By LA Weekly
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By Kai Flanders
Fri.—DJs Sloe Poke, Anthony Valadez spin rhythmic grooves.
Sat.—The Bridge with Mr. Choc and DJ Hapa spinning hip-hop, funk and soul.
Sun.—Sonido Sundays offers reggae, reggaeton, dancehall and more from DJ Sloe Poke plus guests.
Wed.—Club Grasshopper leaps onto the hip-hop tip.
Thurs.—The Rootdown. DJs Wyatt Case, Dusk, Miles and Loslito get to the root of rhythm. Special guest: Gaslamp Killer.
The Palmer Room, 3387 Motor Ave., W.L.A. (310) 770-7955.
RAGE, 8911 Santa Monica Blvd., W. Hlywd. Dancing till 2 a.m. nightly; full bar; over 21 (except where noted); cover varies. (310) 652-7055.
Fri.—Game Boi is a hip-hop and pop-video vamp night.
Wed.—Fuego features hot Latin sounds (and boys).
THE RUBY, 7070 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd. 10 p.m.-3 a.m.; over 18; three full bars. (323) 467-7070.
Fri.—Clockwork Orange. A multidecade dance mix of dance action in three rooms.
Sat.—Bang! New dance rock and Brit-pop.
Sun.—Beat It. Music from back when the King of Pop was still black.
Thurs.—Perversion features industrial and goth.
VANGUARD, 6021 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; covers vary. (323) 463-3331 or www.vanguardla.com.
Fri.—Epic, with ’80s, hip-hop, house and rock mashups.
Sun.—Deep. House sounds with guest Quentin Harris.
THE WESTCHESTER, 5630 W. Manchester Blvd., L.A. (310) 670-2366.
Thurs.—Caribbean Flex. DJ Legend mixes a tropical blend of reggae, dancehall, reggaeton, punta and soca with a dash of R&B and hip-hop. Call (323) 281-3539 for info.
ZANZIBAR, 1301 Fifth St., Santa Monica. 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; cover varies. (310) 451-2221 or www.zanzibarlive.com.
Fri.—Funky Lemonade. DJs Mr. Choc and Hapa mix sounds of all flavors, sweet to sour.
Sat.—Quality with DJs Haul & Mason.
Sun.—One Way. Garth Trinidad and Mr. French spin the evening their way.
Tues.—Casbah Underground. MC Rai and DJ Al-Fareed excavate modern Arabic and north African beats.
Wed.—Nativo. A new night of urban Latin tracks.
Thurs.—Afro Funké features Jeremy Sole’s Musaics and DJ guests spinning reggae, dub and Afro beats, along with live instrumentation.