September 15

Resonance by Hanna Kiel @ Sts. Cyril & Methody Macedonian – Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church, Sep. 26-28, 2019

by A.J. Lam Collective Power of Peaceful Protests Explored in Premiere of Hanna Kiel’s ‘Resonance’ (Sept 26-28). Resonance by Hanna Kiel @ Sts. Cyril & Methody Macedonian-Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church, September 26-28, 2019 Collective Power of Peaceful Protests Explored in Premiere of Hanna Kiel’s ‘Resonance’ (Sept 26-28). Exploring the concept of peaceful protest, the rock-infused […]

September 15

TIFF 2019 @ IT House

2019 brought another year for the prestigious cinema celebration, the Toronto International Film Festival, where for 10 days and nights, movie fans from around the world gathered in Toronto. One of the highlights of TIFF and an institution for over the past 14 years – NKPR’s IT Lounge and Scott Brothers’ Producers Ball have been […]

September 13

Unobstructed View And Criterion Celebrate A Monster Marriage- THE TIFF Cinephile Party@THE QUEEN ANNE-Monday, September 9th,2019

Photography By Nicholas Chan The iconic character Godzilla has been around since 1954 and there has been no shortage of memorabilia, such as: T-shirts, toys and a notable song from the rockband Blue Oyster Cult. Always a cult classic and most of us have seen Godzilla on the big/little screen or in some form of […]

September 12

SNARKY PUPPY @THE PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE-SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th,2019

By Wayne Baggs A great concert. The busiest stage I’ve seen in a while. As you can see not a clear shot anywhere. Like Jazz Fusion? Love music fusion?, or whatever you want to call it, if you don’t have a degree to play it. Then this was the place to be. Tight, loose and […]

September 11

Creative Coalition 11th Annual Spotlight Initiative Awards, TIFF 2019 @ Nordstrom Supper Suite, Sep. 7, 2019

by A.J. Lam The 11th Annual Spotlight Initiative Awards Lit Up The Saturday Night of the Toronto International Film Festival, honouring NICOLAS CAGE, IMOGEN POOTS, KEKE PALMER, CHLOE BENNET, and ALEX WOLFF. The Creative Coalition,  the Premier Arts and Entertainment Social Advocacy Organization, is pleased to honour actor, singer and the newly anointed co-host of “GMA3: […]

September 08

Indie Alt Artist Little Coyote Targets Toxicity in New Single, “Dig Up My Grave”

Relationships come in all kinds and contexts, but that doesn’t mean they don’t mostly hurt when they come to an end. So goes the theme in Toronto-based indie alt pop singer/songwriter Little Coyote and her newest single, “Dig Up My Grave” — available now. “It’s about four different breakups,” she explains of the track and […]

September 07

The 11th Annual Bask-It-Style During TIFF 2019@Thompson Toronto Hotel-Wednesday, September 4th,2019

It was the 11th annual Bask-It-Style (by GLO Communications), with Celebrities and media starting off TIFF 2019 at the Thompson Toronto Hotel. There was VIP treatment from this year’s 20 sponsors. Bask-It-Style, hand delivered VIP gift bags to celebs on-the-go with a survival-kit of goodies to enjoy while navigating TIFF. From beauty and health to style, […]

September 06

BIRKS DIAMOND TRIBUTE TO THE YEAR’S WOMEN IN FILM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TELEFILM CANADA@Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, Aria Ballroom 60 Yorkville Ave-WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th, 2019

The 7th annual Telefilm Canada + Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film that honours outstanding Canadian women for their contributions to film and TV was held at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, Aria Ballroom. This year’s event was hosted by actress Sarah Gadon (Alias Grace, Enemy) The 2019 honourees were director Micheline Lanctôt […]

September 06

The 140th Canadian National Exhibition-Fri.,August 16th to Mon.,September 2nd,2019

By A.J.Lam The 140th version of The Canadian National Exhibition had no shortage of fun things to do, see, and of course, eat. New attractions this year included: the Ex Race, an American Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course with a 10-foot warped wall. Also, you could try The EX RaceCargo crawls, a salmon ladder and these […]

September 03

Fan Expo Canada 2019 – 25th Anniversary

by Nick Chan Fan Expo Canada returned to the Metro Convention Centre once again on August 22-25, 2019. Whether you’re a Marvel superhero, Disney Character, or just love the Storm Troopers from Star Wars, fans of all ages and genres are welcome to this once a year event. Within the two buildings of the convention hall, one can […]

August 31

Bruce Cockburn Showcases His Guitar Technique On New Instrumental Album, CROWING IGNITES, Release Date:Fri.,September 20th, 2019

Legendary Singer-Songwriter Bruce Cockburn showcases his guitar technique on new instrumental album, Crowing Ignites, coming September 20, 2019 on True North Records, supported by 40+ date North American Tour; Releases First Single “Blind Willie” True North Records announces a September 20 world-wide release date for Crowing Ignites, the new all-instrumental CD from legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Bruce […]

August 28

TASTE OF COUNTRY@LAKE JOSEPH CNIB MUSKOKA-Saturday, August 24th 2019

By:A.J.Lam We had our cowboy hats and boots ready for the “CNIB Muskoka: TASTE OF COUNTRY. “It was  a country affair gala with returning celebrity emcee Joan Kelley Walker from the Real Housewives of Toronto. https://www.cnib.ca/en?region=gta The generous patrons supported this amazing fundraiser event and everyone who attended was treated to: a spectacular BBQ, thirst quenching […]

August 28

One of the world’s biggest blues artists is Canadian – SUE FOLEY at Hugh’s Room Live Mon.,Sept 9th,2019

Produced by Mike Flanigin, who also plays organ on the new disc, The Ice Queen was recorded at Firestation Studios in San Marcos, Texas. Joining Sue Foley as special guests is a trio of legendary Texas guitarslingers – Jimmie Vaughan, Z.Z.Top’s Billy F Gibbons and Charlie Sexton – as well as a host of other […]

August 28

GRAMMY Award-Winning David Clayton-Thomas Faces Political Backlash on Facebook

by Eric Alper GRAMMY Award-Winning David Clayton-Thomas’ New Anti-Gun Anthem Censored for Advertising by Facebook for Being ‘Political’ GRAMMY Award-winning Canadian musician David Clayton-Thomas’ new anti-gun anthem “Never Again” is facing restrictions on Facebook this week. The legendary artist is using the incredible power of song to call attention to gun violence plaguing the U.S.; […]

August 18

dance: made in canada / fait au canada @ Betty Oliphant Theatre (August 14-18, 2019)

by A.J. Lam – additional photos by Filmoption International and Jean-François Lord Dance: Made in Canada / Fait au Canada Presents Fifth Anniversary Festival Featuring Electrifying Line-up of Cutting-edge Canadian Contemporary Dance  Biennial Dance Event Celebrates Milestone with Five World Premieres  and Eight Toronto Premieres from Some of Canada’s Leading Artists.  Dance: Made in Canada […]