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A random sampling of events, happenings, nightlife, culture, and socializing.

Another Brick in the Wall: The Opera – unique interpretation of the classic album – Nov 13 to 23, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, November 14, 2019

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

Montreal’s Productions Opéra Concept MP presents the Toronto premiere of Another Brick in the Wall: The Opera, inspired by the era-defining 1979 album The Wall, on stage November 13–14, 16–17, and 23, 2019 at Meridian Hall (formerly the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts). The trailblazing production sets the poetic lyrics of British rock legend Roger Waters to a bold new lyrical score by award-winning Montreal-based composer Julien Bilodeau. This […]

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Eataly opens in Toronto with with four restaurants and in-house brewery 

posted Tuesday, November 12, 2019

by: in Dining, Toronto

Italian brand, Eataly, announced today that its first Canadian location in Toronto will officially open its doors on Wednesday, November 13 at 5 PM. The expansive Italian culinary destination will be located at Bay and Bloor Street, an iconic Canadian shopping destination, and will span 50,000 sq. ft. in Toronto’s newly renovated Manulife Centre. “Toronto has an incredibly strong […]

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“Last Christmas” leaves you feeling festive this holiday season, including a soundtrack from George Michael

posted Friday, November 8, 2019

by: in Celebrity, Events, Featured Events, Film, Queer

This is one of best “feel good” holiday features to come out in a while. Not only does it feature an amazing soundtrack by George Michael, it’s also co-written by none other than Emma Thompson, who also appears in the film as the hilarious, Adelia. Thompson conceived the idea and got the approval from George himself […]

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Five @ 50: An Intimate Look at Contemporary LGBTQ2+ Lives and Identities – screening Nov 12, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Friday, November 8, 2019

by: in Uncategorized

Fifty years after the passing of Bill C-150, which partially decriminalized homosexuality in Canada, this world premiere event presents short films by five acclaimed Canadian artists — Michèle Pearson Clarke, Thirza Cuthand, Tiffany Hsiung, Vivek Shraya, and Michael V. Smith — who share their unique reflections on LGBTQ2+ lives and identities today. Presented in partnership […]

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SAXX Movember Undie Run raises awareness for men’s health – Nov 9, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, November 7, 2019

by: in Charity, Outdoors, Toronto

Are you brave enough to run in your undies to support men’s health? Movember and SAXX are hosting a 2km run through the streets of Toronto. On Saturday November 9, 2019, runners in Toronto will brave the elements and hit the streets of Toronto in their SAXX moustache-themed underwear to raise funds and awareness for […]

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Female Eye Film Festival – Nov 7 to 10, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, November 5, 2019

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

  The Female Eye Film Festival (FeFF) returns for its 17th edition from November 7 to 10, 2019 at Scotiabank Theatre, 259 Richmond St. West. Industry Initiatives take place at the Hyatt Regency Toronto, 370 King Street West, Toronto Ontario Canada. FeFF is thrilled to showcase so many talented women, most of whom are writers, directors and producers by featuring films […]

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15th annual European Union Film Festival – Nov 7 to 21, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, November 5, 2019

by: in Events, Featured Events, Film, Toronto

For its fifteenth year The European Union Film Festival (EUFF) celebrates cinematic excellence and the diversity of Europe in the heart of the most multicultural city in the world. EUFF will bring the best in European film to the Royal Cinema from November 7 to 21, 2019. The exciting and diverse group of contemporary films representing all 28 countries of […]

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“Uncovered” reimagining the music of Stevie Wonder and Prince – Nov 4 to 9, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Friday, November 1, 2019

by: in Events, Featured Events, Music, Theatre, Toronto

The 13th edition of UnCovered re-examines the songbooks of legendary singers/songwriters through a storytelling lens by Canada’s most celebrated musical theatre artists. This year, UnCovered spotlights hit songs from two hugely influential artists: Stevie Wonder and Prince. What began as a one-night event has now expanded to a signature six-night concert series, taking place November 4 – 7 at Toronto’s Koerner Hall and November 8 – 9 at the George Weston Recital […]

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Stackt Presents Jarritos & Amigos Celebrate Mexico – Nov 2, 2019 (Toronto)

posted Friday, November 1, 2019

by: in Art, Events, Featured Events, Film, Music, Outdoors, Toronto

Live from Toronto’s Stackt Market, Jarritos & Amigos celebrate Mexico on Day of the Dead!  Join in the festivities for all ages including face painting, Disney Pixar’s Coco film screenings, tasty eats, live music and even live Lucha Libre Wrestling. Be sure to stop by the Jarritos booth for #SuperGood soda & to grab some exclusive Jarritos […]

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TIFF’s annual Boombox party fundraiser, featuring Drag Battle, Cirque du Soleil, and more! – Oct 31, 2019

posted Monday, October 28, 2019

by: in Art, Charity, Drag, Events, Fashion, Featured Events, Music, Queer, Toronto

On October 31, TIFF Bell Lightbox welcomes back boombox, Toronto’s finest Halloween bash. This year’s event will be an all-out Heroes vs. Villains battle, featuring imaginative creators, interactive installations, and a special performance from Cirque du Soleil’s Alegría. Be you a scoundrel or a saviour, a superhero or a supervillain, TIFF invites you to don your Halloween […]

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