Author: Aleka Allen

The Thirteenth Annual Artist Project – Review

February 26, 2020

© 2020 TorontoArtsandEvents On Thursday, February 20, 2020, Toronto Arts and Events had the pleasure of attending the opening night party for the Thirteenth Annual Artist Project, held inside the Better Living Centre. As Canada’s largest annual arts and culture events, The Artist Project provides a platform for established and emerging artists from across Canada […]

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Dreamland. Image by IDS

The Interior Design Show: Future in Focus

January 27, 2020

On January 16th, 2020, the Interior Design Show (IDS20) kicked off their annual four-day design exposition. As one of the most successful recurring design events in Canadian history (twenty-two years and counting), the Interior Design Show became the place to see innovative products, meet up-and-coming and established design talent, and check out panels and seminars […]

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Ian Williams Wins the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize

December 8, 2019

Ian Williams, accepts the Scotiabank Giller Prize © 2019 TorontoArtsandEvents Ian Williams is the winner of the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel, Reproduction. In a live televised broadcast on Monday, November 18th, 2019, he graciously accepted the grand prize of $100,000. This year’s broadcast was hosted by iconic Canadian singer-songwriter and actress […]

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TIFF Boom Box: Heroes vs. Villains

November 12, 2019

On Thursday, October 31st, 2019, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) threw one of the biggest Halloween parties the city has ever seen! The TIFF Bell Lightbox was transformed into the TIFF Boom Box, TIFF’s annual Halloween party that raises funds for TIFF’s charitable endeavours. Since its inception, the event has raised over $1.3 million […]

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Eat to the Beat: Cooking for the Cure Has Never Tasted So Good

November 5, 2019

© 2019 TorontoArtsandEvents The twenty-fourth annual Eat to the Beat fundraiser was held on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 at Roy Thomson Hall. It’s the only culinary event in Canada to exclusively feature the talent of sixty female chefs, coming together to benefit the Canadian Cancer Society. Founded twenty-four years ago by sisters Lisa and Abby […]

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The Power Ball: What Went Down in the 21 Club

June 30, 2019

Sleeping Giants by Max Streicher © 2019 TorontoArtsandEvents The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery brought the extravagance, flash, and flamboyance to their twenty-first annual fundraising gala, The Power Ball, on Thursday, June 6th, 2019. This year, the Power Plant was transformed into The 21 Club, an underground 1920s speakeasy where funky music from a seven […]

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The Twelfth Annual Artist Project

March 7, 2019

On Thursday, February 21, 2019 Toronto Arts and Events had the pleasure of attending the opening night party for Twelfth Annual Artist Project, once again held inside the Better Living Centre. As one of Canada’s premier annual arts and culture events, The Artist Project provides a platform for established and emerging artists from across Canada […]

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The 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize

November 22, 2018

Many congratulations to Esi Edugyan, the winner of the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel, Washington Black. The winner of this prestigious literary prize was announced at an ultra glamorous black-tie gala and award ceremony on Monday, November 19th, 2018. The awards ceremony was hosted by Canadian comedian, TV personality, and author Rick Mercer. […]

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DX Intersection 2018: Forward

November 21, 2018

On Thursday, November 8th, 2018, the Design Exchange hosted its annual fundraiser called, DX Intersection 2018: Forward. Presented by RBCxMusic and RBC Future Launch, DX Intersection is the Design Exchange’s annual celebration of all things creative and innovative. All of the proceeds from this event will support the Design Exchange’s youth and children programs. Each […]

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