Category Archives: grand opening

January 27

Sommsation Wine Lounge Is A Sensation In Park City During Film Festivals!

SOMMSATION IS A SENSATION IN PARK CITY DURING FILM FESTIVALS Wine Experience Brand and Marketplace Fetes Filmmakers  at Old Town Cellars and Zooz Cinema Center at Mustang Restaurant; Celebs from Will Forte to Rain Phoenix Visited Sommsation Lounger Will Forte and Elizabeth Mitchell at ALIENS ABDUCTED MY PARENTS AND NOW I FEEL KINDA LEFT OUT […]

January 26

Meryl McMaster: Bloodline Opens February 4 at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Meryl McMaster: BloodlineOpens February 4 atthe McMichael Canadian Art CollectionExhibition spotlights artist’s pioneering photographic works and explorations of family histories and diasporic identitiesMeryl McMaster (b. 1988), The Grass Grows Deep, 2022, Giclée Print, 101.6 x 152.4 cm,Courtesy of the artist and Stephen Bulger Gallery and Pierre-François Ouellette contemporary art, © Meryl McMaster  KLEINBURG, ON – On Saturday, February 4, the […]

January 23

Design TO ROM After Dark-Friday, January 20, 2023 @ ROM

By A.J. Lam DesignTO ROM After Dark-dine, drink and dance among dinosaurs. A night in the museum where the young vibrant beautiful party-goers come alive, roaming the ROM, and when the Dawn of Life becomes the enjoyable Evening of fashionable Life with outstanding musical performances, abundant libations and delicious delicacies. This special edition of ROM […]

January 22

IDS2023 Preview Moving Parts Design For A Complex World And The Opening Night Party

By A.J.Lam MOVING PARTS asks: how are contemporary designers creating, sourcing, producing and distributing products in an ever-changing landscape?Designers are now faced with a reality that requires not only creativity but ongoing adaptation, leading to a new way of working – building constant change and flexibility into their practice. In the last three years, interior […]

January 15

Interior Design Show-January 19 – 22, 2023@Metro Toronto Convention Centre South Building

Menu Tickets Moving Parts: Design for a Complex World Experience the most compelling trends, people and products of today and tomorrow Learn More Keynotes. Hear from leading voices on the Caesarstone and Gray stages on the show floor. Free with your pass. Keynote Schedule. Seminars. A curated program of accredited seminars and keynote talks. View […]

January 11

Trailblazing former MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan documentary film “Ray Of Hope” To Go Into Production

Former Canadian MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan’s documentary film “Ray Of Hope” will be produced by Ryan Singh Productions Ltd.  The trailblazing former MP will bring to the screen a raw and candid look at the trauma endured by many brave Tamil families who fled the armed conflict in Sri Lanka on their journey to call Canada home.   The documentary is produced and directed by Toronto-based filmmaker Ryan Singh (Memento: A South […]

January 06

NYFCC awards dGenerate Films / “A New Old Play,” “Blue Island”

The dGenerate Collection at Icarus FilmsSpecial Award 2022“For invaluable work bringing independent films from China to a wider audience,” the dGenerate Collection at Icarus Films has received a 2022 Special Award from the New York Film Critics Circle. Two dGenerate Films new releases are topping Best Films year-end lists: Blue Island by Chan Tze Woon, which has […]

January 05

RIDM’s 25th edition: Celebrating a quarter-century of encounters

RIDM’s 25th edition: Celebrating a quarter-century of encounters The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM)’s 25th edition ended on November 27. After two pandemic years, this anniversary edition allowed audiences to enjoy the festival entirely on the big screen. Film enthusiasts and the documentary community once again had the opportunity to gather around 157 screenings, 3 listening sessions and 5 virtual reality […]

January 03

Slamdance Film Festival 2023 Slate of Incredible Feature Films

“Silent Love” Slamdance Competition Documentary Feature Film About the Film: “Silent Love” is an incredibly intimate documentary looking at the lives of two women in love and raising a pubescent teenager in a small Polish village. Aga plays the role of both mother and father to her teenage brother, Milosz, but there is something vital she isn’t telling […]

January 02


“Stupid people with a totally stupid project…Thankfully however, all the stupidity makes THE ARK OF LILBURN an engrossing, fun and interesting film.” — AfroToronto THE ARK OF LILBURN follows the journey of a father and son’s dream of transporting their 55 foot long, 19 foot high, and 130,000 pound steel yacht “The Hardship” fromLilburn, GA Lilburn, […]

December 27


The iconic Japanese superhero comes exclusively to Canadian Theaters for two days ONLY – January 11 and 12, 2023 Fathom Events, Tsuburaya and The Exchange are partnering to bring the iconic Japanese superhero Ultraman to theaters nationwide this coming January for a two night engagement. The film, Shin Ultraman turns the Japanese icon Ultraman – first broadcast on television in 1966 – into a full-length feature film, written […]

December 09

Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows@AGO-Tues.,Dec.6th,2022

By Steph C. & A.J. Lam Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows opens at the Art Gallery of Ontario. This latest major exhibition at the AGO celebrates the Canadian-born legend Leonard Cohen and features rarely seen materials from the Leonard Cohen Family Trust. Visitors of all ages are invited to explore the lifetime work of Cohen as […]

December 05

Christmas @Castle Loma and Holiday Lights-Thurs.,Dec.1st,2022

By A.J.Lam & Steph C. Celebrate the season with your family at Casa Loma! Christmas at the Castle has always been hugely popular. The Holiday Lights Tour at Casa Loma returns for another year. Jingle all the way through an illuminated trail alongside of captivating light shows, dazzling outdoor lighting displays, and live performances. This […]

December 03

DanceWorks Presents IN-WARD @Harbourfront Centre Theatre-Friday,December 2nd,2022

By A.J.Lam An amazing mix of hip hop and contemporary dance performance with creative lighting and music leading to a rousing standing ovation from the enthusiastic fans. IN-WARD CREATED BY ALEXANDRA ‘SPICEY’ LANDÉ AND EBNFLÕH DANCE COMPANY How can we ever truly perceive others’ experiences without confronting our own biases? DanceWorks presents IN-WARD, a unique dance […]

December 02

The Second City Grand Opening@1 York St.-Wed.,Nov.30th,2022

Photography By A.J.Lam The opening party was held on November 30th, with the first public performances to begin December 1! It totally was a party atmosphere, with red ribbon cutting ceremony, balloons, a dj to keep guests on the dance floor, food, and great hospitality to welcome The Second City back to downtown Toronto. Some of […]