Category Archives: celebration

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 […]

May 28

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 26

ROM After Dark: Music Born Of The Cold @ Royal Ontario Museum on May 19, 2023

By A.J.Lam ROM After Dark: Music Born of the Cold, on Friday, May 19, allowed the beautiful well-dressed party-goers a preview of the ROM’s latest innovative exhibit, Tsarnitut! Music Born of the Cold, curated by Montreal’s Musée des Beaux Arts, a fascinating exhibit of the intersection of Inuit culture, art and music. In addition to […]

May 25

Mr. Dressup to Degrassi: 42 Years Of Legendary Toronto Kids TV @ Myseum on Tuesday, May 23,2023

By A.J.Lam Myseum presents the wonderful playful story of legendary and influential Toronto Kids TV since the 1950’s from which many stars have emerged, including Drake, John Candy, and Tonya Williams. “The TV shows of your childhood hit closer to home than you might think. From 1952 to 1994, Toronto was a global player in […]

May 22

Fight To End Cancer 2023 Gala Official Media Day Weigh-In @ El Mocambo, Thurs.,May 18th,2023 & Gala @ The Old Mill-Sat.,May 27th,2023.

By A.J.Lam and Jody Glaser Sponsors, VIP guests and media had the opportunity May 18th to attend a special weigh-in at the legendary El Mocombo. Let me explain. You see these young men and women have been training in Olympic style boxing for the past 6 months (several others 3 years) all to prepare for […]

May 22

Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano Wine Tasting @ Aria Ristorante on May 16, 2023

By A.J.Lam Wine buyers, press, and influencers were given exclusive access to the tasting of fine wines from the Tuscan consortium of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano while enjoying a delicious lunch of risotto, gnocchi, porchetta, and much more, at the upscale beautiful Aria Ristorante facing Maple Leaf Square. “The Italian Trade Commission,on behalf of theConsortium […]

May 22

Asian Heritage Month 2023 Opening Ceremony @ Innis College on May 13th, 2023

By A.J. Lam “Celebrating the 21st Anniversary of the Signing of Asian Heritage Month Declaration by Senate of Canada and Presentation of the Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts by Canada Council for the ArtsASIAN HERITAGE MONTH 2023 OPENING CEREMONYFollowed by dim-sum lunch reception sponsored by Mr. Justin Poy” “Welcome speeches:The Honourable […]

May 21

TUSARNITUT! Music Born of the Cold Preview@ROM-Wed.,May 17th,2023

By A.J.Lam The ROM presents, with the assistance of Montreal’s Musée des Beaux Arts, this fascinating exhibit of the intersection of Inuit culture, art and music. In addition, ROM After Dark: Music Born of the Cold, on Friday, May 19, will allow party goers to have a preview of this fascinating exhibit along with curated […]

May 21

“Where to Now : A Journey Through The Lens” Opening @ Cultural Goods Gallery on May 16, 2023

By A.J.Lam

May 15

The CFC Gala: Take 35 Celebrates 35 Years of Empowering Canadian Storytellers – and the 80s @ REBEL-Thurs.May 11th,2023

By AJ Lam & Alex Lam Friends of the CFC, started by famous director Canadian Norman Jewison, celebrated its 35th anniversary with an amazing fun-filled evening of 1980’s inspired fashion and iconic music while graciously raising funds for the upcoming generation of Canadian storytellers. The beautiful summer-like evening’s delicious hors d’oeuvres and dinner, catered by […]

May 14

Earthquake: New Single from Queens & Kings

The music video for Queens & Kings latest release “Earthquake” is now out!  Filmed in two unique, abandoned locations, (one since demolished, the other was built in the mid 1800s), the pair chose locations that reflected the lyrics of the song which are basically about the powerful force we all hold inside ourselves if we […]

May 10

Love to Love You, Donna Summer: @ Hot Docs

LaDonna Adrian Gaines, better known as her stage name:Donna Summers was featured at the Hot Docs festival this year.Love to Love You, Donna Summer is the documentary that looks at the iconic artist as it starts in humble beginnings in Boston, to Germany and then merging into the disco dance clubs of New York city. […]

May 09

Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie:@Hot Docs Film Festival 2023

Michael J. Fox is one of Canada’s most famous actors. Admired world wide. Starring in both the American sitcom TV series Family Ties and the Back to the Future Films in the 1980’s. Back to the Future being the biggest grossing film in 1985.  So when Michael J. Fox announced in 1991 that he’d been […]

May 08

Psychedelics for Human Suffering – A New Paradigm for the 21st Century?

Wednesday, May 10 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDTRegistration is required for this free live private Zoom event.Psychedelics for Human Suffering: A New Paradigm for the 21st Century?Join us for this special Open Mind program on Psychedelics for Human Suffering withCharles Grob, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the UCLA School of Medicine and the Director of the Division of […]

May 08


YORKVILLE SOUND & TRAYNOR AMPS CELEBRATE 60 YEARS Canadian Pro Audio manufacturer, Yorkville Sound, and iconic amplifier brand, Traynor Amps, are celebrating 60 years in 2023. This milestone marks significant achievements in manufacturing, sound technology, and tells the unlikely story of how a mild-mannered jazz trumpeter and a rock & roll bass player ignited a […]