Arts & Entertainment
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Out in Ottawa: Aug 1–15, 2015

Choice events in the city


Big ’Uns

Dayna Danger’s photographs of oiled-up women and trans people with antlers in front of their crotches are strangely hot, but they also argue a point: it’s disturbing that hunting magazines use the same words to describe women, guns and game.

Opens Monday, Aug 3, 6:30pm; Runs until Monday, Aug 31, 2015. Venus Envy, 226 Bank St.


Gainsbourg Légionnaire: Patio Dance Party

Gatineau’s queer bar and club scene is growing — isn’t it time you checked out Gainsbourg Légionnaire? A mixed crowd takes over a charming microbrewery and its patio for this recurring dance party. DJ Benoit Proulx spins funky fresh beats.

Saturday, Aug 1, 10pm. Gainsbourg, 9 Aubry St, Gatineau.

Homo Phono

Queer folk of every stamp spend time with old friends, and meet new ones, at this recurring bash. The venue is small, but that just means more grinding. This edition features music by several local DJs and one special out-of-town guest.

Saturday, Aug 15, 10pm. Raw Sugar Cafe, 692 Somerset St W.


Gaymer Night at Swizzles

While artists use antlers to make political points and queers dance in arguably cramped quarters, a mixed crowd of nerds enjoy a laid back evening of board games. Many games are available, but this week’s featured games are Channel A and Room 25.

Tuesday, Aug 4, 6pm. Swizzles, 246 Queen St. For more information, visit Facebook.


The Big O for Her: Tips and Tricks for Bigger, Better and More Frequent Orgasms

You know how to come, but you could always be better at it. Kandace Price and Beau lead a workshop that teaches people with vaginas (and their partners) tips and techniques for having multiple orgasms, more frequent and bigger orgasms, and g-spot orgasms.

Sunday, Aug 2, 6:30pm. Venus Envy, 226 Bank St.

Mouthing Off: All About Oral

You use your teeth. You don’t know what to do with your lips. Your gag reflex makes you sound like a disgruntled zombie. In short, you’re a mess. This workshop teaches the orally inept (and those who just want a different perspective) how to perform oral sex on people of any gender.

Monday, Aug 10, 6pm. Venus Envy, 226 Bank St.

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