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“Cherry Grove Stories” – documentary on this Fire Island hangout releases June 4th

posted Monday, June 3, 2019

by: in Activism, Celebrity, Film, Lesbian, Music, New York City, Queer

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American rights to the historically potent LGBTQ documentary CHERRY GROVE STORIES, which entertainingly recounts time in Cherry Grove including queer origins, Tennessee Williams visits, decadent parties, sexual liberation, HIV alienation and the continual swinging of indecent law enforcement…all told through first person accounts and a treasure trove of fabulous, unseen archival […]

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Charlotte: A Tri-Coloured Play – genre-bending chamber musical – June 1, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, May 29, 2019

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

After a premiere season in 2017 at the Luminato Festival and World Stage Design “Scenofest” in Taipei,Taiwan, Theaturtle’s acclaimed Charlotte: A Tri-Coloured Play with Music will tour to Jaffa Fest in Tel Aviv, Israel, Theatre on Podol in Kiev, Ukraine, The National Theatre of the Czech Republic in Prague, and other significant European venues. But not before a public performance send-off June 1 at Hart House Theatre! Prior to the tour, […]

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Just Call Me Lady: The Musical – Mandy Goodhandy’s memoir hits the stage June 7 and 8, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, May 28, 2019

by: in Activism, Celebrity, Clubs, Comedy, Events, Featured Events, Music, Pride, Queer, Theatre, Toronto, Trans

Mandy Goodhandy is a trans woman stand up comedian, author, and singer.  Her memoirs “Just Call Me Lady” and her CD (of the same name) were both released in 2018, and now she’s combining both into one spectacular stage production for two nights only! Not just another transgender person’s “transition” story. Mandy Goodhandy (aka Amanda Taylor) […]

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“I’m Going To Break Your Heart” featuring Raine Maida and Chantal Kreviazuk – in theatres May 23, 2019

posted Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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

They made headlines in Canada as beautiful, young, rock royalty, but nearly two decades later, Raine Maida (Our Lady Peace) and Chantal Kreviazuk struggle, like most people, with their relationship. I’M GOING TO BREAK YOUR HEART follows Maida and Kreviazuk as they write and record their first album together, I’m Going to Break Your Heart, offering an intimate […]

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Q&A with Nova Scotia’s Rich Aucoin, who releases new album and performs in Toronto May 22, 2019

posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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

Nova Scotia’s Rich Aucoin can easily be described as a concept artist. He takes his work very seriously, putting together the lyrics and melodies, connecting with the right individuals to help record and produce, and then creates an elaborate must-be-there-to-experience live performance with visuals and other distractions. He’s releasing a new album this month (May […]

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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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