Half Celebrated Earth Hour Quietly

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked whether its readers were going to be observing Earth Hour, which occurred on Saturday, March 27.  Out of all of you who participated in the poll, 50% of you said that you were either going to observe at home or with friends at their place.  Surprisingly, no one who took […]

Operanation 6: February 26, 2010

The Canadian Opera Company’s Operanation 6, its annual fundraising bash, was held at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on February 26, 2010.  In addition to performances and great music, a TV was set up for people to watch the Canada-Slovakia game (Canada won 3-2).  A full article with more pictures will go live […]

Effective Networking Skills to take the Awkwardness of out Business mixing and mingling

Kristin Marquet Before I started working in the fashion and public relations’ industries, I felt uncomfortable in social situations, was petrified of meeting and talking to new people, and hated public speaking for many reasons but shyness topped the list.  Yet, once I learned effective networking skills, my network of fashion and media contacts exploded. […]

Holiday Dress Suggestions from Fernanda Carneiro

Fernanda Carneiro I aimed my Fall/Holiday collection to the fashionably wise woman who wants to stand out in a classy way. The collection highlights retro geometric designs and recognizably classic tailoring.  This combination of fine lines and beautiful tailoring make for the perfect pieces to wear to those family or office holiday parties. To illustrate […]

Dinner Parties Rule, Crazy Parties Drool!

OK, enough with the crazy teenage behaviour now.  Yes, you readers have decided – the overwhelming majority of you, at 87.8%, prefer nice, quiet dinner parties.  There were some of you (at 9.8%), however, who said that whether they’d prefer dinner parties would depend on their dining partners.  If they’re boring, then it’s no fun.  […]

The Arnold Party: Celebrating Business Contribution to the Arts

T.U. Dawood The Arnold Party, which is the after party to the Business for the Arts Awards, was held on October 29 at the newly unveiled Walker Court at the Art Gallery of Ontario.  This year’s recipient of the Arnold Edinborough Award for young professional who has contributed significantly as a volunteer in the arts […]

Hey! You're 30! Time to be a Grown Up

What’s with “kidults” today?  I don’t necessarily mean those who’re approaching 30 and still living with their parents, but those twenty-somethings and thirty-somethings who actually act like they’re still undergraduates.  I know a few people like this.  After work, they go out to clubs or parties, often several times a week.  These are not networking […]

The Stars are Alive in TO!

Cynthia Cheng The 35th Annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opened in the city this past Thursday and once again, buzzing with celebrities and reporters.  As usual, many of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities are in town, including the so-called Three Amigos (George Clooney, Matt Damon and Brad Pitt (actually, no word on whether Brad has arrived […]

d's 8th Annual Film Fest Party

  Danielle Iversen (aka “d”), of that PR thing, held her 8th Annual Film Fest Party along with her sister, Kristen, to celebrate Canadian film and talent at the Empire in Yorkville on Monday, September 14 where some proceeds go to a good cause.  This year, guests were asked to donate $5 to cancer research at the University Health Network.  The […]

Happy Hour Splash: August 19, 2009

Dancers from CityEvents’ Pre-Pink Splash, one of the Pre-Pink Bedroom parties being held before the official event on October 1.  Proceeds to these events go to Princess Margaret Hospital’s Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute and Sick Kids. Prospere Magazine will be holding its own Pre-Pink Bedroom Party at Jeanne Lottie on September 15, 2009.  Tickets […]