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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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Brave: Festival of Risk and Failure – July 12 to 29, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, July 11, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Celebrity, Events, Family, Featured Events, Film, Music, Outdoors, Queer, Theatre, Toronto

The Harbourfront Centre is launching a new festival that will push the boundaries of what it means to be brave. Presenting some of the world’s most courageous and outlandish artists, thinkers, writers and musicians, the inaugural BRAVE: The Festival of Risk and Failure asks the question: If all we have to fear is fear itself, […]

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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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“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” is the #1 adventure in the world

posted Saturday, July 7, 2018

by: in Celebrity, Events, Featured Events, Film

Three full years have passed since Jurassic World opened to nostalgic audiences across the globe. Written and directed by Colin Trevorrow, the adventurous reboot earned $1.67 billion worldwide in the summer of 2015, and it currently sits at the number five spot on the list of top grossing movies of all time, behind Avatar (at […]

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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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Fall for Dance North – October 2 to 6, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, July 5, 2018

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

Toronto’s Premier International Dance Festival, Fall For Dance North 2018 has unveiled their fourth and largest festival season to date, which includes the festival doubling its capacity, showcasing 12 works from 11 companies across three distinct programs, and growing to two venues: at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts and the addition of Ryerson Theatre. October 2 through […]

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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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Blockorama’s Nik Red talks 20 years at Pride, “Black Is Magic,” and SWV

posted Thursday, June 21, 2018

by: in Celebrity, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Outdoors, Toronto, Trans

For two decades, Blockorama has been an unstoppable force of queer liberation at Pride in Toronto. “Blocko,” as it’s been nicknamed, is curated by Blackness YES!, a community-based committee, and is officially known as the longest-running stage at Pride Toronto; 2018 marks their 20th anniversary.  This year’s theme is “Black Is Magic,” so it’s no […]

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Q&A with Alterna-Queer performers at Pride Toronto – June 22, 2018

posted Thursday, June 21, 2018

by: in Activism, Dance, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Montreal, Music, Pride, Queer, Toronto, Trans

Stop by Alterna-Queer at Pride Toronto to get a taste of Toronto’s West End queer scene with the city’s most vile vixens: the House of Filth. They’re loud, rude, and like to roll around in gutters and sit on cakes. They are the queens who do things other queens haven’t dreamed up even in their darkest […]

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