Media Advisory: Green Space Festival: WorldPride Edition

TORONTO, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The 519 Church Street Community Centre's Green Space Festival: WorldPride Edition continues from June 27 to June 29 with a series of major events at Cawthra Square Park and the Ryerson University Quad in downtown Toronto.

Friday, June 27
Event: One World 
Time: 5:00 p.m. to midnight
Location: Cawthra Square Park, 519 Church Street
Featuring: Hector Romero (Def Mix, NYC), Paulo and Jackinsky (Los Angeles/Montreal) and Neil Macleod (Toronto)

Saturday, June 28
Event: Main Event 
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Location: Ryerson University Quad, Church and Gerrard Street
Featuring: The Cube Guys (Milan), Grammy Award Nominees Rosabel (Chicago/Miami), Grammy Award Nominees Freemasons (Loaded Records, UK) and O'Halley Brothers (Moscow)
At 3 p.m. OUTtv presents a special performance by the top four queens of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6: Bianca Del Rio, Adore Delano, Courtney Act and Darienne Lake

Event: Lipstick Jungle 
Time: 1:00 p.m. to midnight
Location: Cawthra Square Park, 519 Church Street
Featuring:  Francesca Lombardo (London), Kim Ann Foxman (New York) and Tizi (Montreal), Delicious (Toronto)

Sunday, June 29
Event: TreeHouse Party 
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Location: Ryerson University Quad, Church and Gerrard Street
Featuring: Isaac Escalante (Mexico), Alain Jackinsky (Montreal) and Deko-Ze (Toronto), Cindel (Chicago)

Event: Disco Disco 
Time: 1:00 p.m. to midnight
Location: Cawthra Square Park, 519 Church Street
Featuring: Dimitri From Paris (Defected, Eu), Horse Meat Disco (London), Phil V. (Toronto), Diego Armand (Toronto) and Kris Steeves (Toronto)

About Green Space Toronto
Green Space Festival is The 519's biggest fundraising event of the year that attracts over 40,000 guests to a series of landmark events during Toronto's pride weekend. Since its introduction in 2008, Green Space Toronto quickly became a must-attend festival that caters to LGBTQ communities and allies. Green Space Toronto's dynamic four-day celebration is programmed with specific themes that appeal to many diverse communities with entertainment ranging from DJs, live music and dance performances that span electro, house, folk, hip hop and international music genres. The high caliber productions that span the festival feature national and international artists, providing amazing outdoor shows in gorgeous tree-lined venues at Cawthra Square Park and the Quad at Ryerson University. Starry Night, the festival's kick-off event welcomes more than 5,000 revelers to the park each year, including community leaders, politicians from all levels of government, and artists, as well as local and national media.

About The 519
A registered charity, The 519 Church Street Community Centre is an agency of the City of Toronto with a mandate for building healthier, more welcoming communities for Toronto's downtown and LGBTQ residents. As a charitable public-private partnership of the City, The 519 receives core funding to maintain public access to its building while attracting individual, corporate and government investment in its programs. In 2013, The 519 received $2.87 in community investment for every dollar provided in core funding. Through innovative and engaging community programs and partnerships, The 519 enables over 200,000 people to meet, participate and celebrate together every year.

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SOURCE The 519 Church Street Community Centre

For further information: Media Contacts: John Farrell, The 519, 647-272-8090, jfarrell@The519.org; Meaghan Moroz, NATIONAL Public Relations, 416-848-1450, mmoroz@national.ca