Art Gallery of Ontario

Jean-Michel Basquiat: Now’s the Time at Art Gallery of Ontario

In the late 1970s in New York City there was a street kid artist named Jean-Michel Basquiat. A Brooklyn born kid of Haitian descent, this street kid was a talented artist who expressed himself through graffiti and tagging subway cars, warehouse doors, pieces of wood found on the street–anywhere on anything. His artwork commented on the over-hyped, over-commercialized world that served the few at the expense of the many and he would sign his work “SAMO” followed by a copyright symbol.

Canadian Club 100% Rye

Five spirits and wines to start off the New Year

Celebrate the end of the year, or the start of the New Year, with a few spirit, wines, and alcohol suggestions that serve up perfectly with food, treats, or just about any event you have in mind. Suggested spirits include: Canadian Club Chairman’s Select 100% Rye, Knob Creek Straight Kentucky Bourbon, Carnivor Cabernet Sauvignon, Iceberg Chocolate Mint Vodka, and JJ McWilliam Shiraz Cabernet.

Crown Royal Monarch 75th Anniversary Blend

Crown Royal celebrates 75th anniversary with limited edition Canadian whisky

Crown Royal is celebrating their 75th anniversary with a special limited edition blend that elevates the classic Canadian whisky with specially selected stocks, and extra emphasis from their Coffey rye that has always helped define the flavour of the iconic spirit. Dubbed Crown Royal Monarch 75th Anniversary Blend, the whisky had a special launch event in Toronto where Joanna Scandella, Crown Royal’s Master Blender, spoke about the limited edition that was launched just in time for the holidays.

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: 7 luxury gift ideas for the person who has everything

The GATE presents our top seven luxury gifts that will impress and inspire the person in your life who has everything. From the premium Wheels Up flight service, and The Macallan M whisky in a Lalique crystal decanter, to Montblanc, Hamilton Watch, the Samsung Curved UHD TV, and the unique Nikon Df camera, these gifts are “wow” worthy for high-end holiday gift givers.