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

Nuit Rose Festival and Art Crawl – June 16, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, June 13, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Drag, Events, Family, Featured Events, Gallery, Lesbian, Music, Outdoors, Pride, Queer, Toronto, Trans

NUIT ROSE is back for its fifth annual festival of queer art and performance. Taking the theme of Unbound, the festival features art that crosses borders, both real and imagined.  Join us on June 16th from 7PM till late for our annual ART CRAWL with programming across Toronto neighbourhoods West Queen West and the Church-Wellesley […]

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Toronto is Bansky Mad…

posted Tuesday, June 12, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Art Gallery, Celebrity, Events, Featured Events, Music, Toronto

…at least that’s what Michel Boersma, Senior Vice President Family Entertainment & Theatre, Live Nation, said at the preview showing of the new Bansky Exhibit in Toronto. There are 80 original art works on display that have each been loaned by various collectors around the world, and according to Boersma, “it’s the most extensive and most prized […]

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Dora Mavor Moore Awards Show – June 25, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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

39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards – Hosted by actor Astrid Van Wieren of the Dora Award-winning production of Come From Away, currently on Broadway! The most hotly anticipated celebration of the Toronto performing arts community takes place Monday, June 25 hosted by Astrid Van Wieren, who is currently starring on Broadway in the Dora Award-winning Canadian musicalCome From Away (La Jolla […]

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Free Flicks at Yonge-Dundas Square all summer long

posted Friday, June 8, 2018

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

School’s out for summer, which means it is time to rock on down to YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE (YDS) for the city’s favourite outdoor screenings, City Cinema, every Tuesday at 8pm from June 26 – August 28. YDS is providing Toronto the ultimate summer soundtrack with Rockumentaries; a lineup of non-fiction films that are sure to cause treble as they explore the life and times of […]

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Rewind Tour, with Aqua, Prozzak, and Whigfield – Sept 8, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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

Danish super group AQUA are thrilled to be heading out for their first ever Canada tour this September, and Toronto queers couldn’t be happier! Facebook and Twitter are flaring up with excitement for this triple-bill, which looks like it’s an immediate sell out for 90s nostalgia music fans who were quick to get tickets. Hopefully a second […]

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MUSIC MUSIC LIFE DEATH MUSIC, on stage until June 10, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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

The Award-Winning theatre company ONE LITTLE GOAT presents the World Premiere of MUSIC MUSIC LIFE DEATH MUSIC, an “absurdical” (AKA a dark musical comedy) running until June 10, 2018 at the Tarragon Theatre in Toronto. An exploration of the unexpected dynamics between three generations of family—a grandmother, her daughter, son-in-law, and teenage grandson—MUSIC MUSIC LIFE […]

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Alan Cumming’s “Legal Immigrant” in Toronto – June 16, 2018

posted Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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

Tony Award-winning actor and activist Alan Cumming is many things to many people – Renaissance man, style icon, social activist, bon viveur – but to himself he is a storyteller and provocateur for hire. He became an American citizen in 2008, and Legal Immigrant is a cabaret of songs and stories about his life and loves in his adopted […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Preview Weekend (May 26 and 27, 2018) and 2018-19 Programming (Toronto)

posted Thursday, May 24, 2018

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

International Opening Dates The Museum of Contemporary Art‘s (MOCA) new home in the Junction Triangle will truly define what is the role of the 21st century museum: to be first and foremost a welcoming, accessible, and relevant space. The public are invited for a sneak preview weekend, May 26-27, 2018 for Doors Open Toronto. The official grand opening […]

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Kathy Griffin to begin her “Laugh Your Head Off” tour in Canada May 23, 2018

posted Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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

Due to the supportive response from her Canadian fans, comedian Kathy Griffin has confirmed an additional tour date to the “Laugh Your Head Off” World Tour, and will be kicking-off the North American leg of her tour in Ottawa,  on Wednesday, May 23rd. Following a successful run overseas including; New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, the U.K., […]

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Fierce! International Queer Burlesque Festival – May 24 to 27, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, May 22, 2018

by: in Celebrity, Clubs, Dance, Events, Featured Events, Toronto

  The Biggest, Queerest Burlesque Party on the Planet is coming to Toronto! After five years in the United States, the Fierce! International Queer Burlesque Festival is making it’s International debut in Toronto, and Making Buddies in Bad Times Theatre it’s main home. The festivities start on Thursday, May 24th and run through until Sunday, […]

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