Category Archives: Arts

October 15

Sultans of String release “I Am A Refugee” single and video with Somali Refugee Poet and Multimedia Artist Ifrah Mansour

“It seems that Sultans of String can’t get out of bed at the moment without finding themselves nominated for one award or another… In a word: Magnificent!” — Rock n’ Reel Magazine “Energetic and exciting music from a band with talent to burn… The very epitome of world music: no boundaries, no rules!” — Maverick […]

October 14

Canadians Daniel Tate & GRAMMY Award-Winning Rob Bowman Unleash Stunning Time Capsule of Toronto’s Most Iconic Concert Moments

The Flyer Vault: 150 Years of Toronto Concert History Features Foreword by Geddy Lee, Brings Mass-Followed Instagram Account to Life Available October 26, 2019 through Dundurn. First it was an Instagram must-follow, now it’s a book! From Duke Ellington to David Bowie to Daft Punk, Toronto has played host to many music legends, making its […]

October 13

Dar Williams@Hugh’s Room Live -Fri.,Oct.11th,2019

By Wayne Baggs On a stage alone with just an acoustic guitar is about as vulnerable as a musician can get. Personal songs that represent her thoughts on not only her own life but those of the broader forces in the world, Dar writes songs that matter. Like all great songwriters, Dar is more than […]

October 09

ProArteDanza’s The 9th! on November 6th-9th, 2019 @ Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre

By A.J.Lam ProArteDanza Celebrates Freedom and Unity with Toronto Premiere of The 9th! Full Evening Dance Interpretation of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony Highlights Culmination of 10 Years of Development by Lauded Dance Company. ProArteDanza celebrates its 15th anniversary season with the Toronto Premiere of The 9th!,the full-length choreographed imagining of Ludwig van Beethoven’s epic 9th Symphony, […]

October 09

THE CHOCOLATE BALL@THE EGLINTON GRAND-THURS.,OCT.17th,2019

DOORS OPEN AT 6:00 PM @ THE EGLINTON GRAND Eglinton Avenue (at Avenue Road) SHOW STARTS AT 7:30 PM For Detailed Information and Tickets please visit http://www.TheChocolateBall.com Reserved-Seating: $175 / Non-Reserved: $150 #THECHOCOLATEBALL OCTOBER 1 – 31, 2019 After Thanksgiving Weekend ….. save some room for Decadent and Delicious #CHOCOLATES AND CHOCOLATE #DESSERTS at the […]

October 08

Art With Heart @Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)-Tues.,October 8th,2019

On Tuesday, we were invited to  the 26th annual Art With Heart auction of contemporary Canadian art in support of innovative HIV/AIDS care at Casey House. The evening featured a live and silent auction of prints, paintings, drawings, textile and sculptural work by some of the country’s foremost established and emerging artists. A preview reception before the live auction gave guests the opportunity to see each work […]

October 08

BOOK LAUNCH/FUNDRAISER – THE AWESOME MUSIC PROJECT: AN EVENING OF STORIES, SONGS AND SCIENCE@The Gladstone Hotel-Thurs.,October 10th,2019

By Wayne Baggs The awesome music project explores the transformative power of music through sharing stories. This event will celebrate the release of the book The Awesome Music Project: Songs of Hope and Happiness by authors Robert Carli and Terry Stuart. This beautifully illustrated hard cover book shows how the power of music helps through […]

October 08

Ferrari of Ontario Rally on Sunday, October 6th, 2019 @ the Arlington Estate

By A.J.Lam Ferrari of Ontario presented the 15th Annual Ferrari of Ontario Rally in support of the SickKids & Mackenzie Health Foundations with the generous support of its many enthusiastic friends and fans. Under the leadership of Remo Ferri, the Ferrari of Ontario Rally has raised a lot of support and funds for these foundations […]

October 08

ART FOR ANIMALS@154 SHUTER STREET-FRI.,OCT.4th,2019

By A.J.Lam. Art For Animals is the annual silent art auction featuring some of Toronto’s most talented artists. All of the proceeds from the silent auction go to Mercy For Animals, an international non-profit organization dedicated to preventing cruelty to farmed animals and promoting compassionate food choices and policies. This year, they partnered with Central […]

October 07

The Toronto Tequila Festival 2019@Berkeley Church-Fri.,Oct.4th,2019

By Sally Warburton This was Toronto’s first ever Tequila Festival! on October 4th at Berkeley Church and we enjoyed premium tequila, tacos, entertainment and more; the Toronto Tequila Festival had it all for both the tequila aficionados and those looking to discover their new favourite spirit. There was both domestic and international beverages and experts […]

October 05

Fashion Heals For SickKids-Wednesday, October 2nd,2019- The Atrium@Ricarda’s

The 5th annual Fashion Heals was a party for a cause – with fine food and drink, and a one-of-a-kind fashion show curated by Toronto’s premier fashion consultancy, La Closette. http://www.fashionheals4sickkids.com hosted by, Melissa Grelo and Jess Allen of CTV’s The Social, and with a live performance by Karl Wolf and much more: Open bar, […]

October 02

Gabriel Iglesias-@The Sony Centre-Sat.,September 28th 2019.

By Nicholas Chan. Toronto hosted JFL42, presented by SiriusXM, and comedy fans were ecstatic to find they announced even more acts this year. Bridging unparalleled standup performances by some of the best comedians in the world, this year’s festival was a Toronto must-attend event! One of the main headliners, Gabriel Iglesias had a hilarious high-octane […]

October 01

The 18th Annual Little World Music Festival With-Teto Preto@Revival Bar-Sun.,Sept.28th,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam & Wayne Baggs At the Revival Bar as part of the 18th Annual Little World Music Festival, Teto Preto dished up a challenge to moral complacency. The music and performance of Teto Preto is a political tour de force soundtrack of Sao Paulo Brazil’s dystopian climate. Teto Preto is a collaboration between […]

September 30

Legends Of Horror@Casa Loma-Thurs.,Sept.26th,2019

By Nicholas Chan Legends of Horror is an immersive theatrical interpretation of a wide range of classic horror stories. This event is happening every night in October. On Sept. 26th, we got the opportunity to check out the VIP Launch of Legends of Horror presented by Captain Morgan, we ventured through a 2km walk throughout […]

September 29

ELEVATE TECH FESTIVAL- Fri., Sept.20th-Thurs., Sept.26th,2019@Meridian Hall, Design Exchange, King West, and Other Locations.

By A.J. Lam with Photo Credits to Laura Miller (Elevate) for added Festival Photos It was the 2019 Elevate Tech Festival taking over Toronto while welcoming world-class leaders in the name of Canadian innovation. This whole festival week was a mission to unite the world’s top innovators to solve society’s greatest challenges. We enjoyed the […]