Fri/19, 10pm-late, $10–$15. Monarch, 101 Sixth, SF. www.monarchsf.com
This is a really cute queer techno dance party where people dress up in costumes and twirl with abandon. The theme this month is "Under the Sea." I'll be the octopussy, you be the chocolate starfish. With DJs Papa Tony, Trevor Sigler, and Joe Pickett.
Sat/20, 9pm-3am, $5. The Stud, 399 Ninth S., SF. www.facebook.com/squrrl