Author Archives: BK

November 20

CAMH Engage Fundraiser Event – Friday, November 16, 2018 TORONTO@The Thompson Hotel

By Sally Warburton “Ignite the Conversation – Mental Health is health” The Breakthrough Challenge celebrationwas an exciting place on November 16 where the sold out CAMH Engage fundraiser was held. The CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) Engage fundraiser is the culminating event of The Breakthrough Challenge. It’s the Award evening of the $10,000 […]

November 20

Canadian LIVERight Gala@Westin Harbour Castle (Fri. Nov. 16, 2018)

Photography by A.J. Lam.   On Friday, the Canadian Liver Foundation hosted their 17th annual LIVERight Gala featuring Canadian Jazz Sensation, Tia Brazda. Also on hand, the enthusiastic “LAYNE the Auctionista” was the co-host and auctioneer for a special live auction with amazing items!   The Canadian Liver Foundation will host six LIVERight Galas across […]

November 19

Indigenous roots-rockers Midnight Shine’s poignant debut video “I Need Angels” shines light on tough topic

“I wrote “I Need Angels” because there are a lot of people struggling in Canada’s Indigenous far North communities,” says Midnight Shine frontman Adrian Sutherland, who hails from the Cree community of Attawapiskat in remote Northern Ontario.  “We’ve had a lot of loss, a lot of tragedies, and I think it’s important for me as […]

November 19

Apryll Aileen Says “Don’t Make Me Wait” Canadian Singer/Songwriter Releases Modern 80s / 90s Pop Bopper She Wrote in the MIDDLE of a Party!

Apryll Aileen Says “Don’t Make Me Wait”   Canadian Singer/Songwriter Releases Modern 80s / 90s Pop Bopper She Wrote in the MIDDLE of a Party!   Watch “Don’t Make Me Wait” via YouTube here “Impressive vocals!” — First! Playlists   “She doesn’t imitate, she creates… A dynamic range and vocal gravel Stevie Nicks and Janis […]

November 19

Get Ready To TAKE FLIGHT with MINI POP KIDS This Winter Canada’s #1 Family Entertainment Group Celebrates 15th Anniversary Announcing Cross-Canada Tour & New Album

CANADA’S #1 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, MINI POP KIDS ANNOUNCE CROSS-CANADA TOUR href=”https://open.spotify.com/artist/2VAjBQ6cM2faT2UKxONV93″>Spotify https://www.minipopkids.com/ Don’t miss your chance to TAKE FLIGHT with Canada’s best-selling kid’s music group! The MINI POP KIDS area heading out on tour across Canada, and releasing a brand new album. The MINI POP KIDS are set to embark on a nationwide tour […]

November 17

John C. Reilly, Bill Idol, Patrick Duffy and more @ STAN @ OLLIE post-screening party – hosted by Guillotine Vodka

photography provided by Sony Picture Classics Michael Simon/Startraks Photo Stars visited the AFI Special Screening After-Party for Sony Pictures Classics’ “STAN & OLLIE” Wednesday night at Liaison Restaurant + Lounge hosted by Guillotine Vodka. John C. Reilly (RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET), Shirley Henderson (24 HOUR PARTY PEOPLE) Director Jon S. Baird, Writer Jeff Pope, Makeup […]

November 17

“New + Now” Gala @ Gardiner Museum-Thurs., Nov. 15th, 2018

Photography By A.J.Lam. New + Now kicked off last Thursday with an exclusive preview gala of the new International Ceramic Art Exposition featuring outstanding Canadian ceramics alongside cutting-edge works from top international gallerists, and the opening of David R. Harper: Zodiac, a spectacular museum-wide installation. Guests can purchase some of the world’s most extraordinary contemporary […]

November 17

Hockey Hall Of Fame Induction Weekend -Fri., Nov.9th- Mon., Nov.12th,2018@HHOF, Toronto

Photography By Nicholas Chan & BK on the SCENE On Friday, November 9, we were invited to the INDUCTION MEDIA CONFERENCE with the Official Ring Presentation and Photo Opportunity, inside Esso Great Hall of The Hockey Hall Of Fame.     Elected in the Builder Category were: Gary Bettman and Willie O’Ree. Elected in the […]

November 14

Cathay Ball @ MTCC (Sat. Nov. 10, 2018)

photography by A.J. Lam. Mon Sheong Foundation’s Annual November fundraiser, The Cathay Ball took place at the Metro Convention Centre. The dazzling gala is a grand evening of spectacular entertainment, elegant dancing, and sumptuous dining. It is home to the popular special draw and silent auction filled with fine items and collectibles. There were over […]

November 13

COMMUNITY ROCKS 2018@THE QUEEN ELIZABETH BUILDING CNE-Sat.,Nov.10th,2018

By Sally Warburton The Queen Elizabeth Building on the CNE grounds was a happening place on Saturday, November 10 !  Community Living Toronto was having its biennial fundraising event.  With the disco theme “Celebrate good times, come on!” event throughout the venue – disco balls, disco dancers performance, guests dancing up a storm to the […]

November 12

10th Annual Prosperity Ball @ Royal York Hotel (Sat. Nov 10, 2018)

New Beginnings Support Program hosted its 10th Annual Prosperity Ball – Night of Diamonds on Saturday November 10, 2018 at the Royal York Hotel. The Host for the evening was Amanda Lang, an Internationally recognized Canadian Business Journalist, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Amanda believes giving back is a necessity to improving the lives of […]

November 12

DX Intersection 2018 @ Design Exchange, Thurs. Nov 8

Photography by A.J. Lam. Each year, the annual Design Exchange Party celebrates individual Canadians and partnerships that demonstrates exceptional creativity, outstanding talent, and innovative vision.   On November 8, prominent Canadian talent and guests transformed the historic DX building in the heart of the Financial District to showcase the future vision of design and cultural experiences. […]

November 11

Willowbank@Gardiner Museum-Thurs., Nov. 8th, 2018

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 09

A Fundraiser in Support of Liver Research and Education@The Westin Harbour Castle Hotel (1 Harbour Square, Toronto,)-Fri.,Nov.16th,2018

A Fundraiser in Support of Liver Research and Education. Liver disease is often seen as an adult problem but in reality thousands of children in Canada – from newborns to teens – suffer from various forms of life-threatening liver disease. Our urgent challenge is to transform the future of these children, to offer them a […]

November 09

Canadian Indie Pop Artist Zoelly Captures Heartache & Longing in New Single. Toronto-Based Singer/Songwriter Releases Follow-Up Single & Video After Summer Smash “Blowing Smoke”

Canadian Indie Pop Artist Zoelly Captures Heartache & Longing in New Single Toronto-Based Singer/Songwriter Releases Follow-Up Single & Video After Summer Smash “Blowing Smoke” — Watch on YouTube! “Strong, passionate vocals” — PopFiltr “I love the powerful, flawless vocals” — Unrecorded “Passionate, pretty vocals with a calming beat” — Tongue Tied Magazine “Vocals sound amazing! […]