9 Great Jones St. (betw. B'way & Lafayette St.), 212-539-3909. MON: KONKRETE JUNGLE: NY's longest running drum 'n' bass party?regular DJs incl. Cassien, del Mar, SoulSlinger, Swingsett, Odi & guests, 604-4224 for info; 10:30, $10.
104 Ave. C (7th St.), 212-780-0202. FRI: URBAN ROOTS: Soulful grooves spun by Mario Roberto & La Loka; 10.
174 Orchard St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 212-780-0313. No cover. WEDS: BLACK SHEEP: E-man (Bang the Party) hosts yet another night of exotic music, but mainly r&b, classics & hiphop w/DJ Will Taylor, 917-449-5253 for info; 9-2, free. THURS: ETHER: DJs Courage, Saskai, Ruido, Malik, FFlood & Keinyo spin dub, ambient & electro blipperings; 10. FRI: COMBUSTIBLE: DJ Scratch Famous from Chicago's seminal Deadly Dragon Soundsystem spins old school hiphop, Latin beats & dancehall; 10. SAT: EXCURSIONS: DJ Language pres. a mix of rare grooves, old school/underground hiphop, breakbeats & dub; 10. MON: HEAVEN: 70s & 80s classics spun by DJ Sam, Holly takes over at midnight; 8, free; TUES: KINGSTON 17: Bi-monthly party feat. "Sweet dub, lover's rock, deep roots & roots reggae," 9:30.
119 E. 27th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 212-686-5500. SUN: SUR-BETTE: The restaurant crowd is loyal to itself?all the bartenders, waiters & maitre d's know each other & grumble collectively at the end of a long night's work. Where do they grumble? At Murray Hill's young & sassy French spot Aubette?funk, soul, r&b & Latin; 10-4, free. MON: STOLEN MOMENTS: With WFMU's DJ Small Change, 212-686-5500 for info; 8-2, free. TUES: LA MERDE: DJ Cosi spins acid jazz, funk, soul & r&b to a chattering after-work crowd hopped up on Stoli flavored vodka drinks. Cigars & hors d'oeuvres available. Don't come in jeans or "dressed down" or the eagle-eyed door man won't let you in, 212-971-9445 for info; 6, free.
170 Orchard St. (Stanton St.), 212-982-BABY. See also "Rock 'n' Roll." WEDS: PANTY PARTY: Cindy Caplan, Jolie Rickman, Leif Arntzen, Tricia Scotti, Jake Stigers, Keith Cotten & Jordan Kaplan with performance by Zelda; 8-10, $5. TUES: CLARK GAYTON'S EPICENTER: LES's weekly Buena Vista Social Club? feat. weekly guests?you never who may turn up?Q-tip or members from the Lenny Kravtz band; 10-1, $5.
418 W. 14th St. (9th Ave.), 212-206-1590. WED: VENUS: Monthly showcase for female DJs featuring Lola & Shauna Slevin, 10, $5-$10. FRI: BIG BAD ASS!: DJs Kenny Parker (Boogie Down Productions) & Chill Freeze (Giant Step) combine forces with Loisaida All Stars band for live hip hop jam session; 10.
29 Bedford St. (Downing St.), 212-627-1580. WEDS: GET SLEAZY!: DJ Frank O spins his usual, go-go shows at 11, 12 & 1; 10, $5. THURS: IN HI-FI: DJ Jack Fetterman's weekly party dabbles between 70s go-go, soundtrack blips & drum 'n' bass; 7, free.
133 Ave. C (betw. 8th & 9th Sts.), 212-539-0811. WEDS: THIAROYE: DJ Dakar plays roots reggae & drum 'n' bass; 10, free. THURS: BARAZA THURSDAY: Infectious Latin rhythms, provided by Laz; 10, free. MON: DIGGS 2000: House, r&b, dance; 10, free. TUES: EMBASSY: Night of breakbeats, triphop, illbient, ambient, slambient, jungle & minimal intelligent ecclectika with DJs Philter & Elrod; 10, free.
538 E. 14th St. (betw. Aves. A & B), 212-228-2240. WEDS: REAGAN DEATH WATCH: Night dedicated to everything 80s with scantily-dressed dancers shakin' their things to tunes spun by DJs Mike Rx & Mike M.D.; 10, free. THURS: ROCK 'n' ROLL DRUGSTORE: That Guy Tom explores the sonic universe between pre-punk & punk proper, spinning Iggy, MC5, the NY Dolls, Dead Boys, Sonics, etc.; 10, free. FRI: SQUARESVILLE: Dr. Ringding & Slim Chance play anything from "guitar & sax grind" to punk, soul & metal; 10, free. SAT: STRANGE CARGO: DJ Blind Chilly Stingray spins hillbilly swing, jump blues, 60s r&b & Brit-rock; 10, free. SUN: CHURCH: Start the week right?praise the Lord than throw back a few with Gabe (DJ PoorBorn) & Solana (DJ Salami) as they spin real rock 'n' roll (music with a sneer!)?The Rolling Stones, MC5, PIL, The Criminals, Dead Moon & gospel on the hour, every hour; 10, free. TUES: GLITTERATI: Legal exposure & gyration, courtesy of the generous Miss Eliesha, Lady Ace & (occasionally) Loverboy; 10, $5 men, free for women.
231 E. 14th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 212-539-1389. Half priced drinks 'til 9. WEDS: SOUL GLO: Funk, soul & blues to drive the troubles home, & booze in which to drown them?hosted by DJ K.L. Diablo; 10, free. THURS: FAT THURSDAY: New Orleans r&b, Mardi Gras style, with the Professor; 10, free. FRI: MEDIUM RARE: WBAI's DJ Monk1 spins deep 60s & 70s groove, city soul, & Jamaican r&b; 10, free. SUN: THE SUNDAY NIGHT DRIVE-IN: You know you're having a good time if you can smack your own ass?60s garage, glam & 70 rock with Redskull; 10, free. MON: FLYING JINNY: Shecky Wrek spins it all; 10, free. TUES: TRUCK STOP TUESDAY: The Professor gives the truckers in the house the country they've been looking for. Bring your CB radio & favorite Wrangler shirt; 10, free.
117 E. 15th St. (betw. Irving Pl. & Union Sq. E.), 212-533-0009. FRI: AFROLICIOUS: DJ K.L. Diablo spins hiphop, funk & soul for the weekenders; 9:30, $5.
366 Metropolitan Ave. (Havemeyer St.), Williamsburg, 718-599-0243. See also "Jazz." THURS: DUBOLOGY: DJ Soothsayer of Trumystic Sound System unleashes roots reggae; 10, free. SAT: THE SKINNY: Jambalaya of funk, bad-ass old rock, soul & more by DJ James Spooner; 10, free.
BLACK STAR BAR
92 2nd Ave. (betw. 5th & 6th Sts.), 212-254-4747. FRI: CHAISE LOUNGE: Bruce Tantum spins loungy to tech house; 10, free. SAT: BLACK STAR LOUNGE: Lemuel spins disco to Massive Attack; 10, free. SUN: JETSET: DJ Paul & John spins 80s classics; 9, free. MON: GETTIN' LUCKY: DJ Jolene spins deep house & soul; 10, free. TUES: EASY STAR REGGAE TUESDAYS: King Crown International spins roots, dub & dancehall, all with a conscious/positive angle. Bo! Jamaican eats are available; 10, free.
235 Eldridge St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 212-777-0588. TUES: MAMACITA: DJ Lola & Nappy G mix Latin jazz, house & soul w/performances by sit-in musicians & vocalists; 10, free.
47 E. Houston St. (betw. Mulberry & Mott Sts.), 212-343-7251. WEDS: SOUL PARTY: DJ Mr. Fine Wine spins classic soul 45's; 10, free. FRI: COOL HAND LUKE: Saint Luke spins whatever he feels like, but it's mostly rock, jungle & triphop; 10, free. MON: POWERLOUNGE!: DJ Shakey spins just about everything from rock to jazz, order take-out straight to the bar; 8-1, free. TUES: BOTANICA TUESDAYS: DJs Jes Grew & DJ Sol spin reggae, hiphop, jungle & blues; 9, free.
110 University Pl. (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 212-255-8188. MON: NIGHT STRIKE: Glow-in-the-dark bowling to a soundtrack of techno & jungle. An NYU crowd gets drunk & rolls a ball down a lane, trying to knock over stationary objects. Brilliant?your parents are paying $100,000 for this?; 10-3, $14 (incl. shoes & unlimited bowling).
brooklyn ale house
103 Berry St. (N. 8th St.), Williamsburg, 718-302-9811. WEDS: ECO LAB WEDNESDAYS: 12Step & Lush spin trip hop, trance, deep funk, hiphop, etc., making the trip across the East River worth every redolent odor encountered; 9, free.
169 Ave. A (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 212-420-8392. See also "Rock 'n' Roll." THURS: THREE STARS: Weekly hiphop, jungle & soul party, feat. a wide variety of acts & DJs, like Selly & Kathy, with host Ruvane?$3 drinks 11:30-12:30; 11, $5, ladies free before 12.
157 Ave. C (10th St.), 212-677-8142. SAT: CYBERTRONICA: DJs Malfaction & DeathStar bring you their latest party with industrial, electronica, synth & trance; 12 a.m., free.
196 Orchard St. (Houston St.), 212-477-6282. THURS: GODDESSES: It's expanding...the party for the large & in charge, open mic from 9-10; 8-1 a.m., $10. FRI & SAT: Free style, disco, karaoke, classics, etc.; 9.
45-51 W. 21st St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-627-7770. THURS: SUBLIMINAL SESSIONS: Kevin Aviance along with resident DJs Erick Morillo & Ani Phearce get your weekend started right. This week's guests are Junior Sanchez, 212-591-2408 for info. FRI: SUONO LIBERO: DJ Fabrizzio (Irma Records) & DJ Tommy "Smokes" To-Disco (Turning Point Productions) spin eclectic dance music, 10.
330 W. 38th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-244-7101. 18 & over. THURS: ASTROTECH: DJs Parish, Bashar & Gaby Dershin hosts new weekly techno, trance party; 9, $10.
225 E. Houston St. (Essex St.), 212-475-3200. FRI: CHAOS FRIDAYS: DJ Repete with house & DJ Exacta spins hip-hop, reggae & r&b downstairs in V.I.P. lounge; 11, $20.
12 W. 21st St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-206-7770. No sneakers, hats, jeans or athletic gear, ever. WEDS: MANNEQUIN: Sophisticated downtowners gather for night of hiphop, reggae & r&b; 10, $20. THURS: CLIQUE: House & dance hits upstairs, soul & lounge in the Red Room; 10, $20. FRI: GBH: Cor blimey, it's Great British House with Anthony Macaroni & Lil' Roma; 10, $20. SAT: CHER CHEZ LA FEMME: Progressive house upstairs & hiphop, soul & r&b downstairs for a Hampton-centric crowd; 10, $20. SUN: BOYS LIFE: Rob Fernandez & Mark Nelson pres. Cheetah's weekly gay night; 10, $10. MON: PURR: Mixed crowd breaks a sweat to hiphop, reggae & r&b; 11, $20. TUES: 12 WEST: Disco legend Nicky Siano (Studio 54) hosts new party with Jackie McCloy, 877-TWELVEWEST for info; 8-1, $10.
154 W. 26th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-246-5985. WEDS: TONIC: Weekly after-work party with Joey Cassanova, Ruben Araneta & Vanessa Pino feat. Perry from Blast at 6?2-hour open bar (7-9 p.m.) & free finger food; At 10 p.m., the after-work social turns into an underground house party; $20.
110 John St. (betw. Cliff & Pearl Sts.), 718-456-9119. SAT: GODDESSES: Parties for big beautiful women & men & their admirers. Tonight open mic talent show at 11; 9-3:30, $20, incl. 2 drinks.
268 W. 47th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-398-3800 or www.ChinaClubNYC.com THURS: MAMBO: DJs Elvira & Babaloo rock Latin vibes: jazz, pop & jazz; 9, $10-$15.
CLUB NEW YORK
252 W. 43rd St. (betw. B'way & 8th Ave.), 212-997-9510. SUN: CHOCOLATE MILK: Tammy Ford, DJ Goldfinga, Al Bee, Shauna Neely & Ron Archer host weekly phat party, 479-7821 for info; 9, women free before 11, $20 after.
69 Washington St. (betw. York & Front Sts.), DUMBO, 212-439-1147. FRI: ORGANIC GROOVES: Dancing, dancing, dancing; 10, $7.
222 E. 14th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 212-358-5094. TUES: CHERI: The House of Field's Ms. Paisley & DJ Fabian host weekly "filthy" party with weekly "filthy" themes?midgets, fat girls, skater boys & debutantes to look at; 10, $10.
339 E. 10th St. (betw. Aves. A & B), 212-228-2435 or www.drinkland.com No cover except Sundays. WEDS: OXYGEN: Techno, blipperings & beats by DJs Redboy & Kojak with special guests; 10, free. THURS: KINKY THURSDAYS: Ursula 1000 selected guests spin trip-hop & groovy beats; 10, free. SUN: TESTPRESS SUNDAYS: Resident DJ Swingsett invites selectors Cassien, Lion, Seoul, Reid Speed, Dinesh, Delmar, Carol C., Yoshi, Christian Bruna & many others for an "in rotation" series of drum 'n' bass, roots, hiphop & breakbeats. Cheap drinks; 9, $3. MON: DJ Russ S.O.S. & friends offer up a trip-hop, soulful night; 10, free. TUES: TOKYO LUCKY HOLE: Rotating DJs incl. DJ Silver, Plexus, Czko, Stripcentre, Don Rainwater, MTA & more. Spinning all new minimal techno, techhouse & experimental; 10, free.
193 B'way (betw. 20th & 21st St.), 212-383-8357. THURS: VAMPYROS LESBOS: DJ Franc O. moves his well-established party with 60s Euro Go-Go, francophone pop, softcore soundtracks & boogaloo to Eau. The go-go cage houses Manuela, Jaiko Suzuki, Melissa & their guests. Video projections from Euro sexploitation cinema. DJ Rai takes over at midnight; 10, $10. SUN: WILDLIFE: DJ JMZ attempts to tame the beast in all of us with an eclectic mix of music & exotic food, hosted by Alexis, Kat & Jemma; 9-2, free.
547 W. 21st St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-243-2121. SAT: SATURDAY NIGHT DISCO: Come back to the 70s with Jammin' 105 DJs Borasio & Billy Bonds, 11. MON: SWINGIN' MONDAYS: Party to Chelsea. Lo-fi Lee spins classic swing music between sets by the Flipped Fedoras, www.nyc-swing.com for reduced list. Dance lessons start at 8; 9-1, $5, $25 per couple incl. prix fixe, adm. & dance lesson.
29 2nd Ave. (betw. 1st & 2nd Sts.), 212-777-9660. THURS: ROCK CITY: Every week with Nikki Kane, Rik Rocket of the Toilet Boys, G-Spot & indie film screenings 'til 12; $3, $5 after 12. FRI: QUEEN BEE: Michael T & Joe II's weekly party feat. videos by Killer & Jerry; 10, $5 & up.
219 2nd Ave. (betw. 13th & 14th Sts.), 212-533-2860. THURS: HUNKY DORY: Danielle & Justine's newest party lets the kids shake their ass?all the mod, Britpop, psy, garage & glam you'll need to jump start the weekend; 10, $5. FRI: 2001: Futuristic music for futuristic folk, feat. DJs Stylus, Andy Sky, Malfunction & more. Live performances at midnight; 9, $5-$10. SAT: THE PARTY KIT: DJ Tuesdae spins 70's glam-rock, 80's old-school, 90's techno & more, as Murray Hill hosts a contest to see who has the best panties. Plus, free candy!; 10, $10, $5 w/invite.
240 W. 52nd St. (betw. B'way & 8th Ave.), 212-971-9445. WEDS: FLOAT: Upscale event. No sneakers or hoods. Live comedy, music & fashion shows; 6:30, $5, ladies free until midnight.
70 N. 6th St. (betw. Kent & Whythe Sts.), Williamsburg, 718-782-5188. FRI: LA RUMBA: Salsa lessons 7:30-9, live music by Mo Guajiro at 9:30, 11 & DJ Medina in between; $7.
221 2nd Ave. (13th St.), 212-254-5260. WEDS: LATIN TRIBE: DJs Babaloo & Pete Rivera spin vintage Latin grooves with live music alternating weekly, feat. Jose Conde Y Su Combo or Frank Bambara & Sus Salseros; 9, $7, $5 w/invite, women free until 10.
25 Ave. B (betw. E. 2nd & E. 3rd Sts.), 212-674-0984. Free unless noted. WEDS: VOODOO: Rotating DJs offer return to "Save the Robots" party feat. Alan Sanctuary, Kelly Bernstein & Co.; 10. THURS: THE DRUM SUITE: One of the hardest working DJs in the city, Swingset, hosts a new drum 'n' bass party; 10. FRI: SLIPPERY: Greg Poole spins an eclectic mix feat. everything from Basement Jazz to Detroit Rock City's favorites, Kiss; 10. SAT: FUNKY SENSATION: DJ Qool Marv spins, assisted by DJ Spinna & Stormin' Norman in the rotation; 10, free until 11, $5 afterwards. MON: DEEP SEE: E-Man & Lola spin deep house music every first & third Monday w/reception for artist Jackson Brown; 8, free. TUES: CAMOUFLAGE 2000: New Tuesday night drum 'n bass party with Christian & Beau; 8.
227 Smith St. (betw. Butler & Douglas Sts.), Bklyn., 718-260-9299. SAT: BANG THE COUCH: Lola & E-Man move for one week only; 9-1 a.m., free.
17 W. 19th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-989-4874. FRI: FUSHION: DJ Richie c gives you house, latin & "classics," while DJs Ed Swift & Fish hold court in V.I.P. lounge with hip-hop, r&b & reggae, 10, $10-$20.
145 E. Houston St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-477-5005. THURS: LAYOVER: Mr. Chip on the airport decks; 10, free.
286 Spring St. (betw. Varick & Hudson Sts.), 212-246-5985. WEDS: IN TOO DEEP: DJ Allen Jeffrey serves up contemporary dance hits for that Jersey-looking fratboy crowd?and don't wear sneakers cuz the big bouncers will leave your slammin' ass outside by the velvet rope; 10, free.
253 W. 28th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-244-3005. THURS: GBH: Cheetah's party but during the week. Various DJs spin funk, soul, classics, hiphop & UK garage house; 10, $10.
LA BELLE EPOQUE
827 B'way (12th St.), 212-254-6436. WED: LATIN JAZZ: Paquita D'Rivera & friends, call for times & prices.
la maison de sade
206 W. 23rd St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-727-8642. SUN: TRANNIELAND: DJ Lady Bunny & Chicklet, the Hostess with the Grossest, throw this new soiree for "ladies with something extra" & the mammals who love them. Erotic & exotic trannie-dancers, incl. Monica, to tantalize you as you are verbally humiliated, flogged publicly & force-fed over dinner. Chicklet hosts a talent show at 11, call 212-592-3533 to be a contestant; 10, $5-$10.
LA NOUVELLE JUSTINE
24 1st Ave. (betw. 1st & 2nd Sts.), 212-473-0516. S&m cafe with nightly fetish & verbal-abuse shows. SAT: GLAM2001: Hostesses Nikki Kane & Georgie Seville's sexy glittery glam rock party with rock 'n' roll karaoke & guest DJs; 12, $10, $5 w/invite.
266 E. 10th St. (betw. 1st Ave. & Ave. A), 212-677-1717. SUN:LOVE SUPREME: Representing beats all the way from West London to Brazil with freestyle club night; 10, free.
660 6th Ave. (20th St.), 212-807-7850. THURS: DUB & SOUL REGGAE: Wa-da-da-day. The legendary Stone Love Movement sound system rock da dance floor with weekly guest DJs from Jamaica & NYC, 402-3427 for info.; 10, $20, ladies free before 11.
165 Ludlow St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 212-353-0536. No cover. $3 cover Friday & Saturdays after 11 p.m. WEDS: D-Generation's Rick (aka DJ Rick) reveals his soulful side while blending hiphop, house & classic rock; 10. THURS: Nicole mixes the stiff ones while DJ John Stanier kicks the classic rock, hard rock & hiphop on the tables; 10. FRI: House, rap & reggae spun by DJ Jarad; 10. SAT: DJ John mixes everything from rap to house; 10. SUN: TOGETHER: DJ Greg Poole, Pam & Terry Jackson gives you a reason to tape the Simpsons. MON: LOW PROFILE: DJ Qool Marv, keeps Ludlow's longest party hopping with acid jazz, UK soul & groove classics; 10. TUES: THE PAM & JAZZY SHOW: Just like the party name suggests?Pam & DJ Jazzy Nice host new weekly night of classic house, hiphop, soca & reggae; 10.
499 10th Ave., 2nd Fl. (38th St.), 212-505-7471. FRI: MIXTURE FRIDAYS: New venue hosts progressive house & trance night feat. Liquid's Matt Masella, Stymie & Erick Jon, email roguerla@yahoo for guestlist action; 10, $20, $10/guestlist.
409 W. 13th St. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 212-741-3919. WEDS: PORK: Live all-male spanking show, "courtesy" of spankmehard.com; 10, $6.
252 E. 51st St. (2nd Ave.), 212-888-2453. WEDS: DJ Qool Marv spins warm, jazzy r&b?think Maxwell, Sade, Erykah Badu, D'Angelo, Jazzyfatnastees; 8, free.
432 W. 14th St. (Washington St.), 212-366-5680. WED: DEBORAH HARRY BOOK RELEASE PARTY: Plus live auction of D.H. & Blondie memorablia with all proceeds going to Humane Society of New York; 10-12, $10 donation; HEROES: Early 80's monthly; 12-4, $10-$5. THURS: LONG BLACK VEIL: Resplendent hedonists insist you adhere to a strict dress code of fetish, fantasy & historical costume, DJ Ian Fford spins; 10:30, $7-$10. FRI: CLIT CLUB: Go-go dancer, your life is calling. Millie, Darryl & DJ DM spin progressive house, reggae, hiphop & other assorted flavors for gay women & their friends; 10, $3-$9. SAT: CLICK & DRAG: Fetish, performance art, dancing, plus b-day for Abby Ehmann, Extreme Fetish magazine bash & reading from Best Bisexual Erotica by author (p.s. Mother will be closing shop in late June, so strap it on, it's now or never); 10:30, $5-$15.
17 Thompson St. (betw. Canal & Grand Sts.), 212-343-0828. TUES: SHARE LIBATIONS: DJs Qool Marv & Vou Vou spin urban lounge, hiphop & world at chilled out spot that's more conducive to quality time than "being seen" by the movers & shakers, drink specials 6-8, 917-309-6101 for info; 6-2 a.m., free.
246 W. 14th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-675-1567 or www.nells.com See also "World Music." WEDS: CUBANSOUL/WORLDBEAT CAFE: DJ Medina's old school Cuban favorites with live performance this week by Miguel y Los Soneros De Oriente; 9, $10; Worldbeat Cafe downstairs feat. DJ Elvira with Pure Salsa, www.cubansoul.com for info; 9, $7-$10.
234 W. B'way (N. Moore St.), 212-925-2901. SAT: LA RUMBA: Live afro-Cuban music, complete with free dance lessons; Live music at 10:30 & 12, lessons at 8:30, $10.
22 7th Ave. S. (Leroy St.), 212-293-0323 or www.glowgirl.com THURS: GLORYA WHOLESOME'S TRANNIE CHASER: Glorya Wholesome & Gil's party for transsexuals, cross-dressers & their admirers attracts a well-heeled, sophisticated crowd of the curious, the practiced & the merely voyeuristic. Guest DJs spins a mix of house, disco, campy show tunes & anything else that would make a drag queen squeal. Drag shows each week feat. the creme-de-la-creme of Glorya's superstar friends incl. Siren LaVerne Cox & Pualina of LIPS; 9, $20, $15 for women & dressed trannies. FRI: GIL T. PLEASURE'S FETISH PLANET: Hot new fetish party feat. live performances, extreme fashions, guest DJs, themes every week & $100 prize for best dressed in theme attire (1:30 a.m.). This week, celebrate with "Fetish Planet Passion for Fashion;" 10, $15-$20. SAT: GLORYA WHOLESOME'S LIVING LEGENDS: Glorya Wholesome & Gil's party for transsexuals & cross-dressers feat. drag legend Jessie Volt & Diva Lindsay Blue, 802-9502 for info; 10, $20, $15 for women & dressed trannies.
289 Spring St. (Hudson St.), 212-929-NVNV. THURS: NVIOUS: DJ Ted Dillinger spins old school hiphop downstairs, while Denny Tsettos turns out house music on main floor, hosted by Artie, Joey, Daril, Patrick, Dino & Vito, 613-3199 for more info; 10, $15-$20.
16 W. 22nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-229-2000. THURS: TASTE OF PARADISE: Scandalicious hosts night feat. Mike Kaos spinning house & trance on the main floor & Smooth G downstairs spinning hiphip beats, 774-7749 for guestlist action; 10. FRI: INDULGE YOURSELF: Downtowners mix with bridge & tunnel folks for night of dancing to house music spun by DJ Mada & hiphop in the Amber room w/Big Ben; 10. SAT: NO LIMIT: Hi-energy house & techno by Jared Scream & Sebastian, while Louie Passion spins funk, soul & hiphop downstairs.
85 Ave. A (betw. 5th & 6th Sts.), 212-475-5050. THURS: SAY IT LOUD: DJ Qool Marv heats the dance floor up with a mix of hiphop, old skool, r&b & reggae; 10, $5-$7.
109 E. 9th St. (betw. 3rd & 4th Aves.), 212-529-5333 or www.nyc-swing.com FRI: SNACK-PACK: Weekly party with DJ Tuesdae spinnin' 60s lounge, 70s disco, 80s hits & 90s pop, hiphop, house & go-go dancers; 10; $5, free before 12.
206 Ave. A (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 212-946-1972. WEDS: HUM'D WEDNESDAYS: Lounge, house, funk & soul with Ramona & DJ Selly; 6:20-2 a.m., free. THURS: RONRONRADIO: DJ Vision, Babaloo & Pete Rivera spin unexpected lounge music; 9, free. SUN: SOUL-SA: DJs Mario Roberto, Richard Les Crees & Dede serve up music to compliment to free buffet, 726-1823 for guestlist action; 8-3 a.m., $2. TUES: BOMBITA?COOLOUT LATIN LOUNGE: DJ Babaloo spins new & old Latin tunes for this new weekly party after-work party; 10-2 a.m., free.
101 Ave. A (6th St.), 212-473-7184. FRI: 1984: Dark & sweaty den pumps out the 80s hits for nostalgia worshippers, hairless 20-something pretty boys & general weirdoes; 10, $5. SAT: PYRAMID SATURDAYS: Weekly gay dance party; 11, $6.
194 Ave. A (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 212-529-4712. Always free. WEDS: MURDER: Scrounge up your finest black duds for some deathrock, punk, psychobilly & goth with DJs Charlie the Slut & Mark Splatter. It's murrr-da; 11:30. THURS: WELL SUSSED: The Who, Kinks & Sam & Dave; 9. FRI: BETTY: DJ Mister Paul Morden salutes Betty Page with swamp rock (aka garage), psychobilly, surf, punk, even some bad ol' country; 11. SAT: ROCK 'N ROLL HIGH SCHOOL: Monthly party with emphasis on 70s & 80s punk; 10. SUN: NIGHTPORTER: DJ's Skellington & Dark Angel spin goth, industrial & new wave; 9. MON: HEAVY MANNERS MONDAY: DJ's Marvelous Hagler, Johnny Metro, Agent Jay & Upsetter FC spin reggae & all of its offshoots or antecedents?ska, rocksteady, roots rockers & dub; 9. TUES: DEVIL DOGS & PUPPET HEADS: Punk, trash & 80s with DJ's Puppet Head & Aviva; 10, free.
187 Orchard St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 212-388-1288. MON: SCATALOGICS: Open turntables continues, sign up for a half-hour slot, first come, first served, guest talent fills in the gaps. Tonight's guest is Glenn Allen; 9, free.
135 W. 41st St. (betw. 6th Ave. & B'way), 212-465-3336. WEDS: SPOILED BRAT: Hosts of Candyland at Chaos, UKD Ventures, host party that caters to NY's entertainment folks, elitists & film buffs.
249 Eldridge St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 212-777-5153 or www.sapphirelounge.com Half priced drinks 7-10. WEDS: BARELY LEGAL: Shake it on the dance floor as DJ Justin Johnson & 3PO spin electrified breaks & funky house; 10, free. THURS: STRAIGHT UP: DJ E-Man spins whatever he wants (but tends to stick to hiphop, house, classics & reggae) while downing multiple rounds of scotch & soda; 10, $3. FRI: VARIETY: DJ Jazzy Nice pumps the crowd with house, reggae, funk & classics; 10, $5. SAT: INFINITY: DJ Seth K spins house, classics, old school, hiphop & Latin; $5. SUN: BOOM BOOM ROOM: DJ Don starts the week right with dancing, drinking & "spinning the mic that makes everyone happy;" 10, $.99. MON: SLEAZE FACTOR: After-hours music at happy hour time. Deep house, breaks, tech-house & all manner of beat-based dance music with residents Adam Goldstone, Peter Anthony, DJ Brian, Ashley Warren, Rick Salzer, Darek Marin spin; 7, $5 incl. one drink. TUES: TOUCH TUESDAYS: DJ Will Milton brings WNYU's "Candy Store" to Sapphire, hosted by Hector Cruz of House Nations; 10, $1 contrib.
285 W. B'way (Canal St.), 212-941-0900. SUN: LA RUMBA: Party keeps expanding, music by Son de Madre, www.larumba.net for info; 9-2; $5. MON: GIANT STEP MONDAYS: Giant Step squad pres. its weekly roster of talent alongside live musicians, painters, visualists & more; 10-2, free. TUES: PROHIBITED BEATS: Live sets at 12 & 1 a.m.; 11, $10, $7 w/flyer.
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167 Orchard St. (Stanton St.), 212-253-7246. TUES: THE MURRAY & PENNY SHOW: Murray Hill & Penelope Tuesdae reunite to kick off new burlesque party, vaudeville style with guest DJs weekly, shows at 11 & 12:30 a.m., free.
232 E. 9th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 212-375-0297. THURS: DERAILED: DJs from Derailed contingent take turns spinin' groovy techno & funky house to get your weekend started early, www.derailed.com for info; 9-2 a.m., free.
145 Orchard St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington), 212-673-0799. FRI: DEEP CRATE: Even mix of raggae, soul & hip hop; 9, free.
28 E. 23rd St. (betw. Madison Ave. & Park Ave. S.), 212-254-6117. SAT: I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SATURDAY: Premiere night for new party. Oscar Poche controls the main room w/garage, classics & house anthems while Richie Kasper dominates the VIP room w/hiphop & r&b?open bar 10-11; 10, $10 & up. TUES: LATINO CAFE: Weekly after-work party featuring salsa, meringue & worldbeat; 6-10, free. SUPER FUNK: Latin Cafe afterparty with Oscar Poche, Adam Goldstone, DJ Phenix & Robert Matos, plus weekly guests incl. Tony Z, Steward Upchurch, John Hunter, 398-9838 for info; 10.
530 W. 27th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-268-1600 or www.twiloclub.com 21 & over except Fri. & Sat., 18 & up. WEDS: "Groove" with Thomas Brinkmann & Suburban Knight; 10, $7-$10. FRI: OVUM: Josh Winks & friend; 11, $20-$25. SAT: TWILO SATURDAYS: DJ Junior Vasquez, who doesn't go on until 3 a.m. at the earliest, stretches his night well into Sunday morning...it's the return of the 6 a.m.-noon party session with guests such as David Knapp & Manny Lehmann; 11, $20-$25.
208 W. 23rd St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-929-8900 or www.kurfew.com SAT: VERA LOUNGE: No velvet ropes, no pretensions, no egos, no mercy, no exceptions. Plush lounge concept: leather seats, sofas & ottomans. Vocals, house, reggae & pop. Open bar until 11; 10, $5-$8.
223 Mulberry St. (betw. Prince & Spring Sts.), 212-946-1908. FRI: LA CHAZA: Friday stop-over for a little of everything?bossa nova, drum 'n' bass, rare groove, hosted by Monica Pineda?over Cosmos in Velvet's upstairs lounge, 946-1908 for DJ lineup & info; 10, free.
12 Spring St. (Elizabeth St.), 212-633-6513. WEDS: TANKED: Scuba hosts new party with JMZ, Joel T. & Robb Hart rounding out the hard-edged, electronic dance sounds being spun; 10, free.
143 Madison Ave. (betw. 31st & 32nd Sts.), 212-545-0722. SAT: VIVID SATURDAYS, DJ clear here with house, r&b, reggae, disco & dance classics, 10, free until midnight for ladies, $10-$15 general adm.
16 Mercer St. (Howard St.), 212-941-6492. See also "Film & Video." WEDS: IN VITRO: Satellite Records' DJs Jo-Dee & Pablo Sanchez spin deep & minimal house, techno, electronica; 11, free. THURS: NULL: Giant video monitor projects rare films & quirky art stuff while guest DJs spin each week; 10, free. TUES: BASE: Ambient groove, electronica & drum 'n' bass by guest selectors; 10, free.