Category Archives: Events

June 10

Heather Bambrick, Jane Bunnett, Reg Schwager & MORE to Perform at JazzinToronto’s Free 4-Day Festival this: A Community Celebration will Live-Stream July 20th – 23rd,2021.

Heather Bambrick, Jane Bunnett, Reg Schwager & MORE to Perform at JazzinToronto’s Free 4-Day Festival this July! JazzinToronto Live: A Community Celebration will Live-Stream July 20th – 23rd GoFundMe in Support of JazzinToronto Live: A Community Celebratio Heather Bambrick, Jane Bunnett, Reg Schwager, Neil Swainson and more are standing by, ready to go live for JazzinToronto’s newly […]

June 08

Please join The Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mindprogram with the world-renowned neuropsychiatrist, Dilip Jeste, MD and his daughter,  Shafali Jeste, MD, esteemed pediatric neurologist. 

Please join The Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mindprogram with the world-renowned neuropsychiatrist, Dilip Jeste, MD and his daughter,  Shafali Jeste, MD, esteemed pediatric neurologist.   Dr. Dilip Jeste is the author of the groundbreaking new book, Wiser: The Scientific Roots […]

June 07

The Weeknd sweeps the JUNOS taking home five awards.Winners announced for The 50th Annual JUNO Awards, highlighting Canada’s important musical achievements

Winners announced for The 50th Annual JUNO Awards, highlighting Canada’s important musical achievements The Weeknd sweeps the JUNOS taking home five awards Jann Arden performed from Calgary’s National Music Centre following her induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Presented by TD,by the legendary Anne Murray  The Tragically Hip received the 2021 Humanitarian Award […]

June 02

Canada’s Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival to be streamed live from National Arts Centre on June 12

Canada’s Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival to be streamed live from National Arts Centre on June 12 Finalists in 18 Categories chosen from 250 Submissions With 10 days away, The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival are getting ready to host one of Canada’s biggest music award shows. The Awards span 18 categories, celebrating solo artists, duos and groups from across […]

May 31

Alchemical Cinema: Land Breath Fire. Sound by Allison Cameron, in a controlled burn of the forest in High Park.

Alchemical Cinema: Land Breath Fire. Sound by Allison Cameron, in a controlled burn of the forest in High Park.Composer Spotlight: Allison Cameron. Allison Cameron is a professional composer, performer and improvising musician in Toronto. Her reputation for writing compelling compositions for contemporary music ensembles is international. Her improvising trio c_RL (pronounced curl) was a featured […]

May 29

Self-styled Cemetery Mayor on Marilyn Monroe’s 95th Birthday; Executive Producer of AMERICAN TRAITOR is Monroe’s Neighbor for Eternity

Director, Actor, Producer And Writer JONATHAN BAKER Draws Connections with Marilyn Monroe on her 95th Birthday June 1 Baker-EP’s AMERICAN TRAITOR Opening May 28 Baker-Produced Educational Doc BECOMING ICONIC Out Now on VOD Jonathan Baker “at home” at Westwood Cemetery Hollywood, CA —It’s that time of year again! Had she lived, cultural icon Marilyn Monroe […]

May 28

Canada’s Largest Music Conference and Festival Canadian Music Week 2021  A Virtual Conference this year!

By Sally Warburton Canada’s Largest Music Conference and Festival Canadian Music Week 2021  A Virtual Conference this year! May 18 – 21, 2021 4 day music summit the CMW Conference was virtual due to Covid pandemic. With the CMW app easily available on cell or laptop, each talk, meeting and music presentation was at your […]

May 27

BEING THUNDER which will be premiering at the Inside Out Film Festival.

Sherenté Harris, a two-spirit genderqueer teenager from the Narragansett tribe in Rhode Island, boldly challenges the status quo of what it means to be a queer Indigenous person in a world bound by binary gender roles. French filmmaker Stephanie Lamorre quietly documents Sherenté’s life and family interactions over the course of several years, revealing the […]

May 27

HBO Max will stream the HA Comedy Festival, for a second year. The festival takes place in the historic Riverwalk Area of San Antonio, TX this September. 

HA COMEDY FESTIVAL SPECIAL TO RETURN TO HBO MAX NEW CADENCE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS THE LARGEST SHOWCASE OF LATINX COMEDIC TALENT IN THE WORLD FOR A SECOND YEAR SECOND CITY JOINS THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED AND AWARD- WINNING COMEDY FEST  Los Angeles, CA- New Cadence Productions (NCP), which recently announced a 10 Episode order for its reboot of […]

May 27

WHO KILLED VINCENT CHIN? SCREENING AND PANEL IN THE NEWS

AVAILABLE NOW FREE tickets for Who Killed Vincent Chin? doc and post-screening panel discussion are available until 10pm ET May 27 with presentation viewable until 11:59pm ET, May 27Renee Tajima-Peña and Christine Choy tenaciously cover the events surrounding the murder and trial as movements build for justice while investigating and exposing white supremacy, American chauvinism, and the legal system that upholds […]

May 26

Historic Exhibition of Trinidadian-Canadian Artist Denyse Thomasos Debuts Virtually at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Historic Exhibition of Trinidadian-Canadian Artist Denyse Thomasos Debuts Virtually at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.  Denyse Thomasos (1964–2012), Sparrow, 2010, Acrylic on canvas, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, Private collection, The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is pleased to announce that the highly anticipated exhibition, Denyse Thomasos: Odyssey, will debut virtually on June 14, 2021, and in person once the […]

May 25

PRAY AWAY will screen at the 2021 Tribeca Film

Netflix is pleased to announce that PRAY AWAY will screen at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival ahead of its global launch on Netflix in August.  Executive produced by Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum, PRAY AWAY follows former leaders of the “pray the gay away” movement as they contend with the aftermath unleashed by their actions, while a survivor seeks healing and acceptance […]

May 22

WANDERING, A ROHINGYA STORY by Mélanie Carrier and Olivier Higgins

WANDERING, A ROHINGYA STORY by Mélanie Carrier and Olivier Higgins Canadian Screen Award Winner – Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary Photo: Renaud Philippe SPIRA and MÖ FILMS aree proud to announce that Wandering, a Rohingya Story by Quebec filmmakers Mélanie Carrier and Olivier Higgins was awarded the Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary at the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards Ceremony which was held virtually last night. Wandering, a […]

May 21

BECOMING ICONIC: JONATHAN BAKER was created in tandem with Baker’s preparation for and production of his own directorial debut, INCONCEIVABLE, starring Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon and Faye Dunaway. The documentary is directed by Neal Thibedeau.

Jonathan Baker hosted a COVID-safe, “no shoes, no-carpet” premiere of his educational documentary BECOMING ICONIC at his home screening room on top of Mulholland Drive, a sumptuous 25-seat venue named after his house’s former owner, Warren Beatty. That’s it: show up, take off your shoes, watch the movie, and then join Jonathan for an al fresco champagne […]

May 20

2022 Sundance Film Festival, which will take place January 20–30. Next year’s safe, accessible Festival will unspool online and in person !

Now Playing:The Indigenous Shorts TourThe Sundance Film Festival’s Short Film Program has long been established as a place to discover talented Indigenous directors, from Taika Waititi to Sterlin Harjo. Building upon that rich legacy, this month, our Indigenous Program invites you to join us—and our friends at museums, Native cultural centers, and arthouse cinemas—for an 85-minute program of […]