June 23

Art of Character: Four Artist Exhibit @ the Corey Helford Gallery, Opening Sat. Jun 29th, 2019

Downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery is excited to announce Art of Character, a four-artist show unveiling a series of stunning new works by Los Angeles-based animator Andrew Brandou, Canadian illustrator Bennett Slater, world-renowned animator Jim McKenzie, and Argentine/American artist Ramiro Davaro-Comas. One of the most popular movements within the New Contemporary scene are artists who explore the human condition through their own iconic […]

June 23

The 5th Annual All-Star Gala In Support Of SickKids@Toronto Event Centre-Fri.,June 21st,2019

The 5th Annual All-Star Gala was held on Friday night with over 1,000+ guest.  It was a glamorous, star-studded night to raise funds for congenital heart disease research at the Hospital for Sick Children. This year the Gala took place at the CNE Toronto Events Centre on Friday, June 21st, once again bringing together an assortment of […]

June 22

The 8th edition of the ICFF – the Italian Contemporary Film Festival@Toronto-Thurs.,June 13th-Fri.,June 21st,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam & Art Tsai ICFF Opening Press Conference: Luca Barbareschi, Virginia Raffaele, @The Istituto Italiano di Cultura, 496 Huron St, Toronto. The Italian Contemporary Film Festival started with an Opening Press Conference in the presence of internationally acclaimed actor and director, Luca Barbareschi, and the ICFF executives. Dolceroma: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King […]

June 19

Artists Against Racism Announce National Billboard Campaign For Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women And Girls

Toronto, ON, June 16, 2019 — For the next seven days, including National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21), along the Highway of Tears and in a dozen cities across Canada, billboards by Indigenous artists nationwide will soar across the country, featuring such paintings as NOT FORGOTTEN (by Dakota Sioux artist Maxine Noel); SHE WHO LOVES THE […]

June 16

Roxodus @Stayner, Ontario, Canada-Jul 11 – 14, 2019

Purchase your tickets@https://roxodus.com/artists/ Day-by-Day Lineup Jul 11, 2019 NickelbackCollective SoulBig WreckHeadstonesHoneymoon SuiteHeadpinsLee Aaron Jul 12, 2019 Lynyrd SkynyrdCheap TrickBilly IdolBlondiePrismSaga Jul 13, 2019 Kid RockAlice CooperPeter FramptonOrianthiStreetheartStrange Advance Jul 14, 2019 AerosmithMatthew GoodTheory of a DeadmanI Mother Earth Roxodus Jul 11 – 14, 2019 4 days Stayner, Ontario, Canada Edenvale Airport 5195 ON-26 Stayner, Ontario […]

June 16

THE WINE & SPIRIT FESTIVAL@SUGAR BEACH-Fri.,JUNE 14th & Sat.15th,2019

By A.J.Lam The Wine & Spirit Festival; Toronto’s first outdoor wine and spirit festival, celebrating eleven years of bringing some of the top wine, spirits, beer, cider, cocktails, food and live music in the world! They returned to the city’s fabulous waterfront, centrally located in downtown Toronto at Sugar Beach. The Wine & Spirit Festival […]

June 16

The 51st Annual Purina Animal Hall of Fame@Evergreen Brick Works-Tues., June 11th, 2019

The Purina Animal Hall of Fame has three new members, including a dog from Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Purina Animal Hall of Fame is the longest running Canadian pet recognition program of its kind. To date, 182 remarkable animals with outstanding lifesaving acts of animal courage and heroism have been inducted. This year, Purina was pleased to […]

June 14

Sound of Music Festival Kick-off Concerts@Burlington, Ontario-Sat.,June 8th, 2019

By Wayne Baggs Sound of Music Festival Kick-off concerts are getting better every year. Celebrating the 40th year The Sound of Music is now Canada’s largest free music festival. The park setting and set up are part of the reasons. The weather couldn’t have been better, the sun shining all day. A cool little breeze […]

June 13

GIRL UP@TIFF LIGHTBOX-Thurs.,June 6th,2019

By A.J.Lam Human trafficking is an extreme human rights violation and from my view, a global feminist issue. It’s the largest and most lucrative social injustice of our time. And there are more people as slaves today than at any point in history. Remember that there are various contributors that allow trafficking environments to flourish […]

June 09

Power Ball: 21 Club@The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery-Thurs.,June 6th,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam and BKonthescene. It was the 21st edition of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery’s annual event, Power Ball, and party-goers played in the shadows, experienced dim lights and enjoyed a neon night, as The Power Plant transformed into an illicit prohibition-era speakeasy for one night only. The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery […]

June 07

The 50th Anniversary of McKenna Mendelson Mainline Album-“STINK”Performed By Slidewinder @The Hughs Room Live-Thursday, June 6th

By Wayne Baggs What kind of blues player has the licks to take on Gary Moore’s, Still Got The Blues? Mike Mckenna! His band Slidewinder did just that Thursday, June 6th at The Hughs Room Live. Mike’s playing is so smooth and musical.  I could listen to him play all night. He is only reinforcing what […]

June 05

6th Annual CAFA Gala @ Fairmont Royal York Hotel, May 30, 2019

By A.J. Lam. Special Honours were bestowed upon THIERRY-MAXIME LORIOT, DOUGLAS KIRKLAND, AND AURORA JAMES at the 6TH ANNUAL CANADIAN ARTS & FASHION AWARDS GALA, aka the Canadian fashion Oscars,  on May 30, 2019, at the landmark Fairmont Royal York Hotel.   Annually, the ultra-stylish CAFA Gala brings together top national and international fashion luminaries […]

June 04

The 8th Annual McMichael Canadian Art Collection’s Premier Fundraiser, Moonlight Gala- Saturday, June 1, 2019.

Photography By A.J.Lam and BKonthescene. It was an extraordinary evening in support of The Art Of Canada! The 8th annual McMichael Canadian Art Collection’s premier fundraiser-Moonlight Gala was held on June 1, 2019. The event was another amazing evening under the stars. The candle-lit path immersed in the forest, with the fresh scent of pine, […]

June 02

Cuisine & Cuvée@Rebel-Fri.,May 31st,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam and BKonthescene. It was an evening of delicious food, great wine, and amazing spirits, for a great cause! This year’s Cuisine & Cuvée raised $230,000 for Providence Healthcare! The event returned to a favourite Toronto venue, REBEL, all in support of Providence Healthcare.     This year’s theme challenged the guests to […]

June 02

13GO WITH VERNON REID @HUGH’S ROOM-Thurs.,May 30th,2019

By Wayne Baggs Once in a while, a live music fan happens to be at the right place at the right time. The date of the first Raptors game was it for me. From the first note, 13go at the Hughs Room Live gave us a pretty good idea that something special was about to […]