In the heart of Toronto’s bustling king west strip, THE SPOKE CLUB, and VILLA AZUR’s teams merged their hospitable magic, officially opening on September 8th with its famous “Thursday Night Dinner Party” – ALL WHITE AFFAIR” celebrating The Spoke Club’s President, Pierre Jutras’ birthday and garnishing an array of elite guests in a glitzy and glamorous scene, while sipping a concoction of cocktails designed by the event’s official sponsors – Grey Goose.
Amongst the array of celebrities spotted at Villa Azur at The Spoke Club this weekend included, Gael Garcia Bernal, Freida Pinto, Sarah Gadon, Zhang Ziyi, Danny Glover, Atom Egoyan, and Deepa Mehta, not to mention the welcomed spotting of the Mayor of Miami Beach amongst the crowd.
Glamorously hosted by renowned fashion stylist & TV personality Jessica Mulroney, Saturday night boasted an exhibition of entertainment featuring special guest DJ Jack.e from Saint-Tropez followed by the all-star professional NHL player, Michael del Zotto, closing out the vibrant main floor with a vortex of impressive mixes. A further handful of special guest DJ appearances to grace this year’s line-up included an earth-shattering live DJ set by Dzeko from esteemed Canadian duo, Dzeko and Torres, and fashionable beats by Jay Strut and Olen Only.
Ending the pop-up’s excitement in true style, Villa Azur’s chic Sunday Champagne Brunch on the rooftop of the Spoke Club brought the much-anticipated Film Festival to a close.