Category Archives: Events

April 20

“This is LA” Season 3 Premiere Party

by Alexa Oliphant, Platform Media Group photography by Circle 8 Productions, Getty Images Multi-hyphenate actor, producer, TV host, and philanthropist’ Robert Parks Valetta took to legendary Hollywood haunt Yamashiro on a recent evening to launch his production company Circle 8 Productions’ flagship television show “This is LA,” which makes its third season debut on KCBS-TV Sunday, April 21 at 3PM PDT. […]

April 12

Canadian Singer/Songwriter December Rose Releases Musical #MeToo Manifesto

Canadian Singer/Songwriter December Rose Releases Musical #MeToo Manifesto “Raise Your Voice” Reclaims Powerful Ground & Speaks to Unity “The vocals are powerful” — Grotesqualizer “Her voice is conviction” — Keep Walking Music Watch “Raise Your Voice” via YouTube Here Award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter December Rose has reclaimed powerful ground, releasing her musical #metoo manifesto “Raise Your […]

April 12

Canadian / US Group HuDost Tackle Religious Systems, Women’s Spirituality & Oppression in Powerful New Video “Burning Church” Is Latest Single off New Album, Of Water + Mercy — Available Now!

Watch “Burning Church” via YouTube Here July 26 – 28 @ Islands Folk Festival, Duncan BC August 16 @ Bhakti In The Woods Festival, Ladysmith QC HuDost, the husband-wife-fronted band known for weaving a seamless tapestry of folk, world and rock music, have released their thought-provoking music video for “Burning Church.” Click here to watch […]

April 10

MADE WITH LOVE@FERMENTING CELLAR-Mon.,April 8th,2019

Photography By Nicholas Chan MADE WITH LOVE is the annual event which helps us to discover the city’s unique cocktail scene . On April 8th, the 10th edition of the Toronto Regional Finals took place at the Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery District, and we were impressed by the cocktails, the flavours and the food. […]

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 […]

April 05

The 6th Annual Angels Catwalk In support of the SickKids Transplant Centre@Steam Whistle Brewing-Thurs.,April 4th,2019

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE The 6th annual Angels Catwalk for SickKids was held at Steam Whistle Brewing on Thursday. Over the past five years, the Angels Catwalk for SickKids event has raised over $1.1 million. This premier red-carpet event once again features some of the hottest fashions to walk across the runway, […]

April 05

The 2019 Visionary Gala A Night to Empower Youth@The Daniels Spectrum 585 Dundas St. E.-Friday March 29, 2019

By A.J.Lam The Visionary Gala is a formal fundraising event, attracting over 300 guests in support of inspiring the next generation of young minds. This event brought together community members and city builders to celebrate excellence and support new ideas. The event included a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, silent auction, raffles, exceptional entertainment, and dancing. […]

April 01

Voices That Care An Intimate Musical Evening to Benefit Room 217 Foundation

Jann Arden, Gavin Crawford, Laila Biali, the Venuti String Quartet, Kenneth Welsh, Murray McLauchlan, Denise Donlon, and Honourary Chair Margaret McCain Thursday, April 25, 2019 Glenn Gould Studio Toronto, ON 7:00pm Reception, 8:00pm Performance $175 Reserved Seating https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/voices-that-care-2019-tickets-52872178108 Hors D’Oeuvres and Cocktail Reception Dessert Bar at IntermissioN Jann Arden believes in Room 217’s simple mission: […]

April 01

It’s A New Day New World for 80s Canadian New Wave Icons the Spoons

It’s A New Day New World for 80s Canadian New Wave Icons the Spoons Those Signature “Doot-Doots’ Are Back in New Single “Beautiful Trap” (You’re singing “Romantic Traffic” now, aren’t you?) TORONTO — Mark it on your calendars: it’s a New Day New World for iconic Canadian band Spoons and their newest release — available […]

March 30

SKYBALL – A CNIB FOUNDATION GALA @Artscape Wychwood Barns -Wed.,March 27th,2019

By A.J. Lam & BK on the SCENE It was like being in a 007 movie , filled with a Casino , amazing Live jazz, and Martini signature drinks, but all for a great cause, a fundraiser for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. CNIB presented its signature event ‘Skyball’ for 2019. Guests were […]

March 26

Multi JUNO Award-Winning Gino Vannelli Strolls Wilderness Road with 20th Album

With 20+ Million Career Records Sold, First All-Original Release in 10+ Years April 24th @ Bluma Appel Theatre, Toronto April 26th @ Place des Arts, Montreal April 27th @ Place des Arts, Montreal With over 20 million records sold worldwide, multi JUNO Award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter Gino Vannelli is back with album #20 — available April […]

March 26

24th annual Starlight Children’s Foundation Gala-“Once Upon A Time”@Westin Harbour Castle-Sat.,March 23rd,2019

By A.J.Lam (with Tyler Shaw red carpet photos by Sally Warburton) On the fairy tale enchanted evening of March 23, 2019, Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada transformed the Westin Harbour Castle into a storybook castle and wonderland for celebrities and supporters for the 24th annual “Once Upon A Time” themed Gala, hosted by television personality Rick […]

March 25

SNAP2019@ARCADIAN COURT-Thurs., March 21st,2019.

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE SNAP is one of ACT’s two annual fundraising events. A photographic fundraiser featuring a Live and Silent Art Auction, and a photo competition, SNAP is an opportunity to bring together those who have a passion for the arts and those who support the work of ACT.   The […]

March 22

SXSW, Wellhaus Presented by Medterra CBD

by Alexa Oliphant, Platform Media Group photography by Aaron Fedor SXSW turned green with epic CBD, celebrities, yoga, parties and more, for the Wellhaus event, presented by Medterra CBD. And we here at Platform Media Group were very proud to host this two day program with panel discussions (Steven Spielberg’s casting director was even in […]

March 17

TORONTO COMICON 2019@The Metro Toronto Convention Center-Fri.,March 15th-Sun.,March 17th,2019

The Metro Toronto Convention Center was transformed into a landscape of rabid fans of Sci-Fi, fantasy, anime, comics, and video games, as droves of people in costumes converged in celebration of fantasy, dreams & imagination. There was over 150,000 SQ FT OF SHOPPING and hundreds of retailers to make the experience an unforgettable one! Specializing in everything […]