Category Archives: Gala Scene

February 13

Dragon Ball 2018@MTCC-Saturday, February 10, 2018

By A.J.Lam and BK on the SCENE Dragon Ball 2018 celebrates the Chinese New Year of the Dog! 1,200 celebrants attended Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation’s sold-out 29th annual prestigious Dragon Ball at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The annual Dragon Ball is the annual signature fundraising gala for Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation. It […]

February 11

Maxim Super Bowl Party @ Minneapolis, Sat. Feb. 3, 2018

By A.J. Lam   The infamous 2018 Maxim Super Bowl Party,  produced by Karma International for Maxim magazine, a men’s lifestyle bible, once again raised the heat during this milestone Super Bowl weekend of sports and high end events in chilly Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota on February 3rd, 2018. Karma International and Maxim joined forces once […]

February 08

15th Annual Leather & Laces Super Bowl 52 Party @ Minneapolis, Fri. Feb. 2, 2018

By A.J. Lam   The spectacular star-studded 15th Annual Leather & Laces Super Bowl 52 Party was hosted on Friday night by celebrity couple Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg, with special musical guests,  rapper Flo Rida, of “My House” fame, Too Naughty by Nature, and Juliana Hale, and also guest DJ Brandi Cyrus.   This […]

February 07

Superbowl Week: Off the Field Wives @ The Galleria Edina (Fri. Feb. 2, 2018)

One of the hottest event of Super Bowl week was the Off the Field Players’ Wives Fashion Show hosted by The Galleria Edina and produced by Grant Whittaker Style. This 17th annual event was created to support local and national charities supported by the Off the Field, an NFL Wives’ non-profit organization. This year’s beneficary […]

November 28

The 9th Annual Prosperity Ball-Moonlight Masquarade @The Carlu-Nov.25th,2017

This was the 9th annual gala in aid of “New Beginnings” support program and the theme this year was “Prosperity Ball/Moonlight Masquerade.” http://www.newbeginningsprogram.ca/ Guests of the event were treated to a delicious three course dinner while singing sensation Anna Cyzon wowed us with two original songs and entertained the patrons while they dined. Guests browsed […]

November 26

The 10th annual Chief of Police Gala – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2017 – Beanfield Center

By Kimberly Samnang The Chief’s Gala is an annual event hosted by Chief Mark Saunders in support of Victim Services Toronto. It is a celebration that highlights a highly valued and respected volunteer organization that is essential not only to victims, but also to police officers at the scene of crimes and sudden tragedies. The […]

November 24

The 25th Annual RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards@The Fairmount Royal York-Wed.,Nov.22nd,2017

The 25th annual RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards granted honours to six winners in this year’s prestigious ceremonies, including: the founder of a non-for-profit that pioneers STEM education for women nationally, a blue-collar CEO of one of the most successful retail maintenance businesses in the country and a restaurateur and real-estate mogul whose empire is […]

November 22

12 TREES GALA@THE GARDINER MUSEUM-THURS.,NOV.16th,2017

By A.J.Lam The annual 12 Trees Gala, celebrating the artistic luminance of light with the theme of Let There Be Light, raised $120,000 for the Gardiner Museum’s mission to support creativity and healing through clay education and therapeutic art programs, with a sold-out soirée on a wintry autumn evening at the Gardiner Museum, which celebrates […]

November 21

2017 Right To Play Tribute Dinner@Metro Toronto Convention Centre -Tuesday, November 14, 2017

BY Kimberly Samnang Right To Play hosted its fourth signature Tribute Dinner on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in Toronto — a fundraising event to celebrate the power of play, and its ability to transform the lives of children and empower youth around the world. The Dinner paid tribute to The Honourable Chantal Petitclerc, Canadian Senator, […]

November 21

The Giller Prize@Ritz Carleton-Mon.,Nov.20th,2017

By Kimberly Samnang & Photography By A.J.Lam Michael Redhill has been named the winner of the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada’s preeminent annual award for his brilliant literary thriller fiction novel Bellevue Square, published by Doubleday Canada. The announcement was made at a black-tie dinner and award ceremony hosted by Mary Walsh and attended by […]

November 18

Gold Medal Plates@Metro Toronto Convention Centre Thursday, November 16, 2017

By Kimberly Samnang What a grand finale to the 2017 Gold Medal Plates campaign! The event in Toronto was simply stellar, with superb food and drink, a highly successful trip-auction, great conversation between the brilliant MC, Scott Russell and the athletes – Olympian bobby-dazzlers. And of course the house band was on fire in front […]

November 17

The 5th Annual Angels Catwalk For SickKids@SteamwhistleRoundhouse-Thursday, November 16, 2017

By Nicholas Chan and BK on the SCENE Angels Catwalk for SickKids is a yearly fundraiser put on by Ashley’s Angels which helps charity raise a significant amount of funds for transplant research and awareness for organ and tissue donation. http://www.angelscatwalk.ca/ The 5th annual Angels Catwalk for SickKids is one of Toronto’s most anticipated charitable […]

November 17

Canada’s Walk of Fame @ The Liberty Grand (Wed. Nov. 15, 2017)

CANADA’S WALK OF FAME ROLLED OUT THE RED CARPET FOR THE 2017 INDUCTEES Hosted by multi-platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter and 2006 Canada’s Walk of Fame inductee, Jann Arden, Inductees accepted the honour from special guest presenters who have impacted their life and/or career. This intimate evening also shined a spotlight on the 2017 Allan Slaight Honour recipient […]

November 15

Hockey Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees@The Hockey Hall Of Fame-Nov.10th-13th,2017

By Nicholas Chan Lanny McDonald, Chairman of the Hockey Hall of Fame and John Davidson, Chairman of the Selection Committee, announced that seven individuals had been elected to Hockey Hall of Fame Honoured Membership, five in the Player Category and two in the Builder Category.   The vote took place at the annual meeting of […]

November 13

The 7th Annual Chair Affair@Casalife-Fri.,Nov.3rd,2017

Top industry designers, Chef Michael Smith, and entertainer Terence Gowan & Friends, were in attendence for the 7th Annual Furniture Bank Gala. It was an evening of art and design, an auction of celebrated designer chairs and more fabulous items and together helping those in need find warmth, dignity, and stability in their new homes. […]