Author Archives: BK

September 25

Invictus Games Toronto&OpeningCeremony@A.C.C.Sat.,Sept.23rd-Sat.,Sept.30th,2017

The Opening Ceremony began with a procession from the Central Band of the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal 22nd Regiment Band. Iconic Canadian sportscaster and tonight’s emcee Brian Williams welcomed the world to the Invictus Games Toronto 2017. The parade of nations officially begun with over 550 competitors from 17 nations entering the arena. […]

September 22

Ori Dagan Awarded Silver Medal Win in Global Music Awards

From Eric Alper Wanted to drop a note and share how thrilled we are to announce Toronto jazz singer songwriter Ori Dagan’s recent silver medal win for “Outstanding Achievement” in the Best Album category at the recent Global Music Awards! This is just the latest news for Dagan as he works away at his mission… […]

September 21

Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Reality Stories @ The Cadillac Lounge (Sep. 15-17, 2017)

FIVARS (Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Reality Stories) celebrated their successful 3rd installment on September 15-17, 2017 with what many raved was an exceptional showcase of the world’s best narrative VR and AR. Known as the most influential independent immersive stories festival,FIVARS strives to program a wide array of emerging technologies, bringing VR and AR to the forefront of […]

September 20

Engineered Automotive – Cars n’ Coffee Season Closer-Sun.,Sept.17th,2017

By Sorin Sim Modified cars, exotics, coffee and models are what drew what seemed hundreds of automotive enthusiasts to this year’s season closer. I got up nice and early (8am) on a Sunday as I was excited to grab some free coffee, oh yeah the Housemusic DJ and food vendors were alright also! However, I […]

September 19

TIFF @ Mongrel House (Monday Sept. 11, 2017)

      By AJ Lam Mongrel Films, Canada’s leading independent film distributor, once again was the generous host of TIFF celebrities and film aficionado partiers for a week of nightly parties at TIFF Mongrel House, aka, the 1822 Georgian-style Campbell House, the oldest remaining home from the original town of York. Party-goers were entertained […]

September 17

Hollywood North”TIFF 2017″@BRASSAII-Thurs.,Sept.14th,2017

By A.J.Lam Brassaii was the filled-to-capacity stage for the 3rd Edition of the TIFF Hollywood North VIP Party where the best Canadian talent from acting, music, and athletics, such as Juno Award winners Sean Jones and Choclair, Raptors Lucas Nogueira and Bruno Caboclo partied under the late summer skies. The red carpet was cheerfully patrolled […]

September 17

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced its award winners at the closing ceremony at TIFF Bell Lightbox-Sun.,Sept.17th,2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced its award winners at the closing ceremony at TIFF Bell Lightbox today, hosted by Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF. To watch the presentation, visit tiff.net/ceremony. The 42nd Festival wraps up this evening. The short film awards below were selected by […]

September 17

CAFTCAD Celebrates Costume 2017 During TIFF@Windsor Arms Hotel-Thurs.,Sept.14th,2017

By Sorin Sim ​This year’s CAFTCAD showing at the Windsor Arms hotel presented a plethora of costumes and design from the world’s hottest upcoming films and TV programs! The Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume Arts & Design (CAFTCAD) is an association of individuals interested in promoting costume design for film, television and media […]

September 15

b.d. Gottfried’s recent release, “Through The Dog’s Eyes”

b.d. Gottfried’s recent release, “Through The Dog’s Eyes” — out this past summer — for potential consideration in any upcoming year-end reviews, lists, or compilations. “I’ve played in empty bars. I’ve played to crowds of 50,000. I’ve played with rock royalty, and played with others that should have been. I’ve played with the Devil,” says […]

September 14

BIRKS DIAMOND TRIBUTE TO THE YEAR’S WOMEN IN FILM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TELEFILM CANADA (TIFF: Tue Sep. 12, 2017 @ The Spoke Club)

The Spoke Club hosted the 5th 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 during the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The 2017 honourees represent Canada’s rich talent and the diversity of our storytellers from coast-to-coast: directors Alethea Arnaquq-Baril (Angry […]

September 13

Artists For Justice and Peace @ Art Gallery of Ontario (TIFF) Sun. Sep. 10, 2017

The annual benefit returned, marking its ninth year at the film festival to raise funds and awareness for Paul Haggis’ Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ), an international charity organization that funds youth education, health and dignity initiatives in Haiti. Co-hosts included Javier Bardem, Ben Stiller, Cuba Gooding Jr., Morgan Spurlock, Yannick & Shantelle Bisson, […]

September 11

42nd annual Toronto International Film Festival® & Entertainment One (eOne)celebrates it’s 12 Films-including :Stronger, Molly’s Game, The Current War and The Upside@The Citizen, 522 King St.-Friday September 8, 2017

Photo credit: Vito Amati On Friday September 8, 2017 Entertainment One (eOne), the largest independent film distributor in Canada, celebrated its 12 titles premiering at this year’s 42nd annual Toronto International Film Festival®, including Stronger, Molly’s Game, The Current War and The Upside. The event teams from Uniq Hospitality, DiGabi and eOne transformed The Citizen […]

September 09

Tony Clifton comes to TIFF, Sep. 8-12 2017 to support Jim Carrey Documentary, Announce New Broadway Show

In a surprise development, comedian TONY CLIFTON is making the trek to Toronto next week to support his appearance in the highly anticipated TIFF documentary “Jim & Andy & Tony Clifton: The Great Beyond.” The Film, directed by Chris Smith, produced by Spike Jonze and featuring Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufman, makes its debut at […]

September 05

Buskerfest 2017@Woodbine Park-Sept.1st-4th,2017

Photography By Kimberly Samnang Woodbine Park was the venue for the yearly BuskerFest 2017! Live performers, break dancers, jugglers and fire eaters were some of the exciting attractions filling Woodbine Park this week. Working hand in hand with Epilepsy Toronto, this year’s edition had quite the variety of international performers who thrilled the patrons who […]

September 03

Fan Expo@M.T.C.C.-Thurs.,Aug.31st-Su.,Sept.3rd,2017

The geeks and nerds are here, the geeks and nerds are here! Toronto FanExpo, Canada’s premiere convention for genre entertainment fanfare, celebrated it’s 23rd spectacular year. From Thursday to Sunday the Metro Convention Centre was packed from wall to wall as geeks, nerds and fans, both local and visitors from all corners, came together to […]