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CBC’s “From The Vaults” shines light on archived music history

posted Thursday, November 15, 2018

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

FROM THE VAULTS is a breathtaking all-access journey into a Canadian treasure that few people have ever seen: The CBC Music Archives. Hosted by Amanda Parris and Tom Power, this series features musical performances and candid interviews, shining a bright light on a remarkable musical story – our own. The first episode airs 9pm on […]

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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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Scissor Sisters’ frontman, Jake Shears, releases debut solo album, performs in Toronto November 5, 2018

posted Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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

Jake Shears’ much anticipated self-titled debut solo album has been released. This is the Scissor Sisters’ frontman’s first full-length work since 2012. Shears relocated to New Orleans in 2015 and the city’s singular energy and musical traditions became a source of inspiration. He recorded the album in Louisville, KY with Kevin Ratterman (Ray LaMontagne, My Morning […]

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Two new LGBT themed films now available on VOD

posted Tuesday, August 7, 2018

by: in Film, Lesbian, Queer

PORCUPINE LAKE is a female-driven coming-of-age festival darling from award-winning writer/director Ingrid Veninger. This touching drama is truly a coming-of-age film for our generation, bringing two young girls to the forefront as they spend a summer together, sharing secrets, having adventures, and becoming more than best friends. Ultimately,  this story invites us to imagine a […]

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Brave: Festival of Risk and Failure – July 12 to 29, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, July 11, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Celebrity, Events, Family, Featured Events, Film, Music, Outdoors, Queer, Theatre, Toronto

The Harbourfront Centre is launching a new festival that will push the boundaries of what it means to be brave. Presenting some of the world’s most courageous and outlandish artists, thinkers, writers and musicians, the inaugural BRAVE: The Festival of Risk and Failure asks the question: If all we have to fear is fear itself, […]

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Fall for Dance North – October 2 to 6, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, July 5, 2018

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

Toronto’s Premier International Dance Festival, Fall For Dance North 2018 has unveiled their fourth and largest festival season to date, which includes the festival doubling its capacity, showcasing 12 works from 11 companies across three distinct programs, and growing to two venues: at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts and the addition of Ryerson Theatre. October 2 through […]

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Q&A with Alterna-Queer performers at Pride Toronto – June 22, 2018

posted Thursday, June 21, 2018

by: in Activism, Dance, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Montreal, Music, Pride, Queer, Toronto, Trans

Stop by Alterna-Queer at Pride Toronto to get a taste of Toronto’s West End queer scene with the city’s most vile vixens: the House of Filth. They’re loud, rude, and like to roll around in gutters and sit on cakes. They are the queens who do things other queens haven’t dreamed up even in their darkest […]

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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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Fashion and Beauty Tips for Pride from Toronto Drag Personality, Tynomi Banks

posted Wednesday, June 13, 2018

by: in Drag, Fashion, Pride, Toronto

Toronto drag performer Tynomi Banks knows a thing or two about fashion and beauty, and she’s dishing out the goods on what’s hot to be seen in this year to look your best for Pride “As a drag performer, I’m always on the hunt for the latest looks and trends that can keep up with […]

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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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