Author Archives: BK

March 30

SKYBALL – A CNIB FOUNDATION GALA @Artscape Wychwood Barns -Wed.,March 27th,2019

By A.J. Lam & BK on the SCENE It was like being in a 007 movie , filled with a Casino , amazing Live jazz, and Martini signature drinks, but all for a great cause, a fundraiser for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. CNIB presented its signature event ‘Skyball’ for 2019. Guests were […]

March 28

Friday Night Live @ ROM (Fri. Mar. 22, 2019)

by Shannen Johnstonphotography by Jesse Read On March 22nd, Friday Night Live at the ROM had a Holi theme. Featuring access to the new exhibit Treasures of a Desert Kingdom, the night celebrated the colourful Hindu festival with live performances on the stage and cultural food on the menu. The Treasures of a Desert Kingdom […]

March 27

Green Living Show @ MTTC (Mar. 22-24, 2019)

by Shannen Johnstonphotography by Jesse Read The Green Living Show returned to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for it’s 13th year from March 22nd to 24th. The show is North America’s largest green and healthy living show, offering attendees the opportunity to shop and learn about innovative and planet-friendly products, and connect and engage with […]

March 26

Multi JUNO Award-Winning Gino Vannelli Strolls Wilderness Road with 20th Album

With 20+ Million Career Records Sold, First All-Original Release in 10+ Years April 24th @ Bluma Appel Theatre, Toronto April 26th @ Place des Arts, Montreal April 27th @ Place des Arts, Montreal With over 20 million records sold worldwide, multi JUNO Award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter Gino Vannelli is back with album #20 — available April […]

March 26

24th annual Starlight Children’s Foundation Gala-“Once Upon A Time”@Westin Harbour Castle-Sat.,March 23rd,2019

By A.J.Lam (with Tyler Shaw red carpet photos by Sally Warburton) On the fairy tale enchanted evening of March 23, 2019, Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada transformed the Westin Harbour Castle into a storybook castle and wonderland for celebrities and supporters for the 24th annual “Once Upon A Time” themed Gala, hosted by television personality Rick […]

March 25

SNAP2019@ARCADIAN COURT-Thurs., March 21st,2019.

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE SNAP is one of ACT’s two annual fundraising events. A photographic fundraiser featuring a Live and Silent Art Auction, and a photo competition, SNAP is an opportunity to bring together those who have a passion for the arts and those who support the work of ACT.   The […]

March 22

SXSW, Wellhaus Presented by Medterra CBD

by Alexa Oliphant, Platform Media Group photography by Aaron Fedor SXSW turned green with epic CBD, celebrities, yoga, parties and more, for the Wellhaus event, presented by Medterra CBD. And we here at Platform Media Group were very proud to host this two day program with panel discussions (Steven Spielberg’s casting director was even in […]

March 18

Jeff Lang Live @ Hugh’s Room, TO (Tue. Feb. 26, 2019)

by Jesse Read We had the opportunity to watch Australian guitarist, singer & songwriter Jeff Lang perform during his stop to Toronto at Hugh’s Room. The Rolling Stone describes Jeff as Australia’s best roots-music musician and I have to be honest, I’m not that familiar with Australian roots music but after watching this set I […]

March 17

TORONTO COMICON 2019@The Metro Toronto Convention Center-Fri.,March 15th-Sun.,March 17th,2019

The Metro Toronto Convention Center was transformed into a landscape of rabid fans of Sci-Fi, fantasy, anime, comics, and video games, as droves of people in costumes converged in celebration of fantasy, dreams & imagination. There was over 150,000 SQ FT OF SHOPPING and hundreds of retailers to make the experience an unforgettable one! Specializing in everything […]

March 17

National Home Show & Canada Blooms@Enercare Centre-Fri.,March 8th- Sun.,March 17th,2019

The National Home Show & Canada Blooms is the largest North American display of innovative products, new ideas & great deals for all things home & garden with over 800 retailers & industry experts. This year’s “Dream House” was Alexis by Bonneville Homes. Every year, the team strives to outdo itself and design a beautiful […]

March 13

Maestro Fresh Wes Takes “WASTE YUTE” To Task in 🔥 NEW Video

Multi-JUNO Award-winning Artist & Mr. D Actor Celebrates 30 Year Career with NEW Album — Champagne Campaign 2019 Marks Anniversary of the Iconic Artist’s Industry-Pioneering Release — Symphony in Effect & “Let Your Backbone Slide” Bad report card? Better avoid Maestro Fresh Wes. So goes the tale woven in the iconic Canadian music legend’s latest […]

March 12

LuckyBall 2019-Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day And Fundraiser For The Fort York Food Bank!@Amsterdam-Thursday,March 7, 2019

By Sally Warburton & BK on the SCENE Thursday, March 7th was a very happening place for a very important cause. The annual LuckyBall was taking place. Since 2013 the LuckyBall has been the main fundraiser for the Fort York Food Bank with 100% of the ticket proceeds going directly to the Food Bank located […]

March 09

“GLAM ROCK”-A GALA IN SUPPORT OF CANADA’S NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL@THE CARLU-Thurs.,MARCH 7th,2019

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE Last Thursday, Canada’s National Ballet School’s (NBS) held it’s annual gala and the theme for this year was “GLAM ROCK.” It was an evening with a GLAM ROCK inspired Lounge & Entertainment. Think of David Bowie , Queen , KISS, Alice Cooper , SWEET and T-REX all in […]

March 06

PDAC 2019@M.T.C.C.-March 3rd-6th,2019

The PDAC convention is the World’s Premier Mineral Exploration & Mining Convention and it is the leading convention for people, companies and organizations invokved with mineral exploration. In addition to meeting over 1,000 exhibitors, 3,500 investors and 25,600 attendees from 135 countries, we also attend technical sessions, short courses and networking events. The four-day annual […]

March 06

Musical Magic Makers The Gloaming Release Transcendent New Album

The Gloaming 3 Journeys Deeper Into Band’s Otherworldly Take on Contemporary Nu-Age Celtic Folk Minimalism Jazz Produced by Thomas Bartlett (Sufjan Stevens, Glen Hansard, The National, St. Vincent, Martha Wainwright) “Exquisite” — The Guardian UK Often cited as being in a category all their own, contemporary Celtic folk-jazz musicians The Gloaming have released their third […]