By Evelyn Reid. The only erotic cabaret for women in Canada featuring full frontal male nudity, Club is a top Montreal attraction. It was the first bar with nude male dancers in the country when it was founded April 14, by Mr. France Delisle, an ex-construction worker inspired to open the venue after visiting Miami's Crazy Horse, where he caught a rare glimpse of men stripping for an almost all-female crowd. Gaining instant popularity with women who at the time had no adult entertainment options geared to their needs, no one, including Delisle, could have predicted the extent of its impact. Lineups were fierce, so much so that Club stayed open 13 hours a day, seven days a week and expanded its operations to cover three floors instead of its original one just to keep up with demand.
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Strip clubs are like temples, except instead of religious iconography, they happen to be full of beautiful women and booze. And like a temple, there are certain guiding principles that one must respect, lest you're denied the earthly pleasures therein. That's why we tapped author and iconic Portland dancer Elle Stanger to descend the mountain -- er, pole -- and give us the 10 Strip Club Commandments. I am the stripper, thy entertainer, who brought you out of your house of boredom, and thou shall have no other distractions before me.
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Well-known artist Corno also unveiled a special painting, which she presented to club owner Annie Delisle in honour of its 35th birthday. Get a roundtrip of the most important and intriguing national stories delivered to your inbox ever weekday. Want to discuss? Please read our Commenting Policy first. World Canada Local.