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Birdseye Music Festival – a benefit for bladder cancer research – April 27, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Monday, April 22, 2019

by: in Activism, Clubs, Events, Featured Events, Music, Queer, Toronto

The Birdseye Music Festivaltakes place on Saturday, April 27th in Toronto, and is a fundraiser for bladder cancer. We all know someone with cancer, and I discovered that one of my best pals, Ann, is currently dealing with this type cancer. It’s the fifth most common form of cancer, and 9000 people in Canada will be diagnosed this year alone. […]

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Water Docs Film Festival – runs until March 24, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, March 21, 2019

by: in Activism, Events, Featured Events, Film, Toronto

Now in its eighth year, Water Docs Film Festival runs until March 24, 2019 is where to see films about our most precious resource, H2O (water). There are short and feature films with incredible cinematography, passionate filmmakers in attendance and on panel discussions as well as informative speakers. You would think that the fact that […]

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Portrait Of A Serial Monogomist – Screening @ Carlton Cinemas

posted Wednesday, February 10, 2016

by: in Art, Music, Photography

On the eve of the Valentine’s Day weekend, Portrait of a Serial Monogamist presents a whip smart comedy that has something for everyone on the romantic spectrum: single and lovin’ it, looking around, happily coupled, or thinking about moving on! Portrait of a Serial Monogamist is written and directed by Christina Zeidler (Deep Lez Film […]

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TRANSGENDER NOVEMBER REMEMBER

posted Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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

The Transgender Day of Remembrance or TDOR for short, is an annual event held every November. In Toronto we had a vigil in Allan Gardens, organized by Trans filmmaker  Mirha Soleil Ross  in 1997 for the three people, two of which were Trans women, that were slain in that area. The first officially recognized Trans […]

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Blu Party shakes Toronto – Review and Interview

posted Saturday, November 14, 2015

by: in Art, Celebrity, Clubs, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Queer

This is part two of my story on Sydney Blu the talented Canadian DJ  whose famous Blu Party hit Toronto for the first time last Friday. Her many admirers were excited and definitely not disappointed. Party goer Michael Thorner  had many likes to tell me about his experience at the Blu Party. ”I liked the venue, I liked […]

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The New Rythym of Blu – Party November 6th in Toronto

posted Monday, November 2, 2015

by: in Art, Music, Photography

It’s no secret that like most queers I love to dance and am a music junkie.
 If you love to trip the light fantastic do I have an event for you!
 Canadian superstar DJ and producer Sydney Blu is debuting her 
exciting Blu Party here in the T Dot this Friday November
 6, 2015 . […]

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Becoming Bootiful

posted Saturday, October 24, 2015

by: in Art, Music, Photography

It’s orange and black at 3:33 It ‘s only Jack O Lantern’s glow eyes that see The feline who is stalking me   I turn yell. ” Boo !” She flees The wind hides her rustling thru the trees The Moon smiles it’s smile but decrees “A witches curse is set on thee ”   […]

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Betty Scoping Pride Toronto

posted Thursday, June 25, 2015

by: in Art, Celebrity, Clubs, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Photography, Pride, Queer, Toronto

MEOW! It’s been a purrrrfectly wonderful start to this Cat’s Pride First: watching the set up – there is a recognition of the Queer Magic our City has, we now have Silver & Purple Unicorns in the Village, rejoice! Second: Having catch up cocktails on pop-up patios with old friends, and laughing delightedly at the […]

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Pride Toronto Announces Full 2015 Programming

posted Wednesday, May 27, 2015

by: in Art, Music, Photography

  Pride Toronto announced its 2015 full festival line-up yesterday morning, the headliners and schedules were presented at a major press conference event. WOW, it has been 35 years of T Dot Pride, now this is something to celebrate! It’s right around the corner too so I suggest you get your Glitter ready because the […]

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Cross-gender acting: Glengarry Glenross

posted Thursday, May 7, 2015

by: in Art, Music, Photography

Recently I was privileged enough to catch the play Glengarry Glenross at Toronto’s Red Sandcastle Theatre. Many of us have seen the movie version, but this adaption was unusually delicious as the complete cast was female. Cross-gender acting is becoming much more commonplace, and judging from the sold out run, increasingly popular. Acting was solely […]

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