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Kevin Ritchie

Including cult filmmaker John Waters, Chilean rapper Ana Tijoux and comics Ali Hassan and Dave Merheje more

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Courtesy of Eldon Garnet

The influential artist is making a rare Toronto appearance at an Impulse magazine book launch that will also feature authors Sheila Heti and Chris Kraus more

Art & Design

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Debbie Fein-Goldbach

The scare prompted organizers to cancel the Saturday afternoon performance of The Cardboard Countess more

Stage

Queer historical show features strong music and deals with meaty themes, but somethings get lost in the show’s breakneck pacing more

Theatre

Hip-hop comedy troupe Notorious’s sketch show shines when taking on current rap and cultural references more

Theatre

Fun two-hander is an entertaining combination of gross-out comedy, dance, puppets, audience participation and pantomime more

Theatre

UK-based Canadian stand-up comic unpacks trauma by laughing at herself and inviting others to laugh as well more

Theatre

Obviously still in development, this musical about the pop icon's Silver Factory scene could be more complex and less caricatured more

Theatre

Janelle Monáe, Radiohead, Lauryn Hill and Erykah Badu are included in the best Toronto concerts this summer. Plus, Nano Mutek provides a tease for Mutek Festival in Montreal, and the final Warped Tour ever rolls through town. more

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Drake, Jazz Cartier, Killy, Wondagurl and Mustafa The Poet have posted remembrances of the young Toronto rapper on social media more

Features

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Tanja-Tiziana

The charismatic New York City-based R&B musician mixed melisma with witty repartee in a cabaret-like performance more

Concert reviews

Despite great access, Westwood offers a scattered and shallow look at the subversive British fashion icon more

Reviews

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Samuel Engelking

Kehlani headlined Toronto Pride at Yonge-Dundas Square, and the Oakland-based R&B/pop singer/songwriter's set mixed relatability and pop-star proficiency more

Concert reviews

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Samuel Engelking

At Pride Toronto's annual rally for transgender and non-binary folks, marchers called out police failure to take cases of missing and murdered trans people seriously. more

, News

Kehlani and Brandy are headlining, but many more performers and DJs active in queer scenes locally and internationally are also in town. We went deep into this year’s lineup to unearth some gems more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

NXNE 2018 review: Tinashe, Azealia Banks, Chvrches, Big Freedia and others played the Yonge-Dundas Square Festival Village stage, alongside acts like Jazz Cartier, U.S. Girls, Lights and more. more

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Catherine Hernandez, Monét X Change, Elvira Kurt, Anders Yates and others on Pride fails, sex ed, reality shows and Roseanne more

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Courtesy of the 519

From big parties marking major milestones to indie art, comedy and experimental music, these events are the reasons why it's a good time to be queer in Toronto more

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Samuel Engelking

Amsterdam-based couturier Iris van Herpen's sculptural dresses are inspired by snakes, skydiving and electromagnetic waves more

Art & Design

Canadian-made documentary sidesteps the ugliness of human impact on the earth in favour of capturing nature's resilience more

Reviews