10 suggestions for Valentine’s day

Marc-André Lemieux ,
Raphaël Gendron-Martin and
Cédric Bélanger

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Love is at the heart of countless movies, television series, songs, books and shows. Are you looking for the perfect match for your evening as a couple, or even solo ? The Journal offers you 10 ways to spend a Valentine’s day cultural memorable.

Love mode symphony

To mark its 15th anniversary, the popular musical comedy Don Juan pays the treatment symphony. In this new version, the performers Marie-Ève Janvier (Maria), Jean-Francois Breau (Don Juan), Mario Pelchat (Don Carlos), just to name a few, are accompanied by the Montreal symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Simon Leclerc.

Don Juan symphony will be played this evening until Saturday, at the Maison symphonique. osm.ca

With love, Simon

For those who seek a romantic comedy that goes off the beaten track, With love, Simon chronicles the misadventures in love of a teenager who tries to navigate high school while his homosexuality is revealed in the great day. Funny, touching, but above all relevant, this is a film that shows that love comes in many forms.

Available on DVD and Video-on-demand

Fiction plumper

Want to spice up your evening of Valentine’s day ? The author Stéphane Dompierre was attended by 16 new and erotic in the book Pulp, where sex is king and master. Stories sometimes heterosexual, sometimes homosexual, examining the body-to-body, lustful in all their possible variants. In short, the book is perfect to bring the temperature up, both solo and in couple.

Massive Attack, Mezzanine

At the peak of the wave of trip-hop of the 1990s, the group from Bristol has spawned one of the masterpieces of the genre. Innovative for its fusion of various musical styles, melodies, languorous of Mezzanine still emit so much sensuality, 20 years after its release. The soundtrack perfect for a romantic dinner ? It is suggested that you rather to keep this jewel for the rest of your evening sweetheart.

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Sex & Love Around The World

Journalist emeritus of CNN, Christiane Amanpour looks at how adults from six major cities of the world celebrate love and live their sexuality. Markets matrimonial in the open air of Shanghai in the course of bondage of Berlin, this documentary series, which has just landed on Netflix, you will spend an evening anything but beige. Remains only to wish a second season that passes by Montreal.

An evening of circus and burlesque

Consisting only of female artists, the spectacle of the cooperative Cirquantique Bang ! Bang ! is described as ” a version of the circus at once sexy, queer, and political, with a touch of humor and a lot of emotions “. For this colorful evening, the public is invited to dress inspired by the 1920s.

Bang ! Bang ! Circus & burlesque will be presented tomorrow, Saturday, February 22 and 23, at the Bain Mathieu. cirquantique.com.

A star is born

The air of Shallow resonated both on the radio and in the cinemas, and even in the most prestigious ceremonies in hollywood in the last few months. On the occasion of Valentine’s day, and the approach of the Oscars, we expect that several will want to see, or revisit, the couple, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper on the big screen. And they do it well.

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Isn’t it romantic

Completely disillusioned and allergic to romantic comedies, Natalie wakes up one morning… in the heart of a romantic comedy. Of course, it is difficult to acclimate to this new world, dripping with rose water, but with a few contenders and dance numbers at large-scale, movie-goers are also at risk of getting used to, and this, with great pleasure.

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Whitney Houston, Whitney Houston

Not only the first album of Whitney Houston contains some of his most famous love songs – Saving All My Love For You” and her cover of The Greatest Love of All – but, moreover, he had been put on sale on 14 February 1985. Tragically, the singer has given up the ghost three days before Valentine’s day, 2012.

The new episodes, Like Me

Forget the candlelight dinner background music romantico-template. The fourth season of Like Me arrives today on Club illico. You will find a Gaby Gravel in great form in the first episode, and most of all, I selected Jonathan in the second, in an edition ” all-star Ibiza “, which includes not a ” house of love “, but a ” tipi of the forage “. For a Valentine’s day that made ” boom boom pow “.