Elton John, Margaret Atwood, kd lang, Louise Pitre, Buffy Sainte-Marie and several other big names in entertainment and culture will participate in the virtual benefit gala at 519, Toronto LGBTQ Community Center, on Church Street, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
“Get out your ball gown or your bow tie, but stay in your living room!” Suggests host Mathieu Chantelois.
This 16th edition of the 519 annual gala wishing to recreate the human warmth of real contact with the public, its organizers promise a colorful and emotional show.
They are aware that “the music and heartwarming words of renowned artists will lift your heart in these uncertain times.”
The program will feature various musical performances by John Alcorn, Alan Cumming, Molly Johnson, kd lang, Patti LuPone, Billy Newton-Davis, Louise Pitre, Carole Pope, Jackie Richardson, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Lorraine Segato, Theo Tams, Ben Vereen .