The 26th annual Cathay Ball, a charity gala in support of the Mon Sheong Foundation was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Saturday November 4th. This year’s theme ‘Under the Northern Lights’ had stunning performances that accompanied the night’s affairs, echoing the sentiments of Canadian’s beauty and aspirations for the future as Canada continues its Canada 150 celebrations. Twenty luck recipients received a commemorative Canada 150 silver coin produced by the Royal Canadian Mint.
“The goal of Operanation is to showcase the versatility of opera…as a dynamic art form that continuously seeks to evolve both culturally and socially,” says Alexander Neef, General Director of the Canadian Opera Company (COC). “It shouldn’t just be listened to – it should be experienced.” This mandate clearly sets the stage for A Night of Curiosities, the theme for the COC’s 13th annual mega fundraiser. Held at the Four Seasons Performance center, three stories of the opera house welcomed…
On Saturday March 4th, the Chinese Cabinet at the SickKids Foundation marked its 4th annual Glitter event in support of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. This year’s theme was ‘Glitter in Shanghai’ that brought back to life the allure and eccentricities of Shanghai of the 1920’s. Guests wore glamorous Chinese qipaos which evolved from traditional garb to modern classical lines. The venue, Arcadian Court was decorated in similar style that hinted at the romanticized period.
It’s no surprise that the Motionball Toronto Gala is one of our favorite Charity events in the city’s vibrant social scene. There’s a certain sense of grandeur and elegance that the organization has been able to consistently deliver year after year. Old Hollywood glamour was 2017’s theme and with the Historical Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex as the stage, flowing red carpets, and endless flowing libations, it’s difficult for attendees to not feel like a star.
The 2016-2017 season is a very special one for the Toronto Maple Leafs as they commemorate their 100th season. On Sunday, February 12, the MLSE Foundation held an exclusive Centennial Gala that celebrates the franchise’s storied history of passion for the sport. Guests had the rare opportunity to rub shoulders with their favorite Maple Leafs: both on the current rosters and those inducted in the hall of fame.