Category Archives: Events

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 07

The 50th Anniversary of McKenna Mendelson Mainline Album-“STINK”Performed By Slidewinder @The Hughs Room Live-Thursday, June 6th

By Wayne Baggs What kind of blues player has the licks to take on Gary Moore’s, Still Got The Blues? Mike Mckenna! His band Slidewinder did just that Thursday, June 6th at The Hughs Room Live. Mike’s playing is so smooth and musical.  I could listen to him play all night. He is only reinforcing what […]

June 04

The 8th Annual McMichael Canadian Art Collection’s Premier Fundraiser, Moonlight Gala- Saturday, June 1, 2019.

Photography By A.J.Lam and BKonthescene. It was an extraordinary evening in support of The Art Of Canada! The 8th annual McMichael Canadian Art Collection’s premier fundraiser-Moonlight Gala was held on June 1, 2019. The event was another amazing evening under the stars. The candle-lit path immersed in the forest, with the fresh scent of pine, […]

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 […]

June 01

HALSTON@TIFF LIGHTBOX-Wed.,May 29th,2019

By Wayne Baggs Frédéric Tcheng, the director, crafts a unique approach to the mysterious life of Roy Halston Frowick, the fashion designer who dreamed of dressing “all of America.” The result is an enthralling character study of a fashion genius. The immense amount of research into the subject is evident from the archival footage to […]

May 30

Collision Conference @ Enercare Centre (May 20, 2019)

by Jesse @ torontocreatives.com If you want to hear some words of wisdom, this is the place to do it. On May 20th, North America’s fastest growing tech conference took over Toronto, with giant signage across downtown, the conference in the Enercare Centre and it’s patrons filling different areas of the cities bars by night. […]

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 TD Toronto Jazz Festival-June 21st-June 30th 2019.

The TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2019 Whatever flavor of jazz you enjoy, find it at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival this summer, running from June 21st-June 30th 2019, as more than 1,500 musicians perform in over 350 concerts. http://m.torontojazz.com/festival Discover a new artist, explore different genres and attend a live concert surrounded by thousands as […]

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 23

Spring Beerfest@Fort York Garrison-Sat.,May 18th-Sun.,May 19th,2019

It’s Spring Beerfest time again and there was no need to head out to the cottage for the May 24 weekend for 2019 ! We had a blast this weekend at Fort York Garrison ! The weather was amazing and the spirits were high for all who attended this weekend. This was all taking place […]

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 […]