Category Archives: Life & Culture

July 18

BOOTS & HEARTS 2019@BURL’S CREEK-THURS.,AUGUST 8th-SUN., AUG.,11th,2019

#Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/boots-and-hearts-2019-admission-tickets-48747942408 August 8–11, 2019 #JasonAldean, #MirandaLambert ,# MarenMorris, #ColeSwindell, #KaneBrown, #KipMoore ,#ChaseRice, #MichaelRay, #TimHicks, #CarlyPearce, #MitchellTenpenny, #Lanco, #TheCadillacThree, #MorganWallen, #DylanScott, Ashley McBryde,# Ryan Hurd, #RaeLynn, #RunawayJune, #Smithfield, #TylerRich, #Danielle Bradbery, #BrandonLay, #TheWildFeathers, #JamesonRodgers, #HARDY, #ShawnAustin, #LeviHummon, #Filmore, #DrewBaldridge, #MacKenziePorter, #JakeRose, #Eric, #DanielleBradbery, #BrandonLay, #TheWildFeathers, #JamesonRodgers, #HARDY, #ShawnAustin, #LeviHummon, #Filmore, #DrewBaldridge, #MacKenziePorter, #JakeRose, #EricEthridge, #TheAbrams, […]

July 17

July 9, 2019, Luxury Experience & Co. Presented A Lavish Gifting Lounge Honoring Athletes & Celebrities In Los Angeles In Honor Of The 2019 ESPY Awards @AutoConcierge

By Kimberly Samnang On July 9, 2019, Luxury Experience & Co. presented a lavish gifting lounge honoring athletes and celebrities in Los Angeles in honor of the 2019 ESPY Awards at the exclusive AutoConcierge (www.autoconcierge.net), Southern California’s premiere vehicle asset management company. Celebrities and athletes had the ultimate backdrop of exotic and classic cars to […]

July 16

TD Markham Jazz Festival Announces Headliners – JUNO Winners Michael Kaeshammer, Alison Young & Brandi Disterheft

TD Markham Jazz Festival have announced this year’s headlining acts set to perform among the 30+ free concerts across three stages this August 16th, 17th, and 18th.  Fresh off her debut and JUNO Award-winning album win for So Here We Are, Alison Young will headline the Millennium Bandstand Friday, August 16th at 7:30pm, ahead of LowDown […]

July 16

Toronto’s Kensington Market Jazz Festival Returns for Fourth Year – Sep. 13-15, 2019

Toronto’s acclaimed Kensington Market Jazz Festival will continue its annual tradition, showcasing hundreds of Canadian musicians this September 13th, 14th, and 15th.  Celebrating its fourth year in a row, the three-day event will feature more than 300 Canadian jazz musicians with over 100 JUNO Awards to their names, from across the country in some 150 […]

July 14

Tamara Maddalen’s Album Listening Party & Live Performance @B-Town Sound In Burlington-Thursday, July 4th,2019

By Wayne Baggs With great pleasure, I attended the CD listening party for Mint Green Mercury, the latest release from Singer-songwriter Tamara Maddalen. The title is an homage to the first car her father bought. This Cd is a lifetime of experiences graciously written to put some of life’s emotional roller coaster ride to a […]

July 07

Drive-By Truckers@Lee’s Palace-Wed.,July 3rd,2019

By Wayne Baggs Lots and lots of touring, the right old fashion way of becoming one of the best live rock bands out there today. Since the formation of The Drive-By Truckers in 1996 only two original members remain. Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley are sharing lead vocal and guitar duties. They are also the […]

July 03

The 40th Anniversary of The Dora Mavor Moore Awards 2019@The Sony Centre For The Performing Arts- Tuesday, June 25, 2019

By Sally Warburton It was an exciting time at the Sony Centre…the 40th Dora Mavor Moore Awards took place. The Dora Mavor Moore Awards celebrate the achievements of excellence in theatre, dance and opera productions in Toronto – to all those who’ve contributed to Toronto’s arts culture.   It was also a time to thank […]

July 02

Fairmont Royal York Hotel’s 90th Birthday Celebration – Mon. Jun. 24, 2019

by A.J. Lam The Royal York Hotel, one of Canada’s iconic landmark hotels, originally as part of Canadian Pacific, now as part of Fairmont and Accor Hotels, celebrated its 90th anniversary in grand style with a majestic transformation and ultimate luxury ushering a new era. After the public unveiling, with the official ribbon-cutting presided by […]

June 30

SMASH: Nourish @ Gardiner Museum, Wednesday, June 26, 2019

by A.J. Lam SMASH: Nourish, hosted by the Gardiner Museum Young Patron Circle, on a beautiful serene summer night presented Toronto’s newest and boldest art party full of vibrant creative artwork, directed by RBC Senior Curator Corrie Jackson, delectable cuisine by the Food Dudes, luscious drinks, such as Astoria prosecco, and novel experiences, to accompany […]

June 23

Art of Character: Four Artist Exhibit @ the Corey Helford Gallery, Opening Sat. Jun 29th, 2019

Downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery is excited to announce Art of Character, a four-artist show unveiling a series of stunning new works by Los Angeles-based animator Andrew Brandou, Canadian illustrator Bennett Slater, world-renowned animator Jim McKenzie, and Argentine/American artist Ramiro Davaro-Comas. One of the most popular movements within the New Contemporary scene are artists who explore the human condition through their own iconic […]

June 23

The 5th Annual All-Star Gala In Support Of SickKids@Toronto Event Centre-Fri.,June 21st,2019

The 5th Annual All-Star Gala was held on Friday night with over 1,000+ guest.  It was a glamorous, star-studded night to raise funds for congenital heart disease research at the Hospital for Sick Children. This year the Gala took place at the CNE Toronto Events Centre on Friday, June 21st, once again bringing together an assortment of […]

June 23

The 10th annual Joe Carter Classic and VIP After-Party@Summit Suite/Rogers Centre&Rebel-Thurs.,June 20th,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam,Host-Kimberly Samnang/Jesse Read & Videographer-Shannnen Johnson. The Joe Carter Classic Celebrity Golf Tournament finished off its 10th annual charity event with a two-day skins game and golf tournament. Day 1, ended with a VIP reception at the Toronto Blue Jays Game/Summit Suite against the Los Angeles Angels, and day 2 concluded, with a red […]

June 22

The 8th edition of the ICFF – the Italian Contemporary Film Festival@Toronto-Thurs.,June 13th-Fri.,June 21st,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam & Art Tsai ICFF Opening Press Conference: Luca Barbareschi, Virginia Raffaele, @The Istituto Italiano di Cultura, 496 Huron St, Toronto. The Italian Contemporary Film Festival started with an Opening Press Conference in the presence of internationally acclaimed actor and director, Luca Barbareschi, and the ICFF executives. Dolceroma: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King […]

June 19

Artists Against Racism Announce National Billboard Campaign For Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women And Girls

Toronto, ON, June 16, 2019 — For the next seven days, including National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21), along the Highway of Tears and in a dozen cities across Canada, billboards by Indigenous artists nationwide will soar across the country, featuring such paintings as NOT FORGOTTEN (by Dakota Sioux artist Maxine Noel); SHE WHO LOVES THE […]

June 16

THE WINE & SPIRIT FESTIVAL@SUGAR BEACH-Fri.,JUNE 14th & Sat.15th,2019

By A.J.Lam The Wine & Spirit Festival; Toronto’s first outdoor wine and spirit festival, celebrating eleven years of bringing some of the top wine, spirits, beer, cider, cocktails, food and live music in the world! They returned to the city’s fabulous waterfront, centrally located in downtown Toronto at Sugar Beach. The Wine & Spirit Festival […]