March 28

Crystal Shawanda announces new album, Church House Blues

Crystal Shawanda channels spirit and strength of blues pioneers on new True North Records album, Church House Blues, available April 17th, 2020 For her second album on True North Records, Nashville-based singer Crystal Shawanda has channeled the spirit and strength of blues greats such as Etta James and Koko Taylor, paired with a contemporary delivery that […]

March 23

David Clayton-Thomas' release of political album, SAY SOMETHIN'

GRAMMY Award-Winning & Hall of Fame Canadian Icon David Clayton-Thomas Announces Release of Politically Potent Album, SAY SOMETHIN’  GRAMMY Award-winning Canadian musician David Clayton-Thomas has announced the release of his newest and forthcoming album, SAY SOMETHIN’ — set for release March 20, 2020 via Linus Records.  Featuring singles “Never Again,” Clayton-Thomas’ powerful battlecry calling attention to the gun […]

March 22

Paul James Tribute to Bob Dylan @ Hughes Room – Mar. 7, 2020

by Wayne Baggs Bob Dylan has so many iconic songs. One night would be adequate to play but a few. On March 7, 2020 at Hugh’s Room Live, Paul James’ first ever ’Tribute to Bob Dylan’ began. Not merely does Paul James throw the odd Dylan song or two into his live shows, he has […]

March 21

Winterfolk Blues & Roots Music Festival @ Tranzac Club

by Wayne Baggs Hats off to Brian Gladstone for pulling it all together. Winterfolk Blues and Roots Music Festival offers an impressive 100 artists performing on 5 stages over the 3 days of music mix. From Roots to Blues, Celtic to Folk, Americana, Bluegrass, Light rock, Jazz, Country and everything in between. This is an […]

March 15

Toronto Indie Alt Singer/Songwriting Sisters Caardia Caution Against Cell Phone and Social Media Dependency in NEW Video

Toronto alt pop singer/songwriters Caardia caution the dangers of cell phone and social media dependency in their newest single and video, “The Deep End” — available now. The second single — and the title track — from their critically acclaimed debut EP, The Deep End, sisters Celia and Annie Siriopoulos penned the song with producer Ryan […]

March 11

Opera Atelier: The Resurrection, on Stage Apr. 11-19, 2020 @ Koerner Hall

Handel’s first acknowledged masterpiece restored to its original grandeur in Opera Atelier’s fully-staged production Opera Atelier announces the much anticipated finale of its 2019/20 Season with Handel’s The Resurrection, on stage from April 11–19, 2020 at Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre. The Resurrection marks the Canadian premiere of Handel’s first acknowledged masterpiece in a fully-staged production. Opera Atelier’s lavish production will feature an innovative, multi-level set […]

March 11

8th Annual Lucky Ball, Celebrating the Spirit of St. Patrick’s Day (Thu. Mar. 5, 2020)

by Sally Warburtonphotography by A.J. Lam The 8th annual Lucky Ball 2020 took place on Thursday, March 5, held at 2nd Floor Events at 461 King Street West – a beautiful venue, easy to get to by TTC near Spadina. A really fun evening with all the proceeds from ticket sales going to Fort York […]

March 10

PDAC 2020 @ MTCC – Mar. 1-4, 2020

by A.J. Lam The PDAC (Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada) convention is the World’s Premier Mineral Exploration & Mining Convention and also the leading convention for people, companies and organizations involved with mineral exploration. In addition to meeting over 1,000 exhibitors, 3,500 investors and 25,600 attendees from 135 countries, convention goers also attend technical sessions, […]

March 09

Winnie-the-Pooh Exhibit(Saturday, March 7th-Mon.,August 3rd, 2020.@THE ROM

Visitors are invited to see the world—and the ROM—through Pooh’s eyes: a place to ponder, wonder and find joy in simple pleasures. Organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (V&A), Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic examines the origins, creation and enduring legacy of the classic stories by A.A. Milne (1882–1956) and the heart-warming illustrations of […]

March 09

RC Show @ Enercare Centre, Mar. 1-3, 2020

by A.J. Lam Connecting with Canada’s leading industry suppliers! From food and beverage products to kitchen equipment, restaurant decor to POS systems, attendees were able to find everything they need to grow their business at RC Show 2020. They were able to save time and money by shopping, sampling and scoping out the latest solutions […]

March 08

Celebrating Women In Football @ Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour – Jan. 31, 2020

by A.J. Lam As part of the Super Bowl 54 festivities in Miami, the fifth annual Celebrating Women in Football took place this year at the posh Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour. Along with champagne and delicious hors d’oeuvres, the event featured a special appearance by James Keith, of the popular milliner, Keith & James, NFL […]

March 06

“Must Be” is Award-Winning Toronto Electro-Pop Artist Mauve’s Newest ‘Must Hear’ Single

“Mauve keeps us captivated… Gifted beyond her years and we can’t get enough!” — Buzz Music LA “From the first moments, you feel the beautiful and distinctive voice of Mauve in your soul. This will make you repeat… Again and again.” — Indie Music Home “ I adore the modern melodies which create enough room […]

March 05

8th Annual Laugh Out Loud Gala In Support Of Trillium Health Partners @ Toronto Congress Centre – Sat. Feb. 29, 2020

photography by Nicholas Chan. It was an evening of comedians and great live entertainment with celebrity comedian HOWIE MANDEL delivering doses of laughter to the capacity crowd at The 8th Annual Laugh Out Loud Gala In Support Of Trillium Health Partners. The “America’s Got Talent” judge headline the star studded gala on Saturday night. The […]

March 01

Leather & Laces Miami Super Bowl 54 Party @ Soho Studios – Fri. Jan. 31st

by A.J. Lam DJ Snoopadelic, aka Snoop Dogg,  the quintessential American rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, media personality, entrepreneur, and actor, gave a rousing performance, with glam girls dancing on stage after Snoop Dogg’s enticing invitation to a select collection from the dance floor, to start off the 17th Annual Leather & Laces Super Bowl Party […]

February 29

Canadian International AutoShow 2020 @ MTCC, Feb. 14-23

by A.J. Lam On February 13th, as the 2020 Canadian International AutoShow opened for its Media Preview Day, Toyota Canada President and Chief Executive Officer, Larry Hutchinson walked us through the electrified transformation happening in-market and the impact it has made on reducing our collective carbon footprint. Accompanied by Alex Wurz, a former Formula 1 […]