No. 14 HELP A BEE.
URBAN BEEKEEPING Workshop on keeping bees in your backyard with Jozef Winter. 1 pm. Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview. Pre-register 416-596-1495, evergreen.ca.
PWORLDPRIDE 2014 Exhibition and High Energy Youth Solidarity forum. Show runs to Nov 15. Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas W. 416-979- 6648.
Monday, June 23
BOOKS ON FILM: PAUL FIERLINGER ON MY DOG TULIP Film screening and discussion with the author on transforming his memoir into an animated feature. 7 pm. $35, stu/srs $30. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. tiff.net.
PCLOCKED Don Pyle and Martin Sorrondeguy look at queer content in their punk photographs. 7 pm. Free. Onsite @ OCAD University, 230 Richmond W. ocadu.ca/ onsite.
DORA MAVOR MOORE AWARDS Reception, awards presentation for excellence in theatre and an afterparty. 5 pm. $65. Harbourfront Centre WestJet Stage, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000, tapa.ca. HOW CHANGE HAPPENS: MAKING OUR VOICES HEARD AT CITY HALL & QUEEN’S PARK CultureLink and Cycle Toronto event on civic engagement with lawyer Patrick Brown. 6:30-8:30 pm. Free. Lillian H Smith Library, 239 College. bikemonth.ca.
NIKI KOULOURIS/RUDYARD FEARON/JC BOUCHARD Reading. 8 pm. Pwyc. Magpie, 831 Dundas W. 416-9166499.
PELISHA LIM Launching her debut graphic novel, 100 Crushes. 2- 5 pm. Free. Onsite @ OCAD University, 230 Richmond W. ocadu.ca/onsite.
Tuesday, June 24
PCAMP FIRES: QUEER CREATIVITY AS A COUNTER
POINT TO REPRESSION Talk by Graeme Reid of Human Rights Watch. 6: 30 pm. $15. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, 111 Queen’s Park. 416- 586-8080.
P50 YEARS OF TORONTO PRIDE Panel discussion with gay activists including NOW senior entertainment editor Susan G Cole, Kyle Rae, Ed Jackson, Andrea Houston and the first Gay Pride Parade 1972 organizer, Hugh Brewster. 7 pm. Free. Reference Library, 789 Yonge. torontopubliclibrary.ca. TO WOO FONG THANKS FOR EVERYTHING, JULIE NEWMAR Outdoor film screening. 9 pm. Free, Yonge-Dundas Square. ydsquare.ca.
Wednesday, June 25
PWORLD PRIDE AWARDS GALA
Toronto) Lea DeLaria and kd lang perform(Camp Fyrefly/Prideat this fundraiser for this leadership retreat for LGBTTIQQ2SA youth hosted by Salah Bachir. Cocktails 6:30 pm, dinner 7:30 pm. $tba. worldpridetoronto.com.
PDUORAMA Performance by Paul Couillard and Ed Johnson. 8 pm. Onsite @ OCAD University, 230 Richmond W. ocadu.ca/onsite.
GARDEN BUGS Swansea Horticultural Soc meeting and talk. 7: 30 pm. Free. Swansea Town Hall, 95 Lavinia. gardenontario.org.
EMMA HEALEY/LINDA HOLEMAN/TOM RACHMAN Healey reads from Elizabeth Is Missing, Holeman reads from The Devil On Her Tongue, Rachman reads from The Rise & Fall Of Great Powers. 7: 30 pm. $10, stu/yth under 25 free. Harbourfront Centre Brigantine Room, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000, ifoa.org. PIN LOVE AND CHAOS: RAW, RESILIENT AND FOREVER REDEFINING Showcase of indigenous two-spirit, black and people of colour queer/trans communities, artists and performers. 10: 30 pm. $15, standing room $10 at the door. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com/ pride2014. LAST WEDNESDAYS Art-focused events at the galleries and shops happen the last Wed of the month. 5-8 pm. Free. 401 Richmond W. 401richmond.net. MOUNT PLEASANT CEMETERY Guided ROM walk. Today 6 pm; Jul 30, 6 pm; Aug 17, 2 pm. Free. Yonge entrance (N of St Clair). rom.on.ca. PMY BIG FAB GAY GARDEN WEDDING Group ceremony in the gardens for LGBTQ lovebirds with bouquets and boutonnieres, photos, an outdoor reception and more. 3 pm. Free. Toronto Botanical Gardens, 777 Lawrence Ave E. Pre-register torontobotanicalgarden.ca/bigfabgaywed. PTHE SCIENCE OF GAYDAR: MAKING SENSE OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION FROM LIMITED PERCEPTUAL CUES Talk by professor Nicholas Rule. 7 pm. Free. Bloor/Gladstone Library, 1101 Bloor W. torontopubliclibrary.ca. PVIVA CABARET – A TRIBUTE TO THE GREATEST DIVAS Drag parodies of gay icons from Russia performed by Yury Ruzhyev. Today and tomorrow 8 pm. $25, adv $20. Rivoli, 332 Queen W. rushow.ru. PWORLD PRIDE HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE LGBTTIQQ2SA human rights advocates from around the word meet to discuss anti-sodomy laws, intersex persons, sex work activism, the politics of pride parades and more. To Jun 27. Info at wphrc14.com/program. Thursday, June 26
rABORIGINAL HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION Music and cultural performances, arts and crafts, and more. Free. Yonge- Dundas Square. ydsquare.ca. PBUTCH FEMME SALON – PRIDE EDITION: UNDER THE COVERS Belle Jumelles and Titus Androgynous host a party for butches and femmes of all stripes with performances and a dance party. 8 pm. $10 or pwyc. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com/pride2014.