1-Operanation-Queen Of The Night
@The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
This year’s show took its title and theme from the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s classic opera, The Magic Flute. The event raised over $100,000+ for the COC’s Ensemble Studio, a training program for Canada’s rising opera stars.
The headlining musical guest at Queen of the Night was Canadian electronic music band Dragonette, performing with soprano Ambur Braid and COC’s Ensemble Studio. Guests were treated to a photo booth, delicious hors d’oeuvres, signature beverages, and a fun colouring book.
2-The Maxim All-Star Party For The NBA All-Star @Muzik
It was an action packed February, as the World Stage in the sports world started in San Francisco for SuperBowl50, then continued with the NBA All-Star game in Toronto, which became the very first host city outside the U.S.A. in the history of the ultimate NBA showcase<strong> </strong>Maxim Events Canada hosted the hottest VIP party experience in town during the 65th All-Star weekend, “The Maxim All-Star Party.” Former Lakers center and NBA Hall of Fame nominee Shaquille O’Neal was the Host and DJ, with a performance by West Coast rapper and actor Snoop Dogg for the Maxim All-Star Party, which also featured All-Star Party Models, hundreds of the most beautiful women in Toronto, a premium Bar and passed hors d’oeuvres.
3-The 2nd Annual Einstein Gala
Anderson Cooper hosted a star-studded dinner at The Carlu on Sunday,May 15 and Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead provided a thought-provoking discussion followed by an acoustic performance.
The Canadian Einstein Legacy Project, a series of initiatives that honour the greatest minds and innovators around the globe, announced a partnership with Tribal Planet and the Citizen Science platform. Through the power of the Citizen Science platform, this collaboration launched the new home of Finding the Next Einstein, because they believe that the world needs not just one – but millions – of Einsteins.
4-Michael Garron Hospital’s 2nd Grand Slam Draft Night Party
Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar and Andre (The Hawk) Dawson teamed up with Major League Baseball Alumni for a good cause – Michael Garron Hospital’s Grand Slam Celebrity Softball Tournament. The two-day Grand Slam tournament kicked off with a Celebrity Draft Party, the evening of Friday May 13th at MUZIK for participants, celebrities and invited guests.The Grand Slam Celebrity Softball Tournament was sponsored by Toronto Honda, Toronto Kia and Scotiabank, is a baseball fundraising event in the GTA. Fundraising teams had the privilege of playing alongside some of Major League Baseball’s greatest alumni.
The event had amazing food, drink and of course mingling with many celebrities. Toronto’s Mayor John Tory was also present to kick-off the event.
5-DAVID FOSTER FOUNDATION MIRACLE GALA & CONCERT
@Mattamy Athletic Centre
Chairman David Foster thanked the more than 900 gala guests and 1,900 stadium seating ticket holders for attending the David Foster Foundation Miracle Gala & Concert – presented by TELUS, in partnership with WestJet – with helping to raise $6.5 million to help Canadian families with children undergoing pediatric organ transplants. The Visionary Awards recipients Gregg Saretsky and Simon Keith. Howard Dell, Ben Mulroney, Brian Williams, Peter Cetera, Keisza, David Foster, and CEO of the David Foster Foundation Michael Ravenhill also graced us with their presence on the “purple carpet” Legendary musician Stevie Wonder, Keisza, and former Chicago lead singer performed to the sold out crowd.
6-Big Game Big Give Gala@Atherton,Calif. /Leather+Laces
@City View at Metreon- San Francisco, Calif.
Was held at a spectacular Mansion for the Give Back Fund. Guests and Celebrities arrived and walked the red carpet starting at 6:30 p.m. and highlights included Joe Montana, Matt Williams and Host Jay Leno strutting their stuff for media and guests. Our team was given a spectacular welcome to join the party as guests inside the elegant mansion and fabulous garden. It was the weekend of the world’s biggest stage and this gala provided it all in conjunction with the Super Bowl weekend! At the front entrance we encountered “Seal Rock,” a talented seal performing amazing tricks for the arriving guests. This was a true California experience as we walked through specialty themed rooms: Beverly Hills, Silicon Valley, The Santa Cruz Boardwalk, Central Valley and Wine Country. The theme continued to the backyard with San Francisco displayed in front of our eyes with all the landmarks of the city on display as well as a draft table. To top it off, we were also in for a treat with the Palm Springs theme with decadent desserts with specialty coffees and teas. The variety of food experience that was a different experience in each of the themed rooms was supervised by culinary genius Chef Roland Passol. This indoor and outdoor event was held in this perfect venue was playful in theme with having guests’ dress codes being either Suits or Football Uniforms for Men. Female guests were encouraged to sport a Cocktail Attire. We had another event to cover so we departed this amazing event and ventured to downtown San Francisco for The Leather+Laces event!
The spectacular Saturday star-studded 13th Annual Leather & Laces Two-Night Party At Super Bowl 50 hosted by Alessandra Ambrosio and Emily Ratajkowski, ascended up to the picturesque City View at Metreon in San Francisco, on February 6, 2016, before the momentous final super Sunday game matching Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos versus Cam Newton’s Carolina Panthers.
This year’s Leather & Laces party was a celebration of the popular TV series Entourage and the sexy sensuous Victoria’s Secrets Angels with more gorgeousness from the star of the Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines music video. Additional entertainment were provided by new breakout musicians Nikki’s Wives, acrobatic Cirque USA, with a Living Red Carpet dress worn by Actor/Model Nadia Lanfranconi, and sizzling DJs Automatic and Zhaldee. Celebrities including NBA great Shaquille O’Neal, Entourage’s Adrian Grenier, stunt performer, actor and musician Michelle Elise, Maxim magazine’s Jenna Jenovich, actor and entertainer Chuy Bravo, Entourage Producer Henry Penzi, former NFL and CFL quarterback great Warren Moon, Victoria Secret Angel Martha Hunt, and many more joined the ultimate Super Bowl weekend party. Sushi Confidential served up sensational sushi platters and naked sushi while the open bar was flowing with libations.