Category: Events

Hush Hush Bash at the Library for Halloween

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The Toronto Public Library will transform its Bloordale branch into a spooky glam Halloween party on Saturday October 31st for Hush Hush! Guests can enjoy palm readings, fortune telling, music by DJ Odario and delicious eats from Matt Basile from Fidel Gastro. Guests are encouraged to dress up in costume, or to dress “ghoulishly chic.”

Proceeds raised from this party will support the Toronto Public Library’s Young Voices program. The best part is that this event is part of the TPL’s New Collection.

To get tickets to this Halloween party, visit here.

New Collection is Toronto Public Library Foundations’ young patrons group exclusively for those 19- 45. The group hosts special events and unique experiences, and connect members with authors and artists. Sounds cool? Join or learn more about New Collection at  tplfoundation.ca/new-collection

Drake’s Biergarten Bash

DSC_6123Missing hanging out on patios and rooftops as the weather gets cooler? No worries, you can still do that at the Drake Hotel!

From Sept 24–Oct 15, the Drake is celebrating the change of seasons with Pilsner Urquell in a serious way. Every Thursday guests can join in on autumn festivities with $5 pints & Czech-inspired treats in the legion-themed Sky Yard. (more…)

Eatable: Toronto’s film fest for foodies

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Stand back TIFF, there’s a new film festival in town! And this one involves delicious eats.

The Eatable Film Festival, is a 3 night food film festival that sees
some of Toronto’s hottest chefs creating food and drinks inspired by and to be served at the screenings of each food-obsessed film! Each night features its own totally immersive screening event with its own delicious theme, tone, and taste.

Here are the 3 films that will be playing, and their delicious pairings. (more…)

TIFF Swag Report: Bask-it Style Lounge

It must be nice being a celebrity during TIFF. The whole city awaits you with bated breath, and lounges are everywhere waiting to gift you with swag. Well, one lounge takes it a step higher. Bask-it Style Lounge by GLO Communications will hand delivery luxe swag bags directly to celebrity hotels. Nice, huh? I got to feel like a star for a moment as I got a taste of the star treatment at their media day!

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The event took place in a luxurious 2272 square foot 53rd floor suite at the Shangri-La Toronto. Look at that view! (more…)

2015 TIFF Film Picks

The TIFF schedule will be released tomorrow- have you taken a look to see what films you want to see? The film list can be overwhelming. I’ve read the entire schedule and picked my favourites, so you don’t have to.

Casual: Shifting to the episodic format after his acclaimed feature-film work, TIFF favourite Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the Air) directs this hilarious and insightful comedy about love and sex in the modern age.

Der Nachtmahr: After a wild night out, a Berlin party girl finds herself haunted by a twisted, repellent litte creature that no one else can see.

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Miss You Already: Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore star in this touching comedy-drama about two childhood friends whose relationship is put to the test when one becomes pregnant while the other receives some tragic news. (more…)

Picture This! Night it Up Night Market

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It’s not summer until it’s the most popular night market in the GTA- Night It Up! Featuring over 100 unique booths with everything from Stinky Tofu to Bin Bin Ice cream, here are some of my favorite eats from the festival. (more…)

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