Category Archives: Arts

February 06

All-Star MAPLE BLUES BAND Releases “Hey Nola“ From ‘Let’s Go’ Album On Cordova Bay Records Out Now

“Hey Nola” YouTube and Spotify Website and Pre-Save The Album Here For nearly a quarter century, The Maple Blues Band has been the cornerstone of the Toronto Blues Society’s annual Maple Blues Awards (MBA), honoring the creme de la creme in Canadian blues music. With its upcoming full-length record, “Hey Nola,” the Maple Blues Band will step into the spotlight, […]

February 04

Edmonton’s Cultural Diversity Award-winning Shumaila Hemani, Ph.D., Releases Debut Album: Mannat (A Prayer, A Wish) 

The First Acousmatic Album Dedicated To Climate Action & Based On Sufi Music From South Asia “Perils Of Heavy Rainfall” YouTube and Spotify Website Crossing gender boundaries while singing Pakistani songs of Muslim heritage which are typically performed by men, Shumaila Hemani’s debut album, Mannat (a prayer, a wish), is an awakening about climate emergency and the need for action. “It’s an appeal […]

February 04

80 For Brady@The Varsity Cinema-Wed.,Feb.1st,2023

By Steph C. 80 For Brady is a sports comedy that tells a story of four best friends who go on an epic adventure to the 2017 Super Bowl to see their idol Tom Brady play. Starring iconic actresses Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Rita Moreno, and Sally Field, these four besties are New England Patriots […]

February 04

Twilight Symphony@The Castle Returns To Icon Casa Loma-Thurs,Feb.2nd,2023

By A.J.Lam Bravo! Under the masterful direction of Liberty Entertainment Group’s Nick DiDonato, the talented musicians of the Casa Loma Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Paolo Busato, along with beautiful young and sensational singers, soprano Sara Papini and tenor Joey Niceforo, former original member of the Canadian Tenors, presented an amazing magical musical evening full of […]

February 02

2023 JUNO Nominee Announcement presented by Ontario Creates live at CBC

By Sally Warburton & A.J.Lam The 52nd Annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week 2023 will take place in Edmonton, AB from Thursday, March 9 through Monday, March 13, 2023, culminating with The JUNO Awards Broadcast hosted by Simu Liu. Tickets to The 2023 JUNO Awards on sale now. For the first time since 2020, CARAS and […]

February 01

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Create A Musical “Canvas” With New Studio Album Out March 17th, 2023

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Create A Musical Canvas With New Studio Album Out March 17th, 2023 Bio  Promo Video on YouTube A blank canvas is full of possibility—much like the partnership of Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, whose new album Canvas comes out March 17, 2023. They are two of the world’s top Celtic fiddlers: she a renowned, […]

February 01

Swedish-Danish Pop Artist Frida Maria Creates “Magic” With New Single

“Magic” YouTube and Spotify Website There is magic inside each and every one of us, and it’s our job to mold it into something great. That is the theme behind Swedish-Danish artist Frida Maria’s latest single, appropriately titled “Magic.” In “Magic,” Frida explains the energy and possibility within each of our own realities. We have the power to […]

January 31

Stars Align for Toronto Singer-Songwriter Meredith Moon (Gordon Lightfoot’s Daughter) With ‘Constellations’ Album

Stars Align for Toronto Singer-Songwriter Meredith Moon For the launch of her True North Records album  Constellations WAVs, MP3s, Photos, Bio and All Assets Here “Constellations” YouTube and Spotify Website True North Records today announced the signing of Meredith Moon and the forthcoming release of her new album, Constellations, a blisteringly honest but astonishing body of work that easily puts […]

January 30

125,000 Streams In A Week! Regina, SK’s Pop Maestro nasmore Greets You With “Welcome To The Hell”

“Welcome To The Hell” Spotify Website Hell has never sounded this good. “Welcome To The Hell,” the new single by the eclectic Regina, SK-based pop maestro known as nasmore, taps into his unique sonic formula: an amalgam of stadium rock, goth-industrial textures, modern R&B and cinematic scores. Like most nasmore singles, it’s a collaboration. Returning to […]

January 29

Fête Chinoise @The Shangri-La, Sat., Jan. 28th, 2023

Fête Chinoise returns with its 8th annual edition of its beautiful award-winning magazine and its signature luxurious gala, in support of the Scarborough Health Network (SHN), to celebrate contemporary Chinese culture and arts with a wonderland full of the best in fabulous festive foods, drinks, fashion, design and entertainment with the help of celebrity chefs […]

January 29

Hugh’s Room Live presents Albert Lee with Kate Taylor @The El Mocambo – Thurs., Jan. 26th, 2023

By Franklin Lau Guitar virtuoso Albert Lee was on stage at the legendary El Mocambo. Lee put together an incredible show on Thursday night, and the 79 year young musician was in fine form from the start of show to the encore. Opening up and to kick off the concert was American singer-songwriter, Kate Taylor. […]

January 29

Rock Trio FAKE MAGIC Explores The Ups and (Mostly) Downs Of Fatherhood In ‘Sad Dad’ Album 

“Begging To Be Lonely” YouTube and Spotify Website Toronto reminiscent rock trio, Fake Magic released the album Sad Dad, which reflects on all the intricacies and responsibilities of being a man. Particularly a dad. A sad dad.  However, the group – Greg Markham, Bryan Paccagnella and Cory Williams – didn’t limit their inspiration to forlorn fathers. No. The […]

January 28

The Reklaws@History-Friday, January 27, 2023 

By Sally Warburton and Photography By Franklin Lau Country music is alive and well in Toronto! And the proof was Friday night at History music venue on Queen Street East when The Reklaws made their stop on their Canada-wide tour. Sold out concert! Ontario born Brother and sister duo Jenna and Stuart Walker are well […]

January 28

Karma Isn’t Just A Young Person’s Game: 66-Year-Old Mark Wihlidal Releases Scathing “You And Me” About Life and Love

“You And Me” YouTube and Spotify Facebook Fed up with lies from his partner, Oshawa, ON singer/songwriter Mark Wihlidal puts his faith in Karma on his new single “You and Me,” following his joyous debut single, “Life Can Be A Mystery” released in July 2022. Both songs were written and recorded collaboratively with his band, Mark Wihlidal and […]

January 27

Sommsation Wine Lounge Is A Sensation In Park City During Film Festivals!

SOMMSATION IS A SENSATION IN PARK CITY DURING FILM FESTIVALS Wine Experience Brand and Marketplace Fetes Filmmakers  at Old Town Cellars and Zooz Cinema Center at Mustang Restaurant; Celebs from Will Forte to Rain Phoenix Visited Sommsation Lounger Will Forte and Elizabeth Mitchell at ALIENS ABDUCTED MY PARENTS AND NOW I FEEL KINDA LEFT OUT […]