Category Archives: celebration

October 15

Sultans of String release “I Am A Refugee” single and video with Somali Refugee Poet and Multimedia Artist Ifrah Mansour

“It seems that Sultans of String can’t get out of bed at the moment without finding themselves nominated for one award or another… In a word: Magnificent!” — Rock n’ Reel Magazine “Energetic and exciting music from a band with talent to burn… The very epitome of world music: no boundaries, no rules!” — Maverick […]

October 13

Dar Williams@Hugh’s Room Live -Fri.,Oct.11th,2019

By Wayne Baggs On a stage alone with just an acoustic guitar is about as vulnerable as a musician can get. Personal songs that represent her thoughts on not only her own life but those of the broader forces in the world, Dar writes songs that matter. Like all great songwriters, Dar is more than […]

October 08

Art With Heart @Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)-Tues.,October 8th,2019

On Tuesday, we were invited to  the 26th annual Art With Heart auction of contemporary Canadian art in support of innovative HIV/AIDS care at Casey House. The evening featured a live and silent auction of prints, paintings, drawings, textile and sculptural work by some of the country’s foremost established and emerging artists. A preview reception before the live auction gave guests the opportunity to see each work […]

October 08

The St.Louis Blues Donate 2019 Stanley Cup Ring@Hockey Hall Of Fame(HHOF)-Tues.,Oct.8th,2019

Hockey Hall of Fame Chairman and Honoured Member, Lanny McDonald and defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues added the 2019 Stanley Cup ring to a special display at the Hockey Hall of Fame. The Championship ring, donated by the Blue’s organization, will be displayed alongside the first-ever Stanley Cup ring The championship ring, donated […]

October 08

Ferrari of Ontario Rally on Sunday, October 6th, 2019 @ the Arlington Estate

By A.J.Lam Ferrari of Ontario presented the 15th Annual Ferrari of Ontario Rally in support of the SickKids & Mackenzie Health Foundations with the generous support of its many enthusiastic friends and fans. Under the leadership of Remo Ferri, the Ferrari of Ontario Rally has raised a lot of support and funds for these foundations […]

October 08

ART FOR ANIMALS@154 SHUTER STREET-FRI.,OCT.4th,2019

By A.J.Lam. Art For Animals is the annual silent art auction featuring some of Toronto’s most talented artists. All of the proceeds from the silent auction go to Mercy For Animals, an international non-profit organization dedicated to preventing cruelty to farmed animals and promoting compassionate food choices and policies. This year, they partnered with Central […]

October 07

The Toronto Tequila Festival 2019@Berkeley Church-Fri.,Oct.4th,2019

By Sally Warburton This was Toronto’s first ever Tequila Festival! on October 4th at Berkeley Church and we enjoyed premium tequila, tacos, entertainment and more; the Toronto Tequila Festival had it all for both the tequila aficionados and those looking to discover their new favourite spirit. There was both domestic and international beverages and experts […]

October 05

Fashion Heals For SickKids-Wednesday, October 2nd,2019- The Atrium@Ricarda’s

The 5th annual Fashion Heals was a party for a cause – with fine food and drink, and a one-of-a-kind fashion show curated by Toronto’s premier fashion consultancy, La Closette. http://www.fashionheals4sickkids.com hosted by, Melissa Grelo and Jess Allen of CTV’s The Social, and with a live performance by Karl Wolf and much more: Open bar, […]

October 02

Gabriel Iglesias-@The Sony Centre-Sat.,September 28th 2019.

By Nicholas Chan. Toronto hosted JFL42, presented by SiriusXM, and comedy fans were ecstatic to find they announced even more acts this year. Bridging unparalleled standup performances by some of the best comedians in the world, this year’s festival was a Toronto must-attend event! One of the main headliners, Gabriel Iglesias had a hilarious high-octane […]

September 29

ELEVATE TECH FESTIVAL- Fri., Sept.20th-Thurs., Sept.26th,2019@Meridian Hall, Design Exchange, King West, and Other Locations.

By A.J. Lam with Photo Credits to Laura Miller (Elevate) for added Festival Photos It was the 2019 Elevate Tech Festival taking over Toronto while welcoming world-class leaders in the name of Canadian innovation. This whole festival week was a mission to unite the world’s top innovators to solve society’s greatest challenges. We enjoyed the […]

September 23

EAT TO THE BEAT Tues.,Oct 22, 2019 @Roy Thomson Hall

Eat to the Beat is a mecca for urban foodies who come to experience the best Ontario’s culinary scene has to offer. A signature event of the Canadian Cancer Society. Eat to the Beat is the only event in Canada that exclusively features the talent of 60 female chefs – women supporting women through the […]

September 21

Alegría Under The Big Top@Ontario Place-Thurs.,Sept.19th,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam & Host/Interviewer-Kimberly Samnang Cirque du Soleil’s red carpet premiered one of its most iconic productions, Alegria, on Sept. 19, 2019. It was the 25th anniversary of Cirque du Soleil and we had a chance to revisit the legendary Alegría, including new costumes and set design, a renewed acrobatic choreography and new musical […]

September 13

Unobstructed View And Criterion Celebrate A Monster Marriage- THE TIFF Cinephile Party@THE QUEEN ANNE-Monday, September 9th,2019

Photography By Nicholas Chan The iconic character Godzilla has been around since 1954 and there has been no shortage of memorabilia, such as: T-shirts, toys and a notable song from the rockband Blue Oyster Cult. Always a cult classic and most of us have seen Godzilla on the big/little screen or in some form of […]

September 13

Devour! The Food Film Festival TIFF Reception@Campbell House- Sunday, September 8, 2019

By A.J.Lam. We were invited to Devour! The Food Film Festival TIFF Reception, held on Sunday night of TIFF, which is held every October, when the Nova Scotia festival organizers put on a 6-day food and film festival. Days are spent with renowned chefs from around the world doing culinary workshops, and being involved in […]

September 07

The 11th Annual Bask-It-Style During TIFF 2019@Thompson Toronto Hotel-Wednesday, September 4th,2019

It was the 11th annual Bask-It-Style (by GLO Communications), with Celebrities and media starting off TIFF 2019 at the Thompson Toronto Hotel. There was VIP treatment from this year’s 20 sponsors. Bask-It-Style, hand delivered VIP gift bags to celebs on-the-go with a survival-kit of goodies to enjoy while navigating TIFF. From beauty and health to style, […]