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Dare to Wear Love

Weekend Roundup: March 16 to 18

Friday: Danny Bhoy regales Massey Hall with funny tales of travel

Friday, March 16
Just for Laughs presents sought-after Scottish-Indian comedian Danny Bhoy, in town as part of his popular Wanderlust tour. Head to Massey Hall tonight for some belly laughs brought on by Bhoy’s humorous travel anecdotes and quick-fire wit.

Toronto Fashion Week comes to a close on a charitable note with the third installment of the Dare to Wear Love gala in support of the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s efforts to combat HIV/AIDS in Africa. Support a good cause and see one-of-a-kind creations by top Canadian designers including Greta Constantine and Adrian Wu.

The Toronto Wine and Cheese Show brings to the International Centre a tasty selection of gourmet food, wines, beers and spirits. Swirl and savour vintages from top Canadian and international winemakers, or learn how to perfectly pair them with cheese. Guests can also head to the KitchenAid Sip & Savour Stage for cooking tips courtesy of celebrity chef Lynn Crawford. (more…)

Hot Art: Textile Museum Offers Model Charity

A 2009 Dare to Wear Love contribution from Farley Chatto

FEBRUARY 8 TO MAY 6 The Textile Museum
of Canada
is not just about festive hats and historical tapestries; its forays into modern fashion and textile art are often its most captivating! At present, the institution boasts an exhibition of haute couture created from African cloth for the annual fashion fundraiser Dare to Wear Love—by such Canadian designers as Farley Chatto, Brian Bailey and Linda Lundström. Culled from three years of the event, the unique pieces emphasize how social awareness in the global milieu can be increased through artistic expression.