Radical Queer Semaine is on

We spoke to one of the organizers of the annual festival about Montreal’s gay history and RQS’s all-inclusive, anti-corporate programming.

Thursday, March 19

* Hip Hop Week panel Fight the Power: Hip Hop, Activism and Revolution
* Beautiful City Theatre Gala Chocolat fundraiser
* St. Patrick’s Week Irish comedy & burlesque at Comedyworks
* Isis Giraldo Poetry Project record launch at Resonance
* Yes All Girls DJ night at Bar le Ritz PDB
* POMPe / Faggity Ass Fridays launch party for Radical Queer Semaine

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Art this week

This week in art sees a tribute to Nadia Myre, the annual YES Arts Conference and Art Expo, more Art Matters shows, an artistic brunch, artworks for Radical Queer Semaine and a discussion on Inuit art from Nunavik.

Friday, March 6

* The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates speaks about race and reparations at McGill
* Cheap Thrillz, Mad Skillz vernissage at Café l’Artiste Affamé
* Art Matters festival opening party with live music & more
* San Francisco indie/psych act Moon Duo plays Bar le Ritz PDB
* Party & Radical Queer Semaine fundraiser at Cabaret Playhouse

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Saturday, Feb. 14

* 119m below sea level exhibition ends with a screening of Le Semeur (The Sower)
* March for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
* Self-Love Cabaret at Café L’Artère
* Cirque de Boudoir’s Pinup Valentine party
* The Sauce dancefloor funk at le Bleury Bar à Vinyle
* LGBT party Let’s Have a Kiki at Atomic Café

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Thursday, March 21

* Read the Rant Line™!
* Amira Shabhson’s Curio closes
* Léa Trudel’s Imago Mundi opens
* Howl! presents Detroit rapper Invincible! & A K U A
* John Porter screens his films at FIFA
* Sydney’s the Death Set play Divan Orange
* POMPe raises funds for Radical Queer Semaine

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