BUZZ Picks is an eclectic listing of events occurring throughout southwestern Ontario. From art gallery and museum shows to drag shows, from culture to sub-culture, from low-brow to high-brow… it's all in BUZZPICKS.

February 6, 2023 at 12:00am
Fall On Your Knees at Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front St. E., Toronto, ON
January 20 to February 4, 2023 In 1996, Fall On Your Knees, written by the internationally acclaimed Canadian writer Ann-Marie MacDonald, was released - a sweeping novel that chronicles three generations of Cape Breton Island's Piper family. The story moves from the battlefields of the First World War to the emerging jazz scene in Harlem, NY, and into the lives of four unforgettable sisters.
https://my.canadianstage.com/overview/8325

February 7, 2023 at 12:00am
Fall On Your Knees at Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front St. E., Toronto, ON
January 20 to February 4, 2023 In 1996, Fall On Your Knees, written by the internationally acclaimed Canadian writer Ann-Marie MacDonald, was released - a sweeping novel that chronicles three generations of Cape Breton Island's Piper family. The story moves from the battlefields of the First World War to the emerging jazz scene in Harlem, NY, and into the lives of four unforgettable sisters.
https://my.canadianstage.com/overview/8325

Sorry, no events listed for Wednesday.

February 9, 2023 at 12:00am
Cabaret Noir at Canadian Stage, 26 Berkeley St., Toronto
February 9, 10, 11 The cast of Cabaret Noir uses movement, dialogue, and music to reconstruct emblematic scenes from popular culture in a work that is both a celebration and resistance of concepts of "Blackness". The artists play with clichés, folklore, and prejudices, summoning the words of Frantz Fanon, Nina Simone, Dany Laferrière, and Spike Lee to illustrate that no external authority can define our identities.
https://my.canadianstage.com/overview/8347

February 9, 2023 at 8:00pm
JOCK NIGHT THURSDAYS at Cock Bar, 461 Church St., Second Floor, Toronto
  hosted by Morgan James sponsored by JockstrapCentral.com Come out tonight and meet the newest entertainers. Crowd Favourite ANGEL returns for a limited engagement. A little cold outside? Maybe this'll warm you up. Just a few more flavours for your taste buds. DJ Solid in the booth at 8 PM, prizes and surprises with your hostess Morgan James at 10 PM Located above Flash On Church
https://www.flashonchurch.com/

February 10, 2023 at 12:00am
Cabaret Noir at Canadian Stage, 26 Berkeley St., Toronto
February 9, 10, 11 The cast of Cabaret Noir uses movement, dialogue, and music to reconstruct emblematic scenes from popular culture in a work that is both a celebration and resistance of concepts of "Blackness". The artists play with clichés, folklore, and prejudices, summoning the words of Frantz Fanon, Nina Simone, Dany Laferrière, and Spike Lee to illustrate that no external authority can define our identities.
https://my.canadianstage.com/overview/8347

February 10, 2023 at 8:00pm
Music at the movies at Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St., Toronto
The FILMharmonic Orchestra, led by acclaimed young conductor Francis Choinière, arrives in Toronto for their spectacular concert Music at the Movies! Well-known for their performances of iconic film music as well as popular classical repertoire, the Ensemble is set to bring a masterful selection of soundtracks. The Ensemble will also be bringing back some of the repertoire recorded on their recent album, which includes themes such as Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Somewhere in Time), Schindler’s List, and Cinema Paradiso!
https://roythomsonhall.mhrth.com/tickets/music-at-the-movies

February 10, 2023 at 8:00pm
Valentine's Dance at The Parkside Older Adult Centre, 140 Durham St., Sudbury
This years Dance is presented by S.Q.U.A.D (Sudbury Queers United Around Diversity), and they invite everyone to come out and join them.  Whether you are under the Rainbow or not, they welcome you to come and dance the night away. A light meal will be provided, and there will be a cash bar, so bring those IDs. Tickets may be purchased on-site. $20 General $10 Unwaged
https://theparksidecentre.ca/

February 10, 2023 at 8:00pm
Kimora Amour at Refine Fool Brewing Co., 1326 London Rd., Sarnia
Join Kimora Amour from Canada's Drag Race Season 2 along with your hostess, Galaxy Rose, as they host a charity night you will never forget, featuring Sheerah Mae Heartt, Phoenix Black, Nicki Nastasia, Elixxirr, and youth drag artist, Brenda. Tickets are $35 each and all proceeds go directly to supporting 2SLGBTQAI+ programming at Diversity Ed. - Safer Spaces Canada.
https://www.revelree.ca/event/kimora-sarnia

February 10, 2023 at 7:30pm
ROM After Dark: Love Struck at The Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto
ROM After Dark (RAD) is the popular monthly adult (19+) event series that features curated music, visual arts, performances, and distinctive food and drink. RAD: Love Struck is a Valentine’s Day-inspired night where you can listen to live jazz, dance to floor-shaking DJ sets, lose yourself in extraordinary exhibitions, eat tasty treats, and so much more.
https://www.rom.on.ca/en/whats-on/rom-after-dark/rom-after-dark-love-struck

February 11, 2023 at 12:00am
Cabaret Noir at Canadian Stage, 26 Berkeley St., Toronto
February 9, 10, 11 The cast of Cabaret Noir uses movement, dialogue, and music to reconstruct emblematic scenes from popular culture in a work that is both a celebration and resistance of concepts of "Blackness". The artists play with clichés, folklore, and prejudices, summoning the words of Frantz Fanon, Nina Simone, Dany Laferrière, and Spike Lee to illustrate that no external authority can define our identities.
https://my.canadianstage.com/overview/8347

February 11, 2023 at 5:00pm
“Rhapsody and the Blues” at Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W., Toronto
Rhapsody in Blue is the focal point in this special gala concert of big band jazz by composers such as Oscar Peterson, Nat King Cole, Tommy Dorsey, and more. As the first classical brass soloist to ever receive the Order of Canada, Jens Lindemann is hailed as one of the most celebrated artists in his instrument’s history and was recently named International Brass Personality of the Year (Brass Herald). He has played both jazz and classical music in every major concert venue in the world, including Koerner Hall. Pianist Jon Kimura Parker, who has been described as “insightful, energetic” by The New York Times, performs solo in the first half of the concert, then joins the big band for the second half.
https://www.rcmusic.com/

February 11, 2023 at 7:30pm - 11:30pm
For The Love Of DRAG at Ten Gallon Bar and Grill, 446 Davis Dr., Newmarket
Love is in the air! Georgina Pride and Haus of Devereaux are back together; so you know a good show is coming! They’ve got an amazing show with food, drinks and fun+ prizes! Doors are at 7:30, Show Starts at 9:00 BUT: come early, surprises are to be had before the show Wear Red or Pink to show some LOVE TICKETS: $15/ Person Send Money To: gpridetix@gmail.com Email ticket confirmation will be sent to your email
https://www.tengallonbg.ca/

February 11, 2023 at 8:00pm
Ice Queen Pageant at Woody's, 467 Church St., Toronto
Welcome! Welcome! Welcome! This annual charity event is here.  Watch a competition with a Night of a Million Stars, hosted by Shirley Happening. Proudly sponsored by the TGHA league sponsors, Scotiabank - Somersby, and event sponsor Freddie All proceeds will be donated to the 519
https://www.gayhockey.com/

February 11, 2023 at 5:30pm
Stratford Winter Pride - Rainbow Gala at Tom Patterson Theatre, 111 Lakeside Dr., Stratford
The spotlight fundraising event.  A fancy dress/costume rainbow-themed gala dinner and cabaret evening in Lazaridis Hall, Tom Patterson Theatre. Hosted by international cabaret star Sharron Matthews. Introducing a bright new musical stage presence to Canadian audiences. Special, secret guests round out what will be an extraordinary evening. An exclusive 100 tickets are available.  $150 each.  Group tables of eight available. Tickets also allow entry to the Snow Ball dance party after the gala until midnight.
https://www.ticketscene.ca/events/43267

February 11, 2023 at 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Kimora Amour at TAP Centre for Creativity, 203 Dundas St., London
With special guest Kimora Amour from "Canada's Drag Race Season 2", this show will be hosted by London's own Galaxy Rose, and feature Phoenix Black from "Call Me Mother Season 2", Kenya Rami, Poison Ivy-Lee, Maple Queef and drag youth artist, Brenda. This show will feature a mostly BIPOC cast and honour Black History Month by also contributing to more inclusive services for BIPOC Queer and Trans folx. This is the first of many events with entire proceeds going directly to supporting 2SLGBTQAI+ programming in London with the expansion of services from Diversity Ed. Part of the proceeds will also go to support Wortley Pride to help expand inclusive pride events in London. Tickets are $35 each Doors Open: 7:30PM Show Starts: 8:00PM
https://www.revelree.ca/event/kimora-london

February 12, 2023 at 3:00pm - 7:00pm
TICOT Drag Bingo at Flash On Church, 463 Church St., Toronto
Join TICOT for an afternoon of fun and friendship.  Proceeds go to the Reign 36 Charities of Choice - Rainbow Railroad and The Toronto PWA Food Essentials Market.
https://www.theimperialcourtoftoronto.com/

February 13, 2023 at 7:00pm
Frost Queens at Jackson Square, 2 King St. W., Hamilton
Winter’s a DRAG, so add some fierce to the chilly winter weather with the Frost Queens. Join in at the main stage on the roof of Jackson Square in the Winterfest HUB for this FREE night of entertainment. Come out and support Hamilton’s amazing drag and LGBTQIA2S+ community for an inclusive and fun all ages event featuring local drag legends! Category is: Winter Eleganza Extravaganza. Featuring: Karma Kameleon, Hexe Noire, Calypso Cosmic, Kenadie St. James and DJ Eric James Showtimes are 7:00 p.m. / 7:45 p.m. / 8:30 p.m.
https://www.hamiltonwinterfest.ca/

February 14, 2023 at 5:30pm
JazzInToronto presents: Valentine's Serenade w/ John Alcorn & Ori Dagan at The El Mocambo, 464 Spadina Ave., Toronto
An intimate evening full of jazz, premiere hospitality and wine this Valentine's Day.  Performances by John Alcorn & Ori Dagan. Tickets include a Romantic Dinner (courtesy of Celebrity Chef, Mark McEwan) & Passionate Show at the El Mocambo's Starlight Room with two of Canada's finest crooners! Show #1: 6:00 PM (doors at 5:30 PM) Show #2: 8:30 PM (doors at 8:00 PM) Talent includes Nathan Hiltz (guitar); Lauren Falls (bass); Jesse Ryan (sax) and special guest Joanne Morra. Get an exclusive taste of Two Sisters Vineyards array of fine wines to accompany your intimate evening!
https://www.ticketweb.ca/event/jazzintoronto-presents-valentines-serenade-w-the-starlight-room-at-the-tickets/12832275

Sorry, no events listed for Wednesday.

February 16, 2023 at 8:00pm
Classic Albums Live - The Beatles: Let It Be at Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St., Toronto
Classic Albums Live and its roster of world-class musicians performs The Beatles 'Let It Be,' exactly as you remember hearing it, note for note, cut for cut.
https://roythomsonhall.mhrth.com/tickets/

February 16, 2023 at 8:00pm
JOCK NIGHT THURSDAYS at Cock Bar, 461 Church St., Second Floor, Toronto
  hosted by Morgan James sponsored by JockstrapCentral.com Come out tonight and meet the newest entertainers. Crowd Favourite ANGEL returns for a limited engagement. A little cold outside? Maybe this'll warm you up. Just a few more flavours for your taste buds. DJ Solid in the booth at 8 PM, prizes and surprises with your hostess Morgan James at 10 PM Located above Flash On Church
https://www.flashonchurch.com/

February 16, 2023 at 8:00pm
Hyprov: Colin Mochrie and Asad Mecci at The Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton
The most interactive comedy show in the world, HYPROV (pronounced hip-rawv) is coming to you straight from a 70-show run Off-Broadway in New York City! Hypnotist Extraordinaire, Asad Mecci welcomes 20 volunteers* on stage to be hypnotized. The most receptive to hypnosis then join Colin Mochrie (Whose Line is it, Anyway?) to improvise the rest of the show, while hypnotized. *Participation is completely voluntary
https://tickets.brampton.ca/Online/

February 17, 2023 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Return to Massey Hall at Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St., Toronto
Almost exactly 100 years after its very first concert, the TSO returns to its original home to perform a piece from that same program—Tchaikovsky’s passionate Fifth Symphony—led by Gustavo Gimeno. Plus, the supremely talented Spanish violinist María Dueñas brings her technical flair and dazzling artistry to Bruch’s much-loved Violin Concerto. Gustavo Gimeno, conductor María Dueñas, violin
https://www.tso.ca/concerts-and-events/events/return-to-massey-hall/

February 17, 2023 at 9:00pm
Our Lady Peace at Casino Rama, 5899 Rama Rd., Orillia
With over five million albums, four JUNO Awards and 10 Much Music Videos Awards, Our Lady Peace is one of Canada’s most popular alt rock bands with chart topping hits including “Clumsy”, “Somewhere Out There” and “Innocent”, among countless others that have made them a success on the main stage for more than 25 years.
https://www.casinorama.com/

February 17, 2023 at 7:00pm
Goin' Back to New Orleans - Mardi Gras 2023 at St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St., Toronto
Exuberant.  Joyful.  Colourful.  Mardi Gras returns to St. Andrew's.  Jazz trumpeter Patrick Tevlin headlines another high-spirited evening of traditional jazz, beloved spirituals & joyful New Orleans street beat music. Joining the master showman will be his band, The Happy Pals, featuring jazz pianist Jordan Klapman.  Jordan initiated and has produced and performed at all of St. Andrew's Mardi Gras concerts since their 2005 debut. Audience participation is welcome this evening! Join in the traditional parade (they'll supply the beads).  Sing or dance along to classic songs such as Jambalaya, Down by the Riverside & When the Saints Go Marching In. No COVID safety protocols in place at present, but mask-wearing is encouraged.
https://standrewstoronto.org/

February 17, 2023 at 10:00pm
POP: SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE at Buddies In Bad Times, 12 Alexander St., Toronto
Throw on your sexiest jammies and head to Buddies in Bad Times for a slumber party like no other.  DJ Sofia Fly will bring you the most sickening current and retro lullabies to keep your slippers tapping and your booty bouncing. Hosted by BOA shows by IVORY TOWERS SEYONCE KNOWS AURORA MATRIX
https://buddiesinbadtimes.com/

February 17, 2023 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm
TESTING: ATTENTION PLEASE! Toronto's Friendliest Comedy Competition at Mandy's Bistro, 123 Danforth Ave., Toronto
New and experienced comedians compete for your vote (secret ballot).  But, they're not the only ones who can win.  Advanced ticket holders are automatically entered into a door prize draw. Cap the evening off with a hilarious performance from your headliner, Robert Watson! Seating is limited, and tickets often sell out, so get yours before they're gone.  $15 in advance, $20 at the door (if available).
https://www.facebook.com/events/1431328457612206

February 18, 2023 at 9:00am - 9:00am
Oh Fudge 2023 at Online - see the link
“Oh Fudge!” began in 2016 as an “All Comedy Tribute Show” honouring the memory of Empress Candice Kelly each year to celebrate her birthday (Feb 25). Reigning as Empress four times for The Imperial Court of Toronto (Reigns IX, XIV, XVII & XXV) Candice left a legacy that we should all strive to honour. Candice was a passionate community supporter who opened both her heart and home to many people. Many entertainers found their start on her stages including the long running Candice's Star Search. This year, instead of a "Comedy Show", The Imperial Court will be hosting an online auction of exceptional jewellery, keepsakes, and collectibles, all to raise funds for Rainbow Railroad, and PWA Food Programs. The ONLINE auction will run from 9:00 a.m. on
https://www.32auctions.com/Fudge23

February 18, 2023 at 7:00pm
Smoke My Caboose Drag Show at CASO Station, 750 Talbot St., St. Thomas
Haus of Cage and Haus of Sleaze, in conjunction with CASO Station, are excited to bring you the Smoke My Caboose drag show.  Join in at CASO Station for a fun and exciting night of drinks, drama, and drag. Show starts at 8:00 PM Doors open at 7:00 PM Tickets: Table of 8 - $175 (+tax) Single Seat - $25 (+ tax) Please note:  with Single Seat admission, you will be seated at a table of other guests to complete a table of 8, so it's an opportunity to make new friends. All ticket types include bar service to your table.
https://hop.events/caso/e/P25fgz

February 18, 2023 at 9:00pm
Middle Eastern Nights- 7 year anniversary - Sharmouta Edition at The Black Eagle, 457 Church St., Toronto
Hosted by the one and only KeroPatra InDenial and a special belly dancing performance. DANCE!  Dress like a "Sharmouta" and reclaim the power of the word that was used to insult  queer Middle Easterners. A night that never disappoints.  ALL INCLUSIVE.  ALL WELCOME. Thanks to their media partners: - The Buzz Magazine - On the Couch $10.00 at the door - cash only
https://www.blackeagletoronto.com/

February 18, 2023 at 9:30pm
Comedy On The D at Mandy's Bistro, 123 Danforth Ave., Toronto
Featuring comedians seen on JFL, OutTV, SiriusXM, Crave, TikTok & more! DAPHNEY JOSEPH, SIDNEY CUMMINGS, HERSHAWN ARORA, STEVE DEGAY And headliner, SketchFest Award winner & JFL alumni AJAHNIS CHARLEY! Hosted by Canadian Comedy Award winner ROBERT WATSON Doors 9pm / Show 9:30pm. Free karaoke after-party at 11pm. Mandy's Bistro, 123 Danforth Avenue (near Broadview). Tickets $15 Advance/ $20 at the Door. Comedy is always better when you're sitting on the D!
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/comedy-on-the-d-saturday-february-18th-930pm-tickets-529926603737

February 19, 2023 at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Qmmunity Binbrook Queer Social at Southbrook Gold and Country Club, 4349 Hwy 56 S., Hamilton
Qmmunity Binbrook is a Queer Social/Support Meet Up that was started pre-covid but sadly only had a few meet ups before covid hit & they had to stop.  They hope to bring these meet ups back. This Social will be open to all-ages ( parents/guardians are welcome to join) to mingle, play games, enjoy the Craft/Story Area, and feel free to join in their Support Circle.  There will be FREE Snacks, Coffee/Tea & Hot Chocolate.
https://southbrookgolf.ca/

February 19, 2023 at 9:00am - 9:00am
Oh Fudge 2023 at Online - see the link
“Oh Fudge!” began in 2016 as an “All Comedy Tribute Show” honouring the memory of Empress Candice Kelly each year to celebrate her birthday (Feb 25). Reigning as Empress four times for The Imperial Court of Toronto (Reigns IX, XIV, XVII & XXV) Candice left a legacy that we should all strive to honour. Candice was a passionate community supporter who opened both her heart and home to many people. Many entertainers found their start on her stages including the long running Candice's Star Search. This year, instead of a "Comedy Show", The Imperial Court will be hosting an online auction of exceptional jewellery, keepsakes, and collectibles, all to raise funds for Rainbow Railroad, and PWA Food Programs. The ONLINE auction will run from 9:00 a.m. on
https://www.32auctions.com/Fudge23

February 19, 2023 at 7:00pm
Love IS Love Drag Show at Boston Pizza, 50 Josephine St., North Bay
Ontario's most successful Drag Star producer is back for his return.  For ONE night only, they bring to you just some of Ontario's BEST Drag entertainment from across the province, along side some of North Bay's very own.  Catch this new show filled with new choreography, sickening new looks, and all of your favourite music from different divas. The Team: TroyBoy Parks (Emcee) Z!Z! Diamond Tucker Under Scarlet Diaz Tommi Boy Farra N' Hyte
https://www.tickettailor.com/events/troyboyentertainment/832906

February 19, 2023 at 9:00pm
Family Day Long Weekend Bash at El Convento Rico, 750 College St., Toronto
The Midnight Motherhouse Drag Show, headlined by pageant goddess Jezebel Bardot, and a cast of surprise guests!  DJ Flames plays all your fave Latin hits, Top 40 and retro throwbacks. Cutline Photography, the in-Motherhouse Paparazzi, captures all the superstars, celebs and dance offs. Information, beverage menus and booth reservations available at the link. 19+ $15.00 at the door. Doors at 9:00 p.m. Drag show at Midnight
https://www.elconventorico.com/

February 20, 2023 at 9:00am - 9:00am
Oh Fudge 2023 at Online - see the link
“Oh Fudge!” began in 2016 as an “All Comedy Tribute Show” honouring the memory of Empress Candice Kelly each year to celebrate her birthday (Feb 25). Reigning as Empress four times for The Imperial Court of Toronto (Reigns IX, XIV, XVII & XXV) Candice left a legacy that we should all strive to honour. Candice was a passionate community supporter who opened both her heart and home to many people. Many entertainers found their start on her stages including the long running Candice's Star Search. This year, instead of a "Comedy Show", The Imperial Court will be hosting an online auction of exceptional jewellery, keepsakes, and collectibles, all to raise funds for Rainbow Railroad, and PWA Food Programs. This is an ONLINE auction
https://www.32auctions.com/Fudge23

February 21, 2023 at 9:00am - 9:00am
Oh Fudge 2023 at Online - see the link
“Oh Fudge!” began in 2016 as an “All Comedy Tribute Show” honouring the memory of Empress Candice Kelly each year to celebrate her birthday (Feb 25). Reigning as Empress four times for The Imperial Court of Toronto (Reigns IX, XIV, XVII & XXV) Candice left a legacy that we should all strive to honour. Candice was a passionate community supporter who opened both her heart and home to many people. Many entertainers found their start on her stages including the long running Candice's Star Search. This year, instead of a "Comedy Show", The Imperial Court will be hosting an online auction of exceptional jewellery, keepsakes, and collectibles, all to raise funds for Rainbow Railroad, and PWA Food Programs. The ONLINE auction will run from 9:00 a.m. on
https://www.32auctions.com/Fudge23

February 22, 2023 at 7:30pm
George Canyon "Our Country" 2023 Tour at Maxwell's Concerts and Events, 35 University Ave. E., Waterloo
George Canyon rose to becoming one of Canada’s hottest Country Music stars in the early 2000’s and has won countless accolades and awards, including Juno Awards, CCMA Awards, and ECMA Awards to name a few. He has been inducted into the Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame, recorded 12 albums, and was recently presented a certified Platinum Award for his debut album ‘One Good Friend’. With country hits like Just Like You, I Believe in Angels, Drinkin’ Thinkin’, Daughters of the Sun, I Got This, I Want You To Live, Slow Dance and many, many more, he is also highly regarded humanitarian.
https://www.ticketscene.ca/events/42887/

February 22, 2023 at 9:00am - 9:00am
Oh Fudge 2023 at Online - see the link
“Oh Fudge!” began in 2016 as an “All Comedy Tribute Show” honouring the memory of Empress Candice Kelly each year to celebrate her birthday (Feb 25). Reigning as Empress four times for The Imperial Court of Toronto (Reigns IX, XIV, XVII & XXV) Candice left a legacy that we should all strive to honour. Candice was a passionate community supporter who opened both her heart and home to many people. Many entertainers found their start on her stages including the long running Candice's Star Search. This year, instead of a "Comedy Show", The Imperial Court will be hosting an online auction of exceptional jewellery, keepsakes, and collectibles, all to raise funds for Rainbow Railroad, and PWA Food Programs. The ONLINE auction will run from 9:00 a.m. on
https://www.32auctions.com/Fudge23

February 23, 2023 at 12:00am
Rock of Ages at Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge St., Toronto
February 23 through May 20 Rock of Ages, one of Broadway's longest running hit musicals, is exploding on this Toronto stage before embarking on its international tour.  Featuring earworm 80's chartbusters from iconic artists such as Quiet Riot, Poison, Whitesnake, Pat Benatar, Styx, Starship, Twisted Sister, Joan Jett, REO Speedwagon, Survivor, Foreigner, Guns N' Roses, amongst other platinum-selling artists.  This blast of power-guitar heaven will both warm your soul and rock your world.
https://www.heritagetrust.on.ca/ewg/ewg-home

February 23, 2023 at 8:00pm
JOCK NIGHT THURSDAYS at Cock Bar, 461 Church St., Second Floor, Toronto
  hosted by Morgan James sponsored by JockstrapCentral.com Come out tonight and meet the newest entertainers. Crowd Favourite ANGEL returns for a limited engagement. A little cold outside? Maybe this'll warm you up. Just a few more flavours for your taste buds. DJ Solid in the booth at 8 PM, prizes and surprises with your hostess Morgan James at 10 PM Located above Flash On Church
https://www.flashonchurch.com/

February 23, 2023 at 9:00am - 9:00am
Oh Fudge 2023 at Online - see the link
“Oh Fudge!” began in 2016 as an “All Comedy Tribute Show” honouring the memory of Empress Candice Kelly each year to celebrate her birthday (Feb 25). Reigning as Empress four times for The Imperial Court of Toronto (Reigns IX, XIV, XVII & XXV) Candice left a legacy that we should all strive to honour. Candice was a passionate community supporter who opened both her heart and home to many people. Many entertainers found their start on her stages including the long running Candice's Star Search. This year, instead of a "Comedy Show", The Imperial Court will be hosting an online auction of exceptional jewellery, keepsakes, and collectibles, all to raise funds for Rainbow Railroad, and PWA Food Programs. The ONLINE auction will run from 9:00 a.m. on
https://www.32auctions.com/Fudge23

February 24, 2023 at 9:00am - 9:00am
Oh Fudge 2023 at Online - see the link
“Oh Fudge!” began in 2016 as an “All Comedy Tribute Show” honouring the memory of Empress Candice Kelly each year to celebrate her birthday (Feb 25). Reigning as Empress four times for The Imperial Court of Toronto (Reigns IX, XIV, XVII & XXV) Candice left a legacy that we should all strive to honour. Candice was a passionate community supporter who opened both her heart and home to many people. Many entertainers found their start on her stages including the long running Candice's Star Search. This year, instead of a "Comedy Show", The Imperial Court will be hosting an online auction of exceptional jewellery, keepsakes, and collectibles, all to raise funds for Rainbow Railroad, and PWA Food Programs. The ONLINE auction will run from 9:00 a.m. on
https://www.32auctions.com/Fudge23

February 25, 2023 at 8:00pm
Billy Joel at Fallsview Casino, 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls
American singer, pianist and songwriter.  Commonly nicknamed the "Piano Man" after his album and signature song of the same name, he has led a commercially successful career as a solo artist since the 1970s, having released 12 pop and rock studio albums from 1971 to 1993, as well as one studio album of classical compositions in 2001.  He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, as well as the seventh-best-selling recording artist and the fourth-best-selling solo artist in the United States, with over 160 million records sold worldwide.  His 1985 compilation album, Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2, is one of the best-selling albums in the United States.
https://www.ticketmaster.ca/billy-joel-niagara-falls-ontario-02-25-2023/event/10005D69B4601A21

February 25, 2023 at 9:00am - 9:00am
Oh Fudge 2023 at Online - see the link
“Oh Fudge!” began in 2016 as an “All Comedy Tribute Show” honouring the memory of Empress Candice Kelly each year to celebrate her birthday (Feb 25). Reigning as Empress four times for The Imperial Court of Toronto (Reigns IX, XIV, XVII & XXV) Candice left a legacy that we should all strive to honour. Candice was a passionate community supporter who opened both her heart and home to many people. Many entertainers found their start on her stages including the long running Candice's Star Search. This year, instead of a "Comedy Show", The Imperial Court will be hosting an online auction of exceptional jewellery, keepsakes, and collectibles, all to raise funds for Rainbow Railroad, and PWA Food Programs. The ONLINE auction will run from 9:00 a.m. on
https://www.32auctions.com/Fudge23

February 25, 2023 at 8:00pm
Il Divo at Centre In The Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener
Il Divo has always stood out for its peculiar mix of opera and pop in songs of different genres, and is the most important reference in the world of the crossover groups of classical music. Since its debut in 2004, IL Divo has triumphed on the most important venues around the world, and has sold over 30 million records throughout its career. First discovered and mentored by Simon Cowell in 2003, the group composed by the Spanish Carlos Marin (baritone), the Swiss Urs Buhler (tenor), the Frenchman Sebastien Izambard (tenor) and the American David Miller (tenor), became a pioneer of a musical genre unknown until that time when in 2004 they released their debut album “IL Divo”.
https://centreinthesquare.com/

February 25, 2023 at 8:00pm - 11:45pm
Top Tier Drag - LOVE MONTH at The Rich Uncle Tavern, 45 King St. W., Kitchener
Some of Ontario's BEST Drag entertainment from across the province.  Catch this new show filled with new choreography, new looks, and all of your favourite music from different divas. The Team: TroyBoy Parks (Emcee) Queen Victoria Parks Sapphyre Poison Violet Seductions Parks Rubyyy Jones Farra N' Hyte
https://www.tickettailor.com/events/troyboyentertainment/845022

February 26, 2023 at 12:00am
Hamilton Jewish Film Festival at The Westdale, 1014 King St. W., Hamilton
The 2023 Hamilton Jewish Film Festival returns to The Westdale from Feb. 26 to 28, 2023 with five fabulous films.  Their mandate is to bring entertaining and thought-provoking films to engage the broadest spectrum of the Jewish community, and provide an opportunity for the greater Hamilton community to learn about Jewish culture, Israel and Jewish history.
https://hamiltonjewishfederation.regfox.com/2023-hamilton-jewish-film-festival

February 26, 2023 at 7:00pm
JADED: A Queer Black History as told by Jade Elektra at Buddies In Bad Times, 12 Alexander St., Toronto
"JADED: A Queer Black History as told by Jade Elektra", is a one-woman show that chronicles Jade’s thirty-five years of performing in drag.  It is seven performances with backstories…the queen and her music.  This slice of Queer Black History takes you from her start in drag in Tampa, Florida to her days of being a twenty-something in New York City (where she became a member of the House of LaBeija – as seen in Paris Is Burning) and eventually meeting her husband in Montreal and relocating to Toronto.
https://buddiesinbadtimes.com/

February 27, 2023 at 12:00am
Hamilton Jewish Film Festival at The Westdale, 1014 King St. W., Hamilton
The 2023 Hamilton Jewish Film Festival returns to The Westdale from Feb. 26 to 28, 2023 with five fabulous films.  Their mandate is to bring entertaining and thought-provoking films to engage the broadest spectrum of the Jewish community, and provide an opportunity for the greater Hamilton community to learn about Jewish culture, Israel and Jewish history.
https://hamiltonjewishfederation.regfox.com/2023-hamilton-jewish-film-festival

February 28, 2023 at 12:00am
Hamilton Jewish Film Festival at The Westdale, 1014 King St. W., Hamilton
The 2023 Hamilton Jewish Film Festival returns to The Westdale from Feb. 26 to 28, 2023 with five fabulous films.  Their mandate is to bring entertaining and thought-provoking films to engage the broadest spectrum of the Jewish community, and provide an opportunity for the greater Hamilton community to learn about Jewish culture, Israel and Jewish history.
https://hamiltonjewishfederation.regfox.com/2023-hamilton-jewish-film-festival

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March 2, 2023 at 12:00am
Rock of Ages at Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge St., Toronto
February 23 through May 20 Rock of Ages, one of Broadway's longest running hit musicals, is exploding on this Toronto stage before embarking on its international tour.  Featuring earworm 80's chartbusters from iconic artists such as Quiet Riot, Poison, Whitesnake, Pat Benatar, Styx, Starship, Twisted Sister, Joan Jett, REO Speedwagon, Survivor, Foreigner, Guns N' Roses, amongst other platinum-selling artists.  This blast of power-guitar heaven will both warm your soul and rock your world.
https://www.heritagetrust.on.ca/ewg/ewg-home

March 2, 2023 at 8:00pm
JOCK NIGHT THURSDAYS at Cock Bar, 461 Church St., Second Floor, Toronto
  hosted by Morgan James sponsored by JockstrapCentral.com Come out tonight and meet the newest entertainers. Crowd Favourite ANGEL returns for a limited engagement. A little cold outside? Maybe this'll warm you up. Just a few more flavours for your taste buds. DJ Solid in the booth at 8 PM, prizes and surprises with your hostess Morgan James at 10 PM Located above Flash On Church
https://www.flashonchurch.com/

March 3, 2023 at 7:30pm
Jurassic Park in Concert at TO Live, 1 Front St. E., Toronto
Watch the film while the orchestra plays the score live.
https://www.tolive.com/Home-Page

March 3, 2023 at 12:00am
Sex Dalmatian at Citadel + Compagnie, 304 Parliament St., Toronto
Sex Dalmatian follows the adventures of a canine business-mogul, her too-eager assistant Amalia and her psychosexually charged arch nemesis Mr. Meeks. The titular character will be played by all five members of Rock Bottom Movement, rotating parts each episode, as a means to decentralize a single identity as a lead character. Sex Dalmatian places heavy feelings into bizarre containers, shining a humorous light on some of the darker corners of the collective consciousness. Approximate run time is 90 minutes.
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sex-dalmatian-tickets-404765613847

March 3, 2023 at 8:00pm
Classic Albums Live - Creedence Clearwater Revival: Chronicle, Vol. 1 at Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St., Toronto
Classic Albums Live and its roster of world-class musicians performs CCR's 'Chronicle, Vol.1' exactly as you remember hearing it, note for note, cut for cut.
https://roythomsonhall.mhrth.com/tickets/cal-creedence-clearwater-revival/

March 3, 2023 at 8:00pm
I Love The 90's Tour! Vanilla Ice, Rob Base, Sugerhill Gang & Young MC at Casino Rama, 5899 Rama Rd., Orillia
It’s a throwback to a decade with some of the most iconic names in rap, hip hop and R&B. If you loved the 90s then don’t miss the I LOVE THE 90s TOUR, stopping at Casino Rama Resort March 3! Featuring Vanilla Ice, Rob Base, Sugarhill Gang and Young MC performing your favourite 90s hits.
https://www.casinorama.com/

March 3, 2023 at 8:00pm
War On The Catwalk at Centre In The Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener
Starring your favorite queens from Canada and America as they perform live on stage. Hosted by Trinity The Tuck with performances by Silky Ganache (Canada vs The World), Jasmine Kennedie (Season 14 RuPaul’s Drag Race), Jimbo The Drag Clown (Canada’s Drag Race Season 1), Kylie Sonique Love (Winner RPDR All Stars 6), Heidi N Closet (Season 12) and Gisele Lullaby, Winner of Canada’s Drag Race Season 3. Doors at 7pm, show at 8pm. There will be a 20-minute intermission. Meet & Greet: 6pm – 7pm VIP fans will meet all the queens before the show, take pics and score autographs. Tour swag includes an official tour poster and laminate with lanyard. If you purchase merch at the venue, the queens will autograph their merch during the M&G. Please arrive by 6pm. The M&G ends when the line is concluded. Advisory: Adult Comedy, Under 18 welcome with adult/parent.
https://centreinthesquare.com/

March 3, 2023 at 12:00am
The Yellow Wallpaper at Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen St. W., Toronto
March 3 - 18 A mixed in-person ambulatory and digital streaming experience.  Based on the short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Based on the classic short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, THE YELLOW WALLPAPER follows the story of A Woman who, after showing signs of depression, is subjected to the "rest cure" and pushed into forced isolation by her physician husband.  As her long, lonely days stretch on, she becomes increasingly consumed with the sickly yellow wallpaper that covers her bedroom walls, rapidly losing her sense of self, and her grasp on reality.
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-yellow-wallpaper-tickets-529426056587

March 4, 2023 at 7:30pm
Jurassic Park in Concert at TO Live, 1 Front St. E., Toronto
Watch the film while the orchestra plays the score live.
https://www.tolive.com/Home-Page

March 4, 2023 at 8:00pm
Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro: Och & Oy! A Considered Cabaret at Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St., Toronto
RESCHEDULED from 2022 Alan Cumming (Cabaret, The Good Wife) and Ari Shapiro (NPR’s All Things Considered, Pink Martini) both transport audiences to other worlds through their stories. Now, they’re joining forces in SONG. Witness the exclusive debut of their new evening of tunes and tall tales titled “Och & Oy! A Considered Cabaret”. Musical direction by Henry Koperski.
https://masseyhall.mhrth.com/tickets/alancumming

March 4, 2023 at 12:00am
Fairview at Canadian Stage, 26 Berkeley St., Toronto
March 4 through 26 After its stunning sell-out NYC debut, Canadian Stage and Obsidian Theatre are proud to mount the first Canadian production of Jackie Sibblies Drury's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. In Fairview, the Frasier household is preparing for Grandma's birthday party, but not everything is as it seems. While Beverly holds on to her sanity by a thread, her sister can't be bothered to help, her brother is MIA, her husband doesn't seem to listen... and the party guests are more than unexpected. A radical examination of power, Fairview confronts notions of theatre, race, and surveillance.
https://my.canadianstage.com/overview/8231

March 4, 2023 at 12:00am
Sex Dalmatian at Citadel + Compagnie, 304 Parliament St., Toronto
Sex Dalmatian follows the adventures of a canine business-mogul, her too-eager assistant Amalia and her psychosexually charged arch nemesis Mr. Meeks. The titular character will be played by all five members of Rock Bottom Movement, rotating parts each episode, as a means to decentralize a single identity as a lead character. Sex Dalmatian places heavy feelings into bizarre containers, shining a humorous light on some of the darker corners of the collective consciousness. Approximate run time is 90 minutes.
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sex-dalmatian-tickets-404765613847

March 4, 2023 at 6:00pm
Top Tier Drag - Stars Of Tomorrow at The Casbah, 306 King St. W., Hamilton
Some of Ontario's BEST Drag entertainment from the next generation.  Catch this new show filled with new choreography, new looks, and all of your favourite music from different divas. Drag Starz TroyBoy Parks (Emcee) Lucy Purr Eras Parks Baby Butcher Kasha Czech Kristy Kenzie
https://www.tickettailor.com/events/troyboyentertainment/843800

March 4, 2023 at 9:00pm
BONER's Playhouse at Mandy's Bistro, 123 Danforth Ave., Toronto
$30.00 Before 11:00 p.m. $40.00 After 11:00 p.m. $20.00 After 3:00 a.m. Toronto’s magical dance party with DJ John Caffery ( 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.) & DJ Josh Karmin ( 1:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.) When you enter the club you will find the Dance Floor, Snack Stations,  Bar,  and Coat Check. Down deep below, in the basement, is the Dungeon,  with slings and benches for all kinds of magic. Out back is a covered patio with area to sit and catch your breath. Tickets are only available at the door starting at 9:00 p.m.  To gain entry the night of the party, please read the house rules below. House Rules I acknowledge everyone is doing their best, this is a time to nurture each other, not shame. This is a safe space to explore, I will honour others' wishes and make sure I have clear consent to touch others through verbal or non verbal forms of communication.  If in doubt, I will clarify my intentions; if someone says, "No", I will respect and honour their wishes without question. Anyone not following the code will be asked to leave, the password to enter is CONSENT.
https://www.bonermoon.com/

March 4, 2023 at 12:00am
The Yellow Wallpaper at Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen St. W., Toronto
March 3 - 18 A mixed in-person ambulatory and digital streaming experience.  Based on the short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Based on the classic short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, THE YELLOW WALLPAPER follows the story of A Woman who, after showing signs of depression, is subjected to the "rest cure" and pushed into forced isolation by her physician husband.  As her long, lonely days stretch on, she becomes increasingly consumed with the sickly yellow wallpaper that covers her bedroom walls, rapidly losing her sense of self, and her grasp on reality.
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-yellow-wallpaper-tickets-529426056587

March 5, 2023 at 12:00am
Fairview at Canadian Stage, 26 Berkeley St., Toronto
March 4 through 26 After its stunning sell-out NYC debut, Canadian Stage and Obsidian Theatre are proud to mount the first Canadian production of Jackie Sibblies Drury's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. In Fairview, the Frasier household is preparing for Grandma's birthday party, but not everything is as it seems. While Beverly holds on to her sanity by a thread, her sister can't be bothered to help, her brother is MIA, her husband doesn't seem to listen... and the party guests are more than unexpected. A radical examination of power, Fairview confronts notions of theatre, race, and surveillance.
https://my.canadianstage.com/overview/8231

March 5, 2023 at 12:00am
Sex Dalmatian at Citadel + Compagnie, 304 Parliament St., Toronto
Sex Dalmatian follows the adventures of a canine business-mogul, her too-eager assistant Amalia and her psychosexually charged arch nemesis Mr. Meeks. The titular character will be played by all five members of Rock Bottom Movement, rotating parts each episode, as a means to decentralize a single identity as a lead character. Sex Dalmatian places heavy feelings into bizarre containers, shining a humorous light on some of the darker corners of the collective consciousness. Approximate run time is 90 minutes.
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sex-dalmatian-tickets-404765613847

March 5, 2023 at 12:00am
The Yellow Wallpaper at Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen St. W., Toronto
March 3 - 18 A mixed in-person ambulatory and digital streaming experience.  Based on the short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Based on the classic short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, THE YELLOW WALLPAPER follows the story of A Woman who, after showing signs of depression, is subjected to the "rest cure" and pushed into forced isolation by her physician husband.  As her long, lonely days stretch on, she becomes increasingly consumed with the sickly yellow wallpaper that covers her bedroom walls, rapidly losing her sense of self, and her grasp on reality.
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-yellow-wallpaper-tickets-529426056587