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Events

Here is where I will be posting any upcoming events I find interesting and that others may find interesting both within Canada and abroad.

August 17th, 2014
TEHILAH FASHION SHOW
1 of my favorite designers is having a fashion show in downtown Toronto. I have worn several of her pieces so I know this will be a show worth attending!
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March 29th, 2014
MCMASTER AFRICAN STUDENTS PRESENT AFROFEST:THE REVOLUTION

I have never missed a show and this year should be no different! If you are in the Toronto/GTA area, you must be there!
Tickets starting at $40.

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MARCH 1ST
BLACK CANADIAN AWARDS

This promises to be quite the event with nominees like K’naan, Fefe Dobson, Jully Black, JRDN and Kreesha Turner to name a few.
Tickets start at $30
I’ve been nominated for the Award of Best Blogger! You can vote for me HERE
For more information click HERE
For the full list of nominees click: HERE

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February 27&28
ASA PRESENTS ROMEO AND JULIET

Romeo and Juliet, the tale of two star crossed lovers, which in this adaptation takes place in an African city. Political families and thirst for power keeps our poor Romeo and his Juliet from being together. Come and follow Romeo and his gang, Tuwife, Kayode, and Mauraty, and Juliet and her crazy step sister Nneka as they break down family feuds and fight to be together.
Don’t miss this spectacular showcase of talent at UofT! That will have you laughing and in tears from start to finish!!
Tickets start at $10
More info HERE
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OCTOBER 10-12, 2013
AFRICAN FASHION WEEK LOS ANGELES
This is just their second year but the show promises to be epic with the list of designers and media coverage.

Get more information here: http://afwla.org/
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SEPTEMBER 21,2013
CANADA’S CONFERENCE FOR DESIGN AND LIFESTYLE BLOGGERS IS OCCURRING IN TORONTO.


HERE’S A GREAT CHANCE TO NETWORK, MEET WITH FELLOW BLOGGERS AND HAVE A GREAT TIME.
LOCATION: THE HYATT REGENCY HOTEL AT:
370 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 1J9
CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE HERE: http://www.blogpodium.com/
PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE (PRETTY EXPENSIVE): http://blogpodium2013-estw.eventbrite.ca/
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SEPTEMBER 5-15TH
TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL


THIS FILM FESTIVAL HAS BECOME A TRADITION OF MINE WITH 1 OF MY FRIENDS. WE HAVE ATTENDED A PREMIUM SCREENING WITH SOME ACTORS WHO WERE IN THE MOVIE (ETHAN HAWKE IN THE WOMAN IN THE 5TH) AND THIS YEAR THE LINE UP SEEMS TO BE EXCELLENT!
TICKETS GO ON SALE ON SEPTEMBER 1ST BUT THE FILM SCHEDULES WILL BE VISIBLE HERE ON AUGUST 20TH:
http://tiff.net/thefestival
YOU WOULD BE ABLE TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKET VIA THAT LINK ON SEPTEMBER 1ST.
SOME FILMS I WOULD REALLY LIKE TO SEE INCLUDE:
http://tiff.net/filmsandschedules/festival/2013/mandelalongwalktofre (WITH IDRIS ELBA)
http://tiff.net/filmsandschedules/festival/2013/allisbymyside (WITH ANDRE 3000 AS JIMI HENDRIX)
http://tiff.net/filmsandschedules/festival/2013/halfofayellowsun (WITH THANDIE NEWTON AND ANIKA NONI ROSE)
http://tiff.net/filmsandschedules/festival/2013/prisoners (WITH JAKE GYLLENHAL AND HUGH JACKMAN)

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SEPTEMBER 5-12
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK
Who DOESN’T know about NYFW?? One of the world’s most popular runway shows (and some cool after parties as well) has quite the line up this year with designers like Oscar De La Renta, Kenneth Cole and Stella McCartney.
Get more info and Live Streaming Here: http://newyorkfashionweek.com/

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AUGUST 31, 2013

THE AFRICAN ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS
This year it is being hosted by the one and only MAJID MICHAEL and promises to be a great show.
Check out the website here: http://aeawards.ca/ and buy your ticket ($30 advance ticket)


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AUGUST 30,2013
P-SQUARE LIVE IN MISSISSAUGA

P SQUARE, 1 OF AFRICA’S BIGGEST MUSICAL ACTS WILL BE IN MISSISSAUGA ON AUGUST 30TH!!!
I’m so excited because i’m a hugeee fan of theirs!

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER!!!
KONVICT MUZIK/ SQUARE RECORDS\ UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP
AJ BONE PRODUCTION, SLIM-P ENTERTAINMENT & PHINCHIC ENTERTAINMENT
PRESENTS
★★★★ P-SQUARE Live in Concert |  Mississauga ★★★
Featuring StarBoi, Shalli, Runs Tee, Tobay, Kabano, Zero Music Group, Afrocen3, B4, Mustiboy & More

Advanced Tickets–>First 500 Tickets for $40 (Limited Quantity)–>Price moves up to $60 afterwards★★★★VIP $100 (Limited Quantity) & ★★★★VVIP: $250 (Limited Quantity: Entitle holders have an Exclusive Private Meet and Greet Party With P-Square)★★★★★
The brothers will be on stage for a minimum of 2 hours! There will also be a  surprise special guest!
Buy your ticket here: P Square ticket
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AUGUST 24, 2013
MISS AFRICANADA FINALS

If you’re looking for a lively show with beautiful women with good hearts, then please join me in supporting the contestants of Miss AfriCanada. The pageant will be taking place on August 24th in Toronto at 1000 New Westminster Dr.
P.S. I styled the girls for their photo shoot! :)

Please click on the link below for ticket purchases (Refer to SKinny Bish at checkout)
Buy your ticket here

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AUGUST 16-SEPTEMBER 2ND
THE CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION
The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), also known as The Ex, is an annual event that takes place at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario,Canada during the 18 days leading up to and including Canadian Labour Day Monday. With approximately 1.4 million visitors each year, the CNE is Canada’s largest annual fair and the seventh largest in North America.
CHECK OUT THE SITE HERE: http://theex.com/

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AUGUST 15-18TH
AFRICAN FASHION WEEK TORONTO

Yes! Exactly what I need; a healthy dose of beautiful Ankara outfits! This is going to be such a great show, I can feel it.
The location is the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre at 600 King St W!
I know I will be there, will you?
Learn more about the event on the official website here: http://www.afwt.ca/
and purchase your ticket here: Buy Your African Fashion Week ticket here

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AUGUST 7, 2013:
ATTENTION ATLANTA BLOGGERS (and other bloggers who can head out to ATL)
Miss Claire Sulmers of Fashion Bomb Daily, 1 of the world’s most visited Fashion sites will be hosting a cocktail event at the  Wet Bar at the W Hotel in Atlanta between 7pm-9pm! Please take this opportunity to ask one of today’s biggest fashion bloggers some great questions which may just change your blogging game! She is arranging more dates in New York and LA. Stay tuned…
Click below to purchase a ticket!
Cocktails with Claire


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CARIBANA 2013!!!!

LOTS OF THINGS TO DO THIS CARIBANA WEEKEND!  CARIBANA OFFICIALLY KICKED OFF ON THE 9TH OF JULY BUT THE MAIN FESTIVITIES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN THE 1ST AND 4TH OF AUGUST.
THERE ARE THE DAYTIME PARADES AND PICNICS AS WELL AS THE CRAZY NIGHT LIFE THAT GOES ON THIS WEEKEND. OVER 1 MILLION PEOPLE FROM AROUND THE WORLD ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND AND ALMOST ALL HOTELS ARE FULLY BOOKED.
I PERSONALLY WILL BE GOING FOR THE CARNIVAL PARADE ON SATURDAY AT LAKESHORE BOULEVARD (http://www.caribanatoronto.com/event/caribanaparade) AND PAN TO ALSO ATTEND THE DEF JAM PARTY AT KOOL HAUS STARRING J. COLE!

CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL CARIBANA WEBSITE AND TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKET TO EITHER A SHOW OR A CLOSE UP SEAT AT THE PARADE http://www.caribanatoronto.com/
OTHER PERFORMERS AT CARIBANA WILL BE DRAKE, FRANK OCEAN (AS PART OF OVO FESTIVAL ON SUNDAY) AND MR VEGAS!
YOU CAN PURCHASE DRAKE TICKETS HERE

YOU CAN PURCHASE SUNDAY’S FOOD FESTIVAL TICKETS HERE

THIS IS GOING TO BE FUN…
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