Category Archives: Gala Scene

October 08

Art With Heart @Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)-Tues.,October 8th,2019

On Tuesday, we were invited to  the 26th annual Art With Heart auction of contemporary Canadian art in support of innovative HIV/AIDS care at Casey House. The evening featured a live and silent auction of prints, paintings, drawings, textile and sculptural work by some of the country’s foremost established and emerging artists. A preview reception before the live auction gave guests the opportunity to see each work […]

October 08

Ferrari of Ontario Rally on Sunday, October 6th, 2019 @ the Arlington Estate

By A.J.Lam Ferrari of Ontario presented the 15th Annual Ferrari of Ontario Rally in support of the SickKids & Mackenzie Health Foundations with the generous support of its many enthusiastic friends and fans. Under the leadership of Remo Ferri, the Ferrari of Ontario Rally has raised a lot of support and funds for these foundations […]

October 05

Fashion Heals For SickKids-Wednesday, October 2nd,2019- The Atrium@Ricarda’s

The 5th annual Fashion Heals was a party for a cause – with fine food and drink, and a one-of-a-kind fashion show curated by Toronto’s premier fashion consultancy, La Closette. http://www.fashionheals4sickkids.com hosted by, Melissa Grelo and Jess Allen of CTV’s The Social, and with a live performance by Karl Wolf and much more: Open bar, […]

September 23

EAT TO THE BEAT Tues.,Oct 22, 2019 @Roy Thomson Hall

Eat to the Beat is a mecca for urban foodies who come to experience the best Ontario’s culinary scene has to offer. A signature event of the Canadian Cancer Society. Eat to the Beat is the only event in Canada that exclusively features the talent of 60 female chefs – women supporting women through the […]

September 16

China Night – Sci Innovation Festival, TIFF 2019 Red Carpet Gala, Sun. Sep, 15

by Nicholas Chan BKontheScene was honoured to attend this prodigious event. China Night was hosted on the Malaparte Rooftop at TIFF Bell Lightbox, during the wind up of TIFF. This event was jointly sponsored by the City of Toronto, the Canada Confederation of Shenzhen Associations, the Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government, and the Sci Innovation Centre. […]

September 16

5th Annual TIFF Mongrel House Celebrating Mongrel Media’s 25th Anniversary @ Campbell House, Sep. 5-8, 2019

by A.J. Lam. Renowned Canadian independent film distributor, Mongrel Media, with its fun-filled 5th Annual Mongrel House at TIFF, presented its multi-day celebrations  honouring nine of its films premiering at TIFF, including Easy Land on Saturday night, and 25 years of distributing some of the world’s most innovative and distinctive films, from Thursday, September 5, […]

September 16

Canadian Film Fest Canada Party TIFF 2019 @ The Fifth Social Club, Sun, Sep. 8

by A.J. Lam The highly anticipated Canadian Film Fest Canada Party is always a fun celebration of Canadians in the film and entertainment industry. This year, the annual TIFF party was again hosted by the highly-social Fifth Social Club which was filled to capacity with well-dressed beautiful Canadians enjoying the DJ-curated dance music and open […]

September 15

TIFF 2019 @ IT House

2019 brought another year for the prestigious cinema celebration, the Toronto International Film Festival, where for 10 days and nights, movie fans from around the world gathered in Toronto. One of the highlights of TIFF and an institution for over the past 14 years – NKPR’s IT Lounge and Scott Brothers’ Producers Ball have been […]

September 11

Creative Coalition 11th Annual Spotlight Initiative Awards, TIFF 2019 @ Nordstrom Supper Suite, Sep. 7

by A.J. Lam The 11th Annual Spotlight Initiative Awards Lit Up The Saturday Night of the Toronto International Film Festival, honouring NICOLAS CAGE, IMOGEN POOTS, KEKE PALMER, CHLOE BENNET, and ALEX WOLFF. The Creative Coalition,  the Premier Arts and Entertainment Social Advocacy Organization, is pleased to honour actor, singer and the newly anointed co-host of “GMA3: […]

August 28

TASTE OF COUNTRY@LAKE JOSEPH CNIB MUSKOKA-Saturday, August 24th 2019

By:A.J.Lam We had our cowboy hats and boots ready for the “CNIB Muskoka: TASTE OF COUNTRY. “It was  a country affair gala with returning celebrity emcee Joan Kelley Walker from the Real Housewives of Toronto. https://www.cnib.ca/en?region=gta The generous patrons supported this amazing fundraiser event and everyone who attended was treated to: a spectacular BBQ, thirst quenching […]

July 23

Ian and Sylvia Tyson to Receive Individual Inductions to the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Celebration Coincides with Historic Double-Album Release of Ian & Sylvia The Lost Tapes, 60 Years After They First Met TORONTO, July 17, 2019 – July 1959 was a pivotal month for the history of folk and country music. It was when Ian Tyson met Sylvia Fricker for the first time, which began a musical journey, both […]

July 16

TD Markham Jazz Festival Announces Headliners – JUNO Winners Michael Kaeshammer, Alison Young & Brandi Disterheft

TD Markham Jazz Festival have announced this year’s headlining acts set to perform among the 30+ free concerts across three stages this August 16th, 17th, and 18th.  Fresh off her debut and JUNO Award-winning album win for So Here We Are, Alison Young will headline the Millennium Bandstand Friday, August 16th at 7:30pm, ahead of LowDown […]

July 16

Toronto’s Kensington Market Jazz Festival Returns for Fourth Year – Sep. 13-15, 2019

Toronto’s acclaimed Kensington Market Jazz Festival will continue its annual tradition, showcasing hundreds of Canadian musicians this September 13th, 14th, and 15th.  Celebrating its fourth year in a row, the three-day event will feature more than 300 Canadian jazz musicians with over 100 JUNO Awards to their names, from across the country in some 150 […]

July 03

The 40th Anniversary of The Dora Mavor Moore Awards 2019@The Sony Centre For The Performing Arts- Tuesday, June 25, 2019

By Sally Warburton It was an exciting time at the Sony Centre…the 40th Dora Mavor Moore Awards took place. The Dora Mavor Moore Awards celebrate the achievements of excellence in theatre, dance and opera productions in Toronto – to all those who’ve contributed to Toronto’s arts culture.   It was also a time to thank […]

July 02

Fairmont Royal York Hotel’s 90th Birthday Celebration – Mon. Jun. 24, 2019

by A.J. Lam The Royal York Hotel, one of Canada’s iconic landmark hotels, originally as part of Canadian Pacific, now as part of Fairmont and Accor Hotels, celebrated its 90th anniversary in grand style with a majestic transformation and ultimate luxury ushering a new era. After the public unveiling, with the official ribbon-cutting presided by […]