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Festival fiestas

Your guide to the wild parties at the 2014 Inside Out film fest

Regina the Gentlelady, at the closing gala Credit: Alejandro Santiago

Opening gala
DJ Produzentin spins and Mary Messhausen takes the drag stage to kick things off.
Thurs, May 22, 10pm, at Media Bar, 77 Peter St. $10, $8 members, free with opening gala ticket stub.

Women’s gala
Inside Out raises a glass to women in filmmaking and in our community. Also, take a look at the Generations of Queer exhibit onsite, which was curated by Lisa Deanne Smith.
Sat, May 24, 5–7pm, at OCADU Gallery, 230 Richmond St W. Admission with women’s gala ticket stub.

Centrepiece gala
Celebrate the Oscar-buzzed film Love Is Strange with drinks at OCAD.
Tues, May 27, 6:30–8:30pm, at OCADU, 49 McCaul St. Admission with centrepiece gala ticket stub.

Local Heroes
Inside Out celebrates the DJ, with sets from Vee Stun, John Caffery, Cozmic Cat, Phil V, Joe Blow, Sigourney Beaver, Linguist and Secret Agent, while Axel Blows and Shane MacKinnon work the poles.
Thurs, May 29, 10pm, at the Gladstone, 1214 Queen St W. $6; free with Local Heroes ticket stub.

Transplanetarium: Back to the Future
One of the festival’s crazier parties features DJs Daddy K and Nik Red on the decks, with a very special guest.
Fri, May 30, 10pm, at The Steady, 1051 Bloor St W. No cover.

Closing gala and awards
DJ Regina the Gentlelady wraps Inside Out for another year with a goodbye party for the books.
Sun, June 1, 10pm, at Hotel Ocho, 195 Spadina Ave. $10, $8 members, free with closing gala ticket stub.