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Nightlife Events Oct 11-18, 2018

by Events Editor

Mr David gowns at HairToStay on the Runway @ JCCSF Thu 18 photo: Shot in the City
Mr David gowns at HairToStay on the Runway @ JCCSF Thu 18 photo: Shot in the City  

Can you take yourself out and have fun alone? Do you play well with others? Play along to live, lipsynched, and lively DJed talents.

THU 11
After Dark @ Exploratorium

Cocktails and science exhibits. $15-$20. 6pm-10pm. Pier 13, Embarcadero at Green St. www.exploratorium.edu

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Live! @ Oasis
Opening night of the popular drag parody of the vampire-hunting TV show, starring Michael Phillis and a cast of comic locals, including Kim Burly, Melanie Marshall, Flynn DeMarco and others. $27-$50. 8pm. Fri & Sat 7pm. Thru Nov 3. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Comedy Night @ Ashkenaz, Berkeley
One-year anniversary show, with Diane Amos, Marga Gomez, Karen Ripley, Ngaio Bealum, Carla Clayy and host Lisa Geduldig. $15-$25. 8pm. 1317 San Pablo ave., Berkeley. http://www.ashkenaz.com/

Gayface @ El Rio
Queer weekly night out with DJed and live music, at the popular Mission bar. Oct. 11, Munecas, Lower Self and Music ofr the Apocalype perform. 10pm-2am. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.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

Karaoke Dokey @ Flore
Monty Quilla hosts the new weekly amateur singing night. 9pm-12am. 2298 Market St. www.flore415.com

Long Island Thursdays @ White Horse Bar, Oakland
Get snockered with cheap drinks at the historic gay bar. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820. www.whitehorsebar.com

The Manhattans @ Yoshi's Oakland
Gerald Alston and the acclaimed R&B singers perform at the elegant restaurant-nightclub. $44-$80. 8pm & 10pm. Also Oct. 12. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. www.yoshis.com

Martini Thursdays @ Trax
The Haight gay bar offers cheap gin & vodka cocktails. 1437 Haight St. http://www.traxbarsf.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

Nightlife @ California Academy of Science
Enjoy science, nature exhibits and nightlife at the unique weekly parties. Oct 11: Music by Kevin Morby with Tanukichan; DJ set by Chulita Vinyl Club; last event of the year. $12-$15. 6pm-9pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. www.calacademy.org

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 queer cannabis party (no smoking in/near the bar, though), with a Halloween-themed drag show, DJs Sergio Fedasz and Dank, $5-$10. 7pm-10pm. Love follow (1pm-2am) with The Pristine Condition and Mama Dora. 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

Royal Variety Show @ Moby Dick
Queen Dilly Dally's weekly fun variety show of drag, music and even puppets. 9pm-11pm. 4049 18th St. www.queendillydally.com/ www.mobydicksf.com/

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The Country-Western line-dancing two-stepping dance event celebrates 20 years. Free thru April 29; $5 after. 5pm-10:30pm. Also Sundays. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

Terror Vault @ The Old Mint
Peaches Christ's new haunted house event's set in the classic old building, with multiple rooms and floors of creepy interactive fun; 45-minute tours of groups of 12. $60. 6:30pm-10pm. Cash bar. Thru Nov. 3. 88 5th St. https://www.intothedarksf.com/terror-vault/

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. $8. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Thursdays Rock @ Lone Star Saloon
Rock out with the bears and DJ Andy Castle. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.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

FRI 12
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

Beards & Booze @ The Edge
Beers, bears, cubs, snacks and grooves. $5. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. www.edgesf.com

La Bomba Latina @ Club OMG
Drag show with DJ Jaffeth. $5. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com

Boy Division @ Cat Club
The monthly queer New Wave dance party takes on a Halloween theme, with classic horror flick montages, spooky grooves with DJs Xander, Donimo and Jynx. $5-$10. 9:30pm-3am. 1190 Folsom st. www.sfcatclub.com

Cameron Esposito @ Regency Ballroom
The hard-hitting comic performs her new show, Rape Jokes; 100% of proceeds benefit RAINN, the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. https://www.cameronesposito.com/

Crying Time, Velvetta @ Parkway Lounge, Oakland
Honky Tonk music night with the two local bands playin' some rowdy hootin' tunes. No cover. 9pm-11:30pm. 1850 Park Blvd. www.facebook.com/ParkwayLounge/

Cubcake @ Lone Star Saloon
Bears, treats, beer and cute meets, with DJ Marcos Moreno. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Drag & Dinner @ Hamburger Mary's
Enjoy burgers and a drag show. $5 show. 10pm. Also Saturdays. 531 Castro St. www.hamburgermarys.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

Fantasy Friday @ Divas
Weekly drag shows at the last transgender-friendly bar in the Polk; with hosts Victoria Secret, Alexis Miranda and several performers. Also Thursdays and Saturdays; Thursday karaoke night. $10. 10pm. 1081 Polk St. www.divassf.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

Friday Night Live @ El Rio
Enjoy the weekly queer and LGBT-friendly live acoustic concerts. $5pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Gaymer Night @ SF Eagle
Video, and board games galore. $5. 8pm-2am. 398 12th St. 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

Grand Opening @ The Stud
VivvyAnne ForeverMore's drag and talent night with a "Pumpkin" theme; Halloween/witchy attire welcome. $5-$10. 10pm-4am. Preceded by RHB's Geeked Out, 7pm-9pm. 399 9th St. www.studsf.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

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 21
The popular Latin club with gogo guys galore and Latin music. $10-$20. 9pm-3am. 2111 Franklin St., Oakland. www.club21oakland.com

Lick It @ Powerhouse
Leather, kink, manly men, host Lance Holman and 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

Off the Grid @ Fort Mason
Weekly parking lot food & drink truck festival. 5pm-10pm, thru Oct. 26. Free/$25 VIP tasting. Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd. www.fortmason.org

Prism @ Qube Bar & Grill, San Mateo
New weekly LGBT night at the Peninsula restaurant and bar. 8pm-11:30pm. 4000 South El Camino Real, San Mateo. https://qubelyfe.com/

Red Hots Burlesque @ The Stud
The saucy women's burlesque show will titillate and tantalize. $10-$20. 7pm-9pm. 399 9th St. www.redhotsburlesque.com www.studsf.com

Ror:Shok @ SF Eagle
Johnny Rockitt and crew's "Shocky Horror" Rocky Horror Picture Show tribute night, with a full cast of characters. $10. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Rose & Javi @ Trax
The Haight gay bar's weekly music video and cocktails night. 9pm-1am. 1437 Haight St. http://www.traxbarsf.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

Uhaul SF @ Oasis
Final local night of the monthly women's dance party. $15-$20. 10pm-2am. 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

Writers With Drinks @ Make Out Room
Cocktails and creative writers, Sam Sax, Christine No, Indira Allegra, Rose Eveleth, Cassandra Dallett, and guest host Elena Rose. $5-$20. 7:30pm-9:30pm. 3225 22nd St. http://www.makeoutroom.com/


SAT 13
Bootie @ DNA Lounge

Resident DJs and guests spin at the mash-up DJ dance party, with Adrian A, Mysterious D; four rooms of different sounds and multiple 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

La Bota Loca @ Club 21, Oakland
Banda Los Shakas performs live at the LGBT Latinx night. $10. 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. www.club21oakland.com

Green Eggs and Bam! @ Flore
Drag shows and brunch at the central restaurant-café, with hostess Camille Tow. Shows at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm. 2298 Market St. www.flore415.com

House Party @ Powerhouse
Groovy retro couches and rugs, deep house from DJ Russ Rich, and cruisy fun. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Juliana Huxtable @ The Stud
Molly House Records' new singer performs. DJed dancing with Russell EL Butler and davOmakesbeats. $10-$15. 10pm-4am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

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's popular drag show, with special guests and great music themes. Oct. 13: Desmon Is Amazing and Abhora. DJ MC2 plays grooves. $15-$20. 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

The Playground @ Club BNB, Oakland
Revamped night at the popular hip hop and Latin dance club. $5-$15. 9pm to 3am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340. www.club-bnb.com

Patton Oswalt @ The Masonic
The witty diminutive comic with a big talent performs his new standup act. $39-$65. 7pm. 1111 California St. http://sfmasonic.com/

Pound Puppy/BLUF @ SF Eagle
The leather group gathers with the groovy sounds night with DJs Matthew Paul, Jordee, $10-$15. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Russell Deason @ Martuni's
Tough as Nails, the singer and AIDS survivor's touching autobiographical solo show. $20. 7pm. 4 Valencia St. https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3595495

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

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

The Stone Foxes @ Slim's
The terrific local Blues/rock band performs; Tango Alpha Tango opens. $20-$45 (with dinner). 9pm. 333 11th St. https://slimspresents.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

Treasure Island Music Festival
@ Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, Oakland

The annual two-day concert schedule includes DJed and live acts Silk City, Santigold, A$AP Rocky, and a dozen other acts I've never heard of. www.treasureislandfestival.com


SUN 14
Apocrypha @ SF Eagle

The post-beer bust rockin' T-dance (DJ Spaz) gets spooky pre-Halloween. $5-$10. 7pm-12am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The popular daytime party, where $10-$15 gets you all the beer you can drink, supporting worthy causes. 3pm-6pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

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

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

Big Gay Beer Bust @ The Cinch
Benefits and plenty of beer at the historic neighborhood bar. 3pm-7pm. 1723 Polk St. www.cinchsf.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

Chest @ Powerhouse
Bare chest and nipple-play fetish happy hour, 4pm-9pm. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Dandy @ Oasis
The hilarious monthly musical drag king variety show, cohosted by Leigh Crow and Ruby Vixen, takes on a Halloween theme; Kitten on the Keys accompanies, plus Meatflap, Jay Mercury, Chester Vanderbox, Dicky Luv, Seamen Marcus and Introducing Nine Inch Males! $15-$20. 6pm-10pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Dirty Musical Sundays @ The Edge
Sing along at the popular musical theatre night, with a bawdy edge; also Mondays and Wednesdays (but not dirty). 7pm-2am. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5pm-closing. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Drag Brunch @ Hamburger Mary's
Food, bottomless mimosas and drag shows with Kylie Minono, Patty McGroin and other talents., Seating 11am, show 12pm Also Saturdays. 531 Castro St. www.hamburgermarys.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

Game Heaven @ Brewcade
Take a break from your burdens with a few rounds of video games and some specialty beers. No cover. 2200 Market St. www.brewcadesf.com

Gavin Creel @ Venetian Room
The Broadway singer-actor (Tony winner in Hello, Dolly!) performs his new cabaret show. $55-$65. 7:30pm. Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St. www.bayareacabaret.org

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

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

Juanita's Drag Brunch @ MORE/Jones
Juanita MORE's new daytime drag show on the restaurant's scenic courtyard terrace, with a tasty revamped menu by chef Cory Armenta and food stylist Cole Church. Entrees $14-$21. 11am-3pm. Wednesday Fried Chicken nights, too. 620 Jones St. www.juanitasmore.com http://620-jones.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

Rachel Lark & The Damaged Goods @ DNA Lounge
Music night with several guests in a variety show format: aerialists, comics, poet Baruch Porras-Hernandez and more. $20-$30. 7pm-11pm. 375 11th St. www.dnalounge.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 local glamorous chanteuse performs Bewitched, a lighthearted Halloween-themed cabaret concert, with the Tom Shaw Trio. $15. 7pm. 4 Valencia St at Market. http://vanessabousay.com/

MON 15
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, plus prizes, local celeb judges, and $2 draft beer. 8pm-12am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Hubba Hubba Revue @ DNA Lounge
The weekly women's (and a few men) burlesque show. $7-$12. 9pm-11:30pm. 375 11th St. https://www.dnalounge.com

Munro's at Midnight @ Midnight Sun
Drag night with Mercedez Munro. No cover. 10pm. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Musical Mondays @ The Edge
Sing along to shows tunes on video, lip-synched, and live, at the Castro bar. 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 crafts and creative drag night. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.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


TUE 16
Cock Shot @ Beaux

The weeknight party gets sexy, with DJ Chad Bays spins sexy grooves. No cover. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Gaymer Night @ Midnight Sun
Weekly fun night of games (video, board and other) and cocktails. 8pm-12am. 4067 18th St. http://www.midnightsunsf.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
Laugh out loud comics at the open mic night. 6pm-8pm. 4 Valencia St.

Karaoke Night @ The Stud
Sing For Your Life, with LaLa and Remi; no cover, plus raffle prize drawings. 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/

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
Single, or a couple looking for an extra? Cruise it up. $5. 5pm-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

Vice Tuesdays @ Q Bar
Queer femmes and friends dance party with hip hop, Top 40 and throwbacks at the stylish intimate bar, with DJs Val G and Iris Triska. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

WED 17
Beefcake: 50 Years of Tom of Finland @ SF Eagle

Litquake and 48 Hills present a celebration of the Swedish macho comic erotic creator, with MC Honey Mahogany, Jon Ginoli of Pansy Division, DJ Bus Station John, B.A.R. Leather columnist Race Bannon judging the Tom lookalike contest, specialty cocktails, raffles from Taschen Books, Mr. S Leather and Tom-style gogo studs. $20. 7pm. 398 12th st. www.litquake.com www.48hills.org www.sf-eagle.com

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. 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

Club 88 @ Flore
New weekly piano bar sing-along night with alternating hosts Maria Konner, Kitten on the Keys and Alan Choy. 9pm-12am. 2298 Market St. www.flore415.com

Cocktail Time @ Ginger's Trois
Enjoy drinks at the intimate downstairs tribute to the original dive bar. Tue & Wed 6pm-9pm. Thu-Sat 5pm-2am. 86 Hardie Place.

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

Dick at Nite @ Moby Dick
Grace Towers' weekly drag show at the fun local bar. 9pm-12am. 4049 18th St. http://www.mobydicksf.com/

Follies & Dollies @ White Horse Bar, Oakland
Weekly drag show at the historic gay bar. 9:30pm-11:30pm. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820. www.whitehorsebar.com

Freeball Wednesdays @ The Cinch
Free pool and drink specials at the historic neighborhood bar. 8pm-1am. 1723 Polk St. www.cinchsf.com

Gigante @ Port Bar, Oakland
Juanita MORE! and DJ Frisco Robbie's weekly event, with Latin, Hip Hop and House music, gogo gals and guys, and a drag show. $5. 9pm-2am. 2023 Broadway, Oakland. www.portoakland.com

Hump @ Powerhouse
DJ Jim Collins spins vinyl grooves at the weeknight event. $5-$10. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Karaoke Night @ Club 1220, Walnut Creek
Sing along at the East Bar gay bar; dance nights on weekends, and drag shows, too. 9pm-1am. 1220 Pine St., Walnut Creek. https://www.club1220.com/

Literary Death Match @ Elbo Room
Meg Elison, K.M. Soehnlein, Chris Colin, Maisha Z Johnson and Mac Barnett with special guest Cleve Jones; part of Litquake events. $15-$20. 6:30pm-9pm. 647 Valencia St. www.literarydeathmatch.com www.elbo.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. American Horror Story: Apocalypse at 10pm. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Mr. International Freedom @ Oasis
The LGBT Asylum Project's fundraiser with hunks representating various countries, with cohosts Donna Sachet and Cip Cipriano, Russian pop singer Igor Chudak, and the a cappella group Homophonics of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus. $20-$50. 6pm-9pm. 298 11th St. www.lgbtasylumproject.org www.sfoasis.com

Queer Speed Dating @ Ivy Room, Albany
Monthly gathering for LGBT dating. $5. 6pm-8pm. 860 San Pablo Ave., Albany. http://www.ivyroom.com/

Pan Dulce @ Beaux
Drag divas, gogo studs, DJed Latin grooves and drinks. 9pm-2am (free before 10:30pm). 2344 Market St. www.clubpapi.com www.beauxsf.com

Queeraoke @ El Rio
Enjoy Dulce de Leche, Rahni NothingMore and other talents, and karaoke for queens. 9pm. 3158 Mission St. http://www.elriosf.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

THU 18
Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon

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

Dancing @ Badlands
The Castro bar's intimate dance floor and gogo guys, with drink specials. 9pm-2am. 4121 18th St. http://www.sfbadlands.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

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

HairToStay on the Runway @ JCCSF
Fashion show fundraiser for the cancer patient organization, with food, desserts, drinks, silent auction, fashion show of Mr David gowns, and singer Carlos Reyes. $125 and up. 6pm-9pm. Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St. http://www.hairtostay.org/runway/

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

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

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

A Real Horror Show @ Eagles Club, Alameda
Glam Skanks' burlesque-style variety show take son Halloween themes, hosted by Jamie DeWolf; craft cocktails, artisan booths, and more. $12. 7pm-11pm. 2305 Alameda Ave., Alameda. www.brownpapertickets.com

This Old Bag @ Clift Hotel
The Power of the Purse, the 14th annual fundraiser for Breast Cancer Emergency Fund includes celebrity's purses and designer hanbags. $150 and up. 6:30pm-9:30pm. 495 Geary St. http://bcef.org/thisoldbag/tob-event-info/

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. $8. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Thursdays Rock @ Lone Star Saloon
Grooves with DJ BRD. 8pm-12am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.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. $5. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com


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