Category Archives: Events

November 22

The Good, Bad And Ugly Sweater@Second City-Nov.20th,2016-Jan.5th,2017

It’s that time of the year! “AGAIN!” We’ll be faced with Garlands, Christmas Trees and Horrible/Tacky sweaters.  The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Sweater,  at The Second City,  made fun of all the washed up, broken down traditions that tend to plague us during the holiday season. On stage November 20, 2017 to January […]

November 22

12 TREES GALA@THE GARDINER MUSEUM-THURS.,NOV.16th,2017

By A.J.Lam The annual 12 Trees Gala, celebrating the artistic luminance of light with the theme of Let There Be Light, raised $120,000 for the Gardiner Museum’s mission to support creativity and healing through clay education and therapeutic art programs, with a sold-out soirée on a wintry autumn evening at the Gardiner Museum, which celebrates […]

November 21

2017 Right To Play Tribute Dinner@Metro Toronto Convention Centre -Tuesday, November 14, 2017

BY Kimberly Samnang Right To Play hosted its fourth signature Tribute Dinner on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in Toronto — a fundraising event to celebrate the power of play, and its ability to transform the lives of children and empower youth around the world. The Dinner paid tribute to The Honourable Chantal Petitclerc, Canadian Senator, […]

November 19

Luckystickz celebrates his new release November 28 at Lula Lounge (Toronto ON) before ringing in the new year December 31 at the Hamilton Convention Centre (Hamilton ON). STEEL PAN SAVANT & MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER LUCKYSTICKZ SETS FORTH ON EVERY DAY BATTLE — AVAILABLE NOW!

Percussionists are born with a passion and rhythm so key to their being, and Canadian singer, songwriter, steel pan aficionado, and motivational speaker Luckystickz is absolutely no exception to this rule. Dejehan Hamilton as Luckystickz is an awesome interview; between his experience at Boston’s alumni-heavyweight Berklee College of Music as the very first Canadian steel […]

November 18

Gold Medal Plates@Metro Toronto Convention Centre Thursday, November 16, 2017

By Kimberly Samnang What a grand finale to the 2017 Gold Medal Plates campaign! The event in Toronto was simply stellar, with superb food and drink, a highly successful trip-auction, great conversation between the brilliant MC, Scott Russell and the athletes – Olympian bobby-dazzlers. And of course the house band was on fire in front […]

November 13

The 7th Annual Chair Affair@Casalife-Fri.,Nov.3rd,2017

Top industry designers, Chef Michael Smith, and entertainer Terence Gowan & Friends, were in attendence for the 7th Annual Furniture Bank Gala. It was an evening of art and design, an auction of celebrated designer chairs and more fabulous items and together helping those in need find warmth, dignity, and stability in their new homes. […]

November 13

Emily Saliers of Indigo Girls debut album-“Murmuration Nation”

Thirty years into one of the most storied careers in popular music,  Ind “What’s a 53 year old woman doing making her first solo record?” muses Saliers, best known as one half of the iconic duo Indigo Girls. “What compels someone like me to follow this strong attachment to rhythmic music?” See Emily Saliers at […]

November 12

The Annual Stone Tile Party@1451 Castlefield Rd.,Toronto-Thurs.,Nov.9th,2017

The Stone Tile Red Carpet Party is an annual staple on the calender of the “who’s who” In Toronto. The door opened up at 6pm to their customers, clients and friends of Stone Tile. They promised to deliver a great industry party and “yes”, they pulled a Canada Post by totally delivering on time! This […]

November 05

BOOMBOX-“LlVE FOREVER”@TIFF Bell Lightbox-Thurs.,Nov.2nd,2017

By BK on the SCENE The iconic movie/TV show “Fame”, featuring Irene Cara, transformed TIFF Bell Lightbox into it’s own modern school for the arts, inspired by the 1980’s prestigious performance arts high school in New York City. Patrons were transformed in a unique, multi-sensory experience, featuring Toronto’s emerging artists and performers.   Boombox installations […]

November 05

Taste Canada’s Awards@The Ritz-Carleton-Mon.,Oct.30th,2017

By BK on the SCENE The 20th annual Taste Canada Awards were held at the Ritz-Carlton Toronto, an event combining cookbook authors and food bloggers to honour culinary writers and publishers from across our country. A total of 147 books and blogs in both English and French were entered in the yearly event.   Noah […]

November 04

Art Toronto-OPENING NIGHT PREVIEW@Metro Toronto Convention Centre-Thursday, October 26, 2017

By Kimberly Samnang The official opening of Art Toronto is a unique and important benefit gala for the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) which has raised $5 million dollars over the past 16 years. Funds raised at the event help support the AGO’s compelling exhibition and education programs, with a portion of the proceeds going […]

November 01

7th Annual Great Jewellery Heist@Ritz-Carlton Hotel-Friday, October 27, 2017

By Kimberly Samnang The 7th Annual Great Jewellery Heist took place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in support of Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, part of Sinai Health System. The Great Jewellery Heist featured a gourmet lunch and exclusive silent and live auctions featuring fine jewels, pieces from luxury brands, vintage estate jewellery and one-of-a-kind designer pieces at […]

October 30

The 10th Anniversary-“IMAGINE”Gala In Support Of The Pinball Clemons Foundation@The Westin Harbour Castle-Tues.,Oct.24th,2017

By Kimberly Samnang The Michael “Pinball” Clemons Foundation (MPCF) 10th annual ‘Imagine Gala’ benefitting under-resourced youth, locally and around the world was held at the The Westin Harbour Castle. A sold out black tie affair, the evening was filled with some big power names that included celebrities, professional athletes, actors and politicians while the entire […]

October 25

Heritage Toronto Awards 2017@The Carlu-Mon.,Oct.23rd,2017

The winners of the 2017 Heritage Toronto Awards were announced last night during a ceremony hosted by award-winning journalist Christopher Hume. More than 500 guests from Toronto’s city-building community attended this flagship networking event at The Carlu. In its 43rd year, the Heritage Toronto Awards recognize extraordinary contributions to the conservation and celebration of Toronto’s […]

October 19

60 FEMALE CHEFS SUPPORT ONE WORTHY CAUSE AT “EAT TO THE BEAT “WHERE HIGH-CALIBRE CUISINE AND FINE LIBATIONS TAKE CENTRE STAGE -Tuesday, October 17, 2017| Roy Thomson Hall

By Kim Samnang High-calibre cuisine and the finest libations took centre stage at Eat to the Beat. Celebrating its 22nd year, Eat to the Beat was a mecca for urban foodies who came to experience the best Ontario’s culinary scene had to offer. It is the only event in Canada that exclusively featured the talent […]