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

The Artist Project – discover the works of over 300 independent artists – Feb 20 to 23, 2020 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, February 19, 2020

by: in Art, Art Gallery, Events, Featured Events, Toronto

Toronto’s Artist Project returns February 20th to 23rd bringing together over 300 independent artists showcasing their work at the Better Living Centre on the CNE Grounds. The 13th annual art fair provides the unique opportunity to intimately connect with artists, creating a more personal experience with art. Once a year, hundreds of curious individuals gather […]

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo – all male comic ballet on stage in Toronto – March 7/8, 2020

posted Tuesday, February 4, 2020

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

Go totally tutu for the world’s foremost all-male, comic ballet company, New York’s Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo! Catch this hilarious troupe as they touch down in Toronto once again for three performances only, on March 7 and 8, 2020. As well, former Trocks dancer and current reigning drag superstar, Brooke Lynn Hytes, will be joining the troupe onstage for […]

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Andy Warhol exhibition coming to the AGO in Toronto – March 2021

posted Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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

A major exhibition of works by Andy Warhol is coming to the AGO in March 2021. This blockbuster retrospective reconsiders the personal, social and political backdrop that influenced Warhol’s groundbreaking art. A 20th-century icon at the centre of Pop Art, Andy Warhol was born Andrew Warhola in Pittsburgh, PA, in 1928. Shy, gay and from […]

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Laurie Anderson invades Toronto for VR experience, lecture, film screening, and performance – Jan 16 to 19, 2019

posted Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) presents its 14th annual Eva Holtby Lecture on Contemporary Culture on Thursday, January 16, 2020 featuring avant-garde American artist Laurie Anderson. In this rare public talk and performance, Anderson will provide an intimate look at her work through her own words. Best known for her multimedia art presentations and innovative […]

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Who’s dreaming of a Black Christmas?- classic remake in theatres Dec 13, 2019

posted Friday, December 13, 2019

by: in Events, Featured Events, Film

  Just in time for the holidays comes a timely take on a cult horror classic as a campus killer comes to face a formidable group of friends in sisterhood. Hawthorne College is quieting down for the holidays. But as Riley Stone (Imogen Poots, Green Room) and her Mu Kappa Epsilon sisters—athlete Marty (Lily Donoghue, The […]

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The Ward Cabaret – the story of Toronto’s first multicultural neighbourhood – on stage Dec 12 to 22. 2019 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, December 12, 2019

by: in Events, Featured Events, Theatre, Toronto

Things are heating up just in time for the holiday season! The Ward Cabaret, a sold-out work-in-progress hit at last year’s Luminato Festival, gets a finalized premiere run at Harbourfront Centre Theatre from December 12 to December 22, 2019 It’s an electrifying musical and theatrical re-imagination of the vibrant sounds and stories of Toronto’s first cross-cultural […]

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The Nutcracker, featuring stars of Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet – on stage Dec 14, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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

THE TORONTO INTERNATIONAL BALLET THEATRE (TIBT) and stars of BOLSHOI BALLET proudly present the triumphant return of THE NUTCRACKER. This unforgettable classic will feature internationally renowned Russian ballerina’s Anastasia Stashkevich and Vyacheslav Lopatin, principal dancers in Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet, along with many of Toronto’s most promising emerging dancers.  THE NUTCRACKER, one of Tchaikovsky’s most famous works about a young girl’s magical adventures on […]

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Chatting with Venus Fest founder Aerin Fogel about Kate Bush Tribute Night – Dec 14, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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

  All hail Queen Kate! With a career spanning over 40 years, Kate Bush remains one of the most singular, influential and mysterious singer-songwriters of the 20th century and beyond. Venus Fest founder, Aerin Fogel, has assembled some of Canada’s most exciting female musicians to perform stunning renditions of Bush’s work. From ”Running Up That […]

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2020 “Off-Mirvish” productions include, Us/Them, Room, Indecent

posted Monday, December 9, 2019

by: in Events, Featured Events, Theatre, Toronto

OFF-MIRVISH is a curated series of edgier, challenging and fascinating plays, that’s comprised of three internationally known plays:  US/THEM, ROOM and INDECENT. Written and directed by Carly Wijs, the Canadian premiere of US/THEM will star Gytha Parmentier and Roman Van Houtven in the brilliant, utterly compelling hit play – a sell-out at the Edinburgh Fringe and London’s National Theatre.  US/THEM will play February 27 through March 15, 2020. In 2004 a […]

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Ross Petty Productions presents “Lil’ Red Robin Hood” – on stage until Jan 4, 2020 (Toronto)

posted Friday, December 6, 2019

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

It’s must be holiday season if Ross Petty has a new show on stage. Rich or poor, the whole family will be hood-winked by Ross Petty Productions’ original musical, LIL’ RED ROBIN HOOD this holiday season. After 23 years of holiday cheer in Toronto’s historic Elgin Theatre, Ross Petty Productions’ 2019/20 Family Musical is moving to the Winter Garden Theatre on the 6th Floor of […]

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