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Squeeze, "Ladies Night." DJ Guy spins the best in progressive and alternative dance songs for everyone from yuppies and clean-cut college kids to the tattooed and pierced fetish fanatics. 2 S. New River Dr., Fort Lauderdale, 522-2151.
Caffe Torino, "Garbo's." Cabaret fun and fantasy for girls who love girls, with a little live music thrown in for good measure. 1437 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 531-5722.
Bar 609, "Disco Night." Take the high road to party culture with DJ George Milan spinning retro tunes inside, or dance under the stars to Latin grooves on the back yard patio. An early open bar and no cover till midnight. 609 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 673-5609.
Niva, "After Hours." The party starts at 4:00 a.m. when dancemaster DJ Charlie Mercado spins energetic tunes for the dancing and drinking crowd until the very, very wee hours. 643 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 538-0230.
Bermuda Bar, "Friday Fascination." Glamour gal ladies night, where the girls get free chocolate-covered strawberries to suck on -- and the guys get to watch. 3509 NE 163rd St., North Miami Beach, 945-0196.
Amnesia, "La Movida." Latin rock rules as Aramis Lorie presents a dance party for an effervescent crowd of moving and grooving boys and girls; with musical inspiration by DJ Fabio Vallebona. 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 531-5535.
Ensign Bitters. "Disco Glow." A black light party for one and all with prizes for the best dressed disco king and queen and the best get-down boogie moves, with drink specials to keep you going. 3000 Florida Ave., Coconut Grove, 448-2582.
Bash. DJ Marc Sacheli spins the latest and greatest dance music in the main room, while international DJ Ivano Bellini pumps out world beats under the stars in the Magic Garden. 655 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 538-8858.
Groove Jet, "The Church." Alternative in every sense of the word, with DJs Carlos Menendez, Dracula's Daughter, Charles Arnold, and latest addition Fence the Fish Boy pumping up two rooms of British invasion, industrial dance, and trip-hop tunes. 323 23rd St., Miami Beach, 532-2002.
Astor Place, "Gospel Brunch." If you can wake up, divine diva Maryell Epps digs up some jazz and gospel tunes for an early afternoon of soul. 956 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 672-7217.
La Covacha, "La Carcel." A Cuban country roadhouse packed with patrons dancing to Latin rock. The club where a good time is always the first priority. 10730 NW 25th St., West Dade, 594-3717.
Berlin Bar, "Cozy Monday." Party promoter Brigitte Andrade presents a night of hot jazz and cool people. Tonight Leesa Richards pumps out soulful tunes. 661 Washington Ave., Miami Beach 674-0864.
Lua, "Back-Door Bamby." DJ Gigi spins a sexy blend of deep house mood music for an evening of erotic and not particularly subtle pleasures. 409 Espanola Way, Miami Beach, 672-8351.
Follia, "Tommy Pooch Tuesday." The perfect mix of dinner and dancing, where models, moguls, and celebrities mingle while DJ Roberto spins. 929 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 674-9299.
New World Cafe, "Cinema Picnic." Veteran pianist/singer/songwriter Robbie Gennet and his side-project band Rudy provide a night of movies, mayhem, and music. 9661 W. Sample Rd, Coral Springs, 340-7108.
Jillian's, "College Night." Drink specials, cheap chicken wings, and pool. 12070 N. Kendall Dr., Kendall, 595-0070.
Rose's Bar & Music Lounge. Football star/singer Demetrius Brown and his band Manchild rock the house each week with two sets of funky rhythms to keep you moving. 754 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 532-0228.