AKBAR Fri.-Sat.: DJs spinning everything from electro-booty to ‘80s nuggets kick this mixed spot up a notch. Thurs.: Dirty Dirty House Club returns with house grooves from DJ Tony Powell. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; free before 10 p.m., $5 after. 4356 Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake. (323) 665-6810. ARENA Fri.-Sat.: It's Boy's Night, with pop, Latin, hip-hop and more courtesy of DJ Mike and Ernie Pearl; $12. Sun.: Noche de Bandas has dancing to live Latin bands; families welcome, but under 18 must be accompanied by an adult; $12. Wed.: A Delicious night of beats featuring hip-hop DJs, go-go dancers, a merengue lounge and a mostly gay crowd; $5. (323) 692-3636. Thurs.: Young trendoids dance to Top 40 pop faves on the turntables and up on a giant screen at Tigerheat, a raging, mostly gay mash; 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 18; $8. Early Fri.-Sat.: Girls Night has the Hollywood Men exotic show, a choreographed beefcake extravaganza; Fri., 8:30 p.m.; Sat., 8 p.m.; over 18; $20-$15. Call for resv. (818) 845-8457. Club nights, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., except Sat. till 4 a.m.; valet parking. Full bar, food available until mid. 6655 Santa Monica Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 462-0714. THE ARSENAL. Fri.: DJ Icon and guests spin down-tempo and rare groove. Sat.: Tony Watson and guests spin. Wed.: DJ Sim_01 and guests spin deep house. Thurs.: Go with DJ Greg Melitsoff “wherever the night takes us.” 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; free. 12012 W. Pico Blvd. (310) 575-5511. AVALON Fri.: Brent Bolthouse's Avalon Fridays features DJ AM spinning hip-hop, rock and ‘80s for a glamorous crowd. Sat.: Mega electro nights Giant and Avalon join forces for Avaland, an eve of world-class wax faves. 10 p.m.-5 a.m.; call for covers. 1735 N. Vine St., Hlywd. (323) 462-3000. BOARDNER'S Sat.: Bar Sinister has “devilish dame dancers,” DJs spinning a dark web of sounds, and a lounge for sinful pleasures; live performances; dress code: black; $10, $15 if not in dress code. (323) 769-7070. Sun.: Club London celebrates English beats of yore with tribute bands and DJs; over 18; $10. (213) 486-4300. Wed.: Club Moscow rocks with DJs Paul (Club 82), Dia (Underground) and others spinning new wave, electro and indie rock. Live bands too (see Rock & Pop); over 18. All nights 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. (except where noted); over 21. 1652 N. Cherokee Ave., Hlywd. (323) 462-9621. (JEWEL'S) CATCH ONE Fri.: Violaine has ethereal and indie-dance melodies for the shoegazer set; over 18. Sat.: Club 4067 offers R&B and hip-hop till 4 a.m.; $7 before 11 p.m., $10 after. Sat. after-hours: Club Yes is a late-night affair with DJs spinning deep house; 3-10 a.m.; $10. Sun.: Exotic City has sexy dancers and DJs spinning hip-hop, house, funk and soul till 2 a.m. Mon.: Ground Control grinds up industrial beats and ‘80s alternative; $3. Full bar; over 21; cover varies. 4067 W. Pico Blvd. (323) 734-8849. CENTURY CLUB Fri.: Live salsa early and dancing later with DJs spinning hip-hop, Top 40 and Latin grooves. Sat.: DJs spin dance hits. Both nights 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; full bar; $15 before 10 p.m., $20 after. 10131 Constellation Blvd., Century City. (310) 553-6000. CINESPACE Sat.: MacAfrica hosts this Tinman Productions night, glossed with hip-hop, R&B, funk, progressive house and more. Tues.: DJs Steve Aoki and Frankie Chan spin rock, classic hip-hop and nu-dance beats for cool indie types; plus live bands. 10 p.m.-2 a.m., except Sat. till 3 a.m.; two full bars; over 21. Full dinner menu available. 6356 Hollywood Blvd., Second Level, Hlywd. (323) 817-FILM. CIRCLE BAR Mon.: U:Turn, hosted by Stryker, rotates funk, hip-hop and soul DJs. Tues.: Eclectric has Stryker on the decks, plugging in disco, hip-hop, mash-ups and bootlegs. Wed.: Hip-hop maestro Moses whips up funk, soul and rap grinds at Audio Moe. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; free. 2965 Main St., Santa Monica. (310) 450-0508. CIRCUS Sat.: Groovy art, fashion and top-notch DJs make for a kaleidoscopic club experience. Tues.: Boys will be toys at Boys Night Out, highlighting house, techno, salsa and disco music, plus a drag show at 11:30 p.m.; $3. All nights 9 p.m.-2 a.m., except Fri.-Sat. till 4 a.m.; full bar; over 21; valet parking. 6655 Santa Monica Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 462-1291. CLUB 7969/PEANUTS. Fri.: Illusions II is a night of sweet (topless) transvestites. Sat.: L.A. Bare Hollywood exotic show has hunks shakin' it onstage for happy, horny ladies, 7-10 p.m., (310) 281-6293; followed by The Dungeon, a fetish-goth night with hard-'n'-heavy dance beats. Sun.: Velvet has sexy go-go girls and cheesy dance sounds. Mon.: Illusions is a drag and dance night hosted by Viva Sex. Thurs.: Club Vodka presents a topless show with DJs spinning rock & roll and occasional live bands. All nights 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 18; full bar. 7969 Santa Monica Blvd., W. Hlywd. (323) 654-0280. DRAGONFLY Fri.: The claws come out at Miss Kitty's Parlour, a nasty night of dress-up and electro-trash; $10. Sat.: Fast Times has DJ Ben Baller spinning hip-hop and funk after bands play. Thurs.: White Lightning and Q-Bwoy offer Jamaican Live, a reggae joint. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; full bar; over 21; $10. See Rock & Pop for live-music info. 6510 Santa Monica Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 466-6111. DUNGEON Fri. The gloom and doom set dance to EBM, industrial and darkwave beats at this re-located goth grotto from the evil club empire behind Perversion and Velvet. 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; $10. At the Probe, 846 N. Highland Ave., Hlywd. www.evilclubempire.com. THE ECHO Sat.: Shake yo' Ass & Titties at this night of Detroit booty house beats. Sun.: Le Discotech 82 features early-'80s sounds, plus electro-clash and indie. Wed.: Dub Club chills with DJs spinning da reggae/dance hall/dub beats. Full restaurant; most nights 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21 (some nights over 18); $5 unless otherwise noted. See Rock & Pop for live music. 1822 Sunset Blvd. (213) 413-8200. THE FACTORY/ULTRA SUEDE Fri.: It's ladies' night at Girl Bar (in the Factory). Sat.: In-house gay-boy dance night The Factory is in the main room; followed by Reload (every other Sat., 2:30 a.m. on), a high-energy, gay dance-till-dawn-a-thon. Wed.: Twist, in Ultra Suede, features decadent sounds for mixed crowds. Full bar; all nights over 21; cover varies. The Factory, 652 La Peer Dr.; Ultra Suede, 661 N. Robertson Blvd., W. Hlywd. (310) 659-4551. THE FANG CLUB Fri. The vampiric fave now sucks in the goth set weekly, with DJ Fangz and Xian spinning ethereal, darkwave and industrial sounds. 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; $8. At the Monte Cristo, 3100 Wilshire Blvd., Westlake. Go to www.fangclub.com for more info. FETISH BAR Sun.: “Feel the beat” has a double meaning at this slap-happy club from the babes behind the Bondage Ball. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; $10. At Forbidden City, 1718 Vine St., Hlywd. Go to www.fetishbarhollywood.com for more info. FLORENTINE GARDENS Fri.-Sat. Dance haunt for the underage set. Over 18 (California ID required); security parking; dress code. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; $12. 5951 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 464-0706. GABAH Fri.: DJs Dig deep into the crates for funky dance-floor sounds. Sat.: Shakespeare, Aurelito and the gang treat you to the sweet reggae and hip-hop vibe of Chocolate Bar. All clubs 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; full bar; over 21. See Other Rock & Pop Events for live-music info. 4658 Melrose Ave. (323) 664-8913. GARDEN OF EDEN Fri.: An oasis of hip-hop from On Productions. Sat.: An upscale night with DJ Five Star spinning hip-hop, rock and funk. (310) 967-1309. Sun.: Icon Entertainment pumps up the jams. Dress code; 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; three full bars; over 21; valet parking; $20 cover most nights. 7080 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 465-3336. GOD'S KITCHEN Sat.: The U.K. hot spot takes over the Fonda for this weekly wax attack, with world-class electro powers cooking up the turntables till an ungodly hour. Starts at 10 p.m.; over 21; for ticket info, visit www.spundae.net. At the Henry Fonda Theater, 6126 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 769-5157. GRAND AVENUE Second & fourth Fri. of the month. Danny B. Productions and Reza offer Naked with bigtime DJs, scantily clad go-go gals and different themes. Sat.: The Grand busts out big hip-hop joints with Power 106 DJs. (213) 747-0999. Both 10 p.m.-6 a.m. (unless otherwise noted); over 21; $15 before 11 p.m., $20 after. 1024 S. Grand Ave., dwntwn. (213) 891-2775. HERE Fri.: Old Skool Fridays has spin-meisters Eddie X and Justin Early plus DJ legends of the old-school house era. Sat.: Progressive house concoctions throb at Muziklab. Sun.: Size does matter at this “circuit” party for boys. Mon.: Mix and mingle at Martini Monday. Tues.: You'll do a Double Take when go-go boys shake it while DJs spin energetic raves. Thurs.: Gay femmes get their Fuse lit here, with DJ Dimes spinning hip-hop and R&B. Most nights 10 p.m.-3 a.m.; over 21; cover varies. 696 N. Robertson Blvd., W. Hlywd. www.herelounge.com. IVAR Fri.: Get down and dirty at Filthy Fridays with DJ Five Star on the decks. Sat.: You'll hear hip-hop, old school, rock and new wave at BoJesse Christopher's Funkin' Groovin'. Wed.: Fireworks, from the Heat peeps, blows the roof off with hip-hop and R&B. Thurs.: Mega-club promoter Danny B. offers a swanky scene with revolving DJs spinning house. All nights 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; three full bars; over 21; smoking patio; $20, unless otherwise noted. 6356 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 465-IVAR. KNITTING FACTORY Fri.: Fashion events, live performances and DJs spinning hip-hop form the Fabric of this long-running club night; 10 p.m. Thurs.: Sample some Latin Flava: DJs spinning reggaeton, salsa, merengue, dancehall, soca and more; 9 p.m. Both nights till 2 a.m.; over 21; $10. 7021 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 463-0204. LITTLE TEMPLE Fri.: DJs A-Ski and Anthony Valadez spin soulful sounds; plus live performances. Sat.: Garth Trinidad and Mr. French get into sexy soul, hip-hop and reggae at Metisse; $10. Sun.: Proper pumps up “freedom riddims,” with DJs Rashida and Valida, plus guests; $5. Tues.: Everyday People include DJ Drez and Fat Jack rocking funk and soul. Wed.: Soulphonic Wednesdays with notable guests and resident DJs Santo and Matthew Semanick spinning broken beats, breaks and more; $10. Thurs.: Get down at The Rootdown, with DJs Dusk and Wyatt Case spinning rare funk, hip-hop, Latin soul and dub; guest turntablists and bands each week; $4 before 10:30 p.m.; $8 after. (818) 759-6374. 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; full bar. 4515 Santa Monica Blvd., Silver Lake. (323) 660-4540. MEGAMONDAY Mon. DJ Paul V. (Dragstrip 66) mashes up pop hits and bootleg bits. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; free. At MJ's, 2810 Hyperion Ave., Silver Lake. (323) 660-1503. THE MOR Fri.: Isaiah Martin weaves house, progressive and breakbeats into old-school favorites. Sat.: Saturday becomes eclectic with Mark Stylz on the decks. Sun.: Worship Magik Fingarz's heavenly remixes at The Church. Mon.: Spinnin' and sippin' at Mekka Mondays. Tues.: Moontribe DJs spin house, tribal, trance and tech for only two smackers at $2 Tuesdays. Wed.: Flashback Wednesdays has new wave and hip-hop from the ‘80s. Club nights 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; full bar; tapas menu until 11 p.m.; over 21; cover varies (free to $5). 2941 Main St., Santa Monica. (310) 455-6720. THE MUSE Billiards and beats ranging from hip-hop and R&B to rock and salsa six nights a week. Call for the night's theme. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; $12-$5. 54 East Colorado Blvd., Old Town Pasadena. (626) 793-0608. THE PARLOUR CLUB Fri.: Bricktops!, Vaginal Davis' speakeasy-style tribute to “retro flaming youth culture”; see Other Cabarets. Sat.: Bite into hot ‘n' juicy electro-funk, disco and tech-house at Mario Diaz's Hot Dog, free before 10:30 p.m., $5 after. Mon.: Thrash and bash at Punk Rock Karaoke. Tues.: DJs Jimmy Hey, Prickle and Don Bolles spin a weird ‘n' wacky mix of sounds at Club Screwball. Wed.: Fusion blends new wave, indie and British music. Most nights 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21. 7702 Santa Monica Blvd., W. Hlywd. (323) 650-7968. PEARL Fri.: Cush combines comfy dub and rare grooves in one room and high-energy beats in another. DJs Mark Tabberner and Dave Maupin spin. Sat.: Tangerine is an ‘80s dance party. Wed.: Harlottique offers a bodacious burlesque show with performances at 10:30 p.m. and mid. Thurs.: This high-energy dance party doesn't Blow. All clubs 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; dinner available; over 21; $20. 665 N. Robertson Blvd., W. Hlywd. (310) 358-9191. RAGE Sat.: Club 18-25 is a pumpin'-'n'-bumpin' eve for 20-something boy toys; Kyle Dewey spins. Mon.: alternative night with DJ Steve Cunningham; no cover. Tues.: Funktion has R&B, hip-hop and funk; over 18. Wed.: Fuego features hot Latin sounds from DJ Salvador. Thurs.: Old-school beats for a new-school crowd; no cover. Dancing till 2 a.m. nightly; full bar; over 21 (except where noted); cover varies. 8911 Santa Monica Blvd., W. Hlywd. (310) 652-7055. THE RUBY Fri.: Clockwork Orange features three rooms of music from the people behind Velvet and Perversion; $12. (323) 462-7442. Sat.: The day ends with a Bang! for over-18 indie heads who can dance to a multi-decade mix in three rooms. Sun.: Just Beat It on the dance floor, as DJ Jason Lavitt spins new wave, pop and club hits from back when the King of Pop was still black. Mon.: Blue Mondays is a, like, totally tubular ‘80s night. Thurs.: Perversion is a sexed-up industrial dance night; $10. All clubs 10 p.m.-3 a.m.; over 18; three full bars. 7070 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 467-7070. SIXTEEN-FIFTY Sat.: Skaties is a raucous old-school bash with DJ Squeek E Clean and guests on the mash. Sun.: Marques Wyatt's Deep is still the best long-running house happening, with M.W. and guests on the wax each week. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; covers vary. 1650 Schrader Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 871-1650. THE SPACE Fri.: Fast Times has ‘80s cover bands and DJs spinning totally rad retro hits. Sat.: DJ H20 spins dance hits from the ‘70s to the ‘00s. Food in the cantina; 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; cover $10-$5. 2020 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 829-1933. THE STOCK EXCHANGE Fri.-Sat.: Salsa, merengue, Top 40, techno, hip-hop and more for an upscale crowd. 9 p.m.-3 a.m.; seven full bars; over 21; valet parking; dress code; $12. 618 S. Spring St., dwntwn. (213) 489-3877. SUGAR Fri.: Sensa features DJs Liza Richardson, Raul Campos, Valida and Kasey Goto spinning deep house and 2-step; $5. Sat.: DJ Josh Abrams spins progressive, house and trance at Pure; $12. Thurs.: “Discopunkfunk” with rotating DJs; $5. Most nights 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; beer & wine; call for DJ lineups. 814 Broadway, Santa Monica. (310) 899-1989. XES Fri.: Curve has DJ Benny Black putting hip-hop and ‘80s hits on the decks, plus an erotic dance show on the poles; $10. Sat.: Brent Bolthouse hosts Fame, a night for the see and be scene. Thurs.: White-trashy rock, hip-hop, Top 40 are rolled out at Truck Stop; $20-$10. All nights 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21. 1716 Cahuenga Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 461-8190. ZANZIBAR Fri.: Bossa: Nova is Jason Bentley and Jun's night of future soul and left-field breaks; $10. (310) 281-7950. Sat.: Quality grooves (house, hip-hop, breaks, dub) from DJs Haul and Mason. Tues.: Groove Factory has funky sounds from rotating turntablists. Thurs.: Afro Funké's DJs Jeremy Sole's Musaics and guests spin reggae, dub and Afro beats, along with live instrumentation. 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; cover varies. 1301 Fifth St., Santa Monica. (310) 451-2221. Visit www.laweekly.com for bar and lounge DJ nights.

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