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George Takei talks about “House of Cats”, his new app tackling Trump

posted Thursday, July 19, 2018

by: in Activism, Celebrity, Gaming, Queer

Actor, activist and social media icon George Takei has launched House of Cats, a new political app sure to rile up the White House. The app combines what the internet loves best: cats and politics.  This New Augmented Reality App Gives People a New Way to Play a Part in World’s Politics Using cool new […]

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Porch View Dances – July 18 to 22, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Monday, July 16, 2018

by: in Art, Dance, Events, Featured Events, Outdoors, Theatre, Toronto

Porch View Dances (PVD) is a unique and family friendly on-site production that showcases real people dancing in real spaces. It’s a community dance festival that engages everyday people as creators, storytellers, and performers. PVD takes audiences on a walking tour of Seaton Village in the Annex of Toronto, to witness new dance works created […]

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Canadian Stage presents “Shakespeare in High Park” on stage until Sept 2nd, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Friday, July 13, 2018

by: in Events, Family, Featured Events, Outdoors, Theatre, Toronto

Canadian Stage is proud to announce that Shakespeare in High Park will mark 36 seasons of staging open-air theatre in Toronto with adventurous contemporary adaptations of two of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays: the tragic romance Romeo and Juliet and the frolicking comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream, running in repertory under the stars from June 28 […]

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Bricks and Glitter – Grassroots LGBTQ+ Community Arts Festival – July 18 to 29, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Monday, July 9, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Charity, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Outdoors, Queer, Toronto, Trans

Bricks and Glitter is a community arts festival, celebrating Two-Spirit, trans and queer talent, ingenuity, caring, anger, and abundance. Centered around the Junction Triangle and Parkdale, sites of multiple queer, precarious, and creative histories, the festival runs from July 18th-29th, 2018. The festival brings together multiple thriving collectives of young queer artists, musicians, culture producers, […]

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Andy Warhol Musical: In Rehearsal – on stage until July 14, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, July 5, 2018

by: in Art, Celebrity, Events, Featured Events, New York City, Queer, Theatre, Toronto

Andy Warhol’s Silver Factory defined an era and launched a movement in many art disciplines — film, visual art, theatre, music, dance, life in general. ANDY WARHOL MUSICAL explores the ethos of the Silver Factory and the people who created that scene. Based on verbatim quotes — sourced from media interviews, documentaries, journals and other materials — ANDY […]

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“Viva Cabaret” Celebrates 15 Years in Toronto – June 29, 2018

posted Tuesday, June 26, 2018

by: in Drag, Events, Featured Events, Queer, Toronto

Viva Cabaret is back at The Rivoli with a tribute show to the greatest divas of stage and screen. Thirty grotesque characters come alive on stage in this bold, fast-pased one-man show of impersonations. Liza, Tina, Cher, Judy, Elvis, Ella, Whitney, Gaga and 30 more larger than life characters will entertain you with favourite songs, extraordinarily […]

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Chhoti Maa performs at Pride Toronto’s Catalyst Event – June 22, 2018

posted Friday, June 22, 2018

by: in Activism, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Outdoors, Pride, Queer, Toronto, Trans

Are you a fan of Indigenous music but often don’t know where to start your search for the best artists out there? Behold Revolutions Per Minute, AKA RPM, a global Indigenous music platform, label, and artist collective. This year they present Catalyst, an exciting evening of music showcasing some of today’s most compelling Indigenous voices […]

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Japan Foundation of Toronto presents their free PRIDE Film series

posted Tuesday, June 19, 2018

by: in Events, Featured Events, Film, Hamilton, Pride, Queer, Toronto, Trans

Celebrate Pride  this summer by watching some films that look at LGBTQ diversity in Japan.  Free admission, registration required for each film below Hush! ハッシュ!  June 22, 2018 6:30 PM  &   July 12, 2018 1:00 PM  Directed by Ryosuke Hashiguchi [2001] 135 min. Naoya and his partner Katsuhiro  receive a proposition from Asako, who they met by chance: […]

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Pride Toronto – Ch-Ch-Changes

posted Monday, June 18, 2018

by: in Activism, Charity, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Outdoors, Pride, Queer, Toronto, Trans

With a festival as large and as politically charged as Pride Toronto, there’s always going to changes happening, which undoubtedly will lead to disenchantment from some community members, and applause from others. Pride means something different to everyone, and for many it’s a very personal and passionate experience. While many see the festival as losing […]

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Pride Toronto on the Island – “Til Sunrise” Kicks off Pride Week

posted Monday, June 18, 2018

by: in Art, Dance, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Outdoors, Pride, Queer, Toronto

Toronto’s very first Pride-style celebrations happened on Toronto Island in 1971, and this weekend Pride Toronto kicked off Pride Week in style with their new ‘Til Sunrise all-day dance party and celebration that took place  on the grounds of Artscape Gibraltar Point.  Hundreds of partiers caught the ferry over to Hanlan’s point, and then connected […]

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