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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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TIFF: Boombox: Are you a hero, or a villain?

Are you a hero, or a villain? Good and evil collide on October 31 at TIFF Bell Lightbox, where heroes face off against villains and Cirque du Soleil dazzles with an exclusive, one-night-only performance. Do you have what it takes to leave your ordinary life behind and enter a world of extraordinarily high stakes and…

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Toronto International Film Festival 2019

The annual Toronto International Film Festival was held September 5 to 15, 2019 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:…

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Toronto Taste 2019

© 2019 TorontoArtsandEvents Toronto Taste’s guests had access to fifty of Toronto’s best restaurants for a great evening in support of Second Harvest on June 9, 2019 at the stunning & beautiful Evergreen Brick Works.  It was transformed into a circus with fortune-tellers, fire-eaters, acrobats and aerialists. Guests tasted fine wines, spirits and craft beers…

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The Power Ball: What Went Down in the 21 Club

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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Italian Contemporary Film Festival 2018

On Thursday June 14th, 2018 the 7th edition of the Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) held their opening night party at Ricarda’s Restaurant to kick off a nine day movie festival of the best new Italian and international movies.  The ICFF opening party was an evening with glamour, delicious and savory Italian food, decadent sweets,…

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Pride Month 2018: “A Celebration of AIDS Research – Action = Life”

Pride Toronto held its Pride Month from May 31 to June 25, 2017: “A Celebration of AIDS Research – Action = Life”. Pride Month launched on June 1, 2018 by city leaders, officials and Mayor Tory holding a flag raising ceremony that paired the raising of both the Trans pride and rainbow Pride flags. The…

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