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“Abby’s” – new sitcom with a bisexual character played by a bisexual actress debuts March 28, 2019

posted Monday, March 25, 2019

by: in Celebrity, Lesbian, Queer, Television

Welcome to the bar next door as new comedy series Abby’s debuts March 28 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. As the first multi-camera comedy shot outdoors in front of a live studio audience, Abby’s is about the best neighbourhood bar in San Diego – home to low prices, good company and, of course, Abby (played by openly bisexual actress, Natalie Morales, Parks and Recreation).  This unlicensed, […]

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Lupita Nyong’o is shear-ly brilliant in Jordan Peele’s “Us”

posted Saturday, March 23, 2019

by: in Film

“I Got 5 On It” by Luniz is a “dope song,” says Gabe Wilson (Winston Duke, Black Panther) en route to his summer home in Santa Cruz, California, accompanied by his wife Adelaide (Lupita Nyong’o, Black Panther) and two kids, Zora (Shahadi Wright Joseph, who will voice young Nala in Disney’s upcoming The Lion King) and […]

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“Dinner With A View” – pop up domed dining experience, March 28 to May 2, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Friday, March 22, 2019

by: in Design, Dining, Events, Featured Events, Outdoors, Toronto

Part pop-up restaurant, part outdoor oasis, Dinner With A View delivers an exclusive gastronomic adventure under the stars at The Bentway in Toronto and La Grand Roue in Montreal come spring 2019. Attendees will be situated in heated, clear and frameless geodesic domes, each designed to stimulate the senses by marrying an elevated culinary experience […]

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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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Hot Docs 2019 Lineup Announced (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, March 20, 2019

by: in Activism, Celebrity, Drag, Events, Family, Featured Events, Film, Queer, Toronto

234 DOCUMENTARIES AND 18 INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECTS FROM 56 COUNTRIES FEATURED AT NORTH AMERICA’S LARGEST DOC FEST Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival has announced its full film lineup for the upcoming 26th edition, April 25–May 5, at a press conference this morning at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. From 2951 film submissions, this year’s slate will […]

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Canadian Stage 2019/20 Lineup Announced

posted Tuesday, March 19, 2019

by: in Art, Celebrity, Dance, Events, Featured Events, Music, Theatre, Toronto

 Canadian Stage, one of the country’s leading not-for-profit contemporary performing arts organizations, have announced its 19.20 season, the first under Artistic Director Brendan Healy (Buddies in Bad Times Theatre) and Executive Director Monica Esteves. Featuring 14 thrilling works from 5 continents, including 6 world premieres, the 19.20 season honours Canadian Stage’s legacy while also forging a deeper connection to the people of Toronto.   For the 19.20 […]

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Pride Toronto commemorates 50 years since Canada’s decriminalization of homosexuality

posted Tuesday, March 19, 2019

by: in Activism, Drag, New York City, Pride, Queer

In 1969, Canada decriminalized homosexuality, simultaneously in 1969 the Stonewall Riots took place at the Stonewall Inn in New York, which began the international fight for LGBTQ2+ rights around the world. From now until Pride Weekend in June, Pride Toronto are commemorating the Stonewall Riots as the beginning of the LGBTQ2+ community’s fight for complete […]

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Luminato – Toronto’s art extravaganza is back – June 7 to 23, 2019

posted Wednesday, March 13, 2019

by: in Art, Celebrity, Dance, Events, Featured Events, Music, Theatre, Toronto

From a larger-than-life mirrored maze and provocative new work by one of Canada’s most renowned puppet masters, to a massive choral event along Toronto’s waterfront and the North American premiere of a re-imagined dance classic, the 13th annual Luminato festival lights up the city of Toronto with bold, high-energy, ambitious work from Canada and around the […]

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9 to 5: The Musical – on stage March 14 to May 26, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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

9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL tells the story of Doralee, Violet and Judy – three coworkers pushed to the boiling point by their sexist and egotistical boss. Organizing a plan to kidnap and turn the tables on their despicable supervisor, will the girls manage to reform their office – or will it all unravel when the company […]

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CHICHO – Venezuelan queer-ibbean coming-of-age journey – on stage until March 24, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, March 12, 2019

by: in Activism, Events, Featured Events, Queer, Theatre, Toronto

Chicho, an ashamed-queer-Catholic-man-boy from Venezuela, hilariously attempts to feel beautiful despite his warring identity politics. In this wildly entertaining exploration of a diasporic experience, CHICHO meticulously presents the disparity between his own Queer-ibbean coming-of-age journey in Canada and the worsening socio-economic crisis in Venezuela. Playwright/Performer: Augusto Bitter CHICHO – On until March 24, 2019 Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace, […]

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