This week’s happenings: 4 fashionable events across Canada
MONTREAL: FAIR-TRADE FASHION
Status: This Saturday only
What: Spring clean your wardrobe and come home with 10 exciting pieces in their place at the
Style Trade MTL Boutique event this weekend.
When: Starts Saturday May 11, 10AM to 3PM.
Where: 5524 Rue Saint-Patrick, suite 325, Door A, Montreal
Buzzworthy notes: Swap your much-loved but rarely worn pieces for must-have essentials this season, plus get advice from a fashion expert; tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door.
TORONTO: URBAN GARDEN
Status: Blooms this Saturday
Toronto Flower Market sets up floral shop this Saturday with freshly plucked, locally sourced flowers and plants on display each month for the summer.
When: Starts Saturday May 11 (10AM to 3PM) and continues every second Saturday of the month until September.
Where: 99 Sudbury, 99 Sudbury Street, Toronto.
Buzzworthy notes: Take home a bouquet of over 80 varieties of fresh-cut flowers and 120 types of potted plants (think tulips, violets and hydrangeas), straight from the over 200 greenhouses in Ontario.
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REGINA: FASHION WEEK
Status: This weekend only
What: 26 established and emerging local designers take to the runway this weekend for
Saskatchewan Fashion Week.
When: Thursday May 9 to Saturday May 11.
Where: 2160 Argyle Street, Regina.
Buzzworthy notes: Now in its second year, the Regina-based fashion week brings together local retailers and designers (including milliner Sherri Hrycay behind the Sova Design label); tickets start at $65.
TORONTO: DANCE OFF
Status: This week only
What: Quebec choreographer Marie Chouinard’s Canadian Stage production of
The Golden Mean (Live), a poetic, 80-minute live dance piece.
When: A limited five-performance run from Wednesday May 8 to Sunday May 12.
Where: Bluma Appel Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E., Toronto.
Buzzworthy notes: Created for the Vancouver 2012 Winter Olympics, this lyrical dance number heads to Toronto with a 10-member cast, including a masked figure that represents Stephen Harper. (Yes, we’re curious too.)