Category Archives: Gala Scene

November 28

Canada’s Walk of Fame Awards Show@Metro Toronto Convention Centre-Saturday, November 23, 2019

Photography By A.J.Lam, Video By Shannen Johnston and Interviews By Jesse Read,Shannen Johnston & Kimberly Samnang. Canada’s Walk of Fame Awards show was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto on November 23, 2019, followed by a star-studded gala celebration. The show will be broadcast in December on CTV. The 2019 Inductees represented: […]

November 24

Peacebuilders Canada – An Evening with David Clayton-Thomas Concert /Fundraiser@Koerner Hall-Wed.,Nov.20th,2019

By Sally Warburton and Photography By Wayne Baggs November 20th was an evening to support Youth Justice. Restorative Justice. Social Justice. These are the values of Peacebuilders Canada. Peacebuilders’ Founder Eva Marszewski proudly oversaw the evening. VIP guests enjoyed wine and hors d’oeuvre in the elegant reception area before the concert. Guests had the chance […]

November 22

The 27th Annual-RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award Winners@The Fairmount/Royal York Hotel-Wed.,Nov.20th,2019

It was a celebration at the 27th annual RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards, and today we are proud to announce the six winners of the 2019 awards. These award winners join the five recipients of the up-and-coming entrepreneur ‘Ones to Watch’ award category, which was announced in September of this year. This year’s winners and […]

November 17

LIVERight Gala 2019: A Fundraiser in Support of Liver Research and Education@Liberty Grand-Fri.,Nov.15th,2019

By A.J.Lam. Friday’s LIVERight Gala 2019 was a special celebration at the Liberty Grand for 50 years of bringing liver research to life for the benefit of Canadian children and youth affected by liver disease. This year, the LIVERight Gala was a particularly special night as they celebrated their 50th anniversary. Their forward-thinking founders established […]

November 08

Taste Matters 2019 – The 25th Anniversary Fundraiser for Eva’s Initiatives For Homeless Youth-Tues., November 5, 2019

By Sally Warburton Held at the Atrium in the Queen Richmond Centre West, Toronto. A wonderful environment of people all togther to support Eva’s Initiatives. Eva’s Initiatives is not only a shelter for young people but its focus is on their physical, emotional and nutritional needs – to prepare youth for independence and to thrive […]

November 07

Help Float The Boat Gala Supporting CharterAbility@Roc’n’Docs In Port Credit-Sat.,Nov.2nd,2019

By Wayne Baggs Special is the atmosphere of an event full of people with a shared cause. Stephen Cull’s appeal for support from Oakville and beyond was understood. From what I’ve gathered, that boat will float pretty. The purpose of recreation is not to kill time but to stimulate activity, not to keep people occupied […]

November 03

2019 Silver Ball@Fairmont Royal York-Sat., Nov.2nd,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam Providence Healthcare’s Silver Ball gala was an  elegant evening of fine wine, food and entertainment. The evening was hosted at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel with 900+ VIP guests in attendance. It’s a time to reflect on Providence’s accomplishments and milestones, and a celebration of its extraordinary patients, residents, clients and families […]

November 02

TIFF BOOMBOX-HEROES VS. VILLAINS@TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX-Thurs.,Oct.31st,2019

By A.J.Lam Under the cover of the spooky darkness of a blustery chilly Halloween night, superheroes and supervillains gathered to do battle at the 2019 annual TIFF BoomBox, Heroes Vs Villains edition. For this special night, superheroes and supervillains battled in the capacity-filled TIFF Bell Lightbox, home of the annual Toronto International Film Festival, the […]

November 01

Tulum International Film Festival, Dec. 4-8, 2019

The 1st edition of the Tulum International Film Festival will take place from December 4 to 8. The lineup will consist of 25 films divided into four sections, giving priority to narratives about social awareness, Mexican cinema, auteur cinema, and films for the general public. There will be a total of 60 screenings, 5 locations, […]

October 29

2019 DGC Awards@Fairmont Royal York-Sat.,Oct.26th,2019

The DGC was delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 DGC Awards. There were over 350 submissions this year in both film and television from across the country. DGC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD George Mihalka DGC HONOURARY LIFE MEMBER AWARD Carole Vivier OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FEATURE FILM Robert Budreau – Stockholm Patricia Rozema – […]

October 25

EAT TO THE BEAT@ROY THOMPSON HALL-TUES.,OCT.22nd,2019

It was an evening featuring 60 female chefs for one worthy cause at the spectacular Roy Thompson Hall. Eat to the Beat was held on Thursday and foodies come to experience the top Ontario delicious culinary treats. It’s the only event in Canada that exclusively features the talent of 60 female chefs – women supporting […]

October 21

THE 7TH ANNUAL HUSH HUSH PARTY IN SUPPORT OF TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY@The Toronto Reference Library-Sat.,Oct.19th,2019

Photography by A.J. Lam. The Toronto Reference Library transformed into #PARTYINTHESTACKS, where guests indulged in signature beverages , gourmet food, all-night dancing, AND A NIGHT OF INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCES., all while enjoying the beautiful Library setting. Overall, it was an amazing SOLD OUT night for the Party In The Stacks! This past Saturday patrons partied and […]

October 20

Daughters for Life Foundation 7th Annual Gala@The Carlu-Fri.,Oct.18th,2019

By A.J.Lam We had the privilege to be invited to the 7th annual Daughters for Life gala. Established in 2010, the Daughters for Life Foundation creates accessible education opportunities for young women from the Middle East and helps them become strong, well-informed women that are able to speak up and change their communities and the […]

October 19

Chocolate Ball 2019@The Eglinton Grand-Thurs.,Oct.17th,2019

By Shannen Johnston October saw the return of the Chocolate Ball in support of Prostate and Breast Cancer Initiatives. Since 2004, the Toronto Chocolate Festival has been the prime time for this chocolate-themed fundraiser, which is on its 17th event. Since it’s start, the Chocolate Ball has been hosted in cities such as Vaughan, Hamilton, […]

October 17

BUDTENDER AWARDS WRAP UP FIRST CEREMONY, Sat. Oct. 12, 2019

photography by Denise Truscello / Getty Images. Thousands of Members of the Cannabis Industry Flock to Vegas tor Two Days of Awards, Education and a Special Performance by Cypress Hill http://www.BudtenderAwards.com Las Vegas, NV, October 18–On Friday, October 11th, the first ever Budtender Awards kicked off two days of education, entertainment, parties and networking at […]