AUBETTE 119 E. 27th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 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, where bartenders Danny & Derek host a drinking & kvetching night for their foodie friends. Funk, soul, r&b & Latin; 10-4, 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. A slew of hosts presides over the fashionable crowd. Cigars & hors d'oeuvres available. Don't come in jeans or "dressed down" or the eagle-eyed door man won't let you in. Sure it's a bit of a nose-in-the-air crowd, 971-9445 for info; 6, free.
B BAR 358 Bowery (4th St.), 475-2220. WEDS: ENTER THE GARDEN: Front57 & Los Bros Cervieri kick off a multi-faceted evening of numerous distractions?four DJs spin nightly, covering all the bases (hiphop, jungle, house, breaks, experimental, etc.); 10, free. MON: MOTHERA: Audrey & Jonny Sender host one of the city's most successful parties?fashionistas, media types & the city's creative cream of the crop gather for drinking & gossip at B Bar. Jonny Sender spins electronic music, funk, techno Latin sound; 10, $5. TUES: BEIGE: There's no shortage of attractive people in this city?& this long-running smoke-a-thon does the job just right when you need an ego lift, standard lounge & disco by guest DJs; 10, free.
BABY JUPITER 170 Orchard St. (Stanton St.), 982-BABY. Also see "Rock." FRI: MEDICINE: Night of dub, reggae & triphop with dancehall artist Mikey Jarrett & Paolo spinnin' ambient beats, 11, $3-5.
BAKTUN 418 W. 14th St. (9th Ave.), 206-1590 or www.baktun.com. THURS: NICE & EASY: Triphop party with Kienyo, Tomo & Nickodemus; 10; $5. FRI: DEEP NY HOUSE: Resident DJs Hiro & Craigh pres. guests Jason Jinx & Adam Goldstone; 10, $5-10
BANK 225 E. Houston St. (Ave. A), 505-5033. SAT: ALBION SATURDAYS: Ian Fford spins alternative & new wave on the main floor & Patrick spins goth, darkwave & new wave in the chamber; 11, $8-$12.
BAR 13 35 E. 13th St. (University Pl.), 604-4136. WED: BEEP: Progressive house; 10, free.
BAR 85 504 W. 16th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 631-1000. THURS: LIPSTICK & CANDY: Weekly party for bisexual & bicurious females; 9, $15, $10 w/invite. SAT: lovergirl: MK & Storm spin house, reggae & Latin at this all-women's party; 10, $8-$10.
BAR D'O 29 Bedford St. (Downing St.), 627-1580. WEDS: GET SLEAZY!: DJ Frank O spins his usual; 10, $5. THURS: IN HI-FI: Anita Serwacki, Ashley Warren & the Karminsky brothers dabble between 70s go-go, soundtrack blips & drum 'n' bass; 7, free. FRI: 29 MUSAK STREET: Mixed crowd dances & drinks to Mickey Dulanto's assorted house tunes; 12, free. MON: PLEASURE: DJ Sharee spins soul & r&b for the lesbians; 10, $3.
BAR NONE 98 3rd Ave. (betw. 12th & 13th St.), (800) 923-0192. FRI: VINDALOO: DJs Mike Bryant & Jaesun spin house beats with weekly guests; 11, $3.
BARAZA 133 Ave. C (betw. 8th & 9th Sts.), 539-0811. WEDS: THIAROYE: DJs Dakar & Ken play roots reggae & drum 'n' bass; 10, free. THURS: SABOR LATINA: Brazilian, Cuban & salsa spun by DJ Baicu; 10, free. FRI: DJ Laz spins cuban salsa & funk; 10, free. MON: LOCK, STOCK & TWO SMOKING TURNTABLES: Repoman, king of the cleverly-titled club nights, spins UK triphop, big beat, breaks & funky house fo' yo slumming ass; 10, free. TUES: EMBASSY: Night of breakbeats, triphop, jungle & minimal intelligent ecclectika with DJ Philteration; 10, free.
BARMACY 538 E. 14th St. (betw. Aves. A & B), 228-2240. WEDS: REAGAN DEATH WATCH: Night dedicated to everything 80s with skantily-dressed dancers shakin' their thing to tunes spun by DJs Mike Rx & Mike M.D.; 10, free. THURS: VINYL LOVERS LOUNGE: DJ Miss Melanie Rock kicks out retro-electric sounds of motown, punk & ska; 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: BARE FUNKIFIED HIDE: K.L. Diablo spins soul, funk & other grooves while Miss Eliesha & her "Brooklyn Cuties" jiggle & jive away; 10, $3. MON: STORMY MONDAYS: DJ Laura Lux spins cocktail & lounge type tunes; 7-12, free. TUES: COUNTRY HAYRIDE: The Lonesome Cowboy spins the ultimate drinking music: country/western. Come explore themes such as prison, cheating, being a drunk, the Frontier, trash-talking women & tumbleweeds; 10, free.
BEAUTY BAR 231 E. 14th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 539-1389. WEDS: MEAN STREETS: Funk, soul & blues to drive the troubles home, & booze in which to drown them?hosted by DJ Trouble Man; 10, free. THURS: FAT THURSDAY: New Orleans r&b, Mardi Gras style, with the Professor; 10, free. SUN: FORT BARRACUDA: DJ Bevin spins cranked-up country, soul, punk & classic selections from the 70s & 80s for all the East Village hotties; 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.
BELMONT LOUNGE 117 E. 15th St. (betw. Irving Pl. & Union Sq. E.), 533-0009. WEDS: WILD STYLE: JMZ hosts city's only Black 80s party; 9, free. THURS: DJ Alex supplies Latin, big beat & house; 9:30, free. FRI: AFROLICIOUS: DJ K.L. Diablo spins hiphop, funk & soul for the weekenders; 9:30, $5. SAT: DJ Dan's on the 1 & 2's with brand new r&b flava; 9:30, $5. MON: DIAL "S" FOR SWANK: DJ Swanky Don spins jazz funk, salsa, boogaloo, lounge & 60s pop; 9:30, free. TUES: BOOGIE WONDERLAND: Funk flavors spun by DJ James; 9:30, free.
BLACK BETTY 366 Metropolitan Ave. (Havemeyer St.), 718-599-0243, Williamsburg, 718-599-0243. Also see "Jazz." WEDS: dj-o-rama: Night filled with reggae, ska, dancehall & dub; 10, free. THURS: dj-o-rama: Best of soul, funk, hiphop & some r&b flava; 10, free. TUES: ACTION WOMEN: Miss Eliesha & Viva Knieval's night of sketch burlesque & comedy, 10, $3.99 for boys, free for da ladies.
BLACK STAR BAR 92 2nd Ave. (betw. 5th & 6th Sts.), 254-4747. FRI: CHAISE LOUNGE: Bruce Tantum spins loungy to tech house; 10, free. SAT: BLACK STAR LOUNGE: DJ Lemuel spins from disco to Massive Attack; 10, free. SUN: FUNKTOFUNK: DJ Johnny Velveeta spins funk, electro-house & breakbeat; 9, free. MON: STOP, DROP, ROLO: Rolo spins soul, Latin, funk, rock, & hip-hop; 10, free. TUES: easy star reggae tuesdays: King Crown International spins roots, dub & dancehall, all with a conscious/positive angle & Jamaican eats are available to quell the munchies; 10, free.
BOB 235 Eldridge St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 777-0588. WEDS: GRAVITATE: Latin to hiphop sounds spun by DJ Vision, 10, free. THURS: SHADE: Joey Ty spins funk, grooves & tracks you will find perfect for nursing that beer to; bar open at 7, music at 10, free. SAT: LIL BOBCAT 500: DJ Lil Petey spins anything he wants to as LES cats drink 2-4-1 during happy hour (7-10) as the invading-from-other-neighborhood bar crawlers eventually trawl their way over to the quiet salon by 2 a.m.; 7, free. SUN: PSYCHEDELIC SUNDAYS: DJ Wolf croons sounds from the 60s & 70s; happy hour 7-10, free. MON: FLASHBACK MONDAYS: Joey Ty spins 80s classics; 10, free. TUES: TOXIC TUESDAYS: R&b, soul & classic spun by DJ Jeff; 10, free.
BOTANICA 47 E. Houston St. (betw. Mulberry & Mott Sts.), 353-7251. WEDS: BOTANICA WEDNESDAYS: DJ Mr. Fine Wine spins classic soul 45's; 10, free. FRI: MIXOLOGY 101: Saint Luke spins whatever he feels like, but it's mostly blues, jungle, triphop & jazz; 10, free. SUN: Sport your beach-wear cuz it's DJ surfin' Dan; 8, free. MON: POWERLOUNGE!: DJ Shakey J spins just about everything from rock to jazz, order take-out straight to the bar; 8, free. TUES: BOTANICA Tuesdays: DJs Jes Grew & $mall Change spin triphop, hiphop, jungle & blues; 9, free.
BOWLMOR LANES 110 University Pl. (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 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).
BROWNIES 169 Ave. A (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 420-8392. Also see "Rock." WEDS: INVISIBLE CITIES: The weirdest of the weird in abstract & left-field electronics brought to you by the folks at Etherea. Special guests weekly, plus residents Strip Centre, Rich, Don Rainwater, MTA, Mr. Impossible & Alison T; 11, free. THURS: HEADSPACE: Biweekly hiphop, jungle & soul party, feat. a wide variety of acts & DJs; 11, $7, $5 w/flyer. SAT: THE POLAR BEAR CLUB: A night of spacey experimental lounge music: This is not the Minneapolis PBC, though comparisons are welcome; 1 a.m., free. TUES: deckstatic: Weekly DJ series feat. guest selectors mixing hiphop, dub, jungle & soundtrack cuts. Hosted by Conrad X, Mia & Angola, past guests have included the Arsonists, Rock Steady Crew, the Jungle Brothers, Prince Paul, The Freestylers & others, $3 pints until 12:30; 11, $3.
CAFE REMY 104 Greenwich St. (betw. Albany & Carlisle Sts.), 267-4646. SAT: ATREVETE: DJs Richie & Danny play Latin pop, salsa, merengue & Brazilian; DJs Fish, Casper & Ozzie play r&b, reggae & hiphop; 10, call for price.
CHEETAH 12 W. 21st St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 206-7770. WEDS: LOVESEXY: Hiphop, reggae & r&b for a mixed crowd, opened by stand-up comedy; stand-up at 8, music at 10, $$15/$5 for men before 10/free for women before 10. THURS: UNIVERSAL: Weekly night named after crowd & music played. DJs Eddie Baez Merritt & Guests spin house from around the world, donwstairs it's hiphop music by DJ Surg, $10-$20, woman free before 12. FRI: GBH: Soulful house & garage on the main floor, hiphop downstairs; 10, $20 (call 539-3916 to get on $10 reduced list) SAT: TROUBLE: House upstairs & hiphop, soul & r&b downstairs for a Hampton-centric crowd; 10, $20. SUN: BOYS LIFE: Rob & Mark Nelson pres. Cheetah's weekly gay night; 10, $10.
CHINA CLUB 268 W. 47th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 398-3800. WEDS: SEARCHERS: Biweekly party for sophisticated singles, 679-2000 for info & res.; 9, $60 per couple, $50 w/invite. FRI: FORTUNE FRIDAYS: Chi Chi, Anthony Michael & Damon mastermind an outrageous affair, with DJ Marc King playing house for the main floor, & Arson spinning hiphop, funk & disco in the lounge; 10, $10-$20.
CIRCA TABAC 32 Watts St. (betw. 6th Ave. & Thompson St.), 941-1781. THURS: AURAL GROOVE: Djedo spins acid jazz triphop every week for West Village crowd; 10, free.
THE COOLER 416 W. 14th St. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 334-3595. FRI: MUTINY: South Asian monthly?presenting hiphop, dub & jungle laced with bhangra beast & Bollywood samples?moves to the Cooler; 10, $10.
CLUB NEW YORK 252 W. 43rd St. (betw. B'way & 8th Aves.), 997-9510. FRI: BOMBA INT'L: DJ Babaloo, a master of all music Latin & DJ Jonny Sender spins blend of salsa, world & hiphop?dress to impress; 11, $5-$7.
DINER 85 Broadway (Berry St.), Bklyn., 718-466-3077. SUN: AUDIO BUFFET: Turntablists regulars DJ Dizzy & Bess, from Williamsburg microradio station free103point9, spin an eclectic mix with guest DJs & performers; 10, free.
DIVAS 222 E. 14th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd), 358-5094. TUES: CHERI: Ms. Paisley & DJ Fabian from the House of Field pres. shameless night of debutantes & midget strippers; 10, $10.
DON HILL'S 511 Greenwich St. (Spring St.), 219-2850. FRI: SQUEEZEBOX: Jackie O & Justin Bond host outrageous night of drag shows & live performances, 10, $10. SAT: TISWAS: Nick Marc & Keith Ozar host long-running party for brit pop & chemical beats. Go-go boys cater to the polysexual vibe of its "I'm so crazy" patrons; 9, $5-$10.
DOUBLE HAPPINESS 173 Mott St. (betw. Kenmare & Broome Sts.), 941-1282. THU: ORGANIC GROOVES: Sasha Crnobrnia spins & hosts; 9:30, free.
DRINKLAND 339 E. 10th St. (betw. Aves. A & B), 228-2435. WEDS: OXYGEN: Techno, blipperings & beats by DJs Redboy & Kojak with special guests; 10, free. THURS: DRINKLAND THURSDAYS DJ Dominique from Plant Records & selected guests spin trip-hop & more; 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; 10, free. MON: DJ Russ & friends offer up a night of trip-hop; 10, free. TUES: TOKYO LUCKY HOLE: Scott from Etherea hosts night of house & hiphop; 10, free.
EAU 193 B'way (betw. 20th & 21st St.), 718-383-8357. 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.
EL FLAMINGO 547 W. 21st St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 243-2121. FRI: 110% PURE: Tammy Ford, Steve Acevedo & BigStan & Co. host party with fashion shows & surprise performances for hipsters & hiphoppers. Stretch Armstrong blends sophisto hiphop, soul & funk into the mix; 10, women free before 12, $15-$25. SAT: LATIN SATURDAYS: Weekly party spinnin' the hottest salsa & merenge, open bar 10-11; women free before 12, $15-$25.
ESCUELITA 301 W. 39th St. (8th Ave.), 631-1093. FRI: HER/SHE BAR: Famous weekly woman's party (gay men welcome too)?hiphop, reggae, house, Latin & r&b; 10, $5-$8.
FAHRENHEIT 349 B'way (Leonard St.), 343-0957. TUES: ABSTRAKT FUTURE LOUNGE: DJs Spooky, Singe, I-Sound, Ambassador Jr., Rekha, Delmar, Diraiki, Cassien, Wally, Soulslinger, Darkstar, Steelworkerz, Scud, Cruz, 5th Platoon, Somatic, Badawi, Tube & others make this night a veritable who's who in the city's eclectronica & jungle scene. Soundlab crew hosts; 10, $3-$5. FRI: liquid fri: Mix of hiphop, r&b & classics by DJ Ken, dress code always enforced; 10, $10-$15. SAT: Best of African, merenge, roots & the likes; 10, $10-$15.
FLAMINGO EAST 219 2nd Ave. (betw. 13th & 14th Sts.), 533-2860. THURS: DRONE: "Ultra-neo digital-visual & stereo-phonic show" with DJs Jo Jo & Tuesdae spinnin' trance & electronica & interactive video performance by VJ Matyas; 10, free. SAT: THE PARTY KIT: DJ Tuesdae spins 70's glam-rock, 80's old-school, 90' techno & more, as Murray Hill hosts a contest to see who has the best panties. Plus, free candy!; 10, $10, $5 w/invite.
FLOAT 240 W. 52nd St. (betw. B'way & 8th Ave.), 581-0055. WEDS: DJ Ken Carpenter of Studio 54 fame spins music to be pretty to?house lite, r&b, soul classics. Hosted by Billy Thompson, Yanni Kiskini & Caz Kirton; 10, $10.
FRANK'S LOUNGE 660 Fulton St. (S. Elliott St.), Brooklyn, 726-1322. FRI: bang the party: E-man & Lorie's bi-borough deep house party with with special guests, performances & free buffet; 11, $5. SUN: SHAKE N' BAKE BTP-BBQ: E-Man spins much of the same with Chi-town guests; 4, $5.
GEMINI LOUNGE 221 2nd Ave. (13th St.), 254-5260. WEDS: LATIN TRIBE: Djs Babaloo, Petey Weedy & Saphro spin vintage latin grooves; 9, $5. THURS: FEEDBACK: Music by Justin Nichols & Holmar Filipsson with DJs Neil Aline & Matthias Heilbronn; 11, free.
GOOD WORLD BAR & GRILL 3 Orchard St. (Canal St.), 925-9975. WEDS: B&L: Deejay Punk-Roc, Samba & Kali spin deep house, sponsored by Cductive; 10, free.
HATTIE'S 99 2nd Ave. (betw. 5th & 6th Sts.), 533-0990. WEDS: 867-5309: Celebrate Reagan with Jenny Jenny's 80s party; 8, free. THURS: CHEMICAL LOUNGE: Weird science with Sebastian & DJ Miss Am-Erika; 8, free. FRI: ROCK WITH RABBIT: Everything under the East Village sun, with host Jessica Rabbit & DJ Erick Epic; 8, free. SAT: HATTIE & SWEETIE TAKE ON BRIDGE 'N' TUNNEL: DJ Tennessee hosts this party in honor of the khaki & booty pants crowd; 8, free. SUN: PLASTIC SUNDAYS: Ambient house, techno & trance with Young Richard, Tjet Clark & Maggie; 917-406-5837 for info; 9, free. TUES: soul burger: Burgers & lounge for music industry types. Hosted by Cynthia Cherry & Nina Ritter; 8, free.
IZZY BAR 166 1st Ave. (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 228-0444. WEDS: DEEP TRAX: While guests at "Latin Tribe" salsa & boogaloo the night away (see below), there's live drum 'n' bass performances in Izzy's minimalist downstairs space while DJs Swingsett, Yoshi, Cassien & guests spin hiphop, triphop & jungle between sets; 9, $5. THURS: ASSORTED FLAVOURS: DJ Dan Stein spins acid jazz; 8, $5.
KARMA 228 W. 4th St. (betw. 7th Ave. & W. 10th St.), 414-4345. BATUCADA: Cducitve sponsors weekly party with Carlos Terra & DJ Samba spinning house & classics; 10, free.
KEY CLUB 76 E. 13th St. (betw. B'way & 4th Ave.), 388-1060. WEDS: HUMPDAY: DJ Stefan's at the tables tonight; 10. THURS: PIMPN8EZ: Infamous Funkmaster Flex from Hot 97 spins hot r&b, hiphop & soul; 10, $20. FRI: FAT BLACK PUSSYCAT: DJ Mark Ronson rocks da house; 10, $20. SAT: KEY CLUB SATURDAYS: DJ Devon hosts; 10, $20.
L'ATTITUDE 470 6th Ave. (betw. 11th & 12th Sts.), 243-2222. SAT: Earthquake Sound pres. night of jungle, hiphop, r&b & reggae with DJs Vital from 12" Assissins & White Owl; 11, free.
LA BELLE EPOQUE 827 Broadway (12th St.), 254-6436. THURS: LA RUMBA: Live Afro-Cuban music in the ballroom of La Belle Epoque; music starts at 8:30 w/lessons at 7:30 & 9, $10, $8 w/ invite from www.larumba.net.
LA LINEA 15 1st Ave. (betw. Houston & 1st Sts.), 592-3138 or www.citysearch.com/nyc/lalinea. WEDS: SOUL FUNK MAKOSSA: La Loca & Cris A.C. host while DJ Vision (from Vaya), Soulfrito & Mr. Martinez spin funk, soul, salsa & house; musicians invited to get into the mix, 592-3138 for info; 9, free. FRI: GET DOWN ON IT: DJ Flow spins disco, & funk; 9, free. SAT: GET STARTED EARLY: Drink specials until 9 with our favorite bartender Sammy, DJs spin til 4, free.
LA NOUVELLE JUSTINE 99 E. 2ND Ave. (betw. Ave. A & 1st Sts.), 673-8908. S&m cafe with nightly fetish shows. FRI: SEX-O-DELIC: S&m shows & fetish-themed conversation with Brendt Sterling & Rustyn L. Birch; 11.
THE LEOPARD LOUNGE 248 E. 5th St. (2nd Ave.), 539-4591. SAT: T.H.E.M. SATURDAYS: JC & DJ Ulysses pres. a night of techno, house & electro; 10, free.
LIFE 158 Bleecker St. (Thompson St.), 420-1999. WEDS: LEGENDS: John Davis' party is a mid-week boost for the city's house crowd. The long but narrow-ish room is perfect for dancing & the couches splayed at the elevated seating area are perfect vantage points for checking out the dancefloor action. Resident Adam Scott & guests, spinning deep house in New Room. THURS: GET A LIFE: Hosts Desmond, Erich Conrad, Boozy Suzie & Edwige hold court over fashionistas, disco dusters, implant idiots & trust fund kids. Swingsett spins in the "Queenie Tops" lounge, Jackie Christie in the "Pussy Boots Lounge," big name guests on the main floor; 10, $10. FRI: GRANDMASTER FLASH: Legendary DJ spins with supporting DJ Jackie Christie; 11, $10-$20. SUN: BOY'S LIFE: Night starts w/Billy Carroll's tea dance (doors at 7), followed by DJ Eddie X, Girlina & others spinning hard house until dawn for the Chelsea scene; 10, $10-$20. TUES: GRANDMASTER FLASH: New Flash party (see above); 11, $10-$20.
LIMELIGHT 660 6th Ave. (20th St.), 807-7850. WEDS: UK BLITZ: Weekly event showcasing big-name British DJs; 1 a.m., $20/$10 w/invite. THURS: GARAGE CITY NYC: DJ David Camacho spins deep house in the main room; 10, $20/$15 w/invite. FRI: limelight Fridays: They've brought in promoters Erich Conrad (of "Beige" & "Get a Life") & the Von Broock brothers to attract the Eurotrash & fashionistas, while Donovan Leitch & a host of other downtown fixtures host the side rooms. Alex Lauterstein & Maarten spin big-room house in the main floor; 10, $20. SAT: funclub: Penelope Tuesdae & Fancy host hepcat room at Limelight's busy Saturdays. Midnight floor show features Miss Tuesdae & Fancy performing old favorites to new hits, drag king Murray Hill & gogo dancer Viva Knieval also perform, 358-5915 for information. Also, "Love & Sugar" in the Boom Boom Room, hosted by Jaques & Pascal, 330-8333 for information. $15-$20.
LIQUIDS 266 E. 10th St. (betw. 1st Ave. & Ave. A), 677-1717. THURS: TRANCENDANCE: Glenn Burger spins U.K. house & trance; 6, free. FRI: STARMARKET: Johan Afterglow & 3PO spin house; 10, free. MON: THINK: Dub Spot's DJ Killamari & Satoko spin underground/abstract hiphop; 10, free. TUES: HOOKA LOUNGE: Ambient, electronic music for chilling presented by Wanderlust (wanderlustnyc.com). DJs Dots, Lego, Kienyo & guests spin all varieties of ambient, atmospheric music. Tents, hookah pipes & a blazing fireplace add to the mood; 9, free.
LUCKY CHENG'S 24 1st Ave. (betw. 1st & 2nd Sts.), 473-0516. Restaurant/Cabaret/Karaoke Lounge. All shows free w/entree, Karaoke in goldfish pond room. WEDS: Mistress Formika. THURS: Bitchy comedy by Hedda Lettuce. FRI & SAT: Miss Understood, Victoria Westin, Bianca la Bianca & Angelique Ali. SUN & MON: "Fresh as a Douche" with Baby Jane Doe. TUES: Victoria Westin.
LUDLOW BAR 165 Ludlow St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 353-0536. WEDS: OPEN: DJ Diamond David Lee spins all types of dance music incl. triphop & jazz-funk; 10, free. THURS: ORGY: Time Out New York's clubs editor Adam Goldstone spins a mix of funk, r&b & house; 10, free. FRI: NO MERCY RHYTHMS: Hirotaka spins world music that's danceable; 10. SAT: SPICY: Disco, house & Latin with DJ Jarad; 10, free. SUN: TOGETHER: DJ Greg Poole mixes everything from AC/DC to house; 10, free. MON: LOW PROFILE: DJ Qool Marv, the hardest working DJ in town, keeps it on the LP with acid jazz, UK soul & groove classics. This is one of the best, longest-running Monday parties around; 10, free. TUES: ALL NATIONS: DJ Stormin' Norman spins old school hiphop, soul classics & reggae; 10, free.
MADAME X 94 W. Houston St. (betw. LaGuardia Pl. & Thompson St.), 539-0808. THURS: MÉNAGE: DJ Timmy Richardson, formerly of Wild Pitch spins classic soul, r&b, hiphop & salsa to rid you of those work-week blues; 5-1, free.
MICA BAR 252 E. 51st St. (2nd Ave.), 888-2453. WEDS: DJ Qool Marv spins warm, jazzy r&b?think Maxwell, Sade, Erykah Badu, D'Angelo; 8, free.
MOTHER 432 W. 14th St. (Washington St.), 366-5680. THURS: Long Black VeiL: DJ Ian Fford spins goth, vampyre & other dark-themed music at this vampyre/fetish/goth club, hosted by founding father of Sabretooth, Father Sebastian; 10:30, $7-$10. FRI: Clit Club: Millie & DM spin house, techno & some backroom lounge at NY's longest-running dance party for gay women; 10, $5-$7. SAT: Click & Drag: Tonight, Mother's weekly cyber-fetish party gets bestial, with equine- & canine-themed performances, set to techno, industrial & hard house; 10:30, $5-$15. TUES: Jackie 60: DJ Johnny Dynell mixes hard house, Prince, new wave, industrial & eclectronica; 11, $10-$15.
M&R BAR 264 Elizabeth St. (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 226-0559. FRI: SOUL HEAVEN: DJ Alex Q spins soul classics & underground tunes, from Aretha to Sun Ra; 10, free.
NAKED LUNCH 17 Thompson St. (betw. Canal & Grand Sts.), 343-0828. Also see "Rock." TUES: manic libations: DJ Qool Marv's newest party finds him spinning acid jazz, hiphop, lounge & even 80s pop at chilled out spot that's more conducive to quality time than "being seen" by the movers & shakers, drink specials until 6; 6-12, free. WEDS: LATIN JAM: Salsa with John Benitez Latin Quartet; 9:30, free.
NELL'S 246 W. 14th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 675-1567. Also see "Rock." WEDS: cubansoul/Worldbeat Cafe: Live play upstairs & "Worldbeat Cafe" downstairs feat. Haitian & African music, www.cubansoul.com for info; 9, $7-$10. THURS: BLACK CHERRY SOUL: Roland Skinner, Thomas Moller, Scott Harrison & Egizio host a night both for couples & singles looking to make one. A mostly-of-color crowd packs Nell's for live reggae bands upstairs, DJs Larry Blaze & Eric LaPeau spinning r&b, hiphop & reggae down, www.blackcherrysoul.com for info; 10, $10.
NEVER 245 Houston St. (Norfolk St.), 674-7788. WEDS: DEEP SEE: Cductive staff hosts night of rare grooves with DJs Samba, Kali & Yeshua da Poed, 10, free. FRI: NEVERLAND: DJ Prozac plays techno, ambient & electro to a sake-sipping & fish-supping clientele; 10, free. TUES: SNAFU: DJ Henry Hall & Simeon deliver mix of progressive house with touch of tribal; 10, free.
NIVA 188 Allen St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 254-9360. THURS: OTAKU BEATS: Phil Aupperle & Miatch host open-tables, DJs encourage to bring their own tracks, 7; free. FRI: WERK: DJ Perry spins progressive house & trance; 9, free. SAT: STUCK IN THE HOUSE: Soulful Euro house; 9 , free. SUN: A NEW BEGINNING: Gay house; 9, free. TUES: CONNECTING THE DOTS: Scatalogics pres. new weekly party for those who dabble in all types of music; turntable signups begin at 9, free.
NOMOORE 234 W. Broadway (White St.), 925-2901. SAT: LA RUMBA: Live afro-cuban music, complete with free dance lessons; music starts at 10:30/lessons at 8:30 & 9:45, $10.
NOWBAR 22 7th Ave. S. (Leroy St.), 293-0323 or www.glowgirl.com. THURS: GLORYA WHOLESOME'S TRANNIE CHASER: Glorya Wholesome & Gil's party for transsexuals, cross-dressers & their admirers is getting quite a pick up lately, attracting 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 friends; 10, $15, $10 for women & dressed trannies. SAT: Glorya Wholesome's trannie chaser living legends: Glorya Wholesome & Gil's party for transsexuals & cross-dressers; 10, $15-$20, $10 for women & dressed trannies.
NV 289 Spring St. (Hudson St.), 929-NVNV. THURS: NVIOUS: DJ Ted Dillinger spins old school hiphop downstairs, while DJ Boris turns out house music on main floor, hosted by Artie, Joey, Anthony Michael, Dino A.C. & Chris A.C; 10, $15-$20. SUN: PASSION: DJs Kaori & Dee Wiz spin at this buppified weekly shindig?it's a weekly players' ball, Bad Boy sets & all?hosted by Net2; 11, $10-$20.
OHM 16 W. 22nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 229-2000. THURS: FLIRT: This afterwork party won't quit. Running since 1997, Deep Chocolate is still a "must be seen" spot for people of color making moves in the corporate world. Occasionally buppy & frequently uppity, Deep Chocolate is a networking affair, brainstorming session & pick-up-spot rolled into one. Hiphop, r&b, reggae, house, Latin & classics in two rooms; 6, free until 10 for men & until 1 for women, $10 after.
OPALINE 85 Ave. A (betw. 5th & 6th Sts.), 475-5050. WEDS: HOLLYWOOD: Hiphop party with DJ Hiro spinnin', 10, $10. THURS: SAY IT LOUD: DJ Qool Marv moves his long-running party to Opaline's dance floor mixing hiphop, soul, r&b & reggae?if you're straight & reasonably confident, you should have a good time at this diverse congregation of attractive 20-somethings; 10, $3. FRI: TOGETHER: DJs Daniel Collas, Georgie Seville & James Spooner "spin love American style" for all the tight-clothed beauties that tend to frequent Life on Wednesdays; 12 midnight, $5+
OPERA 539 W. 21st St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 229-1618. SAT: wonderLAND: Shlomi Avdoo, Tamar, Nelson Hitchcock & a slew of others host Opera's weekend night for cigar-smokers & limo-takers. Alex & Richie spin commercial dance in the main room with percussion by Javier Rivera, hiphop, reggae & 80s music in the VIP lounge; 10, $15-$20.
ORCHARD BAR 200 Orchard St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 673-5350. WEDS: ecouté: DJ Chillfreez spins "intelligent smooth grooves for the discerning ear"; 10, free. THURS: DJ Nod spins breakbeats & Latin favorites, 9, free. FRI: ROYAL FUNK: Mix of drum 'n' bass, house & Brazilian music with Wayne on the tables, 10, free. SUN: TABLEMANNERS: All female DJs?Steel, Doomer & Chicago?spin hiphop & drum 'n' bass; 10, free.
PAGEANT 109 E. 9th St. (betw. 3rd & 4th Aves.), 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. MON: SWINGIN' MONDAYS: Miss Hi-Fi Honey spins classic swing music between sets by Flipped Fedoras; 10-1, $5.
PLANET 28 215 W. 28th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 726-8820. WEDS: CLUBHOUSE: Two levels of music with hiphop in the lounge; 10, free before 11, $7 after. FRI: OPEN: DJs D 26 & Mercy_Killah spin deep ambient dub; 10, $12.
PYRAMID 101 Ave. A (6th St.), 473-7184. WEDS: FREE ZONE: A night for queers, trannies & other polysexuals, feat. garage, hiphop, funk & house on the main floor, & jungle & ultralounge downstairs; $5, $3 before 11 w/flyer. FRI: 1984: Dark & sweaty den pumps out the 80s hits for nostalgia worshippers, hairless 20-something pretty boys & general weirdoes; 10, $5. SAT: EXEDOR: DJs Cry Wolf, Mike Wood & the Borg spin industrial, synth-pop, new wave, Charlie the Slut spins goth & death rock. The crowd is dressed in black, with kohl-rimmed eyed & the occasional wolf's eye contact lens or vampire fang accessory; 10, $6-$10. SUN: GODDESS: Glorya Wholesome hosts yet another party, this one celebrating "fierce feminine glamour" with performances by "New York's most fabulous showgirls" incl. Tina Sparkles, Eva Love & the hostess herself, Miss Wholesome. House & drag tunes by DJ Raymond, DJ Carter & DJ Relentless, www.glowgirl.com; 11, women $10, men $15.
RAVEN CAFE 194 Ave. A (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 529-4712. WEDS: MURDER: Scrounge up your finest black duds for some deathrock, punk, psychobilly & goth with DJs Charly the Slut & Mister Paul Morden at 11, open acoustic mic 7-11; free. THURS: NETWORK: Breakbeat, jungle, drum 'n bass & house pres. by Koz & Tef; 10, free. FRI: BETTY: DJ Mister Paul Morden spins swamp rock, aka garage, psychobilly, surf, punk, even some bad ol' country; 11, free. MON: HEAVY MANNERS MONDAY: DJs Marvelous Hagler & Johnny Metro spinning reggae, ska & rocksteady music; 9, free. SUN: JARRECK'S NIGHT: DJ's Skellington & Dark Angel spin goth, industrial & new wave; 9, free. TUES: NEVERMORE: DJ Dark Angel spins gothic, industrial & new wave, classic horror films screened all night; 10, free.
REBAR 127 8th Ave. (16th St.), 627-1680. WEDS: SURFACE: House/drum 'n' bass party with resident DJs, Spencer Paul & Ezekiel with special guests; 10, $5. FRI: BLUE: Hiphop, r&b & soul classics rock the house, pres. by Blue Entertainment; 11, $5. SAT: wild child: Dance to hiphop, funk & soul, spun by DJ Arson; 11, $5, women free before 11. MON: PHAB: Rob Fernandez has got the formula right. Not only is Phab the banjee boy's most important night of the week, but the hets & house lovers are getting hip to the game too, 582-PHAB for info; free until 11:30, $5. TUES: SWEET THANG: Mark L., Big Frank, Arson, & Max Glazer from Fat Beats move their hiphop/r&b ball to its original home; 10, $15.
RESTAURANT 147 147 W. 15th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 560-4312. VIBE: Every Friday night resident DJs, Neal Foster, Menace & Believe spin, hosted by Trinity Productions & Steve Zacki, 732-308-1174 for info; 9, free.
RIVERTOWN LOUNGE 187 Orchard St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 388-1288. WEDS: SHAME: Drink specials for those leaving their self respect at the door; 9, free. THURS: SOUL CHANGO: Salsa, mambo & Brazilian tunes spun by La Loca; 9, free. SUN: GRAVY: DJ Bisquitio serves Gravy with Otter & Harmony groovin' for you; 10, free. MON: SCATALOGICS: Open turntables! Sign up for a half-hour slot, first come, first served, guest talent fills in the gaps; 9, free.
ROOM 205 205 Thompson St. (betw. Bleecker & W. 3rd Sts.), 946-6307. MON: SUGA IN THE RAW: Neil & Monica host DJ St. George's international deep house & DJ Ivory Luvor's classic lounge; 9, $5-$10.
ROXY 515 W. 18th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 645-5156. WEDS: ROLLERSKATING/BLADING WEDNESDAYS: Skate to 70s Disco, bring your own or rent them here; 8, $12/$15. FRI: BIG FRIDAYS: DJ Boris spins tribal house tracks to a career-track group of heterosexual 20-somethings; 11, $20. SAT: ROXY SATURDAYS: Victor Calderone & special guests spin anesthetizing mix of hard/trance house for muscled-up gay men, Kevin Aviance hosts, Andy Anderson in the upstairs lounge; 11, $25.
SAPPHIRE 249 Eldridge St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 777-5153. WEDS: SHORTY'S LOVE LOUNGE: DJ Jazzy Nice spins from his enormous record collection?funk, hiphop, house, possibly even Turkish music; 10, free. THURS: STRAIGHT UP: There is probably no better bargain than Sapphire. All drinks are half-price from 7-10. 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 Freddie Bastone spins house & classics; 10, $5. SAT: INFINITY: DJ Seth K spins house, classics, old school, hiphop & Latin with half price happy hour drinks from 7-10; $5. SUN: BOOM BOOM ROOM: DJ Don S. mixes deep house & classics, half-price drinks 7-10; $.99. MON: SLEAZE FACTOR: Afterhours 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 spin; 7, $5 incl. one drink.
SHINE 285 W. B'way (Canal St.), 941-0900. WEDS: HOME COOKIN'': Bill Spector, Mark Leventhal, Conrad & Adam Lubin host this party, 10, $10. THURS: SHAG: Shine's best party of the week feat. eclectic mix of music; 10, $20. FRI: BOOM BOOM ROOM: Alan Sanctuary's fashion-y crowd gathers for cabaret acts, music & art showcases & DJ Greg Poole's friendly mix of funk, soul, hiphop & house; 10, $10-$20. TUES: PROHIBITED BEATZ: Residents JoJo Mayer, Yoshi, Swingsett & TC Islam drop ruff beats & breaks for jungle heads, weekly guests round out the talent, 501-3930 for info; 11, $5-$7.
XVI 16 1st Ave. (betw. 1st & 2nd Sts.), 260-1549. THURS: VAMPYROS LESBOS: DJ Franc O's 60s/soundtrack/exotica/gogo party. Check out the custom chrome-plated gogo cage for the "crypt dancers", cheesy slide & video projections & enough Jess Franco clips to last a lifetime. As always, dancers Viva Knievel, Manuela & Jaiko Suzuki take to the tabletops; 11, $7. MON: David Cabo party; free, 12.
S.O.B.'S 204 Varick St. (Houston St.), 243-4940. SAT: CARNIVAL! Weekly Brazilian Samba party; 2 a.m., $18.
SPEEED 20 W. 39th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 719-9867. THURS: MIDNIGHT TURNTABLE KNOCKERS: DJ S&S & DJ Max Glazer spin hiphop in the main room. In the Vinyl Room, Digital Konfusion pres. "Frequency," hiphop, house & more with DJs Odyssey, Joe Joe & Madness; 10, $20. FRI: SPICE FRIDAYS: Hot 97.1 DJ Cocoa Chanelle spins hiphop, reggae & r&b in the main room. Classics, reggae & house in the upstairs rooms; 10, $20. SAT: SPEED SATURDAYS: Weekend crowds pack into Speeed for hiphop, r&b & reggae on the main floor by DJs Doo Wop & Cipha Sounds. DJ Frank Delour spins classic house in the Vinyl Room & it's salsa & merengue upstairs with DJ Clear; 10, $20. SUN: SUNDAY MASS: DJs Merritt, Cleveland, O.S & Surg spin deep house, tribal & latin house, hiphop, salsa, merengue & bachata on four floors; 11, $10.
SPY BAR 101 Greene St. (betw. Prince & Spring Sts.), 343-9000. WED: MOONRAKER WEDNESDAYS: DJs Swingsett, Jessie System, Silver & Dinky spin future dance music; 8:30, $10/free for women before 11. SUN: GOOD TIMES SUNDAYS: Eclectic mix of Hiphop, disco & classics spun by DJ Arson & Lapeau, 561-9649 for info; 10, $10-$20.
ST. BART'S DANCE HALL 109 E. 50th St. (Park Ave.) FRI: Lo-Fi Lee pres. swing dancing with different bands every week, with free lessons at the start of the night; 8:30, $15.
SWAY 305 Spring St. (betw. Hudson & Greenwich Sts.), 620-5220. WEDS: AIR INDIA: Grooovy Sounds Unlimited hosts night of Indian breakbeats with guest DJs & sitar performances; 10, free.
13 35 E. 13th St. (betw. University Pl. & B'way), 979-6677. WEDS: BEEP: Weekly party, musical format is mostly house & techno, spun by Pankaj & Stone?2-for-1 drinks 10-11; 10, free. SAT: STACKED: Popular disco night with bankers & model-chasers; 10, $5-$10. SUN: SHOUT!: Steve & Pedro host this one-year-&-going-strong 60s dance party. Guest DJs keep things; 11, free.
TUNNEL 220 12th Ave. (27th St.), 695-4682. FRI: tunnel Fridays: Eddie Baez rules the main floor with hard house for the outer borough enthusiasts. In the side rooms, a virtual party mall: Alex Lauderstein with more hard house in the Cosmic Cavern, "Vision 21" art series hosted by New Age Productions throughout the club, Michael James & Jean Claude host funk, hiphop & classics at "Supreme Soul" on the mezzanine, "Boy O Boy" party in the Chandelier Room & Junior Corrales' "Aura" in the New Room; 10, $20. SAT: kurfew tunnel Saturdays: DJs Steven Zor, Frank Alvee & Anton spin hard house on main floor, classics in the Kenny Scharf room. Tonight, a record release party for the new Eurythmics album Peace; 10, $10-$20. d-tour: Anton, Kris Spirit & Steven Zor trade off in the main room, Scotty Rock plays hiphop in the New Room; 10, $15-$25.
205 CLUB 205 Chrystie St. (Stanton St.), 505-2543. WEDS: GET SULTRY: Hiphop, re