Author Archives: BK

November 18

Award-Winning Canadian Country Singer/Songwriter Lauren Mayell is “Tongue Tied”

Canadian country artist Lauren Mayell finds herself “Tongue Tied” in this, the newest single off her forthcoming album — available now! With six singles under her belt — her grandfather’s beloved “Pure Country” belt, to be sentimental and precise — the Calgary-based singer/songwriter has shared the stage with everyone from Dean Brody, Meghan Patrick, Kane […]

November 17

LIVERight Gala 2019: A Fundraiser in Support of Liver Research and Education@Liberty Grand-Fri.,Nov.15th,2019

By A.J.Lam Friday’s LIVERight Gala 2019 was a special celebration at the Liberty Grand for 50 years of bringing liver research to life for the benefit of Canadian children and youth affected by liver disease. This year, the LIVERight Gala was a particularly special night as they celebrated their 50th anniversary. Their forward-thinking founders established […]

November 16

WILLOWBANK@GARDINER MUSEUM-THURS., NOV. 14TH, 2019

By A.J. Lam. “From its historic campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Willowbank is pioneering an ecological approach to heritage conservation and renewal. Through the Willowbank School, which offers a Diploma in Heritage Conservation, and the Willowbank Centre, which promotes community engagement, we are developing an innovative way of thinking about the past, in order to create […]

November 16

Bloodsuckers: Legends to Leeches Exhibition @R.O.M. – Wed. Nov. 13th, 2019

The media preview for Bloodsuckers: Legends to Leeches exhibition @R.O.M. was held on Wednesday, November 13 (opening to the public on Saturday, November 16).   The preview featured a Curator-led exhibition highlight tour of the weird and wonderful world of bloodfeeding animals, and the art and culture they inspire with Dr. Sebastian Kvist, Dr. Doug Currie, Director & […]

November 11

NourishHope Annual Fundraiser Gala For International Justice Mission Canada(IJM)To End Human Trafficking & Slavery@The Grand Salon -Thurs., Nov 7,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam, Interview By Kimberly Samnang & Written By Sally Warburton The annual fundraiser for IJM took place November 7, 2019 at 20 Toronto Street, Toronto. The goal of International Justice Mission Canada is to end human trafficking and slavery. The evening fundraiser held in the Grand Salon at 20 Toronto Street started was […]

November 10

Canadian Hip Hop Artist Rawmny Wildcat Lays Foundation for His “Legacy”

Canadian hip hop artist Rawmny Wildcat is laying the groundwork for his “Legacy” — releasing the first single off his forthcoming LP of the same name, available now. The bright chord riffs on “Legacy” bring the track back to an 80s, near-vintage sound while carrying elements from the current state of trap. Produced alongside Nabil […]

November 09

LIVERight Gala In Support Of The Canadian Liver Foundation@Toronto,Calgary, Vancouver & Halifax

A Fundraiser in Support of Liver Research and Education. Join us at the annual LIVERight gala and help raise funds for liver research and education, in style. Have a memorable night and feel good knowing you are making an impactful difference in the lives of Canadians across the country. Whether you live in Toronto (Nov. […]

November 08

Taste Matters 2019 – The 25th Anniversary Fundraiser for Eva’s Initiatives For Homeless Youth-Tues., November 5, 2019

By Sally Warburton Held at the Atrium in the Queen Richmond Centre West, Toronto. A wonderful environment of people all togther to support Eva’s Initiatives. Eva’s Initiatives is not only a shelter for young people but its focus is on their physical, emotional and nutritional needs – to prepare youth for independence and to thrive […]

November 08

Myles Goodwyn@Hugh’s Room Live-Mon.,Nov.4th,2019

By Wayne Baggs Oh, what a night. When a band warms up the tubes doing SRV’s Scuttle Buttin they have my attention, because you’ve got to have chops to pull that off. The guitar work of Warren Robert’s was just amazing as was the keyboard artistry of Ross Ballard. Combine that with the tight rhythm […]

November 07

Help Float The Boat Gala Supporting CharterAbility@Roc’n’Docs In Port Credit-Sat.,Nov.2nd,2019

By Wayne Baggs Special is the atmosphere of an event full of people with a shared cause. Stephen Cull’s appeal for support from Oakville and beyond was understood. From what I’ve gathered, that boat will float pretty. The purpose of recreation is not to kill time but to stimulate activity, not to keep people occupied […]

November 05

Canadian Jazz Artist Blaine Sharp Takes New Release “Wanderlust” to Heart; Toronto Promo Tour Oct 14-25

The dictionary defines ‘wanderlust’ as the ‘strong desire to travel,’ and nothing could be truer — both figuratively and literally — for Canadian jazz artist Blaine Sharp and his debut album and single of the same name.  “I’ve always loved the word,” the Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter and actor says. “There’s something about it that […]

November 03

2019 Silver Ball@Fairmont Royal York-Sat., Nov.2nd,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam Providence Healthcare’s Silver Ball gala was an  elegant evening of fine wine, food and entertainment. The evening was hosted at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel with 900+ VIP guests in attendance. It’s a time to reflect on Providence’s accomplishments and milestones, and a celebration of its extraordinary patients, residents, clients and families […]

November 02

TIFF BOOMBOX-HEROES VS. VILLAINS@TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX-Thurs.,Oct.31st,2019

By A.J.Lam Under the cover of the spooky darkness of a blustery chilly Halloween night, superheroes and supervillains gathered to do battle at the 2019 annual TIFF BoomBox, Heroes Vs Villains edition. For this special night, superheroes and supervillains battled in the capacity-filled TIFF Bell Lightbox, home of the annual Toronto International Film Festival, the […]

November 02

CAMH Gifts Of Light Fundraiser Shopping Event@Holt Renfrew -Wednesday, October 30, 2019

By Sally Warburton October 30 was a fundraiser for CAMH Gifts of Light held at the beautiful Holt Renfrew Store on Bloor Street, Toronto. The event included refreshments and tasty hors d’oeuvre and the chance to bid on several luxury items in the Silent Auction. Gifts of Light is a program where donors purchase gifts […]

November 01

Canadian World/Latin Party Band MAZACOTE Switch Gears, Sing of Resistance & Perseverance in NEW Single — “Pueblo”

VANCOUVER — October 25, 2019 — Canadian hard-hitting World/Latin party band Mazacote switch gears, singing an impassioned tune of resistance and perseverance in today’s new single, “Pueblo”  — the official video for which drops in November. The track lands amongst Patria — the band’s third album, available now — via Justin Time / Nettwerk. NEW Album Patria — AVAILABLE TODAY! […]