by Caitlyn Holroyd
8:30 pm Hope House Fundraiser @ Palais Royale, 1601 Lake Shore Blvd W. Indian-style charity party to raise funds to build a safe-haven for girls living in the Calcutta red light district. Fantasy lounge of fortune tellers and tarot card readers, henna beauty bar, live performances and more! $100, available at the door or through http://torontohopehouse.eventbrite.com
9 pm Green Bin Thursdays @ Czehoski, 678 Queen St. W. $5 pints of Labatt 50 and vodka, with resident DJ Barbi.
10 pm Slow Pitch @ The Red Light, 1185 Dundas St. W. New patio in the back, Roozbeh spinning Soul/Lovers Rock/Disco/Panty Remover/Bossa in the front.
10 pm Do Not Disturb @ Motel, 1235 Queen St. W. DJ Johnny Press Play. $4 PBR pints and no drinks over $7.
10 pm Bro////Fi @ Savoy, 1166 Queen St. W. Post-Punk/Dream Pop/New Wave/Swedish Indie. $3.50 beers.
9 pm In Crowd’s Dirty Basement Soul Party/Thursdays at Tattoo @ Tattoo Rock Parlour, 567 Queen St. W. Sweat soaked soul + Motown in the basement with the In Crowd. New rock + alternative upstairs with 102.1 The Edge. $5.
9:30 pm Pop Lobster 2 @ Teranga, 159 Augusta Ave. Good, old-fashioned dance party.
This week’s playlist includes pop greats Robyn, Pointer Sisters, Pet Shop Boys, Dizzee Rascal, and Britney. $5.
10 pm Tuff Meat @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. Quality meat, perfectly marinated in booze and dance. $5.
10 pm Top Forty, Shorty! @ Margret, 2952 Dundas St. W. The songs you’re ashamed to admit you love (and know all the words to), from the 80s to now. Hitz start at 10, happy hour with $2.50 PBRs at 8.
10 pm Soul Power! @ Starving Artist, 584 Lansdowne Ave. Rare funk and reggae 45s all night.
10 pm Bad Taste @ 751, 751 Queen St. W. Gully rap music + shirts and shots giveaways all night. $5.
10:30 pm Pacific High @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. Dymaxion – house music in the back room.