Category Archives: Gala Scene

February 17

Corey Helford Gallery Presents Psychedelia Group Show (Sat. Feb. 23, 2019)

On Saturday, February 23, downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery is proud to present their next major group show, titled Psychedelia, in the Main Gallery. Humphry Osmond (the British psychologist and inventor of the term “psychedelic”) once stated, “To fathom Hell or soar angelic, just take a pinch of psychedelic,” referring to the ingestion of LSD and psilocybin. The trippy art […]

February 11

Taste of the NFL’s Party With a Purpose @ Cobb Gallery Centre, Atlanta GA (Sat. Feb. 2, 2019)

by A.J. Lam The widely anticipated Taste of the NFL’s annual food and wine event features 35+ food stations with prominent chefs from each NFL city serving their signature dish accompanied by a current or alumni NFL player, ready to autograph NFL helmets of strolling patrons.   The many foodies sample plates of fine cuisine, such […]

February 10

Dragon Ball Celebrates its 30th Anniversary During The Year of the Pig@Beanfield Centre-Sat.,Feb.9th,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam   More than 1200 guests attended the gala to welcomed the Lunar Year of the Pig and Dragon Ball, one of most premier charitable events in Toronto hosted by Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation, celebrated its 30th Anniversary on Saturday at Beanfield Centre.    Meteorologist Natasha Ramsahai and reporter Richard Southern of 680 […]

February 08

Maestro Fresh Wes Toasts 30 Year Career with NEW Album, Champagne Campaign Multi-JUNO Award-winning Artist & Mr. D Actor Releases Two New Singles— ”Minor Chords” and “Waste Yute” — Available TODAY! 2019 Marks Anniversary of the Iconic Artist’s Industry-Pioneering Release— Symphony in Effect & “Let Your Backbone Slide”

Pearls may be the traditional go-to when celebrating a 30th anniversary, but Canada’s veritable hip hop hero Maestro Fresh Wes is toasting the world with a new album — Champagne Campaign — instead.It’s hard to believe three decades have passed since Maestro’s debut album — 1989’s Symphony in Effect — dropped…Its success blazed a fiery fresh trail, becoming the first hip […]

February 07

The Ditka & Jaws Cigars with the Stars Party@Monday Night Garage 933 Lee Street SW Atlanta GA-Thursday, January 31, 2019

This VIP Cigar Party featured premium cigars from the industry’s top brands, single-malt scotch, and many football celebrities that kept us and a bevy of  guests entertained throughout the evening. It included: Red Carpet Entrance Heavy Appetizers PREMIUM CIGARS. SINGLE-MALT SCOTCH. VIP CELEBRITIES. Indoor / Outdoor venue (smoking was not permitted in the indoor space) […]

February 04

2019 Most Valuable Philanthropist,Super Bowl Awards Brunch honoring current and retired NFL players, including Josh Norman, Takeo Spikes and Darius Philon @The Estate-3109 Piedmont Road Northeast Atlanta, GA -Thu, January 31, 2019

By Kimberly Samnang&BK on the SCENE We were invited to The  Champions for Philanthropy and LW Branding for an inspirational morning of brunch, cocktails, networking and an award ceremony as they honored and celebrated current and retired professional athletes, along with a local philanthropist, who are making a significant difference in the community.   Guests […]

February 03

The Pat Summerall Award Honouring Bill Cowher During Superbowl 53 in Atlanta@Atlanta Marriott Marquis-Thurs., Jan. 31st,2019

Each year, The Pat Summerall Award is presented to a person who has made a significant contribution in the sports field. Past honorees include James Brown, Greg Gumbel, Jim Nantz, Chris Berman, Cris Collinsworth, The NFL ON FOX, Al Michaels, Archie Manning, Michael Strahan, Joe Buck, John Madden and Rich Eisen. Legends for Charity was proud […]

February 03

VAULT MEDIA GROUP TO KICKOFF SUPER BOWL 53 FESTIVITIES WITH WEDNESDAY NIGHT EVENT@The Fairmount- Atlanta, Georgia -Wed.,Jan.30th,2019

Vault Media Group Event to Benefit Fox Sport’s Jay Glazer’s MVP Foundation Jan. 30, 2019 Vault Media Group (VMG) hosted the exclusive Vault Kickoff Party on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 to launch their newest media property Ovation Magazine. The event took place at Atlanta’s Fairmont Event Center. Red carpet began at 9:00 p.m. with proceeds from the event benefitting […]

February 02

The 16th Annual Leather & Laces Super Bowl 53 Party@Believe-Atlanta, Georgia-Fri.,Feb.1st&Sat.Feb.2nd,2019

By A.J.LamThe spectacular star-studded 16th Annual Leather & Laces Super Bowl 53 Party was hosted on Friday night by rapper Flo Rida, of “My House” fame, On Saturday night, the host of the evening were: Victoria’s Secret and Sports Illustrated models- Lais Ribeiro and Josephine Skriver.  It was a fascinating mix of Circus Arts and […]

January 29

Teen Activist & Blogger Hannah Alper Goes Back To The Streets For The Homeless With FeedTO on Feb. 11, 2019

Hannah Alper, 16-year-old blogger, author and youth activist will be hitting the streets of Toronto for the first time since her successful FeedTO launch in 2015 to give back to those in need during these cold winter months. Hannah will officially launch the 2nd edition of FeedTO with a day-long event starting in the early-morning hours on […]

January 14

Actress Vanessa Hudgens named American Cancer Society Global Ambassador; Joins Super Bowl Sweepstakes

ATLANTA, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The American Cancer Society welcomes a new ambassador, actress Vanessa Hudgens, who is participating in an exclusive Super Bowl LIII weekend package to raise critical funds to fight cancer. “We are thrilled to welcome Vanessa Hudgens as an ambassador for the American Cancer Society,” said Sharon Byers, Chief Development, […]

January 10

The 30th Annual Dragon Ball Preview@Aga Khan-Mon.,Jan.7th,2019

On Mon., January 7th  2019,  The 30th Annual  Dragon Ball was previewed to showcase the spectacular gala, in celebration of  The Year of the Pig Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation kicked off the 30th annual Dragon Ball, one of Toronto’s premier gala events and the largest fundraising gala celebrating Chinese New Year in Canada. More […]

December 02

The LIMITLESS GALA@The Hilton Harbour Castle-Fri.,Nov.30th 2018

Photography By Sally Warburton The Special Olympics Canada Gala has been a flagship event for the Special Olympics movement for over 30 years. The Gala was created as a way to raise awareness and funds for the organization, while celebrating Special Olympics athletes and their achievements. A night to embrace the transformative power of sport, […]

November 29

BLOOR STREET ENTERTAINS @ Bloor-Yorkville (Wed. Nov. 28, 2018)

The 2018 edition of Bloor Street Entertains was held on On Wednesday, November 28, 2018 and it began with a cocktail receptions hosted by some of Bloor-Yorkville’s most established retailers. Guests were then treated to a four-course dining experience, carefully crafted by Toronto’s most prolific floral and décor experts. Throughout the evening, guests had the […]

November 27

Gotham Awards Hosted by Robert Hall Winery (Mon. Nov. 26, 2018)

photography by Bill Davila startraksphoto.com On Monday, November 26th, renowned Robert Hall Winery helped host the celebrity-studded IFP Gotham Awards at Cipriani Wall Street—the first of the season’s awards programs. Guests enjoyed Robert Hall’s family of Paso Robles, CA wines, including tribute honorees Rachel Weisz, Willem Dafoe, Paul Greengrass, Jon Kamen, Sandra Lee, and IFP Executive Director  Joana Vicente, who […]