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Out & About with Jinx Mirage: The Artist, a Red Dress and a Little Jungle Fever

The Jungle returns to Rich's on August 26.
Photo credit:
SDPIX - Jungle at Rich's 2016

Hello Hillcrest, I’m Jinx Mirage and this is Out & About, a social column giving you all you need to know about going out in Hillcrest, and this week Hillcrest is having an assortment of great events.

So, let’s get right into to it.

Thursday, August 24

Get ready for a journey through music as M-Pact makes their way to Martinis Above Fourth in “An Evening with M-Pact”.  Hailed as one of the best pop-jazz vocal groups in the world by the San Francisco Chronicle

M-Pact is like Sam Smith, Michael Buble, Bruno Mars made a boy band inspired by the Rat Pack. And like these artists, you’ll want to take them home after the show. Click the link for ticket info

Text WIN to 94253 to enter* to win a $50 gift card from Martinis Above Fourth. Doors open at 6 pm; Showtime is 8 pm. 

*A confirmation message will be sent to your mobile phone. Texts may be sent using automatic telephone dialing system. Reply/consent not required for any purchase. Periodic messages. Reply STOP to cancel, Reply HELP for help. Message & Data rates may apply.

Friday, August 25

Get ready for red dresses, circuit beats, and Naysha Lopez

Friday kicks off with The Red Dress Swap at Rich’s, a trunk show to benefit the Red Dress Party. Bring in last year’s little red number and swap and switch out for a new fab frock. This event will start at 5 pm and end at 7:30 pm.

With the end of summer around the corner make sure you don’t miss out on Top of the Bay featuring San Diego Favorite Tristan Jaxx

Enjoy cocktails, spectacular sunset views and the circuit beats of Tristan Jaxx atop the gorgeous Porto Vista Hotel in Little Italy. Click HERE for shuttle service info. 

San Diego Divas at Rich’s welcomes From RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8 Nayaha Lopez with special Guest Ginger Douglas and Angel Fairfax, along with our San Diego Divas Vanity Jones, Lolita Von Tease and Kickxy Vixen.

Doors open at 7 pm, showtime is 8 pm.

Click HERE for tickets and table reservations. 

Saturday, August 26 

“WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE BITCH!”

SDPIX presents The Jungle at Rich’s, hope you guys are ready for jungle party like no other. Get wild with us as we welcome you to a night of tribal music, Jungle themed performances and hot jungle Go-Go Boys. 

Animal print or jungle attire is highly encouraged and there will also be free body paint. So, like animal print, safari wear or just cooking in underwear with body paint would all be great outfits for this night in the Jungle. Happy hunting everyone. 

Get $5 off and priority entry presale tickets at SDPIX. Also, text JUNGLE to 94253 for $5 off* cover at the door without express entry before 11 pm. 

*A confirmation message will be sent to your mobile phone. Texts may be sent using automatic telephone dialing system. Reply/consent not required for any purchase. Periodic messages. Reply STOP to cancel, Reply HELP for help. Message & Data rates may apply.

Sunday, August 27

Brunch in Hillcrest

From 9 am to 3 pm get to Double Bubble at Babycakes for buy 1 Get 1 Mimosas 

Then at 11 am Sunday: Dragalicious Gospel Brunch at Lips -- $19.95 gets you an entrée and all the sides that come with it, plus unlimited mimosas, champagne, and Bloody Mary’s.

From 2 pm to 8:30 pm: Beer Bust at Flicks get $2 pints and do Karaoke at 9 pm. 

Well that it for me this week, if the events I highlighted aren’t for you, please see the list below or other events taking place in San Diego this week.

I’m Jinx Mirage and “DRACARYS”

Other fun stuff to do this week:

THURSDAY

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

4 pm to 8 pm Happy Hour at the San Diego Eagle

5 pm to 8 pm LGBT Financial Resources Launch Party at #1 Fifth Avenue

7 pm to 10 pm Dining with the Divas at Lips

9 pm to 2 am Flicker at Flicks

9 pm to 1:30 am Money Grab at Flicks

10 pm to 12 am Late Night Happy Hour at Martinis Above Fourth

10 pm to 2 am #LEZ at Rich's

FRIDAY

9 am to 3 pm Double Bubble Brunch at Babycakes

10 am to 11 am Get To Know Your Computer at The Center

4 pm to 7 pm Free Pizza Fridays at Flicks

4 pm to 8 pm Happy Hour at the San Diego Eagle

7 pm Glitz & Glam at Lips

SATURDAY

9 am to 3 pm Double Bubble Brunch at Babycakes

1 pm to 3 pm Rich Ahrendt Celebration of Life Service & Fundraiser at The Center

5 pm In Concert 8th Year Anniversary + Jessica Sanchez & Erwin Green's Birthdays at Numbers

6:30 pm Hot August Night! A POZabilities AIDS Walk Fundraiser

7:30 pm Glitz & Glam at Lips

9 pm The Underwear Show at Flicks

10 pm to 1 am Late Night Happy Hour at Martinis Above Fourth

10 pm to 1 am Underwear Party & Contest at The Eagle

SUNDAY

9 am to 3 pm Double Bubble Brunch at Babycakes

11 am Sunday Dragalicious Gospel Brunch at Lips

1 pm to 4 pm San Diego Rally Against Hate

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

2 pm to 2 am Sundays at The San Diego Eagle

3 pm to 8 pm Church at Babycakes

8 pm to 2 am Stripper Circus at Rich's

9 pm to 2 am Tributo A Juan Gabriel at Numbers

MONDAY 

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

9 am to 3 pm Double Bubble Brunch at Babycakes

4 pm to 2 am Mondays at San Diego Eagle

7 pm San Diego Gay Men's Chorus Info Night Party & Open Auditions for Jingle 2017

9 pm Karaoke at Flicks

10 pm to 12 am Late Night Happy Hour at Martinis Above Fourth

TUESDAY 

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

9 am to 3 pm Double Bubble Brunch at Babycakes

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

4 pm to 8 pm Happy Hour at the San Diego Eagle

4 pm to 2 am Tuesdays at San Diego Eagle

7 pm to 10 pm Turnback Tuesdays at Lips

9 pm Karaoke at Flicks

10 pm to 12 am Late Night Happy Hour at Martinis Above Fourth

WEDNESDAY

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

9 am to 3 pm Double Bubble Brunch at Babycakes

12 pm to 2 pm San Diego State University LGBTQ+ Reception

4 pm to 8 pm Happy Hour at the San Diego Eagle

7 pm Bitchy Bingo at Lips

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

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

10 pm to 2 am Mischief at Rich's

10 pm to 12 am Late Night Happy Hour at Martinis Above Fourth

Check out SDPIX.com for all the new albums from last week.