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Los Angeles Bars, Clubs & Resto Lounges
DailyXtra Bar Events Listings

See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Los Angeles and West Hollywood areas at the link below, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
Bears Los Angeles
BBar at the Eagle LA

Every Thursday BBar, 10pm at the Eagle LA, Silverlake, for Bears, Cubs, Otters and other Furry Creatures. See website below for more - including monthly dinners and brunches, theme bar nights, fundraiser events, summer pool parties, and holiday specials.
Eleven years-running
GAMeBoi - Los Angeles

Every Friday at Rage, 8911 Santa Monica Blvd, WeHo. Weekly 18+ gay Asian dance party, go-go boys,Pop & Hip Hop music videos. Free Entry before 9:30pm. $8 before 10pm, $12 general admission.
Breeches & Leather Uniform Fanclub
BLUF at Eagle LA

Every second Friday at Eagle LA, 4219 Santa Monica Blvd, Silverlake, LA. Fetish Fridays, for men, dress code strongly encouraged.
Weekly 18+ dance nights in Hollywood, Pomona + Costa Mesa
Be Fierce Sundays | Tigerheat Thursdays | WTF Fridays

SUNDAYS: BeFierce, at 340 Restaurant, 340 S Thomas St, Pomona, 18+ each Sunday. THURSDAYS: Tigerheat at Avalon Hollywood, 1735 N Vine St + other venues. FRIDAYS: WTF Fridays at Shark Club, 841 Baker St, Costa Mesa. No cover 18+ each Friday. See websites for updates:
CLUB PAPI Los Angeles
ANA BARBARA LIVE - Club Papi LA 16 Year Anniversary

February 15, 2015, at Circus Disco Nightclub, 6655 Santa Monica Hollywood. Amazing night of music with ANA BARBARA live on stage. Sexy PAPI Go-GO Dancers from Los Angeles, Miami, and San Francisco. Hosted by the Scandalous Ms Lola from LA. 3 Caliente Dance Floors of Music, lots of great PAPI Giveaways and much More!!
A Theatrical Celebration of the Poetry & Art of James Broughton

February 15 - March 1, 2015, Spirit Studio, 3711 Evans St, Silverlake. Performance artist Jason Jenn. Broughton's work speaks with beguiling trickster charm, devoutly spiritual/ sexually liberated in delicious ways, with themes as relevant as ever. See recent documentary "Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton."
Outfest UCLA Legacy Project Screening Series
Kiss of the Spider Woman

February 21, 2015, 7:30pm, Billy Wilder Theater. Director Hector Babenco’s sophisticated and high-profile queer triumph dating from the conservative 1980s. Two men share a Latin American prison cell: one (Raul Julia) incarcerated for his leftist militant activism, the other (William Hurt, for his dalliance with an underage boy. In close quarters the two slowly find common ground.
Cinema UCLA
The Greatest Showman: Cecil B. DeMille

Ongoing through February 28, 2015 at Billy Wilder Theater. Restorations of 10 DeMille features celebrating the legacy of producer/ director Cecil B DeMille, a founding figure of American cinema, one of filmdom's most influential and durable titans throughout a remarkable career spanning four decades, with an influence still felt within the American filmmaking tradition.
Hosted by Erin Foley
Gays R Us: One Big Happy Edition!

March 4, 2015, 8-9:30pm at Hollywood Improv, 
8162 Melrose Ave. celebrating NBC's new sitcom One Big Happy, airing Tues 3/17 at 9:30pm. Writer/creator/producer Liz Feldman will be performing alongside cast member/amazing stand up comic Rebecca Corry (headliner). Host Erin Foley invites some of her favorites: Drew Droege, Helen Hong, Renee Gauthier and Jaime Salita.
UCLA Film & Television Archive
Biennial Festival of Preservation

March 5-30, 2015 at Billy Wilder Theater includes: Men in War (1957) directed by Anthony Mann; John Ford’s The Long Voyage Home (1940); Laurel & Hardy shorts The Midnight Patrol (1933) and The Music Box (1932); Too Late for Tears (1949); The Guilty (1948); Samuel Fuller’s Dead Pigeon on Beethoven Street (1977); White Zombie (1932) featuring Bela Lugosi; and Ouanga (1935).
Tom of Finland Foundation
Life Drawing Workshops

March 8, 2015, 1-4pm, TOM House, 1421 Laveta Ter, LA. Nude Figure Drawing/ Painting monthly workshops, 2nd or 3rd Sundays. $25 suggested donation. No one turned away for lack of money. Over 25 years dedicated to protecting, preserving & promoting erotic art. DJ RocketManLA spins with over 100,000 songs! Workshop Coordinator: Miguel Angel Reyes. Reservations req. Next: April 12th.
Introducing, at Blackbird
Cirque Night LA

March 12, 2015, 7:30-11:30pm at Blackbird Dance Company, 305 N Fairfax Ave, LA. New Thursday night jam in Historic Fairfax Village; 14 foot ceilings, perfect for high flying acrobatics, aerial arts, pole dancing, two full walls of mirrors and more. Join Hope Rosemary celebrating/ sharing circus arts with all! Also upstairs loft lounging area and lobby with bathroom/ changing room.
Dan Savage's Sexiest, Funnest, Most Creative Dirty Short Movie Fest
The Best of Hump! Tour

March 12-14, 2015, at the Downtown Independent, 251 S Main St, LA. Ordinary people from all over the Pacific NW become weekend porn stars, making 5-minute dirty movies for cash prizes! Films run the gamut of LGBT+S sexual styles; funny, thought-provoking, sad, artistic, outrageous, and sexy-because they're real- created and performed by sex-positive people.
Eli Correa Mr San Diego Leather 2013 presents

March 13, 2015, 9pm-2am at Eagle LA. A night of bondage, BLUF men, and special guests. International Bootblack Scout TheBootblack, also Erik James Escareño with rope, and DJ CANDY. Those boots need some leather love. $5 donation goes to The Leather Foundation. Prizes to give out. This is a BLUF night so Gear is encouraged. Sponsored by VOLGUR + OXBALLS.
At the Egyptian Theatre
Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival

March 13-14, 2015, at the Egyptian Theatre. The only multicultural LGBT film festival of its kind, presented by HBO and supported by NBCUniversal/ Nielsen. Writer, director, producer Rose Troche (Go Fish, The Safety of Objects, The L Word) will receive the 2015 Fusion Achievement Award, presented by stars of “The L Word” prior to the Fusion Gala. See schedule at website:
13th Annual Skiweek in Mammoth Lakes, CA
Elevation Mammoth 2015

March 18-22, 2015. Mammoth's 13th annual gay ski week alternative to the usual party scene. Huge dance parties, nationally known DJs, one of most beautiful settings in the country, and some of the best spring skiing at a world-class resort. Also see Feb 5-8 Elevation:Tahoe ( and Feb 19-22 Elevation:Utah (
“Jolly, hairy Asian men of refrigerator scale” - Guy Trebay, The New York Times

March 19, 2015 at ONE Archives USC, Secret Headquarters + Tom of Finland Foundation, 1421 Laveta Ter, Echo Park. His first public appearance, the legendary Japanese artist with series of signings and speaking events in LA, SF and NY; limited edition giclee prints, Japanese-language editions of his collected comics and illustration work, plus English translations and apparel for MASSIVE.
The Los Angeles Leather Coalition
LA Leather Pride

March 22-29, 2015. Eight days of leather action, parties, kink/gear BDSM, SUN Southland Honors Brunch + Beer Bust/Meet Contestants Party at Faultline. FRI Cigar Party/Meet & Greet at Eagle + Full Fetish Tribal Rites Men’s Play Party at Bullet Bar. SAT Desert Tribes Beer Bust + Mr Los Angeles Leather contest and Legion dance, SUN Off Sunset Street Fair. See website details.
Music, Meat, Muscles, Men
Bearracuda | Bears Love Pop!

March 27, 2015, 9pm-2am, at Dragonfly, 6510 Santa Monica Blvd. MAIN ROOM DJ: ROTTEN ROBBIE (San Francisco). 21+ bears, cubs & friends, friendly guys, chunky visuals, giveaways, tasty snacks, go-go bears. $5 before 10pm, $10 after.
GALAXY 5th Annual 2015 event featuring
BLUTONIUM BOY from Germany USA Tour w/ Mr Skeleton from Qdance

March 27, 2015, 9pm-3am, at 5955 Hollywood Blvd Epic event hitting LA. "We have been traveling through space and landed back in Hollywood." A space-themed EDM event, all aliens and dancetronaut costume's welcome. 18+ to enter, 2 stages, 2 bars, photo booth, patio, face painting/body massage. Last year saw 800+ attendees. This year will sell out, so grab your tickets now.
Tribe - Rites of Passage 2015
Mr LA Leather 2015 | Legion Victory Dance

March 28, 2015. Saturday LEGION Mr LA Leather 2015 election 7pm and dance 10pm-4am at Club 333, 333 W Boylston St, DTLA, with DJs Tony Moran, Ana Paula, Debby Holiday, and Matt Pernicano + silent auction and vendor mart - see their website.
Varsity Gay League and Bumper Balls LA presents
Bumper Balls Bubble Soccer Tournament!

March 28, 2015, 3pm-6pm, at Poinsettia Park. Players of all levels compete in insanely irreverent, wildly athletic, goofiest, action packed soccer/sumo wrestling match ever played! 8 teams total teams of 10. $25/ player includes 3-hour tournament, trophy + after party at Gym Bar! Up to 12 teams compete for championship. Games are easy to play/ hard to master - lots of fun, for ages 21+
The 3rd Annual
Off Sunset Festival

March 29, 2015, 11am-7pm at 4219 Santa Monica Blvd. Closing event of LA Leather Pride Week! JUSTIN DAVID PRESENTS, Performing Live: MISSING PERSONS, Debby Holiday, GayC/DC, Clutch the Pearls and more! DJs Casey Alva and MattPernicano, Gourmet food trucks, ice-cold beer and specialty drinks; artisan jewelry, fine art and furniture vendors, Leather & fetish gear.
A Movie Fanatics Paradise
The Cinema At The Edge Film Festival

April 10-12, 2015, Edgemar Center for the Arts, Santa Monica. Four days of screenings, parties + artist programs celebrating independent filmmaking. Competing films include short films and documentaries, showcasing local and international talent, giving audiences the opportunity to see undiscovered treasures of the industry, often hidden in the shadow of the great blockbusters.
On loan from the National Archaeological Museum in Athens
Relief with Antiochos and Herakles

Ongoing through May 4, 2015 at the Getty Villa. Stele honoring Prokleides, a military officer in the Athenian army, is on view at the Getty Villa in a gallery (208) devoted to Religious Offerings. Carved in relief above a public decree are figures of Antiochos, the mythical founder of the tribe Antiochis, and his father, the Greek hero Herakles.
Creating Change, One Story at a Time

July 9-19, 2015. Showcasing the best LGBT stories from around the world - 175 films and videos from 28 countries in 6 different venues across Los Angeles over 11 days. 108 separate public programs, 6 galas, 68 features, 16 short film programs and 18 panels and special events and countless parties and receptions! . See  screenings, venues, parties and receptions schedule below:
The Sundance Institute presents

Early August, 2015 (?), at Sundance Cinemas and other venues throughout LA. Celebrating the renegade spirit of independent filmmaking, a 4-day film festival of screenings, panels, parties, and filmmaker workshops. The event is an extension of the NEXT <=> section at the Sundance Film Festival, showcasing stylistically adventurous films that take a bold approach to storytelling.
Costumes, merriment, food and music

October 31, 2015 (to be confirmed), 6-11pm. Every Halloween. Highlight of the WeHo calendar, revelers don their most outrageous outfits for the annual Halloween and Costume Carnival. Over 400,000 participants throng Santa Monica Boulevard for food, merriment, contests, music and stage acts. See here, and below:
The Circus to the Music Hall
2016 Edwardian Ball

January 2016, annual event at The Fonda Theater, 6126 Hollywood Blvd. Music, theatre, dance, art, storytelling, circus arts, fashion, technology, art & stories, artists, performers, high-flying trapezes, steam-powered machines, costumed ballgoers. See Vau de Vire Society. TICKETS ON SALE OCTOBER 31, 2015.
In Association with Pitbull Events!
The 2ND Annual Bearracuda Heretic Cruise!

January 31 – February 7, 2016. Los Angeles – Puerto Vallarta – Mazatlan – Cabo San Lucas. On the Ruby Princess. See Bears Overboardfacebook, and website below: