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8 Years – two men reconnect after a period of time to try and rekindle their relationship

posted Tuesday, January 24, 2023

by: in Film, Queer, Streaming Online

8 Years tells the story of José and David were in love. For seven years, their romance grew and blossomed, through highs and lows, before they ultimately faltered and broke up. Now, after not seeing each other for a very long time, they decide to meet at the spot they first fell in love (the […]

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Toronto comedian Robert Watson is Gay AF. Find out why on his new album, “Homo Say What?”

posted Friday, January 20, 2023

by: in Comedy, Queer

Robert Watson is an award-winning playwright, performer, fragrance aficionado extraordinaire, and producer and host of Gay AF Comedy in Toronto, amplifying the voices of Queer comedians from the many intersections of the LGBTQ+ community. Showcased as the flagship show at Buddies In Bad Times Queer Pride Festival, Gay AF Comedy was also featured as part of […]

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French Queer pop/rock band Hyphen Hyphen release new album, C’est La Vie

posted Friday, January 20, 2023

by: in Music, Queer

Queer Pop/Rock Band Hyphen Hyphen reveals Own God, a new extract from their new album C’est la Vie to be released on January 20, 2023 via Parlophone France. The album also features Call My Name, Don’t Wait For Me, and Too Young. HYPHEN HYPHEN is composed by Santa, Line and Adam. The European band has had […]

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Ann-Marie MacDonald’s two-part “Fall On Your Knees” world premiere takes stage Jan 20 to Feb 5, 2023 (Toronto)

posted Friday, January 20, 2023

by: in Theatre, Toronto

This January, Canadian Stage presents the history-making two-part stage adaptation of author Ann-Marie MacDonald’s internationally acclaimed and best-selling novel Fall On Your Knees, on stage at the Bluma Appel Theatre in Toronto, January 20 – February 5, 2023. This stage adaptation is the combined partnership between five organizations, bringing this momentous production first to Toronto, then to London, […]

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Vancouver Folk Music Festival Won’t Be Returning in 2023

posted Thursday, January 19, 2023

by: in Music, Vancouver

Founded in 1978, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival has been a unique community-based celebration internationally renowned for presenting the finest traditional and contemporary folk and roots music from around the world. As a non-profit operation, the festival has always relied upon ticket sales, member-donations, and community fundraising to cover the costs of producing their annual […]

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Make Me Famous – documentary on 1980s mysterious and misunderstood NYC artist Edward Brezinski

posted Wednesday, January 18, 2023

by: in Activism, Art, Featured Events, Film

Set amid the legendary ‘80s Lower East Side art scene, a forgotten artist with dreams of glory is “restored” in the evocative documentary, Make Me Famous. The film will have its World Theatrical Premiere here in Toronto screening at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, from January 20 to February 1, 2023. Although he shared […]

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The Fighting Days delves into issues of racism and pacifism within the early 20th century Canadian women’s movement

posted Tuesday, January 17, 2023

by: in Theatre, Toronto

The Fighting Days is a riveting fictional account that focuses on the life and work of Francis Marion Beynon, a Manitoba journalist and political activist, during her time in Winnipeg from 1910 to 1917. When the play opens, Francis is on her way to Winnipeg, leaving behind a sheltered and religious rural childhood. Soon after her […]

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Close – portrayal of the innocence of youth, and the dangers of peer pressures

posted Friday, January 13, 2023

by: in Film

Thirteen year olds Léo and Rémi spend the long summer holidays in innocent intimacy, but come the school year, their close friendship is thrown into disarray as their relationship is noticed and commented on by their contemporaries. In reaction to their sometimes insulting or intrusive comments, Léo attempts to distance himself from Rémi. with an […]

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ACTRA Toronto’s outACTRAto Committee Announces Winner of 4th Queer Your Stories Short Film Competition

posted Thursday, January 12, 2023

by: in Film, Lesbian, Queer, Toronto, Trans

outACTRAto, the queer committee of ACTRA Toronto, proudly announces the winner of the fourth Queer Your Stories Short Film Competition. The competition is a partnership with the Inside Out Toronto 2SLGBTQ+ Film Festival, Canada’s largest 2SLGBTQ+ film festival and the single largest promoter and exhibitor of 2SLGBTQ+ content in Canada. The competition was open to 2SLGBTQIA+ […]

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Nina Hagen, the godmother of punk is back with a new album, Unity

posted Tuesday, January 10, 2023

by: in Music

Throughout her entire career, Germany’s Nina Hagen has championed radical, autonomous action, and has opposed established ideas of femininity. The beautiful and strident hell-raiser has straddled the lines between punk and pop, East and West, and earth and outer space. With her new album, Unity, her first since Volksbeat in 2011, she continues to do […]

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