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6 New Releases From LGBTQ Artists to Add to Your Playlists

posted Thursday, April 15, 2021

by: in Celebrity, Comedy, Drag, Music, Pride, Queer, Trans, Uncategorized

Each week LGBTQ artists from around the world release new music only to have it go unheard, unplayed, and unknown. As members of a community who are often under-represented, it is vital that we know and support our artists as they write their place in history. Music is universal and can be a support and […]

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We’re Funny That Way – Virtual Pride Special – June 26, 2020

posted Thursday, June 25, 2020

by: in Comedy, Lesbian, Pride, Queer

Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 19th annual WE’RE FUNNY THAT WAY festival with host Maggie Cassella is adapted from a live event into a virtual special. Every live event collects funds for various LGBT charities. There are clips from past events, and the new virtual one-hour show celebrates the LGBTQ2+ community and includes […]

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Zoom Saturday Night Dance Parties with Brooklyn’s “House of Yes” Collective

posted Tuesday, May 19, 2020

by: in Celebrity, Clubs, Comedy, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Music, New York City, Pride, Queer, Toronto

The House of Yes has moved its famous New York Saturday night dance parties online and they’re insanely popular. This wild, wacky and outrageous digital dance floor will have you moving, grooving into the night. This coming Saturday, May 23rd is a special Memorial Day weekend party with club resident DJ Eli Escobar. Bring your […]

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Club 120 and 120 Diner have now shut their doors permanently in the wake of COVID-19

posted Wednesday, May 6, 2020

by: in Business, Clubs, Comedy, COVID-19, Music, Queer

Yet another business closing and a great loss to our hospitality and entertainment industry here in Toronto, as well as a place the LGBT community has called home for over a decade. Club 120/120 Diner owner Todd Klinck has just post a heartfelt letter to staff, artists, DJs, promoters, online supporters, and in person customers, […]

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo – all male comic ballet on stage in Toronto – March 7/8, 2020

posted Tuesday, February 4, 2020

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

Go totally tutu for the world’s foremost all-male, comic ballet company, New York’s Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo! Catch this hilarious troupe as they touch down in Toronto once again for three performances only, on March 7 and 8, 2020. As well, former Trocks dancer and current reigning drag superstar, Brooke Lynn Hytes, will be joining the troupe onstage for […]

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Yalda Night at The 519 – Iranian Winter Solstice Festival – December 21, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, December 18, 2019

by: in Celebrity, Clubs, Comedy, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Music, New York City, Pride, Queer, Toronto

The longest and darkest night of the year is also a time for celebration. Shab-e Chelleh is an Iranian winter solstice festival called Yalda Night, and for the first time Toronto will get a chance to participate in The 519’s first queer Yalda Night on Saturday December 21, 2019. Hosted by Saeid Gh, this event is open to […]

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The Paul Bellini Film Festival – Dec 6, 13, and 20, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, December 5, 2019

by: in Celebrity, Clubs, Comedy, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Music, New York City, Pride, Queer, Toronto

You may know Paul Bellini as the writer from Kids In The Hall and his infamous reoccurring towel skit, however you may not know that he’s also a comedy teacher, and an accomplished musician and writer, including his regular “Bumble-ini” column right here in theBUZZ.  He also recently re-released an updated edition of the Buddy […]

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LIPSYNCED’s monthly drag cabaret is coming to Buddies, beginning Dec 6, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Monday, December 2, 2019

by: in Celebrity, Clubs, Comedy, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Music, New York City, Pride, Queer, Toronto

If you haven’t been to a Tom Hearn’s hosted show, you should know that it’s an extravaganza. Always tightly directed so there’s not a wasted moment in between laughs, hence how they generally get non-stop laughs for most shows. Tom’s latest endeavour, Lipsynced was a hit at Bad Dog Theatre this past October and now […]

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Naked Heart: LGBTQ Festival of Words – November 22 to 24 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, November 19, 2019

by: in Celebrity, Clubs, Comedy, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Music, New York City, Pride, Queer, Toronto

Launched in 2015, Naked Heart is the largest LGBTQ literary festival in the world, and the most racially diverse literary festival in Ontario. This festival is held in the Church and Wellesley neighbourhood of Toronto, and includes workshops, panels, performances and discussions for writers and lovers of words. The festival hub is at Glad Day Bookshop (499 Church […]

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The 519 in Toronto remains important to our community

posted Tuesday, November 12, 2019

by: in Activism, Art, Art Gallery, Charity, Clubs, Comedy, Disability, Drag, Events, Fashion, Film, Gallery, Music, Queer, Theatre, Toronto

From a distance, The 519 community centre here in Toronto looks like a little square box with newly-built condos rising to fill the sky around it. This would be a misconception. The 519 is actually huge, offering over 130 programs within the building, and an extra 25 or so led separately by staff. The 519 is distinguished […]

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