Accessories are all about having fun and personal expression. Toronto based indie jewellery designer G FOX GEM get the point of accessorizing so deeply, you’d think they invented it. They are all about being yourself and being damn proud of it.
“When you’re different and proud, you gotta share your story with the world,” is their motto.
So for this week’s #HumpDayHandout they wanna deck you out in great accessories for Pride Weekend.
Have you heard of Dishcrawl? It’s a new way to discover food in your neighbourhood!
We help people discover food and get to know the chefs behind the food. We venture through 4 restaurants in 1 night, and also offer other exciting food adventures such as social dinners! Come out, get to meet new friends over an exciting adventure through restaurants you love or never even knew existed.
See what Global news has to say about Dishcrawl:
“The idea is to connect the people of Toronto with their city through various restaurants – from fine-dining, to local hot-spots. People will have a chance to experience the many exciting and unusual flavors our city has to offer. And, they’ll meet fellow foodies, and discover new parts of the city.” says Gretchen Wilson, Toronto DishCrawl Ambassador.
At a value of $65 each, for #HumpdayHandout this week we’re giving away two tickets to the next event coming up on July 5th.
Comment on this post with the name of your favourite restaurant on dishcrawl for your chance to win the pair of tickets!
Haven’t had the time to sit down and map out a schedule for North By North East yet? Me neith. So instead of fumbling around trying to make a handful of looseleaf papers look like some duotang or four star binder full of the best shows to see this weekend, let us, take care, of, you.
Our lovely and wonderful friends over at Arts & Crafts introduced us to Zulu Winter AGES ago and instead of rushing it out, and making you wait THAT much longer until their debut release, we thought: why not give away this record AND tickets to see the Londoners while they’re in Canada during NXNE?!
Here’s what you can win for Zulu Winter x NXNE: AUTOGRAPHED Copy of Zulu Winter’s Debut ‘Language’ (featuring acclaimed single “Silver Tongue”) X Two (2) Spots on Guest lists to see Zulu Winter @ The AC Showcase this Thursday (Tomorrow) for NXNE.
Here’s How to Enter:
Takin’ it #BACKSEATNXNE W/ @CourtneyLeeYip & @Kateswitch & @ZuluWinter @nxnefest from #HumpdayHandout
And get used to this:
Now in it’s eighth week, the Royal Ontario Museum’s latest youth culture oriented program is ready to take on one of our favourite past times. Yoga! Combining the meditative quality and repetition of dance music, this week at Friday Night Live (#FNLROM) become entranced in one of the city’s greatest community events. Brought to you by I Am Yoga and Lululemon, Friday Night Live @ROM is taking the event to the next level!
Reduce, Reuse, Rebeauty… Vling takes old vinyl records that would otherwise be useless and creates masterfully created pieces that can be used/worn daily. Each piece is entirely original because you can’t reproduce the grooves and rideges that are created on a record after years of use. Their shapes and designs will leave you wanting more, plus, you can even have them customize jewlery to your own design details.
For today’s #HumpDayHandout, Vling has donated swag for two lucky winners, some jewlery and an iPhone case unlike any other.
How to Win:
Get on your twitter and post the follwing message:
Posting that enters you in for a chance to win, sssuuuppper easy. We’ll announce the winners as soon as we have them.
We’ve been rolling around the city with Uber lately. If you don’t know, Uber is the on-demand private driver service that’s quickly becoming ubiquitous with getting around Toronto. Download the free Uber app for iPhone/iPad/Android (or request a ride via text message), set your pickup address and within minutes a professional driver in a slick black car rolls up and takes you where you need to go!
We love all things beauty related here. Who doesn’t?
Recently, a new company, Deca Cosmetics, has been created in Toronto that distributes high quality mineral based cosmetics that have been clinically tested as up to par if not better than the leading top quality cosmetics brands we use today.
We’ve been raving about her, and for a damn good reason, Santigold will be performing on Tuesday, May 15th @ Kool Haus.
Now it’s #HumpdayHandout so you know that means we’ve got something special for you. We’re giving away three pairs of tickets to the Santigold show next week in appreciation of good music and great readers.
Membership to an exclusive club is all about cashing in on the perks. And this week for #HumpDayHandout, we’re dishing out two tickets to Young Lions Music Club’s upcoming monthly event ‘Songs: A Dance Party.
With a back pocket of featured artists from ‘Songs’ like The Drums, Young Empires, and Rural Alberta Advantage, this YLMC #HumpDayHandout is a party you won’t want to miss. A true double header, ‘Songs’ will have you bending the boards at Sneaky Dee’s with Holy Fuck’s Brian Borcherdt on the decks, all the whilst raising a toast in the name of Cousin’s brand new EP.
No Brainer, kitty cat in a cowboy hat! Bypass that line on College Street and get in to this sucker absolutely free.
How to Enter:
OR, if you’re of the Facebook lurking persuasion…
1) Like PinkMafia and Young Lions Music Club Facebook pages. 2) AND Tag PinkMafia & Young Lions Music Club in a status update with the name of an artist you’d like to see featured at an upcoming Songs: A Dance Party.
This one is for the ladies, or gents if you swing that way.
You may have heard about it, if not, you need to be schooled on it, yesterday, but Rent frock Repeat is a revolutionary new way to dress like a celebrity without paying up the ass.
The wonderful ladies at RfR have agreed to supply one lucky winner with a $100 towards a dress rental for this weeks #HumpdayHandout like this amazing Jay Godfrey strapless that rents at $75 for 4 days.
Along with the light breezes and tight-less outfits this season, springtime also brings along the perfect opportunity for change. And with trees budding everywhere and the sun piriouette her way towards us, now you can get back that edge you’ve been swaddling all winter with Kevin Murphy’s Colour.Bug from Parlour Salon.
We’re giving away a shiny new Portable DVD Player for this weeks edition of #HumpDayHandout
So whether your a closet disneyaholic or have burned out your current DVD player watching massive quantities of porn, whatever, you’re going to be needing a new one eventually, so today is just as good as any other…plus this one is free…and portable (porn on the go anyone?)