Category Archives: Foundation

June 04

Joy. Sorrow. Anger. Love. PRIDE. Opening Party @ Collision Gallery -Thursday.,June 1, 2023

By A.J.Lam At Collision Gallery on the 1st Night of June 2023, Toronto’s Pride Month started with a full house of celebrants at the opening party of “Joy. Sorrow. Anger. Love. PRIDE.” “Launched in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of The ArQuives—Canada’s only LGBTQ2+ archives with a national scope—Toronto Pride’s first exhibition and publication feature […]

June 03

Scrubs In The City In Support Of Sickkids @Evergreen Brickworks-Thurs.,June 1st.2023

By A.J.Lam & BKONTHESCENE The stylish beautiful young and young-at-heart party-goers enjoyed the most-anticipated annual party of the year, with this year’s theme being the jet setters’ summer party paradise of the famous, or infamous, sun-drenched Greek island of Mykonos, all for the ultra-good cause of raising funds for the world-famous Hospital for Sick Children, […]

June 02

Commitment by Mona Simpson Open Mind-Tuesday, June 13:5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT

Registration is required for this free live private Zoom event.Registration Required: Simpson’s highly anticipated new book, Commitment is a masterful and engrossing novel about a single mother’s collapse and the fate of her family after she enters a California state mental institution for treatment for mental illness in the 1970s.Moving from Berkeley and Los Angeles to New York […]

June 01

Unveiling of Canada’s Walk of Fame Roy Thomson Hall Toronto May 26, 2023

By Sally W.and Photos By Alex Lam Friday, May 26, 2023 just after 12 noon was an exciting time by Roy Thomson Hall!  It was the unveiling of the 25th year of Canada’s Walk of Fame. Eleven inductees were being honoured! A very special ceremony to celebrate the talent, the brains, ingenuity, business skills, creativity […]

June 01

The 27th Reel Asian Film Festival Luncheon@The Shangri-La-Wed.,May 31, 2023 

By Sally Warburton & Photography By Alex Lam Fire Horse Award Presentation Luncheon and Red Carpet at Shangri-La Hotel Toronto The Reel Asian International Film Festival will take place November 8 – 19, 2023 in Toronto, Canada Today was a celebratory event to present the 2023 Fire Horse Award. The return of the Fire Horse […]

May 31

Love Earth:A Celebration Of David Suzuki @ CBC Building on Monday, May 29, 2023

By A.J.Lam On May 29, the Atrium of the CBC Building was adorned as a beautiful sustainable green oasis, filled by adoring fans of rockstar scientist/environmentalist/broadcaster David Suzuki, celebrating his amazing 44 years as host of the provocative programme, The Nature of Things. After their green carpet arrival, specially-invited fans, friends, and family enjoyed delicious […]

May 31

Moonlight Gala @ McMichael Gallery on Saturday, May 27

Great Canadian art supporters, led by the city of Vaughan with its generous donation of $25,000, partied under sunny skies and a clear night sky with delicious Food Dudes dishes, top-notch Last Straw liquors, Oro espresso, Stratus organic wines, gelato, freshly-made cannolis, Chef David Wolfman special indigenous baked salmon, lively live music, and much more, […]

May 30

DIXONLICIOUS@Daniels Spectrum-Tues.,June 6th,2023

We look forward to seeing everyone at this amazing gala tomorrow. We appreciate all the support and everyone will feel good attending this event.Ticket Sales Link: Silent Auction: We feel strongly about fighting food insecurity in our city, which is why we’ve signed on to support Dixonlicious! This fun ‘all-you-can drink-and-eat’ event celebrates the best of Toronto’s food & drink […]

May 28

Butterfly Ball @ Four Seasons Hotel on Thursday, May 25, 2023

By A.J.Lam The glamorous and beautiful supporters of Boost CYAC were out in force to raise awareness and funds at this year’s Butterfly Ball again at the super luxurious Four Seasons Hotel. “The Butterfly Ball® is a glamorous fundraising event for Toronto’s social scene and raises significant funds for Boost CYAC (Child and Youth Advocacy […]

May 25

Asian Heritage Month 2023 Opening Ceremony @ Innis College on May 13th, 2023

By A.J. Lam “Celebrating the 21st Anniversary of the Signing of Asian Heritage Month Declaration by Senate of Canada and Presentation of the Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts by Canada Council for the ArtsASIAN HERITAGE MONTH 2023 OPENING CEREMONYFollowed by dim-sum lunch reception sponsored by Mr. Justin Poy” “Welcome speeches:The Honourable […]

May 22

Fight To End Cancer 2023 Gala Official Media Day Weigh-In @ El Mocambo, Thurs.,May 18th,2023 & Gala @ The Old Mill-Sat.,May 27th,2023.

By A.J.Lam and Jody Glaser Sponsors, VIP guests and media had the opportunity May 18th to attend a special weigh-in at the legendary El Mocombo. Let me explain. You see these young men and women have been training in Olympic style boxing for the past 6 months (several others 3 years) all to prepare for […]

May 15

The CFC Gala: Take 35 Celebrates 35 Years of Empowering Canadian Storytellers – and the 80s @ REBEL-Thurs.May 11th,2023

By AJ Lam & Alex Lam Friends of the CFC, started by famous director Canadian Norman Jewison, celebrated its 35th anniversary with an amazing fun-filled evening of 1980’s inspired fashion and iconic music while graciously raising funds for the upcoming generation of Canadian storytellers. The beautiful summer-like evening’s delicious hors d’oeuvres and dinner, catered by […]

May 06

Peacebuilders Fundraiser Gala@The Globe And Mail-Thurs., May 4, 2023 

By Sally W.  Peacebuilders Fundraiser event took place Thursday, May 4 at the Globe & Mail Centre on King Street East in Toronto. It was wonderful to have The Spring for Peace 2023 gala back to an in-person event. The Spring for Peace Gala has continued to be an important event for 20 years. Peacebuilders […]

April 30

ComKids’ Celebrity Sports Mixer@The Hockey Hall Of Fame-Thurs.,April 27th,2023

By A.J.Lam & Sally Warburton ComKids’ Celebrity Sports Mixer was another great success at the Hockey Hall Of Fame with over 700 guests, including Leaf great Rick Vaive, raising funds to support computer literacy in Toronto’s youth in order to attain educational success. “Computers and digital literacy are essential to the success of today’s […]

April 19

Toronto Arts Foundation’s annual Toronto Arts Awards Lunch@Arcadian Court-Mon.,April 17th,2023

Toronto’s political, arts and business leaders gathered yesterday to acknowledge the city’s vibrant arts sector and celebrate the achievements of artists, arts organizations and cultural leaders at Toronto Arts Foundation’s annual Toronto Arts Awards Lunch. Organizations that engage youth and community through the arts, as well as individuals leading organizations and those practising in music, visual arts […]