Have you ever wanted to land yourself in the Globe’s Party Photos of the Week? Here’s how you do it: Attend one of the big spring charity galas in Toronto.
Come on, Gen Y entrepreneurs! We all saw you sell your mobile-app-widget-twitter-social-dashboard-start-up-thingy for $10 million. You think you’re special because you spent $20 on a TwestivalTO ticket? Step up your game and dent your pocket-book at a big bash for a good cause…
Date: March 26, 2011
Cause: The Royal Ontario Museum (Young Patron’s Circle)
This year’s theme: Into The Wild
It’s all about: “Experience an exciting and entertaining night inspired by the beauty of life on Earth and the Museum’s breathtaking natural history collections.” Booze + Science Exhibits + Beautiful People … So, buy a ticket already!
Swank rating: A Sienna Miller-runs-into-Kate Moss nightclub showdown.
Ticket details: $275 – $125
Date: April 9, 2011
Cause: Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario
This year’s theme: Reverie
It’s all about: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” for the jet-set & millennial generations alike. Sources tell me this will be an evening so glamorous you’ll have to kiss it on the cheek so you won’t smudge its make-up. It’s the 10th annual POGO Gala and the party has been getting bigger every year!
Swank rating: A Keira Knightley Chanel ad.
Ticket details: Dinner Event: $400-500 / After Party: $150
Date: April 14, 2011
Cause: The Art Gallery of Ontario
This year’s theme: Maria Casati Presents…
It’s all about: “One last unforgettable art soirée, inspired by the storied parties held at Maria Casati’s Venetian palazzo and at the Palais Rose in Paris” … So, you’ll need a new dress. Well, more like a gown. And accessories. Feathers? Diamonds? And shoes!!!
Swank rating: Cheetahs on jeweled leashes!? For serious.
Ticket details: $125 – $150