Category Archives: Gala Scene

March 01

Leather & Laces Miami Super Bowl 54 Party @ Soho Studios – Fri. Jan. 31st

by A.J. Lam DJ Snoopadelic, aka Snoop Dogg,  the quintessential American rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, media personality, entrepreneur, and actor, gave a rousing performance, with glam girls dancing on stage after Snoop Dogg’s enticing invitation to a select collection from the dance floor, to start off the 17th Annual Leather & Laces Super Bowl Party […]

February 29

Canadian International AutoShow 2020 @ MTCC, Feb. 14-23

by A.J. Lam On February 13th, as the 2020 Canadian International AutoShow opened for its Media Preview Day, Toyota Canada President and Chief Executive Officer, Larry Hutchinson walked us through the electrified transformation happening in-market and the impact it has made on reducing our collective carbon footprint. Accompanied by Alex Wurz, a former Formula 1 […]

February 27

Motorcycle Show Toronto @ Enercare Centre – Feb. 21-23, 2020

by A.J. Lam The ultimate show for those looking for their fix of two-wheel, three-wheel and four-wheel action, from the Ducati Panigale V4 and BMW S 1000 RR to Vespa special editions, Can-Am, and Honda ATVs, and the latest gear such as Dainese Smart Jacket. The Toronto Motorcycle Show is the biggest manufacturers show in […]

February 26

Polar Bear Affair @ Four Seasons Hotel – Sat. Feb. 22, 2020

A.J. Lam International Polar Bear Day is just around the corner: February 27th! Polar Bears International will commemorate the day with outreach events to raise awareness about the challenges polar bears face in Canada’s North and across the Arctic. Special programming will help you learn more about these remarkable animals, the challenges they face in […]

February 13

Motionball Toronto Gala 2020 @ Liberty Grand on Fri. Feb. 7

by A.J. Lam The sold-out 2020 Motionball Toronto Gala was again a resounding success with over 2000 young and beautiful partiers, including Olympic/World Champion Skater Tessa Virtue,  Celebrity DJ Karl Wolf, CBC’s Mr, D,  volunteers, Special Olympics Ontario athletes and entertainment acts making it an amazing night of celebration like no other all in support […]

February 11

Taste of the NFL: Party With a Purpose – Super Bowl LIV @ Diplomat Beach Resort (Sat. Feb. 1, 2020)

photography by A.J. Lam Taste of the NFL (TNFL) has now taken its place in the pantheon of elite Super Bowl events. It’s done so with the generous assistance of hundreds of the nation’s finest culinary professionals, NFL superstars, noted celebrities, entertainers and thousands of volunteers. This incredible fundraising effort has taken on new meaning through […]

February 11

POGO PJ Party @ Ricarda’s on Thu. Feb. 6, 2020

by A.J. Lam The 3rd annual POGO Pajama Party in support of kid’s cancer care, led by group of party-goers in grandma outfits with candles, took place this year at the architecturally-awarded atrium of Ricarda’s in the Entertainment District of Toronto. Those who attended were able to wear their coziest pajamas for the biggest PJ […]

February 10

15th Annual Legends for Charity Dinner @ St. Jude (Thu. Jan. 30, 2020)

by Kimberly Samnangphotography by A.J. Lam The 15th annual Legends for Charity Dinner took place on the Thursday, before Super Bowl LIV. This year raised $730,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital! Each year, the event presents the coveted Pat Summerall Award — named for the former American football player, and CBS, Fox and ESPN […]

February 08

Off The Field Players’ Wives Association Fashion Show @ Miami Design District – Jan. 31, 2020

by A.J. Lam Known as a marquee fashionable event of Super Bowl week, the Off the Field Players’ Wives Association Fashion Show is a must attend charity event. This year’s event was hosted by the haute couture Miami Design District at its beautiful Palm Court.  This 19th annual event was created to support local and […]

February 07

MAXIM’s Havana Nights For SB54@Virginia Key-Miami, Florida-Sat.,Feb.1st,2020

The MAXIM Big Game Experience occupied a waterfront venue built just for the Super Bowl on Virginia Key. The event was in collaboration with Columbia Records and featured performances by The Chainsmokers, Rick Ross, Lost Kings and more and took place on Feb. 1, 2020. MAXIM’s Havana Nights-inspired party was open to the public and […]

January 29

Dragon Ball 2020 – Jan, 25th, 2020 @ MTCC

photography by A.J. Lam Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation was proud to host the 31st Dragon Ball on the Chinese New Year Day, Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (North Building). The largest Chinese New Year celebration gala in North America, and a signature fundraising event for Yee Hong, Dragon Ball 2019 was supported by […]

January 03

Andy Kim’s Christmas Special @ Burlington Performing Arts Centre

by Wayne Baggs. The Andy Kim Christmas at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre is a fundraiser for BPAC’s Golden Ticket program, an initiative that distributes FREE theatre tickets to students and families who otherwise would not have access to the performing arts. This year’s special guests included Tom Cochrane, Bif Naked, Ron Sexsmith, Sarah Slean […]

December 17

Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation kicked off the 31st annual Dragon Ball@Shangri-La Hotel-Mon.,Dec.16th,2019

Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation kicked off the 31st annual Dragon Ball, its signature annual fundraising event, with the Media Launch at the Shangri-La Hotel in downtown Toronto. Since the inaugural event in 1990, Dragon Ball has grown into the largest Chinese New Year celebration gala in North America. The 31st Dragon Ball will be […]

December 16

Together For Women – Holiday Charity Event in Support of Women’s Habitat @ Artscape Sandbox – Thu. Dec. 12, 2019

by A.J. Lam It was The joyous #TogetherForWomen holiday event which was  held on Thursday December 12, 2019. Together, they raised over $5200 and over 150+ in-kind donations for women and girls fleeing violence and injustice. The committee was overjoyed at this achievement and grateful for your contribution and generosity. All proceeds benefit Women’s Habitat […]

December 08

IFP’s 29th Annual Gotham Awards sponsored by Robert Hall Winery (Mon. Dec. 2, 2019)

by Alexa Oliphant (Platform Media Group)photography by Lawrence Busacca, Jemal Countess, Theo Wargo, Monica Schipper and Lawre (Getty Images) On Monday night, for its second year, renowned Robert Hall Winery served as wine sponsor of the Independent Feature Project’s (IFP) celebrity-studded 29th Annual Gotham Awards at Cipriani Wall Street—the first of the season’s awards programs. A literal cavalcade of stars […]