Hot sex events this week: August 19-25


Compiled by Molly Freedenberg

Tie me up, tie me down: This week is bondage-a-licious, thanks to tonight's Pirate Party and Saturday's "Art of Restraint."


>> Bondage A Go Go: Pirate Party
The weekly sadistic disco hosts a costume party for pirates, slaves, sluts, and scalliwags, featuring the Bootie Beauty Contest ($200 for first prize) and treasure hunts.

Wed/19, 9:30pm. Free with pirate attire until 10pm. 520 4th St, SF


>> Positions for Pleasure
Sex educator Jamye Waxman has been doing research for an upcoming DVD and video game on sex positions and wants to take you on a back-bending, mind-expanding, stand up, sit down, lay back ride through positions for pleasure.

Wed/19, 8-10pm. $25-$30. Good Vibrations Valencia, 603 Valencia, SF; (415) 522-5460,


>> Thrillville's Satanic Sci-Fi Schlock-O-Rama
See the live retro-rocket heat of Red Hots Burlesque, plus rare 35mm prints of Missile to the Moon -- all hosted by Will the Thrill and Monica Tiki Goddess.

Thurs/20, 7:30pm. $12. 4 Star Theater, 2200 Clement, SF; (415) 666-3388,


>> Sex Workers' Writing Workshop
Gina de Vries hosts this workshop for people working or who have worked in the sex industry as a way to share their writing about anything.

Thurs/20, 5:30-7:30pm. $10-$20. Center for Sex and Culture, 1519 Mission, SF;


>> PH Meat Packin'
Mark Paladini hosts this monthly party and contest, featuring crotch shots, drink specials, and a jock strap contest.

Fri/21, 10pm. $5. Powerhouse, 1347 Folsom, SF; (415) 552-6689,


>> Hubba Hubba Revue: Summer Camp!
On the shimmering shores of Lake Tittihaha, nestles amongst the majestic pines of Mosquito Bite Hill, stands Camp Hubbawatha, where sultry acts of nature will be performed by Bunny Pistol, Kiss Me Kate, Honey Lawless, Alotta Boutte', and plenty more.

Fri/21, 9pm. $12-$15. DNA Lounge, 375 11th St, SF;


>> Red Hots Burlesque
Dottie Lux brings a different show of dazzling performers every week.

Fri/21, 7:30pm. $5-$10. El Rio, 3158 Mission, SF;


>> Art of Restraint
Femina Potens hosts its latest bondage-flavored event featuring Midori, Lochai, James Mogul, and Fivestar cinching up models like Madison Young and Judy Minx.

Sat/22, 7:30-11pm. $50-$75. Femina Potens Art Gallery, 2199 Market, SF; (415) 864-1558,


>> School of Shimmy: Hair and Make-up Intensive
This week's installment of Dottie Lux's popular burlesque series focuses on applying fake lashes, accentuating your look, using hair pieces, and more -- all for less money than you think.

Sun/23, 3-5pm, $30. Climate Theater, 285 Ninth St, SF;


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