Highlights and Favourites from the One of a Kind Show Spring 2016

I was at the opening day event on March 23 and saw many old favourites as well as new additions.  Delicious goat cheese from Crosswind Farms (Booth B31 and they also have a separate booth focusing on their skincare products… Continue Reading

DelectablyChic!’s Favourite OOAK Christmas 2015 Exhibitors

The One of a Kind Show kicked off Thursday at the EnerCare Centre (formerly known as the Direct Energy Centre) at Exhibition Place. For those of us looking for holiday items, especially items to add to the tree (or, if… Continue Reading

Warhol in Yorkville Starting July !

Marilyn.  Campbell’s Soup.  Everyone is familiar with Andy Warhol.  And a travelling exhibit, Andy Warhol Revisited, curated by Revolver Gallery from Los Angeles, is popping up in Yorkville starting tomorrow, July 1, 2015.  Taking over the old Guess? and Porche… Continue Reading

Everything Old is New Again: Toronto’s Cultural Institutions’ Appeal to the Young

Art galleries and museums were once considered the exclusive domain of society’s elite – not for nothing was the term “art snob” coined. But in recent years, Toronto’s largest galleries, museums and performing arts centres are aggressively targeting a younger… Continue Reading

Some Artisan Highlights at the Spring One of a Kind Show

The spring edition of the One of a Kind Show is a bit smaller than its holiday edition, but nonetheless still filled with artisans presenting everything from delicious food to crafts, fashion and more.  So who’s there?  Here are just… Continue Reading

Now’s The Time: Jean-Michel Basquiat Retrospective at the AGO

By the age of just 20, street graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat had already taken the New York art scene by storm. This was the early 1980s and it must have helped that he had made friends with Andy Warhol and… Continue Reading

Yelle to Perform at Operanation 2014

French pop group, Yelle will be the featured artist at this year’s Operanation, to be held on October 16, 2014 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts.  It’s a week earlier than usual, and perhaps a good thing,… Continue Reading

Politics, Family Conflict and ‘The City of Conversation’

I recently saw The City of Conversation, now running in at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center in New York until July 6 (extended).  The play, by Anthony Giardina, chronicles a liberal Georgetown political hostess and her relationship… Continue Reading

Opera Meets Idol at the Canadian Opera Company’s Centre Stage

On November 26, 2013, the Canadian Opera Company has a new addition to its event family.  Centre Stage, a party held in conjunction with their Ensemble Studio competition and hosted by Rufus Wainright (a performer at the COC’s Operanation in… Continue Reading