Category Archives: Award Gala

September 11

Creative Coalition 11th Annual Spotlight Initiative Awards, TIFF 2019 @ Nordstrom Supper Suite, Sep. 7, 2019

by A.J. Lam The 11th Annual Spotlight Initiative Awards Lit Up The Saturday Night of the Toronto International Film Festival, honouring NICOLAS CAGE, IMOGEN POOTS, KEKE PALMER, CHLOE BENNET, and ALEX WOLFF. The Creative Coalition,  the Premier Arts and Entertainment Social Advocacy Organization, is pleased to honour actor, singer and the newly anointed co-host of “GMA3: […]

September 06

BIRKS DIAMOND TRIBUTE TO THE YEAR’S WOMEN IN FILM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TELEFILM CANADA@Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, Aria Ballroom 60 Yorkville Ave-WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th, 2019

The 7th annual Telefilm Canada + Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film that honours outstanding Canadian women for their contributions to film and TV was held at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, Aria Ballroom. This year’s event was hosted by actress Sarah Gadon (Alias Grace, Enemy) The 2019 honourees were director Micheline Lanctôt […]

July 23

Ian and Sylvia Tyson to Receive Individual Inductions to the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Celebration Coincides with Historic Double-Album Release of Ian & Sylvia The Lost Tapes, 60 Years After They First Met TORONTO, July 17, 2019 – July 1959 was a pivotal month for the history of folk and country music. It was when Ian Tyson met Sylvia Fricker for the first time, which began a musical journey, both […]

July 17

July 9, 2019, Luxury Experience & Co. Presented A Lavish Gifting Lounge Honoring Athletes & Celebrities In Los Angeles In Honor Of The 2019 ESPY Awards @AutoConcierge

By Kimberly Samnang On July 9, 2019, Luxury Experience & Co. presented a lavish gifting lounge honoring athletes and celebrities in Los Angeles in honor of the 2019 ESPY Awards at the exclusive AutoConcierge (www.autoconcierge.net), Southern California’s premiere vehicle asset management company. Celebrities and athletes had the ultimate backdrop of exotic and classic cars to […]

July 16

TD Markham Jazz Festival Announces Headliners – JUNO Winners Michael Kaeshammer, Alison Young & Brandi Disterheft

TD Markham Jazz Festival have announced this year’s headlining acts set to perform among the 30+ free concerts across three stages this August 16th, 17th, and 18th.  Fresh off her debut and JUNO Award-winning album win for So Here We Are, Alison Young will headline the Millennium Bandstand Friday, August 16th at 7:30pm, ahead of LowDown […]

July 03

The 40th Anniversary of The Dora Mavor Moore Awards 2019@The Sony Centre For The Performing Arts- Tuesday, June 25, 2019

By Sally Warburton It was an exciting time at the Sony Centre…the 40th Dora Mavor Moore Awards took place. The Dora Mavor Moore Awards celebrate the achievements of excellence in theatre, dance and opera productions in Toronto – to all those who’ve contributed to Toronto’s arts culture.   It was also a time to thank […]

June 16

The 51st Annual Purina Animal Hall of Fame@Evergreen Brick Works-Tues., June 11th, 2019

The Purina Animal Hall of Fame has three new members, including a dog from Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Purina Animal Hall of Fame is the longest running Canadian pet recognition program of its kind. To date, 182 remarkable animals with outstanding lifesaving acts of animal courage and heroism have been inducted. This year, Purina was pleased to […]

June 05

6th Annual CAFA Gala @ Fairmont Royal York Hotel, May 30, 2019

By A.J. Lam. Special Honours were bestowed upon THIERRY-MAXIME LORIOT, DOUGLAS KIRKLAND, AND AURORA JAMES at the 6TH ANNUAL CANADIAN ARTS & FASHION AWARDS GALA, aka the Canadian fashion Oscars,  on May 30, 2019, at the landmark Fairmont Royal York Hotel.   Annually, the ultra-stylish CAFA Gala brings together top national and international fashion luminaries […]

May 27

CAFA Gala@Fairmount Royal York-Thurs.,May 30th,2019

CAFA will host its sixth annual red-carpet Awards Gala on Thursday, May 30th, 2019 – a unique evening that unite Canadian talent and fashion leaders from all over the world. Honouring established and emerging designers, models, image makers, stylists, beauty artists and influencers, the Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards has established itself as a premier […]

May 13

Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards@Rebel-Thurs.,May 9th,2019

By Wayne Baggs Canadian Music Week held its annual Celebration for the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards May 9th at the Rebel. The 3-hour gala dinner honours the Music Industries innovators, and achievements as recognized by their peers. The event was full, with approximately 750 guests from all corners of the music business. All […]

May 09

The 2019 Crystals Awards@TIFF LIGHTBOX-Mon.,May 6th,2019

The 2019 Crystals Awards took place on Monday, May 6th. Creative minds filled TIFF Bell Lightbox to celebrate the winners, honour radio creativity, network with the industry’s elite and enjoy some delicious food and drinks! The Crystals Awards recognizes excellence in Canadian radio creative. Proudly presented by Bell Media Radio Sales, Canadian Broadcast Sales and […]

April 07

Canadian Screen Awards Gala @ the Sony Centre (Sun. Mar. 31, 2019)

photography by A.J. Lam interviews by Jesse Read videography by Shannen Johnston It was a whirlwind week and the biggest week of celebration in Canadian cinema and television.This year, Canadian Screen Week featured  five galas honouring the best in Canada’s television, film, and digital industries. The Canadian Screen Awards celebrates media & entertainment in four […]

March 01

Celebrities crowd 2019 Hollywood for Science Gala, with Georgos Greek Wines as official sponsor

All photos credit: Stefanie Kenan and Matt Winkelmeyer for Getty Images In the flurry of events taking place in the run-up to the annual Oscar® celebration, UCLA presented its annual IoES Hollywood for Science Gala (https://www.ioes.ucla.edu/event/ioes-hollywood-for-science-gala/), which honored world-renowned leaders in the environment. Georgos Greek Wines was the official wine sponsor of the event. Guests […]

February 04

2019 Most Valuable Philanthropist,Super Bowl Awards Brunch honoring current and retired NFL players, including Josh Norman, Takeo Spikes and Darius Philon @The Estate-3109 Piedmont Road Northeast Atlanta, GA -Thu, January 31, 2019

By Kimberly Samnang&BK on the SCENE We were invited to The  Champions for Philanthropy and LW Branding for an inspirational morning of brunch, cocktails, networking and an award ceremony as they honored and celebrated current and retired professional athletes, along with a local philanthropist, who are making a significant difference in the community.   Guests […]

February 03

The Pat Summerall Award Honouring Bill Cowher During Superbowl 53 in Atlanta@Atlanta Marriott Marquis-Thurs., Jan. 31st,2019

Each year, The Pat Summerall Award is presented to a person who has made a significant contribution in the sports field. Past honorees include James Brown, Greg Gumbel, Jim Nantz, Chris Berman, Cris Collinsworth, The NFL ON FOX, Al Michaels, Archie Manning, Michael Strahan, Joe Buck, John Madden and Rich Eisen. Legends for Charity was proud […]