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

Come Up To My Room – four floors of fun at the Gladstone Hotel – January 17 to 20, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, January 16, 2019

by: in Art, Art Gallery, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Photography, Queer, Toronto

Walk into a universe of art and design at Come Up To My Room (CUTMR) 2019, the Gladstone Hotel’s annual 4-day alternative design exhibition running from January 17-20. Find out what happens when art and design intersect through site-specific installations, within the walls of a historic hotel. Visitors can explore, discover and engage in conversation […]

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“Hair”, 50 years later – on stage Jan 18 to Feb 2, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, January 15, 2019

by: in Events, Featured Events, Music, Theatre

Hair, the original rock musical, celebrates its 50th anniversary at a time of new-found social justice movements and civil unrest. When a tribe of freedom-loving hippies is confronted with the realities of war and an oppressive government hell-bent on conflict, they become even more committed to their ideals of freedom, liberty from social shackles and […]

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“Making Montgomery Clift” – reflections on a Hollywood heartthrob – screens January 16th (Toronto)

posted Monday, January 14, 2019

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

Montgomery (Monty) Clift was one of the most influential actors in the history of cinema, bucking traditions on and off screen, but countless biographies have reduced him to labels like “tragically self-destructive” and “tormented.” The iconic Hollywood actor Montgomery Clift is brought to a new light by his nephew Robert Clift, who uncovers never-before-seen footage […]

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Slava’s Snowshow – a one-of-a-kind spellbinding adventure in Toronto and Montreal

posted Friday, December 7, 2018

by: in Art, Celebrity, Events, Featured Events, Montreal, Toronto

Show One Productions and Civic Theatres Toronto presents the international sensation Slava’s Snowshow, December 7 to 16, 2018 in the Bluma Appel Theatre at St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts. Returning to Toronto for the first time in two decades, the scruffy, disarming troupe of Slava’s Snowshow clowns will take audiences on a spellbinding adventure, […]

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“Almost Almost Famous” – what’s it like being a music tribute artist?

posted Friday, December 7, 2018

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

On a road trip through an alternate universe, where famous musicians never died, Almost Almost Famous explores the lives of three of the world’s top tribute artists, the cost of borrowed fame, and the risk of getting ‘lost in the act’. Fifty years after trailblazers like Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Jackie Wilson defined music […]

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Ross Petty Productions presents “The Wizard of Oz” – on now until January 5, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, December 6, 2018

by: in Events, Featured Events, Theatre, Toronto

This is what so many Toronto theatre lovers, young and old, wait for every year. Ross Petty Productions presents THE WIZARD OF OZ – The Toto-ly Twistered Family Musical. Strapping on the famous ruby slippers will be Camille Eanga Selenge (The Book of Mormon / Broadway and Australia), as the adventure-bound and homesick Dorothy. Swept up from their home […]

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Corey Hart releases a new single, with an 5-Song EP and tour to follow in 2019

posted Tuesday, December 4, 2018

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

The Sunglasses at Night man himself, Corey Hart has announced the details of his first major arena tour across Canada since 1986! As well, he’s released the seasonal track “Another December” that will be included on the new 5-song EP titled Dreaming Time Again, which also includes the up-tempo rocker “First Rodeo” featuring Jim Cuddy on vocals.  The legendary Bob Ezrin […]

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Queen, with Adam Lambert to tour “Rhapsody” across North America

posted Monday, December 3, 2018

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

After the soaring success of Bohemian Rhapsody – the Freddie Mercury/Queen movie that is set to become the biggest grossing music biopic of all time – fans can now enjoy a full concert experience, featuring original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor, along with Adam Lambert on lead vocals, as part of a 23-city North America summer […]

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“Searching For Ingmar Bergman” – profiles the iconic director and playwright

posted Saturday, December 1, 2018

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

On the 100th anniversary of director and playwright Ingmar Bergman’s birth, Internationally renowned director Margarethe von Trotta examines Ingmar Bergman’s life and work with a circle of his closest collaborators as well as a new generation of filmmakers. This documentary presents key components of his legacy, as it retraces themes that recurred in his life […]

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“Soft Cell: One Final Time” – the iconic band’s last performance screens Nov 9 to 12, 2018

posted Friday, November 9, 2018

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

The final and sold-out concert from Synth-pop pioneers Soft Cell was broadcast live from London to cinemas across Europe from the O2 Arena in London on Sunday September 30th, 2018. This landmark event celebrated the band’s 40th anniversary and was their ONLY and last EVER show. Now, fans around the world can simulate that in […]

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