Queerstory Launch Party — Woody’s, Thurs, June 19
Mike’s Hard Ultimate Thursday DJ Craig Dominic spins top 40, urban and dance at this laid-back Village party. 9pm– 2:30am. Crews & Tangos, 508 Church St. No cover. crewsandtangos.com
Home Brew Party people enjoy drink deals and top-40 tunes from DJs Cozmic Cat, Hey! dw and Dript. 10pm–3am. The Central, 603 Markham St. $3. thecentralbar.ca
Fri, June 20 Youth Solidarity Project Exhibition Youth aged 14 to 30 submitted artwork on the theme Solidarity with Canada’s Two-Spirited and LGBTTIQQ Communities, and the work of the six finalists is on display. Runs until Sat, Nov 15. AGO, 317 Dundas St W. youthsolidarityproject.ca
U of T Pride Pub Those 17 and older enjoy a barbecue, community fair and the music of DJs Craig Dominic
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and Cozmic Cat. 4pm–1am. Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, U of T. Free before 9pm, $5 after. sgdo.utoronto.ca/ programs/u-of-t-pride-pub
Remington’s Welcomes WorldPride Dozens of hot, muscled men from across North America strip and work the pole. Runs until Sun, June 29, various times; closes at 4am from Thurs, June 26–Sun, June 29. Remington’s, 379 Yonge St. For cover charges, visit remingtons.com.
Pride Walk: Discovering Toronto’s LGBTQ+ Heritage The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives and Heritage Toronto are running walking tours focused on some of Toronto’s queer historical landmarks. Registration required. 6:30–8pm. Runs until Fri, June 27, various times. Church-Wellesley Village. $20, with proceeds shared by Heritage Toronto and the CLGA. heritagetoronto.org
WorldPride Opening Ceremony Melissa Etheridge, Deborah Cox and Steve Grand perform at this call for unity, peace, love and celebration. Includes the City of Toronto’s official proclamation of Pride Week, complete with rainbow flag raising. 7pm. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St W. Free. worldpridetoronto.com
Scott Thompson Returns The actor and comedian known for his role as Buddy Cole and as Jimmy Price on Hannibal gives an intimate performance. 7pm. Thompson also performs Sat, June 21, 9pm.The Flying Beaver, 488 Parliament St. $20 advance, $25 door. pubaret.com
Going to Shir Libeynu with Pride A joyful celebration of the coming of the Sabbath at Congregation Shir Libeynu’s liberal and inclusive Kabbalat Shabbat. To RSVP, contact pride@ shirlibeynu.ca by Wed, June 18. 7:30pm. Miles Nadal JCC Chapel, 3rd floor, 750 Spadina Ave. Free. shirlibeynu.ca More listings at dailyxtra.com
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Comprehensive event listings and area map for WorldPride, taking place June 16–30 in Toronto, Canada.