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Girls Night Out: New and classic events for women this week in San Diego

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

Happening Wednesday – June 1

U-31 – We Wednesdays - 9 pm

Women’s Entertainment recently launched the newest and hottest night for women at U-31 in North Park. This Wednesday enjoy the beats of Miki Vale and NiomieSoulFly. Come enjoy some underground hip-hop, soul, dance-hall, and rare grooves at U-31. Break up the monotony of your week at We Wednesdays. No cover! For directions to U-31, click HERE.

Bourbon Street – Esjay Jones and Latin Night - 8 pm

Come to Bourbon Street to hear Esjay Jones play her hypnotic live music at 8 pm! Then enjoy only the best Latin music afterwards, and dance your night away!

Kava Lounge - SpeakHer Open Mic every 1st Wednesday at Kava Lounge! – 8 pm

SpeakHer is a creative outlet for women to express their art, poetry, and live music. The Grand Opening happens June 1st with the featured artist Tamara Blue of the Def Poetry Jam. Open mic sign up will be from 8 – 9 pm. The beats will be provided by Miki Vale and Niomiesoulfly! Live art by Monique Jenkins and nail arty by The Mint Collective. $5 cover! For directions to Kava Lounge click HERE.

Happening Thursday – June 2

Rich’s – Repent – 9:30 pm

Repent is a dynamic mixture between cocktail and coyote ugly with a ton of lesbian vigor! It is notoriously packed every Thursday night and has had Hillcrest raving! And when you hear the church bells ringing, expect an epic performance from the talented and beautiful Repent bartenders. Thursday is the new Friday at Repent!

Happening Friday – June 3

Brass Rail – R-Night – 9 pm

Every 1st and 5th Friday is R-Night at the Brass! Come party at the place where the ladies will be this Friday! Enjoy good company, great music, guest DJ’s, and more. Doors are open at 9 pm!

The Flame - Soul Kiss Fridays – 10 pm

The Flame is now the only ladies Nightclub in San Diego and they are giving the women here a full-scale nightclub of their own. Don’t miss Soul Kiss on Fridays and enjoy all of the underground hip-hop that you love! The doors will open at 10 pm.

Happening Saturday – June 4

Numbers – Femme Fatale Saturdays – 9 pm

Don’t miss your chance to win a FREE pair of Rihanna tickets this Saturday! Your favorite resident DJ Myxzlpyx will be droppin' the beats. Dance it up, and relax on the outdoor patio, as well.

The Flame – Rapture – 9 pm

Rapture is the newest night and will be happening every 1st, 3rd and 4th Saturday of the month. This Saturday, special guest DJs will be spinning the best hip-hop, house, and mash-ups. Feast your eyes on the sultry Rapture dancers. Don’t miss San Diego’s hottest new Saturday night venue!

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, 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. Also, unwind at the Hump Day Gossip Hour every Wednesday, from 7 pm to 1:30 am.

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 the Kwan Yin Holistic Center in South Park, at Levas Physical Therapy and the Hoeck Physical Therapy office in La Jolla. To learn more about Waxlax, her writing and acupuncture, visit biancawaxlax.com.