Category Archives: Events

October 06

TIMERAISER-Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018@The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

Photography By A.J.Lam “Do Good” was the theme on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery to celebrate Art and Social Good at Timeraiser Toronto 2018. The mission was to invest in Canadian Contemporary Artists and raise Professional Labour Volunteer Hours for Nonprofit Organizations across the country, and in the process, […]

October 04

Award-Winning Artist Zahed Sultan Creates Cross-Cultural Reggae Exchange

Award-Winning Artist Zahed Sultan Creates Cross-Cultural Reggae Exchange Recorded at Tuff Gong Studio, “Monkey Riddim” is the First Single Out on this Jamaica / Kuwait Multi-Media Album. “Talented artist” — Keep Walking Music “Loved the insane vibe and vocal mood!” — Canal Off & Surf “I loved the vibe on this” — Streetfrass “The video […]

October 04

Escape Manor@383 King St. West-Wed.,Oct.3rd,2018

By A.J.Lam We were invited to the new Escape Manor location on King Street West. – Toronto’s newest escape room venue that offers a chance to go against a series of puzzles Escape Manor, officially opening Friday as the Toronto flagship of the Ottawa-born company , will feature four escape rooms, axe throwing, board games and a […]

October 03

Irish photorealistic figurative painter Nigel Cox¸ whose new solo show Solitude & The Road to Extinction debuts in Los Angeles this month at Corey Helford Gallery (on view Oct. 20th – Nov. 24th) Solitude & The Road to Extinction will feature 16 paintings

Cox observes his figures on the busy streets of London, transports them into his calm, minimal spaces, transforming them from anonymous figures in a crowd to the focal point in a vast and mostly empty landscape. He sees solitude as a comforting shield against the frenetic world around him. His solitude is a calm place, […]

October 02

Friday Night Live – Fashionology @ ROM (Fri., Sept., 28th, 2018)

By A.J.Lam Friday Night Live- are the Friday night parties presented by the ROM to showcase different themes of its glorious galleries and exciting exhibitions, allowing party-goers to enjoy the music of top DJs, bands and live artists, and to explore its delightful displays with the opportunity to purchase fabulous food and drinks. Fashionology showcased Iris van […]

September 25

HENDRICK’S GIN L.E.V.I.T.A.T.R.E. RETURNS TO ENCHANT FROM SUNSET TO SUNRISE AT THE 13TH ANNUAL NUIT BLANCHE TORONTO

By Mala Chatargun & Photography By Rick O’Brien Hendrick’s Gin returns to Nuit Blanche Toronto with a multi-sensory, all-night experience. It includes the first public participation for the penchants of peculiar at the annual celebration. Curators of the curious, standby! The skyward spectacle of spectacles returns to Toronto from sunset to sunrise at Nuit Blanche Toronto. On […]

September 25

Honoring Megan Follows @The Yorkville Four Seasons – Mon., Sept. 24th, 2018

The Stratford Festival honoured one of Canada’s leading stage and screen actors – Megan Follows. The Yorkville Four Seasons Hotel was filled with 2 floors of fans, families and friends of Megan. The ceremony  featured tributes by writer Margaret Atwood, Antoni Cimolino, veteran festival actor Sara Farb, singer/songwriter Dayna Manning, Barry Avrich, Wendy Pitblado and the host […]

September 18

Ground-Breaking NYFW SS 2019 New York Fashion Week Powered By Art Hearts Fashion Manhattan, New York: From September 6th to 10th, 2018.

powered by Art Hearts Fashion returned to the enchanting and dramatic Angel Orensanz Venue. Designers, celebrities, artists, buyers, and industry professionals from around the world converged in Manhattan for the most ground-breaking and innovative event. Art Hearts Fashion offered the most extensive schedule of designers over the 5 days during fashion week and over 100 […]

September 18

KENSINGTON MARKET JAZZ FESTIVAL 2018-400 Musicians Play Over 200 Shows-Friday, Saturday, Sunday September 14, 15, 16, 2018

The third annual Kensington Market Jazz Festival was the best one yet. Deemed by Brad Wheeler of the Globe and Mail as “wildly successful,” the new kid on the Toronto jazz festival block is the brainchild of founding director, acclaimed musician, philanthropist and Officer of the Order of Canada, Molly Johnson. Born in Kensington Market, […]

September 17

Terry Bozzio @ The Royal Theatre – Fri., Sept. 14th, 2018

It was a “Mash Up” of Rock, jazz, classical, & ethnic percussion styles from around the world. Terry Bozzio is “a storyteller,” able to thrill his audience with a culture filled experience of innovative instruments and “world beats.” The performance is on the largest tuned drum & percussion set in the world. Bozzio’s 2 hour […]

September 16

Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation’s 13th Annual Gala – ‘Jamrock’@The Donalda Club-Friday September 14, 2018

Photography By A.J.Lam On Friday September 14th, The Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation’s 13th Annual Gala, ‘Jamrock’ was held at the prestigious Donalda Club. Guest were treated to Jamaican cuisine, culture, music and vibes when everyone came together with like-minded philanthropic individuals to support HHJF providing the gift of life-changing education to under resourced children in […]

September 15

Hollywood North @ TIFF (Mon. Sep. 10, 2018)

by A.J. Lam Mode Events newly-conceived Hollywood North Style Lounge provided the TIFF movie, television, music, art and athletic community with the finest unique Canadian styles for their TIFF experience. VIPs and trendsetters were ushered into a lush wonderland of the best in style accompanied by intimate performances and top-level libations in a relaxed atmosphere. […]

September 14

Vancouver’s HARD RUBBER ORCHESTRA release new album Kenny Wheeler: Suite for Hard Rubber Orchestra feat. Norma Winston.

Vancouver’s HARD RUBBER ORCHESTRA release new album Kenny Wheeler: Suite for Hard Rubber Orchestra feat. Norma Winston, Kenny Wheeler: Suite for Hard Rubber Orchestra represents the final large work by the famed Canadian jazz composer and features Wheeler’s long-time friend and vocal collaborator, Norma Winstone, performing with Vancouver’s acclaimed jazz ensemble The Hard Rubber Orchestra;. […]

September 13

T.V. Series-Madam Secretary / Broadway Star Erich Bergen Releases New Single “Running Through The Night”

September 12

THE 6th ANNUAL BIRKS DIAMOND TRIBUTE TO THE YEAR’S WOMEN IN FILM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TELEFILM CANADA@RICARDA’S-Mon.,Sept.10th,2018

This was The 6th annual Telefilm Canada + Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film that honours outstanding Canadian women for their contributions to film and TV. The 2018 honourees were: director Nettie Wild (Koneline: Our Land Beautiful), actresses Tantoo Cardinal (Dances with Wolves) and Pascale Bussières (When Night is Falling), screenwriter Susan […]