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Jinx Mirage Out & About: Getting lucky on St. Patrick's Day, a night of Overdrive and a screening of 'Pecker'

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It's going to be one big week in the community as St. Patrick's Day brings with it multiple days of celebration. Plus, Overdrive is back for a St. Patty's Day party that is sure to be one of the most popular events of the month. Jinx Mirage is bringing it all to you in this lucky edition of "Out & About."

Gagged and Roasted

"If there's anyone who likes a comedian who doesn't pull any punches, that'll make fun of their kids even if they're in the room and talk about their 90-year-old mother then Vickie Shaw in A Very Vickie Venture at Martinis Above Fourth is definitely the show for you," says Jinx. Vickie is a raw talent and tells it exactly how it is Jinx adds. 

Get Lucky at Flicks

Kick off St. Patrick's Day early this week at Luck O the Irish at Flicks. This event is brought to you by John Joseph and LE Parties with DJ Taj. "And you get a chance to win the Leprechaun's gold which is a $200 cash prize. So if you're feeling lucky and want to get into some green beer early, make sure to get down to Flicks this Thursday."

The Best Place to Kickoff Your Weekend

With this weekend being devoted to the luck of the Irish all around the neighborhood, stop into SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel to kick off the celebration. This social affair is always the place to be to enjoy some great music, great views, and great company. 

Uptown Tavern and #1 Fifth Ave Celebrate St. Patty's Day

As you know, this Saturday is St. Patrick's day and there is no shortage of events in Hillcrest to celebrate. "If you are looking for a bit more upscale party, check out St. Patrick's Day at Uptown Tavern," says Jinx. "They're going to have $5 Guinness beer, $5 Irish shots and $8 green beer and Irish whiskey shot all day in fabulous Hillcrest. "Don't forget to wear your green unless you're looking to get pinched."

"If it's a smaller bar neighborhood feel you want, check out St. Patrick's Day at #1 Fifth Avenue.  They will be having their special beers, Irish whiskey, and Jameson."

Rev Up Your Weekend

If you are motorhead or just like the feeling of being in a bygone era, the Hillcrest Classic Car Show is the perfect way to spend an afternoon. 

Tickle Your Funny Bone

"If you are looking to spend St. Patrick's Day with more of a Broadway feel, catch Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett in 'Funny How it Happens' at Martinis Above Fourth," says Jinx. "You can celebrate with this Broadway power couple. Martinis is going to have drink specials plus corned beef with cabbage and roasted red potatoes, shepherd's pie and green Stella draft and shamrock Martinis." 

Flicks & St. Patrick's Day

"Also, there is the St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Flicks with some very hot leprechaun go-go dancers as well."

Get Into Overdrive!

"Now for everyone who is really not into St. Patricks that day and just wants some good ol' dancing music, Overdrive at Spin Nightclub is back honey! And they are bringing like only they can with resident DJ Dirty Kurty, Dani Toro in the house with his tribal and progressive beats. DJ Paul Cowling will be there for a deep tech house opening for the night. Overdrive is free before 11 pm!" Jinx says to get there at 10 pm. enjoy some $5 drinks, "get you all nice and good honey and have you a good night!" 

The Greatest Show

Stripper Circus at Rich's has taken Sunday Funday to a whole new level! Cheap drinks, no cover, games and above all else strippers! What more could you want?

It's Funny Because It's True

Come celebrate a night of comedic diversity with locally-acclaimed stand-up comedian Jaleesa Johnson at Hillcrest Comedy Night. It going to be a great night full of fun and laughter. 

Classic Cinema Returns to the Big Screen

FilmOut 'Pecker' at the Landmark Hillcrest Cinemas this week. "Pecker is a classic," laughs Jinx. " I remember seeing it as a kid and I remember it being one of the first movies that made me question whether I was gay or not, I don't know why; it's Pecker!"

Get Comfy for This Show

Jeffrey Scott Parsons, one of Southern California’s favorite song and dance men, will make his San Diego cabaret debut with his new show Jeffrey Scott Parsons in 'Comfy' at Martinis Above Fourth. Parsons will bring his energetic charm to this autobiographical show filled with humor, music, and lots of tap dancing.

Other fun stuff to do this week:


7:00am to 11:45pm Thursday Special at Crest Cafe

4:00pm to 2:00am Thursdays at San Diego Eagle

7:00pm to 10:00pm Dinner with the Divas at Lips

10:00pm to 2:00am Lez at Rich's


4:00pm to 7:00pm Free Pizza Fridays at Flicks

4:00pm to 2:00am Fridays at San Diego Eagle

7:30pm Glitz & Glam at Lips

9:00pm to 2:00am Uptown After Dark at Uptown Tavern


7:30pm Glitz & Glam at Lips

9:00pm The Underwear Show at Flicks

9:00pm to 2:00am Uptown After Dark at Uptown Tavern

10:00pm to 2:00am Fuel at Rich's

11:30pm Taboo - The Forbidden Show at Lips


11:00am Sunday Dragalicious Gospel Brunch at Lips

2:00pm to 8:30pm Sunday Beer Bust at Flicks

2:00pm to 2:00am Sundays at The San Diego Eagle

9:00pm Karaoke at Flicks


7:00am to 11:45pm Monday Special at Crest Cafe

4:00pm to 2:00am Mondays at San Diego Eagle

9:00pm Karaoke at Flicks


7:00am to 11:45pm Tuesday Special at Crest Cafe

2:00pm to 2:00am Tuesday All-Day Happy Hour at Flicks

4:00pm to 2:00am Tuesdays at San Diego Eagle

4:00pm to 2:00am Taco Tuesday at Uptown Tavern

4:00pm Half Off Happy Hour at Uptown Tavern

7:00pm to 10:00pm Turnback Tuesdays at Lips

9:00pm Karaoke at Flicks


7:00am to 11:45pm Wednesday Special at Crest Cafe

12:00pm to 1:00pm Lunch & Learn: Dueling Identities - Black & Gay in San Diego at the LGBT Community Center

4:00pm to 2:00am Wednesdays at San Diego Eagle

4:00pm Weiners and Wine at Uptown Tavern

7:00pm Bitchy Bingo at Lips

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

9:00pm to 2:00am Welfare Wednesdays featuring DJ Will Z. at Flicks

10:00pm to 2:00am Mischief at Rich's