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Out & About with Jinx Mirage: It's an All-Star week with Tantrums, Overdrive and a new Mr. San Diego Eagle

Tantrums & Tiaras 2018: All Stars at the Observatory North Park on Feb. 18
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It's that time of year again! Tantrums & Tiaras returns and this time it's  the battle of the All-Stars. It's all for a good cause though and Jinx Mirage is here to tell you all about that and other things going on the community this week. 

"What’s up Hillcrest, I hope you guys are ready for a jam-packed weekend of fun events. So get on your Cha Cha heels on and let’s party!"

Pieces of Porter

Jinx says he is definitely going to go see Alisan Porter in I Come in Pieces at Martinis Above Fourth. Patrons can expect to hear audience favorites from The Voice including “Blue Bayou”, “Somewhere”, “You’ve Got A Friend” and more. "This is absolutely amazing," Jinx says, " I loved her as a child actress and she won The Voice with Christina Aguilera as her coach, so you know the bitch is bad. So make sure you get out there and get your tickets."

Pick a Trick!

"Now for those of you who didn't have a Valentine," says Jinx, "or even picked up  a Valentine's trick there's the Broken Heart's Club at Flicks. "This is a post-Valentines Pick-a-Trick party. Once you get there you have a choice of three colored wristbands: "Green means horny and ready, yellow means 'buy me a drink and let's talk at the bar,' and red means, 'my husband's out of town, but I'm totally taken, wink wink, nudge, nudge.'" 

Girl Party!

"Where's all my Lesties?! Make sure you make it out to Lez Girl Party at Rich's!" This is the Dinah party and giveaway. "I'm pretty sure they are giving away some faaaaabulous prizes for the upcoming Dinah Shore Weekend in Palm Springs. So if you're a girl who likes other girls make sure to make your way to Rich's this Thursday!" 

Getting Ready for the Weekend

Since this is going to be a big week of fun and fundraising why not get together for a relaxing drink with friends as SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel? As always Top of the Bay is a great place to see amazing views, mingle with the community and plan out your weekend before it starts. 

On the Road Again!

"For all my car lovers the monthly  Hillcrest Classic Car Show is happening this coming Saturday at the Hillcrest Pride Flag. So if you're a gay who likes cars and you want to meet other gays who like cars this is definitely the event for you!"

Leather Be a New Mr. San Diego Eagle!

It's that time of year Jinx says, Mr. San Diego Eagle 2018 Contest at the San Diego Eagle is back. "If you like leather or if you just like pageantry, make your way on down to The Eagle."

Get Into Gear

"Get your cha-cha heels on huuunay, because Overdrive at Spin Nightclub is back!" Jinx says DJ Steven Redant is coming to do his awesome sets, "Momma, ya'll better make it out honey it's going to be absolutely fabulous! They will also have local DJ Drew G who is one of my absolute favorites. Spin and Overdrive: They got you. Make sure you make it out there; it's free before eleven!" 

Souleil Returns! 

This is the first Souleil of the 2018 season and I got to catch up with the Souleil crew and get a little tidbit of what's going down this season--it is going to be massive! I wanted to find out what was going on with the location, what they want to change and why the change was made.

What they said was Lot 8 is not going to be the permanent location for Souleil this season. They will be bouncing around to different locations so expect bigger parties this year but fewer. They also want to do vendor pop-ups as well. This is something different they'll be doing on the regular this year. So, Souleil has tons of new things including pop-up surprises with different events, bigger parties bigger venues, bigger things It's definitely a year of growth for Souleil."

This Sunday Lot 8, 2 pm to 8 pm with the absolutely incredible Lisa Shaw singing live. I've seen Lisa Shaw sing live twice now, and Mama she never disappoints. Get out your housiest outfits  and we'll see you at Lot 8 this Sunday." 

Get ready for Tantrums & Tiaras! 

Also, this Sunday is the event Tantrums & Tiaras 2018: All Stars at the Observatory North Park. It's the Battle of the Bar Queens. Says Jinx: "These are the All-Stars who have won past Tantrum & Tiaras. There will be contestants from Flick's, Rich's, #1 Fifth venue, Mo's and The Eagle. So all of their fans and anyone who wants to support The Center in this 'fun-raiser' make sure you get your tickets early before they sell out! Mama it's going to be sickening!" 

A Night of Comedy

Get ready to laugh at Hillcrest Comedy Night with Jaleesa Johnson. "This is the absolutely hilarious Jaleesa Johnson from BuzzFeed and the San Diego Pride Festival who will be joined by other amazing comics and national touring headliner Taylor Tomlinson from Conan, Comedy Central, and Last Comic Standing," says Jinx."This is definitely an event I will be reviewing and I'll let you know how it all goes down, but if you're a fan of comedy especially new comics then this is the event for you!" 

Jaw-Dropping!

"When an exclusive clique of teenage socialites accidentally murders their best friend, Liz (Charlotte Ayanna), on the morning of her birthday, the three girls responsible -- Courtney (Rose McGowan), Julie (Rebecca Gayheart) and Marcie (Julie Benz) -- conspire to hide the truth," thus is the premise for the movie "Jawbreaker."  

FilmOut "Jawbreaker" at the Landmark Hillcrest Cinema is one of those events film fans don't want to miss. Not only will they get to see this classic dark comedy on the big screen, they will also get a chance to do a Q&A with Director Darren Stein! 

Final Thought from Jinx

"Hillcrest I hope you guys have an awesome weekend. I’m Jinx Mirage and you stay fabulous Hillcrest!"

Other fun stuff to do this week:

THURSDAY

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

FRIDAY 

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

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

5:30pm to 7:00pm Winter Graduation at Stepping Stone

7:30pm Glitz & Glam at Lips

9:00pm to 11:45pm 2018 Mr. Eagle Meet & Greet at the San Diego Eagle

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

10:30pm Michele Ada presents What's the T? at #1 Fifth Avenue

SATURDAY

7:30pm Glitz & Glam at Lips

9:00pm The Underwear Show at Flicks

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

11:30pm Taboo - The Forbidden Show at Lips

SUNDAY

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

6:00pm to 9:00pm Tantrums & Tiaras 2018: All Stars at the Observatory North Park

8:00pm to 2:00am Stripper Circus President's Day Weekend at Rich's

9:00pm Karaoke at Flicks

MONDAY

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

TUESDAY

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 3:00am Taco Tuesday at Uptown Tavern

4:00pm Half Off Happy Hour at Uptown Tavern

6:30pm to 8:30pm The Power of Forgiveness Through Meditation at the Live and Let Live Alano Club

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

9:00pm Karaoke at Flicks

WEDNESDAY

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

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

4:00pm Weiners and Wine at Uptown Tavern

7:00pm Bitchy Bingo at Lips

7:00pm Interfaith Shelter Network: LGBTQ Summit at the St Paul's Episcopal Church

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