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Montreal’s Big French Kiss to the GaysBy Mark Thompson | Oct 22During the past decade, Montreal has earned a reputation (and numerous nominations and awards) as one of the world’s best LGBT destinations - and after spending time in Canada’s second-largest city, it’s easy to understand why.
Montreal Street Fashion : Divers/Cite Hits the StreetsBy Robert Doyle | Aug 5Every summer, at the end of July, thousands of music and art lovers converge on le Village, the gayborhood of Montreal, for Divers/Cite, the largest free outdoor dance music celebration in North America - and make the streets their catwalk.
Montreal Pride : A Canadian FiestaBy Joey Amato | Sep 11Even though I have had the luxury to visit Canada on multiple occasions, neither my partner nor I ever had the opportunity to visit Montreal, a city known for its French influence, historic buildings and delectable cuisine, until last week.
Diverscite: Montreal’s Pride and JoyBy Jose Garcia | Aug 11There are plenty of great Pride celebrations in the Western Hemisphere. Toronto, for example, boasts a parade and street-fest that attracts 2 million people. New York and San Francisco Prides are legendary. The biggest Pride parade in the world, apparentl...
Montreal’s Black and Blue Goes on a "Power Trip"By Jesse Kreitzman | Sep 16Bad Boy Club Montreal is putting the final touches on its Black & Blue 2007, an award-winning, week-long party, fundraiser, and cultural celebration, transforming Montreal into party capital of the world from October 3-9.
Montreal :: Black & Blue @ ParkingBy Jesse Kreitzman | Oct 14October 5-6, DJ’s Junior Vasquez and Stephan Grondin "turned it" at Montreal’s Club Parking. EDGE photographers were there ...
Montreal :: Black & Blue Main Event 2007By Robert Doyle | Oct 14On Sunday, October 7, Montreal’s Olympic Stadium hosted BBCM’s 2007 Black & Blue Main Event party. Attracting more than 300,000 people, BBCM’s week-long charity event has not only been reported to raise more than $1,250,000 for AIDS rese...
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the CatwalkJun 3From June 17 to October 2, 2011, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) will present "The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk," the first exhibition devoted to the celebrated French couturier.
Jean Paul Gaultier Retrospective: The CatalogueJun 5This reference book, illustrated with a wealth of photographs from runway shows, the design house’s archives and print media, will constitute not only an account of the exhibition, but also serve as a reference for fashion history.
Montreal Welcomes Six "Queer of the Year" FinalistsAug 2They’re queer, they’re here, and they’re back! Montreal welcomes six finalists for a survival of the fierce and fabulous to crown the second annual "Queer of the Year" contest winner during Montreal Pride Week.
Divers/Cite Montreal 2011 :: Photo AlbumBy Robert Doyle | Aug 5For its 19th incarnation, Montreal’s Divers/Cite celebrated its founding principles of diversity, solidarity, and openness, with a heaping dose of love that kept more than 10,000 booty-shaking revelers dancing to more than 47 hours of free music.
Stockholm Pride 2011 "Openness" Photo AlbumBy Mark Thompson | Aug 16The biggest Pride festival in Scandinavia, Stockholm Pride 2011 celebrated "Openness" with an exuberant parade and a three-night party marked by a surfeit of extraordinary specimens from a city long heralded for its stunning beauty.
Montreal Crowns San Diegan as "Queer of the Year" WinnerAug 19The votes have been counted and Montreal has announced a winner in the"Queer of the Year" contest. This year’s "Queer of the Year" is Jason Wimberly of San Diego, California.
Cider Mill’s Reopening Heralds the Advent of Upstate AutumnAug 25Known for its historically authentic machinery, the Mill makes its cider with the traditional rack-and-cloth method using the power of water and an antique Waterloo Boy Engine. Visitors can witness the process in the Cider Gallery.
Montreal Celebrates Autumn with New RestaurantsSep 23Montreal has always been a city with a rich culinary history - and now, more than ever, the second largest French-speaking city in the world celebrates its polyglot cuisine with a spate of new restaurant openings. Here are three of the most anticipated.
The Music in Montréal’s SoulBy Mark Thompson | Sep 22As the locals like to joke, Montreal is a city of two seasons: festivals - and winter. Fortunately, the city hosts more than forty annual festivals, including Divers/Cite, the weeklong summer music festival - and Black & Blue, now celebrating 21 years.
Canada’s Oldest LGBT Film Fest Celebrates "Share Your Stories"Oct 1image+nation, the oldest LGBT film festival in Canada, is proud to celebrate its spirit of openness with this year’s theme: "share your stories with the ones you love."
Rocky Mountaineer to Increase Popular SilverLeaf Service in 2012Feb 19Award-winning Rocky Mountaineer announced that after the successful introduction of its new SilverLeaf Service during the 2011 season, it will include SilverLeaf Service departures on all its First Passage to the West itineraries.
Divers/Cité Celebrates 20th Birthday in Vieux MontrealBy Mark Thompson | Aug 9Founded in 1993 on the principles of diversity, solidarity, and openness, Divers/Cité is one of the most beloved of Montreal’s forty annual festivals, a multi-day LGBT music and arts festival with more than fifty hours of free music and performance...
The Elliot Norton Awards :: May 13, 2013The Boston Theater Critics Association held their annual Elliot Norton Awards this past Monday at the Paramount Center. The awards paid homage to their guest of honor, Chita Rivera, as well as the best in theater over the past year. See who was there!
’I Am Divine’ Opening & Party :: May 4, 2013EDGE was on hand for the Boston Gay and Lesbian Film Festival’s screening of Jeffrey Schwarz’s new doc "I Am Divine" that tells the story of the drag superstar. Here are pics from the MFA screening & party at First Printer in Harvard...
EDGEFridays @ Club Cafe :: May 10, 2013At this past EDGEFriday @ Club Cafe there were passes for the new thriller "Now You See Me," the latest single by Calvin Harris, the new CD from "She & Him" & DVDs of "The Guilt Trip" just in time for Mother’s Day. See ...
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