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Out & About: The Dreams & Mardi Gras Edition

Here is everything there is to do in the community this week!
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Hillcrest is going to be masked in fun this week with two big events coming to the neighborhood. On Saturday the legendary Dream Machine returns to Rich's and then next Tuesday it's time for Hillcrest to transform into the French Quarter as Mardi Gras takes over the nighttime streets. 

Night to Queen

Queen of the Night at Flicks is this Thursday so get ready for the DJ stylings of Brynn Taylor with a special performance by the always entertaining and unexpected Grotesqua!  

The Diva's Get an Upper Echelon 

The Queen Of the Desert comes to party with Divas at Rich's on Friday! Jazmyn Simone-Echelon and special guest, Jinx Mirage are in the house and they want you dressed in the prettiest of pink! 

The Soul of it All

Get ready to feel the soul of the night as House Sessions at #1 Fifth Avenue featuring none other than DJ Will Soul of course. 

Gay Paris! 

One night only…. Sacha Boutros in 'Music is My Language' at Martinis Above Fourth. Sacha will perform her exciting new show – "Music is My Language" – direct from the nightclubs of Paris. Doors open at 5 pm, show time at 7 pm.

Retro Latin

Missing that Latin vibe from the 80's and 90's? Then go down memory lane to La Bomba at #1 Fifth Avenue for that special Spanish pop. 

A Dream Come True

There's no time to sleep on Saturday, March 2 as SDPIX, and Rich's Nightclub bring back Dream Machine featuring Robbie Rivera. This event starts at 10 pm and goes after hours till  4 am with DJ Ramiro V. And Hip hop in front room w/ DJ K-Swift. 

The Taj Takeover

Hillcrest's own DJ Taj is making your Sunday absolutely fabulous. Originally from Ohio, Taj started spinning back in 1998. He was inspired by his best friend and he's been giving San Diego his signature style ever since. Catch him for Absolutely Sunday Funday at #1 Fifth Avenue

When the Sun Goes Down

Get ready to party at Rich's as the CRSSD Festival takes over the club for After Dark: Kollektiv Turmstrasse at Rich's. This event promises to be fun and rounds out three days of music activities from this popular festival. 

Get Your Beads Out

The 17th Annual Hillcrest Mardi Gras (2019) celebration returns with a fun and wild neighborhood-wide party bus party crawl! The spirit of the French Quarter is taking over Hillcrest so break out your masks, rock your beads, and revel in your most daring and creative Mardi Gras costumes while you enjoy this unique party crawl through Hillcrest's best bars, clubs, and music venues!


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

7:00pm to 12:00am Karaoke Night at #1 Fifth Avenue

7:00pm to 9:00pm Bears Dinner Night at the San Diego Chicken Pie Shop

7:00pm to 11:00pm San Diego Leather Community Awards at the Merrow

8:00pm to 9:30pm Branden & James in' The Broadway Covers Project' at Martinis Above Fourth

10:00pm to 2:00am Lez at Rich's


6:00pm to 10:00pm SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

7:00pm Divas at Rich's

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

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

7:00pm to 10:00pm Service Members in Drag at the Rail

7:30pm Glitz & Glam at Lips

10:00pm to 2:00am Electro Pop at Rich's


7:30pm Glitz & Glam at Lips

9:00pm The Underwear Show at Flicks

9:00pm Saturdays at the San Diego Eagle

11:30pm Taboo - The Forbidden Show at Lips


11:00am Sunday Dragalicious Gospel Brunch at Lips

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

7:00pm Showstopper Sunday at Lips

9:00pm Karaoke at Flicks

9:00pm to 2:00am DiscoTeka at Rich's


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

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

9:00pm Karaoke at Flicks


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

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

7:00pm Bitchy Bingo at Lips

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

8:00pm to 9:30pm Amy Armstrong in Respect the Queen: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin at Martinis Above Fourth

9:00pm to 2:00am Wellfare Wednesday at Flicks

10:00pm to 2:00am Mischief at Rich's