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Opening Gala Party

Event: Opening Gala Party

Thu May. 17, 2012
At 10:00 P.M

OCAD Great Hall
100 McCaul St.
Toronto, Ontario
M5T 3K2

Presented in partnership with:


Join Inside Out as we kick off the Toronto LGBT Film Festival and celebrate the best in LGBT cinema from around the world. Spectacular divalicious performances by Yura (Viva Cabaret ) and DJ Shane Percy of Grapefruit and Pop★Machine fame will be spinning to get us all in the mood for 11 days of films, panel discussions and parties.

Tickets: $10 General Public/$8 Members
Free with your Opening Gala screening and party ticket


DJ Shane Percy

Best known as creator and co-DJ of Grapefruit, Toronto's #1 monthly gay dance party, Shane Percy is one of Toronto's favorite DJs.

Other successful events spearheaded by Shane include CandyBar, Future Disco, and most recently, the smash hit gay night Pop★Machine. Shane is also the resident DJ at Toronto's hugely successful Pitbull parties.

Yura (Viva Cabaret)

Yury Ruzhyev (YURA) is a professional actor, dancer and director.
Yury studied acting and rules of life in Moscow, English language and dandy’s manners in London, theatre business and attitude in New York.
For the last four years Yury has done several feature films in Bollywood, Canada and USA, starred in two theatre productions as Puck in Mid Summer’s Night Dream and as Tartuffe in Tartuffe and was featured in TV shows Smash on NBC and Unfaithful on OWN.
Yury has toured with Viva Cabaret show all around North America, Caribbean and Europe, including sold out shows at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, the Gladstone Hotel, FLY,  Royal Alexandra Theatre and shows on off-Broadway.
Yury Ruzhyev’s official web site: www.rushow.ru