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Bryen Dunn is Editor of theBUZZ, writing on  lifestyle and entertainment. He has an extensive portfolio of celebrity interviews with musicians, actors and other public personalities. He enjoys discovering delicious eats, tasting spirited treats, and being mesmerized by musical beats.

Wake Up Punk – an inside look at the original punk scene that ended in the 1970s

posted Wednesday, May 25, 2022

by: in Film, Music

Fresh off its World premiere at the Glasgow Film Festival, WAKE UP PUNK, comes from the heart of the Punk movement and is a unique insight into the true origins of punk. Joe Corré, son of punk visionaries Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren, burns an estimated £5M worth of punk memorabilia protesting the commodification of punk. WAKE UP PUNK takes this […]

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Inside Out returns to in person presentations, with stream-at-home options – May 26 to June 4, 2022

posted Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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

The 32nd annual Inside Out Toronto 2SLGBTQ+ Film Festival has revealed its full film lineup that will take place both in-person and virtually from May 26th to June 5th in Toronto, showcasing 128 films from 28 countries, including 38 feature films, 3 episodic series, and 7 world premieres. The festival’s opening night film will be the […]

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Family Squares – secrets are revealed when a family matriarch leaves her prerecorded eulogy

posted Sunday, May 22, 2022

by: in Film

Family Squares tells the story of a family that’s been divided for years, but when matriarch grandma Mabel suddenly dies, the family has to come together. Her death takes the family on a journey, discovering that not only did she keep secrets, but so did everyone else. They find their way back to each other […]

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The Lake – first scripted Canadian Amazon Original series takes place in Northern Ontario

posted Friday, May 20, 2022

by: in Film

Amazon Prime Video are in production of their first scripted Canadian Amazon Original series, The Lake. Set in Ontario’s cottage country, the 30-minute episodic comedy stars Jordan Gavaris (Orphan Black), Julia Stiles (Hustlers, The Bourne Identity) and Madison Shamoun (#blackAF, Black-ish). The Lake centres on the quintessential Canadian cottage experience, and one man’s attempt to recreate his childhood memories in an effort […]

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Coverama – cover compilation album of classic pop and indie rock songs, with live show May 21, 2022 (Toronto)

posted Friday, May 20, 2022

by: in Music, Toronto

Coverama is a compilation of creative, fun and innovative renditions of classic pop and indie rock songs, and is set for a May 20, 2022 release via Popguru Sound & Vision‘s boutique label, The Confidence Emperors.  Featured local artists Alex Exists, John Orpheus, Sam Casey, Ghost Caravan, TANDM, and Juliana Eye will take to the stage at Drake Underground on Saturday, May 21 for an exclusive […]

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Bud Light Canada Launches ‘Pride Cans’ and ‘Bud Light Camp’ in Celebration of Pride

posted Friday, May 20, 2022

by: in Charity, Events, Featured Events, Queer

As a longstanding supporter of Pride, Bud Light Canada is proud to announce the launch of Bud Light Camp – an LGBTQIA2S+ community and ally-focused adult camp that celebrates coming out, embracing your most authentic self, and ensuring that everyone feels welcome to the party just as they are, while being totally CAMP. Bud Light Camp will […]

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Bob Marley One Love Experience opens July 1, 2022 in Toronto

posted Thursday, May 19, 2022

by: in Events, Featured Events, Music, Toronto

BOB MARLEY ONE LOVE EXPERIENCE will make its highly anticipated North American premiere July 1, 2022 in Toronto at Lighthouse Immersive Artspace located at 1 Yonge Street. The North American premiere is presented with the support of the Toronto Caribbean Carnival, leading up to its triumphant return this summer. A unique multi-room exhibit that brings together original art, music, […]

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Queen Priyanka and Vizzy Hard Seltzer Celebrate #GoodVibezDay on May 18th, 2022

posted Tuesday, May 17, 2022

by: in Pride, Toronto

Whether it’s getting props on your Pride look or recognition for your eyebrow game, who doesn’t love an ego boost?! In fact, 88% of people say that compliments make them feel good about themselves. Well, after a tough two years it’s clear the world is in a positivity deficit, so it’s a no-brainer that we […]

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Maybe Someday – story of love and friendships, that’s queer and heartfelt

posted Monday, May 16, 2022

by: in Film, Queer

Maybe Someday tells the story of Jay (Michelle Ehlen), a non-binary photographer in her 40s, battling a mixture of denial and depression as she attempts to move across the country in the midst of separating from her wife (Jeneen Robinson). Along the way, she takes a detour to stay with her straight and separated high […]

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The Cold War depicts the Canadian history that you’ll never learn at school

posted Friday, May 13, 2022

by: in Events, Featured Events, Theatre, Toronto

THE COLD WAR has the zeitgeist squarely in its sights.  It’s déjà vu all over again. Brought to you in the infamous black box, this stinging satire of Canadian history exposes the international back-room dealings of John Diefenbaker, Mackenzie King, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Nikolai Zabotin and Sam Steele. Meanwhile, returning war vet Tom Muffet readjusts […]

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