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Apartment613 Live for February 7th

Listen here or on iTunes! On this week’s Apartment613 Live I caught up  with Patrick Gauthier to chat about what’s going on at this year’s Undercurrents Festival at the GCTC. There is a pretty great line-up at this year’s festival. You can also read a few reviews from our own theatre blogger, Andrew Snowdon, on Apartment613. I […]

Apt613’s 4th Annual Big O-Town Sex Survey

It’s the 4th year in a row we’re publishing the Big Sexy O-town Sex Survey! While we still want to know about the ins and outs of Ottawans’ sex lives, we’ve added a few questions to learn more about Ottawa’s dating scene. You think it sucks to be single in the city? Then maybe we […]

Sex, power & politics in Inside Out opening feature: The Girl King

Finnish director Mika Kaurismäki’s The Girl King gives a modern rendering of Queen Kristina’s unorthodox sexual appetites and socio-political vision for Sweden in the middle of the 17th century. The natural body and the body politic collide as the young Queen goes counter-current and attempts to bring educational reforms while trying to end the Thirty […]

Share your story at Cameryn Moore’s Smut Slam

Cameryn Moore is a self-described “award-winning playwright/performer, sex activist and educator, sidewalk pornographer, and a long-time phone sex operator”.  On February 25th, she is bringing Smut Slam to Ottawa: a performance where attendees sign up to tell a five-minute erotic story drawn from their own experiences.  A team of judges awards prizes to the tellers. Brian Carroll […]

Fringe Review: Angels & Aliens

60 minutes | Comedy | Mature “To this minute, I have experienced nothing but disappointment at these plays,” I wrote in a notebook moments before the play began. So melodramatic, so filled with ennui one can only experience with the most ridiculous of First World problems. “This abundance of entertainment doesn’t meet my standards and […]

Fringe Review: GARY

60 minutes |Comedy, Drama | Mature GARY defies description for a number of reasons. To give away too much of the plot would diminish the experience, for one thing. Explaining every detail of what happens would take nearly as long as the show itself — there’s a lot going on in just an hour, on […]

Going Down: A Guide to Fellatio

Want to give your pal the blow job of their life, but aren’t sure where to start or what to do once you get going? Then this workshop is for you! From basic anatomy (in all our lovely varieties) to tips for the advanced, we’ll cover a wide range of information about the fine art […]

Having Sex When It’s Complicated

Sexual experiences can be fun, playful, confusing, intense, difficult, healing, liberatory, and everything in between. This activity-based workshop will focus on tools you can use to navigate sex when it’s on the more complicated side of things. We’ll go through some ways to figure out what you are and aren’t in to, how to tell […]

How to Talk to Your Kids about Porn

Discovered your kid looking at porn? Nervous about what to do because they have shared sexy selfies? Feeling awkward because they have come to you with questions? We will explore how adults can have informed, meaningful and respectful conversations about the realities of sexual entertainment with the kids in their life.

Getting Hot

Lots of us would like to have more sex, but sometimes we just don’t know how to get ourselves in the mood and make it happen. This workshop is packed full of our favourite tips and tricks for jump-starting your sex life and finding more ways to get turned on. We’ll discuss ways to talk […]

Going Down: A Guide to Cunninglingus

If you’re interested in eating out, but aren’t sure where to start or what to do once you get going, this is the workshop for you! Knowing how to please your partner(s) requires communication, awareness of their body, and practiced technique. This workshop is great for people who want to explore the act of eating out […]

Lauren & Amanda Do It; A Late Night Talk Show About Sex

Fringe Encores are a thing again this fall and November features 2017 Ottawa Fringe Festival Jury’s Choice award winning show Lauren & Amanda Do It, by Toasted Theatre Company. Afternoon delight, hanky panky, souring the kraut. Doin’ It. Join Lauren, Amanda and musical guest Alli in a late night talk show all about sex positivity. […]