Photography by: Dianna Lee www.otcmedia.ca
Photography by: Dianna Lee www.otcmedia.ca
A FREE night of installations by Department of Unusual Certainties, DJs and dancing in the Gladstone Ballroom–what’s not to love?
Saturday Jan. 26, the Toronto Design Offsite Festival Closing Party: Come Up To My Room (CUTMR) Love Design Party will be celebrating 10 years of CUTMR and the end of another exciting and inspiring week of the TO DO Festival.
Don’t let all this love pass you by.
Chicago’s bua, winner of Irish Music Awards’ 2009 “Top Traditional Group” recently made a Toronto stop on their current tour of North America to play a double bill with Toronto’s Irish/Scottish trio, North Atlantic Drift.
This exciting quartet comprised of some of the most talented young musicians in the US playing Irish traditional music with “a precision and intensity that is rarely heard on this side of the Atlantic” brought the Melody Bar to it’s feet.
See for yourself:
As if you needed another reason to come to our next TGIF Trivia Night featuring skill testing questions from Full House and Fresh Prince–here’s Tom Hanks poetry slamm’n about Full House.
Find out more about our TV Trivia series HERE and make sure you join us on Feb. 5th for a night of Full House and Fresh Prince festivities, or March 5th for Seinfeld!
As many of you know, we sure do love burlesque around here. Especially the scintillating talents of Les Femmes Fatales, who performed last week. Here’s a post-peek in case you missed out:
Photography by Krystle Merrow. www.krystlemerrow.com
On Saturday, December 8, the famous Goin’ Steady DJs bring their grimy 1950s/60s RnB dance party back to Ballroom.
Diggin’ the rarest and best music from the 50s and 60s, these DJs always light up the floor with old fashioned beat music. All your favourite choones plus unknown treasures.
Come twist, swim, stroll, swing and bop on over to the Ballroom and don’t forget to dress up.
Goin’ Steady = Uptempo Doo Wop, Greasy RnB, Pre Soul Bangers, Surf, Twang, Country Boogie, Girl Groups, Rockabilly, Primitive Rock n Roll, Italo-Rock, Cambodian Swing, Bollywood, Latin Shakers, Joe Meek, and much much more.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to be on the $5 all-night guest list
Warm up for tomorrow night’s Roseanne TV Trivia with this amazing best of Jackie reel.
Trivia starts at 7pm and there will be an abundance of $4 Mill Street bottles on special. Make sure you come early if you want a good seat.
The Textile Museum of Canada is presenting its signature fundraising event and gala: BMO Financial Group reDesign 2012, on Wednesday November 7th, in the Oval Square of the Shops at Hazelton Lanes in Yorkville.
40 leading Canadian artists, designers have been asked to re-imagine and refurbish identical Eames-style chairs (provided by MORBA), to be sold in this year’s silent auction, and our resident artist Bruno Billio is one of them!
Tired of Rom-Coms only starring Rachel McAdams, Hugh Grant, Matthew McConahey, Richard Gere, Katherine Heigl, Julia Roberts, or Meg Ryan?
To help support a very important, fresh romantic comedy, Portrait of a Serial Monogamist, we are hosting a fundraiser One Night Stand: an evening of comedy & cabaret Mon, Nov 05, 2012 | 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM in the Ballroom
One Night Stand will be hosted by Stand Up Comedian and Lesbian Icon Elvira Kurt featuring:
Stand Up Comedian, Dawn Whitwell,
Second City Alumnus, Carolyn Taylor,
Drag Queen Superstars, Miss Fluffy Souffle and Fay Slift,
Vag Halen Front Woman, Vanessa Dunn,
Character Comedian, Kathleen Phillips,
and more special guests to come!
It’s true, short-term, spontaneous shopping spaces are trending at the Gladstone all month!
Find something truly unique for the people on your holiday shopping list. Like an original work from 29 carefully juried, independent contemporary artists at the SpeakEasy Fall Art Fair. From seasoned collectors to first time art buyers, gallerists to designers, this pop-up art fair offers a unique opportunity to meet and purchase work directly from local artists.
Partake in a relaxing day of shopping, papering, drinking and eating at the Nth Lounge + Emporium.
Or experience traditional beadwork by Naomi Smith and jewellery from Barb Nahwegahbow at the First Nations Artists trunk sale: Indigenous and Ingenious.
Or spend a day digging through Old Vintage vinyl records brought to you by the many DJs and Vinyl Sellers near and far at Flipside: DJ & Collectors Vintage Record Sale.
Peruse some pottery at the Woodlawn Pottery Studio Annual Show & Sale on Nov 30th. Part of the proceeds will go to The Stop Community Food Centre. The Stop Community Food Centre strives to increase access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds health and community and challenges inequality.
Celebrating their 10th year on Nov 24th is Mondo Bazaar! This year they’ve added a special YOOTH BOOTH featuring young entrepreneurs adding to their already wildly successful unique shopping experience.
No matter what you’re looking for, our pop-up shops are sure to help you beat big box boredom this holiday season. Make sure you check in frequently, new shops are always popping up.