Hot sex events this week: August 12-18


Compiled by Molly Freedenberg

Trace Kitten on the Keys' figure with your fingertips ... on the page, of course ... at Dr. Sketchy's on Monday.


>> Asking for What You Want in the Bedroom and Beyond
Marcia Baczynski leads this workshop on speaking up about what turns you on. Learn to be assertive, yet sensitive and generous.

Thurs/13, 7-9pm. $12-$20.
Center for Sex and Culture
1519 Mission, SF


>> Ask Our Doctors: Anal Sex
Celebrate anal Sex Month by learning what you need to know to have hot, fun, safe anal play! Join Dr. Carol Queen as she explains the ins and outs of anal sex in a comfortable, conversational context.

Thurs/13, 5:30pm. Free.
Good Vibrations Berkeley
2504 San Pablo Ave, Berk.


>> Where the Girls Are!
Erotica extraordinarie D.L. King makes an SF stop on her west coast reading tour, featuring Girl Crazy, Lesbian Cowboys, and the tour's namesake novel, Where the Girls Are!

Fri/14, 7:30-9:30pm. By donation.
Center for Sex and Culture
1519 Mission, SF


>> Lick It
What do you have a taste for? Find out with host Lance Holman, lickable gogo dancers, and decadent raffles.

Fri/14, 10pm-1am. $5.
1347 Folsom, SF


>> Red Hots Burlesque
School of Shimmy graduates join Kitty Von Quim, Delilah, and Dottie Lux for their debut burlesque performance .

Fri/14, 7:30pm. $5.
El Rio
3158 Mission, SF


>> Pole Dancing Playa Style: Coed Course for Burners
Learn tricks of the trade, including how not to get hurt, just in time for your sojourn to Black Rock City. Not a fan of dust and DJs? That's OK. This rare co-ed class is for anyone interested in working the pole.

Mon/17, 8-10pm. $69/drop-in (of course).
Center for Sex and Culture
1519 Mission, SF


>> School of Shimmy
Join the burlesque revival with instruction from Bay Area favorite Dottie Lux. This week's class focuses on developing an act or character, including developing personas, disucssing song choice and costume selction, and using props.

Mon/17, 7-9pm. $30.
Climate Theater
285 9th St., SF


>> Dr. Sketchy's
Kitten on the Keys models for this delightful event, combining figure drawing and the world of burlesque.

Mon/17, 7-10:30pm. $7-$10 for sketchers, free for bystanders.
111 Minna
111 Minna, SF


>> Real Sex vs. Porn Sex
In this workshop, Nina Hartley and Jamye Waxman invite you to dissect the sex in porn, take you behind the scenes to uncover how reality is turned into fantasy, and break down the barriers between sex on screen and sex between the sheets. The best part? Tips from pros.

Mon/17, 8-10pm. $30.
Good Vibrations Berkeley
2504 San Pablo Ave, SF.

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