Glitz and Glamour: The 2016 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards



Karolina? Are you done with this Marchesa?

I’m SO THRILLED and EXCITED to be heading to the 2016 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards! Finally – my chance to wear something gala-worthy as arrived!

Taking place Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the National Arts Centre, little ol’ me and my gorgeous hubby will be rubbing elbows with Canada’s art elite.

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Oscar nominated Director, Atom Egoyan being honoured at the GGPAAs

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Sarah McLachlan, GGPAA Laureate

For the past 24 years, the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAAs) celebrates and recognizes Canada’s rich performing arts community. As one of Canada’s premiere events,  the GGPAAs honours its Laureates (award recipients) as they have dedicated their careers to enriching Canada’s culture and arts community. Previous Laureates have included Oscar nominated director Atom Egoyan, singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan and beloved Canadian band Blue Rodeo.

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I was really looking forward to crooning along with Mr. Bublé, but sadly, he’ll be recovering from surgery. Fret not, he’ll be honoured in 2017.

This year’s recipients include Juno Award-winning singer-songwriter Susan Aglukark, internationally acclaimed and contemporary dancer Marie Chouinard, among many others. Sadly, Michael Bublé, recipient of the National Art Centre Award will not be performing due to vocal cord surgery (#heartbroken).


I will be joining good friends Katrina Turnbull, host of Capital Style Files and Marilou Moles of Twenty York Street at the star-studded Gala Awards Show, where we will be treated to a glittering performances, a VIP dinner and receptions for audience members at the National Arts Centre.

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Tickets are now on sale ($75) at the NAC Box Office and through Ticketmaster. So, grab your finest dress and a date, and come treat yourself to some glitz, glamour and Canadian culture! Be sure to tweet your pics and fun happenings to @GovGPAA using hashtag #ggawards!

See you there!

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    • May 31, 2016 / 3:08 pm

      Thanks so much! I’m excited to see what I wear too! Haha! I’ll be sure to post some style pics after the fact. Thanks for stopping by!

  1. May 31, 2016 / 11:58 am

    Sounds like a fantastic time! Would love to see what you wear after the event’s over. 🙂

    • May 31, 2016 / 3:07 pm

      Thank you, Kelsea! I’ll be sure to post some “after” pics! Thanks for reading. Means a lot!

  2. May 31, 2016 / 1:21 pm

    That is so EXCITING!!! Congratulations on getting the chance to go. I can’t wait to see you kill it in your outfit. And that sucks Buble won’t be there, but guess you’ll just HAAAAAVE to go to that one next year too =]

    • May 31, 2016 / 3:05 pm

      Haha! That’s right, Danielle! I’m really excited about the dress shopping too. I’ll definitely post about my style picks! Thanks for reading, luv! xo

  3. Patti
    May 31, 2016 / 4:55 pm

    Ok, spill the beans! What will you be wearing??

  4. Patti
    May 31, 2016 / 4:56 pm

    Btw, I’ll be attending a 9 year olds bday party that night. Not quite the same thing, lol!

    • May 31, 2016 / 6:53 pm

      Lol!!! Awwww! I’m sure you’ll have fun! Think of the cake! ;o)

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