Category Archives: Life & Culture

March 11

Opera Atelier: The Resurrection, on Stage Apr. 11-19, 2020 @ Koerner Hall

Handel’s first acknowledged masterpiece restored to its original grandeur in Opera Atelier’s fully-staged production Opera Atelier announces the much anticipated finale of its 2019/20 Season with Handel’s The Resurrection, on stage from April 11–19, 2020 at Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre. The Resurrection marks the Canadian premiere of Handel’s first acknowledged masterpiece in a fully-staged production. Opera Atelier’s lavish production will feature an innovative, multi-level set […]

March 09

RC Show @ Enercare Centre, Mar. 1-3, 2020

by A.J. Lam Connecting with Canada’s leading industry suppliers! From food and beverage products to kitchen equipment, restaurant decor to POS systems, attendees were able to find everything they need to grow their business at RC Show 2020. They were able to save time and money by shopping, sampling and scoping out the latest solutions […]

March 08

Celebrating Women In Football @ Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour – Jan. 31, 2020

by A.J. Lam As part of the Super Bowl 54 festivities in Miami, the fifth annual Celebrating Women in Football took place this year at the posh Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour. Along with champagne and delicious hors d’oeuvres, the event featured a special appearance by James Keith, of the popular milliner, Keith & James, NFL […]

February 27

Artist Project Opening Party @ Better Living Centre on Thu. Feb. 20, 2020

by A.J. Lam 13th Annual Artist Project Continuing to Explorea More Personal Experience with Art! Toronto’s  2020 Artist  Project, from February  20th  to  23rd,  brought together  over  300  talented independent artists showcasing their work under one roof. Hosted at the Better Living Centre, the 13th annual art fair provides the unique opportunity to intimately connect […]

February 20

Artist Project @ the Better Living Centre (Feb 20-23, 2020)

Artist Project Returns for its 13th Year Continuing to Explore a More Personal Experience with Art Toronto’s Artist Project returns February 20th to 23rd bringing together over 300 talented independent artists showcasing their work under one roof. Hosted at the Better Living Centre, the 13th annual art fair provides the unique opportunity to intimately connect […]

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 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 […]

February 07

Fete Chinoise, Dreams Take Flight @ Royal York Hotel, Toronto – Sat. Feb. 3, 2020

by Sally Warburton In its 5th year, the Annual Fête Chinoise – a black tie cocktail – honours Chinese culture. The Royal York Hotel venue beautifully decorated with food stations both savoury and sweet was amazing. All delicious. Making the hard decision “Where do I start?” was the challenge!! Beautiful dresses, beautiful people of all […]

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 24

Interior Design Show 2020 Opening Party @ MTCC – Thu, Jan. 16

by A.J. Lam 2020, with the theme of Design Your Future, brought the 22nd Interior Design Show,  Canada’s ultimate showcase of design trends, people and products of today and tomorrow,  to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, showcasing leading new products and furniture, superstar designers and avant-garde concepts from North America and beyond, to inspire and […]

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 […]