See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the San Diego area at the link below, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
Through May 3, 2015 at Diversionary Theatre, 4545 Park Blvd. Irreverent romp by Jamie Morris (Mommy Queerest) strips everything tasteful from the horror classic! Butch FBI agent Clarice Starling tracks down serial killer Buffalo Bill before he completes his infamous “Woman Suit.” To get to Bill, she must face down mack daddy of murderers DrHannibal Licked-her!
May 9, 2015, 8pm at North Chapel at Liberty Station, St. James by-the-Sea, La Jolla. Presening the life of Tyler Clementi in song—a special masterwork as created by Stephen Schwartz along with seven of America’s best composers and lyrists. Tyler’s Suite offers a message of hope and dignity for all gay youth and their families. General seating, $20.
May 9, 2015. Club Papi returns, Extasis Nightclub at The Border! Hard! Horny! Hung! PAPI Boyz and PORN Stars in scandalous XXX action LIVE SEXXX SHOWS, j/offs, naked dancers, private lap dances, DARK ROOMS, BUDDY BOOTHS, FREE TEQUILA AND VODKA SHOT POURS. Host: Ms Lola. Performance by Jessica Wild. Easy walk Mexican border crossing and return to USA.
May 15-21, 2015, 7-10pm at Low Gallery, 1878 Main St, San Diego. May 15th reception for a glamorous fantasy, inspired by the sizzling 70s - artworks by two San Diego rising stars: the multi -talented Reno Prezio from Toronto Canada, and the effervescent Cody Huff.
May 21 - June 21, 2015 at Diversionary Theatre. Gordon, a talented young composer, finds his life suddenly interrupted by life-threatening brain illness, and realizes he could die with his greatest song still inside him. As an eccentric group of characters guide him through a psychological fantasia, he discovers the music living within the relationships around him.
May 29-31, 2015 Memorial Day Weekend, at North Park Theatre, 2891 University Ave. LGBT Film Festival to delight gay cinema buffs with their wide international selection. Check their website for schedules and information about the main event, plus monthly screenings throughout the year.
July 17, 2015, 9pm-2am, at The Merrow, 1271 University Ave. Party for Bears and friends, with DJ BRIAN MAIER (San Francisco). Tickets $7 before 10pm, $10 after.
July 17, 2015, 7-11pm annual 21+ Friday evening kick off event for Pride Weekend taking over the Hillcrest streets with celebrity performances, local DJ’s, giant LED screens and go-go dancers. See the website for updates on everything PRIDE!
July 17, 2015, at Digital Gym CINEMA. Gael Garcia Bernal and Alice Braga face off against land-grabbing mercenaries in this slow-building ‘machete Western.’ An uncharacteristically violent new Pablo Fendrik film, set in the Argentine rainforest. Bernal as Kaí, a mysterious man from the jungle, seeks to revenge a murdered farmer, and rescue his kidnapped daughter.
July 17-20, 2015, FRI 6-7pm Spirit of Stonewall Rally at Marston Point, Balboa Park, 6th Ave/ Laurel St. + 7-11pm Pride of Hillcrest Block Party at Normal St/ University Ave, kicks off Pride Weekend. SAT 11am-2pm Pride 5K + Pride Parade from Normal St/ University Ave + SAT/SUN Youth Zone and Music Festival at Marston Point. SUN/MON noon-8pm Music Festival at Marston Point. See updates:
Mid-October 2015. Four day annual weekend for bears typically includes: Kickoff Dinner/ Bear Ho' Down, Pool Party, Meet n’ Greet, Pool Party/BBQ; Mr SoCal Bear/Cub Contest and Show; LL Bear/BearQuake Dance, Sunday Brunch + Bingo, Victory Celebration, Farewell Dinner. See website for updates:
February 9, 2016. Annual Fat Tuesday events in downtown San Diego, 21+ general-public, dancers & go-gos, maquerade parade, live bands. See details online.