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Mirror Ball 2023 Feel Good Look Better

For over 30 years, Mirror Ball 2023 Feel Good Look Better has been raising awareness and funds for the Look Good Feel Better programme to assist people facing cancer to feel more like themselves again. Well over $100,000 was raised by the glamorous attendees via live donations, plus live and silent auctions, abetted by Emcee…

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Toronto International Film Festival 2023

Toronto International Film Festival 2023 was held September 7 to 17, 2023 in Toronto, Ontario. According to TIFF, it is the “leading public film festival in the world, screening more than 300 films from 60+ countries every September. Our programmers have earned a reputation for excellence, and a diverse array of films is shown: Hollywood…

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Pride Month Toronto - Parade

Pride Month Toronto 2022

Pride Month Toronto 2022 was held from June 1 to 30, 2022 and the annual Festival Weekend was held on June 24 to 26, 2022. The Festival Weekend Major Events included the Dyke March on June 24, 2022 and the Pride Parade  on June 26, 2022. The Pride Parade: The jewel of Pride is the…

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Daniel Nestor

Ontario Sports Hall of Fame Induction & Awards Gala 2022 – Review

Ontario Sports Hall of Fame Induction & Awards Gala 2022 was held on Wed, 25 May 2022 at the John Bassett Theatre at the Toronto Convention Centre. The Ontario Sports Hall of Fame honoured athletes and personalities with outstanding achievement in sports in Ontario, Canada.  Those celebrated this year included Bianca Andreescu, Daniel Nestor, Brad…

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Vanguard Launch Fashion

The Vanguard Launch – Fashion & Music

The Vanguard launch was about individual fashion – each guest wore a fashion statement suited to their hair, face and what they were wearing.  Torontoartsandevents! Captured some of those fashions for you! The Vanguard Launch was launched on Monday March 28, 2022 at Toronto’s Carlu.  The Red Carpet was hosted by Reality Actor ‘Auntie Jillian’…

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The Great Valentine Gala

The Honourable David C. Onley © 2020   Torontoartsandevents The Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons held the Great Valentine Gala on February 8, 2020 at the redesigned Royal York hotel in Toronto.  According to organizers it has raised over $35 million in support of physically challenged Canadians everywhere. “It’s changed the way we think about…

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POGO PJ Party

Co-chairs, Vanessa Yeung & Claire MacNamara © 2020 Torontoartsandevents The Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) held its big sexy POGO PJ Party in Toronto on February 6, 2020 at Ricarda’s to raise money to continue to make a difference in the lives of children and their families.  POGO provides ongoing advanced care for children…

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Night to Nurture Gala! Howie Mandel, the Arkells rocked the crowd!!

© 2020   Torontoartsandevents. The Gala The Grocery Foundation’s Night to Nurture Gala, one of the largest fundraising dinner in North America, was held on Feb 1, 2020 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.  According to organizers, it annually raises close to $2,000,000 to help kids in need.  Since 2000, this Gala has raised close to…

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The Dragon Ball – Celebrating the Year of the Rat

© 2020 Torontoartsandevents. The Ball The Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation held its 31st annual Dragon Ball on Saturday January 25, 2020 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre to raise money to build new residential hospices in the GTA .   Cynthia Mulligan and Adrian Ghobrial from City News hosted the gala.   According to organizers, approximately…

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

© 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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