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Interior Design Show – January 17 to 20, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, January 16, 2019

by: in Art, Celebrity, Design, Events, Featured Events, Toronto

The Interior Design Show is Canada’s design fair. Since the doors first opened in 1999, IDS has been visited by over 700,000 design professionals, design-savvy consumers and media; it has served as a design industry hub providing a unique and unrivalled business opportunity for thousands of design-driven businesses. Each year, world-renowned designers and architects participate […]

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Come Up To My Room – four floors of fun at the Gladstone Hotel – January 17 to 20, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, January 16, 2019

by: in Art, Art Gallery, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Photography, Queer, Toronto

Walk into a universe of art and design at Come Up To My Room (CUTMR) 2019, the Gladstone Hotel’s annual 4-day alternative design exhibition running from January 17-20. Find out what happens when art and design intersect through site-specific installations, within the walls of a historic hotel. Visitors can explore, discover and engage in conversation […]

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“Hair”, 50 years later – on stage Jan 18 to Feb 2, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, January 15, 2019

by: in Events, Featured Events, Music, Theatre

Hair, the original rock musical, celebrates its 50th anniversary at a time of new-found social justice movements and civil unrest. When a tribe of freedom-loving hippies is confronted with the realities of war and an oppressive government hell-bent on conflict, they become even more committed to their ideals of freedom, liberty from social shackles and […]

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“Making Montgomery Clift” – reflections on a Hollywood heartthrob – screens January 16th (Toronto)

posted Monday, January 14, 2019

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

Montgomery (Monty) Clift was one of the most influential actors in the history of cinema, bucking traditions on and off screen, but countless biographies have reduced him to labels like “tragically self-destructive” and “tormented.” The iconic Hollywood actor Montgomery Clift is brought to a new light by his nephew Robert Clift, who uncovers never-before-seen footage […]

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Sex Education debuts on Netflix January 11, 2019, starring Gillian Anderson

posted Wednesday, January 9, 2019

by: in Celebrity, Featured Events, Film, Queer, Television

Launching worldwide with eight, one-hour episodes on January 11, 2019, Sex Education is a modern portrayal of sexual and romantic experiences, friendships and contemporary young adult life… and you’ll relive high school memories along the way. Meet Otis Milburn – an inexperienced, socially awkward high school student who lives with his mother, a sex therapist. Surrounded by […]

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“Unspeakable” – CBC mini-series on Canada’s tainted blood scandal of the 1980s – Premieres January 9, 2019

posted Monday, January 7, 2019

by: in Activism, Television

In the early 1980’s, AIDS emerged and quickly became an epidemic. Those responsible for public safety failed. Thousands died. A second virus, hepatitis C, infected tens of thousands more. People were kept in the dark, afraid to speak out. Ignorance, arrogance, politics, and economics all lead to betrayal, from cover-up to scandal. The CBC limited […]

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“Bird Box” soars to the top of our watchlists, but is there a message behind the blindfolds?

posted Monday, January 7, 2019

by: in Celebrity, Film

Towards the end of 2018, a little birdie told me Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side) would be starring in an exciting new thriller on Netflix. By the time December rolled around, there were still no leads, but as it turned out, the little birdie was right! Bullock’s new film is an adaptation […]

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“On The Basis of Sex” tells the triumphant true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg

posted Monday, December 24, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Celebrity, Entertaining, Film

The holiday movie season is jam-packed with big-budget blockbusters and each and every one of them are vying for your attention (and money) this month. Opening at the bitter end of December – alongside CGI & family-friendly heavy hitters like Warner Bros.’ Aquaman and Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns – are some truly impressive political dramas. Vice, […]

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Sweet Marie: In Studio With Erin Costelo (Review)

posted Sunday, December 23, 2018

by: in Disability

Documentaries can be curated experiences, and there is not necessarily anything wrong with that. Sweet Marie: In Studio With Erin Costelo is a documentary that offers a brief glimpse into songstress Erin Costelo’s artistic process as she attempts to churn out a record in only 10 days. Making art can be difficult. For many of […]

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10 Biographies and Memoirs Worth Discovering

posted Thursday, December 20, 2018

by: in Books, Music, Queer

I’m an avid reader of a variety of books, but for the most part, my current favourites seem to fall within the (auto)biography and memoir genre, especially those about entertainment personalities. The following is a list of recent releases that caught my attention, and obviously they reflect my personal choices accordingly. Enjoy! Rock Hudson – All That […]

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