Category Archives: Arts

June 05

MDMP’s New Single ‘Fire’ Blazes With Collaboration Featuring Mike Evans Of UK’s Profiler

“Fire” Spotify Website Founded, formed and fronted by the enigmatic Jeremey Meyer, the heavy, hard-hitting Hawaiian alt-rock outfit MDMP has collaborated with Mike Evans from the UK metal band Profiler for the electrifying single “Fire.” According MDMP’s Jeremy Meyer, when he has an idea for a song, he searches music platforms for other musicians or songs […]

June 04

Joy. Sorrow. Anger. Love. PRIDE. Opening Party @ Collision Gallery -Thursday.,June 1, 2023

By A.J.Lam At Collision Gallery on the 1st Night of June 2023, Toronto’s Pride Month started with a full house of celebrants at the opening party of “Joy. Sorrow. Anger. Love. PRIDE.” “Launched in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of The ArQuives—Canada’s only LGBTQ2+ archives with a national scope—Toronto Pride’s first exhibition and publication feature […]

June 02

Award-winning documentary HERE. IS. BETTER. Opening theatrically in NYC/ LA on June 23 with nationwide VOD Release to follow in US/ Canada.

HERE. IS. BETTER. is an award-winning documentary film with unprecedented access inside therapy sessions of men and women Veterans battling posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  A soldier’s story is always personal, but never more than in HERE. IS. BETTER. This powerful feature length documentary offers a uniquely hopeful and impactful perspective on a rising mental health […]

June 01

Shakespearience Work To Emotional Intelligence &Mental Health In Today’s World-Tuesday, May 30,2023

By Sally Warburton This was an innovative student literary program called  Shakespearience and in attendance was creative advisor, Colm Feore (The Umbrella Academy, Bon Cop, Bad Cop) and active contributor, HAMILTON star, DeAundre’ Woods, at a Toronto press day. In the face of growing pressure to eliminate Shakespeare’s plays from the curriculum, Feore, Woods and Shakespearience’s Executive Director, Marvin Karon participated in a live workshop with […]

June 01

The 27th Reel Asian Film Festival Luncheon@The Shangri-La-Wed.,May 31, 2023 

By Sally Warburton & Photography By Alex Lam Fire Horse Award Presentation Luncheon and Red Carpet at Shangri-La Hotel Toronto The Reel Asian International Film Festival will take place November 8 – 19, 2023 in Toronto, Canada Today was a celebratory event to present the 2023 Fire Horse Award. The return of the Fire Horse […]

May 31

ICFF Lavazza IncluCity Festival Press Conference @ Archeo-Wednesday, May 31, 2023

By A.J.Lam ICFF (Italian Contemporary Film Festival) announces a greatly expanded exciting multicultural, multi-disciplinary (film, opera, and more) and all-day, including midnight, programming, at the historic Distillery District for its 12th annual Lavazza IncluCity Festival, running from June 27 until July 21, 2023. “A SAFE, UNIQUE AND INCLUSIVE SUMMER EVENTA selection of films celebrating Canada’s […]

May 31

Cassatt-McNicoll: Impressionists Between Worlds Media Preview @ AGO on Tuesday, May 30, 2023

By A.J.Lam The AGO presents the amazing artwork of two talented pioneering women artists, Cassatt and McNicoll, who brought their unique female perspectives to Impressionist Art to a male-dominated art world and to North America. “This groundbreaking exhibition brings together for the first time the work of two extraordinary women Impressionist painters, Mary Cassatt (American, […]

May 31

Love Earth:A Celebration Of David Suzuki @ CBC Building on Monday, May 29, 2023

By A.J.Lam On May 29, the Atrium of the CBC Building was adorned as a beautiful sustainable green oasis, filled by adoring fans of rockstar scientist/environmentalist/broadcaster David Suzuki, celebrating his amazing 44 years as host of the provocative programme, The Nature of Things. After their green carpet arrival, specially-invited fans, friends, and family enjoyed delicious […]

May 31

Moonlight Gala @ McMichael Gallery on Saturday, May 27

Great Canadian art supporters, led by the city of Vaughan with its generous donation of $25,000, partied under sunny skies and a clear night sky with delicious Food Dudes dishes, top-notch Last Straw liquors, Oro espresso, Stratus organic wines, gelato, freshly-made cannolis, Chef David Wolfman special indigenous baked salmon, lively live music, and much more, […]

May 30

Unveiling of Canada’s Walk of Fame Roy Thomson Hall Toronto May 26, 2023

By Sally W.and Photos By Alex Lam Friday, May 26, 2023 just after 12 noon was an exciting time by Roy Thomson Hall!  It was the unveiling of the 25th year of Canada’s Walk of Fame. Eleven inductees were being honoured! A very special ceremony to celebrate the talent, the brains, ingenuity, business skills, creativity […]

May 30

Jazz Supergroup PILC MOUTIN HOENIG Release Stunning ‘YOU Are the Song’ Album

“YOU Are The Song” – YouTube and Spotify Websites: Jean-Michel Pilc, François Moutin, Ari Hoenig No rehearsal. No overdubs. Not even a plan. None of that is all that unusual for seasoned jazz players. But when the acclaimed trio of Jean-Michel Pilc, François Moutin and Ari Hoenig reunited for the first time in 12 years, there was no question that the […]

May 30

Econoline Crush Are Back With New Single “No Quitter” And Canadian Tour Dates

“No Quitter” YouTube and Spotify Website Band Announces Tour Dates for Powell River, Nanaimo, Victoria, Kamloops, Nelson, Cranbrook, Red Deer, Calgary, Edmonton, Whitecourt, Cumberland, and Vancouver Everyone has days where they want to give up. Throw in some mental-health struggles and heavy grief, and that urge to just leave just gets stronger. But long-time Vancouver rockers Econoline Crush […]

May 29

Montreal-Based Turbine’s New Single “Reality” Invents a New Universe Through Turntablism and Bass

“Reality” YouTube and Spotify Bandcamp “Reality,” the newest single from Montreal-based trio Turbine, alters the perception of the tangible human dimension as we know it.  “When we started working on the ‘Reality’ track, we were looking for a track that would close our show and reach a sort of climax with a peak of intensity,” the trio reflected.  […]

May 29

National Indigenous Music Awards Showat The National Arts Centre in Ottawa@The National Arts Centre-Tuesday, June 6th, 2023.

Nominations Revealed for the 2023 SSIMAsAysanabee leads with six nominations, Snotty Nose Rez Kids follow with fiveNational Indigenous Music Awards Show at The National Arts Centre in Ottawa  The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival today announced nominees for The SSIMAs, (Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards) presented by TD Bank Group.  Winners will be celebrated and honoured in Ottawa during the […]

May 28

Butterfly Ball @ Four Seasons Hotel on Thursday, May 25, 2023

By A.J.Lam The glamorous and beautiful supporters of Boost CYAC were out in force to raise awareness and funds at this year’s Butterfly Ball again at the super luxurious Four Seasons Hotel. “The Butterfly Ball® is a glamorous fundraising event for Toronto’s social scene and raises significant funds for Boost CYAC (Child and Youth Advocacy […]