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“Love, Gilda” screens at Hot Docs – April 28 to May 4, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Friday, April 20, 2018

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

The name Gilda Radner puts a smile on the faces of people who remember watching her as one of the original cast members of Saturday Night Live (1975-1980), where she created and portrayed such now-classic comic characters as Roseanne Roseannadanna, Emily Litella, Baba Wawa, and Lisa Loopner. She quickly rose to meteoric fame in television, […]

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The RISER Project – four bold new productions on stage until May 12, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, April 18, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Dance, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Queer, Theatre, Toronto

Why Not Theatre presents The RISER Project 2018, three world premieres and one workshop presentation of new Canadian work as part of a unique collaborative producing model for emerging and independent theatre artists, running until May 12 at The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto. The fifth edition of RISER begins with Mr. Truth, an off-the-beaten-sketch-comedy-path parody created […]

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“Trembling Before G-d” – being Jewish and gay – screens April 17, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Monday, April 16, 2018

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

An Orthodox or Hassidic Jew would likely argue that being openly homosexual and remaining Jewish is a contradiction in terms. Or so it would seem to most people – until they encounter filmmaker Sandi Simcha DuBowski and his remarkable doc, Trembling Before G-D. Over a period of five years, DuBowski filmed gay and lesbian Orthodox […]

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Feminist F**k It Fest – April 11 to 22, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, April 11, 2018

by: in Activism, Comedy, Dance, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Queer, Toronto

From the family friendly to the downright nasty, the FEMINIST FUCK IT FEST is a curated festival of multidisciplinary women and non binary-identifying artists presenting original, bold, and entertaining works of art. The Festival will take place at 360 Geary Lane from April 11th – April 22nd. Headlining production GANGA’S GANJA will play throughout the festival- on 4/20 dude- every night at 7:30pm […]

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“ABU” – being gay and Pakistani- in select theatres April 13, 2018

posted Monday, April 9, 2018

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

Montreal-based filmmaker (Writer/Director/Producer) Arshad Khan will bring his personal documentary ABU to select theatres in Toronto, the GTA and Montreal on April 13. In ABU (meaning father in Urdu), Khan narrates his experience immigrating to Canada and navigating his complicated relationship with his close-knit Pakistani Muslim family as well as of coming out as a gay man. The film […]

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“Fun Home” – a comedic, lesbian, musical – on stage April 13 to May 6, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Monday, April 9, 2018

by: in Comedy, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Queer, Theatre, Toronto

David Mirvish is delighted to present The Musical Stage Company production of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, FUN HOME,, based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, is the groundbreaking show that won five 2015 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and has received worldwide critical acclaim for its stunning musical score and heartbreaking storytelling. Alison, a […]

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“Alone Together” – a provocative double-bill dance performance – April 11 to 14, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, April 5, 2018

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

Citadel + Compagnie (C+C) presents Alone Together, a double bill of richly complex and provocative new solos by esteemed School of Toronto Dance Theatre alumni Naishi Wang and Jane-Alison McKinney, April 11—14, 2018 at The Citadel: Ross Centre for Dance. Starting the evening, Wang will share his first-ever independent choreographic work with the world premiere of Taking Breath. Next, McKinney will reveal the anticipated […]

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“Mary Goes Round” – In Theatres March 30th, 2018 (Includes Review and Interview with Director, Molly McGlynn)

posted Thursday, March 29, 2018

by: in Events, Featured Events, Film, Toronto

Mary Goes Round  is a redemptive drama with dark comedic undertones. Mary is a substance abuse counsellor with a drinking problem. After a drunk driving accident, she loses her license, her job, and boyfriend. At the request of her estranged father Walt, Mary begrudgingly retreats to her hometown of Niagara Falls. With few other options, Mary is forced […]

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Book Launch and Signing with General Idea’s AA Bronson – March 28, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, March 27, 2018

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

    Join Art Metropole at the Gladstone Hotel for the Toronto launch of ZIGGURAT: GENERAL IDEA 1968-1994, with artist AA Bronson.This monographic catalogue, published to coincide with the recent exhibition at Mitchell Innes & Nash, illustrates the pervasion of the signature ‘ziggurat’ form in General Idea’s body of work and contributes to the long lineage of artists’ books in […]

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“Bloom” on stage at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre until April 8, 2018

posted Tuesday, March 27, 2018

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

  Twelve years since its debut, Modern Times Stage is pleased to bring renowned Argentinean-Canadian playwright Guillermo Verdecchia’s BLOOM back to Toronto with a new production.  Inspired by T.S Eliot’s celebrated modernist poem The Wasteland, BLOOM is once again directed by award-winning Iranian-Canadian theatre artist Soheil Parsa featuring a powerful and diverse Canadian cast on stage at Buddies and Bad Times Theatre. […]

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