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Girls Night Out: Where the ladies will be partying this week in San Diego

Editor’s note: Girls Night Out focuses on lesbian-themed events in San Diego.

Happening Wednesday – March 30

Portugalia – Female Fronted Bands That Rock – 9 pm

Visit Ocean Beach for a night of talented female musicians with musical styles ranging from soul, punk, folk and acoustic rock. Come see Good Night Beast, Shawline Drive, OK At Best and Rob Deez. Enjoy an expansive variety of Portuguese and Brazilian dishes. Wednesday nights in OB are hosted by the charismatic and multi-talented Tori Roze, who has contributed a positive, soulful and beautiful voice to our community with her incredible music and songs.

U-31 – We Wednesdays: Smells Like Teen Journals - 9 pm

Team Chaos and WE Wednesdays have teamed up to present an evening of high school journal reading. Dust off those old notes, journals and poetry and head down to U31! Immediately afterward, enjoy some underground hip-hop and rare grooves. Break up the monotony of your week at We Wednesdays. No cover!

Happening Thursday – March 31

Rich’s – Repent: The Dinah Shore Send Off - 9pm

If you haven't left for Palm Springs yet, then you definitely don't want to miss the Dinah Shore Send Off Party at Repent! Every year this event grows. It's a night filled with giveaways: 607 tank tops, gas cards, sunscreen, shades and even a Dinah first-aid kit! Also there will be entertainment provided by the REPENT bartenders at 11 pm, midnight, 12:30 and 1:20 am. Cover is free before 10 and $5 afterward.

Happening Friday – April 1

Brass Rail – R-Night

If you aren’t going to Palm Springs for the Dinah Shore, come celebrate your Friday night at R-Night. It is for girls, by girls. No cover before 9 pm.

Happening every Sunday

Bourbon Street Bar and Grill – Sundays are Ladies Night

Come to Ladies Night every Sunday at Bourbon Street for hip hop and house music. Win cash and prizes by competing in the Booty-Shaking Contest. Enjoy the outdoor heated patio or the indoor dance floor. Also, enjoy Bourbon Street’s delicious bar treats.

Happening every day and night

Gossip Grill

Every day or night of the week, feel free to indulge in San Diego’s premier all-lesbian bar and grill. Great music, good eats, dynamic and friendly environment for lesbians await seven days a week. Gossip Grill is always decked out in playful and sexy lesbian art. Also spicy is the clever sexual titles and entrees in the menu! Dine inside or outside, or just unwind with your community. Unwind at the Hump Day Gossip Hour every Wednesday, which is designed to give drinkers happy hour prices from open to close. From 7 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Bianca Waxlax is a freelance writer for SDGLN and Lavender Lens Magazine. She loves to write articles about national and world news relating to LGBT issues, film reviews and health topics. Waxlax is an acupuncturist who practices at Levas Physical Therapy and at the Hoeck Physical Therapy office in La Jolla. To learn more about Waxlax, her writing and acupuncture, visit her website.