Category Archives: celebration

January 14

2022 Next Stage Theatre Festival Moves Online with 10 Digital Shows   Starting January 19, 2022 

Toronto Fringe is pleased to announce the full slate of shows of the 2022 Next Stage Theatre Festival will now be presented online starting January 19, 2022. Previously planned as a hybrid in-person and digital festival, the 2022 Next Stage Theatre Festival will now be completely online in compliance with the Government of Ontario’s recent move to Step Two of […]

December 15

The Rolling Stones – Unzipped @ THEMUSEUM. Downtown Kitchener

By Wayne Baggs The Rolling Stones – Unzipped at THEMUSEUM. In downtown Kitchener, THEMUSEUM is a new experimental museum. No dusty objects or velvet ropes. Being a premier cultural destination for presenting fresh, inspired content from around the globe, this is a perfect match for the North American premier of Unzipped. What is The Rolling […]

December 07

Red Is Beautiful, A Major Retrospective Of Saulteaux Artist-Robert Houle@Art Gallery Of Ontario

By Wayne Baggs  Enjoy the works of Robert Houle: Red is Beautiful at the AGO, now until April 18-2022. Robert Houle, born in St. Boniface Manitoba, is an Anishinaabe Saulteaux contemporary artist. One of the most influential First Nations artist of the contemporary art world. As a boy abducted and sent to residential school, Houle […]

December 02

Stratford, ON’s Hannah Thomas Says ‘Christmas Don’t Be Late’ with New Holiday Album

All ready to go and tied up with a bow, award-nominated Canadian artist Hannah Thomas celebrates the season with the release of her stunning holiday album, Christmas Don’t Be Late — available now! Recently nominated for Young Performer of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards, the 18-year-old songstress from Stratford, Ontario harnesses the […]

December 01

The 31st annual Gotham Awards-New York City- Monday, November 29th, 2021

The Gotham Awards are the first of the season’s awards programs and a harbinger of Academy Awardsâ, Golden Globes and Independent Spirit Awards hopefuls to come. The awards were held at the prestigious Cipriani Wall Street in downtown New York City, with a full red-carpet gala and over 700 celebrities and industry VIPs in attendance. […]

December 01


THE ANDY KIM CHRISTMAS AT MASSEY HALL Featuring Billy Talent, The Sheepdogs, Ron Sexsmith, Alex Lifeson, Jully Black, Tyler Shaw, Sloan, William Prince, Mary Margaret O’Hara, Jake Clemons, Men Without Hats, Pursuit of Happiness, Theo Tams, Beverly Mahood, Georgia Harmer and Choir! Choir! Choir! WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2021 Concert in support of CAMH Gifts of […]

November 25

2021 Reel Asian Awards Ceremony

2021 AWARDS WINNERS In case you missed the Awards Ceremony recently, also included is a summary below to catch you up! Juried by distinguished creatives, filmmakers and industry professionals (including Shelly Kraicer, Lee Won-suk, Jan Wong, Leong Puiyee, Rupali Morzaria, and Tim Chiou), these awards speak to the brilliant talent within our communities and the […]

November 19

The Immersive Nutcracker: A Winter Miracle in Toronto

By Sally Warburton We know it’s the start of the Holiday Season when we hear talk about the Nutcracker! But this time the ballet is something new – an immersive event!   The Immersive Nutcracker has arrived in Toronto at One Yonge Street…..same building as Van Gogh and Klimt Immersive Shows. The foyer entrance sets […]

November 04

The first major solo show for Hera at Corey Helford Gallery (one half of the internationally acclaimed artist duo HERAKUT from Germany) entitled Hera We Go Again

Hera We Go Again *UPDATE-Unfortunately, CHG will no longer be having an opening reception. The gallery will be operating during regular hours (Noon to 6pm) this Saturday. The shows for Hera and Bennett Slater will remain on view through December 11th, and no appointment is needed. *CHG will be requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination as […]

November 03

High On Hallmark (Or Comedians Getting High and Watching Hallmark Movies) November 10 and December 8 at Comedy Bar

Comedians Rachel Mason and MK Morris are pleased to present High On Hallmark (Or Comedians Getting High and Watching Hallmark Movies) this holiday season at Comedy Bar on November 10, and December 8, 2021. High On Hallmark, sponsored by Blunt and Cherry, is a hilarious comedy commentary show that sends up the made-for-TV holiday movies that everyone loves to hate. Each month […]

October 31

Fan Expo Canada Limited Edition @ The Metro Convention Centre-Fri., Oct 22- Sun., Oct.24th, 2021.

By Nicholas Chan Fan Expo Canada Limited Edition returned on Oct 22-24th, 2021, after a long year of lockdowns due to the Pandemic, once again hosted at the Metro Convention Centre. Whether you’re a Marvel superhero, Disney Character, Cosplay enthusiast, or just love the Storm Troopers from Star Wars, fans of all ages and genres […]

October 26

37th Annual IDA Documentary Awards Announces 2021 Shortlists for Feature and Short Documentary Films

Los Angeles, CA – The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced the 37th Annual IDA Documentary Awards shortlists for the Best Feature and Best Short categories. The nominees for all categories will be revealed on Monday, November 15, 2021. The 2021 awards ceremony will take place Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Paramount Studios. From the shortlists, up to ten […]

September 30

Youth Day Music Gala  September 26, 2021   One King Street West

By Sally Warburton One King Street in the Grand Banking Hall was where it was happening on Sunday, September 26. It was the Thank You Music Gala for Youth Day.   An evening to hear the Youth Day singers and  to thank the sponsors. Celebrating the success of the young singers who had the chance to […]

September 21

Contemporary artists Mayuka Yamamoto entitled Monochrome, Apples and Animals premiering Saturday, September 25th at Corey Helford Gallery-Los Angeles, California.

Yamamoto is widely recognized as one of Japan’s leading second-generation contemporary artists, whose works depict children sporting animal features and enigmatic expressions. The artist’s oil paintings often appear reticent and introspective. The emotions of the child characters in Yamamoto’s works, or “animal boys” as she often calls them, are meant to be a mystery to […]

September 15

Joshua Jackson makes a BIG SPLASH at the Toronto International Film Festival with Liquid Media Group

Photography by Nicholas Chan and A.J.Lam The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was very different this year, but it continued to be one of the most exclusive and desirable event of the year. The BIG SPLASH party welcomed celebrities, top industry executives, influential media and other glamorous guests for a night of networking, entertainment and […]