Events/Parties In Toronto [February 23-29]

By Stuart Oakes
An (incomplete) cool list of stuff in Toronto this week! Have fun be safe go somewhere you wouldn’t normally go!

Wednesday, February 24th

  • Meow Meow (A Queer Social) [WARNING: We have been informed that the people behind this event *not Holy Oak* have been behind another problematic queer event, namely a previous incarnation of this that has since been deleted. It is unclear whether or not the issues with that event were resolved.]
    – “This isn’t a loud dance party. It’s a change of pace, and a chance to converse. Bring your partners, bring your pals, meet old friends and make new ones.”
    – Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W) All Ages
    – 9pm, free
  • Bambi’s Karaoke w/ Anya & Sofia
    – @ Bambi’s (1265 Dundas St W) no idea tbh prolly all ages
    – 10pm, free

Thursday, February 25th

  • Private Caller
    – “House and techno all night long.”
    – @ Bambi’s (1265 Dundas St W) same
    – 10pm, free
  • Hip Hop For A Different Future
    – “Join us for a conversation about Hip Hop, decolonization, liberation, spirituality and preferred futures.”
    – @ Hart House (7 Hart House Circle) All Ages
    – 6:30pm, free
  • Architextures: Thomas Von Party/Gingy/Hadi
    – @ ROUND Venue (152a Agusta) 19+
    – 10pm, $5 before 12/$10 after

Friday, February 26th

  • Feministry
    – **Queer Femmes 2 The Front** – FEMINISTRY is an ongoing project that grows from music, fashion, writing, conversation, ideas exchange, centred by feminism; acknowledgement of difference, assertions of self-love and respect.
    – @ Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W) All Ages
    – 10pm, PWYC/$5 before 12/$10 after
  • DEEP 004: Max Mohenu
    – @ The Black Eagle (457 Church)
    – 10pm, free before 12/$5 after
  • Florist/Molly Drag/Konig
    – @ The Cave aka Lee’s Palace upstairs (529 Bloor St W) 19+
    – 8pm, $10
  • Mommy/Gaucho/Prom Nite/The C.H.U.D.s
    – @ Faith/Void (894 College St basement) all ages?
    – 9pm, PWYC/$10
  • Ginger Ale & The Monowhales/Sun K/BamBoo/Good Kid
    – @ The Silver Dollar Room (486 Spadina Ave)
    – 9pm, $8
  • Robert Hood/Greg Gow
    – @ CODA (794 Bathurst St) 19+
    – 10pm, $25

Saturday, February 27th

  • Gosh Pith/Ev Ree Whun
    – @ The Cave aka Lee’s Palace upstairs (529 Bloor St W) 19+
    – 8pm, $9
  • Pins & Needles/Blue Hands/Tigerwings
    – @ D-Beatstro *1292 Bloor St W) All Ages
    – 8pm, $7
  • Red Bull Music Academy: Lunice/Ango/HomeSick
    – @ Velvet Underground (508 Queen St W) 19+
    – 9pm, $10
  • My Side Project: Jacques Renault/Peach/Al Ruckus & Boniface
    – @ Wrongbar (1279 Queen St W) 19+
    – 10pm, $15 before 11:30/$20 after
  • Guilty Gear 004 w/ CL/DJ Silky/Viscera/Pavel Elkin
    – Bambi’s (1265 Dundas St W)
    – 10pm, free?
  • Acid Bath 009 1 Year Anniversary Party
    – Ebony/Aaron J Cunningham/Jubal Brown
    – @ Luanda House (974 Bloor St W) 19+
    – 10:30pm, $10 advance/$15 at the door

Sunday, February 28th

  • Queering Gear 101: A Foundation in Guitar & Bass Gear & Tone
    – “Calling all music noobs, aspiring musicians, or beginner musicians who want to maybe learn a thing or two! Queering Gear’s first workshop is happening and it is geared towards you!”,
    “-what is an amp and how does it work?
    -what are the parts of a guitar and what do they do?
    -what pedals are and why we use them
    -how to navigate aquiring the gear you need
    -how to combine this knowledge into sounding the way you want to sound?”

    – @ D-Beatstro (1292 Bloor St W) all ages
    – 5pm, $10-$30 (sliding scale)



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