Tag: aids

JunesEatery-BestofToronto-2017-006

On November 6th, 2017, Best of Toronto was invited to dine at the launch of June’s – the first HIV+ Eatery pop-up in the world.

bloorstreetentertains-bestoftoronto-2016-001

I’ve attended Bloor Street Entertains for the past few consecutive years but this was the first time dining for the annual illustrious occasion.

bloorstreetentertains-bse15-bestoftoronto-2015

As it does every year, the Bloor-Yorkville corridor is turned into a unique experience for one night only. Held on November 25, 2015 the 19th annual Bloor Street Entertains event spans multiple luxury boutiques, galleries and event venues that turn into pop-up dining experiences.raised funds for CANFAR, on the eve of World AIDS Day (Dec 1st, 2015).

PILLXXV-Jewelry-Launch-HarryRosen-JamesShay-BestofToronto-009

With the Pride parade happening the same week among other celebrations in the gay community, Elton John’s partner David Furnish was in town to launch the PILL XXV, a jewellery collection by Tateossian which benefits the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

10841800_980086038686476_6064934601907998281_o

On Thursday, March 26th, 2015 it was a packed house at the Toronto Reference Library (Bram & Bluma Appel Salon) for SNAP! 2015.

Presented by the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT), SNAP! is a lively annual photography auction. Featuring both a silent and a live auction, the photographs are taken by both up-and-coming and established photographers.

Mulberry

On the evening of Wednesday, November 27th, the ROM was taken over once again by one of Toronto’s most unique and upscale gala experiences called Bloor Street Entertains. Sponsored by Sun Life Financial, BSE is an annual event with proceeds of the evening going to support life-saving research via CANFAR. It starts with a cocktail reception called TWILIGHT at the Royal Ontario Museum with hors d’oeuvres, top-notch silent auction items and tons of great entertainment. Then after TWILIGHT, it’s time…

1 2