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Bard on the Beach returns with a full slate of Shakespeare classics (Vancouver)

posted Saturday, June 25, 2022

by: in Events, Featured Events, Theatre, Vancouver

Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare festivals. Returning to Sen̓ákw/Vanier, this year’s Festival, which runs from June 8 to September 24, 2022. The season begins on June 8 with Shakespeare’s comic masterpiece A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It follows four young lovers and a troupe of stumbling actors into an enchanted […]

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OH CANADA! Canadian LGBTQ Music Artists You Need To Know

posted Wednesday, August 25, 2021

by: in Dance, Entertaining, Events, Fashion, Lesbian, Montreal, Music, Ottawa, Pride, Queer, Streaming Online, Television, Theatre, Toronto, Trans, Vancouver

Music will forever flourish. But music hasn’t always been the most accepting or space space for marginalized communities. In truth it still isn’t. Historically many artists have been encouraged to hide or remain silent about their sexuality and gender identity. And the opportunities for our Queer Trans BIPOC community members has been extremely limited. But […]

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Vancouver Mural Festival – over 60 murals in 11 neighbourhoods

posted Wednesday, August 11, 2021

by: in Art, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Vancouver

Vancouver Mural Festival 2021 has over 60 new murals in 11 neighbourhoods across the city for this summer’s August 4–22 annual celebration. The murals  showcase an incredible line-up of diverse local artists sharing a range of cultural, historical and personal stories. The festival will also host daily mural tours, public talks (in-person and online), plus  […]

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Moby Doc – introspective on the man behind the music, up close and personal

posted Wednesday, May 26, 2021

by: in Celebrity, Music, Streaming Online, Toronto, Vancouver

Moby Doc is a surrealist biographical documentary narrated by Moby as he reflects on his turbulent personal life and iconic music from underground punk bands to chart-topping solo artist, and from struggling addict to vegan activist. Featuring interviews with David Lynch and David Bowie, along with extraordinary concert footage, utilizing a unique blend of re-enactments, interviews, and archival footage, […]

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Tran Scripts, Part I, The Women – live stream Nov 19, 2020

posted Wednesday, November 18, 2020

by: in Activism, Theatre, Trans, Vancouver

Trans Scripts centres on the lives of seven transgender women. These true stories, compiled from over 70 interviews from around the world, are honest, funny, moving, insightful and inspiring. But most of all, they are human, shedding light not on our differences, but on what all people share. Presented as part of Trans Awareness Week. Co-presented […]

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Delve back into the musical history of Toronto and Vancouver with these two books

posted Monday, December 16, 2019

by: in Books, Clubs, Toronto, Vancouver

Whether you lived it, or missed it, the nightlife scene in both Toronto and Vancouver has been legendary. From nightclubs and after-hours speakeasy bars, to live music venues and dance emporiums, each city has had an extensive musical history. Now, there are two books that superbly document everything that’s happened over the past several decades […]

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