Author: Erin Davis

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has officially taken over the city, rolling out the red carpets for Hollywood’s finest. But it’s not just about the films, snapping cameras and glam, guest list-only parties (and mild hangovers). The jam-packed gifting and experiential suites are bustling at the seams with swag and services (hair, makeup and massages) to so generously gift the familiar faces that grace their doors. Naturally, being a celebrity comes with some pretty nice perks – but being…

You have a new reason to visit Toronto’s innovative new shipping container marketplace, Stackt Market – especially if your home (and life) could use a little update for fall. Fresh from the streets of Tokyo, Japanese sustainable home and lifestyle brand Puebco has arrived in Canada and will occupy real estate at Stackt for a two-month-long pop-up.

Now that we’re deep in the hazy days of summer, there has been time to reflect upon the first half of the year in Toronto – in particular, on the city’s lively social scene. Between functions that fell flat, over-the-top galas that won’t be forgotten and fundraisers that generated important dollars, some events stood out from the rest.

On Thursday, May 16, Toronto’s familiar social scene regulars and arts lovers donned their most glamorous fairytale-inspired (and extremely photo-worthy) frocks and hit the stunning Four Seasons Centre for the 15th annual Operanation fundraiser event.

Yayoi Kusama’s famed Infinity Mirror concept is going to “survive forever” at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AG0).

Thanks to the David Yuile & Mary Elizabeth Hodgson Fund and over 4,700 #InfinityAGO donors who participated in the AGO’s ambitious crowdfunding campaign, Yayoi Kusama’s anticipated Infinity Mirrored Room – Let’s Survive Forever is now part of the AGO Collection.

Daniel Longo may be colour-blind, but his art is come of the most vibrant you may see as of late. The Toronto-based artist has become known for his captivating work that draws influences from neo-expressionism, Los Angeles street art, and pop culture.

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