Every Sunday 10:30pm-5am at You Cub, 18 Rue Duquesnoy. Stylish, young and mixed crowd, free entry before midnight, chill out & relax or follow the heatwave on the dancefloor. RESIDENT DJs C-snow & Alex Chesko. 10 € cover charge. See fb for updates.
"...party changes as we change and influences do... wherever we feel home and able to throw a party in Antwerp, Ghent and Brussels." See Vicuna for 5 times/year dance, w/ guest DJs, innovative/ quality music, mainly vinyl for special occasions -rare energy, rare as the animal itself. Release the deep/dark/dirty beast.
Fridays + Saturdays, 9pm-3am at Le Baroque, Kolenmarktstraat 44, rue du Marché au Charbon. Party for bears and friends with a rotation of guest DJs. See details at website:
July 18, 2020, 6:30 + 9:30pm. A romantic fairy tale about confronting our fears, seen and unseen, and making that journey, over enormous barriers and unseen terrain, to our essential selves. Rozema is a fabulist with a strong visual sense, and she creates a distinctive, enclosed world to illustrate Camille's odyssey.
July 25 - August 25, 2020 at la Cité administrative, rue Royale; square Ambiorix, Quartier européen; place Peter Benoit/ Neder-Over-Heembeek; and square Léopold/ Laeken. Annual month-long open-air cultural events take place at four locations: music, film and opera entertainment, sports activities, food and drinks stalls. See this year's program listings:
July 28, 2020, 8pm. As England and France are at war in the early 18th century, Queen Anne, of fragile health and unstable character, occupies the throne as her friend Lady Sarah rules the country. A new servant, Abigail, arrives, and with the war a distraction to Sarah, the ambitious Abigail gains the queen's confidence to become a confidante. Next date: Aug 18th, 8pm - Green Book.
August 11 + 14, 2020, 7pm. A whimsical fantasy about Christianity and Marxism; the question is left open as to whether Pasolini believes in either, or neither. Not that it matters much, Pasolini seems to say. Hawks still eat sparrows, no matter what a hawk is - or a sparrow." - Roger Ebert. OV: IT/ ST: FR.
August 15, 2020, 6:30pm + 9:30pm. Star Dirk Bogarde as Aschenbach, looks like Gustav Mahler, whose music dominates the soundtrack. The Thomas Mann novella ostensibly outs Mahler, a major cultural icon. Both men struggled with sexual ambiguity. Visconti sticks close to the text, but his graphic visuals and the vibrant flesh seen and imagined, go beyond the written word.
August 18, 2020, 8pm. In segregation-era 1962, the Italian-American bouncer from the Bronx, Tony Lip, is hired to accompany and protect black pianist Dr. Don Shirley on a concert tour. On a journey from Manhattan to the deep South, they use the Green Book to find establishments that welcome people of color, where Shirley won't be refused service, humiliated, or otherwise mistreated.
September 11, 2020, 11pm-6am. HORSE MEAT DISCO Severino+Jim Stanton. A powerful force in queer and club culture. Classics, italo disco, house, oddities, punk funk queer party for everyone, including Homos, Heteros, club kids, bears, fashionistas, naturists, guerilla drag queens + ladies who munch.
September 30 - October 4, 2020. Five-day weekend bears' gathering. Past year included: Dinner, Bear Market, Pink Screen Movie, Cowboy Party at Station BXL, Reception + Buuble Butt Party at Stammbar, Mr Bear Belgium Election, Bear Spash + Brunch at Oasis Sauna, Cupcakes at La Reserve, Election Miss Bear at Le Baroque. Past year host hotel: NH Hotel Brussels.
October 10, 2020, 11pm-6am. When Antwerp meets Brussels and long time friends decide to join forces, Los Ninos gives carte blanche to All The Lovers for a pop night at FFORMATT. Line up: DJ FAGGOT, Dorian Electra (Live), DJ POP RULES, DJ Y7NI$, and KIZETTE.
Early November, 2020 - screenings at Cinéma Aventure, Galeries, Palace, La Bodega and Beursschouwburg. Ten-day annual LGBTQ film festival hosted by Genres d'à côté with a themed focus. See the program listings:
December 31, 2020, 11pm-6am. When your fun electronic queer party merges with your most loved vintage party for Pride, expect explosions of color. LINE UP: Afonso x Alex x Mafalda (PT) + The Stress (NL).
January 20-24, 2021. Five days of self-produced, gross, low-budget films. Each year with a theme - from selection, to realization. Directors mingle with the public. Born 2 Be Cheap award. Short but Super WTF, Short But Super TRASH, and Short But Super Sex selections. Come Back session. SAT After-Trash party.
May, 2021. Events in 2020 cancelled. Previous year Festival at Pride Village, Mont des Arts + Rainbow Village, Sint Jacobswijk/Quartier Saint-Jacquesg, with stage entertainment, vendors and refreshments. Exuberant/ colorful Saturday Pride Parade from Pride Village through city-center - part of of the Rainbow Village Weekend, Friday through Sunday street parties, films + more.