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Bears in Excess — Spa Excess, Sun, June 22

Hypnotixxx: A Slightly Naughty Comedy Hypnosis Show Brandon the Hypnotist takes audience volunteers on a risqué and slightly rude jaunt into the subconscious. 7:30pm. The Flying Beaver, 488 Parliament St. $10 advance, $15 door.

Sapphic Aquatica In addition to a clothing-optional spa environment, women and trans people enjoy a burlesque performance by Amber Frost, a kink demo by Ms Leather Toronto 2014 and music by DJ Cozmic Cat. 8pm–3am. Oasis Aqualounge, 231 Mutual St. $20.

Gavin Crawford and Sharron Matthews are Vicious Bitches The king of the monologue and the queen of the songalogue team up for an evening of sketch comedy, music and idle gossip. 10pm. Second City, 51 Mercer St. $25.


Mon, June 23 Drag Brunch Diners can have their first meal of the day brought to them by waiters dressed in wigs, heels and lipstick. Includes a performance by Tynomi Banks. 10am–4pm. Me & Mine, 1144 College St. No cover; usual menu prices apply.

Beach Bums Yoga You don’t have to be nude, but how else will your bum get tanned? People of all genders and experience levels head to the island for a yoga session on the clothing-optional beach. 11am–noon. Hanlan’s Point Beach. $10–20.

Bears in Excess Burly guys prowl, cruise and enjoy a sex-positive environment that includes a maze and

hot tub. 1–6pm. Spa Excess, 105 Carlton St. Regular rates apply.

Shady Tea Because drag queens melt in the sun, Fay Slift and Miss Fluffy Soufflé insist on hosting a cozy, air-conditioned afternoon event, complete with music by DJ & DJ and designer cocktails. 4–8pm. The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W. Free.

Drag at Woody’s Miss Conception’s Hollywood Broadway Show, 6pm; Georgie Girl’s Old School, 9pm; Georgie Girl hosts a star-studded Pride kickoff show featuring Maria Del Monte, Brooke Lynn Hytes, D’Amanda Tension and Lexi Tellings, 11pm. Woody’s, 467 Church St. No cover.


Dare to Stand Out Gender and sexual-minorities service providers come together from across the country for two days of professional development, networking and sharing of best practices. 8am. Runs until Tues, June 24. Rogers Communications Centre, 80 Gould St.

Poetrix An evening of spoken word and poetry, featuring Debra Anderson, Fan Wu, Ben Ladouceur and Michael Erickson. 8pm. Glad Day Bookshop, 598 Yonge St. Free.

Dawn Patrol Dawn Whitwell hosts a night of standup comedy, featuring Catherine McCormick, Paul Hutcheson and Regina the Gentlelady. 8:30pm. Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor St W. $7.

Ultimate Pride Guide Toronto 2014  

Comprehensive event listings and area map for WorldPride, taking place June 16–30 in Toronto, Canada.

Ultimate Pride Guide Toronto 2014  

Comprehensive event listings and area map for WorldPride, taking place June 16–30 in Toronto, Canada.