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A random sampling of events, happenings, nightlife, culture, and socializing.

Slava’s Snowshow – a one-of-a-kind spellbinding adventure in Toronto and Montreal

posted Friday, December 7, 2018

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

Show One Productions and Civic Theatres Toronto presents the international sensation Slava’s Snowshow, December 7 to 16, 2018 in the Bluma Appel Theatre at St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts. Returning to Toronto for the first time in two decades, the scruffy, disarming troupe of Slava’s Snowshow clowns will take audiences on a spellbinding adventure, […]

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“Almost Almost Famous” – what’s it like being a music tribute artist?

posted Friday, December 7, 2018

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

On a road trip through an alternate universe, where famous musicians never died, Almost Almost Famous explores the lives of three of the world’s top tribute artists, the cost of borrowed fame, and the risk of getting ‘lost in the act’. Fifty years after trailblazers like Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Jackie Wilson defined music […]

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Ross Petty Productions presents “The Wizard of Oz” – on now until January 5, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, December 6, 2018

by: in Events, Featured Events, Theatre, Toronto

This is what so many Toronto theatre lovers, young and old, wait for every year. Ross Petty Productions presents THE WIZARD OF OZ – The Toto-ly Twistered Family Musical. Strapping on the famous ruby slippers will be Camille Eanga Selenge (The Book of Mormon / Broadway and Australia), as the adventure-bound and homesick Dorothy. Swept up from their home […]

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Corey Hart releases a new single, with an 5-Song EP and tour to follow in 2019

posted Tuesday, December 4, 2018

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

The Sunglasses at Night man himself, Corey Hart has announced the details of his first major arena tour across Canada since 1986! As well, he’s released the seasonal track “Another December” that will be included on the new 5-song EP titled Dreaming Time Again, which also includes the up-tempo rocker “First Rodeo” featuring Jim Cuddy on vocals.  The legendary Bob Ezrin […]

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Queen, with Adam Lambert to tour “Rhapsody” across North America

posted Monday, December 3, 2018

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

After the soaring success of Bohemian Rhapsody – the Freddie Mercury/Queen movie that is set to become the biggest grossing music biopic of all time – fans can now enjoy a full concert experience, featuring original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor, along with Adam Lambert on lead vocals, as part of a 23-city North America summer […]

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“Soft Cell: One Final Time” – the iconic band’s last performance screens Nov 9 to 12, 2018

posted Friday, November 9, 2018

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

The final and sold-out concert from Synth-pop pioneers Soft Cell was broadcast live from London to cinemas across Europe from the O2 Arena in London on Sunday September 30th, 2018. This landmark event celebrated the band’s 40th anniversary and was their ONLY and last EVER show. Now, fans around the world can simulate that in […]

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European Union Film Festival – November 8 to 22, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, November 8, 2018

by: in Events, Featured Events, Film, Toronto

The critically acclaimed European Union Film Festival returns to Toronto with a wide variety of films screening from November 8th-22nd at the Royal Cinema. Award winning films will make their debut at the festival, representing a rare opportunity to see these movies on the big screen. With genres spanning drama, comedy, romance and more, there […]

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EKRAN Toronto Polish Film Festival 10th Anniversary – Nov 6 to 11, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, November 6, 2018

by: in Events, Featured Events, Toronto

EKRAN Toronto Polish Film Festival is back and it is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The Opening Film on Tuesday, November 6 at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema will be a vibrant Canadian thriller “22 Chaser” directed by Rafal Sokolowski and starring Brian J. Smith, Kaniehtiio Horn or Raoul Max Trujillo. Sokolowski is no stranger to the […]

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The androgynous sounds of Art d’Ecco

posted Friday, November 2, 2018

by: in Clubs, Events, Featured Events, Music, Queer, Toronto

Art d’Ecco is an unapologetic, inclusive rock and roll mystic in a wig and lipstick. d’Ecco’s new record, Trespasser, available now on Paper Bag Records, a product of mystery, fluidity, and neon glam-rock stomp. Living with his grandmother in a secluded cottage on the west coast, he gravitated toward the piano, spending the long, lonesome, quiet nights […]

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Mar (Sea) – Award Winning LGBT Film Screens One Night Only in Toronto – Oct 17, 2018

posted Monday, October 15, 2018

by: in Events, Featured Events, Film, Queer

When a couple decide to spend their summer vacation in a small town on the coast of Portugal, they had no idea that they would be faced with a dark mystery that would lead to seduction and betrayal. MAR is a dramatic love story and thriller set in Peniche, Portugal. It’s main characters Xavier (Lourence Serura), […]

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