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DO YOUR THING IN MTL: A NEW MONTREAL LGBT VIDEO SERIES

Montreal likes to celebrate the LGBT community in big ways. This is why Tourisme Montreal is excited to announce Do Your Thing in MTL!, a video series of performances and interviews with top LGBT entertainers from around North America that we’ve invited to Montreal showcase their talent by using the streets and attractions of Montreal as their stage. We have amazing performances rolling out over the summer months by singer-songwriter Jonny “Gay Pimp” McGovern, lesbian comedian DeAnne Smith, Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir, trans drag performer Carmen Carrera, and the Queen of Montreal’s Gay Village Mado Lamotte…

10 Great Montreal videos

We’ve curated what we think is a pretty great list of our favourite videos featuring Montreal-  check them out…

Aires Libres 2013 takes over the streets of Montreal’s Gay Village

The mercury creeping up, patios rolling out and the shirts coming off means one thing: summer in Montreal’s Gay Village. The 2013 edition of Aires Libres will soon be underway once the famous Boules Roses are strung up above the pedestrian-only paradise of Sainte-Catherine street…

Montreal Facebook and Instagram fans share their favourite 5-a-7

If there’s anything that Montreal does better than brunch (and we brunch like bosses) it would be the ubiquitous 5 à 7, also known as “happy hour.” We call it 5-à-7 because it happens between after work and before dinner, but trust me it’s just as happy.

MONTREAL’S MASSIVE DANCE PARTY BAL EN BLANC 2013

The 19th edition of Montreal’s Bal en Blanc will be a 3-day dance bender from March 30 to April 1, 2013, featuring David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Armin Van Buuren and many, many more…

WHERE TO SNOWSHOE IN MONTREAL

While some may dismiss it out of fear and say “that snowshoeing is for them winter folk”, avid mountaineers say that if you can walk, you can snowshoe. So even if you hail from near the equator where “making it snow” means something else, giving this winter activity a try is the coolest thing you’ll do this season. You can even take a guided tour…

THE BEST MONTREAL FOOD & NIGHTLIFE APPS

As the world goes mobile, so are many of the restaurants and clubs that make up an important part of Montreal’s culinary and nightlife scene. Here are some of the best Restaurant and Nightlife apps that can help you navigate your way to a perfect night out!

GREAT WINTER INSTAGRAM PICTURES OF #MTL

Check out some cool winter Instagram pics from around Montreal! From the snowpocalypse to the Montréal en Lumière festival, Montreal has some pretty talented photographers… 

BEST MONTREAL CULTURE APPS 2013

Welcome to 2013, where everything has an App. Restaurants have apps, museums have apps, and that lamppost probably has an app. Here are some of the coolest (and totally free) Montreal Culture Apps so far in 2013…