45pm. Also morning historic tours on Mon, Wed, & Sat.

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.

Movie Night @ SF Eagle

Enjoy drinks and a flick, with trivia games and prizes. 8pm-2am. 398 12th St.

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. $5 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St.

Po Hoe @ Powerhouse

Nikki Jizz offers cheap drinks and cheaper men. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

Rave of Thrones @ Mezzanine

Kristian Nairn (Hodor on Game of Thrones) DJs (yes, he's also a DJ) a night of EDM grooves, with Alex Sibley and 1Accord. $20-$25. 9pm-2am. 444 Jessie St.

Wrangler Wednesdays @ Rainbow Cattle Company, Guerneville

Wear your jeans and meet new folks at the Russian River gay bar. 16220 Main St., Guerneville.


Karinda Dobbins at Comedy Returns @ El Rio Thu 20. photo: Jennifer Graham

Thu 20

Comedy Returns @ El Rio

Lisa Geduldig hosts the popular monthly comedy show, this time with Karinda Dobbins, Ronn Vigh, birthday girl Bridget Schwartz, Priya Prasad. $7-$20. 8pm. 3158 Mission st.

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.

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.

Mary Go-Round @ Lookout

Mercedez Munro and Holotta Tymes present saucy and unusual drag acts. $5. 10pm-2am. 3600 16th St.

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.

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.

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.

Nice Jewish Boys @ Evil Eye

Keshet, the LGBT organization, hosts a casual get-together (cash bar). 7pm. 2937 Mission St.

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.

Queer Sex Trivia @ The Stud

Monthly game night with sex toy prizes from Good Vibrations. 7pm-9:30pm. 399 9th St.

Throwback Thursdays @ Qbar

Enjoy retro 80s soul, dance and pop classics with DJ Jorge Terez. No cover. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St.

Thump @ White Horse, Oakland

Weekly electro music night with DJ Matthew Baker and guests. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820.

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle

Music night with local and touring bands, usually fun, loud rock & roll. $8. 9:30pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

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.



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