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Legends of Horror to Casa Loma with “Zombie Apocalypse” – Sept 29 to Oct 31, 2023 (Toronto)

posted Friday, September 29, 2023

by: in Featured Events, Toronto

Just when you thought your worst nightmare was over… Liberty Entertainment Group announces the return of its classic and beloved Halloween-themed event, Legends of Horror  presented by Captain Morgan, on the grounds of Toronto’s celebrated historic castle, Casa Loma.  Celebrating its eighth year, Toronto’s must-attend event opens September 29th and runs until October 31st. To thrill and chill the blood further, the undead known as Zombie Apocalypse return […]

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Vancouver International Film Festival features over 100 screenings- September 28 – October 8, 2023

posted Thursday, September 28, 2023

by: in Film, Vancouver

Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) presents its 42nd edition this month, the first fully in-cinema festival since 2019. This year’s lineup features roughly 140 feature films and 100 shorts, presented on 10 screens in seven Vancouver venues. Vancouverites and visitors will be able to explore film culture through an expanded program of live events, performances, and exhibitions. The festival […]

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Canada’s Rock of Fame’s 25th anniversary celebration includes more than a dozen inductees – Sept 28, 2023 (Toronto)

posted Friday, September 22, 2023

by: in Featured Events, Music, Toronto

If you spent the 1970/80s listening to radio, then you’ve most likely heard of most, if not all, of the inductees and performers at the first of two 25th anniversary Canada Rock of Fame events taking place in Toronto this year.  The first takes place September 28th at the recently refurbished Massey Hall, orchestrated by […]

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299 Queen Street West: The Much Music Documentary gets its premiere in Toronto – Sept 22, 2023

posted Sunday, September 17, 2023

by: in Film, Music, Toronto

299 Queen Street West: The Much Music Documentary has its official premiere at Roy Thomson Hall (60 Simcoe Street) in Toronto on Sept 22, 2023, after which it will have screenings at several other cities across the country, before landing on Crave TV. With unprecedented access to the MuchMusic archives, 299 Queen Street West tells the story […]

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What’s Queer at TIFF This Year?

posted Sunday, September 10, 2023

by: in Featured Events, Film, Queer, Toronto

Last year was a stellar year for queer representation at TIFF, and this year the content keeps on coming. What’s different about recent LGBTQ+ character portrayals is that they are becoming more diverse and complex in nature, providing a truer context of what it means to be queer in these current times globally. Below are […]

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Ghosts of the Chelsea Hotel (and Other Rock & Roll Stories) – Toronto screening Sept 10, 2023

posted Saturday, September 9, 2023

by: in Film, Music, Toronto

The new Chip Baker film, “Ghosts of the Chelsea Hotel (and Other Rock & Roll Stories)”, directed by filmmaker Danny Garcia (“Nightclubbing,” “Sad Vacation”) made its American theatrical debut screening in New York City at Joe’s Pub on Tuesday, September 5th at 9:30pm. This documentary film explores the rich history, cultural significance and otherworldly occurrences […]

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TIFF’s Festival Street offers free movies, music, and much more

posted Friday, September 8, 2023

by: in Featured Events, Film, Music, Toronto

The excitement of the Toronto International Film Festival will once again filter out of the theatres and onto Festival Street (King Street West between Peter Street and University Avenue) and David Pecaut Square.  New and exciting activations will line King Street in addition to food vendors, photo opportunities, and the Festival Street Music Stage housing musical performances […]

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Shangri-La Toronto offers special TIFF-themed Afternoon Tea, Cocktails, and Room Packages

posted Friday, September 8, 2023

by: in Featured Events, Film, Hospitality, Toronto

Shangri-La Toronto, is the official hospitality partner of the Toronto International Film Festival. The hotel property hosted TIFF’s  opening party on September 7th, and has also curated several luxurious movie inspired experiences, such as a specialty TIFF-themed Afternoon Tea menu, instagramable cocktails, and exclusive room packages.If you’re looking for a little decadent downtime during TIFF, […]

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TIFF Trans Filmmakers Summit – Sept 10, 2023 (Toronto)

posted Friday, September 8, 2023

by: in Featured Events, Toronto, Trans

The Trans Film Mentorship (TFM) is delighted to present the 2nd annual Trans Filmmakers Summit x TIFF, which will be held on Sunday, September 10th at Malaparte at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Open to all trans and non-binary creators, filmmakers, actors, industry partners and allies, Trans Filmmakers Summit x TIFF is an afternoon to foster industry exchanges and […]

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AGO fall programming includes Halloween events, film screenings, Art Bash fundraiser, and a Keith Haring-inspired art party

posted Wednesday, September 6, 2023

by: in Art, Art Gallery, Music, Queer, Toronto

AGO Friday Nights return this fall with a line up of exciting talks, performances, screenings and art parties, celebrating new exhibitions, great art and artists. AGO Friday Night programming is free with General Admission, and is always free for Indigenous Peoples, AGO Members, Annual Pass holders and visitors aged 25 and under. 2023 FALL PUBLIC […]

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