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“Any Other Way: How Toronto Got Queer”

posted Friday, July 21, 2017

by: in Books, Celebrity, Lesbian, Queer, Toronto, Trans

Any Other Way: How Toronto Got Queer is a new book from Coach House Books that draws on range of voices from Toronto’s queer community. Named after a song by Jackie Shane, the Nashville born, pioneering trans R&B singer who made good in Toronto, Any Other Way is an eclectic illustrated history of a city that so […]

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Award winning television series, Transparent, debuting on Showcase July 21, 2017

posted Wednesday, July 19, 2017

by: in Celebrity, Comedy, Queer, Television, Trans

The Pfefferman family has found a new home on Showcase. Ahead of the Canadian broadcast premiere of the fourth season of Amazon Studios Transparent, Showcase brings viewers the first three seasons of the Golden Globe-winning series. Beginning July 21, Showcase will air three episodes back-to-back-to-back every Friday from 9-11 p.m. ET,  culminating with the season three finale on September 22. […]

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Lydia Lunch and Retrovirus – July 18th (Toronto)

posted Monday, July 17, 2017

by: in Celebrity, Clubs, Events, Featured Events, Music, Toronto

The legendary Lydia Lunch is making her  way back to Toronto, and is a must-see for any punk rocker, feminist, no-wave music fan. This lady gets in your face with honesty. She tells it like it is, no holds barred. In November 2012, Lydia Lunch toured select cities across North America with a monstrous unit […]

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Coal From Hades: The Story of “Les Mouches Fantastiques – July 20 to 30, 2017 (Hamilton)

posted Wednesday, July 12, 2017

by: in Activism, Hamilton, Queer, Theatre

After acclaimed performances at the Toronto Storytelling Festival, Nuit Rose, and Ontario Culture Days, Canton/Peterson Productions is proud to bring Coal From Hades: The Story of “Les Mouches Fantastiques” to the Hamilton Fringe Festival. Based on true events, this unique hybrid storytelling/theatre piece explores the lives and loves behind the creation of North America’s first […]

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AIM Electronic Music Festival – July 14 to 16, 2017 (Montreal)

posted Tuesday, July 4, 2017

by: in Events, Featured Events, Montreal, Music, Outdoors

AIM Electronic Music Festival is returning for a third edition on July 14, 15, and 16 at Carillon Park in the municipality of St-André-d’Argenteuil located in the Laurentians [less than an hour away from Montreal]. AIM is unique in its genre among the Quebec festival circuit and this, especially due to its line-up which features renowned artists in the electronic music […]

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“David Bowie: The Last Five Years” premieres on HBO Canada, July 2, 2017

posted Friday, June 30, 2017

by: in Celebrity, Film, Music

HBO Canada presents a powerful and poignant portrait of one of the most defining artists in music history, the inimitable David Bowie. Directed and produced by Francis Whately, director of the 2013 documentary David Bowie: Five Years, DAVID BOWIE: THE LAST FIVE YEARS is an in-depth exploration of the pivotal moments and works of his final years, including […]

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Florida Rum now available at Ontario LCBO just in time for summer

posted Saturday, June 24, 2017

by: in Entertaining, Toronto

Pride and summer are finally here, and that means cocktails! There’s plenty to choose from at the adult candy store (LCBO), but for those looking for something different the NOXX&DUNN Rum Company have brought a smooth, flavourful all-natural Florida elixir north of the border to Ontario imbiders. This modern American Spirit is crafted in a timeless […]

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Wild Women (Don’t Get The Blues) – June 24th, 2017 (Toronto)

posted Friday, June 23, 2017

by: in Activism, Art, Celebrity, Comedy, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Pride, Queer, Toronto

To celebrate the glorious trifecta of Pride, Canada 150 and summer 2017, Lorraine Segato and Colleen Allen bring their acclaimed and wildly popular cabaret series Wild Women (Don’t Get The Blues) to Toronto’s Regent Park on Saturday, June 24. With the music of ace Canadian performers complemented by food creations courtesy rogue Chef Greg Couillard, […]

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Alterna-Queer at Pride Toronto – June 23, 2017

posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017

by: in Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Outdoors, Queer, Toronto, Trans

Take a break from the mainstream. Alterna-Queer is back. After several years of programming at the hidden oasis of Alexander Parkette, outside Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, then a couple of failed attempts at programming on larger stages, AQ is back once again on a smaller scale at the TD Village Stage. Think beyond boxes […]

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Preview of Buddies 2017/18 Season

posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017

by: in Activism, Art, Clubs, Comedy, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Pride, Queer, Theatre, Toronto

Artistic Director Evalyn Parry has announced an exciting line-up for Buddies in Bad Times Theatre’s 2017/18 season. The season presents a series of engaging, timely productions that grapple with questions of race, indigeneity, sex, queerphobia, religion, and climate change. It includes a new multidisciplinary work co-created by Parry, a national tour of the 2016 hit Black Boys, and the premiere of […]

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