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Wed Feb 16
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Wild Wednesdays. Animals need taming. 11am. Central Spa, 1610 Dundas W. $7 lockers, $12 rooms. centralspa.ca

$5 martinis get cocktails rubbing together as the music plays. 4pm. lo’la, 7 Maitland St. No cover. lolamartinis.com

Warm up to a nice, big pint at Draught Wednesdays, where all pints of draught are $5. Fire On The East Side. 6 Gloucester St. No cover. fireontheeastside.ca

Jock Night. The best baskets around. 4pm-4am. Steamworks, 540 Church St, 2nd level. Specials for men in jocks. steamworksonline.com

Internationally famous pornstar Lucas Knowles hits the stage at Remington's. The chance to enjoy this hung stud in the flesh expires on Sun, Feb 20. 5pm. 379 Yonge St. No cover before 9pm, $5 after. remingtons.com

At Trans Youth Toronto drop in and hang out with trans-identified brothers and sisters in a safe, supportive space. 5-9pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. the519.org

Two important steps to make the world a better place: Coming Out, Being Out, discuss everything related to being a mature person out there in the world. 6-8pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. the519.org

Woody’s puts a little thrust into your Hump Day. Low day prices all night long keep the party going ‘til the weekend. DJ Mark Falco spins. 465 Church St. No cover. woodystoronto.com

SOY’s Black Queer Youth offers a safe space for black or mixed queers 29 and younger to drop in and chill out. 6:00-8:30pm. Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne St. soytoronto.org

I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore. Join Reg Hartt’s evening on Hollywood’s Great Gay Directors as he screens George Cukor’s A Star Is Born, starring the post-Oz Judy Garland. 7pm. Cineforum, 463 Bathurst St. reghartt.ca

Get classical with the girls at Wine Night Out & the Girls as Krysta spins music that spans centuries. Bring your iPod if there’s anything you’d like to hear. 7pm. Naco Gallery, 1665 Dundas St W. No cover. nacogallery.com

Sexy, angry and sometimes messy, but Rhubarb is always fresh. Celebrate the kick off of two weeks of exciting new theatrical work with the Rhubarb artists at the 32nd Annual Rhubarb Festival Kick-Off Bash. The also always-fresh DJ Blackcat spins. 8pm. Buddies, 12 Alexander St. $20. buddiesinbadtimes.com

LGBT refugees are Among Friends, a support group for queers going through the refugee process. 8-10pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. the519.org

Urge. Get in and get off at this downtown sex maze. 8pm-4am. 199 Church St. $9. urgetoronto.com

Play Dirty Bingo and win new sex toys. 9pm. Slack’s, 562 Church St. No cover. slacks.ca

It’s the Steve Roseland Show with Clint Lyckher and Robert Yeretch at 9pm followed by the Chris Edwards Show at 11pm. George’s Play, 504 Church St. No cover. playonchurch.com

Farra N Hyte gets the crowd hot and bothered with a little Foreplay at 9pm and then at 11:30pm Nicolette Brown and guests entertain on the main stage while DJ X-Taci invites everyone to cruise at FAME in the upstairs dance floor. Crews & Tangos, 508 Church St. No cover. crewsandtangos.com

College Night provides the answers when DJs Sumation and guest spin dance hits while Devine Darlin, Heaven Lee Heights and Tynomie Banks are detention divas on Girls Gone Wild on the first floor. 10pm. The Barn, 418 Church St. No cover. thebarnnightclub.com

Be polite and Pass The Butter. DJ Splattermonkey serves up hot Motown, funk and soul. 10pm. Andy Poolhall, 489 College St W. No cover. andypoolhall.com

Out of the Henhouse and into the Snakepit. Join Henhouse DJs as they spin at this queer dance party. 10pm. 1532 Dundas St W. No cover. henhousetoronto.com

Sofonda and Nicolette Brown put out an APB for the most pert pecs at the Smirnoff Best Men’s Chest Contest, and give away $300 in cash prizes while DJ Mark Falco spins the hits. Midnight. Woody’s, 465 Church St. No cover. woodystoronto.com

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Thurs Feb 17

fab listings

Internationally famous pornstar Lucas Knowles hits the stage at Remington's. The chance to enjoy this hung stud in the flesh expires on Sun, Feb 20. 5pm. 379 Yonge St. No cover before 9pm, $5 after. remingtons.com

Asian guys are the central prize at Asian Night. Spa Excess, 105 Carlton St. Regular rates apply. spaexcess.com

Join SOY’s Trans-Fusion Crew for a weekly dose of art and activism. This drop-in workshop is for transgender, transsexual, genderqueer or questioning youth. 6-8pm. Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne St. soytoronto.org

Come out for Swingin’OUT, with drop-in beginner swing dance lessons available, partner and dance experience not necessary. 7pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. $5. swinginout.ca

Get classical with the girls at Wine Night Out & the Girls as Krysta spins music that spans centuries. Bring your iPod if there’s anything you’d like to hear. 7pm. Naco Gallery, 1665 Dundas St W. No cover. nacogallery.com

Carlotta Carlisle shows the crowd a little Glitz & Glamour at 7pm. Ivory Towers and Clint Lyckher get everyone hot and bothered at 9pm for Amanda Roberts and Daytona Bitch’s drag extravaganza at 11:30pm. Crews & Tangos, 508 Church St. No cover. crewsandtangos.com

It’s a night of live music at Onstage with host Elana Harte and invited musicians. 8pm. Slack’s, 562 Church St. No cover. slacks.ca

Urge. Get in and get off at this downtown sex maze. 8pm-4am. 199 Church St. $9. urgetoronto.com

Legendary gay icon Carole Pope performs as part of the Bovine Sex Club's 20th anniversary celebrations. With People You Know, DJ James St Bass and VJ Barnaby Marshall. 9pm. 542 Queen St W. $10. bovinesexclub.com

Have sex on the beach, literally. Reg Hartt screens the landmark pornographic feature, Boys In the Sand. 9pm. Cineforum, 463 Bathurst St. reghartt.ca

Flashers of the Week Contest searches for the fresh and sexy with host Dan the Man checking out contenders’ cocks and qualification. 9pm. Flash, 463 Church St. Full or Day Membership required. flashonchurch.com

It’s Dreamgirl with the legendary Michelle Ross at 9pm followed by Miss Play, Jlo and Sabrina at 11pm. George’s Play, 504 Church St. No cover. playonchurch.com

Get satiated at Thurst as DJ Jeff Kirkwood spins everything from house to Top 40 and Cassandra performs. 10pm. Alto Lounge, 582 Church St. No cover.

Always smokin’, sometimes flaming, dance the end of the week away at Burner Thursdays. DJ Barletta and guests spin dance, rock and electronica. 10pm. Andy Poolhall, 489 College St W. No cover. andypoolhall.com

Red Light Thursdays with DJs Mike Vieira and Dwayne Minard spinning smooth house gets oh so cool and stylin. 10pm. Lo’la, 7 Maitland St. No cover. lolamartinis.com

The men are Flawless and friendly in the swanky surroundings of Sopra Upper Lounge. DJs Mike Vierira and Jamal spin while host Woodrow Monteiro keeps the mingling moving. 10pm. 265 Davenport Rd. $5. sopra.ca

Dudes get nude, and possibly rude at TNT!MEN's Naked Night, every third Thursday, featuring DJ The Robotic Kid. Clothes check at the door. 10pm. The Black Eagle, 457 Church St. No cover - literally. blackeagletoronto.com

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Fri Feb 18


Martinis, men and music pumping all night long. 4pm. lo’la, 7 Maitland St. No cover. lolamartinis.com

Sexy boys gyrate and flaunt their poles on the brass pole getting club members hot and ready for a private dance. 4pm. Flash, 463 Church St. Membership required. flashonchurch.com

Internationally famous pornstar Lucas Knowles hits the stage at Remington's. The chance to enjoy this hung stud in the flesh expires on Sun, Feb 20. 5pm. 379 Yonge St. No cover before 8pm, $5 8-9pm, $10 after. remingtons.com

Cocktails at Six. Wind the week down in style. A guest vocalist sings every week with accompaniment from pianist Ken Lindsay. Drink and snack specials to keep you cogent. 6pm. Fuzion Resto-Lounge, 580 Church St. No cover. fuzionexperience.com

It’s the Early Show with Michelle Ross at 7pm followed by Georgie Girl in the Hell on Heels Show at 9pm. DJ Oscar spins Latin and Top 40 at 11pm.George’s Play, 504 Church St. No cover. playonchurch.com

No matter where on the gender spectrum, FTM Support Group offers a supportive hang out spot for trans identified and questioning guys and. 7:30pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. the519.org

Deep, Dark & Naked. A hole-y trinity. 8pm. Spa Excess, 105 Carlton St. Regular rates apply. spaexcess.com

Urge. Get in and get off at this downtown sex maze. 8pm-4am. 199 Church St. $9. urgetoronto.com

Dance the pain away at Fancy Pants with DJs MP3Js, Home Rekha and Lillith Z. 9pm. Naco Gallery, 1665 Dundas St W. No cover. nacogallery.com

The Miss Conception Show is hosted by, naturally, Miss Conception with her seemingly endless talents of drag, impersonation, dancing, comedy and live vocals. And special weekly guests struggling to keep up. 9-11pm. Zelda's Living Well, 692 Yonge St. No cover. zeldas.ca

Battle Pop - Nicki Minaj vs Robyn brings a little cattiness to the floor when DJs Craig Dominic and guest Phil V spin put-ya-dukes-up pop beats and estrogenic hip hop/R&B. 10pm. The Barn, 418 Church St. $5. thebarnnightclub.com

Synchro for lovers on the floor, haters hit the door. DJs Denise Benson, Lucie Tic, ORLY and Pho spin the love. 10pm. Andy Poolhall, 489 College St W. $5 before midnight, $10 after. andypoolhall.com

Bear Night. Further fur every Friday. 10pm. O'Grady's, 518 Church St. ogradyschurch.ca

Family Day Long Weekend FREE College Night burns the midnight oil and lube with DJ Alexx Brown spinning the house lecture and shirtless hotties going for the hands on learning. 10pm. fly, 8 Gloucester St. No cover. flynightclub.com

Get hazed by the boys of Delta Sigma Phi and then dazed by world-renowned Britney Spears impersonator Derrick Barry at Hazed Frat Party: Hold It Against Me. 10pm. Goodhandy’s, 120 Church St. $5, no cover students. goodhandys.com

The Yes Yes Y’All crew celebrate entering their two-year-old toddler years with hip hop MC Bry’Nt. 10pm. Annex Wreckroom, 794 Bathurst St. $10. annexwreckroom.com

Bears of Toronto and Bearforest.com host Bear Night. Time to finally meet all those bears you stalk online. 10pm. The Black Eagle, Main floor, 457 Church St. No cover. blackeagletoronto.com

Official Eastern Canada LeatherSIR/Leatherboy Contest Meat and Greet. The kick-off for this leather-filled weekend! 10pm. The Black Eagle, Second floor, 457 Church St. No cover. leathersircanada.com

What’s not to love about a gay kegger? Come see who will pledge, who will be HAZED and who will be inducted into the frat as the boys of Delta Sigma Phi get crunk at this monthly dance party. 10pm. Goodhandy’s, 120 Church St. $5 before 11pm, more after. No cover with student ID. goodhandys.com

Shake and Pop it out as DJs Sumation and Blackcat spin sizzling beats late into the night. 10pm. Zipperz-Cellblock, 72 Carlton St. No cover. zipperzcellblock.com

Beyond X-rated, Foxxxy Fridays with those fabulous, big-wigged and boobed sisters Farra N Hyte and Heaven Lee Hytes. DJ Alex spins before and after the show. 10:30pm. Buddies, 12 Alexander St. $5. buddiesinbadtimes.com

Diskotek steams up the glass windows when DJ Jeff Kirkwood pumps the house for the styled-up strutters. 11pm. Byzantium, 499 Church St. No cover. diskoteklife.com

80s new romantics, 90s British pop and all their leftovers at EuroVision. DJs Miss Margot, omgblog.com and Free J bring the beats from another hemisphere. 11pm. The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. No cover. beavertoronto.ca

Miss Conception with Heroine Marks and Clint Lykher are on a hunt for the most ravishing rump at the Best Men’s Ass Contest. DJ Chris Steinbach spins while the ladies, and gentleman give away $300 in cash prizes. Midnight. Woody’s, 465 Church St. No cover. woodystoronto.com

Why not end the night with a performance by the vivacious Nuri? 1am. El Convento Rico, 750 College St. $8. elconventorico.com

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Sat Feb 19


The Righteously Outrageous Twirling Corps recruits new members who don’t mind a little fabulous twirling. Be a part of Canada’s premiere twirling corps. 11:30am. $5 membership. rotctoronto.com

Playwright and performer Jamie Ebbs and other artists challenge the conventional boundaries of theatre at the shOUT Queer Youth and Young Adult Workshop. 12:30-5:30pm. Masaryk-Cowan Community Centre, 220 Cowan Ave. No cover. queerwest.org

Sexy boys gyrate and flaunt their poles on the brass pole getting club members hot and ready for a private dance. 2pm. Flash, 463 Church St. Membership required. Flashonchurch.com

It’s the main event, and it'll be a red-leather carpet as contestants vie for the title of the Eastern Canada LeatherSIR/Leatherboy Contest by enacting a movie-based fantasy, among other events. Leather heavyweights from all over North America will be judging. Doors 1pm, Contest 2pm. Goodhandy's, 120 Church St. $10 cover. leathersircanada.com

Pink Ink is mightier than the sword. SOY’s creative writing program invites queer and trans youth to learn, share ideas, work and create. 2-4pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. soytoronto.org

Learn to treat your tanned goods the way you ought to at Master Tony's Leather Care Workshop. 3pm. The Black Eagle, 457 Church St. $10. blackeagletoronto.com

Martinis, men and music pumping all night long. 4pm. lo’la, 7 Maitland St. No cover. lolamartinis.com

Internationally famous pornstar Lucas Knowles hits the stage at Remington's. The chance to enjoy this hung stud in the flesh expires on Sun, Feb 20. 5pm. 379 Yonge St. No cover before 8pm, $5 8-9pm, $10 after. remingtons.com

Voices of the next generation, experience the Young Creators’ Unit, the Rhubarb Festival’s series of solo shows by queer youth. This week features AFFIRMATION: A Sex Show in Six Movements by Olive-or-Oliver and The Lovely Babe by Meg Gennings. 6pm, runs til Feb 20. Buddies, 12 Alexander St. PWYC. buddiesinbadtimes.com

Jaded with Jade Elektra at 7pm is the variety show not to miss and this week’s edition is The BlackCAP Benefit Show featuring superstar performances by Ryan G Hinds, Ill Na Na, Courtnay MacFarlane, Bunni Lapin, Lady G and many more. Followed by Michelle Ross and Devine Darlin at 9pm then Robyn de Cradle and guests at 11:30pm. Meanwhile, in The Zone, DJ Craig Dominic keeps it scandalous at Scandal Saturdays. Crews & Tangos, 508 Church St. No cover. crewsandtangos.com

Come see Michelle Ross do the Early Show at 7pm and hang around to catch the Chris Edwards Legend Show at 9pm. DJ Oscar spins Latin and Top 40 at 11pm. George’s Play, 504 Church St. No cover. playonchurch.com

Urge. Get in and get off at this downtown sex maze. 8pm-4am. 199 Church St. $9. urgetoronto.com

Glass slippers might not cut it at this year's Swamperella 15th Annual Mardis Gras Masquerade! Toronto's most established Cajun and Zydeco music outfit is offering prizes, party favours and a free dance lesson to get you wiggling to the washboard. 8pm. Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen St W. $15 cover. swamperella.com

Turn up the heat with Alimanha Family Night as DJ NoLoves and VJ Nero bring you Latin sound and vision from Mexico to Peru. 9pm. Naco Gallery, 1665 Dundas St W. No cover. nacogallery.com

The Cherry Bomb drops. DJs Cozmic Cat and Denise Benson’s beats explode, but no need to take cover, the shrapnel is sonically sweet. 9pm. Andy Poolhall, 489 College St. No cover before 10pm, $7 after. cherrybombtoronto.com

3 performers. 3 hours. 3 oz martinis- what else can one say about Big 3 @ The Big Z? Clint Lyckher, Daytona Bitch and Heroine Marks hit the stage with contests, giveaways and more sassy than they know what to do with. 9pm to midnight. Zelda’s Living Well, 692 Yonge St. No cover. zeldas.ca

Bring your mischief to Sinful Saturdays as DJ TNT spins devilish beats well beyond the witching hour. 10pm. Alto Lounge, 582 Church St. $5 after midnight. .

Celebrate eternal life as Sodom’s hottest party returns for its second year. The sexy undead take over for the Vampire Love Ball. Groove to the bloody good beats of DJ Sumation while Nikki Chin keeps things cool, or at least below 98.6 F. 10pm. Goodhandy’s, 120 Church St. $7 before 11pm, $10 after, $5 students. goodhandys.com

Deko-ze’s Birthday tears up the dancefloor with heat-filled house beats with DJs Dwayne Minard and celebrant Deko-ze spinning and shirtless while the boys follow their lead and bare their sweaty sexy flesh. DJ Kevin Bailey in the Lounge. 10pm. fly, 8 Gloucester St. $10 before 11:30pm, $15 till 1am, $20 after. flynightclub.com

After the contest, celebrate the right way at the Eastern Canada LeatherSIR/Leatherboy Contest Victory Party. A special demonstration by Master R. completes the night. 10pm. The Black Eagle, 457 Church St. No cover. leathersircanada.com

Fashion and art legend Leigh Bowery returns from the grave to dissect the fame of fashion and music legend in the making, Lady Gaga. Ecce Homo Theatre presents Of A Monstrous Child: a gaga musical, a one night only performance during the Rhubarb Festival. 10pm. Buddies, 12 Alexander St. $20 Rhubarb ticket. buddiesinbadtimes.com

TGTN Zombie Party raises up the stiffies onto the dancefloor with DJs Mark Falco, Rolls Royce and Real Talk infecting the haunted, sexy and slightly disheveled hotties with resurrecting dance beats. 10pm. The Barn, 418 Church St. $5 after midnight. thebarnnightclub

Oddball is an understatement when it comes to Camp Combo. Funny noises and noisy funnies are the M.O. for this wacky quartet, who will be featuring sounds from their new CD "Crackers." 10pm. Not My Dog, 1510 Queen St W. PWYC. campcombo.ca

Saturday Night at Tallulah’s is the hottest night in town. DJ K-tel keeps the dance floor hot and sweaty while Donnarama works her heels off on the cabaret stairs. 10:30pm. Buddies, 12 Alexander St. $7 after. buddiesinbadtimes.com

Smirnoff Sultry Saturdays is all about DJ Cajjmere Wray on the decks spinning righteous house tracks while decked out boys down the drink while dancing in the resto-club. 11pm. Byzantium, 499 Church St. No cover. byz.ca

DJs Kris Steeves and Phil V are a perfect Fit for the flexible, sexable sportsmen who turn out every month. Proceeds go to the Will Munro Fund for Queer and Trans People living with Cancer. 11pm. The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. $5. beavertoronto.ca

Having the most bubbly bum is the name of the game at Squirt.org’s Best Men’s Ass Contest, with hostesses Sofonda and Mahogany Brown giving way $300 in cash prizes and DJ Chris Steinbach spinning. Midnight. Woody’s, 465 Church St. No cover. woodystoronto.com

Watch as Miss El Convento Rico Farra N Hyte struts her stuff and works the room. 12:30am. El Convento Rico, 750 College St. $10. elconventorico.com

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Sun Feb 20


fab listings

Sticky Buns. Continental breakfast for the all-nighter crowd. 5am-7am. Steamworks, 540 Church St, 2nd level. Regular rates apply. steamworksonline.com

Saturday night survivors will be up in time for the butchest brunch in town. Join the new Eastern Canada LeatherSIR/Leatherboy titleholders at Mr. Leatherman Toronto's Leather Brunch. 11am. Churchmouse & Firkin, 475 Church St. leathersircanada.com.

Sweat, sex, and of course leather at Squeal, the Eastern Canada LeatherSIR/Leatherboy sex party. 2pm. Steamworks, 540 Church St, 2nd level. Regular rates apply, discount admission available through ECLSb weekend. steamworksonline.com leathersircanada.com

Come out for the Rhubarb Festival’s Sunday Socials, friendly but passionate afternoons of performance and politics. Don’t miss the Young Creators’ Unit, a GTA version of show & tell, think tanks and more. 2pm. Buddies, 12 Alexander St. PWYC. buddiesinbadtimes.com

Retro Sundays. Retro, but surely not hetero. $100 in cash prizes every Sunday. 3pm. The Black Eagle, 457 Church St. No cover. blackeagletoronto.ca

Sunday Night Prix Fixe means a delicious meal without breaking the bank, and don’t forget to check out the Sangria Sunday specials. Fire On The East Side. 6 Gloucester St. $37. fireontheeastside.ca

Urge. Get in and get off at this downtown sex maze. 4pm-2am. 199 Church St. $9. urgetoronto.com

Internationally famous pornstar Lucas Knowles hits the stage at Remington's. The chance to enjoy this hung stud in the flesh expires on Sun, Feb 20. 5pm. 379 Yonge St. No cover before 8pm, $5 8-9pm, $10 after. remingtons.com

Voices of the next generation, experience the Young Creators’ Unit, the Rhubarb Festival’s series of solo shows by queer youth. This week features AFFIRMATION: A Sex Show in Six Movements by Olive-or-Oliver and The Lovely Babe by Meg Gennings. 6pm, runs til Feb 20. Buddies, 12 Alexander St. PWYC. buddiesinbadtimes.com

Round and round at Spin Cycle with DJ Shawn Riker. 6pm-12am. Steamworks, 540 Church St, 2nd level. Regular rates apply. steamworksonline.com

Miss Conception tears up the stage with tap dancing, vocals and a lot of emotional sass during a very special edition of her Stage to Screen Show at 6pm. Then Michelle Ross and Amanda Roberts live up to their grandly titled Drag Legend Show by becoming and being legendary ladies at 9pm. Later, Georgie Girl and Donnarama bask in the limelight with their gal pals Sofonda, Devine Darlin, Cassandra and Teran Blake. 11pm. 465 Church St. No cover. woodystoronto.com

Lemon Bucket Bucket. Come hear the freshly squeezed sounds of Lemon Bucket Orkestra as they juice out Eastern European music early into the morning. 7pm. Naco Gallery, 1665 Dundas St W. No cover. nacogallery.com

Zelda's Living Well presents a new Sunday comedy show, The Legends of Zelda's starring The Eleventh Commandments, a sketch comedy troupe that doesn’t care much for Moses or any silly burning bushes. 8pm-10 pm. 692 Yonge St. $5. zeldas.ca

Find out how much of a queen you really are at Drag Queen Trivia with host Amanda, nightly prizes and chance to win a trip to Montreal for Pride. 8-10pm. The Bishop and Belcher, 175 Bloor St E. No cover. bishopandbelcher.com

Get naughty at Playgirl with Heaven Lee Heights and Teran Blake at 9pm and work up a sweat at Latin Fever with Jlo and Sabrina at 11pm. George’s Play, 504 Church St. No cover. playonchurch.com

Devine Darlin and her special weekly guest get things going at 9pm followed by the Latin sensation of Kera Keys and Farra N Hyte at 11:30pm. In The Zone, DJ Viviana spins the best Latin beats and in Tangos it’s Milk with DJ Relentless. Crews & Tangos, 508 Church St. No cover. crewsandtangos.com

Prism flashes its sizzle by taking over the gentleman’s club Flash for Release: An X-Rated Dance Party. DJs Dwayne Minard and Jamal spin dirty house while Sofonda squeals with delight at an unbridled sex show that gives the regular strippers a night off. 10pm. Flash, 463 Church St. $5 before 11:30pm, $10 after. prismtoronto.com

Take advantage of the holiday Monday at the Family Day Long Weekend Party with host Renzo Garcia. El Convento Rico, 750 College St. elconventorico.com.

Spearhead Fantasy Ball is the official closing victory ball for Eastern Canada LeatherSIR/Leatherboy Contest. 10pm. fly, 8 Gloucester St. $25 advance, $40 door. leathersircanada.com

Good boys never win at Bad Boy / Bad Girl Jam as DJs Mark Falco, Craig Dominic, Summation, Blackcat, Jamal and the crew of Yes, Yes, Y’all rip it up on two whole floors of holiday-weekend madness. 10pm. The Barn, 418 Church St. $10. thebarnnightclub.com

Karaoke Night. Queers sing for beers, or just for cheers. 10pm. O'Grady's, 518 Church St. ogradyschurch.ca

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Mon Feb 21


fab listings

Fabulous family fun at the Family Day Party. The LGBTQ Parenting Network celebrates the fabulous people in everyone’s lives with arts, music, cake and more. 10:30am-1pm. Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne St.

It’s $3 shooters from 4pm-7pm and get your balls ready for the Village Pool League and see the many teams across the Village compete at 7pm. Pegasus, 489B Church St No cover. pegasusonchurch.com

Making it through a manic Mondays deserves some Mojitos Madness, where all Mojitos are $6. Fire On The East Side, 6 Gloucester St. No cover. fireontheeastside.ca

Remington's. Where the boys strip like they mean it. Open daily, 5pm-2am. 379 Yonge St. No cover before 9pm, $5 after, women allowed after 9pm. remingtons.com

Come hang out with friends or make new ones at Monday Night Drop-In, weekly space for queer youth. 5:30-8pm. Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne St. soytoronto.org

Gay Men’s Art Project is a chance to create unity through community. Drop in, socialize, make art. All skill levels are welcome. 6-8pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. the519.org

Join Elana Harte and guests Sandy Stubbert and Jenny Allen for a night of music, performance and $5 martinis at M Factor Mondays. 7pm. The Old Nick, 123 Danforth Ave. No cover. old-nick.com

Dirty Bingo, hosted by the foul mouthed Gloria Hole and the ever so trashy Lena Over, is your chance to win naughty prizes and see who might get naked for this month’s charity. 7-10pm. Zelda's Living Well, 692 Yonge St. No cover. zeldas.ca

Find your voice at Open Mic with host Zainab and performances of spoken word, poetry and music. 8pm. Naco Gallery, 1665 Dundas St W. No cover. nacogallery.com

Spicy spitfire DJ Viviana heats up the upper west side with Latin Heat! Salsa on St Clair. 9pm. Dimitra’s Bistro, 782 St Clair Ave W. No cover.

Blue collar, white collar, no collar… and no shirt. Woody’s Industry Night has low day prices all night. DJ Blue Peter spins the sounds of the 80’s. 9pm. 465 Church St. No cover. woodystoronto.com

It's a reading week special! Students get a $5 discount all week. Steamworks, 540 Church St, 2nd level. steamworksonline.com

Industry Night. $6 martini madness. O'Grady's, 518 Church St. No cover. ogradyschurch.ca

How funky is your chicken? How loose is your moose? We'll be testing it out at Moose Knuckle Disco, hosted by Miss Margot and her crew of DJs. 10pm. Sweaty Betty's, 13 Ossington Ave. No cover.

With over 30,000 songs to choose from it’s hard to go wrong at All Star Karaoke with Danny Reddey. 10pm. George’s Play, 504 Church St. No cover. playonchurch.com

Stay chic with FML Mondays as DJ Rhubix turns out some serious beats. 10pm. Vizion Lounge, 580 Church St. No cover.

After a hard days work get a little Reboot. A competition that gives four DJs 30 minutes to impress judges and the crowd. This week the four finalists compete for Andy Poolhall fame. 10pm. 489 College St W. andypoolhall.com

F your L and maybe something else at FML Mondays. Doctor DJ Vivi Diamond treats your case of the Mondays. 10pm. Fuzion Resto-Lounge, 580 Church St. No cover. fuzionexperience.com

The aspiring queens of Candice’s Star Search are eager to please during this weekly amateur drag talent search. 11:30pm. Crews & Tangos, 508 Church St. No cover. crewsandtangos.com

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Tues Jan 22

fab listings

A Phat Tuesday in the mouth makes any week better. Open up and suck back the $6 martinis. Fire On The East Sides, 6 Gloucester St. No cover. fireontheeastside.ca

SOY’s Alphabet Soup serves up a fun drop in zone for high school students all letters of the rainbow. 4-6pm. Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne St. soytoronto.org

Express is a space for newcomer and immigrant queer youth to share ideas, questions, support one another and have fun every week. 6-8pm. Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne St. soytoronto.org

Keep the art of storytelling alive at Story and Music Night with host Ry John Russon and invited musicians. 7pm. Naco Gallery, 1665 Dundas St W. No cover. nacogallery.com

Foofer dares you to Name That Tune to win the $25 given away every 15 minutes. 7pm. The Bishop and Belcher, Church & Hayden. No cover. bishopandbelcher.com

Bent: An Evening of Queer Expressions tackles Bent Identity: Is Gay The New Straight? with a panel discussion followed by a Q&A with all the LGBTTIQQ2SA XYZers. 7-9pm. O’Grady’s Upstairs Lounge, 518 Church St. PWYC. themarsbar.com

Pink Triangle Press, the publishers of fab, presents Sexual Outliers: Censorship, Advocacy Journalism and the Gay Press, a lively salon discussion on the moral complexities of censorship and free expression as covered by the gay press. 7-8:30pm. Toronto Public Library, Yorkville, 22 Yorkville Ave. No cover. torontopubliclibrary.ca

Dude? Young? Queer? Boyoboy, a bi-monthly drop in for queer guys is a perfect place to grab a snack, chill and have some fun. 7-9pm. Central Toronto Youth Services, Suite 300, 65 Wellesley St E. ctys.org

It's a reading week special! Students get a $5 discount all week. Steamworks, 540 Church St, 2nd level. steamworksonline.com

Pink Triangle Press, the publishers of fab, presents Sexual Outliers: Censorship, Advocacy Journalism and the Gay Press, a lively salon discussion on the moral complexities of censorship and free expression as covered by the gay press. 7:30-9pm. Toronto Public Library, Yorkville, 22 Yorkville Ave. No cover. torontopubliclibrary.ca

You never know who will show up for Open Mic Nite with hosts Kim Jarret and Mike Constantino and be sure to bring your own guitar. Slack’s, 562 Church St. No cover. slacks.ca

With the queens on the main stage, karaoke in The Zone and DJ Quinces spinning upstairs, Industry Night at Crews & Tangos promises something for everyone. 8pm. 508 Church St. No cover. crewsandtangos.com

Sharpen those pencils for College Night with specials on shooters and Amsterdam Draught. 9pm. Pegasus, 489B Church St. No cover. pegasusonchurch.com

It’s the Michelle Ross Show at 9pm followed by a dose of Divine Intervention with Heaven Lee Heights at 11pm. George’s Play, 504 Church St. No cover. playonchurch.com

Bisexual? Curious? Questioning? Bisexual Men of Toronto is the right place for guys who seek discussion and support about the space that exists between gay and straight. 8-9:30pm. Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne St. bimot.org

So You Think You Can Strip? Then think about showing it at Remington's weekly amateur night. 9pm. Remington's, 379 Yonge St. No cover before 9pm, $5 after, no cover with student ID, women allowed after 9pm. remingtons.com

Make it a Bad Boys Night Out at Woody’s with low day prices all night long. DJ Chris Steinbach spins rock, retro and classic R&B. 9pm. 465 Church St. No cover. woodystoronto.com

24 Carat givess that extra little sparkle to start the week with. DJs Serious and Kaewonder add lust and luster to the evening. 10pm. Andy Poolhall, 489 College St W. No cover. andypoolhall.com

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Wed Feb 23

fab listings

Wild Wednesdays. Animals need taming. 11am. Central Spa, 1610 Dundas W. $7 lockers, $12 rooms. centralspa.ca

$5 martinis get cocktails rubbing together as the music plays. 4pm. lo’la, 7 Maitland St. No cover. lolamartinis.com

Warm up to a nice, big pint at Draught Wednesdays, where all pints of draught are $5. Fire On The East Side. 6 Gloucester St. No cover. fireontheeastside.ca

Jock Night. The best baskets around. 4pm-4am. Steamworks, 540 Church St, 2nd level. Specials for men in jocks. steamworksonline.com

At Trans Youth Toronto drop in and hang out with trans-identified brothers and sisters in a safe, supportive space. 5-9pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. the519.org

Remington's. Where the boys strip like they mean it. Open daily, 5pm-2am. 379 Yonge St. No cover before 9pm, $5 after, women allowed after 9pm. remingtons.com

Two important steps to make the world a better place: Coming Out, Being Out, discuss everything related to being out there in the world. 6-8pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. the519.org

SOY’s Black Queer Youth offers a safe space for black or mixed queers 29 and younger to drop in and chill out. 6:00-8:30pm. Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne St. soytoronto.org

Host Dainty Box helps celebrate five years of Granny BootsColour Me Dragg, which means a night of colourful favourite queer and trans performers of colour on stage. 7:30pm. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W. No cover. gladstonehotel.com

It's a reading week special! Students get a $5 discount all week. Steamworks, 540 Church St, 2nd level. steamworksonline.com

Woody’s puts a little thrust into your Hump Day with low day prices all night long and DJ Mark Falco spinning while folks get questioned at Questioning: A Queer Pub Quiz in support of the LGBT Youth Line. 7:30pm. 465 Church St. No cover, $25 for quiz competing teams. woodystoronto.com

The second week of the 32nd Annual Rhubarb Festival means another week of exciting new theatrical performances. Don’t miss performance collective bluemouth inc. and poet a.rawlings’ one night only presentation of The Centre for Sleep and Dream Studies. 8pm, runs til Feb 27. Buddies, 12 Alexander St. $20. buddiesinbadtimes.com

LGBT refugees are Among Friends, a support group for queers going through the refugee process. 8-10pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. the519.org

Watch and be watched while looking your radiant best at the Red Party. 9pm. Spa Excess, 105 Carlton St. Regular rates apply. spaexcess.com

Play Dirty Bingo and win new sex toys. 9pm. Slack’s, 562 Church St. No cover. slacks.ca

It may be too early to bust out that bike but The Pinko Commie Dance Party has got you covered with DJ Marky Marx and $4 vodka drinks all night long. 9pm. Naco Gallery, 1665 Dundas St W. No cover. nacogallery.com

It’s the Steve Roseland Show with Big Country, Al Kenny, Gary Morin and Jake Surrette at 9pm and the Chris Edwards Show follows at 11pm. George’s Play, 504 Church St. No cover. playonchurch.com

Farra N Hyte gets the crowd hot and bothered with a little Foreplay at 9pm and then at 11:30pm Nicolette Brown and guests entertain on the main stage while DJ X-Taci invites everyone to cruise at FAME in the upstairs dance floor. Crews & Tangos, 508 Church St. No cover. crewsandtangos.com

Motown, rock, dykes and the like at Diamond Dogs, featuring DJ CJ and Jack Rabbit Slim. 10pm. The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. No cover. beavertoronto.ca

College Night provides the answers when DJs Sumation and guest spin dance hits while Devine Darlin, Heaven Lee Heights and Tynomie Banks are detention divas on Girls Gone Wild on the first floor. 10pm. The Barn, 418 Church St. No cover. thebarnnightclub.com

Be polite and Pass The Butter. DJ Splattermonkey serves up hot Motown, funk and soul. 10pm. Andy Poolhall, 489 College St W. No cover. andypoolhall.com

Out of the Henhouse and into the Snakepit. Join DJ Shane MacKinnon as he spins at this weekly queer dance party. 10pm. 1532 Dundas St W. No cover. henhousetoronto.com

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Thurs Feb 24

fab listings

It's a reading week special! Students get a $5 discount all week. Steamworks, 540 Church St, 2nd level. steamworksonline.com

Remington's. Where the boys strip like they mean it. Open daily, 5pm-2am. 379 Yonge St. No cover before 9pm, $5 after, women allowed after 9pm. remingtons.com

Guys go South at Latin Night. 8pm. Spa Excess, 105 Carlton St. Regular rates apply. spaexcess.com

Join SOY’s Trans-Fusion Crew for a weekly dose of art and activism. This drop-in workshop is for transgender, transsexual, genderqueer or questioning youth. 6-8pm. Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne St. soytoronto.org

Come out for Swingin’OUT, with drop-in beginner swing dance lessons available, partner and dance experience not necessary. 7pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. $5. swinginout.ca

Get classical with the girls at Wine Night Out & the Girls as Krysta spins music that spans centuries. Bring your iPod if there’s anything you’d like to hear. 7pm. Naco Gallery, 1665 Dundas St W. No cover. nacogallery.com

It’s a night of live music at Onstage Thursdays with host Elana Harte and invited musicians. 8pm. Slack’s, 562 Church St. No cover. slacks.ca

Plato, Whitman, Baldwin, Findley, be the next in a history of queer writers at OUTwrites, a meeting place for sexually diverse writers to share ideas and work. 8-10pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. outwrites.org

Urge. Get in and get off at this downtown sex maze. 8pm-4am. 199 Church St. $9. urgetoronto.com

Flashers of the Week Contest searches for the fresh and sexy with host Dan the Man checking out contenders’ cocks and qualification. 9pm. Flash, 463 Church St. Full or Day Membership required. flashonchurch.com

It’s Dreamgirl with the legendary Michelle Ross at 9pm followed by Miss Play, Jlo and Sabrina at 11pm. George’s Play, 504 Church St. No cover. playonchurch.com

Spoiled Rotten with Katherine Dior and Nikki Chin at 9pm followed by H2O with Heroine Marks and Honey Brown at 11:30pm. Karaoke with Elysse in the Zone and Dance Till You Drop with DJ Arif in Tangos. Crews & Tangos, 508 Church St. No cover. crewsandtangos.com

Get liberated with DJs Craig Dominic, Nik Red and Twysted at Liberation, a Blockorama fundraiser, featuring performances by Ayo Lelani and the House of Pink Lady. 9:30pm. Goodhandy’s, 120 Church St. $5. goodhandys.com

Red Light Thursday 2nd Anniversary gets DJ Mike Vieira inviting DJs Sumation, Dwayne Minard and others along with him into the booth for an even more stylin night of house music, cocktails and flirting. 10pm. Lo’la, 7 Maitland St. No cover. lolamartinis.com

Get satiated at Thurst with DJ Sticky Cuts and be sure not to miss a special performance by Nikki Chin.10pm. Alto Lounge, 582 Church St. No cover.

Always smokin’, sometimes flaming, dance the end of the week away at Burner Thursdays. DJ Barletta and guests spin dance, rock and electronica. 10pm. Andy Poolhall, 489 College St W. No cover. andypoolhall.com

Fay Slift, the ladybear who puts the cunt in country, host Steers and Queers with Gentleman Regina, Cristal Waters, Mahogany Storm and many more bringing their talents to the Gay Olde Opry. DJs Joe Blow and Sigourney Beaver spin C&W. 10pm. Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. $6.

Cock Fight features Toronto's only incontinent Shooter Boy, bobbing for buttplugs and other contests making for heated head-to-heads. 10pm. The Black Eagle, 457 Church St. No cover. blackeagletoronto.com

Miss Conception and Sofonda put out an APB for the most pert pecs at the Smirnoff Best Men’s Chest Contest, giving away $300 in cash prizes while DJ Mark Falco spins the hits. Midnight. Woody’s, 465 Church St. No cover. woodystoronto.com

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Fri Feb 25


Sexy boys gyrate and flaunt their poles on the brass pole getting club members hot and ready for a private dance. 2pm. Flash, 463 Church St. Membership required. flashonchurch.com

Martinis, men and music pumping all night long. 4pm. lo’la, 7 Maitland St. No cover. lolamartinis.com

Remington's. Where the boys strip like they mean it. Open daily, 5pm-2am. 379 Yonge St. No cover before 8pm, $5 between 8-9pm, $10 after, women allowed after 9pm. remingtons.com

Cocktails at Six. Wind the week down in style. A guest vocalist sings every week with accompaniment from pianist Ken Lindsay. Drink and snack specials to keep you cogent. 6pm. Fuzion Resto-Lounge, 580 Church St. No cover. fuzionexperience.com

It’s the Early Show with Michelle Ross at 7pm followed by Georgie Girl in the Hell on Heels Show at 9pm. DJ Oscar spins Latin and Top 40 at 11pm.George’s Play, 504 Church St. No cover. playonchurch.com

Carlotta Carlisle shows the crowd a little Glitz & Glamour at 7pm. Ivory Towers and Clint Lyckher get everyone hot and bothered at 9pm for Amanda Roberts and Daytona Bitch’s drag extravaganza at 11:30pm. Crews & Tangos, 508 Church St. No cover. crewsandtangos.com

Deep, Dark & Naked, a hole-y trinity. 8pm. Spa Excess, 105 Carlton St. Regular rates apply. spaexcess.com

It's a reading week special! Students get a $5 discount all week. Steamworks, 540 Church St, 2nd level. steamworksonline.com

Urge. Get in and get off at this downtown sex maze. 8pm-4am. 199 Church St. $9. urgetoronto.com

The Miss Conception Show is hosted by, naturally, Miss Conception with her seemingly endless talents and her special weekly guests. Drag, impersonation, dancing, comedy and sometimes she even sings live. 9-11pm. Zelda's Living Well, 692 Yonge St. No cover. zeldas.ca

Synchro for lovers on the floor, haters hit the door. DJs Denise Benson, Lucie Tic, ORLY and Pho spin the love. 10pm. Andy Poolhall, 489 College St W. $5 before midnight, $10 after. andypoolhall.com

Bear Night. Further fur every Friday. 10pm. O'Grady's, 518 Church St. ogradyschurch.ca

Be gay forever at Gayfinity as DJs Alex McClelland and Bratface spin the brattiest beats into the early morning. 10pm. Naco Gallery, 1665 Dundas St W. No cover. nacogallery.com

Shake and Pop it out as DJs Sumation and Blackcat spin sizzling beats late into the night. 10pm. Zipperz-Cellblock, 72 Carlton St. No cover. zipperzcellblock.com

Dance Camp Megahits is belting out the vocals with bottle mic cuties shouting the woop for DJ Mark Falco on the decks. 10pm. Fly, 8 Gloucester St. $5 before 11pm, $10 after. myspace.com/dancecamp

Bring your mischief to Sinful Saturdays as DJ Cole Stanley spins devilish beats well beyond the witching hour.10pm. Alto Lounge, 582 Church St. $5 after midnight.

Bruce LaBruce collaborates with Edward and Robin Poitras for the dance-film-theatre hybrid Weekend in Alphavilla to be performed one night only at the Rhubarb Festival. 10pm. Then it’s time for The Big Thaw with DJs Blackcat and Shane MacKinnon heating up the Canadian winter. Special guest performances will raise the temperature even further. 10:30pm. Buddies, 12 Alexander St. $5, no cover with Rhubarb ticket. buddiesinbadtimes.com

Metro Fridays goes way down to the underground with DJ Jeff Kirkwood spinning house classics as boys hold on to hard poles on the bumping ride. 11pm. Byzantium, 499 Church St. No cover. byz.ca

DJs Stunts and Nino Brown give the Red Light Special all through the night. They're slow jams, so jam slowly, baby. Proceeds go to the Will Munro Fund for Queer and Trans People living with Cancer. 11pm. The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. $5 cover. beavertoronto.ca

The queens are on a hunt for the most ravishing rump at the Crusieline’s Best Men’s Ass Contest. DJ Mark Falco spins while the ladies give away $300 in cash prizes. Midnight. Woody’s, 465 Church St. No cover. woodystoronto.com

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Sat Feb 26

Sexy boys gyrate and flaunt their poles on the brass pole getting club members hot and ready for a private dance. 2pm. Flash, 463 Church St. Membership required. flashonchurch.com

Pink Ink is mightier than the sword. SOY’s creative writing program invites queer and trans youth to learn, share ideas, work and create. 2-4pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. soytoronto.org

Martinis, men and music pumping all night long. 4pm. lo’la, 7 Maitland St. No cover. lolamartinis.com

Remington's. Where the boys strip like they mean it. Open daily, 5pm-2am. 379 Yonge St. No cover before 8pm, $5 between 8-9pm, $10 after, women allowed after 9pm. remingtons.com

Voices of the next generation, experience the Young Creators’ Unit, the Rhubarb Festival’s series of solo shows by queer youth. This week features Divorce Play: Russian Doll by Andrew Robinson and The Border by Evan Vipond. 6pm, runs til Feb 27. Buddies, 12 Alexander St. PWYC. buddiesinbadtimes.com

Come see Michelle Ross do the Early Show at 7pm and hang around to catch the Chris Edwards Legend Show at 9pm. DJ Oscar spins Latin and Top 40 at 11pm. George’s Play, 504 Church St. No cover. playonchurch.com

Jaded with Jade Elektra at 7pm is a variety show not to miss, followed by Michelle Ross and Devine Darlin at 9pm while Robyn deCradle and guests entertain the night owls at 11:30pm. Meanwhile, in The Zone, DJ Craig Dominic keeps it scandalous at Scandal Saturdays. Crews & Tangos, 508 Church St. No cover. crewsandtangos.com

All you need is a string of beads as the TNT Men host a Mardi Gras Naked Dance. Prizes for “best naked costume.” 8pm. Goodhandy’s, 120 Church St. $5 members, $8 non-members, $4 students. goodhandys.com

Urge. Get in and get off at this downtown sex maze. 8pm-4am. 199 Church St. $9. urgetoronto.com

3 performers. 3 hours. 3 oz martinis- what else can one say about Big 3 @ The Big Z?Clint Lyckher, Daytona Bitch and Heroine Marks hit the stage with contests, giveaways and more sassy than they know what to do with. 9pm to midnight. Zelda’s Living Well, 692 Yonge St. No cover. zeldas.ca

Hot jocks strip down to their jocks at the Toronto Gay Hockey Association’s Annual Hockey Team Jock Auction at 9pm. And they’re sure stay bareassed for a chance at winning Squirt.org’s Best Men’s Ass Contest, with hostesses Sofonda and Heaven Lee Hytes. DJ Chris Steinbach spins. Midnight. Woody’s, 465 Church St. No cover. woodystoronto.com

Not a girl, not quite a diva, The Me Show features Buddies beau Kaleb Robertson celebrating the performance of self: self-deprecation, self-centeredness, self-parody and self-revelation. One night only at the Rhubarb Festival. 9:30pm. 12 Alexander St. $20 Rhubarb ticket. buddiesinbadtimes.com

What began as a showcase for emerging sounds has become Fascination. Veteran DJs Tull and Allsgood spin with an arsenal of sounds electro, funk, disco, house and more. 10pm. Andy Poolhall, 489 College St W. $5. andypoolhall.com

You can’t swing a drunk drag queen without hitting a diva at the Pop*Machine- Diva Discotheque with DJs Shane Percy and Alessandro. 10pm WAYLA, 996 Queen St E. $5. whatareyoulookingatbar.com

Carnival! feathers fly as DJ/ Producer Ana Paula throws down the circuit sound with DJs Shawn Riker and Jeremy Khamkeo encouraging the boys to wear it Brazilian style: less is best. DJ Mike Vieira in the Lounge. 10pm. fly, 8 Gloucester St. $20 and up. flynightclub.com

Stalk your next lust interest at TGTN’s Manhunt Party. DJs Bassline Jack and Rolls Royce pump up the beats to encourage misbehaviour. And Black History Month is celebrated with The All Black Affair with DJs Hot Knife, Blackcat and the Yes Yes Y’all Crew. 10pm. The Barn, 418 Church St. $5 before 11:30pm. thebarnnightclub

Bear witness to the hotness of Mr El Convento Rico, Trent Ruben. 10pm. 750 College St. $10. elconventorico.com

Saturday Night at Tallulah’s is the hottest night in town. DJ K-tel keeps the dance floor hot and sweaty while Donnarama works her heels off on the cabaret stairs. 10:30pm. Buddies, 12 Alexander St. $7 after. buddiesinbadtimes.com

Come French with DJ Phil V at Tapette and watch as the fiercely outrageous ladybear Fay Slift pays tribute to Dalida, the Madonna of France. 10:30pm. Naco Gallery, 1665 Dundas St W. PWYC. nacogallery.com

Hotnuts presents its Winter Cherries edition, and they just might get popped. Special performance from the future by House of Monroe and sexy songs from DJs Das Hussy and Produzentin. Proceeds to the Will Munro Fund for Queer and Trans People living with Cancer. 10:30pm. The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. $5, no cover if in drag. beavertoronto.ca

Smirnoff Sultry Saturdays is all about DJ Cajjmere Wray on the decks spinning righteous house tracks while decked out boys down the drink while dancing in the resto-club. 11pm. Byzantium, 499 Church St. No cover. byz.ca

Host Bob Watkin seeks champion cheeks at his Best Ass Contest, with $150 in cash prizes. Midnight. The Black Eagle, 457 Church St. No cover. blackeagletoronto.com

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Sun Feb 27

fab listings

Sticky Buns. Continental breakfast for the all-nighter crowd. 5am-7am. Steamworks, 540 Church St, 2nd level. Regular rates apply. steamworksonline.com

Come out for the Rhubarb Festival’s Sunday Socials, friendly but passionate afternoons of performance and politics. Don’t miss the Young Creators’ Unit, a conversation with performance artist Adrian Howells, a sci-fi community consultation and more. 2pm. Buddies, 12 Alexander St. PWYC. buddiesinbadtimes.com

Retro Sundays. Retro, but surely not hetero. $100 in cash prizes every Sunday. 3pm. The Black Eagle, 457 Church St. No cover. blackeagletoronto.ca

Join the Toronto Classical Singers for an evening of chorus and orchestra at Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna and Mozart Requiem. 4pm. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. $25-$20. torontoclassicalsingers.ca

Sunday Night Prix Fixe means a delicious meal without breaking the bank, and don’t forget to check out the Sangria Sunday specials. Fire On The East Side. 6 Gloucester St. $37. fireontheeastside.ca

Urge. Get in and get off at this downtown sex maze. 4pm-2am. 199 Church St. $9. urgetoronto.com

Remington's. Where the boys strip like they mean it. Open daily, 5pm-2am. 379 Yonge St. No cover before 8pm, $5 between 8-9pm, $10 after, women allowed after 9pm. remingtons.com

Sundays are a drag version of Woodstock at Woody’s. Georgie Girl and Donnarama tear up the stage with tap dancing, vocals and a lot of emotional sass during their Stage to Screen Show at 6pm. Then Michelle Ross and Amanda Roberts live up to their grandly titled Drag Legend Show by becoming and being legendary ladies at 9pm. Later, Georgie Girl and Donnarama bask in the limelight with their gal pals Sofonda and The Ladies of Sass - Nicolette, Mahogany and Tynomi. 11pm. 465 Church St. No cover. woodystoronto.com

Lemon Bucket Bucket. Come hear the freshly squeezed sounds of Lemon Bucket Orkestra as they juice out Eastern European music early into the morning. 7pm. Naco Gallery, 1665 Dundas St W. No cover. nacogallery.com

Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy night. See who’s wearing who at the 6th annual Oscar Night Gala, a fundraiser for the AIDS Committee of Toronto. 7pm. Pegasus, 489 Church St. No cover. pegasusonchurch.com

Whether you're a Black Swan or have True Grit, try out your old school Social Network skills at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards Party. 8pm. Statlers, 487 Church St. No cover. statlersonchurch.ca

Find out how much of a queen you really are at Drag Queen Trivia with host Fabulous Amanda, nightly prizes and chance to win a trip to Montreal for Pride. 8-10pm. The Bishop and Belcher, 175 Bloor St E. No cover. bishopandbelcher.com

The 2011 Miss PLAY Pageant: Priscilla By Night features Jlo’s step down, celebrity judges, conniving contestants, jovial but bitchy host Crystal Lite and over $500 in cash and prizes. 9pm. George’s Play, 504 Church St. No cover. playonchurch.com

Devine Darlin and her special weekly guest get things going at 9pm followed by the Latin sensation of Kera Keys and Farra N Hyte at 11:30pm. In The Zone, DJ Viviana spins the best Latin beats and in Tangos it’s Milk with DJ Relentless. Crews & Tangos, 508 Church St. No cover. crewsandtangos.com

Fall into the arms of Love Bears as DJs Scott Kaija, Daniel Brooks and Sury Love spin an eclectic mix of furry, fuzzy beats. 10pm. The Henhouse, 1532 Dundas St W. No cover. henhouse.ca

Karaoke Night. Queers sing for beers, or just for cheers. 10pm. O'Grady's, 518 Church St. ogradyschurch.ca

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Mon Feb 28

fab listings

Pull up a chair and join the Older LGBT Program host a dietician from the Mid-Toronto Diabetes Education Program who speaks about healthy eating on a limited budget. 1-5pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. the519.org

Making it through a manic Mondays deserves some Mojitos Madness, where all Mojitos are $6. Fire On The East Side, 6 Gloucester St. No cover. fireontheeastside.ca

It’s $3 shooters from 4pm-7pm and get your balls ready for the Village Pool League and see the many teams across the Village compete. 7pm. Pegasus, 489B Church St No cover. pegasusonchurch.com

Remington's. Where the boys strip like they mean it. Open daily, 5pm-2am. 379 Yonge St. No cover before 9pm, $5 after, women allowed after 9pm. remingtons.com

Queer and trans black people in Canada remain the unsung heroes of the LGBT rights movement. Join the Ryerson Community in Queering Black History Month with a panel followed by an arts reception. 5:30pm. The Atrium – 3rd Floor, Engineering Building, 245 Church St. No cover.

Industry Night. $6 martini madness. O'Grady's, 518 Church St. No cover. ogradyschurch.ca

Join Elana Harte and guest Keep You Honest for a night of music, performance and $5 martinis at M Factor Mondays. 7pm. The Old Nick, 123 Danforth Ave. No cover. old-nick.com

Dirty Bingo, hosted by the foul mouthed Gloria Hole and the ever so trashy Lena Over, is your chance to win naughty prizes and see who might get naked for this month’s charity. 7-10pm. Zelda's Living Well, 692 Yonge St. No cover. zeldas.ca

The Post a Letter Social Activity Club brings back the days of letter-writing with PAL-SAC. 7-11pm. Naco Gallery, 1665 Dundas St W. No cover. nacogallery.com

Blue collar, white collar, no collar… and no shirt. Woody’s Industry Night has low day prices all night. DJ Blue Peter spins the sounds of the 80’s. 9pm. 465 Church St. No cover. woodystoronto.com

Spicy spitfire DJ Viviana heats up the upper west side with Latin Heat! Salsa on St Clair. 9pm. Dimitra’s Bistro, 782 St Clair Ave W. No cover.

After a hard days work get a little Reboot. A competition that gives four DJs 30 minutes to impress judges and the crowd. 10pm. Andy Poolhall, 489 College St W. $5 before midnight, $10 after. andypoolhall.com

With over 30,000 songs to choose from it’s hard to go wrong at All Star Karaoke with Danny Reddey. 10pm. George’s Play, 504 Church St. No cover. playonchurch.com

How funky is your chicken? How loose is your moose? We'll be testing it out at Moose Knuckle Disco, hosted by Miss Margot and her crew of DJs. 10pm. Sweaty Betty's, 13 Ossington Ave. No cover.

Stay chic with FML Mondays as DJ Summation spins hourse, hip-hop and Top 40 . 10pm. Vizion Lounge, 580 Church St. No cover

The aspiring queens of Candice’s Star Search are eager to please during this weekly amateur drag talent search. 11:30pm. Crews & Tangos, 508 Church St. No cover. crewsandtangos.com

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Tues Mar 1

fab listings

A Phat Tuesday in the mouth makes any week better. Open up and suck back the $6 martinis. Fire On The East Sides, 6 Gloucester St. No cover. fireontheeastside.ca

SOY’s Alphabet Soup serves up a fun drop in zone for high school students all letters of the rainbow. 4-6pm. Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne St. soytoronto.org

Express is a space for newcomer and immigrant queer youth to share ideas, questions, support one another and have fun every week. 6-8pm. Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne St. soytoronto.org

Get out and get active with the Out and Out Club, Toronto’s largest physical recreation organization for the LGBT community. Come for a meeting about getting involved with the organization. 7pm. 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. outandout.on.ca

Foofer dares you to Name That Tune to win the $25 given away every 15 minutes. 7pm. The Bishop and Belcher, Church & Hayden. No cover. bishopandbelcher.com

Everyone’s invited to Harold’s birthday. Originally a groundbreaking Off-Broadway show, The Boys In The Band is a frank portrayal of gay men trapped in a vicious cycle of self-destruction. This production features a cast of stellar Toronto performers reveling in the bitchy one-liners. Runs till Sun, Mar 6. 7pm. Buddies, 12 Alexander St. $25 in advance, $30 at door. ghostlightprojects.com

Swan Lake fills the stage with Russia’s gorgeous Mariinky (Kirov) Ballet performers shaking their tail feathers and Siegfried mesmerizing the audience with his bulging crotch, tight ass and powerful legs. Yeah, Odette the swan’s important too. Runs till Sun, March 6. 8pm. Sony Centre For The Performing Arts, 1 Front St E. $60-225. sonycentre.ca

You never know who will show up for Open Mic Nite with hosts Kim Jarret and Mike Constantino and be sure to bring your own guitar. Slack’s, 562 Church St. No cover. slacks.ca

With the queens on the main stage, karaoke in The Zone and DJ Quinces spinning upstairs, Industry Night at Crews & Tangos promises something for everyone. 8pm. 508 Church St. No cover. crewsandtangos.com

Make it a Bad Boys Night Out at Woody’s with low day prices all night long. DJ Chris Steinbach spins rock, retro and classic R&B. 9pm. 465 Church St. No cover. woodystoronto.com

Sharpen those pencils for College Night with specials on shooters and Amsterdam Draught. 9pm. Pegasus, 489B Church St. No cover. pegasusonchurch.com

So You Think You Can Strip? Then think about showing it at Remington's weekly amateur night. 9pm. Remington's, 379 Yonge St. No cover before 9pm, $5 after, free with student ID. remingtons.com

It’s the Michelle Ross Show at 9pm followed by a dose of Divine Intervention with Heaven Lee Heights at 11pm. George’s Play, 504 Church St. No cover. playonchurch.com

24 Carat givess that extra little sparkle to start the week with. DJs Serious and Kaewonder add lust and luster to the evening. 10pm. Andy Poolhall, 489 College St W. No cover. andypoolhall.com

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