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This week’s happenings: 4 see-them-while-you-can events to catch this week

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This week’s happenings: 4 see-them-while-you-can events to catch this week

Photography by Navid Baraty.

VANCOUVER: DÎNER Status: Under the moonlight What: The dazzling Toronto edition of the magical Dîner en Blanc event had us royally flushed; cross your fingers for an invite to the first-ever Vancouver soirée. When: Thursday. Aug. 30, 2012. Where: Anyone's guess for a stylish outdoor party with a to-die-for view of the Vancouver skyline. Buzzworthy notes: This pop-up all-white dinner party has an exclusive guest list of 1,200 lucky souls; fill your picnic basket with baguettes and macarons and hope for a glimpse of the moonlit partygoers. TORONTO: SHOP Status: Fashionable Euro call What: Spanish heritage brand Massimo Dutti opens its first North American shop at Toronto Eaton Centre. The look? Distinct high-end European tailoring with accessible and on-trend women's and men's collections. When: Thursday Aug. 30. Where: Toronto Eaton Centre, 3rd floor. Buzzworthy notes: At almost 5,000 square feet, the Toronto shop is a stylish, home away from Spain (or any of the other 53 countries its based in); with casual and formal in-house designed collections housed in an equally chic and thoughtful design space, you have every reason to attend the grand opening, and then consistently after that. Read on for more fashionable events, including EQ3's new Toronto flagship and a cool new gamer bar in Vancouver! VANCOUVER: EATS Status: Game on What: A foodie-meets-gamer paradise, EXP Restaurant and Bar opened this weekend (stay tuned for the grand opening event), taking the social gaming realm to a whole new haute level. When: Now open. Where: 309 W. Pender St. Buzzworthy notes: A gamer-chic hangout for social mixers, game industry Q&A sessions, and pre-release game parties—this isn't your parents' basement. TORONTO: NEW STORE Status: Home outfitting What: Winnipeg-based urban design guru EQ3 opens its flagship shop in Toronto’s Liberty Village. When: Sept.1, 2012. Where: 3-51 Hanna Ave., Liberty Village. Buzzworthy notes: The two-storey flagship will exclusively feature a shop-in-shop with Finnish design house, Marimekko, plus a custom lighting installation to illuminate the sleekly modern space. Have an upcoming event you’d like us to feature? Let us know at buzz.list@ellecanada.com!
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