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Studs meet suds at weekly gay foam party.

At Grid/Orbit's weekly Foam Party, the club fills a 15-by-50-foot inflatable pit with a wall of suds. Then everybody strips to their skivvies and frolicks on the dancefloor.

"People strip down to their underwear," says manager Bryon Thomas. "It's pretty amusing because — since they're covered with suds —you can't tell if they're wearing anything at all."

And if you're particularly attractive, you might even end up with a job as a stripper, Thomas says. "I saw this kid that was naked from the waist up, and I asked him, 'How would you like to be a stripper?' He turned out to be one of my best ones."

The bar also holds weekly drawings for $25 gas cards. At next Friday's foam fest (the final one this summer), someone goes home with a $500 gas card.
Fri., Aug. 25, 9 p.m.

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