On the Tab, September 2011
Leather/Kink Edition

by Scott Brogan

Think kink, and ink. photo: Scott Brogan

Thu 1
Underwear Party @ Powerhouse

Enjoy a brief affair at the cruisy bar with skivvies night each Thursday. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. 552-8689. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Fri 2
Fetish Fridays @ The Edge

Michael Brandon celebrates sports gear with a Jock Strap Booty Contest at 10:30pm. 9pm-2am. 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Open Play Party @ SF Citadel
Weekly night of decadent debauchery is also an opportunity to mingle with folks from many kink, leather, S&M and fetish communities, and celebrate the entire rainbow of deviancy. Featuring play structures, safer sex supplies, scene music, munchies, water … and ambiance. You bring your implements of choice. Free lockers. Bring your own lock or buy one. Also Sept 3. 8pm-1am. $25. Work a volunteer shift for free entry (contact volunteers@sfcitadel.org). One year memberships available at door for $10. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Sat 3
Newbie Night @ SF Citadel

Curious about the Citadel but unsure about coming alone? Want to get a feel for our community before you make your first visit? Have you been to the Citadel a few times but feel like you still have questions or need a bit of guidance? 7:00pm – 8:00pm 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Spencer Reed

Spencer Reed @ The Watergarden, San Jose
Big muscled porn stud performs live; music by DJ Christian Owen. $16-$39. 9pm. 1010 The Alameda, San Jose. (408) 275-1215. www.thewatergarden.com

Tue 6
12-Step Kink Recovery Group @ SF Citadel

Weekly meetings open to all kink-identified people in recovery who wish to have a safe space to themselves as kink-identified and in recovery. 6:30-8pm. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Serving with Grace: Postures with Pink @ SF Citadel
Would you like to please your Dominant? This class will take you through a brief history, intent and functions of service positions and movement. $20. 8-10pm. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Wed 7
Wolf @ The Watergarden, San Jose

Monthly event (first Wednesdays) at the South Bay bath house for furry men and their fans. $10-$30. Lockers half-price 4pm-12am. 18+. 1010 The Alameda. (408) 275-1215. www.thewatergarden.com

Naked Buddies @ Blow Buddies
The Official Play Space for Folsom Street Fair. Get naked. 8pm-12am. Blow Buddies parties (leather welcome, not required) happen Thursday through Sunday with doors open until 3 or 4am and play until 6am. 933 Harrison St. www.blowbuddies.com

Rookies Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Watch newbies strip, or try out yourself. $20. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 781-9468.  www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Dominant Discussion Group @ SF Citadel
First Wed of each month. Open to individuals who identify on the “Top” side of a power exchange relationship. A $5-$15 donation is requested. 7:30-9:30pm. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Fri 9
Master’s Den: Revelry @ SF Citadel

Maestro Stefanos present the original celebration of female submission & male dominance, first in a triptych leading to auction. Socialize, learn, play, & explore in an environment of decadence, service & respect, Subs enter the postures contest to earn your dominant Den Dollars or Den Dollars to bribe another dominant. First prize is 2 tickets to any future Master’s Den event. Admission: $35 single Doms; $20 accompanied Doms; $20 subs. 7:15pm-1am. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Sat 10
Open Play Party @ SF Citadel

Featuring play structures, safer sex supplies, scene music, munchies, water … and ambiance. You bring your implements of choice. Free lockers. Bring your own lock or buy one from us. 8pm-1am. $25. Work a volunteer shift for free entry (contact volunteers@sfcitadel.org). One year memberships available at door for $10. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Bad boy gets spanked at a recent Folsom Street Fair. photo: Man’s Hand Films

Sun 11
SF Men’s Spanking Party
@ Power Exchange

This is a male-only event. Must be 18 years of age or older with valid ID. $20. $10 with student or military ID. 1-6pm. 220 Jones St. 487-9944. www.voy.com/201188/

Mon 12
Dirty Dicks @ Powerhouse

4pm. $3 well drinks. 4pm – 2am. 1347 Folsom St. 552-8689. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Tue 13
12-Step Kink Recovery Group @ SF Citadel

This meeting is open to all kink-identified people in recovery who wish to have a safe space to themselves as Kink-identified and in recovery. 6:30-8pm. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Wed 14
Golden Shower Buddies @ Blow Buddies

The Official Play Space for Folsom Street Fair. Yellow is the color of the night. 8pm-12am. Blow Buddies parties (leather welcome, not required) happen Thursday through Sunday with doors open until 3 or 4am and play until 6am. 933 Harrison St. www.blowbuddies.com

Fri 16
Edging @ The Edge

Celebrate the leather lifestyle by Edging with Michael Brandon. Gogo studs, shot specials, fetish demos. Featuring ropes bondage by Brent Ganetta. 9pm-2am. 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Men in Gear Pre-Folsom Party @ Kok Bar
No cover. Drink specials if you’re in gear. 10pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Preston Steel @ Nob Hill Theatre
Manly porn stud does a sexy live nude show. 8pm & 10pm. Also Sept. 17. $25. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 781-9468.  www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Wild Nights at Kok

Sat 17
Wild Nights @ Kok Bar

DJ Frank Wild spins groovy tunes at the new party (3rd Saturdays), with music give-aways, Steamworks swag, twinks in towels, and drink specials. $4. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St. at 8th. 255-2427. www.kokbarsf.com

Luscious: Decadence,
a Night at the Harem @ SF Citadel

Luscious is an inclusive BDSM community event, welcoming guests of all genders, orientations, shapes and sizes. There will be a special upstairs play area for guests with limited mobility. $25 Citadel membership required ($10 annually). 8pm-1am. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Sun 18
The 20th Annual Leather Walk

The official kick-off of Leather Week; raising of the Leather flag over Harvey Milk Plaza at noon. Walk begins at 1pm. 2-mile stroll down Market St. to The Powerhouse, Hole In The Wall and ending at The Lone Star. Donations benefit AEF/BCEF. www.mamasfamily.org

TOPS Leather Week Kick Off @ Powerhouse
Stay after the Leather Walk and help kick off Leather Week. 4-8pm. 1347 Folsom St. 552-8689. www.powerhouse-sf.com

14th Anniversary Party @ Powerhouse
Celebrate the Powerhouse’s 14 th anniversary with drink specials and hot leather/fetish/kink/gear folks. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. 552-8689. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Sunday Oasis @ SF Citadel
Hosted by Miss Bee, Sunday Service is a relaxed play party for a lazy Sunday afternoon. Admission is $10 when you bring a potluck dish to share (feeding 20 people or more), or pay the still-reduced price of $20. Come unwind, enjoy and rejuvenate at the SF Citadel’s only play party on Sundays. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Mon 19
Dominant/sub Discussion Group @ SF Citadel

The meeting is open to adults having a sincere, positive, personal interest in M/s or D/s, and who agree to keep confidential, within their own M/s or D/s dynamic, if not to themselves, what transpires at the meeting. A $5-$15 donation requested. 7:30-9:30pm. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Tue 20
A Celebration of Sleaze @ SF LGBT Center

Presented by Good Vibrations. Discover what goes on behind the scenes and on screen with filmmakers and talent from porn powerhouses Naked Sword, Titan, Treasure Island, Falcon, and Raging Stallion. $10. Begins at 8pm. 1800 Market St. http://gv-ixff.org/

Queen Cougar. photo: Leland

Mind & Body Image
in the SM Lifestyle @ SF Citadel

Presented by Queen Cougar. Mind & Body Image which include Self Esteem and Self Image are pivotal area’s in the SM lifestyle that have the greatest influence on who we can ultimately become and on the kinds of experiences we can add to our lives and our memories. Join me in a discussion of how to live and enjoy your SM/Fetish lifestyle to the fullest degree possible for you. $20. 8-10pm. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Underwear Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Strip down to your skivvies as strippers go even further. $20. 8pm-11pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 781-9468.  www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Wed 21
Leathermens Discussion Group 8th Annual Fetish Fair @ SF Citadel
This is an all-genders event, with a dozen-plus demos of male-on-male kink including whipping, spanking, electric toys, violet wands, hot wax, CBT, urethral sounds, fisting, play piercing, bondage, and more. Free, with $10 suggested donation to cover expenses. 1277 Mission St. 7:30-9:30pm. www.sfldg.org

Underwear Buddies @ Blow Buddies
The Official Play Space for Folsom Street Fair. Wear your undies. 8pm-12am. Blow Buddies parties (leather welcome, not required) happen Thursday through Sunday with doors open until 3 or 4am and play until 6am. 933 Harrison St. www.blowbuddies.com

Folsom Bear Welcome Party @ Kok Bar
Lots of bear group/organizations, web/cruise sites, businesses, party promoters will be on hand to talk up their Folsom Happenings. 8pm-12am. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Dirty Alley @ Powerhouse
Mr. S Leather hosts demos, styles, toys and instructions. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. 552-8689. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Pink & White Delight: an Evening with Shine Louise Houston @ The SF LGBT Center
Join the filmmaker as she journeys through some of her favorite selections and speaks about creating a sustainable adult entertainment company that exposes the complexities of queer sexual desire. $10. 8pm. 1800 Market St. www.sfcenter.org

Thu 22
Meat Tray – The Aussie Meet and Greet for Folsom @ Powerhouse

Dig out the footy gear and get in the mood for the weekend with a pre-Folsom ruck around for Australian visitors. Rugby gear or other foot/soccer game gear highly recommended. 8-11pm. 1347 Folsom St. 552-8689. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Locker Room @ Kok Bar
Jockstraps, gym towels, sports gear, wrestling singlets. Free clothes check. Hotwire on deck. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Alessio Romero

Fri 23
Allesio Romero
@ Nob Hill Theatre

Muscled porn stud performs live with Josh West at 8pm & 10pm; and with Michael Brandon Sept. 24, 8pm & 10pm.  $25. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 781-9468.  www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Edging @ The Edge
Kick off Folsom Weekend with Micheal Brandon, Evan Matthews, Mason Garet, Element Eclipse & Chris Owens; release party for Bad Ass DVD. 9pm-12am. 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

15 Association Men’s Dungeon Party @ SF Citadel
Safe play for men, monitored by trained dungeon monitors, in a 5400 sq ft play space. Lots of skilled tops and bottoms present, great energy, great party, always great play equipment. Bring legal ID and be prepared to sign a release. Be dressed in leather, fetishwear, or naked. $25. 8pm-1am. 1277 Mission St. www.15sf.org

Steam-ing into Folsom @ Powerhouse
Folsom edition of the monthly Steam Party. Featuring the PowerShower, towel dancers, $1 per minute massage. Clothes check & towels available. $8 donation for the LGBT Center. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. 552-8689. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Durrty Folsom Jockstrap Party @ Kok Bar
Featuring the infamous Mr. Kok Kontest at 1am; first prize $150. Only one requirement for contestants; be hung. Category winners such as photogenic, beer can, personality, lollipop, bounce. 10pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

SF RollCall – Uniform Party, California Boots and Breeches Corps
The Premiere Uniform Event of Folsom Weekend! Hot men in uniform and their admirers in a spectacular location. Includes catered sit-down dinner, hosted bar, cognac, cigars, bootblack, and silent auction of uniform and leather related items benefiting Project Open Hand. 7-11pm. Location TBA. www.bbcorps.com

Recon @ 525 Harrison
Official Friday night men’s play party, with fetish and kink dress code preferred; DJs Hifi Sean. Frank Wild and Paul King. $30-$40. 9pm-3am. 525 Harrison St. www.folsomstreetevents.org

Bearracuda. photo: Georg Lester

Bearracuda Folsom Friday
@ Public Works

Main Room: DJs Francisco Guerra & HiFi Sean Upstairs: FURBALL Amsterdam (DJs Bramsterdam & Big General) $12 adv. tickets online or at select retail outlets after Sept. 1. $15 at the door. 9pm-3am. 161 Erie St. www.bearracuda.com

Sat 24
Erotic Art Exhibition @ The Artists Alley Gallery

35 artists exhibit erotic paintings, sculpture, mixed media and photography. Free. 4-9pm. 863 Mission St. www.eroticartevents.com

Rainbow Leather Cruise @ Pier 33
The Golden Gate Guards presents the 1st Annual “Rainbow Leather Cruise.” All members of the LGBTQ Community are invited for an afternoon of dancing, drinks and good cheer on San Francisco Bay. Departing promptly at 4:15pm from Pier 33, returning at 7:15pm. Benefits local charities. Leather or uniform attire requested. $75. www.ggguards.com

Men In Gear Folsom Party @ Kok Bar
Gear up for drink specials. 10pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Men’s Spanking Party @ Power Exchange
This is a male only event. More for guys into spanking and fantasies like traditional fraternity-style pledge initiation paddling.  This is a safe place for beginner to explore their spanking fantasies or just a good place to meet and talk to other guys into this fetish. 18+; valid ID. $20. $10 with student or military ID. 1-6pm. 220 Jones St. 487-9944 www.voy.com/201188/

In-Shop Folsom Party @ Off Ramp Leathers
Free beer and snacks, 10% off all in-store merchandise. Ring buzzer for admittance. 1-5pm. 342A 9th St., #205 (between Folsom & Harrison).

Treasure Island’s Raw Underground @ Kok Bar
Come and have fun with the porn stars. 3-8pm. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

SF Rubber Men/Black Saturday @ Powerhouse
Rubber/Latex styles and demos. $5 cover. 5-9pm. Black Saturday hosted by Mr. SF Leather Darren Bondy; demos, dancers and dirtiness. Titleholders roll call at 10pm. 1347 Folsom St. 552-8689. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Two Knotty Boys’ Rope Mastery @ SF Citadel
Take your rope bondage skills to the level of mastery. Full day course $200 couple. 10am-5pm. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Open Play Folsom Celebration Event @ SF Citadel
Pansexual open play party- all genders, sexual orientations, and styles of play are welcome! $40 at the door for single admission, $30 extra per person in a couple/triad etc. This price includes a weekend membership. Regular membership/RSVP not required. 7pm-2am. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Magnitude

Magnitude @ 525 Harrison
Large dance party with internationally renowned DJs, DJ Ted Eisel and DJ-Remixer Joe Gauthreaux; laser and light show, live performances by numerous porn stars; plays space offers a full dark room and dungeon experience. $80 in advance. $100 @ door. 9pm-4am. www.folsomstreetevents.org

Sun 25
Aftershock @ 715 Harrison

Official after-hours party for Folsom Street Events; DJ Abel. 4am-10am. 715 Harrison. www.folsomstreetevents.org

Deviants @ Public Works
Open air kinky block party and indoor dance night, an official after-party of Folsom Street Events, with DJ teams from Honey Soundsystem, Hard French and Some Thing queens performing. $15-$30. 4pm-3am. 161 Erie St. www.folsomstreetevents.org

Eclipse, Folsom Women & Trans Party @ SF Citadel
Hosted by Ajax & Ms. Cat. Open to those who identify as women, transgender, genderqueer, gender fluid and other non-binary gender identities. Membership required ($10 annually). 5pm-1am. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Oh, daddy! Race Cooper and twink pal at Folsom. photo: Rich Stadtmiller

Folsom Street Fair
@ Folsom Street

Join thousands of kink fans, pros and novices, at the hugest street fair of its kind; two live stages, erotic artists corner, dance area, over 200 vendors. $5-$10 donation at gate. 11am-6pm. Folsom Street between 7th and 12th Streets. www.folsomstreetevents.org

Mon 26
Dirty Dicks @ Powerhouse

4 p.m.  $3 well drinks. 4pm – 2am. 1347 Folsom St. 552-8689. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Happy Hour After Gym at Kok Bar
$2.75 on all beer & well drinks all day. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Tue 27
Ink & Metal @ Powerhouse

Tats & piercings get drink specials. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. 552-8689. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Clothing-optional event at the historic strip joint. $20. 8pm-11pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 781-9468.  www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Wed 28
Leather Buddies @ Blow Buddies

The Official Play Space for Folsom Street Fair. Leather is always welcome. 8pm-12am. Blow Buddies parties (leather welcome, not required) happen Thursday through Sunday with doors open until 3 or 4am and play until 6am. 933 Harrison St. www.blowbuddies.com

Thu 29
Locker Room @ Kok Bar

Jockstraps/gym towels/sports gear/wrestling singlets. Free clothes check. Hotwire on deck. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Underwear Night @ Powerhouse
Wet undie contest, drink specials. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. 552-8689. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Feminine Dominance: The Joy of Topping @ SF Citadel
Presented by Rain DeGrey. $20. 8-10pm. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

Fri 30
Pec Night @ Powerhouse

Drink specials for the shirtless. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. 552-8689. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Urge @ SF Citadel
San Francisco’s only play party for guys under 40. Whether dressed in leather, latex, fetish wear, athletic gear or in nothing at all – Urge is about what gets you hard and what gets you off! $25. Membership required! One year membership is available at the door for only $10. For work exchange (a volunteer shifts earns you free entry but still requires membership), contact urge@sfcitadel.org 8pm-1am. 1277 Mission St. www.sfcitadel.org

For non-leather/kink events, see On the Tab September 2011.

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