Arts & Entertainment
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Out in Toronto: Oct 1–7, 2015

Choice events in the city this week



John Kander and Fred Ebb gave us Chicago, Cabaret and Kiss of the Spider Woman (to name only a few). Buddies’ cabaret artist-in-residence Ryan G Hinds performs their lesser-known pieces as well as a few new arrangements of their hits.

Sunday, Oct 4, 8pm. Buddies in Bad Times, 12 Alexander St.


Magna Carta: Law, Liberty and Legacy

This rare exhibit of democracy’s birth certificate includes several local artifacts, including the bulletproof vest that Reverend Brent Hawkes wore when he performed the first legal same-sex wedding.

Sunday, Oct 4–Saturday, Nov 7. Fort York,  250 Fort York Blvd.



Ladies are invited to show off their leather jackets — it’s getting colder out, after all — at this monthly girl party. DJ KLR and a special guest spin both classics and the latest hits for a crowd of sexy booty shakers.

Friday, Oct 2, 10pm. Club 120, 120 Church St.

Vag Halen: Womyn, Wimmin, Women

The feminist rock band known for its attitude, art, philosophy and sex appeal, performs a “womyn only” set. Everyone is welcome to come, party and enjoy the music and Roxy Luchy’s projections.

Friday Oct 2 and 3, 10pm. Smiling Buddha, 961 College St.

Big Primpin’: Bases Loaded

Revellers are invited to party like it’s 1993 — which is probably some sort of baseball or Blue Jays reference — with DJs Nino Brown and Sammy Royal spinning hip hop all night. For line bypass, email

Friday, Oct 2, 10:30pm. Miss Thing’s, 1279 Queen St W.


The New Wave

Because it pays to be educated when engaging in BDSM play, this edition of the monthly kink event for a younger crowd focuses on three workshops: Whips 101, Mental Health and Suicidality First AID, and Mummification: Sealing in the Freshness.

Saturday, Oct 3, 5pm. The Black Eagle, 457 Church St.

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