Issue:  Vol. 44 / No. 51 / 18 December 2014
 

On the Tab,
Nov. 14-21, 2013

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Beatpig @ Powerhouse Vroom! It's an auto-erotic night with Juanita More, DJ Side Kick and host Walter, with an S&M demo by Josh Runyon. $5 benefits the Transgender Law Center. Hog heaven happy hour 9pm-10pm. Saturday, November 16.9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhouse-sf.com
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Surely you'll enjoy this week's array of entertainments, including Thomas Dolby, Dengue Fever, and a few local celebrutantes' birthday parties. Yes, you can invite me, but don't call me Shirley.

Thu 14

Comedy Thursdays @ Esta Noche

The revamped weekly LGBT- and queer-friendly comedy night at the Mission club is hosted by various comics (1st Thu, Natasha Muse; 2nd Thu, Emily Van Dyke; 3rd Thu Eloisa Bravo and Kimberly Rose; 4th Thu Johan Miranda). No cover; one-drink min. 8pm. 307916th St. www.comedybodega.com

Friends Live @ Rebel

Heklina, D'Arcy Drollinger, Leigh Crow and pals perform drag parodies of the hit TV show about a bunch of annoying white New Yorkers who hang around a coffee shop too much. $20-$25. 7pm & 9pm. Weekly thru Nov. 21. 1760 Market St. www.trannyshack.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

Graham Nash @ Yoshi's

Legendary singer-songwriter (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young) performs a concert of classic and new music with pianist James Raymond and guitarist Shane Fontayne. $89. 8pm. (Also at Yoshi's Oakland on Nov. 13). 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.yoshis.com

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. www.HiTopsSF.com

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. www.BeatboxSF.com



Megan Mullally & Stephanie Hunt

Megan Mullally & Stephanie Hunt @ Feinstein's at the Nikko

Emmy Award-winning actress (Will & Grace ) and fellow actress Hunt (Californication ) perform unique versions of cabaret classics, with the band Nancy and Beth. $45-$66. 8pm. Also Nov. 15, 8pm. Nov. 16, 7pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (866) 663-1063. www.ticketweb.com

The Monster Show @ The Edge

Cookie Dough's weekly drag show with gogo guys and hilarous fun. $5. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

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. www.calacademy.org

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. www.clubpapi.com www.cafesf.com

Shocktoberfest 14

Shocktoberfest 14 @ Hypnodrome

Thrillpeddlers' new show takes on a creepy-fun Halloween theme, with Grand Guignol-styled tales of Jack the Ripper, the famous London serial killer, plus the one-act Salome and more fun. $25-$35. Thu-Sat 8pm. Thru Nov 23. (800) 838-3006. www.thrillpeddlers.com

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle

The weekly live rock shows have returned. 9pm-ish. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie's Lounge

Enjoy the intimate groovy disco night with DJ Bus Station John. $7. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

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. www.club21oakland.com

 

Fri 15

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. www.lexingtonclub.com

Cookie Dough

Cookie Dough's 50th @ Rebel

Celebrate five decades for the adorable local drag queen, hosted by Heklina, Pollo Del Mar and Landa Lakes, with more than a dozen drag performers, and DJs Pinky Ring and MC2. No cover. 10pm-2am. 1760 Market St.

Fedorable @ El Rio

Free weekly queer dance party, with gogos, prizes, old groovy tunes, cheap cocktails. 9pm-2am. 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. 5pm-8:30pm. Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive. 750-3600. www.famsf.org

Go-Beaux @ Beaux

Gogo-tastic weekly night at the new Castro club. Bring your dollahs, 'cause they'll make you holla. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Happy Friday @ Midnight Sun

Open during renovations, the popular video bar ends each week with gogo guys (starting at 9pm) 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. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

Hardbox @ Powerhouse

Guy Ruben and Gehno Aviance DJ at this Barechest Calendar night, with hot MMA and martial arts demo bouts and gogo boxers; prizes include sessions from Max Crossfit and Abada Capoeira Arts Center. Dress up in jock-ular gear. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhouse-sf.com

HYSL @ The Lookout

Shots, drinks and DJed fun with the adorable David and Trevor. $2. 10pm-2am. 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, which draws a growing swing-dance audience. 7pm-11pm. 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 4pm-8:30pm. Dancing 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

Picante!

Picante @ Esta Noche

Weekly show with drag queens and the Picante Boys; hosted by Lulu Ramirez; DJ Marco. 9pm-2am. 3079 16th St. 841-5748. www.jceventssf.com

Release @ Club OMG

Weekly party at the intimate mid-Market club; rotating hosts and DJs, Top 40 dance remixes, giveaways, gogo hunks. Free before 11pm. $3. 9pm-2am. 43 Sixth St. www.clubomgsf.com www.facebook.com/ReleaseSF

Some Thing

Mica Sigourney and pals' weekly offbeat drag performance night. Nov. 15, special DJ John Fucking Cartwright. 10pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

 

Sat 16

Beach Blanket Babylon @ Club Fugazi

Musical comedy revue, now in its 35th year, with an ever-changing lineup of political and pop culture icons, all in gigantic wigs. Special holiday show tickets, including New Year's Eve, also on sale. Reg: $25-$130. Wed, Thu, Fri at 8pm. Sat 6:30, 9:30pm. Sun 2pm, 5pm. (Beer/wine served; cash only). 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Blvd (Green St.). 421-4222. www.beachblanketbabylon.com

Beatpig @ Powerhouse

Vroom! It's an auto-erotic night with Juanita More, DJ Side Kick and host Walter, with an S&M demo by Josh Runyon. $5 benefits the Transgender Law Center. Hog heaven happy hour 9pm-10pm. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Beer Bust @ Hole in the Wall Saloon

Beer only $8 until you bust. 4pm-8pm. 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. 9pm-3am. 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 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

Chili Cookoff @ The Mix

Get ready for some sizzlin chili at this food-filled competition. 3pm. 4086 18th St. www.sfmixbar.com

Club Gossip @ Cat Club

Mixed gay-friendly goth-electro-retro-ish club night; monthly (2nd Sat.). $8. 21+. 9pm-3am. 1190 Folsom St. www.sfcatclub.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

Hector Fonseca DJs I Just Wanna Fuckin' Dance

I Just Wanna Fuckin' Dance @ Beatbox

Celebrate Locoya Hill's 35th birthday at the fun dance night, with DJs Chi Chi LaRue, Hector Fonseca; midnight performance by Mercedez Munroe. Gogo studs and late night fun. $15-$25. 10pm-6am. 314 11th St.

Magic Show @ Hotel Rex

Old-fashioned magic show with Sebastian Boswell III, Adam Sachs and guest performers, weekly in the parlor of the elegant downtown hotel. Two-drink min. Light fare menu. Saturdays thru 2013. $25-$30. 8pm. 562 Sutter St. 895-0090. www.MagicattheRex.com

Sharon Needles @ Beaux

The RuPaul's Drag Race winner performs a new single from her horror-themed CD. 10pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com Also Monday, Nov. 18, a video premiere at The Midnight Sun, 9pm, 4067 18th St. www.midnightsunsf.com

Sharon Needles

Steve Aoki @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Grammy-nominated DJ & producer spins, with Borgore, hip hopper Waka Flocka Flame and electro group Keys N Krates. $30-$45. 8pm. 99 Grove St. www.aokifyamerica.com www.ticketmaster.com

Sugar @ The Cafe

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

 

Sun 17

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle

The classic leather bar is back, with the most popular Sunday daytime event in town. 3pm-6pm (Also now open daily 11am-2am). 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Brunch @ Hi Tops

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

Fete de Kink @ Armory Club

Kink'com's monthly party includes cocktails, (mostly) female models in person, and sexy bondage performances. $20. 7pm meet & greet. 8pm rope show. 9pm photo ops and mingling, 11pm champagne and dancing. 21+. 1799 Mission St. at 14th. 431-5300. www.ArmoryClub.com

Grace Towers.
photo: Fabian Echevarria

Full of Grace @ Beaux

New weekly night with hostess Grace Towers, different local and visiting DJs, and pop-up drag performances. This week, DJ Robin Simmons. No cover. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

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. www.elriosf.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. 5pm-10:30pm with lessons from 5:30-7:15 pm. Also Thursdays. 550 Barneveld Ave., and Tuesdays at Beatbox, $6. 6:30-11pm. 314 11th St. www.sundancesaloon.org

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. www.harrydenton.com

Tea Rex @ Beatbox

DJ Cory Craig spins tunes at this monthly daytime dance event (3rd Sundays), tied into Bear Pride events. 4pm-8pm. 314 11th St. www.beatboxsf.com

 

Mon 18

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. www.hitws.com

Karaoke @ The Lookout

Paul K hosts the amateur singing night. 8pm-2am. 3600 16th St. at Market. www.lookoutsf.com

Mahogany Mondays

Mahogany Mondays @ Midnight Sun

Honey Mahogany hosts the weekly drag and musical talent show, which starts around 10pm. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Monday Musicals @ The Edge

The popular Castro bar shows fun musicals each week. 7pm-2am. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5pm-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). 9pm. 4 Valencia St. at Market. www.dragatmartunis.com

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. www.sf-eagle.com

 

Tue 19

13 Licks @ Q Bar

Weekly women's night at the stylish intimate bar. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

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. www.midnightsunsf.com

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. www.elbo.com

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. www.harveyssf.com

Moonface

Moonface @ Swedish American Hall

Pianist-vocalist performs live. $14-$16. 8pm. 2170 Market St. www.cafedunord.com

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre

Strip down like the strippers, and enjoy a beverage at the erotic male theatre. $20. 8pm and 10pm. Also Sept 28. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Soma Country @ Beatbox

Sundance Saloon's monthly SoMa two-stepping dance night now takes place every Tuesday. $8. 8pm-12am. Lessons 8pm. 314 11th St. at Folsom. www.sundancesaloon.org www.beatboxsf.com

Veronica Klaus hosts Torch

Torch @ Martuni's

Veronica Klaus hosts the weekly night of cabaret, jazz and blues music, with Tammy L. Hall and special guests. $15. 7pm. 4 Valencia St. at Market. www.facebook.com/veronica.klaus

Trivia Night @ Hi Tops

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

 

Wed 20

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. www.juanitamore.com www.QbarSF.com

Bottoms Up Bingo @ Hi Tops

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

Dream Queens Revue @ Aunt Charlie's Lounge

Retro-classic drag show (2nd and 4th Wednesday) at the classic Tenderloin bar, featuring Collette Ashton, Ruby Slippers, Sophilya Leggz, Bobby Ashton, Sheena Rose, Davida Ashton and Joie de Vivre. No cover. 10pm. 133 Turk St. 441-2922. www.dreamqueensrevue.com

Queer Salsa @ Beatbox

Weekly Latin partner dance night. 8pm-1am. 314 11th St. www.beatboxsf.com

Red Hots Burlesque @ El Rio

Women's burlesque show performs each Wed & Fri. Karaoke follows. $5-$10. 7pm. 3158 Mission St. 282-3325. www.elriosf.com

Rookies Night @ Nob Hill Theatre

Compete for $200 prize in this amateur strip contest, or watch the newbies get naked. $20 includes refreshments. 8pm-11pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758.  www.thenobhilltheatre.com

So You Think You Can Gogo?

So You Think You Can Gogo? @ Toad Hall

New 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. www.toadhallbar.com

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. www.harveyssf.com

Way Back @ Midnight Sun

Weekly screenings of vintage music videos, and retro drink prices. 9pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

 

Thu 21

Bacon, Babes & Bingo @ Cafe DuNord

The game night and wild show's last event for a while. Enjoy music from Jessica Rose and Jinx Jones, hostess Dottie Lux, burlesque gals, prizes galore. Proceeds benefit local charities. $10-$25. Happy hour 5pm-7pm, Bingo time 7pm-11pm. 2170 Market St. www.baconbabesandbingo.com www.cafedunord.com

Bacon, Babes & Bingo

Dengue Fever @ The Independent

8pm. 628 Divisadero. 771-1421. www.theindependentsf.com

Fauxgirls @ Infusion Lounge

The upscale monthly drag show –the longest running in San Francisco- at the downtown nightclub includes guest star Felicia LaMar, and the regular fab cast. 7pm-9:30pm. 124 Ellis St. www.fauxgirls.com

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. www.HiTopsSF.com

Fauxgirls

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. www.clubpapi.com www.cafesf.com

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. www.SFMagicParlor.com

The Monster Show @ The Edge

Cookie Dough's weekly drag show with gogo guys. 9pm-2am. 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. 21+. $10-$12. 6pm-10pm, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000. www.calacademy.org

Thomas Dolby

Thomas Dolby @ Swedish American Hall

The pop genius perform with his new band Invisible Lighthouse. 2170 Market St. $25-$60. 8pm. www.cafedunord.com

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle

The weekly live rock shows have returned. 9pm-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. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.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 9pm-3am. Happy hour 4pm-8:30pm 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

 

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