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

Reelworld Film Festival opens with trans film, Roobha – Oct 9 to 14, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Friday, October 5, 2018

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

The 18th annual Reelworld Film Festival features inspiring films from creative filmmakers aiming to spark social change, empowering racially diverse and Indigenous filmmakers to tell important stories through film. These films address a range of social topics including gender identity, environmental issues, climate change, human rights, and gender equality. “The festival grows stronger each year because […]

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rIVerse are diversifying the LGBTQ music scene

posted Tuesday, October 2, 2018

by: in Activism, Music, Queer, Toronto

rIVerse are a Toronto-based, openly queer pop/R&B group and their mission is to REPRESENT THE UNDERREPRESENTED and use their music as the platform to share unique stories with listeners, and bring needed representation to mainstream media. Diversity fuels this mission — members who are different races, genders, sexual orientations, body types, religious backgrounds, etc, thereby […]

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Legends of Horror at Casa Loma – on until Oct 31, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, September 27, 2018

by: in Events, Featured Events, Toronto

Legends of Horror is an immersive theatrical interpretation of all of the classic horror figures, as guests make their way through a one hour, 2-km self-guided walking tour commencing in the lower gardens of Casa Loma and winding its way through Casa Loma’s darkest tunnels and spaces never before open to the public.  This immersive theatrical event […]

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Heathers: The Musical – on stage Sept 21 to Oct 6, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, September 19, 2018

by: in Events, Featured Events, Theatre, Toronto

Opening the season on September 21, Hart House Theatre presents a musical that is “so very” with a dark side that is “grody to the max”, Heathers: The Musical. Based upon the iconic film of the same name, Heathers: The Musical tells the tale of mean girls and murderous vengeance between outcasts and the popular in-crowd. With a twisted, pitch-black […]

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The The returns to the stage after nearly two decades – Sept 19, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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

The The are one of those underground bands that received seminal success with music buffs. For those who know and follow this band, it’s a rare treat to have them adding Toronto as the only Canadian tour stop on their current North American tour. Even more so that it’s been 18 years since this English […]

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“Queer and Here” films at CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (Toronto)

posted Saturday, September 15, 2018

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

Get your tickets for Queer and Here and Shades of Justice for an exciting double feature Saturday September 15, 2018, presented in partnership with Pride Toronto. Click here for a list of all remaining CaribbeanTales International Film Festival film screening in Toronto until Sept 20, 2018 Rise Up: Queer & Here – 6pm CTFF and Pride presents a night of […]

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AIDS Walk Toronto – Sept 16, 2018

posted Thursday, September 13, 2018

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

ACT, Canada’s largest direct service HIV/AIDS organization, will host the 30th AIDS Walk Toronto on Sunday, September 16th (10 am – 3 pm). Over 1,000 walkers and participants will gather at Nathan Phillips Square, the Walk’s original home in 1989, to raise funds and help provide essential support services for men, women and young people […]

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Bi Arts Festival – Sept 18 to 23, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, September 13, 2018

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

The Bi Arts Festival has an exciting lineup of artists, authors and performers for the second annual festival, September 18-23, 2018, Toronto. Toronto’s second annual Bi Arts Festival is the world’s largest celebration of bisexual voices in art and culture and runs from September 18th to 23rd, 2018. The festival welcomes a diverse roster of […]

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Crimes of the Heart – on stage at Village Playhouse until Sept 29, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, September 12, 2018

by: in Events, Featured Events, Theatre, Toronto

The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, and Babe Magrath is having a bad day. She didn’t like the way her husband looked, so she shot him. Needless to say, he’s not too happy about it. Now out on bail, Babe reunites with her two sisters to make sense of their most recent misfortunes. Meg is back […]

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theBUZZ at TIFF – on now until Sept 16, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Monday, September 10, 2018

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

There are hundreds of films to choose from over the next couple of weeks at the Toronto International Film Festival. Here are a few we think are worthy of your time. Splinters The film deals with themes such as struggling with identity and tradition, and dealing with family loss and complicated relationships. Belle, the lead character, […]

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