Ongoing at La Galerie Au Bonheur du Jour, 1 rue Chabanais. 200 vintage to modern era male nudes: photography, paintings drawings, 1870-2013. Painters/sculptors models, sports, naturalism, erotic images, and contemporary iconography. Permanent exhibit of artists such as von Gloeden, Vincenzo Galdi, Lehnert et Landrock, Jean Boullet, Soungouroff, Paul Smara.
Every Sunday, 11pm-6am, back at Gibus. Unique Parisian Black and Arab party for 16 years. An incredible party with beautifull boys, RnB and Arabic music mixes, erotic male strippers, theme nights, international guest performers and diva shows. See photos and videos here.
May 1 + 22, 2019, 6pm-2am. Woopiii c'est toujours des jolis garçons. La nuit des Follivores-Crazyvores returns more crazy than ever on 2 floors at Who's, Wednesday in the heart of the Marais w/ DJ LOLA DU QUETZAL Barber Jordan (BARBER INK) will trim your beard FREE! Gauthier (BARBE ROUSSE) w/ flash tatoos. Good vibes; drinks; get together, sing, dance, laugh.
May 3, 2019, 6pm-5:30am, Generator Hostel Paris, 11 place du Colonel Fabien. Afterwork Gay Friendly is back for March full of surprises on the Generator rooftop - heated; good times with friends, drinks, cocktails, food and views of Montmartre hill/ Sacré Coeur. DJs James Marceau, Juan Manuel Vergara, and Victor Salmon play Deep House.
May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2019, 11:30pm-9am. Every Friday Ethnic and Urban Dance + Cruise Party - Arab/ Berber/ African/ Middle Eastern male ambience - all are welcome. Two dance floors, CHICHA Lounge - three ambiences w/ Best Rn'B, Raï, Dance, Oriental and House Music.
May 4, 2019, 10:30pm-5am. This for you! All kind of people and music - except techno - from oldies to current hits in original version. Unique and typical: a same-sex couple dance session til 12:30am with the school Soir de Bal! Come as you are.
May 4, 2019, midnight-6am. The monthly queer 1st SAT/SUN ode to hedonistic pleasures/ pagan dances strikes again… La soirée queer, punchy crunchy, olé olé. Love and disorder celebration w/ DJs Bus Replacement Service, Flagalova, Pipi De Frèche, and NIZAR. "Huh huh huh hu-uh huh, I know this much is Trou..." ...making you sweat, head to toe.
May 4, 2019, midnight-noon. Not only a sexual frenzy, above all an evening to indulge in all debaucheries: sonorous, visual, collective exaltation; all pleasures/ voluptuousness every first SAT/ month. Orgy will be OPULENTE: w/ exceptional lineup DJs Juseph León, Lucy Ward, Eversend, and Sergey Tkachenko. ORGASMIQUE Love Room OPEN ALL NIGHT LONG!
May 5, 2019, 5-7pm at 50 rue Rambuteau. A 2013 Hungarian comedy film directed by Dénes Orosz. Erik (Sándor Csányi) is a radio personality, gay activist, and Hungary's most famous openly gay male celebrity. As Erik is preparing to marry his partner Balázs (Gábor Karalyos), he is shocked to discover he has a growing sexual attraction to women.
May 5, 12, 19, 26, 2019, 10pm - 4am. Every Sunday night rendez-vous at Depot. Come discover the best of club music from the '80s and' 90s until midnight and the best of current club house clubbing from midnight in the new renovated basement club! with DJ Tommy Marcus. Next: June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.
May 7, 2019, 10:30pm-5am. A costumed ball on the theme of Literature - embody your favorite character or writer of literature! Book exchange: bring a book you like and leave with one you want to discover! Screenings of films from previous editions. Meet contest organizers and the president of the competition jury, Anne Delabre, founder and host of le 7ème genre ciné-club.
May 10, 2019, 7pm-2am, M'sieurs Dames. Drags & Games Party #38 - The Delightful Night of the Ladies and Bosco Noire for all deviants, crazy delights and the thirsty butch, two Saturdays a month - la finale! Who will be the best DRAG DUO? DRINK/ PLAY + WIN lots of shit. Surprise guests.
May 10-11, 2019, 8-11pm. The English-Australian neoclassical dark wave band return to the stage with their new album Dionysus to be released in November. French dates are on the Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry European tour, aka Dead Can Dance.
Mary 10, 2019, 12-7am. MECX - the party for men - returns with DJs THOMAS WILLIAM (Cologne), THOMAS M (Brussels), and resident Khris-G. La meilleure soirée house progressive de la capitale. Hear the MECX Sound.
May 11, 2019, 7pm-midnight at Restaurant O'bergine, 32 rue Tiquetonne. Bienvenue! La Dandys - the monthly Sunday Tea Dance and Picnic - has returned - with free entry, DJ set, buffet. MCs: Bises, Nico, and Valentin.
May 11, 2019, 11:30pm-7am. Dance/ cruise party for hairy, bearded, muscle bears, bears and clubbers. DJs Tío Borsato Matteo, MANUE G, and Sébastien Boumati. GOGO SHOW by Billy Santoro.
May 11, 2019, 11:30pm-6:30am at NF-34, 34 quai d'Austerlitz. QUEER PARTY FOR QUEER PEOPLE - HETERO-FRIENDLY. The incredible, legendary Flash Cocotte, gamboling happily in the starry night towards a perfect endless party - a rainboid trail with a thousand bursts; a night of pure dementia.
May 11, 2019, 11:30pm-6am. Two dance floors featuring electro main room and disco room w/ DJs PHRED NOIR, EMMANUEL CAUREL, PATRICK VIDAL, and Babybear.
May 11, 2019, 12-6am. Acid-dance-rave ride/ unique club-show beside the Seine. Erotic-mystical experience projects onto scenery and bouncing butts. The ultimate Parisian clubbing: Transterror, Kimberlaid, Problèmes d'amour and VHS. Onstage triplette of quality artists: KASHINK, Hildegarde and Texto Dallas.
May 11, 2019, midnight-6am. One date only with an XXL PLAYZONE and strippers. LINE UP: Matinée resident DJ IVAN GOMEZ; Matinée Paris DJ OLIVIER CROFT; and Matinée Paris DJ SOREN LUKA.
May 12, 2019, 8pm-1:30am, Les Planches, 40 rue du Colisée. The SUN monthly Tea Dance returns. Brighten your evening with interesting people, vintage records, random discoveries, pop classics. Mingle memories with discs recalling another time. Freedom, sweet Folie, Karaoke Club. Mojitos, wine, cocktails, shots - wide selection of elixirs of joy, generously served.
May 17, 2019, 11pm-6am. Tech-noir (aka future noir + science fiction noir): a hybrid genre combining film noir and sci- fi. Drag Shows, New Wave, Synthpop, Dark Wave, Goth, Minimal Wave, EBM, Post-Punk, Italo-disco, Retro Wave. For this 17th edition, the Black Tech teams with the darkest, most crazy evening in Belgium: Drag Me To Hell. On stage resident DJs: Dressed in Black.
May 18, 2019, and every Saturday 6pm-2am, through Sept 14th on a beautiful terrace in the heart of Paris w/ Transat, bowling, outdoor bar, roof deck and garden. Hosts/performers: Lady Carbon + Kyssy Bang Bang. DJ Andrei Olariu. Food: charcuterie or cheese boards, salads along with vegetarian options.
May 18, 2019, 11pm-8am. The Hybrid Queer Party at the almost mythical French Gay Cruising venue. For 20 years the most essential place on the Gay Sex circuit with more than 500 square meters reserved just for guys at the heart of Paris/ the crossroads of the Marais and Les Halles. With DJs: BEN MANSON, L.A.S, and ARNO SKRILH. In the cruising area: DJ LITTLE NEMO.
May 18, 2019, 11:30pm-6am at Club Haussmann, 23 rue Taitbout. Dangerous liaisons, sensual looks, mind Eyes Wide Shut! A night of fantasies, dreams and hidden desires! Themed decandent club night; grandiose, visionary, hedonistic, epicurean. Pop/Remix/Club Classic, NU- DISCO, House. Special cocktails/ service bottles.
May 19, 2019, 8-11pm. The new biopic about Elton John and his rise to the top as a flamboyant superstar - already considered the cult movie of the year. Skin actor Taron Egerton not only looks very similar to the gay pop genius but he also sings. Jamie Bell (BILLY ELLIOT) plays Elton's songwriter Bernie Taupin.
May 23-26, 2019. THU: 7pm COX Bar Opening; 10pm Mensch; 10pm Dépôt Fetish. FRI: 10pm Full Metal; 10pm Krash Wild Rubber; +10pm Le Klub Players; 10pm Keller Fist. SAT: 2:30pm Les Caves Saint Sabin Alpha-EXP; 3pm Secteur X OÏ! SKINS; 9:30pm Bruthal at 7 rue Ste-Helene; 12am Le Mensch; 6am Secteur X After Sex. SUN: 3pm Secteur X Piss'In; 9pm Full Metal Ultimate Fuck.
May 23, 2019, 10pm-7am. The opening horny fetish party - combining clubbin and sex - Le Dépôt vous invite à une soirée intitulée DISTRICT, combinant clubbing et sexe. Ca promet d'être chaud! It's gonna be hot! DJ Sébastien Boumati. Play area and fetish zone.
May 25, 2019, 11:30pm-5am. COME ON, COME ALL! MORE HOT! MORE SEXY! MORE OUTRAGEOUS THAN EVEEER. SLINKY & HOT BEATS BY: EMMANUEL CAUREL (BIZARRE LOVE TRIANGLE + ADULT), JAMES MARCEAU, and HADRIEN SOTTOH. With XXX PERFORMANCE.
May 25, 2019, midnight-6am. Monthly party + shows showcasing a star. C'est le comeback de la Reine Mère. Madonna + Pop + Rnb Music by Damita J/ Jérôme Brücker + Rody V/ Rodrigue Visino. Door by Alexis Aveniere, Alexis Parente, Victor Amaro, Rudy Penigaud, Monique Halliwell, and Marvin A. Bradshaw.
May 26, 2019, 6:30am-12:30pm. L’After où tout se dit et se fait! After a night out on the town, keep dancing with DJs SAEED ALI + DORIAN M at ScandaL/ Gibus Club - Hosted by RedWolf.
May 29 - June 2, 2019. Annual five-day bears & bear-lovers rendezvous, organized by Les Ours de Paris, the paris bear association. Bear Pride - five days of fun, friendship, pleasure; Saturday night Monsieur Ours 2019 election; many events at Bear's Den, 6 rue des Lombards and other clubs. See full program:
May 30, 2019, 11:30pm-5am. POP by Anastacya. PURPLE is the big student night where all the lgbt + students from Paris get together. Get ready to see all the colors! (Especially purple). Whoever you are, whatever your gender or orientation (sexual not political) we are waiting for you to come dance until dawn.
May 31, 2019, midnight-6am. Monthly men's party - en mode punchy house! DJ LUIGI DI VENERE - also DJs ACHTUNG B + Babybear playing disco/ house/ techno. The boys in the bedroom, Lovin’ it up, Shootin’ off energy, We all know the feelin’ - It’s no misery, Talkin’ about MENERGY - Patrick Cowley.
June 1, 2019, 8pm at Bar La Champmeslé, 4 rue Chabanais. Drag show from 9:30pm at one of the oldest LGBT bars in Paris. For this exceptional event, Lola Du Quetzal, Gyzel Schatzi and Texia Slater will present a unique show, pour fêter cet anniversaire comme il se doit! Next: Jun 4th, 8pm - Les Folles de Paris - De Paris à Broadway at Le Cabaret des Artistes.
June 1, 2019, midnight-6am aboard the Nix Nox, 6 quai de la Gare. Retro parties; French hits mixed with songs from years back, including international and English-language hits; crazy costumes and lots of fun for all. Mixed, mostly men of all kinds - see facebook.
June 15, 2019, 11pm-6am. Derived from the German word Schnecke, meaning snail or slug, it is also the female genital organ. Above all it is a STATE OF MIND! A MADNESS! Come dance to the electro/pop sounds of ROMANO B! STELLA ROCHA and LOLA DU QUETZAL are at the controls of this happy mess.
June 21, 2019, annual Summer Solstice evening of music: solos or groups, on corners, in shop doors, public places, marching, dancing, or running as they play, through downtown Paris. Music & percussion of most every nation & subculture in a smorgasbord of sound & song.
June 22 + July 6, 2019, 11:30pm-6am at Club Haussmann, 23 rue Taitbout. Dangerous liaisons, sensual looks, mind Eyes Wide Shut! A night of fantasies, dreams and hidden desires! Themed decandent club night; grandiose, visionary, hedonistic, epicurean. Pop/Remix/Club Classic, NU- DISCO, House. Special cocktails/ service bottles.
June 28-30, 2019, 12am-12:30pm at Docks De Paris. FRI OPENING PARTY. SAT 2-5pm Pride March truck by RedWolf + AussieBum. Then 12-6am BIG OFFER NISSIM: This Is Paris Pride 2019 at Dock Pullman. SUN 6pm-midnight BIG AFTER at Dock Haussmann. See LaBigParty
June 29, 2019 (TBC), annual SAT 2-9pm Pride march and events around town wrap up two weeks of events (la Quinzaine des fiertés) beginning June 14. Leaves Tour Montparnasse for place de la Bastille (or place de la République) rally. Schedule online. Up to half a million people come to march and party each year.
June 29, 2019, 11:30pm-6:30am. With top international DJs, XXL stage, special effects, sexy dancers and thousands of hot guys from all around the world! Olivier Croft, Tom Morille & Matinée Group, in association with Eliad Cohen, Mika Elmi & PAPA PARTY.
Annual July 14th celebration, National Day of France. In Paris many events mark the holiday, including parade with the pomp of a state event, followed by fireworks. The date is the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille in 1789, the most symbolic event in the birth of modern France.
July 14, 2019, 10pm-9am. Revolution Paris, 28 bd des Capucines, Paris. Save the date - see details TBA:
July - August, 2019 (TBC). From early July to late August (9am-midnight), the Seine banks acquire beaches, with palmettos, chaises longues, swimming pools above the river, evening concerts, and sand. Find them: between Pont Neuf near the Louvre to Pont de Sully; at Voie Georges Pompidou; and on the canal at Bassin de la Villette near metro Jaures/Stalingrad, in NE Paris.
Mid-September, 2019 (TBC), eleven days at several Paris venues including: Carreau du Temple; FGO Barbara; Point Éphèmere; and DOC! The 13th edition Festival of Queer and Alternative Cultures. Exposition, burlesque, cabaret performances, dance, films, documentaries, gallery, workshop/discussion group and live music. Wrap-up club night with DJ sets and performances. See:
September 28, 2019, 7:30pm-6am, Aquaboulevard de Paris, 4, rue louis Armand. AQUABIG at the largest indoor waterpark in France w/ DJs MOR AVRAHAMI, KINGSTONE, THIAGO OLIVEIRA, DORIAN M, and TEDDY J. Plus LE BIG SHOW w/ gogo dancers, special effects, lights + video show. Soyez BIG!
September through December, 2019 - annual festival of theater, performance art, music, dance, visual arts and film; contemporary arts, embracing and combining different art forms. To feature portraits of choreographers Merce Cunningham and La Ribot, plus the second part of the portrait of composer Claude Vivier w/ highlight devoted to director Frank Castorf. Full program in May:
Early November, 2019 (TBC), at the Grand Palais, Avenue Winston-Churchill. The 22nd Anniversary Edition: 19th-century, modern, & contemporary photography from the world's greatest galleries and editors. See website for more details and to keep up to date with all the latest trends in fine art photography and visual arts all year long:
Late November, 2019. The 25th annual LGBT film festival at Mk2 Beaubourg + Mk2 Quai de Loire - 8 days of the best international LGBTQ films - over 60 feature films and programs of short films. See their website for details about films and screening times: