Category Archives: Gala Scene

November 22

12 TREES GALA@THE GARDINER MUSEUM-THURS.,NOV.16th,2017

By A.J.Lam The annual 12 Trees Gala, celebrating the artistic luminance of light with the theme of Let There Be Light, raised $120,000 for the Gardiner Museum’s mission to support creativity and healing through clay education and therapeutic art programs, with a sold-out soirée on a wintry autumn evening at the Gardiner Museum, which celebrates […]

November 21

2017 Right To Play Tribute Dinner@Metro Toronto Convention Centre -Tuesday, November 14, 2017

BY Kimberly Samnang Right To Play hosted its fourth signature Tribute Dinner on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in Toronto — a fundraising event to celebrate the power of play, and its ability to transform the lives of children and empower youth around the world. The Dinner paid tribute to The Honourable Chantal Petitclerc, Canadian Senator, […]

November 18

Gold Medal Plates@Metro Toronto Convention Centre Thursday, November 16, 2017

By Kimberly Samnang What a grand finale to the 2017 Gold Medal Plates campaign! The event in Toronto was simply stellar, with superb food and drink, a highly successful trip-auction, great conversation between the brilliant MC, Scott Russell and the athletes – Olympian bobby-dazzlers. And of course the house band was on fire in front […]

November 17

Canada’s Walk of Fame @ The Liberty Grand (Wed. Nov. 15, 2017)

CANADA’S WALK OF FAME ROLLED OUT THE RED CARPET FOR THE 2017 INDUCTEES Hosted by multi-platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter and 2006 Canada’s Walk of Fame inductee, Jann Arden, Inductees accepted the honour from special guest presenters who have impacted their life and/or career. This intimate evening also shined a spotlight on the 2017 Allan Slaight Honour recipient […]

November 13

The 7th Annual Chair Affair@Casalife-Fri.,Nov.3rd,2017

Top industry designers, Chef Michael Smith, and entertainer Terence Gowan & Friends, were in attendence for the 7th Annual Furniture Bank Gala. It was an evening of art and design, an auction of celebrated designer chairs and more fabulous items and together helping those in need find warmth, dignity, and stability in their new homes. […]

November 05

BOOMBOX-“LlVE FOREVER”@TIFF Bell Lightbox-Thurs.,Nov.2nd,2017

By BK on the SCENE The iconic movie/TV show “Fame”, featuring Irene Cara, transformed TIFF Bell Lightbox into it’s own modern school for the arts, inspired by the 1980’s prestigious performance arts high school in New York City. Patrons were transformed in a unique, multi-sensory experience, featuring Toronto’s emerging artists and performers.   Boombox installations […]

November 05

Taste Canada’s Awards@The Ritz-Carleton-Mon.,Oct.30th,2017

By BK on the SCENE The 20th annual Taste Canada Awards were held at the Ritz-Carlton Toronto, an event combining cookbook authors and food bloggers to honour culinary writers and publishers from across our country. A total of 147 books and blogs in both English and French were entered in the yearly event.   Noah […]

November 01

7th Annual Great Jewellery Heist@Ritz-Carlton Hotel-Friday, October 27, 2017

By Kimberly Samnang The 7th Annual Great Jewellery Heist took place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in support of Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, part of Sinai Health System. The Great Jewellery Heist featured a gourmet lunch and exclusive silent and live auctions featuring fine jewels, pieces from luxury brands, vintage estate jewellery and one-of-a-kind designer pieces at […]

October 30

The 10th Anniversary-“IMAGINE”Gala In Support Of The Pinball Clemons Foundation@The Westin Harbour Castle-Tues.,Oct.24th,2017

By Kimberly Samnang The Michael “Pinball” Clemons Foundation (MPCF) 10th annual ‘Imagine Gala’ benefitting under-resourced youth, locally and around the world was held at the The Westin Harbour Castle. A sold out black tie affair, the evening was filled with some big power names that included celebrities, professional athletes, actors and politicians while the entire […]

October 25

Heritage Toronto Awards 2017@The Carlu-Mon.,Oct.23rd,2017

The winners of the 2017 Heritage Toronto Awards were announced last night during a ceremony hosted by award-winning journalist Christopher Hume. More than 500 guests from Toronto’s city-building community attended this flagship networking event at The Carlu. In its 43rd year, the Heritage Toronto Awards recognize extraordinary contributions to the conservation and celebration of Toronto’s […]

October 19

L.A. Fashion Week – Art Hearts Fashion

Local and International Designers come together as Driving force of Los Angeles Fashion Week. Los Angeles – Over 35 designers from around the world came together at the world famous Beverly Hilton Hotel for Los Angeles Fashion Week to celebrate the art of fashion.  The event produced by Art Hearts Fashion and presented by AIDS Healthcare Foundation has become […]

October 19

“LIVE FOREVER AT BOOMBOX”-TIFF Bell Lightbox-Thurs.,Nov.2nd,2017

LIVE FOREVER AT BOOMBOX: TIFF’S ANNUAL PARTY WILL TRANSFORM THE LIGHTBOX INTO A FAME-INSPIRED MODERN SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS boombox is one of Toronto’s unmissable fundraising events and will feature bold installations by emerging artists and performers using film, live art, VR, and dance TIFF Bell Lightbox will be revamped into a massive modern school […]

October 15

Boobyball celebrated its Sweet 16@Rebel-Fri.,October 13‬th,2017

By Kimberly Samnang and BK on the SCENE Torontonians invited to ‘Get Physical’ in support of Rethink Breast Cancer Toronto’s biggest soiree invited guests to shake, strut and shimmy to the beat in support of Rethink Breast Cancer at the 16th annual Boobyball fundraiser ‪on Friday, October 13‬ ‪at‬ ‪8 p.m.‬ at REBEL (‪11 Polson […]

October 09

Hush Hush @ Bloor/Gladstone Library (Sat. Oct. 21, 2017)

Photography by BK on the SCENE This October, we’re transforming the Bloor/Gladstone Library into an after-hours #PartyInTheStacks where guests will let their imaginations run wild. Paying homage to Canada, the night’s theme celebrates the beautiful landscapes we call home. Date: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017 Time: 9:00 PM — TILL LATE Where: BLOOR/GLADSTONE LIBRARY BRANCH, 1101 BLOOR ST. W, AT […]

October 05

BOOBYBALL celebrates its “SWEET 16″in Toronto@REBEL on Fri., October 13, 2017

Olivia-Newton-John’s iconic leg warmers, headband  and of course her one of a kind video “Let’s Get Physical !” Torontonians are invited to ‘Get Physical’ in support of Rethink Breast Cancer. Toronto’s biggest soiree invites guests to shake, strut and shimmy to the beat in support of Rethink Breast Cancer at the 16th annual Boobyball fundraiser […]