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The Circuit Comes to Town

May 14-18 brings the annual Hot & Dry party, an all-night event that promises to be hot & sweaty. Celebrate the arrival of summer with 2000 of your shirtless new best friends…

Piknic Électronik :::: I Can’t Wait!

One of my absolute favourite summer activities has to be soaking up electronic beats and rays of sunshine in Parc Jean-Drapeau. Every Sunday afternoon Montréalers shake their booties at an outdoor dance party. It is called Piknic Électronik. I wanted to give you a little taste of the excitement, so I made a little dance video – “I Can’t Wait!” Check it out…

Gay Montreal Clubs :: 5 Places to get your Sexy On

Gay Montreal clubs are known throughout the gaylaxy for their hot and sweaty dance floors. When it comes to deciding where to shake your groove thang, there are a few variables to consider, such as clientele, cover charges and type of music. But no matter what your tastes in music, you are guaranteed to find something that tickles your fancy. Here are my five recommendations to get your sexy on…

In the studio with Plants and Animals

In many ways, Plants and Animals perfectly represent the diversity that makes Montreal’s music scene so magical. Made up of one Francophone and two Maritime-expats, this trio formed while taking classes together in Concordia University’s Music Department. Their 2008 full-length debut album, which was nominated for two Junos and the Polaris Music prize, was titled Parc Avenue – a nod to the lively and eclectic street on which most of the group lives. Recently, a photographer friend and I hung out in the studio as they worked on their new album…

space for everyone

Montréal is home to a lot of homos. There is a large diversity of men out there. One might say that there are as many options as Ben & Jerry’s… or as we say in Montréal “Benoit et Gerald”. Check out my ode to diversity. Oh yeah, and you’ll never guess who I ask to marry me…

Hidden Hotspot #1: Drawn & Quarterly

About five years ago, I traded in my old Batman comic books for graphic novels. Maybe it’s just because as you get older, you feel something like Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi, which tells the story of a young girl living in Tehran, might be a little closer to your everyday life than a man with a black leather costume whose job description includes saving the world and fighting evil people.

Highlights from the FIFA

This year’s International Festival of Films on Art showcased the work of artists and disciplines through the lens of talented filmmakers.

April Music à la Montréal

The month of March may come in like a lion and leave like a lamb, but this April, Montréal’s life at night is going all-lion, all the time…

Let’s Go Outside! 4 Hot nights beyond the Village

The Gay Village is an obvious spot for all the homos, lezzies and queers to congregate. But “Gay Montréal” does not respect geographical borders. There are regular debaucherous parties that you need to know about! Here are four monthly parties beyond the Village that transcend the straight & narrow…