For a whopping dose of South Asian culture, hit the ROM (100 Queen's Park) tomorrow night (Friday, April 29) for the second annual Raj To Aaj celebration. While you're soaking up everything on the theme - a spicy mix of music, dance, photography and literature from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh - be sure to stop by the European Rotunda (third floor, 7:30 to 9 pm) for a fashion exhibit by Sveta's Creations , and hit (but don't shatter) the Glass Lounge (fourth floor, 5 to 9:30 pm) for a signature martini. 4:30 to 9:30 pm. Free. 416-586-5549, www.rom.on.ca.
If you love the Soos Jewelry featured in this week's Take 5 column, you are sooo gonna love the new stuff these Toronto designers are rocking out for fall. Get a closer look, at the Soos 2005 Launch Party Saturday (April 30) at the Drake (1150 Queen West, 416-531-5042). Shop a little, mingle, have a yummy sipper and maybe even win a year's worth of jewellery. And as co-designer Bryn Nihill puts it, with such awesome goody bags, they're pretty much paying you to come. So do your job, people. 11 am to 4 pm. 416-533-6139, www.soosrocks.com.
Get accessories to the max while helping raise funds for the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation Wednesday (May 4) from 7 to 10 pm at Jeanne Lottie's Pink Bedroom Party fashion show and sale at the Crystal Room (567 Queen West). In addition to dancing, schmoozing and snacking, the Imprint Campaign of fundraising T-shirts will also be unveiled. So "help kiss cancer goodbye" and get your RSVP in by tomorrow (Friday, April 29) by calling 416-968-2299 ext 29. www.pinkbedroomparty.com, www.jeannelottie.com.