Author Archives: BK

January 16

Canadian Alt. Rock Popster Andrea Ricci Weathers the “Storm” Vintage Vibes & Velvety Smooth: The Montreal-Based Singer/Songwriter’s Debut Single is Available Now!

Canadian Alt. Rock Popster Andrea Ricci Weathers the “Storm” Vintage Vibes & Velvety Smooth: The Montreal-Based Singer/Songwriter’s Debut Single is Available Now! Forthcoming EP feat. JUNO Award-Winning Pierre Marchand (Sarah McLachlan, Stevie Nicks) & GRAMMY Award-Nominated Howard Bilerman (Arcade Fire, Leonard Cohen) Production Watch “Storm” on YouTube Here! “Tremendous voice” — Stopify “Super smooth piece” […]

January 16

The 2nd Annual Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival@The Niagara Wine County-The festival runs from Friday, February 15, 2019 through Sunday, February 17, 2019.

The 2nd annual Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival, with artistic director Renee Rosnes at the helm, will feature top jazz artists from both Canada and the United States in collaborative, once-in-a-lifetime performances in Niagara Wine County. The festival runs from Friday, February 15, 2019 through Sunday, February 17, 2019. This year’s lineup includes Kenny Barron, […]

January 14

KATE BECKINSALE TO HOST 24th ANNUAL L.A.ART SHOW OPENING NIGHT GALA GAVIN ROSSDALE JOINS AS ART AMBASSADOR-The LA Art Show will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center from January 23 – 27, 2019.

The Kick-Off Party For LA’s Longest-Running Art Fair Unites International Collectors, Artists, Celebrities and Art Patrons In the Fight to End Childhood Cancer LA ART SHOW OPENING NIGHT PREMIERE Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Red Card Collectors | 6pm – 7pm Vanguard | 7pm – 8pm Friends | 8pm – 11pm SHOW HOURS Thursday, January 24, […]

January 14

Actress Vanessa Hudgens named American Cancer Society Global Ambassador; Joins Super Bowl Sweepstakes

ATLANTA, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The American Cancer Society welcomes a new ambassador, actress Vanessa Hudgens, who is participating in an exclusive Super Bowl LIII weekend package to raise critical funds to fight cancer. “We are thrilled to welcome Vanessa Hudgens as an ambassador for the American Cancer Society,” said Sharon Byers, Chief Development, […]

January 14

TORONTO LOVES HAPPY: POP-UP PHENOMENON HAPPY PLACE ANNOUNCES FINAL THREE-WEEK EXTENSION Having taken the city by storm, HAPPY PLACE will continue to share the HAPPY with Toronto until it leaves for good January 27

By Sally Warburton Sunday, January 13th,2019 Happy Place Toronto by Sally Warburton Cold weather and gloomy days of winter got you down…..need a pick-me-up or a change of scene? Here’s the remedy…a trip to Happy Place with its immersive, interactive exhibits! Located at Harbourfront Centre, 245 Queen’s Quay West. Happy Place has previously been to […]

January 10

The 30th Annual Dragon Ball Preview@Aga Khan-Mon.,Jan.7th,2019

On Mon., January 7th  2019,  The 30th Annual  Dragon Ball was previewed to showcase the spectacular gala, in celebration of  The Year of the Pig Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation kicked off the 30th annual Dragon Ball, one of Toronto’s premier gala events and the largest fundraising gala celebrating Chinese New Year in Canada. More […]

January 10

Sass Jordan Introduces Her Wine Label “Kick Ass Sass”

Canada’s Queen of Rock Sass Jordan has ventured among the vines, and added winemaker to her already-impressive collection of accomplishments. In partnership with Ontario-based Vineland Estates’ Vice President, winemaker, and long-time friend Brian Schmidt, Jordan has launched Kick Ass Sass — a double dip series into the realm of whites and reds. Available January 1st, […]

January 04

Interview with Barney Bentall – Juno award winning Canadian musician.

Interview with Barney Bentall – Juno award winning Canadian musician,  singer, songwriter, vocalist and guitarist by Sally Warburton His bands – Barney Bentall and the Legendary Hearts, The High Bar Gang – blue-grassed style band, solo albums, then in 2016 joined Shari Ulrich and Tom Taylor – the trio BTU – folk music. January 4, […]

December 31

Canadian Singer-Songwriter Barney Bentall PERFORMING AT HUGH’S ROOM JANUARY 10-13, 2019

Canadian Singer-Songwriter Barney Bentall PERFORMING AT HUGH’S ROOM JANUARY 10-13 THE 15TH AND FINAL EDITION OF “THE WAY WE FEEL: A CELEBRATION OF THE MUSIC OF GORDON LIGHTFOOT” The Miner Video After a five year recording hiatus, JUNO Award winner Barney Bentall returns with what is arguably his most personal record to date, The Drifter […]

December 30

Big Sugar and musician friends’ tribute to Garry Lowe @Danforth Music Hall Toronto – Friday, December 28, 2018

by Sally Warburton The Danforth Music Hall was packed on Friday, December 28. It was a sold out tribute concert to honour Garry Lowe – bassist for Big Sugar who died July 7, 2018 of cancer. Big Sugar is a Canadian blues, reggae rock band from Toronto whose 1st album was released in 1991. Big […]

December 24

Big Sugar paying tribute to their long-time bassist GARRY LOWE with a benefit concert on December 28 at Danforth Music Hall featuring Barenaked Ladies, Bedouin Soundclash, Broken Social Scene, Culture Shock, Danko Jones, Dream Warriors, Maestro Fresh Wes, Human Rights, I Mother Earth, Isax Injah, Julian Taylor, Lazo, Leroy Sibbles, Mojah, Adrian Sheriff Miller, The New Deal, Tom Wilson, Wide Mouth Mason, Willi Williams, and many more.

I’m sure you’ve already heard, but Big Sugar are paying tribute to their long-time bassist GARRY LOWE with a benefit concert on December 28 at Danforth Music Hall featuring Barenaked Ladies, Bedouin Soundclash, Broken Social Scene, Culture Shock, Danko Jones, Dream Warriors, Maestro Fresh Wes, Human Rights, I Mother Earth, Isax Injah, Julian Taylor, Lazo, […]

December 18

Art Basel Miami Beach 2018 @ Miami Beach Convention Center (Dec. 5-9, 2018)

by A.J. Lam The highly anticipated 17th edition of Art Basel in Miami Beach closed on Sunday, December 9, 2018, amid reports of significant sales to private collections and institutions by galleries across all sectors of the market. With the renovation of the Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) completed for this year’s fair, exhibitors and […]

December 17

Q&A With Andy Kim Thursday, December 13, 2018.

By Sally Warburton Andy, I’d like to start by congratulating you on your recent Induction into Canada’s Walk of Fame. Growing up in Montreal – the son of Lebanese immigrants – Thinking back to when you were a 16 year old in Montreal and you took the bus to New York City with $40 in […]

December 16

Canadian Metal Rap Rockers, Fatal Switch presents “Who We Are”

Call it foreshadowing; Canadian metal rap rockers Fatal Switch are serving indelible insight on what’s to come from them thanks to their new single “Who We Are” — available now! The boundary-pushing band liken themselves as a response to a question that can never be answered: what exactly are they? The answer will come soon […]

December 15

Cirque Du Soleil Corteo@Scotia Bank Arena-Wed.,Dec.12th,2018

By Jesse Read Watching Cirque Du Soleil Corteo was an experience that I’ll never forget. The amount of art, beauty and music combined with physical abilities that I didn’t even know humans were capable of, was truly breathtaking. I had the opportunity to go backstage and watch part of the final rehearsal of Corteo and […]