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A lesbian opera at Buddies as part of Pride! Sounds very unique!

posted Wednesday, May 15, 2019

by: in Entertaining, Events, Music, Pride, Toronto

I love theatre and I appreciate opera. So when I was introduced to the creators of this new opera by a business colleague in the LGBTQ community, right away I was intrigued. A lesbian opera I was told, to be staged at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, during Pride celebrations. Indeed, that sounds like something […]

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“Standing By Our Colours” – new website and summer long events to mark the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminlization of homosexuality in Canada

posted Tuesday, May 14, 2019

by: in Activism, Events, Featured Events, Pride, Queer, Trans

Today marks the official day that the NPO Grand Canadian Events, in collaboration with Canadian Heritage, launches the activities surrounding the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada with the project STANDING BY OUR COLOURS / AFFICHONS NOS COULEURS. “The Government of Canada is pleased to support projects like Standing By Our Colours because they raise awareness of […]

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Queer Ontario celebrates 10th anniversary with a special film screening – May 15, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, May 14, 2019

by: in Activism, Events, Featured Events, Film, Lesbian, Queer, Toronto, Trans

Queer Ontario, an LGBTQ-specific non-profit, announced that it will be hosting a film screening and premiere of ‘Queer Edge: From Gay to Queer Liberation’ directed by Dr. Nick Mulé as part of its 10th Anniversary celebration. The event including the screening will take place at the Tranzac Club on May 15 from 7 PM to […]

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Tastemaker Tour – creative cuisine and craft cocktails – May 10 – 12, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Friday, May 10, 2019

by: in Events, Featured Events, Toronto

 The Tastemaker Tour is bringing the ultimate culinary house party, hosted by the city’s favourite chefs, mixologists and producers, to Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works, Friday, May 10 to Sunday, May 12, 2019. Expanding to a four-city tour following sold-out events in Toronto and Chicago last year, Tastemaker Toronto will kick off the summer with five immersive […]

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What’s BUZZ-worthy at Canadian Music Week (CMW) – May 6 to 12, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, May 7, 2019

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

Canadian Music Week is once again underway, with a huge line up of big name acts, and emerging artists who might just be the next big thing. It all kicked off Monday night at the Phoenix Concert Theatre with a performance by NYC post-punk legends, Television, who have been entertaining audiences with their ignatic frontman, […]

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Wine Country – how can this not be hilarious? In select theatres May 8 and Netflix May 10, 2019

posted Tuesday, May 7, 2019

by: in Celebrity, Comedy, Events, Featured Events, Film, Toronto

Just take a look at the cast in this film, and you cannot possibly read it without a smirk coming to your face recalling one of these outrageous ladies in previous movies, prime-time sitcoms, or late night television skits. Now, they are altogether, one screen, one movie, one barrel full of laughs. In honour of […]

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Unnecessary Farce – on until until May 18 at the Village Playhouse (Toronto)

posted Saturday, May 4, 2019

by: in Events, Featured Events, Theatre, Toronto

Two cops, three crooks, eight doors, no waiting…. Unnecessary Farce is an award-winning stage comedy that combines all the elements of classic farce with a contemporary plot. In an economy motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant. In the room next door, two undercover cops are supposed to catch the meeting […]

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“JT LeRoy” chronicles the true story of a literary scandal – in theatres May 3, 2019

posted Saturday, May 4, 2019

by: in Uncategorized

JT LeRoy is based on Savannah Knoop’s memoir Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT LeRoy, this captivating true story goes beyond the headlines to tell the story of the most compelling literary scandal of our generation. Laura Albert (Laura Dern) writes as her “avatar,” a disenfranchised young queer man named Jeremiah “Terminator”(JT) LeRoy. When her debut […]

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Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival opens with Rocketman – May 23 to June 2, 2019

posted Friday, May 3, 2019

by: in Uncategorized

2019 Gala and Special Presentation highlights include festival opener ROCKETMAN, Dexter Fletcher’s hotly anticipated Elton John biopic that screens before it opens in wide release May 31). Also expecting some hype is festival closer LATE NIGHT, from Nisha Ganatra and starring Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson, as well as the Centerpiece Gala of “Armistead Maupin’s Tales […]

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Queer Pride 2019 at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre – May 31 to June 23 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, May 2, 2019

by: in Uncategorized

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre has announced the line-up for Queer Pride 2019 – a festival of queer theatre, comedy, cabaret, art, music, and parties that showcases the community’s unstoppable spirit. For three weeks, Buddies hosts a stellar line-up of Toronto’s most exciting queer entertainers. Marking the end of Buddies’ 40th anniversary season, this year’s Pride Festival includes […]

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