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

RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq The World tour returns to Toronto – October 17 & 28 2019

posted Saturday, October 12, 2019

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

The Official RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour returns with an all new production for 2019, with a second date added in Toronto after the first sold out! Mission leader Michelle Visage is on a journey to save the universe with the help of her intergalactic queens. The queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race must save the galaxy in their […]

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Ontario Culture Days – 10th Anniversary Toronto Events – Sept 27 to 29, 2019

posted Tuesday, September 24, 2019

by: in Activism, Art, Events, Featured Events, Outdoors, Toronto

Ontario Culture Days, proudly celebrating its 10th Anniversary Edition, from September 27–29, with a vibrant kaleidoscope of FREE cultural activities encompassing visual art, theatre, cinema, dance, and beyond across the province and in Toronto.  This year’s 10th anniversary celebrations explore the link between creativity, cultural engagement and well-being. Creative activities have been linked to increased happiness, mental stimulation, and even a boosted immune system. It […]

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Toronto Queer Theatre Festival – Sept 27 – 28, 2019

posted Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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

Founded in 2012 (as Gay Play Day), the Toronto Queer Theatre Festival has been presenting plays by Toronto-based LGBTQ+ playwrights for the past seven years at the Alumnae Theatre and will present the eighth annual edition there once again from September 27 to September 28. This year’s playwrights include Steven Elliott Jackson, Lawrence Aronovitch and former Dayne Ogilvie Prize winner Tamai […]

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ScrapFest – A Night of South Asian Queer / Alt Culture Rock and Roll – Sept 28, 2019 (Mississauga)

posted Tuesday, September 24, 2019

by: in Activism, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Music, Queer

ScrapFest is a multicultural, immigrant friendly indie music series showcasing alternative artists with varied geopolitical backgrounds and a common outsider perspective. The platform seeks to bridge cultural differences by showcasing artists with a shared queer inclusive narrative. Actually, we just want to have to have fun. “Live loud queer and proud. The future is in full […]

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James Franco’s “Zeroville” opens Sept 20, 2019 in Toronto

posted Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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

Based on author Steve Erickson’s 2007 novel, director James Franco (The Disaster Artist, The Sound and the Fury) stars as Ike Jerome, a.k.a. “Vikar,.” Vikar is a lost soul journeying through Hollywood in 1969, a land of myths, beauty and monsters. The studio system is in decay, and a new generation of brash filmmakers are […]

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Posi Vibez presents the launch for “Salvador Disney” zine – Sept 13, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, September 12, 2019

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

POSI VIBEZ  is taking over Glad Day Bookshop on Friday September the 13th and throwing a party with Feel Your Fantasy to celebrate the launch of Dylan Berryman’s new zine of collages SALVADOR DISNEY. ~*SALVADOR DISNEY*~ Dylan Berry’s new zine of collages explores Salvador Dali and Walt Disney’s ill-fated 1945 collaboration, Destino. In honour of the zine, Destino will be […]

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“Pam Am Returns” – the comedic hostess is back in Toronto – Sept 18, 2019

posted Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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

Pam Ann is inviting everyone on a jolly f**king holiday in Pam Ann Returns, her brand-new show starring the perfectlyinappropriate-in-every-way air-hostess Pam Ann. From feeding the birds in coach to flying kites in first class, Pam Ann’s barbed wit has seen her hilariously negotiate even the most politically incorrect flight path. Her take on the […]

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The Last Porno Show – depicts Toronto’s underground at TIFF (Toronto)

posted Monday, September 9, 2019

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

Kire Paputts’ The Last Porno Show — a welcome follow-up to his debut, the 2015 TIFF hit The Rainbow Kid — introduces us to Wayne (Nathaniel Chadwick), a struggling actor who was traumatized as a child while living with his father Al (Christian Aldo), whom he hasn’t seen in years. Now a bit of an emotional mess, Wayne is […]

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Synonyms – tragicomedy about an Israeli in Paris screens at TIFF (Toronto)

posted Monday, September 9, 2019

by: in Events, Featured Events, Film, Toronto

WARNING: Do not go see this movie if full frontal male nudity offends you, as that’s the opening scene, and the first five minutes of this movie! The gay innuendos are heavy throughout, yet….well, you’ll have to watch it and see for yourself as to how this one plays out. Y oav, (Tom Mercier), a young […]

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Chill & Chat fundraiser for Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network – Aug 22, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, August 15, 2019

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

Chill & Chat will be an incredible evening learning about and celebrating the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network‘s vital work for LGBT rights in the Caribbean. LGBTQ+ people in the Caribbean face prison time, harassment, violence, and in some cases death, for being who they are and loving who they love. This is a resilient community, still […]

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