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Author: Antoine Elhashem

“Samundar” the HOT Bollywood Party at Pride Toronto

posted Thursday, June 14, 2018

by: in Activism, Clubs, Dance, Entertaining, Events, Pride, Queer, Toronto

I had a chance to chat with Waseem Shaikh, one of the founders and creative director of Rangeela about their upcoming party “Samundar” that is part of Pride Toronto celebrations. Tell us about the concept behind this, what got it started. I understand it to be a not for profit initiative? Rangeela is Canada’s largest […]

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Tiffany’s Show, one of the worlds TOP drag extravaganzas comes to Pride Toronto

posted Sunday, June 10, 2018

by: in Dance, Drag, Entertaining, Events, Pride, Queer, Trans

I love love love a good drag extravaganza. Montreal does it well, Vegas does it well, and Thailand for sure does it well. So, when I heard about Tiffany’s Show, one of the world’s most renowned drag show, is coming to perform at the booth of Tourism Authority of Thailand in the street fair at […]

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Cory Stewart takes the plunge with his debut album!

posted Monday, April 9, 2018

by: in Dance, Music

I met Cory at several different community functions and gatherings. He’s one of those people who light up the room when he steps in, always smiling, always friendly. Most of those events were business related, so when I heard that Cory also sings, and about to release an album. I had to have a chat […]

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Chantel Marostica is GD excited about their new Comedy Album!

posted Monday, March 26, 2018

by: in Comedy, Entertaining, Events, Queer

Some of My Most Favourite funny people is Chantel Marostica. They were part of a comedy special episode of our talk show “On the Couch” last season, people were telling me beforehand how great Chantel is, and I fell in love instantaneously. They had me in stitches with the stand up bit they did on […]

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Escondidos No More!, or Silence No More, a project by and for Toronto’s LGBTQ Latinx Community.

posted Thursday, February 15, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Drag, Events

When I heard about this important work to spearheaded by our local Latinx LGBTQ community, to preserve history and celebrated, I was excited to learn more. Here, Rico Rodriguez, Teacher and Storyteller, explains the work being done and the events being planned. Why is it important: The LGBTQ Latinx communities have played an important role […]

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This is Me, the new video from Sofonda and James Forrester, is GORGEOUS!

posted Wednesday, February 7, 2018

by: in Dance, Drag, Entertaining, Music

It is gorgeous, and it is timely, the latest collaboration of James Forrester and Sofonda, is “great showmanship”. Last week they teased us on social media that something is coming, and on Monday their video for “This is Me” dropped. So, I reached out to the creative collaborators for a bit of a chat. Sofonda, […]

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Take a road trip to fabulous Winter Pride Ottawa, with the wonderful Kendall Partington!

posted Friday, February 2, 2018

by: in Entertaining, Music, Pride

Some of my favourite people is singer and piano wizard Kendall Partington, whom I chatted with when he released his album Milestones (link). Also, some of my most favourite people is André Proulx, from BlackSwan Events in Ottawa, whom while I never met in person, we have been Facebook friends for a while, and always […]

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Win your wedding for February 4th! Here is how.

posted Tuesday, January 23, 2018

by: in Events, Uncategorized

Some of my most favourite people is Joe Plati. He is the publisher of Canada Gay Weddings magazine, and he is a very nice guy. I ran into Joe a few times at industry events, and was always impressed by his passionate support for weddings in our LGBTQ community, while Joe is not gay himself, […]

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Simone Denny releases a delightful Christmas single!

posted Monday, December 18, 2017

by: in Music

Some of my most favourite people are those who have a lot of talent. In my opinion, multi Juno Awards winner Simone Denny is one of those people. I love Simone Denny, I have always loved Simone Denny. Back in the days of me shaking my groove thing on the dance floors, and when Simone […]

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An EXCITING dance event to support Toronto People with AIDS Foundation

posted Wednesday, November 22, 2017

by: in Charity, Clubs, Dance, Entertaining, Featured Events, Uncategorized

Some of my most favourite people are people who like to dance, so when Brian Torner, Director of The Continental Dance Club, asked me to be Master of Ceremonies at an event he was creating for December 1st, I gladly jumped on board. I got to know Brian through a common friend, and the more […]

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