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Jim Winsor’s Out & About: Flicker at Flicks celebrates 4 years

Flicker at Flicks
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Jim Winsor - SDPIX

It’s hard to believe, but its already been 4 year now for Flicker, the popular Thursday night event at Flicks featuring DJ John Joseph and a rotating cast of some of the hottest go-go boys in town.

And tonight (Thursday) they’ll be celebrating with a Flicker 4-Year Anniversary Party.

There will be a bunch of the favorite Flicker go-go boys on hand, as well as two live performances: one by the amazing Paris Sukomi Max, and another by National Male Pole Champion Brandon Grimm.

Plus there will be giveaways all night, making this an event you won’t want to miss.

Matt Yee's Outrageous Adult Sing-Along Show 2016 at Martinis Above Fourth

As you all know, I was gone last week, out at sea on the 2016 Atlantis Halloween in Mexico Cruise. And as many of you know, one of the highlights of these cruises is entertainer Matt Yee.

Well here’s some good news for fans who weren’t on the latest cruise, as well as those who were and want to get a second helping: Matt will be performing at Martinis Above Fourth tonight (Thursday) for one night only at his Outrageous Adult Sing-Along Show 2016.

This show sold out last year, so get your tickets now!

Atlantis Mexico Cruise returns to San Diego for 2017

While we are on the subject of the Atlantis cruise, I bring back big news for you all: The same cruise will be returning to San Diego for 2017! It will be the exact same Mexican itinerary (San Diego-Cabo San Lucas-Puerto Vallarta-Mazatlan), but unfortunately, the ship (the Holland America Oosterdam) was not available for Halloween. So the dates for 2017 will be from October 14th to the 21st.

This cruise has yet to go on sale to the general public, but should be available in a few months.

Nacho Daddy Eating Contest at Baja Betty's

Also this Thursday is the Nacho Daddy Eating Contest at Baja Betty’s.

Yes you heard right, the first person to consume an entire Baja Betty’s Nacho Daddy will take home the prize, which this year consists of $100 in cash, plus 1 free Nacho Daddy every month for a year, a $100 gift card, and bottle of tequila, “bragging rights” and a video feature.

There will be 2nd and 3rd place prizes as well.

You can register for the contest in person at Betty’s, or online here.

Divas at Rich’s

This Friday will be a big night for Divas at Rich’s, sponsored by Jägermeister and SDPIX.

The special guest will be RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 3’s Mariah Balenciaga, along with Jazmyn Simone-ÉchelonSienna DesireJustin Jeremy Sannes (Lolita Von Tease), Dayamis Styles and Kickxy Vixen-Styles.

Table and seat reservations for this show typically go fast, so call Robert at 619-817-9926 and reserve your seat now.

The Nicky Awards

And last but certainly not least, this Sunday will be what some have called ‘the Gay Academy Awards of San Diego,’ the 41st Annual Nicky Awards at the Handlery Hotel:

“The annual Nicky Awards is one of the oldest and most prestigious GLBT community awards showcases in the country. First held in 1975, the Nicky’s honor outstanding achievement in arts, social service, entertainment, nightlife, business, dining, activism, philanthropy, volunteerism and individual accomplishment from San Diego’s thriving GLBT community. Over the past 35 years, the awards ceremony has raised more than $1 million dollars for numerous GLBT and HIV services and organizations.”

The show will be co-hosted this year by America’s Got Talent’s Mia Pearl and Benny Cartwright, and will feature live entertainment by none other than Chad Michaels.

Other fun stuff this week

Thursday

6 pm: The Benjamin F. Dillingham, III. & Bridget Wilson LGBT Veterans Wall of Honor 2016 Induction Ceremony at the LGBT Community Center

10 pm: SDPIX presents Uptown Outlaw at Uptown Tavern

Friday

6 pm to 10 pm: SDPIX presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

7 pm: Finger Me Fridays at Gossip Grill

Saturday

9 am: Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk at De Anza Cove Park

10 am to 2 pm: Mexican Brunch at Baja Betty's

11 am to 2 pm: Saturday Brunch at Uptown Tavern

4 pm: Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon

8 pm to 9:30 pm: Kickers Country Western Line Dancing at Urban Mo's

Sunday

9:30 am: Football Sundays at Uptown Tavern

11 am to 3 pm: Gospel Brunch at Lips

1 pm to 6 pm: F-Monday It's Sunday Funday at Uptown Tavern

3 pm to 8 pm: Church at Babycakes

Monday

6 pm to 11 pm: 50₵ Wing Night at Hillcrest Brewing Company

Tuesday

4 pm: $3 Wells and Free Pool at the San Diego Eagle

Wednesday

7 pm to 9 pm: FilmOut 'But I'm a Cheerleader' at the Landmark Hillcrest Cinemas

7:30 pm to 10 pm: Pictionary Night at #1 Fifth Ave.

10 pm: Mischief at Rich's

Last week’s events

Check out SDPIX.com for all the new albums from last week, including photos from Halloween at Rich’s, and Babycakes. Enjoy!