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February is Black History Month in Toronto

posted Wednesday, February 1, 2023

by: in Family, Featured Events

Each year in February, the City of Toronto is proud to support events and exhibits scheduled for Black History Month, inviting members of the public to explore and celebrate the heritage, traditions and culture of African-Canadians. Black History Month began in the United States as “Negro History Week” in February 1926, through the work of […]

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Free Hot Docs Cinema Holiday Screenings Throughout December

posted Tuesday, December 6, 2022

by: in Events, Family, Featured Events, Film, Toronto

Holiday cheer will be spread at Hot Docs Cinema’s Free Festive Favourites series screenings, featuring the Christmas slasher Black Christmas, the 1984 black comedy-horror Gremlins, the lavish Technicolor Irving Berlin musical White Christmas, the beloved Dickens’ adaptation and cult-classic The Muppet Christmas Carol; the nostalgic comedy A Christmas Story; the 1990 family blockbuster Home Alone; Frank Capra’s heartwarming classic It’s a Wonderful Life; Bruce […]

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Holiday Magic at Blue Mountain Village – on until January 8th, 2023

posted Tuesday, November 29, 2022

by: in Events, Family, Featured Events, Outdoors

Blue Mountain Village celebrates the holiday season with over a million lights, entertainment and of course Santa. Never has that spirit been so beautifully presented as it is by Holiday Magic at Blue. The entire outdoor Village dressed up in garlands and bows. Find whimsical store fronts, colourful characters, glowing swings and magical moments around every […]

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The Gift of Mom: el Hashem and Count Klassy Team Up for New Song Honouring Mothers

posted Friday, September 10, 2021

by: in Family, Music, Queer, Uncategorized

  With the world still finding its way through a global pandemic and tensions increasing in multiple areas, there’s never been a better time for some positive energy to come our way. That’s just what Canadian music artists el Hashem and Count Klassy hope to do, except their positivity is coming in the form of […]

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Miss Persona children’s show airs two LGBTQ themed episodes

posted Friday, April 16, 2021

by: in Family, Streaming Online, Television

The hit Canadian preschool series Miss Persona is celebrating love and 2SLGBTQ+ communities with two new episodes airing on Treehouse. In “Love Every Moment” premiering Saturday, April 17 at 11:45 a.m. ET, Miss Persona’s mom (Jane McClelland) marries her partner, Lorna (Elvira Kurt). Then, in “I Wanna Wear” premiering Sunday, April 18 at 11:45 a.m. ET, Brandon Bear attends his […]

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Inside Out announces 30th Anniversary programming – Oct 1 to 11, 2020

posted Wednesday, September 9, 2020

by: in Drag, Events, Family, Featured Events, Film, Lesbian, Online Events, Ottawa, Queer, Toronto, Trans

Inside Out has revealed their full film lineup for the 30th annual festival, with a streaming platform that will showcase 150 films and nine episodic series, representing 30 countries. The festival will take place online for anyone in Ontario and with special drive-in events from October 1 to 11. Audiences will be able to customize […]

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Toronto Jazz Festival – returns to Yorkville with over 175 free concerts – June 21 to 30, 2019

posted Wednesday, June 19, 2019

by: in Celebrity, Events, Family, Featured Events, Music, Outdoors, Toronto

For those wanting something different than Pride Toronto’s takeover of the city, the Toronto Jazz Festival also starts this weekend, and continues right through to the next with over 175 free concerts and some big name musicians! Film star and The Blues Brothers co-founder Dan Aykroyd, Late Night with David Letterman band leader Paul Shaffer, blues-rock great David Wilcox, Louisiana bluesman Kenny Neal and […]

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Pride Toronto 2019 Programming

posted Thursday, May 2, 2019

by: in Activism, Art, Celebrity, Charity, Comedy, Dance, Drag, Events, Family, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Pride, Queer, Theatre, Toronto, Trans

2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the birth of the LGBTQ2+ movement around the world, and Pride Toronto’s 2019 programming will include: Over 215 LGBTQ2+ artists 15 Headliners 26 Party Collectives 5 Stages 26 Pride Month Events 40+ Community Events 200+ Parade Entries 140+ StreetFair Booths and Activations The launch party for […]

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Hot Docs 2019 Lineup Announced (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, March 20, 2019

by: in Activism, Celebrity, Drag, Events, Family, Featured Events, Film, Queer, Toronto

234 DOCUMENTARIES AND 18 INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECTS FROM 56 COUNTRIES FEATURED AT NORTH AMERICA’S LARGEST DOC FEST Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival has announced its full film lineup for the upcoming 26th edition, April 25–May 5, at a press conference this morning at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. From 2951 film submissions, this year’s slate will […]

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7 New & Buzzworthy Seasonal Movies & TV Shows to watch this Holiday

posted Wednesday, November 28, 2018

by: in Art, Celebrity, Comedy, Drag, Entertaining, Events, Family, Film, Television

Season’s Greetings! It’s officially “the most wonderful time of the year!” From gingerbread houses and eggnog, to gift exchanges and holiday parties, December is a magical time filled with Christmas-themed winter fun! Snuggle up on the couch in an over-sized sweater and roast some chestnuts on an open fire, it’s time to watch all your […]

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