4U Mag is a bit underwhelmed by our tropical storm, the Pineapple Express, which is currently tearing through most of California. We mean … cool if you got the day off from work and/or school, but seriously have you ever experienced an East Coast snow storm? Anyway it’s the weekend, don’t let a little rain get in the way of your turn up.
4U can only aspire to the indie media greatness that is Street Sheet, the Bay’s newspaper that is written and sold on street corners by town’s homeless. Today is STREET SHEET’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY (5-7PM // FREE // HARRINGTON’S // MORE), go hang and check out the paper’s new redesign before it hits the sidewalks.
SF drag celeb Grace Towers’ wet underwear party BULGE (9PM-2AM // $5 // THE POWERHOUSE // MORE) seems exceptionally fitting for the night. The evening will feature sexy Gogo studs in swimwear, cheap boozy drinks and guest DJ Justime curating the evenings soundscape. In the great words of Miss Tower’s “Get it wet! Get it wet! Get it wet!”
Radar Productions hosts the best live reading event in town. This year it’s started a series of authors and local celebs reading banned books and tonight, the series features all XXX, all the time. Check out RADAR BANNED BOOK CLUB: SEX EDITION (8PM // $10 DONATION SUGGESTED // CENTER FOR SEX AND CULTURE // MORE) to hear Jiz Lee, Aya de Leon, Lil Miss Hot Mess and more sexy luminaries.
‘Tis the season for that awkward office party for which you have to socialize with the boss and the folks you work with. Sorry. But the lovely folks over at Club Some Thing have put together an OFFICE PARTY (9PM-2AM // $7 // THE STUD // MORE) themed drag show that will probably be way more interesting and fun. Featuring live performances from the House of More, David More, VivvyAnne ForeverMORE and Rahni NothingMore. (Attending will probably not get you out of your company’s office party, again we’re sorry.)
The demonstrations over the non-indictment of the cop who killed Eric Warner have not stopped. Join the #blacklivesmatter movement today to let the powers that be know you don’t want to live in a racist police state. For real. MILLIONS MARCH SAN FRANCISCO (2-4PM // FREE // SF FERRY BUILDING // MORE)
4U Mag editor Kelly Lovemonster’s magical queer hip hop party SWAGGER LIKE US (9:30PM-2AM // $4 // BEAUX // MORE) returns to the Castro for its final party of 2014. Oakland DJ Lady Ryan will be making the crowd drip sweat, nightlife photo babe Take Over Tokyo will be capturing all of the moments and the SLU fam will be in the building representing hard.
MAGIC MAKERS: QUEER ART, CRAFTS AND HEALING (NOON-8PM // FREE // HUMANIST HALL // MORE) Real cute stuff for all the witches on your gift list. FYI, if anyone wants to cop us some Jo Boyer ceramics at this lil’ bazaar, we’ve been very good this year.
The Mission’s bar and venue El Rio is throwing A VERY SPECIAL HEARTBREAK KARAOKE : HOLIDAYZ SWEATERS & SONGS (8PM-MIDNIGHT // FREE // EL RIO // MORE). Come out in your best ugly holiday sweater, get really tipsy and belt out your fave holiday song. But obvs with a really sorrowful tone ’cause it’s a heartbreak karaoke moment.