The Weekend To-Do: Live music to listen to in Vancouver and Montreal, celebrity-inspired cocktails in Toronto and Holt Renfrew hits the road
With TIFF kicking off the same week as Fashion’s Night Out, it would seem there’s no rest for the wicked. Cocktail parties, movies and red carpets aside, there are plenty of ways to amuse yourself this weekend, ranging from bevvies and jazz in a Montreal gallery to hobnobbing with a knighted Rocket Man at Holts. Be sure to follow FASHION’s comings and goings on Instagram: @FASHIONCANADA
Cat Power, Sun
Six years, mountains of buzz and two amazing teaser singles later, Cat Power’s new album is finally here. Hit. Repeat.
The Jazz Amnesty Sound System plays the first of this fall’s Friday Nocturnes at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montreal. Take in the museum’s current displays while enjoying an ambient soundtrack and offerings of a cash bar.
Sept. 7, 5pm – 9pm
Musée d’art contemporain de Montreal, 185 St. Catherine St. W., Montreal
Overdrive at the Drake Hotel
Ever wondered what Dennis Hopper, Brigitte Bardot or James Dean might taste like? Pop by the Drake Hotel to imbibe in some classic cocktails inspired by icons of the film days of yore. Who knows, you might spot a star of today while you’re there.
Sept. 6 to 16
The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W., Toronto
Holts Hot @ 175 Mobile Tour
Holt Renfrew continues the celebration of its 175th anniversary with a travelling magenta pop-up shop. First up is Toronto’s, King West aka TIFF central where you’ll find a selection of limited-edition sweatshirts, perfect comfort for the morning after. And should you be up and at ’em on Saturday morning, swing by their Bloor Street flagship at 11:30 for a personal appearance by Sir Elton John and David Furnish.
Sept. 7 to 9
600 King St. W., Toronto
Montreal Fashion Week
Say au revoir to Montreal Fashion Week’s final day of runway shows at the Arsenal. À la prochaine!
Craving a little Alberta action? Edmonton’s hottest-of-the-moment band Purity Ring performs in Vancouver tonight.
Venue, 881 Granville, Vancouver
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