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Society Hill, "Caliente." Salsa your way into the wee hours with a Latin night hosted by DJs Raza Valencia and Christian. 627 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 534-9993.
Polly Esther's, "Wet Dream." Local superstar promoters Bobby Radical and Richie Rich host a night where Seventies rock meets Eighties new wave with DJ Rick Von Halle at the helm. 841 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 535-5633.
Marlin Bar, "Ulypian Thursday." DJ Snowhite quietly rocks the crowd as locals and tourists alike try to revive the art of stimulating conversation. 1200 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 673-8770.
821, "Thursday Cabaret." Mary D.'s Sapphoesque love riot of dancing, drinking, and cruising. 821 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, 534-0087.
Edge Theater. Start the weekend off with an evening of interactive laughs with Comedy theater group Punch 59's scripted comedy, character pieces, standup, and -- best of all -- audience participation. 405 Espanola Way, Miami Beach, 531-6083.
Kitchen Club, "Ladies Night." Progressive, new wave, industrial, and Gothic music playing in two rooms, with free admission for the ladies until midnight. 3701 NE Second Ave., 754-0777.
Bermuda Bar. South Florida's biggest dance party is broadcast live on Y-100 with DJ Jade Alexander taking the reins of party culture and giving them a good pull. 3509 NE 163rd St., North Miami Beach, 945-0196.
Bash. DJ Marc Sacheli dispenses the latest and greatest dance music in the main room, while international DJ Ivano Bellini pumps out world beats under the stars in the back-yard Magic Garden. 655 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 538-8858.
Crystal's. DJ Moreno spins two dance floors into a frenzy at this upscale party full of reckless abandon. 2901 Collins Ave. (Seville Beach Hotel), Miami Beach, 271-7500.
Tudor Hotel, "Lady Love." A chic, laid-back party for women who love women, with DJs Aaron, Brandon, and Arode Von P. on the wheels of steel. 1111 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 534-2442.
Groove Jet, "The Church." Alternative in every sense of the word, with DJs Carlos Menendez, Dino, and Charles Arnold pumping up two rooms of British invasion, retro, industrial dance, and trip-hop tunes. 323 23rd St., Miami Beach, 532-2002.
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.
The Grind, "Latin Rock." You won't need this coffeehouse's beans to get you movin' when local rockeros en espanol ANada? do their thing, but a tasty jolt of caffeine just might be as good a way as any to start off your week. 12573 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami, 899-9979.
Berlin Bar, "Cozy Monday." Party promoter Brigitte Andrade presents a night of hot jazz and cool people. Tonight Leesa Richards and Jerald Dorsett team up for a night full of holiday hits. 661 Washington Ave., Miami Beach 674-0864.
Comedy Zone, "Club Flav-ahh!" Savor the flavor of DJ Miik as he steps behind the controls, dispensing deep and dirty underground tracks; with complimentary espresso all night long in case you need an added jolt. 1121 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 892-6979.
Jillian's, "College Night." Drink specials, cheap chicken wings, and pool, the essentials of youth entertainment. 12070 N. Kendall Dr., Kendall, 595-0070.
Marsbar, "Christmas Cheer." It's all about jingle bell rock -- and saying goodbye -- when local punk popsters Quit take the stage for their last show ever; with drink specials all night to drown your sorrows. 8505 Mills Dr., Town & Country Center, Kendall, 271-6909.