Docteur Prout

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Présentation sous forme de performance d’une machine à “ne rien faire”: le not’il prout : surmarin flottant à gratter les nuages bas”! Steempunk, absurde, poétique, philosophique
pour touts ages, 30 pers max,en français.

Fresh Paint Gallery
June 20th, 5-7

Optative Theatrical Laboratories: Haunted Mountain

With its creepy legends, immense cemeteries, and numerous ghost-sightings, Mount Royal is undoubtedly the most haunted mountain in Canada. Join professional actor and horror-expert Donovan King on this chilling venture up the slopes of the Haunted Mountain! With special guest Karen Spilak!

Starts at Barfly
June 17, 8pm sharp

Optative Theatrical Laboratories

The New Smoke N’ Mirrors Show

Smoke N’ Mirrors is a multimedia arts show designed to challenge people’s perceptions and open up third eyes! A gathering for open minded and politically aware people who enjoy performance based art forms as well as video projections. Celebrating alternative and independent media and research, SnM attempts to break down the illusions created by the mainstream media and uncover the process of social engineering.

Fresh Paint Gallery
June 20th, 9pm
$5 Suggested Donation/Pay-What-You-Can

Candyass Tiki Luau Cabaret

Hawaiian Beach Party night! Shake your tikis! Molotov cocktails! Masks! Smoke Bombs! Police escorts! We go all out for special effects! Its the last Candyass Cabaret of the season till we return in September.
A schmear of delightful sometimes challenging entertainment… for your eyes and ears to feast on. A tasty blend of artists in the heart of the historic entertainment district and the Main. A dab of drag and a bissel of burlesque. Shake your tikis and wear your tackiest tropical shirt its going to be a hot night.

Guizo LaNuit sexy drag king and breaker of ladies hearts is the MC of the evening
The Dead Dolls will misinterpret polynesian dance
Nat King Pole – Drag King extraordinaire !
Delightful burlesque crooner Damiana Dolce
Lady Hoops -sassy and sexy hooper
Diane LaBelle the sublime badass bellydancer
Reena the drag queen will entertain you
Corey and Millie the puppet sing a song of the South Pacific

LIMBO CONTEST! Win incredibly bad prizes in our contest!
Talent! Titties! Toupees!
Get hammered on the Cleopatra Cocktail!! Buy stuff you don’t need from our cute cigarette girl.
The DJ will make you shimmy yer booty after the show as only a stripclub DJ can!

Cafe Cleo, 1230 Saint-Laurent Boul(second floor)
June 22, DOORS : 9pm / Showtime 10pm
Admission : $10
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Closing Festival Picnic

After nine days of intense infringement, artists and collaborators will be partying & dining in style on the mountain!

Gazebo on Mount-Royal (Just north of ave des Pins)
June 24, 5pm
Free / Bring a dish /BYOW/B

Jacqueline van de Geer: Siren

Siren or Mermaid is a tale for adults about loss, obsessive love, pathetic sentiments and mermaid life in general. Participate in this story of the sea and enjoy the company a menopausal mermaid, who remembers her last love for a sea captain and learn from her how to cope with the loss of the love of your life.

Fresh Paint Gallery
June 20, 7pm

Julie Barbeau et Luiza Cocora: Frog Loves Christy

Frog: A woman biologicaly, but lives life as a man. Christy: A woman, half sister to Frog. They love each other…but how?

Follow on Twitter! @lajuliebarbeau 15 minutes before show for show locations!
Sunday, June 17, 2pm to 7pm
Wednesday, June 20, 6pm to 9 pm
Thursday, June 21, 7:30pm to 9pm
Saturday, June 23, 3pm to 7pm

King & Candyass Red Light Walking Tour

As the wrecking ball demolishes the Lower Main National Historic Site, originally created by Velma Candyass and Donovan King, veterans of the struggle to save the Café Cleopatra. A colorful tour of the Red Light that will reveal many secrets! Since the glory days of Nouvelle-France, through the period of Prohibition to the 21st century, this walk explores the “infamous” Red Light District and highlights government attempts to eradicate the neighbourhood, including the most current controversies.

Starts at le Midway, 1219 Saint Laurent
Saturday June 23, 2pm

Mamee’s Cheap Eats: Cat Angel Cookie/ 777/White Joy

We ‘d have a scrap fabric tent outdoors. Inside would be a shadow (i.e. shadow puppet) phenomena (narrative and freeform)and improvised music by Tutu Blang Blang.

June 15th
Place TBA
Time TBA
$2 suggested donation

Optative Theatrical Laboratories: Infringement Therapy

Individual, couple, and group “clients” are given appointments for infringement therapy: after being diagnosed by a theatrical Doctor, they are prescribed an interactive, dramatic and therapeutic journey. The goal of infringement therapy is to purge the “clients” of their deepest, darkest oppressions, and empower them to transform their daily social reality!

Starts at the Barfly, 4062 St-Laurent boul.
June 19, 5pm