Category Archives: celebration

June 16

THE WINE & SPIRIT FESTIVAL@SUGAR BEACH-Fri.,JUNE 14th & Sat.15th,2019

By A.J.Lam The Wine & Spirit Festival; Toronto’s first outdoor wine and spirit festival, celebrating eleven years of bringing some of the top wine, spirits, beer, cider, cocktails, food and live music in the world! They returned to the city’s fabulous waterfront, centrally located in downtown Toronto at Sugar Beach. The Wine & Spirit Festival […]

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 14

Sound of Music Festival Kick-off Concerts@Burlington, Ontario-Sat.,June 8th, 2019

By Wayne Baggs Sound of Music Festival Kick-off concerts are getting better every year. Celebrating the 40th year The Sound of Music is now Canada’s largest free music festival. The park setting and set up are part of the reasons. The weather couldn’t have been better, the sun shining all day. A cool little breeze […]

June 13

GIRL UP@TIFF LIGHTBOX-Thurs.,June 6th,2019

By A.J.Lam Human trafficking is an extreme human rights violation and from my view, a global feminist issue. It’s the largest and most lucrative social injustice of our time. And there are more people as slaves today than at any point in history. Remember that there are various contributors that allow trafficking environments to flourish […]

June 09

Power Ball: 21 Club@The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery-Thurs.,June 6th,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam and BKonthescene. It was the 21st edition of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery’s annual event, Power Ball, and party-goers played in the shadows, experienced dim lights and enjoyed a neon night, as The Power Plant transformed into an illicit prohibition-era speakeasy for one night only. The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery […]

June 02

Cuisine & Cuvée@Rebel-Fri.,May 31st,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam and BKonthescene. It was an evening of delicious food, great wine, and amazing spirits, for a great cause! This year’s Cuisine & Cuvée raised $230,000 for Providence Healthcare! The event returned to a favourite Toronto venue, REBEL, all in support of Providence Healthcare.     This year’s theme challenged the guests to […]

June 02

13GO WITH VERNON REID @HUGH’S ROOM-Thurs.,May 30th,2019

By Wayne Baggs Once in a while, a live music fan happens to be at the right place at the right time. The date of the first Raptors game was it for me. From the first note, 13go at the Hughs Room Live gave us a pretty good idea that something special was about to […]

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 26

The 22nd Annual Butterfly Ball@The Four Seasons Hotel-Yorkville-Thurs.,May 23rd,2019

This was the 22nd annual Butterfly Ball and the fundraising event is one of Toronto’s most significant fundraisers that promotes Boost CYAC-Child & Youth Advocacy Centre. The sold out event had over 400 guests and was held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Yorkville where guests were treated to a photo opportunity along the glamorous […]

May 25

Anthony Gomes@Hugh’s Room-Wed.,May 22nd,2019

By Wayne Baggs Right from the first note, Anthony Gomes delivered straight ahead, unapologetic hard-rocking blues. His latest release, Peace, Love and Loud Guitars is exactly what Gomes and band: Jeremy Howard on drums and Sean Holland on bass, fed us. With loud guitar being at the forefront. Don’t get me wrong. Gomes has the […]

May 21

Power Ball: 21 Club@The Power Plant-Thurs.,June 6th,2019

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery announces artists for Power Ball: 21 Club Tickets are on sale now for Canada’s most notorious bash. powerball21.com The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery today announced the pre and main party artists in anticipation of one of Canada’s most influential and vibrant galas, Power Ball: 21 Club, presented by […]

May 20

OPERANATION:TALL TALES@FOUR SEASONS CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS-THURS.,MAY 16th,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam and BKonthescene. It was a night of music, culinary experiments, libations and a musical “mashup” that transformed the three floors of Toronto’s Opera House into a place of extravagance and curiosity. It was also a night of fairytale stories on the opera stage. Inside the building, there was a glass palace of […]

May 20

The Royal Conservatory Celebrates 50 years Of Lighthouse@Koerner Hall-Tues.,May 14th,2019

By Wayne Baggs Lighthouse played their first ever concert at The Royal Conservatory. Celebrating 50 years of making and playing music with the city they started in. It was a great night to be a Lighthouse fan. The audience, made up mostly of fans from Lighthouses heydays of the early ’70s, was pumped from the […]

May 16

Canadian Music Week Highlights-Lemonheads, Tokyo Police Club, Linda Perry, Poo Bear, Nile Rodgers, Dave Stewart, Jermaine Dupri and The Live Music Industry Awards @Toronto- Mon.,May 6th-Sunday,May 12th,2019

Straight ahead Indie radio pop hooks from start to finish. Tokyo Police Club started with DLTFWYH, from the latest album, and never let up. The Phoenix was jumping until the last beat. The crowd was feeding off the live energy of a band that was feeding off the power of a pumped sold-out crowd. A […]

May 14

JAYS CARE CELEBRATED 2019 CURVE BALL GALA @ROGERS CENTRE-Thurs.,May 9th,2019

By Kimberly Samnang On Thursday, May 9, 2019, the entire TORONTO BLUE JAYS roster joined more than 1,300 VIP guests on the field at Rogers Centre in support of JAYS CARE FOUNDATION, for the 2019 Curve Ball Gala, presented by Rogers, Cisco, TD, Samsung, Ericsson, and Huawei Hosted by Sportsnet’s Evanka Osmak and Jamie Campbell, […]