Category Archives: grand opening

June 04

Joy. Sorrow. Anger. Love. PRIDE. Opening Party @ Collision Gallery -Thursday.,June 1, 2023

By A.J.Lam At Collision Gallery on the 1st Night of June 2023, Toronto’s Pride Month started with a full house of celebrants at the opening party of “Joy. Sorrow. Anger. Love. PRIDE.” “Launched in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of The ArQuives—Canada’s only LGBTQ2+ archives with a national scope—Toronto Pride’s first exhibition and publication feature […]

May 31

ICFF Lavazza IncluCity Festival Press Conference @ Archeo-Wednesday, May 31, 2023

By A.J.Lam ICFF (Italian Contemporary Film Festival) announces a greatly expanded exciting multicultural, multi-disciplinary (film, opera, and more) and all-day, including midnight, programming, at the historic Distillery District for its 12th annual Lavazza IncluCity Festival, running from June 27 until July 21, 2023. “A SAFE, UNIQUE AND INCLUSIVE SUMMER EVENTA selection of films celebrating Canada’s […]

May 25

Mr. Dressup to Degrassi: 42 Years Of Legendary Toronto Kids TV @ Myseum on Tuesday, May 23,2023

By A.J.Lam Myseum presents the wonderful playful story of legendary and influential Toronto Kids TV since the 1950’s from which many stars have emerged, including Drake, John Candy, and Tonya Williams. “The TV shows of your childhood hit closer to home than you might think. From 1952 to 1994, Toronto was a global player in […]

May 22

Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano Wine Tasting @ Aria Ristorante on May 16, 2023

By A.J.Lam Wine buyers, press, and influencers were given exclusive access to the tasting of fine wines from the Tuscan consortium of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano while enjoying a delicious lunch of risotto, gnocchi, porchetta, and much more, at the upscale beautiful Aria Ristorante facing Maple Leaf Square. “The Italian Trade Commission,on behalf of theConsortium […]

May 21

TUSARNITUT! Music Born of the Cold Preview@ROM-Wed.,May 17th,2023

By A.J.Lam The ROM presents, with the assistance of Montreal’s Musée des Beaux Arts, this fascinating exhibit of the intersection of Inuit culture, art and music. In addition, ROM After Dark: Music Born of the Cold, on Friday, May 19, will allow party goers to have a preview of this fascinating exhibit along with curated […]

May 05

Toronto’s Festival of Beer 2023 presented by The Beer Store returns July 28 – 30th,2023-Artist lineup includes Ice Cube, Third Eye Blind, T-Pain and more with international and craft beers in three-day fun in the sun @Bandshell Park,Exhibition Place 

Toronto’s Festival of Beer 2023 presented by The Beer Store returns July 28 – 30th— Artist lineup includes Ice Cube, Third Eye Blind, T-Pain and more with international and craft beers in three-day fun in the sun at Exhibition Place — Toronto, ON. Tickets are now on sale for the 2023 Toronto’s Festival of Beer presented by The Beer Store, taking place July 28th – 30th at Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place, Toronto. This year’s must-see #TFOB2023 entertainment line-up includes American rap legend, filmmaker and actor, Ice […]

April 28

Black&Blue Steakhouse@130 King St.West-Wed.,April 19th,2023

By A.J. Lam & Alex Lam Black & Blue is the financial district’s new premier steakhouse with top-notch steaks plus fresh seafood to satisfy all appetites for the finest food and fun with sensational service and dazzling decor. “The Golden Age of SteakBlack+Blue is Canada’s premier steak dining experience with locations in Vancouver and Toronto […]

April 18

Artist Project@Better Living Centre-April 13th-16th,2023

By A.J.Lam The 2023 edition of the Artist Project once again began with the wonderful fun-filled Preview Night Party, full of amazing diverse art from emerging artists (with most artists on hand to joyfully aid in your enjoyment), fascinating Fashion Arts Toronto runway shows, delightful DJ sets, delicious food and libations plus a pop-up Fashion […]

April 17

The RC Show@The Enercare Centre-April 10th-12th,2023

By A.J.Lam This year’s RC Show has the latest innovations in food and drink service and hospitality to help you work smarter not harder, with heart and hustle and more, to provide sustainable delicious and healthy food and drinks in an efficient cost-effective manner. The RC Show is “Canada’s leading hospitality and foodservice expo!RC Show […]

April 10

State of Mind – The Illusion of Choice@Casa Loma-Thurs.,April 6th,2023

by Sally W. & Photography By A.J.Lam Opening April 6 and running to April 30, State of Mind at Casa Loma is another great reason to visit one of Toronto’s most famous places. Your visit starts off with a walk through the tunnels of Casa Loma – an experience in itself! Projected on the tunnel walls […]

April 03

Stranger Things Experience @ Cinespace Studios Marine Terminal-Thurs.,March 30th,2023

On Thursday March 30th, BKONTHESCENE were invited to a preview for the highly anticipated Stranger Things: The Experience, a new immersive exhibit co-produced by Netflix and Fever. Located at the Cinespace Marine Terminal Studio at 8 Unwin Avenue, the facility covers approximately 50,000 square feet. Once a large marine terminal in the Port Lands, this […]

March 31

The 72nd Rogers Conn Smythe Sports Celebrity Dinner and Auction-Wednesday, March 29, 2023@Fairmont Royal York Hotel

By A.J.Lam The 72nd Anniversary Conn Smythe Sports Celebrity Dinner raised over $250,000 for Easter Seals Ontario, itself celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2022,“to create opportunities for children with physical disabilities to participate in activities, build confidence, and feel included in the community. Together, we can give children with physical disabilities the tools they need […]

March 25

Ready4Red Tour Stop with Ducati Canada@Evergreen Brickworks-Thurs.,March 23rd,2023

By A.J.Lam On the heels of Ducati’s World Superbike and MotoGP championships plus record sales, Ducati, the Ferrari of Motorcycling, in this year’s Ready4Red tour, unveiled its new E-MTB lineup, updated Scrambler and latest editions of the superbike Panigale, Diavel, Multistrada, Monster, and Streetfighter, while Ducati enthusiasts enjoyed beer, wine, and food at Evergreen Brickworks. […]

March 20

The Home Show@The Enercare Centre-March 10-19, 2023

By A.J.Lam With the slogan “your space, your way,” certified home professionals such as celebrity expert renovator Mike Holmes, over 600 exhibitors such as a hands-on DIY centre, colourful garden centre and innovative accessible living display, plus the always-popular beautiful feature home (this year with an attached efficiently-designed lane house), this year’s much anticipated National […]

March 19

T. Rex: Ultimate Predator@The Royal Ontario Museum

By A.J.Lam The world-renowned Royal Ontario Museum is now presenting its fascinating comprehensive exhibition “T. Rex: Ultimate Predator” with all you wanted to know about the famous ferocious dinosaur from baby to adult. Don’t miss seeing this amazing must-see dinosaur exhibit! “Come face-to-face with the great Tyrannosaurus rex — T. rex — from baby to […]