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.
la maison de sade
206 W. 23rd St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 727-8642. SUN: TRANNIELAND: DJ Lady Bunny and 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; 10, $5-10.
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.
158 Bleecker St. (Thompson St.), 420-1999. WEDS: ON PARTY!: Brit-pop, bossa nova, classics, always with a lot of visuals with DJ Collas & Nick Marc; 11, $20. 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. TUES: GRANDMASTER FLASH: Another Flash party (see above); 11, $10-$20.
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 Jacques & Pascal, 330-8333 for info.; $15-$20.
266 E. 10th St. (betw. 1st Ave. & Ave. A), 677-1717. THURS: MIXTURE: Joey Cassanova & Ruben Araneta of Flip Magazine, along with DJ Leo present a different kind of after-work party; 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.
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.
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, free. 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: RESURRECTION: DJ Stormin' Norman spins old school hiphop, soul classics & reggae; 10, free.
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.
94 W. Houston St. (betw. LaGuardia Pl. & Thompson St.), 539-0808. THURS: MÉNAGE: DJ Timmy Richardson spins classic soul, r&b, hiphop & salsa to rid you of those work-week blues?Chivas Regal drink specials 8-9:30; 5-1, free.
217 E. Houston St. (betw. Ludlow & Essex Sts.), 260-4700. Also see "Rock." FRI: AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT: Downtown rock venue hosts dance night feat. DJ $mall Change (from WFMU) spinning an assortment of danceable tunes?Elvis to Black Elvis; 12, $3.
252 E. 51st St. (2nd Ave.), 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.), 366-5680 or www.mothernyc.com. THURS: LONG BLACK VEIL: Throw off those white clothes because it's old-school goth night?no jeans, t-shirts or sneakers. Dress goth-jiggy (like a black Avirex over your bodice). An alternative night for alternative people, like you, you resplendent goth hedonist. Hosted by Father Todd, with DJs Ian Fford, Jason & Lestat; 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 & their friends. Tonight's theme is "Clit Club 1999," with gifts, giveaways & go-go galore; 11, $9. TUES: THE JACKIE 60 CHRISTMAS AFTER THE BLAST (A POST-APOCALYPTIC CHRISTMAS): The final Jackie 60 edition carols around the mushroom cloud; 10:30, $8.
17 Thompson St. (betw. Canal & Grand Sts.), 343-0828. TUES: SHARE LIBATIONS: DJ Qool Marv & Vouvou 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 6-9, 330-8390 for info; 7, free. WEDS: LATIN JAM: Salsa with John Benitez Latin Quartet; 9:30, free.
246 W. 14th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 675-1567. 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.
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.
234 W. Broadway (White St.), 925-2901. SAT: LA RUMBA: Live afro-cuban music, complete with free dance lessons; Live music with Nelson Gonzalez, Son Mudano & Jimmy Bosh at 10:30 & 12, lessons at 8:30, $10.
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?this week s/he brings you DJs Carter & Grim; 10, $15, $10 for women & dressed trannies. FRI: BYZANTIUM: Resident DJs Delchi, Sacred & Rexx haunt you with medieval, electronica, gloom, Arabian Nights & gothic while you read poetry upstairs, breath taken away by the artificial waterfalls & lasers; 10, $5-8. SAT: GLORYA WHOLESOME'S TRANNIE CHASER LIVING LEGENDS: Glorya Wholesome & Gil's party for transsexuals & cross-dressers?special guest Tina Sparkles; 10, $15-$20, $10 for women & dressed trannies.
289 Spring St. (Hudson St.), 929-NVNV. WED: AFTER-WORK NETWORK PARTY: Business casual dress for the best of reggae, r&b, classics & house, schmooze with P.R. & music industry-types, drink Stoli-flavored drinks & enjoy the free buffet; 6, ladies free until 8, men $5 before 9, $10 otherwise. 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 SUNDAYS: Weekly party with DJ Dee Wiz & Kaori spinnin' hiphop, r&b & classics?strict dress code, call 685-1509 for info.; 10:30, ladies free before 11, $20 otherwise.
16 W. 22nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 229-2000. THURS: FLIRT: Dinner at 8, music by DJs Eddie & Justin with open bar 10-11; 10; free 8-10, $20 after. FRI: EGO: Damon, Richie Romero, Anthony Michael & Jean Claude host house/hiphop/funk party; 10 $20, women free before 12. SAT: SKY: Weekly progressive party feat. dance, house & r&b flava: 8, $20, free before 10.
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, acid jazz, r&b & reggae?if you're straight & reasonably confident, you should have a good time at this diverse congregation of attractive 20-somethings; 10, $5-$7.
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.
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: Lo-fi Lee spins classic swing music between sets by Hi-Fi Honey, www.nycswing.com for reduced list. Dance lessons start at 8; 10-1, $5, $25 per couple incl. prix fixe, adm. & dance lesson.
913 B'way (betw. 20th & 21st Sts.), 673-6333. SAT: KNOCKOUT: DJ Eli continues to serves up dancehall, hiphop & classics at party's new location; 11, free. MON: GETAWAY MONDAYS: Afterwork party feat. DJs Spinna, Qool Marv & Goldfinger; 8, free until 11.
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: WARD 6: Father Jeff spins industrial, new wave, synth-pop, & industrial while Jason gets the crowd movin' in the Holy Office; 11, $7. 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.
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 Charlie the Slut & Mark Splatter at 11, open acoustic mic 7-11; free. THURS: HEAR & NOW: Poetry spoken word open mic hosted by Gabriel Levicky & Jacqueline Annette; 7:30, $3. SYNTHESIS: 80s synth-pop spun by DJ Malfunction; 10, free. FRI: BETTY: DJ Mister Paul Morden salutes Betty Page with swamp rock (aka garage), psychobilly, surf, punk, even some bad ol' country; 11, free. SUN: NIGHTPORTER: DJ's Skellington & Dark Angel spin goth, industrial & new wave; 9, free. MON: HEAVY MANNERS MONDAY: DJ's Marvelous Hagler, Johnny Metro, Agent Jay & Upsetter FC play reggae & all of its offshoots or antecedents?ska, rocksteady, roots rockers & dub; 9, free. TUES: WELL SUSSED TUESDAY: DJs Marvelous Hagler & Johnny Metro spin Motown, mod, psych & everything Nuggets; 9, free.
127 8th Ave. (16th St.), 627-1680. FRI: FREAK: Hiphop, r&b & soul classics rock the house, pres. by Blue Entertainment; 11. SAT: WILD CHILD: Dance to hiphop, funk & soul; 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: SHAME: DJ Adria spins best & worst of 80s & 90s; 8, $5.
147 W. 15th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 560-4312. SUN: SUNDAY SOUL LOUNGE: Hi-fashion cats gather to hear DJ Soulfinger Sam & guest DJs spin funk, classics, reggae & hiphop sounds; 10, 726-1309 for info.
185 5th Ave. (betw. Sackett St. & Berkeley Pl.), Bklyn., 718-789-6340. SAT: RISING CAFE PRESENTS: DJ Lady K gives you the best of the 80s. Keep rising, Medina Green; 9, $5.
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.
205 Thompson St. (betw. Bleecker & W. 3rd Sts.), 946-6307. MON: SUGA IN THE RAW: Master Neil & Mistress Monica host DJ St. George's international deep house & DJ Ivory Luvor's classic lounge?open bar 11-12; 9, $5-$10.
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.
249 Eldridge St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 777-5153. Half priced drinks 7-10. WEDS: TOO DEEP FOR SHEEP: Misbehavior from Subterranea London spins hiphop, reggae & rare grooves for a crowd of music lovers; 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 spins house & classics; 10, $5. SAT: INFINITY: DJ Seth K spins house, classics, old school, hiphop & Latin; $5. SUN: BOOM BOOM ROOM: DJ Don S. mixes deep house, old skool, reggae & classics; $.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 Milton brings WNYU's "Candy Store" to Sapphire, hosted by Hector Cruz of House Nations; 10, free.
9 Ave. A (betw. Houston & E. 2nd Sts.), 646-602-2590. SUN: Drink, eat, dance & reminisce while DJ Wrath spins the best of the 70s & 80s, come as you are; 8, free.
285 W. Broadway (Canal St.), 941-0900. TUES: PROHIBITED BEATZ: The untouchable drummer Jojo Mayer presents the next wave of drum n' bass, highlighting new developments in DJ culture with resident DJs Swingsett & Yoshi & MC TC Izlam of the Zulu Nation; 11, $5-10.
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.
204 Varick St. (Houston St.), 243-4940. Also see "World Music." WED: SOMETHIN' SPECIAL: One night only, feat. Melvin Moore, A Gram & more; 9, $10 w/flyer. SAT: CARNIVAL! Weekly Brazilian Samba party; 2 a.m., $18. SUN: 17th ANNUAL CHILDREN'S KWANZAA FESTIVAL: Hosted by Babtunde Olatunji, the "Father of World Music," featuring the Drums of Passion 12-piece percussion group, with costumed festival dancers, Kinara-making, Kwanzaa foods, textiles & much more; 1, $15, $7.50 child.
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 DJ CoCo Chanel spins hiphop, reggae & r&b in the main room. Classics, reggae & house in the upstairs rooms; 10, $30 men, $20 women. 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. Rock & roll could never ever hiphop like this; 10, $20-$25. SUN: SUNDAY MASS: DJs Merritt, Cleveland, O.S & Surg spin deep house, tribal & latin house, hiphop, salsa, merengue & bachata on four floors; 11, $10.
101 Greene St. (betw. Prince & Spring Sts.), 343-9000. WED: BAILA!: Kristey Lamb, one of NYC's premiere dance instructors, teaches tango, salsa, meringue, mamba & more, followed by an all-out dance party; 10, $10-15. 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 CAFE & DANCE HALL
109 E. 50th St. (Park Ave.), 888-2664. THURS & SAT: PURE COUNTRY: Line dance mania with DJ Alan Kohn. Training provided; 7:15, $10. FRI: SWING: This week with the Blue Saracens. Get lively with the next big thing of 1998; 8, $10.
349 W. 46th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 262-9554. TUES: MUSIC: The Central Park Stompers Swing Band. Tonight only; 10, $7.
240 W. 47th St. (betw. B'way & 8th Ave.), 921-1940. FRI & SAT: The Supper Club 16 Piece Big Band: Swing on the weekends with the house band. Guest musicians this week are Nick Palumbo & the Flipped Fedoras on Fri. & The Jumpin' Gigolos on Sat; $20, $15 after 11, 8, featured musicians at 12:30.
teddy's bar & Grill
96 Berry St. (N.8th St.), Bklyn., 718-384-9787. WED: DANCE ATTACKS: Tapping & improv courtesy of Roxanne, Andrew Nemr & Hayes Greenfield. Other dancers welcome, bring your battle taps; 9:30, free.
121 W. 45th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 869-4545. MON: PURE COUNTRY: See St. Bart's listing above for details.
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.
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, this week singer/songwriter Lovari in the Kenny Scharf room; 11, $15-20, $10 st.
12 W.21st St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 206-7770. WED: BEAUTIFUL WEDNESDAYS: Get beautiful with Hex Hector & Lenny Fontana at this Underground Network function; 11, $8-12.
530 W. 27th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 268-1600 or www.twiloclub.com. SAT: JUNIORVERSE: 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; 11, $20-$25.
208 W. 23rd St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 929-8900 or www.kurfew.com. FRI: 4PLAY 4RIDAYS: Dance party catering to young gay men & woman?guest DJs each week; E-mail your musical requests to firstname.lastname@example.org; 10, $10-$20.
248 W. 14th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 807-1775. SAT: LOVELY: Promoters Lorie, E-Man & Lola join Soraya in hosting a mixed crowd eager to dance to hiphop, reggae, funk & deep house. DJs Qool Marv, Spinna, Cosi & Mighty Mi keep the upstairs dancefloor pumping with a mix of hiphop, reggae & classics. DJ E-Man resurrects the dark & cozy "Chameleon Lounge," with mix of funk, soul, deep house, Latin & classics; 560-4312 or www.studio9.com/Lovely for info; 10, women free before 11, $10-$15. MON: REGGAE LOUNGE: Every Monday Ed & Dave D with host Timika as they play that real good lover's rock & more; 10, $10-$15, ladies free before 11.
28 E. 23rd St. (betw. B'way & Park Ave. S.), 254-6117. THURS: SOUL THURSDAYS: DJ Gus spins r&b, soul, hiphop, classics & reggae at this after-work party for mature clientele; 5, free. PHYSICS: Weekly drum 'n' bass party hosted by Mathematics crew. Residents DB, Dara, Blueline & Roy Dank, with emcee Jonny Z hold it down for weekly guests, 946-1998 for info; 11, $5-$10. FRI: VANITY FRIDAYS: DJs Arson & Goldfinger spin hiphop & house in the Soul Lounge while DJ Nomad spins disco, pop & Latin in the Velvet Lounge; 10, $10-$15, women free before 12. SAT: FREAKY: Two floors of bangin' music with residents Danny Buddha Morales, Benji Candillario, Oscar Poche, Juan Coon from WBLS & DJ Phenix; 10, $10, $7 w/invite. TUES: LATINO CAFE: Weekly after-work party featuring salsa, meringue & worldbeat. This week, Phunky Data Press Party with Edel Music America & Hi-Fi Princess; 5-10, free. SUPER FUNK: Deep house for an industry crowd, feat. weekly guests; 10, $10.
223 Mulberry St. (betw. Prince & Spring Sts.), 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.), 633-6513. WEDS: TANKED: Scuba hosts new party with JMZ, Joel T. & Robb Hart rounding out the hard-edged, electronic dance sounds being spun at; 10, free.
6 Hubert St. (betw. Hudson & Greenwich Sts.), 343-1379. WEDS: DANCE RITUAL: "Little Louie" Vega returns for another Dance Ritual party, playing soul, & funky jazz beats; 9, $10-$12, $7 before 10. THURS: SOUL SEARCH: Premiere night of dance classics, funk, soul, house, world beat & more with DJ Spinna & DJ Cucumber Slice (a.k.a. Bobbito the Barber); 11, $10-15. FRI: BE YOURSELF: Danny Tenaglia spins at 11. SAT: SHELTER: An evening of rejoice. SUN: BODY & SOUL: Deep/tribal house party. Joe Claussel, Francois Kevorkian & Danny Krivit spin, 330-9169 for info; 3-10, $15.
143 Madison Ave. (betw. 31st & 32nd Sts.), 545-0722. THURS: INC.: New weekly afterwork social feat. hiphop & reggae upstairs from DJ Dak & downstairs it's salsa & meringue?free buffet & drink specials until 8; 5, $10, $5 reduced, 591-1357 for info. SAT: CULTURE SHOCK SATURDAYS: Spotlight Entertainment's newest jam features Mark King spinning house, Geo on the hiphop/r&b tip & DJ Johnny Z. A sophisticate crowd gathers for flirting, drinking & the occasional spin on the dancefloor, 802-7455 for info; 11, $10-$20.
16 Mercer St. (Howard St.), 941-6492. Also see "Film & Video." THURS: NULL: An appropriate venue for techno & other electronic sounds: a dark bar on one end of the room, a giant video monitor (used to screen rare films & quirky art stuff) on the other. The patrons are bathed in a blue, Trinitronic cast as they nod their heads to guest selectors; 10:30, free. TUES: BASE: Ambient groove, electronica & drum 'n' bass by guest selectors; 10:30, free.
40 E. 58th St. (betw. Madison & Park Aves.), 308-1546. WED: THE TWILIGHT ZONE: Fabulous retro; 9, free. THURS: CHICKLET'S TWISTED TALENT SEARCH: Call 386-3339 to be a contestant; 9, $5. FRI: FUNK FRIDAYS: With your host, Davison, & DJ Mosley on the decks for you to dance to; 10, $8 before 11, $10 after. SAT: THE PLAYGROUND: Foxy Lady performs, Perfidia & Punanhi (no joke) dance for you, DJ Mosley does the rest; 9, $8-10. MON: WEB A GO-GO: The very best in male exotic dancing; 10, $5.
125 E. 11th St. (betw. 3rd & 4th Aves.), 353-1600. FRI: NETPARTY: After-work party for the upwardly mobile. Jeans & sneakers not allowed, business attire requested; 6, $10. SUN: ROCK 'N' ROLL SUNDAYS: Get your "rocks off" every week with DJ Chrissy & Georgie Seville; 10, $20, $10 w/invite.