Toronto-area book lovers are looking forward to a new and exciting event this weekend. INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair is Canada's book exposition for all things print and digital, launching this weekend, November 13 to 16, 2014. From literature to children's books, from romance to … [Read more...]
Squawking With Lainey!
So many people know Elaine Lui as Lainey Gossip. You may recognize her from her popular celebrity gossip site of the same name, her red carpet reporting and as co-host on CTV's daytime television show The Social. Whenever I mention her name to my friends, they all squeal "Oooh... I lurv her! She … [Read more...]
H Project And House Of Waris Launches Uncrate India
The colours are spectacular and each piece tells a story of a country rich in culture and beauty. Holt Renfrew's H Project, in partnership with House of Waris, launched Uncrate India this week across the Canada. The space within the luxury retailer offers exquisite items from over 16 designers … [Read more...]
10 Cool Ways to Celebrate the ROM’s 100th!
Happy Birthday to the Royal Ontario Museum! It's not just any birthday but the ROM is celebrating it's 100th birthday and it's looking fabulous! This is going to be a spectacular year of non-stop special events and exhibits and it's already beckoned me a few times! The other day I was asked what … [Read more...]
Chihuly Exhibit – Montreal
In the late spring, I read that Dale Chihuly was to exhibit his impressive glass sculptures at the the Musée des Beaux-Arts, here inMontreal, during the summer months and into the fall. So, you know - we had aaaaaaall the time in the world to visit... but of course, we never did. (What's that … [Read more...]
Living Vicariously through Crazy Rich Asians
The summer months offered a few moments of indulgences. One in the form of reading! One of books I picked up before heading for a quick getaway was Kevin Kwan's debut novel, CRAZY RICH ASIANS. As soon as that sparkly gold hardcover hit the shelves it quickly positioned itself onto the bestsellers … [Read more...]
Night Markets You Won’t Want to Miss!
Summers are so amazing in the city! Toronto is that kind of city where you can hop on public transit and spend a few hours exploring different cultures and feel like you've been transplanted to somewhere away from the concrete jungle. While the days can get pretty steamy, we're pretty open about … [Read more...]
Rhythm…beats like your heart!
Have you ever taken your kids to the symphony? The Toronto Symphony Orchestra caters to families with their amazing Young People's Concerts created to promote music in an entertaining way for the little folks with a bit of education thrown in. As an adult, I must say that it's a great break from the … [Read more...]
Lost & Found
In March 2011, we witnessed the devastation in Japan made from one of the world's worst tsunamis. Thousands lost lives or left homeless. Businesses and houses were washed away into the ocean. An unbelievable force of nature. The ocean waves have been carrying the debris across the waters and … [Read more...]
Perfection: Jiro Dreams of Sushi
If you're a sushi lover you may be interested in the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi: Portraits of a Perfectionist. At almost 90 year old, Jiro Ono is a sushi chef with celebrity-like status who runs Sukiyabashi Jiro - a three-star Michelin rated restaurant in Japan. It's not a fancy … [Read more...]