Category Archives: Gala Scene

November 08

Chair Affair @ Casalife (Fri. Nov. 2, 2018)

photography by Nick Chan Over 700 Furniture Bank friends descended on casalife on Friday, Nov 2 to party for the cause. The event was the most successful Chair Affair held to-date, with more funds raised and more attendees than ever! The charming emcee’s Todd Talbot and Matt Dusk wooed the crowd with their fantastic performance. […]

November 08

11th Annual Chief of Police Gala @ Beanfield Centre (Thu. Nov. 1, 2018)

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

November 07

The Great Jewellery Heist @ Toronto Ritz Carlton (Thu. Nov. 1, 2018)

by Kimberly Samnang On November 1, over 400 guests came together in support of Bridgepoint Active Healthcare at the eighth anniversary of The Great Jewellery Heist (Heist), presented by CIBC and Ivanhoe Cambridge. The sold-out fundraiser brought together a diverse and influential group of men and women from Bay Street and Toronto’s fashion circles for […]

November 06

Canada’s Great Kitchen Party, Regional Qualifier

Canada’s Great Kitchen Party presents its annual Toronto Regional Qualifier for the Canadian Culinary Championships, hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos and featuring a line-up of acclaimed Canadian chefs, elite athletes and musicians, celebrating pillars of Canadian culture – sport, music and food. Guests enjoyed  a variety of delicious dishes from 10 competing chefs, mingle and meet […]

November 02

2018 Taste Canada Awards (Tue. Oct. 30, 2018)

photography by Kimberly Samnang October 30, 2018, Toronto, ON — Taste Canada Awards / Les Lauréats des Saveurs du Canada (tastecanada.org) has announced the winners of the country’s only national, bilingual food writing awards.  October is National Cookbook Month #Love Cookbooks #MoreThanRecipes A champion of cookbook authors and food bloggers, Taste Canada inspires readers to […]

October 30

Art Toronto 2018 @M.T.C.C.- October 26th-29th, 2018. Preview and Opening Party on October 25, 2018

By A.J. Lam.  Images by A.J. Lam and BK. Art Toronto 2018 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from October 26th to 29th, 2018, with the Collector’s Preview on Thursday, October 25, 2018, with an evening Opening Party to benefit the Art Gallery of Ontario. Canada’s most important international fair for modern and contemporary art, […]

October 30

Pinball Clemons Foundation – Rally For Kids (Fri. Oct 26, 2018)

by Kimberly Samnang photography by Franklin Lau The Rally for Kids Scavenger Cup (Car Rally) was a unique, exhilarating and memorable event that provided participants with two incredible days filled with fun and excitement. Described as a high-end scavenger hunt meets “Amazing Race”, this event, featured luxury vehicles, that challenged, inspired and entertained. We rallied […]

October 27

BOOMBOX – TORONTO’S Wickedest Costume Party @TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX – Thurs., Oct.25th, 2018

Photography By A.J. Lam. It’s not quite Halloween yet, but who doesn’t like a Thursday night party? Multiple floor levels full of Spooky characters, dazzling performances, amazing food and great beverages.     Every year Boombox tops itself and this year was no exception! It was a memorable night for the capacity crowd who dressed up […]

October 25

Los Angeles Fashion Week / Arts Hearts Fashion (Oct. 10-14)

Los Angeles, California: From October 10th – 14th, Los Angeles Fashion Week powered by Art Hearts Fashion found a new home at the magnificent Majestic Downtown. Designers, celebrities, artists, buyers, and industry professionals from around the world converged in Los Angeles for the most visionary and largest fashion platform. Art Hearts Fashion offered the most […]

October 24

Eat to the Beat @ Roy Thompson Hall (Tue. Oct 23, 2018)

A night of great food and fun, for a great cause! We all love food and fine beverages, and this was the event for this week. We left with a full belly and a full heart knowing that we, along with the female chefs, played a role in ensuring no one needs to face breast cancer […]

September 28

Hendrick’s Gin L.E.V.I.T.A.T.R.E Takes Flight at the 13th Annual Nuit Blanche

Soaring into the night sky at Nuit Blanche, the 65 foot L.E.V.I.TA.T.R.E. gave golden ticket a souvenir picture and a birds eye view of the city at 44.25 cucumbers high. Guests were also invited to the Air Departure Lounge filled with Victorian decors, magicians and a special energy readings by Terry-Lynn Decker. Guests were also […]

September 27

Chie Yoshii Exhibit “Dreams” @ Corey Helford Gallery: Sat. Oct 20 – Nov. 24, 2018

On Saturday, October 20, downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery will proudly present the debut solo exhibition from mythological surrealist painter Chie Yoshii, entitled 夢 (DREAMS), in Gallery 3. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, October 20 from 7pm – 11pm, and the show will be on view until November 24. This Los Angeles-based, Japanese-born artist creates beautiful oil paintings that explore timeless psychological themes […]

September 25

Honoring Megan Follows @The Yorkville Four Seasons – Mon., Sept. 24th, 2018

The Stratford Festival honoured one of Canada’s leading stage and screen actors – Megan Follows. The Yorkville Four Seasons Hotel was filled with 2 floors of fans, families and friends of Megan. The ceremony  featured tributes by writer Margaret Atwood, Antoni Cimolino, veteran festival actor Sara Farb, singer/songwriter Dayna Manning, Barry Avrich, Wendy Pitblado and the host […]

September 18

Luke Chueh’s “Anthropomorphucked” Gallery Premiere @ the Corey Helford gallery (Sat. Sep 8, 2018)

On Saturday, September 8, artist Luke Chueh will return to Corey Helford Gallery after a three-year hiatus to premiere ANTHROPOMORPHUCKED. In over 20 new acrylic paintings, Chueh will render anthropomorphic characters both new and familiar to explore what it means to be “anthropomorphucked.” The opening reception for ANTHROPOMORPHUCKED will be held September 8 from 7pm – 11pm, and the show will be on view until October 13. “This […]

September 16

Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation’s 13th Annual Gala – ‘Jamrock’@The Donalda Club-Friday September 14, 2018

Photography By A.J.Lam On Friday September 14th, The Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation’s 13th Annual Gala, ‘Jamrock’ was held at the prestigious Donalda Club. Guest were treated to Jamaican cuisine, culture, music and vibes when everyone came together with like-minded philanthropic individuals to support HHJF providing the gift of life-changing education to under resourced children in […]