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

Pride Toronto’s Opening Night Outdoor Dance Parties Continue Until 2AM – Friday June 21, 2019

posted Thursday, June 20, 2019

by: in Activism, Clubs, Dance, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Outdoors, Pride, Queer, Trans

Below are the details for all of the Fridays’ programming, including timing, location, and description for each event. The highlight being the Trans Pride Community Fair, Trans March Rally, and Trans March that ends in Allan Gardens with a host of amazing performances. There’s also some great late night dance parties happening all along Church […]

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Toronto Jazz Festival – returns to Yorkville with over 175 free concerts – June 21 to 30, 2019

posted Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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

For those wanting something different than Pride Toronto’s takeover of the city, the Toronto Jazz Festival also starts this weekend, and continues right through to the next with over 175 free concerts and some big name musicians! Film star and The Blues Brothers co-founder Dan Aykroyd, Late Night with David Letterman band leader Paul Shaffer, blues-rock great David Wilcox, Louisiana bluesman Kenny Neal and […]

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Buddies in Bad Times Theatre announces 2019/20 season line-up

posted Saturday, June 8, 2019

by: in Activism, Art, Celebrity, Clubs, Comedy, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Montreal, Music, Pride, Queer, Theatre, Toronto, Trans

Artistic Director Evalyn Parry announced the line-up for Buddies in Bad Times Theatre’s 2019/20 season today. After a blowout 40th anniversary season, the theatre company focuses on its role as an incubator for new queer works, with a mainstage production of one of its residency projects, an expanded showcase for its resident artists, and a new curation format […]

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Charlotte: A Tri-Coloured Play – genre-bending chamber musical – June 1, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, May 29, 2019

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

After a premiere season in 2017 at the Luminato Festival and World Stage Design “Scenofest” in Taipei,Taiwan, Theaturtle’s acclaimed Charlotte: A Tri-Coloured Play with Music will tour to Jaffa Fest in Tel Aviv, Israel, Theatre on Podol in Kiev, Ukraine, The National Theatre of the Czech Republic in Prague, and other significant European venues. But not before a public performance send-off June 1 at Hart House Theatre! Prior to the tour, […]

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Just Call Me Lady: The Musical – Mandy Goodhandy’s memoir hits the stage June 7 and 8, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, May 28, 2019

by: in Activism, Celebrity, Clubs, Comedy, Events, Featured Events, Music, Pride, Queer, Theatre, Toronto, Trans

Mandy Goodhandy is a trans woman stand up comedian, author, and singer.  Her memoirs “Just Call Me Lady” and her CD (of the same name) were both released in 2018, and now she’s combining both into one spectacular stage production for two nights only! Not just another transgender person’s “transition” story. Mandy Goodhandy (aka Amanda Taylor) […]

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“I’m Going To Break Your Heart” featuring Raine Maida and Chantal Kreviazuk – in theatres May 23, 2019

posted Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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

They made headlines in Canada as beautiful, young, rock royalty, but nearly two decades later, Raine Maida (Our Lady Peace) and Chantal Kreviazuk struggle, like most people, with their relationship. I’M GOING TO BREAK YOUR HEART follows Maida and Kreviazuk as they write and record their first album together, I’m Going to Break Your Heart, offering an intimate […]

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Q&A with Nova Scotia’s Rich Aucoin, who releases new album and performs in Toronto May 22, 2019

posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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

Nova Scotia’s Rich Aucoin can easily be described as a concept artist. He takes his work very seriously, putting together the lyrics and melodies, connecting with the right individuals to help record and produce, and then creates an elaborate must-be-there-to-experience live performance with visuals and other distractions. He’s releasing a new album this month (May […]

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Queer Ontario celebrates 10th anniversary with a special film screening – May 15, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, May 14, 2019

by: in Activism, Events, Featured Events, Film, Lesbian, Queer, Toronto, Trans

Queer Ontario, an LGBTQ-specific non-profit, announced that it will be hosting a film screening and premiere of ‘Queer Edge: From Gay to Queer Liberation’ directed by Dr. Nick Mulé as part of its 10th Anniversary celebration. The event including the screening will take place at the Tranzac Club on May 15 from 7 PM to […]

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Tastemaker Tour – creative cuisine and craft cocktails – May 10 – 12, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Friday, May 10, 2019

by: in Events, Featured Events, Toronto

 The Tastemaker Tour is bringing the ultimate culinary house party, hosted by the city’s favourite chefs, mixologists and producers, to Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works, Friday, May 10 to Sunday, May 12, 2019. Expanding to a four-city tour following sold-out events in Toronto and Chicago last year, Tastemaker Toronto will kick off the summer with five immersive […]

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What’s BUZZ-worthy at Canadian Music Week (CMW) – May 6 to 12, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, May 7, 2019

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

Canadian Music Week is once again underway, with a huge line up of big name acts, and emerging artists who might just be the next big thing. It all kicked off Monday night at the Phoenix Concert Theatre with a performance by NYC post-punk legends, Television, who have been entertaining audiences with their ignatic frontman, […]

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