Thursday, Nov 26, 2015
Want to be a part of positive change? Get ready for an exciting salon where sparks will fly as we co-host with the Toronto Arts Foundation. We're talking about de-colonizing the arts and in Toronto, that's sure to raise some tough questions. Senior leaders and artists from a variety of artistic practices will be in attendance. Have your voice heard, have a cocktail and enjoy the discussion. Space is limited, reserve now.
Saturday Night Steakhouse
Saturday, Nov 28, 2015
We’ll provide the meat–you provide the wine! Every weekend we’re serving up the finest aged beef at our Saturday Steakhouse–cooked to perfection & enjoyed with your favourite wine from your personal cellar. Our No Corkage Fee applies when you order one entrée per person, to a maximum of one bottle per guest, up to 12 guests/bottles of wine per table.
Connection Series with Lindsay Johnson
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015
The holidays are the perfect time for making connections! Our social calendars are filling up fast so it’s time to make the most of all the opportunities right around the corner. This season offers unique, organic, & unexpected ways to grow our social & professional circles of influence. This month's workshop focuses on looking at networking differently to connect appropriately at parties & preparing personalized action plans for any type of holiday event. This event is complimentary.
Kent Monkman Talk
Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015
Kent Monkman’s multimedia work is engaged in a multivocal dialogue with Indigenous history, colonialism, sexuality – and the conventions of art history itself. This talk by Dr, Norman Vorano, Queen’s University, looks at how Monkman’s work plays within & around the genres of art and art history, using the conventions of history painting to quietly subvert its historical claims to superiority and autonomy while making powerful statements about the past and future.
Saturday Night Steakhouse
Saturday, Dec 5, 2015
We’ll provide the meat–you provide the wine–only if you want to! We’re serving up the finest aged beef at our Saturday Steakhouse–cooked to perfection & enjoyed with your favourite wine. No Corkage Fee applies when you order 1 entrée per person. Please note there is a limit of 1 bottle per guest, for up to 12 guests.
Salon West Who’s Running the Show? Governance in the Arts
Monday, Dec 7, 2015
Many arts organizations are governed by boards, but just what does that mean? Who should be on these boards? What are the qualifications for board members? What's the balance between board members who are there as artists and those as business people? Who should win in the internal board battles of art versus the bottom line? We'll ask these questions and more. Don't worry there will be delicious food and drink to make sure that this heated discussion will be palatable.
Dinner with The Royal Conservatory of Music
Thursday, Dec 10, 2015
Who couldn’t use a little live music with their dinner? We’re mixing it up with the Royal Conservatory of Music and one of their best string duos. Melodic strains of Mozart, Handel, tango and pop will soothe your ears while 3 courses of culinary delights will more than quell your salivary glands & hunger.
Member Exclusive: Holiday Party
Friday, Dec 18, 2015
Tis the season for family, friends, food, festive cocktails & fun and we’ve got you covered on all bases. It’s The Spoke Club’s annual Holiday Party featuring the musical stylings of tone of our faves – ivory tickler David Johanns. With games, prizes, songs, drinks and laughs over dinner, followed by beats from DJ Nikola, it’s the perfect accompaniment to the rest of your Holiday festivities.