– Press Reviews 2012

IN Toronto – Issue 27 – August 2012 – Pages 22/23 Toronto Queer Arts Festival – 2nd annual Smash Words Festival –

BLOGTO.COM The Toronto Queer Arts Festival (Formerly Queer West Fest) has something for everyone:


This eight-day arts festival focuses on queer modes of expression that don’t involve a Super Soaker. Think of it as the more sober little brother of June’s Pride festivities. The schedule includes film screenings, spoken word performances and gallery tours. The theme this year is “United in Difference,” which can mean as little or as much as you like. TorontoLife.com August issue2012

buddies in bad times thratre – The Toronto Queer West Film Festival provides a diverse selection of films that entertain, challenge, and educate the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered communities. Toronto Queer West Film Festival also provides filmmakers with opportunities to screen their work that might not otherwise be seen locally. Event Calendar August 18, 2012

Smart Change – Developing Capacity for Civic and Ecological Engagement Event Listing (Not placed by us) http://smartchange.ca/event/toronto-queer-arts-and-culture-festival

NOW magazine – Festival Event Listing – http://www.nowtoronto.com/news/story.cfm?content=188049 About.com – Gay and Lesbian Toronto – August 2012

Michael Martins: Toronto Queer Arts & Cultural Festival (Live) August 17 @TheSister

Toronto Film Scene (Online) Magazine – August 14 Issue – Saturday, August 18, 2012, the 5th Annual Toronto International Queer West Film Festival comes back to town. Educating, entertaining, and enlightening the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered community and allies, Queer West Film Festival promotes LGBT themes, directors, and actors by bringing to the spotlight films that may otherwise have been overlooked. Boasting a wide selection of shorts from Germany, South Africa, Ireland, and here in Toronto, the three hour long film fest is well rounded and sure to please. Hosted by the Buddies in Bad Times Theatre (12 Alexander St.), this is a licensed event. Tickets are Pay What You Can (suggested amount of $5.00) and doors open at 7:00pm. http://thetfs.ca/2012/08/14/toronto-international-queer-west-film-festival-brings-overlook-films-starting-august-18-2012/

XtraDaniela Costa / Toronto / Tuesday, July 31, 2012 United in Difference


Sunday August 12 – Smash Words Festival

http://lizzieviolet.wordpress.com/2012/08/09/smashwords/  life with more cowbell /Smashwords – Words, music & dance collide @ Smash Words August 13, 2012


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