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Haymaker Comedy Festival brings some queerness to Prince Edward County – June 29 to July 2, 2022

posted Sunday, June 26, 2022

by: in Celebrity, Comedy

Festival Players is back in Prince Edward County and opens the season with the Haymaker Comedy Festival, featuring some of the top stand-up comics in the country performing in the historic Red Barn Theatre. After the success of last season’s Live at the Eddie with Carolyn Taylor & Elvira Kurt, comedy is back and taking […]

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Buddies Queer Pride Festival includes theatre, comedy, cabaret, art, music, and parties – June 7 to 26, 2022

posted Monday, June 6, 2022

by: in Bar/Club, Comedy, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Pride, Queer, Theatre, Toronto

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre has announced the line-up for Queer Pride 2022 – a festival of queer theatre, comedy, cabaret, art, music, and parties that showcases the LGBTQ+ community’s unstoppable spirit. For three weeks, Buddies hosts a stellar line-up of Toronto’s most exciting queer entertainers. FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS An digital audio experience capping off Buddies’ […]

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The Kids In The Hall: Comedy Punks – documentary on the rise, and fall, and rise again of Canada’s campy comedy troupe

posted Friday, May 20, 2022

by: in Comedy, Film

The Kids In The Hall: Comedy Punks provides never-before-seen archival footage and interviews with celebrities, industry insiders, and the “Kids” themselves. The two-part documentary delves into the cult-famous comedy troupe’s post-punk origins in the mid-1980s, and provides inside access to their tumultuous 40-year journey across five seasons of their renowned television series, a controversial feature […]

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David Sedaris – an evening of readings and recollections – March 25, 2022

posted Friday, March 25, 2022

by: in Celebrity, Comedy

David Sedaris, author of the previous bestsellers Calypso, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, regular National Public Radio, and New Yorker magazine contributor, did a reading at Meridian Hall in Toronto following the release of his newest books, The Best of Me and A Carnival of Snackery. This was a special preview for this multi-city […]

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Pride Toronto unveils 40th Anniversary Programming Lineup and Digital Pride Guide

posted Monday, May 3, 2021

by: in Art, Celebrity, Comedy, Dance, Disability, Drag, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Online Events, Pride, Queer, Streaming Online, Toronto, Trans

The line up for the 40th anniversary edition of Pride Toronto has been announced, and includes over 70 events showcasing more than 130 2SLGBTQ+ artists, 14 party collectives, and seven community committee programs.  The full month of programming begins on June 1, concluding with two Festival Weekends on June 18-20 and June 25-27, 2021, with […]

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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 Bar/Club, Celebrity, 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 Bar/Club, Business, 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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